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Topic # 109205 14-Sep-2012 17:18 Send private message

I thought I'd start another thread perhaps for reviewing music you have listened to. 

Please be respectful of other peoples music preferences, it would be good if in the thread, people can freely voice their own preferences without it trampling on others opinions. 

I'll start: 

Simple Plan - Get your heart on.  8/10 from me, I love this album, and I enjoyed their initial album too. My favourite track  - Astronaut. As they have got older the pitch of the lead singers voice has dropped a little and this makes the entire album a little easier to listen to.

Matchbox 20 - 8/10 - Fairly similar to their other stuff, catchy, engaging.

Alanis Morisette - Bright Lights and Havoc. I am a fan of Alanis, and this album is pretty typical of hers I think, though I haven't listened to it a lot so I'll reserve my judgement, and say the track I like a lot is Guardian which I'd rate a solid 8.5/10

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  Reply # 686103 14-Sep-2012 17:41 Send private message

Recent great album for me is Ihsahn - Eremita 9/10 album of the year, definitely not everyone's cup of tea as it is heavily influenced by Black Metal but this album is art, highlights for me being The Paranoid, Something out there and Introspection.

On the more easy listening side of things I am having renewed fondness for Dax Riggs album - We Sing of Only Blood or Love, it's a dirty blues album with dark lyrics and some very pretty passages. Hard to pick standout tracks from this, most of them are.

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  Reply # 686120 14-Sep-2012 18:01 Send private message

I only listen to good stuff, other stuff (or stuff I'm not in the mood for) gets the skip button.

Some recent albums which have got more playtime than normal recently and a selected track from each courtesy youtube...

Air - Virgin Suicides


Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother


The Who - The Who Sell Out


Hedwig and the Angry Inch Soundtrack (Stephen Trask)


Kate Bush - The Kick Inside


Blondie - Autoamerican


Camel - The Snow Goose




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  Reply # 686126 14-Sep-2012 18:55 Send private message

A Perfect Circle - Thirteenth Step is spinning on my turntable as I type this.

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  Reply # 686131 14-Sep-2012 19:09 Send private message

I have just discovered www.livefromdarrylshouse.com. It's a live music show where the band plays the guest stars song. Really interesting.

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  Reply # 686138 14-Sep-2012 19:39 Send private message

Hmm, haven't found much new lately, but this thread needs more Icelandic indie and post-rock. I'm sure most of you have heard them, but for the couple who haven't:




And something a little different: 




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  Reply # 686143 14-Sep-2012 20:10 Send private message





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  Reply # 686150 14-Sep-2012 20:33 Send private message

Ghost and Devin Townsend.

Plus a playlist of songs I'm learning to jam on tomorrow with a couple of ex-members of my old band.




My heavy metal version of the Doctor Who theme
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  Reply # 686152 14-Sep-2012 20:39 Send private message

Dream Theater - A Count of Tuscany
Dream Theater - The Shattered Fortress
Dream Theater - 6.00




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  Reply # 686161 14-Sep-2012 20:43 Send private message

BurningBeard: Ghost and Devin Townsend.

Plus a playlist of songs I'm learning to jam on tomorrow with a couple of ex-members of my old band.


The music is not really my cup of tea but love the vid.  Which one is you?





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  Reply # 686184 14-Sep-2012 21:35 Send private message

mattRSK: I have just discovered www.livefromdarrylshouse.com. It's a live music show where the band plays the guest stars song. Really interesting.


I'm a fan as well.




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  Reply # 686358 15-Sep-2012 11:12 Send private message

floydbloke: The music is not really my cup of tea but love the vid.  Which one is you?


I left a bit before they started getting into slick videos like that.

Sadly the best I have to offer with me in it is this very low-budget affair:



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  Reply # 686490 15-Sep-2012 17:14 Send private message

Just been listening to Cat Power's new album Sun. So far I like the two tracks King Drives By and Cherokee. The rest are growing on me. 8.5/10

Also getting back to my roots and been listening to Peter Tosh's greatest hits. Good stuff 9/10.

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  Reply # 686509 15-Sep-2012 18:43 Send private message

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

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  Reply # 688072 19-Sep-2012 11:02 Send private message

Currently on the phone; Feist - Metals. Pretty chilled album, rather nice though.




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  Reply # 688078 19-Sep-2012 11:07 Send private message

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.

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