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What Are You Listening To - The Reckoning


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#2421 Futtocks

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 12:53 PM

Listened all the way through Todd Rundgren's magnum opus 'Something/Anything?' Just superb.

Then followed it up with Bobby Womack & Damon Albarn in session of French radio. Pretty much unlistenable - I managed two-and-a-bit songs and gave up. To restore my faith in the guy, I played side 1 of Bobby's classic album 'The Poet'. So, SO much better.

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open. Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)


#2422 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 01:06 PM


Once you have tasted excellence,you cannot go back to mediocrity.

#2423 dhw

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:11 PM

Listened all the way through Todd Rundgren's magnum opus 'Something/Anything?' Just superb.

Then followed it up with Bobby Womack & Damon Albarn in session of French radio. Pretty much unlistenable - I managed two-and-a-bit songs and gave up. To restore my faith in the guy, I played side 1 of Bobby's classic album 'The Poet'. So, SO much better.


Out of interest why was it unlistenable?

#2424 Futtocks

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:50 PM

Out of interest why was it unlistenable?


For a start, it was very sloppy, vocally and instrumentally. But the songs I managed to listen through were lousy, too.

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open. Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)


#2425 JohnM

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:10 PM

Mingus Big Band - Self Portrait in Three Colours. on Spotify. oops its finished in the time it has taken me to type this,

now its Truly Your Friend - Lucky Peterson

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#2426 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 07:16 PM

Songs in red and gray-Suzanne Vega.
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#2427 Futtocks

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:47 PM

Mingus Big Band - Self Portrait in Three Colours. on Spotify. oops its finished in the time it has taken me to type this,

I'm a big fan of his album 'The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady'.

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open. Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)


#2428 ArmchairRhino

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:20 AM

First spin of first Dillinger Four album for a while.
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#2429 Leeds Wire

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 09:20 PM

Because, y'know, Natalie Merchant ...



Goosebumps every time I hear her sing live. In My Tribe is a timeless album and remains in my top three of all time. A stunning, jaw-dropping talent.

#2430 gingerjon

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 02:55 PM


Cheer up, RL is actually rather good
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#2431 Wolford6

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 03:00 PM

Bobby Womack & Damon Albarn in session of French radio. Pretty much unlistenable


See you Damon Albarn and raise you Duffy's second album ... now that is truly unlistenable, whereas her first one was fantastic.

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#2432 timtum

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 07:19 PM

The Battle for Seattle album by Little Roy - a rather splendid Christmas present


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#2433 Ullman

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 05:07 PM


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#2434 Johnoco

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 05:46 PM

Ullman preparing for the Quo reunion tour by the look of things....

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Pull off that cover, I will too, and learn to understand

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#2435 Ullman

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 05:49 PM

Ullman preparing for the Quo reunion tour by the look of things....

I didn't know they'd split :o

Whatever, it's a long time since they did anything as good as that.

"I own up. I am a serial risk taker. I live in a flood zone, cycle without a helmet, drink alcohol and on Sunday I had bacon for breakfast."


#2436 Johnoco

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:30 PM

I didn't know they'd split :o

Whatever, it's a long time since they did anything as good as that.

The proper Quo are touring next year. Rossi, Parfitt, Lancaster and Coghlan. Could be worth catching.

No I don't care if you're if you're into different bands

No cause for so much hatred, I'm just a different man

Pull off that cover, I will too, and learn to understand

With music deep inside we'll make world unity our plan

 

7 Seconds -Walk Together, Rock Together


#2437 Ullman

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:12 PM

The proper Quo are touring next year. Rossi, Parfitt, Lancaster and Coghlan. Could be worth catching.

Even John Coghlan? When did he last play with the band?

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#2438 westhuller

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:27 PM

Deep Purple at the California Jam

#2439 gingerjon

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:58 AM

David Bowie (66) has a new single ...


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#2440 MikeW

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 12:20 PM

David Bowie (66) has a new single ...

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


If only the BBC had thought to mention it.




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