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Cesar Augusto Montesano
aka Progczar -/- The Vinyl Merchant
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The Vinyl Merchant - Rare and obscure LP's - Rare and obscure LP's
Progczar's Paratonic Prose - Arcane Musical Writing
Geographical location:
NYC, Musiclandia, United Snakes
Other contact information:
The usual: telephones, letters, physical proximity, telepathy, oneness experiences and so forth.... also this:
progpimp@sdf.lonestar.organization - org is short for an ization.
April Eighth, Nineteen Seventy Three
Enjoy these Styles and musical qualities:
Beat, Canterbury, Difficult, Electronic, Folk, Kosmiche or Kraut Rock, Jazz, Keltia, Humor, Noise/Industrial/Urban, RIO, Musique Concrète, Space, Symphonic, Psychedelic, Zeuhl, Theatrical
Other styles/genres/qualities of music that I like not listed above:
EUROPEAN Progressive in general: Italian, French, Spanish, Slavic, British, Nordic Prog, early electronica, Canadian(incl. Quebecois) Prog, South American, HOT JAZZ-ROCK, Library Music, FUNK, Trip-Hop, Fusion, New Wave, No Wave, Post-Punk, Punk. Oi. TROPICALIA!!!!! NEUE DEUTCH WELLE!!!!!
Favorite or well-respected bands/artists
ITHACA!!!!!!! SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES!! The CRAVATS, Y PANTS, The RAINCOATS, The DECAYES, DANIELLE DAX,DEUX FILLES, LUDUS, FEAR MERCHANTS, THIS HEAT, ERSEN, BARIS MANÇO, SELDA, ERKIN KORAY, EDIP AKBAYRAM, MOGOLLAR, LEONG LAU, GILBERTO GIL, CAETANO VELOSO, GAL COSTA, ALCEU VALENÇA & GERALDO AZEVEDO, RUBINHO & MAURO ASSUMPÇAO, MARCONI NOTARO, BLURT, ESSENTIAL LOGIC, THE BIRTHDAY PARTY, THE VIOLA CRAYOLA, DG 307, AZALIA SNAIL, CARDIACS Änglagård, A to Austr, Agitation Free, AKSAK/AQSAK MABOUL, Allusa Fallax, Amon Duul II's 1st 5 albums, Ange, Apoteosi, Area, Art Bears, Art Zoyd, AXE, David Axelrod, Il Balletto di Bronzo, Banco, FRANCO BATTIATO for "Fetus" & "Pollution" and more, Beatles, BEGNAGRAD, Between, Bjork, Blocco Mentale, The Bobby Hughes Experience, Brainstorm, Bubu, Tim Buckley, Can, The Canterbury Blends (Caravan, Egg, Gilgamesh, Hatfield and the North, MATCHING MOLE, National Health, Soft Machine), Carpe Diem, Celeste, Cervello, CHARMING HOSTESS, CHURCHILLS, Cluster, COS, Crack!, CRESSIDA, Crucis, DAMON, DANTALIAN'S CHARIOT, Miles Davis, DER PLAN, DIE TÖDLICHE DORIS, Donovan, NICK DRAKE, DREAMIES, Earth and Fire, Eiliff, Early Eno, Etron Fou Leloublan, Fairport Convention, FAUST, Fifty Foot Hose, FLAMEN DIALIS, FUSIOON, Mort Garson, Early Genesis, Gentle Giant, Astrud Gilberto, GONG, Gracious!, Grateful Dead, H.P. Lovecraft, Harmonia, Henry Cow, IBLISS, KOMINTERN, KULTIVATOR, Locanda Delle Fate, Love, Magical Power Mako, MAGMA, MANDRAKE MEMORIAL, Albert Marcoeur, Marsupilami, Massive Attack, MINIMAL COMPACT, MIRIODOR, MO DO, Mona Lisa, Motor Totemist Guild, Moving Gelatine Plates, Museo Rosenbach, Music Emporium, OS MUTANTES, News From Babel, Kristin Nogues, Nurse With Wound, NYL, OFFICER!, Le Orme, Osanna, PAN & REGALIZ, PAZOP, Pearls Before Swine, Pentangle, PERREY/KINGSLEY, PICCHIO DAL POZZO, Pierrot Lunaire, Placebo, PLASTIC PEOPLE OF THE UNIVERSE & Milan Hlavsa, POLYPHONY, PORTISHEAD, PUSSY, Quatebriga, Quella Vecchia Locanda, Quiet Sun, ANGEL RADA, Renaldo & The Loaf, Residents, MICHAEL ROTHER, SEMIRAMIS, SENSATIONS' FIX, SILVER APPLES, SLAPP HAPPY, Spoils of War, SQUONK OPERA, Steeleye Span, Supersister, The Tea Company, Tricky, United States of America, Univers Zero, UZ JSME DOMA, , V.D.G.G., IL VOLO, Wapassou, Weidorje, The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, WHITE NOISE, Robert Viatti, Z.N.R., ZAMlA/SAMLA MAMMAS MANNA & Lars Hollmer, Zao, Frank Zappa(+/- Mothers of Invention)'s 1st 14 albums, Zyma.
Dislike these Styles and musical qualities:
Heavy Metal,
Musical styles or qualities that I do not like:
*Extended* noise for its own sake (obviously a matter of judgement by listener on particular album).

Most mainstream pop, excluding the odd ditties that duly etched themselves in my brain from repeated exposure albeit involuntarily so(or not) on my part. These are socio-emotional ties that may bind.

Types of Alternative. Cheesy fusion. Heavy Metal. Grunge. Neo.

Filmmaker. Art Director. Vinyl Merchant. Jack of Multitudinous.
Other musical activities:
General record bin scrounging... ..long virtual reach at these fingertips as well as in person.

DJ. Writing Music reviews. Some drumming and percussion.

Tuning in to the music of the spheres. Living my life adagio, as a neverending crescendo.

Hobbies / obsessions:
VINYL! FILM, ART in gen'l & many facets of it.. Tantra & Tao. Truth.
Other comments:
My speakers used to be 8' apart from cone to cone and mounted on wall stands for the 'sonic mall' effect. This will happen again.