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The wife and I have been digging into the third season of The Detectorists. For those who don't know it's a gentle comedy full of understated humour, heart and glorious Suffolk skies and landscapes starring Mackenzie Crook and Toby Jones. Lovely stuff. Anyways, the theme song is by Johnny Flynn and is a faux-folk gem, full of wistful earnestness and pagan sentimentality.

And this is one of my favourite TV scenes this year, again from The Detectorists and again with a cracking song.

This is the live version.
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So I  was looking around at guitar covers.  I clicked on this kids video and was half a second away from closing it.  Some Harry Potter looking goof?  Pfffffft no thanks!

 

 

But then he fucking CRUSHED it.  God damn kid.  Harry Potter put down his wand for a strat at some point I guess.

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I'm one of the most boring Caucasians in the universe, but this is one of the greatest freestyles of all time, right?

 

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So I  was looking around at guitar covers.  I clicked on this kids video and was half a second away from closing it.  Some Harry Potter looking goof?  Pfffffft no thanks!




But then he fucking CRUSHED it.  God damn kid.  Harry Potter put down his wand for a strat at some point I guess.

That's no Strat kid, that's a Tele.

I agree that he fucking CRUSHED it though.
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A recent Wikipedia rabbit hole led me to the work of Judee Sill, the first artist David Geffen signed to his first label, who was eventually consumed by heroin before the age of 35. However, her first single, which apparently got a lot of airplay but I had never heard before, is called "Jesus was a Cross Maker," (produced by Graham Nash!) and to me it sounds like the foundation of Tori Amos. You might hate it, but I find it fascinating (and surprisingly catchy):

 

 


Edited by Mangy - 1/11/18 at 8:07pm
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The "Ode to Joy" segment of Beethoven's 9th - any version. Holy shit but this thing just fucking wrecks me with its beauty.
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The "Ode to Joy" segment of Beethoven's 9th - any version. Holy shit but this thing just fucking wrecks me with its beauty.

 

Karajan '63 with the Berlin Phil is the generally acknowledged big beast recording of the Ninth, but the Furtwangler (snigger) live ones in '51 and '53* and the Bernstein live one in Berlin in '89 are both worth seeking out for their white hot intensity provoked by the prevailing mood of the times and the context in which they were played.

 

The fourth movement is gorgeous - but apparently a hated nightmare for the soloists. The whole piece is tremendous - the first movement alone is virtually a symphony in itself.

 

*stay away from German recordings by great conductors from the war years unless you want to imagine Adolf in the front row tapping his foot and feeling a swell of pride at the words "Alle Menschen werden Brueder" interpreting it to mean becoming one folk under the lash of a whip in the greatest wilful misinterpretation of music before the Republicans trotted out to "Born in the USA", 

 

On an unrelated note, I've had one of the Liam Gallagher tracks as an earworm for the last week or so. "Paper Crown" - best non-Stones Stones song for yonks.

 

 




ETA: as great as the fourth movement of the Ninth is, the transition from the third to the fourth movements of his Fifth is probably the greatest stand up and put your hands in the air lift off Beethoven wrote, possibly in all classical music. Here it is in the greatest recording of the symphony.


Edited by jhp1608 - 1/15/18 at 6:26am
post #1010 of 1044
The best radio station in the whole wide world is Auckland's 95bFM and the best radio host in the world is Mikey Havoc, and he plays this song sometimes and he did this week and it's owning me right now.

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"Teenagers" is indeed a fucking awesome song.

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There's a super pop song I can't get out of my head, but out of crippling fear y'all will judge me, I'll post this instead. A mash-up of Daft Punk and Earth Wind and Fire that I've listened to a dozen times since noon.

 

http://www.dancingastronaut.com/2017/12/someone-mashed-daft-punks-digital-love-ewfs-september-bliss/

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A song/video to make you laugh and cry like a baby:

 

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Our son goes to first grade next fall, and this week we had to choose a second language that he'll study the next nine years of school. For some unfathomable reason he wanted German (other alternatives were French and English), and that's what we settled for in the end. So today I thought it'd be nice to watch together a German music video I hadn't seen in years. And that we did. Oh boy.


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I love this song.

 

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I love this song.
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"...that log had a child!"  

 

I'm deader than shit over here.

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"...that log had a child!"  

I'm deader than shit over here.

RIGHT?!? The comedic timing throughout the whole track is so perfect it just seems like magic to me.

I was always a fan of the goofiness of the bad lipreading gimmick, but for some reason until I stumbled across that one yesterday I didn't know they did songs also.
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This singer is who I was avoiding posting. Shame on me. Here's the song of hers I can't stop listening to. So poppy, but so catchy!

 

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That's another good one.  Glen Weldon mentioned "IDGAF" as his What's Making Me Happy on Pop Culture Happy Hour last week, so I checked it out, and then a few of her other songs.  She's definitely got an ear for a hook.

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I like Dua Lipa too. Nothing wrong with a good hard pop tune.

Meanwhile, here's the best riff of the year so far.

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This is a bit of a mainstream pick for this thread, but fuck it.  It's stuck in my head.

 

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Usually just a little bit too poppy for my liking, but I can't deny the chorus is catchy af.  Been stuck in my head for two weeks straight now.

 

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I listened to a minute of that. That's the most I've ever listened to a k-pop song!

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I like how this thread has become, "alright, don't judge me you fucks!"

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My trepidation wasn't shame, but rather sparing anyone my garbage taste -- they have to deal with it enough day in and day out.

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I've been listening to a TON of Dinosaur Jr and J Mascis + The Fog this (stinking hot NZ) summer, from 1987's You're Living All Over Me all the way up to 2016's Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not. I don't think there's a more "summer" summer sound for me than J's drawling vocals and screaming/chugging/washing geetars. His thing works just as beautifully during scorching midday sun as it does during late-afternoon thunder storms as it does during those sticky, muggy, we-live-on-an-isthmus-so-of-course-the-air-is-thick-with-water Auckland nights.

I love them too much to choose a single favourite song of theirs, but this one in particular - from 2016, showing they still got it in spaaaaaaaaaades - has been owning me pretty nice lately:

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I like how this thread has become, "alright, don't judge me you fucks!"

Not me.  I don't believe in the concept of "guilty pleasures".  It's just this one surprised me cos that sort of style generally isn't my thing at all as far as kpop goes . . . and yet here I am.

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Still owned by Dinosaur Jr right now. But only because they're so beautiful.

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Currently pumping this out of my speakers:

 

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New Chvrches:

 

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Don't worry you guys, probably only going to post about 17 more Dinosaur Jr videos this month.

I spent 5 hours in the wagon today and listened really, really, really loud to 4 Dinosaur Jr albums. (And half of a Mars Volta one.) This was from one of them (this version was recorded in Auckland and posted by the best radio station on Planet Earth, 95bFM).

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This song is apparently a couple of years old. *shrug* I'm just finding it. The lead singer channels his Robert Smith so well I would swear he was doing back-up vocals. This is really close to the hipster alt-rock I can't stand, but I dig these guys quite a bit.

 

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I don't think I'll ever get tired of this:

 

 


Edited by Codename - 2/6/18 at 11:34am
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What is the greatest song ever written, and why is it The River?

 

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I'm one of the most boring Caucasians in the universe, but this is one of the greatest freestyles of all time, right?

 

 

It's bad as hell, but I also love this one with Method Man (in part because of the occasional glimpse of Elijah Wood geeking out in the peripheray):

 

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I don't think I'll ever get tired of this:

 

 


Not a bad track. I think it's time I revisit Puscifer. I've had a tough time getting into the music in the past because it's Maynard at his most indulgent. It's a shame because I love Tool and APC (happy to hear they're coming back -- really digging their three newest singles.)

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Today's song with "river" in the name:
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I'll ride that river with you guys any time.

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Usually just a little bit too poppy for my liking, but I can't deny the chorus is catchy af.  Been stuck in my head for two weeks straight now.

 

 

Fuck you, NZ. I've got this stuck in my head now. 

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A thousand years and a million plays since I first heard it, this one still gets me real, real good.

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I'm not exactly sure why...

 

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French Disco-y
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