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  1. Sticky: This is a wonderful way to "sow the seeds" of...

    This is a wonderful way to "sow the seeds" of Prog, much better than the CDs ending up in a landfill or thrift store. I look forward to seeing what "the luck of the draw" is for me. Also, please...
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    ^^^^ Sorry to burst your balloon, but the "churn...

    ^^^^ Sorry to burst your balloon, but the "churn rate" of just about every subscription TV service is well documented by the media journals. The last one I saw for Disney + was 4.3 %. Not bad...
  3. ^^^ As everyone here knows, Ant doesn't "do live"...

    ^^^ As everyone here knows, Ant doesn't "do live" 😉
  4. Have been listening to Claustrophobia on Amazon...

    Have been listening to Claustrophobia on Amazon Music lately. Really liking their sound.
  5. Like some of you out there, I eventually...

    Like some of you out there, I eventually purchased all of the more recent (post-Duke) Genesis albums, to complete my collection. Most were purchased very cheaply at close-out prices. Probably only...
  6. ^^^^ I agree that they do come across as more...

    ^^^^ I agree that they do come across as more aggressive, more rock'n Genesis-style music. There are still some good Mellotron bits in there to keep me happy. I listen to Eyesberg while I work and...
  7. Eyesberg - Any Fans of this German Prog Band?

    Stumbled across these guys on Youtube, apparently they have been playing together since 1980, but did not release any music until 2014. They have a symph-prog/Genesis/Nad Sylvan sort of feel right...
  8. Bump: just received my copy from Amazon, ordered...

    Bump: just received my copy from Amazon, ordered on March 30th. Talk about a slow boat from England. Still at work, so haven't opened yet.
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    Interesting set list - nine songs out of eighteen...

    Interesting set list - nine songs out of eighteen are YES covers. Sort of reminds me of Steven Wilson's most recent tour of the US.
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    Just looked at his Wiki page and I didn't realize...

    Just looked at his Wiki page and I didn't realize that he passed so young. He did not even make it to 30. "A star that burns with twice the intensity only burns half as long" RIP 25 years down the...
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    Wow! If they can play like Beggs, Holzman &...

    Wow! If they can play like Beggs, Holzman & Blundell and appear on stage looking like Nina DiGregorio, Thiennga "T" Palmera & Christina Riegert, I'm ready to put my money down for a ticket right now!
  12. Steve is already gone at this point. Sad. ...

    Steve is already gone at this point. Sad. Pretty good version of the song.
  13. Wow, you should be listed in the YES collectors...

    Wow, you should be listed in the YES collectors hall-of-fame! 😉
  14. I still have several copies of Magnification that...

    I still have several copies of Magnification that I acquired when the local FYE store closed years ago.
  15. Everything on the second setlist (except Turn It...

    Everything on the second setlist (except Turn It On Again is pre-1975) so drop Turn and that would work without disrupting our current space-time continuum. 👍🇬🇧👍
  16. Uh oh, do I detect a Steve Hackett/Kim Poor...

    Uh oh, do I detect a Steve Hackett/Kim Poor dynamic here? 😉
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    Recently found a ticket stub from 11 years ago,...

    Recently found a ticket stub from 11 years ago, saw Porcupine Tree (their last US tour) at the Dallas House of Blues for $35 (including fees) Best money I ever spent!
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    When PG's last USA tour (w/Sting) came around...

    When PG's last USA tour (w/Sting) came around several years back, I looked at ticket prices. They were somewhere between $150 & $200 per seat. No way! I can wait for the DVD. Same thing here for...
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    Just like in 2007 . . .This says it all.

    Just like in 2007 . . .This says it all.
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    I did an "accidental" A/B comparison between the...

    I did an "accidental" A/B comparison between the high resolution stereo tracks and the 5.1 tracks and I still prefer the 5.1 version (in a quiet & closed listening environment)
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    You have to keep in mind that this version is a...

    You have to keep in mind that this version is a remaster as opposed to a re-mix (ala Steven Wislon) because (as stated before) the multitracks were lost.
    Based on my own 7.1 experience, the 5.1...
  22. Just shared this video link on my Facebook feed. ...

    Just shared this video link on my Facebook feed. Thanks for posting, Dok
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    Have been listening/streaming Immortal lately and...

    Have been listening/streaming Immortal lately and liking it! Moviedrone is epic prog for sure. Trying to find Contagion next. My job is keeping me busy lately, hard to get on here and post...
  24. Still waiting on my copy from Amazon. They're...

    Still waiting on my copy from Amazon. They're saying it might be June 3 before I get mine. I still have my CD from 2009, so I'm not sweating it yet.
  25. Thanks for the confirmation. I also remember...

    Thanks for the confirmation. I also remember that he was having equipment problems during the performance and he was trying to troubleshoot his rig on the fly. All that time he was joking and...
  26. Does anyone remember who opened for Steven...

    Does anyone remember who opened for Steven Wislon's last USA tour? I would swear it was Bruce Soord doing a solo performance playing guitar thru a delay box. He talked about driving from gig to gig...
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    Had the house to myself for a bit today and...

    Had the house to myself for a bit today and listened to the DTS 5.1 mix. My first impression of the surround mix is very good. Someone earlier had said that Anderson's voice seemed buried in the...
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    Thanks everyone! I tried "Songs from the Lion's...

    Thanks everyone! I tried "Songs from the Lion's Cage" last night on Youtube and it not click for me yet. Will try "The Visitor" next & see how it goes. Any opinions about the more recent albums?
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    Arena - Recommendations

    I have been on a John Mitchell kick lately: listening to Frost*, It Bites, Lonely Robot, Kino. I have not had a chance to try any Arena. They have at least 12 studio albums listed. Where would you...
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    Received my CD/DVD digipak of Olias on Friday. ...

    Received my CD/DVD digipak of Olias on Friday. Nicely done, if minimal, packaging. Have not had a chance to check out the recordings on my home stereo yet. I have heard the free Amazon mp3's on my...
  31. Here is a video from Map of the Past: ...

    Here is a video from Map of the Past: https://youtu.be/j7bXxUcYwUw
  32. It Bites Reissues "The Tall Ships" & "Map of the Past"

    Fans of John Mitchell (Lonely Robot, Arena, Frost*, Kino) take note! The two It Bites albums from 2008 & 2012 (featuring John as writer, guitarist & lead vocalist) are being reissued on May 7th. ...
  33. Amazon is shipping my copy so it will arrive on...

    Amazon is shipping my copy so it will arrive on release date April 9th. Can't wait to hear it. 🎸🔊😃
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    Two weeks out from my second Moderna dose and...

    Two weeks out from my second Moderna dose and feeling OK. I am less scared now, but I'm still wearing a mask in public til further notice. I live in Texas where we have tons of self-centered...
  35. Looks like they sorted out their credit card...

    Looks like they sorted out their credit card issues, tickets go on sale in one hour.
  36. If you order music from Amazon US site and the...

    If you order music from Amazon US site and the vendor name shows as ProgHeaven, that is Greg Walker! This is great because I can use my Amazon gift cards and send Greg some business at the same time.
  37. Thread: The Farm

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    Bumped. Been watching this tribute band...

    Bumped. Been watching this tribute band recently. They do excellent Genesis covers.
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    I downloaded TFB from Amazon's MP3 service. Less...

    I downloaded TFB from Amazon's MP3 service. Less than $8 (with a coupon) so not much of a loss if I end up hating it. So far, the only song I can connect with is: 12 Things I Forgot - sort of sounds...
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    Hey, they should find the German kid who sang...

    Hey, they should find the German kid who sang Phil's vocals in The Farm (tribute band) from 2009. He sounds more like Phil than Phil does now. Check out this video & you will agree:...
  40. Thread: The Farm

    by yesman1955
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    Stumbled across this concert video by accident -...

    Stumbled across this concert video by accident - The Farm In Concert - https://youtu.be/2_NdrJlkBqE
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    I downloaded TFB from Amazon's MP3 service. Less...

    I downloaded TFB from Amazon's MP3 service. Less than $8 (with a coupon) so not much of a loss if I end up hating it. So far, the only song I can connect with is: 12 Things I Forgot - sort of sounds...
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    How many celebs did you recognize in the video? ...

    How many celebs did you recognize in the video? I saw Arnold S., Scarlett Jo., McCartney, Tr***, FB Zuckerboy, Tony Stark, David Bowie at the end. Didn't recognize the bearded one.
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    When I purchased Frequency at least 8 - 9 years...

    When I purchased Frequency at least 8 - 9 years ago, it came with a DVD of their concert in Holland, where they were playing Frequency album cuts before the album was released. Some songs even had...
  44. Not disputing what TheH said, but every online...

    Not disputing what TheH said, but every online store I checked was selling the CD version for $14.98. TheH may have lucked into a short-lived EOY clearance sale.
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    ^^^^^^^^ Yes, that sounds about the right price....

    ^^^^^^^^ Yes, that sounds about the right price. I'm not sure but most of them have remained unopened to this day!
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    When Olias come up here, I have to LOL, as I...

    When Olias come up here, I have to LOL, as I picked up 6 copies of the LP from a cut-out bin in the early 80's, thinking I would wear them out one by one over my remaining years. Not long after that...
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    How many tracks did Anderson have to work with...

    How many tracks did Anderson have to work with 16, 24 or 32? Olias is such a densely layered work that even with 32 he may have had to mix down/combine some tracks to make room. Too bad Anderson...
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    For me, the concept of a live music show is me/my...

    For me, the concept of a live music show is me/my friends occupying the same room as the band that is performing the music. There's a vibe present in the room that any other listening/viewing...
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    Delicious Agony Radio is playing cuts from it...

    Delicious Agony Radio is playing cuts from it right now (Christmas Eve)🎅🎄
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    Fripp's a lucky man: all that talent with a...

    Fripp's a lucky man: all that talent with a guitar & Toyah, the hot wife to create fun videos with! Happy Christmas!
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    I snagged one of the last remaining copies back...

    I snagged one of the last remaining copies back in 2017. Gets multiple spins from December into January each year. 🎄🎅
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    I have a ton of his wonderful music in my...

    I have a ton of his wonderful music in my collection due to his proximity to Eno. Another musical giant struck down before their time by the f*cking COVID. 😭
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    Regarding CDs value these days, I tried to unload...

    Regarding CDs value these days, I tried to unload some CDs that I inherited from my younger sister when she passed. All of it was mainstream stuff (BeeGees, etc) and the local record store offered...
  54. Bump - Don't miss the free IQ livestream this...

    Bump - Don't miss the free IQ livestream this Saturday (afternoon or evening) depending on where you live in the world. Band members will be live chatting before and after the show.
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    As to car music players, I recently rented a 2020...

    As to car music players, I recently rented a 2020 VW Tourag (?) SUV and it had a CD drive hidden in the glove box. I ended up using the SD card slot (loaded with 12 hours of MP3 and FLAC files) as...
  56. According to their sig, BBT is now down to four...

    According to their sig, BBT is now down to four core members.
  57. Latest update from BBT HQ: ...

    Latest update from BBT HQ: ...
  58. Vintage Video - Penguin Cafe Orchestra on BBC

    Don't know if this is prog or not, but I've always liked their sound. https://youtu.be/xRVPEiMO84g
  59. IQ Livestream - December 12th - Will Be Presenting Subterranea Concert from 2011

    Online Christmas Bash

    In place of the postponed Christmas gigs this year IQ will be hosting an online Christmas Bash where we’ll be ‘live’ streaming another previously unseen show on 12th December...
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    Based on my viewings of many of the BC videos...

    Based on my viewings of many of the BC videos from the early 70"s, I would maintain that The Beat Club was a standard-definition video-based TV show that used chroma key effects to superimpose the...
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