Search:

Type: Posts; User: FrippWire

Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. I own it too. What Rufus said is accurate.

    I own it too. What Rufus said is accurate.
  2. Replies
    8
    Views
    328

    This could be something really special.

    This could be something really special.
  3. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,047

    I saw Tomeka last autumn at Edge Fest in Ann...

    I saw Tomeka last autumn at Edge Fest in Ann Arbor. She performed in a few different line-ups including the Art Ensemble of Chicago. She's great and this new release is a must have.
  4. Thread: Mick Karn

    by FrippWire
    Replies
    48
    Views
    12,338

    [QUOTE=interbellum;923182]Here's Mick on two...

    [QUOTE=interbellum;923182]Here's Mick on two tracks from French singer Marie Léonor, as far as I know never released on CD:

    Thanks for posting this. As much as I thought I knew about Mick Karn, I...
  5. Replies
    8
    Views
    693

    My interest is piqued!

    My interest is piqued!
  6. Replies
    213
    Views
    11,138

    I work in a record store in the Midwest. Our...

    I work in a record store in the Midwest. Our preorders exceed our final allocation from Sony so we were technically sold out by release date. Having said that we were notified by Sony on release...
  7. Replies
    863
    Views
    53,824

    Contraction by Contraction.

    Contraction by Contraction.
  8. Replies
    65
    Views
    4,508

    The Grand Rapids review could also apply to the...

    The Grand Rapids review could also apply to the free show Jon did in Detroit on Friday, August 9. The music was excellent. This show being part of a free concert series sponsored by GM, music...
  9. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,376

    I have no issue with any copying or cloning. I...

    I have no issue with any copying or cloning. I love their sound and spirit. I'll take all the copy and cloned stuff you can throw at me if they're doing the copying from FZ, Soft Machine and the...
  10. Replies
    863
    Views
    53,824

    Colin Currie Group & Synergy Vocals / Steve...

    Colin Currie Group & Synergy Vocals / Steve Reich: Drumming
  11. Replies
    57
    Views
    1,552

    An essential building block to the sense of humor...

    An essential building block to the sense of humor I have today. My childhood would have been a little less interesting without it.
  12. Replies
    6
    Views
    422

    I have both titles. I came to Zentner's fabulous...

    I have both titles. I came to Zentner's fabulous music while on a frantic quest to own everything Percy Jones has played on. Thank goodness I did.
  13. Zappa = autobuy! This addition is most welcome.

    Zappa = autobuy! This addition is most welcome.
  14. Replies
    53
    Views
    7,925

    Sticky: Done. I wish it could be more but I don't earn a...

    Done. I wish it could be more but I don't earn a heck of a lot.
  15. Replies
    64
    Views
    2,834

    I also know someone who files his collection by...

    I also know someone who files his collection by date of purchase. He's a retired postal carrier so I don't know if this somehow ties into some U.S.P.S. way of doing things. He frequently comes into...
  16. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,877

    You are thinking of Armand Sabal-Lecco.

    You are thinking of Armand Sabal-Lecco.
  17. Replies
    42
    Views
    5,789

    I would've preferred Howe. I'm not much of an Oz...

    I would've preferred Howe. I'm not much of an Oz Noy guy.
  18. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,877

    Stanley is this year's Artist In Residence at the...

    Stanley is this year's Artist In Residence at the Detroit Jazz Festival. Detroit Jazz is the world's largest free-of-charge jazz fest. It takes place over the U.S. Labor Day weekend. Typically the...
  19. Replies
    42
    Views
    5,789

    Saw Moshulu last Friday (5/10/19) in Michigan and...

    Saw Moshulu last Friday (5/10/19) in Michigan and they were tremendous. The show was ~90 mins and featured a fair amount of soloing/improv by all 4 members. Given his somewhat recent health issues,...
  20. Replies
    64
    Views
    2,834

    I file him in the "R's" for Ra. I do this only...

    I file him in the "R's" for Ra. I do this only because years ago I read an article and the writer made a point of saying that if you looked, Sun Ra could be found in the Philly phone book under "Ra,...
  21. Replies
    9
    Views
    672

    I bought Arthur's book about a year ago at the...

    I bought Arthur's book about a year ago at the same time I bought Bob Zappa's first book and read it in a couple of days. It's a fascinating and easy read. Arthur seems like a really down-to-earth...
  22. Sad news indeed. Level 42 were huge for me. The...

    Sad news indeed. Level 42 were huge for me. The perfect blend of pop, funk and a bit of jazz/rock fusion. In the 80's and 90's one of their vinyl LP's or CD's was never too far from my player. ...
  23. Replies
    184
    Views
    25,262

    My copy of Five Time Surprise (w/free Wayside...

    My copy of Five Time Surprise (w/free Wayside Exclusive bonus disc) recently arrived and I have to say it's a real corker; love it!!! Wonderfully intense playing.
  24. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,384

    Ann Arbor, MI !!!

    Ann Arbor, MI !!!
  25. I hope to goodness this show comes to Detroit. ...

    I hope to goodness this show comes to Detroit. In the beginning I was on the fence but now I'm all in. There's a promo video on FB featuring Keneally, Vai. etc that convinced me this is a must see...
  26. Kiss and I go way back. I grew up in Detroit and...

    Kiss and I go way back. I grew up in Detroit and Detroit is Kiss' home away from home. In spite of that I still took a lot of shit for liking them. I became a fan after seeing them on "In Concert"...
  27. Kaiser = autobuy. The other fine folks are icing...

    Kaiser = autobuy. The other fine folks are icing on the cake. Thanks, Steve!
  28. Replies
    86
    Views
    10,166

    Yup, the foam insert was in place. I chalk it up...

    Yup, the foam insert was in place. I chalk it up to whatever process was used to collate the discs.
  29. Replies
    86
    Views
    10,166

    I went out and bought a copy this morning and...

    I went out and bought a copy this morning and have been playing it since. I'll play disc 1 last since I'm already familiar with the music on it. I've spun discs 2-5 once each and loved them. Nice...
  30. Replies
    36
    Views
    2,954

    I find Japan to be a closer cousin to Roxy than...

    I find Japan to be a closer cousin to Roxy than Spandau. Spandau and ABC are more like kissin' cousins.
  31. Replies
    863
    Views
    53,824

    Ned Lagin/Phil Lesh / Seastones

    Ned Lagin/Phil Lesh / Seastones
  32. Replies
    46
    Views
    3,387

    Definitely someone who possessed a massive of...

    Definitely someone who possessed a massive of amount originality and creativity. I came to his music after seeing his name linked to the likes of David Sylvian, Perry Blake, Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave...
  33. Replies
    863
    Views
    53,824

    Wire / Nocturnal Koreans

    Wire / Nocturnal Koreans
  34. Replies
    12
    Views
    964

    Sad to hear the news. Everything I've heard or...

    Sad to hear the news. Everything I've heard or read about the guy says he was one-of-a-kind and a really nice person. Stained Glass Stories is an undeniable classic.
  35. Replies
    863
    Views
    53,824

    King Crimson / Live In Vienna (3XCD)

    King Crimson / Live In Vienna (3XCD)
  36. I bought a copy of Ramagehead on CD but haven't...

    I bought a copy of Ramagehead on CD but haven't played it yet so I've got that to look forward to.
  37. Replies
    46
    Views
    7,623

    I listened to the Sun Of Goldfinger CD for the...

    I listened to the Sun Of Goldfinger CD for the first time two nights ago and was pleased with what I heard. It was a pleasing mix of noisy avant and the sublime. And like Bake 1 mentioned, I...
  38. Thread: RTF IV

    by FrippWire
    Replies
    6
    Views
    777

    I love RTF in any iteration. The only version I...

    I love RTF in any iteration. The only version I saw live was IV the summer they toured w/Zappa Plays Zappa. As much as I love JLP and appreciate Frank Gambale I was secretly wishing Bill Connors...
  39. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,216

    I was bummed to hear the news of his passing. I...

    I was bummed to hear the news of his passing. I really appreciated him in his Airwolf days because back then people would comment how much we looked alike and that always made me feel good. Thanks,...
  40. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,967

    A very unique and talented singer whose voice...

    A very unique and talented singer whose voice takes me right back to when my love affair with Holdsworth's music was starting to take flight.
  41. Replies
    77
    Views
    4,941

    Definitely Genesis of a different stripe but I...

    Definitely Genesis of a different stripe but I enjoy it. I thought it had a few really good pieces.

    Calling it Genesis didn't do CAS any favors but had this been a new group they might have...
  42. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,002

    Maneige is one of those groups that I only own...

    Maneige is one of those groups that I only own two of their albums but like well enough I need to acquire the rest. I just haven't done so. This thread will aid in putting that right.
  43. Replies
    4
    Views
    761

    Sad news. He was an asset to each and every...

    Sad news. He was an asset to each and every project he was involved in. And dealing with a terminal illness takes something special. He was special.
  44. Replies
    127
    Views
    10,181

    Incredibly sad. He was still young. Talk Talk...

    Incredibly sad. He was still young. Talk Talk were a game changer and his solo album was so wonderful. It took guts to just pull up stakes and leave the music game. He definitely retired on a...
  45. Replies
    58
    Views
    6,238

    I have mixed feelings about this but at the end...

    I have mixed feelings about this but at the end of the day I'd go if they were coming to Michigan. I won't travel for it. WWFT (What Would Frank Think)?
  46. Back in the 80's a friend played me Word Jazz and...

    Back in the 80's a friend played me Word Jazz and I instantly recognized the guy's voice as the one from the Levi's commercial. I loved Word Jazz and have been a Ken Nordine fan since. May he Rest...
  47. Replies
    22
    Views
    2,410

    I don't think BB had it in him to copy anyone. ...

    I don't think BB had it in him to copy anyone. He's too much of an individualist for that, even in the early days.
  48. My nephew has asked for all my Zappa stuff...

    My nephew has asked for all my Zappa stuff otherwise my girlfriend has been instructed to sell everything she can, take the $ and move back to her native California. She's 20 years younger than me...
  49. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,462

    This interview was also transcribed and turned...

    This interview was also transcribed and turned into a book albeit a thin one. "Robert Fripp: The Boffomundo Interview 1979" by Ron Curtiss. A used copy recently came into the record shop where I...
  50. Replies
    86
    Views
    10,166

    I'm a completest. Zappa = autobuy. I've always...

    I'm a completest. Zappa = autobuy. I've always loved the original album so an expanded edition of it is welcome at my house.
  51. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,969

    Although I won't drive 2 hours to Grand Rapids to...

    Although I won't drive 2 hours to Grand Rapids to see him, I will be buying this disc. Even with a couple of less than stellar albums in the 80's (it was a confusing time for a lot of 70's rockers)...
  52. Replies
    29
    Views
    3,193

    HBD KC!!! Thank goodness for Fripp/KC. My life...

    HBD KC!!! Thank goodness for Fripp/KC. My life is richer for it. Here's to hopin' Detroit is part of the anniversary concert tour.
  53. Good question. I've never given it much thought....

    Good question. I've never given it much thought. Frank Zappa's "Watermelon In Easter Hay". Maybe, I dunno. I'd probably pick a different Zappa track like "Muffin Man" tomorrow or "Inca Roads" on...
  54. Thread: Bass Players

    by FrippWire
    Replies
    207
    Views
    31,956

    Mick Karn (R.I.P.) Mark Egan (Still actively...

    Mick Karn (R.I.P.)

    Mark Egan (Still actively recording)
  55. Thanks for sharing, John. I appreciate year end...

    Thanks for sharing, John. I appreciate year end lists because they never fail to shine a light on things I've missed or just flat out forgotten about.
  56. Replies
    135
    Views
    13,446

    Nothing wrong with the previous guy but I have to...

    Nothing wrong with the previous guy but I have to think Brislin represents an upgrade for Kansas. Hopefully this union leads to a new studio album of originals.
  57. Replies
    433
    Views
    38,861

    If Mike Keneally is on board I'll give this event...

    If Mike Keneally is on board I'll give this event serious consideration. I trust him. I've been a Zappa obsessive for over 40 years and I'd hate to regret missing out on something I may actually...
  58. Replies
    5
    Views
    796

    ^^^^^ Yes, I agree.

    ^^^^^ Yes, I agree.
  59. Saw them on 12/12 at the Magic bag in Ferndale,...

    Saw them on 12/12 at the Magic bag in Ferndale, MI. As per usual they kicked much ass. Despite the night getting off to rocky start (John experienced some technical problems) they recovered nicely...
  60. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,466

    After you're done devouring the Montrose catalog...

    After you're done devouring the Montrose catalog there's Ronnie's solo albums. Many if not all of them have qualities that members of this site look for and enjoy. Lots of incredible guitar...
Results 1 to 60 of 500
Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4