Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

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Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby never/ever » 20 Jul 2019, 10:02

A

Third Ear Band - Earth





B

Horslips – Trouble (with a capital T)

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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby never/ever » 21 Jul 2019, 00:34

I had Earth in my shortlist for this Cup. It's such a wonderfully playful track, sounds like taking a bunch of Arabian musicians to play the sirtaki at a Greek wedding, being egged on to go faster and faster.... Super track.

The Horslips-track channels the finest bit of Tull and Focus but didn't make me dance like a dervish....


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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby Jumper K » 21 Jul 2019, 11:56

Raggle Taggle ? Nein danke.
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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby toomanyhatz » 22 Jul 2019, 17:37

Both pretty dang ponderous. I like the march B is based around, though I don't care much for what they do with it. But A is endless and meandery. At least B does its thing (as dull as it is) and moves on.
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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby Hightea » 24 Jul 2019, 02:23

A- sounded nice and has nice group of musicians playing arabian like music, needs a belly dancer. It got a little too polka sounding in the end.

B - has the renaissance folk fair sound to it. I feel like I'm at the fair.

hm A I guess since it didn't have a singer.

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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby C » 26 Jul 2019, 21:35

One lad certainly knows his Carlsson Corkers (CCs)

Horslip rocks - a great track from a great album.

The Third Ear album is a very good album too

But I am ready to rock and feel like soem bouncebouncebounce....!

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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby Purgatory Brite » 30 Jul 2019, 22:59

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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby joels344 » 31 Jul 2019, 00:12

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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby Neige » 31 Jul 2019, 07:57

Sold my Third Ear Band albums over 30 years ago. Regret it now.

Still have the almost complete Horslips on vinyl. Very pleasant.

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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby algroth » 31 Jul 2019, 19:31

Two pretty opposite ends of the prog-folk section. B's a tad Tull-lite. A is absolutely wonderful.

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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby John aka Josh » 31 Jul 2019, 23:39

Close.

Both excellent but Horslips have more power and glory. B
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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby Lord Rother » 01 Aug 2019, 22:08

Both are quite acceptable in a not-what-I-usually-listen-to-but-it’s-held-my-attention kind of way.

Difficult choice - A

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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby trans-chigley express » 02 Aug 2019, 05:24

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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby Neil Jung » 02 Aug 2019, 16:36

There’s an interesting piece about Third Ear Band in Prog magazine.

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Re: Prog Cup 2019 Grand Final Match 3

Postby never/ever » 03 Aug 2019, 07:31

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