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    Poll: Actually what´s still quite cheap are Mint or...

    Actually what´s still quite cheap are Mint or Near Mint records which had a wide distribution. I found recently a lot of older classic Prog records like Yes and Genesis in real good shape for a few...
  2. Nice pod cast, compact and an excellent...

    Nice pod cast, compact and an excellent overview.
    For a bit of inside rradong about Kraftwerk and it's internal conflicts I recommend Karl Bartos autobiography
    Btw his solo records are quite...
  3. Thread: Lingua Ignota

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    Lingua Ignota

    I read an interesting article about Kristin Hayter aka Lingua Ignota and listened to some tracks on her website. She has created a quite fascinating univers where Death Metal, Doom, Punk join...
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    Very sad story so....

    Very sad story so....
  5. Not the first , at least Thorsten Schütte´s...

    Not the first ,
    at least Thorsten Schütte´s great 2016 documentary ´Eat That Question´ ( 90 minutes plus about 50 minutes bonus on the DVD) was supported officially by the ZFT
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    Finally made it through the complete Halloween 81...

    Finally made it through the complete Halloween 81 boxset and must say I like it a lot a part from the ugly cover ( matter of taste)
    Good thing on the first 4 CD´s there a no doubles, seen that the...
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    An evening with Wild Man Fischer

    I knew that Zappa had produced the first record of Wild Man Fischer, but I never heard it and never really looked out for it neither. So the other day I listened to a Zappa bootleg `Our Man In...
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    Chris de Burgh , got a free ticket from a radio...

    Chris de Burgh , got a free ticket from a radio station, we were seated first row in a 2000 seater , it was incredibly loud and after every song a couple of women hushed to the edge of the stage to...
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    Nice interview, saw him last year in Paris with...

    Nice interview, saw him last year in Paris with Hans Lampe on drums. The snippets from the new record sound interesting , kind of Young Marble Giants vibe.
  10. Thanx for the info Michael

    Thanx for the info Michael
  11. Still don't get the concept a 100%. The festival...

    Still don't get the concept a 100%. The festival takes place 5th and 6th of September online, some shows live streaming, some pre-recorded but all will be aired in "real US Eastcote Timing. Right?
  12. Landshut/Bavaria Pop Festival 71 Beat Club Video

    Interesting mini -documentary about a 1971 Free "Pop" Festival in Landshut - Bavaria , organised by a group of students without any financial backing (counting on distribution by the festival...
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    Started listening to an interesting series of...

    Started listening to an interesting series of podcasts by Vinnie Colaiuta
    https://breakfastwithvinnie.com
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    Tal Wilkenfeld & Vinnie Colaiuta

    Right now my favourite rhythm section. I am big fan of Vinnie Colaiuta, I saw him on the 79 tour with Zappa but back then he was just one of the band members for me and I didn't realize what a...
  15. Second that, one of my favourite boxsets...

    Second that,
    one of my favourite boxsets easily to be made into a double treat with the recently released John Renbourn set.
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    I really liked his last project 'Bert Begar' a...

    I really liked his last project 'Bert Begar' a duo with the guitarist Eric Thomas, more "musical" then his project with the Quatuor Bela with a quirky Trout Mask Replica side. I saw them in concert...
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    I do Udi I was lucky to see Urban Sax in the 80s...

    I do Udi
    I was lucky to see Urban Sax in the 80s in concert in Paris. Their studio is not far from my place and from time to time they do concerts or public events.
    Last time I went there I had...
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    She does some interesting acoustique chamber...

    She does some interesting acoustique chamber music working on micro tonalities. It's the same vibe as her electro acoustic compositions, but as you well described you have to be in the right mindset....
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    One of my latest discoveries in the field of...

    One of my latest discoveries in the field of electro acoustic music : Eliane Radigue , takes time to geht Into her music but very rewarding.Trilogie de la mort is from 1998. A concert or her works...
  20. How does this actually work? I saw a couple or...

    How does this actually work? I saw a couple or virtual concerts and festivals during the lockdown, thé post impressive was the Moers Festival in Germany who did a deal with the French/ German TV...
  21. Thread: Gong - Shamal

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    I Always found Shamal a mixed bag, I do not like...

    I Always found Shamal a mixed bag, I do not like the vocals nor the lyrics of Mike Howlett, it's halfway World fusion with Malherbe's influence , but not as good as his later music with the Hadouk...
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    Would have liked to see that show you talk...

    Would have liked to see that show you talk about. I saw him the first time in 78 in Düsseldorf /Germany , which was a great show, I have a boot of this show.
    My favourite 74 boot is from October...
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    Yes , Finer Moments it was. I would like to have...

    Yes , Finer Moments it was. I would like to have some of the 74 boots officially cleaned up and released. From memory they had trouble with the mixing desk and there are few official recordings...
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    I regret a bit that the Family Trust don't seem...

    I regret a bit that the Family Trust don't seem to have a coherent release strategy. I quite liked the Road Venues idea , nice layout , entire shows and not too expensive.
    Most of the...
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    Actually I would prefer whole tour and/or...

    Actually I would prefer whole tour and/or concerts downloads/CDs a bit like the KC Club CDs or the GD picks, with a simple unified look. I replaced some of the newer boxes with homemade covers, I...
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    Great list! !!! I have listened to a couple of...

    Great list! !!!
    I have listened to a couple of scores all for films by Mauro Bolognini, one of the longest collaborations of Morricone:
    Assoluto naturale 69
    Fatti di gente perbene 74
    Per le...
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    Now that you mentioned it I remember having seen...

    Now that you mentioned it I remember having seen the Montana video somewhere.
    Btw I forgot that they were also some hidden tracks on the Roxy DVD
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    Kin Crimson : An alternative guide to KC (2...

    Kin Crimson : An alternative guide to KC
    (2 Lp) Panegyric
    A young guide to KC was one of the records I sold and always regretted to have sold it.
    When I saw some time ago the cover in the ...
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    I saw today a video of the Roxy 73 concerts, IMO...

    I saw today a video of the Roxy 73 concerts, IMO monday 10th about 32 minutes : Band intro, Montana, Dupree's Paradise . The tracks are not on the concert DVD , have they been officially released...
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    Rondo Hatton Band Tours 1974

    Rondo Hatton Band Tour 1974

    The French journalist Christophe Delbrouck had written 10 years ago and excellent Zappa biography in 3 volumes (about 1500 pages), Very good read ,btw Delbrouck plays...
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    From memory this goes even further back. The...

    From memory this goes even further back. The father of Dario Argento , Salvatore was a film producer and as all lived in Rome I remember having seen a documentary where Dario Argento talks about...
  32. Saw a couple on amazon.de , but quite expensive....

    Saw a couple on amazon.de , but quite expensive. ...
  33. Haven't seen this one before. British TV? There...

    Haven't seen this one before. British TV? There is a funny camp attitude to this one.
  34. Great interview!!! Derek is one of the smartest...

    Great interview!!!
    Derek is one of the smartest persons in music business with Zappa and Miss Bush, having this inside/outside perspective of the trade...too bad while watching I had this question...
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    That are two great lists Udi !!! I had a bit of...

    That are two great lists Udi !!! I had a bit of trouble finding some scores I like, because I couldn't remember the title. So I started burning CDs for my favourite files and printed out the covers....
  36. Great video , Touching , the way GG deals with...

    Great video ,
    Touching , the way GG deals with it's own history and its fan base is perfect IMO.
    Just ordered a 3 Friends vinyl. Hope that Glasshouse gets a vinyl re-release.
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    Ennio Morricone soundtrack for Ninfa Plebea by...

    Ennio Morricone soundtrack for Ninfa Plebea by Lina Wertmüller
    Two beautiful themes one romantic one dramatic interwined
    https://youtu.be/OxaLCHZcCbI
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    istened again a bit more focused to the Lumpy...

    istened again a bit more focused to the Lumpy Money set. I had kept my first Zappa Records twofer Lumpy/ Money with the horrible 84 mix ( btw did Zappa himself all these bass and drums...
  39. I saw them only once in 76 in Düsseldorf , great...

    I saw them only once in 76 in Düsseldorf , great concert which spoiled my music taste until now and the support act was Banco and there is no way you forget Francesco Di Giacomo when you saw him on...
  40. Found this in my archives : May 16 1980 Tower...

    Found this in my archives :
    May 16 1980 Tower Theatre
    "The opening act was the Granati Brothers , a band for whom Ray had produced some demos"
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    I listened today to a nice Pal Studio compilation...

    I listened today to a nice Pal Studio compilation 'Masked Turnip Cyclophony' 25 tracks some I didn't had so far plus the audio track of the Steve Allen show nice cover too.
    Question : Is this...
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    It has become quite expensive , the second box...

    It has become quite expensive , the second box even more, but the individual CDs are quite easy to find for a decent price.
    I listened yesterday to Swiss Cheese/Fire the famous Montreux concert...
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    Actually, there was a French Disquaire day the...

    Actually,
    there was a French Disquaire day the 20th of Juin, but it was not a big success.
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    Yes, A heavily bootlegged show that Zappa...

    Yes,
    A heavily bootlegged show that Zappa released as Disconnected Synapses in the Beat The Boots box, but already saw your title apparently a link to the frog eating Frenchies
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    As you guessed it's Underwood's treated sax ....

    As you guessed it's Underwood's treated sax
    . Btw Sugarcane Harris played also on a concert in 70 with the Hot Rats band at the Olympic theatre, (may?) this could have been another interesting...
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    I listened to the standard 4 CD Set and there is...

    I listened to the standard 4 CD Set and there is no King Kong (or other track) with Ponty who did from memory only the december 70 Paris concert as a guest. Is there a deluxe edition with more...
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    I finally listened to the new Zappa box Mothers...

    I finally listened to the new Zappa box Mothers 1970. I prefer in general the complete concert sets, Warts and all, a bit like Grateful Dead or lately King Crimson and Gentle Giant concert releases...
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    I have a problem with CDs that come in small...

    I have a problem with CDs that come in small cardboard sleeves mostly samplers. They tend to "dissapear" when filed between regular CDs . So I put all in two large boxes, but sometimes I look for a...
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    I have put Wigwam, Tasavallan Presidentti and...

    I have put Wigwam, Tasavallan Presidentti and Pekka Pohjola under JR/ Fusion which resumes at the same time my Finnish Prog section, but I have left all Canterbury together JR/ Fusion or else....
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    I had found last year a cheap 2 LP German Rock...

    I had found last year a cheap 2 LP German Rock sampler on the Intercord Label " Super Rock Festival" with tracks from Kraan, Omega, Can, Hoelderlin , Birth Control , Jane , Nektar and quite...
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    https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/m...

    https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/ennio-morricone-death-age-cause-composer-oscar-scores-a9602996.html
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    A couple already mentioned: Nuggets Woodstock...

    A couple already mentioned:
    Nuggets
    Woodstock
    ReR Quaterly
    Miniatures (kind of V/A)
    Westcoast (Rhino? ) 4 CDs and a nice book with great photos
    Grapefuit Records has some nice UK Psy...
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    Yes , As you guessed the British Azimuth, one of...

    Yes ,
    As you guessed the British Azimuth, one of my favourite ECM releases btw one record as a Quartet with Towner as a guest. There is a boxset with most (all?) records. I saw records of the other...
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    I have never stopped listening and buying vinyls...

    I have never stopped listening and buying vinyls , but these days it's still my main medium.
    I have tons of downloads on different hard disks and never classified them and a lot have just numbers...
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    I started to with an ECM section , but dissolved...

    I started to with an ECM section , but dissolved it and created a Chamber Jazz section where I have a lot of ECM but not only, I have now all Oregon , Towner solo , Cordona , Azymuth , Wheeler Solo ,...
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    One of the positiv points of the lockdown I...

    One of the positiv points of the lockdown I reorganised completely my shelfs , vinyl , CD's, DVDs and books (seen that some share the same place like DVDs and DVD size boxsets)
    I pulled everything...
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    Zappa and Orchestra , another interesting...

    Zappa and Orchestra , another interesting combination. A couple of years ago I saw L'Ensemble Modern with a Zappa programme, the main dish was Greggary Peccary, scarringly precise musically, but...
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    Forgot this one, agreed great record!

    Forgot this one, agreed great record!
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    Strings Attached

    I had listened lately to a couple of records with orchestral arrangements, some I re-discovered and some discoveries. In general, I am bit sceptic, I am not a big fan of orchestral arrangements in...
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    I bought the 2012 Concerts vinyl, mainly because...

    I bought the 2012 Concerts vinyl, mainly because I love the cover and there are lots of details. It's an Italian print by a company named Goodfellas. It's based on the 2006 Bob Drake remastering, so...
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