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Re: Music

Postby Brah » Mon, 26 Jan 2015 8:20 pm

The term is sustain no 's', and The Edge (oh how I bristle with names that start with "The"...) has been doing that delay/sustain/echo/reverb thing since they started in '79.

I was being a bit facetiously vague knowing that song unfortunately all too well and some of their other pallid stuff that followed their formative years.

It was to add to JR8's perspective on how bands some change and loose their mojo along the way, and, my point of how many of those who know those tired pop tunes may not even know their good stuff (subjective disclaimer) from Boy and October.

Same goes for INXS, what a damn good album Shaboo Shabaa was.

Like this I Will Follow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2BqLlVHlWA if you can get past Bono's ridiculous dancing. Hey, it was the 80s.
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Postby maneo » Mon, 26 Jan 2015 9:26 pm

Brah wrote:The term is sustain no 's'.

OK.
Sorry for pluralising it (it was for emphasis).
Fixed it.

Brah wrote:The Edge (oh how I bristle with names that start with "The"...) has been doing that delay/sustain/echo/reverb thing since they started in '79.

Yes, he loves his delay and reverb.
However, he actually had a new guitar at the time of "With or Without You" that allowed him to really extend the sustain. He must have been "playing" it for the video.

Brah wrote:Like this I Will Follow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2BqLlVHlWA if you can get past Bono's ridiculous dancing. Hey, it was the 80s.

They look soooo young, like teenagers.
And yes, the dancing looks ridiculous. :o
This version might be easier to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aJJCZHeGWY

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Re: Music

Postby JR8 » Sun, 01 Feb 2015 1:28 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D67kmFzSh_o
David Bowie- Space Oddity Original Video (1969)
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Re: Music

Postby JR8 » Sun, 01 Feb 2015 2:02 am

Yuna - Lullabies (Adventure Club Remix)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsGiBwK4Ycc


Spaced-out ambient stuff


[Love her vocals...]
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Postby maneo » Sun, 01 Feb 2015 5:12 pm

JR8 wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D67kmFzSh_o
David Bowie- Space Oddity Original Video (1969)

Wow!
Pre-glam Bowie.
Amazing.

Thanks for resurrecting this.
I must have missed it when you posted it back in 2013.

Interestingly, earlier that same year (2013) Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield did an interesting update on "Space Oddity" at the end of his ISS mission:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaOC9danxNo

"Lock your Soyuz hatch and put your helmet on."

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Re: Music

Postby LaoDan » Tue, 03 Feb 2015 3:47 pm

Hi all, first post.

Moving to Singapore in a couple of weeks. Hope my girls make it ok on the slow boat from Shanghai :?
Any guitar players on the forum? Looking for the usual advice, shipping/customs , Guitars & humidity, reputable luthier that can do setups etc.


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Re: Music

Postby LaoDan » Tue, 03 Feb 2015 3:50 pm

BTY, the hello kitty toy isn’t mine :-"

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 03 Feb 2015 4:51 pm

LaoDan wrote:BTY, the hello kitty toy isn’t mine :-"


LOL - love it! :lol: I wouldn't have noticed it if you hadn't have mentioned it.

I believe Brah is a gittar player, so he should have some tips. You're wise to consider this now, as the humidity can do bad things to timber (incl antique furniture), warp it here, then later when you head home somewhere more temperate/dry it 'unwarps' which can mean it cracks.
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Re: Music

Postby LaoDan » Sun, 08 Feb 2015 5:15 pm

the original Captain Jack Sparrow : )
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8I8mWG6HlmU

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 08 Feb 2015 5:43 pm

Nice one!

I saw them live 30 years ago now (sigh). Awesome. Tiny place, one of the venues at my then uni.

Interesting sound, like 'new romantic' [ref: the look] but on the 'alt' side. Reminds me a bit of how Killing Joke evolved, and others.

Talking of evolution, they started out as the Southern Death Cult c'78/79. They were played by the eponymous late night Radio One DJ John Peel, and if you look back at the stuff he enjoyed (The Fall etc*100), many of them now stand as historically influential bands, within the context of the evolution of popular music.

After the Southern Death Cult, they morphed/'rebranded' into Death Cult, and later still simply The Cult. There was a thing back then amongst some bands about eschewing being pigeon-holed, about perpetual reinvention, even as radical as changing the bands name.

Athletico Spizz 80 (circa 1980) were similar, AFAIR they were previously styled Spizz Oil, and Spizz Energi... and perhaps others. Maybe a new name each year or so. I suppose it serves to pre-warn you to have no preconceptions. I wonder if there are other examples of this approach amongst 'averagely+ important' bands...
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Postby JR8 » Sun, 08 Feb 2015 11:06 pm

[Don't bother if you're not into upbeat electro-house/ambient]...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tAsUGEqob4
[Electro] - Sound Remedy & Nitro Fun - Turbo Penguin [Monstercat Release]

Like the Retro touches, reminiscences of the the 70's and that weird though cool gadget the Stylophone....
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Re: Music

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 13 Feb 2015 5:46 pm

NIce guitars man! :D

and long time no post so here we go some prog stuff
Porcupine Tree

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UHwkfhwjsk
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Re: Music

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 13 Feb 2015 5:53 pm

To get there early is on time and showing up on time is late

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 13 Feb 2015 6:10 pm

To get there early is on time and showing up on time is late

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Re: Music

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 13 Feb 2015 6:15 pm

Dedicated to Kayne West
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CO8vBVUaKvk



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