Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

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Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

Postby GoogaMooga » 09 Nov 2019, 16:45

How do the various cups here inform your music purchases, do they ever make you go out and buy stuff?

Which do you get more out of, general cup or specialist cup?

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Re: Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

Postby C » 09 Nov 2019, 19:08

No.

No cup is going to move me on from 1974*








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Re: Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

Postby Darkness_Fish » 09 Nov 2019, 21:15

Yeah, I reckon so. It might not be an immediate 'order now' thing, but there's certainly names floating around that will inform future purchases. Davy Graham is back on my list of names to delve further into. It's the reason for taking part in cups.

The traditional bcb cup pretty much sucks. A list of 10 tracks that no-one listens to, and vote for the most names they like. Very Mojo tracks, too.
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Re: Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

Postby Flower » 10 Nov 2019, 12:41

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Re: Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

Postby Deebank » 10 Nov 2019, 18:09

I confess to buying Life in A Northern Town by Dream Academy after being (re) acquainted with it in the 80s cup.
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Re: Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

Postby Muskrat » 11 Nov 2019, 21:27

After a couple of cups, I'll listen to damned near anything.
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Re: Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

Postby Lord Rother » 11 Nov 2019, 21:47

Who buys music nowadays? ;)

There have been many bands featuring in Prog Cups that I have explored on Spotify and in some cases now play quite regularly but I rarely purchase albums.

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Re: Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

Postby bobzilla77 » 12 Nov 2019, 16:14

It's moved me to listen to some unfamiliar music. I can't remember if I bought any.

Illegal downloaded? Maybe.

TBH I don't do the Cups anymore. It was fun for a while then got tiring. I might pick up on a later one, you never know.
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Re: Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

Postby Hightea » 12 Nov 2019, 21:21

I don't buy music anymore all streaming.
Yes even some folk made it into a playlist or two

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Re: Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

Postby never/ever » 13 Nov 2019, 10:17

I've listened to the Chris Wood-album after the terrific track posted in this Cup. Really nice.
I've picked up artists and titles in the past before.
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Re: Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

Postby pcqgod » 15 Nov 2019, 16:53

They certainly have in the past. The current one may influence my buying habits, although I have only had a chance to sample a few tracks with all the craziness and change going on in my life currently.
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Re: Does a cup move you enough to buy any unfamiliar music?

Postby soundchaser » 15 Nov 2019, 17:37

Not cups, really, but Prog Corner has proved very fruitful over the years.

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