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  1. Translate for us Yanks?

    Translate for us Yanks?
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    Sunrise Mission

    Anyone familiar with this band from Boston? They're going to be performing locally at a cool-sounding new venue on Sunday and having downloaded their first album, I'm excited to see this young...
  3. Thread: Strawbs

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    Great news all around!

    Great news all around!
  4. Love me some Flash but they lost me at...

    Love me some Flash but they lost me at "regardless of quality." Time is too short and I have so much music to listen to without spending time with audience recordings.
  5. Our own Brett's Top 50 Prog Bands list

    Great read Brett!

    https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/best-prog-rock-bands/
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    Thanks for the recs!

    Thanks for the recs!
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    Good external Blu ray player/burner?

    Pardons if this has been covered before. I need a good plug and play Blu Ray player that doesn't require downloading software to play and plugs right into my PC. Figgered I'd get one before they're...
  8. Thread: PT/C/C

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    I purchased the CD on release date at Newbury...

    I purchased the CD on release date at Newbury Comics.
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    I will revisit, but I recall hearing what sounded...

    I will revisit, but I recall hearing what sounded like vinyl noise on my CD edition of Stardust.
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    https://www.progressiveears.org/forum/showthread.p...

    https://www.progressiveears.org/forum/showthread.php/28941-Haken-s-Charle-Griffiths-solo-album
  11. Picked up the new one at Newbury Comics today,...

    Picked up the new one at Newbury Comics today, first spin very favorable. We have great seats for Boston!
  12. It's actually the 20th anniversary and the second...

    It's actually the 20th anniversary and the second disc also has a new Morse-led track.
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    Heard a track on Delicious Agony's NewEars show...

    Heard a track on Delicious Agony's NewEars show yesterday. Shame about the growling.
  14. Not sure I've ever heard Neal described as "neo".

    Not sure I've ever heard Neal described as "neo".
  15. Would suggest listening to Disc 2 of "the First...

    Would suggest listening to Disc 2 of "the First Twenty Years" and finding what you like. I had jumped ship after not feeling "Euphoria" so skipped "octane" but returned to the fold with "X" and have...
  16. Looking forward to seeing Mike with the Zappa...

    Looking forward to seeing Mike with the Zappa Band in neighboring Holyoke next week
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    From the New York Times: ...

    From the New York Times:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/25/arts/music/fanny-the-right-to-rock.html
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    It's the "Slowburn Tour Edition" which iirc was...

    It's the "Slowburn Tour Edition" which iirc was only going to be sold at the shows?
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    Of course I picked up the new release "Slowburn"...

    Of course I picked up the new release "Slowburn" at the show. Wow, is that a great-sounding rekkid.
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    Ordered mine 5/7 and tracking tells me it's...

    Ordered mine 5/7 and tracking tells me it's coming today so having Fish for dinner!
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    The final Jeapordy category for April 29, 2022...

    The final Jeapordy category for April 29, 2022 was 'Musical Inspirations.'

    Clue: “Tuileries” & “The Great Gate of Kiev” were 2 of the artworks that inspired this classical work completed in 1874....
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    Perpetual auto-buy.

    Perpetual auto-buy.
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    The show in Pittsfield was fantastic. Beautiful...

    The show in Pittsfield was fantastic. Beautiful theater. Goosebumps during "Humdrum." Wife now a Happy fan. Surprised by the addition of later PG repertoire ("Digging in the Dirt") which was...
  24. We saw Randy open for Flying Colors at Sony Hall...

    We saw Randy open for Flying Colors at Sony Hall in NYC in '19. Great player!
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    Many merci's!

    Many merci's!
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    Thanks Jed!

    Thanks Jed!
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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    Placed my order for the Final Straw(came to $36)...

    Placed my order for the Final Straw(came to $36) as my birthday gift to myself (turned 63 yesterday...OMG) as CAS is my favorite Fish-era Marillion album. Thanks for the heads-up!
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    I think our PE members from Canada appreciate...

    I think our PE members from Canada appreciate that across your border we don't have record stores with prog sections for the most part, let alone stores specializing in the genre (with rare...
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    Will be seeing TSP for the third time next week...

    Will be seeing TSP for the third time next week in Pittsfield! Second time with Happy, of whom I've been a big fan for many years. Nice interview!
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    I bought this set and it's a winner!

    I bought this set and it's a winner!
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    Bouquinerie du Plateau-I've never been there,...

    Bouquinerie du Plateau-I've never been there, will need to check 'em out next trip!
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    My used CD haul from Montreal

    Now that we were allowed back across the border (headed up to for the Transatlantic show which was phenomenal!), I was delighted to return to the record stores on Mt. Royal ASve. Freeson Rock appears...
  34. While up in Montreal heard on the radio a cover...

    While up in Montreal heard on the radio a cover of Starship with beautiful female vox and piano...anyone?
  35. Autobuy since their first.

    Autobuy since their first.
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    We're leaving next Monday for Montreal.

    We're leaving next Monday for Montreal.
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    Sure did. And an added highlight was getting to...

    Sure did. And an added highlight was getting to hang with you and your lovely bride for the first time!
  38. We enjoyed the Boston show Saturday night!

    We enjoyed the Boston show Saturday night!
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    Looking forward to the Montreal show. First row...

    Looking forward to the Montreal show. First row balcony. We sat in front of the stage at the Highline show in NYC a few years back. After standing in line for hours in freezing temps.
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    Ken G. in a very old print Laser's Edge...

    Ken G. in a very old print Laser's Edge Catalog..."if you're a Yes fan I'm not so sure..."
  41. When we last saw Ferry a few years back in...

    When we last saw Ferry a few years back in Montreal, his voice was not great.
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    Robin Hobb is the Queen of Grimdark? I read...

    Robin Hobb is the Queen of Grimdark? I read everything Fitz and found Abercrombie's First Law much darker by far.
  43. Picked up my copy of the double-disc CD set...

    Picked up my copy of the double-disc CD set yesterday at Newbury Comics, $17. Sounds like another winner to these ears, as I've enjoyed the recent releases going back to Roine's TFK tremendously.
  44. Ten substances including opiates in system.

    Ten substances including opiates in system.
  45. Congrats Steve! Here's a nice write-up in Prog: ...

    Congrats Steve! Here's a nice write-up in Prog:

    https://www.loudersound.com/news/glass-hammers-steve-babb-releases-debut-skallagrim-novel
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    I thought both the debut and sophomore effort...

    I thought both the debut and sophomore effort were great so auto-buy!
  47. This has been in heavy rotation at Chez Rick....

    This has been in heavy rotation at Chez Rick. Wife digging it as well.
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    Live with the Edmonton Symphony was one of my...

    Live with the Edmonton Symphony was one of my gateway to prog LPs when I was 12 in '72. Love PH and GB
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    A Tower of Clocks was fantastic.

    A Tower of Clocks was fantastic.
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    Wife recently said how good the Ayreon Electric...

    Wife recently said how good the Ayreon Electric Castle Live DVD was. It is the definition of "spectacular".
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    I have a David Arkenstone album from '91 "in the...

    I have a David Arkenstone album from '91 "in the Wake of the Wind" that iirc sounds like Camel, more symph than new age to my ears.
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    Gotta get the new Oldfield homage

    Gotta get the new Oldfield homage
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    Rob Reed name-yer-price sampler

    I gots lots o'these but looks great

    https://magenta.bandcamp.com/album/rob-reed-promo-2022-various
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    Remember being moved to tears first time I heard...

    Remember being moved to tears first time I heard that. Love the DVD as well.
  55. I have so much modern Prog (including my beloved...

    I have so much modern Prog (including my beloved neo) to keep up with I rarely revisit the older stuff these days.
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    I love PoS and would love to see Daniel et als...

    I love PoS and would love to see Daniel et als but I am not doing a standing GA show for any band.
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    I loved them. They sounded great. Had no issue...

    I loved them. They sounded great. Had no issue with wardrobe changes. Followed them through "Hyperdrive", then jumped ship. Have I missed anything worthwhile since?
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    Fell in love with FC before the Nearfest gig,...

    Fell in love with FC before the Nearfest gig, belonged to the Lilly Pad so have many live shows on disc to re-visit! Happily saw them again at the NJ Proghouse Homecoming Weekend. Great album from a...
  59. Sounds like something I'd enjoy, thanks

    Sounds like something I'd enjoy, thanks
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    We had tix for Neal in Seattle in Oct.-postponed...

    We had tix for Neal in Seattle in Oct.-postponed until Feb. (hope to catch 'em in Boston) and passed on KC/Zappa when it was moved indoors.
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