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« Reply #24660 on: February 11, 2018, 05:02:02 PM »
Playing the first SACD ~



For me, Yes’ most unappreciated album from their ‘classic’ period. It took me some time to fully appreciate it the way I did say Close to the Edge or Relayer, but it rewards a listener who is patient I believe.
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« Reply #24661 on: February 11, 2018, 07:13:02 PM »
Yeah, I just wish Hackett would get rid of Nad Sylvan. I’m not particularly keen on his voice.

I agree, MI!

I'd be okay with an album of all instrumental tunes from Hackett; one disc covering his solo career and the other devoted to Genesis material.


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« Reply #24662 on: February 11, 2018, 07:19:53 PM »
For me, Yes’ most unappreciated album from their ‘classic’ period. It took me some time to fully appreciate it the way I did say Close to the Edge or Relayer, but it rewards a listener who is patient I believe.

Tales is my favorite Yes album.  :)

I loved it from my first listen.  Most Yes fans do say that a patient approach is worth it.  Their classic period albums are all so great.  8)

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« Reply #24663 on: February 11, 2018, 09:28:47 PM »
I agree, MI!

I'd be okay with an album of all instrumental tunes from Hackett; one disc covering his solo career and the other devoted to Genesis material.

That would be great, indeed.
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« Reply #24664 on: February 11, 2018, 09:29:34 PM »
Tales is my favorite Yes album.  :)

I loved it from my first listen.  Most Yes fans do say that a patient approach is worth it.  Their classic period albums are all so great.  8)

No arguments here, HIPster. 8)
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« Reply #24665 on: February 12, 2018, 04:15:33 AM »


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« Reply #24666 on: February 12, 2018, 09:34:16 AM »
Playing the first SACD ~



After Relayer, Topographic Oceans is my next favourite.
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« Reply #24667 on: February 13, 2018, 11:21:51 AM »
Let's go!

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« Reply #24668 on: February 14, 2018, 06:36:57 AM »
https://youtu.be/GD5Xo1Tkh4U

This was played all by one guy!  :o
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« Reply #24669 on: February 14, 2018, 06:54:59 AM »
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« Reply #24670 on: February 14, 2018, 07:02:21 AM »
A nice twofer retrospective of the master of the Bossa Nova, Gaetano Veloso

With respect, he is not "the" master of Bossa Nova; there are many masters of the various styles of Brazilian music.  If Veloso is the master of anything it would be Tropicália.  Tom Jobim would be more appropriately the first among the masters of BN.  Veloso never intrigued me, not nearly as much as his sister Maria BethâniaGilberto Gil another Tropicalismo, might also be a stronger artist than Veloso.

But enjoy your collection - to each his own.   ;)

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« Reply #24671 on: February 14, 2018, 07:03:27 AM »
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« Reply #24673 on: February 14, 2018, 10:28:04 AM »
Once again, the video I call “I Advance Diapered”:

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« Reply #24674 on: February 14, 2018, 10:48:13 AM »
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« Reply #24675 on: February 16, 2018, 04:22:51 PM »


Jim Kweskin - Relax Your Mind (1966)

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« Reply #24676 on: February 16, 2018, 07:58:50 PM »
Catching up on some DBT:

 

Both excellent - especially American Band.
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« Reply #24677 on: February 17, 2018, 07:19:44 PM »


Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet - Landfall (2018)

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« Reply #24678 on: February 17, 2018, 09:47:53 PM »


Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet - Landfall (2018)

Be interested in your thoughts on this one, Simon. Heard a few brief samples and it sounds interesting indeed.
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« Reply #24679 on: February 18, 2018, 10:45:16 AM »
Now (the original pressing, no remastering):

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