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Jose Jones Posted - 06/23/2009 : 15:13:01
i'm so thrilled about some albums lately, but i don't want to make a new topic for each one, so here's the list:

DEERHUNTER - microcastle
i just discovered this a couple months ago, and it's easily one of the best albums i've ever heard. i can't stop listening to it!

THE HANDSOME FAMILY - honey moon
beautiful, nearly flawless album. rennie sparks never disappoints. great summer night album.

ANIMAL COLLECIVE - merriweather post pavillion
haven't stopped listening to this one since january. endlessly wonderful.



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danjersey Posted - 05/11/2019 : 11:15:59
Men At Work, Overkill
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=RY7S6EgSlCI
pot Posted - 05/10/2019 : 22:43:35
quote:
Originally posted by Troubles A Foot
and this one, which is more punky:

https://uraniumdaughters.bandcamp.com/album/fertile-virgin

I've had "Lucky Day" in my head for two days



Lucky Day is a good song. Never heard them before, I like them.

Lucky Day reminds me of an old punk classic, but I don't think it's a cover?
Troubles A Foot Posted - 05/10/2019 : 18:49:52
I interviewed this woman for my podcast, and I have to say I got incredibly into all of her bandcamp music:

https://uraniumdaughters.bandcamp.com/music


I would say highlights are this EP

https://uraniumdaughters.bandcamp.com/album/when-pigs-fly-2


and this one, which is more punky:

https://uraniumdaughters.bandcamp.com/album/fertile-virgin

I've had "Lucky Day" in my head for two days
Jeepster Posted - 05/09/2019 : 10:10:55
Really been enjoying all that alt country that was recommended to me. Thanks a bunch for those. Otherwise I've been listening to a lot of Chrome, Scott Walker, Kristin Hersh and all her projects, Julian Cope and stuff like that. And lots of old post punk. I'm trying to start my own band to play a few local shows over the summer so I'm studying up.

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Bedbug Posted - 05/06/2019 : 04:38:45
L7
Bedbug Posted - 05/03/2019 : 23:32:34
quote:
Originally posted by pot

Dearie me, Sting and Shaggy? Is it a wind up? lol Pass...

How about... the new Lamb album is quite good? especially this track

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eb7C9ZKmz4Y

And I've had the new Mountain Goats album on repeat for the past few days, it's very good. I think I like it more than previous albums I've listened to so it might be their best album ever. It's really laid back, and well produced. Reminds me of Silver Jews and Dire Straits, and maybe a little bit of FB & the C's...





Also, I needed something to balance out Olivelawn, didn't I?
Bedbug Posted - 05/02/2019 : 09:11:07
quote:
Originally posted by pot

Dearie me, Sting and Shaggy? Is it a wind up? lol Pass...

How about... the new Lamb album is quite good? especially this track

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eb7C9ZKmz4Y

And I've had the new Mountain Goats album on repeat for the past few days, it's very good. I think I like it more than previous albums I've listened to so it might be their best album ever. It's really laid back, and well produced. Reminds me of Silver Jews and Dire Straits, and maybe a little bit of FB & the C's...





Hahaha, pot you often crack me up.
pot Posted - 05/02/2019 : 09:02:21
Dearie me, Sting and Shaggy? Is it a wind up? lol Pass...

How about... the new Lamb album is quite good? especially this track

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eb7C9ZKmz4Y

And I've had the new Mountain Goats album on repeat for the past few days, it's very good. I think I like it more than previous albums I've listened to so it might be their best album ever. It's really laid back, and well produced. Reminds me of Silver Jews and Dire Straits, and maybe a little bit of FB & the C's...

Bedbug Posted - 05/02/2019 : 08:20:34
Sting and Shaggy have a nice little diddy called "Don't Make Me Wait" if you haven't already heard it. You may like it.
pot Posted - 04/30/2019 : 12:05:11
New Mountain Goats album seems pretty good (so far) I can only vouch for the first five songs as yet.
Bedbug Posted - 04/26/2019 : 06:55:26
quote:
Originally posted by pot

I do now



I thought you might.
pot Posted - 04/24/2019 : 05:15:22
I do now
Bedbug Posted - 04/24/2019 : 02:43:49
Does anybody like Olivelawn?
pot Posted - 04/15/2019 : 10:48:24
Really digging the new Camila Sparksss album. I didn't know she even did her own solo work. She is in the Swiss-Canadian avont garde indie band Peter Kernel (who I am also massive fans of)

https://open.spotify.com/album/4JobCnueEDjlkwvPmRLeJO

Interestingly, after I posted my Cardigans album cover parody on Instagram and tagged @emmerdale the soap one of the actresses from Emmerdale started following me on Instagram. I didn't realise until recently (because I'm also a fan of the soap Emmerdale (Farm) that has been running wince 1972 that the band chose this title for their debut album because they are also fans!
Bedbug Posted - 04/15/2019 : 05:17:55
The office radio is tuned to Pearl Jam station all day, so I'm listening to that. Never really understood this band or got into them at all, though I am friends with some fanatics of the band.
pot Posted - 04/13/2019 : 03:14:37
Happy record store day



danjersey Posted - 04/10/2019 : 17:50:56
https://youtu.be/YtzgwNDZAs4
out of the Americas
danjersey Posted - 04/08/2019 : 18:57:33
Grateful Dead
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NLo8AyR9woA
And
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DbbsJrLDHbY
johnnyribcage Posted - 04/08/2019 : 12:33:48
And being a Dead fan is kind of a warts-and-all proposition. For all the excellence, there are plenty of examples of trainwreck shows, out of tune guitars or cringeworthy singing here and there depending on how much coke was flowing backstage, etc. It's a rabbit hole. A really rewarding one though.


I had a bad reaction to your public hobby writings.
johnnyribcage Posted - 04/08/2019 : 12:30:26
quote:
Originally posted by Bedbug

quote:
Originally posted by johnnyribcage

I’ve been on a very deep Grateful Dead kick the last couple years. And King Crimson always does it for me. If you’re not sure where to start with the Dead, maybe look for “To Terrapin” live in Hartford May 77. It’s available on most streaming services I believe. Also Cornell from May 77, and anything from Europe ‘72.


I had a bad reaction to your public hobby writings.



Way back in the 80s I was friends with several heads who always made me mix tapes or gave me bootlegs of shows, some of which they had been to. I thought the music was cool enough, but at the time I was into P Enemy and the B Surfers and the RHC Peppers, so it wasn't necessarily my deal. Years later there are plenty of their tunes that I dig. I'll have to try those two shows you mentioned.



Yeah man, check it out! They are kind of a weird nut to crack. Not many folks listen to a couple things and get hooked right away. It takes awhile. If you can catch a show for either one of the really good tribute bands (like Dark Star Orchestra) or the Dead & Co (some of the surviving members plus John Mayer... yeah, that John Mayer. I know, I know...) it can help get you in the groove. In any case, those ones I recommended are examples of about as good as they got live, short of being there originally of course.

Actually, a great staring place may be the recent multi part documentary, Long Strange Trip, that is currently streaming on Amazon Prime if you have that. It's an extremely well done doc that will give you an excellent overview.


I had a bad reaction to your public hobby writings.
Bedbug Posted - 04/06/2019 : 03:16:40
quote:
Originally posted by johnnyribcage

I’ve been on a very deep Grateful Dead kick the last couple years. And King Crimson always does it for me. If you’re not sure where to start with the Dead, maybe look for “To Terrapin” live in Hartford May 77. It’s available on most streaming services I believe. Also Cornell from May 77, and anything from Europe ‘72.


I had a bad reaction to your public hobby writings.



Way back in the 80s I was friends with several heads who always made me mix tapes or gave me bootlegs of shows, some of which they had been to. I thought the music was cool enough, but at the time I was into P Enemy and the B Surfers and the RHC Peppers, so it wasn't necessarily my deal. Years later there are plenty of their tunes that I dig. I'll have to try those two shows you mentioned.
johnnyribcage Posted - 04/05/2019 : 13:16:29
I’ve been on a very deep Grateful Dead kick the last couple years. And King Crimson always does it for me. If you’re not sure where to start with the Dead, maybe look for “To Terrapin” live in Hartford May 77. It’s available on most streaming services I believe. Also Cornell from May 77, and anything from Europe ‘72.


I had a bad reaction to your public hobby writings.
OLDMANOTY Posted - 04/04/2019 : 13:06:31
Probably been mentioned before somewhere in this thread, but Ty Segall's new to me. Enjoying his albums Manipulator and Freedom's Goblin.
Stevio10 Posted - 04/01/2019 : 00:01:20
New Meat Puppets album is great, I can almost imagine the Catholics sounding like this now if they were around today

https://youtu.be/-gny-gp8J9A
danjersey Posted - 03/30/2019 : 20:14:50
MORE
https://youtu.be/SXtQSIpHysQ
Srisaket Posted - 03/30/2019 : 19:50:45
quote:
Originally posted by danjersey

Pj

https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search;_ylt=AwrDQ3IeUKBcTm8Adr40nIlQ;_ylu=X3oDMTBncGdyMzQ0BHNlYwNzZWFyY2gEdnRpZAM-;_ylc=X1MDMTM1MTE5NTcwMARfcgMyBGFjdG4DY2xrBGJjawMyZWZ1YTkxZTlqZ3N1JTI2YiUzRDMlMjZzJTNEcnIEY3NyY3B2aWQDNkRFYUdURXdMakVuUDhwSVhKbkRuaEhmTVRBNExnQUFBQUF1Z1VLMQRmcgN5aHMtZG9tYWluZGV2LXN0X2VtZWEEZnIyA3NhLWdwBGdwcmlkA0paanNodERQUl9LM2tZX2hnNG5pN0EEbXRlc3RpZANudWxsBG5fcnNsdAM2MARuX3N1Z2cDMTAEb3JpZ2luA3ZpZGVvLnNlYXJjaC55YWhvby5jb20EcG9zAzAEcHFzdHIDBHBxc3RybAMEcXN0cmwDOQRxdWVyeQNyaWQgb2YgbWUEdF9zdG1wAzE1NTQwMTA3MjEEdnRlc3RpZANudWxs?gprid=JZjshtDPR_K3kY_hg4ni7A&pvid=6DEaGTEwLjEnP8pIXJnDnhHfMTA4LgAAAAAugUK1&p=rid+of+me&ei=UTF-8&fr2=p%3As%2Cv%3Av%2Cm%3Asa&fr=yhs-domaindev-st_emea&hsimp=yhs-st_emea&hspart=domaindev#id=2&vid=97a234cfb9a6f7a3c9b4e983a4f53d75&action=view

so worth a listen



More PJ - this is a goodie as well:

https://video.search.yahoo.com/video/play;_ylt=Awr9NVX5VKBc3lAAUQU0nIlQ;_ylu=X3oDMTByNDY3bGRuBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDdmlkBHZ0aWQDBGdwb3MDNQ--?p=dress+pj+harvey&vid=d6d215f7fe8f9af705078e186a37e63a&turl=https%3A%2F%2Ftse1.mm.bing.net%2Fth%3Fid%3DOVP.ZOOtMy9MvgvVTb25lpaLAAHgFo%26pid%3DApi%26h%3D360%26w%3D480%26c%3D7%26rs%3D1&rurl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DA29BMj3v86w&tit=%3Cb%3EPJ%3C%2Fb%3E+%3Cb%3EHarvey%3C%2Fb%3E+-+%3Cb%3EDress%3C%2Fb%3E+-+HD+Live+%28V+Festival+2003%29&c=4&h=360&w=480&l=201&sigr=11bik7uvt&sigt=122ttcudd&sigi=12q0srltv&age=1319549307&fr2=p%3As%2Cv%3Av&fr=yhs-domaindev-st_emea&hsimp=yhs-st_emea&hspart=domaindev&tt=b
TarTar Posted - 03/27/2019 : 16:52:06
I'm listening to Ted Lucas, an old Detroit musician, for the first time tonight. His self-titled is some great druggy psych folk from the seventies.

My life is dirt but you seem to make it cleaner... reduce my felony to a misdemeanor
danjersey Posted - 03/26/2019 : 17:21:58
https://youtu.be/yC1kzGqx5lU



Fugazi
TarTar Posted - 03/21/2019 : 16:56:41
Margaret Glaspy EMOTIONS AND MATH (2016)
U.S. Girls IN A POEM UNLIMITED (2018)
The Glands THE GLANDS (2000)


My life is dirt but you seem to make it cleaner... reduce my felony to a misdemeanor
TarTar Posted - 03/21/2019 : 16:55:06
quote:
Originally posted by Bedbug
Dude, this thing is crazy. Been listening to it all day. Walk around the city listening to this, it will mellow you out as only noise can.

Great recommendation tartar!



Glad you like it! They've been going for over 30 years with that sound now. I would recommend checking out their album THE WHITE HOUSE too.

My life is dirt but you seem to make it cleaner... reduce my felony to a misdemeanor
pot Posted - 03/19/2019 : 08:08:41
Jessica Lea Mayfield

There's only three I can think off. I don't know anyone called Jessica who isn't a musician.
Bedbug Posted - 03/19/2019 : 08:07:30
quote:
Originally posted by pot

As a general rule anyone who is called Jessica or any of the variations of that are awesome musicians.

Comeback Kid was so overplayed... but Seventeen: that's got a nice Americana vibe to it that strike a cord with the 17 year old 80's kid in me.

New Jesca Hoop album in pipes too, woooooh



First name that comes to mind is Jessica Simpson? Or Rabbit.
pot Posted - 03/18/2019 : 11:22:08
As a general rule anyone who is called Jessica or any of the variations of that are awesome musicians.

Comeback Kid was so overplayed... but Seventeen: that's got a nice Americana vibe to it that strike a cord with the 17 year old 80's kid in me.

New Jesca Hoop album in pipes too, woooooh
Bedbug Posted - 03/18/2019 : 09:52:11
quote:
Originally posted by TarTar

The new album by The Dead C, Rare Ravers, has been sounding great to my ears lately. If you don't dig noise/sound experimentation along those lines, the new Jessica Pratt and Sharon Van Etten records are both good experiences.

My life is dirt but you seem to make it cleaner... reduce my felony to a misdemeanor



Dude, this thing is crazy. Been listening to it all day. Walk around the city listening to this, it will mellow you out as only noise can.

Great recommendation tartar!
pot Posted - 03/14/2019 : 15:19:56
New Drahla^^

This film The Favourite has really got me into classical music again, something that's not really happened to me since the 90's (when I played classical guitar a bit as well)

But the soundtrack is really rather good. You often to put these things to the back of your mind and not appreciate them with film music. But it's got a really nice early classical music feel to it. I guess anyone who a brainiac will now all the classics.

Tthe harpsichord is such an underrated and underused instrument. I suppose they're expensive and rare these days, but I'm sure we could make more.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUE6bMxOZpI

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