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What are you listening to right now #16?

Discussion in 'music' started by AlexG, Oct 13, 2006.

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  1. kasperhauser

    kasperhauser pfm Member

    Lyle Lovett - Joshua Judges Ruth
  2. foxwelljsly

    foxwelljsly Keep Music Vile

    Bill Evans (The other one that played with Miles in the 80's) 'Soul Insider'. Great contemporary soul jazz played by top modern jazzers.
  3. Fox

    Fox The sound of one hoof clopping

    Yamaytaka Eye & John Zorn -- Duo (With Sawia Takeji and Fred Frith)

    Hard core and spacious soundscapes. Its funny because Zorn keeps playing Masada licks between some of his most groaning, imploring and punctuated playing. Imagine the meeps, goans and moans of Keith Jarrett but voiced by a Sax... Eye adds the noisescapes and what sounds like someone tapping on the top of a cardboard tube Imagine that mixed with 2001 a space odyssey sounds and you've got it.

    Update: Hysterical screaming Japanese male voice having a shitfit at something and John Zorn's bloodied and tortured alto sax surrounded by hordes of digial buzzing wasps and shimmering open channel distortion is a completely mindbending experience... I think I should form a religion around this... Incredible stuff. This isn't even the edge of my world, but its gotta be getting close.

    Fave track so far is Big Muff Dive I know I know... I am completely shallow really...
  4. sideshowbob

    sideshowbob 47 Lab Rat

    Cecil Taylor/Tony Oxley, Leaf Palm Hand. Possibly my favourite of the 10 CDs of Cecil playing with various groups and solo over a month in Berlin in 1988, released by FMP as a box and still available separately. Just awesome.

    -- Ian
  5. kasperhauser

    kasperhauser pfm Member

    Scott H. Biram - The Dirty Old One Man Band

    Variously described as hillbilly blues-core, manic mean-man blues, and a soul kiss between John Lee Hooker and Lemmy.

    It's all of those. "Wreck My Car" is a modern masterpiece.
  6. RickyC6

    RickyC6 Infuriate the frog-men

    Nice one - I played Red Rust September the other day. Lovely stuff. Must check this new one out.

  7. Fox

    Fox The sound of one hoof clopping

    Art Ensemble of Chicago - Non Cognitive Aspects of The City CD 1

    Oh yes this is good... very good indeed...
  8. Herr Mustermann

    Herr Mustermann pfm Member

    The Psychedelic Sounds Of the 13th Floor Elevators.

    Where are you baby?
  9. Fox

    Fox The sound of one hoof clopping

    Another late junction ruined by that ****ing folk music cack... ullian bagpipes... heathen celtic weaponry... worse than prog IMV.

    I'm off to read book
  10. The Captain

    The Captain ~~~~~~~~~~

    Sebadoh- Bubble & Scrape. Specifically 'Sister'. Scrappy but awesome lp- pinnacle of sebadoh's albums. Before Arvo Part's De Profundis.
  11. lordsummit

    lordsummit Moderator

    Aren't Bagpipes officially categorised as weapons?
  12. rod

    rod beach bum

    Managed to listen yet? What's it like? I have a few of his older albums that are pretty good (better live though).
  13. Gromit

    Gromit Plasticine Dog

    They are - Porridge Guns as they're (not so) affectionately known as.

    AKA the Aberdeen Saxophone.

  14. kasperhauser

    kasperhauser pfm Member

    I rather like the Northumbrian pipes. That Kathryn Tickell plays the hell out of 'em, too.

    Now playing: Style Council - Internationalists
  15. Fox

    Fox The sound of one hoof clopping

    Spunk: Filtered through friends.

    Everybody's favourite female anarchist chamber quintet. A Rune Grammofon release (so it can be trusted implicitly). A surpisingly effective remix of their LP Det Eneste Jeg Vet Er At Det Ikke Er En Støvsuger (aka: The Only Thing I Know Is That It Isn’t A Vaccum Cleaner) which itself is a cheeky little number from last week's care parcel that was not far from my CD player a few days ago... played by Kristin Andersen (trumpet), Hild Sofie Tafjord (French horn), Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje (vocals, electronics) and Lene Grenager (cello) and all were recorded experimenting with improvisations and electronics to make an unrelentingly wonderful and uncompromisingly personal music... I still love it how all those instruments can be made to sound like a dozen geese chuckling and clucking away on your lawn.

    This is a remix CD so its got strange stuff going on in addition to the other strange stuff by loads of remix people I freely admit to not knowing (what? you mean you don't know who Andreas Mjøs, Ritso Holopaninen, Sun Demon, Jørgen Træen, or Lasse Marhaug is/are?) -- fave so far is Fjernfjernkontrollkontroll, Feil Remix -- a cold hard ambient soundtrack with gnomes in it (so it cannot be all bad) I have typed Fjernfjernkontrollkontroll correctly (twice now) so I clearly need to have another huge glass of this red stuff. Cheers.
  16. Gromit

    Gromit Plasticine Dog

    Agreed - she's absolutely superb on them. Gorgeous sound.

    Currently playing here: Lloyd Cole & the Commotions - Mainstream.
  17. Fox

    Fox The sound of one hoof clopping

    Art Ensemble of Chicago - Non Cognitive Aspects of the City CD 2

    Still good... still very good indeed...

    Nice Bass solo early on in.

    (PS Fjernfjernkontrolkontoll)
  18. kasperhauser

    kasperhauser pfm Member

    hey, 2 out of 3 ain't bad.

    Now playing: Alice in Chains - Jar of Flies
  19. Tantris

    Tantris pfm Member

    Sorry, it's Fjernfjernkontrollkontroll.
  20. Tantris

    Tantris pfm Member

    Just been listening to a recording of last night's Takacs quartet's concert - Bartok's 6th, Mozart's D minor quartet (both sublime), and Beethoven's op.132 (scratchy and disappointing).
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