Tag: Yes

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… The Strange Case of Yes’s “Union”

There are few musical families as dysfunctional as Yes. Members fall in, they drop out, return with fanfare, depart with acrimony —...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Asia, “Omega”

Omega is Greek for that which is last, and although it’s a thought I wouldn’t have considered five years ago, that might be the...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 102

It’s the penultimate week of Bottom Feeders, with just one post for the 25th letter of the alphabet. Enjoy more tracks that failed to...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Vanilla Fudge, “Box of Fudge”

First, some bullet points – Rhino Handmade’s latest offering, Box of Fudge, a four CD overview of the influential ’60s...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Space … The Final Frontier”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Outer space … other planets … dying stars … these are the musical metaphors of many bands who...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “America”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE The theme of America in popular music has run the gamut of idealized notions of a land where one can pursue...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: James Brown, 11/27/87

We did it! More specifically and much less modestly, I did it — I won Tuesday’s election! My victory even got some coverage...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Yes in Edmonton, September ’84

Wow! People are really fired up about this Tuesday’s election in Bootleg City! As mayor, it warms my heart to see such civic pride...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 6/12/09

Editor’s note: This week’s mixtape has an inordinate amount of song edits. While the prog purists who prefer the full-length...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Art of Noise, “Close (to the Edit)”

Throw together Alan White of Yes, a VW Golf, and a little girl with a chainsaw, and what have you got? Find out as David Medsker goes close...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Melodic Prog”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Okay, I fully admit that as a guy who loves progressive rock, I’m setting myself up for ridicule and...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Penguimania 2009, Set 1

May is the unofficial start of the summer concert season, so to unofficially celebrate the shows of 2009, Popdose.com and Internet radio...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Elefante, “Young and Innocent”

Before there was an Arnel Pineda (Steve Perry soundalike, currently fronting Journey), or a Benoit David (Jon Anderson soundalike,...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Big Songs, Episode One

Introducing an occasional series wherein we take a look at some of the most massive-sounding songs in pop history. A funny thing happened...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Yes, “Symphonic Live”

Yes – Symphonic Live (2009, Eagle Records) purchase this album (Amazon) It’s hard for me to judge the music of Yes in any...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Bonus, Baby!

A funny thing happened in the middle of the 1990s: Record labels looked into their vaults and found that most of their best selling titles...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… My Holiday Music

Grab a hold of something, folks, and take a deep breath. Next week is Halloween, the unofficial start of the holiday season. Christmas Club...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Interview: Eric Bazilian of the Hooters

Yeah, yeah, we know what you’re thinking: “The Hooters? Are they even still together?” Well, actually, if you’d...

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Music, White Label

White Label Friday: Yes, “Rhythm of Love (Dance to the Rhythm Mix)”

The late ‘80s caused rock bands to do many a strange thing in order to maintain their broad appeal. There were three surefire ways to...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Frickin’ Awesome Drummers”

A guest DJ in the house! It’s none other than Popdose’s very own Scott Malchus, who is here to mix it up with six...