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Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 4:14 pm
by ClarkyNZ
prman wrote:Does anyone have info on this: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Professor-Satch ... B0013YTSHS

Is there going to be two versions of the album? One with a single CD and the other is CD+DVD? No info of this anywhere!!!
Unfortunately for me, the DVD version is USA only. :cry:

Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 9:36 pm
by KayeM
ClarkyNZ wrote:
prman wrote:Does anyone have info on this: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Professor-Satch ... B0013YTSHS

Is there going to be two versions of the album? One with a single CD and the other is CD+DVD? No info of this anywhere!!!
Unfortunately for me, the DVD version is USA only. :cry:
Hmm, as in only people in the USA can watch it, or buy it?

Because there is an Australian website that is claiming to be selling the CD+DVD version.. Its not a 'backdoor' website either, its quite a well known business here.

http://www.ezydvd.com.au/item.zml/799025

& NZ is extremely close to Australia so, if its the buying part of it thats the problem, this may be your solution?

Posted: Sun Mar 23, 2008 12:15 am
by ClarkyNZ
God bless. :D

Posted: Tue Mar 25, 2008 7:08 am
by jem613
having just heard the samples on Amazon, I have to say I have mixed feelings.

but my god, that last song sounds utterly gorgeous!!!

I've ordered the cd anyway, can't wait to hear it in full

Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 12:37 am
by <Mike>
which song do you mean?

Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 3:05 am
by Big Bad Bill
FRETPICK wrote:I buy satches albums because he always has something new & fresh to say that keeps me coming back again & again. He's always on the cutting edge. Just amazing.
Are we talking about the same Joe Satriani? Perhaps this is something you posted 15 years ago when it was actually true :wink: I can't see how rolling out the same old blues licks can be seem as something 'new & fresh'. I'm not being funny, FRETPICK, I really want to 'believe' again so perhaps you could point out the things that are fresh and new-I could well be missing it.

Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 3:16 am
by notavirtuoso
His strings are fresh and new, BBB. And picks. And new cheesy hats to cover his freshly shaved head.

Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 4:43 am
by Big Bad Bill
notavirtuoso wrote:His strings are fresh and new, BBB. And picks. And new cheesy hats to cover his freshly shaved head.
:lol: I'm honestly being serious-perhaps I am missing something in Satch's work and I'm sincerely asking FRETPICK for some.....guidance (sorry for the pomposity-Frasier Crane)

Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 5:25 am
by jem613
<Mike> wrote:which song do you mean?
track 10: Andalusia

http://www.amazon.com/Professor-Satchaf ... 126&sr=8-1

The more I listen, the more I like these samples. They're growers for sure!

I'm actually really looking forward to this album now :D

Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 6:09 am
by Bryceybhoy
I always look forward to a new Satch album. It's just that three weeks down the line I realise that most of the songs are shit.

I so, so, so much want to be impressed with his latest effort.

Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:03 am
by EyE
The last album I've bought from Satch was Strange Beautiful Music but honestly, I've kinda lost him after the album Joe Satriani. I've heard Is There Love in Space and Super Colossal but I didn't even bought them just because they didn't rock my boat. It isn't really refreshing what he does, he kinda stays in the same groove you know what I mean. I'm gonna check his new album though. I'm currious how it sounds. If I like it I may go and check 1 of the 3 shows he's going to do here in Holland.

Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:55 am
by Big Bad Bill
I had a quick listen and this sounds quite promising-back to Mixolydian and away from the blues from what I can tell from the snippets on Amazon. I have to say that making 'I Just Wanna Suck' as the first song available to listen on the website was sheer folly. Its one of the worst 'audience participation song by numbers' I've ever heard!

I am likely to order this CD now, but I will not be ripping 'I Just Wanna Suck' onto my iPOD!

Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 11:53 am
by hush
More samples from gruskada at satrianiforum.com
30 second clips from Barnes & Noble, some of which are different than Amazon's:
http://music.barnesandnoble.com/Profess ... 27/?itm=10
From HMV.ca

http://www.hmv.ca/hmvcaweb/en_CA/displa ... ku=1233040

Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 9:35 pm
by prman
After the sheer terror of "I just wanna rock", the rest of the sound samples sound hell of a lot better. I`m pleased to hear that Satch has brought out a little more keyboards this time. Brings more "space" to the albums overall sound. The handclap samples on "Andalusia" sound a bit cheap though... Why not do them the old fashioned way? Well, I will buy the album anyway! :D

Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 11:28 pm
by ClarkyNZ
I've already pre-ordered 2 copies (the 2nd one to get the DVD.) :D