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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff » Mon Jul 06, 2015 12:18 am

A bunch of stuff on shuffle, but most of it was Lady Gaga's non-jazz catalogue. I love her music, although the most fun part is the melodies and instrumentation, which she has little hand in composing. She mostly writes lyrics with a few bits of melody here and there.
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Postby Roy Hunter » Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:14 am

Okilly Dokilly - a Ned Flanders-themed metal band. Or Ned-al band if you prefer.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby daftbeaker » Thu Aug 20, 2015 2:55 pm

The Anaesthetists' song

To be fair, every time I've been in for choppy choppy the anaesthetists have been some of the most helpful and informative people. Admittedly that might be because I'm a nosy bugger and last time got them to demonstrate how cannula insertion works before discussing propofol and 2nd order reaction effects. I think they were quite glad when I shut up and went to sleep :idiot:

Stay away from the mad German bastards though, the last one wanted to give me a spinal injection (no thankyou, nothing sharp is going anywhere near my spine unless it's a life or death situation) and have me stay awake watching them open me up. I quite like being asleep for that bit thankyou :whistle:
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Postby Roy Hunter » Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:55 pm

daftbeaker wrote:Stay away from the mad German bastards though, the last one wanted to give me a spinal injection (no thankyou, nothing sharp is going anywhere near my spine unless it's a life or death situation) and have me stay awake watching them open me up. I quite like being asleep for that bit thankyou :whistle:

When I had a smashed-up ankle reset under a local, (a 'block' of some description?), I couldn't feel a thing below my pelvis. I could feel the grating, grinding vibrations coming up through my spine, but I couldn't feel a thing from my ankle...
:barf:
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby daftbeaker » Thu Aug 20, 2015 5:14 pm

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daftbeaker wrote:Stay away from the mad German bastards though, the last one wanted to give me a spinal injection (no thankyou, nothing sharp is going anywhere near my spine unless it's a life or death situation) and have me stay awake watching them open me up. I quite like being asleep for that bit thankyou :whistle:

When I had a smashed-up ankle reset under a local, (a 'block' of some description?), I couldn't feel a thing below my pelvis. I could feel the grating, grinding vibrations coming up through my spine, but I couldn't feel a thing from my ankle...
:barf:

Sounds like the 'neural block' I had suggested to me, apparently I'd be conscious and unaware of anything happening. I wasn't falling for it. I want sleepy time before anyone cuts me open :haha:
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Postby ChowMein » Sun Sep 27, 2015 4:56 pm

Beaners by Tom Chong

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Postby Roy Hunter » Sun Sep 27, 2015 6:13 pm

Fishtail On The Washboard, by Valorie Oldham.

I met Valorie in 2000, a year after she released her album 'Analog'. She thought I was a crazy Communist with my socialised healthcare system and belief in collective bargaining. I thought she was a crazy lady who liked to crap in a hole she dug with a shovel. But still...
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby VeliEgamKnat » Mon Oct 05, 2015 8:41 pm

Right now, I'm listening to the ambient sound of the Wii's main menu.

But I'm pretty sure I'll be listening to some creepypasta narrations soon enough.

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Mon Oct 05, 2015 10:25 pm

More than four different versions/youtube lessons of Pinball WIzard. Trying to nail down a passing note (I think it's a D, the wife thinks it's E-flat). You'd think one of them would include it. You'd be wrong.
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Postby Roy Hunter » Tue Oct 06, 2015 6:18 am

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:More than four different versions/youtube lessons of Pinball WIzard. Trying to nail down a passing note (I think it's a D, the wife thinks it's E-flat). You'd think one of them would include it. You'd be wrong.
Pinball Wizard is a funny one. Elton John played the song in the movie Tommy, and he changed some of the arrangements between the album guitar version and the movie piano version. Pete Townsend kept a few of Elton's 'tweaks' in his subsequent performances.

This is my favourite version.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Tue Oct 06, 2015 10:53 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:
ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:More than four different versions/youtube lessons of Pinball WIzard. Trying to nail down a passing note (I think it's a D, the wife thinks it's E-flat). You'd think one of them would include it. You'd be wrong.
Pinball Wizard is a funny one. Elton John played the song in the movie Tommy, and he changed some of the arrangements between the album guitar version and the movie piano version. Pete Townsend kept a few of Elton's 'tweaks' in his subsequent performances.

This is my favourite version.


That gave me a bit of the ending I was looking for. I'm trying to get as close as I can to the original, and the way he riffs on the B-flat at the end is a bit elusive. This version he just slips down to A and it sounds great. He totally skipped the second verse, and the second bridge too (I thought I was/the Bally table king/but I just handed my pinball crown to him). The video starts too late to catch the intro; that's where my elusive note lives, in the transition from the last B minor to the E7 that starts the first verse.
Drowned is another one I've been working on. Love that song.
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-- Philip K Dick

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English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby PKMKII » Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:05 pm

Two albums I bought recently:

Metanoia by IAMX: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJMmkAlx0lI

She Wants Revenge, Self-titled: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRrrFdKh9tQ
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney » Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:00 am

I was listening to Jenny the hot violinist play the Gael , until i spoted felix ps playing it as well on Youtube.

I love watching Jenny , but the masterful felix ps' rendition always has me hypnotized by the perfection and i am continually wondering when Lucifer is coming for his soul.

Now i am forced to listen to this older Italian lady crying and whining continually from pain .
I loathe to sound racist like this .
But every single hospital visit , it has always ,ALWAYS been the older Italians carrying on in such an outrageous over dramatic fashion , belligerent and cursing like pirates no less (which is fine for me piratey nature and swearing in foreign languages always amuses me for some silly moronic reason ) or simply moaning nonstop for hours , merde.
I have not seen any one else in this hugely cosmopolitian city behave with such dishonour in a hospital .
She is in obvious pain , just like 80% of the rest of us in here , but plezzzzz.....
In answer to her persisent crying out why why why why why ...... why Y Y Y Yy y y why why y y y why...............DAMN IT ! BECAUSE ,THATS WHY!

LADY , we are born to live , the meaning of life is living , we live to create more life to live , we live to die , we may die so others may live , dying can be a bitch and may be mightily painful .We all face it , lions and tigers and bears even wee widdle critters in the oceans .
So stop already with the baby bollocks and act yer age ffs.
Even the terrified children deport themselves with greater dignity .
How the Romans have fallen , oh my fsm.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Tue Oct 27, 2015 9:22 pm

Lissnin ter meself testin owt sum fantsy noo catgut.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
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-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
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English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff » Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:01 pm

Mad Will, I don't know about Canada, but in America, not being white makes racism fair game. :P And yes, Italians in general are pretty dramatic about everything, and I can say that as an Italian American myself.

ET, your playing was great. I'm familiar with "Melissa" and "Norwegian Wood", but I've never heard the others. I definitely want to listen to "Who Needs You". It sounds awesome.

It almost made "One Way Ticket" by The Darkness leave my head for a few minutes. Almost.
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