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Poll Question: Which of these is your favourite?
Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
3 [5.08%]
2 [3.39%]
6 [10.17%]
1 [1.69%]
1 [1.69%]
0 [0.00%]
5 [8.47%]
4 [6.78%]
2 [3.39%]
2 [3.39%]
3 [5.08%]
0 [0.00%]
0 [0.00%]
2 [3.39%]
3 [5.08%]
2 [3.39%]
20 [33.90%]
2 [3.39%]
1 [1.69%]
0 [0.00%]
0 [0.00%]
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    Posted: April 13 2014 at 16:02
 
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I'll go with fusion today, followed by (in no particular order) Heavy, Eclectic, RPI and Folk.
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Beyond the Shrouded Horizon was a really excellent album.
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Originally posted by proggman proggman wrote:

Thank you. Yes Spectral Mornings was one of the first Steve Hackett albums that I heard and I still like it. One of his best for sure. Also I am gonna see him on his genesis revisited extended tour later this month. Smile

Nice! I'm sure that will be a memorable concert. I'm not a big fan of his Genesis Revisited albums, but I'm sure the music will sound great live. I'm quite anxious to hear a new Hackett album, especially after loving Beyond the Shrouded Horizon. Keeping my fingers crossed that the material is good and not one of those half and half Hackett albums.


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Thank you. Yes Spectral Mornings was one of the first Steve Hackett albums that I heard and I still like it. One of his best for sure. Also I am gonna see him on his Genesis Revisited Extended Tour later this month. Smile


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mirror Image Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2014 at 22:06
Originally posted by proggman proggman wrote:

Symphonic Prog over everything else.


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Love your avatar BTW. Spectral Mornings is one of my favorite Hackett albums, but I really love his first four albums anyway.


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Symphonic Prog over everything else.

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Originally posted by uduwudu uduwudu wrote:

Originally posted by dr wu23 dr wu23 wrote:

Originally posted by King Crimson776 King Crimson776 wrote:

Least loathed does not equal most popular.
You are right...and it looks like symph is going to 'win'.
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Well, from the knockout poll the eclectic prog sub-genre won.... the least loathed. Not my term but one I read that struck my chord... Yet Symphonic sub genre wins the favourite. I just wondered why....

More people wanted to see symphonic gone than eclectic win is the short answer. It doesn't mean those who voted against symph all had the same favorite. The symph loyalists are the larger group, but when all the smaller groups who prefer eclectic combined, they made a much bigger group that eclipsed the people who calim symph as their favorite.

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Because they're not the same thing.
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Originally posted by dr wu23 dr wu23 wrote:

Originally posted by King Crimson776 King Crimson776 wrote:

Least loathed does not equal most popular.
You are right...and it looks like symph is going to 'win'.
Smile


Well, from the knockout poll the eclectic prog sub-genre won.... the least loathed. Not my term but one I read that struck my chord... Yet Symphonic sub genre wins the favourite. I just wondered why....
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr wu23 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 08 2014 at 22:53
Originally posted by King Crimson776 King Crimson776 wrote:

Least loathed does not equal most popular.
You are right...and it looks like symph is going to 'win'.
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Voted Spacerock over Krautrock, Rio, Zeuhl & Canterbury.
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Least loathed does not equal most popular.
"It's music, and I like it" - Miles Davis on Sketches of Spain
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So theoretically, eclectic prog should win this round. "Least loathed" equals most popular as per the vote against polls.
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Originally posted by proggman proggman wrote:

Originally posted by Mirror Image Mirror Image wrote:

Symphonic prog is my favorite sub-genre. I mean Genesis, Yes, King Crimson, and ELP are in this genre. So need I say more?

King Crimson isn't Symphonic Prog. They're Eclectic Prog.

My apologies. I guess I was thinking of their first two albums, but, yes, they changed directions rather quickly.
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Originally posted by genbanks genbanks wrote:

Here we go again. Symphonic

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Originally posted by Mirror Image Mirror Image wrote:

Symphonic prog is my favorite sub-genre. I mean Genesis, Yes, King Crimson, and ELP are in this genre. So need I say more?

King Crimson isn't Symphonic Prog. They're Eclectic Prog.
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In the Court, In the Wake and (maybe) Lizard are kind of symph prog, but other than that, KC isn't symphonic prog.

I choose post/math today. Some other day the answer could be exp/post, kraut, eclectic, or maybe avant/RIO
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mirror Image Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 07 2014 at 19:01
Symphonic prog is my favorite sub-genre. I mean Genesis, Yes, King Crimson, and ELP are in this genre. So need I say more?
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Originally posted by Barbu Barbu wrote:

Progressive Celtic Bluegrass

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