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    Sticky: Not sure if this would count as fully outdoor or...

    Not sure if this would count as fully outdoor or not, but:

    https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/austin-spring-breakers-coronavirus-trnd/index.html
  2. Yamishogun knew

    Yamishogun knew
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    Used to play a couple of his tunes back in a...

    Used to play a couple of his tunes back in a terrific old rock/blues band. Great stuff, always got the crowd fired up nicely.

    RIP.
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    Sticky: My company has offices in Missouri, NY and...

    My company has offices in Missouri, NY and overseas, so we were already using Zoom and used to a % of us working remotely. So this is more down to extent than game-changing. Some of my coworkers...
  5. Condition RIP :(

    Condition RIP :(
  6. Just for saying, first paragraph in story: ...

    Just for saying, first paragraph in story:

    Adam Schlesinger, the prolific songwriter and member of Fountains of Wayne and Ivy, has been hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus. He is...
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    Oh yay, I'm glad! I hope you enjoy :)

    Oh yay, I'm glad! I hope you enjoy :)
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    Sticky: Friend of mine lost his dad on Saturday to the...

    Friend of mine lost his dad on Saturday to the virus.

    I'm very much hoping that his horrible, awful loss is the closest this virus will come to my sphere of friends, family, coworkers and more. ...
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    New patches being designed/demoed for the...

    New patches being designed/demoed for the upcoming Expressive-E Osmose keyboard/synth:


    https://youtu.be/uH585rTHjGo

    The MPE capabilities for this thing are beyond insane...
  10. I'll second this one, got Echoes+ via a Bandcamp...

    I'll second this one, got Echoes+ via a Bandcamp recommendation (those things are dangerous :lol) and it's terrific.
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    RIP composer Krzysztof Penderecki

    https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/polish-composer-conductor-krzysztof-penderecki-dies-86-69859535

    Not a household name but I have a few of his recordings and I suspect others here...
  12. No worries... patience is the theme to the party...

    No worries... patience is the theme to the party these days ;)
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    I have some of Hatakeyama's other albums. Nice...

    I have some of Hatakeyama's other albums. Nice stuff.
  14. Here you go: ...

    Here you go:

    https://store-uk.nin.com/products/ghosts-v-together-and-ghosts-vi-locusts

    Note...looks like they are getting hit heavily so while I "purchased" it successfully this morning, I've...
  15. Thread: Univers Zero

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    O_o

    O_o
  16. Received mine from Racket yesterday (impressively...

    Received mine from Racket yesterday (impressively fast shipping, actually...pandemic or otherwise).

    It's a nice set, in terms of presentation/content it might be the best so far. New mix is fine,...
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    GOD DAMN IT RIP

    GOD DAMN IT

    RIP
  18. This is back in stock and of considerable...

    This is back in stock and of considerable interest to anyone who digs Docstader:

    https://boomkat.com/products/l-oeuvre-musicale

    On the "almost proto-ambient and LONG WINDED" side of things, I...
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    Sticky: https://www.wavy.com/news/virginia/coronavirus-mon...

    https://www.wavy.com/news/virginia/coronavirus-monday-updates-virginia-now-has-254-cases-6-deaths-reported/
  20. Meanwhile from the "other things" file...my happy...

    Meanwhile from the "other things" file...my happy buys for the day:

    Slow Dancing Society
    Andy Fosberry
    Visible Cloaks
    This Will Destroy You
    Rapoon
    Roll the Dice
    Pye Corner Audio
    Jessie...
  21. I've had that a few times before when they've...

    I've had that a few times before when they've been extra busy. Keep trying, it should work in due time (FWIW)
  22. Wow...good thing I'm an early riser. I was...

    Wow...good thing I'm an early riser. I was online + working by around 6 AM, bought about a dozen things and had them all downloaded before 7:30 :up

    That said...YAY that so many people went out to...
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    Aw shucks :) Steve actually set the price...so...

    Aw shucks :)

    Steve actually set the price...so hey, buy a few more things while you're on the site!!

    Yeah, I'm doing some re-arranging in the studio right now but hoping to start spending...
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    Hi peeps!! Crazy week, and I know (hope?) many...

    Hi peeps!!

    Crazy week, and I know (hope?) many of us are chucking bucks in the general direction of Bandcamp...that said, the CD is finally out and available via Chez Wayside at the BEST price:
    ...
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    Xerxes arrived yesterday! Initial thoughts: -...

    Xerxes arrived yesterday! Initial thoughts:

    - I love my Deckard's Dream but it took a while to iron out the glitches and kinks and eventually needed a bit of a rebuild to get functioning. So...
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    Sticky: I actually had a package delivered by FedEx...

    I actually had a package delivered by FedEx yesterday and was a bit amused that for once, I'd actually be here to sign for the damned thing :lol But the delivery guy set down the package, rang the...
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    Sticky: FedEx is no longer requiring a signature for...

    FedEx is no longer requiring a signature for deliveries. I suspect the other carriers will start to do the same.
  28. I'd like to go a different way. I'd really...

    I'd like to go a different way.

    I'd really love for more folks to hear my last album (the few who heard it here had really awesome words about it), and I'm all about the Bandcamp model. But right...
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    Sticky: As I understand it, some businesses are still...

    As I understand it, some businesses are still taking a hard line regarding telework:

    https://gizmodo.com/charter-employees-clash-with-managers-over-isps-self-se-1842382848
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    Sticky: Starting to see the first signs of the other...

    Starting to see the first signs of the other likely challenge: isolation anxiety.

    Not for me...I'm a prog keyboardist, motherfuckers. I was born for this.

    But some of my coworkers are...
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    Sticky: I think we're going to see just how many of the...

    I think we're going to see just how many of the things we love (restaurants, shops, artists and related aspects of the fine arts) were barely staying in the black all this time.

    My inbox is...
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    Grrr...those absolute assholes at Perfect Circuit...

    Grrr...those absolute assholes at Perfect Circuit just had to go and put the Xerxes synth on sale :mad

    FINE...I'll take one :up

    (assholes!)
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    Sticky: Gyms are a tricky one. Group classes are very...

    Gyms are a tricky one. Group classes are very risky. Working out as a group, ditto.

    Individually...as long as one stays to oneself and consistently wipes down equipment before/after use (which...
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    Sticky: FWIW My friend Ricardo worked with the patient...

    FWIW

    My friend Ricardo worked with the patient that was identified @ the Tysons Capital One office (here in Northern VA). Per Ricardo, he's in bad shape (the word he used was 'critical') and...
  35. RIP Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (Throbbing Gristle)

    https://pitchfork.com/news/genesis-breyer-p-orridge-dead-at-70/
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    In other words, be a prog fan :up :lol

    In other words, be a prog fan :up

    :lol
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    Sticky: I'm hearing that eBay is banning sales of certain...

    I'm hearing that eBay is banning sales of certain items to avoid that sort of disgusting profiteering.

    I'm still a tad baffled as to why toilet paper became the BIG thing for hoarding. Probably a...
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    Hi peeps! Hope everyone is well and safe. ...

    Hi peeps! Hope everyone is well and safe. So....CDS ARE READY :D

    Here's the scoop:

    I flat-out suck at shipping so I don't plan to ship any CDs directly via Bandcamp. Instead, I'm working...
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    Sticky: Speaking just for myself...I'm disappointed about...

    Speaking just for myself...I'm disappointed about shows being canceled. But I'm also very relieved, especially in cases like Big Ears: it would have been much worse if they'd moved ahead and I (and...
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    Sticky: :up

    :up
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    Sticky: Unless Anna Meredith was already in the country...

    Unless Anna Meredith was already in the country before last night, I suspect her tour will be canceled very shortly.
  42. Thread: Big Ears 2020

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    Appreciated...but it's pretty much where things...

    Appreciated...but it's pretty much where things are at right now. SXSW, Big Ears, most likely CTTE. Probably lots of smaller events before long too.

    If it helps cut down the rate at which this...
  43. Thread: Big Ears 2020

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    I BLAME STEVEN WILSON

    I BLAME STEVEN WILSON
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    Tis what tis!!

    Tis what tis!!
  45. I've got a few conflicts but not as many as I...

    I've got a few conflicts but not as many as I expected. Starebaby is the midnight slot so I'd better be ready for some serious coffee that evening.

    I saw Winged Victory for the Sullen a few Big...
  46. Thread: Big Ears 2020

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    That's a drag, she was definitely on my short...

    That's a drag, she was definitely on my short list of "most wanting to see" artists this year.
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    Certainly my own favorite among the man's work...

    Certainly my own favorite among the man's work (at least, the paltry number of films I've been fortunate enough to see).
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    I'm waiting/watching to see what happens. It's...

    I'm waiting/watching to see what happens.

    It's an international fest with artists coming from everywhere, and drawing a crowd from everywhere. There's also a marathon happening right on top of...
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    RIP to Max Von Sydow

    Looks like a re-viewing of Seventh Seal is in my near future...

    https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-51803195?fbclid=IwAR1hGFqRUkVttvSAaDFwJ6ZirBnU2XyNM0UQr5RNMl1VhIS0I1mL9xHRO2I
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    Clearly fake, since it says the other guys aren't...

    Clearly fake, since it says the other guys aren't carrying Phil onstage at the start :down :down


    Actually, scratch that...I'm gonna walk back on everything I said before. I'd part with real...
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    TOO YOUNG. Damn...RIP

    TOO YOUNG.


    Damn...RIP
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    Oh, and how could I forget this utter (and...

    Oh, and how could I forget this utter (and utterly wonderful) blast of mental napalm:

    https://beholdthearctopus.bandcamp.com/
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    Have you heard Temple? Great great instrumental...

    Have you heard Temple? Great great instrumental stuff...kind of like Opeth circa "Ghost Reveries" or "Blackwater Park" but sans vocals:
    ...
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    Yeah...the first Kayo Dot was amazing, and the...

    Yeah...the first Kayo Dot was amazing, and the tour supporting the 2nd album was also epic. But the dual motW releases ("Bath" + "Leaving Your Body Map") were something truly special IMHO.
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    For me personally... Watching Phil Collins...

    For me personally...

    Watching Phil Collins drum was a big, very very big, part of my interest in seeing Genesis live. I really appreciated how much time he spent behind the kit in 2007. Watching...
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    That one and "Leaving Your Body Map" by maudlin...

    That one and "Leaving Your Body Map" by maudlin of the Well were the two that won me over. Now, it's the sort of thing where I hear some songs and I can't imagine them WITHOUT that vocal style. ...
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    Wow...lots to unpack and I'm still just on the...

    Wow...lots to unpack and I'm still just on the first tune. Thanks!

    For those that care, for those that can hang...saw Cult of Luna this weekend. "Dawn to Fear" was already my favorite album of...
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    Rosemary?

    Rosemary?
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    Cheers, grand ol' bud :)

    Cheers, grand ol' bud :)
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    :lol

    :lol
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