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by Fretless
Tue Oct 26, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Binge watching TV
Replies: 99
Views: 12025
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Re: Binge watching TV

Also a big Babylon 5 fan here. :epopc:

I rate it alongside 'The Expanse' which also has massive, complex plots and 'hard science' tech (mostly).
by Fretless
Sun Oct 24, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Art For Art's Sake
Replies: 7
Views: 174
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Re: Art For Art's Sake

CN211276 wrote: Sun Oct 24, 2021 12:44 pm The most extreme example of art for art's sake is probably Deep Purple's Concerto for group and orchestra.
Unlike many, I love that - and the follow-up 'Gemini Suite'. :dance:

Still don't like 'The Astonishing', though. :snooty:
by Fretless
Sun Oct 24, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Art For Art's Sake
Replies: 7
Views: 174
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Re: Art For Art's Sake

TheMadMick wrote: Sun Oct 24, 2021 11:50 am Tusk - the whole thing starts to make sense.
I didn't realise it was meant to. :doh:
by Fretless
Sun Oct 24, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Art For Art's Sake
Replies: 7
Views: 174
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Art For Art's Sake

It has struck me recently that many/most/all musical acts have a constant friction between the desire to create works of great artistic merit and the day-to-day needs of selling enough records to pay the rent. This means that sometimes an album comes along that looks like commercial suicide but is t...
by Fretless
Sun Oct 24, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last listen
Replies: 7087
Views: 1148586
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Re: Your last listen

Sunday morning stream-of-consciouness selection running through Vivaldi, Michael Tippett and now onto Fleetwood Mac with 'Tusk'.

Where next? Who knows .... ? :grin:
by Fretless
Sun Oct 24, 2021 10:04 am
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Happy Birthday to you....
Replies: 316
Views: 54769
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Re: Happy Birthday to you....

On yer bike!

Happy Birthday CC. :dance: :guiness;
by Fretless
Sat Oct 23, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last listen
Replies: 7087
Views: 1148586
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Re: Your last listen

Nice, Stu.

Have a great evening. :guiness;
by Fretless
Sat Oct 23, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last listen
Replies: 7087
Views: 1148586
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Re: Your last listen

Genesis 'Genesis' (1983) https://media.s-bol.com/3BmK6JYO6vx/550x550.jpg An overlooked, unloved entry in the Genesis catalogue - their eponymous 1983 album has the band rejected by the old prog fans and still searching for the mass-appeal that the next effort (Invisible Touch) would deliver. But th...
by Fretless
Fri Oct 22, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last listen
Replies: 7087
Views: 1148586
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Re: Your last listen

Max Richter 'Infra' (2010) https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/41s1vyFyarL._SY1000_.jpg Johann Johannsson 'Orphee' (2016) https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/51e4Z-Q6zSL._SY780_.jpg Two albums sharing a mood of ghostly, otherworldly beauty that, when you play them one after the other, leaves you wi...
by Fretless
Thu Oct 21, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Hey Hey, My My
Replies: 13
Views: 1841
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Re: Hey Hey, My My

Daniel Quinn wrote: Thu Oct 21, 2021 7:55 am I think he's crap.
Funnily enough, that is how I feel about David Crosby.

For me the greatest talent in CSN was Stephen Stills.