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  1. Now is your chance! :-) Step Across The Border...

    Now is your chance! :-)
    Step Across The Border is currently available on Vimeo, with or without German subtitles: https://vimeo.com/filmmuseummuenchen
  2. Thread: Motorpsycho

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    If I had to name one, this one would probably my...

    If I had to name one, this one would probably my favorite Motorpsycho album. It needs to get mentioned more often in this thread. :-)
  3. Do it, it's available on DVD. I think you won't...

    Do it, it's available on DVD. I think you won't regret it. It's one of the few documentaries I can watch repeatedly, I can always discover something new and it makes me happy every time.
  4. For me it definitely was Fred Frith - Step Across...

    For me it definitely was Fred Frith - Step Across The Border.

    I was already familiar with Genesis, Yes, King Crimson, Eno and Mahavishnu. Then a fellow student told me to go see this documentary,...
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    King Crimson: Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Part III....

    King Crimson: Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Part III. The studio version never clicked with me, but when I heard the live version on "Absent Lovers" I finally got an idea what the piece ist about.
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    That is very sad. He was much too young with just...

    That is very sad. He was much too young with just 50 years.


    https://youtu.be/UMamvozbIJY
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    That's a favorite of mine. Being a huge Moomin...

    That's a favorite of mine. Being a huge Moomin fan since my childhood helps, too.
  8. His autobiography is very entertaining, too....

    His autobiography is very entertaining, too. http://www.guypratt.com/my-bass-and-other-animals/
  9. Thread: Terje Rypdal

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    No problem. I misunderstood what you wrote and I...

    No problem. I misunderstood what you wrote and I thought you might be interested in a new CD.
    And I get what you are saying about mp3s. These days, I mostly buy downloads instead of CDs. If I can,...
  10. Thread: Terje Rypdal

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    Descendre has just been reissued on CD, together...

    Descendre has just been reissued on CD, together with Terje Rypdal (1971), What Comes After (1973) and Whenever I seem To Be Far Away (1974).
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    Thank you! That was very interesting! ...

    Thank you! That was very interesting!


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    Thank you very much for the interview! Very...

    Thank you very much for the interview! Very interesting! I'm currently listening to it piece by piece, whenever I find the time. Trey is an immense influence for me, his playing was one of the major...
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    Ricochet was my first TD album, and probably...

    Ricochet was my first TD album, and probably still is my favorite. I borrowed it on LP from the local library when I was about 15 years old and dubbed it on a cassette.
    For me it is also strongly...
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    New Release by Sproingg

    Hello all at PE,

    this is to let you know that now Sproingg's second CD is out (also available as download). (I'm the electric violinist and Chapman Stick-player of the band.)
    Sproingg's music can...
  15. Thread: Fred Frith

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    I need to try that one. "Cheap At Half The Price"...

    I need to try that one. "Cheap At Half The Price" has some great "pop" tunes, too.
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    He recently released two albums of improvised...

    He recently released two albums of improvised solo music.

    https://music.treygunn.com/
  17. Thread: Motorpsycho

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    The album also features Reine Fiske, Lars...

    The album also features Reine Fiske, Lars Horntveth, and my current favorite violinist, Ola Kvernberg.
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    Thank you for reminding me of this song. It's one...

    Thank you for reminding me of this song. It's one of the reasons George is my favorite Beatle.
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    Maybe he had died in a car crash and was secretly...

    Maybe he had died in a car crash and was secretly replaced by a look-alike?
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    Elton John sang on one song of that album (Snowed...

    Elton John sang on one song of that album (Snowed In On Wheeler Street). The voiceover on the title song was done by Stephen Fry.
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    You are evil.

    You are evil.
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    Not for me. :-) Although I'm an electric...

    Not for me. :-)
    Although I'm an electric violinist myself, I'm pretty ignorant of what is out there. So I'm very happy about this thread for some inspiration.
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    Who is DW again?

    Who is DW again?
  24. I agree. I usually find original music with...

    I agree. I usually find original music with electric guitars more interesting. I guess The Knells qualify here, as well: https://theknells.bandcamp.com/album/the-knells

    Although I did enjoy this...
  25. Pleasant surprises and unfortunate disappointments

    I recently bought the box (plus the book) and I‘m pleasantly surprised how much I like it.
    I had heard the studio albums before and was intrigued but not enthusiastic. Now that I have spent some...
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    Oh, that's nice! Their last album still is a...

    Oh, that's nice! Their last album still is a favorite of mine, and we went 500 km with the whole family to see them live (it was my son's first rock/pop/whatever concert).

    Here's a link to the...
  27. There was a subscriber-only release by Markus...

    There was a subscriber-only release by Markus Reuter last year, with two versions of Silent Night and other songs.
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    Got both book and box two days ago. Now I need...

    Got both book and box two days ago. Now I need four weeks holidays to really dive in.
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    If you're OK with a download, it's available...

    If you're OK with a download, it's available without the rest of the box: https://www.hdtracks.de/never-let-me-down-2018
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    Yes, there are so many wonderful bands around...

    Yes, there are so many wonderful bands around right now that can even be seen live, sometimes. No need to dwell in the past so much. :-)

    My recommendation would be Knifeworld:
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    I'm German and I must say I don't really care...

    I'm German and I must say I don't really care much for the German versions. The translations of the lyrics always sounded a little awkward and forced. I prefer the original versions by far.
  32. Their bass player, Marco Cerletti, made a solo...

    Their bass player, Marco Cerletti, made a solo album with his Chapman-Stick. One of the few solo-Stick-albums I really like (and I say that as a Stick player)...

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  33. That was a very enjoyable read, and it answered...

    That was a very enjoyable read, and it answered some questions I had. Markus Reuter had posted some videos of his mixing work on the ReconstruKction on Facebook, and I was wondering what had happened...
  34. 50 years old here with similar experiences as...

    50 years old here with similar experiences as some who wrote before me:

    I mostly listen to new music, there's so much wonderful stuff out there. Sometimes I dig a little deeper for previous...
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    That description is spot on. I'm currently...

    That description is spot on. I'm currently listening, it's available on Bandcamp: Nagah Mahdi - Opuscrits en 48 rouleaux
    Wow, I like it!
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    I totally agree. Gong is in good hands with these...

    I totally agree. Gong is in good hands with these guys.
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    There was a German band in the nineties who did...

    There was a German band in the nineties who did an EP with several prog classics on it (Carpet Crawlers, ITCOTCK, Bungle in the Jungle, Golf Girl, Roundabout, Child in Time):

    ...
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    Exactly!

    Exactly!
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    I think Elbow hasn't been mentioned here yet....

    I think Elbow hasn't been mentioned here yet. Singer Guy Garvey even described their music as "Prog without the solos".
    ...
  40. I'm sorry, my detector for sarcasm failed me...

    I'm sorry, my detector for sarcasm failed me there.
  41. Actually, it does. A viola has a different sound....

    Actually, it does. A viola has a different sound. You can't get a viola sound with a five-string violin or a tuned-down violin.
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    I know, I did it anyway. :-)

    I know, I did it anyway. :-)
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    Many favorites, but the one I'm listening to most...

    Many favorites, but the one I'm listening to most is probably Guapo's "History of the Visitation".

    https://cuneiformrecords.bandcamp.com/album/history-of-the-visitation

    Edit: I just saw that...
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    It seems to be the same:...

    It seems to be the same: https://www.jpc.de/jpcng/poprock/detail/-/art/kate-bush-the-other-sides/hnum/8995138?lang=en
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    Same here, and I'm enjoying it (now listening to...

    Same here, and I'm enjoying it (now listening to Future Days).
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    If you buy on Bandcamp, you can have both. :-) ...

    If you buy on Bandcamp, you can have both. :-)


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  47. I don't know how I had missed it, but thanks to...

    I don't know how I had missed it, but thanks to John Kelman's end-of-year-list, I became aware of Ola Kvernberg's new album "Steamdome". It already came out in June. Since I discovered him on...
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    I enjoyed reading "Under the Ivy", the Kate Bush...

    I enjoyed reading "Under the Ivy", the Kate Bush biography: https://www.amazon.com/Kate-Bush-updated-Under-Ivy/dp/1783056991
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    John, thank you for expressing it better than I...

    John, thank you for expressing it better than I could have done. I completely agree.
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    Oh yes, sorry, I had overlooked that. Yes,...

    Oh yes, sorry, I had overlooked that.



    Yes, I completely understand that, but it didn't really bother me, since I have never been a big fan of Queen (although I enjoy listening to them from...
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    Well said! Thank you!

    Well said! Thank you!
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    I don't know where you live, but the German...

    I don't know where you live, but the German reviews I've read were mostly quite positive.
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    And what about drum fills?

    And what about drum fills?
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    Well, you could say so, but the combination of...

    Well, you could say so, but the combination of the handclaps with the Sound of someone exhaling loudly is pretty characteristic, and I am quite sure that I have heard it before, in combination with...
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    You are right, boat Woman Song is quite...

    You are right, boat Woman Song is quite different. Meanwhile I found a YouTube Video where „Breath Taking“ can be heard at the end: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cwPui2K5z6U


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    Holger Czukay, „Breath Taking“

    A question for the assembled knowledge in this forum:
    On the Holger Czukay box set „Cinema“, there is one previously unreleased song called „Breath Taking“. It apparently features a sample of...
  57. Thread: Motorpsycho

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    I don't know about Vol. 3, but I bought Vol. 5 as...

    I don't know about Vol. 3, but I bought Vol. 5 as a download.
  58. This is how I started, too. My cousins made me a...

    This is how I started, too. My cousins made me a compilation tape with their favourite Beatles tunes, and I listened non-stop on a cassette recorder like this. Mine was made by BASF: :-)
  59. I recently fell in love with their first album,...

    I recently fell in love with their first album, and listened to it almost non-stop for a while. I'm not so sure about the second one, it's quite different and lacks the reckless carefree quality of...
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    I don't know if the original is a masterpiece,...

    I don't know if the original is a masterpiece, but for my taste this version surpasses it:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q6QyzLj5FU

    And for those who like it more prog-related:
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