gfxgfx
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
logo
 
gfx gfx
gfx
677339 Posts in 27334 Topics by 4045 Members - Latest Member: iggy October 07, 2022, 12:50:21 PM
*
gfx*HomeHelpSearchCalendarLoginRegistergfx
gfxgfx
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.       « previous next »
Pages: 1 ... 74 75 76 77 78 [79] 80 81 82 83 84 ... 141 Go Down Print
Author Topic: The return of the "What are you listening to now?" thread  (Read 679997 times)
Ovi
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 976


They know I'm rock 'n' roll through and through.


View Profile
« Reply #1950 on: September 02, 2014, 07:31:00 PM »


Hey, Ovi, I'm not trying to get into the lame Blur v. Oasis thing, but had to ask if you're a Blur fan?  I've been listening to a ton of Damon Albarn and saw your post.  For my money he's the most talented musician of his time, with a range going from pop/rock to opera and film scores, all of it wonderful.  In a league of talent with the Beatles and Paul McCartney, really, not that the comparisons are necessary.  I feel he's probably tried to push himself outside of pop/rock a bit more than Paul, too.  It's a shame he's barely known in the US and doesn't seem to be viewed as much of a talent, though I find Dr. Dee and his cowritten score for Ravenous to be especially moving.  Perhaps people are suspicious of his gift for melody, since many music fans have a snobbishness toward anything which seems "pop."  Either way, it is their loss.  He's given us an incredible body of work which keeps growing.

Hi. Blur is one of those bands that I really need to get into as soon as possible, as I haven't heard anything from them. Song #2 gets constant play at one club I frequent, but I doubt that's really representative for their work (although I do think it is a great song).
Logged
Ovi
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 976


They know I'm rock 'n' roll through and through.


View Profile
« Reply #1951 on: September 02, 2014, 08:41:39 PM »

Logged
Ovi
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 976


They know I'm rock 'n' roll through and through.


View Profile
« Reply #1952 on: September 03, 2014, 06:59:59 AM »

River Deep – Mountain High
Logged
Ovi
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 976


They know I'm rock 'n' roll through and through.


View Profile
« Reply #1953 on: September 03, 2014, 07:04:29 AM »

John Newman - Love Me Again. Really dig the chorus.
Logged
KarlheinzKloppweiser
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 15


View Profile
« Reply #1954 on: September 03, 2014, 09:39:04 AM »


« Last Edit: September 03, 2014, 09:42:55 AM by KarlheinzKloppweiser » Logged
JK
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Online Online

Posts: 6047


Maybe I put too much faith in atmosphere


View Profile
« Reply #1955 on: September 03, 2014, 10:57:26 AM »

John Newman - Love Me Again. Really dig the chorus.
Yes indeed----excellent stuff. I've often listened to John's album Tribute on YouTube. It's pretty good all the way through.

Just noticed KarlheinzKlopweiser's listening choice----I love The Red Shoes!
« Last Edit: September 03, 2014, 11:00:37 AM by john k » Logged

"Ik bun moar een eenvoudige boerenlul en doar schoam ik mien niet veur" (Normaal, 1978)
You're Grass and I'm a Power Mower: A Beach Boys Orchestration Web Series
the Carbon Freeze | Eclectic Essays & Art
Ovi
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 976


They know I'm rock 'n' roll through and through.


View Profile
« Reply #1956 on: September 03, 2014, 11:24:12 AM »

John Newman - Love Me Again. Really dig the chorus.
Yes indeed----excellent stuff. I've often listened to John's album Tribute on YouTube. It's pretty good all the way through.

Good to know, I was actually thinking of getting the whole album.
Logged
Ovi
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 976


They know I'm rock 'n' roll through and through.


View Profile
« Reply #1957 on: September 03, 2014, 12:30:45 PM »

Logged
Ovi
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 976


They know I'm rock 'n' roll through and through.


View Profile
« Reply #1958 on: September 04, 2014, 02:40:06 AM »



elevatorladyelevatorladyelevatorladyelevatorladyladylevitateme
Logged
RangeRoverA1
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 4336


I drink expired tea. wanna sip or spit?


View Profile
« Reply #1959 on: September 04, 2014, 06:45:33 AM »

Oh, wow, I love that song! I remember someone posted a youtube of it with Brian's voiceover intro. I thought it were indeed the BBs! If only... The harmonies on "won't you please fawn over me" are just outta this world, also the "Mike" "bum-bum" bits. If the whole album's like that, it's gonna be a real treat for me.
Logged

Short notice: the cat you see to the left is the best. Not counting your indoor cat who might have habit sitting at your left side when you post at SmileySmile.

Who is Lucille Ball & Vivian Vance Duet Fan Club CEO? Btw, such Club exists?

Zany zealous Zeddie eats broccoli at brunch break but doesn't do's & don't's due to duties.
Tomorrowville
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 68



View Profile WWW
« Reply #1960 on: September 04, 2014, 08:16:30 AM »

Been on a big twee pop/indie pop kick lately.











Logged

Songwriter, keyboard player - Pentacon Six - indie pop
JK
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Online Online

Posts: 6047


Maybe I put too much faith in atmosphere


View Profile
« Reply #1961 on: September 04, 2014, 12:40:35 PM »

Remember this band from my list of songs with "The Beach Boys" in the lyrics, in this case in the title as well:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzIHSCGBulo
Logged

"Ik bun moar een eenvoudige boerenlul en doar schoam ik mien niet veur" (Normaal, 1978)
You're Grass and I'm a Power Mower: A Beach Boys Orchestration Web Series
the Carbon Freeze | Eclectic Essays & Art
Ovi
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 976


They know I'm rock 'n' roll through and through.


View Profile
« Reply #1962 on: September 05, 2014, 04:20:08 AM »

Logged
RangeRoverA1
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 4336


I drink expired tea. wanna sip or spit?


View Profile
« Reply #1963 on: September 05, 2014, 06:45:46 AM »

Remember this band from my list of songs with "The Beach Boys" in the lyrics, in this case in the title as well:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzIHSCGBulo
That thread is one of my favorites, I frequently revisit it. This song I gave a household name "longintro". Yet it ends very quickly.
Logged

Short notice: the cat you see to the left is the best. Not counting your indoor cat who might have habit sitting at your left side when you post at SmileySmile.

Who is Lucille Ball & Vivian Vance Duet Fan Club CEO? Btw, such Club exists?

Zany zealous Zeddie eats broccoli at brunch break but doesn't do's & don't's due to duties.
halblaineisgood
Guest
« Reply #1964 on: September 05, 2014, 08:22:29 AM »

.
« Last Edit: December 07, 2014, 12:47:14 AM by What can a poor boy do except DO YOU like pina coladas???? » Logged
JK
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Online Online

Posts: 6047


Maybe I put too much faith in atmosphere


View Profile
« Reply #1965 on: September 05, 2014, 11:08:02 AM »

Remember this band from my list of songs with "The Beach Boys" in the lyrics, in this case in the title as well:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzIHSCGBulo
That thread is one of my favorites, I frequently revisit it. This song I gave a household name "longintro". Yet it ends very quickly.
Thanks! It's gone a bit dead now after the recent bonanza but it will be back in action again soon, no doubt. ;=)
Logged

"Ik bun moar een eenvoudige boerenlul en doar schoam ik mien niet veur" (Normaal, 1978)
You're Grass and I'm a Power Mower: A Beach Boys Orchestration Web Series
the Carbon Freeze | Eclectic Essays & Art
Letsgoawayforawhile
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 788



View Profile
« Reply #1966 on: September 05, 2014, 01:19:29 PM »

Logged

“Simple it's not, I'm afraid you will find, for a mind maker-upper to make up his mind”
- Dr. Seuss
KarlheinzKloppweiser
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 15


View Profile
« Reply #1967 on: September 05, 2014, 01:30:55 PM »

« Last Edit: September 05, 2014, 01:33:15 PM by KarlheinzKloppweiser » Logged
wild neon sins
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Female
Posts: 136



View Profile WWW
« Reply #1968 on: September 05, 2014, 05:55:16 PM »

Was Syd Barrett - The Madcap Laughs (caught part of Neutral Milk Hotel's Dog Headed Boy on an indie net station & that reminded me of Syd - due to listening to Oh Lord earlier (Brian & Dennis) was suddenly very aware Jeff Mangum goes into shouty Brian 'style' in places.) Dark Globe still emotionally stabs me right in the heart.
Followed by The Velvet Underground - The Gift because the guitar texture & buried spoken words of Syd's No Man's Land reminded me of it (sending yourself in the post is a very, very bad idea)

right now thanks to a random oldies station: The Carpenters - Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft. (love this & there's a gorgeous happy hardcore remix on youtube, that just makes me giddily happy) 
Logged

"And suddenly I find myself, listening to a man I've never known before,
Telling me about the sea..."

Looking for contributions for a Dennis fanzine
https://denniswilsonzine.tumblr.com
halblaineisgood
Guest
« Reply #1969 on: September 05, 2014, 07:57:02 PM »

Logged
The Dumb Angel
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 417



View Profile
« Reply #1970 on: September 07, 2014, 03:29:28 PM »

Logged
KarlheinzKloppweiser
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 15


View Profile
« Reply #1971 on: September 08, 2014, 03:49:33 PM »

« Last Edit: September 08, 2014, 03:52:28 PM by KarlheinzKloppweiser » Logged
halblaineisgood
Guest
« Reply #1972 on: September 10, 2014, 02:36:43 PM »

Logged
♩♬🐸 Billy C ♯♫♩🐇
Pissing off drunks since 1978
Global Moderator
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 11790


🍦🍦 Pet Demon for Sale - $5 or best offer ☮☮


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1973 on: September 10, 2014, 02:45:10 PM »

Thanks Ray for turning me on to this!

Logged

“My cape is at the dry cleaners,” he explained.

I’m writing a book of online BB fandom. It’s called “Never Trust Anyone Who Spends More Time Reading Signatures Than Bathing”.  It’s sure to sell a million copies in January!

How’s that view from the nosebleed seats?
Wah Wah Wah Ooooo
Smiley Smile Associate
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 409



View Profile
« Reply #1974 on: September 11, 2014, 03:41:47 PM »


New stuff
U2  - Songs of Innocence
Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams
Tom Petty - hypnotic Eye
David Crosby - Croz
The Head and The Heart - Lets Be Still
Echo and the Bunnymen - Meteorites


Old Stuff
Beach Boys - Wild Honey
The Guess Who - Anthology (Jesus, this band is criminally underrated)
Brian Eno/David Byrne - Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
The Red Button - She's About To Cross My Mind
The Explorers Club - Freedom Wind
Logged

"I'm in a band. We're called the Beach Boys." ~ Brian Wilson
gfx
Pages: 1 ... 74 75 76 77 78 [79] 80 81 82 83 84 ... 141 Go Up Print 
gfx
Jump to:  
gfx
Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Page created in 5.81 seconds with 21 queries.
Helios Multi design by Bloc
gfx
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!