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Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:36 pm
by Chakra Superstar

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:38 am
by promethean75
Fagen offers a chilling confession about his tumultuous relationship with the arp odyssey, and how it came to a sudden end...

https://youtu.be/dp-gpk-dUxE

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:32 am
by Mr Reasonable

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:43 am
by promethean75
See one of my problems with the rap genre is that it is too quickly summarized and taken to it's very limits. I immediately think lil dicky when I listen to that, and I start hearing banal formulas that, while being amusing once in a while, very quickly lose my interest. When you start hearing the general in the particular more often than not, the particular loses its ontological independence and becomes profane representation only. I have no idea what that means. I just said it. It did kinda sound good though.

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:11 am
by Mr Reasonable
Lil Dicky freaky friday is one of the greatest recordings of all time.

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:04 pm
by MagsJ
What I was listening to in the 80s.. fuck Disco, Disco my ass, Disco what.

Be your own Boss!



My bastard of a brother stole this (original) album from me, which was given to me by my ex-brother-in-law, and is probably now worth bear £££s.. what a wanker, but karma’s a bitch, and he’s now seeing. My payback price is very high.


Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:21 pm
by promethean75
Pfft... ya'll don't know nothing about the Wonder. Y'all think very superstitious and I just called to say I love you is the gold. Nah fuck that. One is not qualified to pass judgement on the Wonder until inner visions and songs in the key of life have been thoroughly reviewed.

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:44 am
by Mr Reasonable
I saw James Brown in the summer of 2000 on about a half a vial of acid at this festival that used to happen every year in Bham called City Stages.

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:29 pm
by MagsJ
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@ 6.44 :romance-inlove: Who is Natty Bongo though.. what kinda name is that :-s Almost as bad as Jah Wobble :lol:


Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:49 pm
by MagsJ
promethean75 wrote:Pfft... ya'll don't know nothing about the Wonder. Y'all think very superstitious and I just called to say I love you is the gold. Nah fuck that. One is not qualified to pass judgement on the Wonder until inner visions and songs in the key of life have been thoroughly reviewed.

I don’t like the latter.. something about the rhythm / the beat, that I don’t like.. it almost sounds like it’s off key, but maybe that was his intention.

I’ll check out that album, and get back to you.. can’t guarantee I’ll like it though. :|

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:38 pm
by promethean75
Shaggy's got that shuffle down tight



yougottashakeitbaby yougottashakeitbaby yougottashakieeehh

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:56 pm
by MagsJ
Having just listened to Master Blaster again, I noticed, that it would be perfect to dance Rave to.. cutting shapes on the (dusty warehouse) dance floo - while my peers were listening to Michael Jackson and the whole Disco era movement, I was chilling to Stevie W playing on an old Grundig stereogram.

Talking of raves:

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Having been to a few.. mainly when at Uni up-North and a few back in London, I reckon the new wave of illegal ravers are having a blast. :D

Never thought I’d witness the need for the return of them though.

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:00 pm
by promethean75
on the complete history of the purdie shuffle... the beat to be used on babylon sisters years after its origin on 'home at last' (aja)...



"you done hired the hit maker, bernard pretty purdie"

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:24 pm
by promethean75
Magsj what's the deal with that dude's front teeth?

I dont know whether to smile back at him or kick a field goal.

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:28 pm
by MagsJ
promethean75 wrote:Magsj what's the deal with that dude's front teeth?

I dont know whether to smile back at him or kick a field goal.

Lol

Ok, so I’ll answer that question if you answer one for me.. why would Stevie Wonder, when he made ‘I Just Called To Say I Love You’, make it sound out of key? That song sets me on edge because of that, and it definitely ain’t because of the lyrics. That track being off key is off key, by its very own definition.

World-famous Superstar-DJ Carl Cox, a British house and techno record producer and DJ, with a net worth of $16 million dollars.. well, with that amount of cash you’d think he’d get some veneers done, wouldn’t ya. So.. to me, he’s not about da looks, though, he’s probably always surrounded by the good-looking jet-set crowd.

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:47 am
by Magnus Anderson
Carl Cox is an icon here where I live. Still, not the richest DJ in the world. That would be Calvin Harris. The second richest would be this Dutch guy:



This one is for Fixed Cross.

The self-valuing anthem.

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:57 am
by promethean75
No the official VO anthem is this song. Don't try to make VO, or the dutch for that matter, the stuff of superficial DJs.

https://youtu.be/ZOcKdNgGc74

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:07 am
by MagsJ
Magnus Anderson wrote:Carl Cox is an icon here where I live. Still, not the richest DJ in the world. That would be Calvin Harris. The second richest would be this Dutch guy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEYueRVuqmg

This one is for Fixed Cross.

The self-valuing anthem.

Haha! What’s wrong with self-valuing though? it is a thing, you know. :-s

Never said CC was the highest earning DJ in the world.. just disclosed his net worth, is all.

“Calvin Harris net worth: Calvin Harris, is a Scottish singer-songwriter, record producer and DJ who has a net worth of $240 million. As of this writing, Calvin is the richest DJ in the world. In a typical year he earns $30-$40 million.“

Never heard of Tiesto, and his music is not to my taste, but good for him for making PPPs off of it.

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:11 am
by MagsJ
promethean75 wrote:No the official VO anthem is this song. Don't try to make VO, or the dutch for that matter, the stuff of superficial DJs.

https://youtu.be/ZOcKdNgGc74

Da hell is that, and da hell why haven’t you answered my query, regarding Steve W and that nauseating off-key love song?

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:26 am
by Urwrongx1000

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:43 am
by promethean75
immaculate. like a dark green 78 chrysler prowling the streets of brooklyn. those are like four part vocal harmonies in the chorus. i hear three for sure.



"This is a David Fine (also known as William Fewes) inner monologue as the
'agents of the law' (FBI or, as they are known, "federal agents") surround
his room in San Rafael to arrest him for the Sterling Hall bombing in 1970.

He was one of four men that bombed the building on the University of
Wisconsin-Madison campus because it housed the Army Mathematics Research
Center. (Three others were injured.) The 'luckless pedestrian' is the only
casualty of the Sterling Hall bombing, researcher Robert Fassnacht..."

https://songmeanings.com/songs/view/91533/

this take supposes the song is about a particular incident that actually happened, but i haven't found confirmation either way from fagen or becker in the articles and interviews i'm looking at.

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:22 am
by promethean75
Okay so it wasn't about any particular incident and was just a general theme... into which that particular incident might fall, but not intentionally, as it were.

"Don't Take Me Alive" continues the outlaw theme: "Got a case of dynamite / I could hold out here all night." "'Don't Take Me Alive' is very much a song of these troubled times," Fagen told NME in 1976. "In Los Angeles and through the world in general, terrorism is a way of life actually for a lot of people. The song was inspired by a run of news items in Los Angeles where people would barricade themselves inside an apartment house or a saloon with an arsenal of weapons. It's about individual madness rather than political situations."

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:00 am
by Meno_
A great song, both politically and socially flavored.

https://youtu.be/Q1TLJ5Nvux4

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:29 pm
by promethean75
Well isn't this nice. I just found out I WON'T be playing steely dan tunes on guitar. Not after I've been through this.


https://youtu.be/XiJR22zd49g

They call him Bob. Bob McAlpine, and he's done every goddamn song they wrote seems like.

Re: If You're Listening To Music Right Now III

PostPosted: Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:00 pm
by Meno_