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    Some thoughts on Chris Squire's passing. The...

    Some thoughts on Chris Squire's passing. The Heart Of The Matter
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    Err, sorry not sure how I laid them out like that...

    Err, sorry not sure how I laid them out like that but you get the idea.
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    Sha's Feckel - an off-shoot of Ronin are super......

    Sha's Feckel - an off-shoot of Ronin are super...
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVlMK5ncGwk

    There's also a Sonar off-shoot called Akku Quintet who are producing great sounds... ...
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    I do hope that following the recent reissue of...

    I do hope that following the recent reissue of Camembert Electrique, which to these ears sounded much better than the old Virgin vinyl edition, somebody does manage to give Flying Teapot the...
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    Just reviewed this set for the next edition of...

    Just reviewed this set for the next edition of Prog magazine. They sound fab to my ears!
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    Whenever I think of Daevid Allen I smile. I'm...

    Whenever I think of Daevid Allen I smile. I'm smiling today, thankful that I saw him play & can carry on listening to his music.
    http://prog.teamrock.com/features/2015-03-13/daevid-allen-r-i-p
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    It's this one,...

    It's this one, Henry
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    Like everyone here I'm saddened by the news from...

    Like everyone here I'm saddened by the news from Daevid. I interviewed him last year for an article in Prog mag which you can read over on the blog.
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    I have no idea what any of those numbers mean but...

    I have no idea what any of those numbers mean but my ears tell me that the difference between the Compact Price Virgin discs of the 80s and this new set is absolutely marginal.
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    I saw Genesis on their first proper headling tour...

    I saw Genesis on their first proper headling tour (I think) around the release of Foxtrot and the venue, Newcastle City Hall, was pretty much sold out. That's around 1900 - 2000 people. It was that...
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    Blossom Toes ...

    Blossom Toes
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    The original letter back in August 1969 was...

    The original letter back in August 1969 was written in Irish not Jamaican dialect.
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    I agree with many of the sentiments expressed...

    I agree with many of the sentiments expressed here. A great artist and so much bigger than just the guy from Cream. My own thoughts on his passing on the blog and an appreciation of my favourite...
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    In know I'm biased but the package looks great...

    In know I'm biased but the package looks great (scroll down the page for the Relayer section)
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    "It appeared that Brand X may have made one of...

    "It appeared that Brand X may have made one of the worse record deals ever in regards to rights, royalties for their recordings or any control over future re-releases of their earlier material..." ...
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    My copy of the Starless box arrived today. For...

    My copy of the Starless box arrived today. For those interested, here's some snaps of it in various states of unboxing.
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    King Crimson's Youtube channel

    Hi there folks,
    there's a few more excerpts from King Crimson's rehearsals ahead of the start of the tour next week. Check out the videos here. I particularly liked the remote-controlled Mellotron!
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    ^ wins the internet! (and yes, they were fake)

    ^ wins the internet! (and yes, they were fake)
  19. Try the camples here...

    Try the camples here, Udi
  20. Hi folks, you might have already seen this but in...

    Hi folks, you might have already seen this but in case not, Kavus Torabi talks to me about the making of the new album on the latest podcast from the yellow room. The Kavus section of the show starts...
  21. New Podcast From The Yellow Room 62 Is Now Available

    There’s a brand new edition of my Podcast From The Yellow Room series available to download.

    In this hour-long episode I talks to Knifeworld’s Kavus Torabi about the making of the new latest...
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    King Crimson 2014 rehearsal excerpt

    Here's a minute or so audio clip of King Crimson in rehearsal
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    Not sure I'd agree with the view that "Star's End...

    Not sure I'd agree with the view that "Star's End is pure timbral cacophonic orchestrations, with the near-grotesque input from Mike Oldfield (on electric guitar) and Chris Cutler (precision...
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    I was honoured to be asked to write the liner...

    I was honoured to be asked to write the liner notes for this edition and to my ears this is one of Steven Wilson's very best remixes. If you're a GG fan it's a must-have.
  25. It's interesting to compare the approaches of the...

    It's interesting to compare the approaches of the big labels and the smaller indies.

    When it comes to King Crimson, Panegyric/DGM cater for three different kinds of KC fans: hard core Crimheads &...
  26. Cancelled my order once I heard the 5.1 mix...

    Cancelled my order once I heard the 5.1 mix wasn't included in the 3-disc set. You have to wonder if small indie labels can do low-cost 5.1 editions why can't the majors?
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    No you're not.

    No you're not.
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    Weather Report Mysterious Traveller...

    Weather Report Mysterious Traveller
    Mahavishnu Orchestra Inner Mounting Flame
    Herbie Hancock Sextant
    Grand General Grand General
    Quiet Sun Mainstream
  29. Now there's a mash up waiting to happen.

    Now there's a mash up waiting to happen.
  30. New Podcast From The Yellow Room 61 Is Available

    For those who follow these things, I invite you to hurl your ears into my hole of prog - (makes sense if you look at the pic on the page) and join me for an hour of brand new music by Shiver, Jack...
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    King Crimson Record Club

    We've just finished the second King Crimson Record Club event over on Twitter. There's something very special about listening to an album in real-time with pals you've more than likely never met who...
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    1973 Amazing Times, Amazing Music

    Forty-one years ago this month I was at the following concerts:

    March 2nd The Sensational Alex Harvey Band with J.S.D. Band and Glencoe
    March 6th Groundhogs 60p - £1.00
    March 21...
  33. Been playing this quite a bit lately. Here's my...

    Been playing this quite a bit lately. Here's my take on the album over on the blog.
  34. Thanks for the feedback, folks. The Knells album...

    Thanks for the feedback, folks. The Knells album kind of stopped me cold. Such an intriguing sound.
  35. Podcast From The Yellow Room March edition

    This month there's a round-up of some of the new and newish releases that have come across my desk in the yellow room. There's some Crimson-esque pop from Dee Day Dub, stonking Nordic prog jazz from...
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    Over at Burning Shed Blu-ray...

    Over at Burning Shed Blu-ray and CD DVD-A
  37. Hi Dave - I feel your pain. I was after Flood for...

    Hi Dave - I feel your pain. I was after Flood for years & never got it on CD because it was a Japanese import only. Avoided the cheaper mp3 chiefly because of a lack of that cover artwork which I...
  38. I honestly thought deely boppers originated in...

    I honestly thought deely boppers originated in America.
  39. Digging through the small print in the...

    Digging through the small print in the accompanying booklet Thrust was recorded in March/April '74 and released in September 74. The credits for Death Wish indicate it was recorded in 1974 and...
  40. Herbie Hancock 72 - 88 Complete Columbia Recordings Box Set

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    Don't know if it's of any interest to folks but for the last 17 days I've been listening and blogging about the albums in the recent Herbie Hancock box set. It's an been interesting...
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    New Podcast From The Yellow Room

    In case you missed it dept: The latest podcast from the yellow room is up. It features tracks from Krokofant, Simak Dialog, Andy Summers, Gary Husband & Alex Machacek, Jack Bruce, Geilo Ice Music...
  42. The Life Of Brian - brilliant Peter Gabriel spoof

    Not sure if this has already been mentioned but I have to say that Simon Day has absolutely nailed PG's way of speaking. Very funny.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3jLy2MjMKc
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    Keith Christmas tree anyone?...

    Keith Christmas tree anyone?
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    2013 - A record year for good music!

    There's been so much good music released this year. When it came to completing my best of list I have to confess I had real trouble narrowing it down to say a top ten or twenty.

    In the end I just...
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    Let's unpick this. "Honestly, the main reason...

    Let's unpick this.

    "Honestly, the main reason i even mentioned an mp3 a copy of it, is because I feel that releasing the new mix of Red was part of the plan back in 2009.
    So I think if Boppin...
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    I tend not to get involved in discussions about...

    I tend not to get involved in discussions about the whys and wherefores in Crim releases but this...

    "Honestly, the main reason i even mentioned an mp3 a copy of it, is because I feel that...
  47. That's very kind of you Henry and greatly...

    That's very kind of you Henry and greatly appreciated!
  48. My preview copies of Close To The Edge...

    My preview copies of Close To The Edge arrived today. They look and sound fantastic!
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    The view from inside the office today - a preview...

    The view from inside the office today - a preview copy of The Road To Red arrived.
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    A great little album this - Scot was a great...

    A great little album this - Scot was a great performer in concert when I saw him and a lovely bloke into the bargain. This isn't a prog album at all but an excellent snapshot of when bands were keen...
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    Yep - just look at all those CDs sitting there...

    Yep - just look at all those CDs sitting there dying...
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    DID YOU SEE YES ON FIRST CTTE TOUR?

    Hi there folks,
    I'm doing an article and I'm interested in hearing from anyone who saw Yes performing Close To The Edge between July - August 1972 in the USA and also at the 3rd Crystal Palace...
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    Sorry very late to the party with this. Not here...

    Sorry very late to the party with this. Not here to defend the magazine or the awards ceremony - folks are entitled to their opinions and to see as they find.

    What strikes me about the magazine...
  54. Interesting question! I wonder if they recorded...

    Interesting question! I wonder if they recorded any of those soundchecks?
  55. Theo Travis Interview Talks Steven Wilson, Soft Machine Legacy and Robert Fripp

    The latest episode of podcast from the yellow room is now available

    It features an interview with Theo Travis who discusses working with Steven Wilson, the making of Burden of Proof, the latest...
  56. Beat and 3OAPP aren't ready to release but that's...

    Beat and 3OAPP aren't ready to release but that's nothing to do with TR2R. Please feel free to carry on ventilating by all means.
  57. Can you share with us your experience at...

    Can you share with us your experience at producing multi-format archive releases where the rights aren't all in one place? How long were your negotiations with those rights holders?
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    Thanks for this Mogrooves. great description of...

    Thanks for this Mogrooves. great description of the opening number!
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    Thanks for this!

    Thanks for this!
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    Hi there Right_Brained, many thanks for this. I...

    Hi there Right_Brained, many thanks for this. I think the gig in question was held at Ford Auditorium rather than the Masonic - or are they the same venue? Sometimes the venue info we have is sketchy...
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