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  1. Thread: Resequenced.

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    Wilco's Sky Blue Sky is abysmally sequenced. This album has one of my all-time favorite Wilco songs in "Impossible Germany", but I get bored before it's halfway over. Part of it is that the album is...
  2. Thread: Resequenced.

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    I think I am keeping with my rule that it is OK and preferable to do away with "filler" songs in this exercise, but I recognize that some people will think I am outright deleting songs I just don't...
  3. Thread: Resequenced.

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    But that line is THE ONLY reason it could be a good opener. I think I was pretty clear that I fully understood WHY it was first, I just don't think it's that great of a song, from a musical...
  4. Thread: Resequenced.

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    In Utero.

    Here's what I came up with. While I appreciate the conceptual and thematic reason for opening with Serve the Servants, in reality, it's a terrible album opener. Musically, it is the most...
  5. Thread: Resequenced.

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    I wasn't feeling super revolutionary. Just tweaking it. But my gut said to move it to the back, but that would have just fucked up any other flow I developed. This way I can start on #2 and not have...
  6. Thread: Resequenced.

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    I actually think In Utero is sequenced pretty horribly other than having the absolutely correct closer (the only other acceptable alternative, in hindsight, would be I Hate Myself And Want To Die,...
  7. Thread: Resequenced.

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    I am going to break my own rules with this next one, Nevermind. As seen with Zep IV, it is tough to mess with iconic albums. Not only because a lot of them are already pretty expertly sequenced, but...
  8. Thread: Resequenced.

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    I think if you swapped Stairway with Levee but keep the rest of your tracklist, this yields solid results.
  9. Thread: Resequenced.

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    Interesting take on Led Zep 4, although I think When the Levee Breaks is a pretty solid closer.
  10. Thread: Resequenced.

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    And whoa John, crazy that you already were doing this
  11. Thread: Resequenced.

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    Thanks for all the contributions and thanks for the spotify playlist John
  12. Thread: Resequenced.

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    Resequenced.

    If you are like me, you sometimes listen to an album and for some reason it doesn't really click, even though you realize you like the songs, etc. Then it occurs to you (or maybe it was immediately...
  13. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Is Hundred Waters good live?
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    Re: Board members who make music

    Everyone that has posted music in this thread should do this: http://rpmchallenge.com/
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    Re: Board members who make music

    Some random instrumental demos I recorded in 04-06. Indie pop/rock guitar stuff.

    https://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3904713564_2.jpg
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    I thought 50% of TKID was really good, the other half was filler-ish. I barely made a minute into the second song on this new one before I was bored to tears.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    I just came on here to basically say this. I'ma big ol' Decemberists fan, but this new one does nothing for me.
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    Re: What is your favorite EP?

    Jar of Flies (including EP opener Rotten Apple) is a little too Days of the New for me. Even though it came out a few years after Sap, JOF has more of a 80's hair-metal production to it to me. Sap...
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    Re: What is your favorite EP?

    I love Sap to this day. Jar of Flies is good, but about 2 songs too long.
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Awesome - thanks for the tips. Since the client has not yet confirmed whether our meeting is on the 20th or the 23rd, the whole shebang may get pushed back a few more weeks.
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    Re: Shaky Knees Festival - Atlanta, GA

    Didn't it also rain in 2013?
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    Re: Shaky Knees Festival - Atlanta, GA

    holly balls, that lineup is right up my middle aged white guy alley.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    spotify playlist yet?
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    Re: Top 10 Shows/Sets Of 2014

    Not following the rules:

    When I first sat down to put a list of the best shows I saw this year, I knew I had seen some great shows, but in digging back through the email chains and various...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Going to Philadelphia next month. Other than the obvious historical things to do, can someone give me a rundown of the neighborhoods? When I travel for work, I typically like to go to a restaurant in...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    How THE FUCK did I not know that Murder City Devils released a new album this year?
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    not sure of any of you took advantage of this ridiculousness, but a friend booked a $248 round trip flight to Abu Dhabi (and will take a side trip to Dubai), with a 24 layover in Dublin on his way...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    Yeah dig the Budos Band - I have never heard of them before. Seems like they would be devastating live
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    Re: More evidence of the downfall of music

    Look at the statement I was responding to
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    Re: More evidence of the downfall of music

    Dude, people have been using pitchfork as an arbiter of cool or validation or whatever since at least 2002 or so
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    Re: More evidence of the downfall of music

    2014 has dominated, music-wise. seriously.
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    Re: what's next for rock and roll?

    I certainly hope not
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    Re: what's next for rock and roll?

    there are some articles about this somewhere
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    Re: Board members who make music

    So here are two short and noisy punk rock songs I recorded to 4-track in 1997. I am pretty sure I have never shared these here. If you are only familiar with Sappy or The Dive Poets, these are quite...
  35. Thread: Articles 2.0

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    Re: Articles 2.0

    http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/bud-weisser-charged-with-break-in-at-lemay-convenience-store/article_3a1daef5-8260-52e4-b2c7-2b3e04998832.html
  36. Thread: Ferguson

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    Re: Ferguson

    You are accepting the police's narrative. The issue is that that story was never able to be examined or questioned.
  37. Re: Damaged: Hardcore, Post-Hardcore, Emo & Noise Rock

    I agree with you on DK, but the EP-era black flag is really the ONLY black flag I like. Hank is the problem, for me.
  38. Thread: Ferguson

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    Re: Ferguson

    Bob McCulloch prosecuted Axl Rose for inciting a riot...
  39. Thread: Ferguson

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    I have no idea if Wilson was guilty of a crime (nobody does, no matter how loudly they yell otherwise), but this article accurately describes my feelings and frustrations with the process:...
  40. Thread: Ferguson

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    Which is why roughly 0% of the people here in St. Louis expected an indictment. It is also evidence that the SYSTEM is IN FACT messed up and designed to prevent "justice" (to the extent that means an...
  41. Thread: Ferguson

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    Re: Ferguson

    yeah I imagine this option will not actually occur.
  42. Thread: Ferguson

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    Re: Ferguson

    It's a pain in the ass to not use deadly force.
  43. Thread: Ferguson

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    And hey, they could convene another grand jury. There could be federal charges. There will likely be a civil suit. None of that undoes what happened last night in Ferguson, though.
  44. Thread: Ferguson

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    Re: Ferguson

    Homicide wasn't the only option. Voluntary manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter were also options.
  45. Thread: Ferguson

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    Re: Ferguson

    But here's the thing: I agree that, on the surface, the sheer amount of factual inconsistencies SHOULD result in an indictment because a grand jury should be able say "yeah, you might be able to...
  46. Thread: Ferguson

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    Re: Ferguson

    oops just saw Mirror hit my last point already.
  47. Thread: Ferguson

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    So you agree that there were factual disputes that needed to be determined by a jury at a trial?
  48. Thread: Ferguson

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    Re: Ferguson

    In Bob McCulloch's time as a prosecutor (since 1991) he has indicted exactly zero cops in shooting death cases.
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    Re: The 2014 MLB Thread

    Thank god.
  50. Re: kroqken appears on Loveline 11/17/2014, bashes guest band AFI in studio

    It's been too long, Arch.
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