Episode 76 – An interview with Tom Brislin, Yes live keyboard player – Yes Music Podcast

Symphonic Tour Yes keyboardist, Tom Brislin
Symphonic Tour Yes keyboardist, Tom Brislin

The seventy-sixth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring an interview with Tom Brislin who played keyboards on the Symphonic Tour in 2001.

Listen and learn all about Tom, his time with Yes and his own new solo album. Please contact me and keep the dialogue going via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • How did Tom get the most important keyboard gig in the world?
  • What was working with the band like?
  • What’s the story behind why Tom plays Trevor Rabin’s guitar solo in Owner of a Lonely Heart on the keyboard? (Thanks, Ben Craven!)

 

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Episode 75 – An interview with Yes book author, Scott O’Reilly

Author and Yes fan, Scott O'Reilly
Author and Yes fan, Scott O’Reilly
The mythical Ouroboros which eats its own tail
The mythical Ouroboros which eats its own tail

The seventy-fifth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring an interview with Scott O’Reilly, author of ‘Yes and Philosophy: The Spiritual and Philosophical Dimensions of Yes Music’.

Listen and find out what the book is all about, then let me know what you think by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • What have the sun and the mythical Uroborus got to do with Yes music?
  • Are Jon Anderson’s lyrics just impossible to understand?
  • Why should you read Scott’s book?

The Yes and Philosophy blog by Scott

Scott’s author page on Amazon

Yes and Philosophy paperback on Amazon (UK)

Yes and Philosophy Kindle edition on Amazon (UK)

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Episode 75 – An interview with Yes book author, Scott O’Reilly – Yes Music Podcast

Author and Yes fan, Scott O'Reilly
Author and Yes fan, Scott O’Reilly
The mythical Ouroboros which eats its own tail
The mythical Ouroboros which eats its own tail

The seventy-fifth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring an interview with Scott O’Reilly, author of ‘Yes and Philosophy: The Spiritual and Philosophical Dimensions of Yes Music’.

Listen and find out what the book is all about, then let me know what you think by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • What have the sun and the mythical Uroborus got to do with Yes music?
  • Are Jon Anderson’s lyrics just impossible to understand?
  • Why should you read Scott’s book?

The Yes and Philosophy blog by Scott

Scott’s author page on Amazon

Yes and Philosophy paperback on Amazon (UK)

Yes and Philosophy Kindle edition on Amazon (UK)

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Episode 70 – An interview with Adam Sears of Lobate Scarp

Adam Sears, the creative force behind Logate Scarp
Adam Sears, the creative force behind Lobate Scarp

The seventieth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring an interview with long-time Yes fan and progressive rock visionary, Adam Sears, from the band, Lobate Scarp.

Listen to the interview, then get involved with the conversation by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Where did that amazing name come from?
  • What kind of music do Lobate Scarp play?
  • A choir singing in Latin on the new album? What’s that all about?

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Episode 70 – An interview with Adam Sears of Lobate Scarp – Yes Music Podcast

Adam Sears, the creative force behind Logate Scarp
Adam Sears, the creative force behind Lobate Scarp

The seventieth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring an interview with long-time Yes fan and progressive rock visionary, Adam Sears, from the band, Lobate Scarp.

Listen to the interview, then get involved with the conversation by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Where did that amazing name come from?
  • What kind of music do Lobate Scarp play?
  • A choir singing in Latin on the new album? What’s that all about?

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Episode 65 – An interview with bass maestro, Miguel Falcão

Miguel in action!
Miguel in action!

The sixty-fifth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring an interview with bass guitar guru and Chris Squire fanatic, Miguel Falcão.

Listen to a real Yes fan and a fantastic musician, then let me know what you think by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • What prompted Miguel to start recording Yes and Chris Squire bass covers on YouTube?
  • What makes Chris Squire’s style so interesting?
  • What other music does Miguel make and where can you find him?

 

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Episode 65 – An interview with bass maestro, Miguel Falcão – Yes Music Podcast

Miguel in action!
Miguel in action!

The sixty-fifth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring an interview with bass guitar guru and Chris Squire fanatic, Miguel Falcão.

Listen to a real Yes fan and a fantastic musician, then let me know what you think by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • What prompted Miguel to start recording Yes and Chris Squire bass covers on YouTube?
  • What makes Chris Squire’s style so interesting?
  • What other music does Miguel make and where can you find him?

 

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Episode 29 – Ben Craven’s view of Yes in Concert, Sydney 2012

Prog rock hero, Yes fan and Yes Music Podcast listener, Ben Craven

The twenty-ninth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring an interview with Australian prog rock maestro, Ben Craven, after the Sydney Yes concert.

Check out Ben’s excellent album, ‘Great and Terrible Potions’:

Interview special 8 – progressive rock band, The Danglers

I was delighted to receive these through the post! (Click to enlarge)

The Danglers were extremely generous, intelligent and fun guests.

We talked about Yes, The Danglers, music technology, the state of the music industry and many other fascinating topics in an engrossing and entertaining interview.

It’s a little longer than the usual podcast episodes but I can promise you that it’s well worth listening right to the end!

The Danglers links:

Take a listen to some fantastic tracks by The Danglers:

 


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Interview special 7 – Yes Fan and musician, Joost Maglev

Joost Maglev

It was great to talk to Joost Maglev recently about a very wide range of Yes-related topics including:

  • insights into Chris Squire’s bass technique and technical set up
  • how Yes put their music together
  • Benoit David
  • The future for Yes – hopes and reality

Joost links:

Check out Joost playing a lot of the instruments on this as well as co-writing and producing (teaser video):