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  1. I’d like to read Greg’s book. I recently re-read...

    I’d like to read Greg’s book. I recently re-read Keith’s book; the first time through I felt it was a bit juvenile but a good read. After his death, the re-read made me see the book in a less...
  2. Not that I know of. I believe it is all Keith.

    Not that I know of. I believe it is all Keith.
  3. It was better than you remember actually. In...

    It was better than you remember actually. In 2004, as well as all the rock channels (and all the other genres) XM had:

    >A Progressive Rock channel (Music Lab IIRC)
    >A Fusion Channel
    >A Jam Band...
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    Thank you for the great post, and the photos!

    Thank you for the great post, and the photos!
  5. I finally got to listening to your cover of...

    I finally got to listening to your cover of “That, That Is.”

    Excellent! I am so impressed.
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    I have often wondered if it changed over the...

    I have often wondered if it changed over the years, so I am curious about what was different. What elements were not as strict?
  7. Just a bit of a bump here, and to say I listened...

    Just a bit of a bump here, and to say I listened to the “America Intro/Outro.” SOOOOO GOOOD!

    You guys are inspiring me!!!!!
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    Indeed! All while he plays keys, triggers various...

    Indeed! All while he plays keys, triggers various sounds, and sings vocals!
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    You are spot on. The aggressiveness of the attack...

    You are spot on. The aggressiveness of the attack is everything for his sound and approach.
  10. What a delight! I loved the chance to see...

    What a delight! I loved the chance to see Copeland! The mix is heavy on the drums too!

    Thank you!!!
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    [QUOTE=Sturgeon's Lawyer;1127175] He does, in...

    He does, in a few instances. However, he absolutely does use a real ARP Pro-Soloist, because nothing sounds like one. (Well, one could spend a bunch of time programming a 2600 to get the sounds, but...
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    Absolutely! But TMB always does things exactly...

    Absolutely! But TMB always does things exactly the way Pete and the Boys did things.

    The interesting version of that question is, did Pete have access to something decent and small back in 1974/5?
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    I too was knocked over by Phil’s parts on the...

    I too was knocked over by Phil’s parts on the original recording. And of course, his backing vocals. In TMB “Lamb” show it is fully on display. My favorite is the driving, ever-changing second part...
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    What a great compilation/comparison! Thank you!!!

    What a great compilation/comparison! Thank you!!!
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    I had wondered about a factory reset, so thank...

    I had wondered about a factory reset, so thank you for mentioning that!
    (I grew up in Bethesda by the way)
  16. HOLY MOLE! I have only watched LVS so far but was...

    HOLY MOLE! I have only watched LVS so far but was amazed! So well done!! You guys take this seriously; I love that!

    Steven: Your part in this was wonderful! May I ask what you use hardware wise to...
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    Wow, that Behringer would sure be cat’s meow! I...

    Wow, that Behringer would sure be cat’s meow! I hope it comes to market!!!

    Thanks, John!
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    I apologize for wandering off topic but I have an...

    I apologize for wandering off topic but I have an issue and I know we have some great minds here…

    If you recall, i have a buddy with a JX-8p. Lately he seemed to be interested in using it again,...
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    It is so nice to see my old pal get some very...

    It is so nice to see my old pal get some very deserved recognition. Rick was my first college roommate. He introduced me to so much music!..I strongly suggest any or all of his blogs…he has turned...
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    So very sad! What a man, what a career.

    So very sad! What a man, what a career.
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    Holy Mole, John! What a great review! Epic is...

    Holy Mole, John!

    What a great review! Epic is an overused word but it applies to both this package and to your review. You spent tremendous time on this! So well written. I find this time period...
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    It sure looks like it can go into “Overflow...

    It sure looks like it can go into “Overflow mode.” This is from the Explorer manual:

    Two Hydrasynth models can act like a single unit using Overflow mode. We’ll assume you’re using two 8-voice...
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    Paging @Battema Hey John, I have been...

    Paging @Battema

    Hey John, I have been interested in upping my voice count on the Hydrasynth. I have the original keyboard version and know that the Desktop can be mated (slaved) to the keyboard.
    ...
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    Fripp! No one is like Fripp. What a joy he is.

    Fripp!

    No one is like Fripp. What a joy he is.
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    So sad. What an amazing life he led! What...

    So sad. What an amazing life he led!

    What wonderful music he left us.

    Rest easy, Mr. White.
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    Hey, you know guys, if we just dredge up one or...

    Hey, you know guys, if we just dredge up one or two more totally hackneyed, kicked-to-death scenarios, slights, or situations from the Yes Universe that generally result in page after page of...
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    It would make sense for Roger to be the likely...

    It would make sense for Roger to be the likely source, either played in the traditional way (pedals) or via some sequenced lines (the keyboardist is generally the best for controlling those things).
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    Great reply! Thank you! I too saw Hackett one...

    Great reply! Thank you!

    I too saw Hackett one week before i saw TMB, and I also was watching like a hawk for bass pedals. I noticed just what you noticed. But i didn’t spot Blundell doing anything...
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    By the way, I have a few questions after seeing...

    By the way, I have a few questions after seeing the show.

    First, does anyone know who was playing bass pedals? There were a number of times that the bass was mighty deep—definitely pedals. But I...
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    We saw the show Friday night in Tucson. ...

    We saw the show Friday night in Tucson.

    Brilliant!

    My first genesis show was “Trick” in 76; but i do remember hearing the radio ads for the original Lamb tour on WNEW-FM in NYC in 74. Since...
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    Absolutely true. As a 62-year old drummer, it...

    Absolutely true.

    As a 62-year old drummer, it is far easier to play a guitar or a keyboard than the drums. Age by itself doesn’t hamper drumming, but injuries do. Alan’s back issues are perhaps...
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    Absolutely. That interview with him after his...

    Absolutely. That interview with him after his stuff was stolen said it all. Poor guy. I feel for him.
  33. Absolutely! His best!! I saw JLP a number of...

    Absolutely! His best!!

    I saw JLP a number of times, several of them with Daryl. That two-guitar format was wonderful. Lievano and Ponty would often trade off solos. Completely different styles and...
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    Well spoken, John. A very sad day. I still...

    Well spoken, John.

    A very sad day.

    I still remember the first time I heard any of his music. Like many of us, it was “Heaven and Hell” because of the “Jon Anderson” sticker on the LP when it...
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    Um…OH!!! Brilliant!

    Um…OH!!!

    Brilliant!
  36. No opener at our show.

    No opener at our show.
  37. I wondered about that because he does seem to...

    I wondered about that because he does seem to play either PHX or Tucson (YAY!!!) almost every US tour. (Is it Chris Squire’s wife?) I caught the PHX show Thursday night and he and the band were in...
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    Was that entirely tongue-in-cheek? I cannot...

    Was that entirely tongue-in-cheek? I cannot imagine Brian putting up with all that if it wasn’t a put-on.
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    Between this and the Crimson film, I am crazy...

    Between this and the Crimson film, I am crazy excited.
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    I am 100% with you of course. My father’s Roth...

    I am 100% with you of course.

    My father’s Roth violin means the world to me. :)
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    I see your points. I guess the really small form...

    I see your points. I guess the really small form factor has something to do with the issues.

    Wink, wink—You should just throw it away…or better yet, pop it in the post to me!
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    Yup…that live version of No Woman is to me his...

    Yup…that live version of No Woman is to me his best moment. It is a very special musical gift for me.
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    Dang! I would think that you are a woman of...

    Dang! I would think that you are a woman of discriminating taste!
    What a nice blend of old and new!

    (And isn’t that Blofeld marvelous? I love mine.)
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    You vouch for me then. I love the look on the...

    You vouch for me then.

    I love the look on the faces of visitors when they see a 3-sided, three tier stack of TechnoRubble, all fighting for space with the huge drum set, speakers, sub, and the 3.3...
  45. Wow…you and Wah3 were so fortunate! I too...

    Wow…you and Wah3 were so fortunate!

    I too love Speed of Light and Seen One Earth (can’t ya just hear the recited words of that record in your mind now?).

    Camel was such a interesting,...
  46. Thanks so much! An excellent review. I was...

    Thanks so much! An excellent review.

    I was just listening to one of his solo albums a few days ago and wanted to add his early recordings to my collection, but found the main album out of print....
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    Dang, John…there is no end to the depth of your...

    Dang, John…there is no end to the depth of your involvement with synths.

    I want to be you when I grow up.:)
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    Thanks the little push that I needed; I ordered...

    Thanks the little push that I needed; I ordered it.
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    Also my first exposure to the band. As a College...

    Also my first exposure to the band. As a College Freshman, my roommate put it on without showing the cover and asked me what it was. I didn’t recognize it but loved it immediately.

    He mocked me...
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    One of my favorites…perhaps my vote for best...

    One of my favorites…perhaps my vote for best spoken word Prog ever.
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    What a unique set-up! It is difficult to imagine...

    What a unique set-up! It is difficult to imagine a more perfect interviewer because of his experience playing Genesis’ material on stage. (I have seen two shows with him drumming.) Additionally, his...
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    I don’t believe anyone has mentioned the short...

    I don’t believe anyone has mentioned the short intro and short end piece on Robert & Stephen Reed’s KOMPENDIUM project. It is pretty much perfect in my opinion. The accent and the quality of the...
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    Speaking of the little extras in the video…I...

    Speaking of the little extras in the video…I forgot to mention in my post that I too thought the little pipe organ bit was derivative of King Crimson.
  54. Oh my goodness! This young man is phenomenal. ...

    Oh my goodness! This young man is phenomenal.

    Part of me wants to go practice; part of me wants to sell my drums.
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    I finally had the time to listen attentively. I...

    I finally had the time to listen attentively. I fully agree with you all…that was simply wonderful. I think even more highly of the boys than before, which I didn’t think was possible. And yes,...
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    Thank you!!! As with your other videos, this...

    Thank you!!!

    As with your other videos, this video reveals your incredible skill of taking stock of an album via extended research, careful listening, and the weaving of all the appropriate...
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    You have done that for me a few times!

    You have done that for me a few times!
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    Thank you to the great people here that keep this...

    Thank you to the great people here that keep this thread going.

    It is one of the best!!!
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    This thread is a great example of how good this...

    This thread is a great example of how good this Forum can be.

    thank you to Progatron and to all the participants! I look forward to watching.
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    Wonderful! I will check it out. Merci!

    Wonderful! I will check it out.

    Merci!
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