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    Posted: April 05 2016 at 02:24
Originally posted by dr wu23 dr wu23 wrote:

I only have 'As The World'......I'm glad I bumped into this thread again ....it reminded me to ck out their other albums.


btw...someone mentioned neo-prog a few posts back......imho it fits their time frame and style of music for me but bands who get classified here rarely if ever get changed.
Listening to the 'window' album right now....pretty damn good stuff.


classic Ehcolyn " As The World " been listen to this band for sometime now really digging them they have a new album out to called " I Hear You Listening " don't now what its like has I don't have a copy of it Cry yet! the song off of it on the bands website sound great so fingers crossed I`ll be ordering a copy asapClap which will please ME!...Clap
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr wu23 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 19 2015 at 14:51
I only have 'As The World'......I'm glad I bumped into this thread again ....it reminded me to ck out their other albums.


btw...someone mentioned neo-prog a few posts back......imho it fits their time frame and style of music for me but bands who get classified here rarely if ever get changed.
Listening to the 'window' album right now....pretty damn good stuff.



Edited by dr wu23 - November 19 2015 at 15:05
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^ 3 insightful posts
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you ever love Echolyn or you ????
sometimes I`m so weird I even scare myself...
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ECHILYN ARE HOME HERE...
sometimes I`m so weird I even scare myself...
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ECHILYN ARE HOME HERE...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Guldbamsen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 09 2015 at 13:58
I think Tom (Rolland113) hit the nail on the head.

Now please stop with the bleeping stickers!!!!! They're here for all to see and review.....and it's not like they're lumped in Krautrock either.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Awakened Stranger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 09 2015 at 13:23
I would also like to add a note...why are we so obsessed with "pigeon-holing" artists into a certain category. We should really just take the artists music on its own merits, and not worry about the much less important label we give it. Just sayin'...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Formentera Lady Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 09 2015 at 02:08
Originally posted by Roland113 Roland113 wrote:

A better answer (than my previous 'No') would be we this.  So many bands that were categorized based on their first album or two, or on what ever was their most popular album, or on what ever their most recent album was when they were suggested for inclusion.  There are so many different reasons that a band has been categorized where they have been.  There's a reason that they are in the genre that they are in now and doing revisionist history doesn't do us any good.

Let me give an example, Steven Wilson is tagged as a Crossover Prog artist, this was based on Insurgentes as that was the only album available when he was initially evaluated.  After 'The Raven That Refused to Sing' you could have made a strong case that he should be moved to Symphonic.  A couple years later he released 'Hand Cannot Erase' which I think is clearly Crossover, so we'd have moved him back?  It wouldn't have done any good to have had him moved.

There are many bands that were borderline cases for one genre or another.  There is enough to do other than reopening debates that were settled years ago.  Someone said this before, but can you imagine the chaos of the 'Should Genesis be moved to Crossover' thread?  

I strongly encourage anyone who is worried about the genre a particular band or especially an album is in, to do a review and describe the music in your terms.  I don't see a problem with a review that starts 'this album is more of an eclectic album than a symphonic, and here is why . . . "

Good point. I am also opposed to too much moving around of artists (and should be only done with caution in extremely rare cases). Many artists try a lot of styles throughout their career, which makes it extremely difficult to categorise an artist as such.
Heck, I remember how much Steve Hackett and Peter Gabriel were moved around...Wacko LOL

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Originally posted by Kati Kati wrote:

Olav I judge vocals as instrumentals and this is certainly not a pub band,  sound quality is amazing, but they are a bit heavy loud with an oriental Bollywood feeling tho' :) not my usual preference listening preference overall taste tho' Big smile
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hehe, try ancient Norse chants as far as vocal origins goes, with medieval "giant ballads" as the flavoring. The core cultural origins may be traced back to India indeed, although ancient India rather than Bollywood as a matter of fact. But yeah, I know this isn't your turf. This one was a call of curiosity as far as style goes, as chants oriented vocals like this, with a lot of repeated elements, isn't all that common in modern music.

Incidentally, I listen to vocals as part of the instrumentation as well. Where I focus on harmonics and how the voice fits into the overall context rather than emotional intensity as such, which is why I've never been able to handle a band like Pavlov's Dog for instance, but why I enjoy for instance Green Carnation - and early Madrugada (the track I posted along with the Green Carnation one).

Oh, and *hugs back*


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Olav I judge vocals as instrumentals and this is certainly not a pub band,  sound quality is amazing, but they are a bit heavy loud with an oriental Bollywood feeling tho' :) not my usual preference listening preference overall taste tho' Big smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Windhawk Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 24 2015 at 00:53
Hehe, nothing new to me, just one of the many sides of me that you haven't come across yet. I tend to surprise people, even those who have known me for a long time.

Mumford was interesting, in an Americana sort of way, and southern at that, nice and emotionally laden. Nice use of the banjo, I'm fond of that instrument when used in a clever manner.

Out of curiosity, as someone who generally isn't all that fond of vocals, how do you like older vocal traditions? Here's an example :-)

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kati Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 24 2015 at 00:35
Windhawk]Hehe - thanks. And you're without doubt my favorite African :-)

I'll hit you with some Norwegian melancholy, hope you don't mind.


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Olav wow this is new for you Smile I like this actually, vocals too and this is a shocker considering I think most vocalist are not good really lol
Ha! I like this a lot not sure if it prog but I like it, the vocals and constant plewn plewm lelelelimlum guitars too :)
This vocalist reminds me a lot like the vocalist on Mumford and Sons. here:   Mumford & Sons - Lover Of The Light. I love the banjo now Big smile 
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Hehe - thanks. And you're without doubt my favorite African :-)

I'll hit you with some Norwegian melancholy, hope you don't mind.






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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kati Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 23 2015 at 19:46
Originally posted by Windhawk Windhawk wrote:

Originally posted by Kati Kati wrote:

Originally posted by echolynfan echolynfan wrote:

Originally posted by infocat infocat wrote:

Kati is not from this earth.
Wink

Hahaha...I believe it :)
LOL lol Infocat, that's right I am a woman, very hard to understand as we seem to be from Venus Stern Smile 
Anyway, a 3some group hug here HugBig smile


Venus is all right though, especially the venus mountain.
Olav you are my favorite (very tall) Scandinavian and more Big smile mhwoaahhxxxxx Hug
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Windhawk Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 23 2015 at 17:23
Originally posted by Kati Kati wrote:

Originally posted by echolynfan echolynfan wrote:

Originally posted by infocat infocat wrote:

Kati is not from this earth.
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Hahaha...I believe it :)
LOL lol Infocat, that's right I am a woman, very hard to understand as we seem to be from Venus Stern Smile 
Anyway, a 3some group hug here HugBig smile


Venus is all right though, especially the venus mountain.
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Originally posted by echolynfan echolynfan wrote:

Originally posted by infocat infocat wrote:

Kati is not from this earth.
Wink

Hahaha...I believe it :)
LOL lol Infocat, that's right I am a woman, very hard to understand as we seem to be from Venus Stern Smile 
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Originally posted by infocat infocat wrote:

Listening to "Vanishing Sun" from the new album, btw!
"F*ck!n kill me now!"  Pinch


Love that tune...along with Once I Get Mine which just jams! Ray writes some pretty depressing stuff on this album...pretty painful in fact. It must be all that Death Metal he listens to lol


Edited by echolynfan - July 21 2015 at 19:28
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Originally posted by infocat infocat wrote:

Kati is not from this earth.
Wink

Hahaha...I believe it :)
" Fashions and fads a fictitious flirtation the foremost foundation to fit in" - echolyn (As The World)

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Listening to "Vanishing Sun" from the new album, btw!
"F*ck!n kill me now!"  Pinch

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