Tag Archives: Chris Braide

DBA (DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION) – Skyscraper Souls

December 28, 2017

Magical Thinker 2017 Higher and higher, prog-pop purveyors turn routine into a journey of a lifetime. “Can we escape our own mind games?”: this question from the title track of and Chris Braide’s third joint venture is a key to … Continue reading

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John Wetton And Geoff Downes: From Archival Tapes To A New Music

September 22, 2017

Since ‘s passing the creative future of ASIA may remain in limbo, although there’s a number of songs he and wrote in preparation for the band’s next record that can be finished to see the light of day, but their … Continue reading

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DBA (DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION) – Suburban Ghosts

February 1, 2016

X2X 2015 Socially conscious pop duo reveal their progressive colors on an album number two – in a retro kind of way. It’s all about memories. They start to flow with the “I came across a photograph” line that anxiously … Continue reading

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THIS OCEANIC FEELING: A New Pop-Prog Supergroup

June 8, 2015

While pop and prog still may seem like strange bedfellows, there are people who bestride this deceptive rift – people such as singer-guitarist Chris Braide, who co-wrote songs for the likes of Christina Aguilera yet released an  with , and bassist … Continue reading

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CHRIS BRAIDE – Fifty Dollar Planets And Twenty Cent Stars

December 3, 2014

Cherry Red 2014 Celestial bodies sold cheap as pop hook maven look back at his rock roots. Somewhere in between work with Sia on a contribution to “The Great Gatsby” OST and her solo album, Chris Braide not only submitted … Continue reading

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