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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby Moleskin » 18 Mar 2011, 10:20

Two great lists that it's difficult to choose between.

-the artist formerly known as comrade moleskin-
-the unforgettable waldo jeffers-

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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby Copehead » 18 Mar 2011, 11:03

List A

The Who - I can see for miles link :)
The Chamber Bros - Time has Come Today link
Stereolab - French Disko link :D
13th Floor Elevators - Slip inside this house link :)
Harmonia - Deluxe (Immer Weider) link
Japan - Ghosts link
David Axelrod - Human Abstract link
James Brown - The Big Payback link :)
Mr Flagio - Take a Chance link
Steely Dan - Aja link
Frankie Goes to Hollywood - The Power of Love Link :x
Rotary Connection - I am the Black Gold of the Sun Link
Can - Oh Yeah Link
Jimi Hendrix - 1983 (A Merman I should Turn to Be) Link
Isolee - Beau Mot Plage Link
Giorgio Moroder - The Chase Link
Robert Wyatt - Sea Song Link
Kraftwerk - Neon Lights Link :D
Public Enemy - Cold Lampin' with Flavour Link :)
Laibach - Life is Life Link :)
Isaac Hayes - I can't turn around - link
Pet Shop Boys - Suburbia - link :)
David Bowie - Warszawa link
Pretty Things - Defecting Grey - link
Panda Bear - Bros - link
Pharaoh Sanders - Astral Travelling link
ABBA - The Visitors link
Miles Davis - Dark Magus link :x
Benny Goodman - Sing Sing Sing link
Steve Reich - Six Pianos link
Ennio Morricone - Man with a Harmonica link
The Preachers - Who Do You Love? link
Tantra - Hills of Katmandu link
Holger Czukay - Persian Love link
Ministry - Jesus Built My Hot Rod link
Fennesz - Caecilia - link
Gyorgy Ligeti - Lux Aeterna - link
Klaus Doldinger - Heimkehr (Das Boot OST) link
Iannis Xenakis - Metastasis - link
Corona - Rhythm of the Night - link

List B

I Don't Like You - Bo Diddley link :)
Unhooked Generation -Freda Payne link
Bust Out - The Busters link
Hate & War - The Clash link :D
Magic Potion - The Open Mind link
French Disko-Stereolab link :D
Stepping Razor -Peter Tosh link
Cello Song - Nick Drake link :D
Up - AR Kane link
The River Song - Dennis Wilsonlink
Les Fleurs - Minnie Ripperton link
I Ain't No Miracle Worker - The Brogues link
Paint Box - Pink Floyd link
Black Coffee - All Saints link
Shape Your Mind To Die - Leon Thomas link
A Famous Myth - The Groop link
Woman of the Ghetto - Marlena Shaw link
Trouble Man - Marvin Gaye link
New Star in the Sky -Air link
Colour of my Mind - The Attack link
Since K Got Over Me - The Clientele link
Born On The Bayou - Creedence Clearwater Revival link :)
Who Is He and What Is He To You - Creative Source link
Expansions - Lonnie Liston Smith link
Lazyitis -The Happy Mondays link :)
Witchi Tai To - Harpers Bizarre link
Day Dreaming - Aretha Franklin link
Going Back To My Roots - Richie Havens link
Monkey Man - The Rolling Stones link
Yashar (John Robie mix) - Cabaret Voltaire link
Moanin' -Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers link
Love Me Sweet - Kid Loco link
Right On For The Darkness- Curtis Mayfield link
Horrorshow - The Scars link
Hum Along and Dance - The Jackson Five link
The Secret Life of Arabia -David Bowie link
Risque - Silvinha link
Radio Song - Dillard & Clark link
In The Ghetto -Elvis Presley link :)
Harlem River Drive - Bobbi Humphrey link

Battle of the French Diskos.

Both contain useful information if you have a party that you want to clear quickly.

But seeing as A has just given up and had to make up the last 4 of his entries because his record collection was exhausted.......

B for Cello Song.
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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby Thesiger » 18 Mar 2011, 11:03

B is slightly less dull than A. So I'll reluctantly cast my vote for it. At least it doesn't contain The Power of Love.

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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby mantochanga » 18 Mar 2011, 11:14

B for, amongst other reasons, picking Horrorshow over Adult/ery.

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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby GoogaMooga » 18 Mar 2011, 11:17

Both are great lists and it's nearly impossible to choose. A has a bit more for me to discover and B has the dreadful Pink Floyd, so that clinches it for A.

congratulations to both contenders for making it this far. Both deserve to win.
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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby echolalia » 18 Mar 2011, 11:44

Both lists have grown and evolved and risen like soufflés.

A started out as the kind of list you could settle down and have babies with, but gets more adventurous as it goes on. The last 10 picks are very interesting indeed, and I'll be looking into a lot of that stuff. Unfortunately that Frankie Goes to Hollywood track has a totally deleterious effect on me. I would jump out of a helicopter to get away from that song.

B is a sweet-talking, seductive list that does all the right things at all the right times and socks it to you just when you need it and holds back like a hesitant wave just when you want more, then comes back and socks it to you again and again with every new 5 until finally everything melts deliciously together in just the right combination of vigour and tenderness. Nice to see that Bowie track in B's last 5, too.


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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby mission » 18 Mar 2011, 11:52

I have voted for A in the past. I ticked it off for Oh Yeah, which is probably my least favourite Can track. Verging on Can't. But I voted for it.

Now I look at it and I see I was led astray. The Big Payback is subpar Brown. Frankie? Fucking wanky,

This is the work of a broad and far-ranging and quite good taste but it's wanton in its need to be singular. It's the work of someone who is keen on defying you to not like what they like.

B is also louche and eclectic and it appears got out and about a fair bit in the 1980s though things have gone rather downhill since.

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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby Belle Lettre » 18 Mar 2011, 15:42

Das Boot! At last I can forgive The Power Of Love.

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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby BlueMeanie » 18 Mar 2011, 16:39

Loki wrote:
The Modernist wrote:I think in every year we've known who the finalists are though haven't we? :)

Obviously we know who they are.....but unlike alot of you, I don't know which list belongs to who. I knew which one was Mike Boom's becuz one or 2 people said it was his.


I'm just going to make a calculated guess and say that Moddie probably didn't vote for the other one.
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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby Bungo the Mungo » 18 Mar 2011, 16:43

two good lists.

really like the preachers pick from A and overall it's a bit more adventurous, but B is more to my taste.

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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby Zeke » 18 Mar 2011, 16:46

A has some absolutely stunning choices. It also has a few completely unforgivable, nails down a chalkboard abominations guaranteed to send me screaming from the room.

B also has some spectacular choices and no obvious handicaps.

So Be it.

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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby brassneck.. » 18 Mar 2011, 18:47

Beebsy wrote:I think I might not be BCB material! :lol:

Certainly the reason why you were such a staunch supporter of my list!

I can't really get excited about either of these lists, but i guess i can derive some slim satisfaction from going out in a tie break to the eventual winner ;)

It's got to be B - well done to you sir :mrgreen:

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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby Ranking Ted » 18 Mar 2011, 19:15

Two really enticing lists, familiar and esoteric. It really came down to a consideration of the highs and a countdown of the choices that excited me. So, with regrets and a doff of the hat to B, its a well played sir to A. Really good to see these in the final.


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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby Count Machuki » 18 Mar 2011, 19:18


Most definitely. I've learned a lot from both lists, so that makes me think that this is one of the best Cups yet. Good work to both competitors.
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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby never/ever » 18 Mar 2011, 19:30

Last lists standing, backed these two most of the time.
AR Kane makes the difference for me between two excellent lists!

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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby Nikki Gradual » 18 Mar 2011, 20:18

OK, I'm not going to give the game away and ruin it for everyone, but after minutely analysing these two lists I reckon I have fair idea which BCBers are behind them. A clue? Baba O'Riley and Mudshark, but don't let on or it might influence the voting, so stay schtum. Shhhh!

Anyway, interestingly, or not, I voted against both of these lists in the semi-finals and probably in most other rounds (maybe not, I have no idea), so it feels kind of weird voting for either now, as if my choices in the last round inevitably mean I am voting for the one I dislike least rather than the one I like most. The truth is I don't particularly dislike either, but neither does either enrapture me. Obviously A crapped out on the last five to reveal himself (as if he hadn't already), but now I realise that he was buying my affection with all his other choices, too. Each time he picked stuff that made me wince, he more than made up for it with something brilliant making me think: "well if he likes that he can't be a total idiot, so maybe just maybe..." B is rather more consistent: much less offensive in the bad bits, much less embracing in the best. Except that it has The Attack, and Richie Havens, and frankly just about enough to shade it. Well done B.

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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby SlangKing » 18 Mar 2011, 21:01

Tough decision as both are very strong lists. Congrats to both contestants, but my vote goes to:
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Re: BCB Cup 2011 The final

Postby Loki » 18 Mar 2011, 21:26

BlueMeanie wrote:
Loki wrote:
The Modernist wrote:I think in every year we've known who the finalists are though haven't we? :)

Obviously we know who they are.....but unlike alot of you, I don't know which list belongs to who. I knew which one was Mike Boom's becuz one or 2 people said it was his.

I'm just going to make a calculated guess and say that Moddie probably didn't vote for the other one.

True dat.
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