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  1. I really enjoyed The Physics House Band, and...

    I really enjoyed The Physics House Band, and you're right, the drummer is a little out of control -- especially with the cymbal crashes. A little restraint in that regard would make them sound a...
  2. Thread: E-Bow

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    Mad Fellaz "La Prima". E-Bow starting at 2:00. ...

    Mad Fellaz "La Prima". E-Bow starting at 2:00.

    https://youtu.be/Z6UkRjRoPhM
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    Sorry, it's just a metallic annihilation of a...

    Sorry, it's just a metallic annihilation of a prog classic. It's like doing a rap interpretation of Genesis, or country & western version of Dark Side of the Moon -- it just doesn't work.
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    Sticky: Be careful with the math. You cannot simply...

    Be careful with the math. You cannot simply divide the total deaths NOW by the total number of cases NOW. You have to account to the latency between acquiring the virus and death.

    For example,...
  5. Her mother, Naomi Starr, did backing vocals for...

    Her mother, Naomi Starr, did backing vocals for the Moody Blues (1988–1990).
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    Here's one of Annie's pieces I purchased a couple...

    Here's one of Annie's pieces I purchased a couple of years ago in New Hope, PA...
    (PE keeps rotating this into the wrong orientation... I don't know why.)
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    My wife and I did CTTE in 2014. We both had a...

    My wife and I did CTTE in 2014. We both had a wonderful time. Here's some pointers...

    Music will be playing continuously, in several venues, from about 11am to the wee hours of the morning....
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    ^Thanks, Renate!

    ^Thanks, Renate!
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    Thanks, Dave (in MA)!

    Thanks, Dave (in MA)!
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    ^Thank you, rcarlberg and mozo-pg, for your kind...

    ^Thank you, rcarlberg and mozo-pg, for your kind comments.
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    My cover of Jarre's Arpegiator

    Please check out my cover of Jean Michel Jarre's Arpegiator. Somewhat of a work-in-progress by a novice.

    https://youtu.be/PFvKxuvzXlk
  12. Thread: Pagan prog

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    You might try "The Moors" (official site...

    You might try "The Moors" (official site), who describe their music as "goth-pagan-trance rock"...

    https://youtu.be/4yLcyPOHI6M

    The founder of the band, Sharynne MacLeod NicMhacha, is an expert...
  13. The beginning was rather sleepy, and I was...

    The beginning was rather sleepy, and I was wondering "What is so 'mindblowing' about this?"... but then it picked up nicely. About half way through, I was fully aboard! -- I even went to Bandcamp and...
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    "This is Your Brain on Music", Daniel J. Levitin....

    "This is Your Brain on Music", Daniel J. Levitin. He explores interesting concepts of how we recognize music (it's by intervals, not the notes), and how we're able to tap out a constant repetitive...
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    ^Kind of a moot point, because Stevie Wonder...

    ^Kind of a moot point, because Stevie Wonder isn't Prog.
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    Are all these folks listed on the album cover or...

    Are all these folks listed on the album cover or liner notes, because Discogs, PA, and Wiki don't list the orchestra performers. Just curious as I don't have the album.
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    From the Discogs entry, I count only 38 people...

    From the Discogs entry, I count only 38 people (including an orchestra, not including arrangers and conductors)...

    Annie Haslam
    Anthony Phillips
    Arthur Brown
    Ben E. King
    Bill Guerra
    Brian...
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    Which prog album had the most artists?

    Inspired by another thread, which prog album had the most named artists? An artist can be a regular member or guest. A guest ensemble or orchestra only counts as "one" artist, unless each and every...
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    What, exactly, constitutes a "member" of a band? ...

    What, exactly, constitutes a "member" of a band? If a band has a guest guitarist on one track, is that guest considered a "member"?
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    Here's another link showing Zil-Bel and other...

    Here's another link showing Zil-Bel and other stacked cymbal configurations...
    http://blog.zildjian.com/top-five-cymbal-stacks
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    Looks like a Zildjian "Zil-Bel" cymbal (or...

    Looks like a Zildjian "Zil-Bel" cymbal (or similar). Here's a video...

    https://youtu.be/Y2158qjmJ7c
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    You're listening to Ava Felsenstein, a German...

    You're listening to Ava Felsenstein, a German composer who does Jarre-inspired music. This album is called Hydrolux (or Hydrolux Abyss). You can find it here on Bandcamp:...
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    Went to a wine tasting featuring Greek wines. I...

    Went to a wine tasting featuring Greek wines. I was a bit skeptical. I envisioned cloyingly sweet monstrosities, or wines with weird flavors. Maybe they have those, but we didn't taste any. If you...
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    There could be several reasons why the vocals in...

    There could be several reasons why the vocals in prog often suck:

    1) One or more band members, or perhaps agents for the band, feel "obligated" to do vocals, so anyone who can sing Happy Birthday...
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    What's all the fuss about violence in progressive...

    What's all the fuss about violence in progressive rock?

    https://youtu.be/fZLeaSWY37I
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    A really in-depth article was published in...

    A really in-depth article was published in Rolling Stone magazine about the details of making the song "21st Century Schizoid Man". It contains a lot of facts I didn't know, right from the principles...
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    I could listen to this all day. Love her!...

    I could listen to this all day. Love her! Especially when she cuts loose and starts banging on the keys with her fists and elbows!
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    I like all of the lyrics in King Crimson's CIRKUS...

    I like all of the lyrics in King Crimson's CIRKUS (off the Lizard album), but the beginning is just heavenly (literally)...

    Night - her sable dome scattered with diamonds
    fused my dust from a...
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    I must say, that is one of the best I've seen....

    I must say, that is one of the best I've seen. Well done, even the Moto Perpetuo part. Maybe a tad too much "effects". I would have appreciated a cleaner sound. But damn the cross-picking is good!...
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    This past Wed night, I was watching the Penguins...

    This past Wed night, I was watching the Penguins play the Colorado Avalanche. During one break in the action, the PA at the Pgh arena started playing Yes, "Roundabout".
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    Fripp has gone on record saying that he was...

    Fripp has gone on record saying that he was foolish for composing such a difficult piece to play. When the modern-era band decided to resurrect it, Fripp commented that he spent the vast majority of...
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    There are many different qualities of...

    There are many different qualities of Valpolicella. The cheap, mass-produced Valpolicella Classico can be pretty forgettable (or memorable for its awfulness). You really need to step up to...
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  35. I agree with everyone else who said to back them...

    I agree with everyone else who said to back them up to a removable HD. I'm guessing you're ripping to .wav or .flac format since you need around 2 TB, otherwise, if you did MP3 320 you'd be able to...
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    Just because they claim to use 2-row barley, I'll...

    Just because they claim to use 2-row barley, I'll bet the major ingredient is still rice -- as it is in all Butt-geyser products.
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    The interview was unfortunately cancelled for...

    The interview was unfortunately cancelled for unexplained reasons. Now rescheduled for Friday Oct 4th, 8pm, on the ProgDoctor's show. Hope all is well with TPE!
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    I see one of your past interviews listed on TPE's...

    I see one of your past interviews listed on TPE's website, but the link doesn't work. Can you provide links to the past interviews?
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    For those waiting for the CD, it appears to be...

    For those waiting for the CD, it appears to be available on Amazon. Here is the link: ...
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    Yeah, very weird indeed. There is, however, a...

    Yeah, very weird indeed. There is, however, a Scranton NC in the eastern part of the state, but it doesn't explain all the other bogus claims.
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    Yes, it was Harrisburg PA (or very nearby). The...

    Yes, it was Harrisburg PA (or very nearby). The band members may have attended Susquehanna Township High School, graduating in the 1975-1978 time frame.
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    There were a lot of American prog bands listed in...

    There were a lot of American prog bands listed in this thread. I have been looking for a band that released two albums in the 1977 to 1983 time frame, and who hail from the central Pennsylvania area,...
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    So, for a completely different take on the...

    So, for a completely different take on the ProgDay 2019 bands, here's my list, from most favorite to least favorite:

    Marbin: For me, the best band at the festival. Excellent jazz-rock compositions...
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    I will bring these, from Hysteria Brewing in...

    I will bring these, from Hysteria Brewing in Columbia MD. I had the German Pilsner last night. It reminded me of Stoney's -- a beer brewed in Smithton PA by the Jones family whose notable family...
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    That is mostly correct. I saw this on the web a...

    That is mostly correct. I saw this on the web a year or two ago...

    If an artist or band is unsigned, they can make the most money by selling a physical album themselves. That's because there's no...
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    What time are the "snobs" gonna meet up at Prog...

    What time are the "snobs" gonna meet up at Prog Day? Saturday after the first band finishes?
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    Thanks, Armand! We look forward to the CD...

    Thanks, Armand! We look forward to the CD release. Please tell TPE that his fans are dying to hear from him! At one time, he was registered on this forum, so maybe he can chime in and let us know all...
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    Last year was my second year at ProgDay, but the...

    Last year was my second year at ProgDay, but the first year I brought beer to the snobs table. Looking forward to meeting you -- I'll bring some interesting IPAs.

    Mark
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    As I did last year, I will pick up some crowlers...

    As I did last year, I will pick up some crowlers from Hysteria Brewing in Columbia MD. If anyone sees something they wanna try, let me know. https://www.hysteriabrewing.com/our_story
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    This festival was going to be in my back yard......

    This festival was going to be in my back yard... Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia MD. It is CANCELLED. (And thankfully so!)
    https://www.woodstock.com/
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    The artist was Armand Cabrera. A snippet of his...

    The artist was Armand Cabrera. A snippet of his resume claims... "Track Illustrations and cover for the 6th Psychedelic Ensemble Album “Mother’s Rhymes” "
    Here's a link to his page: ...
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    Yeah, it would be nice to know his status. I...

    Yeah, it would be nice to know his status. I deciphered his true identity years ago from clues in interviews, album notes, etc. but kept silent. Then his name showed up a year or so ago on Deezer....
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    New Music from The Psychedelic Ensemble

    The Psychedelic Ensemble has released the sixth studio album, "Mother's Rhymes". See my review here on PA: http://www.progarchives.com/Review.asp?id=2240149

    The album is currently only available...
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    Sticky: The Psychedelic Ensemble has released the sixth...

    The Psychedelic Ensemble has released the sixth studio album, "Mother's Rhymes". See my review here on PA: http://www.progarchives.com/Review.asp?id=2240149

    The album is currently only available...
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    Not to our property because we're on top of a...

    Not to our property because we're on top of a hill, but some of our neighbors go hammered by overflowing streams (but not by the deluge that wiped out downtown Ellicott City).
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    We'll see you there, Chris. Got reservations at...

    We'll see you there, Chris. Got reservations at Comfort Inn and tickets ordered. Love to hear Accordo dei Contrari!

    Mark
  57. I would look for... Kaabel -- hard to find LPs...

    I would look for...

    Kaabel -- hard to find LPs of a proto-band
    Mantric Muse
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    I like a spicy red Zinfandel with steak. A few...

    I like a spicy red Zinfandel with steak. A few consistently good producers are Cline ($15), Ridge ($30), or Ravenswood ($45), depending on how much you want to spend. These are widely available, so...
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    Stephan Thelen - Fractal Guitar ...

    Stephan Thelen - Fractal Guitar

    https://youtu.be/FiQoyUhqNCA
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    King Crimson, "The Talking Drum" --> "Larks'...

    King Crimson, "The Talking Drum" --> "Larks' Tongues in Aspic, pt 2"
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