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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Nef Yoo BlackBeard » Fri Feb 26, 2010 2:17 pm

aint no sunshine when shes gone
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i no i no i no i no i no i no i no i no ..

hoboy , dis guy says; ' i no" so meny lotz ove tymes !

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Postby Roy Hunter » Fri Feb 26, 2010 2:24 pm

I know, Nef Yoo, I know.

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Fri Feb 26, 2010 4:16 pm

Accelerate - R.E.M.

Title track.

This is a decent album, but it doesn't really do much for me. The songs are kind of samey, so one might as well just pick one or two songs to actually listen to. The exception is "I'm Gonna DJ." Quality song. :cool:

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Pythonist » Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:08 pm

Elbow's album The Seldom Seen Kid

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby daftbeaker » Sat Feb 27, 2010 9:31 pm

Placebo.

A guy in my lab put on their 'Meds' album and since the when I've been bored I've put on Meds, Infra-red or Follow the cops and it's really starting to grow on me.

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:46 pm

They've put you on Meds, now?

Franz Ferdinand, self entitled album. Currently: "This Fire"

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Ubi Dubius » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:30 am

I'm not sure why I find it so funny, but I do.

The Proclaimers' cover of Roger Miller's "King of the Road".

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Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Mon Mar 01, 2010 3:42 pm

Gorillaz self-entitled debut album.

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby PKMKII » Thu Mar 04, 2010 1:29 am

I was listening to my blues playlist on my iPod today, and it got me thinking: shouldn't the blues be making a resurgence right now? Unemployment and underemployment are sky-high, everyone's investments and finances are in ruins, Washington can't get anything done, we're no longer the big cheese of international relations. This should be the perfect breeding grounds for the comeback of the blues! And real, gritty, one guy with an acoustic guitar blues. Not this polished, upper middle class Kenny Wayne Shepherd crap.

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Roy Hunter » Thu Mar 04, 2010 5:55 am

PKMKII wrote:This should be the perfect breeding grounds for the comeback of the blues! And real, gritty, one guy with an acoustic guitar blues.
Seasick Steve, anyone?

I'm going out on Friday to play the blues with a bunch of other middle-class white male graduates with jobs.

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:02 pm

Nah, the genre is already there. I mean, perhaps within people who are still making modern blues, it might get more bluesy, or something, thanks to those affected by the current economic downturn. But I wouldn't think in the mainstream.

But the whole soul-crushing depression thing isn't really pervading all of America. The zeitgeist doesn't seem concerned in that way about it all.

There probably are interesting trends to notice of songs made in 2007, and then ones in later '08 and '09. Or just before and after the bubble burst. At least, lyrically in certain genres.

I'm listening to the latest dance track from my friend. He's trying out youtube, it seems, so he could use all the views/votes he can get. It's called Descent.

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby TwistedSister » Thu Mar 04, 2010 4:32 pm

You can't Polka to that!!

Not really into that type of music, but it wasn't half bad except for the "farting" type sounds.

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Roland Deschain » Thu Mar 04, 2010 8:44 pm

I got out the Orange Goblin today. They're a London band with roots in Black Sabbath, Stoner/Doom Rock and the Blues. They have some amazing songs. They're electrifying live. My first time was by accident when me and a friend went to a random gig in a small pub that Total Rock used to broadcast from. Also playing at the gig were Blaze. I fell over in the mosh pit lol, but got to have a chat with Krusher!

First was their Coup de Grace album with the excellent song Red Web (the intro's for qwerty). Then the album Frequencies from Planet Ten with the songs Saruman's Wish, Song of the Purple Mushroom Fish, Lothlorien and the amazing Star Shaped Cloud (this album is an instant win for the LotR references!). Last but not least was the album Time Travelling Blues with The Man who Invented Time and my personal favourite off the album, Time Travelling Blues.

Enjoy :fsm_yarr:

EDIT: I tried your friend's dance music. Unfortunately i'm not really a dance fan, sorry :sad:, but that track wasn't too bad. I rated, nonetheless. I hope his DJ career takes off and he does well.

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Ubi Dubius » Thu Mar 04, 2010 9:11 pm

Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin.

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Roland Deschain » Thu Mar 04, 2010 9:21 pm

Ubi Dubius wrote:Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin.
I've always loved Die Moritat von Mackie Messer in its different incarnations. The original lyrics are very, very dark, but the Americanised version always sounds so much more upbeat, even though it's still about murder.


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