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PotVsKtl
03-05-2007, 01:55 PM
It sounds like John Mayer.

york707
03-05-2007, 01:59 PM
xxcoughclearsthroatcoughxx

MarkO
03-05-2007, 02:00 PM
What sounds like John Mayer ?

jackstraw94086
03-05-2007, 02:02 PM
spyro gyra

Yablonowitz
03-05-2007, 02:04 PM
What's the name of this thread again, Mark?

Ummm...I haven't heard it but I don't care for that comparison to John Mayer. Please tell me you're overstating it. Please?

However, I would like to point out for the record that I told Gabe that I had a hunch that Wilco had made their last great album with "A Ghost is Born." So...if what you're saying is right, than I am a prophet.

jackstraw94086
03-05-2007, 02:08 PM
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y58/jackstraw94086/wantacookie.jpg

Yablonowitz
03-05-2007, 02:11 PM
I now predict that you will mention something Asian-related in the next month.

Boourns
03-05-2007, 02:19 PM
Saw then open for R.E.M. and at Coachella. Boooooorrrrriiiinnnngggg

PotVsKtl
03-05-2007, 02:20 PM
Yeah, see, Boourns. Go fuck yourself.

york707
03-05-2007, 02:24 PM
They were boring at Coachella. But that was the only time I thought they were boring in the 8 or 9 times I've seen them.

Yablonowitz
03-05-2007, 02:34 PM
They were boring at Coachella. But that was the only time I thought they were boring in the 8 or 9 times I've seen them.

Ummm, yeah, york. I'm going to have to go ahead and disagree with you on that one. While it wasn't a highlight of the night, it was very good set, IMO. I saw them open for R.E.M. too, actually, and that show was fucking one of the best I've ever seen. In fact, I became a true Wilco disciple after seeing that. The last vestiges of my "Jay Farrar is the soul of Uncle Tupelo" thinking were left on the floor of that building. Swept up by a janitor who probably bought his tickets to Stagecoach yesterday.

TomAz
03-05-2007, 02:40 PM
I agree with yablo. something must be wrong.

york707
03-05-2007, 02:42 PM
Well, I watched half of it from the beer tent. I had seen them often, so I kind of let myself rest during that set. I had also seen them the previous Sept. at ACL, and they blew they roof off the... open... field... Anyway, I was trying to compare apples to apples by only comparing it to that set (and not the times I have seen them in clubs), and it just didn't stack up. in my opinion.

Yablonowitz
03-05-2007, 02:45 PM
York - you have a retarded opinion. That's the truth.

jackstraw94086
03-05-2007, 02:52 PM
now strike him down and your journey towards the dark side will be complete.

TomAz
03-05-2007, 02:54 PM
I thought their Coachella 05 performance > ACL 02 performance. But Vancouver 03 was amazing.

york707
03-05-2007, 03:01 PM
Yablo knocking my opinions is like a four year old swinging a nerf bat.

TomAz
03-05-2007, 03:04 PM
do you have spongy balls?

Yablonowitz
03-05-2007, 03:13 PM
do you have spongy balls?

I always strike out trying to hit york's spongy balls. It's hard to hit something you can't see.

HA HA HA HAHAHA HAHAHAIMADEASMALLBALLSJOKEAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAH AHAHHAH,

york707
03-05-2007, 03:18 PM
Don't try and hide behind Tom's non sequitur.

york707
03-05-2007, 03:19 PM
Or something.

TomAz
03-05-2007, 03:20 PM
it wasn't a non sequitir. it was just slightly obscure. but just slightly.

Yablonowitz
03-05-2007, 03:23 PM
When I was in elementary school, we often would go up to someone and scratch their had and say: "Ohhh my balls itch!" If York were near me right now, I'd do the same. In fact, if I do see York at the festival, I'm getting a pick of me rubbing his head.

bmack86
03-05-2007, 03:23 PM
I'm bored by the album, have to say. It's nothing special.

Yablonowitz
03-05-2007, 03:25 PM
Christ. That blows.

york707
03-05-2007, 03:32 PM
it wasn't a non sequitir. it was just slightly obscure. but just slightly.

I was talking about the force of his blows. Not what he was aiming at. but yes, I was stretching for that.

MarkO
03-05-2007, 03:33 PM
What's the name of this thread again, Mark?




It's "New Wilco Disapreciation Thread". Where is the new Wilco ??

york707
03-05-2007, 03:33 PM
Christ. That blows.

I agree with you, yabs. Whataya think of that?

jackstraw94086
03-05-2007, 03:34 PM
It's "New Wilco Disapreciation Thread". Where is the new Wilco ??

Halifax, NS

blakely
03-05-2007, 03:44 PM
banana hammock

chunk
03-05-2007, 04:11 PM
so sad to hear about the sub par impressions for the new one. and "at least thats what you said" fucking rocked in '05. maybe the highlight of the weekend for me.

schoolofruckus
03-05-2007, 04:36 PM
Yeah, unless Wilco's the best live band on the planet and their Coachella '05 performance was a step or two down from that, you guys are all smoking crack. That show was fucking great, and unlike even Yablo's modest take, I would say that was one of the highlights of the '05 fest. But then again, I'd also say that Coldplay's performance a few bands later was another highlight - my opinion and $3.00 will get you a daily bus pass.

bmack86
03-05-2007, 04:39 PM
I liked them in 05, but they killed it at the Wiltern when I saw them. Coachella show paled in comparison.

schoolofruckus
03-05-2007, 04:47 PM
I'll give you that.

york707
03-05-2007, 04:57 PM
Right. And everytime they play St. Louis, it's like a homecoming show, so they always bring it. ACL was great and the night before at Stubb's was awesome, too. I love Wilco. Coachella was good, but it was easily the most lackluster show of thiers that I've seen. I thought Arcade Fire, Spoon, Bloc Party, Secret Machines, and British Sea Power were better. SO, i guess that makes them #6, which is in the top 5%.

codytwo
03-05-2007, 04:58 PM
I am listening to the new stuff right now. The criticism is not entirely unfounded, but its still pretty good. I wouldn't say it sounds like John Mayer, though. More like Phish circa Billy Breathes.

bmack86
03-05-2007, 05:03 PM
Yeah, in comparison it's not very good. It's something to listen to in the background.

chunk
03-05-2007, 05:23 PM
Right. And everytime they play St. Louis, it's like a homecoming show, so they always bring it. ACL was great and the night before at Stubb's was awesome, too. I love Wilco. Coachella was good, but it was easily the most lackluster show of thiers that I've seen. I thought Arcade Fire, Spoon, Bloc Party, Secret Machines, and British Sea Power were better. SO, i guess that makes them #6, which is in the top 5%.

i thought arcade fire played the same time as secret machines. (my brother missed arcade fire because he was seeing sm)

Yablonowitz
03-05-2007, 05:35 PM
i thought arcade fire played the same time as secret machines. (my brother missed arcade fire because he was seeing sm)

Nope, The Secret Machines played on Saturday and (the) Arcade Fire played on Sunday.

MrAmeche
03-05-2007, 05:35 PM
i thought arcade fire played the same time as secret machines. (my brother missed arcade fire because he was seeing sm)
Secret Machines played Saturday, Arcade Fire was on Sunday.

chunk
03-05-2007, 05:37 PM
okay then. hmmm, why didnt i see secret machines?

woogie846
03-05-2007, 05:37 PM
When did this album come out?

Yablonowitz
03-05-2007, 05:41 PM
okay then. hmmm, why didnt i see secret machines?

Did you make the mistake I almost made and caught Weezer instead?

chunk
03-05-2007, 05:48 PM
i did watch the first three songs of weezer. ouch. then i roamed around for a while before coming back to see the first three songs of bauhaus and leaving again. none of this explains what that dork was doing during arcade fire.

Yablonowitz
03-05-2007, 05:53 PM
i did watch the first three songs of weezer. ouch. then i roamed around for a while before coming back to see the first three songs of bauhaus and leaving again. none of this explains what that dork was doing during arcade fire.

I think Gang of Four was playing then. That was the only other significant draw, that I remember.

Yablonowitz
03-05-2007, 06:08 PM
Also, I'm thinking this new Wilco sounds more like Josh Rouse than John Mayer, so I'm somewhat relieved by that. But...yeah...this sounds like what you'd expect from someone who alienated all of his most creative bandmates.

york707
03-05-2007, 06:30 PM
Dude. Don't hate.

wmgaretjax
03-05-2007, 07:36 PM
i like it. I think I can see how it might be considered a step back, but all the wilco albums take a couple listens for me. definately some old school r&b vibes.

PotVsKtl
03-05-2007, 08:02 PM
I actually have no idea what John Mayer sounds like but I understand he's the darling of adult contemporary so that's what I went with. There's nothing actually wrong with the album, the lyrics aren't up to par. It's all too clean and the only thing it's got going for it is three guitar panther striped jerk off triathalons. Tweedy needs to get back on the white horse stat.

full on idle
03-05-2007, 08:06 PM
You know what John Mayer sounds like. No one is that insulated from shopping malls and television shows.

wmgaretjax
03-05-2007, 08:46 PM
You know what John Mayer sounds like. No one is that insulated from shopping malls and television shows.

I have actually never heard John Mayer before. I do not watch TV (except if you include HBO shows on DVD) and have not been to a indoor mall since I was in 10th grade.

codytwo
03-05-2007, 08:49 PM
I know a girl
She puts the color inside of my world
But she's just like a maze
Where all of the walls all continually change
And I've done all I can
To stand on her steps with my heart in my hands
Now I'm starting to see
Maybe it's got nothing to do with me

Fathers, be good to your daughters
Daughters will love like you do
Girls become lovers who turn into mothers
So mothers, be good to your daughters too

full on idle
03-05-2007, 08:51 PM
Codytwo's body is a wonderland.



















































hold my hand

york707
03-11-2007, 12:32 PM
Alright, having just now listened to the only three songs I could find online of Wilco's new one, let me say, I fucking love it. WHomever claims it sounds like John Mayer can suck my lucious ball sack.

Yablonowitz
03-11-2007, 01:10 PM
They're not that lucious.

TomAz
03-11-2007, 02:35 PM
SO, i guess that makes them #6, which is in the top 5%.

You saw 120 bands at Coachella in 05?


I actually have no idea what John Mayer sounds like but I understand he's the darling of adult contemporary so that's what I went with. There's nothing actually wrong with the album, the lyrics aren't up to par. It's all too clean and the only thing it's got going for it is three guitar panther striped jerk off triathalons. Tweedy needs to get back on the white horse stat.

Sounds like it needs 10 minutes of white noise.

Yablonowitz
03-11-2007, 04:19 PM
It's a slow burner. It sounds good...quieter, more laid back. Very much a back to basics album.

Several listenings will be required to appreciate, I think. It's 10x anything John Mayer could do, though.

york707
03-11-2007, 06:01 PM
Luscious.

york707
03-11-2007, 06:01 PM
or not.

airguitarvet
03-11-2007, 06:21 PM
best thread ever

Yablonowitz
03-12-2007, 08:23 PM
I hereby renounce all disapreciation of this album.

faxman75
03-12-2007, 08:58 PM
They were boring at Coachella. But that was the only time I thought they were boring in the 8 or 9 times I've seen them.

Dead on. I found them fantastic at Street Scene the year prior and they were absotuely incredible when I saw them in Flagstaff and in Tempe then they sucked it up and were dull on at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago.

A very hit or miss live bang but when they hit it's fucking phenominal. The Tempe show had Calexico opening and they later joined Wilco on stage. Best show i've ever seen live.

TomAz
03-17-2007, 09:14 AM
This new album is really good. I see where one might be put off at first with the MOR talk but to me it sounds in the vein of Nashville Skyline. plus some of those guitar solos are amazing.

summerkid
05-16-2007, 02:39 PM
This new album is really good. I see where one might be put off at first with the MOR talk but to me it sounds in the vein of Nashville Skyline. plus some of those guitar solos are amazing.

exactly, Cline's guitar work alone is worth the price of the album not too mention that these tracks probably will go over much better in a live setting than any previous wilco material. I really want to catch them on this tour because I bet they are just going to jam.

faxman75
05-16-2007, 07:12 PM
So far it's putting me to sleep. I keep trying and trying but it's really slow. Made me want to listen to summerteeth.

TomAz
05-16-2007, 07:21 PM
exactly, Cline's guitar work alone is worth the price of the album not too mention that these tracks probably will go over much better in a live setting than any previous wilco material. I really want to catch them on this tour because I bet they are just going to jam.

ummmmmmm maybe a different verb than jam, please?

http://www.vpr.net/gfx/news/phish_pellett2.jpg

york707
05-16-2007, 07:25 PM
I think jam is exactly thbe word to use, Tom.

PineapplePete
05-16-2007, 07:39 PM
ummmmmmm maybe a different verb than jam, please?

http://www.vpr.net/gfx/news/phish_pellett2.jpg

please god no.

PineapplePete
05-16-2007, 07:39 PM
and yes the new album sucks ass

TomAz
05-16-2007, 07:41 PM
no it doesn't.



how's that for a clever retort, hmmm?

PineapplePete
05-16-2007, 07:44 PM
no it doesn't.



how's that for a clever retort, hmmm?

someone had a bad day

buddy
05-16-2007, 09:25 PM
I love the album. don't see the argument for how the ghost is born is a great album. theres some great songs on there, but front to back it's not a great one in my opinion. the new one, however, i think is their most consistent front to back album. I loved it from the start, and listened to the whole album front to back at least ten times when i got it. I don't understand why people get angry or frustrated that it isn't as experimental as the last two. I think they just great wanted to make album you can put on and listen to, and I think they did that. Not everyones cup of tea, but i enjoy it.

TomAz
05-16-2007, 09:32 PM
someone had a bad day

the gap between your synapses must be unusually large.

MonsoonSeason
05-16-2007, 09:34 PM
my brother smoked a blunt with glenn kotche and singer/songwriter/composer jon brion so wilco is a-okay in my book

also they're a great band

PineapplePete
05-16-2007, 10:27 PM
the gap between your synapses must be unusually large.

go fuck yourself.

there hows that?

TomAz
05-17-2007, 05:56 AM
that's clever.

PineapplePete
05-17-2007, 04:05 PM
that's clever.

thanks

noisemachine
05-17-2007, 04:49 PM
Damn UPS. They were supposed to deliver my Amazon shipment (which includes Sky Blue Sky) yesterday, but didnt. And now I am waiting for them today, but I need to drive back to the bay area tonight. Should I wait til they come? The order also includes Bjork-Volta and Elliott Smith- New Moon.
I need to leave soon. Damn you UPS!!

i_like_cake530
05-17-2007, 05:11 PM
It sounds like John Mayer.

and?