Ideal late night "winding down" listening:


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06/19/2005 4:16 am


This record is absolutely unstoppable on a quiet night, especially if you've got a good drink or two to consume with it.



So... y'all have busted ass all day, you're tired, you stink and you need to chill out...

What CD goes in the player?
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06/19/2005 4:41 am
Ya probably wouldn't believe me if I told ya.

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06/19/2005 5:02 am
My iTunes Library has litterally gone from SRV's Little Wing to grindcore to an acoustic Ben Harper song and I liked it...

Try me.
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06/19/2005 5:24 am
Partridge Family
Abba
Aha
Ravels Bolero
Grace Jones, Slave to the Rythm

Nobody ever believes me. Thing is, the Partridge Family was all the best L.A. session musicians from the 70's, Abba is amazing pop songwriting, Aha is great synth pop songwriting and great production value, Bolero is about 15 minutes long and has every instrument of the orchestra introduced one at a time until the big finalé. And Slave is music by Trever Horn who is probably my biggest influence when it comes to doing multitrack stuff. I think the album is actually a Trever Horn demo that was half finished and as an afterthought they added some Grace Jones vocals and a whole bunch of annoying voiceovers. The music sounds great on a good system with subs.

After that it's probably stuff like Supertramp, Crime of the Century... great production by Ken Scott who's my other biggest influence and one of those hidden meaning, all about life albums.
Then maybe Saga, Rush, Hemispheres and 2112.

You have to play all the original LP's though. There's no way you can play MP3's of any of that stuff and hope to hear it the way it's supposed to sound.
After 30 minutes of listening to digital recordings, my eardrums literally start to itch like crazy.
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06/19/2005 5:55 am
Techno. I save the metal for my alarm clock.
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06/19/2005 6:03 am
I can never figure out what Techno actually is. Like, I list my own stuff as Techno but half the time I've got people telling me it's in the wrong category.
What groups best represent what Techno actually is?
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06/19/2005 6:33 am
Techno is one of those rather fluid words that has basically come to mean whatever you want it to. There's no clean way to draw the lines between techno, dance, trance, or house music, and it's generally better not to try.
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06/19/2005 12:55 pm
I usually do the same as Akira and set up a playlist on shuffle. Some things included on the list are

Opeth
Nile
Necrophagist
Mortician
Morbid Angel
Monstrocity
Michael Romeo
Lord Gore
Limbonic Art
Khold
Immortal
Gorguts
Gorerotted
Gore****
Gorelord
Gorgoroth
Goratory
Gorgasm
Goreaphobia
Dream Theater
Decapitated
Cryptopsy (who's surprised?... honestly)
Carcass
Bathory
Venom
Therion
Symphony X
Suffocation
Stratovarius
Samael
Quo Vadis
The Gods Made Heavy Metal, And They Saw That It Was Good
They Said To Play It Louder Than Hell, We Promised That We Would

Hulk Smash!!

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06/19/2005 3:32 pm
Originally Posted by: Raskolnikov... So... y'all have busted ass all day, you're tired, you stink and you need to chill out...

What CD goes in the player?
[font=trebuchet ms]Dave Mason: Alone Together[/font]
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06/19/2005 9:39 pm
The favourites are probably David Bowie and Bob Dylan, but the list goes on (RHCP, Radiohead, Muse, The Who, Metallica, Bright Eyes, and so on and so forth)
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06/20/2005 3:42 am
Ok.. any of these bands ring a bell with anybody or is my record collection hopelessly outdated?
I constantly have people who go through my albums & CD's and don't have a clue who any of these bands are.


AMBROSIA-LIFE BEYOND L.A.
AMIN BHATIA
ANDREAS VOLLENWEIDER
ANIMAL LOGIC
ASIA
AUTOGRAPH
BALTIMORA
BERLIN
BOLSHOI
BOX, THE
BRAND X
BELA FLECK AND THE FLECKTONES
BOOTSAUCE
BUGGLES
CAMEL
CROWDED HOUSE
CHILLIWACK
CITY BOY
CONCRETE BLONDE
CRACK THE SKY-ANIMAL NOTES
DIRE STRAITS
EXTREME
MISSING PERSONS
SCREAMING BLUE MESSIAHS
SCRITTI POLITTI
STANLEY CLARKE
DIXIE DREGS
EXILE
FM-BLACK NOISE
HARLEQUIN
STRANGE ADVANCE
THE SMITHS
JEAN LUC PONTY
KIM MITCHELL
KING CRIMSON
KLAATU
LEVEL 42
MANNEQUIN
MAX WEBSTER
M+M
PAT TRAVERS
PLATINUM BLONDE
ROUGH TRADE
SHADOWS
STARCASTLE
SWEET-DESOLATION BOULEVARD
TEARS FOR FEARS
THOMAS DOLBY
T. REX
TUBES
U.K
UTOPIA
UZEB
WANG CHUNG
XTC
YELLO
YES
ZON
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06/20/2005 5:30 am
Originally Posted by: schmangeOk.. any of these bands ring a bell with anybody or is my record collection hopelessly outdated?
I constantly have people who go through my albums & CD's and don't have a clue who any of these bands are....
[font=trebuchet]I'll try not to chortle over some of your selections (Manheim Steamroller??), but I will point out that Rask specifically asked which CD (as in ONE only!! fit the moment.[/font]
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06/20/2005 5:45 am
Eh, whatever generates discussion.

I never expected this thing would stay on-topic, anyway.
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06/20/2005 6:05 am
Well generally I'll make comprehensive playlists and choose depending on mood...called total heaviness (Pantera, Slayer, Soulfly, Deadhorse), mega classical guitar, All Zep (enough volume and variety by itself), and guitar playalongs (hard to listen through without picking up the axe). As far as deadbeat zone out kinda stuff, I got a list for that too: epic cool, which as it sounds is some longer more somber stuff like Tea For One and Achilles Last Stand (Zep), La Villa Strangiato and 2112 (Rush), Concierto de Aranjuez (all three movements), and Stranglehold (Nugent).
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06/20/2005 8:04 am
Originally Posted by: Lordathestrings[font=trebuchet]I'll try not to chortle over some of your selections (Manheim Steamroller??), but I will point out that Rask specifically asked which CD (as in ONE only!! fit the moment.[/font]


Where does it say Manheim Steamroller in my post?
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06/20/2005 7:36 pm
Originally Posted by: schmangeWhere does it say Manheim Steamroller in my post?
[font=trebuchet ms]Unless I'm mistaken (it does happen occaisionally), Manheim Steamroller is an Andreas Vollenweider project.[/font]
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06/20/2005 7:49 pm
Well, I ain't got that one, so ya must be confuddled.
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06/20/2005 7:54 pm
Originally Posted by: schmangeWell, I ain't got that one, so ya must be confuddled.
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06/21/2005 1:23 am
I have alot of stuff on my playlist, and i just let it run thorugh when I'm surfing the web, I got a little bit of Metal (Pantera, Guns n Roses, Mudvayne), Some Classic Rock (Steve Miller Band, Grand Funk Railroad, Billy Joel, Queen), some Motown and Soul (Temtations, Michael McDonald, Stevie Wonder, Marvin gaye), I also got my punk (Green Day, The Clash), and even my rap, ( Public Enemy, Jurassic 5, Fat Joe, and NWA). I have a big variety, and my mood doesn't matter, i just listen.
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06/21/2005 2:47 am
"wish you were here" album...especially shine
"shine" junkhouse
"stoned" Blackie and the rodeo kings
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