Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby never/ever » 06 Nov 2015, 08:33

NP:

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Complete with remix of both albums by Bruce Soord/Steven Wilson.
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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 06 Nov 2015, 21:13

Great stuff.

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Huw » 07 Nov 2015, 09:51

never/ever wrote:NP:

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This looks fabulous....

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 07 Nov 2015, 11:56

Looks great but I do struggle with Mr Cookie.

Edit: Just played the opening track and suspicion confirmed - horrendous Death Metal vocals. If I could take him out of the mix then it'd probably sound as good as it looks.

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Huw » 08 Nov 2015, 10:47

Lord Rother wrote:Looks great but I do struggle with Mr Cookie.

Edit: Just played the opening track and suspicion confirmed - horrendous Death Metal vocals. If I could take him out of the mix then it'd probably sound as good as it looks.


Yep, got to agree. Looked good, but sounds horrible :(

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 10 Nov 2015, 08:13

Outstanding track from a very good album.


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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Huw » 10 Nov 2015, 09:16

Lord Rother wrote:Outstanding track from a very good album.



Oh goodness! Another one to add to the list :lol:

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 13 Nov 2015, 20:16

Not bad, though definitely down the pop prog end of the genre.

Bit of Collins and Gabriel about the vocals on occasion, but I'd suggest a Sound of Contact feel to it overall, though not as good.

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby ORORORO » 13 Nov 2015, 20:21

This stuff you listen to really is absolute fucking crap, Bob. I mean, honestly. It really is.
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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 14 Nov 2015, 10:54

You'd get on well with my family.

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Neil Jung » 14 Nov 2015, 13:31

Glad to hear you're doing well Huw.
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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Huw » 15 Nov 2015, 12:32

the real bee wrote:This stuff you listen to really is absolute fucking crap, Bob. I mean, honestly. It really is.


Simple. Just don't visit this thread if that's how you feel. It really is that easy. Some people are however in new prog music.





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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Huw » 15 Nov 2015, 12:35

Neil Jung wrote:Glad to hear you're doing well Huw.


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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 15 Nov 2015, 16:08

Don't be put off by the band name, this is another excellent new album.

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Huw » 21 Nov 2015, 11:45

Purposeful Porpoise? No worse than The Porcupine Tree I suppose!

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 21 Nov 2015, 21:37

Greek prog band's second album.

Excellent, ranging from pop prog to folk, ambient and spacey and a fair bit in between.

Really interesting album and one I'd recommend highly.

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 22 Nov 2015, 20:56

The Source - All Along This Land

Young band from LA's debut album.

Only on first play still but I am loving this. With talented young musicians writing and performing prog like this it would seem that the genre is in safe hands, even if the style is fairly retro at this stage.

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For some reason they really do seem to be a well kep secret with very little on YouTube so this will have to do - part 1 of a 5 piece Suite. They are on Spotify so do give them a try - more than promising.


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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 04 Dec 2015, 09:33

Hard rock Canadian band with hints of prog and definite Middle Eastern influences - this is a pretty fine Greatest Hits compilation. They will sound familiar on many levels.

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 05 Dec 2015, 13:43

The Room - Beyond The Gates of Bedlam

New release from British crossover prog band - I found the beginning a bit weak (maybe it's getting used to the slightly strained vocals) but it gets better as it goes along.

Perfectly pleasant without ever souring...

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby trans-chigley express » 10 Dec 2015, 14:18

The latest parcel of goodies arrived from Burning Shed this week including these two that I've been playing tonight:
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His first solo album in name only as the first few Pineapple Thief albums were effectively solo albums but I guess these days he considers Pineapple Thief to be a full on band. More stripped down than his band albums and sounding very good on the first couple of listens and will get many more plays in the coming days.

Unfortunately the same can't be said for this:
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Lacklustre 4th album from the now virtually Wilson-less Blackfield. Sadly most of the talent in this duo seems to have gone with him.