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thermalben started the topic in Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 at 6:47pm

Alright, time for some discussion on what yr all listening too. My iTunes inventory is getting a little stale so I'm up for some inspiration.

Currently loving The Drones' album "Havilah".. incredible songwriting and some of the best recorded guitars and drum I've heard in a long time. I'm a little late to the party with this album but it's on high rotation at the moment and will probably stay there a while. I've seen these guys live once (Fowlers, Adelaide) and fortunately they're incredible on stage too. Can't wait to see them again.

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GreenJam commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 2:00pm

c'mon, let's keep this tunes forum on track

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zenagain commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 2:02pm

Is that a pun GreenJam?

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Patrick commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 2:08pm

That would've been good Abmay, I haven't been to Woodford.

This is a really fun folky version of Where Is My Mind. Lior Shoov is a creative dynamo, she plays with full body expression, there's a cool clip of her on a hang that I might find later.

(Hopefully people will be polite enough to refrain from turning this thread into another political/personal soapbox. There are already active threads for that.)
*edit - greenjam's on it, zen has the spirit.

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zenagain commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 2:06pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfHAs9cdTqg

I've always liked this song.

Kinda for the times.

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Patrick commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 2:09pm

Haha, that was a funny surprise and it is a good song

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zenagain commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 2:13pm

Cheers Patrick and thankyou for the nice music too.

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stunet commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 2:45pm

RIP Christo.

At least you'll decompose, unlike the tonnes of plastic you used for art.

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GreenJam commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 3:00pm

@ zen, no, no pun intended, I'm a bit slow for that today. I should have offered an appropriate distraction tune, but I've got nothing right now. Stuck with too much work on the mind...

but thanks for the reminder on that album Sublime Blowin - hadnt listened for ages, so its on here right now.

and thanks for the mellower tunes Patrick - I too dig a bit of that. I remember some of that First Aid Kit sound from some years back. A bit of an all-girl band flow there Patrick. Did you ever hear these girls -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deElvcqbKJ8

from the Flying Nun label.

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AndyM commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 4:05pm

Here's something interesting I stumbled upon the other day.

This fella mixes Fela Kuti and De La Soul together to give us "afrobeat rhythms, funky horn riffs, and classic hip-hop gems".

He uses "dozens of hand-picked samples from the Nigerian instrumentalist and political figure Fela Kuti, and 8 carefully-chosen acapellas from the Native Tongue rap trio De La Soul. "

Recommended.

And naturally, it's called Fela Soul.

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harrycoopr commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 4:58pm

hi folks. Does anyone know the tune in the latest Teahupoo clip from last week?
Cheers in advance

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Abmay commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 5:33pm

@ Patrick: Woodford has become pretty special for me. It's a must for me every year now, fingers crossed it goes ahead in 2020/21 (I'll be shattered if it's not on). I was a bit reluctant the first time my wife suggested we go, but I was soon converted. It took me a couple of years to really appreciate Woodford and to get in the groove. It feels like I'm living in Utopia for a week every year when we do Woodford. Every year I find some incredibly amazing artists that join my favourite lists. It is hot and the surf is close to an hour away. A couple of years ago I took a board and headed to the coast at 430 one morning. I paddled out in the worst surf I've ever surfed in. At home I would never have surfed the same slop but I'd made the effort to get my saltwater fix so had to jump in.

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Patrick commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 6:52pm

Eating dinner in a wood fired lounge listening to the cool beats of Fela Soul... nice one Andy.

Nay wuckers Zen.

GreenJam, hadn't heard them before, sounds good, cheers.

Yeah Abmay, I think I've only heard good things about it, I might trek up there one day. Friends I haven't seen for twenty years go there every year.

@harry, nup, I don't know it.

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zenagain commented Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 7:02pm

Harry, Anvil FX- ADD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6PoJlvnlHY

Shazam is your friend.

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Dale -Cooper commented Tuesday, 2 Jun 2020 at 5:34pm

Here's one for all you Pink Floyd fans. I'm sure you'd all agree with ol' Roger on this one, yeah?

“Trump Eres Un Pendejo.”

“The dog leg. That dog had four legs. One you found in my trunk. The other three went out with the information you're thinking about right now. Two people you don't want coming around here if anything bad happens to me.”

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indo-dreaming commented Sunday, 7 Jun 2020 at 8:25pm

This dropped this week worth a watch for any Melvin's fans

I have a love hate thing with the Melvins IMHO some of their songs are near perfect, but always find lot of dirt to sift through to find the diamonds, i know they are the kind of band that need time to grow but yeah.

Still i will watch any decent band music docco

Please Stunet give me an ignore button for Talking Turkey, Shatners Basoon, Dale Cooper, Factotum, Pupkin, and any new fake profile he decides to create.

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mattlock commented Monday, 8 Jun 2020 at 9:22pm

[the]Melvins rock.

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Patrick commented Monday, 8 Jun 2020 at 9:25pm

Good one Indo, love Melvins. I got excited and thought it might be the Colossus of Destiny doc which I haven't seen. Instead it was a cool semi-anthropological look into 'white trash' US culture... hooley mooley, there's some strange cats and depressing urban landscapes in that country. (Lovely to visit for the wild landscapes though). And what passes for 'food' there... bluurrgh, no wonder they're so unhealthy as a nation.

This is a good gig and the bass player's mum (mom) was Shirley Temple.

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Dale -Cooper commented Wednesday, 10 Jun 2020 at 5:58pm

Voted off the ultracrepidarian island.

“The dog leg. That dog had four legs. One you found in my trunk. The other three went out with the information you're thinking about right now. Two people you don't want coming around here if anything bad happens to me.”

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indo-dreaming commented Saturday, 13 Jun 2020 at 6:21pm

If you are even half a fan this is well worth a watch, awesome set, amazing band, with a few little interview snippets.

Only got to see them once, wish they would come back to OZ, probably in my top 5 bands.

Not sure how long it will be on YouTube for free, band put it up as reformed with new stuff but this Covid-19 thing has prevented them from touring.

Please Stunet give me an ignore button for Talking Turkey, Shatners Basoon, Dale Cooper, Factotum, Pupkin, and any new fake profile he decides to create.

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Dale -Cooper commented Monday, 15 Jun 2020 at 3:15pm

Yup. You're one of THEM!

“The dog leg. That dog had four legs. One you found in my trunk. The other three went out with the information you're thinking about right now. Two people you don't want coming around here if anything bad happens to me.”

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Dale -Cooper commented Monday, 15 Jun 2020 at 6:57pm

More Flag flying.

“The dog leg. That dog had four legs. One you found in my trunk. The other three went out with the information you're thinking about right now. Two people you don't want coming around here if anything bad happens to me.”

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Dale -Cooper commented Sunday, 28 Jun 2020 at 2:00pm

“The dog leg. That dog had four legs. One you found in my trunk. The other three went out with the information you're thinking about right now. Two people you don't want coming around here if anything bad happens to me.”

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mattlock commented Sunday, 28 Jun 2020 at 5:35pm

You're on to it D-C. Have been listening to Zorn for years now. He has music for all moods and occasions. Definitely some brain bending stuff amongst it.
Zorn at 60 Adelaide Festival was something to behold.

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AndyM commented Sunday, 28 Jun 2020 at 5:01pm

Considering that Fela Kuti's drummer Tony Allen died recently, it might be time to check this out.

Shit hot.


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https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/may/01/tony-allen-the-afrobeat-pi...

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zenagain commented Sunday, 28 Jun 2020 at 5:49pm

Was pretty cool read and interesting listening Dale. Never heard of him, so thanks for the introduction.

Screaming eye I could live without though, but I guess it kinda ties in.

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tubeshooter commented Monday, 29 Jun 2020 at 8:40pm

Call it 'Mondayitis' But there's plenty of experts in my town lately ,,
Wedding parties Anything https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfESSWXbDpA

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Dale -Cooper commented Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020 at 11:35am

“The dog leg. That dog had four legs. One you found in my trunk. The other three went out with the information you're thinking about right now. Two people you don't want coming around here if anything bad happens to me.”

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zenagain commented Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020 at 11:47am

Keep puttin' that shit out Dale. Great track and lead me to some other cool stuff too.

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ojackojacko commented Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020 at 2:00pm

If you like that zen, you should get yourself some of this. medeski plays organ more often than piano but he is an absolute beast on both. chris wood plays upright on a lot of their stuff too
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdj9kdpghEQ

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GreenJam commented Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020 at 2:13pm

thanks for the WPA reminder tubeshooter

here's a favourite of mine - I remember they performed this one on Hey Hey Its Saturday back in the day, got a recording of it on an old VHS tape, you know the old mixed tape with all the Rage clips and whatever other good music you could record off tv - I'm sure some of you others have or did have these too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0GmioTU_cw

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zenagain commented Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020 at 3:33pm

Jacko, cheers.

That cat on the piano is next level. So cool with headphones on.

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Dale -Cooper commented Wednesday, 1 Jul 2020 at 2:14pm

Gotta dig some Barry Gray

“The dog leg. That dog had four legs. One you found in my trunk. The other three went out with the information you're thinking about right now. Two people you don't want coming around here if anything bad happens to me.”

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Dale -Cooper commented Wednesday, 1 Jul 2020 at 5:05pm

I like the fact that Lalo Schifrin must still be getting royalties from the Nine Network for using this for their nightly news theme. Years and years worth.

Another great film, by the way.

“The dog leg. That dog had four legs. One you found in my trunk. The other three went out with the information you're thinking about right now. Two people you don't want coming around here if anything bad happens to me.”

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blowfly commented Thursday, 2 Jul 2020 at 10:25am

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factotum commented Sunday, 5 Jul 2020 at 11:53pm