How broad church is prog...?

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Re: How broad church is prog...?

Postby Purgatory Brite » 11 Feb 2019, 17:45

Goat Boy wrote:The whole broad church nonsense has been a pernicious BCB con job from the very beginning, perpetrated by the high priest of BCB PROG, C and his more fawning onanistic acolytes for their ongoing Prog Corner circle jerks.

hence Krautrock becomes "prog", hence Eno becomes "prog", hence anything C likes becomes a bit "prog".


You've missed the actual point. Carlsson doesn't actually like Prog, evidenced by his oft repreated claim that not one note of music released after 1974 has any merit. His so-called handful of decent bands since 74 is a deception, most of them are average or mediocre. I think he has a dysfunctional attitude to music, he instantly dismisses any music from outside of his comfort zone as "derivative claptrap" which show a ridiculous intolerance on his part. I found, to my cost, that he doesn't like music only noise.

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Re: How broad church is prog...?

Postby Jimbo » 11 Feb 2019, 18:45

When Hendrix said "You'll never listen to surf music again," he was saying that we'd be listening to progressive music from then on.
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Re: How broad church is prog...?

Postby Goat Boy » 11 Feb 2019, 18:49

Purgatory Brite wrote:
Goat Boy wrote:The whole broad church nonsense has been a pernicious BCB con job from the very beginning, perpetrated by the high priest of BCB PROG, C and his more fawning onanistic acolytes for their ongoing Prog Corner circle jerks.

hence Krautrock becomes "prog", hence Eno becomes "prog", hence anything C likes becomes a bit "prog".


You've missed the actual point. Carlsson doesn't actually like Prog, evidenced by his oft repreated claim that not one note of music released after 1974 has any merit. His so-called handful of decent bands since 74 is a deception, most of them are average or mediocre. I think he has a dysfunctional attitude to music, he instantly dismisses any music from outside of his comfort zone as "derivative claptrap" which show a ridiculous intolerance on his part. I found, to my cost, that he doesn't like music only noise.


I stand corrected!

I bow to your superior prog perspective my learned and insightful friend.
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Re: How broad church is prog...?

Postby Lord Rother » 11 Feb 2019, 20:30

DEEPLANK wrote:
Goat Boy wrote:The whole broad church nonsense has been a pernicious BCB con job from the very beginning, perpetrated by the high priest of BCB PROG, C and his more fawning onanistic acolytes for their ongoing Prog Corner circle jerks.

hence Krautrock becomes "prog", hence Eno becomes "prog", hence anything C likes becomes a bit "prog".

Honestly, they are worse than goths.


Desperately sad and small-minded cunts, always grasping for anything or anyone who can help validate their foul-smelling little corner.


You guys! :lol:

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Re: How broad church is prog...?

Postby Count Machuki » 11 Feb 2019, 20:42

How many broads are in the church?
How many not named Stacia?
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Re: How broad church is prog...?

Postby C » 11 Feb 2019, 21:15

Count Machuki wrote:How many not named Stacia?


oooooof!





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Re: How broad church is prog...?

Postby Ranking Ted » 11 Feb 2019, 21:45

PENK wrote:PROG: Hatfield and the North, Hawkwind, Thin Lizzy, The Australian Pink Floyd, Howard Jones, The Lighthouse Family, Laura Nyro, Arthur Conley, CPE Bach, Boyz II Men

NOT PROG: Echobelly, Spike Jones and His City Slickers, Fun Boy Three, Dusty Springfield, Slaughter and the Dogs, Lil Wayne, Magma, the Czech ice national ice hockey side 1988-93, Pussycat Dolls, Yes, Instituto Municipal de Turismo de Córdoba

Hope this clears things up.

Finally, some sense. Can we a get a definitive prog/non prog analysis of these:

Bing Crosby
Jackie Mittoo
Renegade Soundwave
Dollar
Marillion
Daphne & Celeste
Pizzicato 5
Sammy Davis Jr
Peter & The Test Tube Babies
Henry Cow
They Might Be Giants
Spandau Ballet
Clarence Carter
Genesis
C&C Music Factory

Thanks in advance.

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Re: How broad church is prog...?

Postby GoogaMooga » 12 Feb 2019, 02:49

The first time I heard prog mentioned would have been c. 1980-81, in high school, at a time when we were taping for each other. A Dutch classmate somehow sold me on ELP, and used as an argument, "progressive rock, yeah". Not once did I hear the abbreviation mentioned in high school. So I went out and bought a few LPs, ELP, King Crimson, Jethro Tull, but only "Aqualung" left me a bit in awe. The rest I soon tired of. I've never taken a virulent anti-prog stance, at least I hope not, and over the years I've caved in and gotten more Tull, then Strawbs, Camel, and a few other things.
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Re: How broad church is prog...?

Postby C » Today, 07:54

Hightea wrote:




Don't get me started on Eno and Prog. Yes he was other things but to not tie him at least some of his stuff to prog don't get it.


Prog at its most robust

Delightful selctions





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Re: How broad church is prog...?

Postby ConnyOlivetti » Today, 11:30

Genres are for sissies!
There is good music and bad music!
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