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  1. I know there are other factors besides age, but a...

    I know there are other factors besides age, but a couple posts seemed to only talk about their age and that's what I was referring to. There have been late-career albums released by bands/artists...
  2. I know it won't happen, even though it's a sad...

    I know it won't happen, even though it's a sad thought (to me) that they can't tour together again like they used to and probably will never collaborate on any new music.
  3. Thinking that any new music by these guys won't...

    Thinking that any new music by these guys won't be any good simply because they're not young anymore is not the same as saying "you can't go home again". It's more like ageism or negativity. :lol
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    Better late than never. ;) Glad you're liking...

    Better late than never. ;)

    Glad you're liking it! :ipa
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    This was my Number 1 release of 2017 by far --...

    This was my Number 1 release of 2017 by far -- and in a year that saw new music by Todd Rundgren, Rikard Sjoblom, Mew, and Grizzly Bear, that's really saying something, IMO.

    It's a seriously great...
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    So that's what everyone means by "penalty...

    So that's what everyone means by "penalty tracks"! I never realized until now.
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    Sorry to hear of your friend's dad passing. But I...

    Sorry to hear of your friend's dad passing. But I hope you have a good time afterward at the bar and record store. Sounds like a nice way to spend some time.

    What are some of the beers/ales they...
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    Cool! :up I've got their box set, but I need to...

    Cool! :up I've got their box set, but I need to spend more time with it. I've only given it a cursory listen so far.
  9. Thread: JAZZ Discussion

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    ^ Nice! That's Tsuyoshi Yamamoto on the cover...

    ^ Nice! That's Tsuyoshi Yamamoto on the cover picture -- I thought I recognized him! I've got his Midnight Sugar album from when the Three Blind Mice CD reissues started back in 2014. Great piano...
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    I really like the Meat Light set as well, but I'd...

    I really like the Meat Light set as well, but I'd never heard the previous editions so this is the only one I know. I need to listen to it many more times to get a deeper understanding of it, but...
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    I concur, and thank goodness for BBE making some...

    I concur, and thank goodness for BBE making some of these available again. It's truly a feast for the ears. :ipa
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    Tachibana is so good! I have that one on vinyl...

    Tachibana is so good! I have that one on vinyl and CD too. A friend of mine who isn't even a fan of jazz really seems to like that album. I shared it with her on Spotify a while back and she really...
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    Same here. I need more Cow in my life.

    Same here. I need more Cow in my life.
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    So awful... Such an unfair turn of events. :(

    So awful... Such an unfair turn of events. :(
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    Just saw this on Pitchfork. So sad. Way too young...

    Just saw this on Pitchfork. So sad. Way too young to go. :(
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    Thanks for the update. Please let us know how...

    Thanks for the update. Please let us know how he's doing and how your visit went, DaleGtr.

    Wishing you the best, Steve.
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    I have high hopes for Picard. Haven't seen the...

    I have high hopes for Picard. Haven't seen the first episode yet though. Jean-Luc is my all-time favorite Star Trek captain, and TNG holds a special place in my heart, so to see Patrick Stewart...
  18. Thread: JAZZ Discussion

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    This is a great one for sure! The second volume...

    This is a great one for sure! The second volume is worth it too. Some real gems on both collections. :ipa
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    Yeah, that was not a good time to fall asleep....

    Yeah, that was not a good time to fall asleep. :lol

    Very good movie too. :up
  20. I seriously doubt there will be a tour or new...

    I seriously doubt there will be a tour or new material, even though I would absolutely love to hear new music from these guys if they ever did that. They're still my favorite band, and I enjoy all...
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    :lol

    :lol
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    I wasn't knocking it, home theaters are nice...

    I wasn't knocking it, home theaters are nice don't get me wrong. Just saying that it doesn't compare or even come close to the theater experience for me. :) I've been in someone else's home theater...
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    Same here. There are multiple theaters in town...

    Same here. There are multiple theaters in town that have reclining seats now, so it seems to be catching on. :lol
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    Darn it, I forgot I have that! I need to give it...

    Darn it, I forgot I have that! I need to give it a spin, pronto.
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    I'm well aware of how home viewing has changed....

    I'm well aware of how home viewing has changed. But I'm sorry, a 70+ inch TV and surround sound doesn't even come close to duplicating the theater experience at home for me. YMMV.
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    We have at least two theaters here where I live...

    We have at least two theaters here where I live (in Alabama, not exactly the most metropolitan place) that serve food and adult beverages. Some of it's pretty good actually.

    Personally, I love...
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    ^ Glad to hear you enjoyed it! Peaches en Regalia...

    ^ Glad to hear you enjoyed it! Peaches en Regalia is one of my favorite pieces. I agree about the influence on Cardiacs too. :up

    Uncle Meat is next, eh? Can’t wait to hear your thoughts on it....
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    Very sad to hear this. A truly talented comedian...

    Very sad to hear this. A truly talented comedian and writer. Holy Grail and Flying Circus in particular were favorites of my brother and I. :(
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    Thanks for the update, Ed. Hope he gets to go...

    Thanks for the update, Ed. Hope he gets to go back home soon.
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    It sounds like you and I go to the movies for...

    It sounds like you and I go to the movies for different reasons. Which is fine. |)
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    You really don't believe a movie about giant...

    You really don't believe a movie about giant monsters is best seen on a big screen? Or a movie like 1917? I don't agree with that, but hey whatever floats your boat. Some films (like those) are light...
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    Sorry to hear that, because I had a ball watching...

    Sorry to hear that, because I had a ball watching it. :lol
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    I thought it was fantastic. But it's the kind of...

    I thought it was fantastic. But it's the kind of movie that does best on a big movie screen.

    King Ghidorah was frightening, especially when he made his first appearance.
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    OSFA is definitely not perfect, I'd agree. And...

    OSFA is definitely not perfect, I'd agree. And compositionally nowhere near the heights of Waka Jawaka or Grand Wazoo -- I still haven't heard Burnt Weeny Sandwich. :oops

    But "Andy" is one of my...
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    Best closing sentence I've seen in a long time. :D

    Best closing sentence I've seen in a long time. :D
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    Totally agreed. :up I wish that someone would...

    Totally agreed. :up

    I wish that someone would remaster that album, as the compression on some tracks is through the roof. The music needs to breathe. :)
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    ^ Amygdala was the first HCow song I ever heard,...

    ^ Amygdala was the first HCow song I ever heard, and it was thanks to Richard posting it in the Canterbury Binge 2016/2017 thread. :ipa
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    Well, they certainly did themselves no favors...

    Well, they certainly did themselves no favors with those Works Vol 1 & 2 albums. ;)

    And I still love ELP.
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    Agreed. In fact, OSFA is possibly my favorite...

    Agreed. In fact, OSFA is possibly my favorite Zappa record overall.

    Good find! :up
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    You might not have heard enough by Big Big Train...

    You might not have heard enough by Big Big Train then.

    These are songs from Tim Bowness' previous albums that have been given a different spin to sound like they might have come out in decades...
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    I thought it was humorous.

    I thought it was humorous.
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    It's actually Tim Bowness. Moonshot is a...

    It's actually Tim Bowness. Moonshot is a fictional band from his concept album Lost In The Ghost Light.

    Good stuff too. :up
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    :rofl

    :rofl
  44. I just bought the Kenta Shimakawa album on...

    I just bought the Kenta Shimakawa album on Bandcamp. Overall it's a lovely record; I don't like the growl/scream vocals on the last song, but fortunately that's only like 2 minutes. I can easily...
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    Muchas gracias, Steve-o! I just placed an order...

    Muchas gracias, Steve-o! I just placed an order for one of each.
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    What’s that got to do with rcarlberg’s post? :huh

    What’s that got to do with rcarlberg’s post? :huh
  47. Yeah, that is a really good point. I get kind of...

    Yeah, that is a really good point. I get kind of annoyed when I see this happen time and time again.
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    I'm not surprised those are out of print too,...

    I'm not surprised those are out of print too, since physical media is declining across the board.

    But it also wouldn't surprise me to see their albums reissued again, since that seems to be a...
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    I wouldn't say it's almost unprecedented. With...

    I wouldn't say it's almost unprecedented. With the Zappa example, the originals were out of print for several years before they were made available again. I wouldn't be surprised if the original...
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    Mitski - Be The Cowboy ...

    Mitski - Be The Cowboy


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TU_Dbxciei8
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    Just because the other editions are out of print?

    Just because the other editions are out of print?
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    I think the Nick Davis remixes are still worth...

    I think the Nick Davis remixes are still worth hearing, as they provide a different experience. I don't view them as a replacement, but I'm happy they exist. Not everyone agrees though...
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    One of the most beautiful Zappa melodies ever, I...

    One of the most beautiful Zappa melodies ever, I agree. Certainly one of my favorites. The way that "Oh, No" segues into "Lumber Truck" is really cool too.

    The version (or excerpt) of "The Orange...
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    For sure. He had been through a lot. :(

    For sure. He had been through a lot.

    :(
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    This is terrible. :(

    This is terrible. :(
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    Sticky: Wow, I forgot all about this! Thanks for the...

    Wow, I forgot all about this! Thanks for the reminder! :)
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    That part gets me choked up every time. It's...

    That part gets me choked up every time. It's wonderful.

    Have you heard the Tears For Fears cover of "Sea Song"? I can't remember if we've talked about it before or not. :D
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    Thanks for the insights, Frank. :ipa You're...

    Thanks for the insights, Frank. :ipa

    You're absolutely right about how expansive FZ's catalog is. It is nearly impossible to get bored by his music, just for sheer variety alone.

    It's rare for...
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    Absolutely. This has actually become one of my...

    Absolutely. This has actually become one of my favorite FZ discs, or at least one I listen to the most often. :up
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    You really can't go wrong with any of these. I...

    You really can't go wrong with any of these. I would add Studio Tan to that list as well.
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