Photos from the Yes Fan Fest 2018: Fifty True Summers

Yes Fan Fest 2018: Fifty True Summers was a fantastic day for fans to gather to celebrate the band's fiftieth anniversary. People from all over the world converged on Philadelphia, where Yes played concerts at The Fillmore on Friday, July 20th and Saturday July 21st. The gathering was in The Foundry which is in the same building … Continue reading Photos from the Yes Fan Fest 2018: Fifty True Summers

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”

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

Steve Howe’s Anthology: A Solo Career Retrospective

This exclusive interview with Steve was conducted to promote the release of his first Anthology CD in 2015. Steve's music cannot easily be categorized. His first solo album debuted forty years ago, and launched him on a journey that has taken him down a seemingly endless array of pathways, ranging from jazz, blues and classical, to … Continue reading Steve Howe’s Anthology: A Solo Career Retrospective

Gottlieb Bros. Package Design: Nexus by S&V (Steve Howe & Virgil Howe)

What an honor it was to have been invited into this wonderful family project. Nexus looked to be the beginning of a beautiful new collaboration between father and son. The music was fresh sounding — and very beautiful, judging from the handful of early, premastered tracks Virgil shared with us. Even the cover painting was … Continue reading Gottlieb Bros. Package Design: Nexus by S&V (Steve Howe & Virgil Howe)