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Yes – High Vibration: SACD Box (2013) [Japanese 16 Discs Box Set] {PS3 ISO + FLAC}

Yes – High Vibration: SACD Box (2013) [Japanese 16 Discs Box Set]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 716:14 mins | Scans included | 29,7 GB
or FLAC 2.0 (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 15,9 GB

High Vibration is a limited edition 16 SACD box set, featuring the 13 albums released by English prog rock supergroup Yes, between 1968 and 1987, including live album “Yessongs”. A unique 12-track bonus SACD features rare selections such “Owner of a Lonely Heart (Move Yourself Mix)” from 1991 and 1972′s “Total Mass Retain (Single version)” is also included. Everything has been newly remastered in Japan by Isao Kikuchi, and comes with a 200-page book (mostly on japanese language). Albums includes: “Yes (1969)”, “Time and a Word (1970)”, “The Yes Album (1971)”, “Fragile (1971)”, “Close to the Edge (1972)”, “Yessongs (1973)”, “Tales from Topographic Oceans (1973)”, “Relayer (1974)”, “Going for the One (1977)”, “Tormato (1978)”, “Drama (1980)”, “90125 (1983)”, and “Big Generator (1987)”.

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Yes – Fragile (1972) [Japanese SACD 2011] {2.0 & 5.1} PS3 ISO + FLAC

Yes – Fragile (1972) [Japanese Reissue 2011]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 51:57 minutes | Scans included | 3,64 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/96 kHz | Full Scans included | 1,23 GB
Features Stereo and Multichannel Surround Sound | Warner Music Japan # WPCR-14167

Fragile was Yes’ breakthrough album, propelling them in a matter of weeks from a cult act to an international phenomenon; not coincidentally, it also marked the point where all of the elements of the music (and more) that would define their success for more than a decade fell into place fully formed. The science-fiction and fantasy elements that had driven the more successful songs on their preceding record, The Yes Album, were pushed much harder here, and not just in the music but in the packaging of the album:the Roger Dean-designed cover was itself a fascinating creation that seemed to relate to the music and drew the purchaser’s attention in a manner that few records since the heyday of the psychedelic era could match. Having thrown original keyboard player Tony Kaye overboard early in the sessions – principally over his refusal to accept the need for the Moog synthesizer in lieu of his preferred Hammond organ – the band welcomed Rick Wakeman into its ranks. His use of the Moog, among other instruments, coupled with an overall bolder and more aggressive style of playing, opened the way for a harder, hotter sound by the group as a whole; bassist Chris Squire sounds like he’s got his amp turned up to “12,” and Steve Howe’s electric guitars are not far behind, although the group also displayed subtlety where it was needed. The opening minute of “Roundabout,” the album opener – and the basis for the edited single that would reach number 13 on the Billboard charts and get the group onto AM radio in a way that most other prog rock outfits could only look upon with envy – was dominated by Howe’s acoustic guitar and Bill Bruford‘s drums, and only in the middle section did the band show some of what they could do with serious amperage. Elsewhere on the record, as on “South Side of the Sky,” they would sound as though they were ready to leave the ground (and the planet), between the volume and intensity of their playing. “Long Distance Runaround,” which also served as the B-side of the single, was probably the most accessible track here apart from “Roundabout,” but they were both ambitious enough to carry most listeners on to the heavier sides at the core of this long player. The solo tracks by the members were actually a necessity: they needed to get Fragile out in a hurry to cover the cost of the keyboards that Wakeman had added to the group’s sonic arsenal. But they ended up being more than filler. Each member, in effect, took a “bow” in mostly fairly serious settings, and Squire’s “The Fish” and Howe’s “Mood For a Day” pointed directly to future, more substantial projects as well as taking on a life of their own on-stage. If not exactly their peak, Fragile was as perfect a record as the group would ever make, and just as flawless in its timing as its content.

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Yes – The Steven Wilson Remixes (2018) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Yes – The Steven Wilson Remixes (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 04:02:41 minutes | 5,08 GB | Genre: Rock
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Digital Booklet, Front Cover | ©  Rhino Atlantic

YES mark their 50th anniversary this year and release YES: THE STEVEN WILSON REMIXES which spotlights five studio albums that helped secure the band’s recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

YES: THE STEVEN WILSON REMIXES will be available on 29th June as a five album set. It includes remixed versions of: The Yes Album (1971), Fragile (1971), Close To The Edge (1972), the double album Tales From Topographic Oceans (1973), and Relayer (1974). Each album features remixed audio by Steven Wilson, released on vinyl for the first time.

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Yes – The Royal Affair Tour (Live in Las Vegas) (2020) [Official Digital Download 24bit/44,1kHz]

Yes – The Royal Affair Tour (Live in Las Vegas) (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 01:15:15 minutes | 510 MB | Genre: Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd

Progressive rock pioneers Yes are back in top form with a new live album, The Royal Affair Tour, Live From Las Vegas, that drops October 30th, 2020 on BMG Records. The release documents a gig at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on the band’s 2019 American tour, which was meant to be a celebration of the best prog Britain has to offer. Guests on the tour included Asia (with Yes keyboardist Geoff Downes and a special appearance by guitarist Steve Howe), John Lodge of The Moody Blues, and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy featuring Arthur Brown. The set will be available as a CD digi sleeve with a 12-page booklet, a 2 LP gatefold with a 12″ booklet, and on digital. The record captures an inspired night in the life of one of rock music’s most legendary bands and proves beyond a doubt that it’s very much alive.

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Yes – Yes 50 Live (2019) [Official Digital Download 24bit/44,1kHz]

Yes – Yes 50 Live (2019)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 01:51:03 minutes | 1,24 GB | Genre: Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Rhino

Yes celebrated their 50th anniversary with a tour through America and Europe, one that is commemorated on Rhino’s 2019 set 50 Live. Recorded over two July nights in Philadelphia, 50 Live touches upon material written throughout the band’s history but it adheres most closely to the prog rock that made their name in the early ’70s. The set is anchored by classics — “Close to the Edge” opens the album,” “Starship Trooper” ends it, with “Yours Is No Disgrace” and “Roundabout” arriving elsewhere — and the newer material is in the same vein (in other words, there is no “Owner of a Lonely Heart” or “Leave It”). Considering how the 2018 lineup is directed by guitarist Steve Howe, this shouldn’t be a surprise, and it has to be said that this incarnation — which features Howe, Geoff Downes, Alan White, Billy Sherwood, and vocalist Jon Davison, who joined the band in 2012 — does this sound justice, which makes the album precisely what it’s intended to be: a celebration of a particular time and sound, delivered with affection and skill. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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Yes – Yessongs (1973/2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Yes – Yessongs (1973/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 2:10:13 minutes | 2,6 GB | Genre: Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: | © Rhino Atlantic

Yessongs is the first live album from the English progressive rock band Yes, released on Atlantic Records. It reached number 7 on the UK Albums Chart and number 12 on the Billboard 200 in the United States. The album was certified gold in 1973 and platinum in 1998 by the Recording Industry Association of America. The album is formed of recordings from their supporting world tours for their studio albums, Fragile and Close to the Edge, between February and December 1972. A concert film of the same name was released in 1975 that documents the band’s performances at London’s Rainbow Theatre on 15 and 16 December 1972.

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Yes – Yesshows (1980/2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Yes – Yesshows (1980/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 1:18:50 minutes | 2,96 GB | Genre: Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: | © Rhino Atlantic

Prog-rock band, Yes, is one of the most exhilarating live acts in music history. The band’s live interaction is captured in all its glory on their second live album, Yesshows. Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Alan White and Steve Howe are joined by Rick Wakeman for a variety of tracks. The band’s contagious live energy, intricate melodies and riveting dynamics are in exquisite form. They performed hits including “Time And A Word,” “Going For The One” and “Don’t Kill The Whale”.

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Yes – Tormato (1978/2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Yes – Tormato (1978/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 41:46 minutes | 1,76 GB | Genre: Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: | © Rhino Atlantic

Chart History/Awards
– Reached #10 on the Billboard 200.
– Reached #8 in the U.K.

Tormato is the prog-rock band’s ninth studio classic. Yes fans have praised the album as a truly inspiring masterwork. The Platinum hit includes “On The Silent Wings Of Freedom,” “Future Times/Rejoice” and the international smash “Don’t Kill The Whale.” Tormato reached the Top Ten in the U.K. and in the United States. This important piece of music is widely considered one of the band’s finest recordings.

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Yes – Tales From Topographic Oceans (1973/2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Yes – Tales From Topographic Oceans (1973/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 81:32 minutes | 2,98 GB | Genre: Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: | © Rhino Atlantic

Chart History/Awards
– #1 on the UK Albums Chart for 1973.
– #6 on the US Billboard 200 Chart for 1974.
– Certified Gold by the RIAA (US) and BPI (UK) in 1974.

After several whirlwind tours to celebrate their amazing successful run with albums like Fragile, Close To The Edge and Yessongs, the legendary Yes got back to the studio and worked on an amazing and huge piece of music for their prog-rock masterwork, Tales From Topographic Oceans.

With an ever interesting line-up of world class musicianship featuring Jon Anderson (vocals), Chris Squire (bass/vocals), Steve Howe (guitars/vocals), Rick Wakeman (keyboards) and Alan White on drums, Tales From Topographic Oceans truly stands as absolutely one of the most important albums of their mega successful career.

Often considered one of the finest recordings in their amazing career, Yes fans continue to praise Tales Of Topographic Oceans as a truly inspiring masterwork. This important piece of music consists of four amazing Yes workouts such as the definitive side one opener “The Revealing Science of God,” the art-rock driven “The Remembering,” the percussive and acoustic favorite “The Ancient – Giants Under The Sun,” and of course, the definitive album closer “Ritual – Nous Sommes du Soleil”.

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Yes – Going For The One (1977/2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Yes – Going For The One (1977/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 38:53 minutes | 1,47 GB | Genre: Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: | © Rhino/Elektra

Chart History/Awards
– Reached #8 on the Billboard 200.

Going For The One is Yes’ 1977 masterwork. It saw the return of Rick Wakeman and found the band incorporating shorter form songs. Similar to Fragile, Going For The One features stunning vocal harmonies balanced by thrilling guitar playing. It topped the U.K. charts and reached #8 on the Billboard 200. It includes the hit singles “Wonderous Stories” and “Going For The One.” Absolutely essential.

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