BCB Cup 2014 - R1, M29 - Not PC for pcqgod....

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BCB Cup 2014 - R1, M29 - Not PC for pcqgod....

Postby the masked man » 03 Feb 2014, 20:53

This is the (belated!) final match in Round One

List A

Tayter Country – The Cavedogs link
Getting Mighty Crowded – Betty Everett link
You’re a Disease – The Outcasts link
Sonido Amazonico – Los Mirlos link
Village Green – Turquoise link
Slow Beautiful Sex – Fibonaccis link
Mary, Don’t Take Me On No Bad Trip – Fugi link
Life is a Dream – George Romanos link
The Belle of St. Mark – Sheila E link
Thunderbuck Ram – Mott the Hoople link

List B

Ray Charles - Let's Go Get Stoned
Traffic - Paper Sun
Massive Attack - Inertia Creeps
Goat - Run To Your Mama
Black Mountain - No Hits
The Sound - Monument
Can - Moonshake
Sly & The Family Stone - Spaced Cowboy
Roxy Music - Strictly Confidential
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - House Burning Down

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Re: BCB Cup 2014 - R1, M29

Postby Ron Viveur » 03 Feb 2014, 21:04

Two idiosyncratic lists...

A is solid BCB obscurest crate junk...but then we get Sheila E and Mott the Hooples patchy Thunderbuck Ram. nearly the highlight of their first three Island albums..

B is interesting, building to an enormous climax with Can , Sly, Roxy and Jimi. Undeniably great great music, and more than too good to bury A with ease. And that is before you ad in Traffic and the Sound. The Massive attack track will have to go though. It just sounds SOOOOOO dated, leaden and dead.

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Postby Belle Lettre » 03 Feb 2014, 21:21

B will do me.
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Postby Bungo the Mungo » 03 Feb 2014, 21:34

A! not a single song have I heard before.

B! you chose the only truly bad song from all of those first four Roxy Music albums. Well done!

I'll still go for B even tho' you need your head testing.

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Postby Ranking Ted » 03 Feb 2014, 21:40

I didn't like that Goat LP but there's enough good things on B to get the nod.

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Postby der nister » 03 Feb 2014, 21:41

like both
i'll give


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Postby Count Machuki » 03 Feb 2014, 21:50

that'll be A

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Postby The Write Profile » 03 Feb 2014, 21:51

Y'know, some people might slag B for being "obvious" or "unadventurous" or whatever, but whoever they are, I think they must have similar taste to me, because I love every track there- that's a seriously quixotic Sly & the Family Stone pick, and he picks some of my favourite Traffic, Roxy, Can and Massive Attack tracks. A fine list indeed.
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Postby The Modernist » 03 Feb 2014, 21:57

A is a refreshing list.

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Postby Tapiocahead » 03 Feb 2014, 21:59

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Postby BlueMeanie » 03 Feb 2014, 22:10

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Re: BCB Cup 2014 - R1, M29

Postby Duncan » 03 Feb 2014, 22:19

I can't really fault any of the tracks on B, it's a good list that will probably go far, but there's a wide range of cracking stuff on A that is completely new to me. You should join the BCB Mix Club.

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Postby toomanyhatz » 03 Feb 2014, 22:27

Too much nonsense on both- Fibonaccis? Seriously?- but B is a lot more fun. The Los Mirlos is great, but otherwise? Something does not become more psychedelic or cooler 'cause it's from some exotic place or is little-known. A bad Kinks imitation is still a bad Kinks imitation.

B, on the other hand (despite that Massive Attack nonsense) actually goes somewhere interesting when it strays from the safe- and even the safe tracks are great. And yes, I have to resign myself to the fact that I'm a Goat fan.
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Postby the masked man » 03 Feb 2014, 22:53

I think I like B

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Re: BCB Cup 2014 - R1, M29

Postby echolalia » 03 Feb 2014, 23:13

Both good lists that close on really strong tracks - that's a great Mott the Hoople pick. Goat notwithstanding (nor that goat-on-a-tripod bassline in the chicha track) I think


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Postby Buddha B-Rex » 04 Feb 2014, 01:48

I admire A's depth. However, I think a well placed canonical choice would have strengthened your list. As it is, it seems a little holier-than-thou. I am generally inclined to reward adventurousness, and I do like the Fugi, and the Greek freak out guitar, but little else here gives me the emotional lift I get from Spaced Cowboy, or House Burning Down, musty though they may smell. In particular, the Fibonaccis, and Sheila E get the gas face. :x

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Re: BCB Cup 2014 - R1, M29

Postby fange » 04 Feb 2014, 02:12

Two fine and interesting lists for me. B has some long time faves, no doubt about it, but A has got a good mix of sounds as well that need supporting.

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