Rock Music

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.

Randy Bachman + Neil Young, “Little Girl Lost” from Heavy Blues (2015): One Track Mind

Randy Bachman + Neil Young, “Little Girl Lost” from Heavy Blues (2015): One Track Mind

Randy Bachman’s new Neil Young collaboration is a scroungy groover in the tradition of Young’s garage-rattling Crazy Horse projects.

The Orange Peels – Begin the Begone (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

The Orange Peels – Begin the Begone (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Constantly resonating with each other, the Orange Peels have definitely surpassed themselves on this remarkable album.

The New Trocaderos – Frenzy in the Hips EP (2015)

The New Trocaderos – Frenzy in the Hips EP (2015)

Just when you thought rock and roll has once and for all slipped into retirement, along comes the New Trocaderos to restore the faith

The Eagles’ most legendary guitar improvisation … wasn’t: ‘That’s not like the demo’

The Eagles’ most legendary guitar improvisation … wasn’t: ‘That’s not like the demo’

The twin guitar solos that conclude “Hotel California” have moved into classic-rock lore. Turns out, the Eagles had to learn them note for note.

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.

Chad Bradford, “Mr. McBee” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Chad Bradford, “Mr. McBee” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Chad Bradford references Tom Petty, Ronnie Milsap, Elvis Costello, the Kinks, and the Rembrandts on a stirring and sensitive new song.

The Beatles – 1962-1966 (The Red-acted Album): More Perfect Playlists

The Beatles – 1962-1966 (The Red-acted Album): More Perfect Playlists

Even after harvesting the best of the best on ‘The Red Album,’ there are more than enough worthy tunes make yet another great Beatles compilation.

Robert Lamm is ready for another Chicago album – but are his band mates?

Robert Lamm is ready for another Chicago album – but are his band mates?

Robert Lamm and Chicago released ‘XXXVI: Now’ last summer, marking their initial new studio recording since ‘Chicago XXX’ in 2006.

30 years ago, Roger Daltrey released perhaps the best should’ve-been Who hit

30 years ago, Roger Daltrey released perhaps the best should’ve-been Who hit

Always the perfect foil, Roger Daltrey completely inhabited Pete Townshend’s lyric on 1985’s “After the Fire,” broiling it in searing emotion.