BCB Cup 2014 - R3, M5 - tmm still loves Opeth!

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BCB Cup 2014 - R3, M5 - tmm still loves Opeth!

Postby the masked man » 17 Feb 2014, 20:12

List A

The Revels - Intoxica link
Everly Brothers - The Lord of the Manor link
Tammi Lynn - Mojo Hannah link
Jurassic 5 - What's Golden link
The Godfathers - She Gives Me Love link
Eddie Hazel - California Dreamin' link
Roogalator - Cincinnati Fatback link
The Coasters - Soul Pad link
The Blue Things - The Orange Rooftop of Your Mind link
Reparata & The Delrons - I'm Nobody's Baby Now link

List B

1. The Triffids - Lonely Stretch link
2. Richard & Linda Thompson - Shoot Out The Lights link
3. Serge Gainsbourg - Melody link
4. Opeth - Bleak link
5. Funkadelic - One Nation Under A Groove link
6. Modern Eon - Euthenics link
7. Sheila & B Devotion - Spacer link
8. One Dove - White Love link
9. A Certain Ratio - Knife Slits Water link
10. Sly & Robbie feat Shinehead - Boops (Here To Go) [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7za90YerZI]l

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Re: BCB Cup 2014 - R3, M5

Postby Ranking Ted » 17 Feb 2014, 20:29

B

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Postby the bile flowing » 17 Feb 2014, 20:38

I like a lot in A but it does have a dusty patina of worthiness about it. That Roogolator track is naff.

B's stuck to it's Opeth guns and manages to squeeze out some non-standard groove and pep.
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Re: BCB Cup 2014 - R3, M5

Postby Insouciant Western People » 17 Feb 2014, 20:42

Despite the terrific J5 tune on A, I'm going with B.
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Re: BCB Cup 2014 - R3, M5

Postby T. Willy Rye » 17 Feb 2014, 20:56

A Not even close.

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Postby PENK » 17 Feb 2014, 20:59

Both very mixed. Neither particularly convinving. I think A has a couple of smart picks that wouldn't make it onto B.
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Postby CatnHat » 17 Feb 2014, 21:04

B
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Postby The Modernist » 17 Feb 2014, 21:14

I enjoyed the Roogalator track much more than I thought I would! This is very tight for me, what I like about both lists is neither look contrived and come across as personal selections.

In the end The Coasters track swings me to A

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Re: BCB Cup 2014 - R3, M5

Postby watts » 17 Feb 2014, 21:16

It came down to a track by my third favorite band: The Godfathers - She Gives Me Love
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2 good tracks by bands I like...
The Triffids - Lonely Stretch
A Certain Ratio - Knife Slits Water


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Postby Goat Boy » 17 Feb 2014, 21:17

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Postby Bungo the Mungo » 17 Feb 2014, 21:37

Quite comfortably B, even tho' there are only three or four songs there I really like.

A has mostly gone for obscurities but there's no point in doing that if they're underwhelming. The Coasters' track is good tho'.

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Postby Count Machuki » 17 Feb 2014, 21:40

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Re: BCB Cup 2014 - R3, M5

Postby Belle Lettre » 17 Feb 2014, 21:56

Inspired, A. What a great Everly Brothers song.

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Postby echolalia » 18 Feb 2014, 00:50

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Postby fange » 18 Feb 2014, 01:03

Two interesting lists, nice feel to them. Overall, i'm probably leaning more to the groove of


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Re: BCB Cup 2014 - R3, M5

Postby toomanyhatz » 18 Feb 2014, 05:49

Gotta be A, if only for the great Everly Brothers choice. I like most of the rest too. B has some I like, and I admire them sticking to their guns with the Opeth. Doesn't mean I want to listen to it again.
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Postby Betty Denim » 18 Feb 2014, 06:45

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Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 18 Feb 2014, 07:05

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