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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby kewl klive » 14 Sep 2016, 23:42

Julius Eastman: the groundbreaking composer America almost forgot

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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby kewl klive » 15 Sep 2016, 22:58

Diamond Dog wrote:RIP Jake. A tough, tough, tough man. A man you really didn't want to get into a street brawl with.


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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby kewl klive » 15 Sep 2016, 23:07

Only 34 versions of "You Spin Me Round".
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Minnie Cheddars » 20 Sep 2016, 14:23

For the first time today, I noticed that Joni's left hand on the cover of Hejira looks like an outsized prick busting from under the tarmac.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 20 Sep 2016, 15:22

Minnie HA HA wrote:For the first time today, I noticed that Joni's left hand on the cover of Hejira looks like an outsized prick busting from under the tarmac.


Circumstantial?
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Minnie Cheddars » 20 Sep 2016, 16:03

Tom Waits For No One wrote:
Minnie HA HA wrote:For the first time today, I noticed that Joni's left hand on the cover of Hejira looks like an outsized prick busting from under the tarmac.


Circumstantial?


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Postby Charlie O. » 20 Sep 2016, 22:33

I'm in the middle of Ronnie Wood's autobiography. On the plus side, there are some good stories (natch), he comes off as a guy it'd be fun to know, and it has a refreshingly un-ghostwritten quality. On the minus side, he really kinda glosses over the whole Faces era, and that pisses me off - I don't think he mentions even one of their albums by name... he mentions very few songs by name... he doesn't do much more by Ronnie Lane, Ian McLagen, and Kenney Jones than to mention them by name. And like most rock memoirs, especially those by former alcoholics/freebasers, it could have used a good proofreader/fact-checker.
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Postby Count Machuki » 27 Sep 2016, 20:20

a high school buddy of mine is playing viola for Regina Spektor on the Colbert show tonight!
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Charlie O. » 27 Sep 2016, 21:05

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From the liner notes to Tony Mottola's Guitar Factory:

In his new album, Tony works over some of the current hit songs as you've never heard them before. He has also added a delightful tune he has composed himself called "Chewy Chewy Gum Gum," a children's chant that calls to mind Berg's "Hop Hop" theme from Wozzeck.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Charlie O. » 05 Oct 2016, 05:24

On October 23, a street in Queens, New York will be renamed after the Ramones. Soon to be called Ramones Way, the street is at the intersection of 67th Avenue and 110th Street, in front of the main entrance of Forest Hills High School, where original members Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee, and Tommy Ramone all attended.

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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby kewl klive » 09 Oct 2016, 15:16

Why the Death of Greatest Hits Albums and Reissues Is Worth Mourning


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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Minnie Cheddars » 09 Oct 2016, 17:02



We were listening to Marquee Moon last night and suddenly I realised where the Cardigans got this hook from!
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Charlie O. » 09 Oct 2016, 17:23

Minnie, Boss of Appropriate Posting wrote:

We were listening to Marquee Moon last night and suddenly I realised where the Cardigans got this hook from!

Never thought about that before! (Have you heard "Little Johnny Jewel"?)
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Minnie Cheddars » 01 Nov 2016, 13:37

I got the Night Moves Duran album the other day - the one with all the 12 inches on it. It's grand. I was playing Hungry Like the Wolf driving into work and realised for the first time that the noise that I always thought was a synth towards the end of the song that comes after Le Bon singing 'burning the ground' is actually a woman shrieking in sexual ecstasy with increasing enthusiasm. I can't believe I never noticed that!
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Postby Harvey K-Tel » 01 Nov 2016, 14:41

Minnie Cheddars wrote:I got the Night Moves Duran album the other day - the one with all the 12 inches on it. It's grand. I was playing Hungry Like the Wolf driving into work and realised for the first time that the noise that I always thought was a synth towards the end of the song that comes after Le Bon singing 'burning the ground' is actually a woman shrieking in sexual ecstasy with increasing enthusiasm. I can't believe I never noticed that!


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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Minnie Cheddars » 01 Nov 2016, 14:43

Are you being sarcastic OLIVER SHIT?
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Postby Harvey K-Tel » 01 Nov 2016, 14:53

Minnie Cheddars wrote:Are you being sarcastic OLIVER SHIT?


Not one bit! I'm very surprised you never noticed it before. Maybe you're not as big a fan as you let on...
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Minnie Cheddars » 01 Nov 2016, 15:02

Oliver Shit wrote:
Minnie Cheddars wrote:Are you being sarcastic OLIVER SHIT?
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Not one bit! I'm very surprised you never noticed it before. Maybe you're not as big a fan as you let on...


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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby Charlie O. » 03 Nov 2016, 06:36

I just heard a lo-fi bootleg of Van Morrison, in March of 1973, doing Christine McVie's "Spare Me A Little Of Your Love". Not as good as the Fleetwood Mac version (which had come out only a year before), but being a big fan of both that Van era and that Mac era, I was tickled to discover it. Offhand I can't think of another example of him doing such a "contemporary" cover... unless "Bein' Green" counts.
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Re: Random Music stuff thread.

Postby kewl klive » 07 Nov 2016, 13:37

Diamond Dog wrote:RIP Jake. A tough, tough, tough man. A man you really didn't want to get into a street brawl with.


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