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#2947932 - 09/12/18 03:30 PM What's in your ears?
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What are you listening to this week?

For me, I finally opened to the Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Live Anthology vinyl box (7 LPs) set that came in a couple of weeks ago. Glad to snag that one when they re-issued it... snoozed the first time years ago and it was going for more than my car is worth second hand.

I also got in the bundle of 5 vinyl repressings of the 1990s releases by the great Scottish indie guitar pop rock band Teenage Fanclub, which have always been fave records...

And Matthew Sweet's recent record Tomorrow' Daughter is great classic guitar (power) pop, continuing his tradition of having great guitarists, including Jason Victor (Dream Syndicate/Steve Wynn) and Valentine McCallum this time around.

And 13, the new record by Canada's great rock quartet Sloan likes to stay on my turntable for days at a time...

as far as streaming at work...

Michael Landau has a new record called Rock Bottom that has some great guitar playing on it, of course.

Johnny Marr from The Smiths has a new-ish record called Call The Comet I keep going back to...

The record Adult Entertainment by Jon Herington (Steely Dan guitarist and musical director) is a couple of years old but I've been pulling it up a lot lately, along with Triboluminescence by Andy Summers... and Joe Pass and Tav Farlow albums have been calling to me recently.

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#2947940 - 09/12/18 03:57 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: p90jr]
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Anyone can do a spot chk of posts here to chk out my listening but here's something new I just heard (at least in this version)

It reminds me of this long time fave, though the reasons may notbeas obvious as they seem
Pali Gap / Hendrix
< https://vimeo.com/204090437 >

I must also say that these young cats Surfer Girl hipped me to have impressed me greatly.
I really think they go far beyond their early hype.



but twothumbs on Tal Farlow, P90
& thx for the tip on Sloan !
If I may, "Punk Byrds"
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#2947943 - 09/12/18 04:22 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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d...

Sloan, You certainly may "Punk Byrds"... those "Crosby" harmonies are a big thing they use... that's actually their first single from 1992 or so... after that they went in a more classic 60s pop/less "grunge" direction, which made Geffen records angry at them and they lost their recording contract... but they carried on. All 4 members are singer-songwriters with distinct personalities... the bassist/de facto leader goes behind the drum kit when the drummer takes his turn on guitar and vocals, and is a great drummer, too. Talented cats.

Teenage Fanclub have a bit of a Byrds thing, too, along with their Big Star thing...
and, funnily enough, they were also signed to Geffen records, who thought they'd be a big as Nirvana (before Nirvana) but they steered away from "grunge" and more into classic melodic guitar pop...



Someone linked to that "Bridge of Sighs" clip on facebook and it was a treat... made me get into the song more...

And I dig GVFleet... the hype soured my reception at first, but then I had to think about how that's not their fault, and they're so young... we'll see where they go.

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#2947944 - 09/12/18 04:27 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: p90jr]
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and GVFleet reminded of these guys, who got a lot of attention for their eerily perfect Beatles covers busking in NYC Subways... their originals are cool updated psychedelic pop.


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#2947949 - 09/12/18 05:04 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: p90jr]
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Lots of '80s/early '90s rave classics, a Perez Prado best-of, the 2nd disc of The Who's Quadrophenia, U2's No Line On The Horizon...and these guys:



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#2947955 - 09/12/18 05:32 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: hurricane hugo]
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Allison Krause, Gary Clark Jr, Greta Van Fleet, Bonnie Raitt and Patsy Cline.

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#2947959 - 09/12/18 06:42 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: surfergirl]
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50's, 60's, 70's music, very little after that.
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#2947975 - 09/12/18 09:01 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: desertbluesman]
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Originally Posted By: desertbluesman
50's, 60's, 70's music, very little after that.

Details, DBM, details....?!

Here's some of what I listened to tonight...

Ray Davies takes the story-telling aspect of rock music that Chuck Berry commanded unto us in a peculiarly English direction
Magic moment = the mélange of piano styles deployed behind the final verse


AK sings so lovely she almost makes me forget ReRe's fade love
Magic moments = the melismas at 1:33 & 2:45


Hometown hero Donnie Glover takes us back to some place near home
Magic moment = 3:20 / "no sound"


Gary Shider recounts tales of a ghetto childhood while George Clinton celebrates getting his 1st video budget

Magic moment = when we shift to the uptempo 2nd recorded version
featuring a searing gtr duet between Eddie Hazel & Michael Hampton


Don Van Vliet channels the ghost of Otis Redding
Magic moment = 0:57 + wherein guitarist Bill Harkleroad shows his stuff
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#2947980 - 09/12/18 11:17 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: desertbluesman]
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Originally Posted By: desertbluesman
50's, 60's, 70's music, very little after that.


+1 DBM, here's a sample (for d et al) I posted in the Birthday Thread about a week ago:



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#2947985 - 09/12/18 11:58 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Larryz]
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Going on a short road trip with Mom over the next few days, so I’m NOT bringing anything to challenge her musical tastes.

Don’t get me wrong, for 72, she is still surprisingly hip. (But she was a music teacher, sooo...) I’ve taken her to see Aerosmith with Slash opening and Rival Sons in the past year or so, and turned her on to the vocal prowess of Chino Moreno and Josh Homme as well.

She even complemented some of the Lacuna Coil I was playing this week. But why borrow trouble, right? So I’m taking the metal out of the car’s rotation.

I’m keeping The Black Keys’ Turn Blue, Robert Plant’s latest, and an old Nicky Skopelitis album, Wake Up and Dreamn the rotation. Maybe Clutch’s Strange Cousins From The West will remain as well. The Lacuna Coil and Judas Priest CDs have been replaced by Jonas Hellborg’s The Word and a California Guitar Trio concert CD.

I’ll probably put some more pop, jazz and classic rock in the car to round things out,


Edited by Dannyalcatraz (09/13/18 12:00 AM)
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#2947994 - 09/13/18 03:47 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Dannyalcatraz]
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I've been all over the place musically, catching up with a lot of stuff I haven't listened to in a while---

SIBELIUS( symphony #3)

HOLST (The Planets, both by The Boston Symphony and the electronic treatment by Isao Tomita)

JAN HAMMER( 1st 7 days and "Oh, Yeah?")

ROBERT SCHUMANN( Kreisleriana)

LEON REDBONE( On The Track)

ROSENBERG TRIO( live with Stephan Grapelli)

For a few....

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#2948029 - 09/13/18 07:22 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: whitefang]
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Currently in my car CD player (where I do most music listening these days):

Spock's Beard: Noise Floor


The Sea Within (debut album)


Tab Benoit: Medicine


Big Big Train: Second Brightest Star


IQ: The Seventh House (hoping to make it to ProgStock next month to see them live.)


Dave Kerzner: Static


At work, I have a lot of music ripped to my PC that I listen to on shuffle when I can. Lately, I've had a lot of my old band, Redeem The Day, come through; as well as a lot of Andy Osenga.
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#2948033 - 09/13/18 07:41 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Danzilla]
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Q for all...
Has yer curiosity been piqued by what someone has posted ?
Or y'just in there cocooned w/what ya heard from the herd y' been riding ?
Ya in for the new or just for what y'knew ?
idk
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#2948035 - 09/13/18 07:52 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: p90jr]
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Originally Posted By: p90jr
and GVFleet reminded of these guys, who got a lot of attention for their eerily perfect Beatles covers busking in NYC Subways... their originals are cool updated psychedelic pop.



Just from that track, kinda makes me think of Seattle poprockers from the end of last C but a bit more polished.
They are good arrangers in a v.classic rock manner.
I do find a whole slew of Beatley stuff they do/did.
I like this one best so far, mostly for the gtr work & the shifts in the arr. (overall kinda mid-period FMac).
Drummer varies his stuff interestingly, too.


& what a great message of welcoming reinforcement---he don't mind if yer around ! rolleyes grin
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#2948041 - 09/13/18 08:18 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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Originally Posted By: d
Q for all...
Has yer curiosity been piqued by what someone has posted ?
Or y'just in there cocooned w/what ya heard from the herd y' been riding ?
Ya in for the new or just for what y'knew ?
idk
gofish

Normally, I’m always on the hunt for new stuff. I found Brian Eno by listening to what the bus driver on my route was playing. I’ve found others from commercials, recommendations, etc.

But I haven’t had the chance to listen to the unfamiliar in this thread- trying to hit the road to Houston, soon.
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#2948043 - 09/13/18 08:23 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Dannyalcatraz]
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Originally Posted By: Dannyalcatraz
Originally Posted By: d
Q for all...
Has yer curiosity been piqued by what someone has posted ?

Normally, I’m always on the hunt for new stuff. I found Brian Eno by listening to what the bus driver on my route was playing. I’ve found others from commercials, recommendations, etc.

But I haven’t had the chance to listen to the unfamiliar in this thread- trying to hit the road to Houston, soon.


Yeah, of course nobody's gonna answer my Q or know if they really dug any of this in an instant.
I just wondered if there was any recognition or interest being stirred up or if hand
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#2948077 - 09/13/18 10:34 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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Originally Posted By: d
Originally Posted By: Dannyalcatraz
Originally Posted By: d
Q for all...
Has yer curiosity been piqued by what someone has posted ?

Normally, I’m always on the hunt for new stuff. I found Brian Eno by listening to what the bus driver on my route was playing. I’ve found others from commercials, recommendations, etc.

But I haven’t had the chance to listen to the unfamiliar in this thread- trying to hit the road to Houston, soon.


Yeah, of course nobody's gonna answer my Q or know if they really dug any of this in an instant.
I just wondered if there was any recognition or interest being stirred up or if hand


I'm constantly looking for new or different stuff, myself. Going through and listening to the things posted here that I haven't heard (will post some vids, myself). When the Guitar mags arrive every month I sit and read them while listening to a track or two by whoever is being profiled... I'm not much of a metal fan, but I check out Gus G or whoever to understand them.

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#2948146 - 09/13/18 03:39 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: p90jr]
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I listen to lots of genres of music from about 7 decades. I pickup some here, some at Starbucks and other places. Sometimes I'm concentrating on a few songs that I'm trying to learn. Now I'm working on 3 Bonnie Raitt songs that are covers, so I'm learning covers of covers I guess. I don't know if this makes sense, but it's easier for me to cover Bonny Raitt than Dylan. Million Miles, Standing in the doorway and Bonny's cover of Del Shannon's Runaway are what I'm working on. In the end it's a group decision what we use and don't use. Next up, for my enjoyment only, Greenwich Village 60's.


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#2948148 - 09/13/18 03:45 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Larryz]
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Originally Posted By: Larryz
Originally Posted By: desertbluesman
50's, 60's, 70's music, very little after that.


+1 DBM, here's a sample (for d et al) I posted in the Birthday Thread about a week ago:



Way cool larryz, I was away in Southern California again for the first part of the week camping on the Ocean Front. So I missed this one until today.
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#2948149 - 09/13/18 03:51 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: p90jr]
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Lots of different stuff lately


New too me Lord of The Lost pretty good



New Prog rock Sons of Apollo



Along with some Steely Dan , and Miles Davis Bitches Brew

In the car its been an Eluveitie and Cellar Darling (swiss metal bands , in the Celtic and Gall influnced lyrics) .

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#2948184 - 09/13/18 08:05 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: desertbluesman]
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Originally Posted By: desertbluesman

Way cool larryz, I was away in Southern California again for the first part of the week camping on the Ocean Front. So I missed this one until today.


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#2948210 - 09/14/18 03:04 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Larryz]
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There's only a couple of stations on the radio in these parts where I'd hear new "rock" stuff, and each time I hit them while "surfing", I never hear anything interesting enough to make me wanna stop.

OK.... What I listen to doesn't HAVE to be "rock" music, but any other "modern" genres are boring to me, And most other "genre specific" stations( Jazz, country, etc.) usually broadcasts long established tunes, or are also boring to me regardless of HOW "new" their offererings.
Whitefang


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#2948279 - 09/14/18 10:25 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: whitefang]
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Man, Ry Cooder is sublime and awesome...


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#2948285 - 09/14/18 10:31 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: p90jr]
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#2948286 - 09/14/18 10:39 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: p90jr]
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extended appearance from first clip... just enjoying vids of these guys, today


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#2948309 - 09/14/18 11:46 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: p90jr]
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Ooh - I had kind of forgotten about Little Village. That was a fun group.
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#2948480 - 09/15/18 01:34 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: p90jr]
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Originally Posted By: p90jr
Originally Posted By: d
Originally Posted By: Dannyalcatraz
[quote=d]Q for all...
Has yer curiosity been piqued by what someone has posted ?

Normally, I’m always on the hunt for new stuff. I found Brian Eno by listening to what the bus driver on my route was playing. I’ve found others from commercials, recommendations, etc.

But I haven’t had the chance to listen to the unfamiliar in this thread- trying to hit the road to Houston, soon.


Yeah, of course nobody's gonna answer my Q or know if they really dug any of this in an instant.
I just wondered if there was any recognition or interest being stirred up or if hand


I'm constantly looking for new or different stuff, myself. Going through and listening to the things posted here that I haven't heard (will post some vids, myself). When the Guitar mags arrive every month I sit and read them while listening to a track or two by whoever is being profiled... I'm not much of a metal fan, but I check out Gus G or whoever to understand them. [/quote]

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#2948481 - 09/15/18 01:36 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: desertbluesman]
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Originally Posted By: Larryz
[quote=desertbluesman]50's, 60's, 70's music, very little after that.


+1 DBM, here's a sample (for d et al) I posted in the Birthday Thread about a week ago:

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Way cool larryz, I was away in Southern California again for the first part of the week camping on the Ocean Front. So I missed this one until today.

Maybe cause it didnt fit the right time frame ? poke / grin
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#2948483 - 09/15/18 01:48 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: p90jr]
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Originally Posted By: p90jr
Man, Ry Cooder is sublime and awesome...



Been digging his new stuff ?
(Gotta admit, kinda like his old stuff but deeper)
Here's a song he virtually created Keef R's persona w/via his participation in the PERFOMANCE soundtrack w/Randy Newman


BTW, dig this old track


Ryland's a real traditionalist but he's also one of the best players & interpreters.
What can we do to make his place in history more correct ?
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#2948984 - 09/18/18 05:27 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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Just heard of this cat, Proteje, today
here's he's rocking w/ one of Robert Nesta Marley's kids
They'll break ya into nu-reggae mild stylee


This one's a bit more modern


Extending our trip into BassLand perhaps I'm not the only one to like this / violinist Jerry Goodman rips a gtr solo starting 1:36 rawk


Here's a version of same tune but featuring Mr Geoffrey Arnold Beck, who, as you might guess makes the tune all his own rawk


Otherwise, in checking out the new Paul McCartwheel alb EGYPT STATION,
It seems that 1/2 a century aft Lennon broke the F-word barrier on his 1st post-Beatles solo record,
Pauly's gone nasty himself / 1st one's a double entendre perhaps, 2nd's flat-out rude shocked freak
dial up 1:20 + if ya can't abide the sorta boring song


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#2949001 - 09/18/18 08:08 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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Well, I've now listened to most of the stuff posted here that was unfamiliar to me. Some thoughts:

1) Protoje sounds like an interesting breath of fresh air in reggae. Scooped out a couple other videos, but haven’t decided on him yet. Will have to listen further.

2) I bought Sons of Apollo’s album when it first came out, based on the personnel. That album was disappointing to me, but I’m waiting to hear more from them to see where they’re going. When I watched that live vid of THE SEA WITHIN, I was similarly not 100% sold. However, I recognized that, as a live performance for a new band, that could be a simple matter of not having gelled yet. So I looked for a studio track official vid, finding:



This has earned them a ticket to the second round, as it were. Will definitely continue looking around to see what else they’ve got out there.

3) Heilung kicked ass. End of story. I’d heard OF them, but not anything from them. Thanks for posting.


Edited by Dannyalcatraz (09/18/18 08:10 PM)
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#2949089 - 09/19/18 08:45 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Dannyalcatraz]
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Proteje's not the only update on reggae, not even the most modern.
Elsewhat...

This morning I learned abt a band I'd heard of before but had never actually heard. Guess what ?! They are cool!
At least some of the time...much of their stuff is a bit too blatantly punk in sound for me but some of it's really well arranged w/multi-layer vox & catchy melodic effects.
Here's the 2 best trax I found so far---you make the call.

This has a great swing feel combined w/vox that carry a slightly diff feel---together there's a swirly, syncopated feel that reminds me of a Zappa gtr solo. Also catch the classic pop FX that crop up (like the cheesy combo organ timbre at 1:35+ )


This one's a bit rough on dainty sensibilities shocked (hey, I warned ya) but is both as catchy a pop track as I've heard since M's "Pop Muzik" & lyrically hilarious.


Reference shelf This is "Pop Muzik", the song Frank Zappa & David Bowie didn't write together
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#2949096 - 09/19/18 09:08 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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One of my faves from 1979!
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#2949291 - 09/20/18 08:22 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Dannyalcatraz]
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Working my way backwards through the list...
The Sea / Ashes
For me the playing's better than the song; I liked the drum work (Marco Minnemann) & it's recording (both v.crisp)
& the gtr solo starting at 2:50 (Roine Stolt ? Daniel Gildenlöw ?) is interesting, particularly in the way it's phrased.
However what really sets this apart for me is the kinky bass line & sax solo (Rob Townsend) that starts @3:20 ! freak
Oh, & the vid itself is cool , too. grin

Little Village - She Runs Hot / Don't Bug Me When I'm Workin'
Thanks, Pjr ! I'd never actually seen them---Hiatt's hilarious ! grin
Have ya seen this ?

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#2949346 - 09/20/18 01:35 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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It's a good week for new music.

I came home yesterday to a package at my door. I had pre-ordered Scott Mulvahill's "Himalayas", which just dropped. Great upright bass & vocals, with other instruments guesting from time to time.



And speaking of pre-orders, I just put in mine for Glass Hammer's "Chronomonaut". I will miss guitarist Kamran Allan Shikoh, who recently departed; but keys player Fred Schendel is no slouch on the six stringer, either, and some other guests add guitar tracks as well. And Susie Bogdanowicz's vocals... heavenly.



Scottish singer Fish is putting out his last album before retiring, and he seems to be going out on a strong note. First track, "Man With A Stick" just released. Looking forward to the full album.

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#2949472 - 09/21/18 02:31 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Danzilla]
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Man, thanks for adding to my already-over-extended list, Danz !

I just broke into the newest DownBeat & am still tryna prioritize that ...but reading there abt Brazilian guitarist-composer Caetano Veloso's new work put me in a retrospective mood & I dug these things out...

Gal Costa doing one of Veloso's prettiest tunes
Dig the gtr /synth bit that crops up near the end (3:05+ )


Veloso & band doin the same tune


Back to Gal / here she clears the air abt the sometimes bittersweet taste of love while the band funks it up like they're auditioning for Mr James Brown


Which leads me back to wondering abt whatever happened to that nice McCartney kid facepalm
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#2949503 - 09/21/18 07:59 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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I have been taking another stroll down memory lane, listening to some Procol Harum, from the first album. Still great after all these years.
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#2949727 - 09/24/18 03:44 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Scott Fraser]
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Why; JUST YESTERDAY I put on my "not played for ages" CD reissues of both "A Salty Dog" and "Live With The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra".

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#2949817 - 09/24/18 12:51 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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Man, thanks for adding to my already-over-extended list, Danz !

I just broke into the newest DownBeat & am still tryna prioritize that ...but reading there abt Brazilian guitarist-composer Caetano Veloso's new work put me in a retrospective mood & I dug these things out...

Gal Costa doing one of Veloso's prettiest tunes
Dig the gtr /synth bit that crops up near the end (3:05+ )


Veloso & band doin the same tune


Back to Gal / here she clears the air abt the sometimes bittersweet taste of love while the band funks it up like they're auditioning for Mr James Brown


Which leads me back to wondering abt whatever happened to that nice McCartney kid facepalm


Didya notice how YT put the cue point exactly over Gal's eye ?!
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#2949829 - 09/24/18 01:35 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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Just listlessnin' to Fish's "Man N D Street W/A Stick": grin
Now I'm sittin' bolt up right
& STANDING !!
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Wow... the mix starts SO weirdly unbalanced !!!!
The purr-fect match to the lyrix !
GREAT !
That's ART !
That's a cool track, twothumbs !!!!
Makes me wonder why anybod' even cares abt them crackers from Vermont....[PFish, if ya gotta axe. rolleyes ]
...but, Dang...it was followed on YT by


Did "They do it w/out knowing" ?
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#2949840 - 09/24/18 02:10 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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Back in 1990, after Fish left Marillion and put out his first solo album, I heard he was touring. So I stood in a long line to get tickets. Only to get to the counter and see that it was for PHish. I left empty-handed.
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#2949880 - 09/24/18 05:15 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Danzilla]
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#2950175 - 09/26/18 11:32 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Dannyalcatraz]
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Reminded of this in a diff thread.
Cheap Trick goes simultaneously rock-rough & arty on a classic track from John Lennon's dark daze...
Catch Neilson's intro starting at :30 + / his frenetic soloing in Lennon's trademark, repeat-the-lick style (see next vid) & his too-cool-fer-skool pic flip @ 3:00 twothumbs


Lennon, w/his once best bud... idk...
In regard to that rpt-the-lick thang mentioned above, dig the solo JL plays at 3:30. Seems bonehead simple...'til ya try keeping the rhythm exact throughout.


Time-lapsing to a track done to fill time while making a promo vid for Lady Madonna





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#2950206 - 09/26/18 03:57 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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Today, investigating a MidEastern duo, Red Axes (yawn) I came across this...Kinda spacey, kinda melodic, lightly jazzish.
What do ya think ?


Here they take a completely diff tack...at least at 1st...before settling into some B'S BREW-era Miles Dewey Davis territory.
I like how the drummer sometimes actually duets w/ the leads.
Gtr solo = 5"30~7:47 / don't miss the upwward swipe he ends with ! grin
Haven't been able yet to get accurate info on IDing the 2 guitarists.
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#2951855 - 10/07/18 05:27 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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funk all the way....!!!!

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#2952089 - 10/09/18 07:25 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Mogut]
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Having just returned from the Progstock festival this weekend, my car cd player is full of new acquisitions. Don't have time to look up videos right now (if they even exist); may revisit that later.

Bomber Goggles: Gyreland
Enchant: Dream Imagined (boxed set)
IZZ: Ampersand 2
Eddie Jobson: The Band Years 1971-1979
Michael Sandler & Rachel Flowers: 3 from 2 (EP)
Orpheus Nine: Transcendental Circus
IQ: The Wake (remastered)
Evership
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#2952103 - 10/09/18 08:44 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Danzilla]
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In ref to another thread, I rediscovered this, which came w/the surprise of a "secret" clip the comes on aft the main clip freezes---don't miss it !
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#2952273 - 10/09/18 08:39 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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Originally Posted By: d
In ref to another thread, I rediscovered this, which came w/the surprise of a "secret" clip the comes on aft the main clip freezes---don't miss it !


dig!
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#2952515 - 10/11/18 08:30 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Mogut]
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#2952903 - 10/13/18 06:21 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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Songs not sung in English for me lately:







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#2953057 - 10/15/18 11:15 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: hurricane hugo]
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Umbabarauma's one of my personal fave trax ever !
What a great perf !
All the translations I find suggest it's abt football but I strongly suspect it's a bit more than that.
BTW, have you caught this one yet ?


The Ladama track's interesting; I like the rhythmic trix they do.
Niyaz is cool, too, though a bit more mainstream musically, I think.
Great vid though !
Reminds me of another fave of mine.
A song that, unfortunately, is still as relevant now as then. HeadPop
Dig the synth solo that starts at 2:05. rockit


Muireann's got a great voice---love those trills !

I note that yer hitting several cultural angles there, Hugo. What got y'on this trail ? snax
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#2953557 - 10/18/18 02:48 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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Checking up on some John Scofield (in re: his feature in the Nov2K18 DownBeat) I came across this.
Dixie Dregs with Warren Haynes and John Scofield 3-12-2018
rawk rawk rawk
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#2953686 - 10/19/18 10:55 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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Just fascinated to hear Scofield & Haynes & Dregs all hanging in the same room. How did that happen?
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#2953704 - 10/19/18 12:43 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Scott Fraser]
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Just fascinated to hear Scofield & Haynes & Dregs all hanging in the same room. How did that happen?


That is a really great group of musicians...
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#2953784 - 10/20/18 07:04 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: Caevan O'Shite]
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Cross checking references, that apparently took place 3/12/18 at Capitol Theater, Port Chester, NY.
Not really sure how they came together there but I imagine it was JS & WH both there to chk out the Dregs reunion tour.
I was quite surprised by the combination, too, but the weird part would be if they actually arrived together.

Here's a question: do pro performers just drag their gear around w/them in case there might be a jam ?
I know some cats do/did (Les Paul & Hendrix were notorious in that regard) but does "airbody" now ? idk
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Some further comments....
Although Haynes leads into the tune, Morse is burnin' his butt right away.
Note Morse's adjustment of monitor direction during WH's initial solo + pretense at taking notes !

Has Haynes always played slide using that same picking method as Derek Trucks ?
Haynes also cues a drum solo following his 1st gtr break...this is, after all, Morse's band.
That dr solo seems a bit shaky (time variances & you can see Sco tryna figure where the structure is...Haynes steps in to provide light gtr cues).

3:40 HERE WE GO! Sco ignites a def jazzy edge, w/swinging phrasing + partial lines that leave room for the thought to be completed by others (or even by the listener) but also executes a loooong line from 4:10 ~ 4:25 (joined by Morgenstein at the end of phrase rimshot ).
JS's transition between choruses abt 5 min mark & his, I gotta say, hilarious start to 4th (?) chorus are worth noting, too, as is the bg action of Morse apparently getting ready to play---but SAco's not done yet ! Morse cast his hand up in the air like---"Oh...ok...".

Haynes takes control & sings a verse + plays a disruptive, broken phrase that gives Morse some clean room for Morse to lay new track....but wait, Sco's not done!
The beat drops it's busy-ness while JS interjects some BBK-isms.
Then he & Haynes trad some fonk.

Finally at 9;20 Morse gets his band back & dang, he's got some stuff to say...although he does so in a single chorus !

I must say that, while my tendency is to view John Scofield as the favored son here, & both he & Haynes acquit themselves powerfully, I think Morse comes out as the player w/ the cleanest tonal projection.

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FWIW, Haynes & Sco have some history.
Here's a clip from a few yrs back.
I'll leave the analysis to ya'll.




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#2953941 - Yesterday at 10:26 AM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: d]
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#2953952 - Yesterday at 01:06 PM Re: What's in your ears? [Re: russclan]
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Ghosts

puff
Ghosts...? Whuzzat ? idk









This is me goblin some popcorn while I wait to be woke...
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