Beyond the 130 - Amon Düül II

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Beyond the 130 - Amon Düül II

Postby DRUGS SNAKE » 17 Jan 2015, 18:23

I always think the best music has to have one foot in the weird - but there has to be some conventional there in order for the weird to work.

This lot were basically hard rock with monster-man or operatic-woman vocals. But there was something else there - I suppose it's the German. They weren't naff in the slightest. They were Teutonic!

I can't really sell them to you in words - I fear some people have already been put off! but to me, they're second only to Can in the pantheon of great German music.

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Postby Phenomenal Cat » 17 Jan 2015, 18:34

C wrote:I'll post more later if anyone appears to give a fuck.


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Re: Beyond the 130 - Amon Düül II

Postby Osgood » 17 Jan 2015, 19:33

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C wrote:I'll post more later if anyone appears to give a fuck.


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Re: Beyond the 130 - Amon Düül II

Postby Rayge » 17 Jan 2015, 19:46

Nothing like I imagined / remembered - not over-exposed to them in the past. Certainly never heard herself before. Was oddly reminded of Brit psych-folk and something Current 93 might have come up with. And the hard rock isn't that hard is it? Ooh I've got a wah wah and I know how to use it {i.e. not cluttering up some funk dirge.

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Re: Beyond the 130 - Amon Düül II

Postby ConnyOlivetti » 17 Jan 2015, 20:22



one of their best! imho
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Re: Beyond the 130 - Amon Düül II

Postby Toby » 17 Jan 2015, 20:34

I just can't get with the AD2. I've tried and tried - but it's too anglophone in sound for me.

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Postby DRUGS SNAKE » 17 Jan 2015, 20:40

Toby wrote:I just can't get with the AD2. I've tried and tried - but it's too anglophone in sound for me.


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Postby Toby » 17 Jan 2015, 20:41

I know. It just doesn't appeal though.

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Re: Beyond the 130 - Amon Düül II

Postby DRUGS SNAKE » 17 Jan 2015, 20:48

OK.

but - 'anglophobe', maybe? I'm not sure what you meant, T.
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Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 17 Jan 2015, 20:58

Anglophile?
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Re: Beyond the 130 - Amon Düül II

Postby DRUGS SNAKE » 17 Jan 2015, 21:01

That would make sense.

Anyway - oy! it's Saturday night and the place is a dead as a dead dodo's arse. Let's start some THREADS
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Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 17 Jan 2015, 21:02

Oh no,it means "English-speaking". I get that, the lyrics do jar more than if they were in German i.e. if I couldn't understand 'em.
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Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 17 Jan 2015, 21:03

Foxhound v Diamond Dog - where's the third option?

AKA let's gas this house of cunts.
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Postby DRUGS SNAKE » 17 Jan 2015, 21:05

clive gash wrote:Oh no,it means "English-speaking". I get that, the lyrics do jar more than if they were in German i.e. if I couldn't understand 'em.


Yeah, I suppose.


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Re: Beyond the 130 - Amon Düül II

Postby C » 17 Jan 2015, 23:08

What the hell do YOU know about AD2....?

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Re: Beyond the 130 - Amon Düül II

Postby DRUGS SNAKE » 17 Jan 2015, 23:22

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Postby purgatory brite » 17 Jan 2015, 23:24

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You'd better not let kath catch you being so unkind and uncaring to another BCBer ............................ :lol:

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Postby DRUGS SNAKE » 17 Jan 2015, 23:49

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Re: Beyond the 130 - Amon Düül II

Postby trans-chigley express » 17 Jan 2015, 23:57

The only album I have is Yeti and despite several plays it's not really working for me but then I hear tracks from other albums such as A Morning Excuse that Conny posted and a track or two chosen for the Prog Cup that I like so perhaps I just chose the wrong album.

Anyone care to give opinions on each of their albums?

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Re: Beyond the 130 - Amon Düül II

Postby DRUGS SNAKE » 18 Jan 2015, 00:00

Wolf City is my favourite, and maybe the most accessible - without compromising - of the ones I've heard.
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