Episode 13 – ‘Big Generator’

Cassette(!) purchased 1987 12in single(!) purchased 1987

The thirteenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the twelfth studio album, ‘Big Generator’.

  • Is this any more than a Trevor Rabin solo project?
  • Where are the epic tracks?
  • Does this album spell the end for the Yes we know and love?

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Episode 12 – ‘90125’

The twelfth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the eleventh studio album, ‘90125’.

Vinyl purchased circa. 1989, CD circa. 2005 (click to enlarge)
  • Is this a Yes album?
  • How did Yes come to be the sound of the 80s?
  • Is there any classic Yes in this album at all?

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Episode 11 – ‘Drama’

The eleventh episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the tenth studio album, ‘Drama’.

Vinyl purchased circa. 1989, CD circa. 2005 (click to enlarge)
  • Is this really Yes?
  • Two changes in line-up – what’s the difference?
  • Do the Buggles mean pop?

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Interview special 6 – Martin Jones’ view of Yes in concert

Interview special

Martin Jones went to the Bristol concert so it was great to talk to another Yes Music Podcast listener recently about his experiences.

During Starship Trooper this lady was thrown out…the first time I’ve ever seen that at a Yes concert!

Martin shares this and other reflections on the 2011 Yes tour.

If you have a Yes story you’d like to share, please get in touch – I’d be more than happy to speak to you via Skype!

Interview special 5 – Liam Barnes’ view of Yes in concert

Interview special

It was great to speak to another Yes Fan and Yes Music Podcast listener, Liam Barnes, about the Yes concert in Manchester.

“…someone’s got to be on-side from the press haven’t they?”

Liam is a journalist and has recently produced the following pieces for the Mancunian Matters website:

Yes please! Prog legends return to Manchester

Review: Yes @ Manchester Apollo 13/11/2011

If you have a Yes story you’d like to share, please get in touch – I’d be more than happy to speak to you via Skype!

(Apologies for the sound quality on this interview. Liam’s laptop microphone wasn’t brilliant but I thought it was important to let you hear what he had to say.)