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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Purgatory Brite » 15 Sep 2018, 11:26

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First listen, but sounding great. It might just be me, but I'm reminded of Stackridge by some of the tracks.

And John Coan, no you won't like it.

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 15 Sep 2018, 12:06

Oh my goodness....


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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Purgatory Brite » 15 Sep 2018, 12:14

Lord Rother wrote:(Very short though.... Don’t think I’ve played a prog album under 40 mins before!)



The CD I have includes 14 tracks and lasts 66 minutes. You may have a version that just includes the original tracks intended for the album and not the bonus ones.

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 15 Sep 2018, 12:32

I really should have taken the chance to see her in Reading a few months ago when the chance arose. :|


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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 15 Sep 2018, 13:07

Both the name of the band and the largely dirty vocals are things that go completely against my normal direction but this is a masterpiece.


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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby ConnyOlivetti » 15 Sep 2018, 16:34

Purgatory Brite wrote:Image


First listen, but sounding great. It might just be me, but I'm reminded of Stackridge by some of the tracks.

And John Coan, no you won't like it.


How does it holds up regarding their other albums?
Its been a while, so do they still have it?
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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Purgatory Brite » 15 Sep 2018, 18:18

ConnyOlivetti wrote:How does it holds up regarding their other albums? Its been a while, so do they still have it?


They still have the trademark Gryphon sound (crumhorns included) but have more in the way of vocals, hence my comparison to Stackridge. It's an album that's certainly worth hearing.

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 15 Sep 2018, 19:40

A French one man prog band - ain’t technology amazing?

My 1st reaction when I see it’s a solo project with most / everything done by one person tends to be a little negative as it somehow feels a little artificial (my problem, not theirs!) but this is one (like many) that has real merit.

Only played it a couple of times but will get more.

Neo prog with jazz and space elements and some heaviness, so lots of bases covered.

Progression by Failure - Sonic Travelogue

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 15 Sep 2018, 19:42

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Possibly their best?

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 15 Sep 2018, 20:43

For me, their best

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C' » 16 Sep 2018, 11:57

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A very robust album



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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 16 Sep 2018, 17:21

No better day than a Sunday for a bit of broad church.

Love this album. I’ve played a couple of others over the years but they haven’t really measured up to this.

Anyone here in a position to recommend a Frank Turner album? Doubtful.

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Another one I return to at least once a year. Last night was it. Brilliant album.

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 16 Sep 2018, 21:11

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Back where it all began...








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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C' » 16 Sep 2018, 21:57

NP

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 17 Sep 2018, 14:38

Maartin Alcock RIP.

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby John aka Josh » 17 Sep 2018, 20:30

Lord Rother wrote:Maartin Alcock RIP.






Indeed.


Came across as a really decent man, played on some great albums & at some of my favourite gigs.
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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Purgatory Brite » 18 Sep 2018, 14:10

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We were talking about progressive rock albums clocking in under 40 minutes. The 2018 album Sonder by TesserecT lasts a mere 36 minutes!

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Neil Jung » 18 Sep 2018, 15:17

C wrote:I was there.

Of course

Plus James and Pearl Jam

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Neil Jung » 18 Sep 2018, 15:24

Lord Rother wrote:NP

Possibly their best?

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Certainly my favourite.
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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 18 Sep 2018, 16:30

John aka Josh wrote:played on some great albums & at some of my favourite gigs.


I think the latter point is more poignanat than the first JJ - I saw him with Tull and Fairport umpteen times.

As for appearances on albums it was The Red & Gold/5 Seasons period of Fairport which wasn't great and he is a guest on Tull's mediocre Rock Island.

A great musician and undoubtedly an amicable man

RIP Maarts




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