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Poll Question: The best one?
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    Posted: November 01 2006 at 14:15
An unigue artist.  Not mentioned very often here. I choose Safe as Milk.
 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 14:17

Doc at the Radar Station.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 14:20
I vote for Trout Mask Replica.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 14:26
And so did I.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 14:32
Decals just about wins for me - it does everything that Trout Mask Replica does in about half the time and with a lot more focus, although it's not as spontaneous sounding.
 
Shiny Beast is also excellent.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 14:39
Out of those choices Doc at the Radar Station wins it for me. But where's Shiny Beast? That be my real favourite...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 15:03
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 16:49
Originally posted by Trouserpress Trouserpress wrote:

Out of those choices Doc at the Radar Station wins it for me. But where's Shiny Beast? That be my real favourite...
 
I'm not that familiar with Shiny Beast, that's why it is not on the list. Chris mentioned it also, so I'll give it another try.
 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 17:02
There is no other album like Trout Mask. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 17:12
Mirror Man
Here I'm shadowed by a dragon fig tree's fan
ringed by ants and musing over man.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 17:14
Originally posted by glass house glass house wrote:

Originally posted by Trouserpress Trouserpress wrote:

Out of those choices Doc at the Radar Station wins it for me. But where's Shiny Beast? That be my real favourite...
 
I'm not that familiar with Shiny Beast, that's why it is not on the list. Chris mentioned it also, so I'll give it another try.
 
 
 
You won't be disappointed - definitely one of the Captain's finest albums!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 17:22
"Trout Mask Replica". If you would wake me up in the middle of the night and ask me "what is the best rock album ever made?", that's what you would get for an answer. Wink

"Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)" and "Doc At The Radar Station" are excellent (and "Safe As Milk" is great on its own, too), but they are still in another league than TMR in all its beautiful strangeness (or strange beauty). I still haven't really come to terms with "Lick My Decals Off, Baby", probably mainly because what Chris said: it's not as spontaneous sounding as TMR.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 17:48
Originally posted by Forkface Forkface wrote:

There is no other album like Trout Mask. 
 
Thank goodness for that!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 18:28
I can't vote as my choice "Clear Spot" isn't listed. Oh well, of those that are listed I go with Safe As Milk.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 18:44
Most any album with Gary Lucas, e.g. Ice Cream For Crow - whoops you missed that one too! BTW Lucas is across in Europe with Fast'n'Bulbous, the jazz oriented Beefheart tribute goup mid November - at Pizza In The Park London on the 13th and 14th
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 01 2006 at 20:00
Shiny Beast should be there too, man, that one's my favorite.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 02 2006 at 07:19

What about Ice Cream For Crow, or Shiny Beast, then?

out of thiose listed I put Trout Mask Replica

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 03 2006 at 10:01
Originally posted by Trouserpress Trouserpress wrote:

Out of those choices Doc at the Radar Station wins it for me. But where's Shiny Beast? That be my real favourite...
 
I agree!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 03 2006 at 12:37
"Mirror Man" is possibly my favourite (the band actually extend their songs!), but i'll go for the concise approach of "...Decals" on this list.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 03 2006 at 13:15
I have not heard above albums Cry.
 
I only heard "Mirror Man Sessions" and "Bluejeans & Moonbeams" but neither of them impressed me one tiny bit. Sorry...
 
 
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