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#2463207 - 01/16/13 06:01 PM OT: Just when I was about to give up on finding a good band!
webe123 Offline
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I know there is still some great music to listen to if you like bands today, but lately, it seemed to be getting rarer and rarer to find good stuff.

But today, my faith is restored in thinking that there is still some great music that is being made today...not just in the 1950's, 1960's or 1970's or even 1980's!

I heard this band for the very first time on Jay Leno last night and was simply amazed. I do not keep up with a lot of bands and do not know how long they have been around, but they have a sound that to me, anyway, really captures the "spirit" of the 1960's.

The band I speak of is called "Vintage Trouble" and a lot of their songs brings you back to the 1960's.

But what really sounds great about this band is their singer...who I think was a James Brown fan at one time or another. Because he can do a lot of what the "Godfather of soul" could do back in the day.

The band itself reminds me of the who back in the day. Very simply three piece band. Guitar, bass and drums. I do not know if they play real vintage instruments or re-issued instruments, but they sound great.

this band is kind of like the who meets James Brown.

Here is a video of "total strangers they did at the Bing lounge.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzjVYtrUS9o

These guys are great, I hope they go far.

P.S. If they have been around for awhile and I have not noticed or kept up, please excuse my excitement over this band.

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#2463211 - 01/16/13 06:42 PM Re: OT: Just when I was about to give up on finding a good band! [Re: webe123]
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Good band!

And if that's your kind of thing, you might enjoy Raphael Saadiq:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHyalVRUXrA&sns=em
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5O3OUjA00Y&sns=em

Here's my favorite live version of 100 yard dash on VH-1's SoulStage:

http://www.vh1.com/video/misc/276823/100-yard-dash-calling-you-soulstage.jhtml


Edited by Dannyalcatraz (01/16/13 06:42 PM)
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#2463223 - 01/16/13 08:10 PM Re: OT: Just when I was about to give up on finding a good band! [Re: webe123]
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Originally Posted By: webe123
I know there is still some great music to listen to if you like bands today, but lately, it seemed to be getting rarer and rarer to find good stuff.

But today, my faith is restored in thinking that there is still some great music that is being made today...not just in the 1950's, 1960's or 1970's or even 1980's!

I heard this band for the very first time on Jay Leno last night and was simply amazed. I do not keep up with a lot of bands and do not know how long they have been around, but they have a sound that to me, anyway, really captures the "spirit" of the 1960's.

The band I speak of is called "Vintage Trouble" and a lot of their songs brings you back to the 1960's.

But what really sounds great about this band is their singer...who I think was a James Brown fan at one time or another. Because he can do a lot of what the "Godfather of soul" could do back in the day.

The band itself reminds me of the who back in the day. Very simply three piece band. Guitar, bass and drums. I do not know if they play real vintage instruments or re-issued instruments, but they sound great.

this band is kind of like the who meets James Brown.

Here is a video of "total strangers they did at the Bing lounge.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzjVYtrUS9o

These guys are great, I hope they go far.

P.S. If they have been around for awhile and I have not noticed or kept up, please excuse my excitement over this band.



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#2463234 - 01/16/13 11:54 PM Re: OT: Just when I was about to give up on finding a good band! [Re: Dannyalcatraz]
webe123 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Dannyalcatraz
Good band!

And if that's your kind of thing, you might enjoy Raphael Saadiq:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHyalVRUXrA&sns=em
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5O3OUjA00Y&sns=em

Here's my favorite live version of 100 yard dash on VH-1's SoulStage:

http://www.vh1.com/video/misc/276823/100-yard-dash-calling-you-soulstage.jhtml



Another great 60's era band! Thanks for the link.

Another person (of course) would be Amy Winehouse

Back to black is my absolute favorite!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJAfLE39ZZ8

LOVE the "james bond" guitar in that song!


Edited by webe123 (01/17/13 12:06 AM)

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#2463261 - 01/17/13 05:29 AM Re: OT: Just when I was about to give up on finding a good band! [Re: webe123]
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I find it curious that in these days of increasing frustration with the course of modern music, there are those who find, gravitate towards or form bands that emulate that "'60's" sound. They're a long way from becoming "mainstream", but remember...25-30 years ago, "rap" and "hip-hop" were still considered somewhat "underground".
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#2463268 - 01/17/13 05:47 AM Re: OT: Just when I was about to give up on finding a good band! [Re: whitefang]
Dannyalcatraz Offline
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I still love the modern stuff, but I also flame not when styles fade away. I see it as a good thing when good musicians show the world that older genres can still bring the noise, as it were.
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#2463270 - 01/17/13 05:56 AM Re: OT: Just when I was about to give up on finding a good band! [Re: Dannyalcatraz]
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I think the "modern" stuff to which YOU refer, and the "modern" music to which I refer are two different things. But I DO agree with your second sentence.
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#2463902 - 01/19/13 09:44 PM Re: OT: Just when I was about to give up on finding a good band! [Re: whitefang]
webe123 Offline
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Registered: 05/29/03
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Originally Posted By: whitefang
I find it curious that in these days of increasing frustration with the course of modern music, there are those who find, gravitate towards or form bands that emulate that "'60's" sound. They're a long way from becoming "mainstream", but remember...25-30 years ago, "rap" and "hip-hop" were still considered somewhat "underground".
Whitefang


Give me a break whitefang! that is YOUR OPINION! Nothing more and nothing less.

What I find more interesting than that is people like you, think people like me should be FORCED into listening and liking today's music! It will not happen... so get over it!

I think most of it is PURE CRAP! Like I said there are exceptions, but they are rare and hard to find.

And there is a REASON that this group is popular. They make great music...plain and simple!

And who are you to say they are not becoming mainstream? Do you have some kind of crystal ball intro the future? They did just go on a very popular network television show.

I think you don't know what you are talking about.


Edited by webe123 (01/19/13 09:44 PM)

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