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bbnet replied on Wed, Mar 30 2011 7:08 AM

Y'all might like some of these:

Lucky Dube - Taxman

Electric Six - Jimmy Carter

Steel Pulse - Chant Dem Down

and one for William, perhaps?

Victor Wooten - Amazing Grace

Jaco grew up in my hood and became a legend in his own time. Unfortunately it went to his head which got him dead. RIP Jaco ...

 

 

 

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Anton replied on Wed, Mar 30 2011 7:43 AM

I listen to Hard Rock and a little bit Heavy Metal. My music tastes shaped in early childhood - perhaps, when I was 8-9 years. That time I examined my father's tapes collection. Occasionally, the first tape was Scorpions, that I really loved (I could listen to Wind of Change for hours). Then I discovered Def Leppard (Pyromania and Hysteria albums) and, finally, Accept. So, these are my 3 best rock bands. The reason why I prefer mostly old school of rock is that I don't like contemporary pop music and most bands that play "alternative".

Of course, my music experience is not confined to these bands. My music collection on HDD comprises dozens of artists. Other bands that I could claim to be my favourite ones are Nightwish, The Beatles, Rammstein, Blackmore's Night, MSG, Blind Guardian, Dire Straits, a-ha, and others.

 

One of my favourite W.A.S.P. song:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6geaGN82z0I

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William replied on Wed, Mar 30 2011 1:39 PM

Jaco grew up in my hood and became a legend in his own time. Unfortunately it went to his head which got him dead. RIP Jaco ..

I think he ended up showing a latent mental illness (bipolar or something), that got him in trouble.  Great bass player though.  Wooten is aesome too (look up his Norweigen Wood cover on youtube).  Cool he grew up in your hood.  Deal grew up in mine.

Those two are probably the best electric Jazz Bass Players,  Fav Jazz Bassists though would be Mingus and Ron Carter who were strictly upright.  Than again Mingus is one of my favorite people.  He is a better composer than Debussey I think.

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skylien replied on Wed, Mar 30 2011 2:51 PM

My top 5 of today ;)

Shake your blood - Probot

Purple Haze - Hendrix

The well travelled man - Skyclad

Lines Drawn - Mother Tongue

supa scoopa and mighty scoop - Kyuss  ->Somebody knows/likes them?

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Lee replied on Wed, Mar 30 2011 4:48 PM

I listen to that dirty, progressive, and electro house.

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On Saturday I auditioned for American Idiot with Fade Away - Oasis.  It seemed like a similar theme.

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bbnet replied on Wed, Mar 30 2011 10:29 PM

Jaco is still one of my favs, there;s no denying his ingenuity and passion. I recorded a Dixie Dregs show back around 1982 in which Jaco crashed onto the stage, full of ego and probably full of cocaine, he played with Steve and co. for a bit then left. Sadly the recording was stolen outta the high school parking lot months later.

Jeff Beck has this young lady platin bass with him now, forget her name but she's a hot player on the fretless electric and she's cute to boot. MIchael Hedges had a great bassist accompanying him, again I'm bad with names ... lol ... but he had a very unique looking electric bass, very heavy and solid looking and sounding, wonder where he is now?.

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I too love The Guild: The Perfumer

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William replied on Thu, Mar 31 2011 3:18 PM

Jeff Beck has this young lady platin bass with him now, forget her name but she's a hot player on the fretless electric and she's cute to boot. MIchael Hedges had a great bassist accompanying him, again I'm bad with names ... lol ... but he had a very unique looking electric bass, very heavy and solid looking and sounding, wonder where he is now

I thought that chick was a guitarist and he had a black dude playing bass, could be wrong but they were both great and the chick was hot

Hedges bassists name was Michael Manring, and he is damn good:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eTBc7aWBGw

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I saw that you mention Manring and was about to post the same exact link. laugh Anyone listen to Bill Frissel? (Mind you he usually plays very melodic jazz, but he shows his variety of styles here, he's even played thrash)

 

How about the band Morphine?

Really enjoying that Nashville Pussy stuff, ever heard of the Gun Club, the Oblivians or the cramps?

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William replied on Sat, Apr 2 2011 1:28 AM

Never heard of Frissel, seemd cool.  I have some friends who swear by Morphine (2 String slide bass?) but for no good reason I never really think about them.  I don't think I own anything by them, which is weird.

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Two hours of dubstep and dnb:

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skylien:

My top 5 of today ;)

Shake your blood - Probot

That entire Probot album is great, and the cover art is fantastic (Away from Voivod).

I know Stephan Kinsella is a Rush fan, as am I.  Rush is the quintessential libertarian band IMO.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyS4Wduyux8

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Most of the time i listen to metal or rock and dnb. dnbradio.com.  Iron Maiden, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Satriani, Pantera, Alice in Chains, Danzig, Tool, SOAD, QOTSA, Mudvayne, Machine Head, Tool. Recently started listening to some Clapton.

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skylien replied on Sun, Apr 3 2011 3:48 PM

liberty student:
That entire Probot album is great, and the cover art is fantastic (Away from Voivod).

I know Stephan Kinsella is a Rush fan, as am I.  Rush is the quintessential libertarian band IMO.

Yes. Awesome like Dave Grohl wrote perfect customized songs for his metal and heavy rock heroes.

My former boss in my company is a huge Rush fan, and he borrowed me the live in Rio, which is quite good. But I don't like their sound of their 80s records, so I didn't look into any other records now. But if they are also interesting from a libertarian standpoint I will have to take another look. Thanks.

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Morphine is quite nice!

 

Check those Mexican guitar heroes, very nice song: Rodrigo y Gabriela - Tamacun

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Nielsio replied on Sun, Apr 3 2011 3:57 PM

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Danzig is pretty awesome. I met him one time.

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Student replied on Wed, Apr 6 2011 8:59 PM

"you talk about no where, well that sounds like some place i'd like to go."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=penvn9VL32Y

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If anyone is a YouTube nut like I am, you may have heard of Wheezywaiter. He's in a really good indie band called Driftless Pony Club. I've been listening to them for like two weeks straight.

And of course, there's TesseracT with stuff from their new album:

 

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Student replied on Sun, Apr 10 2011 10:01 PM

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine - Elvis Presley

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Eric080 replied on Sun, Apr 10 2011 10:38 PM

I've been listening to two of these New Order songs a lot lately:

 

 

For State of the Nation, the song is cool, but if you don't have time to listen to all of it, 4:50 onward is the coolest moment.

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New orderyes

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Anyone listen to VNV nation?

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William replied on Wed, Apr 13 2011 6:49 PM

For any of those in music or in the arts, here is some great advice from Steve Albini:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiitifPJkow&feature=related

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^That man should be worshipped. 

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William replied on Wed, Apr 13 2011 7:41 PM

So far as I know everything he says is at least worth paying attention to in terms of music application and philosophy.  As a producer, a recording artist (Big Black and Shellac), and a commentator helping other artists to really know what they are getting themselves into.

Oh and he is kick ass to watch live.  I've seen Shellac play like 4 times, highly recommended.  I just saw Wire this last weekend and they rocked though they didn't do much off of Pink Flag and Chairs missing.  Still though, it's Wire and they are touring the US.

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^ I am filled with envy. Shellac and Wire are soo good.

On the other hand, I saw Godspeed You Black Emperor a few weeks ago. Greatest show for a single band I have ever been to period.

EDIT: Awesome coincidence, Albini has produced one of Godspeed's albums.

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Willink replied on Tue, Apr 26 2011 11:11 AM

Finally, something I am familiar with.

 

Can't let all the leftists rule one music genre; I am heavily into production, alt-hip hop, experimental, jazz, trip-hop, and glitch music.

 

Some samples:

Freddie Joachim - Someone

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liZT99b6gU8

Jazz Liberatorz - Blue Avenue

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFs03oAx9ME&feature=related

CunninLynguists - Phantasmata

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9kBOOKBhns

Mar - 1st Session Variation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzjzXAdqLeg

Slum Village - Tell Me

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dU3mO36Cow

Blu & Dela - Lucy's&LooseLeafs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKpI9FRwKBI

Damu the Fudgemunk - The Bright Side (Vocal Remix)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LXXS_MXM74

Fat Jon - Far Away

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_DRwaHnUHQ

Uyama Hiroto - Waltz For Life Will Born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm7O_ZSnvqE&feature=related

Little Brother - Nighttime Manuverers

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CguF82ysbY

 

 

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skylien replied on Wed, May 4 2011 1:36 PM

I want to introduce a band that solved a big problem for me. I really like swing like Glenn Miller. The problem with Glenn Miller is, the sound is very poor. Yes this sound delivers its own vibe and feelings, and I can appreciate that. But I am a sound fetishist. And I luckily found the band Indigo Swing. They are great, have a look:

I really can recommend the records All Aboard and their first one titled after the band name. I only recently got "Red light" and I had not the time yet to listen to it, but I'm sure it’s great as well. Hope there is someone out there who needs swing in high class sound too ;)

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Try Michael Woods, the master of trance.

 

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ZalRed replied on Wed, May 4 2011 2:58 PM

I have to agree with earlier posts, there is an interesting number of progressive fans (I count myself). I would be remiss if I did not mention King Crimson, with their legendary seven lineups and dozens of members. Rush goes without saying.

I was on a folk metal kick for a while, and I noticed that skylien's avatar was the cover of Skyclad's "Folkemon," but I preferred their earlier stuff.

Here's a sample of KC, for the curious prog fan.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mPlAr0Y62o

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Anton replied on Thu, May 5 2011 11:26 AM

Never heard of this band before, watched this video 3 days ago:

But the song, especially the chorus, has stuck in my head. It's a cover of Grave Digger's "Rebellion" . A distinct feature of the band is that it perfoms without instruments except drums. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Canto

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Santtu replied on Fri, May 6 2011 10:50 AM

I mostly listen to music that is either fascist or socialist in its core. It's a sad state of affairs, but, alas, so be it... 

Stuff like this: 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tx0GYMyiFtc

Thankfully there's music that's not completely corrupted ideologically: 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QCA4vY9Q08


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I listen to mostly underground rap. Probably not very Libertarian to listen to artists like Immortal Technique, but as a rapper, myself, I appreciate the artistic ability. Not so much the (deluded) message. Though, he does give good insight onto why progressives behave the way they do.

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Bearchu. replied on Sat, May 7 2011 11:38 AM

I listen to mostly underground rap. Probably not very Libertarian to listen to artists like Immortal Technique, but as a rapper, myself, I appreciate the artistic ability. Not so much the (deluded) message. Though, he does give good insight onto why progressives behave the way they do."

Immortal Technique is so good. I also like del and hiero, JMT, most  of the living legends.

But my fav these days is stuff lik this, the "freest" sysths ever

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiKfKp7hCGU

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Student replied on Sun, May 8 2011 12:59 AM

In a recent post on Marginal Revolution, Alex T was thinking about *pop* bands that are accessible but (for whatever reason) never made it big. 

That got me thinking about The Connells. They toured with REM. And at on one tour DMB was their opening act. But, for whatever reason, they never really took off. 

I had never heard of them unitl a couple of years. But of friend of mine that grew up in Raleigh NC said they basically owned that town in the late 80s/early 90s. Here are a couple of their better songs I thought I would share. 

Slackjawed if you're in a good mood:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pT2yhPTNeSU

'74-'75 if you're not:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-ITv4OBV9c

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William replied on Sun, May 8 2011 2:01 AM

1) the Conells sound like they could open for REM

2) Do you have a link to the Cowen article, for whatever reason I didn't see it

Some things to consider though:

a) It honestly is a crapshoot industry; once you get past a certain point there is A LOT of luck

b) it is an awful industry, at least for many band trying to make it "big" - check out that Steve Albini link I had a few posts up for an idea of that

c) it is an over saturated industry ; there are way more bands now than there were 10 years ago and way more ways to get the music out cheaply

d) there are logistical nightmares that would make your head spin for non rich people who wish to stay together for a period of time

e) your local cover band makes 10 times more money than a touring band of musicians who play original music

 

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