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    I Got a Line on You - Spirit

    I Got a Line on You - Spirit
  2. Looks like this thread has a post related to the...

    Looks like this thread has a post related to the title of this thread, and a question about the Mojo info:
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    We Got the Beat - the Go-Gos

    We Got the Beat - the Go-Gos
  4. Genesis: "The Lamb" Boxset planned? MOJO hints...

    Genesis: "The Lamb" Boxset planned?

    MOJO hints a new boxset might come this summer
    The Lamb
    The current issue of British MOJO-magazine contains a big feature about Genesis and The Lamb Lies Down...
  5. There is a lot of music from the 80’s which...

    There is a lot of music from the 80’s which wouldn’t be called Prog which I prefer to listen to other that 80’s and 90’s Genesis. In particular, Tears for Fears, Marillion, Dire Straits, some of the...
  6. Dulcimer or Zylophone;)

    Dulcimer or Zylophone;)
  7. Nic Collins on drums. I wonder why Simon hasn’t...

    Nic Collins on drums. I wonder why Simon hasn’t collaborated with Phil. IMO Sound of Contact which was a significant Dave Kerzner creation, is better than all of the post 1980 Genesis material.
  8. Of course it’s the first line in the HTM wiki: ...

    Of course it’s the first line in the HTM wiki:

    Happy the Man is an American progressive rock band formed in 1973. The name Happy the Man is a reference to Goethe’s "Faust" and the Bible, rather...
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    I Will Remember - Toto

    I Will Remember - Toto
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    Alice Childress- Ben Folds Five

    Alice Childress- Ben Folds Five
  11. I read two reviews that did't mention Goethe...

    I read two reviews that did't mention Goethe specifically, but this interview from Jan 24, 2001 nailed it. The time frame is just a couple of years after the HTM reunion. Stan's interviews are the...
  12. Yes, Ken said he had heard it in Christian...

    Yes, Ken said he had heard it in Christian situations.
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    Theme for an Imaginary Western - Mountain

    Theme for an Imaginary Western - Mountain
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    Heavy Weather - Weather Report

    Heavy Weather - Weather Report
  15. Ken Whitaker, Stan’s brother: I had heard the...

    Ken Whitaker, Stan’s brother: I had heard the phrase “Happy be the man,” and I thought, “You know, that is really catchy. Instead of a metal, dark type of name, why not Happy The Man?” I told Stan.
  16. What Strollin Bone magazine said about Happy the...

    What Strollin Bone magazine said about Happy the Man, both of them;)

    "Happy the Man" is one of the true oddities in the Genesis catalog. This simple, flute-driven folk-pop ditty came out in 1972 –...
  17. I’m salivating now, got to put the SACD...

    I’m salivating now, got to put the SACD multichannel of Wind and Wuthering:up
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    Heavy Water - Jethro Tull

    Heavy Water - Jethro Tull
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    Wind on the Water - Crosby and Nash

    Wind on the Water - Crosby and Nash
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    That was the implication, but it would not be...

    That was the implication, but it would not be necessary to form L-R or L+R after amp.
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    I listened to the Guttenburg review of the Polk...

    I listened to the Guttenburg review of the Polk L200 which has the same tweeter and midwoofer that the L800 has, but no SDA. He said the L200 had serious clean bass and mid bass compared to the KEFs...
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    Mr Bojangles - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

    Mr Bojangles - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
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    ...in That Quiet Earth - Genesis

    ...in That Quiet Earth - Genesis
  24. Three Members of Genesis Went to a Knicks Game — Speculations Abound

    Here:https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200223/2bf076a7e5bd4ddfc8cfb81d80bf359b.png

    Maybe Collins wasn’t the culprit after all:
    The blatantly commercial ballad "Your Own Special Way," composed by...
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    If stereo speakers add a distortion not there in...

    If stereo speakers add a distortion not there in earphones, would it not be worthwhile to at least listen to the new Polk SDA design. And BTW, it’s not just Polk. There is a new collaboration of a...
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    According to Polk, they are compatible with...

    According to Polk, they are compatible with multichannel, suggesting that a pair of the L800 towers would be good as rear surrounds. Problem is the the price tag is 6k per pair. One of the first...
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    The advantage of the Polk approach is that the...

    The advantage of the Polk approach is that the two mid-drivers (in a speaker) implement a steerable beam in the midband across the horizontal plane. That beam is steered with the appropriate choice...
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    John Barleycorn Must Die - Traffic

    John Barleycorn Must Die - Traffic
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    Tumbling Tumbleweeds - Sons of the Pioneers

    Tumbling Tumbleweeds - Sons of the Pioneers
  30. Great, but I would never be one to identify a...

    Great, but I would never be one to identify a demographic. What demographic likes pop music? I liked much of the pop of the 80’s, but it never held my interest consistently like early Genesis. One...
  31. The signature of an immature person is when they...

    The signature of an immature person is when they go personal. Unfortunately some people can’t handle personal opinion, especially when they don’t like what you like.
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    BTW SDA is a spatial and directional...

    BTW SDA is a spatial and directional cancellation, not a signal cancellation like the C9.
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    I’m guessing not. My friend had a Carver CD...

    I’m guessing not. My friend had a Carver CD player and a Rega CD player which we compared using quality CDs. The Carver won, night and day on his Magnaplanar speakers with huge Crown Amps. I don’t...
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    Also, as I’ve stated before, a good 5.1 mix will...

    Also, as I’ve stated before, a good 5.1 mix will have information common to front left and front right channels placed in the center channel, and therefore does not have the inter aural distortion...
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    Polks are not large arrays and don’t have sweet...

    Polks are not large arrays and don’t have sweet spot, and therefore benefit from SDA.

    This video explains how SDA works:

    https://youtu.be/yJ0mVQStEZ8
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    If speaker arrays produce sweet spots for each...

    If speaker arrays produce sweet spots for each ear, then SDA tech is not needed. The Polk is not a large array with a small spot, therefore Polk introduced the new SDA config. which presumably...
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    EXPLORE THE LATEST IN SDA (2019) LEGEND SERIES...

    EXPLORE THE LATEST IN SDA (2019)

    LEGEND SERIES L800 FLOORSTANDING TOWER WITH SDA-PRO

    For the first time in nearly 25 years, Polk is introducing a new SDA speaker – the Polk Legend L800. The...
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    I had some Koss earphones but lost them. Thought...

    I had some Koss earphones but lost them. Thought about a replacement which was inexpensive for walking which could get sweaty. Apple EarPods are too tinny. Tried these and they really sound good,...
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    Actually I have small ear canals and there is not...

    Actually I have small ear canals and there is not enough insertion distance to keep earbuds in my ears. I’m lucky that Apple stock wired earbuds stay. I tried all sizes of the ear cap adapter for...
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    I picked up these for $30....

    I picked up these for $30.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200221/39debadb054323e88e1d9cc0194a41bd.jpg

    At first I was skeptical with xtra bass, but the reviews were good except for a fear of...
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    Back in the Saddle Again - Gene Autry

    Back in the Saddle Again - Gene Autry
  42. I’m not arguing, just making an observation. IMO...

    I’m not arguing, just making an observation. IMO nothing Gabriel or Collins did after 1980 is innovative or progressive. It was an appeal to the lowest common denominator. Eventually all members...
  43. The music speaks for itself.

    The music speaks for itself.
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    Dear Prudence - Mops

    Dear Prudence - Mops
  45. Yes, Mike did write their first big hit, “Follow...

    Yes, Mike did write their first big hit, “Follow You Follow Me”, according to him.
  46. No, just an observation that both PC and PG did...

    No, just an observation that both PC and PG did have a limiting effect on the instrumental output from the band, focusing on money and pop.
  47. Not disagreeing that HTM having a record contract...

    Not disagreeing that HTM having a record contract was motivator, but multiple interviews and a one on one I had with Stan Whitaker at one of his solo shows, suggested that HTM had significant ego and...
  48. It can be seen that several “Prog” bands were...

    It can be seen that several “Prog” bands were creating by 1980, such as “Yes” drama. Or like Joni Mitchell experimenting with synths with “Dog Eat Dog”. It’s just that the Genesis approach was weak...
  49. Genesis claimed that they could not keep doing...

    Genesis claimed that they could not keep doing the same thing, attempting to explain the 80s-90s output they said was experimental. IMO, maybe experimental but in my mind they attempted to mimic the...
  50. Fast, Gabriel and Padgham.

    Fast, Gabriel and Padgham.
  51. I never listened to the whole We Can’t Dance...

    I never listened to the whole We Can’t Dance record. Now seeing their poking fun at televangelists. Interesting that Joni Mitchell mocked them in a much more artistic manner a decade earlier. So...
  52. After watching this again I now conclude that...

    After watching this again I now conclude that Peter Gabriel ruined Genesis. It goes like this:

    1. Selling England By the Pound was the first Genesis album which really showed off the symphonic...
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    c'est la vie

    c'est la vie
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    Gentle on my Mind - John Hartford

    Gentle on my Mind - John Hartford
  55. Why is AXS replaying the Genesis: Sum of the...

    Why is AXS replaying the Genesis: Sum of the Parts video now;) Phil Collins: Going Back follows;)
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    I’m Your Captain - Grand Funk

    I’m Your Captain - Grand Funk
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    Secret Agent Man - Johnny Rivers

    Secret Agent Man - Johnny Rivers
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    Do You Want to Know a Secret? - Billy J. Kramer &...

    Do You Want to Know a Secret? - Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
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    Circus of Life Pt 4: Trick of the Mind - Magic Pie

    Circus of Life Pt 4: Trick of the Mind - Magic Pie
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    Isn’t Life Strange - Moody Blues

    Isn’t Life Strange - Moody Blues
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