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    Didn't know about Leone singing on one track. I...

    Didn't know about Leone singing on one track. I have that live cd and find it very meaningful. The band seem so appreciative of the reception they were receiving. Big fan of these guys and the live...
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    Nothing like a 23 minute opener to break the ice....

    Nothing like a 23 minute opener to break the ice. Love that track!
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    I really like this band, my top three would be...

    I really like this band, my top three would be Rotvalta, Cosmic Minds At Play and Garden Of A Well Fed Head. I like the live one called Do Your Own Thing But Don't Touch Ours.
    Thanks for the...
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    5 star album in my opinion.

    5 star album in my opinion.
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    My last word on this. Hey I got my license plate....

    My last word on this. Hey I got my license plate. WEIDORJE and I'll drop dead if someone approaches me and says "Is that the band?" :lol
    Funny how in the liner notes they say they took the name...
  6. Release the Ounds!

    Release the Ounds!
  7. I just checked them out and they've released 18...

    I just checked them out and they've released 18 studio albums! I reviewed Lex Rex, Shadowlands and The Inconsolable Secret back some 12 years ago or so but never followed up on them. Shadowlands was...
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    Hugues I don't why I couldn't get into LAZONA...

    Hugues I don't why I couldn't get into LAZONA especially since they're one of the few PostRock bands to use mellotron. Another one that uses it though that I do really like is the Swiss band Equus.
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    Really enjoying WE LOST THE SEA's Departure Songs...

    Really enjoying WE LOST THE SEA's Departure Songs about people who lost their lives in heroic and unselfish ways. Just some killer instrumental bits and lot of beauty too. No vocals but quite a few...
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    For me the second side makes up for an "okay"...

    For me the second side makes up for an "okay" first side, but that second side is pretty incredible. Certainly not close to being a favourite studio album by these guys though.
  11. It wouldn't surprise me at all. I think Your...

    It wouldn't surprise me at all. I think Your Wilderness and the live album that followed showed that Bruce is really inspired now. I think Gavin has a lot to do with this and now that he's fully on...
  12. I'm really happy for Bruce, this is huge in my...

    I'm really happy for Bruce, this is huge in my opinion.
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    I enjoyed that and the list with some bands I...

    I enjoyed that and the list with some bands I hadn't heard of.
    Put my words into practice this afternoon heading up the mountain listening first to Sleepmakeswaves then O.Rang before heading home...
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    Roger Waters once said something like it was more...

    Roger Waters once said something like it was more important to have ideas as a musician than to be a great player, something like that. And Post-Rock for me had so many unique ideas. Even the cd...
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    A lot of people feel Talk Talk's Spirit Of Eden...

    A lot of people feel Talk Talk's Spirit Of Eden is where it all started. Bark Psychosis' Hex gets mentioned too. I just like where Godspeed took it and others with that apocalyptic sound in the...
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    I've been spending weeks coming up with my top 20...

    I've been spending weeks coming up with my top 20 Post-rock albums. I should have it done in a week, was going to start a thread about it but maybe I'll just add it here.
    Seemed like back in the...
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    I like them a lot, like Xing Sa even more....

    I like them a lot, like Xing Sa even more. Something clicked with Xing Sa and when it did I just couldn't get enough.
    I think One Shot gets mentioned probably more because all the guys have played...
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    Good point, I love Thompson's bass playing. His...

    Good point, I love Thompson's bass playing. His band Zoltan did an electronic album called First Stage Zoltan that kills with his bass and that ever present mellotron. I always thought more of...
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    I have talked about that Krautrock spirit for...

    I have talked about that Krautrock spirit for years when talking about new and borderline Krautrock bands that I feel have that sound. I don't know what the Zeuhl spirit is yet. I have a narrow view...
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    There were three spin-off bands that featured a...

    There were three spin-off bands that featured a lot of the Weidorje members, you mentioned Gauthier's and Paganotti's but the best might be from the other keyboardist in Weidorje Jean-Philippe Goude...
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    Thanks man, I will probably do that with the...

    Thanks man, I will probably do that with the Post-Rock one too just for discussion sake.
    The hardest part in any list like this is what to include or exclude. I was just looking at the thread for...
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    Maybe this will be my next project, to go through...

    Maybe this will be my next project, to go through all my favourite Zeuhl albums and come up with some sort of a list. Doing that now with Post-Rock. But yeah Weidorje's only album is incredible to my...
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    Like a throne cart for God is what Ezekiel saw. ...

    Like a throne cart for God is what Ezekiel saw.
    When I reviewed Weidorje's album almost 11 years ago based on that quote about Biblical tongue from the liner notes I mentioned Ezekiel with a...
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    Thinking of getting a personal plate for my car,...

    Thinking of getting a personal plate for my car, probably the only Koabaian word on a plate in Canada.:lol
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    I'm sorry! I replied quickly this morning to one...

    I'm sorry! I replied quickly this morning to one post before I had to go to work. Thanks for your info especially that obscure language from The Netherlands.
    TheH I think hit the nail on the head...
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    Also it's a song on Udu Wudu and my liner notes...

    Also it's a song on Udu Wudu and my liner notes which I think explain the concept are in French which I don't understand. It might help knowing what that is abaout if anyone knows.
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    This is true, I've studied the Bible for a lot of...

    This is true, I've studied the Bible for a lot of years which is why I said "whatever that means". It's not a word in the Bible so I'm not sure what the person was getting at who wrote the liner...
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    Weidorje

    Just curious if that word is French or Kobaian? From the Weidorje liner notes they say it means "Celestial wheel in Biblical tongue" whatever that means.
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    There was a reason he was handpicked for...

    There was a reason he was handpicked for Santana/McLaughlin's "Love Devotion Surrender".
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    Agreed, to my ears their best album. Love the...

    Agreed, to my ears their best album. Love the cover art too.
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    According to RYM it is the first remaster so you...

    According to RYM it is the first remaster so you must have the Sony one too.
    I should have a more careful listen.
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    RYM and Discogs doesn't show a 2004 re-issue....

    RYM and Discogs doesn't show a 2004 re-issue. Mine is 2003 Sony Legacy but I didn't notice any problems with the sound.
    In my opinion an absolute masterpiece by the way.
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    If ART ZOYD hasn't been mentioned they should...

    If ART ZOYD hasn't been mentioned they should have been.
    Mexicans ARTERIA- Cuatro Visiones
    VORTEX- Les Cycles De Thanatos
    YOG SOTHOTH- s/t
    OOIOO- Triga
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    I got "The Complete Stone Roses" sometime in the...

    I got "The Complete Stone Roses" sometime in the late nineties and I have no idea why unless maybe I heard them on 102 The Edge back in the day out of Toronto. Played it a lot though and enjoy their...
  35. This story was in the liner notes of the 2011...

    This story was in the liner notes of the 2011 remaster that Steven Wilson did. Interesting story.
  36. I'm not sure if Elfonia was mentioned yet? "This...

    I'm not sure if Elfonia was mentioned yet? "This Sonic Landscape" is pretty good but not essential. The appeal for me is Marcela Bovio, I love her voice. She plays violin on here as well. It was like...
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    Back when I was getting orders delivered almost weekly from Prog vendors, I also used CD Universe mainly for music the others didn't have. Anyway one of the orders I got had from them had a cd in it...
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    Interesting, the same year Guru Guru released...

    Interesting, the same year Guru Guru released "Mani Und Seine Freunde" with some of the Kraan guys playing on it.
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    Thanks for posting those lyrics. Tough times for...

    Thanks for posting those lyrics. Tough times for them back in those days I'm sure but I bet they look back in fondness. The many, many hours of the band practising on that old farm made them somewhat...
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    I agree with Cope as I'd pick those five ahead of...

    I agree with Cope as I'd pick those five ahead of Future Days but then a hundred of us Krautrock fans would all have different lists thankfully.
    And thanks Spyros for these lists, especially the...
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    Syd not unbuzzed:lol Will be spending this week...

    Syd not unbuzzed:lol
    Will be spending this week with Phil Miller's Split Seconds. Scares me that this was released in the late eighties. Not exactly the golden era but hopefully it will be one of...
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    I've only heard the debut Weisses Gold and...

    I've only heard the debut Weisses Gold and thought it was bad. Now it's been over ten years since I heard that one but German narration, German vocals and the focus on flashy keyboard play spells 2...
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    What a stretch of albums though from Camembert...

    What a stretch of albums though from Camembert Electrique right up to Expresso II, and the most recent two fit in well with those periods in my opinion. So much great music.
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    He played electric and acoustic violin on that...

    He played electric and acoustic violin on that Kawana album by Zao but also something called an artisanal bass violin.
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    I'm surprised he was so young actually. I think I...

    I'm surprised he was so young actually. I think I might like him best on ZAO's Kawana album.
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    Give me their first five studio albums pretty...

    Give me their first five studio albums pretty much in the order they were released plus "Are(A)zione" which brings me such fond memories of when I took it on vacation with me one year.
    Anyone heard...
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    I'm a big fan of Xing Sa, Neom and Setna but for...

    I'm a big fan of Xing Sa, Neom and Setna but for whatever reason that Xing sa album stands out above them all, my favourite album for 2010. Setna's debut would be my second place album out of those...
  48. German bands seem to be all over this concept....

    German bands seem to be all over this concept. Eloy has been mentioned, I like that one. Mythos' debut has a song on it called Encyclopedia Terra Part 2 but it's more about a machine he creates that...
  49. Great pick right there. The bass is killer I tell...

    Great pick right there. The bass is killer I tell ya! I just love their sound. Melodic and dark with some great sounding bass and drums especially.
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    Thanks Ian I was coming back to say I saw the...

    Thanks Ian I was coming back to say I saw the thread that said it's done and amazing too.
    I've been spinning "Schnorgel Attahk" (I think I spelled that right) all week and really enjoy it. Very...
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    Some great picks there if I do say so... hey I...

    Some great picks there if I do say so... hey I thought Camembert was doing the crowd funding thing for their new album but it's out already?
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    I get what your saying and I feel the last track...

    I get what your saying and I feel the last track is the best as well. The only negatives for me are those traditional folk melodies that pop up once in a while, but yeah it's fairly samey. It won't...
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    I haven't heard a lot of feedback about that...

    I haven't heard a lot of feedback about that Waters album but I think it might be his best. Loved "The Wall"-like samples and his raw emotion.
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    Three studio albums and one live so yeah fourth...

    Three studio albums and one live so yeah fourth overall. I love how warm and melodic this album is.
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    Right now it's a toss up for me between Wobbler...

    Right now it's a toss up for me between Wobbler and Accordo Dei Contrari for my favourite of 2017 but some more to get to.
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    Thanks so much for the link, they sound amazing.

    Thanks so much for the link, they sound amazing.
  57. Thread: KRAAN

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    I like that album a lot and Kraan is an...

    I like that album a lot and Kraan is an incredible band period. I actually picked up Helmut's new solo album and it's a bit of a mixed bag but the songs with Kraan helping him out are very good. Hope...
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    I think The Garden Of Earthly Delights is Prog. I...

    I think The Garden Of Earthly Delights is Prog. I mean talk about adventerous, one of my top albums for this year. Midsummer Moons is two guys playing acoustic guitar throughout and while a pleasant...
  59. I think their first two are average to pretty...

    I think their first two are average to pretty good sounding. I haven't revisited though so maybe I should. Both 3 star albums in my opinion. Seems to me I wasn't thrilled with the singer but the...
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    Violeta De Outono- Volume 7 Setna- Cycle I...

    Violeta De Outono- Volume 7
    Setna- Cycle I
    Porcupine Tree- Fear Of A Blank Planet
    Mar De Robles- Indigena
    Riverside- Second Life Syndrome
    Far Corner- Endangered
    Gazpacho- Night
    Pathosray- self...
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