Tag Archives: Chris Braide

Geoff Downes And Chris Braide Release Live Album

September 21, 2019

Even though DBA, or DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION, had been designed a a studio only project, in September of 2018 and Chris Braide decided to take their oeuvre to the stage, their first concert taking place in, of all places, Sheffield … Continue reading

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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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