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Re: BCB Cup 2018 R1 M1

Postby WG Kaspar » 04 Feb 2018, 08:46

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Re: BCB Cup 2018 R1 M1

Postby The Fish » 04 Feb 2018, 09:16

I pretty much concur with Toby's rundown of A, but liked B a lot more. Some great pop smarts on show unlike A which wants to flaunt its attitude. LIked Jain ,Joseph and Lil Lost Lou, so after the "surefires" cancel out Mann/Cale v Dr John/Welch its a clear win for B

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Re: BCB Cup 2018 R1 M1

Postby Jumper K » 04 Feb 2018, 11:31

A is the equivalent of a Wetherspoons curry. Promised delights of spicy goodness which in reality turns out to microwaved lumpen sick. B is consommé. Watered down, thin, a deeply unsatisfying essence of nothingness.
As my esteemed colleague Toby has rightly pointed out, not an auspicious start.
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Re: BCB Cup 2018 R1 M1

Postby harvey k-tel » 04 Feb 2018, 18:56

That was an ordeal.

A won it, though.
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Re: BCB Cup 2018 R1 M1

Postby The Red Heifer » 05 Feb 2018, 04:21



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Re: BCB Cup 2018 R1 M1

Postby Tapiocahead » 05 Feb 2018, 10:57

Not very inspiring. B
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Re: BCB Cup 2018 R1 M1

Postby Geezee » 05 Feb 2018, 12:24

B has a nice mild flow to iteven if nothing really stands out - I'll go B.
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Re: BCB Cup 2018 R1 M1

Postby Mike Boom » 05 Feb 2018, 22:25


A has a Pink Floyd clone complete with a Hipgnosis clone cover, a B-52 Rock Lobster clone, quite like the John Cale track. B has Gillian Welch and Dr John, not much else caught my fancy.

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Re: BCB Cup 2018 R1 M1

Postby Buddha B-Rex » 06 Feb 2018, 01:12

B, I guess.
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Re: BCB Cup 2018 R1 M1

Postby Darkness_Fish » 06 Feb 2018, 15:39

I love that Black Mountain album cover, that's proto-photoshop at its finest. At least the music is equally fucking wretched, so you can judge a book by its cover.

It's a shame that these two have been drawn against each other, given the number of lists that are just a VH1 playlist or a remix of playlists from BCB of yore. B's "Makeba" is an inspired choice, and lowers the average age of entries by a significant number. But I think I'll plump for A for the bit of NDW and Carsick Cars.
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Re: BCB Cup 2018 R1 M1

Postby Butch Manly » 06 Feb 2018, 18:08

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Re: BCB Cup 2018 R1 M1

Postby The Modernist » 06 Feb 2018, 23:19

In the end fairly comfortable for B.

A: 10 B:20

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Three more from B please.