Search:

Type: Posts; User: progmatist

Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    7
    Views
    402

    On Friday I picked up a vinyl copy of Fuaim,...

    On Friday I picked up a vinyl copy of Fuaim, featuring Eithne before she was Enya. Unlike both Clannad's subsequent, and Enya's solo albums, this one is more along the lines of Steeleye Span. Of...
  2. Replies
    811
    Views
    142,808

    It's always a major loss to the world when the...

    It's always a major loss to the world when the greats pass away. RIP.
  3. Replies
    233
    Views
    41,263

    ^^ I thought it was ridiculous when Ray Davies...

    ^^ I thought it was ridiculous when Ray Davies claimed the Kinks were the first metal band, because Van Halen covered You Really Got Me. By that logic, Roy Orbison beat the Kinks to the punch by a...
  4. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: Here in the Phoenix area, the fire department in...

    Here in the Phoenix area, the fire department in every valley city, and Rural Metro in unincorporated "county islands" were kept busy with fires. Some years ago when the legislature re-legalized...
  5. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: ^^ And she remains asymptomatic, making her a...

    ^^ And she remains asymptomatic, making her a super-spreader.
  6. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: He better hope one of his 9s is his number of...

    He better hope one of his 9s is his number of lives, like a cat.
  7. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: Here in AZ, it's getting to the point where...

    Here in AZ, it's getting to the point where doctors are going to have to decide who receives treatment and who doesn't. Those who do will be the young people with their whole lives ahead of them,...
  8. Replies
    866
    Views
    31,590

    ^^ It's even more amazing Dick is still around,...

    ^^ It's even more amazing Dick is still around, given his younger brother Jerry died 2 years ago.
  9. Replies
    90
    Views
    4,189

    RE: Star Trek I was in the Navy when they...

    RE: Star Trek

    I was in the Navy when they dropped the rank of Commodore, replacing it with Rear Admiral Lower Half. I thought it was ridiculous when the Star Trek universe followed suit. I'm...
  10. Replies
    2,502
    Views
    492,516

    The CD is like the old floppies, zip discs, et...

    The CD is like the old floppies, zip discs, et cetera, et cetera. It's nothing more than a container for digital information. The value of an original CD is like the value of original installation...
  11. Replies
    233
    Views
    41,263

    Your friend sounds like an a-hole.

    Your friend sounds like an a-hole.
  12. Replies
    65
    Views
    2,721

    Nad Sylvan's more recent solo albums are quite...

    Nad Sylvan's more recent solo albums are quite Genesis like. Nad's vocals sound so much like Peter Gabriel, he sings most songs on Steve Hackett's Genesis revisited albums and videos.
  13. ^^ Also In The Air Tonight when it switches from...

    ^^ Also In The Air Tonight when it switches from drum machine to live drums. That's part of the shtick of the song when played live.
  14. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: Here in the Phoenix Area, it's been over 100...

    Here in the Phoenix Area, it's been over 100 almost every day since mothers day...some over 110. Yet, we have the worst outbreak in the country.



    In north-eastern African countries like Kenya,...
  15. ^^ Fun fact: Kalamazoo is the former home of the...

    ^^ Fun fact: Kalamazoo is the former home of the Gibson Musical Instrument Company. But living there, you probably knew that already.
  16. Replies
    11
    Views
    297

    Flash player has many features. Different...

    Flash player has many features. Different websites will use different features. Firefox will disable only the most vulnerable features.
  17. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: ^^ Not just debating, threatening violence.

    ^^ Not just debating, threatening violence.
  18. Word of advice: tell the orthopedist NOT, repeat...

    Word of advice: tell the orthopedist NOT, repeat *NOT* to use the latest greatest knee implant. Opt instead for something more tried and true. Absolutely no testing or clinical trials are required...
  19. Replies
    11
    Views
    297

    ^^ Or it can be as simple as updating Adobe Flash...

    ^^ Or it can be as simple as updating Adobe Flash Player. When it gets to be too old, Firefox will disable some of its features for security reasons.
  20. Replies
    176
    Views
    17,949

    Compared to the approximately 3 minutes of the 78...

    Compared to the approximately 3 minutes of the 78 and original 45, 12 minutes is a long playing time. When Queen released Bohemian Rhapsody as a single, they had to re-engineer the 7" 45 format to...
  21. ^^ Here in the Phoenix area, all of the "Winter...

    ^^ Here in the Phoenix area, all of the "Winter Visitors," AKA Snow Birds have gone home for the summer. Yet we now have the highest growth in Covid cases in the US.
  22. ^^ When my Mom went to get her hair done for the...

    ^^ When my Mom went to get her hair done for the first time in months, only the staff were wearing masks. That's despite new City and County requirements to wear one. The shop owner said if she...
  23. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: It ain't over 'till the plant lady sings.

    It ain't over 'till the plant lady sings.
  24. Replies
    866
    Views
    31,590

    My favorite episode was when Harris and Yemana...

    My favorite episode was when Harris and Yemana had a friendly wager that Harris could refrain from smoking, and Yemana from gambling. At the end of the episode, Harris says "I bet you........" (I...
  25. Replies
    3,609
    Views
    732,954

    ^^ That could be a function of your particular...

    ^^ That could be a function of your particular streaming service, or cable or satellite provider.
  26. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: ^^ The only way to truly protect athletes would...

    ^^ The only way to truly protect athletes would be to completely isolate them from the outside world. They all have lives outside their sport.
  27. Replies
    2,502
    Views
    492,516

    ^^ I resemble the implications of that comic.

    ^^ I resemble the implications of that comic.
  28. Replies
    866
    Views
    31,590

    For that matter, was there ever a Barney Miller...

    For that matter, was there ever a Barney Miller episode where nobody got sent to Bellvue?
  29. That was apparently true for all the others as...

    That was apparently true for all the others as well. Phil, Tony, Steve and Mike all started working on solo albums and projects not long after Peter left.
  30. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: NFL voluntary training very recently had to be...

    NFL voluntary training very recently had to be shut down because many players have been testing positive.
  31. Replies
    866
    Views
    31,590

    The original poster using the handle "GuitarGeek"...

    The original poster using the handle "GuitarGeek" should be your first clue.
  32. Replies
    866
    Views
    31,590

    ^^ One contributing factor to the neck pocket...

    ^^ One contributing factor to the neck pocket problem was the transition from 4 bolt to 3 bolt neck mount. The "micro-tilt" feature made it even less stable. Add to that there were different neck...
  33. Replies
    866
    Views
    31,590

    Ironically, Fender had the rename the Broadcaster...

    Ironically, Fender had the rename the Broadcaster the Telecaster because Gretsch had a drum kit named Broadcaster. Today, Fender owns Gretsch.

    I used to own 2 early 70s Strats, neither of which I...
  34. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: That's actually not far from the truth. For...

    Aren't they included in Russia's numbers? ;)[/QUOTE]

    Yeah well IF we would ask your mighty POTUS. But we won't ;)[/QUOTE]

    That's actually not far from the truth. For centuries, Finland...
  35. Replies
    3,609
    Views
    732,954

    ^^ Speaking of Mr Robot: during the scenes filmed...

    ^^ Speaking of Mr Robot: during the scenes filmed at the Phoenix Fry's Electronics store, I was like "Been there, shopped that."
  36. Replies
    866
    Views
    31,590

    ^^ In the 80s, a "Pre-CBS" Fender was highly...

    ^^ In the 80s, a "Pre-CBS" Fender was highly desirable.
  37. Replies
    106
    Views
    5,686

    My cable system had Much Music, but changed it to...

    My cable system had Much Music, but changed it to some US wannabe equivalent. I don't even remember what it was called. That network stopped playing music, then disappeared altogether.

    The first...
  38. On the Ph'lip side of the coin was Karen...

    On the Ph'lip side of the coin was Karen Carpenter. She insisted on singing from behind the drum kit. Everyone around her wanted her up front.
  39. Replies
    2,502
    Views
    492,516

    I read somewhere that 180G vinyl is better at...

    I read somewhere that 180G vinyl is better at transmitting platter and motor noise to the cartridge. Just like sound travels better underwater, higher density transmits sound more efficiently. ...
  40. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: The only way for musicians to make money anymore...

    The only way for musicians to make money anymore was playing live. Now that too is out the window.
  41. Replies
    8
    Views
    386

    ^^ And far fewer young people talk on the phone...

    ^^ And far fewer young people talk on the phone than when Craig Kilborn was on the air.
  42. Replies
    866
    Views
    31,590

    There was a comedic rock band called Major...

    There was a comedic rock band called Major Healey, Bill Daily's character. As I recall, they were the house band for a lesser known late night show.
  43. Before Chester, the tour drummer was Bill...

    Before Chester, the tour drummer was Bill Bruford. Who wouldn't want to simply leave the drumming duties to Bill?
  44. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: Good thing too. Since there are no incandescent...

    Good thing too. Since there are no incandescent light bulbs anymore, there's no easy way to artificially raise the temperature on the thermometer.
  45. Replies
    1
    Views
    162

    I'll take note of that.

    I'll take note of that.
  46. Replies
    8
    Views
    386

    I too comprehend better with the phone to my left...

    I too comprehend better with the phone to my left ear, despite being right handed. Maybe it's related to having an appreciation for prog and other more interesting musical genres.
  47. Replies
    866
    Views
    31,590

    I never had any interest in watching Dallas. ...

    I never had any interest in watching Dallas. Larry Hagman will always be Major Anthony Nelson in my mind.
  48. Just how good In Rock is depends on whether you...

    Just how good In Rock is depends on whether you listen to the Warner Brothers US release with the intro to Speed King hacked off, or the full song on the British import.
  49. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: Here in the US, the decision whether or not to...

    Here in the US, the decision whether or not to wear a mask has become a highly political statement.
  50. Replies
    866
    Views
    31,590

    On last night's SNL flashback to the 70s, the...

    On last night's SNL flashback to the 70s, the cold opening was Chevy Chase doing Ronald Reagan playing the Hammond organ. Like his Gerald Ford impersonation, Chase didn't even try to resemble Reagan...
  51. Replies
    8
    Views
    386

    The ear on the same side as your dominant hand is...

    The ear on the same side as your dominant hand is better at comprehending speech. It links to the analytical hemisphere of your brain on the opposite side. One should always hold one's phone to...
  52. Replies
    106
    Views
    5,686

    Before they all got swallowed up by Viacom, there...

    Before they all got swallowed up by Viacom, there used to be a group of networks known as MTV Networks. They included VH1, CMT and a few others I don't recall.
  53. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: ^^ Brazil has been burying people in mass graves.

    ^^ Brazil has been burying people in mass graves.
  54. Replies
    2,502
    Views
    492,516

    ^^ When I used the generic term "equipment," I...

    ^^ When I used the generic term "equipment," I was referring not only to the audio interfaces and the computer equipment required to support them, but also the software. The Pro Tools, Logic,...
  55. Replies
    106
    Views
    5,686

    MTV classic still has "Metal Mayhem" blocks of...

    MTV classic still has "Metal Mayhem" blocks of videos. If you're willing to sit through hours of "let's go to the strip club and get s*** faced" hair metal BS, you might get lucky and see 1 or 2...
  56. Replies
    2,502
    Views
    492,516

    ^^ It's not just the conversion hardware. The...

    ^^ It's not just the conversion hardware. The computing power required to capture and process DSD is far more massive than the most commonly used 24/44.1 PCM. The same applies to anything above...
  57. I would second that consignment idea, or simply...

    I would second that consignment idea, or simply have a record store proprietor look at the collection and say, "how much will you give me for everything?" Selling it piecemeal on one's own is...
  58. Replies
    106
    Views
    5,686

    ^^ This video was played every so often on MTV's...

    ^^ This video was played every so often on MTV's Headbangers' Ball.
  59. Replies
    2,502
    Views
    492,516

    ^^ Because DSD equipment is substantially more...

    ^^ Because DSD equipment is substantially more expensive than standard PCM equipment. At the dawn of CD technology in the early 80s, there were 20bit, 96KHz recorders. But they too were bleeding...
  60. Replies
    2,427
    Views
    163,047

    Sticky: I can say with absolute confidence there will be...

    I can say with absolute confidence there will be NO second wave this fall. In order for there to be a second wave, the first wave must first come to an end. This first wave is growing more...
Results 1 to 60 of 500
Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4