BEST NEW MUSIC 2K5

Sigur Ros is the greatest living band. Discuss.

Postby Brocktune on Fri Oct 28, 2005 4:30 pm

athenabodicea wrote:Oh I know it... I know it... Yet everytime it comes on the radio I feel the rhythem risin up inside me and I somehow always find myself dancin'...
I'm sure they will play the shit out of it soon enough....


yeah, i totally hear you. the first time i heard that song, i was like "i fucking hate this song" so, i downloaded the thing to annoy the shit out of my cohorts, and now i find myself playing it. but i still hate it and what it does to me. what a dilemma. no doubt that radio will run this thing into the ground (if i dont do it first myself). something tells me we have the next "Hey Ya" on our hands.

Flumm wrote:It scares me when he says...

I mix your milk wit my cocoa puff,
Milky, milky cocoa,
Mix your milk with my cocoa puff, milky, milky riiiiiiight.

How is anyone meant to eat Cocoa Puffs after this? I wouldn't be suprised if Kellogs sue when their sales go down.


i agree, and ipampilash
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Postby Brocktune on Sat Nov 12, 2005 6:24 pm

*looks around bewildered*
wtf? oh well, they will be back.
anyway, i was posting a gig swap ad for my band on this website called craig's list. i dont know if any of you know it or not. anyways, i saw this posted on there, and was reminded why i hate mtv, target, and the radio.

some bitch on craig's list wrote:14yr old girl to become the icon of disaffected youth
Reply to: comm-110622937@craigslist.org
Date: 2005-11-11, 5:17PM PST


Who wants to help form this dream into a whirlwind reality? I am working with my 14yr old sister on her demo. Her music is agressive and chic. The songs are radio/pop friendly but the music is varied in genre. My sister smokes, cusses, and knows how to be rude in song, she is the epidomy of what I wanted to listen to when I was first getting into punk/metal/hardcore, yet it is all so catchy, and it comes with a pretty face. I think I'm sitting on a commercially viable goldmine. She is the bad girl that the pop music industry has been without! She is a pro at dropping crafty vocals. I've done Punk, Dance, Hip-hop, Reggae, Indy-Pop, and other styles and tried her voice on them, she gets the job done and makes it look easy. I as a songwriter, have been waiting for her to reach this level a long time. She's ready, and I need help in all departments.

I need to take this out of the project studio and into a major facility
I need to form a live show
I need to shoot a video
I need other songwriters and producers as well
I need reliability, creativity, cooperation and professionalism, but most of all your feedback and inspiration

Thanks for reading this, email me and I will give you more to go on.
James

* no -- it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests


then i thought. god i hope this is a joke. some satirical smart ass taking the piss out of the shallow fucks out there... yeah, it had to be a joke.....
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Postby The Garbage Man on Sat Nov 12, 2005 7:35 pm

Oh wow, that's just... wow...

Somehow I don't think he's joking, just a dumbass.
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Postby Brocktune on Sat Nov 12, 2005 7:43 pm

yeah
my 14 year old sister smokes and is a bad ass. this will make her marketable to other kids. i dont know where to begin with how morally flawed this whole thing is. and i should know im a marble pillar. a shining beacon of moral justness and correctitude.
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Postby Keepcoolbutcare on Fri Dec 09, 2005 12:54 pm

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Anyone hear anything good lately? I haven't picked up anything new in a couple of weeks, nothing has really caught my eye/ear...have I slept on anything?

Yes, I'm shamelessly promoting my own thread... :oops:
Personally, I'm an atheist in the voting booth and a theist in the movie theatre. I separate the morality of religion with the spirituality and solace of it. There is something boring about atheism.
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Postby ImaRevenant on Fri Dec 09, 2005 7:02 pm

Why wasn't Francis the Mute by The Mars Volta mentioned in this thread yet. I haven't been that impressed by an album in a very long time.
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Postby Spoon AZ on Fri Dec 09, 2005 7:08 pm

Wide Awake & The Fray are new artists that are gonna be huge. Great debut albums.
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Postby theremin on Fri Dec 09, 2005 7:25 pm

I'm writing my year-end best list for music and film for the local paper. (I own a music/movie store, and run a film festival). I only get 150 words this year! Here's where I'm at on the music side so far. I've got a couple more things to add.

Top 5 for the year:
1) Beck - Guero
2) Thievery Coporation - Cosmic Game
3) Sufjan Stevens - Illinois
4) Ike Reilly - Junkie Faithful
5) Lemon Jelly - 64-95

5 Great Trends:

Comeback of the Year: A new double disc anthology, 2 classic reissues, (including the essential Gremlins Have Pictures), and the first live concert in almost 20 years. Roky is back and ready to be discovered.

Ungangsta Rap: My favorite rap songs of the year are by a Hasidic Jew and a Canadian. Rapping about Johnny Cash and the Bar Kokhba Revolt are much more interesting than guns. Matisyahu - Live At Stubb's; Buck 65 - This Right Here Is

Lake County: New albums by Ike Reilly, Saturday Action Theatre and Stuntrock make me excited about local music for the first time in years.
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Postby Ribbons on Fri Dec 09, 2005 11:16 pm

Seconded on the Sufjan recommendation, theremin.
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Postby The Garbage Man on Fri Dec 09, 2005 11:25 pm

I'm really digging Fall Out Boy's latest, Under the Oak Tree.
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