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  1. Sticky: Although I understand your little appreciation -...

    Although I understand your little appreciation - matter of taste? - for the music, I truly don't understand your argument. Where is music supposed to be going? Where did Electronic Meditation or...
  2. I've bought it digital on Bandcamp. Will my phone...

    I've bought it digital on Bandcamp. Will my phone show rot signs after some years?
  3. Sticky: Is it ok if I use the word masterpiece? Because...

    Is it ok if I use the word masterpiece? Because that one is, it has to be. Recorded in 1969, it could be the first fully-fledged Krautrock album, combining all the disparate elements that would...
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    Sticky: Since we know so little for the virus as you say,...

    Since we know so little for the virus as you say, everyone is experimenting, not just Sweden. Your argument applies to all policies. There are repercussions that one is unable to put in the equation...
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    Sticky: ^ I was aware of this, but really sat down to...

    ^ I was aware of this, but really sat down to listen this morning. It's magic!
  6. Thread: Kraftwerk

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    ^ Thanks Spyros. Good to know that someone with a...

    ^ Thanks Spyros. Good to know that someone with a superior knowledge on the subject feels the same way.
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    Yes, that was what I was saying. It's the...

    Yes, that was what I was saying. It's the "proggiest" of the lot, in the traditional sense of the word. No one can mistake it for anything else than "prog" - it's got all the hated prog elements, and...
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    Sticky: Some cool new releases: Germany's Coogans...

    Some cool new releases:

    Germany's Coogans Bluff are back with a great, fun record of indie prog - I don't know how to really call it, but I suggest to people to listen to its entirety to form...
  9. Thread: Kraftwerk

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    I am also on the "first 3" boat. And I don't know...

    I am also on the "first 3" boat. And I don't know if my opinion sounds heretic, but I believe their reputation as incredible innovators is a bit exaggerated. I was just reading Wiki, and they were...
  10. Yes, I am aware of that. I just wanted to say...

    Yes, I am aware of that. I just wanted to say that probably this is not for me.

    In a way they remind me of Queen, to which I also have an ambiguous relationship. Part genius, part kitsch, part...
  11. Thanks for posting this T. I have not been...

    Thanks for posting this T.

    I have not been able to work my way with this band, although I've tried. The 80's production values and the randomness of the writing - so many disparate elements thrown...
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    ^:rofl a real talent

    ^:rofl a real talent
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    I admire your tenacity. I wouldn't be able to...

    I admire your tenacity. I wouldn't be able to listen to its entirety, unless I was bitten by a poisonous snake.

    A greater waste of drinks than the Scotch on your PC.
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    I didn't catch anything Richard. Could you please...

    I didn't catch anything Richard. Could you please make it simple on the historic milieu you're referencing? Who is Galtieri?
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    Sticky: :D ok Where you've been? Weren't feeling...

    :D ok


    Where you've been? Weren't feeling progressive enough lately ? :D
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    Sticky: Oh yes. Permanent Waves is a new release. I am so...

    Oh yes. Permanent Waves is a new release. I am so happy when we discuss about 2020 music.

    It's a rather good record.
  17. I want to create several accounts that deem...

    I want to create several accounts that deem Zappathustra as the leading expert into anything, but then I thought that I will die and who the fuck cares and I didn't.
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    ^Fades is brilliant, start to finish. Chicago...

    ^Fades is brilliant, start to finish. Chicago less so. But who cares. It's CheerAx so fuck what I say. It's great too.
  19. Winter Songs is Art Bears best. Mainly because I...

    Winter Songs is Art Bears best. Mainly because I say so, in my humble opinion.

    One of the things that I don't like about News From Babel Tower is that it sounds pretty close to an Art Bears'...
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    ^Thank you so much, John. Amazing stuff. One can...

    ^Thank you so much, John. Amazing stuff. One can also feel the whole jovial, optimistic atmosphere of a post-junta Argentina, and what this music meant to people in those bleak years.
  21. I did not want it to sound like this. Of course...

    I did not want it to sound like this. Of course it is good that she caught the attention - but there are others, tons of others, that did not get a single drop of coverage from the same media.
    ...
  22. I think the Newsom hype was way too much. I never...

    I think the Newsom hype was way too much. I never got into her music - although I tried at the time, thinking that all these renowned music critics must be right in hailing her as a genius. The...
  23. Maybe your a man of classical taste and like your...

    Maybe your a man of classical taste and like your waltzes?
    But it's a brilliant piece, that kind of makes me wonder how so many elements can fit into 4 minutes of music. So maybe the record isn't...
  24. An excellent record. Waiting/Justice is one of...

    An excellent record. Waiting/Justice is one of Wyatt's finest moments for me. His presence definitely elevates the whole project to new heights/depths compared to the more "predictable" debut.

    A...
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    While Pescado Rabioso 2 starts as a plain heavy...

    While Pescado Rabioso 2 starts as a plain heavy blues rock record (with some shameless Zeppelin cloning at times), it becomes all the more interesting and elaborate in its second phase. The closing...
  26. El Indio is such a great record. Alturas is...

    El Indio is such a great record. Alturas is uneven but there are some killer tracks in there.

    Part of my Sunday listening session...
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    The privilege though - if they are too small -...

    The privilege though - if they are too small - you can play them anything and they'll like it - or they won't tell you to shut it down.

    It's wives the problem, not children (but actually I can...
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    Actually it reminded me a lot of Stereolab on...

    Actually it reminded me a lot of Stereolab on first listen
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    What a pleasant surprise this one! It's...

    What a pleasant surprise this one! It's incredibly good!
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    There's a reassuring thing coming from your new...

    There's a reassuring thing coming from your new work Kavus. I don't really care if it's good, which most certainly is. But it really resonates here. Cheers and a hug, since I understand that you're...
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    This isn't for me. It sounds extremely dated and...

    This isn't for me. It sounds extremely dated and calculated. I don't mind at all the merging of Prog with current music forms of the mainstream, but as SS pointed out, it feels forced and unnatural...
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    Split and Hogwash are perhaps good entry points...

    Split and Hogwash are perhaps good entry points for some hard-rocking proggy blues. Thank Christ For The Bomb is their best in my opinion.
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    These are relevant names, but I don't see the...

    These are relevant names, but I don't see the level of sophistication and eclecticism that Groundhogs had already achieved with Split.

    A band that comes in mind is Edgar Broughton Band, but maybe...
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    Possibly the most underrated guitar player ever,...

    Possibly the most underrated guitar player ever, the guy is Peter Green and Jimmy Hendrix caliber


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOknYdvEX5k
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    Dai Ka h t - easily the best so far 2020 release.

    Dai Ka h t - easily the best so far 2020 release.
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    I payed my respects there. What a band. The...

    I payed my respects there.

    What a band. The closest one ever came to Beefheart magic.
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    That's a great description! And I agree that ACT...

    That's a great description! And I agree that ACT I gains in context of the triple LP format. Of course it is completely different to have caught this music on release, or even as a youngster as...
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    I've played SF Sorrow so many times, and consider...

    I've played SF Sorrow so many times, and consider it one of the best 60's albums. Surely ahead of its time in many aspects.

    I hardly know any of their other material, but listening to Parachute...
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    I always knew that Joe's Garage is pretty cool,...

    I always knew that Joe's Garage is pretty cool, but your high appreciation for it made me scratch the surface and go a bit deeper. I think the way for grasping it is to listen to it in one go, as a...
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    Last night I went for sleep and put one earphone...

    Last night I went for sleep and put one earphone with Joe's Garage playing. I don't know what happened, but fell asleep and woke up at 5 30 and pressed the play button. It was Sy Borg: the...
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    Do you mean you actually were in there? I love...

    Do you mean you actually were in there?

    I love the Road Tapes series, and in particular #2, which has to be one of the best live recordings of Zappa. Imaginary diseases is also essential. Of the...
  42. Ι shoved it in Gnosis with the apostrophe, and...

    Ι shoved it in Gnosis with the apostrophe, and hope it's alright
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    This sounds impossible, so there is a sudden rise...

    This sounds impossible, so there is a sudden rise of anticipation here.
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    Trane, Moleslope is a 2019 release. True, a late...

    Trane, Moleslope is a 2019 release. True, a late 2019 one.
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    Even Neil Peart's passing was OT, regardless of...

    Even Neil Peart's passing was OT, regardless of how newsworthy for all of us it was.

    But my problem is not just that this is OT. I am not going just to sit back and allow you to exhibit your...
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    Surprisingly for you, this is not my way. This is...

    Surprisingly for you, this is not my way. This is in the main board of a music forum and it has nothing to do about music.
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    This is already OT or closed, unless we need to...

    This is already OT or closed, unless we need to read of how healthy Americans will outlive Ian because they deserve to, because they never smoked.

    With lack of compassion, I would say that this...
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    Probably my favorite U Zed. It has a rockier...

    Probably my favorite U Zed. It has a rockier approach, and somehow feels more connected to the music that was happening at the time, and hence - culturally - more relevant, more a product of our...
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    ^Because he's still so amazingly underrated? Who...

    ^Because he's still so amazingly underrated? Who could appreciate this kind of music? Punks? Or proggers, with their leaning on chops and fine melodies? Beefheart is an anomaly for any fixed...
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    Since we're still discussing this, yes. Plain and...

    Since we're still discussing this, yes. Plain and simple.
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    It's funny, but Burnel had the same opinion when...

    It's funny, but Burnel had the same opinion when they started playing together for the first time. Apparently Greenfield hadn't even listened to the Doors at the time - but he was a confirmed Wakeman...
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    ^I haven't done it yet, but I don't remember any...

    ^I haven't done it yet, but I don't remember any specific instructions on this.
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    Fantastic! I am always in for some strong shots...

    Fantastic! I am always in for some strong shots of Theusz Hamtaahk.
  54. I still can't tell if the correct version is The...

    I still can't tell if the correct version is The Devil's Staircase - as on the cover - or The Devils Staircase as on the bandcamp page. Any clues anyone?
  55. It's very good. I love the production and the...

    It's very good. I love the production and the overall sound, raw and energetic. Are the members from various countries or is it a Swedish project (I want to add this to Gnosis)?
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    Sticky: I also liked it a lot - and reminded me of an...

    I also liked it a lot - and reminded me of an instrumental version of Jordsjo
  57. Thread: ZZ Top

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    This song is some sort of a national anthem in...

    This song is some sort of a national anthem in Greece. I don't know why. It's stuff that if you didn't know in high school, you could get beaten up. I am exaggerating - just a bit - but it's easily...
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    Punk, progressive, both, it doesn't matter. It...

    Punk, progressive, both, it doesn't matter. It was a time when you had to make good music to excel. RIP, a great musician.
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    It's not odd. It's your supernatural clairvoyant...

    It's not odd. It's your supernatural clairvoyant powers at work.

    I think he died on Sunday, alone in his home, during the lockdown. He had health issues the last couple of years.
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    Since I am aware of your love for 60's psych...

    Since I am aware of your love for 60's psych music, I would definitely recommend Indigo and Purple Overdose - there on YT and I believe you'll really like them.
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