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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Sometime in the 70s or 80s Deutsche Grammophon did a multi-disc, multi-volume series for the Beethoven Bicentennial Series and they absolutely slay. I have vols. I-IV & VIII. I really need to pull...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Sounds to me like your speaker always blew.

    EDIT: And maybe I need to cross-post this in the 70s thread, but I found I copy of Third by Soft Machine. Holy shit this is crazy stuff.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    T. Rex - The Slider
    Millie Jackson - Caught Up
    Bessie Smith - Bessie Smith Story Vol. 3
    Flying Lotus - You're Dead
    Doug Sahm - And Band
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    Sticky: Re: Stagecoach 2015

    Dude, a boozy RV with family is obviously the way to go. No endorsement needed.
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    Re: Gimme Indie Rock

    I've heard of some of the bands, yeah, but not any of these individual albums. Never listened to much indie rock.
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    Re: Gimme Indie Rock

    Wonderful. I have heard literally none of these.
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    Sticky: Re: Stagecoach 2015

    God, how could he not know this? What a doofus. Spooks is officially now the board's new resident expert on everything.
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    Tom, they were SO good. Set of the weekend for me. Did some of the Bill Broonzy covers and then threw in some James Brown for good measure. I'd never realized just what a great singer Phil is. And...
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    Sticky: Re: Stagecoach 2015

    Barring the top lines each day, this is a pretty solid lineup.
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    Another great year for the fest, I had a wonderful time. Alvin Brothers were quite fantastic, I'm really happy I saw that. Ryan Adams was cool and funny but kind of so so overall. Carlene Carter...
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    1. Phil Alvin & Dave Alvin and the Guilty Ones
    2. Mavis Staples
    3. Robert Earl Keen
    4. Carlene Carter
    5. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
    6. Day drinking with my dad
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    Cara, after you left Robert Earl Keen's set got suuuuuper jammy. And then he pulled out the Dead cover we were talking about needing. Holy shit. I haven't danced that hard in a really, really long...
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    The kids concert was an unholy clusterfuck of fail this year. Two half-hour sets of music, which were good, and then almost two hours clearing them out. Jesus. We got a super spot for the Alvin...
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    My dad and I will be setting up our spot in the shade at Star tomorrow. Cara & Zack, this is where we met last year if you remember. Left of stage in that bank of trees. Come find us.
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    Yet.

    And yes to everything John said regarding stage-hopping. I plan on seeing even more stuff than I listed. This is world class roots music for free. I can deal. It's a pain at times but there's...
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    No way. Not at this fest. Headlining spots are reserved for folks the grey hair demographic are into. See: Flatlanders, Emmylou, Steve Earle, etc. Not that I don't dig those bands, too, but Deltron...
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    This is likely the only time I will ever agree with you.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    That makes a lot of sense.

    I also picked up a few albums:

    Aphex Twin - Syro
    Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five - Greatest Hits
    Parliament - Mothership Connection
    Les McCann and Eddie Harris -...
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    Yeah, they were stellar last year at Independent.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Do you have a car? I'll even drive you home afterwards so you don't have to lug records back to the Mission.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    How's this weekend work for you? I'm free after 3 today & tomorrow. Send me a message on here or FB and we'll work something out.
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    I didn't really participate in the 60s thread, this is more challenging than anticipated.

    1970
    George Harrison - All Things Must Pass
    Black Sabbath - S/T (or Paranoid, depending on the day)...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I feel the same way you do. It's crazy, man, I had about 10,000 classical records I ended up having to donate because none of the hardcore classical buyers wanted them. They turn their noses up at...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Nearly every classical collector I have come across lives and dies for Stereo. Very particular about which releases they buy.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Stereo, I hope?
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    One of the most underrated live rock albums ever recorded.

    http://vinylzart.com/shop/images/P/AlbumCovers-J.GeilsBand-FullHouse(1972).jpg

    Forget their turn in the late-70s and 80s as hit...
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    Re: New Aphex Twin Album: SYRO

    Damn it, Erik, you know that's sarcasm. It's pretty well established that Spooks is full of shit on just about everything.

    EDIT: New record is great. Bryan's summation is spot-on. I really dig it...
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    Re: New Aphex Twin Album: SYRO

    Aphex Twin, always.
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    Re: New Aphex Twin Album: SYRO

    I don't see her digging on U2. Ever.

    And Spooks just confirmed Aphex for Coachella. Noted. I wish I could see him do a proper DJ set like the one mentioned in the interview: 5 hours of him...
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    No no, we listened to the Dramatics - "Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get." Smooooth ass ghetto funk.
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    Funk was almost always a singles game. But "Back Stabbers" by the O'Jays is fantastic. The Ohio Players had a few I'd strongly consider as well. I'd put the first Curtis Mayfield solo LP up there...
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    Re: Old Bootlegs Request

    Lossless tape of Leftfield 2011, pleeeaaase.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Aphex Twin - SAW 85-92
    Robert Johnson - King of the Delta Blues Singers Vol. 2
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    Selling records has really, really opened my eyes to a lot of artists I had summarily dismissed as trash or would have never, ever listened to under different circumstances (see: Rundgren, 70s Herbie...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Edward, I saw an article about that a couple months back. Super super cool shit.
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    Football jerseys and coke.
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    Off-the-top favorites:

    All Things Must Pass
    Blood on the Tracks
    Desire
    Meddle -> Animals
    Fillmore East
    The Payback
    Exile
    Will the Circle Be Unbroken
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    That Marshall Tucker album really is great. Their first couple are really, really good. Things start getting a little stale & cheesy by the mid-70s but those first few really rip.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I was just on bleep pre-ordering the new Aphex Twin album and they have vinyl copies of SAW 85-92 for sale at $24.99. Just putting it out there ...
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    Oh that's right, we did listen to the back half of the Dead at the Family Dog.
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    Re: Mildly Inconvenient At Several Speeds

    Really? Shit. We've had our's for about a year and it still works great. A couple times, though, I've had to remove scraps of paper wedged in the suction tube.
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    Re: Mildly Inconvenient At Several Speeds

    We have a cordless Hoover that we're really quite happy with. Probably cost around $80.
  44. Re: Hey. Wanna Come Over and Listen to Music aka The Bay Area Record Club Thread

    Hahaha, awesome!

    Thanks for coming by everyone, those who didn't come missed a good one. We drank a whole lot of beer, too, we could probably list that as well.

    Let's see ... here's what I...
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    Re: Believe in the Steve - JustSteve

    Excellent. Thanks Randy. And yeah, good on you for leading the charge on this.
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    Re: Believe in the Steve - JustSteve

    Done.

    Does anyone have contact info? I'll literally buy them groceries or do whatever they need a hand with. I'm in the general area and am very mobile should they need errands done. Give them...
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    Re: Believe in the Steve - JustSteve

    Hell yeah, Steve.

    I'm right up the road in the city if you guys need us to take care of anything or help out in any way with errands and whatnot.
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    Did you get Cara's informative welcome e-mail? It was rather informative. We'll get you a copy.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Killer boots, man!
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    I didn't see him either, maybe an add? I thought he was awful a few years ago, though. I actually left. 2010, I think.
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