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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote faviovilla Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 24 2013 at 23:28
Nope, but i will check it out, do like martys soloing while in megadeth and jason sayd hr made him better player during cacophony time
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Some good stuff (more than 10):

Algernon - Ghost Surveillance
Änglagĺrd - Viljans Öga
Animals as Leaders - Weightless
Aranis - RoqueForte
Ash Ra Tempel - Ash Ra Tempel
Atavism of Twilight - Atavism of Twilight
Attention Deficit - The Idiot King
Battlestations - Battlestations
Il Berlione - Il Berlione
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - Petrophonics
Brand X - Unorthodox Behavior
Camel - The Snow Goose
Carpe Nota - Carpe Nota
Djam Karet - The Devouring
Dün - Eros
Explosions In The Sky - The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place
Five-Storey Ensemble - Not That City
Béla Fleck and The Flecktones - UFO Tofu
Frames - In Via
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - “lift yr. skinny fists like antennas to heaven!”
Gryphon - Red Queen to Gryphon Three
Guapo - Five Suns
Hamster Theatre - Carnival Detournement
Bo Hansson - Lord of the Rings
Happy Family - Toscco
Heldon II Allez Teia
The Mahavishnu Orchestra - The Inner Mounting Flame
Maserati - Pyramid of the Sun
Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling
Mono - Hymn To The Immortal Wind
Montresor - Daybreak
The Muffins - Double Negative
My Brother The Wind - I Wash My Soul in the Stream of Infinity
NeBeLNeST - noVa eXPReSS
Ozric Tentacles - Erpland
Present - Le Poison Qui Rend Fou
Scale The Summit - The Collective
Schicke Führs Fröhling - Symphonic Pictures
Sioum - I Am Mortal, But Was Fiend
sleepmakeswaves - ...and so we destroyed everything
Soft Machine - Fourth
Solaris - Marsbéli Krónikát
Solterra - Soul » Earth » Sun
Synergy - Chords
Tangerine Dream - Zeit
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving - Deaden the Fields
Tortoise - TNT
A Triggering Myth - A Remedy of Abstraction
Tristeza - A Colores
Univers Zéro - The Hard Quest
Yeti - Things To Come
Zalem - στίγμα (stigma)

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Ok I'll play...

Abus Dangereux - Le Quatrieme Mouvement
Akritas - S/T
Anamorphose - Palimpseste
Bubu - Anabelas
Clivage - Mixtus Orbis
Djam Karet - The Devouring
Dun - Eros
Happy Family - Toscco
Il Berlione - S/T
Jean Paul Prat - Masal
Kopecky - Sunset Gun
Morte Macabre - Symphonic Holocaust
Modry Effect - Blue Efekt & Radim Hladik
Pangee - Hymnemonde
Patrick Gauthier - Bebe Godzilla
Puppenhaus - Jazz Macht Spazz
Rahmann - S/T
Roberto Colombo - Sfogatevi
Sanhedrin - After Forever
Shylock - Ile De Fievre
Som Imaginario - A Matanca Do Porco
The Muffins - Manna/Mirage
Xaal

There are more I didn't bother mentioning..

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A couple I forgot to mention
Andrew Lloyd Webber - Variations
Eddie Jobson - Theme Of Secrets

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Return To Forever  Where Have I Know You Before
 
Miles Davis  On The Corner
 
David Torn Cloud About Mercury
 
Terje Rypdal  Descendre
 
Oregon  Friends
 
Steve Tibbets  Northern Song
 
Goldbug   The Seven Dreams
 
Eyot  Horizon
 
Dusan Jevtovic  Am I Walking Wrong?
 
Ana Never  Small Years


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I don't have many purely instrumental albums, but these are ones I like.

Camel - The Snow Goose
An Endless Sporadic - Ameliorate
An Endless Sporadic - An Endless Sporadic
Liquid Tension Experiment - Liquid Tension Experiment
Liquid Tension Experiment - Liquid Tension Experiment 2
Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells (I do include gibberish and spoken words in the realm of instrumental)
Mike Oldfield - Hergest Ridge
Ozric Tentacles - Erpland
Tangerine Dream - Rubycon
Tangerine Dream - Ricochet



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Originally posted by infocat infocat wrote:

Ozric Tentacles - Erpland



Jon 'sings' the song 'Iscence'
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Originally posted by Tom Ozric Tom Ozric wrote:

Originally posted by infocat infocat wrote:

Ozric Tentacles - Erpland



Jon 'sings' the song 'Iscence'
Bah.  Close enough.
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^^^Yeah, that's a good one!
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Hydria Spacefolk & Oresund Space Collective have some nice, fully instrumental prog.
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Annoyed with myself that I forgot this one

Three Monks - Neogothic Progressive Toccatas

thanks to Nicholas (Progbethyname) for reminding me
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Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Annoyed with myself that I forgot this one
Three Monks - Neogothic Progressive Toccatas
thanks to Nicholas (Progbethyname) for reminding me


^^^I forgot about that, too.


Ten more:

Michael Bennett - Voyage (this is a largely overlooked late '70s electronic record, only issued on CD as a 2-fer with Rock Dreams)
Majeure - Solar Maximum
Libra – Schock
Mongol - Doppler 444
Morte Macabre - Symphonic Holocaust
Motoi Sakuraba – Gikyokuonsou
Social Tension - MacBethia
Subarachnoid Space - These Things Take Time
Synergy - Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Trace - Trace

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My favorite 1:


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Originally posted by verslibre verslibre wrote:

Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Annoyed with myself that I forgot this one
Three Monks - Neogothic Progressive Toccatas
thanks to Nicholas (Progbethyname) for reminding me


^^^I forgot about that, too.



and now I can add Three Monks - The Legend Of The Holy Circle which I downloaded this morning

Still has the beautifull pipe organ but synths have been added on a few tracks Opening track is very 'ELP'.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote verslibre Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 29 2013 at 03:08
Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:


Originally posted by verslibre verslibre wrote:

Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Annoyed with myself that I forgot this one
Three Monks - Neogothic Progressive Toccatas
thanks to Nicholas (Progbethyname) for reminding me


^^^I forgot about that, too.


and now I can add Three Monks - The Legend Of The Holy Circle which I downloaded this morning
Still has the beautifull pipe organ but synths have been added on a few tracks Opening track is very 'ELP'.


A new one? Great! I see they're on Black Widow now. Very cool.
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Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:


Originally posted by verslibre verslibre wrote:

Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Annoyed with myself that I forgot this one
Three Monks - Neogothic Progressive Toccatas
thanks to Nicholas (Progbethyname) for reminding me


^^^I forgot about that, too.


and now I can add Three Monks - The Legend Of The Holy Circle which I downloaded this morning
Still has the beautifull pipe organ but synths have been added on a few tracks Opening track is very 'ELP'.


I've been listening to it courtesy of MySpace. Great stuff, but I expected no less!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 31 2013 at 16:31
Originally posted by verslibre verslibre wrote:

Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:


Originally posted by verslibre verslibre wrote:

Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Annoyed with myself that I forgot this one
Three Monks - Neogothic Progressive Toccatas
thanks to Nicholas (Progbethyname) for reminding me


^^^I forgot about that, too.


and now I can add Three Monks - The Legend Of The Holy Circle which I downloaded this morning
Still has the beautifull pipe organ but synths have been added on a few tracks Opening track is very 'ELP'.


I've been listening to it courtesy of MySpace. Great stuff, but I expected no less!

I had to register with a music site I had never used before in order to buy the download and then had to burn a disc get it onto my hi fi. More than worth it though.Approve
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^^^I'll get the physical CD once it's available stateside. They're loads better than the last "new" Italian symph band I heard (name withheld).
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