Billy Sherwood on Missing Chris Squire and Special Moments on Stage That Keep Him With Us Always

When you're out there on stage performing, are there moments that have caught you by surprise, since assuming the bass role in Yes? Sure. There are certain moments, and they’ve been different in each tour. For instance, the first tour that we did, it happened for me when we were playing “Owner.” That little bass … Continue reading Billy Sherwood on Missing Chris Squire and Special Moments on Stage That Keep Him With Us Always

Steve Howe on Drama: “Yes Are Fundamentally a Rock Band”

We recently asked Yes guitarist Steve Howe, having then recently come off performing the band's exquisite and oft overlooked masterwork, Drama in its entirely on tour, about the sessions for that album. "We were playing at very high speeds, and it was intricate and it was very, very rocking. I think it’s great when Yes … Continue reading Steve Howe on Drama: “Yes Are Fundamentally a Rock Band”

Yes’ Geoff Downes Talks Drama Rarities and That Album’s Defining Moment

Here's an excerpt from a longer, exclusive interview that will appear in a new project we're working on very soon! When we sat down to talk about the amazing Topographic Drama tour with Geoff Downes recently, we couldn't help but observe that some of the great music from the Drama days is a thread that weaves … Continue reading Yes’ Geoff Downes Talks Drama Rarities and That Album’s Defining Moment

This Photo of Jon Davison from Topographic Drama is One of Our Favorites

Yes lead vocalist Jon Davison, is a great subject to photograph in concert. He performs with passion and amazing skill and range, yet also manages to make great connection with the audience. Here's one of our favorite images of Jon from the 2016 Topographic Drama tour, and featured in the new Yes Topographic Drama: Live Across … Continue reading This Photo of Jon Davison from Topographic Drama is One of Our Favorites

Dylan Howe, Photographed in 2017, with a Leica, Full Manual Glory

For these shots of drummer Dylan Howe, made along the 2017 Yes tour of America, we wanted to use a classic, manual focus rangefinder camera and get up close and personal, like in the great Blue Note jazz cover photos (and designs) we love so much. The work of Francis Wolff is incredible. We were … Continue reading Dylan Howe, Photographed in 2017, with a Leica, Full Manual Glory