Tag: Yes

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #41: When You Think It’s All Over, It’s Not Over — Questions, Vol. I

In which I execute a pivot so sharp that only John Cleese can effectively prepare the audience for what's about to happen. And so he does....


Assessing Asia: The John Payne Years, Part One

Popdose takes a look at the oft-forgotten Asia albums with John Payne as singer....

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… When Yes Comes to Shove

This is why we can't have nice things....

Music, News

Asia/U.K./King Crimson Vocalist and Bassist John Wetton Passes Away From Cancer

Wetton fought a long battle with cancer....


Folk Duo Oakes and Smith’s Legendary Roots in 5 Songs

I love folk music. New folk, old folk, it doesn’t matter. But I will admit that there is good folk and great folk, the kind that...


Confessions of a College Music Major: I Love Rock and Roll

Majoring in music was never the most practical choice, but I did it anyway. I double-majored in philosophy and called myself “pre-law”...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

What the Hell Is… The Weekly Mixtape?

The Weekly Mixtape was the 2008 version of streaming. You know nothing about that....

Music, News

Music News: Chris Squire Dies at 67

From Dw. Dunphy and Rob Ross: Via a tweet from Yes/Asia/Buggles keyboardist Geoff Downes, reports say that Chris Squire, the legendary bass...

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2014: The Best Reissues You’ve Never Heard

There’s no shortage of scrape the vaults, lost demos saturated, resist the urge overkill, 10-pound, 20-disc, collector’s...

Film, Music, News

Music News: Roger Dean Vs. James Cameron — Are These Your Floating Islands?

This week, director James Cameron laid claim to mountains coming out of the sky and standing there. Anyone who has a thing for 70’s...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Yes, “Heaven and Earth”

Oh, Heaven and Earth, what sleepy, emasculated fresh hell is this?...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 103 (of 103)

The final installment of Bottom Feeders is here with Weird Al, Trisha Yearwood and of course a little ZZ Top to end it. ...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Susanna Hoffs

Susanna Hoffs drops by the Popdose lounge to talk about the latest Under The Covers album, her ongoing collaboration with Matthew Sweet....

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1983: Yes, “90125”

In the 1980s prog was becoming accessible and pop was kinda becoming prog. ...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 13, 2013

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 17

Once more unto the breach, dear friends! As we cracked open Disc Five of this 7-disc mammoth, releasing a faint mingled scent of Pop Rocks,...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Nine Replacement Lead Singers for Bands You Know Well

Here are a few names you may not recall, fronting bands you cannot escape from....

Alpha, Asia (1983)

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Top 10 Roger Dean Album Covers

Expand your mind and gaze upon this gallery showcasing ten of the best album covers ever drawn by the great Roger Dean....

Sinking Ship of Musical Cruises

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Six Musical Cruises to Make You Wish for a Hurricane

Good tunes, good times, and good people. Three things you won't find on any of these musical package cruises....

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Yes, “Close to the Edge”

Yes' "Close to the Edge" is a thing of beauty, at least in Rob Smith's "The Vinyl Diaries."...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Listmania, Music

Popdose 2011: Dw. Dunphy’s Best Of (And The Rest Of)

Popdose's year-end wrapup continues with Dw. Dunphy's favorites from 2011....


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 58

The next to last week of Bottom Feeders features the most eclectic artist in the series. This week it's the letters X and Y from the...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Yes, “Fly From Here”

Yes return with the Drama-era reunion disc, Fly From Here, and Popdose.com reviews it....

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 18

Fandom: what does it mean, who inspires it, and where will you go in its name? We have some thoughts on the subject, and you'll hear 'em on...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Brooklyn Rundfunk Orkestrata, “The Hills are Alive”

Did you ever wonder what Tales from Topographic Oceans might sound like if it were written by Rodgers and Hammerstein instead of Jon...


Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Daniel Dunphy of Core Device

Popdose writer Dw. Dunphy steps aside as brother Daniel takes the (moshing) floor....


50Prog50, Music

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part Five

There’s been a lot of comments about this series and I want to thank everyone, even the folks who are incensed that I didn’t...


50Prog50, Music

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part Four

Regrets, I’ve had a few. There were bands and artists I really wanted to squeeze onto this list but, ultimately, the fit wasn’t...


50Prog50, Music

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part Three

So after having posted a couple editions, and having offered up some wildly unorthodox examples of what I believe progressive rock to be,...


50Prog50, Music

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part Two

The second installment of Dw. Dunphy's countdown includes three-lettered prog legends like Yes, ELP, and...XTC?...