Tag Archives: Geoff Downes

DBA – Live In England

January 8, 2020

Magical Thinker / Cherry Red 2019 Preserved for posterity in audio and on video, a humble concert debut of a pop-prog ensemble who defy vanity. Even though the stage didn’t seem off-limits to DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION, and Chris Braide never … Continue reading

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Geoff Downes And Chris Braide Release Live Album

September 21, 2019

Even though DBA, or DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION, had been designed as 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 Green, … Continue reading

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DECKCHAIR POETS – A Bit Of Pottery

April 26, 2019

Angel Air 2019 Wizardry warping awry for veterans who take a field trip to a quidditch match. Laughter has been a major part of this group’s life from the very beginning, but where their previous efforts served it in droplets … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Yesterday & Today: A 50th Anniversary Tribute to Yes

January 13, 2019

RecPlay 2018 Shaping their heart through their working hands, the Sonic Elements collective pay homage to prog godfathers. Presumably a product of “Cruise To The Edge” where most of its participants sailed to the YES realm, this tribute – masterminded … Continue reading

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Tributes To YES and Chris Squire Are Ready For Release

September 22, 2018

This year marks the 50th anniversary of YES but, sadly, the ensemble’s stalwart didn’t live to celebrate it, having passed away in 2015. Both the band and the man deserve paying homage to, and although the collective have seen a … Continue reading

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