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 (seventeen years ago) link

"yessed out"?

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

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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

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

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

trevor horn, Friday, 27 August 2004 04:27 (seventeen years ago) link

i am a camera

Eisbär (llamasfur), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:27 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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

Andrew Blood Thames (Andrew Thames), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:28 (seventeen years ago) link

What ILM looks light after midnight...

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

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

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

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

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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Monetizing Eyeballs (diamond), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:39 (seventeen years ago) link

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

Forksclovetofu (Forksclovetofu), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:41 (seventeen years ago) link

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

Pleasant Plains (Pleasant Plains), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:41 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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

Monetizing Eyeballs (diamond), Friday, 27 August 2004 04:45 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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

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

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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

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

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 (seventeen years ago) link

actually I'm all tulled out tonight.

AaronHz (AaronHz), Friday, 27 August 2004 05:07 (seventeen years ago) link


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 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

The biggest US musical instrument trade fair.

Colin Meeder (Mert), Friday, 27 August 2004 07:15 (seventeen years ago) link

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 (seventeen years ago) link

three months pass...
REVIVE!

Eisbär (llamasfur), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 02:15 (sixteen years ago) link

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 (sixteen years ago) link

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 (sixteen years ago) link

does it also SOUND like yes, jbr?

Eisbär (llamasfur), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 03:43 (sixteen years ago) link

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 (sixteen years ago) link

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 (sixteen years ago) link

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

LaRue (rockist_scientist), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 04:25 (sixteen years ago) link

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

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 04:45 (sixteen years ago) link

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

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Tuesday, 21 December 2004 04:56 (sixteen years ago) link

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 (sixteen years ago) link

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 (sixteen years ago) link

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 (sixteen years ago) link

I remember one song has an absolute killer first half and great drums but drops off a bit.

Robert Adam Gilmour, Friday, 6 August 2021 18:30 (one month ago) link

so uh Howe's playing on "South Side of the Sky" is some real world-destroying shit

frogbs, Wednesday, 18 August 2021 03:39 (one month ago) link

Yeah I don't usually think of that as a guitar-dominated track but I love his riffing and little fills throughout the verses. Dark and heavy while keeping an almost funky groove.

Sequel to Sadness (Sund4r), Wednesday, 18 August 2021 04:37 (one month ago) link

I’ve seen that this thread exists forever and just now realized (before clicking it to confirm) that it’s a Yes thread

I figured it was some weird joke or a thing where after hours posters were giving one word “yes” responses

Legalize Suburban Benches (Raymond Cummings), Wednesday, 18 August 2021 11:25 (one month ago) link

It's the thread where it's safe to post tracks from the Alan White solo album

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2c9x78hY_iE

keeping myself to myself (Matt #2), Wednesday, 18 August 2021 11:38 (one month ago) link

Yes solo albums S/D

Join me in my excitement

Robert Adam Gilmour, Wednesday, 18 August 2021 18:35 (one month ago) link

will never be more yessed out than these yessongs (alas)

heart of the sunrise (greensboro)
perpetual change (msg)
and you and i (greensboro)
starship trooper (london)

mookieproof, Thursday, 19 August 2021 05:03 (one month ago) link

aaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh

thank you, good night

mookieproof, Thursday, 19 August 2021 05:31 (one month ago) link

one childhood memory I have is hearing "Siberian Khatru" playing on the radio and really loving it but not knowing who it was. based on the information I had I thought maybe it was Led Zeppelin? I also had the same reaction to "Tempus Fugit", I even remember describing it to the guy at the record store like "it's something something something...yes! Deedodododo wahwahahaahah". must've done a poor job because the guy was a real Yeshead!!!

frogbs, Thursday, 26 August 2021 02:19 (three weeks ago) link

i had 'classic yes' and while it was cool, i felt, as a teenager, that it did not rock enough

during my college visits in like 1988, however, i was staying at the house of a cornell professor who had gone to my high school 30 years previously. couldn't sleep -- of course -- but i had a radio-only walkman. and whatever classic rock station within walkman range of ithaca, ny that night rolled out some fuckin ~yessongs~

suddenly these songs had edges and cliffs that i wanted more of. this, suddenly, rocked?

'and you and i' was the first one that really hit me -- it had more eclipses and more apocolypses

mookieproof, Thursday, 26 August 2021 03:05 (three weeks ago) link

My first* album was Yessongs, and 15 year old me couldn't have been happier playing it on my brand new Admiral 8-track/radio/turntable stereo.

* Technically, I had asked for a Dino, Desi, & Billy LP on a years-earlier birthday, and bought a used Outsiders ("Time Won't Let Me," not the UK one) LP that one of my brother's friends was selling at age 11. But this was the first new one I bought with my own money.

nickn, Thursday, 26 August 2021 03:58 (three weeks ago) link

Yes, 1974: "Hey, we heard that you found our previous record pretentious, esoteric and self-indulgent. To make it up to you, here's Relayer".

Halfway there but for you, Monday, 30 August 2021 01:09 (three weeks ago) link

got excited about a Starcastle LP in the local shop and the guy was like "cool, what do they sound like?" and all I could think to say was "well have you ever listened to Yes and wished they were less good?"

frogbs, Monday, 30 August 2021 01:17 (three weeks ago) link

xp i mean, relayer was almost an exact return to the structure of their most acclaimed album (except with the second and third track switched)

grove street (party) direction (voodoo chili), Monday, 30 August 2021 12:56 (three weeks ago) link

theres more in Gates of Delirium than all 80 minutes of Tales combined

frogbs, Monday, 30 August 2021 13:35 (three weeks ago) link

pretentious, esoteric and self-indulgent

Do you mean that these were the complaints of Close to the Edge fans or of rock critics?

Sequel to Sadness (Sund4r), Monday, 30 August 2021 13:52 (three weeks ago) link

Critics were obviously more hostile than Yes fans, though I'm sure some listeners were put off as well. I prefer Relayer to Close to the Edge, but each of the later songs is denser and more difficult than its analog on the earlier record. Of course, certain Yes fans would have welcomed a triple studio album in 1974!
It just amused me while listening to Relayer yesterday that THIS monster was their "retrenchment", "fan-service" record.

Halfway there but for you, Monday, 30 August 2021 14:11 (three weeks ago) link

One presumable fan put off by the Tales record and tour was Mark Perry, later of Alternative TV: "Then another pivotal thing was Yes at Redding for the 'Tales of Topographic Oceans' (tour). It was a nightmare, sitting in the pouring rain. You're thinking 'what the fuck is this about?'" He probably was not alone.

Halfway there but for you, Monday, 30 August 2021 14:16 (three weeks ago) link

I almost never listen to Tales but more just because it's comparatively lacking in energy and less memorable melodically, both of which are addressed on Relayer, not because of pretension, esotericism, or self-indulgence.

Sequel to Sadness (Sund4r), Monday, 30 August 2021 14:22 (three weeks ago) link

Maybe I should revisit it. I remember it as sort of an ambient fusion record?

Sequel to Sadness (Sund4r), Monday, 30 August 2021 14:27 (three weeks ago) link

it kind of just drifts along. I'm not completely convinced it's bad, although it is clearly unfocused, but I rarely have much interest in spending a lot of time with it

Mr. Cacciatore (Moodles), Monday, 30 August 2021 14:29 (three weeks ago) link

right, there are some parts on Tales I absolutely love and I feel like a 40 minute edited version of the album would rule (didn't some ilxor actually make that?), even if it still would be nowhere near the surrounding albums. I always go into it thinking I'll discover something but I never do

frogbs, Monday, 30 August 2021 14:31 (three weeks ago) link

actually what it reminds me most of is Mike Oldfield, just the way everything tweedles along forever until getting to "the good part". though there's much more structure in what Oldfield does. learning that Tales was basically a Anderson/Howe solo project that was mostly written in one marathon session made it make a lot more sense.

frogbs, Monday, 30 August 2021 14:34 (three weeks ago) link

I've got the complete Yes songbook, which probably helped me understand the structure of Tales. Also I'm a huge fan of the first four Oldfield records, so obviously someone with the patience to wait for "the good parts".

Halfway there but for you, Monday, 30 August 2021 14:38 (three weeks ago) link

I like Oldfield quite a bit. I usually find his compositions really tightly structured. I can appreciate looseness and jamming too, though!

I sometimes try to imagine the actual humans who hear music and need to turn it off because the sound is affecting too much pretension of unearned significance or because they can just hear the artists indulging their own base inclinations.

Sequel to Sadness (Sund4r), Monday, 30 August 2021 16:58 (three weeks ago) link

I don't mean that as a dig on Oldfield, I like a bunch of his stuff too. the big climactic parts don't hit as hard without everything leading up to them. but I'm not sure if that approach really works for Yes.

frogbs, Monday, 30 August 2021 17:06 (three weeks ago) link

sund4r, you mean the listeners/critics actually envy the artists for "getting away" with the self-indulgence?

frogbs, I would say the payoff at the end of "The Remembering" is worth the build-up, though Yes definitely take an indirect approach over those 20 minutes.

Halfway there but for you, Monday, 30 August 2021 17:12 (three weeks ago) link

yeah that bit on "The Remembering" is honestly some of my favorite Yes music ever but every time I hear it all I can think is how amazing it would be if they'd just built a solid 8-minute tune around it

frogbs, Monday, 30 August 2021 17:19 (three weeks ago) link

I definitely appreciated the edit of Tales (was it Matt?), it helped me appreciate the album more. I think it has some of their finest moments, a real shame it wasn't better executed

Robert Adam Gilmour, Monday, 30 August 2021 17:26 (three weeks ago) link

I mean that "pretentiousness" and "self-indulgence" are moral judgments of intentions and processes listeners are often not even privy to as opposed to audible phenomena and when they appear in musical critique, they seem like projections that say little about the work itself. It's not how any non-critic I know hears music and I'm unconvinced it was actually what 70s critics were even hearing and responding to. I can understand disliking something bc you hate the singer's voice or it's too loud or too simple or you get bored by long solos or the composition seems unstructured or the lyrics are overly sentimental or the I-IV-V progression is trite ... - those are all things you can hear.

Sequel to Sadness (Sund4r), Monday, 30 August 2021 17:30 (three weeks ago) link

I assumed that Close To The Edge and the earlier albums were all well received critically?

Robert Adam Gilmour, Monday, 30 August 2021 17:33 (three weeks ago) link

Yeah, they got decent reviews at the time in RS/MM. Christgau was condescending 'but' gave them B- to C-range 'grades' (including Tales). I feel like the reviews in the 1983 RS guide were worse than in the 1979 guide but can't find it? Maybe my beef is more with 80s and 90s critics idk; more of a general bugbear about those critical crutches, which were v common at one time.

Sequel to Sadness (Sund4r), Monday, 30 August 2021 17:52 (three weeks ago) link

when I hear "pretentious" I usually think of ELP, which I think may have earned it due to their frequent "adapting" of classical pieces and the perhaps implicit statement that they were "improving" on those pieces, or they were worthy of covering those composers? tbf I thought that was total bullshit too, ELP were rock as fuck. but I do think that Tales is pretentious in the sense of "we're so good that even our aimless noodling is interesting and worthy of putting on a record", which I guess some of the band didn't agree with

frogbs, Tuesday, 31 August 2021 01:52 (three weeks ago) link

ELP went fucking hard, like fucking "Knife-Edge"?

I really didn't like Relayer on a recent listening, something about the production struck me as tinny? Too many effects or something dulling the overall sound gestalt.

Going for the One, however... holy shit what a record

clouds, Friday, 3 September 2021 04:35 (two weeks ago) link

Based on the Youtube stream, it seems like the Steven Wilson mix of Relayer would be clearer and more pleasant than the older CD version I have.

Sequel to Sadness (Sund4r), Friday, 3 September 2021 12:03 (two weeks ago) link

I feel like the reviews in the 1983 RS guide were worse than in the 1979 guide but can't find it?

Yep, CTTE and The Yes Album got five stars in the 1979 (red) edition, and no Yes album was awarded less than three stars. The entry was written by one Charley Walters who praises their “varied virtuosity,” calls CTTE “technically brilliant, many-hued and free…most importantly, it rocks,” and says of GFTO, “No new ground is broken…Nonetheless, it’s a more than adequate display.”

In the 1983 (blue) edition, no Yes record got more than three stars, and Tales, GFTO, Tormato, Drama, and Yesshows all got one star. Wayne King (whom I know little about, other than that he was a Who fanatic) wrote the entry, starting off with “Classical rockers with hearts of cold…” moving on to GFTO being “less an effective reduction of valid ideas than an admission of total artistic bankruptcy,” and ending with, “Who cared if the final product was now a bland assembly-line concoction? Apparently no one.”

So it’s a reversal from the red to blue edition similar to the Doors entries. I dunno how those decisions were made, or by whom (Dave Marsh? John Swenson? Both? Neither?). The only instance I can find of a negative-to-positive reappraisal is the Pere Ubu entries (one star in ‘79, four and five stars in ‘83).

Montgomery Burns' Jazz (Tarfumes The Escape Goat), Friday, 3 September 2021 12:12 (two weeks ago) link

Ah, yeah, thanks. Also found this, which is one I remember reading at the time.

Rating: 2.5 Stars
"Pointlessly intricate guitar and bass solos, caterwauling keyboards, quasi-mystical lyrics proclaimed in alien falsetto, acid-dipped album-cover illustrations: this British group wrote the book on art-rock excess...Close to the Edge has its moments, but most of this hotly anticipated follow-up is a monumental snore, a dubious hot-air suite whipped up around a handful of promising song fragments." (Mark Coleman, 1992 RS Album Guide)

Sequel to Sadness (Sund4r), Friday, 3 September 2021 12:45 (two weeks ago) link

Are there bass solos on that album? On "Siberian Khatru" maybe...?

Sequel to Sadness (Sund4r), Friday, 3 September 2021 12:46 (two weeks ago) link

Pointlessly intricate guitar and bass solos, caterwauling keyboards, quasi-mystical lyrics proclaimed in alien falsetto, acid-dipped album-cover illustrations

This makes it sound even better than it actually is!

john landis as man being smashed into window (uncredited) (Matt #2), Friday, 3 September 2021 12:49 (two weeks ago) link

The Wilson remix of relayer is better than the unpleasant rhino remaster but the original late 80s cd is even better (just turn up the volume)

covidsbundlertanze op. 6 (Jon not Jon), Friday, 3 September 2021 16:41 (two weeks ago) link

had a dream the new album came out and I was reading a review that said "Yes have done it again". I'm still chuckling trying to figure out what that meant

frogbs, Saturday, 4 September 2021 04:19 (two weeks ago) link

It means "they got everybody yessed out again".

Halfway there but for you, Saturday, 4 September 2021 14:52 (two weeks ago) link

man the battle section in "Gates of Delirium" is still the craziest fucking thing this band has ever done

frogbs, Wednesday, 8 September 2021 03:03 (one week ago) link

like even Magma doesn't go that hard

frogbs, Wednesday, 8 September 2021 03:06 (one week ago) link

i don't at all want you to stop, but i feel like you're https://www.ilxor.com/ILX/ThreadSelectedControllerServlet?boardid=77&threadid=110651#unread -ing yourself

mookieproof, Wednesday, 8 September 2021 03:25 (one week ago) link

dude. i can get yessed out totally sober! this is like yessssssed out

frogbs, Wednesday, 8 September 2021 03:27 (one week ago) link

<3

mookieproof, Wednesday, 8 September 2021 03:31 (one week ago) link

From the time that Steve Howe joined Yes to when Bill Bruford left the band is pretty much a couple of years. Basically a year after Howe joined the band (May 70), Tony Kaye left and Rick Wakeman joined the band (July 71) then after finishing recording 'Close to the Edge' Bruford left (July 72) to join King Crimson.

The Yes Album
Fragile
Close to the Edge

Pretty impressive amount of work done.

earlnash, Wednesday, 8 September 2021 04:25 (one week ago) link

I would like to formally apologize. upon some reflection I have come to the conclusion that Magma do indeed go that hard. I think what got me is listening to this with the sub on, there are these explosions during that section that rattled the pictures on the walls. I've never actually noticed them before

frogbs, Thursday, 9 September 2021 00:47 (one week ago) link

One of my favourite bits in the battle sequence is the emotive sequence that occurs at 9.20, and then again at 10.00; it somehow manages to be tender, grandiose and breakneck simultaneously.

Regarding their productivity, they made another three albums of original music between mid-72 and late 74, as well.

Halfway there but for you, Thursday, 9 September 2021 01:13 (one week ago) link


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