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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:45 pm

One Decemberr, my brother tried to learn the opening piano riff to Boston. He played it OVER and OVER and drove my whole extended family crazy.

Dun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dun, dun dadunda!
Dun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dun, dun dadunda!
Dun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dun, dun dadunda!
Dun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dun, dun dadunda!
Dun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dun, dun dadunda!
Dun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dun, dun dadunda!
Dun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dun, dun dadunda!
Dun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dadun dun, dun dadunda!

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:37 pm

I have been listening to endless Christmas type songs. Greg Lake's Father Christmas is so ... so ...so beautiful .
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Roy Hunter on Thu Dec 27, 2012 5:55 pm

Led Zeppelin, 'Celebration Day', a live concert album from their 'reunion' in 2007. I say 'reunion' because although drummer John Bonham popped his clogs in epic rock 'n' roll fashion in 1980, his son Jason inherited the drumming genes and was able to sit in admirably well. He doesn't emulate his dad's style, but he does an excellent job and is his own man. The balance between respecting the back catalogue and breathing some life into it is just about perfect.

Anyway, Led Zep still fuckin' ROCK! That is all you need to know.

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby black bart on Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:38 am

I have been giving 'Haim' a listen. They are an all girl band from California who are influenced by classic rock...I have been listening to them...not looking at them. :guilty:
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby daftbeaker on Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:20 pm

Not Perfect, Tim Minchin.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Sat Jan 05, 2013 10:08 pm

Ashley and I sort of listened to Jethro Tull's "Aqualung" album today. I say sort of because for most of it we were talking over it about Japan.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby daftbeaker on Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:19 pm

Aphrodite - Twilight and the Aphrodite remix of the Jungle Brothers' Jungle Brother.

It's a nice change to have jungle/DnB that's not a background to someone shouting about how much they love smoking weed :idiot: It's also nice to hear hip-hop/rap that's not about bitches, limos, guns and pecs (to paraphrase Dylan Moran)

Edit - Dubstep, like jungle but slowed down :haha: I suspect someone with mixing skills could cut that Twilight track together with Teardrop by Massive Attack, a happy coincidence brought to you by Winamp and Youtube :haha:
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Jan 25, 2013 5:29 pm

Mark O'Connor - Appalachia Waltz.
The video is Mark O'Connor on violin, Yo-Yo Ma on cello and Edgar Meyer on bass, by the way. You might find three better musicians on stage together, but you'll be looking for a hell of a long time...
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby pieces o'nine on Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:29 pm

So the nice young man in the local independent music store has maintained a smiling, welcoming composure despite seeing my selections from the sublime to the mortifying. :grin:

So I axed him today to recommend something [unexpected rhythms or melodies, or ambient but not ambien(!), or non-screamer (genre he favors during his shifts -- I always enjoy hearing them in the shop, but can't see myself relaxing to them after work!)] which would be new *to me*. He directed me to Modest Mouse, the Moon & Antartica.

I have not yet formed an opinion, but Dom thee Danger Catte is under the chair, paws over his eyes and nose. :haha:
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:08 am

Modest Mouse is my brother's favorite band. I just bought him a T shirt and a concert poster on eBay for Christmas.

Yesterday I was listening to some monaural music because my stereo MP3 player had no juice. My MP3 players always somehow turn themselves on when I leave them in my little carrying case. It's probably because I keep them upside down, power switch being pressed by gravity pulling the player down on it against the case, in my pocket when not in use. I'll have to remember to put it in the other way around from now on.

The player was actually playing in stereo yesterday, but it doesn't always. The headphone jack is broken and it usually only plays in the right channel.

I want to get my hands on some more psychedelic rock. Most of mine is just The Beatles, which is excellent and all, but I crave more. I'm thinking "Pet Sounds", "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn", "Their Satanic Majesties Request", or something by The Zombies, one album from whom John Flansburgh of TMBG recently recommended. Also, if "The Who Sell Out" is as psychedelic as Tommy (which I'm given to believe it is) I'd like to acquire that too.

Oh, how I wish I had spending money... :bummer:
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:39 pm

Just bought Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" and Sixpence None The Richer's "Kiss Me" on Amazon.com using a MP3 credit I got when I bought my MP3 player. Call me what you will, they're good songs. :moon:
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby PKMKII on Fri Feb 01, 2013 3:35 am

The Tear Garden - Romulus and Venus

Almighty Doer of Stuff wrote:Call me what you will, they're good songs. :moon:


Okay, Shaniqua.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby PKMKII on Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:43 am

There was a "most disturbing song you've ever heard" thread on reddit. Made sure Hamburger Lady was in it. Was not disappointed.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:58 am

Almighty Doer of Stuff wrote:Just bought Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" and Sixpence None The Richer's "Kiss Me" on Amazon.com using a MP3 credit I got when I bought my MP3 player. Call me what you will, they're good songs. :moon:



Call Me Maybe goes into what I call my 'do stuff' songs. Usually played when cleaning house or doing dishes or something like that. Doesn't matter whether the song is any good or not. It just has to be fun and I need to be able to sing along.

Kiss Me is a nice, sweet song that's also a fun one.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:58 pm

I just listened to a few bits of music and speech from The Beatles Anthology. I went through the six separate discs worth of MP3s, each in it's own album labeled "Anthology X [Disc Y]", and made them all just labeled "Anthology", and put the track numbers in order. Took some time but I found a few pieces of music I'd forgotten about, original Beatles compositions and cover songs not on other releases, which I had previously set aside outside my Banshee library with the various false starts and unfinished takes I didn't want to listen to.
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