Forum Post: Rock and Roll HOF nominees
Posted 10/09/2014 09:22:24 EDT
I'd be pleasently surprised if the Smiths made it in. Musically they were way ahead of their time, and just as influential as the Clash, but to be included would be against everything the band ever s more »
Forum Post: Seen any bands new to you that have excited you recently?
Posted 10/05/2014 03:07:16 EDT
Just got back from seeing the Posies tonight. Great show. Even though they have been around for twenty years, I have never seen them live, so I guess they are new to me. I am amazed at how much these more »
Forum Post: "Easy Like Sunday...
Posted 10/04/2014 06:31:34 EDT
In response to DougIrwin's comment: ..like the Reverend Al Green.." Yep. Marc Ford's new album is good and this song here is a delicate gem. Cool video. I had no idea people still made videos? h more »
Forum Post: All the Arts (and anything else) blog thread
Posted 10/04/2014 05:45:43 EDT
In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: I'm reviving this to mention a new TV miniseries called 'Gracepoint' which is on Fox. Last year I talked about a BBC miniseries called 'Broadchurch' which I thought more »
Forum Post: We're only in it for the money ( part 10?) or Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death, again.
Posted 09/25/2014 10:31:26 EDT
There is plenty of socially conscious material being released today and plenty of good tv. Just because today's mainstream artist's may not be the most outspoken, doesnt necessarily mean that we have more »
Forum Post: Box Sets
Posted 09/25/2014 09:29:06 EDT
One of the better Box sets I own is the Studio Recordings, by the Jam. This set is great because instead of CD's, all of the bands material including all six studio albums, plus, single, b-sides, back more »
Forum Post: Gone, Gone, Gone or Real Real Gone?
Posted 09/18/2014 10:36:27 EDT
Pretty much anything Van Morrison, or Alison Krauss does sounds good. A couple of other gone's I like: Long Gone Day - Mad Season(Band I wished stayed around longer) Gone - Pearl Jam He's Gone -The Gr more »
Forum Post: U2 just released a new album...
Posted 09/10/2014 02:43:40 EDT
Thanks for posting this Rich. I listened to it a few times and I just can't warm up to it all that much. But there are some nice songs there like California, Cederwood Road and the Troubles.
Forum Post: Yahoo Live Music Series
Posted 09/07/2014 12:08:48 EDT
In response to SonicsMonksLyresVicars' comment: I've always found it very amusing that a company would choose to call itself "Yahoo". Regardless of what they call themselves, I do know that I watched more »
Forum Post: Zillagod and jesseyeric: MIA
Posted 09/04/2014 04:49:21 EDT
In response to yogafriend's comment: I would not suggest starting anymore MIA threads, DD, if you don't mind my saying so. We've had such a drop off here ... and life behind the computer screen is more »
Posted 09/04/2014 04:26:15 EDT
Don't know about any of you, but I have been enjoying the Yahoo Live Concert Series this summer. Dave Matthews Band, Linkin Park and Yes, have been some of the better shows so far. I am looking forwar more »
Forum Post: Hit hin again!
Posted 09/02/2014 10:03:48 EDT
In response to yogafriend's comment: [QUOTE] Interesting that you should mention Hepburn. My 11 year old niece idolizes her. Really. She has all her films, with My Fair Lady and Roman Holiday being he more »
Forum Post: Pitchfork's best music of the decade so far
Posted 08/20/2014 11:52:03 EDT
I agree on the promotional aspect of Pitchforks message. Take a look at the lineups for the last few Pitchfork festivals, and you will see many of the same names. At least they know their audience, un more »
Forum Post: Your top pick for the most universally loved rock artists
Posted 08/20/2014 10:57:09 EDT
The Rolling Stones
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band
Forum Post: Best Rock & Roll Song Ever
Posted 07/30/2014 11:27:23 EDT
In response to NowWhatDoYouWant's comment: [QUOTE] best effort at one that sums up Rock would be Stonese.: Gimme Shelter [/QUOTE] Gimme Shelter would be my pick as well. Honorable mention All Along more »
Forum Post: Make an Album: Take 2
Posted 07/30/2014 11:14:52 EDT
Black Sabbath Black Sabbath Tea For the Tillerman - Cat Stevens Unforgettable Fire, Zooropa U2 Born in the USA, Born to Run, Darkness on the edge of Town - Springsteen Little Deuce Coupe, Good Vibrati more »
Forum Post: Make an album with title tracks only ...
Posted 07/23/2014 11:53:27 EDT
Everything in it's right place
Packed like Sardines?
Forum Post: Albums named after places
Posted 07/16/2014 12:44:37 EDT
Los Angeles- X
Berlin- Lou Reed
Tupelo Honey - Van Morrison
Let England Shake - PJ Harvey
Joshua Tree - U2
Earth and Sun and Moon(that just about covers it) - Midnight Oil
Forum Post: Showgaze Documentary 'Beautiful Noise' premieres this spring (end of May)
Posted 06/20/2014 04:08:43 EDT
In response to yogafriend's comment: In response to MattyScornD's comment: Big fan of all the bands mentioned (as I've said before and the other thread) as well as the styles and influences the more »
Forum Post: The greatest 'concept albums' ever conceived
Posted 06/20/2014 04:05:15 EDT
Have to go with one of the original concept albums, Moody Blues Day's of Future Passed.
Forum Post: Wish You Were Here: Our friend, Greg
Posted 03/17/2014 10:24:06 EDT
I am very sorry to hear this. Greg was a unique poster and very nice person. My condolences to his family, and friends. Emerson Lake and Palmer - Take a Pebble http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPZkivm more »
Forum Post: Best "Follow-up" LPs of all time.
Posted 03/09/2014 09:40:31 EDT
I have two. I can't make up my mind. The Smiths, Meat is Murder. The opening riffs of Headmasters Ritual, How Soon is now and Meat is Murder, make this album a classic. Well I wonder may be one of th more »
Forum Post: Blur vs. Oasis
Posted 03/08/2014 06:31:46 EST
In response to Klaas' comment: Hfxsoxnut. I'm sure you must of heard Song 2 by Blur. I agree that Oasis is Beatlesque, but I find them to be more a 2nd generation Beatle offshoot. I would say Oasis i more »
Forum Post: Music Videos ...
Posted 03/06/2014 10:09:20 EST
For those who like ambient and relaxing music
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