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Postby the lynx » Tue, 17 Jun 2014 8:46 am

Why all old songs, uncle? The 90's and the millennium also got good rock songs, what.

Alice in Chains - Rooster

Nah, some female power. See how good the MTV quality was back then? Nowadays it is all crap.
Garbage - Only Happy When It Rains

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:37 am

the lynx wrote:Why all old songs, uncle? The 90's and the millennium also got good rock songs, what.
Alice in Chains - Rooster
Nah, some female power. See how good the MTV quality was back then? Nowadays it is all crap.
Garbage - Only Happy When It Rains


Old, says you posting stuff 20-30 years old :lol: :wink:

The Alice in Chains link was like ... Pearl Jam merged with Black Sabbath (Ozzy Osbourne). Doom, darkness, death.... dear God please help us.

That Garbage link was pre-pubescent. 'Let's be a bit punky, flash our legs with the promise of the fanny-shot, whilst being very safe too' (and making loads of money off teenagers). The bands hair and make-up budget alone probably cost more than many bands earn in a lifetime.

... plus, she's minging ugly. And, the video is one of the more patently ridiculous that I have ever seen. What's she doing at the end, picking nits out of her hair whilst surrounded by random people in fancy dress?


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Postby the lynx » Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:37 am

JR8 wrote:
the lynx wrote:Why all old songs, uncle? The 90's and the millennium also got good rock songs, what.
Alice in Chains - Rooster
Nah, some female power. See how good the MTV quality was back then? Nowadays it is all crap.
Garbage - Only Happy When It Rains


Old, says you posting stuff 20-30 years old :lol: :wink:

The Alice in Chains link was like ... Pearl Jam merged with Black Sabbath (Ozzy Osbourne). Doom, darkness, death.... dear God please help us.

That Garbage link was pre-pubescent. 'Let's be a bit punky, flash our legs with the promise of the fanny-shot, whilst being very safe too' (and making loads of money off teenagers). The bands hair and make-up budget alone probably cost more than many bands earn in a lifetime.

... plus, she's minging ugly. And, the video is one of the more patently ridiculous that I have ever seen. What's she doing at the end, picking nits out of her hair whilst surrounded by random people in fancy dress?


[ :wink: ]


Looks like we are all on different sides on fences about this. You'd be comparing the music of my era to yours, and here I am, comparing mine to the current era.

Jonas Brothers - SOS

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 17 Jun 2014 7:38 pm

the lynx wrote:Looks like we are all on different sides on fences about this. You'd be comparing the music of my era to yours, and here I am, comparing mine to the current era.

Jonas Brothers - SOS


I couldn't tell if you like this... so don't know where to start?

Er... 'Justin Bieber joins Busted, and produce a kiddy/teen-pop video.

... They go on tour as a support act to Miley Cyrus, and are all arrested playing New Delhi where their controversial act of pretending to penetrate Miley's 'cowboy bucking bronco' centre-stage [antagonistically graffitti'd on the forehead with it's name 'Holy'] does not go down well with the authorities following outrage from the parents of the groups high-caste teen fan-base.

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Postby Mi Amigo » Fri, 20 Jun 2014 6:18 pm

Chrissie Hynde - Dark Sunglasses

She's still got it, I reckon.
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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 20 Jun 2014 6:26 pm

one of my all time favourite songs

twisted sister - we're not going to take it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9AbeALNVkk
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Postby JR8 » Fri, 20 Jun 2014 9:22 pm

Mi Amigo wrote:Chrissie Hynde - Dark Sunglasses
She's still got it, I reckon.


Wow... thanks for posting, very unexpected.

That sounds almost precisely like their stuff from the 80s.

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:23 pm

The arm is back, and on replay tonight...

Music to chill, and smile to ....
'Daft Punk - Lose Yourself To Dance'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBXv37PFcAQ

Together with ...

Daft Punk - Get Lucky (Full Video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5EofwRzit0

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 22 Jun 2014 11:20 pm

A 3 minute drum and bass thumper of a remix....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHryB3lfhcs
SugaRush Beat Company - Love Breed Danny Byrd Remix

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 8:30 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Rm-Fu8rBms
Dead Kennedys - Holiday In Cambodia (1981)

Live version of the punk classic (written c79)....

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 8:30 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Rm-Fu8rBms
Dead Kennedys - Holiday In Cambodia (1981)

Live version of the punk classic (written c79)....

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Postby Mi Amigo » Thu, 26 Jun 2014 7:31 am

Be careful what you wish for

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 26 Jun 2014 8:32 am



Wonderful stuff. I only really know of him from the Yardbirds, so this was a gem of an eye-opener. Good vocals and a cracking recording too!

p.s. I thought the bassist looked about 10-12, (and thinking 'gosh she's confident for her age, maybe it's his grand-daughter or something') but turns out she's in her 20s! :)

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Postby Mi Amigo » Thu, 26 Jun 2014 4:13 pm

Glad you liked that JR8. I don't think Jeff Beck is given enough credit for all the work he's done since the 60s; this is probably because he seems to avoid the 'pop star' celebrity BS most of the time, but IMO he's produced some amazing music and isn't shy about going out on a limb.

His bass player is Tal Wilkenfeld from Australia; apart from being in Jeff Beck's band she's played with some other great musicians, including Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea and Lee Ritenour. Her Wikipedia page has a great quote from Beck:

Weeks later they went on to tour in the United States, beginning at Beck's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame where they played "Beck's Bolero" and were joined by Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page on "Immigrant Song". Beck recalled; "When I was inducted we were going to have Jimmy Page come on and play '(Beck's) Bolero'. But I didn't think it would be right for him to be playing rhythm guitar all the way through that one number. Then the phone rang and it was Tal Wilkenfeld, my then bass player. She was on the way down in the elevator and told me we should play "Immigrant Song". We were going on in ten minutes and had no time to rehearse. She said 'Oh, when you stop in the middle of 'Bolero', when the rhythm changes, we'll kick in to "Immigrant Song"'. "That's what I like - right on the hoof. Nobody knew, the lighting and sound guys didn't know, the organizers didn't know. I just grabbed the microphone and shouted, 'Jimmy Paaaage' and went straight into the song. I loved that. That's what you call dangerous, that's living on your reflexes."

Here's a clip that includes a nice bass solo:

Jeff Beck - Crossroads 2007 - Cause We've Ended As Lovers
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