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Post 70's Prog World Cup: Radiohead- Phideaux

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    Posted: October 18 2011 at 07:32
Pick your favorite. And please don't start with the annoying "Radiohead are not prog". You voters were the ones that decided they reach this far on the competition.
 
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Deadline for this poll: October 21st


Edited by Morningrise - October 19 2011 at 17:22
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Thousands of bands copied their sound from The Bends and OK Computer, but Radiohead chose to be artists and went on to create two totally unique albums which is Kid A & Amnesiac (good luck with copiyng that Coldplay/Keane/Travis/Muse and the rest of all you dullards). That they've somehow continued to stay within the mainstream, get airplay and sell millions of albums and concert tickets is more or less a miracle.

Phideaux.. huh? I don't mind them or anything, but its just another rock band.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote harmonium.ro Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 08:41
Radiohead here. 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Ricochet Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 08:45
Originally posted by harmonium.ro

Radiohead here. 


Yup.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Padraic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 08:52
Originally posted by Ricochet

Originally posted by harmonium.ro

Radiohead here. 


Yup.
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Phideaux is easily one of the most talented of latter day prog artists/bands.  Radiohead leaves me kind of cold, so this was an easy choice for me. 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Prog Geo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 08:58
Radiohead!
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Radiohead for me
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Originally posted by Morningrise

Pick your favorite. And please don't start with the annoying "Radiohead are not prog". You voters were the ones that decided they reach this far on the competition.

Hey,if Santana made in this forum, why not Radiohead?
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Post Options Post Options   Quote DanthraX Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 09:39
"Phideaux.. huh? I don't mind them or anything, but its just another rock band"

Not sure if sarcasm or trolling or real opinion...

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Phideaux. Radiohead I find quite boring ...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Atoms Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 10:18
wow, Phideaux is actually leading. I can't say that I'm a big fan of them. But, they have made enjoyable albums while I really can't enjoy anything that radiohead has done. And, tbh, I might seem like a hater for writing this, but I'd happily see Radiohead fall out of the competition.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Saperlipopette! Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 10:37
Originally posted by DanthraX

"Phideaux.. huh? I don't mind them or anything, but its just another rock band"

Not sure if sarcasm or trolling or real opinion...



My opinion is that (although prog rock) Phideaux sounds like lots of rock music I've heard before. While Radiohead, like the prog of the late 60's early 70's brought us something people hadn't actually heard before. How is that trolling or even sarcasm? It was not even meant to be particulary insulting.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote JS19 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 10:46
If this was 10 years ago Radiohead. It isn't - this poll is now :)

Phideaux by an unspecified distance...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Proletariat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 10:48
both are... meh for me so im not voting
I do expect this to be an interesting poll though you have one retro band and one band thats highly controvercial, this should get heated!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Anthony H. Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 10:51
Definitely Phideaux. I consider Radiohead to be the most overrated band of all time.
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Phideaux for me, just never got the love people have for RadioheadThumbs Down
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Logan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 11:37
Radiohead from what I know, but I don't know Phideaux well enough to vote fairly.
Where is Jessica Hyde?
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Link28 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 11:49
Radiohead is a good alt. rock band with prog elements while Phideaux is definitely one of the best bands nowadays. Therefore, Phideaux would have my vote (unfortunately, I cannot vote in poles). 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Logan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2011 at 12:01
I've been listening to music of both on youtube since I don't know either really well, but I can say that while I can enjoy Phideaux (though it generally sounds rather too derivativeto me, but accomplished), I am much preferring Radiohead.
Where is Jessica Hyde?
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