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 (thirteen 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 (thirteen 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 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

does it also SOUND like yes, jbr?

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

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

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

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

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

Somebody buy flappy a beer

calstars, Saturday, 21 April 2018 20:17 (two months ago) Permalink

I suspect there is some yesshame in preferring “soon” to TGoD but hey whatever

calstars, Monday, 23 April 2018 02:06 (two months ago) Permalink

The HBO show "Divorce" featuring Thomas Haden Church and Sarah Jessica Parker, is all Yessed out. A recent episode involved the daughter expressing frustration with the music at a roller rink, leading to her dad (Paul Giamatti's merlot-drinking buddy in "Sideways") arranging for "The Gates of Delirium" to be blasted from the rink's PA. there are other great Yes references, too.
http://www.yesfans.com/showthread.php?85143-Yes-featured-on-HBO-s-Divorce

Prefecture, Monday, 23 April 2018 02:34 (two months ago) Permalink

folks

I am enjoying 90125

imago, Monday, 23 April 2018 16:41 (two months ago) Permalink

leading to her dad (Paul Giamatti's merlot-drinking buddy in "Sideways")

that's the dude from Wings show some respect

The Desus & Mero Chain (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Monday, 23 April 2018 17:00 (two months ago) Permalink

this is the first time I wanted to watch that show

The Desus & Mero Chain (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Monday, 23 April 2018 17:00 (two months ago) Permalink

now for big generator

let's attack bad-era yes head-on

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 14:00 (two months ago) Permalink

that album's always been my answer to "what if The Police hadn't broken up?"

frogbs, Friday, 27 April 2018 14:15 (two months ago) Permalink

yknow this is bad, but it isn't bad

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 14:30 (two months ago) Permalink

title track is a dreadful monstrosity but the rest is kind of nice

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 14:31 (two months ago) Permalink

I'm Running is practically Cardiacs-inspired!

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 14:34 (two months ago) Permalink

you wish :)

I had a comp a long time ago that had the title track and it put me off the album for a long time. If you removed that track I think the album would have a better reputation

always liked "Almost Like Love", as goofy as that one is

frogbs, Friday, 27 April 2018 14:39 (two months ago) Permalink

i have a hard time with big generator. they fell so hard after 90125, but it was a classic run -- 1969 - 1983 -- 14 years like the ideal number of songs on a perfect pop album

my short list of post-rabin studio jams: "without hope you cannot start the day"; "holding on"; "take the water to the mountain"; "real love"; "homeworld"; "lightning strikes / can i? / face to face"; "to be alive"; "new language"; "nine voices"; "madman at the screens"; "life on a film set"; and "into the storm"

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 27 April 2018 14:43 (two months ago) Permalink

I'm Running is maybe top-ten Yes, fuck all y'all

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 14:43 (two months ago) Permalink

Which album has Love Will Find a Way? That's some solid AOR.

Josh in Chicago, Friday, 27 April 2018 14:44 (two months ago) Permalink

yeah that's on this one

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 14:46 (two months ago) Permalink

But yeah, wow! If I like a deep cut from Big Bad Generator this much, what will I discover on their later, even badder albums? (I'm braced for 'nothing')

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 14:55 (two months ago) Permalink

Talk is a pretty neat album. Always felt it was a bit underrated. It's definitely not as entertaining as 90125 or Big Generator though

a lot of Yes fans like the Keystudio stuff. I dug "That, That Is" a lot but it really doesn't need to be a 20 minute epic

lots of cool stuff on The Ladder (especially the title track which really is "classic Yes" in all its glory), but as an album it's very uneven

I remember liking Magnification a good amount but I don't really recall a single thing from it

frogbs, Friday, 27 April 2018 15:00 (two months ago) Permalink

Shoot High, Aim Low is kind of a cool track

Mario Meatwagon (Moodles), Friday, 27 April 2018 16:59 (two months ago) Permalink

it's one of my favorite yes songs! there's a dropoff from 90125 to big generator but i don't think it's all that dramatic

flamenco drop (BradNelson), Friday, 27 April 2018 17:32 (two months ago) Permalink

I've taken the wild decision that BG is even better

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 18:00 (two months ago) Permalink

Yo lj you wildin

The Desus & Mero Chain (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Friday, 27 April 2018 18:01 (two months ago) Permalink

Hold On comes close but there's nothing quite as good as BG's highlights on 90125

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 18:04 (two months ago) Permalink

btw how the hell did Hold On get 0 votes in the 90125 poll, it sounds like the closing-credits music to an 80s eco-cop hero movie. The Emerald Weapon

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 18:11 (two months ago) Permalink

lj you need to spend way more time with 90125 my god

flamenco drop (BradNelson), Friday, 27 April 2018 18:23 (two months ago) Permalink

nothing on big generator is as good as "leave it" or its several remixes

flamenco drop (BradNelson), Friday, 27 April 2018 18:23 (two months ago) Permalink

I'm listening to 90125 again now haha. I only heard it for the first time the other day! It is a Powerful Mood

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 18:24 (two months ago) Permalink

When "Leave It" was released as a single, MTV played like 10 different variations on the video in a row.

Mario Meatwagon (Moodles), Friday, 27 April 2018 18:25 (two months ago) Permalink

who would believe you, LJ? wise men do

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 27 April 2018 18:25 (two months ago) Permalink

imago, don't sleep on "Changes" or "It Can Happen"

Mario Meatwagon (Moodles), Friday, 27 April 2018 18:26 (two months ago) Permalink

I certainly won't sleep on them - I just heard them again. They're great. Leave It just began

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 18:27 (two months ago) Permalink

Yeah, v good. But as I say, it feels like they wrote I'm Running just for me. It's something I don't expect anyone else to go for as hard as I do. It's imagocore

imago, Friday, 27 April 2018 18:32 (two months ago) Permalink

It's interesting to hear some of the 90125 demos to see just how much these are Chris Squire songs that got spliced with Trevor Rabin songs.

Mario Meatwagon (Moodles), Friday, 27 April 2018 18:39 (two months ago) Permalink

IT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU
IT CAN HAPPEN TO ME
IT CAN HAPPEN TO EVERYONE EEE VENT YOU ALL EEE

frogbs, Friday, 27 April 2018 18:41 (two months ago) Permalink

btw how the hell did Hold On get 0 votes in the 90125 poll, it sounds like the closing-credits music to an 80s eco-cop hero movie. The Emerald Weapon

Hold On is the tits. It starts off as this garish blues jam before exploding into an incredible chorus.

Let us agree that songs that feature Chris Squire prominently on vocals are inherently works of startling genius.

Naive Teen Idol, Friday, 27 April 2018 18:58 (two months ago) Permalink

imago check out the "hello/goodbye" 12" mix of "leave it", it rules

brimstead, Friday, 27 April 2018 19:08 (two months ago) Permalink

lol that was the one i was gonna post

flamenco drop (BradNelson), Friday, 27 April 2018 19:10 (two months ago) Permalink

Let us agree that songs that feature Chris Squire prominently on vocals are inherently works of startling genius.

― Naive Teen Idol, Friday, April 27, 2018 1:58 PM (yesterday) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

(An answer to all of your answers to)...YEEESSSSSS!!!!!

Prefecture, Sunday, 29 April 2018 03:56 (two months ago) Permalink

Is there a better "just got home from a party on Saturday night and feel like grabbing a beer and blasting some tunes for the remaining people in the house who i might have awaken(ed)" than "On The Silent Wings Of Freedom"?

Prefecture, Sunday, 29 April 2018 04:13 (two months ago) Permalink

Jamming 90125 right now that's my word

The Desus & Mero Chain (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Sunday, 29 April 2018 05:52 (two months ago) Permalink

Yeah I've been playing the hell out of 90125

imago, Sunday, 29 April 2018 08:57 (two months ago) Permalink

I think frogbs linked to this ages ago on another Yes thread.

Icelandic band Todmobile's cover of Awaken w/ Anderson guesting, a great arrangement, augmented by a choir, some brass and strings, they really know how to effectively pile on the layers for the very end section, best version I've heard so far (other than nitpicky issues with the bass player).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwspoyRdeV0

MaresNest, Sunday, 29 April 2018 09:56 (two months ago) Permalink

I've taken the wild decision that BG is even better

― imago, Friday, April 27, 2018 1:00 PM (two days ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

you can feel no sense of measure

Guayaquil (eephus!), Sunday, 29 April 2018 12:00 (two months ago) Permalink

holy shit, this version of Awaken

imago, Sunday, 29 April 2018 16:23 (two months ago) Permalink

that's one of the greatest things ever recorded, surely

also, at the end of the video is the first time i've heard Roundabout and thought 'ah NOW i get it'

imago, Sunday, 29 April 2018 22:37 (two months ago) Permalink

ya, this is terrific, even when it's not late at night

doug watson, Monday, 30 April 2018 13:43 (two months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

So, there wasn't really this spirit of this magical, wonderful, open-hearted feeling of the word Yes that I expected, which sort of devastated me at first. It took me a couple of weeks to really understand that. I had just worked with Duran Duran and we'd had several number one songs.

http://zenponies.com/yitp/2001/mar/mar_01.html

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 15 May 2018 21:57 (two months ago) Permalink

lmao

JE: There was no material. Basically, what there was was Steve (Howe) was working on a solo album (later released as Turbulence) and he brought in some things. Jon (Anderson) brought in one or two faint ideas. The problem is they hated each other so much at that point. I couldn't get Jon and Steve to sit down in a room together without me and the only way that Steve would do anything is to wake up and get very stoned and he was no good for the whole day after that. So we would sit down and try to write a few chords and here are my sort of kid pop idols and they couldn't string three chords together without fighting about what they were. And that was just putting Jon and Steve together, and constantly Steve would be badgering me about how he hated Jon's lyrics and how Jon had no good ideas. And Jon would say to me, 'Oh, Steve's just so washed out and Asia was such a horrible thing—look what it did to him.' You had Rick Wakeman who… all he wanted to do was get out there in the mix. And Rick had three or four parts that he would play, the same thing on everything. I would bring a Hammond organ in—he wouldn't touch the Hammond. He said, 'That's old-fashioned.' Not realising… well, he's so out of touch—what good would it have done had he played? I couldn't get these guys to sit down and write material without other people being in the room because of the social reasons. They had just been on the road for so many years and they probably had so many episodes with each other. Half of them couldn't really play any more. I mean, it was really sad. They were just sloppy and tired and old.

I guess that confirms everything I suspected about Union

frogbs, Tuesday, 15 May 2018 22:14 (two months ago) Permalink

Just listened to Yessongs recently. Love how heavy the bit is after "I Get Up I Get Down".

Robert Adam Gilmour, Friday, 18 May 2018 19:58 (one month ago) Permalink

one month passes...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_yXaZYZGDo

reggie (qualmsley), Wednesday, 20 June 2018 18:35 (three weeks ago) Permalink


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