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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: March 21, 2013, 12:26:13 PM »
I "listened" to this today....



and by "listened" I mean I whipped out my guitar and tried to play along after not playing these songs for 10-ish years and trying to remember what part comes next....

I should really get back to the stack of ambient CD's piling up on my kitchen table that I bought months ago and then didn't listen to...
IMHO it is their best ever album, raw and powerful, nothing else they've done has ever come close to it.

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Everything and Nothing / Re: Am I a putz or a whack-job?
« on: February 26, 2013, 12:44:17 PM »
Saturnus latest, Saturn in Ascension, is superb, although imo they could have left off the final track, but highly recommended all the same :)

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Steve Roach - Today
« on: February 17, 2013, 12:21:22 PM »
Thanks from me too :)

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Eighteen bucks for a download?
« on: February 13, 2013, 05:31:30 AM »
Ah, had it been a UK artist then I could have seen about getting it for you and shipping it across, which may have worked out cheaper.

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: February 12, 2013, 05:10:13 PM »


Novalis - Konzerte
Haven't played this for a while, forgot how damn good it is!

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Eighteen bucks for a download?
« on: February 12, 2013, 05:03:25 PM »
Where are they shipping it from?

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: February 11, 2013, 02:34:50 PM »
Phobos, what's the awesome dark ambient?  The photo didn't appear.

Yen Pox - Blood Music 2CD on Malignant :)

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: February 11, 2013, 01:00:52 PM »


Awesome dark ambient, and beautiful packaging

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: February 11, 2013, 12:56:11 PM »
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Iron Maiden-Live After Death.  I would say if you could only have one IM album in your collection, this should be it.  Recorded 1985 at the peak of their game. 

I'm showing my age here a bit, but I saw the Maiden on their first tour with Paul Di'Anno at Middlesbrough Town Hall. I liked their stuff very much then but I think they haven't really changed musically from their early days.
Incidentally, I also saw a band called 'White Spirit' at the same venue (well, in the Crypt) with Janick Gers, before he joined Iron Maiden. My last blast from the past was seeing an AC/DC soundalike band with a Mr Brian Johnstone as singer - before he joined AC/DC.

Jolly days...

I saw Iron Maiden at The Rock Garden in Middlesbrough, again it was with Paul Di'Anno on vocals, they where pretty average in my opinion, could never understand why they got so big. My friend took over the lead guitar role in White Spirit, Jannick Gers left to join the Ian Gillan Band, before he eventually joined Iron Maiden. But yes those were the days 8)

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Listening: Podcasts, Mixes, and Music Sample Clips / Re: Hypnagogue Podcast
« on: February 07, 2013, 07:45:19 AM »
Congratulations on your one hundredth podcast John, an outstanding achievement. Here's to the next 100 :)

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 26, 2013, 06:43:10 AM »
Well the music is big, so the album cover has to be ;D

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 25, 2013, 12:48:04 PM »


Saturnus - Saturn in Ascension
Love this band, superb doom metal

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 21, 2013, 12:54:36 PM »

Phelios - Passage
Another superb dark ambient gem

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: AMBIcon 2013 Update
« on: January 18, 2013, 04:07:27 PM »
phobos: Yes, budget permitting we are planning to videotape all the concerts and presentations and post them on YouTube.
That would be cool, I'll keep my fingers crossed for you 8)

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 18, 2013, 01:33:35 PM »

Phelios - Astral Unity
What a great album and a beautiful 6 panel digipak from Malignant

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: AMBIcon 2013 Update
« on: January 18, 2013, 01:19:42 PM »
Sounds like a great event, hope it is a success for everyone concerned.
Hopefully there will be some live footage posted on Youtube for those of us over the pond?

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 14, 2013, 12:13:02 PM »


Just purchased last night:

BLOOD BOX-Funeral in an Empty Room.  This is on the Power & Steel sublabel of Loki Foundation, Germany.  This is a SUPERB celestial darkambient release.  Don't let the cliched typical dark ambient title put you off;  highly recommend this one to all!

That is a superb album, and if you can find a copy of it, I would highly recommend his The Iron Dream also.

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Everything and Nothing / Re: Am I a putz or a whack-job?
« on: January 12, 2013, 02:57:32 PM »
I am over fifty and I like extreme/doom/death metal also, and if you don't know these check them out, I love them!
http://youtu.be/MoQbVWVJ0fM

there's no hope for you with jazz though ;D ;D

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Everything and Nothing / Re: Dear Ann Landers...
« on: January 10, 2013, 12:55:26 PM »
There is an old saying, "You can choose your friends but you can't choose your family"
Don't give them a second thought, like everyone has said, move on and just worry about the ones you care about.

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Congratulations Pete, and best wishes for many more years to come 8)

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