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  • El Triángulo inexistente

    Out 11 2014, 5h02 por calleneptuno

    No hay noticia, no parece haber rastro, no he podido encontrar en internet ni un solo registro de un grupo de jazz mexicano, más precisamente de Guadalajara, que estuvo activo en la década de 1980: Triángulo.

    Hace más de treinta años que lo escuché por primera vez. Aún no cumplía veinte y era, ya entonces, un obsesivo del rock progresivo y futuro melómano irredento. Acababa de descubrir, gracias a Gabriel Lomelín, único amigo que conservo de aquellos días, el Snow Goose de Camel, que me había dejado tremenda impresión, especialmente por ese pequeño fragmento protagonizado por la flauta transversal y el piano, "Rhayader".

    Seguramente fue un sábado porque fue en el famoso bazar de Skatorama, en el camino a Lomas Verdes... Yo iba curioseando en los puestos con algo de dinero en el bolsillo cuando escuché la música: se parecía tanto a aquel fragmento de Camel que la seguí tal como los personajes de las caricaturas siguen el olor de un pastel recién horneado. …
  • Albums Bought: 2014

    Jan 5 2014, 8h39 por Mark_H

    When rating albums I try to do so in a historical context, that is how an album compares against the entire musical ancestry. This means that the best album for any given year, which most people would rate with top marks may not receive the same rating in my charts as only the best albums of all time should get the highest ratings... This chart includes compilations, live albums and also any non-Prog albums I buy.

    My Ratings:
    Note: I vote on a bell curve, anything above 6 is really good, anything below 4 really isn't :D
    9+ - Masterpiece
    8 - Incredible
    7 - Superb
    6 - Excellent
    5 - Average
    4 - Mediocre
    3 - Fans only
    2 - Completists only
    1 - Run screaming from the room!

    1. (=) King Crimson - 1969-11-09: Fillmore East, New York, USA (1969) - 7.74
    2. (=) Peter Hammill - Nadir's Big Chance (1975) - 7.36
    3. (=) Supersister - Long live Supersister (2013) - 7.34
    4. (=) Änglagård - Prog på svenska: Live in Japan (2014) - 7.27
  • Muzyczne podsumowanie roku 2013

    Dez 29 2013, 22h06 por MaciekTristan


    Albumy 8,5- 9/10
    Lingua Mortis Orchestra- LMO
    Debiutancka płyta zespołu, choć muzycy go tworzący to starzy wyjadacze. Muzycy Rage postanowili pod tamtą nazwą grać dalej heavy metal, a dla twórczości metalowo symfonicznej powołać do życia nowy szyld. Trzeba przyznać, że to album gdzie część metalowa jest naszpikowana świetnymi riffami, po prostu metalem z krwi i kości. Same utwory mają często wielowątkową strukturę, ujawniajac progresywne inklinację grupy.
    Jednak czym byłby metal symfoniczny bez symfoniki. Również ta prezentuje się na solidnym poziomie, na albumie słyszymy bowiem prawdziwą orkiestrę symfoniczną. Wokale są różnorodne, choć dominuje śpiew wokalisty. Całości nie brakuje jednak porywających melodii.
    Mówiąc krótko, świetny metalowo-symfoniczny album, na którym mamy do czynienia z muzyką, a nie tanimi radiowymi przebojami. Nie jest to kamień milowy gatunku, bo też i nie miał być. W niczym nie zmienia to faktu, iż to wyśmienta płyta.

  • #144 post vs prog II (14.06.13)

    Dez 28 2013, 13h29 por macbeth_goth

    01. Genesis - Watcher of the Skies [Foxtrot, 1972]
    02. Kwoon - Intro
    03. Kwoon - I Lived on a Moon
    04. Gentle Giant - Schooldays
    05. Immanu El - Home [They'll Come, They Come, 2007]
    06. Premiata Forneria Marconi - Impressioni di Settembre
    07. Maybeshewill - Not For Want of Trying
    08. The Moody Blues - The Night: Nights in White Satin
    09. Mogwai - I Love You, I'm Going to Blow Up Your School
    10. Van der Graaf Generator - Killer
    11. Explosions in the Sky - Have You Passed Through This Night?
    12. Camel - Fritha Alone/La Princesse Perdue
    13. Braveyoung - Light Narrows

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  • The Gretest Rock Bands

    Dez 7 2013, 8h25 por stationinmyroom

    300 all-time greatest rock bands.

    This list has been created for more than five years. For more than ten years I have listened a lot of very good and very bad rock music. I have some general knowledge about music theory and music history. Every band is rated with numeral mark (max 100). Mark is just my subjective opinion. Band's technical ability, overall quality of their discography, originality, innovativity and influence were considered. Also negative points were added for plagiarism.

    It's just my opinion, so don't take it too seriously.

    The list will be changed and updated with time.

    Every comment is welcome and every suggestion will be considered.

    300. Hampton Grease Band (USA)
    299. Johnny Kidd & The Pirates (England)
    298. The Psychedelic Furs (England)
    297. The Mamas & the Papas (USA)
    296. Blur (England)
    295. The Slits (England)
    294. Almendra (Argentina)
    293. Low (USA)
    292. Built to Spill (USA)
    291. Echo & the Bunnymen (England)
  • Camel one thousand

    Dez 2 2013, 8h41 por zeleny

    The scrobble No. 1000 by Camel is the timeless masterpiece Stationary Traveller
  • 300 Favorite Albums

    Jul 17 2013, 7h58 por Machiventa

    Still working on this list as I think of them. I'm sure I'm missing some essentials.

    If you're wondering why I'm missing some of the best albums of all time, I either haven't heard them yet or only like a few of the songs on the album.


    In no particular order:

    The Moody Blues - Days Of Future Passed
    The Moody Blues - In Search Of The Lost Chord
    The Moody Blues - On The Threshold Of A Dream
    The Moody Blues - To Our Children's Children's Children
    The Moody Blues - A Question Of Balance
    The Moody Blues - Seventh Sojourn
    Barclay James Harvest - Barclay James Harvest
    Barclay James Harvest - Early Morning Onwards
    Barclay James Harvest - And Other Short Stories
    Barclay James Harvest - Everyone Is Everybody Else
    Barclay James Harvest - Live Tapes
    The Byrds - Younger Than Yesterday
    The Byrds - Turn! Turn! Turn!
    The Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man
    The Byrds - Fifth Dimension
    The Byrds - The Notorious Byrd Brothers
    Pink Floyd - Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
  • Albums I own

    Out 16 2012, 20h20 por gykzith

  • What If? Top Prog Albums

    Ago 20 2012, 10h09 por Mark_H

    OK, so this friend of mine (hey Paul!) asked a great What If? We had been discussing the disparity between the great ratings of early Prog albums compared to lesser ratings of many modern ones. One of the thoughts that cropped up was that modern albums tend to be bloated; that is the CD format allows the artist to fill up the space with mediocre tracks that would probably not have made it onto a vinyl release. So, what if we level the playing field and take only the best 40 minutes worth of each album and generate ratings from those tracks??

    The results are below :D The number in (brackets) shows how an album's position changes against my last published chart and gives a great indication of how the albums would rate if they kept to a fixed time limit. The number in shows the change in rating from the normal chart.

    Now there are weaknesses with this approach, particularly for concept albums that need the space to spread their story, but remember this is just an experiment.

  • KESiKNEFES

    Jun 6 2012, 23h51 por adilcaneren

    O benim ilk aşkım/Nasıl da zarif her hali
    Yamaçları tutarak
    Ve geceden güne çevirerek göğü
    Nefesimi kesmekten geri durmayacak
    Bu sessizlikte
    Yeniden doğmayı beklerken bütün dünya
    O, şafaktan önceye çekiyor
    Bir ay ışığı vaktini hissettirmeden
    Adını kimse bilmez
    Kimse bilmez asla
    Sevgisini ve umudunu herkeslere dağıtarak
    Nasıl geldiğini buralara
    Dağlar gibi olgun
    Ve taze, yeni doğan güneş gibi
    Ayaklarının altında uzanan düzlüğün sonunda
    Her buluşmamızda
    Alır götürür nefesimi

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