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    Sacrilege! Audiophiles require FLACs of their...

    Sacrilege!

    Audiophiles require FLACs of their mono Edison cylinders.
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    According to Wikipedia, during his lifetime...

    According to Wikipedia, during his lifetime Charles--who was a prodigious composer--had only two albums devoted to his compositions. One was "Pepper Adams Plays the Compositions of Charlie Mingus"...
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    That's some good writing.

    That's some good writing.
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    My favorite Mingus album, back in the day, was...

    My favorite Mingus album, back in the day, was "Passions of a Man: An Anthology of his Atlantic Recordings," a 3-LP set put out shortly after he passed away....
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    :oops

    :oops
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    Art was Native American, or part Native American,...

    Art was Native American, or part Native American, wasn't he? I wonder how that affected his acceptance in the jazz world.
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    ProfessionalFile...

    ProfessionalFile was a hell of a shareware program. It could even be used (as it was by me) to create a rudimentary Windows GUI before WIN 3.0 came out.
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    I meant, Ah-Um.

    I meant, Ah-Um.
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    Thanks for the tip... said the prostitute to the...

    Thanks for the tip... said the prostitute to the leper.
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    Ahhhmm. I was afraid of that.

    Ahhhmm. I was afraid of that.
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    Charles Mingus Books

    I'm reading "Tonight at Noon" by Sue Mingus, and have ordered "Beneath The Underdog." Is it any good?
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    :) Experts schmexperts.

    :) Experts schmexperts.
  13. High fiber. Full of whole grains and nuts &...

    High fiber. Full of whole grains and nuts & berries. Music to get stuck in your teeth. Music to promote regularity.

    I dig too.
  14. That's next year.

    That's next year.
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    [Heavy sigh.] You're gonna make me do this,...

    [Heavy sigh.] You're gonna make me do this, aren't you?...
  16. Releases like this are a way for tired old...

    Releases like this are a way for tired old rockers to dawdle in their retirement and still siphon some moola from the diehards. Endless repackagings, endless remasterings, endless 'greatest hits'...
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    Alice Cooper is a tough case. At first it was...

    Alice Cooper is a tough case. At first it was the band's name, then later Vincent adopted it as his own stage name.

    Missus Beastly and Mr. Big under 'M."

    The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The GTOs...
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    Where's the money in THAT?

    Where's the money in THAT?
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    My Henry Cow box set is turned wrong-way-out...

    My Henry Cow box set is turned wrong-way-out because I already had the original albums.
  20. Sorry, I misunderstood. You said Gabriel was...

    Sorry, I misunderstood. You said Gabriel was encouraging his fans to do an illegal download, so I assumed you meant of the one song that can't be downloaded legally.
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    This was the bookshelf in an apartment I stayed...

    This was the bookshelf in an apartment I stayed in in Amsterdam.
    [13356
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    Wow, Paulina Porizkova? Way to go Ric!

    Wow, Paulina Porizkova? Way to go Ric!
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    Way back a couple million years ago, when I had...

    Way back a couple million years ago, when I had only LPs and I had a DOS computer, I created a relational database in ProFile that listed: Alphabetizer (usually band's or artist's last name, but for...
  24. Or, maybe, the movie studio owns "Out Out"?

    Or, maybe, the movie studio owns "Out Out"?
  25. Yup, both

    Yup, both
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    Shucks, I didn't even notice that :oops

    Shucks, I didn't even notice that :oops
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    I can't tell the difference with a 320. But my...

    I can't tell the difference with a 320. But my ears are 65 years old.

    Also I've heard a lot of skanky .flac transfers. There's nothing magical about them. Garbage in garbage out.
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    https://img.discogs.com/DRKLIPRzkydyomhvBcPTBBNqD9...

    https://img.discogs.com/DRKLIPRzkydyomhvBcPTBBNqD9o=/fit-in/300x300/filters:strip_icc():format(jpeg):mode_rgb():quality(40)/discogs-images/R-1953934-1439667759-6757.jpeg.jpg...
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    https://img.discogs.com/QsJ1IdP6LEkdKAOh0d3pF1Y5dj...

    https://img.discogs.com/QsJ1IdP6LEkdKAOh0d3pF1Y5djQ=/fit-in/600x600/filters:strip_icc():format(jpeg):mode_rgb():quality(90)/discogs-images/R-3740707-1342899722-5461.jpeg.jpg

    There are LOTS of...
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    These YT vids suffer not at all for FR or DR. ...

    These YT vids suffer not at all for FR or DR. And you know, people who say .wavs or .flacs are automatically "better" (for some reason) without specifying the relevant parameters drive me nuts.
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    They're 1971 LP dubs, get real. :roll But yes,...

    They're 1971 LP dubs, get real. :roll

    But yes, aside from the ticks & pops & surface noise & rumble -- which as you know, we can largely fix -- they sound amazing.
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    God DAMN. Pretty astonishingly-good recordings. ...

    God DAMN. Pretty astonishingly-good recordings. After I finish cleaning them up they'll be in my pantheon of amazing sound.
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    "Subterranea" (1997)? I have a copy. PM me if...

    "Subterranea" (1997)? I have a copy. PM me if you want details.

    [Edit: on listening again to it, I don't think this is the same guy. One is a guitarist associated with Windham Hill folks, the...
  34. Because it's not very good?

    Because it's not very good?
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    Well blow me down. Somebody posted pretty good...

    Well blow me down. Somebody posted pretty good dubs of them to YT:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vrkkpq2Juw0
  36. You can get "Out Out" for free ...

    You can get "Out Out" for free

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inWF_mVOF0c
  37. Apple's iTunes has it (3xCD's worth) for $34.99

    Apple's iTunes has it (3xCD's worth) for $34.99
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    I'd say this is pretty evolved music. ...

    I'd say this is pretty evolved music.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80K3pQgTIvU
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    If you want a tutorial on math nerd music watch...

    If you want a tutorial on math nerd music watch this.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmV3Bf2veAg
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    I didn’t say I sing her WELL. The door stays...

    I didn’t say I sing her WELL. The door stays closed.
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    Thanks for trying. I've been looking for years...

    Thanks for trying. I've been looking for years so what's a few more.

    They *are* available through various auction sites out of Japan for about $50 each, but I'm not THAT big a fan of percussion...
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    Discogs has a picture of it....

    Discogs has a picture of it....
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWTgwvh4v1w I...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWTgwvh4v1w

    I can't find it right now, but there was an hilarious clip from some sitcom a few years ago where Eddie was performing "Two Tickets to Paradise" in a...
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    If “music for pussies” is music that makes you a...

    If “music for pussies” is music that makes you a more open and accepting person, I’ll happily call myself a pussy.
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    https://img.discogs.com/4DV3albn5DGtkO5Q57_3FzW_OS...

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    Challenging ≠ evolved. See post #58

    Challenging ≠ evolved. See post #58
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    Most of us hopefully grew out of that phase of...

    Most of us hopefully grew out of that phase of needing to conform that defines a boy’s adolescence. I remember school as a rigorous highly competitive highly stratified environment where everyone was...
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    Saleswise (and career-wise) they were unmitigated...

    Saleswise (and career-wise) they were unmitigated disasters. Musically maybe not -- that's why I included the "(?)"
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    The clip from Sagittarius above caused me to...

    The clip from Sagittarius above caused me to investigate & download the album. Playing it yesterday, I was reminded of the two great(?) lost psychedelic disasters of Chad & Jeremy, "Of Cabbages and...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWhaxH03Xok

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWhaxH03Xok
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    They did,...

    They did, for over twenty years.
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    Albums with pics of the band tend to fall into...

    Albums with pics of the band tend to fall into very similar poses.
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    Those are both Marx Brothers movies, so it's...

    Those are both Marx Brothers movies, so it's essentially the same concept across two albums I think....
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    From BillNelson.com:

    From BillNelson.com:
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    https://img.discogs.com/YaMckpGEgFV3tRUumVVZLXP0_X...

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    https://img.discogs.com/4jwEExOZJ_tCj_AmLWJ-ou1JbN...

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    https://img.discogs.com/cTr6fMFT0lQqRB4tos8JmcTcn4...

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    Yup, the Vonnegut world is worth spending a few...

    Yup, the Vonnegut world is worth spending a few months inhabiting. I recommend: Cat's Cradle
    Breakfast of Champions
    Slapstick
    Galapagos
    Hocus Pocus
    Timequake
    Welcome to the Monkeyhouse
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    Well, he was a card-carrying member of The...

    Well, he was a card-carrying member of The Wrecking Crew. Some of the most recognizable licks on record are his.
    https://www.onlineguitarbase.com/glen-campbell-session-guitarist-hit-songs-played/...
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    Lately I've been reading a lot of super-short...

    Lately I've been reading a lot of super-short short stories (1-3 pages). Back in 1982 I read and enjoyed a collection (by Howe and Howe) called "Short Shorts" and after finishing last month a...
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