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    progrock.com chat room Friday, 11/15

    Friday, November 15th at 1PM CST, some of us Nomadic Horizon members will be in the chat room at progrock.com talking about our latest release "Crushing Time" which is host Peter Prog's album of the...
  2. Already on the way to me from Burning Shed....

    Already on the way to me from Burning Shed. $37.70 for both, including shipping to USA.
  3. I remember a large photo in the Tribune here, but...

    I remember a large photo in the Tribune here, but that was after we got our tickets. 16th row BTW. :cool



    I didn't know which was the new singer, and I was thinking "please don't let it be the...
  4. I saw the Drama tour in Chicago, but I was a very...

    I saw the Drama tour in Chicago, but I was a very high 16 year old, super excited to see CHRIS SQUIRE for the first time, so I don't recall what the rest of the audience was up to. X) I definitely...
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    I hope he doesn't waste his time chasing that...

    I hope he doesn't waste his time chasing that dream. Commercial success for a prog rock guy in his 50s is extremely unlikely.
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    Similar experience here, though I prefer Kings of...

    Similar experience here, though I prefer Kings of Sleep to Albemuth by a hair. Saw him with Joe on the Surfing tour, then solo with Skolnick on the Urge tour. Amazing player, and he comes off as...
  7. Yeah, I was happy to see Bruford name drop them...

    Yeah, I was happy to see Bruford name drop them in that recent Rolling Stone interview. Definitely a good choice.
  8. And Then There Went sTeve SO close! :lol

    And Then There Went sTeve

    SO close! :lol
  9. I did a "chronologically correct" version of...

    I did a "chronologically correct" version of Cygnus X-1 Books I and II. Starts with Book II, then at about the 12 minute mark, morphs into Book I. That runs beginning to end, then goes back to Book...
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    Took me 3 days to click on this thread. It was...

    Took me 3 days to click on this thread. It was worth the wait. WOW! That is beyond words. SO good!
  11. A friend sent me the deluxe version with a bonus...

    A friend sent me the deluxe version with a bonus CD (haven't listened yet), a couple of drink coasters, and a photo/lyrics book. I like it. Funny thing - half way through the second song ("More") my...
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    Loved the set. That Woolly Mammoth fuzz on the...

    Loved the set. That Woolly Mammoth fuzz on the bass sounded massive out in the room! I got a little mid-70s Crimson vibe, but it wasn't derivative at all. Sounds like you had fun with my friends Tim...
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    Looking forward to Sunday! I may just spend the...

    Looking forward to Sunday! I may just spend the night at the club (Reggie's) since I'm playing the last slot on Saturday. :lol A brand new Peter Gabriel tribute that I'm playing bass for got called...
  14. Peter Gabriel tribute Saturday 10/12 in Chicago (Progtoberfest)

    So Progtoberfest at Reggie's in Chicago was majorly scaled down this year. Add to that, Saturday's headliner Ape Shifter (with Stu Hamm on bass) had to cancel. SO, a new PG tribute that I'm playing...
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    I'm not really a fan of that Rock Legends show in...

    I'm not really a fan of that Rock Legends show in general. I feel like these people are just sitting there reading excerpts from Wikipedia. This one was ridiculous. As has already been mentioned,...
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    Do we need to start a thread about this? :lol:lol...

    Do we need to start a thread about this? :lol:lol



    Then you get accused of being bossy. ;)
  17. I don't think so. Seemed to be a pretty casual...

    I don't think so. Seemed to be a pretty casual word of mouth thing. I only became aware of it through some friends in a Porc. Tree tribute band (Cloud Zero). The keyboardist Mark posted something...
  18. This gal Laura has apparently been doing "Genesis...

    This gal Laura has apparently been doing "Genesis Gathering" events for 12 years now. This year was in Chicago. Friday night was past members' solo material, and Saturday was a Grand Parade show....
  19. Reggie's of course. :cool

    Reggie's of course. :cool
  20. Yeah, I caught a glimpse of a couple of new...

    Yeah, I caught a glimpse of a couple of new friends too (Laura and Nancy who I met at this past weekend's Genesis gathering in Chicago).
  21. This^^^

    This^^^
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    I somehow missed this thread, but recently found...

    I somehow missed this thread, but recently found the band through Progtoberfest/Facebook. I like what I hear. I'll be seeing you with D97 and Goblin in a few weeks!
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    No easy task in those heels! :lol

    No easy task in those heels! :lol
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    But wait, there's more! Forgot to mention the...

    But wait, there's more!

    Forgot to mention the greatness of John Paul Jones. He definitely kept his feet busy on the Fender bass pedals. Him and Bonzo used to do two-man band jams with Hammond,...
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    Oh boy... bass pedals! I love bass pedals. I've...

    Oh boy... bass pedals! I love bass pedals. I've been a fan since I discovered Rush in late '78. Then I realized Squire used them. Then I discovered what a master of the bass pedals/12 string guitar...
  26. I'm guessing you've never been a musician? :lol

    I'm guessing you've never been a musician? :lol
  27. I'm trying to be open minded about the new song....

    I'm trying to be open minded about the new song. Steve Morse's guitar work does elevate it above your average ballad.
  28. Thread: SAGA

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    I remember watching an old concert on YouTube and...

    I remember watching an old concert on YouTube and noticing the large amount of moog stuff on stage. I believe there may have been a Memorymoog or two, along with the other stuff you mentioned. And...
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    :lol Yes he is! Can't agree with you...

    :lol Yes he is!



    Can't agree with you there, but it is a fine tone. I just played a one-off Rush tribute show on bass/keys/pedals and really had my Ric dialed in. (It was all '84 and earlier...
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    This ^^^. I have the R40 DVD, I would have liked...

    This ^^^. I have the R40 DVD, I would have liked more non-performance footage. I really enjoyed the segments with Jonathan Dinklage, Nick R, and Corgan. Very relatable. I thought the audio mix was...
  31. OK, THAT'S a great story!

    OK, THAT'S a great story!
  32. Yes, I thought the same when I first heard Mask...

    Yes, I thought the same when I first heard Mask Machine off the last album. Not a bad thing necessarily, but maybe a little too obvious?
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    I knew that sounded familiar (besides being a Yes...

    I knew that sounded familiar (besides being a Yes album title). I know their drummer Bill, who plays in another Chicago-area prog band called Fire Garden. I like what I've heard. I'm going to try to...
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    Same here, no offense Top Cat! I've always...

    Same here, no offense Top Cat! I've always thought of Greg as the choir boy.
  35. Gotta agree with this. I saw Jon D once in 2014...

    Gotta agree with this. I saw Jon D once in 2014 and was impressed with his ability to sing the Yes stuff. But he still didn't really SOUND like Jon A. That point was really driven home when I saw ARW...
  36. Hmm, you might enjoy Patrick O'Hearn's early...

    Hmm, you might enjoy Patrick O'Hearn's early releases on the Private Music label, or Eddie Jobson's Theme of Secrets on that same label.
  37. I agree with this. Considering their history,...

    I agree with this. Considering their history, it's kind of interesting just how different YES Official and ARW are. It's definitely not just Howe vs Rabin or Wakeman vs Downes. It's a very different...
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    Thank you! I saw a clip from this tour a while...

    Thank you! I saw a clip from this tour a while back on YouTube. Could not believe the lineup! I haven't really kept up with Satch since the 90s.
  39. Glad it's not just me. I'd much rather read...

    Glad it's not just me. I'd much rather read something than listen to people talk. Never could stand talk radio either.

    Anyway, nice interview!
  40. Thread: Marbin

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    I saw them open for Haken in Chicago a few years...

    I saw them open for Haken in Chicago a few years ago. I thought they were great. I felt a little Brand X vibe, but they primarily just sound like themselves.
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    I read a similar quote, but it was "a fucking...

    I read a similar quote, but it was "a fucking stick insect". :lol:lol:lol
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    That's what i was thinking! I've got 12. :cool

    That's what i was thinking! I've got 12. :cool
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    Really? I've never once in 40 years read anything...

    Really? I've never once in 40 years read anything negative from him about pick players. He is quoted as saying it just doesn't work for him, and it will "go flying across the room" if he tries. :lol
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    I've been checking out some of Franck's stuff...

    I've been checking out some of Franck's stuff this past year. I like it, and I like that he brings a bit of a "show" to the stage. I need to investigate further, I haven't actually purchased anything...
  45. Hmm, wonder what's up with the cello and extra...

    Hmm, wonder what's up with the cello and extra set of keys?
  46. Here in the Chicago area, cover bands have taken...

    Here in the Chicago area, cover bands have taken over so much of the scene that I think I'm seeing a bit of backlash and renewed interest in original music. Saturday night, I went to the club we're...
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    He played a borrowed Wal on the recording of PoW,...

    He played a borrowed Wal on the recording of PoW, and the Steinberger on the tour. He may have played the Jazz on YYZ, I don't recall.



    I've got a friend in Florida who does killer famous...
  48. Robert, I feel your pain. It is TOUGH! We've...

    Robert, I feel your pain. It is TOUGH! We've played one of the more prog-friendly clubs in town called Martyrs' a few times. The last was with District 97 on the bill, and that was our weakest draw...
  49. And speaking of the "no fly zone", Kansas is...

    And speaking of the "no fly zone", Kansas is playing that same night in Waukegan!
  50. This conversation just made me realize that here...

    This conversation just made me realize that here in Chicago, we've got Progtoberfest the 12th and 13th, Saga on the 16th, and FC on the 17th! I'm going to have to take a week off work. :lol
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    Well THAT was amusing!

    Well THAT was amusing!
  52. Looks like another trip to St. Charles for me!

    Looks like another trip to St. Charles for me!
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    Wow, Night Gallery. That was slightly before my...

    Wow, Night Gallery. That was slightly before my time, but it was a pretty rockin club in the 70s. I think my sisters used to go there. I'll have to check this out!
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    New Nomadic Horizon single/pre-sale

    We’re getting close to the June 14 release date of "Crushing Time"! You can now pre-order the CD or digital download, and immediately receive the lead-off track “Above Ground”. Click here -...
  55. I have the original vinyl of both, and the One...

    I have the original vinyl of both, and the One Way CD of Green. I always thought the Green Album sounded kind of thin, so I'm tempted to go for it. Secrets is a good listen, though not something I go...
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    Yacht rock definitely pre-dates Toto, but I can...

    Yacht rock definitely pre-dates Toto, but I can definitely see stuff like Rosanna and Africa getting lumped into that genre. Pablo Cruise and Christopher Cross come to mind when I hear that term....
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    Yeah, that's my assumption too. It might have...

    Yeah, that's my assumption too.

    It might have been closer to 2 hours, I wasn't paying that much attention to when they started.
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    Very solid show in Chicago last night. They...

    Very solid show in Chicago last night. They played for at least 90 minutes. The closest thing to a "negative" was the lack of a light show, which was great last time they were here at Reggie's. I...
  59. That's too bad, but I'm glad he's busy. Also, I'm...

    That's too bad, but I'm glad he's busy. Also, I'm glad to hear they'll be touring. I'm very new to the band and have never seen them live. As a side note, I recently ordered Falling Satellites from...
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    I really wanted to go to this to see Von Hertzen,...

    I really wanted to go to this to see Von Hertzen, but my family had other plans for me! Maybe next year. I DO get to see Riverside in about a week and a half though. :horns
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