Episode 17 – ‘Keys to Ascension’ part 2

CDs purchased 1996 and 1997 (click to enlarge)

The seventeenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the studio tracks from the sixteenth studio/live album, ‘Keys to Ascension 2’.

  • Is the same quality and feel retained from Keys to Ascension?
  • Is this 1977 or 1997?
  • Does splitting the studio tracks between two albums work?

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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):

Episode 16 – ‘Keys to Ascension’ part 1

CDs purchased 1996 and 1997 (click to enlarge)

The sixteenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the studio tracks from the fifteenth studio/live album, ‘Keys to Ascension’.

  • A classic appearance – a classic sound?
  • Are we ‘back to the 70s’?
  • Was it all worth it?

Listen and see if you agree with me then let me know by leaving a comment or contacting me via the different routes on the right hand side!

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Episode 15 – ‘Talk’

CDs purchased 1994 (click to enlarge)

The fifteenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the fourteenth studio album, ‘Talk’.

  • It’s the Big Generator line up – does it sound like it?
  • Does Talk mark a return to progressive sensibilities?
  • Is this just a Rabin solo project?

Listen and see if you agree with me then let me know by leaving a comment or contacting me via the different routes on the right hand side!

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Episode 14 – ‘Union’

CD purchased 1991 (click to enlarge)

The fourteenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the thirteenth studio album, ‘Union’.

  • Does a union of forces produce an unbeatable Yes album?
  • Is this Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe 2 + Big Generator 2?
  • Was it all worth it?

Listen and see if you agree with me then let me know by leaving a comment or contacting me via the different routes on the right hand side!

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