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    Please do!
    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
    5/26 - Refused - Roxy
    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
    5/30 - Spoon - Wiltern (?)


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    Shrimp Boat

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    Embryo
    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
    5/26 - Refused - Roxy
    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
    5/30 - Spoon - Wiltern (?)


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    Also, Gong
    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
    5/26 - Refused - Roxy
    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
    5/30 - Spoon - Wiltern (?)


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    The Human League, and more specifically albums other than Dare!
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    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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    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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    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?
    5/9 - Suishou No Fune (水晶の舟) - The Empty Gallery - HK
    6/7 - NHK'Koyxeи / Mark Fell - The Empty Gallery - HK

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    No. Despite what the djs on fm 94.9 say.
    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
    5/26 - Refused - Roxy
    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
    5/30 - Spoon - Wiltern (?)


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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.
    5/9 - Suishou No Fune (水晶の舟) - The Empty Gallery - HK
    6/7 - NHK'Koyxeи / Mark Fell - The Empty Gallery - HK

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    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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    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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    6/3/15 - Sufjan Stevens @ Dorothy Chandler // 7/15/15 - Shellac @ Regent // 7/31/15 - Melt Banana w/Torche @ Roxy

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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.

    Courtney Barnett - 6/5 - The Mohawk
    The Avett Brothers/Old Crow Medicine Show - 6/27 - Whitewater Amphitheater
    Death Grips - 7/18 - The Mohawk
    Kraftwerk - 9/25 - Bass Concert Hall

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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.

    Courtney Barnett - 6/5 - The Mohawk
    The Avett Brothers/Old Crow Medicine Show - 6/27 - Whitewater Amphitheater
    Death Grips - 7/18 - The Mohawk
    Kraftwerk - 9/25 - Bass Concert Hall

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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.
    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
    5/26 - Refused - Roxy
    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
    5/30 - Spoon - Wiltern (?)


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    Bongzilla
    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
    5/26 - Refused - Roxy
    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
    5/30 - Spoon - Wiltern (?)


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    Om please
    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
    5/26 - Refused - Roxy
    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
    5/30 - Spoon - Wiltern (?)


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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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    Ten is their classic, but I think I prefer Vitalogy. The first four to five albums are all varying degrees of awesome, depending on how much earnestness and classic rock bombast you can take. I can take a lot, and I love them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    Ten is their classic, but I think I prefer Vitalogy. The first four to five albums are all varying degrees of awesome, depending on how much earnestness and classic rock bombast you can take. I can take a lot, and I love them.
    thanks bmack! it seems like you can do no wrong with your taste in music so yeah i figure i'll just download those first five

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    7/15 Shellac @ The Regent Theater DTLA

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    Vs is my personal favorite. I would say just go in order, but that might get boring if you're the type to skip over the tracks you already know
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    Vs is the best place to start, imo. It's the band's sophomore effort, and it contains much less of the generic rock sound that many found troubling about Ten. It contains some of the band's finest songs, and man that key change at the end of Rats is so awesome.

    Vitalogy is their best, and my absolute favorite. Vedder channels Neil Young more with Immortality (my favorite tune of theirs, and they're my favorite band) than anyone might have ever.

    For the lofty musical taste of many on this board, No Code is where it's at. This album finds the band literally trying to alienate their fan base, and it has some of the most interesting songs they ever penned. I've always thought that it takes the loud-quiet-loud approach that the Pixies mastered, but in album sequence form, as the songs on this one seem to alternate in that way.
    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
    5/26 - Refused - Roxy
    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
    5/30 - Spoon - Wiltern (?)


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