Progressive rock

Yes, “Looking Around” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Yes, “Looking Around” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

As the first Jon Anderson/Chris Squire composition to appear on a Yes album, “Looking Around” represents a landmark moment.

Luckless UK issued the wildly underrated Danger Money just as prog fell apart

Luckless UK issued the wildly underrated Danger Money just as prog fell apart

UK’s trio-led sophomore effort ‘Danger Money,’ released this month in 1979 during a time of transition in music , is past due for a reevaluation.

Daryl Hall + Robert Fripp, “Babs and Babs / Urban Landscape” from Sacred Songs (1980)

Daryl Hall + Robert Fripp, “Babs and Babs / Urban Landscape” from Sacred Songs (1980)

Daryl Hall has said he and Robert Fripp were trying to combine sounds from two different cultures to “form a third kind of music.” They did.

Steve Hackett, “Wolflight” from Wolflight (2015): One Track Mind

Steve Hackett, “Wolflight” from Wolflight (2015): One Track Mind

“Wolflight” is a colloquialism for the time just before dawn, when the world is rousing itself. Steve Hackett seems to be similarly coming alive again.

David Gilmour, “Out of the Blue” from About Face (1984): On Second Thought

David Gilmour, “Out of the Blue” from About Face (1984): On Second Thought

Combine David Gilmour’s “Out of the Blue” – released March 27, 1984 – with the best of The Final Cut, and you’d get the next great Pink Floyd album.

Carl Palmer isn’t sorry about reworking Emerson Lake and Palmer: ‘I have every right to do what I want’

Carl Palmer isn’t sorry about reworking Emerson Lake and Palmer: ‘I have every right to do what I want’

Carl Palmer talks about the decision to reformulate Emerson Lake and Palmer songs with guitar-focused arrangements for ELP Legacy.

Nick Mason is still disappointed Pink Floyd’s not on tour: ‘It would be nice if we could do it’

Nick Mason is still disappointed Pink Floyd’s not on tour: ‘It would be nice if we could do it’

David Gilmour nixed the idea of touring behind Pink Floyd’s ‘The Endless River’ early on and, in time, Nick Mason has come to understand why.

Uriah Heep – Outsider (2014); Live at Koko (2015)

Uriah Heep – Outsider (2014); Live at Koko (2015)

Why did Uriah Heep fall off the radar? These travelers in time continue to grow in a career now well into four decades and counting.

Toto, “Manuela Run” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Manuela Run” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

“Manuela Run” contains all the strengths discussed so far in our new Toto Tuesdays series, adding in lead vocals by David Paich for the first time.

King Crimson’s Larks’ Tongues in Aspic came alive again with masterful remaster

King Crimson’s Larks’ Tongues in Aspic came alive again with masterful remaster

We return for a glorious run through the 40th anniversary reissue of King Crimson’s ‘Larks’ Tongues in Aspic,’ originally released on March 23, 1973.