Jon Kirkman’s Dialogue – 271

Dialogue
Jon Kirkman’s Dialogue

Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault.

I finally got my hands on Jon Kirkman’s wonderful new book, Dialogue, this week. This episode is dedicated to exploring it. It’s an absolute must-have for Yes fans!

  • What is new about this version of the Yes interviews book?
  • Who provided a lot of the memorabilia?
  • Is it worth the hefty price tag?

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

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Michel Arsenault’s amazing collection!

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Author Jon Kirkman on his new Yes book, Dialogue – 258

Songs of Middle Earth
Rick Wakeman – Songs of Middle Earth

Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier and Wayne Hall.

Jon Kirkman joins us this week to talk about his new Yes book, Dialogue. He reveals some fascinating things about 2017 connected with Trevor Horn which are contained in his book and it sounds like it’s going to be a must-have item for serious Yes fans. Mark also reviews a Rick Wakeman album – Songs of Middle Earth -and he goes on a bit of a mini-rant in the 2 pence section! We also enjoy an ARW review from Karl Hillstrom.

  • What’s different about this Yes interviews book?
  • What’s Trevor Horn got up his sleeve?
  • How was Karl’s ARW concert experience?

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

Become a YMP Patron!

If you would like to support the Yes Music Podcast, there is a new Patreon page where you can sign up.


YMPYMP patrons:

Preston Frazier | David Gordon | Bill Govier | Wayne Hall

Joseph Cottrell | Jeffrey Crecelius | Michael O’Connor | Paul Tomei | Julio Scissors

Paul Wilson | Jamie McQuinn | Miguel Falcão | Ken Fuller | David Pannell | Brian Sullivan | Joost Doesburg | Jeremy North | Tim Stannard

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Webpage for the Dialogue book

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Anderson/Stolt Invention of Knowledge Part 2 and an interview with Matt Riddle – 234

Anderson/Stolt Invention of Knowledge
Anderson/Stolt Invention of Knowledge

I listen to the second record of Invention of Knowledge by Anderson/Stolt. Also, Mark interviews Matt Riddle, keyboard player from Yessongs.

  • Do sides 3 and 4 disappoint?
  • What’s the overall assessment?
  • What can we find out from Matt Riddle about playing Yes music?

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

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Looking forward to the 5th Anniversary of the YMP – 228

cropped-12063068_1065326200174650_1758245473_n.jpgIt’s half term holiday in my part of the UK this week so I don’t have time to record very much. However, I do manage to look forward to the 5th anniversary of the YMP and Mark reviews a Trevor Rabin album as well as giving us his thoughts on streaming music services and leaking music to YouTube.

  • What was Trevor Rabin’s first album like?
  • Should we use streaming music services?
  • What’s in store for the 5th Anniversary of the YMP?

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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Yes live in Birmingham 6th May 2016

Drama and Fragile Live!
Drama and Fragile Live!
I feed back from my amazing concert experience with William in Birmingham on 6th May 2016. Mark Anthony K reviews YesShows and also gives us his latest ‘2 pence’!

  • How does Drama work live?
  • Does Billy Sherwood fit in?
  • Who do I speak to in Birmingham?

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ABWH Live at the NEC October 24th 1989 – Part 1 – 208

Christmas @yesofficial haul #3 #progrock #prog @grumpyoldrick
ABWH Live with Tony Levin

I have been unwell this week so I have only had time to listen to the first moments of the ABWH Live at the NEC package. However, I have had time to look at the sleeve notes and do a bit of research. There’s also a great review of a Jon and Vangelis album from Mark Anthony K and another ‘list’ from Marc Cadmore.

  • Why was this recording made?
  • Why was it not released until 2012?
  • Who is playing on it?

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

 

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Downes Braide Association’s ‘Suburban Ghosts’ – Review and Competition Results! – 202

Suburban Ghosts
Win a copy of the new Downes Braide Association album, ‘Suburban Ghosts’!

So what’s the Downes Braide Association album like? I take a careful listen to ‘Suburban Ghosts’ and then disclose the winners of the competition to win one of two copies!

  • Is this stuck in the 80s?
  • Is it prog?
  • Is it any good?

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

 

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Episode 178 – Like It Is – Yes at The Bristol Hippodrome – Part 3

Like It Is
CD/DVD purchased 2014

This week I watch the first part of the DVD from  Like It Is – Yes at The Bristol Hippodrome. This is the whole of Going for the One.

  • How does this epic look on screen?
  • Does the minimal staging work?
  • What can we learn about the musicians from seeing them rather than hearing them?

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

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‘Unboxing’ Yes Time and a Word – Jon Kirkman

Photographs by William Mulryne

…to be continued in a podcast episode.