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  1. Cool subject! Among my Farpoint releases, I'd...

    Cool subject!
    Among my Farpoint releases, I'd have to say either COLD STAR QUIET STAR, because I love the concept and the instrumental consistency that runs throughout the album, and how for the...
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    A couple more additions this year...One from my...

    A couple more additions this year...One from my new duo with Farpoint's Jennifer Weich, and one from my old (but still current) duo, From the Morning, with AshLee Holloman:

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  3. Very cool, thanks for sharing! I had no idea this...

    Very cool, thanks for sharing! I had no idea this existed, so thanks for enlightening me.

    Incidentally, there IS another prog band in the midlands SC...Have you ever heard of Farpoint? We're based...
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    Released a new instrumental single today...It's...

    Released a new instrumental single today...It's actually a new arrangement/recording of a Farpoint song from 2011. Would love some feedback on it. Here's the YouTube link:
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    This is great news! I'll have to check the new...

    This is great news! I'll have to check the new album out! Thanks for sharing the info.
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    I’d be honored and appreciative if you checked...

    I’d be honored and appreciative if you checked out my two prog bands, Farpoint and Greyfeather. (Incidentally Greyfeather also includes members of Iluvatar, IZZ, Little Atlas and Cobweb Strange.)...
  7. That's the one!

    That's the one!
  8. I enjoyed it! I'm glad I went. I'll give a few...

    I enjoyed it! I'm glad I went. I'll give a few thoughts on the performances...

    Carl Palmer's set was high energy and very impressive. Carl himself doesn't seem to have lost one iota of energy or...
  9. Well, I finally broke down and purchased tickets...

    Well, I finally broke down and purchased tickets for tomorrow night's show in Cary, NC. I used to attend several concerts a year, but I haven't been to one in far too long. I'm very much looking...
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    Almost there, folks...Just need to move a few...

    Almost there, folks...Just need to move a few more copies! So I'm going to sweeten the deal a bit...If anyone in the continental US (I hate to add that but shipping charges leave me no choice really)...
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    Thanks for all the responses, everyone. I think I...

    Thanks for all the responses, everyone. I think I have finally gotten it fixed, thanks to a lot of creative suggestions from others and some perseverance.
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    Thsts my plan for today! Thanks! 🙂

    Thsts my plan for today! Thanks! 🙂
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    Thanks for the input! I'm not sure if I've...

    Thanks for the input!

    I'm not sure if I've checked that out or not...I've probably watched hundreds of tutorial videos over the years...But I'll for sure check it out now! Can't have too much...
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    Question for Audio engineers

    Hey all...Question for any of my fellow audio engineers out there...I’m working with a vocal track that sounds fine by itself, but in the mix it sounds muddy. If I try to brighten it up with EQ,...
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    Many thanks to any who have made a...

    Many thanks to any who have made a purchase...Things are looking a little better. In fact, with the sale of probably 2 more Greyfeather CDs and maybe 3 each of Farpoint's PAINT THE DARK and COLD STAR...
  16. They are all good, but for probably sentimental...

    They are all good, but for probably sentimental reasons I'm quite partial to the first two, the self titled and CHILDREN. But you really can't go wrong with Iluvatar if you like melodic prog.
  17. Sounds great! I plan to come back and listen some...

    Sounds great! I plan to come back and listen some more when I get time, but based on what I just heard...well done!
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    To each his (or her) own. :) Personally, I can...

    To each his (or her) own. :) Personally, I can usually find something to enjoy in just about all of the styles and sounds that fit somewhere under the wonderfully diverse "prog" umbrella.
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    Really? I'm not knowledgeable on the subject, so...

    Really? I'm not knowledgeable on the subject, so I'm not disagreeing with you, I'm just surprised to find out that they would bring that much more than some of the bands I've seen at ProgDay...Focus,...
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    I have to second Big Big Train. Two more?...

    I have to second Big Big Train.
    Two more? Hmm...naturally I'm going to lean more towards the vocal-oriented stuff...(ProgDay '98 was my favorite!)

    Neal Morse maybe?

    Glass Hammer
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    Exciting news. I hope I can make it at least for...

    Exciting news. I hope I can make it at least for Saturday this year.
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    And this is the "old favorite" Farpoint song... ...

    And this is the "old favorite" Farpoint song...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjaHqkWhFGw
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    You know, I can't believe I forgot to include...

    You know, I can't believe I forgot to include this one in the thread...THIS is the early cover mentioned in the initial post...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYIjv2nikW8
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    Thank you so much! And thanks for giving it a...

    Thank you so much! And thanks for giving it a listen!
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    To my knowledge there are no hard feelings...

    To my knowledge there are no hard feelings between them...Maybe they were just ready for something different. I too am a big fan of the Blue Jays album. Would love to see them do a tour of that with...
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    Thanks Renate. I can always count on you to give...

    Thanks Renate. I can always count on you to give a listen and share some feedback. I truly appreciate it!
  27. Great topic! I'd say I do listen to mostly prog...

    Great topic! I'd say I do listen to mostly prog with vocals...maybe 80 percent or so? But the thing is, I love longer songs that mix vocal sections with instrumental sections...That's probably what I...
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    Thank you, and thanks for your thoughts on the...

    Thank you, and thanks for your thoughts on the situation, and for giving the music a listen! I should clarify, it's not like they have a majority or even really a lot of our CDs...I do still keep...
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    Starcross Music asks a favor

    Hey all,
    I hate to have to make this post, but it seems that once again CDBaby is reducing their quantity of stock on hand, so we are stuck with a dilemma...Either we have to pay for shipping to...
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    Thanks so much! And for the record, I don't...

    Thanks so much! And for the record, I don't disagree with anything you've said here. Just in the last 10-15 years, I've seen it become much more difficult to recoup the costs of releasing original...
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    Good to hear! I had my local record store (yes,...

    Good to hear! I had my local record store (yes, miraculously we still have one of those) order it and I'm going to pick it up very soon. I've been a fan since my early teens, and I'm very much...
  32. I'm hoping to make the Cary, NC show. I'm a fan...

    I'm hoping to make the Cary, NC show. I'm a fan of all bands involved, but especially Yes, and hearing that they are doing "Gates..." has made me seriously consider this...Hmmm...
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    As a struggling artist/musician/small record...

    As a struggling artist/musician/small record label, here's my take on it:
    I'd PREFER that everyone buy my CDs. :)
    If you won't buy my CDs, (which practically nobody is) please listen to my songs on...
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    More new/old music! Not exactly prog, but it has...

    More new/old music! Not exactly prog, but it has an art rock slant. :)

    We are happy to announce a new single release: our cover of the Tears for Fears song, "Mad World."
    Several years ago we...
  35. OK guys...not "prog" in any way, but we do have a...

    OK guys...not "prog" in any way, but we do have a new cover single out under the From the Morning name. Fair warning, it's a straight up Christian themed praise song, so if that's not your thing you...
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    And some more new/old music has surfaced! Some of...

    And some more new/old music has surfaced! Some of you may remember a CD fundraiser that was put together by PE members back in 2005 or so. Farpoint's contribution to that compilation was a song...
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    Thanks so much, Jed!

    Thanks so much, Jed!
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    A couple of new additions this year, "Silent...

    A couple of new additions this year, "Silent Night" by my trio Mercy's Hand, and "The First Noel" by my duo From the Morning.

    This one starts off traditional but takes a little twist after the...
  39. Music may not be dying, but it is certainly much...

    Music may not be dying, but it is certainly much harder than it was 10 years ago to make a living at it. I do realize that most "prog" musicians don't make a living at music, and many don't ever...
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    Had a blast at ProgDay again this year. Sorry I...

    Had a blast at ProgDay again this year. Sorry I only got to be there on Saturday, but after not being there for several years, it was like coming home. Many, many thanks to all who stopped by to say...
  41. Sounds really cool!

    Sounds really cool!
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    Vendor table secured! This should be fun. I...

    Vendor table secured! This should be fun. I haven't been to ProgDay in several years. I've missed it.
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    There ya go. :up

    There ya go. :up
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    There's a bit of Farpoint stuff plus several of...

    There's a bit of Farpoint stuff plus several of my other projects here:

    https://kevinjarvis.bandcamp.com/
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    Thanks John. That's kind of what I figured.

    Thanks John. That's kind of what I figured.
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    Does anyone know when the first band will start...

    Does anyone know when the first band will start on Saturday? I'm considering a vendor table but will have to drive up on Saturday morning so I'd like to have some idea when I'd have to leave home.
  47. Many will disagree, but I stand by my choice: ...

    Many will disagree, but I stand by my choice:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y84uF6OnkQw

    I couldn't bring myself to link Don Ho's cover of "Shock the Monkey." :)
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    It's a major award. ;)

    It's a major award. ;)
  49. Y'all have found some good ones! There are still...

    Y'all have found some good ones! There are still a couple of pretty obvious ones not mentioned yet...Many thanks to those of you who have taken part.

    And apologies to anyone who sees this as click...
  50. That's a few of them! Thanks for taking part! :)

    That's a few of them! Thanks for taking part! :)
  51. Well rats...I'm sorry about that. I just posted a...

    Well rats...I'm sorry about that. I just posted a direct YouTube link...I'm not quite sure what to do about that. :(
  52. Musical challenge for Pink Floyd fans

    Hey folks. This is an old Farpoint song from 2004. We intentionally put in several nods, both musical and lyrical, to one of our biggest influences, Pink Floyd, into this song. I was just curious how...
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    I saw them twice in 1995 touring with Kansas and...

    I saw them twice in 1995 touring with Kansas and Thompson was one of two lead singers. He did an incredible job.
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    You’re probably right. It just feels to me like a...

    You’re probably right. It just feels to me like a good song with the potential to be a great song. But then who am I to say, they have sold a heck of a lot more records than I have. I’m honestly just...
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    When the album came out I was working in an audio...

    When the album came out I was working in an audio store, and I used it for the same purpose. Many were impressed. The young rap-loving guys were confused. :)
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    On first listen I thought it was OK. On second...

    On first listen I thought it was OK. On second listen I liked it much better. Vocals are strong and I'm impressed with Wakeman's restraint. :) I think that, given a little more development and better...
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    Love this album...And didn't Chris Thompson sing...

    Love this album...And didn't Chris Thompson sing a couple on here too? I've always loved his voice. Anyway, as a LONG time APP fan (My very first "favorite" band, and the group that started me on the...
  58. That's interesting. Thanks for the link.

    That's interesting. Thanks for the link.
  59. LOL. No doubt. :)

    LOL. No doubt. :)
  60. Sounds like a very interesting choice. I've been...

    Sounds like a very interesting choice. I've been considering a vendor table at PD this year for Farpoint and Greyfeather...Maybe I'll just do it.
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