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« Reply #475 on: December 04, 2016, 01:22:48 AM »


Sounds good, Mari. I heard something by BH years ago, didn't warm to it and left them alone after that. I do like this though.

Regards to you and Mr Waves. :=)
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« Reply #476 on: December 09, 2016, 05:56:02 AM »

The Residents "Weight-Lifting Lulu": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iB7iayLqBN0
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« Reply #477 on: December 11, 2016, 06:22:41 PM »



fa fa fa fa fa fa fa far better than some other music.
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« Reply #478 on: December 17, 2016, 10:28:32 AM »

Shuffling right now: Spiral Starecase "More Today Than Yesterday" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6E4C3WmVRyw

Liked it immediately & then downloaded from some site few years back. The kind of song that lifts spirits.
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« Reply #479 on: December 26, 2016, 04:37:49 AM »

Spike Jones w/ City Slickers "Leave the Dishes in the Sink Ma" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPwdb9x_mm4

Spike Jones rules. 3D
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« Reply #480 on: January 02, 2017, 08:49:18 PM »

Rolling Stones "Sweet Black Angel" - fans usually prefer "Sticky Fingers", "Goats Head Soup" if asked which 70s album is favorite. There's good & bad tracks in both. "Exile in Main St." is about the same but I still prefer it to any 70s album. "Sweet Black Angel" is great song, it's got hooks, features best Mick vocal in the album, he's really good at doing "black" accent/ voice & he plays harmonica very good. Listen to it & you'll be tapping the percussion & acoustic guitar with Keith, Mick & Jimmy Miller.
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« Reply #481 on: January 04, 2017, 04:58:57 PM »

Dj screw-25 lighters instrumental. been in my head all day
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« Reply #482 on: January 07, 2017, 05:18:00 AM »

"Leningrad Rock & Roll" (cover) performed by 10-year-old in "Kids' voice":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nytKFb48jA
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« Reply #483 on: January 12, 2017, 04:09:58 AM »

Here's cool heavy metal song "Not Falling" by Mudvayne: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dodq_eFYU7Q
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« Reply #484 on: January 17, 2017, 06:22:13 PM »

Levitation - Beach House
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« Reply #485 on: January 19, 2017, 02:07:00 PM »

"Rainbow Connection" - Kermit has such endearing voice. Listen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GBSsHKiWDs
"Best of Friends" - friendship song from Disney cartoon, my cat likes it, stops walking around house if it plays https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBRh9rzqvdI
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« Reply #486 on: January 22, 2017, 07:37:36 AM »

"Frozen Orange Juice" by Peter Sarstedt (famous for "Where do you go to (my lovely)" which was huge hit in UK). Beautiful:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igK6c9ytr6g
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« Reply #487 on: January 23, 2017, 01:33:01 AM »

"Frozen Orange Juice" by Peter Sarstedt (famous for "Where do you go to (my lovely)" which was huge hit in UK). Beautiful:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igK6c9ytr6g

He had an earlier radio hit in the UK with the intriguingly titled "I Am A Cathedral":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvgGQCn82rc

"FOJ" is pretty good too (I like the wind riff at the end).

I didn't realize he'd died earlier this month. RIP, Mr Sarstedt.
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« Reply #488 on: January 24, 2017, 02:05:56 PM »

"Frozen Orange Juice" by Peter Sarstedt (famous for "Where do you go to (my lovely)" which was huge hit in UK). Beautiful:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igK6c9ytr6g
a nice tune to wake up to. Thanks, RR and JK.

this was actually stuck in my head when I woke up.
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« Reply #489 on: January 24, 2017, 02:14:24 PM »

this was actually stuck in my head when I woke up.

Hi Mari. If you're really enthusiastic about OK Computer and I'm in a really good mood I might just surprise myself and give it a listen...! :=)
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« Reply #490 on: January 24, 2017, 02:32:31 PM »

this was actually stuck in my head when I woke up.

Hi Mari. If you're really enthusiastic about OK Computer and I'm in a really good mood I might just surprise myself and give it a listen...! :=)
oh, good. I've also sort of listened to In Rainbows and Amnesiac, and so far I think I like OK Computer the best.

But while we're at it, this is a good one, too. Or at least it gets good in the latter half.
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« Reply #491 on: January 30, 2017, 09:22:50 AM »

Really good songs:

"Paper Chase" by Love Children, chorus is pure confection
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PhC5UXxfyI

"Morning girl" by The Neon Philharmonic WITH Nashville Symphony Orch. - beautiful
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFOXD6G8nsc

"Virginia" by U.K. singer/ songwriter duo Vigrass & Osborne, the guitar riff is akin to Beatles' "Two of Us"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVwbYOQul-I

"Happy Song" by Union Express, male & female vocs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MFwlvkzafI

"The King of Carrot Flowers Pt. 1" by Neutral Milk Hotel - great voice & what sounds like melodica
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LULmbLlPvVk
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« Reply #492 on: January 30, 2017, 10:12:49 AM »

"The King of Carrot Flowers Pt. 1" by Neutral Milk Hotel - great voice & what sounds like melodica
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LULmbLlPvVk

That is one amazing album!
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« Reply #493 on: January 30, 2017, 12:36:42 PM »

'The Four Seasons - Violin Concerto in G Minor, RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer) : III. Presto' by Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin In The Fields.

I've been playing this often for the last month or so. This version is probably the most well played all around that I've ever heard. I'm always looking for new versions of The Four Seasons so if anyone has any recommendations please feel free to suggest!
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« Reply #494 on: January 30, 2017, 03:03:21 PM »

I listened to the song "Touch" by Daft Punk (off of Random Access Memories) last night, and I had a great time.
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« Reply #495 on: January 31, 2017, 03:27:29 AM »

'The Four Seasons - Violin Concerto in G Minor, RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer) : III. Presto' by Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin In The Fields.

I've been playing this often for the last month or so. This version is probably the most well played all around that I've ever heard. I'm always looking for new versions of The Four Seasons so if anyone has any recommendations please feel free to suggest!

Curious to know what you think of this. Maybe you know that Max Richter has "recomposed" The Four Seasons. For someone who isn't the work's biggest fan, this is a godsend! I often have this wondrous album playing while I work.

https://youtu.be/8oYWfJuMGMA
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« Reply #496 on: January 31, 2017, 03:29:45 AM »

I listened to the song "Touch" by Daft Punk (off of Random Access Memories) last night, and I had a great time.

Hi Mari. I'm still out on RAM. Ask Ovi, who really did his level best to convert me a while back. I like the track with Panda Bear but the rest still leaves me cold.
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« Reply #497 on: January 31, 2017, 07:47:33 AM »

'The Four Seasons - Violin Concerto in G Minor, RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer) : III. Presto' by Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin In The Fields.

I've been playing this often for the last month or so. This version is probably the most well played all around that I've ever heard. I'm always looking for new versions of The Four Seasons so if anyone has any recommendations please feel free to suggest!

Curious to know what you think of this. Maybe you know that Max Richter has "recomposed" The Four Seasons. For someone who isn't the work's biggest fan, this is a godsend! I often have this wondrous album playing while I work.

https://youtu.be/8oYWfJuMGMA

Yes! I can't even tell you how many times I've listened to that album. When I first heard about it I thought "Recomposing Vivaldi? That's sacrilege!" Then when I heard it I thought it was brilliant. It actually got me hooked on Max Richter's other work, not sure if you've heard it, but his album Memoryhouse is an incredibly chill/beautiful album. The song 'November' is especially good.
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« Reply #498 on: January 31, 2017, 07:53:24 AM »

'The Four Seasons - Violin Concerto in G Minor, RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer) : III. Presto' by Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin In The Fields.

I've been playing this often for the last month or so. This version is probably the most well played all around that I've ever heard. I'm always looking for new versions of The Four Seasons so if anyone has any recommendations please feel free to suggest!

Curious to know what you think of this. Maybe you know that Max Richter has "recomposed" The Four Seasons. For someone who isn't the work's biggest fan, this is a godsend! I often have this wondrous album playing while I work.

https://youtu.be/8oYWfJuMGMA

Yes! I can't even tell you how many times I've listened to that album. When I first heard about it I thought "Recomposing Vivaldi? That's sacrilege!" Then when I heard it I thought it was brilliant. It actually got me hooked on Max Richter's other work, not sure if you've heard it, but his album Memoryhouse is an incredibly chill/beautiful album. The song 'November' is especially good.

Cool. Thanks for the tip! I've seen quite a lot of Richter's work around so it's good to be pointed at something specific. I'll give it a try. :=)   
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« Reply #499 on: January 31, 2017, 10:16:06 AM »

That is one amazing album!
I like "Untitled", "Fool" (cool arrangements) & uptempo numbers "Ghost", "Holland 1945". The rest is tedious, esp. "Two-Headed Boy" (both). But, as I said, Mangum's voice is jolly good.
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