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"What are you listening to right now?" thread
8 June 2020
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The Elected - Sun, Sun, Sun 

A nice folk-rock album, with lots of pleasant, rustic instrumentals and folky goodness. 

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8 June 2020
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^ I'll check it out. paul-mccartney-thumb_gif

Was: CSNY - Déjà Vu (and "Teach Your Children" makes me tear up every time with that chorus I stg a-hard-days-night-paul-10a-hard-days-night-paul-10a-hard-days-night-paul-10)
Am: CSN - CSN

Research, y'know a-hard-days-night-george-4

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8 June 2020
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Have had that CSN&Y album saved as a playlist for months now and still haven't gotten round to it. Thanks for the reminder!

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9 June 2020
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It is time for a Muse Marathon

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Muse - Origin Of Symmetry (2001)
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Muse - Absolution (2003)

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Muse - Black Holes & Revelations (2006)

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9 June 2020
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The Royal Scam

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"The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles!"

-Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues

"We could ride and surf together while our love would grow"

-Brian Wilson, Surfer Girl

9 June 2020
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Revisiting what is probably my favourite rock song of the 2010s, in both of its versions. Saw this live last summer and it was life-affirming.

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10 June 2020
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I was listening to "Up For the Down Stroke", the early Parliament offering, but now that it's over, I think I'll succumb and give a proper listen to a Muse album (or two?)...y'know, for research! apple02

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Grant Green - Slick! (Live at Oil Can Harry’s)

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10 June 2020
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Some jazzy, funky hip-hop that @vonbontee might appreciate, with some saxophone soloing towards the end... Quite emotional too, as Paak and Q-Tip (of A Tribe Called Quest fame) both eulogise Mac Miller and Phife Dawg respectively.

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10 June 2020
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Was: 

Flower Boy -- Tyler, The Creator (2017)

Now:

Clean -- Soccer Mommy (2018) 

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10 June 2020
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Frickin' insane guitar solo. derek-taylor_01_gif

Anyway, currently listening to Timcast IRL because my brain is too sleepy to make decisions about what music to listen to. I might play Bowie's Black Tie White Noise (1993); I have a craving for some Bowie impressionistic saxophone paintings.

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Released on this day in 2002, one of my top 2 or 3 favorite Bowie albums, it's just such a complete package sympathetically and thematically:

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David Bowie - Heathen

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I love the original album but this version is so much more progressive and diverse. I always wonder why it wasn't featured fully in the original releasea-hard-days-night-ringo-7

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13 June 2020
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Love that "Complete IASW Sessions" box so much. My one tiny complaint about the original LP is that Tony Williams is so restrained.

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GEORGE: In fact, The Detroit Sound. JOHN: In fact, yes. GEORGE: In fact, yeah. Tamla-Motown artists are our favorites. The Miracles. JOHN: We like Marvin Gaye. GEORGE: The Impressions, Marvin Gaye. PAUL & GEORGE: Mary Wells. GEORGE: The Exciters. RINGO: Chuck Jackson. JOHN: To name but eighty. 

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Binging the short but spotless discography of Big Star, who (next to the Velvets) are undoubtedly the best band who never made it big. How they didn't see significant commercial success with songs as sweet and timeless as these is beyond me.

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13 June 2020
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Yeah, "Gurls" is probably their most perfect pop song, definitely should've (and could've) been a hit. Honestly though, I don't much love the albums; Alex Chilton's melodies just don't grab me half the time.

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I think Radio City is my least favourite of the three, the highlights are there but a few of the tracks really drag. I enjoy #1 Record all the way through, though - there's a lot to enjoy there in terms of power pop goodness, particularly 'When My Baby's Beside Me' and 'In The Street' (which some Forumpudlians might recognise as the theme song from That 70s Show in a Cheap Trick cover).

Then there's Third which is a different beast altogether, like it's trying to be an upbeat folk-pop album but is too drunk and depressed to do it properly, and so ends up being a very disjointed but emotionally satisfying collage of sounds. I only listened to it for the second time tonight, but I think it's going to end up becoming one of my favourites. 

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13 June 2020
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Agree, I prefer the first LP, with Jody Stephens input. And I know I could mix the best of the first two LPs into one super-enjoyable longplayer. Still haven't heard the third LP, or Jody's solo album.

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