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  1. Cheers to you good Sir!

    Cheers to you good Sir!
  2. So the story goes that this song was in a Best Of...

    So the story goes that this song was in a Best Of The Year record that my older sister had back in the days. I was 8 years old and I liked it very much. I didn't know the band back then and I only...
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    I liked very much your list, and also considered...

    I liked very much your list, and also considered stuff like MC5, Volunteers and Velvet Underground for mine.
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    I would say that Trout Mask and Uncle Meat seal...

    I would say that Trout Mask and Uncle Meat seal the 60's decade in the most convincing way. These are the 2 really important works of art in rock music. But whereas Zappa used his genius to create...
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    King Diamond is a founding member and main writer...

    King Diamond is a founding member and main writer of the band. The first 2 LPS and the EP are legendary, and Melissa in particular I would call a masterpiece. They were precursors to everything -...
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    Nothing will ever come close to 80's metal....

    Nothing will ever come close to 80's metal. R.I.P. Timmy Hansen.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ENX86F7s234
  7. Some really cool answers so thanks for the...

    Some really cool answers so thanks for the response!



    No wonder you get complaints at home.
  8. With Palmer, Howe and Wetton in there it is 300%...

    With Palmer, Howe and Wetton in there it is 300% prog. It has to be
  9. Is this the best prog-rock song of all time?

    Carl Palmer destroys the drums. Steve Howe gives some free guitar lessons to the ignorant people. John Wetton rips his bass apart.

    I love the post-modern video clip too.

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    The best of 1969 is Trout Mask Replica. Mainly...

    The best of 1969 is Trout Mask Replica. Mainly because it's the best album of all time. I love all the avant/prog stuff but they don't come nearly combined.
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    Zess is the besst

    Zess is the besst
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    I have 4-5 common titles with everybody here. But...

    I have 4-5 common titles with everybody here. But no one chose the Stooges - you tenacious progheads!
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    Cheers (zeuhl) mate!

    Cheers (zeuhl) mate!
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    Where can I listen more to Plastic Dogs and order?

    Where can I listen more to Plastic Dogs and order?
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    when is it going to be available on bandcamp?

    when is it going to be available on bandcamp?
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    I hate you man! I am really jealous of you.

    I hate you man! I am really jealous of you.
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    Great list, and thanks for including stuff that I...

    Great list, and thanks for including stuff that I would have included if I didn't respect the game's rules (like Lorca, Tea and Symphony, It's A Beautiful Day etc)
  18. I am in, then. I only have Heresie on vinyl.

    I am in, then. I only have Heresie on vinyl.
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    Listening to Then Play On right now induced me to...

    Listening to Then Play On right now induced me to spill some Irish whiskey in the glass at an unforgivably early hour.

    That's the greatest guitar player that ever lived in my humble opinion.
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    Clockwork Universe is very good but this latest...

    Clockwork Universe is very good but this latest is better. And I am telling this with great conviction (which I do not really do very often).
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    It's all about taste, isn't it? But let me tell...

    It's all about taste, isn't it? But let me tell you that my first impressions were no different to yours, and now I am all over it. So perhaps you could give it some time.
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    Yes! There is a very distinct Electric Miles...

    Yes! There is a very distinct Electric Miles element at some points.

    The album kills. But it is not an everyday affair for sure.
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    Trout Mask Replica - Captain Beefheart Uncle...

    Trout Mask Replica - Captain Beefheart
    Uncle Meat - Frank Zappa
    Tommy - The Who
    In A Silent Way - Miles Davis
    In The Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson
    Vol II - Soft Machine
    Live/Dead -...
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    This is too hard Sean...

    This is too hard Sean...
  25. Combat is a masterpiece of the genre.

    Combat is a masterpiece of the genre.
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    ^ I am surprised with your love for Trojka, which...

    ^ I am surprised with your love for Trojka, which I liked but didn't find that exceptional. I will revisit.

    You need to listen to the Thieves Kitchen. This is as good as it gets on the more...
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    Now let's have a huge, autistic quarrel about the...

    Now let's have a huge, autistic quarrel about the SIMPLE fact that Henry Cow's Western Culture is a 1978 album.

    1979:
    Motorhead - Overkill
    Stormy Six - La Macchina Maccheronica
    Aksak Maboul -...
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    I like My Sister so much. I can't tell why. I am...

    I like My Sister so much. I can't tell why. I am getting this good, kind hearted energy from Marco's music.
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    In Stockholm I believe they played Hortz Fur Dehn...

    In Stockholm I believe they played Hortz Fur Dehn Stekehn West. I was also certain that I heard some Theusz Hamtaahk, but because the ending was missing I thought that my brain was so devastated by...
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    Good record.

    Good record.
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    The album is way better than a lot of mainstream...

    The album is way better than a lot of mainstream hip-hop that my elder daughter listens to. There is a certain amount of creativity involved. It's a clever concept.

    I am not a fan of this kind of...
  32. Not really fond of this last album. Live...

    Not really fond of this last album.

    Live concerts is a different story. Saw them in 2011 and it was an amazing experience.
  33. That Tomeka Reid Quartet is very-very good....

    That Tomeka Reid Quartet is very-very good. Cheers Steve!
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    Yes, I've heard. A pity at such an age. A great...

    Yes, I've heard. A pity at such an age. A great musician.

    Those first 2 LPs of Mercyful Fate and the EP are part of the golden library of heavy music. I still play them and enjoy the hell (what...
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    Excellent!

    Excellent!
  36. Well, if your comment is on a musical basis then...

    Well, if your comment is on a musical basis then it is clear: he needs to revisit after all these years and let us know if there really was no meaning.
    Bit for some reason I thought you were literal...
  37. Oh, it wasn't me, just some random disciple...

    Oh, it wasn't me, just some random disciple called Plato or something
  38. That was too deep even for a Greek philosopher,...

    That was too deep even for a Greek philosopher, so I will ponder on it a bit more
  39. Very accurately expressed - and this is the...

    Very accurately expressed - and this is the reason I used to consider the second incarnation inferior to the first. The flow of lyrics in relation to the music seemed less natural and more forced in...
  40. Just threw some bucks for the first one, and...

    Just threw some bucks for the first one, and looking forward to the second. I love this kind of shit. Thanks for the HU.
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    You mean Stockholm, or Oslo? If it's Stockholm, I...

    You mean Stockholm, or Oslo? If it's Stockholm, I would have loved to meet you - even buy you a beer - despite the fact that they charge gold for it !
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8FiTNztWN0&list=P...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8FiTNztWN0&list=PLw8pY0iHjloXBgTwOi0OmZUtyV453wJvt&index=4

    This is an experience that my organism still cannot process. Cannot really contain it. The level of...
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    You'll love it Richard. Christian is as present...

    You'll love it Richard. Christian is as present and creative as always. They played De Futura and Wurdah Itah in its entirety and some other great oldies.
    The guy is rhythm incarnated!

    (I would...
  44. Yes. Man-Erg was my first face-to-face encounter,...

    Yes. Man-Erg was my first face-to-face encounter, and I have never recovered since.



    It's amazing what these blind spots can do to us. I am almost embarrassed to bring up mine. It's completely...
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    I just saw Magma live for the first time in my...

    I just saw Magma live for the first time in my life and they blew me out of my socks!
  46. No. I think people who deny Pawn Hearts...

    No. I think people who deny Pawn Hearts masterpiece status should be executed.

    Starting with the brilliant PhD political scientist...
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    Very nice stuff Matt!

    Very nice stuff Matt!
  48. Thank you. I was aware of the pun in use -...

    Thank you. I was aware of the pun in use - although I never read it "(of the whole)" that way.

    Yes. But others were taking it too.



    Cheers! So have you come to terms with Hammill by now,...
  49. Those two changes in the middle of the song ("I...

    Those two changes in the middle of the song ("I know our ends maybe soon" and "Yes I know it's out of control") is some of the most otherworldly, spooky music that anyone could come up with.
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    This blows me away ...

    This blows me away


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1ZGBRUf49w

    I listened again to the whole Psychedelic Backfire this morning and it's absolutely essential
  51. I'm taking the bait Frank! I was ready for...

    I'm taking the bait Frank!

    I was ready for this record from all eternity. I listened to it at the same time I was discovering the other greats (Yes, Genesis, Giants, Tull etc) and I was taken in...
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    Great album, and a truly unique musical...

    Great album, and a truly unique musical proposition, instantly identifiable. Somewhere between melodic, symphonic rock and laid-back, canterbury fusion with a folk flavor coming from the beautiful...
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    Sticky: The new Hawkwind is quite good, their best in...

    The new Hawkwind is quite good, their best in years
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    I have to agree, sadly. Enjoyable but nothing...

    I have to agree, sadly. Enjoyable but nothing really special.
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    I was checking out every now and then to no...

    I was checking out every now and then to no avail. So good news.
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    yes, that good

    yes, that good
  57. Jumbo is inconceivable without Alvaro's voice....

    Jumbo is inconceivable without Alvaro's voice. And lyrics. Reading the lyrics upgraded my appreciation for the album to the point of adoration: brilliant post modern stories of solitude,...
  58. Well, absolutely right. This is not a progressive...

    Well, absolutely right. This is not a progressive project that uses metal as another medium to create a certain effect. Nils understands fully what heavy metal is all about - obey the riff - and...
  59. It's good to have someone to express with...

    It's good to have someone to express with precision what goes on in one's mind. So cheers.
  60. I love it! It's funky! But the real star is...

    I love it! It's funky!

    But the real star is Oxen of the Sun. Overall a great album for me, but somehow underrated around here - people seems to have had different expectations.
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