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Severian 08.20.2017 11:03 AM

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Originally Posted by noisereductions
Here's the answer

younggodrecords.com/products/the-glowing-man

Gira wrote it, Thurston wanted to use it.


Ok. I wasn't trying to argue, I just didn't remember the dets yo. Plus we know Thurston and Gira (well, really everyone in both bands over the years) are friends, so I don't think any less of SY for using a Swans song. It's like Gira gave us a gift with SY's help in '83 and then 34 years later, he revisited that gift, souped it up, repurposed it, and gave us another one.

Severian 08.20.2017 11:07 AM

Listening to this. I forget how good this album is.

 

noisereductions 08.20.2017 11:26 AM

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Originally Posted by Severian
Ok. I wasn't trying to argue, I just didn't remember the dets yo. Plus we know Thurston and Gira (well, really everyone in both bands over the years) are friends, so I don't think any less of SY for using a Swans song. It's like Gira gave us a gift with SY's help in '83 and then 34 years later, he revisited that gift, souped it up, repurposed it, and gave us another one.


Yeah no I was actually just interested in finding the answer one you brought it up. It's interesting and birth versions are great .

Severian 08.20.2017 12:10 PM

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Originally Posted by noisereductions
Yeah no I was actually just interested in finding the answer one you brought it up. It's interesting and birth versions are great .


Kinda like how Chief Keef wrote "Don't Like" and gave it to Kanye and we got the Cruel Summer "Don't Like." Only in that case, the revamp shits all over the original :D

Severian 08.20.2017 12:11 PM

I forgot how rap-sappy the Score is. It's a fucking RAP album, not an R&B album, as it was kind of marketed at the time. Rappity-rap-rap.

dirty bunny 08.20.2017 05:16 PM

swimming pool- camera obscura

Torn Curtain 08.23.2017 04:19 PM

Sandy Denny - Who Knows Where The Time Goes? (John Peel Show)

dirty bunny 08.23.2017 05:15 PM

I Won't Share You- The Smiths

I don't entirely agree with the sentiment of the title, but I love the song.

!@#$%! 08.24.2017 10:48 AM

im listening maniacally to every available version of "should i stay or should i go" that's available on spotify

haaa haaa haaaa haaaaa

it's a lot of fun actually

Rob Instigator 08.24.2017 11:01 AM

Rich Homie Quan's HEART COLD

fucking LOVE this track.

https://youtu.be/jzeyZZbevvQ

noisereductions 08.25.2017 02:27 PM

 


The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream
1993, If I were to make a list of the albums that meaningfully soundtracked my high school list, Siamese Dream would be pretty close to the top. From the opening circus drumrolls this album just doesn't let go. "Cherub Rock" is not just a great opener, it's an iconic track in the band's career. It's a missive with its skittering guitar and bass parts, showboat drums, over-the-top solos and "let.... Let me out"s. Where SP mostly stayed in shoegaze territory on Gish, this album catapulted the band into stadium spotlights. That lead on "Rocket" is larger than life. "Mayonnaise" is nearly transcendent. "Quiet" is fucking loud. There's some throwbacks to Gish, namely in Soma or maybe slightly in "Today" with its depressingly happy lyrics. There's also some quieter moments like the stark "Disarm" or the majestic "Spaceboy" which I prefer mostly because I've just heard the former a bit too much over the years. Siamese Dream is one of those innocuous albums where it may be easy to forget just how good it really is until you put it on and remind yourself from start to finish.


 


Sonic Youth
Sonic Death
1984, So early in Sonic Youth''s career they thought it'd be a good idea to put out a live album. So a cassette was released on Thurston's own Ecstatic Peace label and it was kind of low profile affair. Of course SY being SY they didn't do a straight forward live album. This is really more of a weird tape collage. Most of the tracks are mere fragments of songs, most lacking vocal sections. In some cases the playback speed has been altered - such as with a hyper sped up "Shaking Hell." The original tape had no song titles listed and the two sides played out like two long pieces. My CD reissue condenses the entire tape down to a single hour-plus track. And I think it does make some kind of sense in this format. Bits and pieces of tracks from Sonic Youth, Confusion Is Sex, and Kill Your Idols bleed in and out of each other and ultimately the whole thing feels like a singular experience rather than individual songs. This is definitely a recording that's for SY die-hards only of course. It's great for a game of "name that song" - made a bit easier now since the reissue of the self-titled album with included live tracks. Also even the CD reissues retained all the tape hiss from the original cassette. But I suppose that's always been part of the album's sound anyway. This isn't a release I visit all that often - usually once a year really. But it's always an interesting experience when I do so.

dirty bunny 08.25.2017 09:21 PM

Servo- The Brian Jonestown Massacre

named after Tom Servo of Mystery Science Theatre 3000*



*may not be true

noisereductions 08.25.2017 09:50 PM

Might be. Maybe. BJTM is good stuff.

Severian 08.26.2017 09:46 AM

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Originally Posted by noisereductions
 


The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream
1993, If I were to make a list of the albums that meaningfully soundtracked my high school list, Siamese Dream would be pretty close to the top. From the opening circus drumrolls this album just doesn't let go. "Cherub Rock" is not just a great opener, it's an iconic track in the band's career. It's a missive with its skittering guitar and bass parts, showboat drums, over-the-top solos and "let.... Let me out"s. Where SP mostly stayed in shoegaze territory on Gish, this album catapulted the band into stadium spotlights. That lead on "Rocket" is larger than life. "Mayonnaise" is nearly transcendent. "Quiet" is fucking loud. There's some throwbacks to Gish, namely in Soma or maybe slightly in "Today" with its depressingly happy lyrics. There's also some quieter moments like the stark "Disarm" or the majestic "Spaceboy" which I prefer mostly because I've just heard the former a bit too much over the years. Siamese Dream is one of those innocuous albums where it may be easy to forget just how good it really is until you put it on and remind yourself from start to finish.


Dude, who in our age group didn't spend their teen years blasting this thing? I mean, I was truly on the fence with SP by the time I started high school, but I still played this pretty regularly. "Luna" and "Mayonaise" both did something weird to me back then. I still think this is an overrated album historically, but it was definitely a thing for people who came of age in the '90s.
One thing though — I've always thought of Gish as more Jane's Addiction-esque and sort of art-hard-rocky than shoegazey. A lot of the sounds on Siamese Dream seem more steeped in Shoegaze sounds to me. The entire thing kinda sounds like it was mastered to drown itself out, except for the less feedbacky songs like "Disarm."

Speaking of that song, it's effective dynamically, but MAN is that shit pretentious. Even when I was a pubescent little ball of feels, I had to roll my eyes at some of those unrepentant conceits. "I used to beee a little boy!" Yeah, me too. Don't hear me fucking off about it, do you Billy-bob? "The killer in meeee is the killer in you!" Wow. You're taking something very seriously indeed (with church bells!) only I have no fucking idea what that thing is.
It's the definition of "lugubrious," set to music, that song.

I think there's an interesting 1993-ness to many albums of the albums from this period. I'd want to listen to "Heart-Shaped Box" as kind of a colon-cleanse after hearing "Disarm." I wish I would eat "Dsarm's" cancer when it turns black. :D Throw Vs. in there and you have a weird trifecta of '93 alt-rock. Three different worlds, entirely, represented by three very different albums that tend to be lumped together pretty regularly when discussing music from that era. In Utero is really the album for me, as there's nothing about it that I have to tolerate to get through, but I think a lot of people would stand by Siamese Dream OR Vs. as the defining rock album of '93.

Torn Curtain 08.26.2017 03:52 PM

Land Of Talk - Inner lover (@ Verge music lab for Sirius XM)

The Soup Nazi 08.26.2017 05:38 PM

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Originally Posted by noisereductions
The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream


Goddammit, what did I say about not bringing up ENEMIES OF ROCK & ROLL?

 

Savage Clone 08.27.2017 02:34 PM

Barış Manço - Sakla Samani Gelir Zamani
70s Turkish rock was really quite something.

Severian 08.27.2017 04:50 PM

 

Genteel Death 08.28.2017 03:55 AM

Some bands on Bandcamp.

Playboy - Celebration
https://play-boy.bandcamp.com/album/celebration

Skull Cult - Vol.1
https://skullcultusa.bandcamp.com/album/vol-1

Circuits - #1
https://circuitss.bandcamp.com/releases

Severian 08.28.2017 09:48 AM

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Originally Posted by Genteel Death


I like Circuits quite a bit. Thanks!


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