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    Not sure if this is common knowledge or not but I...

    Not sure if this is common knowledge or not but I just noticed that this long OOP CD is getting re-issued in October by Transubstans Records.
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    Am I remembering correctly that an Eric...

    Am I remembering correctly that an Eric Woolfson-led band continued touring as "The Alan Parsons Project" without Alan Parsons?
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    I'm trying to decide if I want to go to Nostalgia...

    I'm trying to decide if I want to go to Nostalgia Festival, a 5-day festival of tribute bands featuring tributes to the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Guns & Roses, Sade, George Michael, Earth,...
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    I believe the band had already decided to breakup...

    I believe the band had already decided to breakup before that, so the ProgFest 1994 show (which produced the live album) was a final "contractual obligation" performance.
  5. IMOO Fest Presents Vinny Golia, the Flying Luttenbachers, and more!

    IMOO (Improvising Musicians of Ottawa/Outaouais) are excited to announce our sixth not-nearly-annual fall festival for the weekend of November 4th to 6th 2022, only 26 months later than originally...
  6. I've heard of this band for several years but...

    I've heard of this band for several years but have never heard them. I always get them mixed up in my head with Jackie O Motherfucker and can never remember which band I was supposed to be interested...
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    I don't believe he has worked with Asia for about...

    I don't believe he has worked with Asia for about a decade.
  8. Listening on Bandcamp now and am really digging...

    Listening on Bandcamp now and am really digging it. Reminds me of the one-off Japanese band Gestalt (Musea Records, 1999) more than anything else. Will order the CD in August.
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    This year's main stage headliners for each night...

    This year's main stage headliners for each night of Ottawa "BluesFest":

    Sarah McLachlan, Jack Johnson, Luke Combs, Alanis Morissette, DJ Marshmello, Alexisonfire, Luke Bryant, Rage Against the...
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    I don't know it, but it looks like it was a...

    I don't know it, but it looks like it was a 12-issue mini-series collected into a single trade paperback or hardcover edition.
  11. It's debatable as to what extent they might be...

    It's debatable as to what extent they might be described as "Cuneiform artists", but Vinny Golia (Healing Force, A Love Supreme Electric), Weasel Walter (Healing Force), and John Hollenbeck (Claudia...
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    How desperate is a team to dump salary when they...

    How desperate is a team to dump salary when they make a trade like this:

    Arizona gets: Zach Kassian, 29th overall pick, future 2nd round pick, future 3rd round pick
    Edmonton gets: 32nd overall...
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    Well, there was Yusef Lateef, who also went by...

    Well, there was Yusef Lateef, who also went by Bill Evans at one point.
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    And similarly, San Antonio sent Dejounte Murray -...

    And similarly, San Antonio sent Dejounte Murray - just 25 and with two years remaining on a fairly modest contract - to Atlanta for Danilo Gallinari, 3 first round picks, and one pick swap.

    And KD...
  15. I direct you again to Box Cutter (guitar,...

    I direct you again to Box Cutter (guitar, clarinet, bass, drums). Or you an hear 3/4s of the band (minus the bass player) on this digital-only release:

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  16. I ended up getting a double dose of Grdina last...

    I ended up getting a double dose of Grdina last night after all. Travel delays caused the Francois Houle Quartet (with Grdina, Mark Helias, and Gerry Hemingway) to start about 75 minutes late, thus...
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    Just stumbled across this: ...

    Just stumbled across this:

    https://metalinjection.net/tour-dates/king-crimsons-robert-fripp-toyah-wilcox-will-tour-together-in-2023
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    RIP Paul Plimley

    Just read that Canadian jazz pianist Paul Plimley died last month at age 69. Plimley was one of the founding members of Vancouver's NOW Orchestra, and has worked with Cecil Taylor, Barry Guy, Joe...
  19. Thread: PT/C/C

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    They can charge more for a "double album". ...

    They can charge more for a "double album".

    The ultimate insult: "Up the Downstair" was originally released as a single LP and then re-issued as a double LP with no bonus tracks. One of the sides...
  20. Sure, 'more is better' in principle, but total...

    Sure, 'more is better' in principle, but total available listening hours are fixed and don't increase with the size of one's collection. So when he keeps pumping out 3 or 4 new albums every year it...
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    The "Switched On Vol. 5" subtitle would suggest...

    The "Switched On Vol. 5" subtitle would suggest that this is another 'B-Sides and Rarities' compilation rather than new material.
  22. I've been a big Grdina fan for many years (first...

    I've been a big Grdina fan for many years (first saw him in 2008) but he's gotten too prolific for me to keep up with in recent years. By my count he has released 20 albums since 2017. His Nomad Trio...
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    I have never had any problems logging in and...

    I have never had any problems logging in and ordering from Amazon.ca, Amazon.com, Amazon.co.jp, and Amazon.co.uk all from the same account.
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    3100 Yen (~ $30 CAD or $23 US) for 12 CDs. Quite...

    3100 Yen (~ $30 CAD or $23 US) for 12 CDs. Quite reasonable for 72-hour courier service, I think.
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    Vegas traded Evgenii Dadonov for Shea Weber,...

    Vegas traded Evgenii Dadonov for Shea Weber, freeing up almost $13M in cap space (Dadanov's $5M salary + Weber's $7.8M salary, which they can hide on the long-term injured list).
  26. I have these: Ash Ra Tempel - Join Inn /...

    I have these:

    Ash Ra Tempel - Join Inn / Starring Rosi
    Ash Ra Tempel - Schwingungen / Seven Up
    Cluster - First Encounter Tour 1996
    Michael Rother - Chronicles
    Nik Turner - Space Ritual Live...
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    Wasn't that ARW?

    Wasn't that ARW?
  28. Reminds of the new Zombi album that just came...

    Reminds of the new Zombi album that just came out:

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    His Peacemaker TV show (spun off from the Suicide...

    His Peacemaker TV show (spun off from the Suicide Squad movie) is awesome!
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    One of my neighbours is flying to France today to...

    One of my neighbours is flying to France today to attend HellFest. My knowledge of metal is pretty limited so I probably only recognize about 10% of the names, but this is an insanely packed festival...
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    The all-time undisputed champion: ...

    The all-time undisputed champion:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arSjxqavQn4
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    I usually place one big order each year from a...

    I usually place one big order each year from a Japanese retailer (either Amazon or HMV/Lawson), mostly for new releases that are too obscure for North American retailers. HMV still hasn't resumed...
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    I don't go for these type of mammoth boxed sets,...

    I don't go for these type of mammoth boxed sets, but there are several artists from whom I own 50+ individual albums: Peter Brotzmann, Satoko Fujii, Ken Vandermark, William Parker, Acid Mothers...
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    Rap is the only genre for which I actively listen...

    Rap is the only genre for which I actively listen to the lyrics (or at least attempt to - some rapid-fire deliveries are hard to follow). Otherwise I largely ignore them and only the truly awful...
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    From a local used CD store on Saturday: Asia...

    From a local used CD store on Saturday:

    Asia Minor - Crossing the Line
    Asia Minor - Between Flesh and Divine
    Atila - The Beginning of the End
    Black Sabbath - Seventh Star
    Godflesh - Merciless...
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    Currently own 74. Previously owned 33 others. ...

    Currently own 74. Previously owned 33 others.

    Lots of unknowns for me in that list...

    Never heard:
    SBB, Modry Efekt, Kate Bush, Laurent Thibault, Tako, Anyone's Daughter, Neuschwanstein,...
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    Still not as impressive as the 37 consecutive...

    Still not as impressive as the 37 consecutive years (1984-2020) that a future or former teammate of Shaq played in the NBA Finals.
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    Speaking of which, I have "Solaris Archives Vol....

    Speaking of which, I have "Solaris Archives Vol. 1" and "Solaris Archives Vol. 2" both of which make reference to a "Solaris Archives Vol. 3" on the back cover but I can't find any evidence that Vol....
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    Go figure, and I thought she was one of...

    Go figure, and I thought she was one of Cuneiform's biggest marquee signings!
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    Some of your European jazz signings (e.g. Le Rex,...

    Some of your European jazz signings (e.g. Le Rex, The Great Harry Tillman) were pretty much unknown to even the most "in the know" North American jazz listeners, but I can accept they might have more...
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    Bought the double LP at the merch table when I...

    Bought the double LP at the merch table when I saw the show on Saturday. One of the rare cases where the vinyl ($34 CAD) was cheaper than the CDs ($21 CAD each)!
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    I've learned to accept digital-only releases as a...

    I've learned to accept digital-only releases as a necessary evil in recent years, but was still quite surprised that a new 5UUs album would be expected to sell fewer copies than some of the...
  43. I received a Bandcamp notification for the...

    I received a Bandcamp notification for the upcoming Boris album "Heavy Rocks" this morning at 11:04. The gimmicky "clear milky splatter" variant (535 copies) sold out at 11:06! It was already sold...
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    I got home from a concert around 9:30 and put the...

    I got home from a concert around 9:30 and put the game on. The score was 111-65 midway through the fourth quarter. Wonder if the game threatened any all-time records for game 7 blowouts?
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    So...this exists: ...

    So...this exists:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZsTPLSm2co


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U509hZ_JLUQ
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    Congratulations to the Florida Panthers for...

    Congratulations to the Florida Panthers for winning a playoff series for the first time since "Jumbo" Joe Thornton was a 16 year old rookie with the OHL's Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.
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    I'll settle for a 180 gram coloured vinyl edition.

    I'll settle for a 180 gram coloured vinyl edition.
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    I'm holding out for the deluxe remaster.

    I'm holding out for the deluxe remaster.
  49. I took a chance and went to the show knowing very...

    I took a chance and went to the show knowing very little about the band, and enjoyed them quite a bit more than I was expecting to. They were actually a rock band live, which there had been little to...
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    I still use a Sony Discman at work, and often...

    I still use a Sony Discman at work, and often take a cassette Walkman with me when I go for short ("album-length") walks.
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    Gotham Central was excellent, but not really a...

    Gotham Central was excellent, but not really a Batman comic. It was a "police procedural" set in Gotham, with Batman making a couple of brief cameos throughout the series. I think the whole series is...
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    I wouldn't expect that to last. Death is just a...

    I wouldn't expect that to last. Death is just a phase people go through in comic books, and DC has rebooted or "retconned away" at least 80% of everything they ever published.
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    I couldn't decide which was the worse "jump the...

    I couldn't decide which was the worse "jump the shark" moment for Batman: Jim Gordon putting on the cowl or "evil" Thomas Wayne from an alternate earth.
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    I always just read it as "LP". And he's not...

    I always just read it as "LP". And he's not really known as a rapper (I don't think he raps at all) but rather a DJ/producer. Run the Jewels (with rapper Killer Mike) is his best known project.
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    One of my neighbours has "RUSH RLZ".

    One of my neighbours has "RUSH RLZ".
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    Dude, it's a regular season award. The playoffs...

    Dude, it's a regular season award. The playoffs are irrelevant. Jokic dominated all the so-called "fancy stats" and those seem to be what the voters care about.

    Jokic's stats were also likely...
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    Can't agree there. Daredevil has been mostly...

    Can't agree there. Daredevil has been mostly outstanding for the last 20+ years, through the runs of Brian Bendis, Ed Brubaker, Mark Waid, Charles Soule, and Chip Zdarsky. The only times it has...
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    The flagship Archambault store on St. Catherine...

    The flagship Archambault store on St. Catherine Street doesn't sell CDs anymore.
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    We used to have a store in Ottawa with separate...

    We used to have a store in Ottawa with separate distinct sections for Avant-Garde and Experimental. I think they explained the distinction as "The Avant-Garde section is for academic noise and the...
  60. The identical material (minus three alternate...

    The identical material (minus three alternate takes of Buddy Holly's "Rave On") is also available as a double CD "The Lark In The Morning: The Early Years", which you might find cheaper than the 3-CD...
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