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    • CommentTimeMay 19th 2010

    Agreed. I'd love to see a psychadelic animated video to accompany it, too.
    • CommentAuthorTimbo
    • CommentTimeMay 19th 2010
    Listening to BBC Radio 6 yesterday ( Lauren Laverne) and she played an orchestral version of Tour de France by Kraftwerk. It was excellent. Check out the BBC i player to hear it.
    • CommentAuthordoomweed
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2010
    Every band on Stress Carrier, especially Fulmarine Petrels, Girls Galore, and Dice Island.

    Weed Hounds from New York.

    The new Crystal Castles, although I still don't know what to think of it. I REALLY like "Celestica" and "Empathy."
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2010
    Henry Threadgill - Spirit Of Nuff... Nuff
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    my ears ringing from CONVERGE/COALESCE last night :)
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2010

    Were Converge good enough to warrant hitching a 3 hour car ride and going to a festival with thousands of macho-metalcore teenagers? They play with Kylesa and Gallows (and more bandsI don't know / don't care about so much).
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2010 edited
    heres the deal:if you like this style of music-and you obviously do- CONVERGE is one of the best live bands you are going to see. BUT they are a band that doesnt always translate well to huge shows. they are best in a more intimate setting with no barricades and such so it all depends on how you feel about that kinda situation. i will tell you they are amazing perfomers, sincere,great guys and kids go totally fucking nuts when they play but i have skipped them a few times when they come through town with bigger tours. its personal taste really

    ps KYLESA is a sight to see live with that thunderous two drummer sound. ive always liked them better live than recorded.
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    Most recent albums I have listened to from beginning to end according to my iTunes.

    Wrong Way Up - John Cale & Brian Eno
    Before And After Science - Brian Eno
    Suicide - Suicide (fucking M.I.A. stealing the Ghost Rider riff NOT COOL)
    Lungs - Florence And The Machine
    Silent Shout - The Knife
    Those Who Do Not - Psychic TV
    This Binary Universe - BT
    Crystal Castles 2 - Crystal Castles (@ Mercer Finn I agree with your assessment, a very enjoyable album)
    A Nature Of Nonsense - Aural Rage
    Drama Of Exile - Nico
    Songs In The Key Of Life - Stevie Wonder
    • CommentAuthorTC-Cork
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2010
    Reggie Watts - Why Shit So Crazy?
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2010
    Lately, my music has been dominated by Tom Waits and St. Vincent. And by lately, I mean the last several months. I'm starting to listen to Andrew Bird a lot again, too. I listened to him way too much when Noble Beast came out, and mostly have been listening to his older stuff lately. Noble Beast doesn't have enough whistling.
    Favorite songs of the moment include
    Tom Waits:
    Poor Edward
    Goin out West
    Fish and Bird
    A Good Man is Hard to Find
    I'll Shoot The Moon
    St. Vincent:
    Actor Out of Work
    Jesus Saves, I Spend
    Paris is Burning
    What, Me Worry?
    Andrew Bird:
    Fake Palindromes
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2010
    Afghan Whigs - Gentlemen
    Mark Lanegan - Whiskey for the Holy Ghost
    Russian Circles - Geneva
    Gaslight Anthem - American Slang
    • CommentAuthorcalexto
    • CommentTimeMay 21st 2010
    • CommentTimeMay 21st 2010
    John McLaughlin - Extrapolation

    The Oscillation - Out of Phase

    Padded Cell - Night Must Fall
    • CommentAuthorpreale
    • CommentTimeMay 21st 2010
    all of those bands are ridiculously amazing live, but not in a huge outdoor space, they are all best seen in the smallest space possible. I saw converge play with mastodon high on fire and Dethklok last year and the space was not too huge. Dethklok sounded amazing but for converge there was something that really did not translate to a large space, it was just kind of weird.

    Faraquet- View from This Tower
    • CommentAuthorKidAnarchy
    • CommentTimeMay 21st 2010
    right now im disrupting this west yorkshire street with some heavy wonk !
    Specifically SlugABed - Dummy Mix...the track list runs as such !

    Pharoahe Monch – Simon Says (Slugabed Remix)
    EPROM – Shoplifter
    Nasty Nasty – No Names
    Low Limit – Trapperkeeper
    Lokid – Kick The K
    Akira Kiteshi – Pinball
    Zomby – Strange Fruit
    Dyno – Sosismas
    Slugabed – Titans
    Slugabed – Take OFF
    Busta Rhymes – Everybody Rise
    Cupp Cave – Breech This Trust
    Mark Pritchard – Wind It Up
    Scuba – Twitch (Jamie Vex'd Remix)
    Rustie – Response
    Rustie – Bad Science
    Nasty Nasty – Necking
    Kingfisherg – Rubicon
    Machine Drum Ft. Melo – Let It (Lazer Sword Remix)
    Loops Haunt – Impact Omnihammer
    Boss Kite – ??
    Dyno – Fuh Real Inst.
    Last Poets – Long Enough
    Slugabed – The System
    Slugabed – Beer
    Rabbi Bananas – Cat_Eat
    Slugabed – Ultra Heat Treated
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    I LOVE St. Vincent! Have been obsessing over "Now, Now" these past two weeks. Beautiful.
    • CommentTimeMay 21st 2010
    @Mercer Finn
    I didn't think it was possible to explain how beautiful that song is with words, but you have done it, my friend. I'm going to go listen to it again. And probably the whole album while I'm at it.
    • CommentTimeMay 21st 2010
    The National - High Violet
    Eels - End Times
    Echo and the Bunnymen - Ocean Rain
    REM - Automatic for the People
    • CommentTimeMay 22nd 2010
    Saw Wolvhammer two nights ago. Holy fucking shit man. That new record makes my insides bleed.
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    This week I've been listening to Clutch and Tom Waits a bit, but the player went into Ministry's 'Twitch' and I've fallen in love all over again. Any suggestions for new material you're listening to right now like it would be welcome...