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2 days ago
Ross S.
You "opened it, ripped it, and then sold it?" Hell, you're part of the problem, my friend.
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3 days ago
Ross S.
Some really nice chord changes evident in the first few songs. They've taken some care with the arrangements, and the singer sounds great (is closer to Walsh than to Elefante, but he's kind of a blend of the two). Production is really good, and there's some nice tones from Rich Williams' guitar.
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4 weeks ago
Ross S.
I Am is a great ballad. And I came around the the 4th track as well. But overall, I feel like it's got too much of a rock edge (in the production) but songs that aren't always melodic enough to pull it off. The more soul and pop vein he had on Street Talk actually suited him better. Like it, but don't love it.
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4 weeks ago
Ross S.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RD0sF2l93-Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95Jg-iv1kSA
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4 weeks ago
Ross S.
Unknown bassist? That's the GREAT John Cowan. He's got a 30+ year career and has made his own records plus all-time classics with New Grass Revival. He's the best singer in that band, by far. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKSFSO8tbuc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XtAvs5omdI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76bi9wQ3gl8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JW7wCeUjFcA https://www
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4 weeks ago
Ross S.
"All I Ever Needed" is the better of Kimball's solo albums.
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4 weeks ago
Ross S.
Well, TD is huge, in a manner of speaking.
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5 weeks ago
Ross S.
Terry's dead right about the Toto XIV sound. (love the songs, though)
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5 weeks ago
Ross S.
Frontiers mastering has been awful in recent years. I first noticed in on Glenn Hughes' "Soul Mover," which despite having some pretty good music, just sounded worse than his earlier solo efforts. (The did better with Music For the Divine). Both Toto albums on Frontiers suffer from awful mastering. Listen to how good the CJ Vanston production sounds from Steve Lukather's solo albums
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5 weeks ago
Ross S.
You don't have a volume knob on your player?
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5 weeks ago
Ross S.
The singer is fantastic. Wonderful voice.
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5 weeks ago
Ross S.
Speeds up slightly in the middle. I like that.
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5 weeks ago
Ross S.
Paris Calling might be their coolest song, but I think Gathering is the best collection of music they've done. Songs are better.
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6 weeks ago
Ross S.
After Andrew's excellent exclusive with Richard Black around the time of the last album (10 years ago?), now comes this: https://soundcloud.com/deandelray/276richard-blackshark-island Part way through, Richard notes that he's working on new Shark Island material (and some old stuff) with Michael Guy at Michael's studio in Portland.
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2 months ago
Ross S.
Belief over reason is part of the problem.
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2 months ago
Ross S.
That's in large part because they don't try to turn up the volume, overcompress, or give "smily" EQ choices. They just do a flat transfer, often from a prior digital source. If the original CD was done OK, theirs is too.
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2 months ago
Ross S.
garyt Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Wounded Bird has some good reissues. They don't > have the detailed booklets like RC, but they've > done some good stuff that was either out of print > or never released on cd before. Not sure how much, > if any, of their stuff is remastered. > > Another good one is BGO. They do a lot of 2 disc &
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2 months ago
Ross S.
Solid album. I liked the first Circa project but struggled a bit with the next two, even though "Notorious" is one of Sherwood's best songs. This is closer in quality to the first one, excellent prog rock. But you have to like prog to get into it. I happen to prefer prog to most "by the numbers" melodic rock and would choose it over a lot of melodic rock any day. https:
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2 months ago
Ross S.
Darren In Florida Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > > And why Chalfant should of been Journey singer > ever since Perry wasn't > > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKj9Xr1mGkA 1) "Should of?" 2) Chalfant's tone is just wrong for Journey. Not enough soul music in the sound.
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2 months ago
Ross S.
Listening to Kevin Chalfant's album of Journey covers, you can hear why. He's not as good a singer as is Arnel or as was Steve Augeri before the vocal problems.
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3 months ago
Ross S.
They could, but they'd also have to fix nearly all the vocals (was consistantly flat on higher notes).
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3 months ago
Ross S.
Power Windows Moving Pictures Counterparts Presto Clockwork Angels Grace Under Pressure Permanent Waves Hold Your Fire Snakes & Ladders Roll the Bones Signals Test For Echo Hemispheres A Farewell To Kings 2112 Vapor Trails Caress of Steel Fly By Night Rush
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3 months ago
Ross S.
Long Live Rock 'n Roll Down To Earth Rising RB Rainbow Straight Through the Eyes Difficult To Cure Bent Out of Shape Stranger In Us All Finyl Vinyl might be the best listen. It covers the whole range of their output pretty well (but misses a few key Dio and Bonnet tracks).
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3 months ago
Ross S.
Finish What Ya Started was probably the best song on the album. Sound (or lack of it) from the drums was a huge problem on this album.
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3 months ago
Ross S.
The singing sounds forced and out of Gary's range. And isn't melodic enough. A lot of the riffs are good, but the tracks don't sound all that good, especially guitar tones. And the songs just aren't good enough.
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3 months ago
Ross S.
1984 Fair Warning Van Halen Van Halen II Diver Down Women and Children For Unlawful Balance Different Kind of Truth 5150 OU812 III
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3 months ago
Ross S.
The Sao Paulo show was really good, both bands. Very large crowd that wrapped around the block entirely and back on itself to get in.
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4 months ago
Ross S.
Saw them on the Dystfunctional tour and they were so, so much better than o the 88 tour. It's a really good band when firing on all cylinders.
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4 months ago
Ross S.
Happened to correspond with the last night of a business trip. Was wonderful to finally see JSS, and what a great voice he has. Winery Dogs (despite breathless Eddie Trunk hype) were the real deal, some of the best melodic rock out there these days. Richie Kotzen has emerged as a songwriter of real depth, and their athletic playing and humor lifted above the same old same old. And how cool th
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4 months ago
Ross S.
Give It Away sucks green donkeys. This was pretty good. Prefer their melodic side, for sure.
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