Utterlessly Pointless discussion about Prog

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Re: Utterlessly Pointless discussion about Prog

Unread post by Mississippi Blind Child Assburn » Sun May 13, 2018 4:41 pm

Spock's Beard is not neoprog, Fret.
Wasn't around in the 80s/90s.

Anyways.....a band not worth mentioning.

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Re: Utterlessly Pointless discussion about Prog

Unread post by Mississippi Blind Child Assburn » Sun May 13, 2018 4:44 pm

Oh aye - I just looked them up.
First cd was '95.

But they don't sound typical neoprog to me - but ,honestly, I only have one cd by them.

Is ho-hum.

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Re: Utterlessly Pointless discussion about Prog

Unread post by Karnevil9 » Sun May 13, 2018 7:44 pm

Hows tricks Wallace?

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Re: Utterlessly Pointless discussion about Prog

Unread post by Mississippi Blind Child Assburn » Sun May 13, 2018 9:27 pm

Don't call Fergus "Tricks".

...

Anyways, you still alive?

Bin a long whiles.


Wot progs you bought?

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Rainbow Chaser: The 60s Recordings (The Island Years) (2CD)the first two Lps plus extras
by Nirvana

The first 2 albums from the UK's psychedelic trailblazers Nirvana reissued together in a 2CD package, featuring 52 tracks with 27 previously unreleased outtakes, demos and alternative versions.
This is an essential package for fans of 60s psych with a 5000 word sleeve-note from Total Rock's Malcolm Dome.

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Re: Utterlessly Pointless discussion about Prog

Unread post by Karnevil9 » Sun May 13, 2018 9:34 pm

Last progs were King Crimson 'Sailors Tale '70-72' box set


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Re: Utterlessly Pointless discussion about Prog

Unread post by Fretless » Mon May 14, 2018 8:35 am

Mississippi Blind Child Assburn wrote:
Sun May 13, 2018 4:41 pm
Spock's Beard is not neoprog, Fret.
Wasn't around in the 80s/90s.

Anyways.....a band not worth mentioning.
Spock s Beard are one of the best-known and longest serving bands on the US Prog scene, so I find it hard to believe that you, as a Canadian prog fan, haven't heard of them. In their 20+ years existence they have made some great albums and I can recommend 'V' or 'Day For Night' as a good place to start.

Spock's Beard - Day For Night
Spock's Beard - V (Full Album)

Keyboardist Ryo Okumoto's main instrument in the Hammond organ of which he is an acknowleged master. Current frontman Ted Leonard used to be in fellow power-prog outfit 'Enchant' (first album made with help from Steve Rothery of Marillion) and drummer/singer Nick D'Virgilio played in the final incarnation of Genesis and was a member of Big Big Train.

Have I forgotten anything - oh yes, SB have a new album 'Noise Floor' out later this month. Looking forward to it. :dance:
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Re: Utterlessly Pointless discussion about Prog

Unread post by Karnevil9 » Mon May 14, 2018 10:56 am

I can assure you he has heard of them, Ive know the guy for donkies years. He is a massive prog collector & Ace Progmeister.

Trying to teach Grandmother to suck eggs is an understatement.

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Re: Utterlessly Pointless discussion about Prog

Unread post by Fretless » Mon May 14, 2018 12:13 pm

I'll wait for him to wake up. But it would seem that his knowledge of prog has a few gaps.
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Re: Utterlessly Pointless discussion about Prog

Unread post by Karnevil9 » Mon May 14, 2018 12:19 pm

:lol: hell not like that, no mate thers no gaps

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