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    Discovering this band was such a special time for...

    Discovering this band was such a special time for me and it was both life-changing and therapeutic (my dad was very sick during this time and this music helped me to get through that rotten time)....
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfhF0spEr8U ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfhF0spEr8U

    Here is an excellent synopsis of the themes, leitmotifs, etc in The Ring. Worth watching if you dig it or are curious. Also I can highly recommend a...
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    I'm not doing the entire Ring - I'm just in the...

    I'm not doing the entire Ring - I'm just in the mood for this. I've done the entire thing many times, but sometimes I'll just pick and choose specific operas and/or acts. My favorite is Die Walküre...
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    I checked out this album a few weeks ago - it was...

    I checked out this album a few weeks ago - it was a lot to take in but was very inventive. Definitely not going to grasp this in one go.
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    Starting Götterdämmerung for the commute today...

    Starting Götterdämmerung for the commute today (Levine/Met). It's. Not. Short.
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    Sweet.

    Sweet.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YVFKzSgT4I ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YVFKzSgT4I

    Great tune!
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    Gonna cost an arm and a leg that way, of course...

    Gonna cost an arm and a leg that way, of course depeding on how deep you dig. The entire BIS collection can be bought, but the best bang/buck is The Essential Sibelius set that half of PE has bought...
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    Aside from the dynamics - the recording quality...

    Aside from the dynamics - the recording quality and overall consistency in this set is pretty remarkable. Not only did they learn ALL of his shit, but they played the cream cheese out of it too.
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    Man, Sibelius is going to have to buy me a pint...

    Man, Sibelius is going to have to buy me a pint or two...:)
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    Nice - gonna check out some of this stuff. Thanks...

    Nice - gonna check out some of this stuff. Thanks guys. Been doing some Watain.....The Wild Hunt is excellent and is pretty diverse. Also did Sworn to the Dark. I actually dig the guys "clean" vocals...
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    Really digging Bax 6, especially the 2nd...

    Really digging Bax 6, especially the 2nd movement. This cat has a really great way with harmony - very colorful and quite English sounding. Going to have to delve into more of his symphonies for...
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    S4 and S7 are my two fav Symphonies by JS....

    S4 and S7 are my two fav Symphonies by JS. Tempest is indeed great as well.
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    Sibelius 6 always has a major wintry and Nordic...

    Sibelius 6 always has a major wintry and Nordic sound to it
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    Marcoeur and Magma are my fav French artists...

    Marcoeur and Magma are my fav French artists (along with Ravel, Debussy, Messiaen)
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    MMmmm......Daphnis.

    MMmmm......Daphnis.
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    Those two pieces are favs of mine. How beautiful...

    Those two pieces are favs of mine. How beautiful is the middle section of Wood Nymph with that solo cello melody? There is also a minimalist feel in this piece that was written before that was an...
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    Oooohhh! Let us know what you're thinking. Check...

    Oooohhh! Let us know what you're thinking. Check out Tapiola at night with headphones.
  19. My absolute TOP albums by BF/Rikard so far are...

    My absolute TOP albums by BF/Rikard so far are Traffic Part I and The Sane Day (probably both tied for 1st), and Traffic Part II (a close second). I honestly really love all of the other albums,...
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    Richard - do you ever see Fenriz tooling around...

    Richard - do you ever see Fenriz tooling around town at all? I dig the new Darkthrone Old Star album - maybe the production is too "good" but its decent.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUYmkF6Zpm8

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUYmkF6Zpm8
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFvMl-f5_DY ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFvMl-f5_DY

    This medieval recording is not really "classical", but closer here than anywhere else I guess. I listened to the whole album twice yesterday while it...
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    I heard this in the grocery store yesterday.

    I heard this in the grocery store yesterday.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cqIx5JmRr0

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cqIx5JmRr0
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    Hearing this for first time. How has this album...

    Hearing this for first time. How has this album held up after 5+ years?
  26. One of me favorite pieces on that album is A...

    One of me favorite pieces on that album is A Vampire's View....sort of campy but it has a nice vibe. I dig the "warbly" mellotron sounds. Is that Daniel on lead vox? That guy can fuckin sing.
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    Hate to break the news but what it sounds like on...

    Hate to break the news but what it sounds like on YT is very close to what it sounds like on vinyl or CD, period. It's not like all of the sudden the snare is going to pop, etc.....I was hoping the...
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    House of 1,000 Corpses by Rob Zombie last night....

    House of 1,000 Corpses by Rob Zombie last night. Oh boy! Grungy, disturbed, terrible dialogue, Satanic shit.....loved it!
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    I prefer the original of both of these albums. I...

    I prefer the original of both of these albums. I dunno - the low end on Deliverance seems a tad muddy. In any event, I am obsessed with both "Masters Apprentices" and "By the Pain I see in...
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    Congrats to all involved (Steve, band, people,...

    Congrats to all involved (Steve, band, people, animals, sealife...)
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    ^Obsessed with this album. Gives me the djent...

    ^Obsessed with this album. Gives me the djent vibe but compositionally takes it out there. So tight it almost has a FZ synclavier feel but as a band.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXZ9PH_XTI0&list=P...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXZ9PH_XTI0&list=PLsL4euGpTkzOLbLqKw94dVCkR-Kn3y6cV&index=9&t=0s
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    Cheers

    Cheers
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    Oh Jesus.....

    Oh Jesus.....
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    What Candlemass album is good to check out?

    What Candlemass album is good to check out?
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WewvwF2eTVY ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WewvwF2eTVY

    Cannibal Corpse bassist....such a great guy and class act. Great interview.
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    Oh yeah! Not many folks will notice this...

    Oh yeah! Not many folks will notice this tune/band, but it must be one of the most truly progressive thing on the first ten pages of this forum. Check out that Warforged album too....super...
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    https://youtu.be/Sd3HiS-HqsU

    https://youtu.be/Sd3HiS-HqsU
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    Thanks anyway - but I can't read Kobaïan.

    Thanks anyway - but I can't read Kobaïan.
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    Good lord that was killer! Insane musicianship....

    Good lord that was killer! Insane musicianship. No complaints here - I love Indian classical music. I went through a huge binge at one point in my life and devoured a ton of this music. There is a...
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    ^The Tull video sucked me in. Anybody that...

    ^The Tull video sucked me in. Anybody that doesn't think Ian was a god back then is a party pooper.
  42. Are you nuts? That tune is a gem. Whole thing is...

    Are you nuts? That tune is a gem. Whole thing is in 4/4 too. Listen to the placement of each instrument - highly, highly syncopated shit. Brilliant.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1FH_alU-h0 ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1FH_alU-h0

    300 College level Cannibal Corpse discussion.
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    ^Cool- I'll check these out. Diggin' some...

    ^Cool- I'll check these out.

    Diggin' some Cannibal Corpse right now....pretty sick stuff! Tight as balls.
  45. Great tune. Those guys had plenty of time to be...

    Great tune. Those guys had plenty of time to be pretentious, it was a nice change.
  46. https://www.soundonsound.com/music-business/rmv-st...

    https://www.soundonsound.com/music-business/rmv-studio-stockholm

    It was recorded here.
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    Are you guys talking about Amanda Dakota?

    Are you guys talking about Amanda Dakota?
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    Cool - let me know if you find any of those that...

    Cool - let me know if you find any of those that are worth a spin. This music is so crystalline that great sonics have to be part of the equation for me.
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    So I just looked this up and largo as a tempo...

    So I just looked this up and largo as a tempo marking can fluctuate between 40 and 60 bpm, and therein lies the discrepancy (in minutes) with this movement.
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    Yeah, the Vanska/Lahti version is 14+. His newer...

    Yeah, the Vanska/Lahti version is 14+. His newer version with Minnesota is 13+. I do have the Berglund at 11. Once you hear Vanska's, every other version seems rushed and slightly forced. Even...
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    Yes - The Unity Sessions is a MUST see/hear - I...

    Yes - The Unity Sessions is a MUST see/hear - I streamed it from Amazon Prime Video (like 2.99 I think?) and was blown away at how good everything is, including the sonic production. I watched it via...
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    The ending section of this new piece is crazy...

    The ending section of this new piece is crazy good - I love the sampled sounds, the orchestral colors, the percussion, etc. It has a Witchita-type vibe....well sort of. I think this album will be an...
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    He didn't post a YT clip....he's authentic.

    He didn't post a YT clip....he's authentic.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPRCNGE9H9Y ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPRCNGE9H9Y

    Mikael reacting to covers of his own stuff. This cat is just naturally funny - always honest and has such a great outlook on life.
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    Yeah - they do it well. You gotta take a few...

    Yeah - they do it well. You gotta take a few slices of cheese along the way, but yeah. His voice is perfect for that style of black.
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    Cool - hit me with other stuff you dig....from...

    Cool - hit me with other stuff you dig....from any era, style, etc....thx
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    Facelift! Always loved the flute playing the...

    Facelift! Always loved the flute playing the melody along with fuzz bass......James Galway meets Cliff Burton :)
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    :lol

    :lol
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    Welcome to the crazy house Phil! Best place to...

    Welcome to the crazy house Phil! Best place to discuss tunes on the 'net even though we are all mentally...I dunno....crazy or perhaps just very unstable? ;)

    I also prefer Unhalfbricking slightly...
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    So the piece that converted me to a hardcore...

    So the piece that converted me to a hardcore Sibelius fanatic was the 3rd movement of the 4th Symphony (Il Tempo Largo). It's another of his very dark, slow, brooding, and icy cold environmentally...
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