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by anorthernsoul
Mon Jan 01, 2007 8:25 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Spiritualized® Album Info...
Replies: 31
Views: 5350

hm. there's a pretty interesting wikipaedia* article about the compilation of basement here . i'm not very keen on the sound of most of elliott's records; i think the first two are perfect, but all his beatles-y tendencies put me off the sound of the later records slightly. the songs are amazing tho...
by anorthernsoul
Mon Jan 01, 2007 5:39 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Spiritualized® Album Info...
Replies: 31
Views: 5350

it's a krs release, meaning no basement stuff ... not half right bummer. but, versions of not half right! touchdown. i first heard that song on one of the henry fonda boots, i think, never really having heard any heatmiser. it's great. it would be nice to think label stuff would just evaporate afte...
by anorthernsoul
Mon Jan 01, 2007 12:57 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Spiritualized® Album Info...
Replies: 31
Views: 5350

joy division blow. new order are even worse. i haven't listened to joy division for a couple of years, their first record's great though, so's some of the second; decades, isolation, something else i've forgotten. just put 'disorder' off unknown pleasures on, it's amazing, it's so exciting. and the...
by anorthernsoul
Sun Dec 31, 2006 1:58 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Spiritualized® Album Info...
Replies: 31
Views: 5350

yeh ... i think the jon spencer thing (wasn't it on the kimbrough tribute, or something?) was one of the last things he recorded that was released, wasn't it? there's a march release pencilled in, i think, hopefully for some of the basement demos that are floating around, otherwise for something les...
by anorthernsoul
Sat Dec 30, 2006 9:20 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Top 10 records ever(as of 12/1/2006)
Replies: 205
Views: 26318

nah ... they're not albums. they're records, maybe. albums are albums. it probably gets slightly more contentious if you're talking about bands recording pre-1960 when albums were just singles (broadly speaking blah blah blah). the idea that someone can have the best of someone in their top ten is b...
by anorthernsoul
Sat Dec 30, 2006 9:17 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Spiritualized® Album Info...
Replies: 31
Views: 5350

* J says "it's the best album we've ever done". he doesn't really tend to say that, i remember him being quite taken aback in an interview when the interviewer quoted him as saying so. i think he called amazing grace the best recorded lp, which is pretty contentious. i saw mojo in the shops today. ...
by anorthernsoul
Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:31 am
Forum: Other
Topic: 4 or 5 songs on MTV SHOW 1992?
Replies: 56
Views: 5770

i remember seeing the version of medication, it was pretty badass. i think it's notably different for some reason, maybe because you get to see jason really battering his guitar. i saw it online, so i guess it's around somewhere. maybe the guy with the vhs could pass it on to someone who could encod...
by anorthernsoul
Sun Dec 24, 2006 5:46 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: guitar heroes (not clapton)
Replies: 64
Views: 7632

i still really wanna hear the supposedly 'dark' version of urban hymns that someone mentioned on here......er, AGES ago. i reckons that'd be ace. i think you mean a northern soul; there's meant to be an earlier/'mccabe' mix which was amazing, really heavy, and was heard by various musicians, like j...
by anorthernsoul
Wed Dec 20, 2006 10:57 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: What's that yer readin'? [with added flirting]
Replies: 133
Views: 14754

Every week it seems there's a new TV programme on the subject and it's become totally meaningless to me.
HOLOCAUST DENIER!
ARREST THE HOLOCAUST DENIER!
you sicko.
by anorthernsoul
Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:02 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: 95-10-7 Opera House, Toronto, Ca..zip
Replies: 7
Views: 1548

wowwww ...
that sounds good.
what's the setlist of the above concert?

i wanna see spiritualized in nineteen ninety five with kate playing bass.
by anorthernsoul
Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:59 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Xmas music
Replies: 28
Views: 3491

there's some pretty hot christmas stuff on the sun ra singles discs. very jolly. elvis and james brown have their share of christmas stuff. james brown's is remarkable for being strewn with inappropriate sex UH s, which isn't something you get in so much christmas music. low, too. Get the Sufjan Ste...
by anorthernsoul
Tue Nov 28, 2006 9:11 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Comps tracklisting thread (reprise)
Replies: 57
Views: 7868

wow, that looks beautiful.
did you hear the oxford camerata on the mulatu astatke-fest that was the broken flowers soundtrack? good work anyway.
by anorthernsoul
Sat Nov 25, 2006 3:18 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Manchester last night
Replies: 20
Views: 4136

Wasn't that impressed by what sounded like the new material, as the lyrics seemed a bit spaceman cliche-ish. This was bar one track, which i hope is a new spiritualized recording and not a cover, which was the one about 'true love will find you in the end'. That was lovely! that's a daniel johnston...
by anorthernsoul
Fri Nov 24, 2006 10:01 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The other new songs.....
Replies: 9
Views: 1677

there was a little five question interview in busrider's distraction metro yesterday where jason talked about the new record. he said that he'd spent his last few records making very dry recordings of an exciting band, and had realised that part of what made spiritualized work was him going into the...
by anorthernsoul
Thu Nov 23, 2006 5:53 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Strings and singers
Replies: 7
Views: 1334

was the setlist any different at kendal ..?

and, mmm, i don't think the names of singers etc have popped up on here. perhaps ben crook can help. good old ben.
by anorthernsoul
Wed Nov 22, 2006 3:35 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: BJM / Jason
Replies: 3
Views: 809

tibetan monks
that sounds interesting. what was it like? the only music i've heard by tibetan monks didn't really capture my attention, it was the chiming of symbols and cups of water and things. what was the concert like, though?
by anorthernsoul
Mon Nov 20, 2006 10:32 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The other new songs.....
Replies: 9
Views: 1677

i think there were three songs played at the sage that weren't played at nottingham, etc; one that sounded like that fall song that was on a car advert (totally wired or total exposure or something), one called 'too late' that, in a good way, sounded like a countryish bon jovi number, and one with d...
by anorthernsoul
Mon Nov 20, 2006 10:28 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Primal Scream ~ 17/11/06
Replies: 24
Views: 3139

As i've mentioned/raved before, personally 'Country Girl' was the song of last year! And it beats most tunes on those albums you mention...
why stop at last year? it could have been the best song of nineteen seventy five. shudder.
by anorthernsoul
Thu Nov 16, 2006 10:11 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: jason pierce + yoko ono
Replies: 29
Views: 4201

brilliant ... i hope it's a remix, they're the best thing jason does at the moment, i think.

cat power, too.
by anorthernsoul
Thu Nov 09, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Art Brut
Replies: 13
Views: 1508

isn't nagnagnag some sort of cabaret volataire song/reference?
by anorthernsoul
Mon Nov 06, 2006 12:04 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: night time music (influenced by a post by northernsoul)
Replies: 12
Views: 1367

the first tom waits record, which everybody hates.
the paris sisters (thanks for bigging up my post, by the way).
music for eighteen musicians, by steve reich.
shine like stars by primal scream.

mmmmmm.
by anorthernsoul
Sat Nov 04, 2006 12:24 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: all I want for christmas is...?
Replies: 74
Views: 9188

i've got back to mono, i think the sound quality's a little suspect, although apparently phil remastered it for cd ... there we go though, there's some terrific stuff on there. the paris sisters are one of my favourite groups, good work on that complete sessions link. i think they're the best exampl...
by anorthernsoul
Fri Nov 03, 2006 1:48 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: SIlent Sound!
Replies: 66
Views: 10015

I haven't noticed any subliminal stuff. I guess because it's subliminal....
haha.
thanks for that; i absolumont can't afford to buy this at the moment, but it's nice to know it's good ...

i forget, is this the live recording or is it a studio recording of the score?
by anorthernsoul
Fri Nov 03, 2006 1:24 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Sage Photos
Replies: 55
Views: 20263

i thought i'd revive this thread because i've just looked through it to find the name of a song they played at the sage; "death take your fiddle"; i so wish they'd played it this tour, i remember it being the best thing they did. it sounded like something off songs of love and hate. if it's not on t...
by anorthernsoul
Fri Oct 20, 2006 4:30 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: favourite song ever
Replies: 107
Views: 13869

haha, i've heard dan penn say that; "someone asked me which was my favourite version of dark end of the street ... well, i didn't know there was any others but james carr's, but i'll play it anyway ..."
by anorthernsoul
Tue Oct 17, 2006 7:28 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: acoustic mainlines vow of silence
Replies: 22
Views: 3678

acoustic mainlines vow of silence

i guess you don't have to observe a vow of silence if you go to one of the acoustic mainlines gigs and therefore know which treats uncy j has unearthed to delight the masses, but, can we have a spoiler thread and a no spoiler thread? some people won't be seeing spiritualized until the end of novembe...
by anorthernsoul
Tue Oct 17, 2006 12:05 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Sun Ra documentary
Replies: 9
Views: 1417

and why saturn is better than the earth.
by anorthernsoul
Tue Oct 17, 2006 11:58 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Cocksucker Blues
Replies: 31
Views: 4241

BONUS Material Saville Theatre 1969 Australian Tour Documentary 1973 Promos Brown Sugar Clip 1973 David Frost Show 1969 Interviews With Mick Jagger Mick And Biancas Wedding wowww ... if that brown sugar's the pink suited top of the pops one, it's amazing. tour documentaries and everything. i'm defi...
by anorthernsoul
Mon Oct 16, 2006 12:27 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Cocksucker Blues
Replies: 31
Views: 4241

i thought i'd pump this thread up again. not so much out of discussion but more out of lazy requests. there was talk on the other thread about there being bootlegs of cocksucker blues in better quality than i'd ever thought were available. does anyone have a copy? that they'd want to send me? i've o...
by anorthernsoul
Sat Oct 14, 2006 10:24 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Sun Ra documentary
Replies: 9
Views: 1417

i think lanquidity's one of my favourite records, without putting things in boxes like jazz and non jazz. there's a really great rarities collection sun ra picked of new york live stuff called 'out there a minute', with an insane version of somewhere in space. and there's a two-disc 'singles' of the...
by anorthernsoul
Thu Oct 12, 2006 6:10 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: John Peel Day 2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1496

i read someone talking about john peel day on another messageboard, complaining about the dianafication of john peel. i wish people would remember him for who he was, a really nice seeming enthusiastic guy who played awful music some of the time and good music some of the time. it's all gone a bit j...
by anorthernsoul
Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:17 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Glasgow record shops?
Replies: 7
Views: 1500

Monorail Records (inside Mono Cafe), Kings Street. 5 minute walk from main pedestrian shopping area. Also about 2 mins from 13th Note bar. Best record shop in Glasgow. just to second that: i had a day in glasgow and going to mono was brilliant. you can spend lots of money and then sit down and have...
by anorthernsoul
Thu Oct 05, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: favourite song ever
Replies: 107
Views: 13869

Four Tet - "Unspoken" that's pretty interesting ... have you ever heard an alternate version of it? apparently on the promo copies of rounds, it was different, and featured a tori amos piano sample that he could never get cleared, so the released lp version is one of those recreations-without-quite...
by anorthernsoul
Thu Oct 05, 2006 1:53 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Asobi Seksu
Replies: 4
Views: 863

i've only heard a little asobi seksu, i think the things that you can download from their website; red sea, etc. to derail your thread a little: i've listened to a lot of nagisa ni te and maher shalal hash baz over the past months. i love them to bits. there's another japanese group called 'ghost' t...
by anorthernsoul
Mon Oct 02, 2006 10:49 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mogwai - come on die young is brilliant?
Replies: 17
Views: 1772

it is a good record. year 2000 non compliant thingy is brilliant. it sounds like a toyshop. i went to see mogwai a week or two ago, and they were in parts good and in parts bad. i only really go to mogwai in search of permanent ear damage. helicon one was brilliant. that is all.
by anorthernsoul
Fri Sep 29, 2006 2:33 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Benicassim 2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1082

the line up for the year before last was ridiculous; love, brian wilson, lou reed, spiritualized, primal scream, maybe yo la tengo, i forget who else. i think it alternates between good and bad years.
by anorthernsoul
Fri Sep 29, 2006 2:26 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: highest gig in the world
Replies: 33
Views: 4240

"katie melua to break record for stupidest record ever broken"

i'm sure there's enough semantic juice left in there to make a joke about breaking katie melua's records, too.
by anorthernsoul
Fri Sep 29, 2006 10:10 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Gimme Shelter
Replies: 13
Views: 1652

thanks for that willthisdo, i might have a little nose around on youtube now. as far as i know it's not shown as often as a couple of times a year; i think the last showing was the first in a decade. robert frank had to hide his print under the floorboards to stop it being confiscated. he's mental. ...
by anorthernsoul
Thu Sep 28, 2006 7:04 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Gimme Shelter
Replies: 13
Views: 1652

sympathy for the devil (one plus one! i'll punch anyone who says otherwise) is really good ... i even like the godard stuff, elridge cleaver and confused woodland interviews. Isn't it? (Did you see it at Tate Modern the other year?) haha!, yes i did, just before christmas i think. and it was thoroug...
by anorthernsoul
Thu Sep 28, 2006 3:50 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Gimme Shelter
Replies: 13
Views: 1652

it's all about cocksucker blues.
by anorthernsoul
Tue Sep 26, 2006 5:46 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 33 1/3
Replies: 13
Views: 1708

ahh .. the exile mojo article's worth tracking down: i think it's the issue that has george harrison on the cover, from just after he died. it's pretty much keith talking you through the lp - some of which will be familiar from the book - but there's some beaut iful photographs, too. worth tracking ...
by anorthernsoul
Tue Sep 26, 2006 12:27 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 33 1/3
Replies: 13
Views: 1708

i got the exile on main st. one from the library a while ago, and sort of lost interest half way through. it's an expanded version of the ... mojo? article from a few years ago, with no additional details, just very descriptive rundowns of the songs. i think i'd be kind of wary of reading any others...
by anorthernsoul
Mon Sep 25, 2006 5:31 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Fall
Replies: 17
Views: 1881

And? Was he???
nuh uh.
he's still alive now though.
by anorthernsoul
Mon Sep 25, 2006 2:39 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 33 1/3
Replies: 13
Views: 1708

that would be nice.
the loveless one should be out soonish though (apparently november in the uk). so there's something.
by anorthernsoul
Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:45 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 33 1/3
Replies: 13
Views: 1708

33 1/3

there's an update to the 33 1/3 blog announcing a forthcoming book with a chapter on ladies and gentlemen by daphne carr. there's another blog here, and info about daphne here and here. the same book has essays about some other grrrreat lps.
by anorthernsoul
Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:34 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Fall
Replies: 17
Views: 1881

there's a new spiritualized song that sounds like the fall. they played it at the sage and i think you can kind of hear a mangled version of it on that little trailer that was on the site a while ago. i get them mixed up, but it's one of those two-word ones, like total exposure or totally wired. it ...
by anorthernsoul
Sat Sep 23, 2006 3:32 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Fall
Replies: 17
Views: 1881

i'd jump in and get hex enduction hour. this nation's saving grace is pretty hits-packed, too, i think, so pick one. hex is great, as are the singles from around the same period.
by anorthernsoul
Fri Sep 22, 2006 10:36 am
Forum: Other
Topic: What's that yer readin'? [with added flirting]
Replies: 133
Views: 14754

ha ha, no, they're great, thanks for that ... i've read the new york trilogy and have the most scattered memory of what happened in it, so perhaps i can give it another go. it knocked me out when i read it, anyway ... i enjoyed book of illusions, too. he's quite courageous in sticking with similar s...
by anorthernsoul
Thu Sep 21, 2006 3:21 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacelines (Sonic Sounds for Subterraneans)
Replies: 14
Views: 4393

didn't sonic mention the possibility of a volume two sometime?
by anorthernsoul
Thu Sep 21, 2006 11:05 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Feel so good
Replies: 13
Views: 1648

The La's : Feelin' (the alternate version from the 7") that's a really good pick. it's lovely having that seven inch in the box, too. a quick contribution: havin' a party and twistin' the night away from sam cooke at the harlem square club. i always think of sam cooke in the way everyone else seems...
by anorthernsoul
Thu Sep 21, 2006 11:02 am
Forum: Other
Topic: What's that yer readin'? [with added flirting]
Replies: 133
Views: 14754

the film of capote was great, just in case you still fancy seeing it. the only kerouac i've read is on the road, which i did like. somewhat grudgingly, because i found it pretty laborious but absolutely loved the last chapter or two, and then i felt as if i'd read a book i hadn't enjoyed, but then b...
by anorthernsoul
Wed Sep 20, 2006 1:23 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: What's that yer readin'? [with added flirting]
Replies: 133
Views: 14754

dream boogie, by peter guralnick: his sam cooke book (cookbook ha-ha-ha), it's terrific. it paints a lovely picture of the gospel scene of the fourties and fifties, and is probably the most comprehensive record of anything that's ever been written ever ever. it's not uncommon to read sentences that ...
by anorthernsoul
Tue Sep 19, 2006 11:22 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: what song's this from?
Replies: 17
Views: 2036

My current favourite is songs of love & hate, closely followed by new skin for the old ceremony. yeh, i'm with you on that one at the moment. i think being more academic about it would drive me towards the first one (just because of the apple core and the fareground instrumentation and the only dro...
by anorthernsoul
Fri Sep 15, 2006 10:21 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Silent Sound - literally
Replies: 5
Views: 1118

grr: the exact same thing happened to me. i might have been stood next to you on that little railwagon. i was so excited and ended up standing around like some moistened mancunian pleading with the door staff to let me in. anyone who went: please post lots of things about how it was really bad, and ...
by anorthernsoul
Tue Sep 12, 2006 3:44 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Warlocks Gear Nicked
Replies: 13
Views: 1709

in case anyone missed the update, the same happened to dinosaur a few weeks ago. it's always the freaky muso bands who get their guitars ripped off.
by anorthernsoul
Tue Sep 12, 2006 1:38 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass
Replies: 2
Views: 749

i heard a few little bits, one of which sounds like something, maybe ghost rider, off the first suicide lp, and one that was a kind of tinkly daniel johnston esque ballad. everyone i've spoken to who's heard it says it's the best thing they've done, though, so there's something. has anyone heard the...
by anorthernsoul
Thu Sep 07, 2006 11:43 am
Forum: Other
Topic: mojo magazine with elton john on cover
Replies: 1
Views: 429

it did make sun ra sound a bit 'bla-la-la-la-laaaa' though, didn't it. some sun ra's really beautiful sounding.
by anorthernsoul
Tue Sep 05, 2006 10:11 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: SIlent Sound!
Replies: 66
Views: 10015

yeh ...
i requested tickets and haven't heard anything. there's a message just up that says 'free tickets have now gone'; if it means that they've just gone then we should be o k, but if it's just to stop people mailing in days later then who knows. i really wanna go.
by anorthernsoul
Mon Sep 04, 2006 10:09 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Lee Hazlewood
Replies: 43
Views: 5282

and Arkansas Coal (suite) is maybe his best work with nancy?
there's a few off the same record that are right up there; down from dover and big red balloon notably, but the whole lp's brilliant. it is thoroughly worth buying.
by anorthernsoul
Fri Sep 01, 2006 12:44 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: favourite song ever
Replies: 107
Views: 13869

'i'll be there for you' by the rembrandts.
by anorthernsoul
Thu Aug 31, 2006 10:25 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Lee Hazlewood
Replies: 43
Views: 5282

i've seen the films ... they're bizarre, more social artefacts than movies or specials. the highlight is the presence of donnie owens, seeing him play guitar. also, the late sixties early seventies fad of wearing warm, bright jumpers with slack golden chains.
by anorthernsoul
Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:11 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Lee Hazlewood
Replies: 43
Views: 5282

lee hazlewood's brilliant. i've heard jason quote a line from after six in interviews. i'm always kind of mystified by the praise for the first nancy and lee record, did you ever/again is much superior i think.

i've heard bits of thirteen, it sounded good ...
by anorthernsoul
Tue Aug 29, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Acoustic Mainlines
Replies: 119
Views: 18825

ah, o k, i stand corrected. i might have been getting mixed up with bryan being against various other lead vocals. i don't know.
by anorthernsoul
Sun Aug 27, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Acoustic Mainlines
Replies: 119
Views: 18825

i think it was bryan who was against the orchestration; he was in favour of putting on a stripped down version, like you can find on the ifyoubelievein lp ...
by anorthernsoul
Sat Aug 26, 2006 10:08 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Acoustic Mainlines
Replies: 119
Views: 18825

part from Bryan McCleans 'Old Man', but I can do without that
listen to that again and again and again and again and again; it's as good as anything on there. seeing arthur singing it was something else but the lp version with david angel's input's incredible.
by anorthernsoul
Thu Aug 24, 2006 10:27 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Patti Smith and Kevin Shields!
Replies: 3
Views: 824

i saw kev and patti do this at her meltdown last year, the coral sea part at least. it was brill-o. there's a bootleg floating about, although it's kind of strange listening to it without being immersed in waves of sweet sweet physical guitar sound.