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>From: "Wade T.Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: P & U
>Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2002 23:07:27 -0500
>On Sunday, February 24, 2002, at 10:11 , John Wilkins wrote:
>>My old fogeyism is showing, but I've never heard of [Yanni].
>Yanni is a self-taught musician of greek heritage who became somewhat
>well-known in the romantic newage music genre, and concurrently, for his
>attachment to Linda Evans, usanian TV actress and former John Derek
>protégé. I think they have since broken up- remarkably, since they both
>declared their love to be as all-encompassing as the universe is vast. Most
>of his videos show her in the audience, beaming. His hair, however, was
>always nicer than hers, and that might be at the root of the discord.
>Then again, musicians and actors, what did we expect...?
>He was never part of a boy band.
I always thought Kitaro was the ubermensch of new-age, though Tangerine
Dream and Vangelis weren't all that bad. Never got into Yanni.
It seems like a lot of the high-energy techno-rave stuff has picked up on
the new-age computeresque synthesizer feel, while sticking to the
hip-hoppish rhythms and edits. From what I gather raves are a hot-bed of
X-usage which isn't a good thing. Some of the music ain't all that bad and I
suppose the same can be said of the experimental acid inspired music of the
older generations. Early Pink Floyd was really *out there* as was Syd
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