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    New record by UZU : Sei ( great Chamber Rock...

    New record by UZU : Sei ( great Chamber Rock trio, piano , sax & drums)
    https://youtu.be/o_nf2Y2CFMM
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    Being left wing she exiled during the Junta and...

    Being left wing she exiled during the Junta and surely met Vangelis in Paris or London. Great and beautiful actress. Apparently Mercury wasn't too Happy with this Track, which resulted in the release...
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    Yes it's on INA the French national TV archives:...

    Yes it's on INA the French national TV archives:
    The producer was Antoine de Caunes who was a friends of Magma and produced live TV rock shows in the80s and 90s

    "Frank Zappa is revered as modern...
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    There is a 1980 DVD of a Paris show with good...

    There is a 1980 DVD of a Paris show with good quality, from memory public TV , but it's quite short
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    Zappa was wearing ā strange mix of a jogging...

    Zappa was wearing ā strange mix of a jogging suite and a pyjama , very un-rock'n-rollish
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    Was there a 45 released from the record?

    Was there a 45 released from the record?
  7. Vinyl records have a physical presence that CDs...

    Vinyl records have a physical presence that CDs never had and will never have. Even a cheap bad vinyl pressing of some forgotten singer has still kind of an Benjaminesque aura. Strangely tapes (also...
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    The only thing that sucks is his stage outfit,...

    The only thing that sucks is his stage outfit, makes you regret the tight Bell bottoms & python boot périodes
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    I like the return of woodwinds and brass in the...

    I like the return of woodwinds and brass in the 88 touring band and the "cheesy" arrangements, my favorite being Ring Of Fire. There is a good (unofficial) DVD from the European leg of the tour...
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    Aphrodite's Child : 666

    There was an old 2014 favorite CD feature ( which was closed)
    So 666 was a record I used to like and listen ā lot to in the 70s but haven't listened to in ages. The other Day I found ā great NM...
  11. Thread: VDGG box!

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    On Amazon.fr for the moment 122 Euros.

    On Amazon.fr for the moment 122 Euros.
  12. Thread: Magma news

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    Magma is doing a French tour in the fall 21 and...

    Magma is doing a French tour in the fall 21 and starting 4th of september at Le Triton with a concert announced as "public rehearsal" new band membres,most important change Jimmy Top (son of) on bass...
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    That's ā perfection way to have clean records. I...

    That's ā perfection way to have clean records. I had recently some bad expérience with a supposed NM record which was very dirty and noisy.
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    Dont like to do this, but it's quite cheaper on...

    Dont like to do this, but it's quite cheaper on Amazon. I just bought a couple of vinyls in a small shop for penitention.
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    Hugues, This circulates on the net for some...

    Hugues,
    This circulates on the net for some years now. From memory there is even a partial video of the concert, an extract of the famous never released film.
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    Always a nice adventure to check out The record...

    Always a nice adventure to check out The record shops in a town. I spend a week-end in Nizza and my favourite one is The Electric Monk, 3 rue Alberti in the center. Small shop very well ...
  17. Thread: Magma news

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    Magma released for record store Day a LP...

    Magma released for record store Day a LP compilation of singles called Simples (French word for 45s) covers is bit dull so...
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    There are a couple of videos. ...

    There are a couple of videos.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f68SCfBPBgM
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    What is the best effective washing tool with a...

    What is the best effective washing tool with a good price. I tried some homemade cleaning methods with a mix of alcohol and demineralized water, but I never get the dirt completely out of the...
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    I avoid buying dirty records , even if A somtimes...

    I avoid buying dirty records , even if A somtimes it's hard to see and B on discogs it's a leap of faith. I use a audio technica stylus cleaning fluid that comes with a small brush, that cleans and...
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    I am a mild Eloy fan. I saw them a couple of...

    I am a mild Eloy fan. I saw them a couple of times in concert and I know their records up to Dawn, but never owned one of their records. A couple of weeks ago there was a guy selling records that he...
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    Captain Cheesebeard

    Captain Cheesebeard is a Belgian Zappa tribute band led by Johan DeConinck. In 2015 they released a record with original material `A Symphony For Auto Horns` strongly influenced by Zappa, a bit like...
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    Olias is very cheap and easy to find on vinyl. ...

    Olias is very cheap and easy to find on vinyl. Can't beat the great cover art. I have the WB CD with a ridiculous cover reproduction.
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    While waiting for the new record I listened to...

    While waiting for the new record I listened to some older Billy Bottle tracks, great stuff . This one is from Unrecorded Beam :
    "This mini-epic concept album, set to the poetry of American...
  25. Thread: Fred Frith

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    Interesting interview with Fred Frith ...

    Interesting interview with Fred Frith


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WsVHkSZkFM
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    Again one of the treasures on the Phil Miller...

    Again one of the treasures on the Phil Miller Legacy site :
    Hatfield and the North Guildford 29 / Nov/74 ( 62 Minutes)
    "This is a fairly ambient room mic recording, a spirited and lively...
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    OOIOO is the band of Boredoms drummer Yoshimi...

    OOIOO is the band of Boredoms drummer Yoshimi P-Wee, great Avant Pop Girl band. They should have played in Paris last fall. I kept the ticket and hope they will come this fall. ..
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    I remember now. WMF was thinking he would become...

    I remember now. WMF was thinking he would become a big pop star. He actually did one big festival and then he was unhappy with the record and he was at Zappa's hours and in his anger he threw...
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    Interesting interview with Fred Frith ...

    Interesting interview with Fred Frith


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WsVHkSZkFM
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    I have the aural blueprint of an original 70s...

    I have the aural blueprint of an original 70s German Pressing, but I quite like the 87 mix, I mainly listen to the LP so
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    Actually the Wild Man Fischer record ( An...

    Actually the Wild Man Fischer record ( An Evening with WMF) has been re-released in 2016 by Gonzo Multimedia. From memory Gail Z didnīt want it to be re-released, but I am not sure why. Itīs a great...
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    Great job you are doing ( and everybody involved...

    Great job you are doing ( and everybody involved on the site) Keep it coming :)
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    Pulled out some more live recordings: Hatfield...

    Pulled out some more live recordings:
    Hatfield and The North / Imperial College November 17th 72 (can be found on the site dedicated to Phil Miller)
    This is historically speaking a great recording,...
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    ^TD sounds completely like PF on this track,...

    ^TD sounds completely like PF on this track, would have been interesting , if the two bands had jammed together.
  35. ^ That's happening when you hire a Scottish...

    ^
    That's happening when you hire a Scottish manager :-)
  36. "nothing left too imagination" :lol

    "nothing left too imagination"

    :lol
  37. Actually the zip is closed, itīs the part that...

    Actually the zip is closed, itīs the part that covers the zip that stands out a bit. I had a similar bell bottom model. They were VERY tight on your private parts.... :-)
  38. Thatīs great! I love the way itīs filmed with...

    Thatīs great!
    I love the way itīs filmed with slow movements and zooming in on the necks or keys....I realized for the first time that Pye played his 12 string as a 6 string. Did he ever used it as...
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    Fantastic band ! Good to know they have a new...

    Fantastic band ! Good to know they have a new release ( of older material)
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    ^ It circulated on some bootleg sites. As double...

    ^ It circulated on some bootleg sites. As double cd it was released by the Highland label.
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    Hatfield and the North, Live at Salle des fetes...

    Hatfield and the North, Live at Salle des fetes Tomblaine / Nancy February 7th 1975 (approx. 90 minutes)

    This is one of my all-time favourite boots because:
    -Itīs the only full-length concert of...
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    Hadn’t heard these for quite some time Pyle –...

    Hadn’t heard these for quite some time
    Pyle – Pung- Greaves: The Pig Part (1999 Voiceprint)
    When John Greaves settled down in Normandy, he gave an interview in a French Music Mag and expressed his...
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    I like UOE, I have the one with the early Soft...

    I like UOE, I have the one with the early Soft Machine material īJet Propelled Photographsī which is quite fun, have to check out the Live At The Fleece.
  44. Thread: Aterciopelados

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    Aterciopelados

    I discovered Aterciopelados a Columbian band ( you want take some rehearsal before pronouncing the name in a conversation) in a Netflix Documentary series about South American rock and put the band...
  45. Rompan Todo Rockumentary South American Rock

    Rompan Todo ( Break It All ) is a great Rockumentary about South American Rock on Netflix , presentes as a mini series of 6 episodes ( about 5h1/2) going from early 60s , prog to today ...with...
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    I listened to two Kevin Ayers broadcasts Iīve...

    I listened to two Kevin Ayers broadcasts Iīve never heard before:
    Kevin Ayers and the Whole Wide World: Colours of the day (1970)
    This is one of my Top Ten Canterboots, basically a Dutch Radio...
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    I am not sure that he doesnīt play a Hammond. I...

    I am not sure that he doesnīt play a Hammond. I think he used a third keyboard , something like an Elka String Ensemble. On Memory... Headloss he has the leslied Hamond sound and then in For Richard...
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    Thatīs the one, there is just a short...

    Thatīs the one,
    there is just a short presentation that is cut out in the beginning
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    Have to listen to it again. You are sure he used...

    Have to listen to it again. You are sure he used this new organ during the whole tour? btw what is the brand name?
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    It's a bootleg : Caravan Live at Record Plant...

    It's a bootleg : Caravan Live at Record Plant Sausalito
    First US tour 15th of october 74
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    I have relistened to a Caravan concert : 15th of...

    I have relistened to a Caravan concert : 15th of october 74 Record Plant Sausalito from the first US tour, very good sound quality. Afterwards I relistened to the official Fairfield Concert from...
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    I pulled out two records by Julie Driscoll/...

    I pulled out two records by Julie Driscoll/ Tippetts with a strong Canterbury presence:
    Julie Driscoll: 1969 (guess the date)
    About half of the tracks with woodwind/ brass arrangements by Keith...
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    Same spirit :-)

    Same spirit :-)
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    Great memory from an trio outdoor concert in...

    Great memory from an trio outdoor concert in Paris. He started playing very out for about an hour and a part of the audience left. During a short break someone in the audience whistled a short melody...
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    I had put some order in my live and miscellaneous...

    I had put some order in my live and miscellaneous material from Kevin Ayers.
    The best overview is the Harvest Years 5 CD Boxset, the first 4 Harvest records plus The Confessions …which was released...
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    Soft Machine 8th of october 67 ( Ayers, Ratledge...

    Soft Machine 8th of october 67 ( Ayers, Ratledge , Wyatt) at French TV

    https://m.ina.fr/video/I00008402/soft-machine-variation-sur-hope-for-happiness-video.html
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    Elton Dean`s Ninesense : Happy Daze / Oh! For The...

    Elton Dean`s Ninesense : Happy Daze / Oh! For The Edge ( Ogun Records)
    Among my favourite Elton Dean related records. Oh! For the Edge live in 76 and Happy Daze in studio in 77. I have a slight...
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    Not to my knowldege, but there is a feature film...

    Not to my knowldege, but there is a feature film about MM

    https://lacolesfineartfilms.vhx.tv/
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    Van der Graaf (Paris) originally spring 2020,...

    Van der Graaf (Paris) originally spring 2020, postponed a first time to fall 2020
    and now foressen for fall 2021. Cross fingers
    OOIOO originally summer 2020 postponed, but no new date...
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    R.I.P. I resaw last week High Anciety, great...

    R.I.P.
    I resaw last week High Anciety, great actress. One of my favorite scenes : when Gene Wilder comes too late for dinner and she takes his dessert and later on their S&M seance.
    Tonight I'll...
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