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  1. Only Mongolian nose flute players can be...

    Only Mongolian nose flute players can be influence by Avant music, 'cause if they're - say - Cambodian nose flute players they wouldn't be influence by Avant music they would be pure Avant music....
  2. And in 2021 it'll be 51 years.

    And in 2021 it'll be 51 years.
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    ^ Great one as well. "Drag You Down" has got to...

    ^ Great one as well. "Drag You Down" has got to be one of the cleverest trickytunes opening a modern rock album that I heard - rarely was simplicity as all-apparent as here. Damn, they're good.
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    Amazing pic! Cooper in a skirt and knitty jumper...

    Amazing pic! Cooper in a skirt and knitty jumper pumpin' that 'ssoon like a "proper" Britlady… Or not.

    Music for Other Occasions from '85 exposes all of her assets and, together with the...
  5. Sticky: "Windchase" is a cool, if overlong track. But I...

    "Windchase" is a cool, if overlong track. But I never had much time for the Hardies myself - a band whose stuff very obviously appealed through plain reference first and foremost, and somewhat bland...
  6. That's great, but I've already got those records...

    That's great, but I've already got those records on vinyl.

    It would be wonderful if there were new listeners, of course, but both oldies and most youngsters seem tired of "having to explore" -...
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    You mean about advant?! :O

    You mean about advant?! :O
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    ^ Lovely or in a sense even a bit disconcerting -...

    ^ Lovely or in a sense even a bit disconcerting - depending on implications.

    Has Jakko written a - uh - "prog" book? Has Udi written a "prog" book? Has Steve F. written an anti-"prog" book? Has...
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    ^ Which book are we talking about this time?

    ^ Which book are we talking about this time?
  10. Sticky: Always enjoyed it. The introvert, dreamy tracks...

    Always enjoyed it. The introvert, dreamy tracks make up for some of the rather pedestrian tunes that flesh it out. Luckily the latter aren't too many.

    I probably used to think even more highly of...
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    I've known my share of Norwegian drummers...

    I've known my share of Norwegian drummers throughout the years and without exception they would all namecheck Christensen as "granddad" of their craft. There were other ubiquitous percussionists in...
  12. I'd LOVE it on vinyl! Great album.

    I'd LOVE it on vinyl! Great album.
  13. The younger generation was NEVER the problem....

    The younger generation was NEVER the problem. Oldfarts insisting that "prog" was/is a set of asserted sonic assets confirmed by adherence to the very same 6-7 artists was.

    Progressive rock...
  14. But not what you don't. I suspect that may have...

    But not what you don't. I suspect that may have been Cozy's point, kinda.
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    But you no longer need to have heard much to...

    But you no longer need to have heard much to passively agree. In fact you don't need to have heard much to decide either.
  16. But certainly not the top prog cock 47 list. ...

    But certainly not the top prog cock 47 list.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLkQeuU1LmM
  17. ^ Ok, then. They're not proto. Of course, I...

    ^ Ok, then. They're not proto.

    Of course, I see what you mean. El Reloj weren't more "proto" than that debut Trettioåriga Kriget from '74 or the first Procession album from '72 (Frontiera).


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  18. With most of the names involved here, ridicule...

    With most of the names involved here, ridicule and ugly don't need making.
  19. As with their brethren Psiglo from Uruguay, this...

    As with their brethren Psiglo from Uruguay, this is SO much of an improvement on the debut. About as close as you'd get to proto-progmetal in the mid-70s South Americas, and folks who dig the more...
  20. Kids are finally coming to terms with Swans!

    I have to say that of all the bizarre possibilities of cencus survey "feelabouts" on the internet, a search around children's reaction to Swans sorta never reallly struck me. There's something a bit...
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    ^ The VVitch (notice the spelling) was one of the...

    ^ The VVitch (notice the spelling) was one of the great expressions in film during the 2010s, and I'm not only pointing at so-called "horror". It was gorgeously eschatological (if the devil exists,...
  22. ^ If we were to discuss the case of "loudness" as...

    ^ If we were to discuss the case of "loudness" as such, no British album sounded as loud as Live at Leeds.
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    ^ It's amazing. Drawing on everything between...

    ^ It's amazing.

    Drawing on everything between Aischylos across Poe to Beckett and (my own native) Jon Fosse, it's one of the most impressively captivating motion pictures I saw in recent years....
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    When I saw The Lighthouse by Robert Eggers...

    When I saw The Lighthouse by Robert Eggers recently, my female companion at the film theatre waited a long time before plumping out the inevitable question: "Were those the real William Defoe or...
  25. The greatest of ALL Luc Besson, and the greatest...

    The greatest of ALL Luc Besson, and the greatest thing Christoph Lambert did for himself except for marrying Diane Lane:


    But you turn the sound off here and fire up the next video I post, 'cause...
  26. Frankie, this is the final and defining list. ...

    Frankie, this is the final and defining list.

    There will never be another list now.
  27. True. But we're not denying that.

    True. But we're not denying that.
  28. This one is really hard to beat. :up

    This one is really hard to beat. :up
  29. Probably true, I guess. Brits were already...

    Probably true, I guess.

    Brits were already pretty heavy by February 1970. The first time ever heard of Man was when I read about one of my then-fave bands (BS) and had the Walisian combo presented...
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    ^ Ha, ha! HILARIOUS! :) :up Thx for posting!

    ^ Ha, ha! HILARIOUS! :) :up

    Thx for posting!
  31. I'' have to disagree here. High Tide were the...

    I'' have to disagree here. High Tide were the bastards on their debut, half a year prior to BS. Family were even wilder and louder. Man (from Wales) were a direct influence. And before them, in the...
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    I prolly shouldn't have mentioned Slick to begin...

    I prolly shouldn't have mentioned Slick to begin with in a thread about the most advanced and progressive rock combo of the 70s.
  33. ^ The Frankie album is good, but the Howe...

    ^ The Frankie album is good, but the Howe participation people really need to hear is "Murder of Love" on Propaganda's A Secret Wish. Other excellent tunes on that one too, and certainly NOT "prog"...
  34. Still my fave Sab. I was 12 when I got this. ...

    Still my fave Sab. I was 12 when I got this.

    Syton Sit'n Theer He's Smylin'! Ooh No, Pleach Dog Help Me (Before I Turn Into a Full-On Moron). Greatest voice of all time totin' out its finest...
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    It's the man who was mentioned earlier in here...

    It's the man who was mentioned earlier in here and who's indeed also a member in this forum and a participant in this very thread. A reworking of his master's degree dissertation, I believe. I've...
  36. Of which I am aware, but this specifically...

    Of which I am aware, but this specifically concerned that particular bolk of singstresses who did indeed follow after Madonna and played on her references to biblical/religious tropes and stuff.
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  37. A ubiquitous European schlager in the mid-80s,...

    A ubiquitous European schlager in the mid-80s, and absolutely horrifyingly terrible on all accounts. There were some 20+ examples of female singers popping up in the wake of Madonna's breakthrough...
  38. Getting that new Transsylavantdick boxset-song...

    Getting that new Transsylavantdick boxset-song (spread over 87 separate CDs) alone will set me back another mortgage, John.
  39. ^ Triton is a must, easily one of the most...

    ^ Triton is a must, easily one of the most genuinely original "jazz-rock" records I ever heard. I've got the original vinyl of that one and it sounds wonderful. I never heard the Soleil CD-versions...
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    I thought we'd all agreed to agree that you're...

    I thought we'd all agreed to agree that you're merely an avant-wiener, Ian.
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    ^ Get Fear Draws Misfortune sooner than today....

    ^ Get Fear Draws Misfortune sooner than today. Arguaby their very finest album and a certified 13/15 on the Gnosis scale for me.
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    ^ Nah, he would've been jazzassinated on his way...

    ^ Nah, he would've been jazzassinated on his way over to the venue.

    Seriously.
  43. ^...

    ^ https://www.amazon.com/s?k=d%C3%BCn+eros&i=music-intl-ship&ref=nb_sb_noss
  44. Amazon only have MP3-files for sale of Eros now....

    Amazon only have MP3-files for sale of Eros now. A reissue is most likely welcome even by "usual" standards, and I'll probably even buy another copy just for keeps. Darn, that album cover -IS- a...
  45. Wel, sooner or later I'll stumble upon a used one...

    Wel, sooner or later I'll stumble upon a used one anyways. Some poor sod always mistakes stuff like this for a music-for-lovers/new age pan flute-style album, at least here in Norway. I've still got...
  46. Great! Will there (ever) be any more of that Dün...

    Great! Will there (ever) be any more of that Dün vinyl to be had?
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    Well, at least the Jons and Ians still keep their...

    Well, at least the Jons and Ians still keep their integrity intact. :oops
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    If folks keep posting that Locomotive video, we...

    If folks keep posting that Locomotive video, we can open multiple ones simultaneously and listen to many at a time.
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    There's another tour comin' up real soon.

    There's another tour comin' up real soon.
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    ^ From what I understand, Quinn/Jardines were...

    ^ From what I understand, Quinn/Jardines were domestic partners and - I seem to recall reading somewhere - both music teachers. Jardines held a PhD in bass playing, as earlier noted. I'm saying...
  51. Yeah.

    Yeah.
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    I only wish that I'd realized - back when I was...

    I only wish that I'd realized - back when I was 14 in 1985 and being a Doors fan was just about the most identity-defining and contrarian anti-conformist/dissident you could be as a youngster into...
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    These are all very good. I started out with their...

    These are all very good. I started out with their debut, which has a somewhat "looser" flair about it compared to the dense structures of Akranania and on. Cadencia is their best studio release by...
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    This reminds me a bit of another set of three,...

    This reminds me a bit of another set of three, namely the a) pointlessness b) of c) existence.

    Ach.
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    The single most fitting contribution to this...

    The single most fitting contribution to this thread. And this about a band who were at once firmly informed by the 70s yet expressed timeless tone. I can still listen to all three of these as if they...
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    Or gasping, gulping and croacking? I'd say...

    Or gasping, gulping and croacking?

    I'd say it's probably possible for someone to actually struggle at the act itself but still being struck by the reward of apparent acclamation. He may dislike...
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    ^ An often overlooked but absolutely excellent...

    ^ An often overlooked but absolutely excellent release, that one. Most of it was apparently recorded live in the studio, rendering an amazingly powerful palette for the band to play out. Enrique...
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    The vinyl looks and sounds so good. The lengthy...

    The vinyl looks and sounds so good. The lengthy epic on side 2 is great.
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    Saw them with Fläskkvartetten 25+ years ago, with...

    Saw them with Fläskkvartetten 25+ years ago, with the latter's Freddie Wadling at his absolute top game and hard to beat - yet Den Fule were excellent as well. IIRC, Sebastian Öberg was still with...
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    Well then just think about how he's gonna look...

    Well then just think about how he's gonna look when he's nearing Kirk's (R.I.P.) age, gulpin'n'gaspin' through a painfully slow "Locomotive Breath", closer death, brute flute so hootely toot-toot...
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