What Are you Listening to Right Now?

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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by Heston » 09 Sep 2019, 10:15am

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This fabulous new EP by two of my musical heroes.
No lead vocal from Andy?
Track 3 "Got Me..." has a joint vocal. The rest have lead vocals from Robyn with Andy singing various back ups.

The tracks remind me of the 2nd Dukes album and Nonsuch.
Cheers, I will investigate further.
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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by Dr. Medulla » 09 Sep 2019, 12:52pm

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Empty, Hope and the Loss of It. Stumbled upon this newish post-hardcore band by accident. Never been keen on the vocal-cord-shredding yelling style, but otherwise I'm digging this.
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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by Dr. Medulla » 09 Sep 2019, 2:05pm

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https://www.cherryred.co.uk/product/opt ... k-edition/

This is a really excellent comp so far, with a lot of stuff I've never heard before. My spiritual home. :approve:
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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by gkbill » 09 Sep 2019, 3:15pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
09 Sep 2019, 2:05pm
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https://www.cherryred.co.uk/product/opt ... k-edition/

This is a really excellent comp so far, with a lot of stuff I've never heard before. My spiritual home. :approve:
Hello,

I just learned of this a few days ago. It does look really good. Does it live up to that billing?

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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by Dr. Medulla » 09 Sep 2019, 3:19pm

gkbill wrote:
09 Sep 2019, 3:15pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
09 Sep 2019, 2:05pm
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https://www.cherryred.co.uk/product/opt ... k-edition/

This is a really excellent comp so far, with a lot of stuff I've never heard before. My spiritual home. :approve:
Hello,

I just learned of this a few days ago. It does look really good. Does it live up to that billing?
If you're into the weirder stuff from the post-punk period that leans more avant than pop, yeah. The kind of music that looked at punk and then said, Okay, where do we go from here?
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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by revbob » 12 Sep 2019, 3:01pm

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Pretty cool rockabilly with cool female vox from the land of Flex.

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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by Marky Dread » 14 Sep 2019, 6:04am

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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by Dr. Medulla » 16 Sep 2019, 1:12pm

While listening to that Optimism/Reject compilation, my ears were really attracted to a song by Normil Hawaiians, whom I'd never heard of. I learned that their limited recording life was just remastered and re-released, so I bought all three albums, and found vinyl rips of a few singles and an ep. They remind me a bit of A Certain Ratio (but better)—that sparse funk-oriented sound. There's also a certain Durutti Column feel in there, too.
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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by Marky Dread » 16 Sep 2019, 1:42pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 1:12pm
While listening to that Optimism/Reject compilation, my ears were really attracted to a song by Normil Hawaiians, whom I'd never heard of. I learned that their limited recording life was just remastered and re-released, so I bought all three albums, and found vinyl rips of a few singles and an ep. They remind me a bit of A Certain Ratio (but better)—that sparse funk-oriented sound. There's also a certain Durutti Column feel in there, too.
I can remember them on the Peel show many moons ago. They struck me at the time as a poor man's Gang of Four. Maybe they deserve another listen.
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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by Dr. Medulla » 16 Sep 2019, 1:50pm

Marky Dread wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 1:42pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 1:12pm
While listening to that Optimism/Reject compilation, my ears were really attracted to a song by Normil Hawaiians, whom I'd never heard of. I learned that their limited recording life was just remastered and re-released, so I bought all three albums, and found vinyl rips of a few singles and an ep. They remind me a bit of A Certain Ratio (but better)—that sparse funk-oriented sound. There's also a certain Durutti Column feel in there, too.
I can remember them on the Peel show many moons ago. They struck me at the time as a poor man's Gang of Four. Maybe they deserve another listen.
Other than a couple songs, they aren't rock-oriented enough, I think, to be properly compared to Go4 or the Au Pairs. There was always enough pop sensibility within those groups that isn't here, even tho they share that funk sensibility. Spotify's got their three albums if you're curious. You'll probably be able to figure out better comparisons than my ACR and DC ones. There's another Factory band that I'm struggling to recall.
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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by Marky Dread » 16 Sep 2019, 2:06pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 1:50pm
Marky Dread wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 1:42pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 1:12pm
While listening to that Optimism/Reject compilation, my ears were really attracted to a song by Normil Hawaiians, whom I'd never heard of. I learned that their limited recording life was just remastered and re-released, so I bought all three albums, and found vinyl rips of a few singles and an ep. They remind me a bit of A Certain Ratio (but better)—that sparse funk-oriented sound. There's also a certain Durutti Column feel in there, too.
I can remember them on the Peel show many moons ago. They struck me at the time as a poor man's Gang of Four. Maybe they deserve another listen.
Other than a couple songs, they aren't rock-oriented enough, I think, to be properly compared to Go4 or the Au Pairs. There was always enough pop sensibility within those groups that isn't here, even tho they share that funk sensibility. Spotify's got their three albums if you're curious. You'll probably be able to figure out better comparisons than my ACR and DC ones. There's another Factory band that I'm struggling to recall.
I may check out further. They are on the list.
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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by Dr. Medulla » 16 Sep 2019, 2:08pm

Marky Dread wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 2:06pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 1:50pm
Marky Dread wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 1:42pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 1:12pm
While listening to that Optimism/Reject compilation, my ears were really attracted to a song by Normil Hawaiians, whom I'd never heard of. I learned that their limited recording life was just remastered and re-released, so I bought all three albums, and found vinyl rips of a few singles and an ep. They remind me a bit of A Certain Ratio (but better)—that sparse funk-oriented sound. There's also a certain Durutti Column feel in there, too.
I can remember them on the Peel show many moons ago. They struck me at the time as a poor man's Gang of Four. Maybe they deserve another listen.
Other than a couple songs, they aren't rock-oriented enough, I think, to be properly compared to Go4 or the Au Pairs. There was always enough pop sensibility within those groups that isn't here, even tho they share that funk sensibility. Spotify's got their three albums if you're curious. You'll probably be able to figure out better comparisons than my ACR and DC ones. There's another Factory band that I'm struggling to recall.
I may check out further. They are on the list.
I can also hook a brother up if need be. :shifty:
Poonty, boloques, juffmunch, carpoo, snazellfonks.

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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by Marky Dread » 16 Sep 2019, 2:35pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 2:08pm
Marky Dread wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 2:06pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 1:50pm
Marky Dread wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 1:42pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 1:12pm
While listening to that Optimism/Reject compilation, my ears were really attracted to a song by Normil Hawaiians, whom I'd never heard of. I learned that their limited recording life was just remastered and re-released, so I bought all three albums, and found vinyl rips of a few singles and an ep. They remind me a bit of A Certain Ratio (but better)—that sparse funk-oriented sound. There's also a certain Durutti Column feel in there, too.
I can remember them on the Peel show many moons ago. They struck me at the time as a poor man's Gang of Four. Maybe they deserve another listen.
Other than a couple songs, they aren't rock-oriented enough, I think, to be properly compared to Go4 or the Au Pairs. There was always enough pop sensibility within those groups that isn't here, even tho they share that funk sensibility. Spotify's got their three albums if you're curious. You'll probably be able to figure out better comparisons than my ACR and DC ones. There's another Factory band that I'm struggling to recall.
I may check out further. They are on the list.
I can also hook a brother up if need be. :shifty:
Thanks for the offer appreciated mate. However I don't have a full internet connection to download stuff. I will most likely give 'em a go on Spotify. Cheers.
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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by gkbill » 16 Sep 2019, 10:28pm

Hello,

Screaming Blue Messiahs - Gun Shy. It's been a while since I've listened to these guys. Give them a listen - you're overdue.


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Re: What Are you Listening to Right Now?

Post by IkarisOne » 16 Sep 2019, 11:23pm

That Optimism set reminded me of this for no apparent reason.


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