Special extra episode – Dan and Amanda’s live picks

Dan and Amanda
Dan and Amanda

I was delighted when Daniel Krohn and his wife Amanda sent me their ideas for a concert featuring a song from every Yes album. Rather than letting it be hidden in a longer episode, here it is as a special episode of its own. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have!

Yestival! – 293

Produced by Preston Frazier, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault.

Yestival is finally underway and so Mark and I watch some of the first crowd-shot videos which have emerged. Obviously, there are lots of spoilers so if you don’t want to know the answer, look away now. We also go on a bit about a the second keyboard player on the 90125 tour in the two pence segment and Mark reviews Circa’s latest -Valley of the Windmill.

  • How is Dylan Howe doing?
  • What about the setlist?
  • Has it all kicked off well?

Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!

Become a YMP Patron!

If you would like to support the Yes Music Podcast, there is a new Patreon page where you can sign up.

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Yes Music PodcastYMP patrons:

Preston Frazier | Bill Govier | Wayne Hall | Michel Arsenault

Joseph Cottrell | Jeffrey Crecelius | Michael O’Connor | Paul Tomei | Geoffrey Mason | Lobate Scarp | Fergus Cubbage

Paul Wilson | Jamie McQuinn | Miguel Falcão | Ken Fuller | David Pannell | Brian Sullivan | Joost Doesburg | Jeremy North | Tim Stannard | David Watkinson | Steve Roehr | Geoff Baillie | William Hayes

Robert


Yestival videos we watched:

Mark’s Circa photos:

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A holiday message and a request for your help

As you may know, I’m on holiday this week and out of reach of internet access for most of the time. So here is a quick message about the next milestones of the podcast. Quite soon we will hit both 6 years and 300 episodes so listen to the message for details of how I’d like to celebrate with your help.

Please do get involved if you can and thank you for all your support throughout the years!

Kevin

Live From House of Blues – 292

House of Yes
House of Yes DVD

Produced by Preston Frazier, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault.

Mark and I watch some of House of Yes – Live at House of Blues and also share some amazing news about Dylan Howe! There’s also time for some other Two Pence discussion and Mark reviews Can’t Look Away by Trevor Rabin.

  • Was the band live as good as they were in the studio?
  • What will Dylan Howe bring to the band?
  • What was Trevor Rabin doing in his solo work in the 80s?

Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!

Become a YMP Patron!

If you would like to support the Yes Music Podcast, there is a new Patreon page where you can sign up.

The new iOS YMP app! Download it here.

The new Android YMP app! Download it here.


Yes Music PodcastYMP patrons:

Preston Frazier | Bill Govier | Wayne Hall | Michel Arsenault

Joseph Cottrell | Jeffrey Crecelius | Michael O’Connor | Paul Tomei | Geoffrey Mason | Lobate Scarp | Fergus Cubbage

Paul Wilson | Jamie McQuinn | Miguel Falcão | Ken Fuller | David Pannell | Brian Sullivan | Joost Doesburg | Jeremy North | Tim Stannard | David Watkinson | Steve Roehr | Geoff Baillie | William Hayes

Robert


Mark’s Can’t Look Away photos:

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Yes Music for Life Events – 291

GTR
GTR

Produced by Preston Frazier, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault.

What Yes music would go with which life event? This is a topic suggested by Jeffrey Crecelius and was great fun for Mark and me to discuss. There’s also time for two Two Pences and Mark reviews the GTR album.

  • Titles or moods – which is best?
  • Yes music for every occasion?
  • Should we be interested in compilation albums?

Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!

Become a YMP Patron!

If you would like to support the Yes Music Podcast, there is a new Patreon page where you can sign up.

The new iOS YMP app! Download it here.

The new Android YMP app! Download it here.


Yes Music PodcastYMP patrons:

Preston Frazier | Bill Govier | Wayne Hall | Michel Arsenault

Joseph Cottrell | Jeffrey Crecelius | Michael O’Connor | Paul Tomei | Geoffrey Mason | Lobate Scarp | Fergus Cubbage

Paul Wilson | Jamie McQuinn | Miguel Falcão | Ken Fuller | David Pannell | Brian Sullivan | Joost Doesburg | Jeremy North | Tim Stannard | David Watkinson | Steve Roehr | Geoff Baillie | William Hayes

Robert


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The Ladder Revisited – 290

The Ladder
The Ladder

Produced by Preston Frazier, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault.

This week I couldn’t find a time to record with Mark but we still managed to take another, separate look at The Ladder after many mentions of it recently. Mark also reviews Yesterdays.

  • What to leave out?
  • What to put on?
  • Live or studio tracks?

Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!

Become a YMP Patron!

If you would like to support the Yes Music Podcast, there is a new Patreon page where you can sign up.

The new iOS YMP app! Download it here.

The new Android YMP app! Download it here.


Yes Music PodcastYMP patrons:

Preston Frazier | Bill Govier | Wayne Hall | Michel Arsenault

Joseph Cottrell | Jeffrey Crecelius | Michael O’Connor | Paul Tomei | Geoffrey Mason | Lobate Scarp | Fergus Cubbage

Paul Wilson | Jamie McQuinn | Miguel Falcão | Ken Fuller | David Pannell | Brian Sullivan | Joost Doesburg | Jeremy North | Tim Stannard | David Watkinson | Steve Roehr | Geoff Baillie | William Hayes

Robert


 

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Desert Island Yes CD – 289

YMPProduced by Preston Frazier, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault.

We welcome Bob to the show to talk about what he would have on a 1 hour Yes CD! Mark also reviews Tales From Topographic Oceans!

  • What to leave out?
  • What to put on?
  • Live or studio tracks?

Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!

Become a YMP Patron!

If you would like to support the Yes Music Podcast, there is a new Patreon page where you can sign up.

The new iOS YMP app! Download it here.

The new Android YMP app! Download it here.


Yes Music PodcastYMP patrons:

Preston Frazier | David Gordon | Bill Govier | Wayne Hall | Michel Arsenault

Joseph Cottrell | Jeffrey Crecelius | Michael O’Connor | Paul Tomei | Geoffrey Mason | Lobate Scarp | Fergus Cubbage

Paul Wilson | Jamie McQuinn | Miguel Falcão | Ken Fuller | David Pannell | Brian Sullivan | Joost Doesburg | Jeremy North | Tim Stannard | David Watkinson | Steve Roehr | Geoff Baillie | William Hayes

Robert


 

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Jon Anderson’s Animation – 288

Jon Anderson - Animation
Jon Anderson – Animation

Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault.

It’s back to the 1980s this week as we listen to Jon Anderson’s third solo album, Animation. The two pence is about Roger Dean and his influence over the Yes music buying population.

  • Is Animation prog?
  • What is Anderson trying to do?
  • Would you buy a Yes album without a Roger Dean cover?

Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!

Become a YMP Patron!

If you would like to support the Yes Music Podcast, there is a new Patreon page where you can sign up.

The new iOS YMP app! Download it here.

The new Android YMP app! Download it here.


Yes Music PodcastYMP patrons:

Preston Frazier | David Gordon | Bill Govier | Wayne Hall | Michel Arsenault

Joseph Cottrell | Jeffrey Crecelius | Michael O’Connor | Paul Tomei | Geoffrey Mason | Lobate Scarp | Fergus Cubbage

Paul Wilson | Jamie McQuinn | Miguel Falcão | Ken Fuller | David Pannell | Brian Sullivan | Joost Doesburg | Jeremy North | Tim Stannard | David Watkinson | Steve Roehr | Geoff Baillie | William Hayes

Robert


Bill Govier’s Levin Torn White photos:

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Levin Torn White – 287

Levin Torn White album 2011
Levin Torn White album 2011

Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault.

We enjoy listening to music neither of us has heard previously and which combines Yes (Alan White) with King Crimson (Tony Levin). It’s an amazing album and well worth the time and effort to listen! Then we are joined by none other than Jeremy North for a 2 pence discussion all about when it would have been best for Yes to call it a day…you’ll need to listen to understand why we were talking about this!

  • What kind of music do this supergroup create?
  • Instrumental prog rock – why?
  • If yes had given up after Close to the Edge, what would you miss?…and many other questions!

Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!

Become a YMP Patron!

If you would like to support the Yes Music Podcast, there is a new Patreon page where you can sign up.

The new iOS YMP app! Download it here.

The new Android YMP app! Download it here.


Yes Music PodcastYMP patrons:

Preston Frazier | David Gordon | Bill Govier | Wayne Hall | Michel Arsenault

Joseph Cottrell | Jeffrey Crecelius | Michael O’Connor | Paul Tomei | Geoffrey Mason | Lobate Scarp | Fergus Cubbage

Paul Wilson | Jamie McQuinn | Miguel Falcão | Ken Fuller | David Pannell | Brian Sullivan | Joost Doesburg | Jeremy North | Tim Stannard | David Watkinson | Steve Roehr | Geoff Baillie | William Hayes

Robert


Bill Govier’s Levin Torn White photos:

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What’s your favourite post-main sequence Yes epic? 286

Keystudio
Keystudio

Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault.

Epic Yes music is under the microscope this week. Also, Mark reviews One Live Badger!

  • Are there any epics post 1979?
  • Are any good?
  • What defines ‘epic’?

Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!

Become a YMP Patron!

If you would like to support the Yes Music Podcast, there is a new Patreon page where you can sign up.

The new iOS YMP app! Download it here.

The new Android YMP app! Download it here.


Yes Music PodcastYMP patrons:

Preston Frazier | David Gordon | Bill Govier | Wayne Hall | Michel Arsenault

Joseph Cottrell | Jeffrey Crecelius | Michael O’Connor | Paul Tomei | Geoffrey Mason | Lobate Scarp | Fergus Cubbage

Paul Wilson | Jamie McQuinn | Miguel Falcão | Ken Fuller | David Pannell | Brian Sullivan | Joost Doesburg | Jeremy North | Tim Stannard | David Watkinson | Steve Roehr | Geoff Baillie | William Hayes

Robert


Preston’s YESterdays reviews on Something Else Reviews

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