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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    wh-wh-wh-wh-WHAT!?! Yes!
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    I never really liked Foals to begin with ( I tried, I really did), but this new album is nice. Sorry Rage.
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    Re: The Pitchfork News/reviews thread

    I agree that those are a good albums, but I would be hard pressed to pick a single song that HAD to be in the Top 200.
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    Re: The Pitchfork News/reviews thread

    Agreed, especially re: MJ
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    Re: The Pitchfork News/reviews thread

    I would also add no Uncle Tupelo or Jayhawks, who basically invented the modern notion of Alt-Country? NO Elvis Costello (granted, his work in the 80s wasn't super)

    No Crazy Train?

    NO VAN...
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    Re: The Pitchfork News/reviews thread

    The top 25 is hard to argue with, but they went REALLY light on heavier music. I was getting REALLY worried that there would be no Fugazi, but finally there was Waiting Room at an appropriately high...
  7. Thread: Spotify

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    Re: Spotify

    And the Aliens in the Outfield EP is the best, if you ask me.
  8. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    MM's first night in Seattle had Night on the Sun, Cowboy Dan and Spitting Venom. Pretty nice.
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    9:30 Club is nice. I was in DC for work a few years ago for three nights, and managed to catch two separate shows there - Yo La Tengo one night and Son Volt the other. It's a pretty simple place...
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    Night on the Sun AND Talking Shit? If they had added Trailer Trash, it would have been my person perfect trifecta.
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    Re: The Default Thread: Music Edition.

    I just realized I've thought Sheila E. and Sheena Easton were the same person. This was easy, as I never had an occasion to think about them at the same time. Kind of like Bill Paxton and Bill...
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    So that's a "no" on Battles and Low, then?
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    Are the Low and Battles posts above just requests? If they have been uploaded, I must be blind...
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    Re: The Default Thread: Music Edition.

    I'm in a list mood. Here's a list:

    Songs on Nevermind, from best to worst:

    Drain You
    On A Plain
    Lounge Act
    Come As You Are
    Territorial Pissings
    Breed
  15. Thread: Spotify

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    Re: Spotify

    But I guess in the universe of people who listen to Spotify, we are all in the same pretty small corner of musical tastes.
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    I am getting a sense that these playlists are being populated by songs that occupy a fairly small pool, because all of these playlists are way more similar than I would guess our listening habits...
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    So I was reading this article: http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/08/hiroshima-nagasaki-atomic-bomb-anniversary/400448/ when "Atomic Bomb" by William Onyeabor came on on my...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    I love the single, too.
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    Well I play a ton of that stuff for my kids via my account, so it's interesting that it hasn't worked its way in.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Ecstatic Vision Live Dates:
    9/9: Center Stage - Atlanta, GA #
    9/11: Baltimore Sound Stage - Baltimore, MD #
    9/10: The Golden Pony - Harrisonburg, VA
    9/12: Webster Hall - New York, NY #
    ...
  21. Re: Blackswan's thread about secret stuff we pretend doesnt exist & shouldn't talk ab

    It would be awesome if someone knew where to find an mp3 of the uncensored version of Scott Beach's "Religion & Politics"
  22. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    I'm glad you asked, Jeff. They are louder, tighter and leaner than their recordings would suggest, and put on an awesome show.
  23. Thread: Spotify

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    I'm surprised my playlists haven't featured any Frozen or other Disney properties...
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    I really like that song that released.
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    All of these look great.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    Catharsis, by Institute is a nice slab of depression and self pity wrapped in upbeat minor-key post-punk. I would have preferred vocals that were slightly more engaged, maybe tapping into "anger" as...
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    Re: Lollapalooza 2015

    Any reviews from those of you that went there?
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    Re: The Default Thread: Music Edition.

    See, tracks 5-12 were my favorite and it's probably no coincidence that that section contained several sub 2-minute songs. Although, I'm going insane (finish him) and Into the Void (Filler) might be...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    Yeah it's pretty crazy. Not all the songs are available on Spotify, though. boo.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    I like the new Titus Andronicus way more than I expected to, considering it's an hour and a half and 29 songs. The songs and overall feel aren't nearly as bloated as I had anticipated (for the most...
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    This is an awesome debate guys. Please keep going.
  32. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Also, how is Cymbals Eat Guitars live?
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    Re: The Default Thread: Music Edition.

    Thoughts on a 29 song, 92 minute album?
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    Oct 10 looks like the best day of the fest, which is my birthday and would be awesome if we weren't having a baby two days later.
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    Would love to see Budos Band. Looks like a fun fest.
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    Re: Gathering of the Juggalos 2015

    I love the extended quotes from festival goers in this review: http://www.avclub.com/article/2015-gathering-juggalos-children-wedding-and-jugga-222928
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    Re: The Default Thread: Music Edition.

    I agree. 9-12 songs 33-45 minutes. Some exceptions.

    I like a good 6-7 song 25 minute EP.

    I have never heard a 10+ song, sub 20-minute album I didn't like.
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 10 Year Anniversary!!!

    The day-by-day lineups actually make the overall lineup seem worse. Not sure how that happened.
  39. Thread: Spotify

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    If there was a way to copy and paste the text I would, but I don't really want to type out 30 bands and song titles.
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    I am digging the Discovery weekly feature. 10 of the 30 songs I had heard. The other 10 are on newish records I haven't gotten around to listening to more than once (so I probably technically have...
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    Re: The Default Thread: Music Edition.

    Speaking of supergroups, "High Enough" by Damn Yankees is a top-notch power ballad.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    And a big HELL YES on the Hawkwind/krautrosk-ism of the Ecstatic Vision album! Do they tour much? I would love to see them live.

    Edit: instead of adding new one-line posts, I am just going to add...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    I heard Westkust on the radio last week and liked it then. Their inclusion in the 2015 playlist has reminded me to listen to them again, and I love it.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    AND GODAMNIT Nervosas played in St. Louis 4 days ago!
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    ANd it's already proving fruitful for me - pleasant discoveries of Nervosas and Nap Eyes.
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    I was going through airport security when the tickets went on sale and by the time I got it, it was sold out. I am looking for a ticket. Do you have an extra or know anyone else who does? I am...
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    What a badass setlist, but goddamnit I hate this stretch: Bukowski > This Devil's Workday, which they've done pretty much every show for the past 10 years. I just kills the momentum. Also not a fan...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    Awesome. You rule much.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    I am totally loving the White Reaper album. High energy, pop hooks, the just-right production value, vocals that don't completely annoy me (say, as Wavves' do).
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    Re: The Default Thread: Music Edition.

    Yeah, I would put VH into the AC/DC, Aerosmith, GNR category.

    I like VH singles, but no whole albums. I can't stand Alex's or Michael Anthony's playing. And I absolutely cannot stand the way the...
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