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by runaway
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Scott Walker RIP
Replies: 4
Views: 553

Re: Scott Walker RIP

He was a giant.
by runaway
Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Richard Ashcroft
Replies: 24
Views: 2685

Re: Richard Ashcroft

“I can be in Tokyo one day... Buenos Aires the next”
He a fucking flight attendant now?
Tosser.
by runaway
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 804
Views: 93519

Re: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018

The album really is a distillation of all his previous solo albums. References and similarities to older songs abound and (because of this?) it works perfectly. Enjoying it immensely.
by runaway
Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: RSD rumour...
Replies: 95
Views: 21246

Re: RSD rumour...

What a shitshow. I'll make it a point to never buy another product associated with this Palmer twat. I was forced to buy a Space Age CD release of Recurring because I broke (?!) my original Fire copy. The different track listing has always bothered me... For some reason I believed that Pete was behi...
by runaway
Sat Apr 29, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Other
Topic: David Lee MUSCLES R.I.P.
Replies: 22
Views: 4780

Re: David Lee MUSCLES R.I.P.

Only learning of this now. Horrible and tragic. Such a talented and unique guy.
by runaway
Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mogwai: 10 of the Best
Replies: 8
Views: 1551

Re: Mogwai: 10 of the Best

My faves:

1. Hunted by a Freak
2. Moses? I Amn't
3. Kids Will Be Skeletons
4. Killing All the Flies
5. Boring Machines Disturbs Sleep
6. Ratts of the Capital
7. Golden Porsche
8. Know You Are but What Am I?
9. Stop Coming to My House
10. Sad DC
by runaway
Sat Nov 26, 2016 4:28 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Top 10 Albums of 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 5590

Re: Top 10 Albums of 2016

Top disappointments: Angel Olsen - My Woman Other than Sister and maybe another song or two this album really sucks. I'm shocked but not surprised that others are lapping it up, metaphorically speaking. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree Huge Nick Cave fan here. So glad to see him making musi...
by runaway
Sun Oct 02, 2016 4:27 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Dylan Thread
Replies: 236
Views: 47194

Re: The Dylan Thread

This should be good - he was all fucked up on smack in '66, wasn't he?
by runaway
Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:33 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Stooges Documentary
Replies: 2
Views: 780

Re: Stooges Documentary

Looks cool. Hope there's not too much attention paid to the 21st century incarnation.
by runaway
Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Angel Olsen announces new album, ‘My Woman’ 2/9
Replies: 19
Views: 2836

Re: Angel Olsen announces new album, ‘My Woman’ 2/9

I actually bought the CD on the strength of Sister and on recommendations from places such as this forum. Will follow your advice and listen to the second half.
by runaway
Fri Sep 16, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Angel Olsen announces new album, ‘My Woman’ 2/9
Replies: 19
Views: 2836

Re: Angel Olsen announces new album, ‘My Woman’ 2/9

Wow, totally unimpressed with this. Only made it to track 5 before I had to turn it off due to embarrassment (teenagers are the harshest critics). Sounds forced and contrived. The lo-fi production is shit as well.
Am I doing something wrong?
by runaway
Thu Sep 01, 2016 1:34 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: I'd rather tell you about......Psychic Ills
Replies: 27
Views: 4806

Re: I'd rather tell you about......Psychic Ills

It's really good. Derivative, but good.
by runaway
Fri May 27, 2016 3:23 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: tell me about...joni mitchell
Replies: 4
Views: 816

Re: tell me about...joni mitchell

Yeah, Ty Seagull she is not. I suggest you skip over Joni and head straight to Judee Sill.
by runaway
Fri May 27, 2016 3:20 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Jonathan Wilson
Replies: 12
Views: 1954

Re: Jonathan Wilson

I liked the first one enough; nice sounding. I think I listened to the next (Fanfare?) less than a handful of times - the hippy dippy lyricism gets on my nerves.
by runaway
Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: sexual abuse in music
Replies: 34
Views: 5317

Re: sexual abuse in music

Can we get back to talking about sexual abuse in music please?
by runaway
Fri Feb 26, 2016 4:23 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mark Kozelek / Sun Kil Moon - "Benji"
Replies: 35
Views: 2999

Re: Mark Kozelek / Sun Kil Moon - "Benji"

Too funny.
But the new Jesu/Sun Kil Moon album is really good.
by runaway
Sat Feb 13, 2016 3:57 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1122
Views: 142960

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

John Grant in Manchester, what an incredible show. Probably the best vocal showing I've ever seen live, great band, and of course the great songs. Even the stuff from his first LP (which bored me) was great. He is a real performer, yet very gracious and thankful to audience. I would definitely reco...
by runaway
Sat Jan 30, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1122
Views: 142960

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

GY!BE last night-

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by runaway
Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:53 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Joanna Gruesome - UltraRetro- the rise of Sealed-Knot Indie?
Replies: 4
Views: 863

Re: Joanna Gruesome - UltraRetro- the rise of Sealed-Knot In

It's all very strange. My oldest son is 14 and in high school. He and the group of kids he hangs out with are all very into MBV, the Jesus & Mary Chain, and practically anything (late 80's - early 90's) that's on 4AD.
by runaway
Mon Jan 25, 2016 3:05 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 804
Views: 93519

Re: New Spiritualized Album - 2015?

It's a recent pic of Jason at Snap Studios in London w/ Guy Massey (Let It Come Down). Interesting...
by runaway
Thu Jan 21, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: sexual abuse in music
Replies: 34
Views: 5317

Re: sexual abuse in music

Have you heard about Don McLean?!
by runaway
Wed Jan 20, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: sexual abuse in music
Replies: 34
Views: 5317

Re: sexual abuse in music

Not making excuses but men have been doing shit like that for centuries. Deplorable behavior but hardly surprising, unfortunately.
by runaway
Mon Jan 11, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: RIP David Bowie
Replies: 45
Views: 5813

Re: RIP David Bowie

Sad news indeed. As a teen I was lucky enough to catch the "Heroes" tour in 1978 (at the Providence Civic Center - some songs recorded there were included on the live Stage album). One of my all time favorite concerts. He always seemed other than mortal to me, and I'm thankful for the musical legacy...
by runaway
Fri Jan 08, 2016 4:04 am
Forum: Other
Topic: snowflakes
Replies: 2
Views: 725

Re: snowflakes

I love this stuff - and to think that the "critics" refused to acknowledge the artistic merits of photography for almost a century!
Here's to the likes of Wilson Bentley, Eadweard Muybridge and Karl Blossfeldt.

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by runaway
Fri Dec 25, 2015 3:47 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: christmas cheer
Replies: 2
Views: 646

Re: christmas cheer

But, dat ass...
by runaway
Tue Dec 22, 2015 12:49 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 2015 lists
Replies: 37
Views: 7215

Re: 2015 lists

Cheers as well, semi. Looking forward to another year of your always interesting submissions.
And health and happiness to all the other users in the coming year!
by runaway
Sat Dec 19, 2015 4:34 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 2015 lists
Replies: 37
Views: 7215

Re: 2015 lists

I think my favorite album of the year is Andy Shauf's The Bearer Of Bad News. Young singer/songwriter from Saskatchewan. Kind of a cross between Elliott Smith and Joni Mitchell. The lyrical content of this song wouldn't be out of place on a Nick Cave album-

by runaway
Fri Dec 18, 2015 10:27 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Headphones
Replies: 17
Views: 2308

Re: Headphones

Sony has recently re-established itself as a player in the headphone world, even amongst the higher end stuff. I have a pair of MDR Z7s and they are the best cans I've ever owned - super comfortable too. Their newer in-ear models are great too and give any Shure a run for its money, imo.
by runaway
Wed Dec 16, 2015 4:40 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 2015 lists
Replies: 37
Views: 7215

Re: 2015 lists

Biggest disappointments: Belle & Sebastian - Girls In Peacetime.... (I think Stuart is tired) Father John Misty - ...Honeybear (the snark factor and "clever" lyrics are tiresome) Beach House - Depression Cherry (listened a few times and was unimpressed enough to pass on the other album, but I felt t...
by runaway
Sun Dec 13, 2015 3:51 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: MORSE
Replies: 2
Views: 703

Re: MORSE

Thanks for your input. Anything is better than The Dylan Thread, imo.
by runaway
Sun Dec 06, 2015 3:29 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1555
Views: 162848

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

godspeed you! black emperor- this is in a church on the far southside. I've somehow never been to a show in a church, which is something I've always wanted to do. Let me know how this goes. Got tix for one of two consecutive nights here in Seattle next month - all ages so the kids can go (was their...
by runaway
Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:08 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1122
Views: 142960

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Low at The Crocodile in Seattle last night. Sold out show. Was fantastic - the newer songs (from the last two albums) featured prominently and sounded incredible.

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by runaway
Sat Nov 21, 2015 12:23 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Still In a Dream: A Story of Shoegaze (boxset)
Replies: 19
Views: 2040

Re: Still In a Dream: A Story of Shoegaze (boxset)

Check the comments- label says they couldn't get clearance for MBV or Stereolab.
by runaway
Wed Nov 18, 2015 10:57 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Still In a Dream: A Story of Shoegaze (boxset)
Replies: 19
Views: 2040

Re: Still In a Dream: A Story of Shoegaze (boxset)

This looks amazing. A few bands I don't recognize but many of the usual suspects...and Majesty Crush!
Muscles, will you sign my box?
by runaway
Wed Nov 18, 2015 10:51 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 19 November 1965 - 19 November 2015 The Spacemen Are 50 !
Replies: 8
Views: 1200

Re: 19 November 1965 - 19 November 2015 The Spacemen Are 50

I'd trade Meg Ryan for Axl Rose in a heartbeat!
by runaway
Wed Nov 18, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 19 November 1965 - 19 November 2015 The Spacemen Are 50 !
Replies: 8
Views: 1200

Re: 19 November 1965 - 19 November 2015 The Spacemen Are 50

It's my birthday too (I was born on the same day as Meg Ryan!).
So Happy Birthday Jason, Pete, and Meg.
by runaway
Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1555
Views: 162848

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

Low.
by runaway
Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:23 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: daniel johnston
Replies: 1
Views: 424

Re: daniel johnston

I've got The Devil and Daniel Johnston on dvd so I'm all set. I'd rather see someone compile his early cassette recordings if they haven't already. Also; what's with the lame Lana Del Rey cover of Some Things Last A Long Time? I guess no one told her that Beach House already covered that song and it...
by runaway
Sat Nov 07, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: gig footage
Replies: 10
Views: 1184

Re: gig footage

Here's some incredible gig footage featuring yours truly. I'm the guy in the front that Lux hands a beer to at the very begining. I'm wearing the "black and white beautiful acrylic sweater" and sporting a rather unfortunate mullhawk hairstyle. Enjoy!

by runaway
Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:50 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5129
Views: 407833

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

I'll tell you what I'm NOT listening to; anything by that fucking Adele!
by runaway
Thu Oct 29, 2015 2:37 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5129
Views: 407833

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Finally got a new copy of 3-Track Shack (Ace 2015). Now I know what y'all are talking about.
by runaway
Fri Oct 23, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5129
Views: 407833

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Halcyon is gathering dust on its shelf - haven't played it since I gave it a few spins when it came out. Not bothering with the new one - don't understand the hype surrounding this band.
by runaway
Sun Oct 11, 2015 3:43 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Order - Music Complete
Replies: 8
Views: 1439

Re: New Order - Music Complete

Needs more psych.
by runaway
Thu Oct 08, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2542
Views: 321350

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

SACD goodness courtesy of CDJapan (rendering my semi-annual trips to Tower Tokyo practically obsolete)-

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by runaway
Wed Oct 07, 2015 1:51 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Fleetwood Mac - Rate The Albums
Replies: 6
Views: 666

Re: Fleetwood Mac - Rate The Albums

plastic37 wrote:I am very pleased to own Peter Green's and Pious Bird ...
Nowt else.
Pious is a good comp.. Albatross is greatness.
by runaway
Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:22 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Fleetwood Mac - Rate The Albums
Replies: 6
Views: 666

Re: Fleetwood Mac - Rate The Albums

After careful consideration I reversed the positions of Mystery... and Heroes....
by runaway
Tue Oct 06, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Fleetwood Mac - Rate The Albums
Replies: 6
Views: 666

Re: Fleetwood Mac - Rate The Albums

Aquarian-Time wrote:I would put Tusk at Number 1, a great album in my opinion. Rumours and self titled at 2 and 3
I was tempted to do so but the presence of Lindsey's "punk" songs knocks it down a notch.
by runaway
Tue Oct 06, 2015 4:43 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Fleetwood Mac - Rate The Albums
Replies: 6
Views: 666

Fleetwood Mac - Rate The Albums

A nearly impossible task. Could be argued that the top ten are tied for first. Rumours isn't my favorite but it's hard to argue that it might not be the best. 14. Mr. Wonderful 13. Tango In The Night 12. Penguin 11. Mirage 10. (Peter Green's) Fleetwood Mac 9. Kiln House 8. Then Play On 7. Mystery To...
by runaway
Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:11 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Songs In A&E vs Sweet Heart Sweet Light
Replies: 28
Views: 3311

Re: Songs In A&E vs Sweet Heart Sweet Light

Amazing Grace and Songs In A&E are real low points for me. Almost lost me as a fan. I think that the last album represents a return to form.
by runaway
Fri Sep 25, 2015 4:03 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5129
Views: 407833

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Kikagaku Moyo - Forest of Lost Children

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by runaway
Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:18 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Dylan Thread
Replies: 236
Views: 47194

Re: The Dylan Thread

I can barely get through an entire Dylan album, never mind 7+ hours of the stuff!
by runaway
Thu Sep 17, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5129
Views: 407833

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Low - Ones and Sixes Pretty stark at the outset, but that's to be expected. I have been listening to the new Low album quite a bit over the last few days. Musically I think is is excellent, and I really like the artwork but what is with the lurid yellow vinyl? Also, MP3 and not FLAC download is che...
by runaway
Thu Sep 17, 2015 3:06 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5129
Views: 407833

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Low - Ones and Sixes
Pretty stark at the outset, but that's to be expected.
by runaway
Thu Sep 10, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Listening to vinyl backwards
Replies: 9
Views: 874

Re: Listening to vinyl backwards

"And if you play it forward you get something even more terrifying: An Eagles song."
:)
by runaway
Wed Sep 09, 2015 5:04 am
Forum: Art/Design/Film/Literature
Topic: David Lynch shooting new Twin Peaks ... stuff???
Replies: 15
Views: 3092

Re: David Lynch shooting new Twin Peaks ... stuff???

Drove past the "Twin Peaks" diner today and all the windows were covered and there were work crews busy renovating the interior of the place for some imminent filming of the new series. Lynch was also reportedly in town in July.
by runaway
Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2542
Views: 321350

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

A sampling from our semi-annual Tower Records Tokyo haul. Also got some Low (w/ bonus tracks) and Mogwai (w/ bonus disc)-

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by runaway
Sat Aug 15, 2015 3:53 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5129
Views: 407833

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

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(recent CD acquisition from Tower Records in Tokyo)
by runaway
Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Sticky Fingers reissue deal
Replies: 53
Views: 8043

Re: Sticky Fingers reissue deal

Beach Boys > Beatles
Kinks > Beatles
Rolling Stones > Beatles
by runaway
Wed Jul 29, 2015 2:38 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Tame Impala - New Track - Let It Happen (2015)
Replies: 47
Views: 4204

Re: Tame Impala - New Track - Let It Happen (2015)

As part of our semi-annual CD haul at the Tower Records in Shibuya my kids bought the Japanese edition of Currents (extra disc of live material and a button!). It's been getting quite a bit of play on the little hotel room boom box and I have to say I rather enjoy it. Agree that it has a nice mellow...
by runaway
Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Tame Impala - New Track - Let It Happen (2015)
Replies: 47
Views: 4204

Re: Tame Impala - New Track - Let It Happen (2015)

So many of these bands sound like kids who raided their hippie grandparents' record collection.
by runaway
Fri Jul 24, 2015 10:29 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Tame Impala - New Track - Let It Happen (2015)
Replies: 47
Views: 4204

Re: Tame Impala - New Track - Let It Happen (2015)

I dunno, maybe we're just old and out of touch. My kids like Foxygen too...
by runaway
Sat Jul 18, 2015 5:40 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Tame Impala - New Track - Let It Happen (2015)
Replies: 47
Views: 4204

Re: Tame Impala - New Track - Let It Happen (2015)

My guess is that at 15 years it probably doesn't matter?
by runaway
Sat Jul 18, 2015 11:48 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Tame Impala - New Track - Let It Happen (2015)
Replies: 47
Views: 4204

Re: Tame Impala - New Track - Let It Happen (2015)

You're all wrong - my 15-year-old says it's "titties on yo face" (and I'm assuming this means it's very good).
by runaway
Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:33 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Condolences to Nick Cave and family
Replies: 9
Views: 1243

Re: Condolences to Nick Cave and family

So very sad.