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Frost* / Re: Towerblock...
« on: May 09, 2018, 09:59:54 AM »
I've just got myself a new amp and a subwoofer - what I have not had yet is some time to myself to give the new stuff some real welly! I'll certainly be listening to Towerblock..... and will report back. As a track, I've loved if from the word go!  :) :)

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Other Bands / Chantel Mcgregor goes prog
« on: February 14, 2017, 12:31:54 PM »
Great gig this weekend (with fellow Frost*ie (tRICKy)) seeing Chantel McGregor doing her thing in Harpenden. She has more than hinted over the years to have an interest in prog (big SW fan!) and she added a 12 minute jam to her set. Her almost unique "homely" and often hilarious stage presence between songs disguises her amazing talents. Enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUlrOQs-USQ

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Announcements / Re: Christmas Message from Jem
« on: January 03, 2017, 12:43:25 PM »
As most of us seem to be getting older.... Jem, to me, is looking a lot younger than he used to?  :)

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Friends Of Frost* / Re: OO! A new video.
« on: October 31, 2016, 12:48:44 PM »
Well that exercised the goosbumps! Bloody brilliant!  :)

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Gigs / Re: Portland/Cambridge
« on: August 01, 2016, 12:59:29 PM »
The camels back was already definitely broken before the request from the chap on the stage to ask us to regroup to let in another 10 ticket holding straws. That was the (melted) icing on the cake!

An encore of Oxygene would have gone down well!

Still I enjoyed it after securing a wall behind me - but missing out on most of Nathans performance thanks to the PA.

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Gigs / Re: Cambridge
« on: July 27, 2016, 09:37:39 AM »
Talking of Cambridge - who else is coming? I'm tempted to wear a Hawaiian shirt after seeing the Rambling man pics  8)

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Any Other Business / Re: Brexit!
« on: July 13, 2016, 08:02:49 AM »
I'd love to visit England and The Netherlands for a gig or two, but it's not clear yet whether Americans will be allowed to leave their homes for the next four years.  :P

Well I saw this guitarist called Robben Ford last night in England - and he definitely sounded American?

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Frost* / Re: JM on Closer to the Sun
« on: June 23, 2016, 09:04:31 PM »
If you do want to explore, Jake, go for Surfing With Alien, Not of This Earth, Flying in A Blue Dream and The Extremist, pretty much in that order too.  I have faithfully bought every album he's ever done and seen him live lots of times but, if I'm brutally honest, it is a case of the law of diminishing returns with his later releases I'm afraid.  That said, I rather enjoyed Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards - Jem played keyboards for a few dates on that tour (although Mike Keneally played on the album).
I'd agree with that, start with the early stuff & work through in order. I find Joe a bit more consistent than Steve Vai, though Steve is a better showman live.

Ditto! What they said!

Saw him on a G3 gig in Brum a few years ago with Robert Fripp*, quite definitely the best guitar tone I've ever heard live!

*Who I didn't see as he sat at the back of the stage out of sight!!

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Frost* / Re: Possible defect with the vinyl of Falling Satellites
« on: May 31, 2016, 12:36:09 PM »
And that says everything about why I will never go back to vinyl. It would ruin it for me, totally. And I would be waiting, on edge, on every disc I ever put on. I know CD's aren't perfect but I just don't get vinyl anymore

Totally agree. Too many things that can affect the final output, however, being fair, I have yet to compare vinyl vs CD in a straight fight. I spent years wishing they would invent an instant access format which wouldn't be open to potential damage if you wanted to listen to the same track again, and didn't come back all clicky if you played it on someone else's system etc. The only thing I miss is the packaging!

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Frost* / Re: So who has worked out the morse code message yet?
« on: May 30, 2016, 10:45:55 AM »
- .... .- -. -.-     -.-- --- ..--
:)
 
I'll post the message here tomorrow...unless someone else would like to beat me to it (except manoncharles who knows the answer! ) :P

@Fogey:  do you want the extra "-" back?  ;)
This says "Thank you"?
Confused now...
Lucky I'm not on Comms,  I can't hear the morse code bit at all... Semaphore next time,  maybe?

Semaphore! - Hell, I went on a semaphore course, really hard work  - by the end of the day I was flagging badly!

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Frost* / Re: Falling Satellites - Pre Orders are GO!!!!!!!
« on: May 30, 2016, 10:42:48 AM »
Three tracks in. Loving Towerblocks, madness and genius - sound mangling to the extreme! Great lyrics too. That's my ration for today, track 4 tomorrow!

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Frost* / Re: Falling Satellites - Pre Orders are GO!!!!!!!
« on: May 28, 2016, 04:26:56 PM »
Quick question - was the signed postcard bit a random thing or was there supposed to be one in all orders?

All pre orders from The Merch Desk should have had a signed post card I believe.


Hmmmm there wasn't one in my bundle.  :'(

Nor mine - I ordered last week, so may explain. Anyways, my plan is to get that sorted at the Cambridge gig  ;)

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Frost* / Re: Happy Frost* Day!!
« on: May 27, 2016, 02:16:41 PM »
The Australian ones were sent out early, weren't they? So we could all have a listen together? And I wouldn't have to sit hear and read all the rave reviews while I sit here and sadly watch the mailbox for my preorder? Guys?

<wipes away a tear>

Join the club, mate, I'm afraid  :(

I'm in the club too!  :'( Never mind, something to look forward to

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Our wait ends tomorrow as well  :)
The packages were posted by Nell :D
When the postman delivers

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