Round 1 Match 8 - toomanydudz

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Round 1 Match 8 - toomanydudz

Postby PENK » 28 Jan 2016, 20:15

List A

Ray Barretto - Together https://youtu.be/8Ze4xTXI-xU
Lucille Mathis - I'm Not Your Regular Woman https://youtu.be/mgOFvsK1i9o
Gal Costa & Caetano Veloso - Baby https://youtu.be/E7GJ-GGrlvM
Jay Reatard - It Ain't Gonna Save Me https://youtu.be/dG65eqfg6bc?t=55s
Joni Mitchell - Amelia https://youtu.be/gcTDoi9JQiY
Roy Orbison - Crying https://youtu.be/tNdBLBleO90
The Afghan Whigs - Citi Soleil https://youtu.be/MIJOFF3aPFI
Cymande - The Message https://youtu.be/yigLMKMt_Ws

List B

Can – Thief https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJ509OkrqUQ
Donny Hathaway – I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dko6eQl4w2s
Sun Ra – When There is No Sun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pHGXmwEaF4
The Adverts – Gary Gilmore’s Eyes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqx18CHDxbI
Danger Mouse – 99 Problems https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2l-dvU9tOw
Sam the Sham - I Couldn't Spell !!*@! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWrH5fYPgsU
Missisippi Shieks – I am the Devil https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lN5m_s4NhnQ
Run the Jewels – Lie, Cheat, Steal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEOximWoFd0
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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby Moleskin » 28 Jan 2016, 20:49

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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby Carlsson » 28 Jan 2016, 21:53

Good stuff.

I can't abide Joni, but A has the best Cymande track, and my fave Big O song - I mean, how stunning is 'Crying'? really? But it's all a bit too tasteful, somehow.

B has that killer Adverts' single as well as an appealingly strange Can selection. And there's Donny again! if ever a song was t o o s l o w ......

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Postby Copehead » 28 Jan 2016, 22:03

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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby The Modernist » 28 Jan 2016, 22:42

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Postby Rayge » 28 Jan 2016, 22:43

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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby never/ever » 28 Jan 2016, 23:41

Toughest draw so far. That Dangermouse-album is killer, just can't get with Run the Jewels, strangely enough.
Up against Hard Hands, Tropicalia and Cymande, slightly drowned by the slower stuff.
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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby Loki » 29 Jan 2016, 02:34

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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby Buddha B-Rex » 29 Jan 2016, 04:41

Tough. Both class lists. With much respect to B (especially the gutsy Run the Jewels pick), I think I have to go with A, largely on the strength of Cymande, and "Crying".
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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby toomanyhatz » 29 Jan 2016, 07:19

Once again, two great lists. I'm liking this batch better than the first. After a lot of thought I'm giving it to B, which doesn't let up - the last 4 form a particularly inspiring run, and I like how it un-self-consciously avoids the WGWG (White Guys With Guitars) trap.

A is great too, but I like the idea of Jay Reatard more than the reality, and would have appreciated a slightly rarer Orbison track. Nice Joni pick, though, and always nice to hear Cymande.
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Postby Spec » 29 Jan 2016, 12:52

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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby Samoan » 29 Jan 2016, 13:09

A, despite the Joni Mitchell entry

FYI - I found the Jay Reatard - It Ain't Gonna Save Me link a bit hinky, skipping the first 50 secs. of the song but I found it via Google.

https://youtu.be/dG65eqfg6bc
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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby fange » 29 Jan 2016, 13:53

Fuck, this is a hell of a match. There are plenty of lesser lists that are gonna go through at the expense of one of you guys, which is a shame.
I'm gonna have to do a stars count to try separate these too properly

List A

Ray Barretto - Together ***
Lucille Mathis - I'm Not Your Regular Woman ***
Gal Costa & Caetano Veloso - Baby ***
Jay Reatard - It Ain't Gonna Save Me **
Joni Mitchell - Amelia **
Roy Orbison - Crying *** (lose one star for over-exposure)
The Afghan Whigs - Citi Soleil **
Cymande - The Message ***

21

List B

Can – Thief ***
Donny Hathaway – I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know **
Sun Ra – When There is No Sun ***
The Adverts – Gary Gilmore’s Eyes ***
Danger Mouse – 99 Problems **
Sam the Sham - I Couldn't Spell ***
Missisippi Shieks – I am the Devil **
Run the Jewels – Lie, Cheat, Steal **

20

Damn. Sorry, B.


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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby whodathunkit » 29 Jan 2016, 14:48

Christ this pair took some separating. Although any list with Sun Ra, the Sheiks and Sam the Sham should get my full endorsement, Joni and Roy (in a weaker list overall) get the nod here.

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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby martha » 29 Jan 2016, 15:05

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Postby WG Kaspar » 29 Jan 2016, 15:07

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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby Darkness_Fish » 29 Jan 2016, 16:10

List A is a first for this cup, in that it brings a few tunes which are from outside my normal kind of thing, but still surprised me with how good they are. Those first 5 tracks are ace.

List B is a decent effort, and much better than some in the other match-ups that have won. But it just doesn't do it for me.
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Postby Count Machuki » 29 Jan 2016, 16:13

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Re: Round 1 Match 8

Postby The Fish » 29 Jan 2016, 17:33

Mississippi Sheiks aside I couldn't get with much of B whereas I like most of A especially Roy and Joni A
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