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  1. I wonder what vinyl sales are now compared to...

    I wonder what vinyl sales are now compared to it's peak in the 80s/early-90s. Nostalgia and preference for analog sound clearly propelling them .... won't last though as older consumers inevitably...
  2. Thread: Genesis- Duke

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    Just never really 'worked' for me. I like most of...

    Just never really 'worked' for me. I like most of their songs through ABACAB, but for a few notable exceptions. I always FF though Back in NYC when listening to the Lamb; likewise for Squonk...
  3. Thread: Genesis- Duke

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    Not a huge fan of studio Duke, though the Duke...

    Not a huge fan of studio Duke, though the Duke Suite (Behind The Lines/Duchess/Guide Vocal/Turn It On Again/Duke's Travels/Duke's End) played live was really strong. Found most of the other songs on...
  4. Thread: Genesis- Duke

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    LOL, probably so. They can be fixed with...

    LOL, probably so. They can be fixed with multi-track tapes ..... if one has the willingness to do so. Apparently some keyboard 'repair' was done to get Rainbow '73 fit for release.
  5. Thread: Genesis- Duke

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    There certainly were multi-track tapes from many...

    There certainly were multi-track tapes from many shows as well (hopefully they still exist) - which I'd prefer to soundboards. Some of the Lyceum boots are pretty close to official-release-quality,...
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    I’ll buy the hirez download once available, but I...

    I’ll buy the hirez download once available, but I hope they don’t go too far to heavy prog. Not my cup of tea. Tried dream theater few times - just gave me a headache.
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    Some of my personal top 10 are not there and...

    Some of my personal top 10 are not there and there’s an embarrassing number I’ve never heard of …… but agree it’s not a bad list. Always found King Crimson hard to like, and have long lamented the...
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    Lots of contenders for me for second place....

    Lots of contenders for me for second place. Renaissance and the Moodys certainly, maybe ELO. Neither Yes nor Supertramp quite get there for me.
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    Trespass through Lamb is my absolute favorite...

    Trespass through Lamb is my absolute favorite five album run of any band I have in my catalog. Trick through ABACAB might be second LOL.
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    Shame, in retrospect, that they apparently were...

    Shame, in retrospect, that they apparently were unaware of the empire pool multitracks at the time of Archive 1. EP is a much better show IMO … well, the bits I have heard. Full show would have been...
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    Fully agree! Archive 2 was probably the biggest...

    Fully agree! Archive 2 was probably the biggest ‘miss’ for me. Loved Archive 1 and assumed they’d take the same approach with 2. Two discs of misc, stuff and then a complete show. Lyceum probably the...
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    Probably true. I recall TB saying at the time of...

    Probably true. I recall TB saying at the time of the remixes that releasing the 1973 version of Suppers Ready from Live was pointless since the same set included the song from Rainbow. Irritating to...
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    Monster was the very first genesis bootleg that I...

    Monster was the very first genesis bootleg that I bought. Still have it somewhere. Much better versions of that show emerged in later years …. all freely traded. Best version is probably the TM...
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    Always has been hard to understand why they...

    Always has been hard to understand why they didn’t release full shows from their tours. Perhaps they feel enough has been released and there wouldn’t be much of a market for them. Many shows across...
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    I bought a pair of tix because I have been to...

    I bought a pair of tix because I have been to every Genesis tour since W&W. Would be bad luck to break that streak now LOL. Impossible to pick a track list that will please everybody, so why even...
  16. That's unfortunate .... not surprising but...

    That's unfortunate .... not surprising but certainly unfortunate!
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    No question that the appeal/perception of live...

    No question that the appeal/perception of live albums has changed a lot over the years. Recall reading that Genesis Live (1973) was released over the objections of the band as a stop gap for the lack...
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    I always thought there were soundboard...

    I always thought there were soundboard recordings? Not professional multitracks, granted, but I've Genesis boots sourced from soundboards that sound decent.
  19. Liked Octave and LDV .... kind'a lost me after...

    Liked Octave and LDV .... kind'a lost me after that.
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    My approach to double albums is to just listen to...

    My approach to double albums is to just listen to the first disc for a while and then move on the second if the first inspires. Took me a week to move to disc 2 of Similitude. Haven't made it to disc...
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    This has been the message from the band for...

    This has been the message from the band for years. Too bad and hard to understand why they didn't commission a professional recording for at least a few of the shows. Oakland is fine for a audie, but...
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    Yah ... one of those 'I'll believe it when I can...

    Yah ... one of those 'I'll believe it when I can buy it' things .... and I WILL buy it. The Wall also please.
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    I'm paraphrasing, but I recall TB saying, before...

    I'm paraphrasing, but I recall TB saying, before the 2007 tour, that they wanted the fans to hear that they were more than just their hits ..... and then the setlist was mostly the hits :) with a few...
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    I listen to the 5.1 mixes occasionally. The gem...

    I listen to the 5.1 mixes occasionally. The gem for me was the live box, particularly the full Rainbow 73 Show. Sounds great and allowed me to dispense with a whole bunch of headache inducing boots.
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    LOL, it is .... once I get through the menu,...

    LOL, it is .... once I get through the menu, display goes off.

    Decided to give the 5.1 a spin tonight. Seems like a different version, again. Maybe just I missed that in the descriptions. I’m a...
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    Have given the longer version a couple of...

    Have given the longer version a couple of listens. I like it. Better than the last one, maybe not as much as WW. Really like PW as a bass player, not so much as a vocalist. Also bought the Blu-ray...
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    90 minute version plus blu-ray for me. Glad they...

    90 minute version plus blu-ray for me. Glad they offered the latter individually. Sold off all my vinyl 15 years ago.
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    Don’t really care about the video, but the full...

    Don’t really care about the video, but the full show should have been released officially on CD years ago. Never been clear to me why the band seem opposed to releasing archive shows. Good way to...
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    Hard to see concert tours until 2022 frankly. I...

    Hard to see concert tours until 2022 frankly. I haven’t missed a tour since W&W, so if they did come to the USA I’d be three. 2007 was a mixed bag for me though. Still wish they’d release some older,...
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    Patiently waiting ….

    Patiently waiting ….
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    Thanks for the link. US dates seem lees likely...

    Thanks for the link. US dates seem lees likely even than before.
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    Depeche Mode Blasphemous Rumors vibe on A...

    Depeche Mode Blasphemous Rumors vibe on A Desperate Man .... was the only DM song I ever liked LOL.
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    Spinning DC for the first time. A heavier edge...

    Spinning DC for the first time. A heavier edge certainly, but I’m really enjoying it. I usually buy the physical disc (because I’m evolved from hunter-gatherers not hunter-downloaders) then go back...
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    Thanks for posting. Absent the goofy silent movie...

    Thanks for posting. Absent the goofy silent movie footage, this is awesome. The W&W tour was my first attending tour, so I have no memory of Trick. I really do wish there was a really good full Trick...
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    Unless they add US shows I'll not be in...

    Unless they add US shows I'll not be in attendance. Are the 'casual' fans still around I wonder. I would hope the setlist would be more interesting than that. It would be nice to see something they...
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    Pretty cool ….. wedding comment made me chuckle....

    Pretty cool ….. wedding comment made me chuckle. It will be interesting to see if there are any US dates forthcoming.
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    I think this is my favorite new release of 2019...

    I think this is my favorite new release of 2019 ..... I like it better than bones. Surround sound version of Ever is excellent also.
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    Liking, though not loving, the new album. Similar...

    Liking, though not loving, the new album. Similar experience with bones .... which I ended up loving!
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    No worries .... they sound great BTW!

    No worries .... they sound great BTW!
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    Already had Perilous and Valkyrie …. ordered all...

    Already had Perilous and Valkyrie …. ordered all the others :)
  41. Less successful bands, commercially at least,...

    Less successful bands, commercially at least, seem to be able to sustain high levels of creativity. Glass Hammer and IQ come to mind. I liked the first 10 genesis albums, then they just went to top...
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    I’d love to see (and hear) a remaster of...

    I’d love to see (and hear) a remaster of Shadowlands. In the meantime I’m in for some hirez. Bought a couple a few years back; did not realize they were available again.
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    Oakland is quite remarkable, but it’s the only...

    Oakland is quite remarkable, but it’s the only Floyd boot I listen to anymore. Sound quality is important to me and I just cannot be bothered with crappy sounding recordings. Still amazing to me that...
  44. The 2-ch studio album remix is certainly...

    The 2-ch studio album remix is certainly available on its own, not sure about the multi-ch. I never found the overdubs on the Shrine show release to be THAT bothersome (there are overdubs on all/most...
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    I had intended to buy a spare OPPO before they...

    I had intended to buy a spare OPPO before they stopped making players. I have a sizable DVD-Audio, SACD collection (I started collecting them right from the start). OPPO was about the only...
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    Saw them multiple times, twice with RH. Second...

    Saw them multiple times, twice with RH. Second time was the August 1983 show at Madison Square Garden. RH was there lol, and did ‘announce’ that he was leaving the band. I think my favorite show was...
  47. Shame the bluray isnt avialable separately -...

    Shame the bluray isnt avialable separately - thats really the only part imwant. Oh well.
  48. Thread: The Final Cut

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    Seems to me thats how he always looks .....

    Seems to me thats how he always looks .....
  49. I have this curious experience with prog records....

    I have this curious experience with prog records. Those I love immediately I almost always end up not really liking over the long run. Those that leave me somewhat nonplussed initially end up being...
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    Both are very good. D&D gets the nod from me, if...

    Both are very good. D&D gets the nod from me, if only because it features one of my all time favorite rock vocalists, David Paton (he of 'Ho Ho Ho it's ..... well, you know)
  51. Trespass through the Lamb is as fine a 5 album...

    Trespass through the Lamb is as fine a 5 album run as you will find in prog (IMO of course). Selling England is my favorite of the five, though it's rather like having to pick just one favorite...
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    Liked Springsteen as a writer but not as a...

    Liked Springsteen as a writer but not as a performer. Much prefer the Manfred Mann versions (sort of prog).
  53. I automatically buy anything GH releases ........

    I automatically buy anything GH releases ..... though I think my set of coasters with band mugshots may be counterfeit .....
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    I think all three of the post-project albums are...

    I think all three of the post-project albums are strong. On Air even cam out on 5.1.
  55. I'm all for releasing downloads of live material...

    I'm all for releasing downloads of live material ..... as long as it sounds decent! The live version of Subterranea remains my single favorite IQ recording.
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    Anyone know if his 2018 tour is just him or him...

    Anyone know if his 2018 tour is just him or him plus band? I've seen him solo, and I don't need to again. Did see Supertramp both before and after he left. Saw them in 1983 at the NJ Meadowlands and...
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    My personal favorite live 'Tramp was the...

    My personal favorite live 'Tramp was the semi-official If Everyone Was Listening from 1975 (Odeon if I recall correctly). It was remastered (remixed?) for the recent deluxe Crime of the Century set,...
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    As some of their albums have faded for me over...

    As some of their albums have faded for me over time, this one has definitely grown on me.
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    Perhaps my favorite PF album as well. A great...

    Perhaps my favorite PF album as well. A great shame that no live recording of acceptable quality exists (well, other than the 1974 version with 'early' incarnations).
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    A wonderful musician. RIP Ray. The 'classic 7'...

    A wonderful musician. RIP Ray. The 'classic 7' albums remain among my very favorite run of albums from any band.
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