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faxman75
05-01-2012, 01:26 PM
Does anyone have any interest in this? I can certainly host as I have plenty of couch seating and a record player. I was thinking it might be a cool thing to do on First Fridays. My apartment has multiple galleries and it's a pretty festive atmosphere on First Fridays so outside of records there will be wandering to look at art, a band is always in the parking lot and i'm just across the street from Bikini as well.

amyzzz
05-01-2012, 01:29 PM
That sounds pretty fun.

Somewhat Damaged
05-01-2012, 01:50 PM
Would give us a reason to play the Velvet Underground, Portishead, & Depeche Mode LPs we bought last year and have never listened to.

faxman75
05-01-2012, 03:40 PM
Also, what time would be good for everyone? 6:00PM?

amyzzz
05-01-2012, 03:41 PM
6:15.

Somewhat Damaged
05-01-2012, 03:45 PM
6:26, if we're being precise.

downingthief
05-01-2012, 03:49 PM
I would be in, but will be in Vegas this weekend...interested going forward, though.

insbordnat
05-02-2012, 07:22 AM
I'd be in. I realize I have yet to emerge at any of the meetups, but if the invite is open I wouldn't mind participating. This month would be out though, I'm in Vegas.

faxman75
05-02-2012, 09:11 AM
You are welcome to join insbordnat.

Anyone else interested in this Friday at 6:30? Either way i'm still down, even if it's just a couple of us this first month.

Somewhat Damaged
05-02-2012, 09:22 AM
Oh, just realized a snag: new kickboxing schedule is Monday, Wednesday, & Friday. That's also going to keep me from attending Tennis at the Crescent. We might show up early but wouldn't be able to drink or stay very long.

amyzzz
05-02-2012, 10:15 AM
Do you have any particular music genre in mind for records to bring? I will have to bring records in with me to work.

Mr. Dylanja
05-02-2012, 10:53 AM
I'm bringing 2 Live Crew and Cannibal Corpse.

faxman75
05-02-2012, 12:38 PM
Do you have any particular music genre in mind for records to bring? I will have to bring records in with me to work.

Good questoin. Maybe we can have a theme each month.

Rick, what do you guys think about starting later? What time might work for you guys after kick boxing? I don't minde the sweat on my couch heh.

Somewhat Damaged
05-02-2012, 03:06 PM
Kickboxing is 8 to 9, that's why going for a bit around 6:30 is possible. Doing anything afterward isn't going to happen. We're exhausted after each class.

captncrzy
05-02-2012, 06:34 PM
I would be in, but will be in Vegas this weekend...interested going forward, though.


I'd be in. I realize I have yet to emerge at any of the meetups, but if the invite is open I wouldn't mind participating. This month would be out though, I'm in Vegas.

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chairmenmeow47
05-02-2012, 06:43 PM
I'm bringing 2 Live Crew

LET ME SEE YOU TOUCH THE GROUND

captncrzy
05-02-2012, 09:36 PM
Ok turns out that kickboxing on Friday is from 630-730 so yay! We will be there around 830. I'm bringing a classic.

faxman75
05-03-2012, 07:57 AM
ooh a double classic! Glad to hear you you will be able to make it!

amyzzz
05-03-2012, 12:58 PM
I get off at 6 and have to eat first so probably sometime after 6:30 for me.

edit: can you either PM me or facebook message your address, Mark?

faxman75
05-03-2012, 01:40 PM
yes I can. Anyone else who needs my address and wants to join feel free to PM me.

faxman75
05-03-2012, 02:45 PM
Theme for week 1 is free for all. Anything goes!

greghead
05-03-2012, 09:03 PM
Is this really happening? Hell yeah. I support this venture.

mountmccabe
05-04-2012, 09:07 AM
Theme for week 1 is free for all. Anything goes!

7275

amyzzz
05-04-2012, 09:17 AM
I've brought a bunch of 90' s 7" singles with me to work! See you tonight.

captncrzy
05-04-2012, 09:32 AM
Who is coming to this thing tonight?

amyzzz
05-04-2012, 09:43 AM
Me, you, and Rick (and Mark, duh). Right? Anyone else?

Somewhat Damaged
05-04-2012, 10:12 AM
Amy, check your PMs, please.

faxman75
05-04-2012, 11:46 AM
Me, you, and Rick (and Mark, duh). Right? Anyone else?

Yes, this is what we have.

locachica73
05-04-2012, 11:59 AM
I might try to make it in future months... do I have to own a record to just come hang out? If so I may have to find a zia.

faxman75
05-04-2012, 12:18 PM
You don't have to own a record but once we start themes it might be fun to hit up goodwills and used stores for something that fits. You are welcome to just come hang out and listen too. Next First Friday is June 1st but if that doesn't work for people we can choose a different day. I chose first friday because there will be things to do before and after record club as well.

amyzzz
05-04-2012, 12:31 PM
I'm bringing hard raspberry lemonade. I'm very slowly trying to acclimate myself to alcohol, so I'm not such a dork. And bringing 7" singles!

locachica73
05-04-2012, 12:31 PM
It's official, peer pressure has finally turned amy into a lush! ;)

amyzzz
05-04-2012, 02:49 PM
If drinking one hard cranberry lemonade every night this week after work makes me a lush, I'll take it!

captncrzy
05-04-2012, 02:56 PM
Rick just picked up a six pack of Summer Solstice. Excite.

faxman75
05-04-2012, 03:35 PM
Sounds good. I look forward to seeing you guys this evening!

Somewhat Damaged
05-04-2012, 03:39 PM
You don't have to own a record but once we start themes it might be fun to hit up goodwills and used stores for something that fits. You are welcome to just come hang out and listen too. Next First Friday is June 1st but if that doesn't work for people we can choose a different day. I chose first friday because there will be things to do before and after record club as well.

I'll be flying in from Georgia on 6/1, so I don't know how enthusiastic I'll be to attend that night. I'll also be losing 3 hours, so 7pm will feel like 10pm.


If drinking one hard cranberry lemonade every night this week after work makes me a lush, I'll take it!

You've drank more than me & Jen combined this week, Amy. I think we need to hold an intervention.

faxman75
05-04-2012, 05:37 PM
We'll see how well it goes having it on First Friday. I was just informed that instead of the band playing in the front parking lot facing grand, a DJ will be spinning in the courtyard just steps from my living room door. Hopefully he's at least good.

7278

amyzzz
05-04-2012, 05:50 PM
When does that start? Will there be room for me to park in your lot?

faxman75
05-05-2012, 01:00 AM
I'm here to declare success. Thanks for coming that was fun.

We heard some Velvet Underground, Depeche Mode, Suger Cubes, Catherine Wheele and Charles Bradley. Dranks some booze with some silent video of planets and nature in the background of the music and closed it out with some darts.

JustSteve
05-05-2012, 10:08 AM
happy sensations.

Gribbz
05-05-2012, 11:31 AM
Who brought Charles Bradley?

faxman75
05-05-2012, 07:53 PM
I own it.

faxman75
05-05-2012, 07:59 PM
I propose Friday June 8th or Saturday June 9th for the next Record Club. Which works best for most of you?

Gribbz
05-05-2012, 08:09 PM
I own it.

Good man. I can't wait to see him at the Gorge.

amyzzz
05-07-2012, 12:10 PM
happy sensations.hahaha Jen told.

Douchey.McDouche.Douche.
05-07-2012, 05:05 PM
i'm very interested in this haha, sounds like it would so much fun! am i invited to join?

faxman75
05-08-2012, 08:21 AM
happy sensations.

THIS.

faxman75
05-08-2012, 08:22 AM
i'm very interested in this haha, sounds like it would so much fun! am i invited to join?

With a name like that? I don't know. You'll have to go through a screening process and a few rounds of approval.

JoeCthulhu
05-09-2012, 04:57 PM
I'm sorry I missed this. It sounds like a lot of fun, and an excuse to get all my old lps back down from Payson.

amyzzz
05-23-2012, 04:22 PM
Mark, are we doing this again?

faxman75
05-23-2012, 04:57 PM
Yes but I think we have to pick a different day this time. How does June 8th or 9th sound to people?

captncrzy
05-23-2012, 08:16 PM
I think we're open

Mr. Dylanja
05-24-2012, 11:28 AM
I'd bring my NIN records, but I wouldn't want to put Jen to sleep.

amyzzz
05-24-2012, 12:07 PM
Ah, I'm out. I'll be in Utah visiting my mother-in-law. You can bring Fever Ray that day or something.

Somewhat Damaged
05-24-2012, 12:19 PM
If only we had a Fever Ray vinyl. My vote is for the Saturday.

faxman75
05-25-2012, 07:49 AM
I just realized that weekend might not work for me either. Lets put it to a vote. Anyone who is interested in Record Club, which day works best for most of you.

JUNE 16TH
JUNE 23RD
JUNE 30TH

Pick one. We will say 6PM.

captncrzy
05-25-2012, 08:36 AM
I those are all fine for us.

faxman75
05-25-2012, 12:53 PM
I posted in the Phoenix thread too.

TomAz
05-25-2012, 01:08 PM
Do you people listen to actual vinyl records?

If so, why?

faxman75
05-25-2012, 01:15 PM
We do. I started collecting vinyl last year when I started missing something tangible for music. I used to have a large cassette collection that I replaced with CD's and then I lost that collection and went several years with just digital music. I have found listening to music on vinyl to be more intimate and I am much more attentive to it by listening this way as well. It's also fun to have people over and bring over different music. Drinking, sharing conversation and music is pretty fun.

locachica73
05-25-2012, 01:19 PM
I don't have a preference on a day but I am going to try to make it to the next one. I need to expand my music knowledge and stop playing poker all the time, the tables have not been nice to me lately. :(

TomAz
05-25-2012, 01:19 PM
I agree that drinking and sharing conversation and music is fun. I just don't get the vinyl fetish. (fade in old folks music). I grew up with vinyl records, that's all we really had (8 tracks don't count) when I was a teenager, and even in the cassette era I bought vinyl and then just taped to blanks. I was quite pleased when CDs came along and am now even more pleased that I don't have to deal with anything tangible at all. I doubt you see much vinyl nostalgia from people who remember when that was the only choice. Borrowed nostalgia for the unremembered 70s. (fade out old folks music).

TomAz
05-25-2012, 01:27 PM
It's like, hey, let's bring back really bad lip syncing, not for a joke but because we really like it.

_50-gOeBilc

chairmenmeow47
05-25-2012, 08:18 PM
i agree with tom. i don't own vinyl, but i'd raid my mom's collection if i ever came. i'd like to see your new place mark and pick up the lunchbox :)

amyzzz
05-25-2012, 09:03 PM
16th for me.

faxman75
05-29-2012, 09:09 AM
Saturday June 16th @ 6PM!

Tom, you should come and lip sync! Not because it would be bad but because we would love it!

captncrzy
05-29-2012, 12:03 PM
Man, I hope your next door neighbor is watching porn with the blinds open again.

faxman75
05-29-2012, 04:56 PM
If he is I have some "Happy Sensations" you can offer him.

Timestretch
05-29-2012, 08:32 PM
Man, I hope your next door neighbor is watching porn with the blinds open again.

Wasn't there a First Friday event there also? So lots of people potentially saw this. Hilarious.

greghead
06-04-2012, 06:18 AM
It's like, hey, let's bring back really bad lip syncing, not for a joke but because we really like it.

_50-gOeBilc


Sure, just so long as it sounds better, you know, like vinyl does.


EDIT: and for what it's worth, my record club is not strictly vinyl, I encourage people to bring all formats. But calling it the Bay Area CD Club or Bay Area MP3 Club, is designating a specific playback medium. Records =/= LPs. Calling it a "record club" signifies that we will be playing albums, or "records," in any format.

amyzzz
06-04-2012, 08:09 AM
Ok I'm an idiot. I forgot I have to drive back to Utah that weekend to pick up my kids, so I'm out. Sorry.

Timestretch
06-06-2012, 05:09 AM
Faxl, let me play at your party!!! Can we (meaning you) pick themes for the week/month. I'd be down for a cowpunk/altpunk week since I love the Meat Puppets, but don't listen much beyond them in that genre and would like to hear more stuff from other people. It seems to fit the hotness that is coming in July. A late 80s early 90s week would also be cool just to go down memory lane of KUKQ songs that a lot of us grew up on. Wouldn't mind listening to Material Issue Ocean Blue or Violator with you kids. Seriously, a few hours of alt 90s singles followed by an album in its entirety (Violator, God Fodder, Copper Blue, Bandwagonesque....). That would be cool. And then maybe another time for everyone to show off new music.

Up on the Sun where it never rains or snows!!!!

TomAz
06-06-2012, 05:54 AM
Cowpunk, you say?

http://www.coachella.com/forum/showthread.php?42478-Primer-10-Essential-Albums&p=1856363&viewfull=1#post1856363

faxman75
06-06-2012, 09:35 AM
I do not own any cowpunk but I wouldn't mind an education in it. It seems Tom should come and be part of this since he has covered this genre. I have a record player and a CD player however I do not have an MP3 plug in on my stereo. Late 80's early 90's would be great considering I mostly listened exclusively to hair metal during that period but I got into it in the early 90's and listened back. I do love me some Material Issue, Sugarcubes and Suzanne Vega though heh. I'm pretty familiar with that era actually and i'm down for whatever. I have NIN Pretty Hate Machine, Tori Amos Under the Pink, Smashing Pumpkins Gish and a couple of others.

Timestretch
06-08-2012, 03:37 AM
Cowpunk, you say?

http://www.coachella.com/forum/showthread.php?42478-Primer-10-Essential-Albums&p=1856363&viewfull=1#post1856363

I like how you just have this ready for my somewhat random request. Well done! I'll definitely spend some time with these albums. It's a good style of music to listen to while sitting outside in the sun drinking cheap bottles of wine. I've only heard of the Beat Farmers, but I've never listened to them.


I mostly listened exclusively to hair metal during that period but I got into it in the early 90's and listened back.

Fly High Michelle, buddy. I'm into plenty of hair metal and occasionally make my way to shows at Club Red. Faster Pussycat has been consistently good. I was drunk listening to 90s stuff when I posted the other night: Specifically, Sugarcubes Life's Too Good. Not a consistent album, but lots of classic songs. But I'm feeling bands from that era lately.

faxman75
06-10-2012, 10:18 AM
Faster Pussycat was definitely a favorite back then as was L.A. Guns. I had Life's Too Good on cassette and listened to it often.

captncrzy
06-12-2012, 10:11 PM
So the 16th? Who all is going

faxman75
06-13-2012, 09:23 AM
I'm in!

locachica73
06-13-2012, 09:29 AM
I had planned to make it to this one but I am going to be hanging by the beach instead. Have a great time, I hope to make the next one. :)

Somewhat Damaged
06-14-2012, 02:42 PM
Glad I popped in here to remind myself to save some vodka for the weekend. I know Amy & Audra are out -- who's actually in, besides Mark, Jen, and me?

faxman75
06-15-2012, 06:58 AM
Do we want to push it out a couple of weeks because it's only a couple of us (though we did do it last time with just a couple) or should we still do it?

captncrzy
06-15-2012, 08:08 AM
Wow, everyone's lame. Totally up to you...

amyzzz
06-15-2012, 10:36 AM
I can do it June 23rd or June 29th or 30th. I'm sorry about this weekend. :( I'm going to be in hell driving back and forth from Salt Lake City. Believe me, I'd rather listen to records with you all. Last time was fun.

faxman75
06-15-2012, 10:37 AM
Timestreatch is in. I say we do it. If it's ok with you guys can we push it back to 7:00pm? I will be at Connor's birthday party until probably 5 or so and would like to clean up a tad and shower. Feel free to bring any beer or booze, I have some but not as much as usual and no time for a total wine trip ha ha.


So just to keep this organized.

Record Club @ Oasis on Grand 1501 Grand Ave. #115

Tomorrow Saturday June 16th @ 7PM

Proposed date for next record club/faxy b-day (I will be out of town the next two weekends)
Saturday July 14th @ 6PM-(discuss/based on interest)

amyzzz
06-15-2012, 10:39 AM
I'll be on a plane coming back from Indiana on July 14th. No go for me.

Timestretch
06-15-2012, 05:38 PM
Tomorrow Saturday June 16th @ 7PM


sounds good

faxman75
06-16-2012, 05:35 PM
FYI there will be a few others there so it will be a good gathering. Feel free to bring whatever you like. I don't have any snacks but I have beer, wine, vodka and some mixers.

faxman75
06-17-2012, 03:31 PM
Good times everyone and thanks for coming by Rick, Jen and Mark!

Japandroids
Depeche Mode
Prince
Charles Bradley
Cheap Trick
and many more were played. Good booze, company and music.

Somewhat Damaged
06-17-2012, 06:23 PM
Had a good time last night. Thanks for hosting! Nice getting to chat with you so much, Mark (Timestretch).

captncrzy
06-17-2012, 06:59 PM
Also, sorry about the racism. Drunk Jen was out in full force.

Timestretch
06-18-2012, 02:59 AM
Definitely had a good time and also enjoyed the conversations and music! Thanks for hosting, Fax. I like your place.

Mr. Dylanja
06-18-2012, 12:24 PM
How late did the party go til?

faxman75
06-18-2012, 12:29 PM
No clue on that one. I was up til morning with a friend but others left well before that.

faxman75
07-11-2012, 01:25 PM
Thoughts on when we should have the next one?

Friday July 27th or Saturday July 28th?

locachica73
07-11-2012, 01:30 PM
I am having a girls night on July 28th, so I vote 27th.

captncrzy
07-11-2012, 02:51 PM
We are heading up to Oakland for Fiona Apple on the 28th.

faxman75
07-11-2012, 03:08 PM
Alright so we will say Friday July 27th.

:)

Alligator Bogaloo
07-19-2012, 10:28 PM
I think I'll bring my "The Shining" soundtrack lp and either kill the mood or freak everyone out.

amyzzz
07-20-2012, 10:18 AM
I want to watch the Olympics opening ceremony that night if Underworld and Blur are performing.

captncrzy
07-20-2012, 11:59 AM
We're out. We have to go down to Tucson.

faxman75
07-20-2012, 09:17 PM
It's official! We will reschedule. :)

Timestretch
09-07-2012, 12:28 AM
Let's do this please.

faxman75
09-19-2012, 08:14 AM
Maybe sometime in October...