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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby Dayodead » 14 Oct 2018, 20:56

algroth wrote:Damn. I want to vote for A because it's new to me and I like its attitude and so on, but B's just on another level.

You could always think out of the box and switch your vote to "A"...Don't have to go with the (rather large) crowd :D

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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby The Modernist » 14 Oct 2018, 21:07

Neither were my cup of tea.
Despite some energetic playing, A felt like a joke I wasn't in on. B are an act that have a lot of BCB credibility, but I've never been convinced. This seemed monotonous and contrived somehow.

Dunno...A because it's losing and the other track is being wildly, IMO, overpraised.

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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby pcqgod » 14 Oct 2018, 21:26

A is kind of fun. B is much more interesting, though.

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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby Ranking Ted » 14 Oct 2018, 21:35

More than a bit of a drop off from match 1, this. I hear elements of the Fall and Parquet Courts in A’s garagey stomper, which has some propulsive appeal at least. I’m rather apprehensive that a 70s Cup will throw up a lot of prog of the likes of AD2 but at least this was short.


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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby Butch Manly » 14 Oct 2018, 21:48

Both new to me and I really loved both, though they're obviously very different - for those reasons, a tough call.

I think it has to be ...


... if only because B became a bit dull after a while.
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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby Count Machuki » 14 Oct 2018, 21:59

It's B but I think the other was great, too.
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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby echolalia » 15 Oct 2018, 00:55

Canine capers! A should be impounded, though.


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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby fange » 15 Oct 2018, 01:11

A is new to me, cheers picker. It rattles along with a nice speed, and i like the mix of energy and groove there. One to remember! Unfortunately, it doesn't quite have the appeal of B to me; i'm a sucker for progressive as opposed to prog, and this one has that right mix of textures and colours that sit very comfortably in my earholes. Shame i can't vote for both, but...

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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby Hightea » 15 Oct 2018, 02:44

A - never heard this track before - I like the hook and twange guitar but the drums become annoying. It does have a touch of these modern indie drum bands. I like the name of the their first album. :lol: (Pass the Dust, I Think I'm Bowie)

B- Not a big fan of them but this is a nice tune by them maybe add this to my current prog playlist.


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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby Diamond Dog » 15 Oct 2018, 10:18

A was an inconsequential ditty that left absolutely no impression at all.

I wasn't exactly bowled over by B but it wins this easily.
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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby Loki » 15 Oct 2018, 12:24

A is the kind of music I have never liked - the frenetic tempo, and then the high-pitched organ on top makes it worse for me.

B wins by default, really.


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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby trans-chigley express » 15 Oct 2018, 13:14

A was very spiky and angular but in quite an annoying way.

ADII have never really clicked with me although they are the type of thing I feel I should like more. This track didn't really convince me either but it's more than good enough in this tie.


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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby Polishgirl » 15 Oct 2018, 14:07

Not massive on either but I prefer

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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby Jumper K » 15 Oct 2018, 19:00

A is my cuppa tea. B is my cuppa vomit.

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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby The Red Heifer » 16 Oct 2018, 07:19

I normally like the sort of shit A is laying down but presented in that fashion it irritated my tits off.

B wasnt that great but it was interesting enough for this.
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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby Neige » 17 Oct 2018, 08:32

Don't see the appeal of B at all, so I'll go with the outsider

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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby Sneelock » 17 Oct 2018, 18:32

wow. tough one already. I've long loved "Wolf City" & long tolerated Black Randy.
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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby Rayge » 17 Oct 2018, 19:56

a - I'm familiar with this, which was a bit of cult in certain circles in which I briefly moved, but it always sounded to me like Johnny Moped with an American production. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing, but not what cults are made of. The squirrely backing on this isn't at all bad, though, and the instrumental break brought a brief smile. 5 / 10
b - This I'm not so familiar with. I was expecting something more metal, more powerful. Less dreary. This is way too polite and one-toned, a snoozesome rut rather than a groove, and all a bit well, pointless, unless you've run out of Horlicks. A disappointment, although I'm glad someone plugged the guitarist in just before the end. 3.5 / 10

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Re: 70s Cup Round 1 Match 2

Postby toomanyhatz » 17 Oct 2018, 20:37

Black Randy was quite a character; intelligent and funny, but unfortunately a bit too self-destructive and ultimately just a wise-ass with nothing particularly interesting or unique to say.

I've never fully gotten behind B either, but it's a bit less slight.
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