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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 31 Jul 2018, 22:31

John aka Josh wrote:
Right now though I'm having a blast playing

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A stunning album













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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby robertff » 01 Aug 2018, 10:25

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 01 Aug 2018, 11:43

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby John aka Josh » 01 Aug 2018, 23:10

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Were you there? Reasonable oofness I assume!




Enjoying a delightful mug of tea myself.


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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 02 Aug 2018, 14:04

John aka Josh wrote:
C wrote:Image






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Were you there? Reasonable oofness I assume!



of course

give it a listen - ooooof-factor guaranteed









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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 02 Aug 2018, 20:01

This is nice. Much prefer it to Tony Banks’ classical albums which grow very thin very quickly.

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 02 Aug 2018, 20:26

German band’s only album, released in 1972.

Hard rocking prog and very good it is too.

Twenty Sixty Six and Then - Reflections on The Future


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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 02 Aug 2018, 21:24

Lord Rother wrote:German band’s only album, released in 1972.

Hard rocking prog and very good it is too.

Twenty Sixty Six and Then - Reflections on The Future



Good call!

The vocalist Geff somebody was the only Brit I recall






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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 02 Aug 2018, 22:39

Geoff Harrison.

Steve Robinson was on keyboards.

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 03 Aug 2018, 11:42

Lord Rother wrote:Geoff Harrison.



I recall an 'odd' spelling of Geff






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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby frimley_greener » 04 Aug 2018, 12:02

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Delightful.
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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 04 Aug 2018, 19:49

frimley_greener wrote:Image

Delightful.


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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 05 Aug 2018, 08:26

Originally known as Silesian Blues Band, SBB became the mainstays of the Polish (and Eastern European) prog scene in the 70s.

I have tried them before but they didn’t click. This however, their 1978 release has done so. Jazzy, symphonic and pretty mesmerising at time. There is a big back catalogue for me to investigate now which is always fun.

SBB - (Wołanie O Brzęk Szkła aka Slovenian Girls)

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 05 Aug 2018, 08:43

Tim Bowness - Abandoned Dancehall Dreams

I used to find TB’s unique dreamy soft vocals a little grating but he’s grown on me over the years. (After a while, the appeal of something different becomes apparent.)

I prefer his 2 albums since this rather one-paced release (sometimes you want to pick him up and give him a shake to change the mood a little) but it still has considerable appeal.

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 05 Aug 2018, 08:54

It’s been a couple of years or more since I last played this but going back through a big old Spotify playlist I have built over the years (of good / non-essential prog) this came up yesterday and it really is most enjoyable. Online reviews point to the obvious Yes / Genesis influences but to be honest that doesn’t stand out for me. A solid album.

XNA - When We Changed You

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 05 Aug 2018, 09:03

Another one from the playlist that I picked from yesterday....

Everon - Bridge

German band prolific a decade ago but seemingly gone the way of many, with no new release for a decade. This is jolly nice but standard symphonic with metal influences prog. (That BUT shouldn’t be as big as it sounds in the last sentence, I like this a lot.)

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Neil Jung » 05 Aug 2018, 09:42

Lord Rother wrote:Tim Bowness - Abandoned Dancehall Dreams

I used to find TB’s unique dreamy soft vocals a little grating but he’s grown on me over the years. (After a while, the appeal of something different becomes apparent.)

I prefer his 2 albums since this rather one-paced release (sometimes you want to pick him up and give him a shake to change the mood a little) but it still has considerable appeal.

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Bruce Fowler on Trombone » 05 Aug 2018, 14:06

NP

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 05 Aug 2018, 18:48

Nice informative posts Bob

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby robertff » 06 Aug 2018, 19:35

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