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Come with me now on a journey through time, space and a weird 60's album that you can find on the net if you have a strong stomach.
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Uploaded: Dec 05, 2009 - 03:02:51 PM
Last Updated: Dec 05, 2009 - 08:23:34 PM Last Played: Mar 23, 2017 - 03:19:05 PM
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Feter said 3298 days ago (December 5th, 2009)
Bobby and Betty
Days of Mars and The Moon ..this is incredible ..
prog grooves ..loved how your dealt with the bass
nice sound ..the guitar work here is just amazing
the acoustic arpegios in the middle just reminds
me of Fripp's passages on some songs ..great rock
a top production ...kudos ..thns alot for sharin
such gem !!!!!
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grah3am said 3297 days ago (December 5th, 2009)
Prog croc
I've been checking out nouveaux prog bands, and there's a lot of keyboard - dominated stuff out there. I prefer the guitar, and I tend to try to emulate my heroes (Fripp and Belew spring to mind). If there's even a whiff of Crim or Floyd or Porcupine Tree in my stuff, then I'm well - pleased. Thank you for taking the time to listen and comment.
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scaustrita said 3298 days ago (December 5th, 2009)
Graham
My first visit, and like what I am hearing.
This is more that Rock, it is a journey. Where, I don't know? But I will accept the Moon.

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grah3am said 3297 days ago (December 5th, 2009)
Thank you
Glad you like what you hear. There's tons of good stuff on MacJams. This tune is a response to a recent upheaval in my life, hence the change halfway through. Mind you, most of my songs are like that!
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Fioretti said 3297 days ago (December 5th, 2009)
Bobby and Betty
This reminds me a lot of Eloy and Hawkwind...the acoustic part in the middle is very Morningrise-era Opeth. Very nice spacey grooves and guitar playing. I'd love to see this live--would be a real blast! Nice work!
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grah3am said 3297 days ago (December 5th, 2009)
Porcupines
I've been soaking up a lot of Porcupine Tree recently - The Incident is on heavy rotation in my car. So it's not surprising that something rubbed off. Thanks for listening!
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johnwhitehead said 3297 days ago (December 5th, 2009)
B & B
Some serious psychedelic s***t. Enjoyed the trippy ride. Great mix of rave-up and sci-fi.
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grah3am said 3297 days ago (December 6th, 2009)
Far off, man
It started as an endless loop (the guitar - based engine - revving noise) and grew from there. The title is taken from a bizarre LP called Bobby and Betty Go to the Moon, which has one side of dull "adventure" and one side of "Moon Music", ie muzak with lots of reverb and echo. I got it for 50p at the cheap record shop in Leeds in the 80's.
Thank you for your comments.
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Char said 3297 days ago (December 6th, 2009)
I like it
quite a lot. It isn't as weird as I expected from the description. Kept me listening with rapt attention. And it made progress. Thanks.
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grah3am said 3297 days ago (December 6th, 2009)
Feet firmly planted on the moon
Ta very much. Check out the original "Bobby and Betty" for true weirdness.

http://noisesfortheleg.blogspot.com/2008/07/bobby-betty-go-to-moon.html
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racerat said 3297 days ago (December 6th, 2009)
I'M
totally into this. Fairly simple with not too many moving parts, but the tone and sounds are definitely prog "airlock" space travel stuff. Like the directness and restraint you showed, but it moves and transforms beautifully.
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grah3am said 3297 days ago (December 6th, 2009)
Cheers, Guv
The progression came from hours of juggling loops. It goes: takeoff, floating in space and seeing stuff, getting excited about landing and then landing. The cockpit noises are GB's airline cockpit noises.
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Reggie_Pole said 2772 days ago (May 15th, 2011)
Further adventures of B&B
Oh, yeah, I can hear the PT vibe, especially at 1:20 and beyond. One thing about those guys that is often taken for granted is the subtle influence that Barbieri gives in his cleverly restrained use of synths. You've done that here, and I like it a lot. Drive mixed with ethereality. My favorite kind of sound.
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grah3am said 2771 days ago (May 15th, 2011)
Thanks, Reggie
I've done a CD of all your songs from this year, so I'll be blasting them out on the way to work tomorrow.
Some folks complain that Barbieri isn't too obvious on the PT recordings, but I'm not one of them. It's easy to overwhelm a song with the latest synth sounds and he manages not to do that. Rather, he helps to make the recordings some of the best music out there.
Am I supposed to write about my recording here? I only have the GB synths, and you have to be super restrained, or it sounds dated and crap. I just had another listen to this one, and there's a lot of GB synth on it. Oh dear!
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Progressive rock (shortened to prog, or prog rock when differentiating from other "progressive" genres) is an ambitious, eclectic, and often grandiose style of rock music which arose in the late 1960s, reached the peak of its popularity in the early

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