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Monday, September 23 2013

The Holy Trinity: Yes

In addition to being one of the pivotal bands of the early '70s, Yes perfected prog-rock as a kind of performance art in sound.


Tuesday, November 22 2011

Pink Floyd: Animals

It's 1977. You're young and pissed off. If you wanted noise and petulance, you had the Sex Pistols. But if you really wanted to rattle some cages, you had Animals.


Wednesday, July 13 2011

Yes: Fly From Here

Yes is now without Jon Anderson again, and they manage to not fall flat on their faces with Fly From Here.


Sunday, May 22 2011

The 25 Best Progressive Rock Songs of All Time

Put as simply -- and starkly -- as possible, many beautiful babies were thrown out with the bath water by hidebound critics who were content to sniffingly dismiss the more ambitious (pretentious!) works that certain bands were putting out as a matter of course in the early-to-mid-‘70s.


Thursday, August 19 2010

Hey Gibson, Let’s Talk Guitar Albums: An Alternative Top 10

When it comes to matters of taste and ranking (a particularly combustible combination), there is no pleasing everyone. In fact, there is no pleasing anyone, since the list makers themselves are invariably disappointed or frustrated. And yet...


Thursday, November 19 2009

Letting the Freaks and Geeks Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

A growing list of bands unpopular with critics, but genre-defining nevertheless, is impatiently awaiting their admittance into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Tuesday, April 21 2009

Yes: Symphonic Live

It's a solid concert from 2001, but it won't be converting a new generation of fans.


Monday, April 20 2009

Pet Shop Boys: Yes

Finally, a superproducer/veteran pairing that yields dividends. Sorry, PETA, Pet Shop Boys aren't going anywhere.


Pet Shop Boys - “Love etc.” (video) (Mixed Media) [10.Feb.09]
Asia: Phoenix (Capsule Reviews) [7.Aug.08]
Yes: YESSPEAK DVD (Reviews) [29.Aug.04]
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