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    I bought the six boxes over the last two years,...

    I bought the six boxes over the last two years, most of them as a bargain at my retailer. I started watching last week the first one Cambridge Station and I was quite positively surprised by the...
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    Thanx for the interesting comment. btw my first...

    Thanx for the interesting comment. btw my first recordings of Erik Satie were by the Dutch pianist Reinbert de Leeuw and he plays for example Les Gymnopedies extremly slow and when I heard later on...
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    Yamaha L Series

    I saw yesterday a Bert Jansch concert DVD from 2006 , great concert. While peeping through the soundhole I saw that he played a Yamaha L series which sounds great . This is to say IMO Jansch...
  4. Big fan of their music and I like their Death...

    Big fan of their music and I like their Death Metal untypical visuals. They are quite engaged for Sea Sheppard. 'In the flesh ' is my favourite
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    Among my favourites : the Azymuth records he did...

    Among my favourites : the Azymuth records he did all from memory, btw there is a nice 3CD set with all (or nearly) their recordings
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    It's my personal ECM sound , by chance most (and...

    It's my personal ECM sound , by chance most (and still favourite) of my first ECM records were recorded by Kongshaug
    PM Group : first
    Abercrombie : timeless
    Rypdal : waves
    Towner :solstice
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    It's his "classic" ECM sound ( and the cover art)...

    It's his "classic" ECM sound ( and the cover art) that hooked me onto a lot of artists like Metheny, Weber, Corea, Abercrombie without knowing first that he was responsible for this sound. I saw that...
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    Listened a lot to Waiting For Columbus recently...

    Listened a lot to Waiting For Columbus recently and his great playing
    R.I.P.
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    I like Derek's detached and amused surprise :...

    I like Derek's detached and amused surprise : "Where was it?, was this really us? did we played there,"...the redundancy factor is just too high...btw what's the bootleg quality, I have a couple of...
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    Big fan, btw there is a 5 cd set in the Original...

    Big fan, btw there is a 5 cd set in the Original Album Series, good and cheap way to get acquainted with their early records.(without verifying might be all their studio re ords)
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    Wow, you have been to the famous 2001 Freakshow...

    Wow, you have been to the famous 2001 Freakshow with Magma, Present, Anekdoten. How was it ?
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    This looks nice, it could be interesting if the...

    This looks nice, it could be interesting if the box alone would be sold as a container for the vinyls.
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    https://youtu.be/9r8aycpHmY0

    https://youtu.be/9r8aycpHmY0
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    Listened to a couple of GD and Garcia records...

    Listened to a couple of GD and Garcia records lately. He was a great lyricist !
    R.I.P.
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    I am a big fan, I was lucky to see them in 76 and...

    I am a big fan, I was lucky to see them in 76 and the first side of Playing The Fool comes from this show and I added 3 other tracks from Under Construction and the IAGH reissue and have my 42...
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    More laughing at ourselves to be stupid enough to...

    More laughing at ourselves to be stupid enough to buy the same records over and over again.
    :-)
  17. I read in an interview with Vannier that he loved...

    I read in an interview with Vannier that he loved the collaboration with Patton and that they are already planning a second record....
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    I discussed yesterday with a librarian in the...

    I discussed yesterday with a librarian in the only Paris mediateque with a large prog section. The librarian had recently bought all Jethro Tull and Pink Floyd boxsets and I mentionned the GG set...
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    I really like Under Construction and Giant In The...

    I really like Under Construction and Giant In The Box, Scrapping the Barrel was Ok IMO, but I definitely pass on this one unless they sell the book apart.
  20. Mike Patton & Jean Claude Vannier : Corpse Flower

    Mike Patton & Jean Claude Vannier released Avant Pop record 'Corpse Flower' . What I heard so far sounds great.

    https://youtu.be/lfyXn5hS2zY
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    I was looking yesterday at a part of the DVD set...

    I was looking yesterday at a part of the DVD set Around The World. On the setlist there is one concert video from 2001 with the first Tull reunion line-up Anderson, Bunker , Abrahams and Cornick, but...
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    Great musician Pallem works mainly as an...

    Great musician
    Pallem works mainly as an arranger for French pop stars but with his own big band Le Sacre du Tympan he plays the stuff he likes. I saw him a couple of times in concert. He has a lot...
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    The ever popular arty b/w pic 13349

    The ever popular arty b/w pic

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  25. Thread: Progcitations

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    Good deduction :-) New easy one : "I think...

    Good deduction :-)

    New easy one :
    "I think the music of the 50s is really good. I suspect it's much better musically than much of what's available now. Not in terms of production but in terms of...
  26. Thread: Progcitations

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    Yes, It's from an interview with Julie Corryell...

    Yes,
    It's from an interview with Julie Corryell end of the 70s
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    Nope, He is 4 years older then Fripp

    Nope,
    He is 4 years older then Fripp
  28. Thread: Progcitations

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    It's a guitar player , his mother was a violonist...

    It's a guitar player , his mother was a violonist , hence his early contact with classical music
  29. Thread: Progcitations

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    Froese played not only keyboard, but the...

    Froese played not only keyboard,
    but the musician in question started with piano when he eas a kid.
  30. Thread: Progcitations

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    Nope, they played the same instrument so.

    Nope,
    they played the same instrument so.
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    More difficult : "When I was seven years old and...

    More difficult :
    "When I was seven years old and I heard the last movement of Beethovens 9th symphony on a 78 record, it made my hair stand on end and gave me goose bumps. That was the first...
  32. Thread: Progcitations

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    Yes, Ian Anderson in the liner notes to the 40th...

    Yes,
    Ian Anderson in the liner notes to the 40th anniversary Aqualung edition.
  33. Thread: Progcitations

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    Progcitations

    The tidal wave of remasters with or without unreleased demos/concerts/studio run throughs etc is getting bigger then ever and piling up higher and higher... Anyway what I often prefer while...
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    Listened for the first time to the Aqualung 40th...

    Listened for the first time to the Aqualung 40th anniversary edition. My surprise track was 'Up The Pool' an ode to Anderson's hometown Blackpool. Good song , that does not really fit on Aqualung....
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    I am a big Zappa fan, I have most vinyls until...

    I am a big Zappa fan, I have most vinyls until 'Sheik YB', I have bought everything ( mostly) on Ryko when it was firsr released on CD, I have rebought most of the 2012 remasters , I have bought some...
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    13334 13335 Another cheap one...

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    13331 13332 13333 Cheap one :-)

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    Major musician of Japanese minimal music, Midori...

    Major musician of Japanese minimal music, Midori Takada will play 24th of November during the BBMIX festival in Paris
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    The Japanese Zeuhl band Ryorchestra will be on a...

    The Japanese Zeuhl band Ryorchestra will be on a short European tour in September.
    26th Paris
    27th Munich
    28th Würzburg /Freakshow Festival
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    33 Euros is the novelty reduced price :-)

    33 Euros is the novelty reduced price :-)
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    You found it a la FNAC /CE ? Chez Gibert it was...

    You found it a la FNAC /CE ? Chez Gibert it was at 33 Euros.
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    I'll make this the Missing Piece in my GG...

    I'll make this the Missing Piece in my GG collection, unless they sell the book apart at a gentle price.
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    Homunculus Res I do like a lot and Camembert too...

    Homunculus Res I do like a lot and Camembert too and there is a great Greek band on Fading ( forgot the name)
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    Big loss , My all time favourite Peter Fonda...

    Big loss ,
    My all time favourite Peter Fonda film is the 'The Hired Hand' where he directed and played the main role.
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    Same here (just turned 59) I would be interested...

    Same here (just turned 59) I would be interested to know how kids/teenagers today see this show, seen that they don't have the nostalgia factor. Do they appreciate the retro factor nevertheless?...
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    I met during the French RIO festival in mai an...

    I met during the French RIO festival in mai an Germany based American who had been as a teenager in the security staff team at Woodstock. He had done a couple of interviews for local German TV...
  47. Great track, I saw the 1976 show in Düsseldorf. ...

    Great track,
    I saw the 1976 show in Düsseldorf. The second bonus and the first side of Playing The Fool come from this show , still my all time favourite concert.
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    I have the RGF one which sounds very good compared to the vinyl and has a fake 3 D cover with a print on the CD. I regret that I didn't bought the first Alucard 3D cover edition with two bonus live...
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    Brainstorm (GFR)

    I had listened recently to a couple of lesser known German bands with a jazz rock orientation like Out Of Focus , Zyan, Exmagma and Brainstorm.
    I knew Brainstorm but its the first time I listened...
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    Like Dark, but prefer Stanger Things, interesting...

    Like Dark, but prefer Stanger Things, interesting that some European series with a high quality like Dark and Casa Del Palpel appear , btw the Never Ending Story is based on a famous German book for...
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    Apart from the nostalgia factor the visuals are...

    Apart from the nostalgia factor the visuals are great. I especially like the scenes when El has her "visions" and travels on this dark shiny water plateau and the persons/things appear very defined....
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    Great concert recording , even so as mentionned the audience is a bit "reserved" the band gives a great performance. Btw during the menu of the DVD plays a then unreleased stunning Kerry Minear...
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    I just re-saw the great TD Coventry concert video...

    I just re-saw the great TD Coventry concert video and it's mentioned in the end titles : Music from the record Ricochet. Are these exactly the same Ricochet exerpts as on the Stratosfear bonus which...
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    80s Still Number one bad guys : The Russians :-)...

    80s Still Number one bad guys : The Russians :-)
    Btw ( spoiler) I suppose the American prisoner in Kamschatka is Hopper ?
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    Stranger Things Season 3

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEG3bmU_WaI

    I really liked Season 1 of Stranger Things and then Season 2 was sitting on my PC until last month when I found finally time to watch it and it's even...
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    https://youtu.be/cAULWs7utMk Slightly out of...

    https://youtu.be/cAULWs7utMk
    Slightly out of topic , I saw a couple of days ago this TD concert video from 2018 in Oslo, great reminiscence to the classic TD sound with great visuals.
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    I have the one on Repertoire / BTM records which...

    I have the one on Repertoire / BTM records which is good. I have most Caravan on vinyl and most CD Universal remasters and to my ear the CDs sound all good.
  58. Thread: Magma Zess

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    A side effect of Magma's consecration, a lot...

    A side effect of Magma's consecration, a lot more people not familiar with their music come to the ( big) concerts. At the Paris concert were obviously a lot of hardcore fans wearing Magma Ts etc. I...
  59. Thread: Magma Zess

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    I haven't heard the studio version of Zess yet to...

    I haven't heard the studio version of Zess yet to compare but the concert version last week was amazing
    It reminded me a bit the mid 70 Miles Davis touring band with Michael Henderson and Al...
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    Caravan and the New Symphonia another classic, in...

    Caravan and the New Symphonia another classic, in most cases it does not work IMO, either you have the music just arranged for an orchestra , means that existed in popular music for a long time or...
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