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  1. Hate the sin, love the sinner

    Hate the sin, love the sinner
  2. Thirty-two posts about Ginger Baker, and so far...

    Thirty-two posts about Ginger Baker, and so far nobody's mentioned what a MONSTER drummer he was (is?), especially back in the Air Force and Africa '70 days.

    I am less impressed with his Ginger...
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4V4SnbOLyf4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4V4SnbOLyf4
  4. I think Jack Bruce completes Ginger Baker. ...

    I think Jack Bruce completes Ginger Baker. Without him, there's nothing to rage against.
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    If you go off the prog reservation into areas...

    If you go off the prog reservation into areas with a bit more depth, Pandora delivers a neverending deluge of fascinating surprises. I've been astounded by the success of channels seeded with:
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    Brilliant production.

    Brilliant production.
  7. You got most of the big ones!

    You got most of the big ones!
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    This is one production where the LP-sized box was...

    This is one production where the LP-sized box was a distinct advantage. Hope Burning Shed reproduces all the visual goodies.
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    "Love it or hate it" indeed, I find most of it...

    "Love it or hate it" indeed, I find most of it insufferable. I too will stick with my One Way.

    I LOVE "L" and "Freeze Frame" and even bought a Hotlegs compilation, but I cannot suffer the...
  10. The rift between Baker and Bruce was legendary,...

    The rift between Baker and Bruce was legendary, even back in the day.
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    It appears(?) there is an EP out there?...

    It appears(?) there is an EP out there?
    https://jimi-hendrix.servidor-alicante.com/discs/Jimmy_James_%2526_The_Blue_Flames_-_Bright_Lights_Big_City_%2528EP%2529.html

    ...
  12. Didn't you say the same thing about Cuneiform...?...

    Didn't you say the same thing about Cuneiform...? :lol
  13. Too ornery to die. Either that, or Beelzebub...

    Too ornery to die. Either that, or Beelzebub banned him.
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    It's a good start that you've noticed it's only...

    It's a good start that you've noticed it's only you. :lol
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    September 2nd...

    September 2nd, in fact.
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    Yes, thanks. I'm trying to reform, so I'm...

    Yes, thanks. I'm trying to reform, so I'm hyper-aware of people making assertions without the facts to back them up.

    Instead of saying you're "not too sure about the remaining members," you could...
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    Their debut album got plenty of airplay. It was...

    Their debut album got plenty of airplay. It was released on August 30, while Woodstock was August 15-18. Santana appeared in concert fourteen times in 1967 (all in San Francisco), 73 times in 1968...
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    They'll probably be CD-Rs, just to clarify.

    They'll probably be CD-Rs, just to clarify.
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    Outdoor festivals were becoming fairly...

    Outdoor festivals were becoming fairly commonplace, by that time. Here in the PNW we had the Sky River Rock Festival and Lighter Than Air Fairs the first of which was a FULL YEAR before Woodstock. ...
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    Have you been in contact with them, or are you...

    Have you been in contact with them, or are you thread crapping?
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    I would answer "yes." At 14 I was aware of MOST...

    I would answer "yes." At 14 I was aware of MOST of the announced performers -- except Richie Havens, Sha Na Na, Quill, & Bert Sommer -- and at 14 I was not yet "progressive" enough to look down on...
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    This track, "The Crystal Heart," is the same...

    This track, "The Crystal Heart," is the same track that opens The Physics of the Heart EP posted elsewhere on his site for download.
  24. Brian Eno's Sketches for "The Windows Sound"

    Every now and then I wonder if Eno will ever release the 84 attempts he made for the Windows 95 startup sound.
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    People would think that he's just good fun.

    People would think that he's just good fun.
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    Six tracks from The Zeitgeist Project? I can't...

    Six tracks from The Zeitgeist Project? I can't find but the one.

    And the live clips are eight, not six.
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    God DAMN it! You got me all excited about a Coco...

    God DAMN it! You got me all excited about a Coco Roussel album I could look for... until I suddenly realized I already had it ("Reaching Beyond," 1992, right?) I haven't listened to it in like...
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    Today for some reason I decided to try to find a...

    Today for some reason I decided to try to find a copy or a download of Richard Harvey's 1975 solo album "Divisions on a Ground". Yes, I know it's classical music (recorder concertos) not Gryphon, but...
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    I was 14 and WANTED to go, but I had no way to...

    I was 14 and WANTED to go, but I had no way to get across the country. :roll
  30. Steve F. rocking to Doctor Nerve: ...

    Steve F. rocking to Doctor Nerve:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b92zdMIE89w
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    I LOVE a good French dressing, although Catalina...

    I LOVE a good French dressing, although Catalina will do in a pinch.
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    Not in my experience. Dawn dish soap -- a nice...

    Not in my experience. Dawn dish soap -- a nice neutral detergent without any additives -- actually reduces or eliminates static cling.
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    Again, I don't know this for a fact, but I...

    Again, I don't know this for a fact, but I suspect Ian Carr was a stern taskmaster. Softs was probably an "easier gig."
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    Still good though.

    Still good though.
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    I think that's because IT WAS. I could be...

    I think that's because IT WAS.

    I could be wrong, but it always sounded to me like the band was playing sheet music written by Carr or whomever was the author of that particular tune. Everybody...
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    Feel free not to participate if the subject...

    Feel free not to participate if the subject doesn't interest you.
  37. I wonder how many of the box sets actually sold...

    I wonder how many of the box sets actually sold to the public, and how many were "held back" by the label in order to sell them anonymously at a much higher price and thus recoup their costs? I...
  38. Different poster....

    Different poster.
    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/ec/8d/93/ec8d9385e6e8d8a2e8a356f52ef6f117.jpg
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    Yeah that's nice stuff. Another "evolved"...

    Yeah that's nice stuff.

    Another "evolved" pocket of musicians (IMO) is the Bill Laswell/Aiyb Dieng/Nicky Skopelitis/Wayne Shorter/Pharoah Sanders/Bernie Worrell/Jonas Hellborg coterie. Some...
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    This is all done with samples? Offhand it sounds...

    This is all done with samples? Offhand it sounds like fairly conventional jazz -- NICE jazz -- so no eyerolls necessary. If it's really done completely by two turntablists with no instruments that...
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    I had a Ben Neill album "Mainspring" back when it...

    I had a Ben Neill album "Mainspring" back when it came out -- 1980s? -- but it went away when I sold my record collection. I rediscovered him recently, and I think the trip-hop thing he's doing now...
  42. I know what you mean. When my dad died in...

    I know what you mean.

    When my dad died in 2013, nine months after my mom, it fell upon me to clean up their house and put it on the market. My mom had bugged him FOR YEARS to clean up all his...
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    We are :roll

    We are :roll
  44. Half a million people went, but many more wished...

    Half a million people went, but many more wished they had.
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    A LITTLE bit of experience, and a FEW simple...

    A LITTLE bit of experience, and a FEW simple rules.

    Many of the high-end designs out there are film-flam. The ones that aren’t, the ones that sound the best, all hew to simple basic concepts.
  46. The old “if you can remember it you weren’t...

    The old “if you can remember it you weren’t there” joke.
  47. The list of who was INVITED to Woodstock but...

    The list of who was INVITED to Woodstock but didn't perform (and why) is almost more interesting than who did.
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    I'm having difficulty defining it myself. I...

    I'm having difficulty defining it myself. I guess it would go something like:

    Evolved=Unconventional=Showing many unrelated influences=Music that requires a familiarity with many types of music...
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    Oy, where's me Dramamine?

    Oy, where's me Dramamine?
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    Yes, very nice! Yes, now we're getting somewhere!

    Yes, very nice!
    Yes, now we're getting somewhere!
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    Hmmm, Teeth of the Sea...

    Hmmm, Teeth of the Sea is new to me. Thanks for the recommendation! They sound pretty interesting so far. They certainly have no lack of self-respect: "Since their formation in 2006, London-based...
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    I only have 5 & 6, but the totally-improvised...

    I only have 5 & 6, but the totally-improvised nature of 'em doesn't really thrill me.
  53. Does the 38-disc set come with a handful of mud...

    Does the 38-disc set come with a handful of mud and some bad brown acid? :)
  54. From John's review:So it must've been RECORDED,...

    From John's review:So it must've been RECORDED, but stashed away and never used?
  55. Woodstock was one of those events, I think, that...

    Woodstock was one of those events, I think, that become more 'legendary' the farther you get from it.

    From what I understand -- wasn't there, obviously -- from the movie and the albums and seeing...
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    Yes! I absolutely adore NPM and Jan Bang and...

    Yes! I absolutely adore NPM and Jan Bang and Arve Henriksen and Eivind Aarset and Stian Westerhus and Herik Honorť and that whole Norwegian nu-jazz movement. Yes, it is very highly evolved.

    But...
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    Obviously I'm having trouble defining what I mean...

    Obviously I'm having trouble defining what I mean by "evolved music" so here's another example:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3dXH7E8eYM&list=OLAK5uy_mW9wac3D2UgsZ17PiI25hXOK-KCm9z0L0&index=5
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    To summarize where we've gone so far: ...

    To summarize where we've gone so far: Mascodagama: Anthony Pateras - I don't hear a lot of influences, or what I described as "evolved music" in this piece, just a lot of random organ notes. Sorry!...
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    That's why they're warmer. (post #11)

    That's why they're warmer. (post #11)
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    Speaker design isn't black magic. It's the least...

    Speaker design isn't black magic. It's the least high-tech of any part of a stereo. There are only a few basic rules, and if you use quality components you'll end up with a quality end product.
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