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  1. Thread: Wobbler

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    I know, but a band displaying combinations of...

    I know, but a band displaying combinations of influences within the genre sit well with my ears.
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    The debut had better songs (some of the best the...

    The debut had better songs (some of the best the band ever recorded). Killers had a better, more full and energetic sound. It accentuated DiAnno's punkish approach and flattered a no-holds-barred...
  3. Thread: Wobbler

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    To me Rites At Dawn -an album cloning Yes- is...

    To me Rites At Dawn -an album cloning Yes- is their weakest effort (regardless the fact that it is better composed than its predecessors). Because it is a completely unoriginal note-by-note copy and...
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    Sticky: Danse Macabre is by far their best album. The...

    Danse Macabre is by far their best album. The other two are rather mediocre.
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    Responsible for the sound on many classic heavy...

    Responsible for the sound on many classic heavy rock LPs. He produced/engineered so many of the albums I loved most growing up.

    RIP.
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    Their bass player is now the one-man krautrock...

    Their bass player is now the one-man krautrock band Unimother 27.
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    Very sad news. A musical genius.

    Very sad news. A musical genius.
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    I like the glam era of Japan. When they were on...

    I like the glam era of Japan. When they were on the Ariola/Hansa label and they echoed Roxy Music, David Bowie and Cockney Rebel. First three albums.

    When they went on Virgin, with Gentlemen Take...
  9. Thread: Stoner!

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    He is one of doom metal's most iconic vocalists....

    He is one of doom metal's most iconic vocalists. Just like Tim Baker (Cirith Ungol) or Scott Reagers (Saint Vitus).
  10. Thread: Stoner!

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    Zeeb Parkes is God!

    Zeeb Parkes is God!
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    The first one from Scope is really good. The bad...

    The first one from Scope is really good. The bad production adds to the album's charm (because jazz rock with a funky edge was becoming to sound slick at the times). The second one always...
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    Well, that was also us, 40 years ago, wasn't? The...

    Well, that was also us, 40 years ago, wasn't? The Achilles tendon of the new generation is by being on the digital era, there is no construction of "past" to rebel against. So I will substitute...
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    Yes, both new how to heavy chop it with the axe...

    Yes, both new how to heavy chop it with the axe...
  14. True; one of the most "hip" bars in suburbian...

    True; one of the most "hip" bars in suburbian Athens was named Stalin and decorated like a NKVD interrogation bureau. Nobody seemed to freak at the connection.
  15. Could easily be a title for an all-female black...

    Could easily be a title for an all-female black metal album. Solidifies my belief that modern feminists are satanic ruthless creatures from hell. :)
  16. Thread: Stoner!

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    You shall also listen to the american Tin House...

    You shall also listen to the american Tin House (1971) and UK's Iron Claw. Talkin' bout heavy bliss...
  17. First listened to it in 1982 from a cassette a...

    First listened to it in 1982 from a cassette a friend of mine owned from a german connection. I was not the same afterwards...
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    Nucleus Vemod Until All The Ghosts Are Gone

    Nucleus
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    Until All The Ghosts Are Gone
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    RIP Judy Dyble

    She was a great singer. I'm off for some Trader Horne to pay my respects...

    In the 00s she resurfaced with some excellent solo albums as well.
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    A giant!

    A giant!
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    Correct.

    Correct.
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    Calico Wall "I'm a living sickness" Godz...

    Calico Wall "I'm a living sickness"

    Godz "Radar eyes"
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    I think that Syndenes Magi and Victim Of Your...

    I think that Syndenes Magi and Victim Of Your Father's Agony are their best effort. The new one is a step back to the heavier sound of their earlier albums with a subtle dose of psych. Quite...
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    A very satisfying affair. Thank you!

    A very satisfying affair. Thank you!
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    Sticky: Greece is exactly the same. Masks were widely...

    Greece is exactly the same. Masks were widely available though; it's gloves that weren't, during the peak.
  26. Thread: Stoner!

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    Nice Sabbathy proto-metal with a touch of stoner....

    Nice Sabbathy proto-metal with a touch of stoner. Really enjoying it lately. This is where Witchcraft should have been at...


    From Bergen, Norway.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiCwcBs_SFs
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    Let's say that for 5-6 albums this approach is...

    Let's say that for 5-6 albums this approach is acceptable. But for over 20 (including the cassettes) and going on for 36 years, it's too much demanding my interest...




    I acknowledge that it...
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    Subject to the fact that Cozmik Corridors is not...

    Subject to the fact that Cozmik Corridors is not a krautrock rarity from 70s Germany, but a "krautrock" hoax from Britain in the mid 90s.


    Good music nevertheless. But lets not start the Pyramid...
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    Chromb! Le Livre des Merveilles

    4th album for this excellent french progressive rock combo. A modern touch on the Moving Gelatine Plates and early Supersister stylings with a heavy doze of RIO thrown in.

    Listen for yourselves....
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    I can perfectly understand your point of view and...

    I can perfectly understand your point of view and it is a pleasant piece, that stylistically could have its place in an album like Become the Other f.e. However, it leaves me cold without the...
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    I believe that currently in the band is Ed and Ed...

    I believe that currently in the band is Ed and Ed and more Ed... And probably Silas on some bleeps...

    Their last output since their relocation was pretty underwhelming. Being among the ones that...
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    There were also badges and stickers. I had one on...

    There were also badges and stickers. I had one on my motorcycle, back at the times...
  33. Wouldn't call him a genious but he released some...

    Wouldn't call him a genious but he released some very rewarding albums.

    While nothing from Japan stood the test of time to my ears, Brilliant Trees, Gone to Earth, Secrets Of The Beehive, Blemish...
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    Double 12" x 45rpm were the norm during a short...

    Double 12" x 45rpm were the norm during a short period of time in the mid 90s. And we still called them LPs (when abstractly referring to the album not the format).
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    A legend to all lovers of british adventurous...

    A legend to all lovers of british adventurous music!
  36. Thread: Kraftwerk

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    They are incredible innovators, for the...

    They are incredible innovators, for the mainstream crowds. That was also my opinion in the early 80s. Being familiar with all things krautrock early enough, I never bought the story... After Autobahn...
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    Like having thousands of pinholes in it? That's...

    Like having thousands of pinholes in it? That's what happened to my ZNR Traité De Mécanique Populaire pressing on Buda Records (1992). Never seen such thing and a very unusual form of CD rot.
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    Worthy purchase. Liked it very much! Earns its...

    Worthy purchase. Liked it very much! Earns its place close to the other two.
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    Their obscurity is their Siloam Pool. The same...

    Their obscurity is their Siloam Pool. The same happened with Jacula's Tardo Pede In Magiam Versus (an album not on the NWW list) and extreme metal audiences.
  40. Thread: Kraftwerk

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    The first three mostly. And "Tone Float". Own...

    The first three mostly. And "Tone Float". Own them all up to (and including) "Computer World" however.
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    It's the first time I'm hearing of CD rot on an...

    It's the first time I'm hearing of CD rot on an Argentinian press. I only thought it was occurring on UK (PDO) and Italian (OPTIMES) CD pressings.
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    Fothergill was the hard core collector of the...

    Fothergill was the hard core collector of the bunch. Stapleton enrichened the acquisitions on his trips to France and Germany but he had rather limited funds at the time (as he had admitted). In the...
  43. Thread: PELL MELL

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    I have bought Marburg, From The New World and...

    I have bought Marburg, From The New World and Rhapsody back in the mid 80s. Their appeal somewhat faded over the years but still have them in the collection.

    Have not listened to any other...
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    I'm glad a I caught him live a couple of times. A...

    I'm glad a I caught him live a couple of times. A pioneer.

    RIP.
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    Yes, they were a great live act (in the good old...

    Yes, they were a great live act (in the good old tradition of jam bands with a progressive edge). Had the opportunity to see them interacting with the Electric Prunes and Sky Saxon and they held very...
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    His solo album Euroman Cometh is such a great...

    His solo album Euroman Cometh is such a great record...
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    I always thought that the 60s stuff must have...

    I always thought that the 60s stuff must have been a big inspiration to him. Especially the Doors.

    RIP.
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    Thanks for treading so naturally the barriers...

    Thanks for treading so naturally the barriers between the avant and the popular. An inspiration for a whole generation of knob twiddlers.
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    He has very interesting albums. Hole and Nail are...

    He has very interesting albums. Hole and Nail are remarkably good.
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    Magma, Univers Zero, Present, Thinking Plague...

    Magma, Univers Zero, Present, Thinking Plague touches on his collaboration with Foetus.

    On the 2020 annual top list!
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    They need a guitar & bass asap.

    They need a guitar & bass asap.
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    they sound more post-rock to my ears and I'm...

    they sound more post-rock to my ears and I'm kinda tired for such stuff but they're OK.
  53. DAI KAHT 2nd is awesome indeed... Their more...

    DAI KAHT 2nd is awesome indeed... Their more energetic approach to zeuhl is very well integrated in the final result.
  54. Thread: ZZ Top

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    Still kept all my old vinyl from debut up to...

    Still kept all my old vinyl from debut up to "Degüello". "Tres Hombres" is still their best after all these years. Solid classic of an album.
  55. Thread: ZZ Top

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    ...and you shall act like one. Go just for the...

    ...and you shall act like one. Go just for the booze!
  56. I entered at "The Difference Machine" and exited...

    I entered at "The Difference Machine" and exited at "Folklore". Pleasant albums but nothing special. Listened to most of their albums though. "English Electric" (1st) and this one, are still their...
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    Both Accolade albums.

    Both Accolade albums.
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    Probably the 17th disk will be "Dunes" (the extra...

    Probably the 17th disk will be "Dunes" (the extra album on the previous combo release of their 3 first).
  59. Thread: Stoner!

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    Very good album from Cyprus. ...

    Very good album from Cyprus.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSIGybLXYos
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    RIP Walter Wegmüller

    Goodbye to the visionary painter, mystic and vocalist Walter Wegmüller. Will blast "Tarot" in memoriam. A krautrock classic!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3z5bdwfvag
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