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Content by tag "Steve Howe"

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Yes: Tales from Topographic Oceans (Definitive Edition)

Read "Yes: Tales from Topographic Oceans (Definitive Edition)" reviewed by John Kelman

It was the album that, based on challenges during the five months it took to record, should really never have come to pass. It was the album that broke a three studio album/one live recording winning streak of increasing critical acclaim. It was the album, when at least for some critics, suggested the group's seemingly endless ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Steve Howe "Anthology" Available March 10 From Rhino

Steve Howe "Anthology" Available March 10 From Rhino

STEVE HOWE CURATES NEW SOLO ANTHOLOGY Two-Disc Collection Spotlights The Acclaimed Guitarist's Solo Career With 33 Tracks And Will Be Available March 10 From Rhino Howe Will Launch The “Anthology Tour" In April LOS ANGELES - Guitarist Steve Howe played an integral role in shaping the sound of Yes and Asia, two of the world's most beloved and ...

ARTICLE: REDISCOVERY

Yes: Relayer

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Yes
Relayer
Panegyric
2014 (1977)

Today's Rediscovery is an anomaly in the catalog of one of progressive rock's most innovative groups of the late 1960s/early '70s, and how better to experience it than with Steven Wilson's upgraded 2014 stereo (and 5.1 surround sound) remix, as the former Porcupine Tree frontman nears the release of ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Dylan Howe: Subterranean (New Designs on Bowie's Berlin)

Read "Dylan Howe: Subterranean (New Designs on Bowie's Berlin)" reviewed by Phil Barnes

Jazz musicians love the tribute album, perhaps more than the listeners who receive them. That opportunity to suggest affiliation, tapping into an already established audience can be tempting and a useful much needed marketing tool as industry-wide sales collapse. But really there is no reason why a tribute can't work -do it with love, for the ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Various Artists: Light My Fire: A Classic Rock Salute to The Doors

Read "Light My Fire: A Classic Rock Salute to The Doors" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Southern California-based Purple Pyramid Records and producer, instrumentalist Billy Sherwood raised the bar with this tribute to The Doors by convening a star-studded cast, featuring classic rockers performing with progressive rock luminaries. And the jazz contingent is onboard, evidenced by jazz guitar great Larry Coryell appearing with Focus keyboardist Thijs Van Leer on “Love Me Two ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Yes at the NYCB Theatre At Westbury

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Yes
NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Westbury, NY
July 12, 2014

When Yes announced that it would be touring in the summer of 2014, it also stated that it would be playing its classic albums Fragile (Atlantic Records, 1971) and Close To The Edge (Atlantic Records, 1972) in their entirety, as well ...

Dylan Howe: Subterranean: New Designs on Bowie's Berlin

Read "Subterranean: New Designs on Bowie's Berlin" reviewed by Sammy Stein

For the past 20 years or so drummer Dylan Howe has been a presence on the British music scene. He grew up in North London and when he was 13 he went to Ronnie Scott's to see drummer Buddy Rich and decided he wanted to be a jazz drummer. As the son of Yes guitarist Steve ...

Dylan Howe: Subterranean: New Designs On Bowie's Berlin

Read "Subterranean: New Designs On Bowie's Berlin" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Dylan Howe is one of the UK's most versatile drummers--a long-standing member of The Blockheads, part of Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey's band on the chart-topping Going Back Home (Chess Records, 2014) and (alongside keyboard player Ross Stanley) part of his father, Steve Howe's, guitar trio. He's also responsible, with Will Butterworth, for a critically-acclaimed duo ...

Yes: The Yes Album (Definitive Edition CD/Blu-Ray)

Read "Yes: The Yes Album (Definitive Edition CD/Blu-Ray)" reviewed by John Kelman

While later albums like Fragile (Atlantic, 1971) and the epic Close to the Edge (Atlantic, 1972) would establish Yes as superstars of the progressive rock world (and, to some extent, beyond), it was The Yes Album, also released by Atlantic but nine months earlier in February of 1971, that announced Yes a group with still-untapped potential ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Little Barrie at Santos Party House

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Little Barrie
Santos Party House
New York, NY
May 8, 2014

Little Barrie is a British blues-based power trio formed in Nottingham in 1999. Its music is an amalgamation of blues, psychedelia, garage rock, pop, soul, funk and good old fashioned rock 'n' roll with a bit of a jamband mentality. ...


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