What/who are you listening too?

Discussion in 'Off Topic / Chit-Chat' started by Steve Smith, 15 Oct 2008.

  1. Mark Evans

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    mr j hendrix
     
  2. Steve Smith

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    Good album isn't it! I think I might go stick it on now :)

    I like a lot of breakbeat/prog dance. I'm usually usless with names but my main players are Hybrid, Four Tet, Chicane, Way out West, Banobo, Air...

    I tend to download mixes from places like hybridized.org and Mixdepot.net :)

    I also like a lot of more chilled out kinda of bands/groups/artists. I've already mentioned Emiliana Torrini who I've only just found, but groups like Zero 7, Jose Gonzalez, Hefner (not the punky bad from the 90's), Morcheeba, Mum, Boards of Canada etc etc...
     
  3. Mark Evans

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    the best they've done. and a mile from what theyve done in the past too.
     
  4. Steve Smith

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    Currently listening to the new Metalica album, Death Magnetic. Pretty good album, quite thrashy as you'd expect, but cool.
     
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    Not listened to Metallica since the Black album - the death knell for them in my eyes. Commercialism hit. Went to see them at Sheffield and Milton Keynes that year though (They were blown away by Megadeth at Milton Keynes)

    AC
     
  6. LondonDragon

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    Lastest Metellica album is great too, if not on the soft side though compared to others ;)
     
  7. JamesM

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    Must have went to see the cover bands playing down the road on the same nights then, because 'Deth were poor that weekend.

    I've been a Metallica fan since '86, and while TBH, Load, and Reload were a tad too radio friendly for my taste, there were some great tracks on them. St. Anger never happened :lol:

    Death Magnetic is monster collection of riffs and heavyness, but its nothing compared to Puppets, Ride, Kill and Justice.

    Anywho, I'm currently listening to Nofx - Kill all the White Man.
     
  8. George Farmer

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    Sweet. I'll give them a shot. Thanks, Steve.
     
  9. Thomas McMillan

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    ^ The music on that first site is amazing, Steve! Thanks, just the type of music I love.

    Do you know any other safe music download sites? Not just dance music. I know there's Limewire and stuff but I don't trust that.
     
  10. LondonDragon

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    Torrents! ;)
     
  11. Thomas McMillan

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    torrents...? :?
     
  12. Steve Smith

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    It might be worth mentioning at this point that torrenting music might not necessarily be legal... In the interests of the forum's legality, I'd suggest you take it to PM's ;)

    Torrents, or Bit Torrents, are another way of file sharing. It's a bit nicer than things like edonkey and such. You essentially download a torrent file which is a bit like a shortcut to the actual files you want to download. Someone has to host the torrent file, then you start downloading the music/video/files from multiple other people around the world.

    It's used for a lot of legitimate purposes, like distributing Linux releases and such. The main thing is there is no central server, it's pretty much distributed.

    Anyhow, back on topic ;) I was listening to Frou Frou again earlier. I said it before, but I'll say it again - I really like Imogen Heap. She was really good when I saw her live last year too!

    (Oh, other music sources might include SoulSeek... And check out the HypeMachine for random/new music - It's a music blog aggregator).
     
  13. Thomas McMillan

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    ^ yeah, torrent = basically limewire = not for me.

    i know i'm probably the only person on this forum who likes this song, but girls by the sugababes is my favourite song right now :D i have such a cheesy music taste
     
  14. vauxhallmark

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    I am listening to Aida (opera by Verdi) non-stop at the moment, as I will be singing it on Saturday (and Sunday, and another day). Came in late to cover someone who dropped out, so only 13 days with the score. I've got four three hour rehearsals leading up to Saturday (after work - it's an amateur production, but with pro soloists, conductor, etc.).

    So I am knackered, and the tank gets nowt but food and ferts for a week.

    Here's a plug:

    http://www.midsummeropera.org.uk/

    Mark

    PS I'm only in the chorus :D
     
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    New addition, the now defunct Life Ruiner, Canadian hardcore for those who like bane, black heart, comeback kid and the acacia strain.

    I recently got the new coldplay and it could be my surprise album of the year.
    (surprise since I hated all their earlier stuff).
     
  16. beeky

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    Didn't Emiliana Torrini sing a tune in one of the Lord of the Rings films?

    I've been listening to the latest Bjork album quite a lot "Volta". I've been a big fan since her first solo album, but she went off the rails musically speaking for the last couple. The new one though is definitely a return to form and has good fast tunes as well as some more laidback ones.

    Also Nickelback, who I saw at the O2 and were fantastic.
     
  17. Steve Smith

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    Yeah, she sang Gollums song. From what I've read Bjork was supposed to do it but wasn't available.
     
  18. Steve Smith

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    Currently listening too Way Out West - "Intensify" on Spotify. Haven't listened to this for a while :) Just finished listening to "Don't Look Now" as well, which is equally awesome :)
     
  19. George Farmer

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    Oh, nice one! I'll add them to my playlist.

    I'm liking the latest Hot Chip album - One Life Stand.

    Was listening to some Hybrid last night from 2000 - Wider Angle.
     
  20. Steve Smith

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    Awesome album! I was listening to that before Christmas. The live CD is great too :) Hybrid have a new album due out in March I think, as do Way Out West actually (or that might be this month?) Second hand info, so might be slightly off.

    Fave track from "Intensify" - "Mindcircus" (Spotify link - will only work if you have Spotify installed).
     

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