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  Reply # 688081 19-Sep-2012 11:08 Send private message

I keep visiting www.mixcloud.com and listening to the new offerings there.




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  Reply # 688109 19-Sep-2012 11:47 Send private message

Charlie XCX, caught them on the iTunes festival. Nice 80's synth sound.




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  Reply # 688152 19-Sep-2012 13:21 Send private message

I keep coming back to Alabama Shakes. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HxNtWEIKhQ

I love it, can't wait for the second album and would go to Auckland to see them live. 

How would I describe the sound? 

Well, when Dave Robicheaux (of the James Lee Burke novels) walks into a clapboard bar in Iberia Parish, Louisiana, this is the band which is playing. 

If you like Southern Blues I would suggest them. 




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  Reply # 688338 19-Sep-2012 17:32 Send private message

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6SNHTdFX-k

30 seconds into playing this song, I'm programming in "the zone" that usually takes me half an hour to get to.
I can maintain the zone by putting the song on autorepeat.
Not sure why this song has that effect on me and not others - I'm searching!

edit: i give up trying to create the url link. bbcode gah!



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  Reply # 688339 19-Sep-2012 17:34 Send private message

Dunnersfella: Currently spinning Pearl Jam 10 - Redux.
Aaaaah memories (and poorly sung renditions by myself).


I loved that album, I don't think anything since has been that good from them. 8/10 for me.

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  Reply # 688397 19-Sep-2012 19:53 Send private message

I've headed back to my teenage years by listening to some Dinosaur Jr. Still enjoying it as much as they are it seems as they've just released a new album.

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  Reply # 688681 20-Sep-2012 11:12 Send private message

networkn:
Dunnersfella: Currently spinning Pearl Jam 10 - Redux.
Aaaaah memories (and poorly sung renditions by myself).


I loved that album, I don't think anything since has been that good from them. 8/10 for me.


The latest album is surprisingly good. The 2 before it were decidedly average.




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  Reply # 688687 20-Sep-2012 11:18 Send private message

Ben Howard

Lupe Fiasco, and I like the new one from Guy Sebastian (I'd never heard of him before)

I would put up some youtube links but I'm at work :(



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  Reply # 688690 20-Sep-2012 11:22 Send private message

Yah I really rate Guy Sebastian, he is someone I suspect will have a long career! He certainly has made a fair bit of his little exposure in Australian Idol and I rate his last couple of radio songs about a 8/10

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  Reply # 688707 20-Sep-2012 11:43 Send private message

Karise Eden's debut album, My Journey, is pretty good. What an amazing voice, love her version of Landslide.






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  Reply # 688845 20-Sep-2012 14:18 Send private message

BlueShift: I've been thrashing The Deftones - White Pony in the car since I picked it up on special at JB a couple weeks ago. I also got White Zombie's Astrocreep 2000, but that's not clicking with me quite as much.


White Pony is a dead-set classic for me. Great all the way through.

Astrocreep has a few boring moments by mostly I love it. La Sexocisto will always be the must have WZ album for me.

This week, I have been mostly listening to...

Sadistik Exekution - Fukk
Gustav Holst - The Planets
Spasm - Taboo Tales
Deep Purple - In Rock, Machine Head and Burn
Dax Riggs - We Sing of Only Blood or Love
The Cure - Pornography and Disintegration




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  Reply # 688882 20-Sep-2012 15:03 Send private message

The last couple of weeks I've been alternating between Baroness



and Primal Rock Rebellion


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  Reply # 694878 2-Oct-2012 14:38 Send private message

Devin Townsend Project – Epicloud

Half way through listening to this album. Very much liking it so far.
I suppose you would call it progressive rock.



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  Reply # 695054 2-Oct-2012 18:50 Send private message

Mostly of late...

Donovan - Sunshine Superman (8/10)



Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman (9/10 - stunning debut)



The xx - xx (7.5/10)



Avishai Cohen - Continuo (8/10)


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  Reply # 695110 2-Oct-2012 19:57 Send private message

i have a back catalog consisting of Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Pink Floyd etc.

Lately though, I've enjoyed listening to Lana Del Rey on Spotify.  Interesting sound.

http://www.lanadelrey.com/





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