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Post by rufusboy » Wed Jan 17, 2007 2:56 pm

I must be a 24 addict.

Yesterday a DVD of the first four episodes of this season, along with the first act of episode 5 (which won't be broadcast until this Monday), was released.

I bought it.

Fortunately the spouse loves 24 too. (Not true for all of our music preferences. Last night I was watching a bit of the ELP DVD 'Beyond the Beginning', specifically the clip of Emerson & Palmer performing "Honky Tonk Train Blues" with the Oscar Peterson trio, and my wife walked in and called it "weird stuff." OK, so I won't be pulling out the Magma CDs...)

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Post by stonewolf » Wed Jan 17, 2007 9:56 pm

Greetings friends of GH - My name is Gary, aka Stonewolf. I first heard of GH from a subscription to Progression magazine back in the days of On to Evermore. Bought it and liked 1/2 of it mostly because of the cool analog synth sounds and heavy bass lines. Didn't pay much attention again until the Belmont dvd came out then was totally blown away by how far they advanced; in leaps and bounds over other prog bands, in just a few short years.
Anyway, I have a B.A. in music education and taught for a while until settling down with the phone company where I am a trainer (go figure :roll: ) Spend most of my eves working out tunes and transposing for guitar and bass. Any musicians in Charlotte, NC feel free to send a mail...
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Post by Bnielsen » Wed Jan 17, 2007 10:23 pm

Welcome to the forums, stone!

If you liked the Belmont DVD, you will really enjoy the CD Live At NEARFest!
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Post by stonewolf » Wed Jan 17, 2007 10:53 pm

Thanks Neilsen, which cd were they promoting on that one? I heard the a/v quality was pretty bad, is that true?
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Post by Venividi » Thu Jan 18, 2007 2:44 pm

Spend most of my eves working out tunes and transposing for guitar and bass.
Can we deduce from this quote and your avatar image that you are a bass player, and a Ric player at that?

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Post by stonewolf » Thu Jan 18, 2007 9:18 pm

Sure can, although my main instrument is the guitar, I did manage to pick up a georgeous bluebust Ric almost a year ago. Before that, had to beg and borrow from friends. Mr Babb does a very good job simulating the Ric tone with his Yamaha but alas, is just not the same. Now all I need is a small bass amp, any suggestions?
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Post by FredProgGH » Fri Jan 19, 2007 12:04 am

OK, I finally had a chance to watch the first four hours of 24 and I'm up to speed :) Man, it's definitely hitting the fan! Pretty intense. We need a dedicated 24 thread :D
"The baloney is yodeling" -- [i]Jon Arbuckle[/i]

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Post by Bnielsen » Fri Jan 19, 2007 12:27 am

stonewolf wrote:Thanks Neilsen, which cd were they promoting on that one? I heard the a/v quality was pretty bad, is that true?
Live at NEARFest has AWESOME sound. No video (just some fan vids that made it onto the DVDs)

In fact, one reveiwer said that it was in his top-5 best sounding live albums, EVER.
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Post by FredProgGH » Fri Jan 19, 2007 1:52 am

He was probably talking about Lex Live. It sounds (and looks) fine for the resources we had at the time (no pun intended) and I think it holds up well but Live @ Nearfest is certainly better!!
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Post by johnc » Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:02 pm

stonewolf wrote:Now all I need is a small bass amp, any suggestions?
Just one--get something that's used. I'd bet diamonds to little green apples that there are many amps on eBay, just for starters, that haven't been used much for over a year, ever since the buyer (or recepient of a gift) decided he wasn't gonna use it much after all.

Checked out the thread entitled "Bass Guitars" yet? Some pics of my toys there. That's a bee-yoo-tiful Ric bass you have there.
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Post by wesman » Wed May 23, 2007 10:30 pm

Hey Everyone!
This is WES man!
Worked with Steve in Far Far away once upon a time.
Been busy raising my two daughters Fiona & Shayne for the last sixteen yrs.
I started running lights as my first job out of highschool and didn't look back for about 7 straight years on the road.

Met my ex at a gig at "Yesterdays" settled down and have come full circle.

I just quit a job I had been at for the last 16 years and am resuming my career as a Live Production Lighting Tech.

My last show was for GH when they debuted "Journey of the Dunadin" here in Chatt.

Please excuse my ramblings, I think sitting in a cubicle smelling my own farts for the last few years has left some short term (hopefully) drain bramige.

Shout out to TIM. Dude I am still so sorry for catching you on fire.





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Post by Osaka » Sun Aug 26, 2007 7:39 pm

Hello. I am Osaka (Mary), and I am Sam and Rumpska's little Sister.
I first heard of Glass Hammer when I was around, 4, so, pretty much as long as I can remember it's been there
I Love reading and drawing and...candy...
My favorite book is probably the Circle trilogy by Ted Dekker. the first book is Black, then Red, then White.
And as for favorite movie...I'd have to say Totoro. :D
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Post by FredProgGH » Sun Aug 26, 2007 8:10 pm

A new Rumpsa!! AWESOME!! Cool to have you around since Sam has flown the coop these days :D
"The baloney is yodeling" -- [i]Jon Arbuckle[/i]

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Post by Rumpska » Sun Aug 26, 2007 8:36 pm

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Rumpza

Cmon Fred, you're killin us... I mean... z is the coolest letter in our last name. :P


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Post by FredProgGH » Sun Aug 26, 2007 10:48 pm

Actually, I left out the "k" :P :D
"The baloney is yodeling" -- [i]Jon Arbuckle[/i]

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