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Re: All about music.

Post by grae313 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:16 pm

YodaT wrote:
grae313 wrote:
YodaT wrote:All I can say is that this song:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwHpDOWhkGk
gives you epic dreams.
1 is not bad but it's really all about the prelude to 6! Pablo Casals plays my favorite version but it's not on youtube. This will have to suffice: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9fpmgpNDwc Playing starts at 1:10.

Anyway, if you like the suites you should definitely get the recording of Pablo Casals playing them if you don't already have it. His recordings made them famous.
God I always feel light-headed after listening to the cello :)

I guess I'm more accustomed to Yo-Yo Ma's style... haven't really looked much into Pablo Casals. I've really been into the cello and violin for only a year now... I'll have to listen to him more :D

Some more of Yo-Yo Ma :wink:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=383i93Li ... re=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HPdRBKi ... re=related
I had found the first one and thought the video was completely ridiculous! I like the playing, but still not as much as Casals'. When people criticize Yo-Yo Ma they usually accuse him of being too precise and too technically adept. They say it sounds like they are listening to a computer and that the music looses some of its humanness and some of its raw power. I'm not sure if I agree but I can see where they are coming from.

The Casals recordings are old -- from the early 1900's I think -- and you can hear the artifacts of an old recording. However, fan's of Bach's Cello Suite's (some of the greatest music in all of history, IMO), almost universally agree that Casals' recordings should be in your collection. But of course, ultimately it just comes down to your personal taste and you might find that Casals is simply not to yours :)

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Re: All about music.

Post by HappyQuark » Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:06 am

grae313 wrote:
YodaT wrote:All I can say is that this song:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwHpDOWhkGk
gives you epic dreams.
1 is not bad but it's really all about the prelude to 6! Pablo Casals plays my favorite version but it's not on youtube. This will have to suffice: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9fpmgpNDwc Playing starts at 1:10.

Anyway, if you like the suites you should definitely get the recording of Pablo Casals playing them if you don't already have it. His recordings made them famous.
One of my private instructors, he taught me for about 7 years, was from Beijing and frequently gave me recordings of music from a lot of chinese composers. This wouldn't have been so bad except most of it was written for strings which had the negative effect of making me jealous of, among other instrumentalists, the cello players.

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

and it certainly didn't help that most of my other favorite composers, such as Arvo Part, also insisted on writing almost exclusively for strings

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vO92REr ... re=related

As to my actual musical tastes, I suppose I could fairly easily break my collection into things other people may enjoy and those that will almost certainly not win over most listeners.

Not easily winning over first time listeners:
Venetian Snares - Nutimik: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_b1U7cG- ... re=related
Autechre - Plyphon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acuwRHIWL_o
Apparat - You Don't Know Me: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_t8Y-Bg ... re=related
Aphex Twin - Bucephalus Boucing Ball: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIeA2ct5Sew
Squarepusher - Ultravisitor: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slA1I2xlqek
Mouse on Mars - Tamagnocchi: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhkPuzDl6SE
Boards of Canada - Telephasic Workshop: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56LaATx4tmY

You may enjoy these:
TRS-80 - Tinted: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy8ui56C7PU
Rjd2 - Ghostwriter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVqAdIMQZlk
The Glitch Mob - Beyond Monday: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WImWuxHbQCw
Marumari - Birch Beer Forest: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XpUtIK9 ... re=related
Wisp - Happy Sneakers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCAAOngb5FA
Egadz - What We Are Destined to Do: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P1W3xjUio8
Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kVUEZx7P3Y
Ratatat - Drugs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhrteSZXFzM
Little People - Moon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IK5I4cTk ... re=related

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Re: All about music.

Post by YodaT » Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:01 am

grae313 wrote: I had found the first one and thought the video was completely ridiculous! I like the playing, but still not as much as Casals'. When people criticize Yo-Yo Ma they usually accuse him of being too precise and too technically adept. They say it sounds like they are listening to a computer and that the music looses some of its humanness and some of its raw power. I'm not sure if I agree but I can see where they are coming from.

The Casals recordings are old -- from the early 1900's I think -- and you can hear the artifacts of an old recording. However, fan's of Bach's Cello Suite's (some of the greatest music in all of history, IMO), almost universally agree that Casals' recordings should be in your collection. But of course, ultimately it just comes down to your personal taste and you might find that Casals is simply not to yours :)
Oh no, I hear the precision of Yo-Yo Ma now :|

I love Bach's Cello Suite's... also a sucker for violin sonata: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwrdHNkyoBs

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Re: All about music.

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Re: All about music.

Post by grae313 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:43 pm

HappyQuark wrote:As to my actual musical tastes, I suppose I could fairly easily break my collection into things other people may enjoy and those that will almost certainly not win over most listeners.

Not easily winning over first time listeners:
Venetian Snares - Nutimik: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_b1U7cG- ... re=related
Autechre - Plyphon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acuwRHIWL_o
Apparat - You Don't Know Me: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_t8Y-Bg ... re=related
Aphex Twin - Bucephalus Boucing Ball: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIeA2ct5Sew
Squarepusher - Ultravisitor: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slA1I2xlqek
Mouse on Mars - Tamagnocchi: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhkPuzDl6SE
Boards of Canada - Telephasic Workshop: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56LaATx4tmY

You may enjoy these:
TRS-80 - Tinted: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy8ui56C7PU
Rjd2 - Ghostwriter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVqAdIMQZlk
The Glitch Mob - Beyond Monday: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WImWuxHbQCw
Marumari - Birch Beer Forest: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XpUtIK9 ... re=related
Wisp - Happy Sneakers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCAAOngb5FA
Egadz - What We Are Destined to Do: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P1W3xjUio8
Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kVUEZx7P3Y
Ratatat - Drugs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhrteSZXFzM
Little People - Moon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IK5I4cTk ... re=related
Hm... I wouldn't call autechre, squarepusher, BoC, or aphex twin inaccessible music. Love Rjd2 :)

I've been listening to the album Drift by Nosaj Thing a lot lately. You might like it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWnf6U-nznQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrbM_oNJTrU

Edit: ok maybe I take it back for autechre :)

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Re: All about music.

Post by HappyQuark » Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:06 pm

YodaT wrote:
grae313 wrote: I had found the first one and thought the video was completely ridiculous! I like the playing, but still not as much as Casals'. When people criticize Yo-Yo Ma they usually accuse him of being too precise and too technically adept. They say it sounds like they are listening to a computer and that the music looses some of its humanness and some of its raw power. I'm not sure if I agree but I can see where they are coming from.

The Casals recordings are old -- from the early 1900's I think -- and you can hear the artifacts of an old recording. However, fan's of Bach's Cello Suite's (some of the greatest music in all of history, IMO), almost universally agree that Casals' recordings should be in your collection. But of course, ultimately it just comes down to your personal taste and you might find that Casals is simply not to yours :)
Oh no, I hear the precision of Yo-Yo Ma now :|

I love Bach's Cello Suite's... also a sucker for violin sonata: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwrdHNkyoBs

The King's Singers ruined Bach for me: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXhAz0DOpMU

Not because they mimic his style but because I can't hear the name Bach without hearing them singing his name. Although, on the other hand, the King's Singers do an amazing rendition of Black Bird and Danny Boy so it's hard to stay mad at them.

Danny Boy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfGTq71V ... re=related
Black Bird: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywkarAwB ... re=related

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Re: All about music.

Post by HappyQuark » Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:01 pm

grae313 wrote:
HappyQuark wrote:As to my actual musical tastes, I suppose I could fairly easily break my collection into things other people may enjoy and those that will almost certainly not win over most listeners.

Not easily winning over first time listeners:
Venetian Snares - Nutimik: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_b1U7cG- ... re=related
Autechre - Plyphon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acuwRHIWL_o
Apparat - You Don't Know Me: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_t8Y-Bg ... re=related
Aphex Twin - Bucephalus Boucing Ball: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIeA2ct5Sew
Squarepusher - Ultravisitor: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slA1I2xlqek
Mouse on Mars - Tamagnocchi: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhkPuzDl6SE
Boards of Canada - Telephasic Workshop: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56LaATx4tmY

You may enjoy these:
TRS-80 - Tinted: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy8ui56C7PU
Rjd2 - Ghostwriter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVqAdIMQZlk
The Glitch Mob - Beyond Monday: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WImWuxHbQCw
Marumari - Birch Beer Forest: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XpUtIK9 ... re=related
Wisp - Happy Sneakers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCAAOngb5FA
Egadz - What We Are Destined to Do: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P1W3xjUio8
Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kVUEZx7P3Y
Ratatat - Drugs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhrteSZXFzM
Little People - Moon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IK5I4cTk ... re=related
Hm... I wouldn't call autechre, squarepusher, BoC, or aphex twin inaccessible music. Love Rjd2 :)

I've been listening to the album Drift by Nosaj Thing a lot lately. You might like it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWnf6U-nznQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrbM_oNJTrU

Edit: ok maybe I take it back for autechre :)
I'm not familiar with Nosaj Thing but I found 1685/Bach right up my alley. I'll have to take a closer look at the rest of his albums.

On your initial comment about the artists being inaccessible, was this based on the samples I provided or other experiences with their music? If it's based on the samples I'd feel obligated to admit that I cherry picked a number of their more tame and popular songs. If it is based off of other experiences then I'm pleasantly surprised to find that my musical taste isn't completely intolerable to the rest of the world.

For example, these are songs I love that are definitely less accessible than the ones I previously cited,

Venetian Snares - Sajtban: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1cb-qbC-dI
Autechre - V-Proc: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUiLknTgEWM
Apparat - Granular Bastard: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVdKacGcRQs
Aphex Twin - Mt. Saint Michel + Saint. Michels Mount: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1ZGIrNf71Q
Squarepusher - The Modern Bass Guitar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=os_Jt_k-E-U
Mouse on Mars - Duul: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0tkKZ0nAUo
Boards of Canada - Macquaire Ridge: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKSM-jyQh3o

Ok so the BOC song isn't inaccessible but the video is just so nice.

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Re: All about music.

Post by WhoaNonstop » Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:16 am

HappyQuark wrote:I'm not familiar with Nosaj Thing but I found 1685/Bach right up my alley. I'll have to take a closer look at the rest of his albums.

On your initial comment about the artists being inaccessible, was this based on the samples I provided or other experiences with their music? If it's based on the samples I'd feel obligated to admit that I cherry picked a number of their more tame and popular songs. If it is based off of other experiences then I'm pleasantly surprised to find that my musical taste isn't completely intolerable to the rest of the world.

For example, these are songs I love that are definitely less accessible than the ones I previously cited,

Venetian Snares - Sajtban: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1cb-qbC-dI
Autechre - V-Proc: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUiLknTgEWM
Apparat - Granular Bastard: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVdKacGcRQs
Aphex Twin - Mt. Saint Michel + Saint. Michels Mount: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1ZGIrNf71Q
Squarepusher - The Modern Bass Guitar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=os_Jt_k-E-U
Mouse on Mars - Duul: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0tkKZ0nAUo
Boards of Canada - Macquaire Ridge: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKSM-jyQh3o

Ok so the BOC song isn't inaccessible but the video is just so nice.
You and I have the most opposite music preferences ever. I still listen to music that angry 12 year old boys listen to and you listen to music my 82 year old grandma would love.

-Riley

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Re: All about music.

Post by HappyQuark » Fri Mar 25, 2011 1:06 am

WhoaNonstop wrote:
HappyQuark wrote:I'm not familiar with Nosaj Thing but I found 1685/Bach right up my alley. I'll have to take a closer look at the rest of his albums.

On your initial comment about the artists being inaccessible, was this based on the samples I provided or other experiences with their music? If it's based on the samples I'd feel obligated to admit that I cherry picked a number of their more tame and popular songs. If it is based off of other experiences then I'm pleasantly surprised to find that my musical taste isn't completely intolerable to the rest of the world.

For example, these are songs I love that are definitely less accessible than the ones I previously cited,

Venetian Snares - Sajtban: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1cb-qbC-dI
Autechre - V-Proc: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUiLknTgEWM
Apparat - Granular Bastard: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVdKacGcRQs
Aphex Twin - Mt. Saint Michel + Saint. Michels Mount: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1ZGIrNf71Q
Squarepusher - The Modern Bass Guitar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=os_Jt_k-E-U
Mouse on Mars - Duul: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0tkKZ0nAUo
Boards of Canada - Macquaire Ridge: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKSM-jyQh3o

Ok so the BOC song isn't inaccessible but the video is just so nice.
You and I have the most opposite music preferences ever. I still listen to music that angry 12 year old boys listen to and you listen to music my 82 year old grandma would love.

-Riley
Your Grandma is the one that initially linked me to the Aphex Twin, Monkey Drummer video.

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Re: All about music.

Post by WhoaNonstop » Fri Mar 25, 2011 1:32 am

HappyQuark wrote:Your Grandma is the one that initially linked me to the Aphex Twin, Monkey Drummer video.
She seems more of the BOC type.

-Riley

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Re: All about music.

Post by grae313 » Fri Mar 25, 2011 2:14 am

HappyQuark wrote:On your initial comment about the artists being inaccessible, was this based on the samples I provided or other experiences with their music?
No, it was based on my own familiarity with the music but I guess I can't really talk because I like inaccessible music... oops. Nevermind.

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Re: All about music.

Post by twistor » Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:04 am

Stop listening to music and get back to work. There is physics to be physicsed.

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Re: All about music.

Post by bfollinprm » Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:26 am

twistor wrote:Stop listening to music and get back to work. There is physics to be physicsed.
Or is it Physiked?

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Re: All about music.

Post by bfollinprm » Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:27 am

WhoaNonstop wrote:
HappyQuark wrote:Your Grandma is the one that initially linked me to the Aphex Twin, Monkey Drummer video.
She seems more of the BOC type.

-Riley
Can we just establish that BOC means Blue Oyster Cult? These jokes keep confusing me....

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Re: All about music.

Post by tady » Fri Mar 25, 2011 1:09 pm

bfollinprm wrote:
WhoaNonstop wrote:
HappyQuark wrote:Your Grandma is the one that initially linked me to the Aphex Twin, Monkey Drummer video.
She seems more of the BOC type.

-Riley
Can we just establish that BOC means Blue Oyster Cult? These jokes keep confusing me....
I like Blue Oyster Cult.

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Re: All about music.

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Re: All about music.

Post by Dorian_Mode » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:40 am

Man, negru is trollin' all up in this thread.

As for music: An album doesn't have to tell a story in order for it to be taken as a complete piece of art. See, for example, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel or Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? by of Montreal.

I'm not seeing a lot of overlap between my favorite artists and the others mentioned here, although I of course enjoy Daft Punk, the Beastie Boys, and to a lesser extent Ratatat and some others. According to last.fm, the artists I have listened to the most overall since March 2007 are:

1 Deerhoof 1,765
2 Los Campesinos! 1,591
3 of Montreal 1,446
4 The Decemberists 1,395
5 The Beatles 1,366
6 Death Cab for Cutie 913
7 Modest Mouse 897
8 Neutral Milk Hotel 863
9 Pavement 744
9 The Hood Internet 744
11 Andrew Lloyd Webber 740
12 Girl Talk 680
13 Les Miserables Original Broadway Cast 655
14 Arcade Fire 639
15 Daft Punk 637
16 Iron & Wine 601
17 MGMT 593
18 Kanye West 588
19 Flight of the Conchords 579
20 Radiohead 548
21 M.I.A. 523
22 The Flaming Lips 474
23 DJ Krush 470
24 Sleigh Bells 468
25 LCD Soundsystem 449

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Re: All about music.

Post by grae313 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:56 am

Dorian_Mode wrote:I'm not seeing a lot of overlap between my favorite artists and the others mentioned here...

1 Deerhoof 1,765
2 Los Campesinos! 1,591
3 of Montreal 1,446
4 The Decemberists 1,395
5 The Beatles 1,366
6 Death Cab for Cutie 913
7 Modest Mouse 897
8 Neutral Milk Hotel 863
9 Pavement 744
9 The Hood Internet 744
11 Andrew Lloyd Webber 740
12 Girl Talk 680
13 Les Miserables Original Broadway Cast 655
14 Arcade Fire 639
15 Daft Punk 637
16 Iron & Wine 601
17 MGMT 593
18 Kanye West 588
19 Flight of the Conchords 579
20 Radiohead 548
21 M.I.A. 523
22 The Flaming Lips 474
23 DJ Krush 470
24 Sleigh Bells 468
25 LCD Soundsystem 449
You and I have a fair amount of overlap in music taste.

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Re: All about music.

Post by HappyQuark » Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:33 pm

Dorian_Mode wrote:Man, negru is trollin' all up in this thread.

As for music: An album doesn't have to tell a story in order for it to be taken as a complete piece of art. See, for example, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel or Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? by of Montreal.

I'm not seeing a lot of overlap between my favorite artists and the others mentioned here, although I of course enjoy Daft Punk, the Beastie Boys, and to a lesser extent Ratatat and some others. According to last.fm, the artists I have listened to the most overall since March 2007 are:

1 Deerhoof 1,765
2 Los Campesinos! 1,591
3 of Montreal 1,446
4 The Decemberists 1,395
5 The Beatles 1,366
6 Death Cab for Cutie 913
7 Modest Mouse 897
8 Neutral Milk Hotel 863
9 Pavement 744
9 The Hood Internet 744
11 Andrew Lloyd Webber 740
12 Girl Talk 680
13 Les Miserables Original Broadway Cast 655
14 Arcade Fire 639
15 Daft Punk 637
16 Iron & Wine 601
17 MGMT 593
18 Kanye West 588
19 Flight of the Conchords 579
20 Radiohead 548
21 M.I.A. 523
22 The Flaming Lips 474
23 DJ Krush 470
24 Sleigh Bells 468
25 LCD Soundsystem 449
Not quite as much overlap as grae but we have at least a few similarities. Especially Krush, who is severely underrated in my opinion.

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Re: All about music.

Post by HappyQuark » Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:35 pm

grae313 wrote:
HappyQuark wrote:As to my actual musical tastes, I suppose I could fairly easily break my collection into things other people may enjoy and those that will almost certainly not win over most listeners.

Not easily winning over first time listeners:
Venetian Snares - Nutimik: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_b1U7cG- ... re=related
Autechre - Plyphon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acuwRHIWL_o
Apparat - You Don't Know Me: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_t8Y-Bg ... re=related
Aphex Twin - Bucephalus Boucing Ball: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIeA2ct5Sew
Squarepusher - Ultravisitor: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slA1I2xlqek
Mouse on Mars - Tamagnocchi: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhkPuzDl6SE
Boards of Canada - Telephasic Workshop: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56LaATx4tmY

You may enjoy these:
TRS-80 - Tinted: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy8ui56C7PU
Rjd2 - Ghostwriter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVqAdIMQZlk
The Glitch Mob - Beyond Monday: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WImWuxHbQCw
Marumari - Birch Beer Forest: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XpUtIK9 ... re=related
Wisp - Happy Sneakers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCAAOngb5FA
Egadz - What We Are Destined to Do: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P1W3xjUio8
Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kVUEZx7P3Y
Ratatat - Drugs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhrteSZXFzM
Little People - Moon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IK5I4cTk ... re=related
Hm... I wouldn't call autechre, squarepusher, BoC, or aphex twin inaccessible music. Love Rjd2 :)

I've been listening to the album Drift by Nosaj Thing a lot lately. You might like it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWnf6U-nznQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrbM_oNJTrU

Edit: ok maybe I take it back for autechre :)
You'll be happy to know that Nosaj Thing has now made it into the rounds of my Pandora playlist.

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Re: All about music.

Post by grae313 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:48 pm

HappyQuark wrote:You'll be happy to know that Nosaj Thing has now made it into the rounds of my Pandora playlist.
:D

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Re: All about music.

Post by Dorian_Mode » Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:58 pm

Krush is pretty underrated, but I think that's mostly because he's from Japan. Come hang out in Hawaii and we can have a dance party.

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Re: All about music.

Post by tady » Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:09 pm

Christopher Cross anybody ("Sailing" comes to mind)?

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Re: All about music.

Post by SSM » Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:55 am

I started listening to Ratatat a few months ago. I really like them like I thought I would, but I definitely gotta be in the right mood to listen.
I like this one the best so far, but the video hypnotizes me and I start making animal noises: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WW8VmSfYLAU

It might not be for every listener of Daft Punk, but if you think you'd like Daft Punk doing mash-ups of their own songs you should really check out Alive 2007:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OXE8EmZoFM

What I'm listening to a lot right now:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuy2pskHbcQ

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Re: All about music.

Post by HappyQuark » Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:56 am

SSM wrote:I started listening to Ratatat a few months ago. I really like them like I thought I would, but I definitely gotta be in the right mood to listen.
I like this one the best so far, but the video hypnotizes me and I start making animal noises: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WW8VmSfYLAU

It might not be for every listener of Daft Punk, but if you think you'd like Daft Punk doing mash-ups of their own songs you should really check out Alive 2007:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OXE8EmZoFM

What I'm listening to a lot right now:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuy2pskHbcQ
Ratatat is coming to SLC and I've already got my tickets. To say that I'm stoked would be an understatement.

I think their song 'Germany to Germany' is probably my favorite song they've ever done although I'm not sure that I could ever really explain why.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJYgJPCD59s

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Re: All about music.

Post by TheBeast » Sat Apr 02, 2011 7:30 pm

SSM wrote: It might not be for every listener of Daft Punk, but if you think you'd like Daft Punk doing mash-ups of their own songs you should really check out Alive 2007:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OXE8EmZoFM
I was lucky enough to be at one of the concerts during the Alive tour. It was the most incredible show I've ever seen; a unique experience that will be difficult to top for the remainder of my concert-going life. I'm hoping that they go on tour again soon.

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Re: All about music.

Post by ticklecricket » Fri Apr 22, 2011 2:47 pm

My top 25 according to last.fm, which isn't perfect, but a pretty good estimate.

1 Radiohead 1,755
2 Cursive 1,039
3 The Good Life 533
4 of Montreal 516
5 The National 504
6 Arcade Fire 416
7 Wilco 386
8 Daft Punk 385
9 Crystal Castles 384
10 Elliott Smith 362
11 Sufjan Stevens 321
12 Neutral Milk Hotel 320
13 The Flaming Lips 310
14 The Like Young 306
15 Thursday 297
16 Islands 295
17 The Beatles 230
18 The xx 228
19 Local Natives 210
20 Explosions in the Sky 197
21 Bright Eyes 192
22 The Unicorns 190
23 The Blood Brothers 185
24 Tim Kasher 183
25 Why? 182
25 The Decemberists 182


Riley, we should start a Blood Brothers cover band together.

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Re: All about music.

Post by WhoaNonstop » Sat Apr 23, 2011 12:52 am

ticklecricket wrote:23 The Blood Brothers 185
I must say it is quite rare that I find Blood Brothers fans around anymore. It's quite unfortunate the band has moved on. They were quite a piece together.

-Riley

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Re: All about music.

Post by SSM » Mon Apr 25, 2011 4:17 pm

I'm digging Nosaj Thing too. Thanks Grae!

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Re: All about music.

Post by nickkhun23 » Wed May 25, 2011 11:18 pm

Dont Cry - Park Bom


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Re: All about music.

Post by gloriacollins » Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:54 am

HappyQuark wrote:My favorite composer, by miles, is Arvo Pärt. I struggled to pick a single example of his music but I settled on "Summa for Strings".

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

If you are craving more, some other fantastic works of his are "Tabula Rasa", Cantus In Memoriam "Benjamin Britten" (a memoriam for the famous British modern composer), his many variations of "Fratres" but in particular his "Fratres for 8 Cellos" or "Spiegel im Spiegel".

yeah mine too...:)

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Re: All about music.

Post by Annjuta » Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:30 am

I think those who love classical music will love Josh Groban's songs.
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Re: All about music.

Post by modernphysics » Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:12 pm

after such a long span of time it's time for this spirit full Indian single:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5KHAdGv ... re=related



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