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Gulasch Noir 10.04.2006 10:02 AM

^I love I want some by make up. Great album.

Right now I'm listening to Keijo & the free players - after at once. I googled for Keijo Virtanen, who is behind Keijo, and found out, that the rector of the university in Turku, Finland, has the same name. How interesting!

sonic sphere 10.04.2006 10:39 AM

stevie wonder- talking book

whorefrost 10.04.2006 10:51 AM

Make Up are awesome. did you chaps pick up Untouchable Sound, the recently released "lost" Make-Up LP? it's proper tasty. think i'll throw it on next...

currently listening to Loam by Mouthus which I have decided is my favourite record of theirs.

in the car today I was jamming Blue Cathedral by Comets on Fire. anyone heard Avatar? what's it like?

Everyneurotic 10.04.2006 11:42 AM

leopard leg - the seven sistered sea secret of shh shh shh

Hip Priest 10.04.2006 06:14 PM

I'm scanning the shortwave.

Hip Priest 10.04.2006 06:20 PM

Further to that, I've settled on some kind of middle-eastern folk music. Nice percussion and a wailing lady.

soapbars 10.04.2006 07:01 PM

trouble in mind by the high plane drifters

HaydenAsche 10.04.2006 07:34 PM

Again, Merzbow - Animal Magnetism.

Everyneurotic 10.04.2006 07:38 PM

selections for the podcast i'm recording tonight; so far i have selected animal collective, last exit, dissection, khanate, fairport convention, cows and afrirampo.

Onani Nic 10.04.2006 07:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by whorefrost
in the car today I was jamming Blue Cathedral by Comets on Fire. anyone heard Avatar? what's it like?


I like Avatar but its much more clean than previous albums as you've probably heard. A friend of mine doesn't like it very much as it reminds him of his long haired, open shirt wearing uncle. Its psychedelic still but it's like they wanted to show off their songwriting ability or something. I'm glad I bought it.

TheDom 10.04.2006 08:51 PM

Yeah, on Avatar they ditched the vocal echo-freakout thing.

In my opinion, it is a step down for them. They were on top of the world with those first 3 LPs and it is pretty fucking hard to beat a record as good as Field Recordings From The Sun.

Still, give it a chance. It is a much cleaner version of Blue Cathedral, without all the organs and strings and shit. Shoulda-been classic rock anthems.

Everyneurotic 10.04.2006 09:06 PM

i thought of it more like a transition record, like if for their next record they can combine the songwriting skills they developed for avatar (which i think are undeniable) with their more out-there sound of past recordings, they can really take them to the next level.

TheDom 10.04.2006 09:11 PM

Good point. It proves that COF aren't going to keep doing the same thing over and over again, which is pretty refreshing.

to keep on the topic of the thread I'm listenin to motherfuckin' Polvo - Today's Active Lifestyles

too fucking good.

k-krack 10.04.2006 09:15 PM

I'm listening to nothing at this very moment, aside from the speaker statik.

krastian 10.04.2006 11:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Glice
 


Damn straight.

Cantankerous 10.05.2006 12:15 AM

 

krastian 10.05.2006 12:16 AM

 

Everyneurotic 10.05.2006 12:18 AM

DMBQ - 2005-Apr-18 John Henry's, Eugene OR

Norma J 10.05.2006 12:31 AM

Eagles of Death Metal

Cantankerous 10.05.2006 12:31 AM

that is a fucking disgrace.

Cantankerous 10.05.2006 12:31 AM

but then, what can we expect from you?

Norma J 10.05.2006 01:12 AM

I do believe you like Hole? And on top of that, they're your favourite band.

Therefore, Cantankerous, your apology has been accepted and your comment disregarded.

sonic sphere 10.05.2006 07:10 AM

elvis presley- 2nd to none

sonic sphere 10.05.2006 09:04 AM

grandaddy- under the western freeway

gmku 10.05.2006 10:20 AM

Some really sweet vinyl made it my table recently, including:

 


 


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soapbars 10.05.2006 11:10 AM

you could easily have by metronomy

swenson clane 10.05.2006 12:34 PM

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gmku 10.05.2006 12:42 PM

Actually, that ^ sounds like a good name for a Canadian collective indie-rock group.

Hip Priest 10.05.2006 02:03 PM

 

porkmarras 10.05.2006 02:05 PM

i've been listening 3 times to the Ashtrays Navigations's cd wich my main man sonicl mailed me and now i'm onto Bevis Fond.

Pookie 10.05.2006 03:33 PM

I recently bought an Ashtray Navigations CD but haven't got round to listening to it properly yet.

Just finished the Gaye Bikers On Acid mix tape Hip Priest made me. Much better than I expected.

Everyneurotic 10.05.2006 03:34 PM

 

Cantankerous 10.05.2006 03:38 PM

a cover of "nick the stripper" by some band called ssion i'd never heard of. i hate the music but the vocals are great. they do the monologue from kool thing in the middle. i'd like to take the vocals from this and put it over the original music.

porkmarras 10.05.2006 03:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pookie
I recently bought an Ashtray Navigations CD but haven't got round to listening to it properly yet.

Just finished the Gaye Bikers On Acid mix tape Hip Priest made me. Much better than I expected.


Give them a go pookie.I've become a fan of theirs since seeing them live and the cd in question is live too.

Everyneurotic 10.05.2006 03:43 PM

i agree, ashtray navigations are icy chill

porkmarras 10.05.2006 03:45 PM

I scared my neighbours to death!hehe

Pookie 10.05.2006 03:53 PM

I used to buy a lot of stuff from Phil Todd many years ago (can't remember what his distro was called), but I only ever bought one Ashtray tape (Find A Magic Lantern In The Woods) which is great stuff.

It's taken me about 10 years to buy another. I got a CD called Fast Angels Vol. 1. You've prompted me to give it a proper listen.

nomadicfollower 10.05.2006 04:01 PM

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Originally Posted by Tokolosh
 




Thank you for posting this, because now I as well am listening to this, and I must say it's quite good.

Tokolosh 10.05.2006 05:27 PM

I think they're brilliant. Don't know them that long either, but I'm very impressed. I've still got many albums to discover by these guys.

Everyneurotic 10.05.2006 07:04 PM

 


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