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  1. You are Svetonio, and this is your eighth...

    You are Svetonio, and this is your eighth identity in less than half a year. You are banned from here.
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    No, we aren't "mean". But it's fascinating how...

    No, we aren't "mean". But it's fascinating how you suddenly pop up in here in tandem with the other seven Svetonio identities of recent, some of which even existed simultaneously so as to hopefully...
  3. ^ John, if I contribute to this thread, do you...

    ^ John, if I contribute to this thread, do you think it'll be awarded a one-star rating?
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    Oh, but one of Svetonio's many wonderfully masked...

    Oh, but one of Svetonio's many wonderfully masked faces just rated this thread one star! How can you seriously ponder getting such a title when Juba/Michello/[fart] don't want a thread on it to exist?
  5. ^ Did you just join, Agoston? Out of nowhere?...

    ^ Did you just join, Agoston? Out of nowhere? Aah, of course - you just suddenly discovered PE while surfing in Budapest.
  6. This thread too has been given a one-star rating....

    This thread too has been given a one-star rating. It's due to the lack of quality analysis on the core matter at hand, it's certainly not an anonymous protest against the very inclusion of a name or...
  7. Someone has rated this thread -one- star. I bet...

    Someone has rated this thread -one- star. I bet it's because they don't feel that the music herein is being discussed on a just level in fit with its inherent creativity.

    Or perhaps it's Jon's...
  8. Modry …fekt became a significant name in 70s East...

    Modry …fekt became a significant name in 70s East bloc rock and thus don't really fit the picture here, as were (albeit to somewhat lesser extent) P2. However, Flamengo's Kure V Hodinkach from 1971...
  9. They were always great. Their latest release,...

    They were always great. Their latest release, Katerino something from 2007, is less raw but also very, very good. One of the seminal Czech underground bands, IMO - and that was/is an extensive scene.
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    I'm on a trip right now and brought Sus and a mer...

    I'm on a trip right now and brought Sus and a mer handful other CDs along, giving it proper attention. I think it's the best thing I've heard by these guys, including PinioL and Ukandanz, both of...
  11. No 'trons perhaps, but the nature of sound here...

    No 'trons perhaps, but the nature of sound here somehow makes me think he actually did wear some kind of cape after all. I can just see him knottin' away underneath that dome of cloth, professory...
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    And yet he rejected an icewet hug from good ol'...

    And yet he rejected an icewet hug from good ol' progwoman:

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    See successor to 'Progwoman', named 'waren'....

    See successor to 'Progwoman', named 'waren'. Sheer creative brilliance. He just keeps going.
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    You can add this 'Waren' to the list. He's brand...

    You can add this 'Waren' to the list. He's brand new here. Never been here before.
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    ^ Thanks, Moe. I was thinking that too. But...

    ^ Thanks, Moe. I was thinking that too.

    But then suddenly it strook me that Svet wasn't a woman! I mean, Moe - get real!

    ...
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    I think they should make a Ted vs. Elt meet...

    I think they should make a Ted vs. Elt meet Liberace by way of George Michśl zombie movie.
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    Yes, I know. Elephant9 are a good r&r and make...

    Yes, I know.

    Elephant9 are a good r&r and make good records of r&r-music for those who like good such matter. There! I said it. And now I'm going to the bathroom for a papertowel to collect some...
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    I think so, yes. Admittedly I'm a bit biased...

    I think so, yes. Admittedly I'm a bit biased coming from Bergen (and Fana/Ytrebygda, where two of the members are from), but City of the Sun is a monumentally strong effort by a Young Norwegian...
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    EinstŁrzende Neubauten concocted some...

    EinstŁrzende Neubauten concocted some structurally (and thus compositionally) very advanced arrangements during their career. Would you consider them "prog" too? I'm just interested to know,...
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    ^ The debut Seven Impale is one of the top-10...

    ^ The debut Seven Impale is one of the top-10 Norwegian progressive rock albums (IMHO). The followup was a work of haste and Hubris and should not have been a double outing. Half the album is very...
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    ^ I can name you some 300 acts that have actively...

    ^ I can name you some 300 acts that have actively not only "looked for" but found and created new sounds, approaches, concepts and ideas these past 40 years, most of whom have been mentioned at one...
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    I'm seeing Reine Fiske with Dungen at Rockefeller...

    I'm seeing Reine Fiske with Dungen at Rockefeller here in Oslo tomorrow night; to honour 15 years since the release of Ta Det Lugnt they're performing the full f'n double album!
  23. The Violence of Amateurs is my fave FTV by far,...

    The Violence of Amateurs is my fave FTV by far, and a GREAT introduction to the band IMO. Eugene Chadbourne's entry on the banjo is simply priceless.


    The Case is very good too.
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    I was thinking the exact same thing. Is it in any...

    I was thinking the exact same thing. Is it in any way possible that he's joined forces with Svet?! Then perhaps with the untimely return of Rufus they'll launch a full-on Trilogy attack on the...
  25. :lol:lol:lol:lol:lol That's the way you used...

    :lol:lol:lol:lol:lol

    That's the way you used to do things in the good ol' days, Svetonio! Now how are those S Vremena Na Vreme videos coming along?

    I wonder where Gentle Friend, Daouburg, Deo...
  26. Where did you "learn" this, Svetonio?

    Where did you "learn" this, Svetonio?
  27. Movin' On by Circus is alright, but nothing...

    Movin' On by Circus is alright, but nothing really outstanding IMO. Unlike Island's Pictures, which is a truly unique expression melding VdGG, Gentle Giant, Egg and Magma.

    Etienne Conod produced a...
  28. No, I don't find Clepsydra very fascinating,...

    No, I don't find Clepsydra very fascinating, Svetonio. But thanks for returning so soon.
  29. Olsen Bros!

    Olsen Bros!
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    SVETONIO!! BACK!

    SVETONIO!! BACK!
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    ^ Most jazz gigs here in Oslo have been cancelled...

    ^ Most jazz gigs here in Oslo have been cancelled for the weekend.
  32. ^ I only *heard' abou the SS when I was there...

    ^ I only *heard' abou the SS when I was there last year, but I didn't get to go there. Great to see that they still exist at all, of course.

    Until about early 90s you could of course buy immense...
  33. Listening to QMS over drinks tonight. Haven't...

    Listening to QMS over drinks tonight. Haven't really been paying much attention to their recorded output these past 10-15 years, but OMG were they ever raunchy and Direct! Cipollina sunded like...
  34. Hey. Here's a fairly recent thread on this very...

    Hey. Here's a fairly recent thread on this very subject - with lotsa information: https://www.progressiveears.org/forum/showthread.php/13753-Danish-Prog-Recommendations?highlight=Danish+prog
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  35. And here am I hearing how it was apparently all...

    And here am I hearing how it was apparently all Phil Collins' fault. :doh
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    Jarle is such a badass guitarist; arguably one of...

    Jarle is such a badass guitarist; arguably one of few Nels Cline'ish characters up here - a guy who'd be theoretically able to learn and play the lot of it. Really nice chap as well, and always was.
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    His passing is suitably lamented in Norwegian...

    His passing is suitably lamented in Norwegian newsmedia today. Vinaccia struggled against cancer for a whole decade before giving in; apparently he was never cleared of it, but kept activities at a...
  38. Don't forget the other eight bands as well! :(

    Don't forget the other eight bands as well! :(
  39. ^ I was speaking of "culture" as civilization,...

    ^ I was speaking of "culture" as civilization, not as commodity. Obviously, from the perspective of a peadophile cannibal our civilization/culture is mostly junk.
  40. ^ I saw 3rd. & the Mortal live on several...

    ^ I saw 3rd. & the Mortal live on several occasions back at university, and I can vouch for the fact that they were not "understood" by very many folks even here in Norway. To make things worse,...
  41. Watch it, Daneman! We're actually so far ahead of...

    Watch it, Daneman! We're actually so far ahead of time we've encircled and reached back breathing down everybody else's neck!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkF8slt6mkQ
  42. ^ The Dino years are a bit hit'n'miss in my...

    ^ The Dino years are a bit hit'n'miss in my house. But I actually quite like What About Me nowadays, as it's a more consistent record than Just For Love in terms of songwriting. And Nicky Hopkins was...
  43. Well, this is true; it was a continuous downward...

    Well, this is true; it was a continuous downward spiral.

    From some point.
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    It's already been taken care of! :yell I...

    It's already been taken care of! :yell

    I tracked them down one by one after identifying them through satelite surveillance, and when I found them I stuffed my fist and then my whole arm down their...
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    Made in Corea is a Chick-tribute ensemble formed...

    Made in Corea is a Chick-tribute ensemble formed by StŚle StorlÝkken's nephew, Jarle StorlÝkken (of Panzerpappa). Pappzi gave their recent releaseparty on a double bill with Elephant9 here in Oslo....
  46. As was mine. That's why the "cultural collapse". ...

    As was mine. That's why the "cultural collapse".

    I'm honestly not really that taken with the "death of rock" as such.
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    I really like it, but I wouldn't call it...

    I really like it, but I wouldn't call it "quirky". To me that implies something unusual or even singular in challenge and expression, and Schnauser (like Sanguine Hum) are pretty straight-forward -...
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    Fiske was picked for his strengths as exposed in...

    Fiske was picked for his strengths as exposed in the music of Dungen, The Amazing and with Swedish cult-folksinger Turid, as well as for his contributions to Motorpsycho. The guy pretty much...
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    ^ There's been at least one Schnauser release...

    ^ There's been at least one Schnauser release since Protein, but I haven't heard it.

    A very fine band.
  50. I'm not buying this theory of the perpetual...

    I'm not buying this theory of the perpetual continuum, and it's as much a change of as a shift in basic paradigm - i.e. in an already existing one. Cultural collapse entails something altogether far...
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    Didn't we have a sort of 'discussion' on...

    Didn't we have a sort of 'discussion' on Earthbound rather recently?

    Yeah, the "production values" surely suck and the song selection and performance aren't too much to homage either. Yet I would...
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    ^ I believe that's precisely what it actually...

    ^ I believe that's precisely what it actually does - it's a deliberate charicature.

    One of the leading lights of UK art-rock at the time, Family, were of course infamous for their outlook on and...
  53. Like none other - and I mean none. Theirs was the...

    Like none other - and I mean none. Theirs was the rawest, most acidic double sixstring attack out there, and they could swing in utter refinement too - as on "Gold & Silver".

    Duncan's six-minute...
  54. Exceedingly true, which is essentially why I'm...

    Exceedingly true, which is essentially why I'm finally through with the Left and still don't feel at home on the Right - a vacuum-equilibrium which I suppose renders me somewhat lost in/on the world....
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    ^ Even though KC were one of my entry points to...

    ^ Even though KC were one of my entry points to progressive rock and Lizard was included in the first batch of records I bought by the band, it literally took me several years of attemptive listening...
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    ^ I was always more of a Rime of the Ancient...

    ^ I was always more of a Rime of the Ancient Mariner man, Udi. Or Nurses Songs With Elephant. Or White Horse.

    And I too got Star's End due to Cutler's participation, along with Bedford's...
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    I see what you mean, but I tend to think that...

    I see what you mean, but I tend to think that this was some of the point of Sinfield's lyrics there; to challenge him into writing something that was fundamentally different and would surprise the...
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    Reminds me a bit of this one: ...

    Reminds me a bit of this one:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lz9gxsgAJI
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    Please stop.

    Please stop.
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    AFAIK, they are mostly soundboard live recordings...

    AFAIK, they are mostly soundboard live recordings or rehearsals practically taped on cassette. For completists, I'd say - although for a long time it was the only place where you'd get to hear...
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