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Forum: Announcements, Suggestions, & Feedback 05-21-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,592
Posted By bob_32_116
Interesting. There is far more abuse and foul...

Interesting. There is far more abuse and foul language on this forum than on many others I visit that do not implement any censoring filters at all.
Forum: Games, Lists, Jokes and Polls 05-17-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,001
Posted By bob_32_116
AC/DC Lane (in Melbourne) And yes, it is...

AC/DC Lane (in Melbourne)

And yes, it is named after the band.
Forum: General Music 05-17-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,709
Posted By bob_32_116
I agree - and so is Sunflower, and so is SMiLE. I...

I agree - and so is Sunflower, and so is SMiLE. I still love pet Sounds though.
Forum: General Music 05-16-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,709
Posted By bob_32_116
Pet Sounds is a classic and deservedly so....

Pet Sounds is a classic and deservedly so. However I think a couple of subsequent Beach Boys albums were even better.

As for Dylan, I was never a fan of him as a performer, only as a songwriter.
Forum: General Music 05-16-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,258
Posted By bob_32_116
Heh. It almost happened. I've thought for...

Heh. It almost happened.

I've thought for some time that the Eurovision Song Contest has become too political. The original idea was to draw participating nations together, but it seems to have...
Forum: Media 05-15-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13,063
Views: 725,143
Posted By bob_32_116
I'm not sure I'd dignify this with the word...

I'm not sure I'd dignify this with the word "game"; it's more something to watch hypnotically when you're bored, and let it run when you have other things to do:

Cookie Clicker...
Forum: Name that Tune 05-15-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By bob_32_116
It sounds like something Enigma might have done.

It sounds like something Enigma might have done.
Forum: General Music 05-15-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By bob_32_116
Aitken and Waterman may have been involved as...

Aitken and Waterman may have been involved as well.
Forum: The Lounge 05-14-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By bob_32_116
I'll believe that. I passed through San Francisco...

I'll believe that. I passed through San Francisco twice - once in July and once in December. I swear the weather was almost the same!
Forum: General Music 05-14-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,728
Posted By bob_32_116
Sometimes singles were classified as...

Sometimes singles were classified as double-sided. Very often, they were released as an A-side and a B-side, but then reclassified as a double-sider after the event, when it became clear that both...
Forum: General Music 05-14-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,728
Posted By bob_32_116
The song on the A-side was normally considered...

The song on the A-side was normally considered the more saleable song by somebody - the company, the artist, or both. Often the idea would have been to release the single as a teaser; people would...
Forum: Classical 05-14-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,034
Posted By bob_32_116
The animations here are not what I expected to...

The animations here are not what I expected to see from the subject heading. I was expecting something more along the lines of Fantasia, or like this, Allegro non Troppo...
Forum: Classical 05-14-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,599
Posted By bob_32_116
I love Bolero, and have done ever since i first...

I love Bolero, and have done ever since i first heard it, which was as musical accompaniment to a show on TV - think it was Disney - that showed a series of time-lapse (sped up) videos of plants...
Forum: General Music 05-14-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,621
Posted By bob_32_116
I've never tried to force myself to like...

I've never tried to force myself to like something by repetition. Life's too short, there is too much other music to listen to.

There have been a handful of albums that I have bought, didn't like...
Forum: General Music 05-14-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,258
Posted By bob_32_116
I'm not sure how I feel about Australia being in...

I'm not sure how I feel about Australia being in Eurovision, and making it to the finals. "Our" song is neither great nor bad by Eurovision standards. I suppose I am supposed to feel a sort of...
Forum: The Lounge 05-14-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By bob_32_116
Anybody who has not already read it, I recommend...

Anybody who has not already read it, I recommend you read "The Weather Makers" by Tim Flannery. There are some truly alarming things going on with the climate in many places, which translates of...
Forum: Album Reviews 05-13-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,645
Posted By bob_32_116
Radiohead's albums really are a mixed bag. I...

Radiohead's albums really are a mixed bag. I really liked The Bends and OK Computer, but Kid A was a bit too "experimental" for me, and I did not have the patience for repeated listens in the hope of...
Forum: Classical 05-10-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,750
Posted By bob_32_116
I voted for Neptune also, for the same reason.

I voted for Neptune also, for the same reason.
Forum: Games, Lists, Jokes and Polls 05-10-2016, 02:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,001
Posted By bob_32_116
I don't get it. What's the object of this thread?

I don't get it. What's the object of this thread?
Forum: General Music 05-07-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 46,888
Posted By bob_32_116
Well it's pretty easy to see why this thread has...

Well it's pretty easy to see why this thread has been revived. Anyway, I don't see the need for you to apologise for posting in an old thread. As far as I know there is no cutoff date. If the admin...
Forum: General Music 05-05-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,686
Posted By bob_32_116
I would have chosen "No Such Thing" by John...

I would have chosen "No Such Thing" by John Mayer.
Forum: General Music 05-05-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,454
Posted By bob_32_116
As usual, most people are missing the point, and...

As usual, most people are missing the point, and sometimes I suspect they do it deliberately.

See my earlier post in the thread. The problem is not volume as such, it's about dynamic compression,...
Forum: New Releases Ratings Forum 05-03-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 27,913
Posted By bob_32_116
I heard this album right through once, and...

I heard this album right through once, and thought it was not bad but not great either. I also remember thinking that the album took a while to get started, It was not until "Queenie Eye" that I...
Forum: General Music 04-30-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,005
Posted By bob_32_116
I think the saying "music is a universal...

I think the saying "music is a universal language" was originally coined to mean that music is something that everyone can appreciate, rather than literally suggesting that it is like a spoken or...
Forum: General Music 04-30-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,454
Posted By bob_32_116
As other posters have noted, there is this thing...

As other posters have noted, there is this thing called The Loudness War. It presumably started by someone wanting their song to "stand out" on the radio - most likely the record company rather than...
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