2008 Music Journal

Sigur Ros is the greatest living band. Discuss.

Postby Brocktune on Mon May 19, 2008 6:38 pm

doglips wrote:I might have known your incisive ears would find the sophomore effort better than the original, I'm going to have to re-listen and re-evaluate.


yeah. you know how tough it can be. its like deciding which one of your children you love more, you know?! *sigh* why must life be som complicated?

doglips wrote:Good to have you back, Brock!


thanks dude! your kindness warms the very cockles of my heart!
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Postby stereosforgeeks on Mon Jun 02, 2008 11:37 am

May Notable Releases:
Balmorhea - Rivers Arm
Steinski Steinski - What Does It All Mean
The Hold Steady - Stay Positive
Spiritualized - Songs In A&E
Bonnie Prince Billy - Lie down In The Light
Veronica Maggio - Och Vinnaren Aer
Quiet Village - Silent Movie
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Re: 2008 Music Journal

Postby Brocktune on Wed Jun 11, 2008 8:36 pm

hay! ive got a great idea! why dont we use this thread to keep track of all of the new music we hear in 2008!

allright well all of that ridiculous bullshit aside, i figure ill go ahead and post what i have listened to this year FOR REAL this time. in case you werent sure, i have NOT listened to that much rascal flatts. on the contrary, i am strangely given the urge to slit my wrists lengthwise (no cries for help here) everytime i am unfortunate enough to pass by somebody blasting these moronically overhyped shitkickers's fuzzy warbles at an audible level. So now that we all know how i feel about rascal flatts, i suppose i will list the shit that i listened to for the first time in its entirety here. please forgive me if i dont organize these month to month. they are all just a big blur now. i will try my hardest to not list anything that i heard in 2007, but did not make my journal on account of my absence . :?

2008

8 Bit - 8 Bit
8 Bit Weapon - Vaporware Soundtracks
Antibalas - Security
Archers of Loaf - Archers of Loaf
Art Tatum - Complete Capitol Recordings
Asakusa Jinta - Sky Zero
Banana Erectors - Banana Erectors
Band of the Lost - Episodes 7,8,9
Barnes & Barnes - Voobaha - seriously, if you are looking for the missing link between zappa and ween, barnes and barnes is it! Sewey Hole ain't no place to be!
Benny Goodman - 100 Years of Jazz - 100 years?! fuck he must have been old!
Beres Hammond - Beres Hammond
Big Business - Here Come the Waterworks - oh my fucking god!
Bitchee Bitchee Ya Ya Ya - Kitsune-Fuck Friend
Bix Beiderbecke - Singin the Blues
Black Nasty - Feed From Me - Sunday Mourning is an instant classic!
Blowfly - Farenheit 69
Blowfly - The Weird World of Blowfly - you know i had no idea when they were recommended to me that Angelo from Fishbone was in this band. heh, fuckin figures!
The Budos Band - The Budos Band - at first i loved it so much, i wore my first copy out. now, i cant even listen to it.
Buffalo Daughter - Euphorica after "I" i thought they were slipping. boy was i wrong!
Buju Banton - Too Bad
Chantal Goya - Les Anees 60 - can anyone tell me how to put one of these: ` above a letter?
Charlie Murphy - Atlanta
V/A - Chickenhed 2 - What This Button Do?
Count Basie - Kansas City 5
Count Basie - Ella & Basie
Cube Juice - Vague Answers
Cubismo Grafico - Nuit
The Daktaris - Soul Explosion - meh
Dan Deacon - Acorn Master
Dana Gould - Funhouse
Datarock - Datarock
Davy DMX - F-f-f-fresh
Devin Townsend - Ziltoid the Omniscient
Devo - Watch Us Work It - not so much of an album as it is just one song.
Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods
DJ Pika Pika Pika - Planetary Natural Love Gas Webbin 199999
DJ Tiesto - Elements of Life
Does It Offend You, Yeah? - You Have No Idea What You've Gotten Yourself Into
Eddie Cochran - 20 Rock n Roll Hits
Eel - People People
Eric B & Rakim - Follow the Leader
Juan Garcia Esquivel - Latin-esque
Fountains of Wayne - Welcome Interstate Managers - fucking terrible
France Gall - 1968
Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Anthology - so annoying. so very annoying
Fuck Buttons - Street Horrrsing
Gilbert Gottfried - Dirty jokes
Greg Fitzsimmons - Fitz of Laughter
Gregory Isaacs - Let Me Be the One
Guitar Vader - Happy East
Guitar Wolf - Planet of the Wolves
Hardy Hard & Lady Waks - Minimal
Headman - On
Hella - {i]Total Bugs Bunny on Wild Bass[/i]
Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass - Whipped Cream and other Delights - what a letdown. and how come "a taste of honey" is the only beatles song that is always better when done by someone else?
Hi-Posi - 4 n 5
Hi-Posi - The View of Human Nature as Fundamentally Good
Jim Florentine - Get the Kids Out of the Room
Jimmy Gilmer & the Fireballs - Sugar Shack - so i finally got it! and guess what? sugar shack is the only good song on it! hahahahaha go figure!
Johnny Horton - Rockin Rollin Johnny Horton - man,fuck the battle of new orleans, ole slew foot and cherokee boogie are the bomb digigty!
Johnny Horton - The Louisiana Hayride Archives vol.1
Just-Ice - Back to the Old School
Kaiser Chiefs - Employment
King Oliver - Louie Armstrong and King Oliver
The Kinks - The Kinks
Lady Sovereign - Vertically Challenged
Lady Sovereign - Public Warning - god, sooo over this in like 5 minutes
Laid Back - Keep Smiling
LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver - technically i think i heard it in 2007, but whatevs
Les Breastfeeders - Les Matins de Grands Soirs
Little Richard - The Formative Years 1951-1953
Little Richard - Heres Little Richard - so annoying, so good. nothing drives a woman up the fucking walls (in a bad way) like the irritating sound of little richard screaming at them WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!! ric fair's got nothin on Little Richard!
M.I.A. - Kala - how many death threats do you think i am going to get when i admit that i didnt find this record nearly as entertaining or as good as most here in teh zone found it?
Maceo Parker - Roots and Grooves
Malaria - Compiled
Markus Schulz - Coldharbour Sessions 2004
Marty Robbins - Gunfighter Ballads and Trailblazer Songs
mc chris - Dungeon Master of Ceremonies - dude! nobody even knows who you are, and you are already slipping?! wtf?
MC Frontalot - Nerdcore Rising[i] - was that this year or last? anyways at first i was way into it. then it grew old way fast.
Metronome - [i]Electric Travel
- the more i hear, the better they get
Mi-Gu - From Space
Mr. Velcro Fastener - Telemacho - thanks to Unikrunk for this one. it really grew on me
Nancy Sinatra - The Essential Nancy Sinatra - if you had seen THIS, You'd have checked it out too! my ladybird!
V/A - National Geographic - Songs and Sounds of the Sea - ahoy!
Neil Sedaka - The Very Best of Neil Sedaka - what can i say? i like being ironic as much as the next guy :wink:
Newcleus - Destination Earth: The Definitive Newcleus Recordings
Nick DiPaolo - Road Rage
Nine Below Zero - The Best Of
Northern State - Can I Keep This Pen
O.M.F.O. - Trans Balkan Express
O.M.F.O. - We Are the Shepherds
Ol' Dirty Bastard - A Son Unique - all hail the greatest mc of all times!
Oppenheimer - Oppenheimer
OST - Mad Monster Party - Maury Laws - It's our time to shine!
OST - Scooby Doo Snack Trax - Walkin down the street with my ostrich/all the people stare but i dont care what they say
OST - Skidoo-The Point - Harry Nilsson
OST - Survive Style 5+ - come baby, come, come baby
Pablo Gad - Life Without Death
Pato Banton - Never Give In
Pato Banton - Live at Maritime Hall San Francisco
Patton Oswalt - Werewolves and Lollipops
Paul Mooney - Jesus was Black and so was Cleopatra
Perez prado - Havan 3 a.m.
Perrey & Kingsley - The Out Sound from Way In
Phil Hartman - Flat TV
Pizzicato Five - Sweet Pizzicato Five
Plump DJ's - Saturday Night Lotion
P-Model - In A Model Room
POLYSICS! - We Ate the Machine
Portishead - Third
Punks Jump Up - Dance to our Disco
Qui - Today, Gestation
Rascal Flatts Me and My Gang
Raymond Scott - Ectoplasm
Robert Schimmel - If You Buy This CD, I Can GetThis Car
Robots In Disguise - Robots In Disguise
Sergio Mendes & Brazil 66 - Equinox - *sigh* another huge letdown
Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings - Dap Dippin' with Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings
Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings - Naturally
Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings - Live @ the Wireless - better than all of their studio recordings, i promise you. they are a great band on record, live they are un fucking believable. after seeing them live, the records almost arent even worth listening to. and i mean that in the best possible way!
Shiny Toy Guns - We Are Pilots - so lame. dont be fooled by "Le Disko"
V/A - Skitz Beats presents In The Zone
The Simpsons - Testify
Slum Village - Detroit Deli
Snoop Dogg - Tha Blue Carpet Treatment
Southern Culture on the Skids - Mojo Box
Spangle call Lilli line - Since
Spizz - Where's Captain Kirk: The Very Best of Spizz well, i was reluctant to buy a copy of "do a runner" on vinyl, so i had to get this. letdown city. wheres captain kirk is the only good track. unless you like their cover of kraftwerk's "the model" i do.....kinda :?
Suckadelic - Star Wars Breakbeats - with a little money and some production, this dude could be allright
Sugarhill Gang - Rappers Delight
Suitcase Rhodes - Pop Music for Pop People
Suiteishoujo - 16
Tech N9ne - Absolute Power
The 50 Kaitenz - 50 Kaitenz No Gya
The Alley Cats - The Alley Cats 1979-1982 this one was a real bitch to find!
The Andrews Sisters - The Andrews Sisters Collection vol. 1
The Avalanches - Since I Left You
The Beau Hunks Sextette - On To The Show
The Big Bopper - Hellooo Baby! - the big bopper.... HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!
The Champs - Greatest Hits - most dubious use of the term "greatest hits" EVAR!
The Electric Moog Orchestra - Star Wars
The English Beat - Wha'ppen
The Everly Brothers - Complete Cadence Recordings
The Feelies - Crazy Ryhthms
The Hives - The Black and White Album
The Knife - Deep Cuts i dont remember who it was that recommended this to me... doglips? tony wilson? anyways, to any and all of you that did, holee fuck! thank you!
The Knife - Silent Shout
The Phantom Surfers - The Great Surf Crash of 97
The Plastics - Welcome Plastics
The Roots - Things Fall Apart
The Shins - Wincing the NIght Away[p/i] - ZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz
The Shirelles - [i]The Shirelles

The Sounds - Dying to Say This to You
The Spiders - Let's Go Spiders
The Trashmen - Surfin Bird
The Trucks - The Trucks
The Underthings - The Underthings
The Weirdos - Weird World: 1977-1981 Time Capsule
Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane: Live at Carnegie Hall
They Might Be Giants - The Else - honestly, thir best work in a long long time!
Thompson Twins - A Product Of
Those Norwegians - Kaminsky Park
Tim & Eric Awesome Show Great Job! - Awesome Record Great Songs vol.1 - Doo Dah Doo Doo
Tom Maxwell - Samsara
Tomahawk - Anonymous - wow. fucking amazing. possibly their best work!
Tones on Tail - night Music
U.T.F.O - U.T.F.O - Split Personality used to be my fukin JAM back in 5th grade. too bad it wasnt on this record. :(
Univers Zero - 1313
V/A - Noise McCartney Records Compilation vol.1
V/A - Noise McCartney Records Compilation vol.2
V/A - All Apologies: A Japanese Tribute to Nirvana - terrible. they should be apologizing for it.
V/A - Beatschuppen: Essential Club Music from the 60's
V/A - Best of Moog
V/A - Chip Toy Company Electro Pop Compilation
V/A - Ghana Soundz Volume 2
Walter Wanderley - Rain Forest
Ween - La Cucarracha - their first disappointment in 30 fucking years *sigh* how i prayed this day would never come!
White Shoes & the Couples Company - White Shoes & the Couples Company Not nearly as goos as i had hoped
ETA:
Your Song is Good - Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot!
Yo Majesty - [i]Yo EP
- so fuckin dope!
Yukari Fresh - Me
Yukari Rotten - Not Dead

JUNE

Farmers Market - Speed Balkan Boogie
Melvins - (A) Senile Animal - the recent annexation of Big Business is working wonders. Buzzo and Jared just sound so good together.
Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
Michael Jackson - Music and Me
Mr. Velcro Fastener - Otherside
Nomeansno - All Roads Lead to Ausfahrt
Norwegian Recycling - Donkey Business Donkey Kong Country Mashup Album - executed well. too bad i was never into donkey kong country
Norwegian Recycling - So Far Mashup Album
V/A- Remember the Alamo: Mexican & Texian Music of 1836 - wtf? i dont understand why there are 5 versions of "auld lang syne" on here. was that like the number one chart topper at the alamo?
OST - Hustle and Flow - "beat that bitch" is definitely funnier
Rip Slyme - Funfair
Shaggy - Intoxication - The one and only
The Jacksons - Triumph
The Jam - In The City
The Jam - This is the Modern World
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Re: 2008 Music Journal

Postby Nancy on Wed Feb 11, 2009 5:43 am

Best January Track:-

Estelle by Biirdie

Best January Album:

Goldfrapp - Seventh Tree
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