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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Rasputin out my parents' way had the new Burial 12" out today. I stopped by to finally snag the first Coldcut LP that I've been putting back for months and it was the first release visible in the...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    The Dinosaur Jr. LP is the Jagjaguwar reissue -- I only have the YLAOM Baked Goods reissue, which I believe I bought when you and I were digging at Rasputin in Berkeley. I haven't listened to it yet...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    More records.

    7":
    Goat - It's Time for Fun / Relax
    Metz - Eraser / Pure Auto

    LP:
    The Cure - Japanese Whispers
    Dinosaur Jr. - Bug
    Robert Johnson - King of the Delta Blues Singers
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Went by Stranded this weekend to pick up the newest Bert Jansch reissue and snagged a couple more things there. The shop next door has some cool records, too, as well as other ephemera.

    LP:...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    Was pretty into the new ATCQ album on first listen. There was a lot going on there. Agreed about the new The xx song being cool as well. It was probably time for them to expand on that minimalism.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    Agreed that the new Angel Olsen is fun. I finally listened to the previous one as well and also enjoyed it.

    The new Japandroids song is more of the same, but recorded better and with synth...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    Did some listening. Joyce Manor's newest, Cody, is really good. Some of the songs are even standard song length! They are moving in kind of a Weezer-ish direction at times, which suits them....
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    That's what I like to see.
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    Oh, nice. They finally did away with the 10" version, huh?



    Don't hold back. We want to hear about it.

    LP:
    Manuel Gottsching - E2-E4
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    Big fan of the new Hiss Golden Messenger (as well as the bonus album that comes with the deluxe LP). His albums are all slightly different, but they sound very like him. Saw him the other night as...
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    Picked up some Hiss Golden Messenger stuff I was missing at his show a couple of nights ago. I had no idea he did a split LP with Michael Chapman. Also picked up a record my friend ordered me.

    LP:...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Very into this Chemical Brother news.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    Kind of an aside, but I saw the three Bon Iver shows at the Fox last week and wanted to point out that the new songs worked better live because they were, well, songs -- he had to structure them a...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Yeah. XL's UK store has it. Snag it, it came to ~$30 with shipping.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    LP:
    The Avalanches - Since I Left You

    CD:
    Dumisani Maraire & Ephat Mujuru - Shona Spirit: Mbira Masters from Zimbabwe
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    LP:

    Theo Parrish - Sketches
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    Finally listened to all of Blonde. It's interesting sonically, but I can't remember a single thing about it other than there were some pretty sounds. It's possible I don't do enough drugs, or I just...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    LP:
    Bon Iver - 22, A Million
    Dow Jones & the Industrials - Can't Stand the Midwest 1979-1981

    12":
    Bon Iver - 22 / 10
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Found some store credit for 1-2-3-4 Go!, so I bought myself some records after work. Also went to Stranded's new location in Oakland to grab a Bert Jansch reissue.

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    Hiss Golden Messenger -...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    Pretty sure the 7" is $6 and the album is $11 via mail order, which are significantly lower than the $8-9.99 for a 7" and $19.99 for an album figures that I see everywhere for new music on vinyl (if...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    The new Tony Molina 7" is called Confront the Truth and is fantastic. Sounds like him, but a bit more pure pop (and definitely more psychedelic...hello, Mellotron!) I think Slumberland is taking...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I was thinking the other day about the importance of getting a will together. I don't know who I would bequeath my records to. I'd probably decree that multiple record-loving friends could get...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Mail order and more.

    LP:
    Real Numbers - Wordless Wonder
    Terry Malts - Lost at the Party
    The Verve - A Storm in Heaven
    The Verve - A Northern Soul

    7":
    Tony Molina - Confront the Truth
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    Holy shit, that new Dirty Projectors song is terrible. I couldn't even make it through the whole song.
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    Re: Kraftwerk - What Kind Of Scam Is This?

    I mean, the song is called "The Robots". Having the robots on stage "playing" the song is very much a part of the act (and a good one, at that). I don't think I'd be down for a whole performance of...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    I've always ignored this band because their close ties with blog rock meant I thought I would probably hate it. I should really give all their stuff a listen. Also, the singer's mom's Instagram...
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    Re: Kraftwerk - What Kind Of Scam Is This?

    I've enjoyed them every time I've seen them, including Coachella 2004 and 2008. They aren't just standing there, as much as it might seem like they are. The robotic element is a key part of the sound...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    The new Bon Iver is perfectly pleasant, sometimes even interesting. But it mostly floats by and doesn't hit beyond pretty sounds. Maybe it'll resonate a bit more on repeat listens. Fans won't be...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Got a record from mail order. Did some digging after an appointment.

    LP:
    Mike & Rich - Expert Knob Twiddlers
    Ms. Dynamite - A Little Deeper
    Various Artists - Money Maker

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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Dude, how much did you spend for New York Noise? I had to buy that shit for ~$30 on Discogs. So essential, so good.

    That's a pretty excellent dig overall.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Excellent dig today with Crispin.

    LP:
    Chuck Berry - Chuck Berry's Golden Decade
    Big Star - Radio City
    Bob Dylan - Another Side of Bob Dylan
    VA - Randomized
    Steve Earle - Guitar Town
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    Re: House

    I am that Saturday.
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    Very down. I'd invite people over to mine but don't have decks and a mixer.
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    Re: House

    This is such a classic tune.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODDUKNLUSic
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    Another year, another awesome Dinosaur Jr. record. I love this band. It's nothing mind-blowing, but everything post-reunion has been excellent.
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    Mail order. A nice seller on Discogs sent me a sick old school Plug 2x12" set for free, but it got absolutely destroyed in the mail. Somehow the vinyl is okay, but the jacket is donezo.

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    Re: The Official Oasis thread

    I don't think they ever did it during a show, but they played it during soundcheck with Ryan Adams multiple times. This would have been around 2008-2009.



    Ha, that's funny. It's a stomper, I...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Also need to buy Talkie Walkie. I remember buying it and the second Cooper Temple Clause album on CD at Rasputin in Pleasant Hill in early 2004 -- the former because I liked the cover, the latter...
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    Re: The Official Oasis thread

    "My Big Mouth" is very much in my Top 10 Oasis songs. I was bummed they didn't play it at the couple of shows I saw in 2009 -- they had brought it back on earlier shows that tour. Ryan Adams used to...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Sub Pop reissued all those records earlier this year. It was $15.99 or something super reasonable. Haven't heard it in years, but I loved that record.

    One more record. Pretty stoked to hear this....
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I rewarded myself with some records after working at Outside Lands for five days. Also, some mail order showed up.

    LP:
    Comets on Fire - Blue Cathedral
    Dinosaur Jr. - Give a Glimpse of What Yer...
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    Re: Burn the Witch

    It's comforting that, in a chaotic, confusing world, some things will never change. Chris having to be the Arbiter of Radiohead Knowledge and Opinion Online is definitely one of those things.
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Dude, this lineup is fucking ridiculous. Krallice is playing at the Golden Bull that night, but maybe I can swing both. Anyone going to the Pinch show for sure?
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    LP:
    Sidney Miller - Linguas de Fogo
    Alceu Valenca - Molhado de Suor
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    Re: The Official Oasis thread

    Way down.
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    I liked the alternate mix. Less busy. Definitely wish he had followed through on the edits, but it's almost funnier that he didn't.

    I'm excited to hear these demos -- a friend close to the band...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    7":
    B.W. Souls - Marvins Groove / Generated Love

    CD:
    Phil Spector - Back to Mono
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Planet Mu is reissuing Mike & Rich's Expert Knob Twiddlers as a 3xLP. Looks like it's remastered and there is a whole bunch of bonus material. Pretty fun record, and if you like Mike Paradinas...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    I don't know that I can do Beach Slang anymore. It's the Best Coast problem. I can deal with the Bukowski-isms and "punk poetry" when the novelty is there (and hey, those 7"s and the first album are...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    LP:
    Royal Headache - High
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