Perfect Pairings: Steve Howe + Gibson ES-175; Leica M3 + Kodak Film

Steve Howe's passion for the guitar is legendary, as is his collection of fine instruments. But it is the beautiful Gibson ES-175 with which he is most closely associated, having coaxed so many classic Yes moments from its strings. And so when he picked up that iconic instrument during the hustle and bustle of Yestival … Continue reading Perfect Pairings: Steve Howe + Gibson ES-175; Leica M3 + Kodak Film

Listen to Trevor Horn & the Yes Drama Lineup Perform “We Can Fly From Here” in 1980 While We Await Trevor’s 2018 LP Reboot

We can still vividly recall the thrill of seeing Yes at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan along the Drama tour in 1980. And two of the highlights of that show were the pair of unreleased tunes from the Drama album, "Go Through This" and "We Can Fly From Here." The latter, of course, would become … Continue reading Listen to Trevor Horn & the Yes Drama Lineup Perform “We Can Fly From Here” in 1980 While We Await Trevor’s 2018 LP Reboot

This Photo of Yes’ Geoff Downes from Topographic Drama is One of Our Favorites

Of course, Geoff Downes nailed the Drama material on Yes' epic Topographic Drama tour -- after all, he helped originate that album during his first stint in the band. But it was his impassioned and stellar playing on the epic Tales From Topographic Oceans tunes that really blew us away. Here's one of our favorite … Continue reading This Photo of Yes’ Geoff Downes from Topographic Drama is One of Our Favorites

Holidays Are a Time to “Run With the Fox,” Chris Squire & Alan White

Chris Squire and Alan White's "Run With The Fox" was a happy message that Yes was not gone, after the all too soon dissolution of the Drama lineup. Fortunately, this once rare track continues to play on, thanks to subsequent releases like Chris Squire's Swiss Choir (reportedly featuring a new choir) and Yes' Yesyears boxed set. … Continue reading Holidays Are a Time to “Run With the Fox,” Chris Squire & Alan White

Yes’ Billy Sherwood on Topographic Drama & What Comes Next

Billy Sherwood accepted the torch passed to him from Yes' "keeper of the flame" and has been running full speed with it ever since. His playing, his attention to detail and respect for the music, and even his showmanship seem to get better and better and better with each outing (see Is “Topographic Drama” Yes’ … Continue reading Yes’ Billy Sherwood on Topographic Drama & What Comes Next

Listen to Asia & Yes’ Geoff Downes’ Incredible Versatility on this Awesome Cover of Our All-Time Holiday Favorite!

If you grew up in America during the 1960s, the 1970s, or even on into the 1980s and beyond, the 1965 animated Peanuts television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas, was a seasonal tradition. And nothing offset that show's incredible melancholy sweetness more than Vince Guaraldi's fantastic soundtrack, highlighted by the exuberant "Linus & Lucy." Geoff … Continue reading Listen to Asia & Yes’ Geoff Downes’ Incredible Versatility on this Awesome Cover of Our All-Time Holiday Favorite!