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#1641 iTInSn

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Posted 22 June 2017 - 08:37 PM

"This little light of mine,
a gift you passed on to me.
I'm going to let it shine
to guide you safely on your way.



On your way home....."
".....*25,065* days is long enough...
You're goin' home...."

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Posted 23 June 2017 - 09:00 AM

This song seems appropriate given my current circumstances....



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Posted 23 June 2017 - 11:57 AM

Woke up today wanting to listen to some Woody Guthrie, so I fired up my Amazon Prime app and plugged in.

I selected the Library of Congress recordings album because I assumed it would just be a really good best of. Boy was I wrong.

I should have realized it would be an Alan Lomax product. For those not familiar, https://en.m.wikiped...wiki/Alan_Lomax

This recording is just tremendous. I should say recordings because it's done in several sessions with Woody. I would say it's 50% Woody and Alan talking, 50% music.

I feel like this is something everyone should own. I'm not kidding when I say that.

https://en.m.wikiped...ress_Recordings

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Posted 23 June 2017 - 02:59 PM

Woke up today wanting to listen to some Woody Guthrie, so I fired up my Amazon Prime app and plugged in.

I selected the Library of Congress recordings album because I assumed it would just be a really good best of. Boy was I wrong.

I should have realized it would be an Alan Lomax product. For those not familiar, https://en.m.wikiped...wiki/Alan_Lomax

This recording is just tremendous. I should say recordings because it's done in several sessions with Woody. I would say it's 50% Woody and Alan talking, 50% music.

I feel like this is something everyone should own. I'm not kidding when I say that.

https://en.m.wikiped...ress_Recordings

 

If you listen to podcasts, check out this week's "The Way I Heard it" by Mike Rowe...episode 61 "When the World's on Fire". Of course I've given it away that it's about Woody Guthrie, but I think you'd still enjoy it. 



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Posted 24 June 2017 - 08:55 PM

"I know what winter's about
Too many nights
Not enough days.
I watched the birds fly south
and no, I don't wait.
Last words out of my mouth?
"Stay out of my way."
And
"I'm in a wrong place.
Maybe it's the things we don't say?"

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Posted 27 June 2017 - 12:03 PM

starts at about 1min mark



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Posted 27 June 2017 - 01:05 PM

Two music related awesome events:

  • I bought all the CDs from Asteroids Galaxy Tour. It's been in my head for months, and Pandora/Google/etc. songs here and there just wouldn't cut it. For those questioning CDs, used CDs via Amazon cost less than buying digital copies and I can import into new formats in the future if I need to. I picked up three for <$25. The CDs, BTW, were pristine. I think a lot of people buy, rip, and resell.
  • Need to rip a few CDs finally motivated me to really come to terms with my CDs. I never systematically imported them, so they've languished in my basement and MP3s here and there on various drives. I'm doing them all again with an eye to probably get rid of many that I won't really need in the future. My process has been to use iTunes AAC at 160 kbit (I've deluded myself to thinking I need "better" quality than most people even though I don't have the ears or hifi equipment to hear the difference) set to automatically import whenever a CD is inserted. Google Play Music is "watching" my iTunes folder so any new music that shows up get automatically uploaded to Google Play. From there, my phone and computer have all my music. It's bringing back a ton of nostalgia and love for me.


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Posted 27 June 2017 - 01:25 PM

I know this is outta the blue, but it's a gripe and it's about music....

Carter Beauford from DMB is one of the top 5 drummers EVER. and I'm sick of rolling stones lists pampering to the classic rock drummers that weren't anything more than basic.

Ringo star, really?! Cmon, even Neil Pert was just meh

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Posted 27 June 2017 - 01:38 PM

starts at about 1min mark

 

not my taste, BUT i really appreciate people like you posting new stuff here. helps keep me current on some stuff i would not otherwise know about.

 

I know this is outta the blue, but it's a gripe and it's about music....

Carter Beauford from DMB is one of the top 5 drummers EVER. and I'm sick of rolling stones lists pampering to the classic rock drummers that weren't anything more than basic.

Ringo star, really?! Cmon, even Neil Pert was just meh

 

Haaaahahahaha. I have such an irrational antipathy for DMB that I can't help but have a chuckle over a DMB fan being pissed that Neil Pert is wrongly ranked ahead of the DMB skins-beater.

 

Speaking of drummers. TIL that there's a whole sub-universe of YouTubers who are women (or merely girl) drummers who record drum covers of well-known songs to the delight of 100s of thousands of viewers. Here's the one that popped for me (apparently because I'd been digging around in a prog rock back catalog):

 

 

There are dozens of YouTubers like her. So strange. And also pretty cool. And maybe a little weird.



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Posted 27 June 2017 - 02:41 PM

 

Two music related awesome events:

  • I bought all the CDs from Asteroids Galaxy Tour. It's been in my head for months, and Pandora/Google/etc. songs here and there just wouldn't cut it. For those questioning CDs, used CDs via Amazon cost less than buying digital copies and I can import into new formats in the future if I need to. I picked up three for <$25. The CDs, BTW, were pristine. I think a lot of people buy, rip, and resell.
  • Need to rip a few CDs finally motivated me to really come to terms with my CDs. I never systematically imported them, so they've languished in my basement and MP3s here and there on various drives. I'm doing them all again with an eye to probably get rid of many that I won't really need in the future. My process has been to use iTunes AAC at 160 kbit (I've deluded myself to thinking I need "better" quality than most people even though I don't have the ears or hifi equipment to hear the difference) set to automatically import whenever a CD is inserted. Google Play Music is "watching" my iTunes folder so any new music that shows up get automatically uploaded to Google Play. From there, my phone and computer have all my music. It's bringing back a ton of nostalgia and love for me.

 

YESSSSS

 

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Posted 27 June 2017 - 03:29 PM

YESSSSS

 

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Mette is just so adorable.



#1652 Wyldnwoody44

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Posted 27 June 2017 - 03:47 PM



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This is cool, I play drums (not well), and used to be I'm a band where our drummer was a female, and she rocked! I'm not a huge DMB fan either, I mean I don't follow him.... But I have tried to play along with some of carter's stuff and the crap going on in his head its nuts, it's the timing and both hands doing something unique. Using cut 5/8 timing, weird stuff like that.

I can appreciate many drummers, but it's ones that do something unique that catch my attention.

A lot of jazz drummers really have that skill.

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Posted 27 June 2017 - 03:50 PM

I know this is outta the blue, but it's a gripe and it's about music....

Carter Beauford from DMB is one of the top 5 drummers EVER. and I'm sick of rolling stones lists pampering to the classic rock drummers that weren't anything more than basic.

Ringo star, really?! Cmon, even Neil Pert was just meh

 

 

LMFAO

 

Neil Pert was anything but meh

 

Ringo was a metronome. Nothing flashy but rock solid.. I dont see him as a great either.. But Neil Pert..  that's whacked IMO

 

Where was Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzman on that list. I would assume ahead of Carter and Neil for their creativity alone.. Mikey especially



#1654 Wyldnwoody44

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Posted 27 June 2017 - 05:55 PM

Mackey was listed, outside of top 20 I belive, Carter was like 77....i read in a magazine, so I don't have a link.

I do think Neil is top 10, meh was a bit of an overstatement, especially since I saw rush and Neil Rock a 30 min spinning solo.

I do think John Bonham is deservedly top 10 though

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Posted 27 June 2017 - 08:01 PM

I love these "Tiny Desk" interview/concerts by NPR. They always have stuff I would never find on my own:

 

http://www.npr.org/e...ontent=20170623

 

 

I've never gotten into new country because, well, most of it is pretty bad IMO. But I like some older stuff, and this reminds me of some old country-western. They mention Patsy Cline and I'd buy that. 



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Posted 27 June 2017 - 08:16 PM

I love these "Tiny Desk" interview/concerts by NPR. They always have stuff I would never find on my own:

http://www.npr.org/e...ontent=20170623


I've never gotten into new country because, well, most of it is pretty bad IMO. But I like some older stuff, and this reminds me of some old country-western. They mention Patsy Cline and I'd buy that.


Hmmmm I'm going to give this a listen at work tomorrow.

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Posted 27 June 2017 - 08:33 PM

I know this is outta the blue, but it's a gripe and it's about music....

Carter Beauford from DMB is one of the top 5 drummers EVER. and I'm sick of rolling stones lists pampering to the classic rock drummers that weren't anything more than basic.

Ringo star, really?! Cmon, even Neil Pert was just meh

I have a perfectly rational and reasonable antipathy towards DMB, it's called: I went to college in the 90's and the delta bravos who worshiped at that altar ruined it for me.  Still get the jibblies whenever I hear them.

 

That being said, there is no judgement to be made in matters of taste; top however many of whatever lists are no fun and beside the point. 



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Posted 30 June 2017 - 01:28 PM

This is some decent Djenting.

 



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Posted 30 June 2017 - 05:23 PM




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Posted 02 July 2017 - 09:22 AM

I love Bob.  So much to say and fun too.

 

 

'rejected by society'

 

'hiding from reality in the world of hypocrisy'

 

I saw him and The Wailers on this tour in Toronto.


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Posted 03 July 2017 - 12:24 AM

Saw the Arkells live in Victoria July Ist. Great show. Saw them do a pop-up concert at 2 the afternoon of the show in an intersection. That was cool



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Posted 04 July 2017 - 10:18 PM

A little dark, but given we lost Chris Cornell not long ago, this song comes to mind today...

 

 



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Posted 05 July 2017 - 07:57 PM

"My Shadow's
shedding skin
and
I've been picking
scabs again.
I'm down
digging through
my old muscles
for a clue.

I've been crawling on my belly
clearing out what could have been.
I've been wallowing in my own confused
and insecure delusions."

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Posted 07 July 2017 - 11:06 AM

Going to Highland Bowl in Rochester Saturday night...I can't wait!



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Posted 12 July 2017 - 04:17 PM

No day is complete without Joe and the boys ...

 


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Posted 13 July 2017 - 08:23 AM

I'll be catching Slayer in Raleigh one week from today for the umpteenth time. Should be some friendly violent fun. It says the show starts at 6:30 pm. I just hope the opening acts take their time so the weather cools down some before they hit the stage. I f'n hate summer.



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Posted 13 July 2017 - 09:14 AM

A little dark, but given we lost Chris Cornell not long ago, this song comes to mind today...

 

 

I still have that CD playing in my car and get a weird feeling as the final song comes up.



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 09:14 PM

Belgian band ( we do have some good ones :D )

 

 



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Posted 15 July 2017 - 09:43 PM

" All that I need is the air that I breathe
And all that I need are things I don't need
And all that really matters is what matters to me
And who of you are like me?
If I was to smile and I held out my hand
If I opened it now would you not understand?
Because you know if I'm to benefit I'll do everything that I can
And who of you are like me?"

Who of you are like me and know these guys?

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 09:08 AM

https://www.facebook...55312767462792/

 

This guy is good



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Posted 18 July 2017 - 10:40 AM

The new Melvins album, "a walk with love and death" is absolutely top-drawer. If you're into that sort of thing. Giving it a second listen as I type.

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Posted 18 July 2017 - 12:30 PM

Hmmmm I'm going to give this a listen at work tomorrow.

I bought her album, so next time your over I'll put it on.

 

Saw the Arkells live in Victoria July Ist. Great show. Saw them do a pop-up concert at 2 the afternoon of the show in an intersection. That was cool

Love the Arkells.



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Posted 18 July 2017 - 12:37 PM

I'm not really a country music fan, at least not in the current sense of the word.  I do like some of the older stuff, like Willie, Waylon and the boys.  Given that, when our local NPR station did a profile on Paul Cauthen, I was intrigued.  When I bought his album I was hooked.  My current favorite album.  The music mix sounds like a direct descendant of 1970s outlaw country, and at times his voice makes it sound like he's channeling Waylon Jennings.

 



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Posted 18 July 2017 - 01:04 PM

^

 

Good stuff. That Amish/Mennonite beard is killing me, though.

 

Shifting gears: My current favourite "last hope" for the preservation and advancement of rock 'n roll is The Struts. Pretty big in England, I think. Plenty of Queen in their sound, with a healthy dash of Cheap Trick. And other stuff. They clearly want to be a big act, and their leading songs are built to RAWK stadiums. Anyway. They dropped a new song this week, and I love it.

 


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 01:08 PM

Shifting gears: My current favourite "last hope" for the preservation and advancement of rock 'n roll is The Struts. Pretty big in England, I think. Plenty of Queen in their sound, with a healthy dash of Cheap Trick. And other stuff. They clearly want to be a big act, and their leading songs are built to RAWK stadiums. Anyway. They dropped a new song this week, and I love it.

 

 

Plenty of Queen is right.

 

While no one can replicate Freddie, but if I close my eyes I can quite easily picture Queen (with Freddie, of course.  The only real Queen.) in the rehearsal studio.


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 02:04 PM

I'm not really a country music fan, at least not in the current sense of the word.  I do like some of the older stuff, like Willie, Waylon and the boys.  Given that, when our local NPR station did a profile on Paul Cauthen, I was intrigued.  When I bought his album I was hooked.  My current favorite album.  The music mix sounds like a direct descendant of 1970s outlaw country, and at times his voice makes it sound like he's channeling Waylon Jennings.

 

 

Between this, the girl I posted about above, and Jason Isbell who I've just started giving a try, I'm hoping for a country music rebirth where I can actually like it. Old Country/Country-Western has a lot of connections to folk and blues that I already listen to and enjoy. The pop-country of the last 20 years rarely does much for me.

 

Speaking of which, the Jeff Bridges movie 'Crazy Heart' that came out a handful of years ago was great. Here's him playing the main song:

 


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 03:03 PM

Speaking of country, I stumbled across these guys on Amazon the other day. Not sure what to even call them. Country meets Arcade Fire meets ELO meets Jazz? 



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Posted 18 July 2017 - 03:36 PM

Old Country/Country-Western has a lot of connections to folk and blues that I already listen to and enjoy.

 

Yes, country/folk/blues is the sweet spot.

 

Country meets Arcade Fire meets ELO meets Jazz?

 

Intriguing.



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Posted 18 July 2017 - 10:32 PM

^

 

Good stuff. That Amish/Mennonite beard is killing me, though.

 

Shifting gears: My current favourite "last hope" for the preservation and advancement of rock 'n roll is The Struts. Pretty big in England, I think. Plenty of Queen in their sound, with a healthy dash of Cheap Trick. And other stuff. They clearly want to be a big act, and their leading songs are built to RAWK stadiums. Anyway. They dropped a new song this week, and I love it.

 

I just now listened.   It's okay, but kind of disappointing in that it keeps promising Queen without quite delivering.  Maybe I need to check out some of their other stuff to develop a taste of who they really are.


Speaking of country, I stumbled across these guys on Amazon the other day. Not sure what to even call them. Country meets Arcade Fire meets ELO meets Jazz? 

 

Wow, what a nice full musical palette you've got there.  I could listen to their jam all night. I need moar.



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Posted 18 July 2017 - 10:51 PM

Here's an interesting coincidence:  Both Paul Cauthen and Steelism have recorded songs called Marfa LIghts:

 

 







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