why late at night in the u.s. does ilm get all yessed out

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not that there's an answer for this, or anyone would try to take a stab at one, but still

trevor horn, Friday, 27 August 2004 04:24 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

"yessed out"?

amateur!!!st (amateurist), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:25 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

you know, in and around the lake, mountains come out of the sky, and they stand there. I'd like to know.

trevor horn, Friday, 27 August 2004 04:26 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

We in the USA like to smoke ourselves some dope, trev.

Ian c=====8 (orion), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:27 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

like look at half these threads right now. I'm not complaining. I'm just curious.

trevor horn, Friday, 27 August 2004 04:27 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

i am a camera

Eisbär (llamasfur), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:27 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I just recently got dial-up and when I come home drunk but not tired this keeps the mind busy. lick it up.

CeCe Peniston (Anthony Miccio), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:28 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I'm not actually listening to Yes, just Utopia. Soz.

Andrew Blood Thames (Andrew Thames), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:28 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

What ILM looks light after midnight...

http://yes.iq.pl/images/jade_sea.jpg

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:30 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

http://www.huether-net.de/tickets/yes.jpg

Ian c=====8 (orion), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:32 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Ian pretty much nailed. We got our smoke on and our drink on, and then we slap on "Yours Is No Disgrace".

Caesar's Palace, morning glory, silly human silly human siillllyy huuuuuuman race....

Monetizing Eyeballs (diamond), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:32 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

it's when us Yes fans are at our most alert.

http://www.doheth.co.uk/profiles/cbg.gif

wetmink (wetmink), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:33 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

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Monetizing Eyeballs (diamond), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:39 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I still don't understand the question. Can you speak Amurrican and explain?

Forksclovetofu (Forksclovetofu), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:41 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I positively affirm and agree with you, trevor. Now, what was the question again?

Pleasant Plains (Pleasant Plains), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:41 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Ah crap, the formatting screwed up my lovely ascii art.

I fucking love "Yours Is No Disgrace" so damn much. What a beautiful, beautiful song. Howe's playing on the whole Yes Album just blows me away.

I grew listening to WIOT out of Toledo, Ohio, and when 90120 came out they used to play "Our Song" all the time because it had that line "Toledo is just another stop along the good king's highway". Like, they actually thought it was about Toledo, Ohio!!

Monetizing Eyeballs (diamond), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:42 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I have to go to bed. Guess this is the best place to leave it for now.

Pleasant Plains (Pleasant Plains), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:43 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I can try, guy upthread. It's late in the great plains. There are many threads with new answers. Many of these new answers seem to involve Yes references. In the daytime this doesn't happen. The question is is this some strange phenomenon? What are its roots? Should something be done about it? Or should it just go on? I think it should. But am I wrong? Why? That is the question.

trevor horn, Friday, 27 August 2004 04:43 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

grew up listening. damn, why I have been doing that dropping words thing so much lately??

Yes fans jonesing for more YESSOUNDS should totally check out those two latter-day Os Mutantes LPs, by the way. When they got all progged-out. Total Yes homages.

Monetizing Eyeballs (diamond), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:44 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Pleasant Plains, one down one to go, another town and one more show.

Monetizing Eyeballs (diamond), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:45 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Or to put it another way. Say I'm a veteran ILMer. "I think I'm appalled by these shenanigans. Yes. . . . No!" Is this an ILM death knell? That would be an interesting meta-discussion that will not occur.

trevor horn, Friday, 27 August 2004 04:47 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Oh. See, I haven't EVER listened to a Yes song before (exception proving rule would be "Owner of a Lonely Heart" which I rather like) so all that's been going right over my head.

I thought "yessed out" was some sort of cockney slang for "sucking it's own dick" or somethin'.

Forksclovetofu (Forksclovetofu), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:48 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

a few days ago, i felt like that dude in the "owner of a lonely heart" video when he was on the rooftop surrounded by the oh-so menacing members of yes (circa '84, so no rick wakeman [the ONLY vaguely scary member of yes EVAH]).

Eisbär (llamasfur), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:49 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Forksclove, you should ditch the indie rock and pick up The Yes Album and Fragile toot sweet. Two of the finest albums on God's green, sticky, hydroponic earth.

Monetizing Eyeballs (diamond), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:50 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

ME OTM, though that's not where the goodness stops by any means.

Ian c=====8 (orion), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:51 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Jon Anderson could potentially be scary in an evil elf-leprechaun sort of way.

Your mention of the "Owner Of A Lonely Heart" video reminded me there was one version that had a guy with maggots crawling around on top of his closed eyelids. Did "Fear Factor" rip off this idea? I think MTV stopped showing that version.

wetmink (wetmink), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:53 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

speaking of the raincoats cds (er, on another thread tonight), those os mutantes reissues on omplattern are now OOP and worth $$$$. i actually parted with mine at some point, for reasons i don't quite understand.

i love yes. sometimes i'll be walking around and suddenly a bass line from some yes song will pop into my head and i'll be all excited.

would that ilm actually were a bit more yessed out.

amateur!!!st (amateurist), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:54 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Hm. Well I'll certainly give it a run. Anybody who wants to mail a representative single or two is welcome to.

One of my (many) large gaps of musical knowledge is rock of any variety from 1970-1985 or so.

Forksclovetofu (Forksclovetofu), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:58 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

It's all about "Tempus Fugit" for me, man.

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:59 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

The really technical part of "Heart of the Sunrise" is killer.

Wobbly, if you're out there, tell your Jon Anderson at NAMM story . . .

best

Drew

Drew Daniel, Friday, 27 August 2004 05:04 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

actually I'm all tulled out tonight.

AaronHz (AaronHz), Friday, 27 August 2004 05:07 (thirteen years ago) Permalink


Was this NAMM in Anaheim in like 96? At one of those shows I heard rumors that Jon Anderson was there and I was pissed that I never saw him. But for all I know he goes to all of them...

wetmink (wetmink), Friday, 27 August 2004 05:20 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Okay I guess he's not so here's his story of spotting Jon Anderson at NAMM

at a booth that sells vocoder software there is a man earnestly saying in a silvery, elven speaking voice reminiscent of Glinda the Good Witch "no, no, NO, you don't understand. I want to make my computer-" and here he erupts into a shivery high melodious flutter "s-i-i-iing!" and it's HIM and he's singing the word "sing" in THAT Yes voice.

Drew Daniel, Friday, 27 August 2004 05:52 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Oh my god, Drew -- that story is amazing! I think I would die on the spot. Such a voice.

What is NAMM, anyway?

Monetizing Eyeballs (diamond), Friday, 27 August 2004 05:57 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

The biggest US musical instrument trade fair.

Colin Meeder (Mert), Friday, 27 August 2004 07:15 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Isn't is just late at night in the US the Brits arrive, and drive the whole thing stupid?

___ (___), Friday, 27 August 2004 07:25 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

three months pass...
REVIVE!

Eisbär (llamasfur), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 02:15 (twelve years ago) Permalink

thanks Eisbar, I loved this thread.

I just watched some of that DVD "The Future Is Wild", the cheezy computer animated forecast of what freakish species will dominate this planet in 200 million years. It was very Yessed out too, CGI supercontinent-formation footage and giant global oceans (topographic tales of .. .)

Drew Daniel (Drew Daniel), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 03:30 (twelve years ago) Permalink

um, i was just listening to the following yessed out record:

http://stat.discogs.com/R/262506-1103102672.jpg

stockholm cindy (Jody Beth Rosen), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 03:37 (twelve years ago) Permalink

does it also SOUND like yes, jbr?

Eisbär (llamasfur), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 03:43 (twelve years ago) Permalink

does not matter!

Olias of Sunhillow Critical Edition, with commentary track guest starring the 'scientists' from The Future Is Wild

sharkopath (Jon L), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 03:46 (twelve years ago) Permalink

does it also SOUND like yes, jbr?

maybe a little like the trevor horn yes (or maybe i just wish it sounded more like trevor horn yes).

it's basically arp-heavy metronomic 1978 eurosynth cheese.

stockholm cindy (Jody Beth Rosen), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 04:19 (twelve years ago) Permalink

This should have said "North America" to include sundar.

LaRue (rockist_scientist), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 04:25 (twelve years ago) Permalink

i think i still have yet to consciously hear a yes song

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 04:45 (twelve years ago) Permalink

not purposefully or anything, i mean, i'd like to hear a yessong i guess

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 04:56 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Is there anyone besides me who can't hear the pastoral-rainforest sounding intro (and outro) to "Close To The Edge" without mentally visualizing Roger Dean's impossible landscapes? And vice-versa?

Myonga Von Bontee (Myonga Von Bontee), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 17:24 (twelve years ago) Permalink

ahh, side A of 'close to the edge' has really been doing it for me lately. i love all those drum fills that go right through the first ONE beat and splash back in somewhere in the middle of the bar. anothe reason of why i like it so much is because it kind of reminds of this local band here called form of rocket that does similar type things (fast, frenetic parts / churning, odd time signatures / that drum fill thing)

6335, Tuesday, 21 December 2004 19:15 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Is there anyone besides me who can't hear the pastoral-rainforest sounding intro (and outro) to "Close To The Edge" without mentally visualizing Roger Dean's impossible landscapes? And vice-versa?

I always see a Dean landscape, or some Art Nouveau P. Craig Russell planet landscape whenever I listen to Yes. Except for Yes mach-90125 and onward.

Jay Vee (Manon_70), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 21:35 (twelve years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

Err...yeah I don't like Rabin's '80s El Lay guitar histrionics. Guys...Why?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=949&v=LsUEXiSq0SM

Acid Hose (Capitaine Jay Vee), Saturday, 8 October 2016 17:14 (one year ago) Permalink

Just had a listen to some ARW, and like, damn Jon Anderson sounds good. I'll take Howe over Rabin all day (though Howe has been sounding not so hot lately...) but Anderson is just killing it, even sloppy old Rick Wakeman sounds better than Downes, and I like Downes a lot. I'm probably the biggest Drama stan on this board but still I gotta say, ARW pretty much blows Yes out of the water

erudite beach boys fan (sheesh), Thursday, 13 October 2016 05:57 (one year ago) Permalink

of course it doesn't help that Chris Squire is gone, still such a sad end to things. oftentimes I feel like "Fish out of Water" is the best Yes record

erudite beach boys fan (sheesh), Thursday, 13 October 2016 06:40 (one year ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVhfWxyGorY

this is great though. I think I'll go after all.

akm, Tuesday, 25 October 2016 20:34 (one year ago) Permalink

kurt schitterz tell me if you're going to this in november. my wife thinks it's sad I keep going to these prog shows on my lonesome.

akm, Wednesday, 26 October 2016 01:06 (one year ago) Permalink

Definitely go. I'd be there if it was an option. Also bassist Lee Pomeroy was great when he played with Hackett on the Genesis Revisited Tour. Sounds pretty good here too.

doug watson, Wednesday, 26 October 2016 01:10 (one year ago) Permalink

oh that's right, that was him. hackett's band was excellent (except for nad sylvan who is annoying)

akm, Wednesday, 26 October 2016 02:53 (one year ago) Permalink

wow that was surprisingly excellent

cant believe Jon is like 70 now and still sounds like that

frogbs, Wednesday, 26 October 2016 03:09 (one year ago) Permalink

Glad he got his voice back.

Robert Adam Gilmour, Wednesday, 26 October 2016 14:23 (one year ago) Permalink

one month passes...

http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7625660/yes-alan-white-rock-hall-fame-reaction🔗
I suppose it's a typo that the article doesn't list Howe as one of the inductees for Yes?

Iago Galdston, Wednesday, 21 December 2016 00:24 (eleven months ago) Permalink

six months pass...

hearing. talking. yes i love

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 23 June 2017 02:22 (five months ago) Permalink

two hearts will always be in and out of time

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 23 June 2017 02:24 (five months ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

alec baldwin interviews jon anderson

http://www.wnyc.org/story/jon-anderson-musical-adventure-isnt-over/

reggie (qualmsley), Saturday, 15 July 2017 21:02 (four months ago) Permalink

saw a stoner skateboard kid getting off the train a couple days ago with a yes '77 tour t-shirt. are yes really big in the stoner set? i thought stoners went more for the floyd.

The Saga of Rodney Stooksbury (rushomancy), Saturday, 15 July 2017 21:06 (four months ago) Permalink

why not both?

reggie (qualmsley), Saturday, 15 July 2017 21:28 (four months ago) Permalink

That interview is great.

Acid Hose (Capitaine Jay Vee), Saturday, 15 July 2017 21:49 (four months ago) Permalink

I'm surprised his Howard Stern interview isn't easier to find, I'd like to hear it. Apparently he was the first big guest Stern got to pick himself?

Robert Adam Gilmour, Saturday, 22 July 2017 13:22 (four months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

So, have you guys noticed this thing where the intro for 'Roundabout' is being used in meme-esque video clips where some sort of collision or confrontation is imminent. Except, right when the collision/whatever is going to happen, the video freezes just as the whole band joins in and 'Roundabout' begins, with a "To be continued" text somewhere on the screen. And that's it.

Where does this come from? I find it equally intriguing and hilarious that 'Roundabout' has found its way into "meme culture" in such a random way. And I find that every time someone uses it in one of their videos, the funnier it gets for me.

he doesn't need to be racist about it though. (Austin), Monday, 7 August 2017 23:16 (three months ago) Permalink

Dammit, it's not there anymore.

why late at night in the u.s. does ilm get all yessed out

Some anime cartoon used Roundabout as its soundtrack, but yeah, love those.

pplains, Monday, 7 August 2017 23:52 (three months ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvANpEr3XbA

pplains, Monday, 7 August 2017 23:54 (three months ago) Permalink

Okay. That was fantastic.

he doesn't need to be racist about it though. (Austin), Tuesday, 8 August 2017 01:35 (three months ago) Permalink

First time ever seeing this meme and I can confirm it's awesome. Dying laughing at some of those.

dance cum rituals (Moka), Tuesday, 8 August 2017 04:41 (three months ago) Permalink

yeah I'm laughing like an idiot after 20 seconds of that

frogbs, Tuesday, 8 August 2017 04:44 (three months ago) Permalink

me 2

niels, Tuesday, 8 August 2017 08:19 (three months ago) Permalink

why must we wait till the morning light to wake up and be, wake up and be, wake up and be?

reggie (qualmsley), Thursday, 10 August 2017 01:54 (three months ago) Permalink

I wonder if OP trevor horn still hangs around these parts. I knew him IRL but haven't seen him in probably a decade.

Beret McKesson (jaymc), Thursday, 10 August 2017 03:32 (three months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

It's almost 11pm on Friday night, I'm at my office dealing with work spillover stuff, and I am TOTALLY YESSED OUT

Guayaquil (eephus!), Saturday, 14 October 2017 03:57 (one month ago) Permalink

I know I posted this on the other thread, but you know what, I'm in the US and I want everybody to know it

Guayaquil (eephus!), Saturday, 14 October 2017 03:57 (one month ago) Permalink

I'm an American, I'm yessed out, it's late at night, and I vote

Guayaquil (eephus!), Saturday, 14 October 2017 03:58 (one month ago) Permalink

Which Yes transmission are you picking up?

calstars, Saturday, 14 October 2017 04:00 (one month ago) Permalink

All I want to do is live inside the bass line from "Roundabout" for the rest of my days

Guayaquil (eephus!), Saturday, 14 October 2017 04:05 (one month ago) Permalink

take sides: eclipse vs. apocalypse

mookieproof, Saturday, 14 October 2017 04:08 (one month ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hmHSaZMdlk

reggie (qualmsley), Wednesday, 18 October 2017 21:53 (one month ago) Permalink

nice! I didn't know that band but am checking them out now

niels, Thursday, 19 October 2017 05:45 (one month ago) Permalink

we hear you, eephus

j., Thursday, 19 October 2017 06:33 (one month ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

Is there a better Yes song than "Going for the One?" I don't think so.

_Rudipherous_, Thursday, 2 November 2017 19:11 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Is there as a good a Yes song as "Going for the One?" I haven't heard it.

_Rudipherous_, Thursday, 2 November 2017 19:11 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Yessongs (the live movie) is on Amazon Prime streaming right now and it is fucking great

Universal LULU Nation (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Thursday, 2 November 2017 20:15 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Now I know what I'm doing this afternoon

Moodles, Thursday, 2 November 2017 20:22 (three weeks ago) Permalink

What year was that recorded ?

calstars, Thursday, 2 November 2017 20:48 (three weeks ago) Permalink

‘72, I used this thing called google

calstars, Thursday, 2 November 2017 20:50 (three weeks ago) Permalink

"wonderous stories" is the best song on going for the one

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 3 November 2017 16:21 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Yessongs (the live movie) is on Amazon Prime streaming right now and it is fucking great

― Universal LULU Nation (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Thursday, November 2, 2017 1:15 PM (yesterday) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

nice, thanks for the tip!!

brimstead, Friday, 3 November 2017 16:22 (two weeks ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ne317y_eOYs

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 17 November 2017 00:39 (six days ago) Permalink

"Awaken" is the best song on GFTO

Acid Hose (Capitaine Jay Vee), Friday, 17 November 2017 03:11 (six days ago) Permalink

awaken is the best song ever written

kurt schwitterz, Friday, 17 November 2017 18:29 (six days ago) Permalink

I had a few beers last night and jammed 3 Starcastle albums, it was awesome

frogbs, Friday, 17 November 2017 18:59 (six days ago) Permalink

Which would you recommend ? Never heard ‘em

calstars, Friday, 17 November 2017 19:42 (six days ago) Permalink


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