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Is Presto an 80's or 90's album?

  1. Presto is an 80's album (14 votes [41.18%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 41.18%

  2. Presto is a 90's album (20 votes [58.82%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 58.82%

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#21 Narps

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 07:48 PM

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View PostSegue Myles, on 13 December 2014 - 07:40 PM, said:

80's. Amd a great one.

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 07:48 PM

View PostMr. Not, on 13 December 2014 - 07:47 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 13 December 2014 - 07:40 PM, said:

80's. Amd a great one.

All who deny me can stuff my poop in their mouths.

And you can eat Jimmy's world. (faget)

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 07:50 PM

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View PostNarpski, on 13 December 2014 - 07:45 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 13 December 2014 - 07:44 PM, said:

View PostNarpski, on 13 December 2014 - 07:43 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 13 December 2014 - 07:40 PM, said:

80's. Amd a great one.

All who deny me can stuff my poop in their mouths.
:scared: .....

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:07 PM

It sounds very 80s to me which is one reason that I don't care for it. A lot of songs in basic 4/4. There are also the staccato shimmery rhythm guitar parts like Chain Lightening, i.e. The Police, and Red Tide i.e.The Go-Go's. Presto sounds much more dated than their other albums. Counterparts has its 80's moments i.e. (The Enemy Within) but it's further back in the decade. Presto and The Pass sound more timeless.

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:08 PM

80s album. Rupert Hine is an 80s producer.

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:11 PM

View Postbluefox4000, on 13 December 2014 - 07:36 PM, said:

i can't say anything bad against ol Presto.  my pick for most underrated rush album.  I love neil's drum sound here.  While most bash it.

Presto rules.

Mick

The album has some of Neil's most inventive and interesting drumming. Each song is percussively distinct from the rest and in many cases help shape and drive the tune more than any other instrument.

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:15 PM

Presto is so great it amazes me how it is treated as a weak album.

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:18 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 13 December 2014 - 08:15 PM, said:

Presto is so great it amazes me how it is treated as a weak album.
There are a couple to many cheesy songs. i like the production even though most don't. Clear and concise instrumentation. Not all distorted and full of overlaying as with recent sh*t.....

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:20 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 13 December 2014 - 08:15 PM, said:

Presto is so great it amazes me how it is treated as a weak album.

The biggest weakness is the production. If they would remaster it, I think it would be more popular. It has no low-end and sounds thin in comparison to any of their other albums.

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:25 PM

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View PostSegue Myles, on 13 December 2014 - 08:15 PM, said:

Presto is so great it amazes me how it is treated as a weak album.

The biggest weakness is the production. If they would remaster it, I think it would be more popular. It has no low-end and sounds thin in comparison to any of their other albums.

It needs a remix

Edited by savagegrace26, 13 December 2014 - 08:25 PM.


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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:26 PM

But a remix may make it lose its "essence"

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:28 PM

View Postsavagegrace26, on 13 December 2014 - 08:26 PM, said:

But a remix may make it lose its "essence"
Right.  We don't want that to happen.  Look what happened to VT.  :)

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:30 PM

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But a remix may make it lose its "essence"

I'd be interested in hearing a remix, but I love Presto just the way it is!

Only song I REALLY want to improve is Superconductor, but even then only the backing vox on the chorus. Otherwise I really like it!

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:32 PM

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View Postsavagegrace26, on 13 December 2014 - 08:26 PM, said:

But a remix may make it lose its "essence"

I'd be interested in hearing a remix, but I love Presto just the way it is!

Only song I REALLY want to improve is Superconductor, but even then only the backing vox on the chorus. Otherwise I really like it!

The guitar tone bugs me on that one. And the song is a little too "upbeat" for it's own good.

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:35 PM

View Postsavagegrace26, on 13 December 2014 - 08:32 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 13 December 2014 - 08:30 PM, said:

View Postsavagegrace26, on 13 December 2014 - 08:26 PM, said:

But a remix may make it lose its "essence"

I'd be interested in hearing a remix, but I love Presto just the way it is!

Only song I REALLY want to improve is Superconductor, but even then only the backing vox on the chorus. Otherwise I really like it!

The guitar tone bugs me on that one. And the song is a little too "upbeat" for it's own good.

If they could revisit that song and start over, it could be great!

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:42 PM

View PostNarpski, on 13 December 2014 - 08:18 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 13 December 2014 - 08:15 PM, said:

Presto is so great it amazes me how it is treated as a weak album.
There are a couple to many cheesy songs. i like the production even though most don't. Clear and concise instrumentation. Not all distorted and full of overlaying as with recent sh*t.....

Cheesy can be ok...look at The Trees...

Even the cheesiest songs on Presto are done well (except for Superconductor)

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:42 PM

View PostNarpski, on 13 December 2014 - 08:18 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 13 December 2014 - 08:15 PM, said:

Presto is so great it amazes me how it is treated as a weak album.
There are a couple to many cheesy songs. i like the production even though most don't. Clear and concise instrumentation. Not all distorted and full of overlaying as with recent sh*t.....

Cheesy can be ok...look at The Trees...

Even the cheesiest songs on Presto are done well (except for Superconductor)

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:43 PM

I don't buy into this weak production B.S. line and never have.  Is it the strongest ever?  no.  but it is in no way that weak.  You want weak?  i point you once again to the  champ of wussy-ness, RTB.

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Edited by bluefox4000, 13 December 2014 - 08:43 PM.


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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:43 PM

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:45 PM

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View Postbluefox4000, on 13 December 2014 - 07:36 PM, said:

i can't say anything bad against ol Presto.  my pick for most underrated rush album.  I love neil's drum sound here.  While most bash it.

Presto rules.

Mick

The album has some of Neil's most inventive and interesting drumming. Each song is percussively distinct from the rest and in many cases help shape and drive the tune more than any other instrument.

I completely agree. I think it's one of the bands most inventive and diverse albums. I really love this album.




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