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Forum: Pop 12-05-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By fool on the hill
I for one like 'em... LOL And Eno is my...

I for one like 'em... LOL And Eno is my favourite producer too.

I regret they didn't do more direct collaborations also. "Slug" is my personal favourite off that album.

You might also...
Forum: The Lounge 12-05-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,025
Posted By fool on the hill
Well, I've never said any such thing, although...

Well, I've never said any such thing, although its not surprising you would perceive my personal outlook in such a manichean way.

And that's certainly not the reason I'm moving to New Zealand...
Forum: The Lounge 12-04-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,025
Posted By fool on the hill
There will always be problems worldwide, but when...

There will always be problems worldwide, but when your the biggest bully on the block (now that the Soviet Union is defunct) that means all the more that one's power should be held in check. ...
Forum: The Lounge 12-04-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,025
Posted By fool on the hill
The insularity of most Americans certainly does...

The insularity of most Americans certainly does work to the advantage of those who wish to advance "American interests" for corporations like Halliburton, the health insurance industry, etc. And all...
Forum: Pop 12-03-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 54,836
Posted By fool on the hill
My only favourite is their cover for John Cage's...

My only favourite is their cover for John Cage's 4'33"... ...oh, wait...

:rolleyes:
Forum: New Releases Ratings Forum 12-03-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 41,303
Posted By fool on the hill
Wink In the UK, Australia, New Zealand (and Canada too...

In the UK, Australia, New Zealand (and Canada too I believe?) they are spelt:

COLOUR DOUGHNUT FAVOURITE HONOUR CENTRE MEMORISE CHEQUE PROGRAMME

And ALUMINIUM :D

I've been getting good...
Forum: Talk Instruments 12-03-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 140,347
Posted By fool on the hill
Cool John Coltrane on shak: ...

John Coltrane on shak:

:bowdown:http://www.shakuhachi.com/Images/M-ColtraneBlowing.gif

~ josh
Forum: Talk Instruments 12-03-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 140,347
Posted By fool on the hill
Both are traditional Japanese instruments-- the...

Both are traditional Japanese instruments-- the shamisen is sort of like a three-stringed banjo-like instrument (it might be a distant relation to the sitar?)...
Forum: Talk Instruments 12-03-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 140,347
Posted By fool on the hill
Thumbs up Cool! I play shakuhachi (I love honkyoku, but I...

Cool! I play shakuhachi (I love honkyoku, but I lack the discipline...).

:thumb:
Forum: Classical 12-02-2007, 05:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,638
Posted By fool on the hill
Post Glenn Gould...

Glenn Gould (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ag3atJSmgTM) especially any Bach (especially his 1981 recording of the Goldberg Variations, but the 1955 one is still great too). His interpretations are...
Forum: General Music 12-01-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,321
Posted By fool on the hill
Mogwai Mr. Beast tour Nashville March (or...

Mogwai
Mr. Beast tour
Nashville
March (or was it February?) 2006

That was the most blissed out show ever, like a damn religious experience-- exceeded my expectations big time.

~ josh
Forum: General Music 12-01-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 47,177
Posted By fool on the hill
Thumbs up Oh, I LOVE this album-- my first Sigur Ros album....

Oh, I LOVE this album-- my first Sigur Ros album. Track 8 is my favourite and the buildup on track 3 has moved me to tears. A great band. I actually love it that the "lyrics" are pure gibberish. ...
Forum: The Lounge 12-01-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,865
Posted By fool on the hill
Ages ago I did-- down past my shoulders. Then I...

Ages ago I did-- down past my shoulders. Then I got a "real" job working in an office & cut it short & liked it that way for a long time.

Shaved it all off in 2004 but I'll never do that again--...
Forum: Pop 12-01-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,700
Posted By fool on the hill
Top of the list: THE POLICE and also: ...

Top of the list:
THE POLICE

and also:
Tears for Fears
Men at Work
The Eurythmics
Crowded House
Fleetwood Mac (though they are more a 70s band in my mind)
Tom Petty
Forum: General Music 12-01-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,452
Posted By fool on the hill
This one may not be my very very VERY fave (too...

This one may not be my very very VERY fave (too much to choose from!) but this one is high up there:

And the light it burns your skin
In a language you don't understand.

from "Two-Step" by Low...
Forum: New Releases Ratings Forum 12-01-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 41,303
Posted By fool on the hill
Lightbulb You forgot ALUMINUM. ~ josh

You forgot ALUMINUM.

~ josh
Forum: New Releases Ratings Forum 12-01-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 41,303
Posted By fool on the hill
What's to say? She's just another over-produced...

What's to say? She's just another over-produced "performer." The Media Gods simply chose her over the other 4,326 performers that sound just like her. If it wasn't Brittney Spears, it would be...
Forum: The Lounge 12-01-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,025
Posted By fool on the hill
Thumbs up Exactly. This mindset is culturally alien to the...

Exactly. This mindset is culturally alien to the myth of "American individualism" -- you can't have "freedom" without also having responsibility. Freedom is not absolute (nor is responsibility for...
Forum: The Lounge 12-01-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,025
Posted By fool on the hill
I'm very liberal, socially and fiscally. Clinton...

I'm very liberal, socially and fiscally. Clinton and Obama are both too conservative. Kucinich is the the closest Dim I'd vote for. What passes for "liberal" in the States is a joke. The entire...
Forum: General Music 12-01-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 47,177
Posted By fool on the hill
Crowquill, good to see CODY is your favourite...

Crowquill, good to see CODY is your favourite Mogwai album too-- there are some other good Mogwai songs scattered on their other albums, but that one is solid thru & thru.

Got to see them in...
Forum: Rock & Metal 12-01-2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 218,336
Posted By fool on the hill
Nirvana is a decent enough band, but nothing...

Nirvana is a decent enough band, but nothing remarkable, speaking strictly from a musical perspective. Way overrated.

I used to own In Utero & Nevermind ages ago and listened to them extensively...
Forum: General Music 12-01-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,754
Posted By fool on the hill
Cool - yeah, technically I live in West Memphis...

Cool - yeah, technically I live in West Memphis now, but I am in denial about it. LOL :p: The past couple years (before I lived in New Zealand for a bit) I lived in Nashville for a couple years.
...
Forum: General Music 11-30-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,479
Posted By fool on the hill
Red face Oh, Men at Work was a cool band! Um... I...

Oh, Men at Work was a cool band!

Um... I still listen to a lot of the old Moody Blues stuff-- it hasn't dated well, but I still like it regardless. I grew up with it & I just don't care!...
Forum: Jazz & Blues 11-30-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 20,502
Posted By fool on the hill
Miles Davis is amazing, to be sure, but then so...

Miles Davis is amazing, to be sure, but then so is Mingus, Coltrane, Ornette Coleman and of course Monk.

My personal preference is for the Shorter/Williams/Carter/Han**** period of the sixties. ...
Forum: The Lounge 11-30-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,404
Posted By fool on the hill
A Hypothetical situation: I'm your neighbour in...

A Hypothetical situation: I'm your neighbour in the apartment next door. It's two o'clock in the morning and you've got work at eight in the morning. I'm blaring my stereo so loudly that you can't...
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