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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby robertff » 28 Aug 2019, 16:11

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby soundchaser » 29 Aug 2019, 09:13

Rope Ladder To The Moon.


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Postby robertff » 29 Aug 2019, 10:45

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Pretty good WA comp.



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Re: PROG CORNER

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 31 Aug 2019, 12:12

Derivative for sure but some seriously nice neo prog on this debut album from Atlanta. Impressive stuff, largely keyboard driven - unfortunately the vocals let it down somewhat. The guy can certainly sing better than yours truly but on 1st play he’s not a lead singer.

Maybe it’s just a style thing and he’ll grow on me.

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 31 Aug 2019, 15:13

soundchaser wrote:Rope Ladder To The Moon.


A really robust version..

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What a superb album this is
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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby John aka Josh » 31 Aug 2019, 20:59

soundchaser wrote:Rope Ladder To The Moon.






That's good!


Thanks.
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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby Lord Rother » 01 Sep 2019, 15:30

US jazz prog fusion from late 80s. Tight as fcuk as these bands usually are and it’s more than ok, if not really my usual thing.

Anyone familiar with them?

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 01 Sep 2019, 16:39

Lord Rother wrote:US jazz prog fusion from late 80s. Tight as fcuk as these bands usually are and it’s more than ok, if not really my usual thing.

Anyone familiar with them?

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That was good - no I haven't heard of them

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Postby John aka Josh » 01 Sep 2019, 21:06

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About halfway - I'm listening via a Youtube full album, all one track so not sure which tune I've got to - and excellent. Thanks for the heads up!
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Re: PROG CORNER

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John aka Josh wrote:Image



About halfway - I'm listening via a Youtube full album, all one track so not sure which tune I've got to - and excellent. Thanks for the heads up!


It's on the PSL list JJ and will feature within the next few weeks

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby robertff » 02 Sep 2019, 19:26

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Whatever possessed me to buy this?


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As our new P.M. likes to say 'that's the spirit'.



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Their best? I think so.


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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby John aka Josh » 02 Sep 2019, 20:26

robertff wrote:WP

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Whatever possessed me to buy this?



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A wish to explore medieval/renaissance music? I find it enjoyable though only have it as a part of a twofer along with Midnight Mushrumps which is proggier, (but the songs are are better than the suite). Red Queen to Gryphon Three is their prog/folk masterpiece, great variety of textures, moods and some gorgeous melodies.
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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 02 Sep 2019, 20:49

John aka Josh wrote:A wish to explore medieval/renaissance music?


Check out The Amazing Blondel








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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby robertff » 03 Sep 2019, 07:23

John aka Josh wrote:
robertff wrote:WP

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Whatever possessed me to buy this?



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A wish to explore medieval/renaissance music?




No that wouldn't be it. I'm guessing someone here, whose opinion I usually valued, recommended it at sometime and I thought I'd investigate - you live and learn.


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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby soundchaser » 03 Sep 2019, 14:39

robertff wrote:WP
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One of the very first albums in my collection, so obviously very dear to my heart.

I think it was Hurry On Sundown that initially drew me in and from then on I’ve been a Hawkwind fan.

And then came In Search Of Space...

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 03 Sep 2019, 15:44

soundchaser wrote:
robertff wrote:WP
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One of the very first albums in my collection, so obviously very dear to my heart.

I think it was Hurry On Sundown that initially drew me in and from then on I’ve been a Hawkwind fan.

And then came In Search Of Space...


I saw them live on John Peel's Show a week before it was released

MM, or was it NME, described this new band as 'Pink Floyd on acid'

I'd never heard of them and wasn't aware of who Nik Turner was despite talking to him in the queue outside the venue for about 15 minutes!

It wasn't until they came on stage that I realised I was previously talking to a band member






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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby C » 03 Sep 2019, 15:46

soundchaser wrote:In Search Of Space...


Sorry to be a pedant but did you realise that the title was:

X in Search of Space
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Check out the cover






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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby soundchaser » 03 Sep 2019, 16:29

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soundchaser wrote:In Search Of Space...


Sorry to be a pedant but did you realise that the title was:

X in Search of Space
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Check out the cover

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I do, but didn’t know that at the time. However, In Search Of Space is how I’ve always thought of it, so that’s how it is.

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Re: PROG CORNER

Postby soundchaser » 03 Sep 2019, 16:33

C wrote:
I saw them live on John Peel's Show a week before it was released

MM, or was it NME, described this new band as 'Pink Floyd on acid'

I'd never heard of them and wasn't aware of who Nik Turner was despite talking to him in the queue outside the venue for about 15 minutes!

It wasn't until they came on stage that I realised I was previously talking to a band member

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Nice memories. And yes, they definitely borrowed from Pink Floyd at first, but soon found their own sound.