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    There have been extremely few times that my mind has been totally changed by seeing a band live. Even a really amazing performance doesn't make the songs better.
    I felt that way about Zappa and TMOI. I though for a long time they were just some goofy one hit (s) band. When I saw them live, esp Frank of course, I saw true musicianship. Not trying to speak for Rage: Something else helps Rage like some bands you others maybe don't like or care for. He is in a band. You just appreciate other artists even if you hate/dislike/meh on their songs in general. Enough psy... cr****
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    woah! tell me more about this zappa show you saw Canexplain!
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    I saw them a number of times but I think my fav show was here in Denver at The Family Dog. The few dayz b4 we had seen The FUGS which just fit perfect for a trippy week it ended up. We went, tripped and just figured, sure they were a fun band, but then Frank took off on the guitar. I had seen a bunch of the rock guitarist but never one so jazz infused (well cept John M when he was doing Birds of Fire). They said Jimi made love to his guitar. Not sure what I would say about Frank, but he and his guitar were one. They were sort of a precursor to bands like the FLIPS,GWAR I think, just musically better. Orange barrels, early 20's, Zappa: What more could I have asked for in those dayz. cr****
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    Quote Originally Posted by rage patton View Post
    Also, before Pitchfork reviews this album on Monday or Tuesday, my guess is 8.8 +/- 0.2.
    I imagine this thing is going to come in at a 9.0 or above. Pitchfork wouldn't have bounced Deerhunter to Friday -- not to mention doing the big cover story -- if they weren't coming in with a big score for this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miroir Noir View Post
    I imagine this thing is going to come in at a 9.0 or above. Pitchfork wouldn't have bounced Deerhunter to Friday -- not to mention doing the big cover story -- if they weren't coming in with a big score for this.
    I was originally going to say 9.0 +/- 0.2... but then I thought maybe my love for this band and the album was blinding me a bit. I wouldn't be surprised to see this score over 9 though.

    EDIT: Aaaaaaand the results are in. Silence Yourself receives 8.7 and BNM.
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    Rage on point. They really are conservative this year with those 9's it seems.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jman4321 View Post
    Rage on point. They really are conservative this year with those 9's it seems.
    Is m b v the only one so far?
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    And it's been long established that Chris hates fun.
    Quote Originally Posted by Hatinisbad View Post
    I took my niece this year and it was her first Coachella. It was so fun to see it through her eyes. She thought it felt like a magical scene from Shreck. The one where all the fairy tale creatures meet for the first time in Shreck's swamp.

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    It is. I figured that the Knife and this one could break that. I'm getting the feeling that Vampire Weekend could.
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    They'll save it for the Kanye album, or The National. Or even Random Access Memories.

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    Quote Originally Posted by suprefan View Post
    They'll save it for the Kanye album, or The National. Or even Random Access Memories.
    Probably not the National. 2 new songs released so far, and neither earning Best New Track.

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    I'd be shocked if they gave Daft a 9.0+. That's traditionally not a hype machine Pitchfork contributes to. Vampire Weekend is well on its way to a 9 with 3 for 3 on BNT for the singles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chemz View Post
    I'd be shocked if they gave Daft a 9.0+. That's traditionally not a hype machine Pitchfork contributes to. Vampire Weekend is well on its way to a 9 with 3 for 3 on BNT for the singles.
    They put Discovery as their #3 album for the 2000's.
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    And it's been long established that Chris hates fun.
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    I took my niece this year and it was her first Coachella. It was so fun to see it through her eyes. She thought it felt like a magical scene from Shreck. The one where all the fairy tale creatures meet for the first time in Shreck's swamp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chemz View Post
    Vampire Weekend is well on its way to a 9 with 3 for 3 on BNT for the singles.
    Diane Young got BNT?? LOL
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    Haha you are right, thought about that as I was listening to the album last night. Silly me. And after a few spins I'd be shocked if they gave it a 9+. It's a fine album but it's nothing amazingly transcendent.

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    I thought the tunes on this album were just fine. They weren't the best tunes I've ever heard, but every tune was enjoyable. All the tunes in order made for a solid album of tunes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HotHamWater View Post
    I thought the tunes on this album were just fine. They weren't the best tunes I've ever heard, but every tune was enjoyable. All the tunes in order made for a solid album of tunes.
    Thank you for your insightful look at the tunes that make up this album, Tommy. I certainly agree with the part where you claim that all of the tunes in order make for a solid album of tunes.
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    I took my niece this year and it was her first Coachella. It was so fun to see it through her eyes. She thought it felt like a magical scene from Shreck. The one where all the fairy tale creatures meet for the first time in Shreck's swamp.

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    I listened to this last night. They certainly have a lot of energy. I don't know. I'll listen to it again on better headphones while air-punching things and make my final decision.

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    Check out Sleeping is Giving in for great mixes and other cool stuff

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    Replay of last night


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    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    I listened to this last night. They certainly have a lot of energy. I don't know. I'll listen to it again on better headphones while air-punching things and make my final decision.
    Please do! We can't wait for you to post some pictures of you air-punching to Savages "City's Full." Yea that's my pick. Deal with it Cara

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    Haha, never thought I'd see the day when Thurston would give Tegan & Sara props...

    What do you make of current indie rock, like Vampire Weekend, The National or Spoon?

    I'm totally open to it. I give a listen here or there. But I don't have much to say about it. Vampire Weekend just made a record that everyone says is great, and I'm really glad to hear that! [Laughs] But I don't know their music that well. I heard their first record and thought it was kind of interesting. But I tend to go for much more outsider kind of sounds and approaches. The band that made me think they had it going on was this all-girl band from London called Savages. I saw a couple of their gigs and totally dug it. It hit a lot of the marks that have always resonated with me the early Rough Trade sound, Joy Division, early Swell Maps.

    And I'm a sucker for Tegan and Sara. Chelsea Light Moving opened for them at SXSW this year and I was like, "Wow, all these young chicks here to see us." And as we played, they were all looking at their phones and I thought, "This is the most disinterested audience I've ever played for in my life." Then Tegan and Sara came out and destroyed the place. The audience put their phones down and sang along on every song. I have nothing but respect for any band that does that.
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    Help me decide what to wear to the show I'm going to tonight, everyone. I'll post pics of my six different potential outfits in a second.
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    Enjoyed Savages at their Primavera sets, but still not a fan of the album. Hard to capture that energy. Pretty essential live.
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    well, for all intensive porpoises it is, will sell out within seconds tomorrow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofhal View Post
    Enjoyed Savages at their Primavera sets, but still not a fan of the album. Hard to capture that energy. Pretty essential live.
    I only saw their set on the Pitchfork stage. Did they play another one somewhere?

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    Yes - Porto.
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    well, for all intensive porpoises it is, will sell out within seconds tomorrow.
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    oh right. I was thinking another venue in Barcelona.

    my mistake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofhal View Post
    Enjoyed Savages at their Primavera sets, but still not a fan of the album. Hard to capture that energy. Pretty essential live.
    Yep. They already sold out Webster Hall in July! Coming back here in September for a headlining show at Terminal 5 in less than a year after making their NYC debut....pretty impressive.

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    And now theyre supporting queens of the stone age on their fall tour, damn.

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    Help me decide what to wear to the show I'm going to tonight, everyone. I'll post pics of my six different potential outfits in a second.
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    What is it about a band you love unconditionally that makes you adore them? Otherwise I'm going to just rip all over your shitty taste in bad bands.

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