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    Posted: October 09 2013 at 07:45
I still say the most accessable Prog I've heard is OSI and CHROMA KEY.
It grooves so nicely. Great driving music and everyone that I have shared those 2 Kevin moore projects with people have loved it, especially the girls!!! Yes progheads...chicks dig OSI!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tamijo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2013 at 07:39
Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Originally posted by schizoidman schizoidman wrote:

Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Yeah there's probably some truth to that, but what most youngins have completely lost in the process, is the vital gift of patience. The mere task of sitting through an entire album without having to skip to something new inside of 5 minutes...

As for the thread:
Pure Reason Revolution. Wins over chicks like a regular Don Juan.
 
That's funny but absolutely true. I had to get up and lift the needle on the record player to the next track. Today it's hit the >| button and one has entirely bypassed side one of Tales from Topographic Oceans.
 
Pure Reason Revolution....I liked their first two albums immensely, never really got into their third and last one. Their mellow stuff really knocks me out especially "The Exact Colour".

I'm a cd generation dude, but I'm going backwards and have started purchasing vinyls on a regular basis. Keeps me patient and ready for whatever comes along. Sometimes music needs a little time - or I need a little time. That "little time" very quickly gets annihilated by the skip button.

With Pure Reason Revolution I am somewhat odd in that I prefer their second one, Amor Vincit Omnia. I think it's the best album they put out, and one of the most successful attempts at fusing pop, electronic and prog.
No need to get a vinyl collection !
Just pull yourself together, sit back and relax. Take control over your F#¤ miserable life, and then decide to NOT hit that skip button. LOL
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Why yes. This is a great example.
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Coheed & Cambria, a lot of Devin Townsend's work, Pain of Salvation(BE not withstanding), Protest The Hero(if coming from a metal background), The Dear Hunter, a lot of Riverside's later works(and I'd argue Out of Myself as well), Muse, Galahad, and Pure Reason Revolution
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For me, the most accesible prog bands are Supertramp and some neo-prog band like Marillion. Pretty easy to listen.
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Originally posted by Logan Logan wrote:

Originally posted by irrelevant irrelevant wrote:

Originally posted by Logan Logan wrote:

 Cardiacs' Sing to God
No way man. Orthrelm


OV is actually a damned good album, I 'm finding.  Oh wait, that's because I was listening to Brainstorm at the same time (two youtube tabs both playing music which blended in a beautifully complex and quirky way).
Shocked Interesting.
 
But yeah, OV is a good album, I reckon. I have to be in the mood for minimalistic guitar and drums avant math metal though. Y'know, the really common, everyday stuff. LOL
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Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:



Originally posted by schizoidman schizoidman wrote:

Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Yeah there's probably some truth to that, but what most youngins have completely lost in the process, is the vital gift of patience. The mere task of sitting through an entire album without having to skip to something new inside of 5 minutes...

As for the thread:

Pure Reason Revolution. Wins over chicks like a regular Don Juan.

 

That's funny but absolutely true. I had to get up and lift the needle on the record player to the next track. Today it's hit the >| button and one has entirely bypassed side one of Tales from Topographic Oceans.

 

Pure Reason Revolution....I liked their first two albums immensely, never really got into their third and last one. Their mellow stuff really knocks me out especially "The Exact Colour".

I'm a cd generation dude, but I'm going backwards and have started purchasing vinyls on a regular basis. Keeps me patient and ready for whatever comes along. Sometimes music needs a little time - or I need a little time. That "little time" very quickly gets annihilated by the skip button.
With Pure Reason Revolution I am somewhat odd in that I prefer their second one, Amor Vincit Omnia. I think it's the best album they put out, and one of the most successful attempts at fusing pop, electronic and prog.



Funny how over the years vinyl has verrrry slooowly been making its way back into the market place. Can I ask if you find it to be superior audio than CD's?

Overall I listen to Amor Vincit Omnia more often than The Dark Third. I agree that AVO is a hugely successful go at fusing pop, electronic and prog. For sure one of the best....which gets me to thinking....what other group has tried to merge pop, electronic and prog???? Radiohead is one.

Well...off on a bit of a tangent here....back on topic at some point.......
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Originally posted by schizoidman schizoidman wrote:

Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Yeah there's probably some truth to that, but what most youngins have completely lost in the process, is the vital gift of patience. The mere task of sitting through an entire album without having to skip to something new inside of 5 minutes...

As for the thread:
Pure Reason Revolution. Wins over chicks like a regular Don Juan.
 
That's funny but absolutely true. I had to get up and lift the needle on the record player to the next track. Today it's hit the >| button and one has entirely bypassed side one of Tales from Topographic Oceans.
 
Pure Reason Revolution....I liked their first two albums immensely, never really got into their third and last one. Their mellow stuff really knocks me out especially "The Exact Colour".

I'm a cd generation dude, but I'm going backwards and have started purchasing vinyls on a regular basis. Keeps me patient and ready for whatever comes along. Sometimes music needs a little time - or I need a little time. That "little time" very quickly gets annihilated by the skip button.

With Pure Reason Revolution I am somewhat odd in that I prefer their second one, Amor Vincit Omnia. I think it's the best album they put out, and one of the most successful attempts at fusing pop, electronic and prog.


Edited by Guldbamsen - September 17 2013 at 16:40
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Izz......My River Flows

so does the music
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Originally posted by irrelevant irrelevant wrote:

Originally posted by Logan Logan wrote:

 Cardiacs' Sing to God
No way man. Orthrelm


OV is actually a damned good album, I 'm finding.  Oh wait, that's because I was listening to Brainstorm at the same time (two youtube tabs both playing music which blended in a beautifully complex and quirky way).


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Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Yeah there's probably some truth to that, but what most youngins have completely lost in the process, is the vital gift of patience. The mere task of sitting through an entire album without having to skip to something new inside of 5 minutes...

As for the thread:
Pure Reason Revolution. Wins over chicks like a regular Don Juan.
 
That's funny but absolutely true. I had to get up and lift the needle on the record player to the next track. Today it's hit the >| button and one has entirely bypassed side one of Tales from Topographic Oceans.
 
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Originally posted by Logan Logan wrote:

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Yeah there's probably some truth to that, but what most youngins have completely lost in the process, is the vital gift of patience. The mere task of sitting through an entire album without having to skip to something new inside of 5 minutes...

As for the thread:
Pure Reason Revolution. Wins over chicks like a regular Don Juan.
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I wonder if todays audience can be considered to have a more sophisticated and broader range of taste than the audience that was first introduced to prog in the late 1960's? Thereby giving todays audience the ability to consider the diverse and esoteric forms of prog more accessible than in the past.
 
I'm thinking that would be a definite Yes. The way to discover and absorb new music in the old days was through the radio. There was no worldwide internet with dedicated websites and streaming cablecasts with endless discussions on hundreds of albums to widen a persons musical perspective.
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I'll second Midlake.  Progressive enough to be approved by prog folk and accessible enough to be enjoyed by those who can't spell prog
I have been reveling in the Anglo-German band POOR GENETIC MATERIAL.  I think their latest "A Day in JUne" is one of their best and their most accessible

Others, leaving out most of the ones already mentioned and extremely wel known acts in general
ANYONE's DAUGHTER self titled album is probably their most accessible to PA members
ASIA MINOR "Between Flesh and Divine" I found to be instantly likable and wearing well
much of 1970s BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST might work, especially "Once Again", "Everyone is Everybody Else", Octoberon" and "Gone to earth"
BELIEVE "Hope to see Another Day" is their most accessible and most enduring
BLUE OYSTER CULT "Fire of Unknown Origin"
CAROL OF HARVEST s/r
CLEPSYDRA "Alone"
COLLAGE "Moonshine"
DECEMBERISTS "THe King is Dead" (very low prog quotient)
German space rockers DICE, especially "Dice in Space"
EARTH AND FIRE "Song of the marching Children" and "Atlantis"
most work by ELO (although I only like a few of their albums)
I gotta name something by ELOY, so I would say "Time to Turn" is their best combination of excellent and accessible
ENGEL
AARON ENGLISH "All the Waters of this World"
FM "Black Noise"
DANIEL GAUTHIER "Above the Storm"
GORDON GILTRAP and OLIVER WAKEMAN - "Ravens and Lullabies"
HORSLIPS "THe Book of Invasions" or "THe Man who Built America"
JUMP - "The Beachcomber"
KAOS MOON "After the Storm"
KERRS PINK "Art of Complex Simplicity"
JAMES MCCARTY - "Out of the Dark"
MIRAGE - "Tails from the Green Sofa"
MR GIL - "Alone"
LE ORME - "Felona and Serona" -it might not be their best (although it might be) but it hits me from the first
OSIRIS - s/t and "Myths and Legends" - good fun 
PERERIN - first 2 albums
PROCOL HARUM - first
SATELLITE - :"Street Between Sunrise and Sunset"
SNOWDONIA - "Pallas"
SPRING s/t
STRAWBS "Bursting at the Seams"
TAI PHONG - s/t
TEMPUS FUGIT - "Tales from a Forgotten Land" and "Chessboard" 
ZOMBY WOOF - "Riding on a Tear"

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A lot of Crossover and Symphonic stuff that has that pop inflection like Kansas, Alan Parsons, Marillion, Spock's Beard (though they have a lot of weird/"inaccessible" moments), and Big Big Train. And of course the heavier stuff like Rush, Riverside and Porcupine Tree. Yes and Genesis aren't that hard to get into, in my opinion.
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