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”
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
We sat down to talk about Topographic Drama (Tales from Topographic Oceans and Drama, the band's astounding new live album from the 2016 tour of America) and found Yes' powerhouse drummer well along in his back surgery recovery and eager to get behind the kit once again. Tales From Topographic Oceans and Drama are two … Continue reading Alan White on His First Album with Yes
The Topographic Drama tour and new album can be seen as interesting career bookends for longtime drummer Alan White in Yes
One of the many highlights from the 2016 Topographic Drama tour was the stunning stage production. The innovative use of video screens and stage lighting made for some exciting photographic opportunities for us. This shot captures the band's epic performance of music from Tales From Topographic Oceans.