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  1. Thread: The Laze

    by Kavus Torabi
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    Boring interjection: Just realised the name of...

    Boring interjection:
    Just realised the name of the album has been changed to ĎCrypticí Plumage!
    I got given a promo a couple of years ago that was ĎCrystalí.
  2. Thread: The Laze

    by Kavus Torabi
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    Iíve had Crystal Plumage for a while and like it...

    Iíve had Crystal Plumage for a while and like it a lot.
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    Absolutely this. The solo album might be my...

    Absolutely this. The solo album might be my favourite of the three but at this point it seems pointless to rank them.
    I do love The Colour Of Spring too, particularly Time Itís Time but on Spirit...
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    A rare and precious visionary. We wonít see his...

    A rare and precious visionary. We wonít see his like again.
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    RIP Mark Hollis

    Man. I didnít want to be the one to post this but as no one else has yet...

    This is absolutely crushing.
    He was responsible for three of the best records ever made, to these ears.
    Farewell,...
  6. Also, my first Ďstudioí (spare bedroom) was...

    Also, my first Ďstudioí (spare bedroom) was called ĎThe Copís Dreamí.

    NO ONE ever got the reference!
  7. ^ NOBODY EVER LENDS MONEY TO A MAN WITH A SENSE...

    ^ NOBODY EVER LENDS MONEY TO A MAN WITH A SENSE OF HUMOR
  8. Now weíre on to a The Monkees in general, Iíll...

    Now weíre on to a The Monkees in general, Iíll put my hat into the ring here...I have watched Head more than any other movie.
    For a year or so in the nineties I watched it pretty much every week. ...
  9. Also responsible for one of my favourite tunes....

    Also responsible for one of my favourite tunes. All in under two minutes.
    Somewhere and somehow between the Beach Boys and Voivod.

    https://youtu.be/_sPBylUhwEQ
  10. Peter Tork. The deliverer of my favourite line...

    Peter Tork.
    The deliverer of my favourite line in Head, my favourite film.

    ďOh hello officer, certainly glad to see youĒ.
  11. ^ Thatís Jonny Trunk.

    ^ Thatís Jonny Trunk.
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    13/14 July.

    13/14 July.
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    Iím not at liberty to say who else is playing yet...

    Iím not at liberty to say who else is playing yet but, Ian, youíll REALLY want to be there!
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    Mr Bungle: California Don Caballero: American...

    Mr Bungle: California
    Don Caballero: American Don

    I used these two as reference when choosing studio monitors fifteen years ago and probably would again.

    Also, not quite so prog but, to these...
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    ^ I described Dark Side Of The Moon as a well...

    ^ I described Dark Side Of The Moon as a well produced pub rock album when I first joined this forum in 2009 and still feel bad about it!
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    Richard! On that note, Iím going to relisten to...

    Richard! On that note, Iím going to relisten to Exposure right now!
    I only picked it up with a lot of other stuff, a couple of years ago and didnít really give it the attention it deserved.

    Iím...
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    Regarding Fripp and math rock. While not...

    Regarding Fripp and math rock.
    While not wishing to make false equivalences, I first heard Don Caballero at the time of Don Cab 2 and, although I was well into my Frith phase at the time, the KC...
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    Not exactly, Snapper is the mother company. They...

    Not exactly, Snapper is the mother company. They own K Scope, Peaceville, Charly and Madfish.
    Different labels but the same team running them.
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    Just to intervene, and while not disagreeing with...

    Just to intervene, and while not disagreeing with anything about Frith, but letís not throw the baby out with the bath water....having been a big KC fan in my late teens, these days the League Of...
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    Man, all three but especially Winter Songs and...

    Man, all three but especially Winter Songs and The World As It Is Today are just timeless, unique and magical.
    They keep on giving. Albion Awake took a long time to fully bed in but when it...
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    Fred Frith is my Elvis.

    Fred Frith is my Elvis.
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    Thatís the one. It goes into a very Frith-ish...

    Thatís the one.
    It goes into a very Frith-ish but totally diseased sounding melody.
    Itís both ridiculous AND glorious.
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    ^ Particularly the tune Corridor

    ^ Particularly the tune Corridor
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    Yes, agreed. Thatís my feeling too.

    Yes, agreed. Thatís my feeling too.
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    Itís nice to see Voivodís Astronomy Domine get a...

    Itís nice to see Voivodís Astronomy Domine get a mention.

    The Pink Floyd original is such a monumental song/ production, for me at least that while I donít necessarily prefer Voivodís version, I...
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    ^ Yeah, I agree. Itís my favourite of his Ďbandí...

    ^ Yeah, I agree. Itís my favourite of his Ďbandí albums. That line up was incredible.
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    Yes it is. It has a magic all of its own. Iíve...

    Yes it is. It has a magic all of its own.
    Iíve listened to it every day for about a month now.
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    Hey Andi! What a funny thread for Admirals Hard...

    Hey Andi! What a funny thread for Admirals Hard to pop up in.
    Unfortunately not.
    AH was a Ďfuní band featuring a gaggle of ex-Plymouthian musicians who had moved to London to pursue, shall we...
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    Yeah. Quite agree and same here, back in 1988.

    Yeah. Quite agree and same here, back in 1988.
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    Well, I still like Led Zep but I think that...

    Well, I still like Led Zep but I think that theory holds up.
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    Me too. The Who, apart from the famous tunes,...

    Me too.
    The Who, apart from the famous tunes, were a band I didnít really connect with until my early thirties. Sell Out was when the coin properly dropped. I think its a magnificent album.
    ...
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    As far as Iím aware Maurice Vander was his...

    As far as Iím aware Maurice Vander was his step-dad. I donít think he ever knew his biological father.
    I might be wrong about this.
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    Iíd probably be fine with it now, itís just that...

    Iíd probably be fine with it now, itís just that we were playing Black Oni a lot during that period and I remember us all feeling it wasnít as good as we usually got it around then. Particularly...
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    It did. Itís just not called Progressive Rock...

    It did. Itís just not called Progressive Rock anymore.
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    That looks like Tim Dahl on bass. This is...

    That looks like Tim Dahl on bass.
    This is extremely exciting news.
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    Iíve yet to hear anything Yoshida-composed that I...

    Iíve yet to hear anything Yoshida-composed that I didnít love.
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    I too love CVís singing. He still has a beautiful...

    I too love CVís singing. He still has a beautiful voice.
    He might be the best singer in Magma but letís be reasonable...heís the best drummer in the goddamn world.
    Still.
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    Thank you all. Although I post pretty...

    Thank you all.
    Although I post pretty infrequently, I visit almost every day.
    I came here initially in the hope of letting a few similar-leaning folk know what I was up to musically. That was, I...
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    I love Tonal Cred, although to be fair I miss the...

    I love Tonal Cred, although to be fair I miss the Grip Tulker fronted line up. He had such an absurd voice.
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    Massive fan here. One of the first Ďproperí...

    Massive fan here. One of the first Ďproperí songwriters I got into as a kid.
    A really fine catalogue of fantastic tunes. Farewell Pete.
  41. ^ I couldnít help myself with that quip,...

    ^ I couldnít help myself with that quip, particularly knowing it would only have relevance to a handful of people!
  42. Toby Driver: ďHold my drinkĒ.

    Toby Driver: ďHold my drinkĒ.
  43. Pedant alert: Seaweed and Joie Hinton are...

    Pedant alert: Seaweed and Joie Hinton are different people, although both played keys in Ozrics.
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    The album is absolutely devastating. A...

    The album is absolutely devastating.
    A mind-blowing collision of extremely complex, harmonically rich and adventurous writing with deliriously brave psychedelic production.
    The best thing Iíve...
  45. ^ And yet, under these conditions staggeringly...

    ^ And yet, under these conditions staggeringly original and inventive music still gets recorded and released and I still hear and buy it.
  46. Amen to the OP and ditto to the dear Bob Drake. ...

    Amen to the OP and ditto to the dear Bob Drake.
    If youíre not hearing brilliant new music the problem is with you, not the artists or the industry.
    Yeah, itís all changed, itís not the 70ís, 80ís...
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    Thanks! Yeah, I genuinely liked that review...

    Thanks! Yeah, I genuinely liked that review because he seemed so pissed off about the album.
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    Ha! Thanks for posting that Richard, itís my...

    Ha! Thanks for posting that Richard, itís my favourite bad review. And, given that weíre on InsideOut but donít sound like an IO band weíve had quite a few, particularly from the more metally/ shiny...
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    So sorry about this folks...totally out of our...

    So sorry about this folks...totally out of our hands.
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    Eye in the sky.

    Eye in the sky.
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    My way in was ĎHave You In My Wilderness Ď which...

    My way in was ĎHave You In My Wilderness Ď which I loved, the song ĎLucette Stranded On The Islandí is a tune Iíll take with me to the grave, I found it enormously affecting. Looking forward to this...
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    Yep, right up to Sing To God EVERYTHING Dr Tim...

    Yep, right up to Sing To God EVERYTHING Dr Tim Smith wrote (first time Iíve written Dr before his name!) was scored.
    The charts for A Little Man And A House even included a separate stave for the...
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    Iíve heard a couple of tracks from the latest...

    Iíve heard a couple of tracks from the latest Unbeltipo and thought they sounded terrific.
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    ^ Word.

    ^ Word.
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    ^ Right on. I havenít heard it in years but used...

    ^ Right on. I havenít heard it in years but used to live with a guy who had it and it was on a lot. Beautiful stuff.
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    Absolutely, Pelican West is a terrific record,...

    Absolutely, Pelican West is a terrific record, particularly ĎMilk Filmí which is an ĎI wish Iíd written ití song.
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    Yeah, thatís the bit at 2:30. I knew theyíd...

    Yeah, thatís the bit at 2:30. I knew theyíd played together, it seems like a nice nod to Hollmer.

    This is a lovely album. Iíve been somewhat remiss in keeping up with new releases these last...
  58. ^ I got this album at the time and like it a...

    ^ I got this album at the time and like it a great deal.
    Itís very pretty, I think.
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    Does anyone else hear what sounds like a...

    Does anyone else hear what sounds like a deliberate Lars Hollmer homage in the title track?
  60. ^ Not to mention, to my mind, one of the great...

    ^ Not to mention, to my mind, one of the great melodicists with a magical, spectral voice in Ozzy.
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