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  1. Thanks for the responses, everyone. Sorry I've...

    Thanks for the responses, everyone. Sorry I've been away so long, but I plan to come back as soon as I have time and listen to every one of these contributions!
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    Thanks for the update! I checked out one song,...

    Thanks for the update! I checked out one song, and I like it. I look forward to hearing the rest of it!
  3. Well, it's been a year since this release. I...

    Well, it's been a year since this release. I thought I'd bump it one time just in case, with one edit: Since CDBaby has closed their store, and with Covid their warehouse has basically been shut down...
  4. Artists, self-promote your best songs here!

    Happy New Year everyone. I've been trying to think of ways for independent artists to get the word out about their music, and maybe this is too simple to work, but I figured why not give it a try. So...
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    The only one I have is ANGELS AND DEMONS, which I...

    The only one I have is ANGELS AND DEMONS, which I got upon seeing them live at ProgDay '98. I remember really enjoying it then. It's been a while...I guess I need to revisit it! Glad to hear they...
  6. Man, why don't you slackers get busy and put out...

    Man, why don't you slackers get busy and put out an album every now and then? ;)

    Seriously, congrats on the release. I need to check this out. I'm sure it will be great. Keep cranking them out!
  7. Yes, exactly.

    Yes, exactly.
  8. Thanks SO MUCH for those very kind words! It...

    Thanks SO MUCH for those very kind words! It means more than you know. The McCartney comparison is very high praise to me. And the dog was my old pal Martin, named such because he was basically the...
  9. This is an interesting discussion. I have kind of...

    This is an interesting discussion. I have kind of suspected that this band would come into existence at some point (At least as far as Davison/Sherwood/Haun/Shellen go...Didn't forsee Squids,...
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    For any who may be interested, the new album is...

    For any who may be interested, the new album is released today. It's a mostly acoustic Christmas album entitled NOEL. Farpoint's Rick Walker helped out on drums on a few tracks. It's available to...
  11. Very cool! I look forward to checking this out!

    Very cool! I look forward to checking this out!
  12. Awesome news, Mike! Y'all keep on producing good...

    Awesome news, Mike! Y'all keep on producing good stuff! Keep it up. I think that's an excellent idea for a concept, and I look forward to hearing it!
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    Promo: for folk music fans

    Hi folks! My acoustic folk duo From the Morning sure could use your help! For those of you who use Spotify, we would be forever grateful if you would be willing to check us out there, click ďfollowĒ...
  14. Thanks for the kind words guys. It was a...

    Thanks for the kind words guys. It was a beautiful service and a celebration of his life. Duncan, he wasn’t associated with Farpoint apart from being a big fan and supporter, and having his name in...
  15. Today I have the sad honor of playing for the...

    Today I have the sad honor of playing for the funeral service of a dear, long time friend. He was diagnosed with Covid last Thursday, admitted to the hospital on Tuesday, and passed on Wednesday. He...
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    I have to admit, I really enjoyed about 2/3 of...

    I have to admit, I really enjoyed about 2/3 of this album....Haven't listened to it in forever. I guess it's time to dig the CD out and give it a spin.
  17. PROMO - HUGE Farpoint CD sale including free giveaway!

    Hey all...I know there are a few of you here who have expressed some interest in Farpoint in the past, so I wanted to let y'all know about a special limited-time offer... Purchase any 1 Farpoint...
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    Great interview Sean..well done! One thing...

    Great interview Sean..well done!
    One thing though...Trevor said that the 90125 epic was on 90124...He seemed pretty sure of himself, but it's definitely not on the release that I have. Anyway,...
  19. I remember hearing this for the first time...

    I remember hearing this for the first time shortly after it came out. I was driving home from the record store with my good friend and co-Farpoint founder Rick; we were both staring at the CD player...
  20. A few selections, prog and otherwise, from...

    A few selections, prog and otherwise, from Starcross Music...

    www.kevinjarvis.bandcamp.com
  21. I apologize for chuckling at this, but it's only...

    I apologize for chuckling at this, but it's only because I've been on the receiving end of several reviews like that directed at Farpoint...Maybe we should start a thread for our worst reviews. :D We...
  22. I guess highlights for me would be making quite a...

    I guess highlights for me would be making quite a few new friends and acquaintances, particularly meeting Brian from IZZ, who went on to be a member of Greyfeather with me and to play drums on that...
  23. Thanks for the info, John. Iím sorry itís come to...

    Thanks for the info, John. Iím sorry itís come to this, but I want you to know I got many years of great enjoyment and enlightenment from your magazine. It was always a beautiful and...
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    I'm fine with the abrupt ending. It's a little...

    I'm fine with the abrupt ending. It's a little bit daring (certainly more so than a generic fade-out) and, if listening to the CD, it sets up the return to the opening of track 1 again quite nicely.
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    This is a very good point! I am enjoying the...

    This is a very good point! I am enjoying the album, but I do miss that acoustic/electric diversity that was present on songs like "Miracles Out of Nowhere."
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    I've been listening for a couple of days now. At...

    I've been listening for a couple of days now. At first listen, it didn't grab me as much as THE PRELUDE IMPLICIT did...I really like that album! However after several listens, this one is beginning...
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    Thank you! Don’t know how I missed this post...

    Thank you! Don’t know how I missed this post before...my apologies for not responding.
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    Another new instrumental out now, in case anyone...

    Another new instrumental out now, in case anyone is interested.
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Xib92XyyzUc&fbclid=IwAR3q72P2Pt2quP6BoPCjdVB2q31MM2vadh24fNGKL_W-i_j7s_we83S_640

    Available to...
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    Oh no. Iím so, so sorry to hear this. Keith was a...

    Oh no. Iím so, so sorry to hear this. Keith was a super nice guy and always complimentary and supportive of Farpoint. Prayers and condolences for all who loved him.
  30. I keep going back to White Willow's FUTURE...

    I keep going back to White Willow's FUTURE HOPES...Lyrically it's kind of a downer, but musically it is just lovely.

    Also stumbled across a wonderful Renaissance concert on YouTube the other day....
  31. LAST DAY TO ORDER FROM THE CDBABY STORE!

    Hey all,
    Just a heads up, after today CDBaby will be closing their online store. I thought if anyone wanted to share links to their stuff...As for mine, it's all still available via other outlets,...
  32. I live in Sumter County, SC. The population of...

    I live in Sumter County, SC. The population of the county is about 105,000, so we're not the MOST rural, but certainly rural. Most folks around here seem to be doing their part. Restaurants and bars...
  33. I don't have all of my "prog" stuff on my...

    I don't have all of my "prog" stuff on my Bandcamp page, but I do have the Greyfeather album and some Farpoint singles, along with my own solo singles and some of my folk rock stuff with various...
  34. John, that is indescribably generous of you. What...

    John, that is indescribably generous of you. What an example.
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    Pulling for you, Steve!

    Pulling for you, Steve!
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    My first exposure to Yes was 90125, and to...

    My first exposure to Yes was 90125, and to Genesis was INVISIBLE TOUCH. And I loved them! Imagine my surprise when I went backwards and found out where they had come from!
  37. Man oh man how I wish I could be there for this!...

    Man oh man how I wish I could be there for this! :(
  38. OK, try it again now if you like...I don't...

    OK, try it again now if you like...I don't understand why the previous links didn't work...I copied and pasted them directly from the source. But I just checked these out and they are definitely...
  39. Hey Lou! Thanks for that heads up...It is up on...

    Hey Lou! Thanks for that heads up...It is up on those places, but for some reason those links aren't working...Let me try something else.
  40. Not quite prog, but maybe of interest to some...?

    As some of you who know me may be aware, in addition to prog I have a deep and abiding love for folk music, and one of my all time favorite songwriters was John Denver. Yes, I know it's strange...
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    White Willow - Future Hopes

    I've been aware of White Willow for a long time, and always enjoyed what I heard...But I stumbled across this one the other day, and I've got to say, it really caught my ear. (Well, technically the...
  42. Cool subject! Among my Farpoint releases, I'd...

    Cool subject!
    Among my Farpoint releases, I'd have to say either COLD STAR QUIET STAR, because I love the concept and the instrumental consistency that runs throughout the album, and how for the...
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    A couple more additions this year...One from my...

    A couple more additions this year...One from my new duo with Farpoint's Jennifer Weich, and one from my old (but still current) duo, From the Morning, with AshLee Holloman:

    ...
  44. Very cool, thanks for sharing! I had no idea this...

    Very cool, thanks for sharing! I had no idea this existed, so thanks for enlightening me.

    Incidentally, there IS another prog band in the midlands SC...Have you ever heard of Farpoint? We're based...
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    Released a new instrumental single today...It's...

    Released a new instrumental single today...It's actually a new arrangement/recording of a Farpoint song from 2011. Would love some feedback on it. Here's the YouTube link:
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    This is great news! I'll have to check the new...

    This is great news! I'll have to check the new album out! Thanks for sharing the info.
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    Iíd be honored and appreciative if you checked...

    Iíd be honored and appreciative if you checked out my two prog bands, Farpoint and Greyfeather. (Incidentally Greyfeather also includes members of Iluvatar, IZZ, Little Atlas and Cobweb Strange.)...
  48. That's the one!

    That's the one!
  49. I enjoyed it! I'm glad I went. I'll give a few...

    I enjoyed it! I'm glad I went. I'll give a few thoughts on the performances...

    Carl Palmer's set was high energy and very impressive. Carl himself doesn't seem to have lost one iota of energy or...
  50. Well, I finally broke down and purchased tickets...

    Well, I finally broke down and purchased tickets for tomorrow night's show in Cary, NC. I used to attend several concerts a year, but I haven't been to one in far too long. I'm very much looking...
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    Almost there, folks...Just need to move a few...

    Almost there, folks...Just need to move a few more copies! So I'm going to sweeten the deal a bit...If anyone in the continental US (I hate to add that but shipping charges leave me no choice really)...
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    Thanks for all the responses, everyone. I think I...

    Thanks for all the responses, everyone. I think I have finally gotten it fixed, thanks to a lot of creative suggestions from others and some perseverance.
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    Thsts my plan for today! Thanks! 🙂

    Thsts my plan for today! Thanks! 🙂
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    Thanks for the input! I'm not sure if I've...

    Thanks for the input!

    I'm not sure if I've checked that out or not...I've probably watched hundreds of tutorial videos over the years...But I'll for sure check it out now! Can't have too much...
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    Question for Audio engineers

    Hey all...Question for any of my fellow audio engineers out there...Iím working with a vocal track that sounds fine by itself, but in the mix it sounds muddy. If I try to brighten it up with EQ,...
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    Many thanks to any who have made a...

    Many thanks to any who have made a purchase...Things are looking a little better. In fact, with the sale of probably 2 more Greyfeather CDs and maybe 3 each of Farpoint's PAINT THE DARK and COLD STAR...
  57. They are all good, but for probably sentimental...

    They are all good, but for probably sentimental reasons I'm quite partial to the first two, the self titled and CHILDREN. But you really can't go wrong with Iluvatar if you like melodic prog.
  58. Sounds great! I plan to come back and listen some...

    Sounds great! I plan to come back and listen some more when I get time, but based on what I just heard...well done!
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    To each his (or her) own. :) Personally, I can...

    To each his (or her) own. :) Personally, I can usually find something to enjoy in just about all of the styles and sounds that fit somewhere under the wonderfully diverse "prog" umbrella.
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    Really? I'm not knowledgeable on the subject, so...

    Really? I'm not knowledgeable on the subject, so I'm not disagreeing with you, I'm just surprised to find out that they would bring that much more than some of the bands I've seen at ProgDay...Focus,...
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