[LAU] Finally, some prog rock for you!

Al Thompson althompson58 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 23:37:26 UTC 2012

On 04/16/2012 02:01 AM, Ken Restivo wrote:
> I am very happy to report that my old friend Bob has finally released a record that he's been working on for 21 years.
> And... it's prog-rock! Not my style of music, but one that I know is near and dear to the hearts of Linux Audio enthusiasts.
> So here it is at last:
> http://pronstar2.bandcamp.com/album/in-your-mind
> I played Linux keyboards on quite a few of the tracks. It's been a year or two since the sessions so I don't remember exactly what I played on what.
> I do recall doing some Beatrix, including a few heavily overdriven to get a Deep Purple kind of sound, some Specimen with Mellotron samples (it's prog rock, you GOTTA have Mellotron!), and also Fluidsynth with clav samples through a hellacious jack-rack of plugins.
> I can say with certainty that I think that many, if not most, people on this list will enjoy many, if not all, of the tracks.
> Enjoy the Linux keyboard lovin' too.


I hear shades of Gentle Giant and Atomic Rooster in the first track.


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