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    Sticky: Reid's words are halfway between the depth of...

    Reid's words are halfway between the depth of Waters or Ian Anderson and Jon A's mumbo-jumbo. In some ways Sinfield's words were often more decipherable.



    You sir, are making advertisement for...
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    Sticky: This album is quite a disappointment in many ways...

    This album is quite a disappointment in many ways as it is very unfocused and completely uneven, although it has some brilliant tracks on it also.

    After the title track (we will assume that it is...
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    yeah, maybe, but are they selling? AFAIAC,...

    yeah, maybe, but are they selling?


    AFAIAC, the return of cheap second-hand CDs in record shops is good news
  4. Thread: VDGG box!

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    Mark Powell is also responsible for the Nucleus 9...

    Mark Powell is also responsible for the Nucleus 9 albums into 6 disc boxset, and, TBH, that also lacks respect for the original oeuvres (and no live bonus discs, since the BBC sessions is a...
  5. Funny you should mention that, coz GG was the...

    Funny you should mention that, coz GG was the other band I didn't click on right away. I bought Octopus in 75/7 but had to wait some 10/15 years to "catch it", despite some exposition (via my...
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    Ade is all over it, indeed. And he brought...

    Ade is all over it, indeed.

    And he brought with him a lot of what he did with The Talking Heads, which is really why Discipline was so different than the 70's KC.



    Well it did happen!!!...
  7. Maybe we should give some slack to Svettie, for...

    Maybe we should give some slack to Svettie, for his mastery of English is still improving. Most likely, it's his second or third language.

    Though, I wouldn't attempt writing anything in Dutch or...
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    Don't dislike it (I only dislike Seamus on that...

    Don't dislike it (I only dislike Seamus on that album, though I prefer to Mlle Knobs on Pompeii), it just bores me gently and has nothing to do on an album like Meddle and its promising sleeve...
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    I like it better than the football-chants...

    I like it better than the football-chants infected Fearless. But One Of These Days tops anything hands down on the AHM flipside.
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    Also the last era of Floyd that I'm still...

    Also the last era of Floyd that I'm still listening to.

    Meddle is tied with AHM my fave.... But AHM is much more even, IMHO

    The sidelong tracks are about equal, IMHO.... If AHM doesn't have a...
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    Sticky: excellent pick for Marcel Duchamp's Orchestre...

    excellent pick for Marcel Duchamp's Orchestre Tout Puissant. .

    not the type of album that I would get all that much mileage, but the Aquaserge (and a pinch of Can) reference are very enjoyable.
  12. Almost anything from Shub-Niggurath also Art...

    Almost anything from Shub-Niggurath

    also Art Zoyd, Univers Zero and Present as well (eerie & gloomy)
  13. Missed this thread so far. BWS is one of those...

    Missed this thread so far.

    BWS is one of those rare Zappa albums I still have to own.

    Heard it few/many times through the years and something has always kept me from liking it the same way I do...
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    RIP Melvin Van Peebles ...

    RIP Melvin Van Peebles


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64RVaCFSN6E
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    Their Facelift disc was near-disgraceful...

    Their Facelift disc was near-disgraceful sound-wise, though.

    For completionists-only, released in the frame of a wider boxset, maybe (IMHO), but back then, it was ill-advised to put it on the...
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    mmmhhh!!!... Couldn't find the other recent ZZT...

    mmmhhh!!!... Couldn't find the other recent ZZT thread, where we were assessin,g their discography.

    Dusty's recent deaqth me me realize that I didn't own any ZZ Top albums since I got back to...
  17. Thread: New Gong Album..

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    was there too (I work some 60km from the...

    was there too (I work some 60km from the Melkweg), but we didn't know each other back then...
    But then again, back then, I hardly knew anyone that I've met since and that post in PA, PE or...
  18. ever since the mid-70's in Canada, I've heard the...

    ever since the mid-70's in Canada, I've heard the term "brass-rock", but only in the last 10 years have I heard of "horn rock".

    Best Chicago album with VII.
  19. Thread: JAZZ Discussion

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    Yup, good suggestion Svettie Too bad they...

    Yup, good suggestion Svettie

    Too bad they don't have it CD format. It would"'ve been mine already.
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    Sticky: New Malady balbum out this week...

    New Malady balbum out this week
    https://www.recordshopx.com/artist/malady/ainavihantaa/#742179

    couldn't find samples - not out yet on their Bandcamp page.
  21. I think the key word in that metaphorical...

    I think the key word in that metaphorical question is "really" ;)
    It's more of a societal issue than a personal one. (but you knew that, right??)
    Probably he's questionning the 42 years of slavery...
  22. actually, that word makes me smile everytime I...

    actually, that word makes me smile everytime I hear it (and not just in Waters' mouth, because it's probably too nice to whom he was directing it)... And I never stopped using it a few times a year...
  23. :lol the sleeve makes me think of WYWH's...

    :lol

    the sleeve makes me think of WYWH's innersleeve with the red vail hiding the naked woman.





    With Aberlour, if you go up their offer, it's always very good (currently own the 16Y and...
  24. He should really put a lid on it. :roll ...

    He should really put a lid on it. :roll


    Somehow, I choose to +/- believe this


    But....


    :roll At least he says: "I think" :down
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    As Amazon is the first A of the hateful GAFA, I...

    As Amazon is the first A of the hateful GAFA, I tend to avoid it as much as I can (and have succeeded quite well since taking the decision some five years ago) , even if I must pay more expensive.
    ...
  26. I'll pass on this Got what I need from...

    I'll pass on this

    Got what I need from ELP(owell included)
  27. ATD is definitely a great one, but it's...

    ATD is definitely a great one, but it's definitely one of those "need to concentrate 100% on it", especially if you want to follow Waters' messages.

    That's why I like Is This... better. It's not...
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    Spyros & Ho Bo, Have you checked out VII?...

    Spyros & Ho Bo,

    Have you checked out VII? Because that one is fairly different, especially the first disc where they go fusiony ala Santana (IMHO) and this stuff is flabbergasting - if only...
  29. I tried a couple of French Whisky and indeed they...

    I tried a couple of French Whisky and indeed they go for cheaper prices than armagnac. Most of the French whisky production comes from Britanny and if bought in France, the prices are very reasonable...
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    Yeah, also met Whitehead at a Musical Box...

    Yeah, also met Whitehead at a Musical Box concert. Bought him his book, but he was rather pushy to buy a big print of his Genesis artwork



    Actually, I also had it, but it doesn't bring much to...
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    Like Rich is saying, TotT is clearly their best...

    Like Rich is saying, TotT is clearly their best artwork and its inner sleeve is awesome. Loved the waffled cardboard effects as well

    I think W&W's waffled cardboard artwork is also right up there,...
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    Seen the band twice with both the Moerlen...

    Seen the band twice with both the Moerlen brothers on board - Pierre was obviously a guest on vibes & drums.
    Quite awesome for 3/4 hour, but a full concert is a tad too much for me: too samey, and...
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    you got your answer :D

    you got your answer :D
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    Don't remember much of the 80's AC albums (can't...

    Don't remember much of the 80's AC albums (can't have been very relevant), but I dropped the thing after Caught In The Zipper.
    Otherwise I agree with the rest of your statement



    Utterly...
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    ^^^ Thx Jim. Always a pleasure to read...

    ^^^
    Thx Jim. Always a pleasure to read intelligent questions being answered in the same manner.



    Yup, I can easily do without these luxurious coffee-table books which reproduce the artworks...
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    The only new pop/rock album (with TS's Green...

    The only new pop/rock album (with TS's Green Desert) I actually bought that year: I was into 60/70 jazz and I would discover the RIO/avant bands & albums in the mid-90's.

    85 were Brothers In...
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    I am actually considering using the mini-lp...

    I am actually considering using the mini-lp sleeves (they look soooo 15425) for the 2021 remasters and keeping the 2005 discs inside the box, so I may keep them after all (given the prices for used...
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    I'll try to catch that, as it's sunday 27/11...

    I'll try to catch that, as it's sunday 27/11 (except that it's ARS Musica).


    https://www.arsmusica.be/fr/events/aquaserge-eon/
  39. Two sided printing, two pages per page, though...

    Two sided printing, two pages per page, though it's still a fair amount of A4 paper ;), but it's worth it, because I'm going to keep it for a while, because.... (read below)

    Well, I got though it...
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    Just put me on your ignore list and get over me,...

    Just put me on your ignore list and get over me, dude. :p

    AFAIAC, the only bad point about the VdGG box is those missing sleeves... As I said, I'd be willing to fork out more dough for those.
    ...
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    ain't this "nice"?

    ain't this "nice"?
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    Same kind of holding back remark that happened...

    Same kind of holding back remark that happened with those TD boxsets and other boxset that have these mega wallets holding 10/15 CDs without having sleeves to extract a single disc away from the...
  43. Well John, without your consent ;) , I...

    Well John, without your consent ;) , I copy/pasted your review on a word doc and printed it, because there is no way I can screen-read such a long text. Just the fact of printing it will guarantee...
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    yup, I know I said I would probably buy the...

    yup, I know I said I would probably buy the remixed)remastered version as a stand-alone, but the (not-so) Delicate Sounds of Thunder DVD stand-alone is already in my possession, and that could be...
  45. I'd tend to agree with you on the surface, but......

    I'd tend to agree with you on the surface, but...

    Early 90's production values were still quite late 80's-ish, IMHO. And Loudness wars lasted until the late 00's - this has mostly disappeared...
  46. It's more like a podcast, No need to look at the...

    It's more like a podcast, No need to look at the video, and there is nothing to watch (except the album covers and the odd picture - they're not strip-teasing either), so just put your speakers up...
  47. yikes, almost 3 hours long. Will try to find...

    yikes, almost 3 hours long.

    Will try to find the time one of these evenings, whether in once or in segments.
  48. To the OP: I have no idea (because I don't list...

    To the OP: I have no idea (because I don't list my bundles of albums), but I'd say that the 10's albums are more numerous on my shelves than the 00's, 90's & 80's for sure.
    FTM, I'd even say that...
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    Did you do a comparison by playing both albums...

    Yeah I did a random sampling of some of these new mixes and indeed they sound wonderful. Congrats on the mixes Stephen! Even on streaming I can hear a huge difference.[/QUOTE]

    Did you do a...
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    Do you mean +2Bis or N°2 (the first one called +...

    Do you mean +2Bis or N°2 (the first one called + Alpes)?

    Both albums were reissued in CD in one of the two existing boxsets
    ...
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    yyyyyikes, the Caravan boxset is going for...

    yyyyyikes, the Caravan boxset is going for €429.00 (510.00 U$D or 638 Can$ or 365£) at my distributor :O

    VdGG boxset foreseen next week.
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    The Colosseum BBC box was mega interesting...

    The Colosseum BBC box was mega interesting because all of it (or the big majority) had not been released.

    There are two Soft Machine BBC sets (67/71 & 71/74) out almost two decades ago and two...
  53. I know understand more the song Hyönteiset. Thx...

    I know understand more the song Hyönteiset. Thx :D
    I had printed the English translation way back when their site had them available, but it was still obscure.
    Probably Sarkula"s obsession (even if...
  54. I still have the T-shirt of their first album,...

    I still have the T-shirt of their first album, with the spider in tomato sauce.




    I tend to view the second as more even in terms of songwriting

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  55. Both HK albums are great. (see my in-depth...

    Both HK albums are great.
    (see my in-depth reviews on PA)

    Saw the band twice, including once in Brussels' Magasin 4, opening for Present. One of the best double bill I ever saw.

    BTW, bassist...
  56. Thread: Genesis- Duke

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    58 myself but discovered them in late 74 with...

    58 myself but discovered them in late 74 with Selling England, but had to really wait until Trick for "it" to click (I even shunned The Lamb at first). I think I was WTF'ing on the production of...
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    Definitely the same dude as in the previous video...

    Definitely the same dude as in the previous video (last page), but is it SJ?
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    I love it all until 81/2 (they became less...

    I love it all until 81/2 (they became less relevant afterwards, IMHO), but that first era (EM & AC) has something really special for me :heart



    I didn't know Ricochet already existed that far...
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    I'd remove both tracks by at least Autumn and to...

    I'd remove both tracks by at least Autumn and to a lesser extent open Door (both sonically fits right in with the rest of the Duke and even the ATTWT albums), much more than Turn It Off Again, FYFM...
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    ive only gone done 9/10 of page one so far,...

    ive only gone done 9/10 of page one so far, but...



    Thiss one touches me the most so far

    My buddies in Globalys did a version that +/- resembled this.


    This one's good too. :up
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