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greenlight 05.04.2016 12:18 PM

 


Braz Gonsalves and Luis Banks mixing up an exotic cocktail on this incredibly rare 45 from Calcutta 1970.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIPd...ature=youtu.be

evollove 05.04.2016 05:50 PM

^ Sending me down another amazing rabbit hole.

Bytor Peltor 05.05.2016 05:27 PM

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"Spattered jazz" is certainly more poetic and probably more accurate than "funky." Those two tracks are so different, I can't say I really prefer either.

Is Gruppo Di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza super famous? Should I feel stupid for never having heard them until yesterday?

EDIT: I am stupid. The more I dig around 60s avant-garde German music, the more I realize Can wasn't particularly original. I had no idea.


Those Avant German groups is part of the reason David Bowie ended up there recording his Berlin trilogy. CAN was very original due to the fact they were the introduction for so many to that unique sound back then.

The same is true for Steven Stapleton of Nurse With Wound. In the first NWW release, he included a list of groups that inspired him / new groups he was listening to......you can read about the Nurse With Wound List

 

The Soup Nazi 05.05.2016 06:14 PM

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Originally Posted by evollove
The more I dig around 60s avant-garde German music, the more I realize Can wasn't particularly original.


WELL, that's like saying Sonic Youth weren't particularly original because before them there were the Velvets and Mars and The Fall and whatnot. (Come to think of it, that's more like saying SY weren't particularly original because before them there were Zappa [yech] and The Fugs). Like Sonic Youth, Can were more than a portal band and more than a straight synthesis of their influences. Scores of "experimental" German acts from the '60s and '70s made interesting contributions but none of them could come up with "Mushroom", son.

As for NWW, the list featured on Chance Meeting included some mighty bitchen acts indeed, but as Simon Reynolds noted, "In some ways Nurse With Wound are the world's longest-running Faust tribute band, their aesthetic based on the same principles as that group's most celebrated album, The Faust Tapes". So not Primal Scream, but...

evollove 05.06.2016 10:18 AM

I should have written that Can "isn't as original as I once assumed due to my strange ignorance of the slightly pre-Kraurock era." Strange ignorance because I know my atonal/serial music, Darmstadt School stuff, "Krautrock" proper. Can't explain how I completely ignored a decade of German music.

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Scores of "experimental" German acts from the '60s and '70s made interesting contributions but none of them could come up with "Mushroom", son.


I'll assume you're right. I've been digging around for something to refute this, but all I come across is trippy stuff, jamming or both. All fine and good, but nothing I can sing in the shower like I can and do with "Mushroom."

BTW, did everyone know that if you go to youtube and type in a country--any country--and add "folk music," you'll eventually end up with an eargasm? (Might have to add "traditional.")

The Soup Nazi 05.06.2016 04:30 PM

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Originally Posted by evollove
BTW, did everyone know that if you go to youtube and type in a country--any country--and add "folk music," you'll eventually end up with an eargasm? (Might have to add "traditional.")


That is EGREGIOUSLY UNTRUE of my country.
:D

Rob Instigator 05.06.2016 04:43 PM

I'm on a ZZ Top kick

 


 

pepper_green 05.06.2016 07:39 PM

sonic youth
pavement
velvet underground
the beatles

all my teenage heroes. well besides nervarna. lately listening to all the others. im old enough now to say it's a nostalgic thing. sometimes I have dreams of listening to these bands and it sounds cooler than actually listening to these bands. maybe because I don't have enough time anymore or burnout on listening to these bands. sad but still cool for me. I did rock Slanted and Enchanted hard today. trebly noi8sy guitars in effect. FuK Yea!!

"sun comes up, skies won't sink my soul"

Severian 05.06.2016 08:28 PM

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Originally Posted by pepper_green
sonic youth
pavement
velvet underground
the beatles

all my teenage heroes. well besides nervarna. lately listening to all the others. im old enough now to say it's a nostalgic thing. sometimes I have dreams of listening to these bands and it sounds cooler than actually listening to these bands. maybe because I don't have enough time anymore or burnout on listening to these bands. sad but still cool for me. I did rock Slanted and Enchanted hard today. trebly noi8sy guitars in effect. FuK Yea!!

"sun comes up, skies won't sink my soul"


I don't often smoke pot, but when I do, I listen to fuckin' S&E.

Severian 05.06.2016 08:29 PM

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Originally Posted by The Soup Nazi
WELL, that's like saying Sonic Youth weren't particularly original because before them there were the Velvets and Mars and The Fall and whatnot. (Come to think of it, that's more like saying SY weren't particularly original because before them there were Zappa [yech] and The Fugs). Like Sonic Youth, Can were more than a portal band and more than a straight synthesis of their influences. Scores of "experimental" German acts from the '60s and '70s made interesting contributions but none of them could come up with "Mushroom", son.

As for NWW, the list featured on Chance Meeting included some mighty bitchen acts indeed, but as Simon Reynolds noted, "In some ways Nurse With Wound are the world's longest-running Faust tribute band, their aesthetic based on the same principles as that group's most celebrated album, The Faust Tapes". So not Primal Scream, but...


Must spread some rep around...

pepper_green 05.06.2016 08:40 PM

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Originally Posted by Severian
I don't often smoke pot, but when I do, I listen to fuckin' S&E.


smoking lots of pot and doing shrooms listening to Pavement gave me synesthesia. S&E in particular. no joke/shit. I could visualize chords much better after that. like, relate guitar tones to colors. S&E is straight up gold when melodic. fuzz could be gold or white noise. cymbal splashes are always gold. other music became rainbow like. others did not. or others became evil self cathartic.

oh S&E. walking down nice neighbor hoods on a sunny day with the Walkman. it's bad ass. get it on vinyl. Gary Young will rock your world.

Severian 05.08.2016 05:11 PM

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Originally Posted by pepper_green
smoking lots of pot and doing shrooms listening to Pavement gave me synesthesia. S&E in particular. no joke/shit. I could visualize chords much better after that. like, relate guitar tones to colors. S&E is straight up gold when melodic. fuzz could be gold or white noise. cymbal splashes are always gold. other music became rainbow like. others did not. or others became evil self cathartic.

oh S&E. walking down nice neighbor hoods on a sunny day with the Walkman. it's bad ass. get it on vinyl. Gary Young will rock your world.


I have S&E on vinyl, man... who do you think you're talking to here? Someone who *doesn't* spend obscene amounts of money on music? Someone who *isn't* an obsessive compulsive music collector? I also have it on freaking cassette, and twice on CD twice if you count Luxe & Reduxe.

I hear you though. I had a very similar experience, only with Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain. The first time I ever tripped — like, got so goddamn high that I questioned the laws of physics and forgot my fucking name — I was jamming CR, CR.

I think I was 17.. maybe 18. I'd done a lot of drugs at this point, including more than a couple different hallucinogens, but this was the first time I really got there, you know? My first really intense, mind fuck experience. And Crooked Rain helped me keep my sanity. It was a source of total comfort that anchored me during an unbelievably powerful mushroom trip.

I think that might have been something of a major turning point in my life, actually. I might have lost my shit, but for the soothing, joyous vibe of that record and how familiar it was to me. Come to think of it, I probably kept doing drugs because of Pavement. If things had gone south, I don't think I would have ever had any interest in doing that again. So Pavment may actually be indirectly responsible for severalt years' of stupid, dangerous and illegal behavior on my part. Hmm...

Oh well. Worth it!

The Soup Nazi 05.08.2016 06:18 PM

 

guest 05.08.2016 08:45 PM

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Originally Posted by The Soup Nazi
WELL, that's like saying Sonic Youth weren't particularly original because before them there were the Velvets and Mars and The Fall and whatnot. (Come to think of it, that's more like saying SY weren't particularly original because before them there were Zappa [yech] and The Fugs). Like Sonic Youth, Can were more than a portal band and more than a straight synthesis of their influences. Scores of "experimental" German acts from the '60s and '70s made interesting contributions but none of them could come up with "Mushroom", son.

As for NWW, the list featured on Chance Meeting included some mighty bitchen acts indeed, but as Simon Reynolds noted, "In some ways Nurse With Wound are the world's longest-running Faust tribute band, their aesthetic based on the same principles as that group's most celebrated album, The Faust Tapes". So not Primal Scream, but...

nww are so much better than this would imply though...can fully get on board with stapleton copping faust's approach to sound which in itself to me always aligned pretty heavily with concrète, but they have put out far too many gargantuan records over such a long period of time to be discounted as a tribute band. really don't think any band can touch them despite the hordes of imitators, and live they're an absolute force. saw them playing a set with atilla csihar which was incredible, they've never allowed the dadaist approach to overshadow their music, a trap to which so many have fallen prey.

Bytor Peltor 05.09.2016 08:44 AM

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Originally Posted by guest
nww are so much better than this would imply though...can fully get on board with stapleton copping faust's approach to sound which in itself to me always aligned pretty heavily with concrète, but they have put out far too many gargantuan records over such a long period of time to be discounted as a tribute band. really don't think any band can touch them despite the hordes of imitators, and live they're an absolute force. saw them playing a set with atilla csihar which was incredible, they've never allowed the dadaist approach to overshadow their music, a trap to which so many have fallen prey.


What an excellent reply! I myself was thinking about the total volume of output from NWW, but you did a much better job of putting it into words. I've never had the opportunity to see them live and I doubt I ever will, but I am a fan!!!

pepper_green 05.14.2016 07:14 PM

Elvis. de old Presley.

Severian 05.15.2016 08:37 PM

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Originally Posted by pepper_green
Elvis. de old Presley.


Ye Olde Presley.

;)

Severian 05.15.2016 08:43 PM

I'm listening to motherfuckjng Chance the Rapper and feeling kickass! (Actually I'm on like 2 hour of sleep in the past two days, and my herniated disc is acting up, so I actually feel like shit that's been eaten and vomited back up — or vomit that's been eaten an shat back out, depending on your preference — but Chance + painkillers and muscle relaxants is doing something nice.

pony 05.16.2016 10:52 AM

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

Severian 05.16.2016 11:20 AM

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Originally Posted by pony


Oh man, what a great album. Not one I can really handle emotionally anymore, but certainly Built to Spill's best.

Bytor Peltor 05.16.2016 04:52 PM

 

evollove 05.16.2016 06:19 PM

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Originally Posted by Severian
Oh man, what a great album. Not one I can really handle emotionally anymore, but certainly Built to Spill's best.


Gave up the chance to see them a little while ago. Dumb move, evollove.

Severian 05.16.2016 08:45 PM

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Originally Posted by evollove
Gave up the chance to see them a little while ago. Dumb move, evollove.


I dunno. I saw them a lot way back when. Last time was probably '04, and it was actually a pretty underwhelming show. They left out a lot of my favorite cuts, and the set was very There is Nothing Wrong With Love and Keep it like a Secret-heavy. Those are great albums of course, but I wanted to hear them blow shit open with "Randy Describes Eternity" and "Kicked it in the Sun."

I actually haven't listened to their most recent album. I'm a shitty BtS fan.

evollove 05.18.2016 05:52 PM

Most of this is completely true. (I'm assuming no nuns were harmed. Also, Polvo kicks the living shit out of Unwound.)

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Originally Posted by Rob Instigator
everything polvo did is fantastic. I love it all
get it all
the EP's, like Pavement's EP's had some of their greatest songs on them.
This Eclipse EP, is genius

My favoirite is CELEBREATE THE NEW DARK AGE EP.
that is the fucking best thing ever.

POLVO FOREVER!


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and to me Polvo just took off where sonic youth started, and did their own thing. I fucking LOVE THEM

the trinity of noisy rock bands for me is thus

SONIC YOUTH
UNWOUND
POLVO, with sonic youth as the godhead and polvo and unwound being amnifest examples of the godhead.


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shapes did not suck! I blast that sad sad shit all the time!


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Originally Posted by Rob Instigator
they fucking rule all.

I got the crawfish down
I guess I slept all day just so i could be awake right now
I'm flying south with a running start from the roof of my house
you've got to see it
to believe it
go get your camera, and perceive it


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my kimono is GORGEOUS


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I wuold fucking slap a nun to get to see Polvo live.


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watching some one perform tunes while "standing there holding a shrugging pose with a confused look " on their face is what I rock to!


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polvo is everything


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Polvo downstairs at fitzgerald's in houston motherfucking TX. 12 bux


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Good fucking show. They played lazy comet, fast canoe, all sorts of good stuff. Met the guys. Fucking nice guys.


Severian 05.18.2016 08:53 PM

Polvo is great, but they absolutely do not kick the living shit out of Unwound.

Actually, evollove, weren't you the guy who was asking for Unwound recommendations, like, a month ago. Then asking for Polvo recs immediately thereafter?

Put a decade or two into these bands, then you can pretend to know what you're talking about.

guest 05.18.2016 09:21 PM

 

joe mcphee/graham lambkin - chance meeting [kye, 2015]

 

adrian rew - slot machine music [hanson, 2013]

 

freddie gibbs/madlib - piñata [madlib invazion, 2014]

 

croatian amor - the world [posh isolation, 2013]

noisereductions 05.18.2016 10:36 PM

 


straight up, the most underrated jazz album of 2015.

The title track/opener is incredible. The cover of FlyLo/Kendrick Lamar's "Never Catch Me" is devastating. Just a brilliant album that nobody paid any attention to.

evollove 05.19.2016 06:12 AM

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Originally Posted by Severian
Actually, evollove, weren't you the guy who was asking for Unwound recommendations, like, a month ago. Then asking for Polvo recs immediately thereafter?

Put a decade or two into these bands, then you can pretend to know what you're talking about.


That's it? I wanted to set off more drama than that.

Actually, I merely asked for everyone's top 5 tracks out of curiosity, as an informal poll, a bit of research, although it's true I know Polvo a lot better than I know Unwound. That's because Polvo is better.

Severian 05.19.2016 09:54 AM

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Originally Posted by evollove
That's it? I wanted to set off more drama than that.

Actually, I merely asked for everyone's top 5 tracks out of curiosity, as an informal poll, a bit of research, although it's true I know Polvo a lot better than I know Unwound. That's because Polvo is better.


Silly boy.

evollove 05.19.2016 03:07 PM

Silly boy?

I expect this sort of vicious hatred on a KKK website, or in the youtube comment section. But this isn't the place for your brand of pure evil.

I've neg repped you hundreds of times. I've blocked you many more. I now have no choice but demand the mods ban you forever.

Hope you enjoyed your time on the board.

Drjohnrock 05.19.2016 05:32 PM

We have mods on here? Really? Nah, you must be joking.



Dear Mods: I know there really are mods on here. And you do a fine job. My previous comments in this post were meant as a joke. You know, joke. J-O-K-E.

Severian 05.19.2016 08:24 PM

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Originally Posted by evollove
Silly boy?

I expect this sort of vicious hatred on a KKK website, or in the youtube comment section. But this isn't the place for your brand of pure evil.

I've neg repped you hundreds of times. I've blocked you many more. I now have no choice but demand the mods ban you forever.

Hope you enjoyed your time on the board.


That's right. I am a hateful man.

Bytor Peltor 05.21.2016 08:30 AM

MODULAR - Fiebre En La Disco......sweet vibe with a killer video!




Don't believe I'm familiar with any of those......will be checking them out!


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Originally Posted by guest
 

joe mcphee/graham lambkin - chance meeting [kye, 2015]

 

adrian rew - slot machine music [hanson, 2013]

 

freddie gibbs/madlib - piñata [madlib invazion, 2014]

 

croatian amor - the world [posh isolation, 2013]


pepper_green 05.21.2016 12:39 PM

same old old man shit.

Andre 3000-A Love Below

Sly Stone-There's a Riot going on.

Sly Stone's voice....mmmm delicious.

Severian 05.23.2016 10:25 AM

Pantha Du Prince - The Triad (Rough Trade, 2016)

 

greenlight 05.23.2016 01:29 PM

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Originally Posted by Severian
Pantha Du Prince - The Triad (Rough Trade, 2016)

 


I forgot about new Pantha Du Prince album! first impression?

I can never get enough of a Im Bann track fromBlack Noise album.

Severian 05.23.2016 10:36 PM

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Originally Posted by greenlight
I forgot about new Pantha Du Prince album! first impression?

I can never get enough of a Im Bann track fromBlack Noise album.


My first impression is that it's the most important pure electronic album of the year at this point. Also one of the first of the year to really grab me, which is strange because I usually like more techno/house/footwork shit than anything else. Pitchfork called it "quietly sinister" or some such bullshite and I really can't agree. It feels almost atypically non-sinister for the genre. There are some euphoric moments on it. Though this is Pantha, so it's more professional and intricate than the rave-and-molly maximal "euphoria" folks like Rustie are kicking out. It feels exponentially more deliberate and artful than that stuff.

I listened while driving, then while working, so I haven't had a chance to really let it sink in. It just strikes me as a very strong record from an artist with a unique sound and personality. I'm excited to hear such a strong new release from someone other than Aphex, Autechre, Squarepusher, etc. despite how much I love those artists.

Listen to it, man. There we're two or three songs that just made me stop what I was doing completely and give all my attention over to the music. I'll get back to you on the titles, but there are some really amazing moments on the album.

greenlight 05.24.2016 12:43 AM

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Originally Posted by Severian
My first impression is that it's the most important pure electronic album of the year at this point. Also one of the first of the year to really grab me, which is strange because I usually like more techno/house/footwork shit than anything else. Pitchfork called it "quietly sinister" or some such bullshite and I really can't agree. It feels almost atypically non-sinister for the genre. There are some euphoric moments on it. Though this is Pantha, so it's more professional and intricate than the rave-and-molly maximal "euphoria" folks like Rustie are kicking out. It feels exponentially more deliberate and artful than that stuff.

I listened while driving, then while working, so I haven't had a chance to really let it sink in. It just strikes me as a very strong record from an artist with a unique sound and personality. I'm excited to hear such a strong new release from someone other than Aphex, Autechre, Squarepusher, etc. despite how much I love those artists.

Listen to it, man. There we're two or three songs that just made me stop what I was doing completely and give all my attention over to the music. I'll get back to you on the titles, but there are some really amazing moments on the album.


you see, power of the words. your review makes me want to give it a go. thanks!

EVOLghost 05.24.2016 04:23 PM

Merzbow 1930

Severian 05.24.2016 07:41 PM

I listened to that new Car Seat Headrest album today. Gotta say, it's catchy and fun, just like Teens of Style. If I were a 22 year old, I'd be all over it. But I doubt I'll listen to the whole thing again, even though some moments reminded me strongly of Sebadoh, in a good way.


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