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    Oakland is quite remarkable, but it’s the only...

    Oakland is quite remarkable, but it’s the only Floyd boot I listen to anymore. Sound quality is important to me and I just cannot be bothered with crappy sounding recordings. Still amazing to me that...
  2. The 2-ch studio album remix is certainly...

    The 2-ch studio album remix is certainly available on its own, not sure about the multi-ch. I never found the overdubs on the Shrine show release to be THAT bothersome (there are overdubs on all/most...
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    I had intended to buy a spare OPPO before they...

    I had intended to buy a spare OPPO before they stopped making players. I have a sizable DVD-Audio, SACD collection (I started collecting them right from the start). OPPO was about the only...
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    Saw them multiple times, twice with RH. Second...

    Saw them multiple times, twice with RH. Second time was the August 1983 show at Madison Square Garden. RH was there lol, and did ‘announce’ that he was leaving the band. I think my favorite show was...
  5. Shame the bluray isnt avialable separately -...

    Shame the bluray isnt avialable separately - thats really the only part imwant. Oh well.
  6. Thread: The Final Cut

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    Seems to me thats how he always looks .....

    Seems to me thats how he always looks .....
  7. I have this curious experience with prog records....

    I have this curious experience with prog records. Those I love immediately I almost always end up not really liking over the long run. Those that leave me somewhat nonplussed initially end up being...
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    Both are very good. D&D gets the nod from me, if...

    Both are very good. D&D gets the nod from me, if only because it features one of my all time favorite rock vocalists, David Paton (he of 'Ho Ho Ho it's ..... well, you know)
  9. Trespass through the Lamb is as fine a 5 album...

    Trespass through the Lamb is as fine a 5 album run as you will find in prog (IMO of course). Selling England is my favorite of the five, though it's rather like having to pick just one favorite...
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    Liked Springsteen as a writer but not as a...

    Liked Springsteen as a writer but not as a performer. Much prefer the Manfred Mann versions (sort of prog).
  11. I automatically buy anything GH releases ........

    I automatically buy anything GH releases ..... though I think my set of coasters with band mugshots may be counterfeit .....
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    I think all three of the post-project albums are...

    I think all three of the post-project albums are strong. On Air even cam out on 5.1.
  13. I'm all for releasing downloads of live material...

    I'm all for releasing downloads of live material ..... as long as it sounds decent! The live version of Subterranea remains my single favorite IQ recording.
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    Anyone know if his 2018 tour is just him or him...

    Anyone know if his 2018 tour is just him or him plus band? I've seen him solo, and I don't need to again. Did see Supertramp both before and after he left. Saw them in 1983 at the NJ Meadowlands and...
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    My personal favorite live 'Tramp was the...

    My personal favorite live 'Tramp was the semi-official If Everyone Was Listening from 1975 (Odeon if I recall correctly). It was remastered (remixed?) for the recent deluxe Crime of the Century set,...
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    As some of their albums have faded for me over...

    As some of their albums have faded for me over time, this one has definitely grown on me.
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    Perhaps my favorite PF album as well. A great...

    Perhaps my favorite PF album as well. A great shame that no live recording of acceptable quality exists (well, other than the 1974 version with 'early' incarnations).
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    A wonderful musician. RIP Ray. The 'classic 7'...

    A wonderful musician. RIP Ray. The 'classic 7' albums remain among my very favorite run of albums from any band.
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    An extremely strong series of releases all the...

    An extremely strong series of releases all the way back to Lex Rex. I don't particularly like the albums prior to that, and 3 cheers was a bit underwhelming to me, but everything else is really...
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    I bought all 5 of the boxes when they were...

    I bought all 5 of the boxes when they were released. My favorite is the live box (given my preference for Genesis live), though I do pull out the 3SL DVD from the movie box occasionally for the...
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    The jingly bit in It's Yourself was used in the...

    The jingly bit in It's Yourself was used in the album version of Los Endos. What the band's original intention was I cannot say.
  22. I try to avoid flights of hyperbole, but I have...

    I try to avoid flights of hyperbole, but I have to say that this is my favorite NM albums since Snow. Very strong. OK, some predictable stuff, and one song that sounds just like it came from Snow,...
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    A fun read though. I ceased to care what folks...

    A fun read though. I ceased to care what folks thought of the music I liked decades ago. My only interest was that there be enough other people who liked it to encourage at least a smattering of new...
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    Right, full SR on the 3 Sides Live tour;...

    Right, full SR on the 3 Sides Live tour; excerpted as part of the medley in 1986.
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    Some significant omissions from the 1977 tour....

    Some significant omissions from the 1977 tour. Won't hold my breath, but an 'expanded' version would be nice. As would full multi-track shows from 1976, 1977, and 1980. Boots are good, but pale...
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    List is dynamic, right now it's: 1....

    List is dynamic, right now it's:

    1. Inconsolable Secret
    2. Perilous
    3. Ode to Echo
    4. If
    5. Cor Cordium
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    Though AtD is the best of the bunch to me, I find...

    Though AtD is the best of the bunch to me, I find them all quite forgettable. In an alternate universe, I wonder if PF selected Pros and Cons over the Wall, and what it sounds like?
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    I've quite liked the varied singers over time...

    I've quite liked the varied singers over time .... very Alan Parsons Project-esque. Though AP always seemed to take pleasure in noting that Woolfson wasn't a 'real singer'.
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    Yes, fronts get full range.
  30. I don't use bass management; main speakers have...

    I don't use bass management; main speakers have massive woofer columns. The original version low end (sub 30hz) went missing on the old 2-ch remaster/remix as well.
  31. Got the 5.1 bluray. It is indeed a 'new' mix....

    Got the 5.1 bluray. It is indeed a 'new' mix. Sounds more like the remaster than the original. Everything is crystal clear, though there is a bit of hiss in places (may have always been on the tapes,...
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    Is it, missed that. Not worth $470 though :) Will...

    Is it, missed that. Not worth $470 though :) Will have to live with my acceptable boot version.
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    Ah, OK, that wasn't clear to me. The PF BBC...

    Ah, OK, that wasn't clear to me. The PF BBC recording was mostly released in their recent box set versions - all except Echoes.
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    The complete BBC sessions are always an enjoyable...

    The complete BBC sessions are always an enjoyable listen to me. I particularly enjoy the versions of Hogweed - one with very prominent vocals from PC.

    You sure the Wembley '75 show was a BBC...
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    Really, who cares about covers? Song for All...

    Really, who cares about covers? Song for All Seasons is probably my favorite, or second favorite behind Scheherazade, of the studio albums - I much prefer the live albums though.
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    I would hope they'd not do it, but I'm old enough...

    I would hope they'd not do it, but I'm old enough to have seen them during every tour from W&W on. I can imaging those more recent fans that never saw them live would have a somewhat different...
  37. Well, OnAir has been in 5.1 for years and I read...

    Well, OnAir has been in 5.1 for years and I read him say that he'd love to do surround mixes but that it was 'up to the studio'. I forget exactly what was done to update the mix since I only listen...
  38. APP is the remaining 'big band' for me without...

    APP is the remaining 'big band' for me without the 5.1 treatment. I wonder if the 5.1 version is the original mix or the later mix. I much prefer the former. Hope this portents for future 5.1...
  39. I think it is a shame that none of the principal...

    I think it is a shame that none of the principal 'combatants' seem to really realize that the work they did together far outshone anything they subsequently did apart - regardless of the relative...
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    'The Inconsolable Remix'. I like that :) I'm...

    'The Inconsolable Remix'. I like that :)

    I'm in for all four.
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    I agree, 'one and done' here as well. Imaginary...

    I agree, 'one and done' here as well. Imaginary Day, on the other hand, is brilliant. Roots, along with First Circle and Finding & Believing, is my favorite Metheny track.
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    Just out of curiosity, how far back do you have...

    Just out of curiosity, how far back do you have 24/96 (or 44) masters?
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    Indeed, keep 'em coming. See you're in New...

    Indeed, keep 'em coming.

    See you're in New Heven; Stamford myself.
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    Perilous in hires sounds great, I agree. It has...

    Perilous in hires sounds great, I agree. It has also slowly become my favorite of the Davison Trilogy.
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    Awesome, long time favorite Lovecraft short story...

    Awesome, long time favorite Lovecraft short story (was adapted to a comic as well). Important to keep that AC unit in good repair :)
  46. I recall TB saying that when they were looking...

    I recall TB saying that when they were looking for a singer to replace Gabriel they thought Collins could do the 'soft stuff' but not the 'harder stuff'. His early voice was much softer and melodic...
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    That's the only way I listen to these albums...

    That's the only way I listen to these albums anymore ..... well, other than on my iPod; but that's inherently a low Fi source anyhow.
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    Not being silly at all. Commercial success is a...

    Not being silly at all. Commercial success is a poor barometer of quality.
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    Nice! Out of curiosity, should TIS be...

    Nice!

    Out of curiosity, should TIS be available in hirez, would it be the original or the remix? At the risk of being excoriated, I prefer the latter :).
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    Not sure there's a better five album run,...

    Not sure there's a better five album run, Trespass thru Lamb, in prog - maybe all of R&R.
  51. It's funny, this is not an album that I...

    It's funny, this is not an album that I particularly like or 'get' despite a few if my prog fans being big fans, yet I have bought it on cassette, LP and CD. Preordered it once again, perhaps...
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    Album is terrific, including the vocals. Wonder...

    Album is terrific, including the vocals. Wonder why they didn't ask Walter Moore back? Maybe he's busy. Agree that Susie's vocals on the last song are really strong.
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    Hires version sounds awesome on my over priced...

    Hires version sounds awesome on my over priced audiophile rig. Thanks chaps.
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    No kidding. $570 on Amazon. Ouch. Wonder what...

    No kidding. $570 on Amazon. Ouch. Wonder what kind of audio quality were talking for the live stuff. Would have liked to see the entire '72 Brighton show get released.
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    It's this ........

    It's this ..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYLNDHL6RKo
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    I believe the Rainbow '73 Cinema Show required a...

    I believe the Rainbow '73 Cinema Show required a great deal of 'repair' which was not deemed worth doing - of course, they did do it then for the full Rainbow show released as part of the Live boxed...
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    I would buy all the hi-rez versions as well .....

    I would buy all the hi-rez versions as well .....
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    All In a Mouse's Night is really good live as...

    All In a Mouse's Night is really good live as well. There's a cracking version on the Live in London boot.
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    Interesting that post the early years, Inside &...

    Interesting that post the early years, Inside & Out and Paperlate were performed live. Me & Virgil too, I think. Any others?
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    No worries. Always happy to 'support the cause'...

    No worries. Always happy to 'support the cause' :). Would love more hirez releases.
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