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    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    Wesley Willis

    Fuck, I just saw this. I loved him so much. I also never got to see him, though I had opportunities. opportunities SQUANDERED.

    His stuff with The Fiasco, an actual band, was so great.

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    9/18/14 Neutral Milk Hotel - Hollywood Bowl

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    Blue Orchids. Listening to The Fall radio on last.fm, apparently it's the band Martin formed after leaving.
    7/31 - Hamilton Leithauser - Echo
    8/06 - Herbie Hancock - Hollywood Bowl (?)
    8/07 - Haim - Wiltern (?)
    8/08 - Spoon - Hollywood Forever
    8/10 - Paul McCartney - Dodger Stadium


    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    I finally made it through a listen of Sun Kil Moon - Benji and had put it on maybe 4 times til I could finally feel mentally like, "just fuck it just let this guy blabber on" while I'm doing paperwork .
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    Cherry Red did a nice comp of their stuff that is a good overview. I forget the name.

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    You should make sure to listen to Marc Riley & The Creepers as well. I'll bust out some specific recs later.
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    Thanks for giving us the opportunity to not give a fuck again.

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    Please do!
    7/31 - Hamilton Leithauser - Echo
    8/06 - Herbie Hancock - Hollywood Bowl (?)
    8/07 - Haim - Wiltern (?)
    8/08 - Spoon - Hollywood Forever
    8/10 - Paul McCartney - Dodger Stadium


    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    I finally made it through a listen of Sun Kil Moon - Benji and had put it on maybe 4 times til I could finally feel mentally like, "just fuck it just let this guy blabber on" while I'm doing paperwork .
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    Shrimp Boat

    Pemberton (7/18-20) ~ FYF (8/22-23)

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    Embryo
    7/31 - Hamilton Leithauser - Echo
    8/06 - Herbie Hancock - Hollywood Bowl (?)
    8/07 - Haim - Wiltern (?)
    8/08 - Spoon - Hollywood Forever
    8/10 - Paul McCartney - Dodger Stadium


    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    I finally made it through a listen of Sun Kil Moon - Benji and had put it on maybe 4 times til I could finally feel mentally like, "just fuck it just let this guy blabber on" while I'm doing paperwork .
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    Also, Gong
    7/31 - Hamilton Leithauser - Echo
    8/06 - Herbie Hancock - Hollywood Bowl (?)
    8/07 - Haim - Wiltern (?)
    8/08 - Spoon - Hollywood Forever
    8/10 - Paul McCartney - Dodger Stadium


    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    I finally made it through a listen of Sun Kil Moon - Benji and had put it on maybe 4 times til I could finally feel mentally like, "just fuck it just let this guy blabber on" while I'm doing paperwork .
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    The Human League, and more specifically albums other than Dare!
    Quote Originally Posted by roberto73 View Post
    I'd contribute to this discussion but I'm still busy reminiscing about the halcyon days of punk. You know, the mid-90s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by knytt View Post
    Shrimp Boat
    Wow, I hadn't listened to Shrimp Boat in awhile. Duende was my intro, but Cavale works just as well.

    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    Also, Gong
    My intro was based on Allmusic's recommendation of Camembert Electrique. Some of their records are awesome, but they also get all new-agey and shit, which isn't really my thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nosurprises12 View Post
    The Human League, and more specifically albums other than Dare!
    Honestly, a singles comp. Dare is such a fucking great album though, and it will be reissued in April with the nearly-as-good Fascination! ep and assorted era-appropriate miscellany.
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    It's hard to argue with that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nosurprises12 View Post
    The Human League, and more specifically albums other than Dare!
    Their first two albums are some divinely sinister leaning synth pop and contains some of my favorite songs of the genre. Although, there's only really one album's worth of good songs between the two, but get them anyway. Reproduction and Travelogue.
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    Thanks for giving us the opportunity to not give a fuck again.

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    Madness
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    Women just obviously can't write creative music. They're all ripping off the Beatles, who were men. Duh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miroir Noir View Post
    Honestly, a singles comp. Dare is such a fucking great album though, and it will be reissued in April with the nearly-as-good Fascination! ep and assorted era-appropriate miscellany.
    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    Their first two albums are some divinely sinister leaning synth pop and contains some of my favorite songs of the genre. Although, there's only really one album's worth of good songs between the two, but get them anyway. Reproduction and Travelogue.
    Thanks for these recommendations, guys - I just now noticed them. I almost bought a used vinyl copy of Fascination! at Amoeba the other day but decided against it, so maybe I'll check to see if it's still there.
    Quote Originally Posted by roberto73 View Post
    I'd contribute to this discussion but I'm still busy reminiscing about the halcyon days of punk. You know, the mid-90s.

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    Machester Orchestra, please. Are they good?

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    No. Despite what the djs on fm 94.9 say.
    7/31 - Hamilton Leithauser - Echo
    8/06 - Herbie Hancock - Hollywood Bowl (?)
    8/07 - Haim - Wiltern (?)
    8/08 - Spoon - Hollywood Forever
    8/10 - Paul McCartney - Dodger Stadium


    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    I finally made it through a listen of Sun Kil Moon - Benji and had put it on maybe 4 times til I could finally feel mentally like, "just fuck it just let this guy blabber on" while I'm doing paperwork .
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    Machester Orchestra, please. Are they good?
    They are good, if you are into that sort of thing. I find them fun but thats about it. Mean Everything to Nothing is their best album imo.

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    For sure. I'll check some stuff out see if I dig.

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    Madness
    I've only heard One Step Beyond, but I really liked it.
    We're here to play some Mississippi Delta Blues. We're in a horrible depression, and I gotta admit - we're starting to like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ods.. View Post
    For sure. I'll check some stuff out see if I dig.
    Yeah, you may like it. I can attest that they are pretty good live too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ods.. View Post
    For sure. I'll check some stuff out see if I dig.
    Definitely check them out! I quite like all 3 albums, and they're VERY good live.
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    Pulp
    Quote Originally Posted by shakermaker113 View Post
    Pulp -> Different Class.
    For what it's worth, I didn't take to Different Class but really enjoyed This Is Hardcore.

    NIN/Soundgarden/ - 8/14 - Austin 360
    Woods - 8/20 - Holy Mountain
    Jamie xx - 8/27 - The Mohawk
    Little Dragon - 8/31 - Moody Theater
    Ty Segall - 9/5 - The Mohawk
    Seth Troxler - 9/5 - Vulcan Gas Company
    Black Lips/King Khan & BBQ Show - 9/12 - J. Lorraine Ghost Town

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    I still think you have to start with Different Class.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bballarl View Post
    I still think you have to start with Different Class.
    Sure, sure. I was just pointing out that he shouldn't give up on the band if he wasn't feeling Different Class.

    NIN/Soundgarden/ - 8/14 - Austin 360
    Woods - 8/20 - Holy Mountain
    Jamie xx - 8/27 - The Mohawk
    Little Dragon - 8/31 - Moody Theater
    Ty Segall - 9/5 - The Mohawk
    Seth Troxler - 9/5 - Vulcan Gas Company
    Black Lips/King Khan & BBQ Show - 9/12 - J. Lorraine Ghost Town

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    Totally agree.

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    I can't listen to Pulp right now. Not until I secure a ticket for the Pomona show on Friday. If I get all excited about them but then get shut out it'll be too painful.
    7/31 - Hamilton Leithauser - Echo
    8/06 - Herbie Hancock - Hollywood Bowl (?)
    8/07 - Haim - Wiltern (?)
    8/08 - Spoon - Hollywood Forever
    8/10 - Paul McCartney - Dodger Stadium


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    Bongzilla
    7/31 - Hamilton Leithauser - Echo
    8/06 - Herbie Hancock - Hollywood Bowl (?)
    8/07 - Haim - Wiltern (?)
    8/08 - Spoon - Hollywood Forever
    8/10 - Paul McCartney - Dodger Stadium


    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    I finally made it through a listen of Sun Kil Moon - Benji and had put it on maybe 4 times til I could finally feel mentally like, "just fuck it just let this guy blabber on" while I'm doing paperwork .
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    Om please
    7/31 - Hamilton Leithauser - Echo
    8/06 - Herbie Hancock - Hollywood Bowl (?)
    8/07 - Haim - Wiltern (?)
    8/08 - Spoon - Hollywood Forever
    8/10 - Paul McCartney - Dodger Stadium


    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    I finally made it through a listen of Sun Kil Moon - Benji and had put it on maybe 4 times til I could finally feel mentally like, "just fuck it just let this guy blabber on" while I'm doing paperwork .
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    since all the talk for them in '13... Pearl Jam anyone? I've never properly listened to them besides their obvious hits..

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