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    Posted: June 25 2013 at 22:07
For today and yesterday...

Genesis - The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway.  I love this album more every time I hear it.
DT - 6DoiT (disc 2)
Talk Talk - Laughing Stock
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i and thou - Speak
Neurosis - Through Silver In Blood
Pink Floyd - Meddle


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Originally posted by Knobby

How you guys managing to listen to 5 or 6 cds a day?
 
Im not saying I dont have the time, Im saying  - are you not fatigued after 2 or 3 cds?
 
I suspect lots of this listening is secondhand, background listening.
 
That does never do the music justice.
 


I live alone, I don't have a wife or a girlfriend or kids. I don't have a TV.

I listen to music on my train commutes, which are often long. I have some nice high quality headphones for that.

My company also allows me to listen to music on my breaks at work. On some days, I get 90 minute breaks if no clients have made an appointment.

I usually listen to an album in the morning, one or two in the afternoon and two or three in the evening. I don't usually listen to five albums in a row because as you said it can be fatiguing. Also, sometimes I'm listening to EPs or older albums that are less than 40 minutes in length.

I agree that background listening doesn't do the music justice in most cases. But there are some albums that I have, like Brian Eno's "The Shutov Assembly" or David Sylvian's "Approaching Silence" that are actually designed for background listening (I think those albums were originally made as background music for art installations).

And sometimes, for me, when I'm tired or feeling down then putting on a CD is a way to rejuvenate myself. I also listen to music when I am stressed because it helps me deal with anger, sadness or other emotions. It's cathartic.


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Originally posted by King Only





Originally posted by Knobby

How you guys managing to listen to 5 or 6 cds a day?
 

Im not saying I dont have the time, Im saying  - are you not fatigued after 2 or 3 cds?

 

I suspect lots of this listening is secondhand, background listening.

 

That does never do the music justice.

 
I live alone, I don't have a wife or a girlfriend or kids. I don't have a TV.I listen to music on my train commutes, which are often long. I have some nice high quality headphones for that.My company also allows me to listen to music on my breaks at work. On some days, I get 90 minute breaks if no clients have made an appointment.I usually listen to an album in the morning, one or two in the afternoon and two or three in the evening. I don't usually listen to five albums in a row because as you said it can be fatiguing. Also, sometimes I'm listening to EPs or older albums that are less than 40 minutes in length.I agree that background listening doesn't do the music justice in most cases. But there are some albums that I have, like Brian Eno's "The Shutov Assembly" or David Sylvian's "Approaching Silence" that are actually designed for background listening (I think those albums were originally made as background music for art installations).And sometimes, for me, when I'm tired or feeling down then putting on a CD is a way to rejuvenate myself. I also listen to music when I am stressed because it helps me deal with anger, sadness or other emotions. It's cathartic.


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Pink Floyd - The Final Cut (thanks to today's Final Cut v Obscured by Clouds poll)
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Not much today:
Amon Duul II - Yeti
The Antlers - Hospice
pg.lost - It's Not Me, It's You!
Sigur Ros - Agaetis Byrjun
Cult of Luna - Somwhere Along the Highway
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Put on some vinyls today.

Opeth - Heritage
Pink Floyd - Animals
Wishbone Ash - Argus
Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick
Uriah Heep - The Magician's Birthday
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Originally posted by RedNightmareKing

Put on some vinyls today.

Opeth - Heritage
Pink Floyd - Animals
Wishbone Ash - Argus
Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick
Uriah Heep - The Magician's Birthday

Is your vinyl of Thick as a Brick the one with the foldout newspaper cover?
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Not A Good Sign - s/t
Rhun - Fanfare du Chaos
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Every Waking Hour- Writing On The Wall
Methexis - The Fall Of Bliss
Humble Grumble - Guzzle It Up

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Hole - Celebrity Skin
Hole - Live Through This
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Orphaned Land - All Is One (five or six times, for writing a review)
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John Zorn - Nosferatu.
Metalheadz - Platinum Breakz 1 (CD2).
The Police - Outlandos d'Amour.
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc.
Empire Of The Sun - Ice On The Dune.
The Orb - Orbus Terrarum.
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Right now.

VDGG--GOLDBLUFF

tonight.....

ARENA-- THE RAPTURE live in Poland 2010/2011 DVD
CLIVE NOLAN-- THE ALCHEMIST.


OOOOOOOOOH Jooooooy!!!

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Mogwai - Come On Die Young
Modest Mouse - The Moon & Antarctica
A Silver Mt. Zion - Horses in the Sky
Burst - Origo
Rome - Masse Mensch Material


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"In Extremis" by Days Between Stations, I'm stark raving mad about this disc!  Rick Wakeman, Tony Levin, Billy Sherwood, plus Peter Banks' last earthly guitar licks...

Fans of Pink Floyd would especially enjoy this, I hear quite a bit of Gilmour influence in the guitar lines!  


The CD was dedicated to the memory of Peter Banks, it is a fine tribute. 


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Originally posted by progbethyname

Right now.

VDGG--GOLDBLUFF

tonight.....

ARENA-- THE RAPTURE live in Poland 2010/2011 DVD
CLIVE NOLAN-- THE ALCHEMIST.


OOOOOOOOOH Jooooooy!!!


I don't think I've seen you post anything about Godbluff yet, how do you like it?
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GOOFY GOLD  2lp set : first lp  is old  horror-theme novelty twacks like "Monster Mash". Disc 2 is scaaaarrrrry sounds.
 
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V.A. - Polish Funk Comp.  Vol 2
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Originally posted by progbethyname

tonight.....
ARENA-- THE RAPTURE live in Poland 2010/2011 DVD
CLIVE NOLAN-- THE ALCHEMIST.

OOOOOOOOOH Jooooooy!!!


They've finally arrived, my friend?! Or are you HOPING they show up by tonight lol?!

Because it bypassed an Aussie cinema run, I remember waiting endlessly for my DVD from the States of `Punisher War Zone' to arrive from Amazon, and it ended up taking over a month! I was expecting it within less than a fortnight, so I had to keep ringing up my friend cancelling our weeked plans to watch it because it was a no-show!

Nothing should stand in the way of a man in desperate need of that Prog fix! We're all hopesless junkies, aren't we, my friend?!
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