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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by onthebandwagon » Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:31 pm

Zen Arcade despite the ugly cover
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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by thetwlo » Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:27 pm

onthebandwagon wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:31 pm
Zen Arcade despite the ugly cover
it's a great cover! classic!

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Post by onthebandwagon » Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:42 pm

thetwlo wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:27 pm
onthebandwagon wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:31 pm
Zen Arcade despite the ugly cover
it's a great cover! classic!
It’s polarizing for sure, regardless hearing that album as a teen is a revelation...
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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by cptnal » Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:59 am

Picking from the hat: John Zorn.

Alternatively, there's a shit-ton of stuff if you look outside the US/Europe. How about Fela Kuti as a starting point?

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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by Fallen_lassen » Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:19 am

Brian Eno Thursday afternoon
Spectrum Highs lows and heavenly blows
My bloody valentine Loveless
John Coltrane my favorite things
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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by Halfgeleider » Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:38 am

Goat - world music

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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by oldgearguy » Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:38 am

Love - Forever Changes
Felt - Strange Idols Pattern...
Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet
African Headcharge - Songs of Praise
Creation Rebel - Starship Africa
The Chills - Submarine Bells
The Velvet Underground and Nico
Current 93 - All the Pretty Little Horses
Wolfgang Press - Standing Up Straight
The Swans - Soundtracks for the Blind
Mogwai - The Hawk is Howling (or Young Team or ...)
Shriekback - Oil and Gold
Nick Lowe - Pure Pop for Now People
Miracle Legion - Me and Mr. Ray
Slowdive - Souvlaki Space Station
Funkadelic - Standing on The Verge of Getting It On
Outkast - ATLiens
Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited
Magnetic Fields - The Charm of the Highway Strip
Gang of Four - Entertainment!
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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by Bodo1967 » Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:44 am

Louis Tillett - Ego tripping at the gates of hell
The United States Of America (untitled)
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Post by Torn n Frayed » Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:17 am

oldgearguy wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:38 am

The Chills - Submarine Bells
Stop the whirl. This guys wins today's interweb!!! :yay:

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Post by jdaddyaz » Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:53 pm

cptnal wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:59 am
Picking from the hat: John Zorn.

Alternatively, there's a shit-ton of stuff if you look outside the US/Europe. How about Fela Kuti as a starting point?
Listened to a bunch of Zorn growing up. Talked one of my students I to doing a school report on Fela. Actually haven't listened to either in years. Thanks for the reminder.
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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by onthebandwagon » Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:57 pm

Hounds of Love.
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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by sallowworm » Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:52 am

oldgearguy wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:38 am
Felt - Strange Idols Pattern...
Can't believe I forgot this one, a seminal guitar album that unwittingly spawned a billion sound-a-likes. Criminally underrated band

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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by onthebandwagon » Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:15 pm

timeforest wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:02 pm
nuno canavarro - plux quba
Thank you for turning me onto this. Have you heard Nuno’s other album Mr. Wollogallu?

https://www.listentothis.info/2016/02/c ... allu-1991/
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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by timeforest » Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:55 am

onthebandwagon wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:15 pm
timeforest wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:02 pm
nuno canavarro - plux quba
Thank you for turning me onto this. Have you heard Nuno’s other album Mr. Wollogallu?

https://www.listentothis.info/2016/02/c ... allu-1991/
glad you like! wollogallu is also quite good tho nothing is as good as plux for me, it’s probably my favorite album :)

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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by onthebandwagon » Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:52 am

timeforest wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:55 am
onthebandwagon wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:15 pm
timeforest wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:02 pm
nuno canavarro - plux quba
Thank you for turning me onto this. Have you heard Nuno’s other album Mr. Wollogallu?

https://www.listentothis.info/2016/02/c ... allu-1991/
glad you like! wollogallu is also quite good tho nothing is as good as plux for me, it’s probably my favorite album :)
It’s quite moving at times, took me a little while to get beyond the first couple tracks... anyways, thanks again!
“no matter how fine you grind the dead meat, you’ll not bring it to life again“

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Re: Albums I should listen to before I die

Post by Bartelby » Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:05 am

Ceremony, The Miraculous and Dead Magic by Anna Von Hausswolff. Pipe organs, guitars and fantastic vocals.
Any Gazelle Twin, the music gets more esoteric with each release.

If you want very minimalistic music then check out Richard Chartier/Pinkcourtesyphone

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