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  1. I can't help but thinking that these cookie...

    I can't help but thinking that these cookie monster vocals are grand-guignol stuff, just like those devil-worshipping lyrics in other bands.

    How technically close are those other-worldly death...
  2. Thread: VDGG box!

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    we did a four generation comparison at my...

    we did a four generation comparison at my Brussels pad this w-e.

    A buddy brought his vinyls and the first-gen CD. Another buddy brought his VdGG box and I provided my 05 remasters.

    I had to...
  3. Thread: Earbuds

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    https://www.musicstore.com/nl_NL/EUR/Fender-Concer...

    https://www.musicstore.com/nl_NL/EUR/Fender-Concert-Series-Foam-Ear-Plugs-4-paar/art-GIT0026876-000?campaign=keyword/NL&ProgramUUID=3JDAqJarGAIAAAFl3F5yjI9A&msclkid=e6449b88c7ac19e34487fae732518463
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    All indoor chows Saw Magma in Leuven on...

    All indoor chows


    Saw Magma in Leuven on Oct 10th
    and before that, I went to the Lige Jazz festival to see Portico, Perret, Hallsall, Yoka, Mammal, Commander Spoon Truffaz, Frisell, Aka...
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    I happen to think Contraband is the last of their...

    I happen to think Contraband is the last of their good studio albums, well ahead of Switch & Hilt (which I never thought as all that good, despite being thought of as their "proggier" ones)


    ...
  6. saw them +/- 15 times from high school tours to...

    saw them +/- 15 times from high school tours to Maple Leaf Gardens

    Last time was for the PoP tour - or was it the AS one?

    Anyways, will listen to the interview ASAP and hope to view the...
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    Sticky: ^^^^ :yell bloody fookin' GAFAs :down :mad

    ^^^^

    :yell bloody fookin' GAFAs :down :mad
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    Not new, but still cracks me up. 15513

    Not new, but still cracks me up.


    15513
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    Odd, considering tnhe guy was making aerobics...

    Odd, considering tnhe guy was making aerobics from behind his keys in the 70's.

    Did he suffer from injury or illness?



    TBH, if I never hear Kansas (or Yes) for the +/- 20 years I've got to...
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    no arguments there: Monolith is still a good/ok...

    no arguments there: Monolith is still a good/ok album, something I can't say for AV.

    FTM, the only AV track that comes to the shoulder of the lesser Monolith tracks is a holdover song from the...
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    ^^^^ Their best album (IMHO) with a great...

    ^^^^

    Their best album (IMHO) with a great triple gatefold sleeve too. In some ways, maybe not the most typically ZZ-esque, but plenty of good semi-surprises.

    =====================

    TBH, I...
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    Defnitely one of my fave gatefold sleeve ever,...

    Defnitely one of my fave gatefold sleeve ever, both inside & outside. :heart

    15497

    15498

    It actually lead me to write small Sci-Fi/anticipations* novellas in French (most likely very...
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    And obviously the recipients are only willing to...

    And obviously the recipients are only willing to review Chi's albums.

    TBH, I don't own V anymore (never own in CD, actually), though I like it....

    But with the flurry of double & quadruple...
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    this (French) book is quite good and has a lot of...

    this (French) book is quite good and has a lot of "secondary roles" giving feedback

    https://lemotetlereste.com/musiques/weatherreport/
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    thx, Esther ;)

    thx, Esther ;)
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    Any charitable soul to fill me (across the pond)...

    Any charitable soul to fill me (across the pond) in on the upcoming season, please?
    Cos, I couldn't find much on the official NHL site - at least not after a surface search.
    I know of Seattle...
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    The second weaker (ahead of MT) of their first...

    The second weaker (ahead of MT) of their first six albums (I include the Tokyo 72 in there)

    but it is still in my top 6, since I care not for their later albums.
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    Sticky: MMMMHHH!!!... my bad. I see where the...

    MMMMHHH!!!... my bad.

    I see where the misunderstanding:
    I ordered Vasilinja directly via their BC page, not that precise page that I pointed out for Malady.
    The new Malady album isn't on BC...
  19. Thread: John Coltrane!!

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    Transition is certainly one of Coltrane's best...

    Transition is certainly one of Coltrane's best posthumous release (71, I think), for sure.

    Love Kule Se Mama as well.

    I've always thought Alice did quite a good job with John's musical legacy...
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    Sticky: Same sender, you think? Pity, I would've ordered...

    Same sender, you think?
    Pity, I would've ordered both at the same time



    Their best yet, IMHO
  21. Thread: JAZZ Discussion

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    ^^^ Fabulous auto-buy.... if I can avoid the...

    ^^^
    Fabulous auto-buy.... if I can avoid the punitive anti-BoJo impiort taxes
  22. Absolutely, LitP was a totally legitimate album...

    Absolutely, LitP was a totally legitimate album for me (despite on track from each of the first four albums) and I till hold on the the original copy I bought it second-hand back in 75.

    I also...
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    I believe the Green label is an assembly of 6...

    I believe the Green label is an assembly of 6 single Malts (which wouldn't make it a "blended scotch", but a "pure malt" (if memories are correct), three from the western isles, which makes it quite...
  24. I said I would try to explain, didn't say I would...

    I said I would try to explain, didn't say I would succeed. :meh

    You hear several sonic effects (flute, voice, etc...) on Benefit that are IMHO, poorly done (or done much better by others at a...
  25. For me, it's the weaker one of the first 6 (LitP...

    For me, it's the weaker one of the first 6 (LitP incl), but it's still way up there (too much a fan of Bunker & Cornick). There isn't many 70's second-era Tull albums I would place above it, and...
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    Sticky: Not so far yet. I'm in if they do, but since...

    Not so far yet.
    I'm in if they do, but since AltRock/Fading is OOB, I wouldn't bet on it too much.



    Mine arrived yesterday and it's been spinning in the car.

    Funny, that what sounded so...
  27. Thread: Tull Binge

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    Yeah, I must say that none of these three album...

    Yeah, I must say that none of these three album sleeves makes you think of spring or summer
    Also agree with Tull being a colder weather band.



    yup cosying up next to fire in the chimney


    ...
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    And then we've ZZ Top's Fandango album, Nick...

    And then we've ZZ Top's Fandango album, Nick Simper's Fandango the band) and Carmen's Fandangos In Space album as well.



    Hence part of my frustrations at the missing lyrics in the VdGG boxset...
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    Reid's words are halfway between the depth of...

    Reid's words are halfway between the depth of Waters or Ian Anderson and Jon A's mumbo-jumbo. In some ways Sinfield's words were often more decipherable.



    You sir, are making advertisement for...
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    This album is quite a disappointment in many ways...

    This album is quite a disappointment in many ways as it is very unfocused and completely uneven, although it has some brilliant tracks on it also.

    After the title track (we will assume that it is...
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    yeah, maybe, but are they selling? AFAIAC,...

    yeah, maybe, but are they selling?


    AFAIAC, the return of cheap second-hand CDs in record shops is good news
  32. Thread: VDGG box!

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    Mark Powell is also responsible for the Nucleus 9...

    Mark Powell is also responsible for the Nucleus 9 albums into 6 disc boxset, and, TBH, that also lacks respect for the original oeuvres (and no live bonus discs, since the BBC sessions is a...
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    Ade is all over it, indeed. And he brought...

    Ade is all over it, indeed.

    And he brought with him a lot of what he did with The Talking Heads, which is really why Discipline was so different than the 70's KC.



    Well it did happen!!!...
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    Sticky: excellent pick for Marcel Duchamp's Orchestre...

    excellent pick for Marcel Duchamp's Orchestre Tout Puissant. .

    not the type of album that I would get all that much mileage, but the Aquaserge (and a pinch of Can) reference are very enjoyable.
  35. Almost anything from Shub-Niggurath also Art...

    Almost anything from Shub-Niggurath

    also Art Zoyd, Univers Zero and Present as well (eerie & gloomy)
  36. Missed this thread so far. BWS is one of those...

    Missed this thread so far.

    BWS is one of those rare Zappa albums I still have to own.

    Heard it few/many times through the years and something has always kept me from liking it the same way I do...
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    RIP Melvin Van Peebles ...

    RIP Melvin Van Peebles


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64RVaCFSN6E
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    Their Facelift disc was near-disgraceful...

    Their Facelift disc was near-disgraceful sound-wise, though.

    For completionists-only, released in the frame of a wider boxset, maybe (IMHO), but back then, it was ill-advised to put it on the...
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    mmmhhh!!!... Couldn't find the other recent ZZT...

    mmmhhh!!!... Couldn't find the other recent ZZT thread, where we were assessing their discography.
    If anyone finds it, I'd recopy this over there as to not overshadow the RIP

    Dusty's recent...
  40. Thread: New Gong Album..

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    was there too (I work some 60km from the...

    was there too (I work some 60km from the Melkweg), but we didn't know each other back then...
    But then again, back then, I hardly knew anyone that I've met since and that post in PA, PE or...
  41. ever since the mid-70's in Canada, I've heard the...

    ever since the mid-70's in Canada, I've heard the term "brass-rock", but only in the last 10 years have I heard of "horn rock".

    Best Chicago album with VII.
  42. Thread: JAZZ Discussion

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    Yup, good suggestion Svettie Too bad they...

    Yup, good suggestion Svettie

    Too bad they don't have it CD format. It would"'ve been mine already.
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    Sticky: New Malady balbum out this week...

    New Malady balbum out this week
    https://www.recordshopx.com/artist/malady/ainavihantaa/#742179

    couldn't find samples - not out yet on their Bandcamp page.
  44. I think the key word in that metaphorical...

    I think the key word in that metaphorical question is "really" ;)
    It's more of a societal issue than a personal one. (but you knew that, right??)
    Probably he's questionning the 42 years of slavery...
  45. actually, that word makes me smile everytime I...

    actually, that word makes me smile everytime I hear it (and not just in Waters' mouth, because it's probably too nice to whom he was directing it)... And I never stopped using it a few times a year...
  46. :lol the sleeve makes me think of WYWH's...

    :lol

    the sleeve makes me think of WYWH's innersleeve with the red vail hiding the naked woman.





    With Aberlour, if you go up their offer, it's always very good (currently own the 16Y and...
  47. He should really put a lid on it. :roll ...

    He should really put a lid on it. :roll


    Somehow, I choose to +/- believe this


    But....


    :roll At least he says: "I think" :down
  48. Thread: VDGG box!

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    As Amazon is the first A of the hateful GAFA, I...

    As Amazon is the first A of the hateful GAFA, I tend to avoid it as much as I can (and have succeeded quite well since taking the decision some five years ago) , even if I must pay more expensive.
    ...
  49. I'll pass on this Got what I need from...

    I'll pass on this

    Got what I need from ELP(owell included)
  50. ATD is definitely a great one, but it's...

    ATD is definitely a great one, but it's definitely one of those "need to concentrate 100% on it", especially if you want to follow Waters' messages.

    That's why I like Is This... better. It's not...
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    Spyros & Ho Bo, Have you checked out VII?...

    Spyros & Ho Bo,

    Have you checked out VII? Because that one is fairly different, especially the first disc where they go fusiony ala Santana (IMHO) and this stuff is flabbergasting - if only...
  52. I tried a couple of French Whisky and indeed they...

    I tried a couple of French Whisky and indeed they go for cheaper prices than armagnac. Most of the French whisky production comes from Britanny and if bought in France, the prices are very reasonable...
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    Yeah, also met Whitehead at a Musical Box...

    Yeah, also met Whitehead at a Musical Box concert. Bought him his book, but he was rather pushy to buy a big print of his Genesis artwork



    Actually, I also had it, but it doesn't bring much to...
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    Like Rich is saying, TotT is clearly their best...

    Like Rich is saying, TotT is clearly their best artwork and its inner sleeve is awesome. Loved the waffled cardboard effects as well

    I think W&W's waffled cardboard artwork is also right up there,...
  55. Thread: Gongzilla

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    Seen the band twice with both the Moerlen...

    Seen the band twice with both the Moerlen brothers on board - Pierre was obviously a guest on vibes & drums.
    Quite awesome for 3/4 hour, but a full concert is a tad too much for me: too samey, and...
  56. Thread: VDGG box!

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    you got your answer :D

    you got your answer :D
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    Don't remember much of the 80's AC albums (can't...

    Don't remember much of the 80's AC albums (can't have been very relevant), but I dropped the thing after Caught In The Zipper.
    Otherwise I agree with the rest of your statement



    Utterly...
  58. Thread: VDGG box!

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    ^^^ Thx Jim. Always a pleasure to read...

    ^^^
    Thx Jim. Always a pleasure to read intelligent questions being answered in the same manner.



    Yup, I can easily do without these luxurious coffee-table books which reproduce the artworks...
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    The only new pop/rock album (with TS's Green...

    The only new pop/rock album (with TS's Green Desert) I actually bought that year: I was into 60/70 jazz and I would discover the RIO/avant bands & albums in the mid-90's.

    85 were Brothers In...
  60. Thread: VDGG box!

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    I am actually considering using the mini-lp...

    I am actually considering using the mini-lp sleeves (they look soooo 15425) for the 2021 remasters and keeping the 2005 discs inside the box, so I may keep them after all (given the prices for used...
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