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    Thank you! What a great resource.

    Thank you! What a great resource.
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    Its fascinating to read these posts about still...

    Its fascinating to read these posts about still feeling the loss so badly. I feel similarly. I have been knocked hard by the loss of other musicians...John, George, Squire, Lake, Wetton, Vasconcelos,...
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    I am still working through the logic of it all...

    I am still working through the logic of it all but will mostly route synths (of course) and the effects into mine so that I can minimize the re-patching I do currently when i need to use different...
  4. I nominate Tucsonan Pete Fine. He is a great...

    I nominate Tucsonan Pete Fine. He is a great electric guitarist that has played Zep to classical. Here is one of his best, a Concerto for Electric guitar. He also plays sitar amazingly well.
    ...
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    ...otherwise it feels left out. :) So what are...

    ...otherwise it feels left out. :)

    So what are you running through it? Synths only? Effects?
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    "Criminal Record" is criminally underrated. ...

    "Criminal Record" is criminally underrated.
    (Yes, I took the obvious road there.)

    But seriously, I really enjoy it. Just for the presence of Chris Squire and Alan White on several tracks is the...
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    Yup, I have been the recipient of that. :) It...

    Yup, I have been the recipient of that. :)
    It usually happens when we post a bit too soon...after all, many of us have 40 or 50 years of trivia in our heads and every so often it comes out slightly...
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    Rockin' good news!

    Rockin' good news!
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    Yes, he mentions it in several of his books. He...

    Yes, he mentions it in several of his books. He mentions reading signs, watching people, and yes, sending sticks out.

    (The amount of people that received letters and postcards from him over the...
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    Yes, very good. Thank you!

    Yes, very good. Thank you!
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    I just went full manual:...

    I just went full manual:...
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    I had a special bottle of The Macallan that I...

    I had a special bottle of The Macallan that I went to. The guy very much understood the magic of this stuff. So I savored it as he would.

    Exit the warrior...
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    Sure! I'm in. After all, he has so few solo...

    Sure! I'm in.

    After all, he has so few solo albums. ;)
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    Yup; its the place to start. They are all very...

    Yup; its the place to start.
    They are all very worthwhile.

    I have them all except for Travelling Music. But I just ordered that to complete my collection.

    In many ways, his least-known book...
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    Very cool, John. It really does sound intriguing....

    Very cool, John. It really does sound intriguing.
    Keep those updates coming.

    THAT RIBBON LOOKS AMAZINGLY COOL!
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    absolutely gutted. My hero. Just for his...

    absolutely gutted.

    My hero.
    Just for his words alone...
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    Yay! Please do give us your thoughts when you...

    Yay!
    Please do give us your thoughts when you come up for air!
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    ...and speaking of just got word about... ...

    ...and speaking of just got word about...

    https://www.musicradar.com/news/namm-2020-korg-arp-2600-fs-could-be-the-synth-reissue-to-rule-them-all

    Woswers!

    The 2600 was the first synth I was...
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    He was such a skilled and witty writer. And to...

    He was such a skilled and witty writer. And to me, a very underrated actor; look to his role in Bowie's "The Man Who Fell to Earth" for the proof.
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    I have the Deanston "Virgin Oak" and very much...

    I have the Deanston "Virgin Oak" and very much like it. If memory serves, I felt it was better off as a pre-dinner dram because of its more delicate profile. But a solid Sotch in my opinion. And yes,...
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    A KILLER Fripp solo. I love his work with Bowie....

    A KILLER Fripp solo. I love his work with Bowie.

    I found this:

    https://bowiesongs.wordpress.com/tag/robert-fripp/



    ...and some other stuff from a forum:
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    Very cool! I love how that all turned out. I...

    Very cool! I love how that all turned out.

    I find that well-designed pedals are often unique. There is a reason that many players have 2 to 4 different versions of the same flavor. Sometimes, even...
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    Ooh, I like what I have seen and heard so far:...

    Ooh, I like what I have seen and heard so far:
    https://www.korg.com/us/products/synthesizers/wavestate/
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    And to my mind, did a fine job. I really enjoyed...

    And to my mind, did a fine job. I really enjoyed his set.
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    Oh, but how about one thing? I love the piece....

    Oh, but how about one thing?

    I love the piece. And I love most everything about its production. Except for the amount of reverb. The piece is drenched in reverb...too much in my opinion. It is...
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    Well, dang...this is a perfect post! Well done!

    Well, dang...this is a perfect post!
    Well done!
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    No insanity posts from me...just a hearty "thumbs...

    No insanity posts from me...just a hearty "thumbs up" about this tour. It was my first Yes show and it was marvelous. The set list WAS great and the performances (at least at the two M.S.G. shows in...
  28. Very cool! The moment you have those CDs please...

    Very cool!
    The moment you have those CDs please shout!
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    I got half way through the video before being...

    I got half way through the video before being interrupted. I need to watch the rest.
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    No! Oban is one of my favorites! There is magic...

    No! Oban is one of my favorites! There is magic in that bottle.
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    All your points are correct. This gem is often...

    All your points are correct.
    This gem is often overlooked because it gets such a large amount of airplay. But as someone who bought it when it came out, I have always been amazed at the elements of...
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    Yes, it was a sad day for me. But the man helped...

    Yes, it was a sad day for me.
    But the man helped so many of us, especially with regards to coming to terms with death.
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    I love his work. But I needed a push on this...

    I love his work. But I needed a push on this because I am trying to save $$$.
    Thanks!
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    Oh man! I added THE most exciting things to my...

    Oh man! I added THE most exciting things to my Studio...patchbays!! I am soooooo excited.

    Well, I am being facetious. While they are necessary, they are the most boring, non-sexy device that can...
  35. See, here is another reason for me to like you.

    See, here is another reason for me to like you.
  36. Yes the fine level of control on the...

    Yes the fine level of control on the Moogerfoogers is one of their best attributes. The phaser and filter MFs that I have are so cool, hence my desire to see the ring mid next to them.
  37. Thank you, Teddy! That helps me understand your...

    Thank you, Teddy! That helps me understand your post. And yes, there are generally lots of these kinds of holes in any fan of any thing. None of us can get to everything. And I do like the concept of...
  38. Great posts lately! Thank you for all the tech...

    Great posts lately! Thank you for all the tech info, John.

    (i have often sat on the fence about the Moogerfooger Ring Mod. But from my earliest days piloting an ARP 2600 I have felt that ring...
  39. Yes indeed, some of my favorite art took a number...

    Yes indeed, some of my favorite art took a number of exposures--really challenging exposures--to finally light up for me. Oftentimes, the more challenging the art, the more satisfying the experience...
  40. LOL. I understand. It is wise to be able to...

    LOL. I understand.
    It is wise to be able to recognize when one has tried something enough. There is no need to waste time on something that has shown itself to be a dead end to you.

    But one of...
  41. Yes, one of my questions too. From my own...

    Yes, one of my questions too.

    From my own personal experience, I find that the more I live, the more that I realize that two concepts are more important than many others:

    1-our likes and...
  42. Yes, I listen to Classical, jazz (all forms),...

    Yes, I listen to Classical, jazz (all forms), Chinese music, Indian music, Thai music, African music, ambient music, folk music, and many more.
    I personally don't see any borders or...
  43. I am in a bit of disconnect here...exactly why is...

    I am in a bit of disconnect here...exactly why is it relevant to post this on a Progressive Music forum if you have not listened to what are arguably some of the most characteristic albums of said...
  44. What an eloquent, insightful, and (to me)...

    What an eloquent, insightful, and (to me) accurate review.
    Thank you!
  45. Great to hear! I have no problem with direct...

    Great to hear!
    I have no problem with direct segues.

    I always want whatever the artist wants.
  46. Absolutely. It will be worth the wait.

    Absolutely. It will be worth the wait.
  47. Oh how nice. I wish I could be there. I...

    Oh how nice.
    I wish I could be there.

    I really enjoy the four tracks from the album. Just hearing Squire's playing and vocals makes the package worthwhile for me. And the other players and the...
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    Yes, my pal in San Francisco says he really...

    Yes, my pal in San Francisco says he really enjoyed the show there a few nights ago. He said it was shoulder-to-shoulder.

    I had wondered about the lights at our show; I had seen some pretty cool...
  49. Oh my! That is very different. And fun!

    Oh my! That is very different. And fun!
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    This musician sees the interaction, real...

    This musician sees the interaction, real interaction in their performances, both in person and on visual recordings. Their abilities are so high-level and their level of rehearsal so complete that...
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    A delightfully witty and provocative interview....

    A delightfully witty and provocative interview. Bill is my hero in all ways...his insights on music and culture are generally spot on. But I don't necessarily agree with everything he says. Having...
  52. Ah, very cool! Thanks for the info! That talent...

    Ah, very cool! Thanks for the info! That talent you have for running synths through cool devices is one of your strengths.

    Despite having some cool effects at home, I often forget to wrestle them...
  53. Count me in, John! And yes, physicality is my...

    Count me in, John!
    And yes, physicality is my thing so please do shout when I may purchase a CD.

    I very much enjoyed the early chance to listen to "The Intrepid" the other day. I really like the...
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    What a charming understatement! That venue...

    What a charming understatement!
    That venue really was one of the worst I have seen (for performers)...I don't know how you all made it look so professional.
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    What great points and observations! I fully...

    What great points and observations! I fully agree.
    In particular, it would be easy for Gavin to run away with the show but one of his great strengths is knowing what is needed. He has no problem...
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    Hey Randy! What a great show last night in Mesa,...

    Hey Randy! What a great show last night in Mesa, AZ! I was very impressed. Too bad you were in the dark for the first number! And that loud band in the other performance area certainly didn't help...
  57. I look forward to watching...and the new CD.

    I look forward to watching...and the new CD.
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    The album really is superb. I wish Rick...

    The album really is superb.

    I wish Rick Kennell had had more tracks though.
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    Oh, there was a point to that post?

    Oh, there was a point to that post?
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