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    Posted: August 26 2013 at 20:50
Red is a band I recently discovered via the wonder of the internet. I'm surprised that this masterpiece has not found its way to the archive yet. Although the music is recorded in 1982/1983... it really sounds like vintage golden era stuff with some new keyboard sounds (obvious inspiration from KC's red?). I was truly blown away, and hope to see this added soon! Only one album was released by this band, unfortunately.



I would recommend listening to this track: [EDIT: SEE POST BELOW]
The whole album can be heard [EDIT: SEE POST BELOW], if you liked where that came from.
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edit: perhaps Jazz Rock / Fusion instead? I dunno, I'll let other people figure that out.



Edited by OzzProg - September 01 2013 at 15:57
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It seems the other links have died, so here is a Youtube version (full album):



every time I listen to this I hear different things. I guess the first track kind of sounds like Rush (YYZ in particular) mixed with some other influences - love it.


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Thank you, but it's already under evaluation.
 
 
Edit: In fact, it has been rejected.


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Sorry, I guess I didn't search well enough. I'd honestly like to hear why it was not accepted, I am very surprised... Should I dig up that thread, or continue posting here?
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I'm listening to this right now.  Seems so right for Eclectic, I'm at a loss...
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Originally posted by OzzProg OzzProg wrote:

Sorry, I guess I didn't search well enough. I'd honestly like to hear why it was not accepted, I am very surprised... Should I dig up that thread, or continue posting here?
 
It has been rejected by the JR/F Team. We respect the team's decision.
 
Originally posted by infocat infocat wrote:

I'm listening to this right now.  Seems so right for Eclectic, I'm at a loss...
 
No-one voted on a move to Eclectic. 
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Ok, well I'm voting for eclectic the most possible way my forum power allows, hence the title of this thread.

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this is another type of alternative metal in the vein of Lacuna Coil, not Prog, not Jazz fusion, for sure.
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Originally posted by rdtprog rdtprog wrote:

not Prog, not Jazz fusion, for sure.

Not jazz fusion, ok fine. Not prog? That's a pretty bold statement. Also, after listening to some Lacuna Oil, I have to question how much of the Red album you actually listened to before coming to your assumption. I cannot see many relevant connections between these two bands that relate to your argument.


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Originally posted by OzzProg OzzProg wrote:

Originally posted by rdtprog rdtprog wrote:

not Prog, not Jazz fusion, for sure.

Not jazz fusion, ok fine. Not prog? That's a pretty bold statement. Also, after listening to some Lacuna Oil, I have to question how much of the Red album you actually listened to before coming your assumption. I cannot see many relevant connections between these two bands that relate to your argument.


Sorry, i listened to the wrong sample on grooveshark, this is jazz rock fusion.
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Gotta say, I hear this as a jazz rock album, but then again I am not part of the team. If the lads in the fusion team have passed on it, then we have to respect their decision. That's why we have emSmile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Bearded Bard Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 02 2013 at 11:17
Originally posted by infocat infocat wrote:

I'm at a loss...
Same here. Would've been a good fit for either Fusion or Eclectic, IMO.

Originally posted by seventhsojourn seventhsojourn wrote:

No-one voted on a move to Eclectic.
That's a shame.

Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

If the lads in the fusion team have passed on it, then we have to respect their decision. That's why we have emSmile
That's true though.
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I don't want to be a nuisance or anything (well, maybe I do.. it's kind of fun), but how can I help get the ball rolling here - or is it already? Has this been submitted to the eclectic team yet? I'm sure they're busy reviewing other stuff, and have a list of other artists before they get to anything else, but I am eager to make sure this gets there.
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In order for the eclectic team to evaluate this band, the jazzy guys needs to vote 'move' to eclectic. They haven't. 

Personally, I don't think they fit in eclectic either. 
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Wait I can't for the life of me figure out why this band would not be on Progarchives.

I mean, it's definitely much more than just jam band music.


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Heavy prog?
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Sent to eclectic, so we'll see how it turns out.
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All right, cool stuff, and thanks! Anxious to see if this gets in, but I don't really see why it wouldn't - at least in somewhere, even if it isn't eclectic (but that would make the most sense to me!)
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Any updates?
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