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Forum: Rock & Metal 07-29-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,894
Posted By kidney_thief
Ronnie James Dio! I agree Freddie Mercury is...

Ronnie James Dio!

I agree Freddie Mercury is one of the greats--and while having a wide vocal range alone doesn't necessarily make a singer a "great" singer (whatever that definition means), it's...
Forum: General Music 07-22-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,124
Posted By kidney_thief
"Rushed Love" by Gustavo Dal Farra: ...

"Rushed Love" by Gustavo Dal Farra:

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He's playing on a 5 string electric bass, no overdubs!
Forum: General Music 07-22-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,124
Posted By kidney_thief
mNFtRzOGhFc "Night Lights"—classic stuff...

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"Night Lights"—classic stuff from Uli Jon Roth-era Scorpions. :cool:
Forum: General Music 07-22-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,066
Posted By kidney_thief
1. Could you describe yourself a little bit?...

1. Could you describe yourself a little bit? Where are you from? How old are you? What do you do for a living? What kind of music do you mostly listen to?

- Santa Barbara, California, USA.
- 50...
Forum: Rock & Metal 06-11-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By kidney_thief
1. A: Too Fast For Love - the early era is still...

1. A: Too Fast For Love - the early era is still my favorite!


2. C: Doesn't matter - it's not my favorite Crue song, but a slow ballad is good for variety in a live show.


3. B: Imitate...
Forum: Pop 04-20-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,469
Posted By kidney_thief
The Producers: wT6Lv5iBsLM Tinted...

The Producers:

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Tinted Windows (power pop supergroup featuring members of Hanson, Smashing Pumpkins, Cheap Trick and Fountains of Wayne):

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Forum: General Music 04-20-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By kidney_thief
The last time I spent any time at the beach was...

The last time I spent any time at the beach was when I was working in Hawaii for a music festival, in the summers of 2005 and 2006. Some of the locals turned me on to a lot of traditional Hawaiian...
Forum: General Music 04-20-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,737
Posted By kidney_thief
Back to the OP: nope, the artist's personal life...

Back to the OP: nope, the artist's personal life doesn't affect my liking their music and wouldn't prevent me from listening to it.

I do have to say, however, that I was poking around in the...
Forum: General Music 04-20-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,010
Posted By kidney_thief
I'll second that thought--and my music library...

I'll second that thought--and my music library today still contains almost all of the artists I enjoyed as a teen. I guess I never get tired of anything that I liked back then. For example, this...
Forum: General Music 04-14-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 108,029
Posted By kidney_thief
Rush is probably my favorite musical group and...

Rush is probably my favorite musical group and "La Villa Strangiato" from their Hemispheres album is one of the songs that made me want to play music in the first place. Greg Howe does a cool version...
Forum: General Music 04-14-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,257
Posted By kidney_thief
This one isn't about the music per se, it's more...

This one isn't about the music per se, it's more about the presentation.

Old school Van Halen when they were on top of their game--the opening
with Eddie's riffs and DLR getting air off the drum...
Forum: General Music 04-14-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,122
Posted By kidney_thief
Wouldn't the more appropriate question be "Is a...

Wouldn't the more appropriate question be "Is a chef a chef if someone else creates the recipe for him?" It's still up to the chef to put the work into cooking the dish.

It doesn't bother me if a...
Forum: General Music 04-14-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,941
Posted By kidney_thief
It's kind of close for me, but I prefer quality...

It's kind of close for me, but I prefer quality over quantity. The problem that I'm finding when listening to new artists is that most of them seem to have very short careers and break up after just...
Forum: General Music 04-14-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,568
Posted By kidney_thief
I have way too many favorite solos to name just...

I have way too many favorite solos to name just one, but here goes:

Scorpions' "Longing For Fire" with Uli Jon Roth has 2 very short but
melodic solos. This is from the "In Trance" album, before...
Forum: General Music 04-14-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,368
Posted By kidney_thief
Great thread topic and lots of cool posts,...

Great thread topic and lots of cool posts, haven't heard a lot of these before! Most songs that suggest sadness (slow, dirgy, dissonant) usually don't make me feel sad; it's usually a song that...
Forum: General Music 04-14-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,893
Posted By kidney_thief
This is slightly off the original topic, but when...

This is slightly off the original topic, but when I first heard Bruno Mars' "Locked Out Of Heaven" on the radio, I thought it was either Sting or a Police song that I hadn't heard before—just the...
Forum: General Music 02-21-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28,169
Views: 5,183,115
Posted By kidney_thief
After hearing some samples on another forum on a...

After hearing some samples on another forum on a discussion of "The New Wave Of Traditional Heavy Metal," (NWOATM), I downloaded 3 albums by White Wizzard from iTunes:

Over The Top...
Forum: General Music 02-21-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,142
Posted By kidney_thief
I'm in the same boat--I actually love most types...

I'm in the same boat--I actually love most types of music. The only styles
I don't listen to are country/western and reggae; mainly because to my ears,
there's a 'sameness' within those genres that...
Forum: General Music 02-21-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,026
Posted By kidney_thief
Wow, I can't believe I forgot that one... and I'm...

Wow, I can't believe I forgot that one... and I'm a HUGE G'NR fan!
Believe it or not, I was actually paid to be an extra in this video.
Not the wedding scene, but the orchestra/theatre stuff. :)
Forum: Rock & Metal 02-21-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 181,726
Posted By kidney_thief
Don't forget he's also plays keyboards--sometimes...

Don't forget he's also plays keyboards--sometimes with his feet (Moog Taurus pedals)! :)
Forum: General Music 12-01-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,115
Posted By kidney_thief
This was a homemade, mockup advertisement by (I...

This was a homemade, mockup advertisement by (I believe) an
instructor in new media, for a class demonstration. I had never
heard of The Darling Buds, but I remember the song "Tiny
Machine" from...
Forum: General Music 12-01-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,115
Posted By kidney_thief
This was a favorite around the schoolyard when I...

This was a favorite around the schoolyard when I was a kid, about 40 years ago:

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Forum: General Music 11-08-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,069
Posted By kidney_thief
As others have mentioned, it depends on on the...

As others have mentioned, it depends on on the genre. A lot of live versions of some songs aren't presented too differently than the studio version (i.e. Cheap Trick, Rush), whereas a group like Led...
Forum: General Music 10-28-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By kidney_thief
I believe you mean "thesis" or "dissertation,"...

I believe you mean "thesis" or "dissertation," depending on the country you're in (LINK (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thesis))
Forum: General Music 10-28-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,090
Posted By kidney_thief
First video I thought of was The Police: "Every...

First video I thought of was The Police: "Every Breath You Take," although
it's just the image of a cigarette in an ashtray and not in someone's mouth.

I believe the Rolling Stones have featured...
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