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Postby Brah » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 7:20 pm

Wow that was a blast from the past, though I didn't listen to them much they were one of the progenitors of Space Rock and early Prog.

Someone posted "It's like Pink Floyd with balls. And Lemmy."
Haha, true.

Always liked the Hall of the Mountain Grill album cover. Very heavy on the phase shifters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5_okG0HiOE

Mi Amigo wrote:Whenever I think of Motorhead, I always think of Hawkwind too. This is one of my favourites:
Hawkwind - Spirit Of The Age

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Postby Brah » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 7:40 pm

JR8 wrote:p.s. re: Kanye West. I've seen him interviewed and it was like he's been beaten severely with the dumb-stick. So why-o-why is he sampling a song that's from before he was even born. It could be a super-witty ironic statement, but from him, I doubt it...

To be honest, that is the only thing I've ever heard from him, and only because I searched for KC covers. Call me boring but just not my kind of music.

There is about one exception to that kind of music that I like, the remixed version of TQ - Crockett's Theme https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QLa_wZHr7M

Still retains the killer licks (2:54-3:12) while not seeming too 80s.

Remember, those are not guitars at 0:39-0:41 / 0:49-0:51, that's the Jimi Hendrix of the keyboards Jan with his stack of Marshalls and synth.

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Postby Brah » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 8:20 pm

That was pretty cool.

From the comments "Terminator: The High School Years" - too funny
the lynx wrote:Ace of Spades - now that's what I call literally heavy metal :) http://youtu.be/3RBSkq-_St8

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Postby Mi Amigo » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 9:08 pm

Brah wrote: ... while not seeming too 80s.

Talking of the 80s, I tried really hard not to like Big Audio Dynamite. Don't get me wrong, I had total respect to Mick Jones from his time with the Clash; I just found all the movie soundtrack samples irritating. But I couldn't stop them growing on me, however much I tried.

The track most people seem to associate with them is E=mc², but the one I like best is Medicine Show.
Be careful what you wish for

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Postby Brah » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 9:57 pm

Yeah, BAD were pretty cool. My youngest brother got me into them. They were such a weird combination, all those out-there clips and segues, good fun. I'm glad you posted that, hadn't heard them in gonks.

For me it was Megatop Phoenix, the whole album as the songs just blend into each other.
Everybody Needs A Holiday https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8RU-EDfm7U#t=0m47s Dunno, it used to lift me out of whatever funk I was in. Then I started listening to this when I was prepping for a vacation or on the way there, became a ritual.

Couldn't find Around the Girl in 80 Ways, now I want to hear it.
Found it!: http://grooveshark.com/s/Around+The+Gir ... 4sKd?src=5

Silly really, not even sure why but listened to MP numerous times during long drives home.
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Brah wrote: ... while not seeming too 80s.

Talking of the 80s, I tried really hard not to like Big Audio Dynamite. Don't get me wrong, I had total respect to Mick Jones from his time with the Clash; I just found all the movie soundtrack samples irritating. But I couldn't stop them growing on me, however much I tried.

The track most people seem to associate with them is E=mc², but the one I like best is Medicine Show.

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 17 Jan 2013 4:51 am

Jan Akkerman - Streetwalker
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBGxYfQ7Gy0
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Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiice!

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 17 Jan 2013 5:14 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32X_vMgloow
JAN AKKERMAN PLAYS " WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS "

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Grant Green (on guitar) - Windjammer

Postby taxico » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 5:58 pm

Grant Green quartet live at the lighthouse.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrQ97qthQTk

song starts at 1.21 and is 12m 17s long on my CD.

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 19 Jan 2013 3:14 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-mQVjikNkE&feature=fvwp

Jan Akkerman - Fantasia (John Dowland) Live 1975


Jan doing a baroque piece on a c.20 string lute.

Strangely engaging/intense :)

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 19 Jan 2013 5:27 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJbnT018vgc

AC / DC - Thunderstruck (Live)




Woof!

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 19 Jan 2013 5:41 am

And so to bed..... :o :???: 8-)


The Doors - When The Music's Over
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLAr-WlxMZY

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Re: Grant Green (on guitar) - Windjammer

Postby Brah » Sat, 19 Jan 2013 11:31 am

Interesting. Although this is one of 'my kind' of music, I never checked out Grant Green until a guy I was playing music with here introduced me to his stuff.

We played a few of Green's and some Stuff songs. At first I found it a bit dry, kind of like a jazzy take on The Meters (who are anything but dry).

I liked this clip as it was live and pretty loose, thanks.
taxico wrote:Grant Green quartet live at the lighthouse.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrQ97qthQTk

song starts at 1.21 and is 12m 17s long on my CD.

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Postby Brah » Sat, 19 Jan 2013 11:35 am

Interesting, not what I know of him (which isn't much) - good band.

JR8 wrote:Jan Akkerman - Streetwalker
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBGxYfQ7Gy0
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Postby Brah » Sat, 19 Jan 2013 11:38 am

That was nice.
JR8 wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-mQVjikNkE&feature=fvwp

Jan Akkerman - Fantasia (John Dowland) Live 1975

Jan doing a baroque piece on a c.20 string lute.

Strangely engaging/intense :)

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Re: Grant Green (on guitar) - Windjammer

Postby JR8 » Sun, 20 Jan 2013 1:58 am

taxico wrote:Grant Green quartet live at the lighthouse.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrQ97qthQTk
song starts at 1.21 and is 12m 17s long on my CD.


Nice one! Can't say I've heard of him before so thanks.

The 'rhythm section' going in the background reminds me of Miles Davis' last album ('Doo-Bop'*) where he wished to translate the 'NYC street sound/vibe' into music.


'The project stemmed from Davis sitting in his New York apartment in the summer with the windows open, listening to the sound of the streets. He wanted to record an album of music that captured these sounds.'
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doo-Bop

Ironically this album, his last one, was the first of his that I bought. The 'street-style' of it allowed me to get into his thing, and then from there I was able to go onto other albums by him, which otherwise might have been way too much of a challenge if a stranger to his ... methods :)


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