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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby Lord Rother » 30 Apr 2017, 12:24

Not exactly prog but quite beatiful. (From the new album.)


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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby The Slider » 30 Apr 2017, 14:07

slightbreeze wrote: Don't you think the theme from The Simpsons is a rip off from the track "Ritt mickley"?



I think the theme from The Simpsons is a rip off from the track "Fracture"
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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby slightbreeze » 30 Apr 2017, 19:10

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slightbreeze wrote: Don't you think the theme from The Simpsons is a rip off from the track "Ritt mickley"?



I think the theme from The Simpsons is a rip off from the track "Fracture"

I bow to your superior knowledge. You are correct.

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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby pcqgod » 30 Apr 2017, 23:20

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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby Six String » 30 Apr 2017, 23:39

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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby Six String » 30 Apr 2017, 23:53

Moleskin wrote:In their '10 of the best' series, the Guardian Arts section gets around to the Crimson King.
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1. 21st Century Schizoid Man
2. Epitaph
3. Cat Food
4. Ladies of the Road
5. Larks Tongues in Aspic Part One
6. The Night Watch
7. Red
8. Starless
9. Thela Hun Ginjeet
10. Happy With What You Have To Be Happy With

Criticise, argue, discuss?


I've actually owned most of this and I've never owned a lot of Crimson. I'm not familiar with #10 so I can't comment on that one. I would probably pick a track off of Beat or Three Of A Perfect Pair. It sounds like I've managed to focus on their highlights according to this one source at least. I'm not surprised it is weighted to the first half of their career. They were more unique when they began. Don't laugh but their music had more soul in the beginning.

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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby soundchaser » 01 May 2017, 10:29

Moleskin wrote:In their '10 of the best' series, the Guardian Arts section gets around to the Crimson King.
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1. 21st Century Schizoid Man
2. Epitaph
3. Cat Food
4. Ladies of the Road
5. Larks Tongues in Aspic Part One
6. The Night Watch
7. Red
8. Starless
9. Thela Hun Ginjeet
10. Happy With What You Have To Be Happy With

Criticise, argue, discuss?


I don't know the last two, as I stop at Red. Of the first eight, I would drop the pretty hideous Ladies Of The Road, and replace it with the title track from the album it came from, Islands. I'd also replace 21st Century Schoizod Man, with In The Court Of The Crimson King. And The Night Shift would go, in favour of The Great Deciever. I'd have to make room for I Talk To The Wind and Trio, but otherwise, a pretty good list :D.

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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby C. » 03 May 2017, 00:23

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I've played this 3 or 4 times over the last few days and it's getting the thumbs up from me.

Robust stuff?

I think so

Good work Lord R




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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby pcqgod » 03 May 2017, 02:41

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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby Lord Rother » 03 May 2017, 08:28

Good to see another BBT convert in "C." whoever you are.

Now, 1st play of another new album, the well-received Lonely Robot - The Big Dream. (John Mitchell's band - he of It Bites, Arena and Frost*.)

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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby Lord Rother » 04 May 2017, 19:51

Acid folk with a goth vibe going on - never heard of them before this week but this is an excellent album.

Sure it's somewhat derivative of late 60s stuff, but good to hear it done better. Recommended.

Galley Beggar - Heathen Hymns

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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby Lord Rother » 04 May 2017, 20:42

New young Italian band's debut.

Very promising; good tunes, very Genesis sounding keys, lyrics in English are a bit forced, but the singer has a decent voice.

Definitely a band to watch (for me).

Cellar Noise - Alight

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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby clive gash » 04 May 2017, 21:24

Ascent - Triage

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Rother hipped me to this mediocre, nay, repellent, slice of Nu Prog.

Ascent are four lads (Harriett Clement - Tubs, Ian Masterpiece - Tubs, Doc Loam - Tubs, and Thomas "Tubs" Beard - Tubs, Synth and Sackbut) unafraid to unleash a thirty-minute epic of hey-nonnying, time-signature-switching disgrace, lads not bothered that they sound like Marillion being strangled by the ghost of Ian Anderson's Flute Teacher.

Robust stuff.
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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby Lord Rother » 05 May 2017, 06:54

Can't believe how late I was / am getting Budgie.

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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby Carlsson » 05 May 2017, 15:55

NP (I was there. Of course)

Original cover/mono release

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ooooooooooooooooooooof!








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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby Carlsson » 05 May 2017, 15:56

Lord Rother wrote:Can't believe how late I was / am getting Budgie.

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Robust album!

Seminal band!







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Re: Rother's Region [1400 pages]

Postby C. » 05 May 2017, 23:26

Lord Rother wrote:Can't believe how late I was / am getting Budgie.

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Robust stuff Lord R

Good Lad

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Their best?

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Re: Rother's Region [1401 pages]

Postby never/ever » 06 May 2017, 00:24

A long haul at 5 hours but any fans of TD-era Berlin School-music who like to travel back to these heady days and catch some unreleased 'new Tangerine Dream'- music should check out this:
https://www.mixcloud.com/Spiritland/ulr ... pril-2017/

Curated/mixed by Ulrich Schnauss. Really good stuff in there.
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Re: Rother's Region [1401 pages]

Postby KATANGA MY FRIEND! » 06 May 2017, 00:28

This is the new 'thrift shop scores', isn't it?
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Re: Rother's Region [1401 pages]

Postby never/ever » 06 May 2017, 01:09

Breef wrote:This is the new 'thrift shop scores', isn't it?


:D

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