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Old 10-06-2010, 12:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So Hi! My name is Claire, I am 25, from London and music is most of my life... I mostly listen to alternative/indie, but also listen to Blues, folk, metal, electronica, punk, old rock (60s, 70s) - I grew up with led zepplin, Frank Zappa, The Smiths, David Bowie, The Who, The Kinks and The Clash and that background has followed me through life

so thats me. I love to listen! I also play bass guitar, but am not that good so I stick to admiration of others hehe

Im here to find new groups, new artists and new genres! Inspire me, people.
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Old 10-09-2010, 11:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi Claire! Welcome to MusicBanter.

I love that you have such a wide appreciation for music. And I have a bass guitar, too!

I also like London. I remember finding it interesting that when you ride in the Underground, you end up with soot in your nose afterwards. I was told by an American friend living there (whom I was visiting) that this was residual soot from when coal-burning trains worked in the tunnels. Truth or fiction? I always wondered. Do you know?

So, you want to find new groups and inspiration. I'll share two of the songs I learned about at MusicBanter to see how you like them (in case you haven't heard them). I love this first song, but never would have *predicted* I'd like it if someone had told me about it before I heard it. I think the last newcomer I shared this song with deleted her intro I wait with suspense to see what you'll do!

Eskamon - Fine Objects

And have you heard Polvo's "Time isn't on my side" song? I learned about Polvo through MusicBanter, too:

Polvo - Time isn't on my side

Here are two songs I like that I knew about *before* I joined MusicBanter. MGMT is the one band I've seen live during the last 10 years:

MGMT - Time to Pretend

MGMT - Indie Rokkers

And here's one more, Claire, by Wilco, in case you haven't heard his music:

Wilco - Reservations

Originally Posted by Neapolitan:
If a chicken was smart enough to be able to speak English and run in a geometric pattern, then I think it should be smart enough to dial 911 (999) before getting the axe, and scream to the operator, "Something must be done! Something must be done!"

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