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    Doug Helvering Youtube channel

    It's a great channel. Classical composer reacts to prog rock he's never heard. He digs most of it.

    https://www.youtube.com/c/rdouglashelvering

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    Quote Originally Posted by davis View Post
    It's a great channel. Classical composer reacts to prog rock he's never heard. He digs most of it.

    https://www.youtube.com/c/rdouglashelvering
    I came across him once when it popped up in my YT feed..pretty cool and he's very passionate about music.

    For myself, I'd rather just listen to music than hear what someone else's opinion of it is, but that's just me. It's like there are only so many minutes in a day, why not just enjoy the music itself!
    It's a format that wears out quite quickly for me, but initially fun to hear what someone trained classically thinks of this music.

    Thanks for posting this, I'm sure many others will find it interesting and enjoyable.
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    He featured Zappa's The Black Page recently and he put the score up on the screen which made it more interesting.

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    TC: I generally prefer to listen to music than watch someone else listen to it. But some of the reactionaries (heh) like Helvering, Jamel aka Jamal, and the "Lost in Vegas" duo, do two things: first, their enthusiasm for the music can reignite mine, much the way playing a favorite track for a friend can do; and second, sometimes they hear something in the music that I've never heard, and point it out to me, and I'm grateful because from then on it enriches my experience of the music. (Helvering is particularly prone to this.)

    You've got to see Helvering's episode from last Friday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sturgeon's Lawyer View Post
    TC: I generally prefer to listen to music than watch someone else listen to it. But some of the reactionaries (heh) like Helvering, Jamel aka Jamal, and the "Lost in Vegas" duo, do two things: first, their enthusiasm for the music can reignite mine, much the way playing a favorite track for a friend can do; and second, sometimes they hear something in the music that I've never heard, and point it out to me, and I'm grateful because from then on it enriches my experience of the music. (Helvering is particularly prone to this.)

    You've got to see Helvering's episode from last Friday.
    Thanks, I'll give it a look tomorrow.
    I think the episode I had seen before might have been about Dream Theater or Rush. I found it interesting to look at the music through his analysis and discovery, but it's not something I go back to often.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sturgeon's Lawyer View Post
    TC: I generally prefer to listen to music than watch someone else listen to it. But some of the reactionaries (heh) like Helvering, Jamel aka Jamal, and the "Lost in Vegas" duo, do two things: first, their enthusiasm for the music can reignite mine, much the way playing a favorite track for a friend can do; and second, sometimes they hear something in the music that I've never heard, and point it out to me, and I'm grateful because from then on it enriches my experience of the music. (Helvering is particularly prone to this.)

    You've got to see Helvering's episode from last Friday.
    Interesting in that those are the same three reaction channels I listen to, and for the same reasons! I also like Soul Train Bro though he can be a bit long-winded.

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