Progressive rock

John Wetton + Robert Fripp, “Raised in Captivity” from Studio Recordings Anthology (2015)

John Wetton + Robert Fripp, “Raised in Captivity” from Studio Recordings Anthology (2015)

John Wetton’s reunion with former King Crimson bandmate Robert Fripp was bound to stand out on a new ‘Studio Recordings Anthology.’

Toto – Toto XIV (2015)

Toto – Toto XIV (2015)

“Running Out of Time,” my ass. With ‘XIV,’ Toto has shown they’re not running out of time. In fact, they’ve gotten a second wind.

David Gilmour’s On An Island was un-extravagant, mesmerizing

David Gilmour’s On An Island was un-extravagant, mesmerizing

Released March 6, 2006, David Gilmour’s ‘On An Island’ reconnected with an early Pink Floyd sound — and gave us a road map to ‘The Endless River.’

With Power to Believe, King Crimson explored an unsettled post-9/11 landscape

With Power to Believe, King Crimson explored an unsettled post-9/11 landscape

Released on March 4, 2003, King Crimson’s turbulent ‘Power to Believe’ felt like an innocent’s view of war as it started before his very eyes.

Yes, “I See You” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Yes, “I See You” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

“I See You” hints at the wide-screen experimentation to come for Yes, though in this early incarnation they tend more to psychedelia than prog.

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd leftovers are scarce now: ‘There weren’t very many discards’

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd leftovers are scarce now: ‘There weren’t very many discards’

There won’t be more ‘Endless River’-style explorations of additional unheard Pink Floyd songs for future albums. Nick Mason explains why.

Tony Kaye discusses his scary Yes Album-era injury: ‘We hit a car head on’

Tony Kaye discusses his scary Yes Album-era injury: ‘We hit a car head on’

Tony Kaye was on the way back from a Yes performance at Basingstoke in 1970, when the band was involved in a horrific crash.

Ian Gillan on Deep Purple’s legendary lineup changes: ‘Our career was decided by tantrums’

Ian Gillan on Deep Purple’s legendary lineup changes: ‘Our career was decided by tantrums’

Deep Purple’s comings and goings have long provided gossip fodder, but Ian Gillan says there’s often been a very simple explanation for all of it.

Jon Anderson, Steve Howe + Tony Kaye on The Yes Album: ‘It was a special time’

Jon Anderson, Steve Howe + Tony Kaye on The Yes Album: ‘It was a special time’

Released this week in 1971, ‘The Yes Album’ was their big-bang moment, a project where the full scope of Yes’ genius began to take shape.

Yes, “Beyond and Before” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Yes, “Beyond and Before” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Preston Frazier’s new Yes series starts with their debut album’s opening cut — and, already, they are hinting at great things to come.