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    Posted: April 10 2011 at 16:20
Whilst the classic vs modern polls are going I'll do one that actually has merit. Kayo Dot have been called the modern day Henry Cow and are currently the most visible of avant guard bands, at least on PA, and HC were at the forefront of the RIO movement at the end of the 70's. They both also have some serious detractors.

No prizes for guessing who I voted for.
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Henry Dot?

Kayo Cow?

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Kayo Dot for me. Henry Cow had the bad luck of getting into my playlist at a time when I couldn't appreciate them; and now, when maybe I could, I'm not interested anymore. 
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Kayo dot!
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Originally posted by harmonium.ro harmonium.ro wrote:

Kayo Dot for me. Henry Cow had the bad luck of getting into my playlist at a time when I couldn't appreciate them; and now, when maybe I could, I'm not interested anymore. 


Too often does this sort of thing happen to you.

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I like the Dots a lot, but it's Henry Cow all the way.

Edit: Yikes, I'm the first one to choose them!


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 love HC, but am simply not as excited about them as I am about KD
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The only Cow album I enjoy is In Praise of Learning, so my vote goes to KD.
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Henry Cow. There's nothing KD does better than HC. Also the musicians are better and charasteristic ...
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Henry Cow.

But then I've never heard anything by Kayo Dot.

And In Praise of Learning is their weakest. Wink
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Originally posted by James James wrote:

Henry Cow.

But then I've never heard anything by Kayo Dot.

And In Praise of Learning is their weakest. Wink


Then why vote you philistine?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Neck Romancer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2011 at 17:11
Originally posted by James James wrote:

Henry Cow.

But then I've never heard anything by Kayo Dot.

Whaaat? That's just wrong!

Originally posted by James James wrote:


And In Praise of Learning is their weakest. Wink

Whaaat? That's just wrong!
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Henry Cow, easy poll this time.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Truth Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2011 at 17:19
Henry Cow.
 
They could've not released the first three albums and I still would have voted for them.
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Great band vs one of the greatest bands.

Kayo Dot.
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I'm actually mildly surprised at the moment.

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Another poll that battles two pretty wildly different bands?
I guess except they are both avant.

Ah well, I'll add another for KD
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I'm surprised too and I'm not happy about it. LOL

Edited by James - April 10 2011 at 18:31
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I like em both, but Kayo dot is so far the one i like the most, but i only got 1 album by each so far.
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I like both but Henry Cow is my pick
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Originally posted by JJLehto JJLehto wrote:

Another poll that battles two pretty wildly different bands?
I guess except they are both avant.

Ah well, I'll add another for KD

I dont know, there's a pretty good comparison between Western Culture and KD's most recent albums.
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