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Utterly predicatable, most influential claptrap.

Postby Diamond Dog » 26 Oct 2004, 17:37

Further to my post on Griff's "I'm having one of those moments" thread - augmented by Matt Wilson's suggestion- here's a starter for the albums most frequently cited as influential/favourite, but which are there just because people think it's 'the done thing'. Of course, they don't know it yet, but they will.

The list so far:

Pet Sounds
Revolver
Forever Changes
Village Green Preservation Society.

You get the idea - carry on.
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Postby PENK » 26 Oct 2004, 17:38

Anything by Sonic Youth.
I still find it hard to believe anyone would listen to them for enjoyment.
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Re: Utterly predicatable, most influential claptrap.

Postby Mr Maps » 26 Oct 2004, 17:39

Diamonddog wrote:Further to my post on Griff's "I'm having one of those moments" thread - augmented by Matt Wilson's suggestion- here's a starter for the albums most frequently cited as influential/favourite, but which are there just because people think it's 'the done thing'. Of course, they don't know it yet, but they will.

The list so far:

Pet Sounds
Revolver
Forever Changes
Village Green Preservation Society.

You get the idea - carry on.


In the context of their time only Revolver could be described as predictable.
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Postby Tonto Papadopoulos » 26 Oct 2004, 17:39

Pet Sounds
Revolver
Forever Changes
Village Green Preservation Society
Exile on Main Street
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Postby the hanging monkey » 26 Oct 2004, 17:39

Diamonddog wrote:Further to my post on Griff's "I'm having one of those moments" thread - augmented by Matt Wilson's suggestion- here's a starter for the albums most frequently cited as influential/favourite, but which are there just because people think it's 'the done thing'. Of course, they don't know it yet, but they will.

The list so far:

Pet Sounds
Revolver
Forever Changes
Village Green Preservation Society.

You get the idea - carry on.


But Village Green is actually quite good.
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Postby Mr Maps » 26 Oct 2004, 17:40

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nathan wrote:I realize there is a time and a place for unsexy music, but I personally have no time for it.


Django wrote: It's video clips of earnest post-rock I want, and I have little time for anything else.

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Postby Diamond Dog » 26 Oct 2004, 17:41

TheBoyGiraffe wrote:Pet Sounds
Revolver
Forever Changes
Village Green Preservation Society
Exile on Main Street


Good shot. Everyone knows "Sticky fingers" is far superior.

How about "Bitches Brew"?
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Postby Tonto Papadopoulos » 26 Oct 2004, 17:41

The Northern Monkey wrote:
But Village Green is actually quite good.


it's nowhere near as good as the other three though.
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Postby Narada Parker 3.14159 » 26 Oct 2004, 17:41

Diamonddog wrote:How about "Bitches Brew"?


Its better then Led Zep III

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Postby Johnny Fartpants » 26 Oct 2004, 17:42

Dark Side Of The Moon.

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Postby Mr Maps » 26 Oct 2004, 17:42

Diamonddog wrote:How about "Bitches Brew"?


I'll see that and raise you 'Kind Of Blue'
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Postby the hanging monkey » 26 Oct 2004, 17:43

TheBoyGiraffe wrote:
The Northern Monkey wrote:
But Village Green is actually quite good.


it's nowhere near as good as the other three though.


Behave yourself. I'll give you Revolver, the other two are no better than good in my book.

And Sticky Fingers better than Exile? Honestly? Bah!
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Postby Narada Parker 3.14159 » 26 Oct 2004, 17:44

Hip Priest wrote:
Diamonddog wrote:How about "Bitches Brew"?


I'll see that and raise you 'Kind Of Blue'


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Postby PENK » 26 Oct 2004, 17:44

Queen "made it possible for rock music to mix with the pomp and bombast of opera and classical", according to one review I read a while back.
Maybe they did, but it still sounds like someone wanking into a bucket.
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Postby emerson boozer » 26 Oct 2004, 17:44

Pet Sounds
Revolver
Forever Changes
Village Green Preservation Society
Exile on Main Street
The Band

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Postby Diamond Dog » 26 Oct 2004, 17:45

pig_bodine wrote:Pet Sounds
Revolver
Forever Changes
Village Green Preservation Society
Exile on Main Street
The Band


Excellent choice.
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Postby The Modernist » 26 Oct 2004, 17:46

Great shout on Exile..

I like Astral Weeks, but I can't see it as this masterpiece which towers over everything else.

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Postby the hanging monkey » 26 Oct 2004, 17:46

Parker 3.14159 wrote:
Diamonddog wrote:How about "Bitches Brew"?


Its better then Led Zep III

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LZ III shits all over LZI, II, and IV. It's still not as good as Bitches Brew though.
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Postby LeBaron » 26 Oct 2004, 17:46

I love 'em all. Fuck everybody, I don't give a damn.

Actually, I'll take this opportunity to reiterate my opposition to LZII and Presence.
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Postby Diamond Dog » 26 Oct 2004, 17:47

DerModernist wrote:Great shout on Exile..

I like Astral Weeks, but I can't see it as this masterpiece which towers over everything else.


on the money.
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