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Randy Jones
aka Malesch or Avantprog
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Geographical location:
on Sugar Rd. just down from the candy mansion; Taxachusetts; I HATE COUNTRY!
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Enjoy these Styles and musical qualities:
Canterbury, Difficult, Electronic, Kosmiche or Kraut Rock, Improvisational, Jazz, Humor, Modern Classical, Noise/Industrial/Urban, RIO, Musique Concrète, Space, Psychedelic, Zeuhl
Other styles/genres/qualities of music that I like not listed above:
Favorite or well-respected bands/artists
Wow, there are so many. OK (deep breath) Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, Amon Düül II, Debile Menthol, Ash Ra Tempel, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Faust, Can, Henry Cow, Banco del Mutuo Soccorso, Etron Fou Leloublan, Morton Subotnick, Naked City, Ornette Coleman, Heiner Goebbels, Pataphonie, Magma, After Dinner, Igor Stravinsky, Hatfield and the North, Soft Machine, King Crimson, Look Da Bouk, Jethro Tull (early), Matching Mole, Muffins, Ne Zhdali, John Zorn, all forms of Samla, Zamla, Von etc., Estradasphere, Robert Wyatt, Simon Steensland, Agitation Free, Naftules Dream, The Spacious Mind, Lard Free, Carla Bley, Acid Mothers Temple, This Heat, Pere Ubu, Thinking Plague, The Ex, Univers Zero, 5UU's, Miriodor, Vas Deferens, Present, Gentle Giant, Iannis Xenakis, Aqsak Maboul, Art Bears, Art Zoyd, Eskaton, Zao, Tipographica, Bondage Fruit, Koenji, Ruins, Uz Jsme Doma, Area, Syd Barrett, Bill Laswell, Plastic People of the Universe, Bi Kyo Ran, Eugene Chadbourne, Van Der Graaf Generator, Shub Niggurath, Cocteau Twins, Doctor Nerve, Devil Doll, Dull Schicksal, Boredoms, Heldon, Albert Marcoeur, Bela Bartok, MCH Band, U Totem, Flying Luttenbachers, Skeleton Crew, The Residents, Gong, Ivor Cutler, Egg, Cassiber, Miles Davis, Oregon, Nimal, Willem Breuker Kollektif, Moving Gelatine Plates, Sun Ra, X-Legged Sally, John McLaughlin, Funkadelic, Nurse With Wound, Homosexuals, Albert Ayler, Sun City Girls, LEnsemble Raye, and many many more (big exhale)
Dislike these Styles and musical qualities:
Ambient, Beat, Folk, Heavy Metal, Keltia, Mainstream/Accessible/Pop, Symphonic, Flamenco, New Age
Musical styles or qualities that I do not like:
Styles: Pop, Rap, Hip Hop, Country, Show Tunes, Easy Listening, Overly Drippy Symphonic Prog, Neo Prog, Wanna-be Prog.

Qualities: Drum Machines and Electronic Drums. (play the real things people!) Cheezy synthesizers trying to imitate other instruments. Non English bands singing in English.

Owner of a music distribution business.
Other musical activities:
Play Guitar and Violin. Played with several bands 100 years ago and appeared on a few albums.
Hobbies / obsessions:
I love collecting live recordings.
Other comments:
A squid eating dough in a polyethylene bag is fast and bulbous... Got me?