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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.
  8. 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!
  11. No opener at our show.

    No opener at our show.
  12. 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...
  20. 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,...
  21. 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.
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    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!
  36. As a fan of 4K’s wonderful quality, and...

    As a fan of 4K’s wonderful quality, and especially, Atmos sound, I hope we get some other examples of 4K music/performances.
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    Truly, the simple grave honors the man. ...

    Truly, the simple grave honors the man.

    Sadness. And Emerson. They go together. Re-reading his autobio recently made this clear to me. I had first read it before his death and remembered it as...
  38. Thanks; correction made.

    Thanks; correction made.
  39. I think your post pretty much covers the entirety...

    I think your post pretty much covers the entirety of the subject:

    >Once in approximately 7,000 times a wise person (Billy B in this case) actually speaks intelligently and thoughtfully as he uses...
  40. As a few have said, it was called Art Rock or...

    As a few have said, it was called Art Rock or Symphonic Rock.

    “Progressive” was much more to describe RADIO STATIONS such as WNEW-FM. As in, “WNEW is the archetype for Progressive Rock stations.”
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    I have a more favorable feeling about the album,...

    I have a more favorable feeling about the album, but I do agree with your third paragraph. The 5.1 mix is excellent.
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    WOWSERS! First, I really liked the...

    WOWSERS!

    First, I really liked the performance. Second, a quick check of the Zoia website makes m mouth hang open.

    My goodness, I need to look seriously at this magic box!
  43. Thank you Dave and Progatron!

    Thank you Dave and Progatron!
  44. So…what will be the NEXT re-issue????? Perhaps...

    So…what will be the NEXT re-issue?????
    Perhaps we should start a friendly wager….
  45. All true! All of it. :)

    All true! All of it.
    :)
  46. You did. :) Thank you!! It is a great review;...

    You did. :)
    Thank you!! It is a great review; he is a fan like us. I love how the emotionality and beauty of Ant’s music is fully understood by him.

    I should have been more specific in my post…i...
  47. My “Archive” boxed set just arrived! Any...

    My “Archive” boxed set just arrived!

    Any reviews on it from any of you?

    In the meantime, I recently have been listening to CD 2 of “Light.”
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    You, my friend were phenomenal when I saw you and...

    You, my friend were phenomenal when I saw you and PT! I got several of your CDs because of the strength of your performance! So innovative and entertaining.
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    Ooh!! Phoenix! I saw them a few years ago up...

    Ooh!! Phoenix! I saw them a few years ago up there.

    Is Gavin still with them??
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    I am not sure I knew that. Thanks!!

    I am not sure I knew that. Thanks!!
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    Good tip! Also in that realm is tying to keep...

    Good tip!

    Also in that realm is tying to keep power rods away from audio and HDMI cods so s to avoid possible interference.
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    Taking a break from 1950s technology :), if any...

    Taking a break from 1950s technology :), if any of you find that you have a buzz or ground hum with your Surround/Home theater set-up, perhaps I can help.

    I recently experienced that when...
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    Yes, I try to keep the New Releases separate so...

    Yes, I try to keep the New Releases separate so that I am reminded to listen. But I don’t have a special case, rather, they tend to live in several piles close to the stereo. That forces me to listen...
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    For new fans it is a great first step. Rob’s...

    For new fans it is a great first step.

    Rob’s music is superb. And Steve’s lyrics are brillant.
  55. I don’t see this at all. He plays fast pieces...

    I don’t see this at all. He plays fast pieces fast and slow pieces slow.

    Pretty much brilliant in my book. And perhaps his secret weapon is his amazing ability to seek out the finest players.
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    I do it all…clean sounds though my Hughes &...

    I do it all…clean sounds though my Hughes & Kettner amp, dirty, modeled sounds through it (it has it built in), traditional pedals, and also a Line 6 POD XT Live.

    Life is too short to cut an...
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    This is the Post of the Day!! Please know that...

    This is the Post of the Day!!

    Please know that I say this with the utmost of respect and affection for you, and for all of us:

    We are such guitar and music geeks! Nobody has said something like...
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    I think he really liked the Korg OASYS. He...

    I think he really liked the Korg OASYS. He swapped out a bunch of older keys by going the OASYS route. He is still using it, isn’t he? I thought the reason was that he just didn’t want to re-program...
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    What a lovely walk back in time. Thank you!

    What a lovely walk back in time.

    Thank you!
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    What a great min-doc! Very enjoyable! I learned...

    What a great min-doc! Very enjoyable! I learned several new things.
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