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Almost Hits: Yes, “Shoot High, Aim Low” (1987)

Almost Hits: Yes, “Shoot High, Aim Low” (1987)

Jon Anderson and Trevor Rabin join us to discuss an era when Yes was suddenly expected to craft hit singles — leaving canny updates like this one often completely overlooked.

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2013  (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Harper/ Musselwhite, Robert Randoph, Steven Wilson

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2013 (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Harper/ Musselwhite, Robert Randoph, Steven Wilson

With so many major releases typically timed go on sale to take advantage of the holiday shopping season, you’d think that most of the choicest music of any given year are records issued during the September-November timeframe.

‘It’s never been ruled out': With Phil Collins un-retired, Peter Gabriel considers idea of Genesis reunion

‘It’s never been ruled out': With Phil Collins un-retired, Peter Gabriel considers idea of Genesis reunion

Peter Gabriel admits he’s thrilled that former bandmate Phil Collins is considering a return to musicmaking. That doesn’t mean Gabriel has stopped hedging on the idea of a Genesis reunion, however.

‘Kind of going slow': Carl Palmer says Asia is getting comfortable with new lineup

‘Kind of going slow': Carl Palmer says Asia is getting comfortable with new lineup

Carl Palmer says Asia is continuing the demo process for its first album with guitarist Sam Coulson, even as plans are made for another series of shows in Asia and the U.S. next year.

Bogdo Ula – The Return of the Sons of Ra (2013)

They gathered for five days at this countryside studio in Finland, plugging in and recording whatever happened.

Grass-roots efforts of Voices for Yes aimed at belatedly propelling prog-rockers to Hall of Fame

Grass-roots efforts of Voices for Yes aimed at belatedly propelling prog-rockers to Hall of Fame

A grass-roots effort to get Yes in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame began with John Brabender’s outrage over the band’s having been ignored for so long. Now, he’s trying to get them the needed votes.

Mumpbeak – Mumpbeak (2013)

Oslo-based UK expatriate Roy Powell refuses to believe that prog-fusion has run its course, and it’s clear from his recorded work that he’s dedicated his musical career challenging that notion.

Sarastro Blake – New Progmantics (2013)

Sarastro Blake’s new album title, which makes fresh broth out of the New Romantics and Progressive Rock labels, can only hint at the well of emotion surrounding these songs.

‘I could do something new again': Genesis’ Phil Collins considers leaving retirement

‘I could do something new again': Genesis’ Phil Collins considers leaving retirement

Phil Collins, the Genesis frontman who retired because of lingering back problems after recording a solo Motown tribute in 2010, is considering a return to music.

‘We liked them': You won’t believe this dead-on Rush imitation from Kiss’ Gene Simmons

When Rush opened for Kiss in 1974-75, one of them was the biggest band in the world and the other had Geddy Lee on vocals.