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YMP Classic Feed – Yes Music Podcast

Kevin Mulryne

The Yes Music Podcast has over 250 episodes so I have had to split the feed into two parts. This is one with the older episodes, the other one is the current episode feed.

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Mar 3, 2017 Kevin Mulryne
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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! Become a YMP Patron! If you would like to support the...
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Feb 24, 2017 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault. It's half term holiday for me this week so the episode is slightly shorter than normal. However, Mark and I manage to think about the idea that everyone in Yes currently is a 'newcomer' if you stretch that concept as far as possible. Also, Mark reviews Citizen by Billy Sherwood and there's plenty of news. * What was the first studio-recorded moment of each of the current members of the band? * Was each...
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Feb 17, 2017 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault. With Yes announcing that the next two albums to be given the 'Album Series' treatment are Tormato and Relayer, we take a listen to both and discuss what we think the issues and challenges are of playing these records live in 2017/18. Mark also listens to the new Rick Wakeman album, Piano Portraits and there's a voice mail on the same subject from Bob Keeley. Finally, our 2 pence involves Alan White. * What...
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Feb 10, 2017 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault. We were delighted to be able to interview Yes book author, Martin Popoff, this week. 'Time and a Word - The Yes Story' is just one of his more than 50 music titles and we had a great chat about Yes members he has interviewed. Also, you can win a copy of Rick Wakeman's 'Two Sides of Yes' and Mark reviews Patrick Moraz' 'Out of the Sun'. There's even time for another vinyl segment and Mark looks at some Yes...
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Feb 3, 2017 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault. Geoff Baillie and Jamie McQuinn lead the tributes to John Wetton, prog bassist. Mark and Kevin review teh remastered Jon and Vangelis songs on the new Vangelis Box Set Delectus and Mark brings us another vinyl/CD review. Another packed episode! * How much of John Wetton's story do you know? * How do the Jon and Vangelis songs sound on the new re-masters? * Are the 1980s elements too much? Listen to the...
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Jan 27, 2017 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault. What a treat it was to welcome Lee Pomeroy, bassist with ARW amongst many other bands and projects, onto the show. We had a brilliant time talking to him and we hope you also enjoy listening to it. Mark reviews Time And A Word as well as taking the plunge with a new segment all about his passion for things technical in recorded Yes music. Enjoy! * What's it like playing with Rick Wakeman? * How important is...
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Jan 20, 2017 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault. We discuss the amazing 1985 concert known as Rock in Rio and Mark reviews Rick Wakeman's Rock and Roll Prophet. * How did the band cope with the 220,000 in the audience? * How did this line up come over? * How did the older material sound? 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...
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Jan 13, 2017 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault. We were delighted to welcome Lou Molino, ARW drummer back to the podcast this week. He shares some thoughts about the ARW tour and the future. Also, Mark reviews his latest box set - Rick Wakeman's Phantom of the Opera. * How was the tour? * Is Lou looking forward to the UK and European leg? * What does Lou know about the future direction of the band? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!...
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Jan 6, 2017 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault. It's New Year 2017 so Mark and I take some time out to compare our Yes-related Christmas presents. Also, we pick our top 3 Yes happenings of 2016 - and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is the gift which keeps on giving with news from Rick Wakeman! * What did we receive for Christmas? * What are our top funny important and surprising 2016 Yes happenings? * What do you make of Rick Wakeman's announcement that...
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Dec 30, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault. A mid-holiday episode where I replay two segments from previous episodes on Trevor Horn's contributions to Yes. 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. YMP patrons: Preston Frazier | David Gordon | Bill Govier | Wayne Hall | Michel Arsenault ... Joseph Cottrell | Jeffrey...
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Dec 23, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault. Mark and I have our 2 pence on two subjects this week - Yes being inducted - finally - into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the demise of Prog magazine. Mark also finishes off his review of Chris Squire's Swiss Choir by featuring Run with the Fox. * Should we rejoice now that Yes will be inducted in 2017? * How have fans and the band reacted? * Why has Prog magazine gone bust? Listen to the episode then...
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Dec 16, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault. It's getting close to Christmas so this week Mark reviews Chris Squire's Swiss Choir and we compare notes on what Yes items we would like to receive in our Christmas stockings this year. We also spend some time with the Yes BBC Sessions from 1969 which was fascinating and there's a clip which was sent in by Jeremy North - Tales reference on TalkSport UK radio! * How did the band sound in 1969? * Do the...
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault. This week we return to the Yes Tracks Through Time series and listen to 6 versions of I've Seen All Good People from across the years. We also have a review of ARW's last concert from Guy DeRome and Mark reviews a seasonal favourite, 3 Ships from Jon Anderson. * Which version of Yes does this track best? * What are the differences in approach? * What is the best Yes choir? Listen to the episode then let us...
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Dec 2, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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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. *...
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Nov 25, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier and Wayne Hall. This week we welcome Wayne Hall onto the podast to talk about his ARW concert experience and how he managed to get Rick Wakeman to record an intro to the show! Mark reviews An Evening of Yes Music Plus from ABWH and there's a 2 pence about the set list for the first Yes shows in Japan. * How does this live ABWH album stand up today? * How was the ARW concert? * What was the meet and greet like? Listen to the episode then let...
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Nov 18, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon, Bill Govier and Wayne Hall. This week Mark and Kevin listen to a bootleg on YouTube of the first concert in the Solo Albums Tour. Mark also gets to 'geek out' about audio formats for listening to Yes music and there are clips from Mitch Lefon's recent interview with Alan White to enjoy. We also enjoy two written reviews of ARW concerts from Joseph Cottrell and Steven English. * Does the concert feel like a Yes show? * Which of the solo tracks are...
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Nov 11, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier, David Gordon and Bill Govier. We've reached the final record in our solo album survey and in some people's view it's the best, Fish Out Of Water by Chris Squire. There's also a 2 pence about 90125 and another ARW review! * Is this prog? * Does it feel like a solo album? * Is there a concept? 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...
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Oct 28, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier This week Mark and Kevin look at The Story of I by Patrick Moraz. This is the third solo album from the 75/76 collection. The 2 Pence is about Kevin and Mark's choice of solo albums after this period and there are also a couple of listener voicemails and a written review of ARW to enjoy! * Does this keyboard-based album stand the test of time? * How does it compare to the Howe and White efforts? * Is there a theme or concept? Listen to the episode then let us know...
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Oct 21, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier This week we have reached Steve Howe's Beginnings in our survey of Yes members' solo albums. We also have a slightly exasperating 2 Pence about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and an ARW review from Ken Fuller. * Steve Howe sings all the lead vocals - why? * Does this album hang together as a coherent whole? * What would happen to ARW and Yes if the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted Yes this time? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Become a YMP...
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Oct 14, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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Produced by Preston Frazier Mark and Kevin start a series on Yes members' solo albums with the Alan White album, Ramshackled. There's also news on a new YMP Classic Feed containing the archive of older episodes and the 2 pence segment is about ARW - and it's a bit controversial... * Why is Ramshackled the least well-known of the Yes solo albums? * Is it possible to hear Alan White's influence? * What style is the record? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Become a YMP...
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Oct 7, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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Mark reviews a little-known record by Bill Bruford and Patrick Moraz, Dave Watkinson joins Kevin to talk about his new Warriors book and there is plenty of  discussion of the set list and first videos from ARW live! There's a 2 pence about holograms (!) and Kevin continues his exploration of the Bill Bruford autobiography. As this is episode number 250, there is also information about the new Patreon page and the winners of the 5th Anniversary quiz are announced. Wow! * Moraz and Bruford -...
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Sep 30, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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It's the fifth and final day of the 5th Anniversary celebrations and we have a bumper episode featuring a conversation with teacher, listener and Yes fan, Kevin Brodie, as well as Kevin interviewing Mark and Mark interviewing Kevin! * What can we find out about our three intrepid heroes? * What has Kevin Brodie been thinking about Bill Bruford? * Which of us has European forebears? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Show notes and links Mark's Official Projekt Gemineye Group...
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Sep 29, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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We've reached the fourth day of the YMP 5th Anniversary week and today I speak to Yes reviewer extraordinaire, Preston Frazier. Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Preston's Yes series on Something Else Reviews Preston on Twitter Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the website, please consider subscribing so you don’t risk missing anything. You can subscribe with an RSS reader, with iTunes, with the iOS Podcasts app, via email updates, via...
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Sep 28, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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On the third day of the 5th Anniversary celebrations, I speak to long-time listener, Jamie McQuinn, who shares many Yes related topics including a special Jon Anderson story. Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Jamie's contribution to the first Play For Chris project: https://youtu.be/0Ua28DG6aD4   Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the website, please consider subscribing so you don’t risk missing anything. You can subscribe with an RSS reader,...
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Sep 27, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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The second of 5 special, daily anniversary episodes of the podcast featuring conversations with listeners. Today, it's bass maestro, Miguel Falcão. Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Information on Miguel's Skype bass lessons https://miguelbass.com/lessons/ Bulgarian music entries on https://miguelbass.com/tag/bulgaria/ Arrangement of "Pilentse Pee" (it's the first track of the Mystery of Bulgarian Voices) made with different basses:...
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Sep 26, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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The first of 5 special, daily anniversary episodes of the podcast featuring conversations with listeners. We start with Ken Fuller. Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the website, please consider subscribing so you don’t risk missing anything. You can subscribe with an RSS reader, with iTunes, with the iOS Podcasts app, via email updates, via www.stitcher.com on Spreaker.com or via Tunein.com. Theme music The...
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Sep 23, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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Mark reviews a bootleg recording and we discuss what Yes can mean by playing Yessongs live in Japan. Also, I continue reading the Bill Bruford Autobiography and I look forward to the 5th Anniversary celebrations next week. * Yessongs live? * What can they mean? * Are bootlegs worth it? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Show notes and links Dave Watkinson's wonderful photos: Preston Frazier reaches Turn of the Century Tim Webb on the double bass! Please subscribe! If you are...
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Sep 16, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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I start to read the Bill Bruford Autobiography and we discuss a fun 2 pence as well as those hideous (or not) electronic drums. There's also the announcement of a Patreon idea... * Do the electronic drums ruin Bruford's 2nd time in Yes/ABWH? * What Yes merchandise would you like to see? * What is there to enjoy in Bruford's book? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Show notes and links Rick Wakeman reveals some ARW plans in a video about Korg keyboards Alan White back in...
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Sep 2, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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In the week when Jon Anderson is deified as the 2016 Prog God, we discuss Yes' whole album live obsession and the fact that Trevor Horn appeared on stage with them again this week. Mark reviews Fly From Here which fits in rather well and Kevin reads the Prog magazine articles about Jon Anderson. * What's Fly From Here like in retrospect? * What has Prog magazine to say about its new Prog God? * Is there another Trevor Horn-produced album on the way? Listen to the episode then let us know what...
We are trying out a new format on the podcast beginning this week. There's the usual news and an album review from Mark (Keys to Ascension II) but then I take part in a discussion of Mark's 2 Pence which is about how the Internet has changed how we find out about our favourite band and we also have a chance to discuss an email from Joseph Cottrell about the authenticity of the current touring Yes band compared with Anderson Rabin Wakeman - ARW. * What's KTAII like? * What have you discovered...
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Aug 19, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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I'm back from holiday but am still on leave from work so U just have time for an update. However, the ever-reliable Mark has a review of Rick Wakeman's latest offering, King Arthur, and a two pence segment. * How are the band sounding? * What is Rick Wakeman's latest recording like? * Should Wakeman have returned to King Arthur?? Listen to the episode then let me know what you think! Show notes and links William's amazing RNLI photos Mark Anthony K's King Arthur photos: Chris Bandini's photos:...
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Aug 12, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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I'm on holiday this week so here's a brief 2 pence from Mark   Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the website, please consider subscribing so you don’t risk missing anything. You can subscribe with an RSS reader, with iTunes, with the iOS Podcasts app, via email updates, via www.stitcher.com on Spreaker.com or via Tunein.com. Theme music The music I use is the last movement of Stravinsky's Firebird Suite. This has been used as introduction music at many Yes...
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Aug 5, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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I'm off on holiday for the next two Fridays so episodes will be shorter than normal. We have the benefit of Mark's latest album review this week, however - from Billy Sherwood's World Trade band - and Mark also adds his latest 2 pence for your consideration. I also grab a chance to listen to a couple of interesting miscelaneous tracks from Kevin Brodie's CDs he sent me recently. Ken Fuller has been to see Yes recently and he has kindly sent along both an audio review and audio review and a set...
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Jul 29, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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In a bit of an exclusive scoop, Mark and I talk to Lou Molino about his role in Anderson Rabin Wakeman, on the drums. I also give my response to the recent Team Rock articlal and Mark has his latest 2 pence to share * What is Lou looking forward to about ARW? * How has working with Trevor Rabin been in the past? * Is there new music in the pipeline? Listen to the episode then let me know what you think! Show notes and links ARW tour site Lou Molino's website Roger Dean exhibition on the Isle of...
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Jul 22, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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With the news that Alan White is to miss the start of the US Yes tour, we consider what this means for Yes and Mark listens to Lou Molino, new drummer for ARW in his record review. * What will be the effect of Alan White's absence? * Does this move us closer to 'Yes 2.0'? * What is Alan White's legacy (not that he's going anywhere)? Listen to the episode then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Jay Schellen's website Rick Wakeman on ARW Anderson/Stolt Knowing video Buggles'...
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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! Show notes and links Yessongs the Concert! Miguel Falcao's virtual bass lessons Something Else Reviews on Ritual Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast...
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Jul 8, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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It's time to investigate Invention of Knowledge by Anderson/Stolt! Also, Mark reviews Jon Anderson's Survival and Other Stories and there's his two pence as well... * Is this proper Prog Rock? * What's the production like? * Has it been worth the wait? Listen to the episode then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Lobate Scarp's Kickstarter ARW announce the band! Magnification from Miguel Falcao Steve Howe Interview Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the...
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Jul 1, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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I have finally managed to finish off the DVD this week - and it's been very enjoyable. Mark investigates Conspiracy and we both mention the first anniversary of Chris Squire's passing. * How does the story on the DVD finish? * What is Conspiracy like? * Are we still thinking about Chris Squire? Of course we are, one year on. Listen to the episode then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Lobate Scarp's Kickstarter Jimmy Page with Yes! Preston's view of The Ancient - Giants Under the...
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Jun 24, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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In a week of amazing contrasts, I return to continue my look at the Total Rock Review DVD and Mark revistis the ABWH album as well as bringing us his two pence on the future of progressive rock. I also have my say on the current ARW ticket pricing issues. * What more is there to learn about the early days of the band fromt he DVD? * Who will carry the prog torch? * Will Yes fans be priced out of seeing ARW? Listen to the episode then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Circa new...
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Jun 17, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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It's been one of those weeks again where my day job has prevented me from looking further at the DVD I began last week. However, I've found a couple of clips from the archives I hope you will enjoy and Mark starts looking at Progeny along with his two pence. * What is Progeny actually like? * What clips do I come up with? * What is Mark's two pence this week? Listen to the episode then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Jeremy North present: Joseph Cottrell on holiday: Beat Club...
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Jun 10, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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This week Mark looks at Union(!) and his two pence is about the vinyl resurgence. I have a think about some demo tracks I have encountered this week and also I start to look at my present from Paul Caruana, a DVD review of the opening chapter of Yes' history. * Who created what track? * Was Drama a Downes and Horn double act with Yes as back-up? * Is the DVD any good? Listen to the episode then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Tormato behind the scenes:...
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Jun 3, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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It'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! Show...
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May 27, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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Anderson Rabin and Wakeman are working on a new album. The last time Anderson and Wakeman worked on a Yes album together was Keys to Ascension 2 so Mark and I take this opportunity to think about the studio tracks which are collected on the Keystudio album. * Should the studio tracks have been assembled in this album? * How does it compare to other studio albums? * Should Keystudio be better known? Listen to the episode then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Joost Maglev's new...
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May 20, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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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? Show notes and links The spurious Yes show in London Anderson Stolt teaser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-zmfpXk9_4 Preston Frazier on Siberian Khatru TV promo spot for the More Drama Tour 2005:...
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May 13, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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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? Show notes and links William's photos williammulryne.com metalbandphotographer.com More shots from the day and merchandise! Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the website, please consider subscribing so you don’t...
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May 6, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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This week Kevin shares some thoughts about Anderson, Rabin and Wakeman tackling Talk live. There is also a review of Talk by Mark and a reminder of what happened last time Kevin went to see Yes live in Birmingham. * Keyboards have always been a controversial subject in Talk live - what will Wakeman do? * Is Talk a good album? * Yes live in Birmingham 2014 - how did it go? Show notes and links   Mood for a Day review by Preston Frazier Preston speaks to Ben Craven Sheffield review Kenny Brown...
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Apr 29, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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This week we learned that Trevor Horn is to join Yes on stage to perform Drama so I took the opportunity to think a bit about the Drama era and Mark Anthony K reviews The Yes Album as well as giving us his thoughts on Trevor Horn's announcement. * What do I have in my collection from the time? * What do we know already about Drama in 2016? * What else are the band playing on tour? Show notes and links Bob Burns' 1980 programme (click to enlarge): Jeremy North's photographs (click to enlarge):...
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Apr 22, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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I recorded this episode early in the week shortly before the news of Prince's death was announced. Another musical genius is gone. It's turning into a terrible year for our heroes. On the show, I have a chat with Mark Anthony K about Yes current obsession with playing whole albums live and we come to some conclusions...or maybe not...take a listen and then let us know what you think. * Are all albums great in their entirety live? * Should Yes persist with this approach? * Should they also play...
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Apr 15, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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The 'other' track Yes will be playing live from Tales From Topographic Oceans this year - Ritual. Also, Mark reviews a rather different album, Big Generator. * Is the Yesshows version the best? * How does a Symphonic version sound? * When the classic line-up return, what's the outcome? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think! My son's directorial debut is here! William Mulryne shot and directed the first single video from November Plot. You can see some more of his band...
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In a week where Yes revealed they will be playing sides one and four of Tales From Topographic Oceans live, Mark and I look at aspects of the most controversial Yes album ever. * What's Tales all about? * How many times have sides one and four been performed live? * Which line-up was best at performing it? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Ben Craven's website for his new album, 'Last Chance to Hear' Preston Frazier on Close to the Edge Paul...
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Mar 26, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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In a shorter episode because of Easter, I think about some aspects of Yes albums I don't normally dwell on. Also, Mark Anthony K reviews a remarkable Billy Sherwood album. * What hidden gems can you think of? * What are your favourite vinyl record labels? * Are CDs as good as you older record labels? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Ben Craven's website Labels and CDs I mention in the episode (click to enlarge): Please subscribe! If you are still...
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Mar 18, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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This week I listen to the newly-remixed album tracks. Also, Mark Anthony K reviews Union Live and I think about the late Keith Emerson. * What has Steven Wilson done to the original album tracks? * Is this version the best CD so far? * Is it worth buying? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Anderson's new album Get involved in Miguel Falcao's Play for Chris 2 Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the website, please consider...
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Mar 11, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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  Despite what I say at the beginning of the episode, this is definitely episode 217. I finally manage to crack open my copy of the Steven Wilson Fragile remixes. Also, Mark Anthony K spins Rick Wakeman's Sea Airs and there's a news round up. * What has Steven Wilson managed to find in the archives? * How does the new version of Fragile 'feel'? * Why might Mark fall asleep at the wheel listening to this Wakeman record? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think! Show notes and...
Thanks to Mark Anthony K, we both managed to speak to Billy Sherwood and I'm releasing this episode on Chris Squire's birthday. Billy talks a lot about his memories of Chris as well as his experience of playing with Yes and his new album, Citizen. There is also a review from Mark Anthony K of Keys to Ascension I and a lovely recording of Deidre Nelson who is the partner of Yes author, David Watkinson. It's a lovely and unusual way to experience Jon Anderson's lyrics. * Is Billy looking forward...
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Feb 26, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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John Doyle very kindly sent me his copy of Saxlife plays Yes - Total Sax Retain which is the brainchild of saxophonist, Jamison Smeltz. So this week I got to listen carefully to Yes classics arranged for saxophone quartet. There is also a review from Mark Anthony K of Heaven and Earth. * How does Yes music sound when arranged for saxophone quartet? * How were the tracks put together? * Is this a good 'tribute' album? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think! Show notes and...
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Feb 19, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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It's half term in the UK so I was planning on having a very short episode. Fortunately, Mark Anthony K came to the rescue with a review and a great interview with Phil Naro from Yes tribute band, Yessongs. Thanks Mark! Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the website, please consider subscribing so you don’t risk missing anything. You can subscribe with an RSS reader, with iTunes, with...
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Feb 12, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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It was very exciting to speak to Steve Howe this week and ask him about the forthcoming UK and European tour as well as Yes' plans for the future. * How has Billy Sherwood settled in? * Does Steve prefer playing whole albums? * Are there plans to tackle more whole albums? * Are Yes going back into the studio? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think! Show notes and links 6 year old plays South Side of the Sky Preston Frazier reviews Five Percent for Nothing     Please...
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Feb 5, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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I finally manage to speak to Mark Anthony K about Magnification 15 years after its release. * Is this a Yes album? * Is it progressive rock? * What is the production like? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Paul @Earthbound's prog track Miguel Falcao's Hearts bass cover Preston Frazier reviews South Side of the Sky Rick Wakeman's charity single Graeme Stevenson's new CD: Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the website,...
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Jan 29, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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In a week which I describe on the episode as 'a complete car crash' for me, I was hoping to present a conversation with Mark Anthony K about Magnification but instead I'm replaying my interview with Tom Brislin about his live exploits with Yes on the Symphonic Tour. * What was it like to play live with Yes? * How much did Tom feel part of the band? * Was this the best musical experience of his life? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think! Show notes and links Tom's website...
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Jan 22, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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I finally finish my listing to the Live at the NEC collection this week and Mark Anthony K goes on a journey to the centre of the world with Rick Wakeman! * What is the Bruford-Levin duet actually like? * Can we ignore the electronic drums? * Is this collection worth buying overall? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!   Show notes and links SeYes website including concert details   Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the website, please...
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Jan 15, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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I finally get a chance to listen to the first disc of this collection. There is also time for another live review from Mark Anthony K and a top ten from Steve Roehr! Add to all this some amazing news about Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman, a press release from Yes and a preview of Dave Watkinson's new book and it's a packed episode! * How does Levin actually sound? * Does the structure of the concert work? * What is the ABWH choir like? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!  ...
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Jan 8, 2016 Kevin Mulryne
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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!   Show notes and links Mark...
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A brief look at the contents of my Christmas Yes Haul, a few bits of news and Mark's review of 9012 Live The Solos. * Who are the UK and Europe support act for Yes in 2016? * Does Mark lile 9012Live - The Solos?? * How did I find the motivation to continue? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!   Show notes and links The 2015 Christmas Yes Haul!   Miguel Falcao's Chris Squire 'Christmas tree' Miguel's latest bass cover - Into the Storm Scott O'Reilly's Rock and Roll Hall...
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Dec 18, 2015 Kevin Mulryne
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In a short episode, I take a quick look back at some of the events in 2015 for Yes and the YMP. There are also some great items sent in by listeners. * What was the most important event of 2015 for Yes? * How difficult was producing the YMP in 2015? * How did I find the motivation to continue? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!   Show notes and links Mark Anthony K's Ramshackled photographs:   My episode on Michael Pursche's Sitting in a Bar in Adelaide Beau Dure on...
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Dec 11, 2015 Kevin Mulryne
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After a very kind gift from Conan J Robison, I am now the proud owner of 'Views' by Roger Dean. Published in 1975, this is an amazing book. * What else did Roger Dean do at the start of his career? * Is there a link between Roger Dean's art and Yes' music? * How much of Dean's work for Yes is covered in this book? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!   Show notes and links   http://www.rogerdean.com/ 3 Reviews from Preston Frazier: https://t.co/wSE13lr0lG...
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Dec 4, 2015 Kevin Mulryne
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In the second part of my Big Generator mini-series, I listen to the album this week. Do let me know what you think of this record now, so many years later. * Is it all 80s stadium rock? * Is there any prog in there at all? * How do the songs stand up today? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!   Show notes and links  Rick Miklos's music Miguel Bass Run with the Fox   Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the website, please consider subscribing...
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Nov 27, 2015 Kevin Mulryne
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It's back to look at Big Generator in a mini-series this week. Firstly, I consider some of the things the musicians said about the album afterwards. * Was this an easy album to make? * Was the band overflowing with material? * Was it a harmonious, easy process? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!   Show notes and links Rockhall.com to vote for Yes! My Facebook timeline Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the website, please consider subscribing...
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!   Show notes and links   Wakeman/Beckitt Yes and Peter Gabriel? Explanation of the above williammulryne.com for all your photography needs! Please subscribe! If you are still listening to the podcast on the...
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After popping into episode 200 last week, Geoff Downes is back to talk about his new album with Chris Braide. Geoff also sets the question to win one of two copies of the album. Send your answers to show@yesmusicpodcast.com by 19th November 2015. I will choose the winners at random on next week's show. * What style of music do Downes Braide Association create? * Is there more than meets the eye in this album? * How does Geoff fit all his music making in? Listen to the episode and then let me...
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Nov 6, 2015 Kevin Mulryne
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We have reached episode 200! Thank you so much for all your support. * What are the lists in this episode? * What are the surprises? * What do you think? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!   Show notes and links Graeme Stevenson's organ disc spots: First one, second one. Ken Fuller's APB photographs: Starship Trooper review by Preston Frazier Billy Sherwood review by Preston Frazier Sound Chaser on piano Aeon Santori's new progressive music Please subscribe! If you are...
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Oct 23, 2015 Kevin Mulryne
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I watched a DVD of the Open Your Eyes Tour in 1998, featuring some great performances of classic and more modern Yes tracks. It was an enjoyable way to relax after some rather more frenetic and stressful recent experiences! * What difference does 17 years make to the performance? * What do Billy Sherwood and Igor Khoroshev contribute? * Are classics and the latest tracks equally good? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!   Show notes and links   Billy Sherwood - No Man's...
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Oct 9, 2015 Kevin Mulryne
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This week I spoke to Jon Anderson about the Anderson Ponty Band, their new album and Yes. I also announce the winners of 'Better Late Than Never'. It was an amazing privilege to speak to Jon and an opportunity I will never forget. Thank you, Jon. * Is it still exciting to be preparing for a tour? * Is a lead violinist the same as a lead guitarist? * Will you work with Yes again? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!   Show notes and links Preston Frazier on GTR Miguel Bass...
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Oct 2, 2015 Kevin Mulryne
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The 'Happening' I keep referring to was postponed again this week which only left me enough time to do a very short episode containing a review of ABWH by Mark Anthony K and the details of how to enter the Anderson Ponty Band competition to win one of two copies of the new album, 'Better Late Than Never'! * Send your competition entry to show@yesmusicpodcast.com * What does Mark Anthony K think of ABWH? * Was it really all peace and harmony in the band at the time? Listen to the episode and...
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Sep 25, 2015 Kevin Mulryne
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Ken Fuller very kindly sent me this VHS video of In The Big Dream two years ago! I've finally got round to watching it... * This is described as a compilation - what's on it? * What was the technology capable of in 1989? * Does this collection stand the test of time or is it simply a museum piece? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!   Show notes and links Preston Frazier's Anderson Ponty Band stream Be The One covered by Miguel Falcao Vancouver Sun interview with Steve...
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Sep 18, 2015 Kevin Mulryne
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In the absence of the 'happening' I was expecting this week, I have looked at another of Carl Coppage's brilliant Yes Magazine scans - this one from January 1990 when Trevor Rabin was leading 'Yes West' and ABWH were ebarking on a tour of the US. * What can we learn about Yes West vs. ABWH? * Did it look like ABWH would continue into a second album? * What about Rabin's Yes West? Were there long-term plans? Did they have a singer? Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!  ...