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Movies: Vangelis and the Journey to Ithaka (2013)

Movies: Vangelis and the Journey to Ithaka (2013)

Vangelis is that rarest of soundtrack artists, one who can create not just involving themes but complete musical worlds that stand apart from the films to which they were originally attached.

New Music Monday: Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Jon Anderson, Art Pepper, Steve Hackett, the Yardbirds

New Music Monday: Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Jon Anderson, Art Pepper, Steve Hackett, the Yardbirds

Back up the reissue truck! Here comes an avalanche of revisionist good times, as we take a second look at favorites from across a dizzying spectrum even while digging into some tasty new live stuff.

‘One of the best shows Yes ever did': The threat of gun fire in Argentina didn’t slow Jon Anderson

‘One of the best shows Yes ever did': The threat of gun fire in Argentina didn’t slow Jon Anderson

Yes arrived in Argentina with “Owner of a Lonely Heart” in their back pocket as a charttopping smash. Turns out, however, that the date was still a bit too close to the end of the Falklands War.

Something Else! Interview: Steve Babb and Fred Schendel of Glass Hammer

Something Else! Interview: Steve Babb and Fred Schendel of Glass Hammer

As Glass Hammer reissues 2005’s Inconsolable Secret, it’s easy to connect those early attempts at broader narrative concepts with the band’s recent epic release Perilous.

Something Else! Interview: Yes’ Steve Howe on Jon Davison, performing classic LPs, a renewed solo focus

Something Else! Interview: Yes’ Steve Howe on Jon Davison, performing classic LPs, a renewed solo focus

It seems quitting Asia, with whom Yes’ Steve Howe has recorded and performed in tandem since 2008, has only given the guitarist more to do.

‘The beginning of an amazing musical period': Technology helped Jon Anderson rebound after Yes

‘The beginning of an amazing musical period': Technology helped Jon Anderson rebound after Yes

While so much of rock radio is now focused on rerunning legendary moments from the past, including the classic hits of Yes, Jon Anderson is looking ahead. In fact, he says music’s future has never been brighter.

Best of March 2013: Peter Banks, Toto, Eric Clapton, Jon Anderson, Boz Scaggs, Tony Levin, the Beatles

Best of March 2013: Peter Banks, Toto, Eric Clapton, Jon Anderson, Boz Scaggs, Tony Levin, the Beatles

Yes fans joined in a celebration of Peter Banks’ life after the guitarist passed last month, and dug into a pair of talks with Jon Anderson as the founding vocalist explored his old band’s shared legacy.

Gimme Five: Jon Anderson on Yes’ “And You and I,” “Endless Dream,” “I’ve Seen All Good People”

Gimme Five: Jon Anderson on Yes’ “And You and I,” “Endless Dream,” “I’ve Seen All Good People”

Jon Anderson stopped by before embarking on a new solo tour of Australia and New Zealand to discuss a few key moments from his career — including key Yes tracks from Close to the Edge and The Yes Album.

‘I’ve only got myself to argue with now': Jon Anderson is at peace, even as Yes begins latest tour without him

‘I’ve only got myself to argue with now': Jon Anderson is at peace, even as Yes begins latest tour without him

As Yes prepares to kick off a new tour featuring performances of three classic albums, departed co-founding frontman Jon Anderson wonders what might have been. See, he was the one who first floated the concept.

‘You get an instant feeling to sing': Jon Anderson talks about his remarkable post-Yes resurgence

‘You get an instant feeling to sing': Jon Anderson talks about his remarkable post-Yes resurgence

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8nyL5ksJqs&w=500&h=305] Four years ago, Jon Anderson was in the midst of a series of medical crises. You’d never know it these days, as the ex-Yes vocalist has emerged on a creative jag unseen across his legendary career.