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    Posted: December 17 2011 at 12:51
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I am currently addicted to moon safari and their sound. Is there anything else like this in the prog genre?

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Moon Safari isn't exactly prog
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How about a Mars Hiking Holiday?
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Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Moon Safari isn't exactly prog


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To the OP: Moon Safari either borrow a lot from or simply are very much in the vein of classic symphonic prog, therefore, "in the prog genre", there's that. For instance, I don't remember any other band to have taken so much (and blatantly) from Rick Wakeman.
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Hi seabirch, I like Moon Safari, as do many members here. I only have their second album "Blomljud", but it is really good. I really enjoy the vocal harmonies.

If you're looking for similar bands, there's The Flower Kings, Transatlantic, Beardfish, Neal Morse, The Tangent, Karmakanic. But I think Moon Safari trumps them all in the vocals department.
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A.C.T. are very similar to Moon Safari. I suggest you check them ous as soon as possible.
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Beardfish should be a pretty safe bet methinks. Also a lot of the bands that darkshade suggests might please ya.

Maybe Kaipa, if you can handle some good ol stuff:


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Originally posted by Ricochet Ricochet wrote:

Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Moon Safari isn't exactly prog


Oh?

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To the OP: Moon Safari either borrow a lot from or simply are very much in the vein of classic symphonic prog, therefore, "in the prog genre", there's that. For instance, I don't remember any other band to have taken so much (and blatantly) from Rick Wakeman.


I don't consider "Lover's End' prog, sorry
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Snow Dog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 18 2011 at 13:05
Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Originally posted by Ricochet Ricochet wrote:

Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Moon Safari isn't exactly prog


Oh?

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To the OP: Moon Safari either borrow a lot from or simply are very much in the vein of classic symphonic prog, therefore, "in the prog genre", there's that. For instance, I don't remember any other band to have taken so much (and blatantly) from Rick Wakeman.


I don't consider "Lover's End' prog, sorry

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote idlero Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 18 2011 at 13:09

I guess I'm not the only one with this opinion and I quote from one of PA's reviews(Special Collaborator...):

After first album's listening, it was quite difficult for me just to describe this music. Pop- rock,based on West Coast tradition from late 60-s? But musical part is almost pure electronics. OK, there are very simplistic drums and some guitar sounds, in part acoustic.

Surf-pop for 21 century? Again, almost in every composition you can find some ,often very small, but existing symphonic pop-rock arrangements. OK, not the genre's tag is matter.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ricochet Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 18 2011 at 13:10
Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Originally posted by Ricochet Ricochet wrote:

Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Moon Safari isn't exactly prog


Oh?

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To the OP: Moon Safari either borrow a lot from or simply are very much in the vein of classic symphonic prog, therefore, "in the prog genre", there's that. For instance, I don't remember any other band to have taken so much (and blatantly) from Rick Wakeman.


I don't consider "Lover's End' prog, sorry


Blomjud counts more.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote idlero Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 18 2011 at 13:15
Originally posted by Ricochet Ricochet wrote:

Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Originally posted by Ricochet Ricochet wrote:

Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Moon Safari isn't exactly prog


Oh?

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To the OP: Moon Safari either borrow a lot from or simply are very much in the vein of classic symphonic prog, therefore, "in the prog genre", there's that. For instance, I don't remember any other band to have taken so much (and blatantly) from Rick Wakeman.


I don't consider "Lover's End' prog, sorry


Blomjud counts more.


'Lover's End' was my 1st and after the heavy diappointment I gave them up
I'm correcting my mistake right now
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Yes Blomljud is a masterpiece IMO
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote CCVP Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 18 2011 at 15:53
Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Originally posted by Ricochet Ricochet wrote:

Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Moon Safari isn't exactly prog


Oh?

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To the OP: Moon Safari either borrow a lot from or simply are very much in the vein of classic symphonic prog, therefore, "in the prog genre", there's that. For instance, I don't remember any other band to have taken so much (and blatantly) from Rick Wakeman.


I don't consider "Lover's End' prog, sorry

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Shouldn't it be "no one cares"?
 
As for the OP's question see these:
 
Originally posted by darkshade darkshade wrote:


If you're looking for similar bands, there's The Flower Kings, Transatlantic, Beardfish, Neal Morse, The Tangent, Karmakanic. But I think Moon Safari trumps them all in the vocals department.
Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

A.C.T. are very similar to Moon Safari. I suggest you check them ous as soon as possible.


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Originally posted by CCVP CCVP wrote:

Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Originally posted by Ricochet Ricochet wrote:

Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Moon Safari isn't exactly prog


Oh?

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To the OP: Moon Safari either borrow a lot from or simply are very much in the vein of classic symphonic prog, therefore, "in the prog genre", there's that. For instance, I don't remember any other band to have taken so much (and blatantly) from Rick Wakeman.


I don't consider "Lover's End' prog, sorry

Know one cares.
 
Shouldn't it be "no one cares"?
 


How did I let that one slip by?Embarrassed
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Epignosis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 18 2011 at 16:25
Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Originally posted by CCVP CCVP wrote:

Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Originally posted by Ricochet Ricochet wrote:

Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

Moon Safari isn't exactly prog


Oh?

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To the OP: Moon Safari either borrow a lot from or simply are very much in the vein of classic symphonic prog, therefore, "in the prog genre", there's that. For instance, I don't remember any other band to have taken so much (and blatantly) from Rick Wakeman.


I don't consider "Lover's End' prog, sorry

Know one cares.
 
Shouldn't it be "no one cares"?
 


How did I let that one slip by?Embarrassed


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I would say that nearly 70% of the symph prog subgenre sounds like Moon Safari, but I'm no expert on those sounds.
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I don't care if they're prog or not,I've been digging them since A Doorway To Summer.When I'm down I play some MS,it's "happy feel good" music and always lifts my spirits.


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Originally posted by colorofmoney91 colorofmoney91 wrote:

I would say that nearly 70% of the symph prog subgenre sounds like Moon Safari, but I'm no expert on those sounds.

I really cannot agree with this analysis.
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