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    Succession last night... wow. Kendall: I want...

    Succession last night... wow.

    Kendall: I want out.

    Logan: Maybe I want you close.

    :O

    The scene with Shiv and her mom too... and the brutal thing she said to Tom. And of course, that...
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    Yep! And he posts on a daily basis, so you can't...

    Yep! And he posts on a daily basis, so you can't miss him.
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    Sticky: Indeed, a good one: ...

    Indeed, a good one:

    https://www.progressiveears.org/forum/showthread.php/26425-U-K-First-Album-vs-Danger-Money
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    Sticky: I love this album, although it is a half-step...

    I love this album, although it is a half-step down from the debut to me.

    As for Bruford and Holdsworth having 'other commitments', I think it's more accurate to say they weren't as welcome as...
  5. But you can buy them secondhand. Again, this...

    But you can buy them secondhand. Again, this would involve a lot of figuring out which ones contain Phillips material, but could be a fun hobby.
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  6. Thank you very much! :cool Some people do...

    Thank you very much! :cool



    Some people do track them down and buy them, but there are over 100 of them, so it's not an inexpensive endeavour. I asked him about that in an interview and he...
  7. Positive vibes John, I admire your writing. Take...

    Positive vibes John, I admire your writing. Take it slow and easy, here's to better days ahead.
  8. My review of this upcoming box is now up! As I...

    My review of this upcoming box is now up! As I had anticipated, it is another terrific job by the Esoteric gang, I genuinely love these editions. :cool
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    See, now this is the kind of thread we've been...

    See, now this is the kind of thread we've been missing around these parts.
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    I like the solo pieces just fine and think they...

    I like the solo pieces just fine and think they add charm to the album, but I can't remember the last time I wanted to listen to Fragile. As a longtime collector of live boots back in the day, I was...
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    Agreed on all counts - well, mostly. I've never...

    Agreed on all counts - well, mostly. I've never really warmed to Wreath, it's one of the few skipper tracks in Opeth's catalogue for me (maybe the only one? I'd have to look more carefully). I don't...
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    Wow, another fan of that song! I love it too,...

    Wow, another fan of that song! I love it too, it's a shame Mikael doesn't.
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    ^^ Yeah, I'm not sure what Greg's character arc...

    ^^ Yeah, I'm not sure what Greg's character arc is supposed to be, but if there even is one, it's long and slow! But he's hilarious, I absolutely love the scenes he's in.

    Tom's line to Kendall two...
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    Yes. I have more music in my collection...

    Yes.

    I have more music in my collection already to last me the rest of my life without ever getting bored. I love continually buying new music too, and I've supported musicians my entire life,...
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    Nope. I buy and collect CDs, not files that I...

    Nope. I buy and collect CDs, not files that I burn to CD-R.
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    It's excellent and every bit as good as their...

    It's excellent and every bit as good as their first two, but it won't get many plays for me unfortunately, because unlike the first two it is not on CD, and I don't listen to music on my computer or...
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    The guy wearing the Cardiacs shirt on that show...

    The guy wearing the Cardiacs shirt on that show was better. :D :cool
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    I thought the exact same thing. I was almost...

    I thought the exact same thing. I was almost impressed that they didn't feel obliged to slot that one in. Of course, they make up for it with numerous other choices...

    I'll just say this list...
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    ^^ Dereck is a prolific poster in the Prog...

    ^^ Dereck is a prolific poster in the Prog Collectors FB group and always has some great stuff to show. Extensive and varied collection!
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    Kendall is such a fascinatingly flawed character....

    Kendall is such a fascinatingly flawed character. Completely unloved his whole life by the people who should have shown him love, and consumed by the desire to replace that with the things that...
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    I know I'm a broken record with this, but once...

    I know I'm a broken record with this, but once again Succession proves why it's the best written and best acted drama on television right now.
  22. Re: Flower Power Here's a snippet from an...

    Re: Flower Power

    Here's a snippet from an interview I did with Roine back in the days of the print magazine. It was for The Sea Within album but I snuck in a few questions about other aspects of...
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    After two spins, I must say I won't play this...

    After two spins, I must say I won't play this very often. Not that they don't do a good job of the songs, they do. But... covers, y'know. They rarely do much for me, no matter who it is. Although I...
  24. Thread: NP

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    Between A Breath And A Breath.

    Between A Breath And A Breath.
  25. Deep Purple - Turning To Crime Anthony Phillips...

    Deep Purple - Turning To Crime
    Anthony Phillips - Archive Collection Vol. I & Vol. II - disc five
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    Here are some nice photos from Toronto. ...

    Here are some nice photos from Toronto.

    https://www.thatericalper.com/2021/11/26/photo-gallery-genesis-at-torontos-scotiabank-arena/
  27. I enjoyed the anecdote about Ronnie Scott...

    I enjoyed the anecdote about Ronnie Scott grabbing the mic and admonishing an indifferent audience: 'What have you been drinking? Concrete? It's like working in Madame Tussaud's. Why don't you all...
  28. Affinity - Expanded boxed set from Esoteric

    Some of you will be familiar with the various archival titles released separately, but they're now gathered together in one rather attractive new box, I must say. I've always loved this album, and...
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    I've heard Phil tell the story a few times about...

    I've heard Phil tell the story a few times about how Zawinul played Genesis music on the Weather Report tour, I believe he cites Squonk but he's also had one of his Phil Memory Moments and said it...
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    Yes, no metal at all in that final piece, very...

    Yes, no metal at all in that final piece, very somber and beautiful. Thy Serpent went on to do a few more albums, and I have them all, but that debut is by far the best IMO. It has that doomy...
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    Fearless? That was Fish from Marillion. Sorry to...

    Fearless? That was Fish from Marillion. Sorry to be a know-it-all, but you guys are wrong as always.
  32. Thread: Iron Maiden!

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    There should be. Even better would be a Steve...

    There should be. Even better would be a Steve Harris with his foot on the amp emoji!
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    Cool! Did you listen to the whole album? I love...

    Cool! Did you listen to the whole album? I love how it closes with Wine From Tears.
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    I didn't shell out for the Planet Gong box, but I...

    I didn't shell out for the Planet Gong box, but I did recently trade in my old CD versions of Flying Teapot, Angel's Egg, You, and Shamal for the recent 2-CD reissues, and they are excellent IMO....
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    From Sarah Ewing: “I almost wish we were...

    From Sarah Ewing:

    “I almost wish we were butterflies and lived but three Summer days. Three such days with you, I could fill with more delight than 50 common years could ever contain”
    ~ John...
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    I don't expect that PG is waiting by the phone...

    I don't expect that PG is waiting by the phone for that offer, to be honest.
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    Turns out it was Banks, Rutherford, and Nick...

    Turns out it was Banks, Rutherford, and Nick Collins who got COVID:
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    We tried the first episode of Wheel Of Time last...

    We tried the first episode of Wheel Of Time last night, and looked at each other at the end with the same knowing expression: Nope. Corny as hell IMO. The final 20 minutes or so were like a cut...
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    Nick D'Virgilio: Dear David, The things we...

    Nick D'Virgilio:

    Dear David,

    The things we experienced together, the music we created and performed, and the friendship that grew is a cherished gift I am beyond thankful for. I am really sad...
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    A&A's? There was one in Burlington Mall. And of...

    A&A's? There was one in Burlington Mall. And of course, the flagship store on Yonge next to Sam's.
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    Yes, when I was a teen I worked summer jobs in...

    Yes, when I was a teen I worked summer jobs in Oakville and I used to ride my bike down to that Records On Wheels (now called 'Recordingss') on Kerr and Lakeshore. Downstairs was all the bootleg LPs...
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    They've just announced their keyboardist Diego...

    They've just announced their keyboardist Diego Tejeida has left the band. 'Different musical visions'.
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    Back cover: 15599

    Back cover:

    15599
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    Rikard Sjöblom wrote this morning: As many of...

    Rikard Sjöblom wrote this morning:

    As many of you already know, we lost David Longdon a few days ago. David was a dear friend of mine, like a brother. He was a fantastic musician and the best...
  45. Michael Stolt instead of Jonas Reingold, who I...

    Michael Stolt instead of Jonas Reingold, who I assume is too busy with the Hackett band.
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    It used to be a Records On Wheels way back when...

    It used to be a Records On Wheels way back when (changed to Looney Tunes a long time ago though). It was on Brant Street in downtown Burlington but a year or two ago moved to Plains Road. I've been...
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    Neal Morse just posted this : 15596 ...

    Neal Morse just posted this :

    15596




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKKVXlvPF10
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    Ken, I was in Looney Tunes in Burlington...

    Ken, I was in Looney Tunes in Burlington yesterday and looked for your CD, but I guess you haven't made it over the Skyway bridge yet. ;) :D
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    Blodwyn Pig - Ahead Rings Out / Getting To This...

    Blodwyn Pig - Ahead Rings Out / Getting To This 2018 2-CD deluxe edition on Chrysalis with bonus tracks
    Gong - Flying Teapot, Angel's Egg, You, and Shamal 2-CD deluxe editions. Huge improvements...
  50. I'm just hoping you don't sound like your avatar....

    I'm just hoping you don't sound like your avatar. :O

    Or maybe I do, it's kind of a coin toss.
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    No, it's been shared largely between him and Greg...

    No, it's been shared largely between him and Greg Spawton, but the others have contributed songs as well (Nick D'Virgilio, Rikard Sjöblom, etc.) Spawton probably has the majority of writing credits,...
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    Holy shit. I couldn't believe it when I got home...

    Holy shit. I couldn't believe it when I got home and read this horrible news! Shocking and truly sad. How awful for his family, friends and bandmates.

    I will play the album he made with Judy...
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    Black metal phases tend to be short-lived for me,...

    Black metal phases tend to be short-lived for me, but there are certain bands/albums that really appeal to my tastes (I also like atmosphere). I've had this CD (Thy Serpent - Forests Of Witchery) for...
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    In that case, you've already reached and passed...

    In that case, you've already reached and passed that point.
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    I'm sure you will continue to enjoy the ride for...

    I'm sure you will continue to enjoy the ride for the first seven albums (their 'classic' period) if you stick with them.
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    I have been 'guilty' (for want of a better term)...

    I have been 'guilty' (for want of a better term) of this in the past, and am probably still to a degree with some musicians. But in recent years I've learned to put the brakes on and take some people...
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    I never said that. I'm all for listening to this...

    I never said that. I'm all for listening to this a bunch in anticipation of the album, I'm enjoying it.
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    I like it a lot.

    I like it a lot.
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    You have a great many laughs ahead of you!

    You have a great many laughs ahead of you!
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    My wife and I loved Carnivale. It was such a...

    My wife and I loved Carnivale. It was such a shame it was canceled. No closure there... We always point out the actors now when we see them in other things: 'There's the guy from Carnivale'... as...
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