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    Nothing wrong with those 3 songs, but "Are You...

    Nothing wrong with those 3 songs, but "Are You Ready Eddie" was a total waste of space. No competition on that one, for sure.
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    I have some of Pat's bootleg stuff and there was...

    I have some of Pat's bootleg stuff and there was a cut from a concert back in the early 80's where Lyle and him were playing the basic theme from A Way Up. You know, the one note vamp that's...
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    I love the title track. I worked hard and...

    I love the title track. I worked hard and transcribed it for piano and I just love playing it.
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    He's been exploring so much mainstream jazz over...

    He's been exploring so much mainstream jazz over the past few years. How many of you wish there was The Way Up - Part 2?
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    My wife still likes to watch it, but I am done. I...

    My wife still likes to watch it, but I am done. I sit on the couch and read my email and Facebook posts when it is on. Same for This Is Us, I'm effectively done with both these shows, especially the...
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    I think the difference between speakers of yore...

    I think the difference between speakers of yore and current models is the way they are voiced. Ever since Magico hit the stores it seems everything is geared toward a clear, precise and somewhat up...
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    Regardless of the circuitry that will EQ a room,...

    Regardless of the circuitry that will EQ a room, you still need to properly set things up "mechanically" first. Sure EQ can help, but why make the electronics do all the heavy lifting. The best sound...
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    Saw a new B&W movie on limited runs in theaters...

    Saw a new B&W movie on limited runs in theaters this season, starring William Defoe. it's called Lighthouse. A must see art film with stellar cinematography and acting. Highly recommended, done in...
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    The Perelandria suite (4 parts) at the end...

    The Perelandria suite (4 parts) at the end reminds me of something I found many years ago. Eduardo Del Barrio, keyboardist from Caldera, put out an album in 1991 where he simulated an orchestra on a...
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    Reading Pierce Brown's Red Rising trilogy....

    Reading Pierce Brown's Red Rising trilogy. Finishing book 2 and I am really engrossed in the story. It's a fairly typical story line of the underclass trying to break into the upper class and realign...
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    I always thought Steven Brust and his Vlad Taltos...

    I always thought Steven Brust and his Vlad Taltos series (Jhereg) had some good humor in them and a good set of stories to boot.
  12. Thread: Chick Corea

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    Seeing him live is an experience, in any of his...

    Seeing him live is an experience, in any of his settings. He is so totally effortless in his playing, especially the complex stuff, and so expressive and unique in his soloing ability.
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    Watched Evil last night. It certainly doesn't...

    Watched Evil last night. It certainly doesn't appear to be a typical network show, not yet anyway. Will definitely keep with this one for a while and see where it goes.
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    We watched the first season of Lucifer and I...

    We watched the first season of Lucifer and I thought the first half of the season was fun, but it ran out of steam toward the end, even to the point of making him annoying. Done with that now,...
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    I have a prescription to Ropinerol for my RLS. It...

    I have a prescription to Ropinerol for my RLS. It is also a Parkinsons medication, but my one month prescription usually last me a year. I rarely take it and that's the way I would prefer to use it -...
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    There's going to be a lot for me to learn. Hours...

    There's going to be a lot for me to learn. Hours of fun and games, but first I have to get my chops back. It's been a long time since I played with any regularity. I feel like I have some kind of...
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    The Kronos is awesome and I really liked the way...

    The Kronos is awesome and I really liked the way it felt and played, but even used it was over budget. The Arturia has the same Fatar keys as the Kronos so I pulled the trigger on the Arturia Keylab...
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    Reading a lot about the Roland FA 08 workstation...

    Reading a lot about the Roland FA 08 workstation that I like. Great Roland sounds, plus on-keyboard adjustments without requiring a laptop to edit. I like the versatility.

    Though the Arturia Kelab...
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    Restless Leg (RLS) is a real thing. I have had it...

    Restless Leg (RLS) is a real thing. I have had it all my life. Not a joke.
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    I love the sliders on the Nord so I can easily...

    I love the sliders on the Nord so I can easily change organ tones while playing. The Kronos obviously has great piano and organ controls. I see sliders on the Yamaha, can they be used for that? Don;t...
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    I gave up my keyboards over 2 decades ago but...

    I gave up my keyboards over 2 decades ago but recently I've got the itch to start playing again. I would want a single keyboard that can do most anything, from piano to organ to synth and connect to...
  22. Love his vocals - he tries hard with this one but...

    Love his vocals - he tries hard with this one but you're right, it's not terribly good. if this is what they're putting out as their best before the release then I can;t imagine the rest is worth...
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    Relistened to Cardington yesterday because it's...

    Relistened to Cardington yesterday because it's been a while. I can't say there';s a bad tune on this album, better than the S/T first one. I especially love Impossible.
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    Anyone on this thread from Denver? Did you go to...

    Anyone on this thread from Denver? Did you go to RMAF (Rocky Mountain Audio Fest) this weekend?
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    plenty of reviews online - all pretty darn good....

    plenty of reviews online - all pretty darn good. Though I haven;t heard it myself.

    http://www.enjoythemusic.com/superioraudio/equipment/1013/ear_yoshino_868.htm
    ...
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    Nope - No more Amazon Prime via the app on my old...

    Nope - No more Amazon Prime via the app on my old Panasonic TV. Same thing happening to Sony TV's. But I've got a workaround. I downloaded the amazon Prime Video app to my phone and I can stream it...
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    I just got a message on my Panasonic Viera TV...

    I just got a message on my Panasonic Viera TV saying that the Amazon Prime App will no longer be supported after September 26th. Anyone know what's going on here?
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    I was 10 in '69, so no idea that it was even...

    I was 10 in '69, so no idea that it was even happening then. As a 15 year old I was into prog and maybe ten years after was the only band I really knew, and CSNY from the radio. At 15 I also don't...
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    Part of the difference (IMO) between an average...

    Part of the difference (IMO) between an average system and a true audiophile system is in how the better system reproduces the air and space around instruments. This results in an immersive...
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    I had back cramps with Lipitor, so I switched to...

    I had back cramps with Lipitor, so I switched to the generic of Crestor (rosuvastatin) and that all went away. No more side effects for me, but YMMV.
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    Starting the Game of Thrones series re-read in...

    Starting the Game of Thrones series re-read in anticipation of the new book maybe next year (false hope - I certainly hope not).
  32. Is it going to start up again soon?

    Is it going to start up again soon?
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    Yeah, it looks like Christina Applegate finally...

    Yeah, it looks like Christina Applegate finally learned how to act.
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    Had an ablation done this past Wednesday. A...

    Had an ablation done this past Wednesday. A little sore now but not bad, and AFIB free, which was the whole point. Meeting with the cardiologist Monday for the follow-up and wondering when/if he is...
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    Making my way back into the Dresden files series....

    Making my way back into the Dresden files series. Enjoyable diversion but not sure that I can just keep plowing through it. I think reading 2 or 3 books then moving on to something else before I come...
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    The only tracks that made it to me phone for play in the car are ...

    Alive
    The Florentine
    Theodora in Green and Gold
    Homesong

    Don't much care for the rest of the album either.
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    Santa Clarita diet has been cancelled. There's...

    Santa Clarita diet has been cancelled. There's won;t be a new season. Bummer, loved the show.
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    Joffrey and Robin Arryn had very similar...

    Joffrey and Robin Arryn had very similar personalities, but poor Robyn ("make the man fly") was one of the "good guys" so not hated as much and had a much smaller role in the stories. Definitely...
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    Catching up on the first season of Big Little...

    Catching up on the first season of Big Little Lies. Good show with some added bonuses in the form of nudity from an actress I thought would never do that.
  40. Thread: The Vinyl Thread

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    easier to just block the troll

    easier to just block the troll
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    I just read that, per the Barriston Selmy actor,...

    I just read that, per the Barriston Selmy actor, George has the last 2 books penned and ready to be released, but has a contractual obligation to wait until the show is completed. Start rereading he...
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    Picture this as an exciting alternative ... ...

    Picture this as an exciting alternative ...

    Missande grabs Cersi and they struggle on the edge. The mountain barrels up and grabs them just as all 3 topple over. The mountain twists and lands on...
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    I only have one real complaint about the last...

    I only have one real complaint about the last episode. When Missande was standing on top of the wall and Cersi came up behind her ...

    ... Why the hell didn't she just grab her and jump?

    It...
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    Transatlantic - Return of the Giant Hogweed...

    Transatlantic - Return of the Giant Hogweed
    Dream Theater - they had an EP included with Black clouds and Silver Linings (covering Queen, Blackmore's rainbow, dixie Dregs, Zebra, King Crimson & Iron...
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    That's how all his seconds in command got...

    That's how all his seconds in command got created. Thank Craster for that.
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    My open questions: - What was Bran doing with...

    My open questions:

    - What was Bran doing with the warged crows? Yes, he might have used them as a lure, or maybe we will find out later what it meant. Remember, Bran saw the future, that's why he...
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    Saw an article from some professors that teach...

    Saw an article from some professors that teach war tactics. They said the night king is likely flying the ice dragon to Kings Landing to scorch Cersi, bypassing Winterfell. So he won't be there and...
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    Best to just block him and his rabid foolishness.

    Best to just block him and his rabid foolishness.
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    Moshulu ... - a restaurant in Philadelphia -...

    Moshulu ...

    - a restaurant in Philadelphia
    - a 4 masted ship
    - a street in the Bronx

    wonder which one they named the band after?

    OK, just read the band page - it was the ship
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    It would be awesome to see Cersi ascend to the...

    It would be awesome to see Cersi ascend to the throne, temporarily, before Jamie kills her and doubles down on his "KingKiller" title.

    Is there a line in Vegas on when Georgie boy will actually...
  52. Thread: Sea Level

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    Saw them play my college back in the day. I was...

    Saw them play my college back in the day. I was blown away.
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    There's a definite improvement playing a mono...

    There's a definite improvement playing a mono album using a mono cartridge instead of relying on your stereo one. For one, mono grooves are deeper and wider than stereo ones and the stereo stylus...
  54. Thread: Snarky Puppy

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEHpq-BxFm4&featur...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEHpq-BxFm4&feature=youtu.be
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    Funny that Virginia is the deep, deep south and...

    Funny that Virginia is the deep, deep south and it gets more "northern" the farther south you go.
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    Come down south and live the good life and defy...

    Come down south and live the good life and defy Cuomo's charge that Florida is stealing people from NY.
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    The live Sky album is killer

    The live Sky album is killer
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    An Audiophile quarry with audiophile slate, solid...

    An Audiophile quarry with audiophile slate, solid cast metals that are powder coated, then audiophile wood with furniture quality joinery, constructed using aerospace quality components put together...
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    AFIB questions ... I've been in and out of...

    AFIB questions ...

    I've been in and out of AFIB for the past 10 years, mostly out. But about a year ago it went solid and hasn't gone away.

    I don't want to do the shock, because that's not a...
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    A kind of semi big band you might love is Snarky...

    A kind of semi big band you might love is Snarky Puppy


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_XJ_s5IsQc&list=RDEM-PLO7e0IkU38-rhJqB3Hhw&start_radio=1
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