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Postby sunsettine » Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:12 pm

JR8 wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fs2NKmvzvvQ&feature=related
The Prodigy - Warriors Dance LIVE @ Glastonbury 2009

Woof


Can never go wrong with the Prodigy, proper livewire act and not forgetting Underworld....

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 20 Dec 2011 8:15 am

Happy house.... love it!! :-D
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jb1jBn0uEOc
MGMT - Kids (Soulwax Remix) High Quality Full Track




Love the way they rob the still beating heart out of an early Orbital track to do this..... !

p.s. Edit to add: F me this one is seriously banging! :)

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 22 Dec 2011 7:25 pm

Hi Malaya and Sunsettine, very nice to see you joining this topic!


p.s. If you guys are going to suggest bands, it would be great if you could also provide a link (YT etc) to what you think it a good example of their music. You have the knowledge to pick a good link, and it makes it much easier for others to then participate/share/discuss.
Rock on!

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 07 Jan 2012 5:49 am

Interesting for me watching this stuff now. At the time it was brutally cutting edge and hard-core (er, thrash/death-metal if you want a genre?) ....nowadays I'd no longer be that surprised to see one of my teenage nephews nonchalantly wearing the band's t-shirts.

Such is life it seems :)

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Helmet - Unsung
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... fygUiS50g#!

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 20 Jan 2012 1:32 pm

Your Friday dose of awesome+cute: http://youtu.be/uU6U-8LP1DY

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 20 Jan 2012 5:51 pm

nakatago wrote:Your Friday dose of awesome+cute: http://youtu.be/uU6U-8LP1DY


Thanks for that one, I think awesome/cute was the right choice of words :)

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Postby BigSis » Fri, 20 Jan 2012 5:53 pm

sunsettine wrote:
JR8 wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fs2NKmvzvvQ&feature=related
The Prodigy - Warriors Dance LIVE @ Glastonbury 2009

Woof


Can never go wrong with the Prodigy, proper livewire act and not forgetting Underworld....


Ah the Prodigy - the first time I saw them was at Raindance back in ........hmmmmm...........early 90s sometime - maybe even 91/92..........yes I am that old :?


I've got my tickets for the Foo Fighters in March and Kasabian in Feb. I would have liked to have gone to see Bombay Bicycle Club (I think it was last weekend) but it was a whole day thing and I only really wanted to see them - too expensive to go just for them and it looked like it was at one of those 'yoof' style places in Singapore - people probably would have asked me if I was the mum of one of them :oops:

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 20 Jan 2012 6:34 pm

BigSis wrote:Ah the Prodigy - the first time I saw them was at Raindance back in ........hmmmmm...........early 90s sometime - maybe even 91/92..........yes I am that old :?

Hoo, that was early. They must have been just starting out. First time I saw them was at the Avex Rave in the Tokyo Egg (Dome) in '93. That was a pretty far out night in several respects.


I've got my tickets for the Foo Fighters in March and Kasabian in Feb. I would have liked to have gone to see Bombay Bicycle Club (I think it was last weekend) but it was a whole day thing and I only really wanted to see them - too expensive to go just for them and it looked like it was at one of those 'yoof' style places in Singapore - people probably would have asked me if I was the mum of one of them :oops:

I'd love to see the Foo Fighters! But, the Padang? I know they're basically a stadium band now, but I'm of an age where I think stadium-scale gigs are hard pushed to give the best experience. Still if anyone can pull it off with style then the FF can. Did you see the FF link I posted to 'Live at 606'? That just demonstrates how amazingly tight they are as a live act! Awesome stuff...



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Postby BigSis » Sat, 21 Jan 2012 1:39 am

JR8 wrote:
BigSis wrote:Ah the Prodigy - the first time I saw them was at Raindance back in ........hmmmmm...........early 90s sometime - maybe even 91/92..........yes I am that old :?

Hoo, that was early. They must have been just starting out. First time I saw them was at the Avex Rave in the Tokyo Egg (Dome) in '93. That was a pretty far out night in several respects.


I've got my tickets for the Foo Fighters in March and Kasabian in Feb. I would have liked to have gone to see Bombay Bicycle Club (I think it was last weekend) but it was a whole day thing and I only really wanted to see them - too expensive to go just for them and it looked like it was at one of those 'yoof' style places in Singapore - people probably would have asked me if I was the mum of one of them :oops:

I'd love to see the Foo Fighters! But, the Padang? I know they're basically a stadium band now, but I'm of an age where I think stadium-scale gigs are hard pushed to give the best experience. Still if anyone can pull it off with style then the FF can. Did you see the FF link I posted to 'Live at 606'? That just demonstrates how amazingly tight they are as a live act! Awesome stuff...




Prodigy - it was the days of 'Charlie'. I don't think they'd released their first album at the time. How they've changed. I did go off them a bit when they released 'Fat of the Land' but I've got over that now.

Foos - really looking forward to it. It was about 15 years ago that I last saw them live.

I haven't seen your link yet, I'll have a look at it.

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 22 Jan 2012 2:44 am

BigSis wrote:Prodigy - it was the days of 'Charlie'. I don't think they'd released their first album at the time. How they've changed. I did go off them a bit when they released 'Fat of the Land' but I've got over that now.


Hehehe, remember it. They'd signed to XL Records, just off Portobello Road (Blenheim Mews?), and their manager was Richie who was about 24. I was bonking his Norwegian fiancee's sister at that time. Say what you like yes he was young but undoubtedly touched by God in many 'music industry' ways, and damn he laid the tracks for their career...



Foos - really looking forward to it. It was about 15 years ago that I last saw them live.


Never seen them! (Agh! [pain]). Though it took me a long time to see Motorhead and ACDC too after enjoying them for 30+ years. But - In my opinion - Prodigy at a gig of say 2000 people at Fort Canning, is going to beat the mega stadium gigs of the giants of rock hands down every time, sad but true. {Though front row at Deep purple in 2010 came pretty damned close :)}


I haven't seen your link yet, I'll have a look at it.

I've had this gong on in the background on my PC for a couple of months now since discovering it. During this January 'taxes month' I think it keeps me going.

It's a hell of a thing, their whole recent album 'Wasting Light' done track for track in apparently as near as matters a single take from their home garage/recording studio. Really incredible!

And a perfect thing to warm up to for their gig I'd have thought :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xnmzins2 ... ture=share
Foo Fighters. Wasting Light Live from 606.



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Postby x9200 » Wed, 25 Jan 2012 11:33 am

ROXETTE Live in Singapore
Tue, 06 Mar 2012 08:00 PM, Singapore Indoor Stadium.

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Postby BillyB » Wed, 25 Jan 2012 12:21 pm

BigSis wrote:
JR8 wrote:
BigSis wrote:Ah the Prodigy - the first time I saw them was at Raindance back in ........hmmmmm...........early 90s sometime - maybe even 91/92..........yes I am that old :?

Hoo, that was early. They must have been just starting out. First time I saw them was at the Avex Rave in the Tokyo Egg (Dome) in '93. That was a pretty far out night in several respects.


I've got my tickets for the Foo Fighters in March and Kasabian in Feb. I would have liked to have gone to see Bombay Bicycle Club (I think it was last weekend) but it was a whole day thing and I only really wanted to see them - too expensive to go just for them and it looked like it was at one of those 'yoof' style places in Singapore - people probably would have asked me if I was the mum of one of them :oops:

I'd love to see the Foo Fighters! But, the Padang? I know they're basically a stadium band now, but I'm of an age where I think stadium-scale gigs are hard pushed to give the best experience. Still if anyone can pull it off with style then the FF can. Did you see the FF link I posted to 'Live at 606'? That just demonstrates how amazingly tight they are as a live act! Awesome stuff...




Prodigy - it was the days of 'Charlie'. I don't think they'd released their first album at the time. How they've changed. I did go off them a bit when they released 'Fat of the Land' but I've got over that now.

Foos - really looking forward to it. It was about 15 years ago that I last saw them live.

I haven't seen your link yet, I'll have a look at it.


Are the FF coming to SG?

Ignore that - I was being lazy. Gutted, I won't be in SG in early March

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 25 Jan 2012 5:28 pm

BillyB wrote:Are the FF coming to SG?

Ignore that - I was being lazy. Gutted, I won't be in SG in early March


Their www shows them as doing an opening night in SG, followed by four nights in Japan. A week long mini-Asian tour!


Meanwhile I'm off to see Jan Akkerman this weekend, and Duran Duran (don't ask!) next week :)

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Postby BillyB » Wed, 25 Jan 2012 6:47 pm

JR8 wrote:
BillyB wrote:Are the FF coming to SG?

Ignore that - I was being lazy. Gutted, I won't be in SG in early March


Their www shows them as doing an opening night in SG, followed by four nights in Japan. A week long mini-Asian tour!


Meanwhile I'm off to see Jan Akkerman this weekend, and Duran Duran (don't ask!) next week :)


Duran Duran are cool! But remember, if you meet Simon Le Bon backstage don't ask him to look after your money - he can't hold a note to save his life!

That's a shocker, I know.....

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 25 Jan 2012 7:02 pm

BillyB wrote:Duran Duran are cool!

Yes, they're bloody good fun live. I last saw them about 5 years ago in a hall above a casino in Atlantic City NJ, the audience was maybe 500-600 people. You see this goes back to my point about event size. Something of such a modest scale is so up close and personal you can't go far wrong for a good night out (even if they're not entirely your bag). On the flip-side one of my fav bands say like ACDC are unlikely to ever play to a crowd of less than 25k, stadium gigs. Last time I saw them the audience was probably about double that. The trouble is so much of the experience can get 'lost in transmission', the views, the sound quality, the facilities etc. This is why I think smaller gigs have an inherent advantage over larger ones, almost irrespective of the artist.

Sorry for the thought-dump :)


But remember, if you meet Simon Le Bon backstage don't ask him to look after your money - he can't hold a note to save his life!
That's a shocker, I know.....

Oh Bunter! :roll:
That's not too bad actually, I'll tell the missus it this w/e. Funny thing is that as far as I can tell she has forgotten that I bought us the tickets for her. Maybe I'll wait until the w/e and spring it on her!



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