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1. Aug. 2013, 1:52 von jurlacherhttps://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/548898_10201552511351481_119352139_n.jpg
It's been a busy month, but then, that's been every month lately hasn't it? Not too much excitement this month, mostly just dissertation, clinical work, and preparations for moving. Oh, and Pacific Rim, which was so good we went to see it twice in the space of two weeks. Though I wouldn't put it up there with the best films I've ever seen, I'd definitely rank it near (or even at) the top of "films that demand viewing in theatres" and "films that are the most fun." The soundtrack is awesome, too, and the main theme leads off this month's mix.
As far as the rest goes, there's some promising new material from Okkervil River, a fun track from Mikal Cronin's excellent MCII, a random Beck single, and some strong electronic stuff toward the end. King Creosote has taken the mantle of "most prolific artist I listen to," with this month's track coming from a…
3. Jan. 2012, 13:27 von RISINGxDEATH(The Death Of) Six By Seven - The Death Of Six By Seven 8/10
Chris Olley of Six By Seven using perhaps the smartest name for a sideproject, well not really because his previous band stopped in 2008, but I love the way this name grabs back to his previous efforts. The sounds presented on here are hard to classify. It sounds like some singer-songwriter folky music played with a post-rock mindset and some 80s post-punk popping up around the corner. Awesome!
12th Planet - The End Is Near! 6,5/10
Good bunch of dubstep tracks that will attract the brostep crowd. Skrillex, Kill the Noise and more are featured on here so you can imagine what it would sound like. Nothing too much, over the top in a good way. It's hard to find anything new or exciting but it gets you pumped for a party pretty easy.
Abigail Williams - Becoming 3,5/10
atmospheric black metal
Probably one of the strangest bands in the current black metal scene. …
4. Jul. 2011, 22:01 von Candyheart33Get yours here
Parklife : Blur (Score = 3)
Song 2 : Blur (Score = 3)
Common People : Pulp (Score = 3)
Waterfall : The Stone Roses (Score = 3)
Alright : Supergrass (Score = 3)
Disco 2000 : Pulp (Score = 3)
Beautiful Ones : Suede (Score = 3)
Closer : Travis (Score = 2)
Always Where I Need to Be : The Kooks (Score = 2)
Married With Children : Noel Gallagher (Score = 2)
Club Foot : Kasabian (Score = 2)
No You Girls : Franz Ferdinand (Score = 2)
I Wanna Be Adored : The Stone Roses (Score = 2)
Talk Tonight : Noel Gallagher (Score = 2)
Take Aim : Kasabian (Score = 2)
Motorcycle Emptiness : Manic Street Preachers (Score = 2)
Take Me Out : Franz Ferdinand (Score = 2)
Fake Plastic Trees : Radiohead (Score = 2)
Can't Stand Me Now : The Libertines (Score = 2)
So Long Forever : Vega 4 (Score = 2)
9. Feb. 2010, 15:13 von amodelofcontrolThis week is inspired by the usual annual marketing blitz that is Valentines Day, and in particular this article about valentines day compilation albums. So, here are ten songs you are unlikely to hear on such a compilation: all of these songs are about love in one way or another, just maybe not the "conventional" view as the marketeers may have it. As always, there were more than ten I originally considered, and the extras are below or on the shared Spotify playlist along with as many of the main ten as I could find. Feel free to add more to it, and if you could also leave a comment if you have done, that would be great.
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Where the Wild Roses Grow
Possibly one of the most unlikely duets I've ever come across (featuring, of course, Kylie Minogue), which makes it all the more remarkable as to how elegant and brilliant that this ends up being. It appears at first listen to be a classic boy meets girl story…
13. Nov. 2009, 16:43 von amodelofcontrolPreviously: My top 200 tracks 1990-99 Pt.01a: 200 to 181
Previously: My top 200 tracks 1990-99 Pt.01b: 180 to 161
Previously: My top 200 tracks 1990-99 Pt.02a: 160 to 141
How to Operate with a Blown Mind
Treated by the music press as if they were the saviours of electronic music, they could never possibly live up to the billing, and nor were they anyway. They did, however, release some pretty special singles. Broadly, they were "big beat" with vocals, but their use of some pretty diverse samples and influences helped to broaden them out of what would otherwise have been a musical dead-end, as the genre was already beginning to peter out creatively even by this point. Of the first album singles - i.e. before the vocalist quit - Vision Incision's string-sample-laden, not to mention sampling The Three Degrees, epic soundscape was by far the best of them. To add to that, I was never entirely sure what the lyrics were on about…
27. Okt. 2009, 17:32 von amodelofcontrolToday marks the last part of my rundown of the decade's music. Next week will be the usual rundown of the month's best tracks, and then I'll be starting at some point after that with a rundown of the 90s in a similar style - after all, this autumn marks twenty years since I first got into/was exposed to "alternative" music, and this is a good time to do this, I feel. Anyway, on with the show.
My top 100 tracks 2000-09 Pt.01: 100 to 81
My top 100 tracks 2000-09 Pt.02: 80 to 61
My top 100 tracks 2000-09 Pt.03: 60 to 41
My top 100 tracks 2000-09 Pt.04: 40 to 21
My top 100 tracks 2000-09 Pt.05: 20 to 01
My top 50 albums 2000-09 Pt.01: 50 to 26
The Axis of Perdition
The Ichneumon Method (And Other Less Welcome Techniques)
"Industrial Black Metal from Middlesborough" is perhaps not the way to sell yourself as a band. But if you are looking for something extreme, heavy, and most of all dark, you've come to the right place. …
26. Aug. 2009, 19:14 von jurlacherAugust. It's almost over. Already! Yeah.
Summer's been pretty okay overall. I'm on my second last day of practicum today, and it's been a good placement. While I haven't seen quite as many clients as I'd have liked, the ones I have seen have all been rather interesting and complicated, so that's been neat. The people here are all great and I look forward to (probably) coming back for more in the future. July was, as noted previously, rather excellent, and the beginning of August in Finland/Estonia was also great. The trip to Europe is well documented over here.
On the flip side, May and June were pretty lame, this upcoming semester is looking lame, and my feelings toward scool in general are rife with lameness. Happy Finland thoughts. Happy Finland thoughts! I'm hoping for one last trip out of town to Point Pelee before the end of the holidays, though that is somewhat contingent on my level of research productivity.
...or, y'know, lack thereof.
30. Mai. 2009, 16:57 von BashinhoThe list below represents a list of all the bands and artists I've seen live over the years, scratched together from old ticket stubs, festival programmes and dragged up from the depths of my pretty poor memory - helpfully prodded by friends along the way.
A Place to Bury Strangers
The Airborne Toxic Event
Ashley & Jackson
Bat for Lashes
Belle & Sebastian
The Besnard Lakes
The Beta Band
The Black Keys
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
The Boy Least Likely To
Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine
The Cooper Temple Clause
The Cuban Brothers
Dag for Dag
Death in Vegas
De La Soul
8. Mär. 2009, 4:26 von elson_barbosaSinewave Net Label - Sinewave Podcast 11
Sinewave Podcast 11 is now available. In this issue we (auto-)interview the band Herod Layne. Sachalf and Elson talk about the band's history, their new single Sealand Fire, and the small tour they're about to perform in Canada. We play several post-rock, neogaze and post-hardcore bands like Mooncake, If These Trees Could Talk, Six By Seven, Lisabö and Mono, together with Sinewave acts Herod Layne and Gray Strawberries.
Feel free to send us any comments: firstname.lastname@example.org .
- Mooncake - Rain in the Ashtray
- If These Trees Could Talk - 41° 4' 23'' N, -81° 31' 4'' W
- Six By Seven - Cafeteria Rats
- Lisabö - Deliberazio
- Herod Layne - Sealand Fire
- Gray Strawberries - Ruined Structures
- Mono - The Flames Beyond the Cold Mountain