Post Tagged with: "Yes"

Jon Anderson, “Open” (2011): One Track Mind

When Jon Anderson told us earlier in the year that he was writing more “Yes-style music” these days, this — even more than his well-received subsequent solo release — was what most people had in mind: A conceptually epic piece, filled with wonderment, musical twists and a theme as broad as it is hopeful.

Yes co-founder Jon Anderson to release 'Open,' a new epic musical piece

Former Yes vocalist Jon Anderson will release an epic musical work titled “Open” as a digital download on Tuesday, October 25. The piece marks a return to the long-form compositions that Anderson became known for as a pioneering member of Yes

Billy Sherwood on Toto, Paul Rodgers, John Wetton + Yes: Gimme Five

Billy Sherwood on Toto, Paul Rodgers, John Wetton + Yes: Gimme Five

Go inside the studio as Billy Sherwood enters the complex world of Yes, and find out how he came to work with David Paich on a signature Toto release.

Billy Sherwood, formerly of Yes: Something Else! Interview

Billy Sherwood, formerly of Yes: Something Else! Interview

Billy Sherwood talks about his original hopes for Yes, how the association initially fell apart, and how it continued to inform his subsequent work.

Levin Torn White – Levin Torn White (2011)

Levin Torn White – Levin Torn White (2011)

‘Levin Torn White’ ain’t for the weak, but it’s lethal combination of brawn and brains makes it the release of the year.

Tony Levin on “Big Time,” “Thrak,” “Late in the Evening” + others: Gimme Five

Tony Levin on “Big Time,” “Thrak,” “Late in the Evening” + others: Gimme Five

Tony Levin, bassist with Peter Gabriel and King Crimson, joins us to discuss five key tracks from his remarkable career.

Circa with Billy Sherwood + Tony Kaye, “And So On” (2011): One Track Mind

Circa has every right to sound like Yes, considering that its two principal creative forces are former members of the band, and this is the tune that makes the most of that prog-rock promise.

Yes – Fly From Here (2011)

Yes – Fly From Here (2011)

Yes’ 2011 comeback album ‘Fly From Here’ is, in many ways, better than it has any right to be.

Something Else! sneak peek: Yes, "We Can Fly" (2011)

Yes, working now in tandem to Jon Anderson’s revitalized solo career, returns with a reworked song from the last time they issued an album without him.

Jon Anderson – Survival and Other Stories (2011)

Too often, it was like Jon Anderson didn’t want to make a solo record that sounded too much like Yes. As interesting as these sideroads no doubt were, they gave few clues to how his own voice fit into the wider topography of the band.

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