RE: To John Taglieri and Andrew
Posted by: sfk kurt ()
Date: December 31, 2000 03:16AM



Eric Abrahamsen wrote:
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both AOR and Progressive bands. In AOR what is sent to me, maybe one or two really stand out as offering something new. After a while all the Journey sound alikes become a blur. With the Progressive demos all the Marillion, IQ demo soundalikes tend to blend, so ....


Hey Eric, I cannot agree more...in doing reviews for SFK, and I think maybe where I and Andrew differ, my threshold may be lower for the sameness factor. I love melodic rock of all forms, and would love to see it succeed again, but I think maybe I hear too much music. Sometimes it becomes very difficult to separate it all when they all sound similar. It's becoming like that in my beloved power pop. So many of THOSE bands are also starting to sound too much alike.

Now, for the average MR fan who maybe only buys a few releases, they dont hear all the similarities that you refer to that some of us hear.

I'm not nearly the doom and gloom type Andrew pegged me as, but I'm also just airing an honest (and personal) opinion in which I feel the market is becoming a little glutted with too much quantity and not enough quality. And, depending on how exact you want to be, I find things like Evan And Jaron or Marv 3 to be pure melodic rock AND rather succesful in the US to boot. So not all is bad...

As for Tagleri, he's a punk ass! Hahaha...just kidding John, who loves ya?
[for those who think I am dissing John, I am not...we are friends!]

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SubjectViewsWritten ByPosted
To John Taglieri and Andrew 154 Eric Abrahamsen 12/31/2000 12:44AM
RE: To John Taglieri and Andrew 133 Lil Al 12/31/2000 01:56AM
RE: To John Taglieri and Andrew 115 Dave Tedder 12/31/2000 04:13PM
RE: To Dave Tedder & SFK Kurt 122 Lil Al 01/01/2001 02:09AM
Hey Al 141 sfk kurt 01/01/2001 08:50AM
RE: Hey Al 130 Lil Al 01/01/2001 11:29AM
RE: Hey Al 127 sfk kurt 01/02/2001 12:18AM
OT for Eric: snow 121 sfk kurt 12/31/2000 03:04AM
RE: To John Taglieri and Andrew128 sfk kurt 12/31/2000 03:16AM
RE: To John Taglieri and Andrew 129 John Taglieri 12/31/2000 01:40PM
RE: To John Taglieri and Andrew 131 sfk kurt 12/31/2000 11:42PM
To John Taglieri 118 Ron (Holland) 01/02/2001 06:05AM
RE: To John Taglieri 120 John Taglieri 01/02/2001 08:50AM
RE: To John Taglieri and Andrew 112 Dave Tedder 12/31/2000 06:32AM
RE: Ultrasound 124 Eric Abrahamsen 12/31/2000 08:02AM
RE: Ultrasound 119 Dave Tedder 12/31/2000 07:34PM
RE: Ultrasound again 134 Eric Abrahamsen 01/01/2001 12:00AM
RE: To Dave Tedder & SFK Kurt 128 Dave Tedder 01/01/2001 04:06AM
RE: To John Taglieri and Andrew 133 John Taglieri 12/31/2000 01:36PM
RE: To John Taglieri and Andrew 110 Eric Abrahamsen 12/31/2000 10:56PM


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