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    Thanks, for listening, for your time, and for...

    Thanks, for listening, for your time, and for your comments.

    This was a great experiment, the past few weeks playing on a minimal board, preparing to use that board on a beach. :)

    I've got a...
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    Dunno about the pickups, but the angle on the...

    Dunno about the pickups, but the angle on the frets (fanned frets) are for better intonation, giving each string a fret scale that best suits it, as the lower you go, the longer the scale the string...
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    Thanks, Steve.

    Thanks, Steve.
  4. From a few interviews, it sounds like a good...

    From a few interviews, it sounds like a good amount of the album was written on bass, as that was all Gavin had laying around when Wilson stopped by his space to jam.
  5. Ugh. Preordered it from Amazon, and it still...

    Ugh. Preordered it from Amazon, and it still hadn't shipped this morning with no date pending and no DL option, so I canceled the order and bought it from iTunes. About to load it on my iPod and go...
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    I've been quietly live streaming while working...

    I've been quietly live streaming while working out a small mobile ambient rig that'll I'll be using outside this weekend. If Twitching is something you do, please do follow me as once I get thru this...
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    What can I say? We woke snowflakes can either...

    What can I say? We woke snowflakes can either melt in springtime or bloom into delicate flowers.
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    Honestly, I addressed this in my initial post...

    Honestly, I addressed this in my initial post because I knew this is the direction the conversation would go. "If you can't handle a critical opinion towards Yes or any other group discussed here,...
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    Nevermind. I'll just add you to my ignore list....

    Nevermind. I'll just add you to my ignore list. This is actually getting to be a fun game now.
  10. Also while scrolling his Facebook page to be...

    Also while scrolling his Facebook page to be correct about what I paraphrased above, I came across another post relevant to this discussion. Asked directly if the 12/8 show last year was in fact a...
  11. I dunno about that. The Crimson ProjeKCt and The...

    I dunno about that. The Crimson ProjeKCt and The 21st Century Schizoid Band both had his support. He brought both of those projects up in a Facebook post recently in response to the suggestion that...
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    I loved Vapor Trails from the start, but I love...

    I loved Vapor Trails from the start, but I love it so much more every time I hear someone hates it.
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    I have been lately. Happy to add you to the list....

    I have been lately. Happy to add you to the list. :)
  14. Probably worth noting that Fripp reposted this...

    Probably worth noting that Fripp reposted this article (without comment) on his Facebook page.
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    Was my intention, just wanted to give you the...

    Was my intention, just wanted to give you the respect of acknowledging your responses first. You can proceed with your pretty funny jokes at the expense of your favorite bands without my judgment...
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    I'm not surprised. Part of what I'm talking about...

    I'm not surprised. Part of what I'm talking about is how normalized trash talking has become that some do not even realize they're doing it. Insulting is just natural discourse.

    "Yeah but...
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    Almost as if "real Yes" is whoever is in Yes at...

    Almost as if "real Yes" is whoever is in Yes at the time, and "fake Yes" is just a person trying to wish their opinion into reality by stating it as if it were so.
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    You're the perfect example of what I'm talking...

    You're the perfect example of what I'm talking about. I mean, you run a huge site dedicated to your appreciation of prog, but I feel like every time I see a post from you here, it's an insult...
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    You're not alone in this, but to be honest I've...

    You're not alone in this, but to be honest I've been pulling away from various "fandoms" in general lately. So much of it centers around shitting on artists' work, to what end I've never understood....
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    https://youtu.be/GkUCw5EYf1U

    https://youtu.be/GkUCw5EYf1U
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    Nevermind. Deleted.
  22. This too. Every review so far has been glowing....

    This too. Every review so far has been glowing. I'm struggling to understand how this person's glowing review of the film might be wrong when it sits among several other glowing reviews. If this...
  23. His homework was watching the movie. If there's a...

    His homework was watching the movie. If there's a graphic in the movie stating Bruford's years with the band, then I guess you can accuse them of not paying close enough attention.

    Also, your...
  24. Interesting take. What about the review do you...

    Interesting take. What about the review do you not trust, given that they described Fripp's humor in a way you wouldn't, and got the date of Bruford's exit from Crimson wrong?
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    It doesn't show up on my page or in any YouTube...

    It doesn't show up on my page or in any YouTube search, only visible where I embed it or to people I share the link with. It's the setting in between Public and Private.
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    Nice video, not much of an edit to the song...

    Nice video, not much of an edit to the song though. I love a creative single edit, like Living in FEAR. Was hoping for something more along those lines. Still a great tune.
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    https://youtu.be/AeLpe-O0lBc New Earth Day...

    https://youtu.be/AeLpe-O0lBc

    New Earth Day edit of Reprogram the Gene premieres at 2pm Eastern.

    Hot take that people will disagree with and question if I even understand music probably, but...
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    Last night's sounds. ...

    Last night's sounds.


    https://youtu.be/CrIjzP-W2j8
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    I don't know what the deal is with that date....

    I don't know what the deal is with that date. Amazon US has the kindle and audio versions available now, but the physical book not available until July 26th. Weird.

    (fine with me though. I just...
  30. Glad it's not just me. Not as a complaint, but...

    Glad it's not just me. Not as a complaint, but that I haven't been able to think of a better way to describe it. It's like really chill Garbage.

    The Rush fan in me wishes there was more up front...
  31. You don't need to be "in the know" to get that...

    You don't need to be "in the know" to get that the band will make a big deal of when and where we can see it when that's been sorted, do you? Do you need to be "in the know" to get why it's weird to...
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    The new Chase Bliss pedal, Habit, is basically a...

    The new Chase Bliss pedal, Habit, is basically a delay - but has a 3 minute buffer that is always recording. A knob called spread will mix audio from the buffer into your delays as a secondary...
  33. Why do people think this will be kept a secret...

    Why do people think this will be kept a secret once a deal is in place? Blows my mind the amount of "why won't they tell us where and when we can see it" comments on every Facebook and Instagram post...
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    Some background on things like why it's called...

    Some background on things like why it's called Pink Floyd and why Roger isn't involved...

    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/apr/07/pink-floyd-reform-to-support-ukraine
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    Not too tangential I hope; good interview with...

    Not too tangential I hope; good interview with Daryl Hall that discusses Sacred Songs a bit, and the impact it could've had on his career if his label and management hadn't buried it.
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    Not really wanting to get drawn into this...

    Not really wanting to get drawn into this conversation (he said somewhat disingenuously), but I just wanted to add another voice to the people saying if the band isn't comfortable creating a...
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    Holy crap the new CBA pedal. ...

    Holy crap the new CBA pedal.


    https://youtu.be/JJ1S-Q-LaYY
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    Got my tickets yesterday for the NYC stop....

    Got my tickets yesterday for the NYC stop. This'll be my first Stick Men show.
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    Can I ask you to take a step back and look at...

    Can I ask you to take a step back and look at your posts from the outside, and consider why my immediate reaction was to just be a wise-ass?

    Are you suggesting that the narrative of the song...
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    No problem.

    No problem.
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    "This song isn't cynical enough, dammit! Why TF...

    "This song isn't cynical enough, dammit! Why TF isn't the last verse about all the cool stuff he bought with his diamond money!!?!?!"
  42. To the best I recall, yeah, just the two shows in...

    To the best I recall, yeah, just the two shows in Japan that were booked before Wetton was invited to leave the band.
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    It has arrived.

    It has arrived.
  44. Hmm. Interesting. The previous release I have of...

    Hmm. Interesting. The previous release I have of this is atrocious sounding, muddy mono. And drops Time Again, starting the set with The Heat Goes On. I wonder if, with the restoration of Time Again,...
  45. I'm holding out hope for a soundtrack album once...

    I'm holding out hope for a soundtrack album once they have a distribution deal in place for the film. According to Singleton [below] there was a set performed just for the documentary, from which...
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    I'm still waiting in NY. The tracking info...

    I'm still waiting in NY. The tracking info disappeared from my Townsend account over the weekend, so I really have no idea where it is and am assuming I'll end up buying another copy from Amazon in a...
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    "We'll make it sound as much like YES in the 70s...

    "We'll make it sound as much like YES in the 70s as possible..."
  48. He ran into issues with Hall's label (or...

    He ran into issues with Hall's label (or management? not sure) wanting him to share the billing on Exposure, which is why most of the songs were rerecorded with Hammill and Roche.

    Also ran into...
  49. My favorite reaction to the article on Facebook:...

    My favorite reaction to the article on Facebook: some dude responding to the likelihood of this being a one time thing "why even bother doing this album and tour if that's going to be it!?"

    Yes...
  50. Full concert used to be up on YouTube somewhere,...

    Full concert used to be up on YouTube somewhere, I ripped the audio for my iPod ages ago. Can't find it now. Probably the coolest part of that show though: Govan's Bad Asteroid:

    ...
  51. Just picked up mine. Even with two tracks already...

    Just picked up mine. Even with two tracks already out there, this is becoming more real. Very curious who will be rounding out the band.
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    https://youtu.be/nO5m8fwB0oc
  53. Yes, my cassette copy likely recorded from a...

    Yes, my cassette copy likely recorded from a friend's cassette copy of someone else's vinyl is long gone.
  54. Good to know. I was heavily into Shriekback in...

    Good to know. I was heavily into Shriekback in the 80s to the mid 90s or so, but am way behind on the 21st century stuff.
  55. Oil & Gold. This is the album that hooked me back...

    Oil & Gold. This is the album that hooked me back in High School, years before I knew of the Andrews/Fripp connection.
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    This is good.

    This is good.
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    Ugh. Mine appears to still be in the UK...

    Ugh. Mine appears to still be in the UK somewhere. I went ahead and DLed. Listening now.
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    I'm still absorbing the new live Fish, so I may...

    I'm still absorbing the new live Fish, so I may milk that for a few more days and bypass all legit and illegitimate DL options until my physical copy arrives.
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    Hysterical. Marillion's first ep had a song about...

    Hysterical. Marillion's first ep had a song about Grendel, so of course one can assume that all their albums with Fish were about Orcs and Goblins and stuff like that.
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    Has Stewart retired from recording? It would be...

    Has Stewart retired from recording? It would be kinda shitty to issue a complete set of his entire catalog for near $500 and then drop a new album like "sucks for you, it ain't complete no more."
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