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Old 07.26.2006, 12:12 PM   #1
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I recently purchased all of the SYRs with only hearing Goodbye 20th Century prior. ( I know that I'm really fucking late in buying them.) To put it lightly I am in love with all of them. I just can't pick a favorite. 1, 2 and 3 are kind of in a trilogy to me. They all buildup to longer tracks and darker static. Goodbye... Is amazing and the 2 discs makes it a monument by itself. Edges is crazy good. SYR5 might be my favorite becuz I love Kim. and of course Stan Brakhage 6 is great. Text of Light............ But anyways, what are the favorites out there?
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Old 07.26.2006, 12:53 PM   #2
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I only have syr1
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Old 07.26.2006, 01:00 PM   #3
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wonza! you bought all together? good for you.
how much time did it take you to grasp all of them..
my favs are 4, 3 and 6. nice you like kim's also..you must be among the few that like it. i do.

I'm glad you like 5. I'm surprised people don't like it. Right when I heard Steve come in on drums in anagrama I grasped the SYR music like a matador and red cloth. I think it's amazing stuff and it triggers very wierd images in my mind. All are great. I haven't listened to all of 6 though. I know i like it already though.
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Old 07.26.2006, 01:02 PM   #4
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I've only heard 3 and 4 and 4 is better.
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Old 07.26.2006, 01:24 PM   #5
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I've only heard 3 and 4 and 4 is better.

4 is rather wonderful
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Old 07.26.2006, 01:31 PM   #6
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4 is a trip.
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Old 07.26.2006, 01:45 PM   #7
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I only have Goodbye. Need the rest for sure.
So much to get in such little time.
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Old 07.26.2006, 01:49 PM   #8
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4's the best, in my opinion, and the rest, while interesting, are a little inconsequential. But 4 is the one that really holds up as an integrated album, full of great ideas.
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Old 07.26.2006, 01:49 PM   #9
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I only have Goodbye. Need the rest for sure.
So much to get in such little time.

Yea for sure. It feels really good getting all of the SYRs together in one order.
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Old 07.26.2006, 01:58 PM   #10
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at the moment my favourites are 5th & 3rd.
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Old 07.26.2006, 02:02 PM   #11
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is 5 on vinyl yet? I'm only buying these when I see them on vinyl.
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Old 07.26.2006, 02:06 PM   #12
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Oh wait, I 'member seeing 5 in the record store. I was a little put off it cuz it's not Sonic Youth per se, but just Kim with two non-SY people. Meh...
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Old 07.26.2006, 02:21 PM   #13
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Old 07.26.2006, 02:26 PM   #14
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my favourite one is syr 1. havent heard 5 and 6 yet tho.
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Old 07.26.2006, 02:32 PM   #15
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My current fave is 3... and has been for a while.
Ultimately I think that 4 is the most essential...

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Old 07.26.2006, 02:44 PM   #16
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I like SYR6 so much that I made a poll about it, which you can visit by clicking on this petty bit of orange text.

SYR6 is quite magnificent.
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Old 07.26.2006, 03:01 PM   #17
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3 and 6 are the most convincing to me, whatever the hell that means... the rest are not without their charms
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Old 07.26.2006, 06:05 PM   #18
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My favorite is the second one......still.
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Old 07.26.2006, 06:07 PM   #19
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i'm partial to five and one. anagrama is beautiful.
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Old 07.26.2006, 06:37 PM   #20
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Three and Four for me! beautiful, ugly and ultimately satisfying - the SYRs have given us some of the best music SY have produced in their career! Which reminds me WE WANT MORE SYRs!
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