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Old 06-07-2009, 02:32 PM   #3021 (permalink)
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It would obviously cause more conversation, which is what I really miss about this thread, so it's a good idea by me. I'll edit my list.
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Old 06-07-2009, 02:38 PM   #3022 (permalink)
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I like adding thoughts about our top weekly artists. But I also enjoyed Jackhammer's "your weekly music" thread where we talk about our new discoveries for the week. I've actually meant to update that thread these last few weeks but keep putting it off because I have to create YouTube vids to include. I've actually done a few today and may post this evening. But...the two can coexist since our top weekly artists aren't always (probably usually not) new discoveries. So why am I going on with this blabbing? I don't know.
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Old 06-07-2009, 03:30 PM   #3023 (permalink)
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I like adding thoughts about our top weekly artists. But I also enjoyed Jackhammer's "your weekly music" thread where we talk about our new discoveries for the week. I've actually meant to update that thread these last few weeks but keep putting it off because I have to create YouTube vids to include. I've actually done a few today and may post this evening. But...the two can coexist since our top weekly artists aren't always (probably usually not) new discoveries. So why am I going on with this blabbing? I don't know.
I forgot about that thread lol. Last fm though can be more album specific and may have old faves and known names whereas the weekly thing might have a few new bands for people to listen to and the tracks maybe played on your hi fi and not scrobbled anyhow.
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Old 06-07-2009, 10:28 PM   #3024 (permalink)
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01. Ween - 41 plays

What can I say? I love Ween, I usually spin "The Mollusk" weekly or bi-weekly, I smoked up a little bit this week so that album sounds nice while high, it also brings back memories to my first year living on my own.

02. Bohren & Der Club of Gore - 40 plays

I finally got something new by them and I've made sure it's been played. I love these guys for writing or doing homework. It plays in the background and really helps set a mood, yet doesn't distract you.

03. Hypocrisy - 28 plays

One of my favorite Swedish death metal bands, Peter Tägtgren has a really unique voice that makes him distinguishable from other death metal vocalists. Also their subject matter covers subjects that strike an interest with me like the paranormal and the extraterrestrial.

04. Ani DiFranco - 26 plays

I like to spin Ani while I do my artwork, for some reason her voice and guitar playing really work well with my abstract drawings. I have most of her discography and occasionally I feel guilty for not listening to it enough and throw it on for the hell of it.

05. .357 String Band - 26 plays

One of my favorite bluegrass groups, these guys really do a good job and blending the image and lyrics of punk, with the fast paced and complex sounds of bluegrass. Would highly recommend them to anyone in need of something new and original.

06. Sweatshop Union - 26 plays

Hometown hip hop group that I'm a little embarrassed I didn't know of them sooner. Some really good beats and lyrics, mixed with the pride of being from the same city.

07. Iron Maiden - 26 plays

I've always got time to listen to Iron Maiden, this was the next big band I got into after my Metallica phase when I was 13.

08. Strapping Young Lad - 23 plays

I went back and listened to their first album "Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing" a few times to remember what it was like. I recall listening to it once when I was 18 but I was also extremely baked at the time and nothing really stuck, however I remember being a little turned off. Funnily enough this is actually one of my favorite of theirs now that I listened to it sober.

09. Mos Def - 23 plays

I got his new album a few days ago and listened to it once and then a few of his other tracks that came on at random. I've always liked Mos Def, but never been a rabid fan. He's never really been the type of MC that I would throw out in the middle of a conversation to prove a point I'm making, but I enjoy his music and his new album is pretty dope.

10. VoiVod - 21 plays

Just doing my Patriotic duty as a Canadian citizen, nuff said.

11. The Smalls - 21 plays

Another one of my Canadian unknowns. Really like listening to these guys when I'm in need of something heavy, but not extreme. They really straddle the line of heavy metal and hard rock to the point where they could go one way or the other. Their bass player Corb Lund is also a machine on their albums.

12. Death - 20 plays

Never been the rabid Death fan like some other people (not people on this forum,but other people I know) but that's not through contempt, but laziness. I downloaded their discography a few months ago, but never really got around to giving any of the albums a proper listen, which is a shame because all the stuff that I've heard so far has been really good.

13. Aesop Rock - 20 plays

I've got just about everything this guy has ever put out, so with that amount of music it's pretty easy to get an Aesop Rock song going once every two hours if I leave my winamp player on random. I'm pretty sure I listened to "Labor Days" at least once this week because I try and make a habit of doing that because it was one of my first hip hop albums that I really got into.

14. Tom Waits - 19 plays

He's kind of in the same boat with Aesop Rock as in I've got most of his discography so his stuff is bound to come up if I leave my winamp on random. Regardless he is pretty ****ing amazing and always fun to sing along to if I'm drunk... or sober even.

15. The Flaming Lips - 19 plays

I've got a soft spot for The Flaming Lips, and like Aesop Rock and Tom Waits, I've got their entire discography and I have mostly been listening to winamp on random because I didn't download much in the way of music this week. Either way I love it when a Flaming Lips song comes on because they're always fun to sing along to.
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Old 06-08-2009, 01:05 AM   #3025 (permalink)
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what are your guys top albums? here are mine, in order(had about a year):

Microcastle - Deerhunter
Doolittle - Pixies
Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone? - The Unicorns
Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys
The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads - Talking Heads
Ege Bamyasi - Can
Madvillainy - Madvillain
Tago Mago - Can
Slanted & Enchanted - Pavement
Another Green World - Brian Eno
In Ear Park - Department of Eagles
Village Green Preservation Society - The Kinks
Come On Pilgrim - Pixies
Wavvves - Wavves
Fingers Crossed - Architecture In Helsinki
Since I Left You - Avalanches
Here Come The Warm Jets - Brian Eno
Strawberry Jam - Animal Collective
Closer - Joy Division
Screamadelica - Primal Scream
American Water - Silver Jews
00002 Fall Fans Can't Be Wrong (1978-1989) - The Fall (MB comp!!!)
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Old 06-08-2009, 01:09 AM   #3026 (permalink)
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what are your guys top albums? here are mine, in order(had about a year):

Microcastle - Deerhunter
Doolittle - Pixies
Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone? - The Unicorns
Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys
The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads - Talking Heads
Ege Bamyasi - Can
Madvillainy - Madvillain
Tago Mago - Can
Slanted & Enchanted - Pavement
Another Green World - Brian Eno
In Ear Park - Department of Eagles
Village Green Preservation Society - The Kinks
Come On Pilgrim - Pixies
Wavvves - Wavves
Fingers Crossed - Architecture In Helsinki
Since I Left You - Avalanches
Here Come The Warm Jets - Brian Eno
Strawberry Jam - Animal Collective
Closer - Joy Division
Screamadelica - Primal Scream
American Water - Silver Jews
00002 Fall Fans Can't Be Wrong (1978-1989) - The Fall (MB comp!!!)
how do you view your top albums? i never figured that out

EDIT: nvm, i got it

Between the Buried and Me – Colors
Superjoint Ritual – Use Once and Destroy
Tenacious D – Tenacious D
The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Axis: Bold As Love
Red Hot Chili Peppers – What Hits!?
King's X – Gretchen Goes to Nebraska
The Clash – London Calling
Minutemen – Double Nickels on the Dime
Jethro Tull – Aqualung [Bonus Tracks]
Chiodos – All's Well That Ends Well
Mastodon – Crack The Skye
System of a Down – Steal This Album!
Clutch – Robot Hive: Exodus
Between the Buried and Me – Alaska
CKY – An Answer Can Be Found
Black Flag – Damaged
Clutch – Blast Tyrant
Green Day – Dookie
Black Sabbath – Greatest Hits 1970-1978
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
Stormtroopers of Death – Speak English or Die
The Red Chord – Clients
The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced? [US 1993]
Mastodon – Blood Mountain
Soundgarden – Down on the Upside
The Offspring – Smash
Dead Kennedys – Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
Sublime – Sublime
Megadeth – Rust in Peace
Between the Buried and Me – The Silent Circus
Soundgarden – Badmotorfinger
Reverend Horton Heat – It's Martini Time
Hüsker Dü – Zen Arcade
Mastodon – Remission
Clutch – Pure Rock Fury
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Old 06-08-2009, 01:20 AM   #3027 (permalink)
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1 Incubus 24
-Science is hella underrated. I wish Dirk Lance was still in the band. =(

2 Gong 23
-Love these guys, Daevid Allen is like the coolest guy ever.

3 Michael Jackson 17
-Thriller was my favorite, but now I'm thinking it might be Off the Wall.

4 The New Pornographers 16
-A modern indie band I can actually understand the appeal of, Mass Romantic is an excellent, unique twist on power pop.

5 Gentle Giant 14
-STFU Comus, I was shoving this band down people's throats long before you were.

6 David Bowie 11
-Man, Alladain Sane really grows on you with repeated listens.

7 King Crimson 10
-It was tough picking out songs for my beginners guide to... comp.

8 Yes 7
-Gates of Delirium is such an awesome freaking song.

9 Radiohead 5
-Still my favorite sh*tty pop band pretending not to be a sh*tty pop band.

9 Nirvana 5
-Been a while since I listened to them.
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i agree science is awesome. especially redefine, a certain shade of green, vitamin, and favorite things.
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Old 06-08-2009, 05:19 AM   #3029 (permalink)
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top albums over all. Had for about 11 months.
1 Sufjan Stevens – Illinois 294
2 Iron & Wine – The Shepherd's Dog 283
3 Elliott Smith – Elliott Smith 272
4 Reggie and the Full Effect – Promotional Copy 261
5 Gorillaz – Demon Days 241
6 Iron & Wine – The Creek Drank the Cradle 221
7 The Smiths – Strangeways, Here We Come 220
7 Brand New – Your Favorite Weapon 220
9 Brand New – Deja Entendu 191
10 The Smiths – Hatful of Hollow 188
11 Ben Folds – Songs for Silverman 187
12 Iron & Wine – Our Endless Numbered Days 180
12 AFI – Very Proud of Ya 180
14 Elliott Smith – XO 168
15 Madvillain – Madvillainy 165
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Old 06-08-2009, 09:11 AM   #3030 (permalink)
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My Week's Favorite Artists:

Lupe Fiasco 30
Ghostface Killah 27
Band of Horses 20
Jay Reatard 15
Flight of the Conchords 15
Kings of Leon 13
Nirvana 13
The King Khan & BBQ Show 13
Matisyahu 13
Muse 11
My Bloody Valentine 11
Fleet Foxes 11
My Morning Jacket 10
The Mars Volta 10
MGMT 10
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