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    That is quite a lovely song. Very lush production...

    That is quite a lovely song. Very lush production which if I remember correctly was always a hallmark of Nik Kershaw's sound.
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    I don't follow the internal politics of groups so...

    I don't follow the internal politics of groups so a very large amount of that stuff I simply don't know. As for your suggestion, I will listen.
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    As I was saying, the singing is weak. To use...

    As I was saying, the singing is weak. To use another wrong term for it, it's "reedy".

    Also, I apologize for the fact that I don't reply to certain remarks or inquiries - I have some people on my...
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    I apologize for not having the correct term. Not...

    I apologize for not having the correct term. Not having a PhD in musicology nor being a musician, sometimes I struggle to find the right term and occasionally I make a mistake. I hope you and others...
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    You mean who sing in a falsetto yet with power?

    You mean who sing in a falsetto yet with power?
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    This is as it should be. You enjoy what you enjoy...

    This is as it should be. You enjoy what you enjoy for yourself. I like music because I like it - not because I'm involved in a taste competition with other people. I'm not trying to win anything.
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    On first listen, I enjoyed it quite a bit. I...

    On first listen, I enjoyed it quite a bit. I haven't really followed Crimson since Belew left so I've not really been engaged with the Jakko era, but this sounds quite nice. Certainly Crimsonesque...
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    It's who he's trying to sound like but it's not...

    It's who he's trying to sound like but it's not close enough to be mimicry.
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    I'll need to listen to the full album a few more...

    I'll need to listen to the full album a few more times, but as it stands, I prefer the instrumental sections to any of the singing.
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    Underrated: Kaleidoreal (Sweden)

    Just finished listening to their two releases: A Life Wasted (2018) and the EP, Finally See Myself (2019). Really wonderful and melodic Prog Rock with excellent musicianship especially if you like...
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    I'm listening to the 2019 Finally See Myself...

    I'm listening to the 2019 Finally See Myself album right now and it's quite good. This gets the "Heavy Prog" tag on Progarchives but I honestly don't know what any of their categories mean in the...
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    Sticky: 14492...

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    https://logosprog.bandcamp.com/album/sadako-e-le-mille-gru-di-carta

    Really enjoyed this album of Symphonic Prog. Long instrumental passages, motifs that appear from song to song. Busy at...
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    Really nice. I enjoyed that. Very much an early...

    Really nice. I enjoyed that. Very much an early Crimson-esque vibe to it.
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    Sticky: yllwshrk - I AM ALADDIN ...

    yllwshrk - I AM ALADDIN


    https://youtu.be/u08bR3zNjjs

    Blown away. On first listen. Blown away.
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    Sticky: "Mother Earth" - New from Ray Wilson It's all...

    "Mother Earth" - New from Ray Wilson

    It's all right. I just find the lyrics really obvious.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAPXf4aFptk&feature=emb_logo
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    When Bands Went on Hiatus in the 70s...

    It encompassed a shorter timespan than the time between albums for an active band today.
  17. Listening to this again and it really is quite...

    Listening to this again and it really is quite wonderful. Great melodies, exhilarating. "Peace of Mind" is a terrific song. Definitely a must for Flower Kings and Karmakanic fans.
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    It's Ozric so I listen.

    It's Ozric so I listen.
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    Billy Sherwood?

    Billy Sherwood?
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    I'm listening to Le Grand Sbam's Vaisseau monde...

    I'm listening to Le Grand Sbam's Vaisseau monde right now. Never heard it before. Is this parody?
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    Listening to A Boat on the Sea again right now...

    Listening to A Boat on the Sea again right now and I'd forgotten how good this was. I just can't believe how this pushes every positive button. Aside from the great melodies and the way that the Prog...
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    Sticky: Now that you mention it, I hear it. Very good ear...

    Now that you mention it, I hear it. Very good ear on your part.
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    https://magicbrothermysticsister.bandcamp.com/album/magick-brother-mystic-sister-2

    I normally don't like what falls in the Psychedelic category because it is often an overly reverbed and...
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    Sticky: Isobar (s/t) 14461 ...

    Isobar (s/t)

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    https://isobarprog.bandcamp.com/album/isobar

    Instrumental prog that I suppose is in the Symphonic sub-genre. I don't know. I like it I suppose but it makes me feel tired...
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    Just terrible, terrible news.

    Just terrible, terrible news.
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    Sticky: Certainly not what's going on there.

    Certainly not what's going on there.
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    Sticky: I was just listening to Missa Universalis the...

    I was just listening to Missa Universalis the other day because I was going through my dusty CD collection. I had forgotten the reason I listened to this once and never again - it seemed like parody....
  28. Have never explored Daal before. Currently...

    Have never explored Daal before. Currently listening to Navels Falling into a Living Origami and enjoying it quite a bit.
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    https://krautwerk.bandcamp.com/album/neuling

    Krautwerk - Neuling

    Listening to this now and it has a really nice Neu! vibe to it along with a distinct Joy Division darkness that I like....
  30. Listened to this today. Liked it very much.

    Listened to this today. Liked it very much.
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    The only time I've seen Goodsall live was with...

    The only time I've seen Goodsall live was with Tunnels. My only impression of him was, "What is he so angry about?"
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    Reviving this thread: Mike Oldfield is one of...

    Reviving this thread:

    Mike Oldfield is one of those artists that I've only dabbled in. Certainly the big name releases I've heard, but his singer-songwriter work I've not really explored. So this...
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    There are parts of it I really like and then...

    There are parts of it I really like and then someone is yelling at me. The video is interesting.
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    I just love his work with Zappa. The full-length...

    I just love his work with Zappa. The full-length "Inca Roads" from the Helsinki concert is as much fun listening to Chester as it is listening to Zappa. The way Thompson follows Zappa's solo and...
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    Sticky: Your kink is not my kink.

    Your kink is not my kink.
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    Sticky: Deep Energy Orchestra - The Return I generally...

    Deep Energy Orchestra - The Return

    I generally have tolerance for a lot of stuff that isn't some person yelling at me in a phony growl. I listen to a very wide range of music all across a variety...
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    Oh, that dude. OK.

    Oh, that dude. OK.
  38. "Astrologers" is quite nice. I look forward to...

    "Astrologers" is quite nice. I look forward to listening to the whole album.
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    Didn't know about this group so I'm listening...

    Didn't know about this group so I'm listening now. First album, the song "Shell". Right at the 1:05 mark is, I think, something that sounds a lot like the opening phrases of the FK song "House of...
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    One more thing: Morse's lyrical content seems to...

    One more thing: Morse's lyrical content seems to me a string of albums about a man struggling with his faith - constantly trying to convince himself that he really has reached some level of faith.
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    Finally listened to it and it's pretty much what...

    Finally listened to it and it's pretty much what I expect from a Neal Morse album. For me it falls under the "comfort prog" category - it's familiar, no surprises and highly listenable. As always, I...
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    Just listened to it - very enjoyable. The new...

    Just listened to it - very enjoyable.

    The new Gazpacho was also quite good.
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    Sticky: Gazpacho - Fireworker I've never really been...

    Gazpacho - Fireworker

    I've never really been into this band before. Heard an album here or there without it really staying with me. I'm surprised by this one. For some reason and it might just be...
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    Maybe? I have to go listen.

    Maybe? I have to go listen.
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    I think it's "Jealousy" off of Paradox Hotel.

    I think it's "Jealousy" off of Paradox Hotel.
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    The only Flower Kings songs that I actively can't...

    The only Flower Kings songs that I actively can't stand are the vampire one, the nazi one and the one about hating an ugly baby. I don't even understand the last one.
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    Sticky: David Minasian - The Sound of Dreams Pretty...

    David Minasian - The Sound of Dreams

    Pretty but generic.
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    Sticky: Tic Tic - Comfort in the Echo Artsy 80s...

    Tic Tic - Comfort in the Echo

    Artsy 80s synthpop redux. I'm seeing a trend. Here's the thing, I was a youth in the 80s and rather liked synthpop of various kinds, but there is a spark missing...
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    Sticky: Ulver - Flowers of Evil Sounds like a Depeche...

    Ulver - Flowers of Evil

    Sounds like a Depeche Mode knockoff with less variety in the sound.
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    For what it's worth, I simply enjoy their music....

    For what it's worth, I simply enjoy their music. Listening to a Flower Kings album is always a pleasant experience and it makes me feel content. What can I say, I like nice melodies and they always...
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    Listened to the single a few times already and...

    Listened to the single a few times already and like it. As said above, it's The Flower Kings and that's what I'm looking forward to listening to come October 30th.
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    User friendly.

    User friendly.
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    Thank you 2020.

    Thank you 2020.
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    If there was a release of the first Yes gig ever,...

    If there was a release of the first Yes gig ever, I'd buy that.
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    Mockery is funny.

    Mockery is funny.
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    Sticky: I'm listening to it now. I'll need to listen to...

    I'm listening to it now. I'll need to listen to this multiple times because it's clearly The Tangent but it's not clicking with me yet. Then again, other than the first album which really worked for...
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    They came out with five side-long pieces in a row...

    They came out with five side-long pieces in a row right afterwards and didn't come up with something like CTTE. Now, I like the Topographic songs and Gates of Delirium but they are their own thing....
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    Pass.

    Pass.
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    Is he wrong? Whatever Yes is now is their...

    Is he wrong? Whatever Yes is now is their greatest hits at half-speed and the somewhat decent Fly From Here (original version...I think Horn's remix is not as good).
  60. Excellent. Look forward to it.

    Excellent. Look forward to it.
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