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RosaParks
October 3rd 2012


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YankeeDumbass

YankeeDudel
October 4th 2012


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Album Rating: 3.5

you would 5 after a day slut

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GiaNXGX
October 4th 2012


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Thats why Ive always dug stuff thats labeled Progressive, Avant-Garde, or Experimental.


Not sure about the first one, lot of bands don't know what progressive means. Progressive is moving forward, exploring. Many acts focus on pre-conceived notions of the term and tend to play another brick in this huge progressive aesthetic "wall".

YankeeDudel
October 4th 2012


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Album Rating: 3.5

True Gian thats what I said a couple pages ago. "Progressive" has become a generic term just like "Alternative".

Alternative started out as shit that couldnt just be classified so easily and was a little fringe but then it just turned into
generic over saturated crap.

Even with that though chances are a progressive band might have a couple more tricks up their sleeve than just a
straightforward one to me.

GiaNXGX
October 4th 2012


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I'm very updated when it comes to post-rock. I know just way too much post-rock bands that own an interesting and fresh sound. I'm just too lazy to add 50 bands to the sputnikbase and make a list. If you guys requested or helped me then maybe. Here's one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNcXo7_b9M4

Mouse on the Keys, really interesting amalgamation of post-rock/math-rock/nu-jazz and ambient. Amazing band, everything they release is pure genius.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wdJTZn1LQk

Leech, very well executed modern post-rock with a math-rockish + ambient twist. Their albums evoke strong emotions and paint interesting atmospheres. Mysterious & nostalgic bliss. Recommended.

YankeeDudel
October 4th 2012


9313 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I have both of those bands. But yea they're both great. I heard about Mouse on the Keys from listening to Toe.

GiaNXGX
October 4th 2012


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"Progressive" has become a generic term just like "Alternative".

Indeed. It's really a sad event to watch. Progressive music used to be so interesting, so compositionally challenging, beautiful. The genre has become dull thanks to Dream Theaters and Opeths and any other popular-rip-off attempt. Progressive Rock is the genre I still listen to and it is still intriguing whenever I see bands taking notes from 70's albums. The Canterbury scene still has some great bands haha. Avant-Garde is really forward thinking, agreed.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
October 4th 2012


50958 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

Progressive has become a pretty ironic term

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YankeeDudel
October 4th 2012


9313 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Yea Dream Theater and Opeth were great when they first started and actually were very progressive and original but now you hear hundreds of bands that just copy them, especially Dream Theater. Im sure its the same with Godspeed.

RosaParks
October 4th 2012


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still havent heard this dont report me

GiaNXGX
October 4th 2012


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Yes, finally we agree on something Trebor :]

AStableReference
October 4th 2012


2065 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I mostly roll my eyes at the tag now.

GiaNXGX
October 4th 2012


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Yankee, this is the type of stuff I listen to>

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgYw9NhIqsE&feature=relmfu

probably gonna review it.

YankeeDudel
October 4th 2012


9313 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Ha I have The Flower Kings downloaded but havent listened yet. The couple songs I heard on the tube were good though.

AStableReference
October 4th 2012


2065 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

And the award for latest reply goes to...

GiaNXGX
October 4th 2012


4867 Comments


To be quite honest.

Joh Surman's Saltash Bells >
Dave Stapleton's Flight >
Dar De Duh's DORDEDUH >
Flower King's Banks of Eden>
Carnivale Electricos's Galactic>

More things to come but I want to sleep so I'm back tomorrow.


AStableReference
October 4th 2012


2065 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I can't really do bands like the Flower Kings.

GiaNXGX
October 4th 2012


4867 Comments


@mryrtmrnfoxxxy


Helloween is good but nothing mind-blowing honestly, after their quintessential records they've been on a downward spiral.

You 5'd new Converge and 1'ed this? hahahahaha.

GiaNXGX
October 4th 2012


4867 Comments



I can't really do bands like the Flower Kings.


Not for everyone. It's ok :]

AStableReference
October 4th 2012


2065 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

GiaNXGX, stop replying to mryrtmrnfoxxxy seriously.



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