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?

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Total Rock Review DVD – Part 2 – 231

Looking forward to seeing this early Xmas present courtesy of Paul Caruana! Thank you! @yesofficial #prog #progrock
Courtesy of Paul Caruana!

In a week of amazing contrasts, I return to continue my look at the Total Rock Review DVD and Mark revistis the ABWH album as well as bringing us his two pence on the future of progressive rock. I also have my say on the current ARW ticket pricing issues.

  • What more is there to learn about the early days of the band fromt he DVD?
  • Who will carry the prog torch?
  • Will Yes fans be priced out of seeing ARW?

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

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Heaven & Earth Revisited – 226

Heaven & Earth
The most recent Yes studio album

There’s a huge amount going on in the extended world of Yes but Mark and I take some time out to look back at the most recent studio album and re-assess its merits.

  • Were the band ready to make this album?
  • Is there any progressive music on it?
  • Should it be at the bottom of the Yes album list?

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Episode 166 – Yes Support Bands

Handbill
Yes on the bill

The one hundred and sixty-sixth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring some thoughts about the band who have played with Yes over the years.

  • Should Yes tour with a support band?
  • When is support not support?
  • When does a multiple bill turn into a nostalgia show?

Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!

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Episode 56 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘E’

…brought to you by the letter, ‘E’.

The fifty-sixth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the letter, ‘E’.

Listen and see if all your letter ‘E’ choices are included. Then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • How many Yes tracks begin with ‘E’?
  • Have I missed any important facts, tracks or Yes concepts?
  • Why not get in touch and let me know?

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Episode 56 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘E’ – Yes Music Podcast

…brought to you by the letter, ‘E’.

The fifty-sixth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the letter, ‘E’.

Listen and see if all your letter ‘E’ choices are included. Then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • How many Yes tracks begin with ‘E’?
  • Have I missed any important facts, tracks or Yes concepts?
  • Why not get in touch and let me know?

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