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Episode 19 – ‘The Ladder’

CD purchased 1999 (Click to enlarge)

The nineteenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the eighteenth studio album, ‘The Ladder’.

  • Does a full complement of members make for a more cohesive sound?
  • Classic cover – classic album?
  • Can Igor Khoroshev match Rick Wakeman?

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Episode 18 – ‘Open Your Eyes’

CD purchased 1997 (Click to enlarge)

The eighteenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the seventeenth studio album, ‘Open Your Eyes’.

  • Billy Sherwood joins but there’s no ‘official’ keyboard player – does it matter?
  • How consistent is the quality of the songs?
  • No epics – no good?

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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):