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  • Forum Post: Artists that have surprisingly good albums

    Posted 02/25/2015 11:51:29 EST

    I was thinking artists along the lines like The Monkees, Neil Diamond, Madonna, or people like that. Artists that are certainly popular enough, but their albums are rarely mentioned as being some of t more »

  • Forum Post: Genres you eventually warmed up to

    Posted 02/25/2015 11:42:50 EST

    What are some genres that you originally dismissed that you later realized were worth your time?   For me, I always thought Emo music was whiny bullcrap. Some of it certainly is, but a lot of Emo that more »

  • Forum Post: Artists that have surprisingly good albums

    Posted 02/23/2015 04:26:06 EST

    Who are some artists that aren't generally taken seriously, that you wouldn't think have quality albums? I'd say Marilyn Manson falls into this category for me. I never really took him seriously as an more »

  • Forum Post: Too much snow

    Posted 02/13/2015 01:20:52 EST

    Because we're sarcastic New Englanders, what are you favorite songs or albums referencing snow, winter, cold, or storms?   Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Fifteen Feet of Pure White Snow Gil Scott-Heron more »

  • Forum Post: The mixed tape, redux

    Posted 02/11/2015 08:45:06 EST

    Congrats! Musically is not one of the ways the wife and I are compatible. I'll sometime put something on in the car looking to get a reaction from her, hoping she'll like it, but most of the time she' more »

  • Forum Post: Any New Albums Lately?

    Posted 02/11/2015 08:38:30 EST

    D'Angelo released probably the best album of 2014 in December. Arguably the best neo-soul album since his own masterpiece, Voodoo. I haven't listened to anything from 2015 yet. I hear the new Lupe Fia more »

  • Forum Post: What is your favorite heavy metal song?

    Posted 02/11/2015 08:32:58 EST

    Killing in the Name by Rage Against the Machine. Technically that's rap metal, so if you want Heavy Metal, I'd say Am I Evil? by Diamond Head.

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  • Forum Post: Most American sounding genre

    Posted 01/09/2015 08:46:38 EST

    What is the most American sounding genre to you? The genre that you tie most to America or makes you immediately think of America. For me the candidates are Jazz, Blues, Country, Soul, Funk, and Hip H more »

  • Forum Post: MIT's Heavy Metal 101 (shattering ear drums since 2006)

    Posted 01/08/2015 08:23:24 EST

    Out of the 12 million or so subgenres in metal, there's about 5 or 6 that I really like. Thrash metal, Black Metal, Doom metal, Stoner Metal, and Heavy metal. One of the biggest Black metal artists is more »

  • Forum Post: Basement Tapes Continued

    Posted 01/06/2015 12:29:50 EST

    I watched this. The cool part was watching the artists work together to create the songs. Seeing the collaborative process and the songs being constructed right before our eyes. The finished product i more »

  • Forum Post: MIT's Heavy Metal 101 (shattering ear drums since 2006)

    Posted 01/06/2015 11:41:12 EST

    I like their canon. Definitely a good starting point to get into metal. A few favorites aren't on there, but including Diamond Head, Opeth, Death, and Candlemass make up for it. I would have loved to more »

  • Forum Post: Garage Punk defined

    Posted 12/29/2014 08:09:21 EST

    I listened to On Fyre by The Lyres and Rock N Roll by the Cynics. On Fyre was good, but I really liked Rock N Roll. That will end up on my "to buy" list. Thanks for the recommendation. :)

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  • Forum Post: Rock Stars of the past got away with a lot more than stars today

    Posted 12/24/2014 08:57:22 EST

    In response to jesseyeric's comment: Are there any real stars today? They all seem like posers to me. There are people today famous for making music, isn't that what constitutes a music star? If you'r more »

  • Forum Post: Rock Stars of the past got away with a lot more than stars today

    Posted 12/23/2014 02:53:41 EST   Cartoon about how Rock Stars of the past got away with a lot more than music stars of today. It seems to be written more »

  • Forum Post: Joe Cocker dead at 70

    Posted 12/23/2014 02:12:30 EST

    His voice, and that cover song, always makes me think of The Wonder Years. An incredible, unique voice. I'd even venture to say his version was better than The Beatles original.

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  • Forum Post: In light of Joe Cocker passing...

    Posted 12/23/2014 08:13:45 EST

    Who are some of your favorite vocalists?    Mine are   Beth Gibbons (Portishead) - I'm sure haunting and beautiful have been used plenty to describe her voice. But those are still the best description more »

  • Forum Post: Music in other languages

    Posted 12/17/2014 10:55:27 EST

    In response to newman09's comment: A certain sound will just grab you regardless if you understand the words or not. Take La Bamaba for instance, I'm guessing most Americans in 1959 didn't fully under more »

  • Forum Post: Christmas music

    Posted 12/16/2014 12:00:20 EST

    I saw TSO a couple of years ago right around Christmas time. It was a good show. About half of the show was Christmas music, and the other half was Power metal/Symphonic Metal songs. It was funny beca more »

  • Forum Post: New D'Angelo album

    Posted 12/15/2014 09:19:14 EST

    For the first time in almost 15 years, D'Angelo just released an album. He only released two studio albums previously, 1995's Brown Sugar, and 2000's Voodoo. Both were very good to me. This new one, B more »

  • Forum Post: Garage Punk defined

    Posted 12/15/2014 08:21:27 EST

    Nice recommendations. I will definitely check some of them out. A couple of my favorites (if you haven't heard them already)   Jay Reatard - Blood Visions Reigning Sound - Too Much Guitar Thee Oh Sees more »

  • Forum Post: My 5 favorite Christmas movies

    Posted 12/13/2014 06:10:24 EST

    Nice list. My favorite   1. It's a Wonderful Life - James Stewart is one of my favorites, and so is Capra. This is their best film together and maybe Stewart's best performance. 2. A Christmas Story - more »

  • Forum Post: Music in other languages

    Posted 12/10/2014 03:15:13 EST

    What are your thoughts on listening to music in languages you don't understand? Do you avoid music in other languages or does it not matter to you? I listened to Polnareff's by Michel Polnareff recent more »

  • Forum Post: All I Want for Christmas...

    Posted 11/20/2014 04:17:36 EST

    My birthday is in a couple weeks. I'm expecting Amazon gift cards and these are at the top of my list for what I'm looking to get.   In the Jungle Groove - James Brown Four Minute Mile - The Get Up Ki more »

  • Forum Post: Take a trip back to 1971, The greatest era in Rock music.

    Posted 10/22/2014 07:27:29 EDT

    The closing track from Chen Shinki & His Friends   If you haven't heard Satori from Flower Travelin Band, that's probably my favorite in the Heavy Psych genr more »

  • Forum Post: Take a trip back to 1971, The greatest era in Rock music.

    Posted 10/21/2014 01:05:32 EDT

    I listened to the album from The Golden Grass and liked it. Speaking of 1971, I listened to an album called "Chen Shinki & His Friends" by Shinki Chen last night, it's from 1971. It's a Heavy sort of more »

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