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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Charlie O. » 16 Sep 2017, 04:20

The new Jan and Dean vault release Filet Of Soul Redux - a late '65/early '66 contractual obligation album that Liberty Records refused to have anything to do with - is the batshitcraziest thing I've heard in a long, long time. Makes their Batman album sound like Ride The Wild Surf. Frank Zappa would have been impressed, if not scared.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby kewl klive » 16 Sep 2017, 11:14

Chords of Inquiry
How Joni Mitchell created her own tradition


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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Rayge » 16 Sep 2017, 13:06

Neige wrote:
neville harp wrote:Musicophilia website - check out their post-punk and six strings (singer/songwriter) comps

https://musicophilia.wordpress.com/


This is quite incredible, downloading the six-string comp as I type.


Thanks for the links

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Postby Rayge » 16 Sep 2017, 13:21

Charlie O. wrote:The new Jan and Dean vault release Filet Of Soul Redux - a late '65/early '66 contractual obligation album that Liberty Records refused to have anything to do with - is the batshitcraziest thing I've heard in a long, long time. Makes their Batman album sound like Ride The Wild Surf. Frank Zappa would have been impressed, if not scared.


Ahem.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby kewl klive » 19 Sep 2017, 10:49

Post-Punk Guitar Antiheroes: Andy Gill, Keith Levene, and Gareth Sager

https://www.premierguitar.com/articles/ ... ger?page=1
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Still Baron » 27 Sep 2017, 00:20

Heard the new Dan Auerbach (sp?) record on the radio this morning. It sounded like Beck doing a Traveling Wilburys tribute record.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 27 Sep 2017, 14:12

On that note, this morning I heard a tune by someone called "Portugal The Man", which sounded exactly like 'Please Mr. Postman'.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Count Machuki » 27 Sep 2017, 14:59

Anybody know why "club edition" LPs are usually priced higher than 1st issues on discogs?
I assume these are like BMG/Columbia House joints...
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Charlie O. » 27 Sep 2017, 16:13

Count Machuki wrote:Anybody know why "club edition" LPs are usually priced higher than 1st issues on discogs?
I assume these are like BMG/Columbia House joints...

I would assume that there are fewer of them in general circulation. Don't know why anyone but diehard completists would care.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Count Machuki » 27 Sep 2017, 16:42

Charlie O. wrote:
Count Machuki wrote:Anybody know why "club edition" LPs are usually priced higher than 1st issues on discogs?
I assume these are like BMG/Columbia House joints...

I would assume that there are fewer of them in general circulation. Don't know why anyone but diehard completists would care.


Ah! Of course.
I can't imagine being bothered by it at all, but there's the discogs stats, so somebody must care.
In my experience they're often not as beat-up as your garden variety used record, either, so that might have something to do with it.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Still Baron » 27 Sep 2017, 17:04

At the record store, in the day, when buying used CDs, we always paid less for record club product people would try to sell to us. It was pretty common.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Count Machuki » 27 Sep 2017, 17:28

See, that's what I always thought, too, but the four or five that I've got seem to be more prized, at least on discogs.
Shady record vendor cartel, probably.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Count Machuki » 01 Oct 2017, 03:12

Deebank wrote:
Rayge wrote:
Count Machuki wrote:Fascism + punk/metal

https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/m ... e=vicefbus

Might deserve its own thread...?


Soon after the author started talking about the UK, I gave up. Wrong dates, attributions, etc. I expect s/he would probably be OK on the US, but the research on the UK was so drivellingly bad I couldn't handle it


I spotted a few errors for sure.
As far as I can remember 'Oi!' was a Gary Bushell coinage that originated in 1978 at the earliest.

Aside from that I think the main error is to give way too much credence to the influence of a very small group of obscure sub-genres.

Mind you, it's no bad thing to be vigilant.



https://psmag.com/social-justice/how-wh ... ated-metal

HOW WHITE SUPREMACISTS INFILTRATED METAL

Metal's fight against white power types offers lessons on how to combat their presence in music.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Charlie O. » 09 Oct 2017, 20:50

You can sing Iggy & The Stooges' "Penetration" to Dire Straits' "Money For Nothing".

At least, I can.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby kewl klive » 12 Oct 2017, 16:27

Shaping the ’70s: Simon Draper and the Story of Virgin Record

http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/20 ... in-records
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Count Machuki » 09 Nov 2017, 17:15

I was stuck in traffic (traffic?! In Atlanta?! You don't say!!!) at the perfect time yesterday to hear a decent interview with Anthony DeCurtis about his new Lou Reed bio.

It's on the NPR site now:

https://www.npr.org/2017/11/08/56266542 ... d-deserved


I'd never heard that Lewis Reed cut before - it's pretty good!

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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Charlie O. » 12 Nov 2017, 02:39

Listening to the Rascals yesterday, I had a minor epiphany with "How Can I Be Sure". For all these years I've heard the final chorus with this punctuation in mind:

    How can I be sure, in a world that's constantly changing?
    How can I be sure?
    I'll be sure with you.

It always kind of bugged me - like an unconvincing happy ending.

It never occurred to me until yesterday that maybe it's actually

    How can I be sure I'll be sure with you?

- which is a perfect last line. If that is in fact what they intended.
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