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    Since there is room for interpretation regarding...

    Since there is room for interpretation regarding the name, couldn't you choose whatever interpretation fits your personal beliefs and enjoy the music without feeling uncomfortable ?
    I don't think...
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    Being in WS was probably a nice stable job for...

    Being in WS was probably a nice stable job for Jon Lord,and he had a few fine solos on the record, but yes it was a waste of talent somehow.
    That being said, on the early Purple reformation albums,...
  3. Thanks for answering the first question that came...

    Thanks for answering the first question that came to my mind. Sigh of relief. ;)
  4. Very interesting, thank you !

    Very interesting, thank you !
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    Indeed. To me those sections are not really...

    Indeed. To me those sections are not really imitations, they're more like a funny IQ trademark, and maybe a wink to their fans - "Hey, we've made another one !"
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    Yes, there is. There could be comparative...

    Yes, there is.

    There could be comparative studies about this.
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    There is also a similar section in "The Province"...

    There is also a similar section in "The Province" on Frequency and nods to it in "The Dark Christmas Suite".
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    Great news indeed. The Christmas CD was a fine...

    Great news indeed. The Christmas CD was a fine addition to the collection.
    Looking forward to yet another variation on Apocalypse in 9/8 ! ;)
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    If I may briefly take a step into the realm of...

    If I may briefly take a step into the realm of useless knowledge, I'll add that on every Sabbath album without Ozzy there is an ex- Rainbow or ex-Deep Purple member (Bob Daisley played on Eternal...
  10. I would be really worried if you were able to...

    I would be really worried if you were able to tell us which gear Ronnie Pudding used on his post-Spinal Tap project The Pudding People.
  11. Now we know : these old Genesis songs are...

    Now we know : these old Genesis songs are prophetic. The giant hogweed invasion has happened, now there is the lamb. What next ?
    An apocalypse in 9/8 ?
  12. Thread: Popol Vuh

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    Well, I saw this one CD in a brick and mortar...

    Well, I saw this one CD in a brick and mortar shop, then remembered this movie "Aguirre" I had seen 35 years ago, and remembered it featured some interesting music, so I bought it. No Youtube, no...
  13. Thread: Popol Vuh

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    ^ Thanks for the advice. I too love the...

    ^ Thanks for the advice. I too love the sequencing on the compilation album. I think it has helped me get into this music.
    And yes, there is a spiritual quality to it that feels authentic and...
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    I'm a newcomer in the PV realm - a newcomer who...

    I'm a newcomer in the PV realm - a newcomer who feels a strong connection with this music, but I'm a bit confused with the catalogue, and it seems I'm not the only one. My first purchase was a CD...
  15. I think Ray's voice is perfect for the PG songs...

    I think Ray's voice is perfect for the PG songs in the lower register, like Carpet Crawlers (which he did with Genesis and later with Steve Hackett), The Lamb (which he sang a convincing version of...
  16. Indeed. I think the end result was better with...

    Indeed. I think the end result was better with this, because the organ solo piece was longer and provided a more effective interlude between the two furious moments.
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    A bit late in the game, but my Top Ten would look...

    A bit late in the game, but my Top Ten would look like this (in no particular order) :

    Afraid Of Sunlight (the song, but it could be the whole album)
    The Leavers
    Clutching's opening trilogy (HH,...
  18. The % of purely instrumental music tends to...

    The % of purely instrumental music tends to increase as I grow older, probably because a greater part of my listening time is devoted to immersive experiences and disconnecting with mundane life,...
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    Reading some of the posts, it seems that my...

    Reading some of the posts, it seems that my descent into prog occurred early. The first LP my brother bought was Atom Heart Mother, sometime around 1976 (I was six). I knew this record had been...
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    Maybe there is a hidden website where fans can...

    Maybe there is a hidden website where fans can vote people in and out of the mix everyday.
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    Yes, another very good one. For me it was a bit...

    Yes, another very good one. For me it was a bit overshadowed by Blaze Of Glory which felt more ambitious and more intense, but it's a great collection of songs indeed.
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    Indeed. I particularly like "Mirror Door" (and...

    Indeed. I particularly like "Mirror Door" (and wish "Sound Round" would be a bit longer).
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    Good to hear that Joe Jackson is active and...

    Good to hear that Joe Jackson is active and creative.

    My favourites are Body And Soul, Blaze Of Glory, Night Music, Symphony 1 And Night and Day II. I'm less inclined toward the full-on rockers,...
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    Thanks for sharing the article, I'm a bit...

    Thanks for sharing the article, I'm a bit surprised.
    Well, I'll take whatever comes. I actually like all the Who albums to a degree.

    Endless Wire could have been an interesting conclusion,...
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    This is a lovely place and one of the only ones...

    This is a lovely place and one of the only ones on the internet that feels like home to me, even though I don't know anyone here on a personal level.
    Many thanks to Sean, Cozy and Duncan, and to...
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    By the way, any song with a title like "Another...

    By the way, any song with a title like "Another Brick In The Wall" is bound to be a filler.
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    When The Wall was released I was a kid, and my...

    When The Wall was released I was a kid, and my older brother, who was in charge of the record player, used to skip most of disc 2 (well, of course, Hey You, Comfortably Numb and Run Like Hell...
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    Interesting. I absolutely love the song "Find The...

    Interesting. I absolutely love the song "Find The Time" from Peace Among The Ruins.
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    I'm a bit surprised that there isn't a VIP...

    I'm a bit surprised that there isn't a VIP package including a meet-and-greet with the hologram and a pair of yoga pants. Missed opportunity.
  30. I hoped this new album would have a stronger...

    I hoped this new album would have a stronger personality than Anastasia, but these first reviews make me reassess my expectations.
    Still on autobuy mode though.
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    :up Post-Wall Floyd has always felt like...

    :up

    Post-Wall Floyd has always felt like "Pieces of Floyd" to me, or like bonus albums that weren't needed but provided some kind of Floyd experience.
    On that basis I can appreciate each album to...
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    The Difference Machine didn't make a lasting...

    The Difference Machine didn't make a lasting impression on me, so I thought I wouldn't explore the earlier material, but I did (thanks to online recommendations) and liked Gathering Speed very much. ...
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    I was impressed by EE after liking TUY very much....

    I was impressed by EE after liking TUY very much. I felt the band really gelled and reached new heights with EE, which was eclectic and cohesive at the same time.
    With the following album cycle...
  34. Yes threads aren't silly threads. They are part...

    Yes threads aren't silly threads. They are part of an experiment on mankind led by an extraterrestrial species.

    (Or at least they were so in the beginning. The aliens seem to have gone back to...
  35. The songwriting in BOC has come from various...

    The songwriting in BOC has come from various members, but Buck has had his share of great riffing. And I loooooooooove his solos. Great to see he is appreciated here.:up
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    There are hedgerows in other countries, so...

    There are hedgerows in other countries, so expanding their horizons won't be a problem. :)
  37. Have you ever considered turning it into a...

    Have you ever considered turning it into a concept album ?
  38. Unequivocal Correlation would make a great Prog...

    Unequivocal Correlation would make a great Prog metal title.
  39. The answer lies in the thread itself. The people...

    The answer lies in the thread itself. The people with the highest IQs are obviously gathered here.

    (Although I don't feel fully correlated tonight, tbh.)
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    I've only known Stand Up for a few years, but I...

    I've only known Stand Up for a few years, but I have to say Look Into The Sun has instantly become one of my favorite tunes ever.
    To me it has a wonderful timeless summery feel (if that makes any...
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    I loved The Soul Cages (still do), and stopped...

    I loved The Soul Cages (still do), and stopped following him after Mercury Falling, because I felt he was going through the motions and didn't seem to have much ambition left. Great opening songs...
  42. The Twin Peaks vibe is really strong here. The...

    The Twin Peaks vibe is really strong here.
    The album sounds really promising, good job !
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    My post won't add any interesting general...

    My post won't add any interesting general information, but I just need to make a statement.

    I've just discovered Hatfield and the North and The Rotters' Club has instantly become one of my all...
  44. Twin Peaks… Yes, I couldn't put my finger on it,...

    Twin Peaks… Yes, I couldn't put my finger on it, but the vibe was somehow familiar…

    What year is this ?
  45. Ark's last track Crescent was also performed by...

    Ark's last track Crescent was also performed by DCD on that tour.
  46. Good news. The new album is indeed described as...

    Good news. The new album is indeed described as Perry's brainchild, without any mention of Gerrard.
    Perry will reach a wider audience with this than he would if it was billed as a solo project, and...
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    It seems that they went for a rawer sound and...

    It seems that they went for a rawer sound and spirit, with more aggressive guitar sounds and less refined arrangements. The keyboards have indeed a kind of massive presence on the album, and lack the...
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    I like it, in spite of its flaws and in spite of...

    I like it, in spite of its flaws and in spite of all the factors that contributed to this line-up's demise. I like the fact that they tried something.

    In addition to all that's been said, one of...
  49. There's a kind of dilemma here. If we encourage...

    There's a kind of dilemma here. If we encourage Tom and he stays in the present with us, we'll maybe get that long awaited Elf King album. If he starts over in the 70s, we may get several Elf King...
  50. I'm not so sure. There could be a prog revival in...

    I'm not so sure. There could be a prog revival in 1983. Who knows ?
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    French prog band Ange recorded their latest album...

    French prog band Ange recorded their latest album in a studio environment set up in front of an audience of fans. It was done in an evening in October 2017.
    People were asked to remain silent while...
  52. No, no bad feelings from me at all, my post was a...

    No, no bad feelings from me at all, my post was a joke. I had indeed commented in the Elf King thread, so it was a kind of retaliation, but just for fun. After all, in an alternate reality, the Elf...
  53. Now that I've had a taste of the wonderful new...

    Now that I've had a taste of the wonderful new Elf King project, I'm not really interested in Glass Hammer anymore. Sorry.
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    Thanks for the link and for the guide. I'm...

    Thanks for the link and for the guide. I'm already converted, although I don't go back often to DCD these days, but I liked your text.

    I agree with you on the fact that DCD's music "has a timeless...
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    It is no coincidence that Nick Mason named his...

    It is no coincidence that Nick Mason named his band Saucerful Of Secrets.
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    The thought of Mr. Fripp reading a Yes thread...

    The thought of Mr. Fripp reading a Yes thread scares me to death.
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    I've always thought the Floyd looked quite tired...

    I've always thought the Floyd looked quite tired but cool in that photo. (Too bad one of them didn't show up and they had to take separate pictures.)

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    RIP Mark Shelton of Manilla Road. I had a soft...

    RIP Mark Shelton of Manilla Road. I had a soft spot for that band, and in many ways he was the band.
    He just was there, unsensitive to the trends and played his music, which like him seemed to come...
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    Interesting, intense game after all. Croatia...

    Interesting, intense game after all. Croatia deserved better than this, but France finally did enough to deserve their victory IMHO.
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    If Croatia wins, it will be probably be perceived...

    If Croatia wins, it will be probably be perceived as an historical event for this country - probably less so in France if France wins.
    But if people here (in France) could gather in the streets to...
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