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Re: Music

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Wed, 25 Mar 2015 9:51 pm

Brah wrote:
rajagainstthemachine wrote:@brah I'll give that a listen sometime later this week

and i found this hilarious

http://loudwire.com/mom-fired-gunshots- ... mus-video/

I know it's cool to think that Primus are cool and most think Claypool is amazing, but I never really took to them and was never wowed by his playing. But they are nothing to shoot at!


I concur, it isn't my kind of band either, but they aren't the kind of band that would piss the average mom off, I have one album I think its their latest, a few songs on that are actually cool, I'll try and find it.
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Re: Music

Postby Brah » Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:19 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:
Brah wrote:
rajagainstthemachine wrote:@brah I'll give that a listen sometime later this week

and i found this hilarious

http://loudwire.com/mom-fired-gunshots- ... mus-video/

I know it's cool to think that Primus are cool and most think Claypool is amazing, but I never really took to them and was never wowed by his playing. But they are nothing to shoot at!


I concur, it isn't my kind of band either, but they aren't the kind of band that would piss the average mom off, I have one album I think its their latest, a few songs on that are actually cool, I'll try and find it.

The one that put them on the map is Sailing The Seas of Cheese
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Re: Music

Postby JR8 » Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:46 pm

I was chatting with friends earlier, referring to bands who just seemingly effortlessly manage to 'take on/over' a stadium.

Depeche Mode are one -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xq428DZI-eg#t=11
'Depeche Mode - Never Let Me Down Again'

.....[boosh]..... might be 100,000 people there, but it feels personal, for everyone. Been to one of their gigs in NYC.... yes, and it was awesome.
That must be something else, it can't be a business strategy, you're just honestly, as a band, connecting.


Maybe? :)



p.s. they are after all just a bunch of 'school drop-outs' from Essex, same as The Prodigy really....
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Re: Music

Postby JR8 » Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:01 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6GDdKrQ8EI
Sex Pistols - Pretty Vacant

40 years ago angry? :-D
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Re: Music

Postby JR8 » Sat, 11 Apr 2015 10:33 pm

Some absolutely sublime piano playing (jazz, 1954).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_tAU3GM9XI
Erroll Garner plays Misty

Oh to be able to play any musical instrument with that apparent casual effortlessness...
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Re: Music

Postby JR8 » Sun, 12 Apr 2015 9:33 pm

I must be in a retro groove :)

I came upon this earlier today. The 'wild' keyboards remind me of the Osmond Brothers, strangely enough... I suppose it was the dawn of synths in pop, and they sounded pretty wild and exciting back then.

Not sure how I first came upon this. By then it might have been the early 70s. Either it was re-released (from the original in 1966) and re-charted, or school-friends were playing their older brothers vinyl years later.

Either way it's an interesting song. Weaving the US surf-sound with some Beatles-esque compositional break-outs/interludes, that adds some mystery and complexity. Well, either way, at the time it was not a typical chart release!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8rd53WuojE
'The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations - Rare Studio Recording Film Footage'
I enjoyed this version, as you get a feel from the technical side of things, how it got put together.

A later live version. By then they'd fully bedded in the composition.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVKCRpOewco
'The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations (Live 1979)'
[Love the stage dancers :o - Just how gay can you be? :lol: ]

The outro.... note the cross-over on the keys with the the hook-chord in 'Crazy Horses' by the Osmonds :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS8ZfVTE4SM
'The Osmonds ~ Crazy Horses'

... OMG, for obvious reasons I've not looked that track up for years! But you know what, I'm really honestly stunned at how 'hard core' it was. At first I thought I'd found a comedic 'Growl-style' overdub... but it's not! That was the original. And they were a teen-pop band. THE global boy-band of their day. How things have changed eh? [x-ref: the relative 'poofyness' of One Direction etc these days].
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Re: Music

Postby Brah » Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:08 am

JR8 wrote:Either way it's an interesting song. Weaving the US surf-sound with some Beatles-esque compositional break-outs/interludes, that adds some mystery and complexity. Well, either way, at the time it was not a typical chart release!

This was interesting. I wish it were longer and in more detail, less overdub and more of the real studio as in the last minute or so of the clip. There was a lot mastery coming out of Brian Wilson, I hope some of that was captured somewhere.

From there I came on to this, closer to what I'd like to see:
Behind The Sounds: Wouldn't It Be Nice
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofByti7A4uM

I read a book on the making of Pet Sounds, which other than the more palatable songs, never really did it for me as much as other stuff of theirs, which was a couple of generations before me but still a big part of my formative years.

The approach to recording Pet Sounds was influenced by The Beatles, and vice-versa them from this album after that..

I will do more looking around...
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Re: Music

Postby maneo » Mon, 13 Apr 2015 1:46 pm

JR8 wrote:I must be in a retro groove :)
. . .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8rd53WuojE
'The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations - Rare Studio Recording Film Footage'
I enjoyed this version, as you get a feel from the technical side of things, how it got put together.

A later live version. By then they'd fully bedded in the composition.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVKCRpOewco
'The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations (Live 1979)'
[Love the stage dancers :o - Just how gay can you be? :lol: ]

The outro.... note the cross-over on the keys with the the hook-chord in 'Crazy Horses' by the Osmonds :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS8ZfVTE4SM
'The Osmonds ~ Crazy Horses'

... OMG, for obvious reasons I've not looked that track up for years! But you know what, I'm really honestly stunned at how 'hard core' it was. At first I thought I'd found a comedic 'Growl-style' overdub... but it's not! That was the original. And they were a teen-pop band. THE global boy-band of their day. How things have changed eh? [x-ref: the relative 'poofyness' of One Direction etc these days].

Thanks for the Beach Boys links.
The live version came off nice.
Now you've got me in a "retro groove." :)

As for "Crazy Horse" live, who'd a thunk those Mormon boys could let loose like that. :o
Wow!
Looks like they were having a blast.
And doing a "protest" song about automobile pollution, too.

Their outfits got even more extreme when they did this for German TV in 1972, as in a clip at
dangerousminds.net/comments/crazy_horses_osmonds_tear_it_the_f**k_up.

Unfortunately, I can't put the actual link.
You'll have to use a search to get it.

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Re: Music

Postby Brah » Mon, 13 Apr 2015 8:30 pm

JR8 wrote:The outro.... note the cross-over on the keys with the the hook-chord in 'Crazy Horses' by the Osmonds :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS8ZfVTE4SM
'The Osmonds ~ Crazy Horses'

... OMG, for obvious reasons I've not looked that track up for years! But you know what, I'm really honestly stunned at how 'hard core' it was. At first I thought I'd found a comedic 'Growl-style' overdub... but it's not! That was the original. And they were a teen-pop band. THE global boy-band of their day. How things have changed eh? [x-ref: the relative 'poofyness' of One Direction etc these days].

Who knew? I would never normally look at anything Osmonds, assuming them to be singing to 13-yo girls, but that clip was an eye opener. And they are actually playing their instruments.
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Re: Music

Postby JR8 » Mon, 13 Apr 2015 9:04 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83bmsluWHZc
Bridge on the River Kwai Theme
[The 'Colonel Bogey March']

I feel parallels in the western expat experience in Asia :cool: :wink:



---ps. I'll get back later re: the Beach Boys. I'm doing some background/bio reading for context, most interesting as it's not a band I'm that familiar with barring their few mega chart-toppers! Need to consider quite a bit further before I can try and digest it all...
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Re: Music

Postby Brah » Tue, 14 Apr 2015 8:18 pm

As we're on a Behind The Sounds trend here,

there is this: I Know There's An Answer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3f6ZKQ_ffo
(I never heard this song until I got Pet Sounds a few years ago, then never listened to it more than a couple times)

This is very cool, even for someone who has worked in a recording studio:
10cc - I'm Not In Love - making of documentary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qq7oGenbp2I
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Re: Music

Postby JR8 » Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:44 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igz80WjxxxU
'Stiff Little Fingers - Straw Dogs' [c1978/9]

You could say this was genuine punk, as it was then considered.
I remember I played this so much my dad, pretty much threatened to wrap the hifi around my head :)
Funny hearing it now, it's quite a neat composition, especially considering (now) how old it is...
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Postby JR8 » Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:09 pm

Amazing how young they were... when they together with other youngsters completely changed the music scene back in the mid-70s. [Big-$ means such could never happen now].

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTfyUqVqX-0
The Damned ~ New Rose
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Postby JR8 » Thu, 30 Apr 2015 1:51 pm

Here's another from a similar era > The Plasmatics " Butcher Baby " - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2eynNh5xHM

Reminds me rather of The Cramps, for the level of nihilism. The latter just cut themselves and bled everywhere, whereas 'WOW' [that's Wendy O'Williams] just got her ample tits out and with a large chainsaw cut stuff up onstage, gittars, cars etc.

People with so much to say, never seem to make it to 50.
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Re: Music

Postby Brah » Fri, 01 May 2015 9:23 am

Wendy O's life had a tragic ending but seems like Annabella Lwin is still around. Though they were worlds apart.
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