Category: CHRIS BRAIDE

DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION – Suburban Ghosts [Japanese Edition]

The duo of Yes / Asia keyboardist Geoff Downes and songwriter Chris Braide DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION launched their album “Suburban Ghosts” – the follow-up to DBA’s great debut – simultaneously in Japan. We really liked the first DBA album and gave it a suitably effusive review. The truth is a record like that – and its successor “Suburban Ghosts” –...

DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION – Skyscraper Souls (2017)

Legendary keyboardist Geoff Downes & and young talent Chris Braide, known as the DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION (DBA), release their new album “Skyscraper Souls” via Cherry Red Records. This is their 3rd collaboration and follows their two previous critically-acclaimed releases Pictures of You (2012) and Suburban Ghosts (2015) – both featured here on the blog. “Skyscraper Souls” is quite different from...

THIS OCEANIC FEELING – Universal Mind (2015)

THIS OCEANIC FEELING – Universal Mind (2015)

* THIS OCEANIC FEELING is a new Rock&pop / Prog supergroup fronted by singer, songwriter and producer Chris Braide who was a founding member of The Producers (with former Yes man Trevor Horn) – the combo who delivered us a great album some time ago – and a very recommended solo record last year (both featured here on the blog).The...

CHRIS BRAIDE – Fifty Dollar Planets And Twenty Cent Stars (2014)

* Last year Chris Braide and Geoff Downes released an album that may forever be termed ‘one that got away’; DBA’s ‘Pictures Of You’ was arguably one of the best albums of the year combining sublime pop-rock sensibilities and highly accessible melodies (presented at 0dayrox HERE).Now CHRIS BRAIDE has the opportunity for his solo CD, released by Cherry Red Records...

PRODUCERS – Made In Basing Street (2012)

* “Made In Basing Street” is the first album by the English supergroup PRODUCERS, and as the album’s name suggests, it was mainly recorded in the legendary SARM Studios (formerly known as ‘Basing Street Studios’) in Notting Hill, which is now owned by Producer’s member Trevor Horn, used to record such famous albums as Led Zeppelin IV and Queen’s News...