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    Cool, thx.
    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
    5/26 - Refused - Roxy
    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
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    Röyksopp
    Massive Attack
    The National

    please

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    The National - High Violet

    I think it's their best/most accessible album.

    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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    nope.

    The National - Boxer is their masterpiece.

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    nope.

    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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    Quote Originally Posted by spence View Post
    Röyksopp
    Massive Attack
    The National

    please
    Melody A.M.
    Mezzanine
    Boxer
    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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    thanks you guys!

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    You guys really think Boxer is the album Spence should start with? It's one thing if you think it's their "masterpiece," but their most accessible? Hardly.

    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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    For Royksopp, I'd start off with Junior
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dale Gribble View Post
    You guys really think Boxer is the album Spence should start with? It's one thing if you think it's their "masterpiece," but their most accessible? Hardly.
    I actually haven't listened to Boxer a ton, but regardless of accessibility it's the one that introducted them to the world, where most people listened and decided if they liked the band or not. So it seems fitting for a first-time listener.
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by kreutz2112 View Post
    For Royksopp, I'd start off with Junior
    Agreed.

    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    I actually haven't listened to Boxer a ton, but regardless of accessibility it's the one that introduced them to the world, where most people listened and decided if they liked the band or not. So it seems fitting for a first-time listener.
    Fair enough. I probably wouldn't have given the National a second chance if I started with Boxer. Does absolutely nothing for me. To each his own...

    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 keep Boxer on my MP3 player pretty much purely for Mistaken For Strangers. I think High Violet is far more accessible and has a far wider range, especially for somebody just getting into them.

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    I'm gonna thrown in a vote for Alligator. It's where I started. And it's my favorite. Took me a few listens to care about High Violet, fwiw.
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    I don't know if it's because I had already gotten through the slow, arduous process of getting acquainted with Boxer and was therefore more in tune with their sound, but High Violet was about 200x more accessible for me the first couple of spins around.
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    I think it might be something like that. I liked Alligator on initial listens, saw them live after it came out, and then Boxer was the one that sold me. That said, High Violet is the easiest place for someone to start if they're getting into the National for the first time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dale Gribble View Post
    You guys really think Boxer is the album Spence should start with? It's one thing if you think it's their "masterpiece," but their most accessible? Hardly.
    I think Boxer is undeniably accessible. It was the first album from them I listened to, made me fall in love with them, and to this day remains my absolute favorite.
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    All kind of smudges into one for me.

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    Boxer and High Violet it is then

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    The Presets

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    they have 2 albums. just pick one.
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    Frank Zappa. Top 5. Thanks.

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    Iggy Pop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cutterbutter View Post
    Frank Zappa. Top 5. Thanks.
    I mostly like his early stuff. Freak Out, Absolutely Free, We're Only In It For The Money, Weasels Ripped My Flesh and Hot Rats are my picks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cutterbutter View Post
    Frank Zappa. Top 5. Thanks.
    1)Bongo Fury
    2)Hot Rats
    3)Joe's garage 1,2&3
    4)We're Only In It For The Money
    5)Freak Out
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    Quote Originally Posted by cutterbutter View Post
    Frank Zappa. Top 5. Thanks.
    1. Freak Out
    2. Absolutely Free
    3. Joe's Garage
    4. Weasels Ripped My Flesh
    5. one of Zappa's live albums, I recommend any of the You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore volumes (there are 7 of them) or Zappa in New York or The Mothers - Live at the Fillmore
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    Autechre (I know their stuff, but I'd be interested to see what people recommend first)
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    The Gun Club...yes cause Keith told me to.
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