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What are you listening to?

robbyrobby Olympia, WA
edited Dec 2011 in The Icrontic Pub
I love music and I'm pretty sure alot of you do, too. I mostly listen to Indie rock stuff, but am always open to new music. I'm listening to alot of Bright eyes and Wilco lately, you?
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  • ShortyShorty Manchester, UK Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    Funeral for a Friend - "Casually Dressed & Deep In Conversation"

    Amazing band, very clever style and UK to boot :D
  • robbyrobby Olympia, WA
    edited Feb 2004
    I've been hearing about that band alot lately, probably time I check em out.
  • edited Feb 2004
    I've been playing Kings X "Faith Hope Love" in my car quite a bit lately...They've got a nice chunky sound and the harmonies between the voices are pretty good.
  • ShortyShorty Manchester, UK Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    Most definitely! They are awesome.

    Also check out my mates band who are getting a bit popular ;)

    Muse... they have a new album out called "Absolution".. it's another top CD :cool:
  • ShortyShorty Manchester, UK Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    madmat said:
    I've been playing Kings X "Faith Hope Love" in my car quite a bit lately...They've got a nice chunky sound and the harmonies between the voices are pretty good.
    Now thats classic stuff ;)

    Wow, reminds me of my youth :rockon: them touring with Galactic Cowboys.. remember them?!
  • robbyrobby Olympia, WA
    edited Feb 2004
    Listening to "the getaway plan" by Funeral for a friend now, sounds good, the music reminds me of BoySetsFire, the vocals are syruppy metal melody. Good stuff.
  • edited Feb 2004
    I'm on their site now listening to the teaser track, it sounds pretty good but the MP3 quality is pretty low...it'd be nice if they let you choose the bitrate to suit your connection speed.
    One of these day's I'm going to get AudioSlave's album, I like what I've heard of it but then I was always a fam of Soundgarden and they deffinitly carry on with that "huge" sound.
  • ShortyShorty Manchester, UK Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    robby said:
    Listening to "the getaway plan" by Funeral for a friend now, sounds good, the music reminds me of BoySetsFire, the vocals are syruppy metal melody. Good stuff.
    Look up:

    Juneau
    Escape Artists Never Die
    She Drove Me to Daytime TV
    Red is The New Black

    They are the stand-out tracks on "Casually dressed" :)
  • ShortyShorty Manchester, UK Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    madmat said:
    I'm on their site now listening to the teaser track, it sounds pretty good but the MP3 quality is pretty low...it'd be nice if they let you choose the bitrate to suit your connection speed.
    One of these day's I'm going to get AudioSlave's album, I like what I've heard of it but then I was always a fam of Soundgarden and they deffinitly carry on with that "huge" sound.
    The audioslave album is great :)

    In a way it's quite Rage style.. but Chris Cornell takes it to a different place. Well worth grabbing for the car :cool: top driving music!
  • robbyrobby Olympia, WA
    edited Feb 2004
    Shorty said:
    Look up:

    Juneau
    Escape Artists Never Die
    She Drove Me to Daytime TV
    Red is The New Black

    They are the stand-out tracks on "Casually dressed" :)
    I'm setting myself up for all the poseur jokes, but do you like Thrice?
  • ShortyShorty Manchester, UK Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    robby said:
    I'm setting myself up for all the poseur jokes, but do you like Thrice?
    Never heard of them :o but will look them up when Im back @ home later on :)

    What kind of style and genre (for lack of a better word) ?
  • edited Feb 2004
    I've never heard Galactic Cowboys, I tend to listen to pretty hardcore types of music.
    I'm a big fan of speed metal but I do like some odd stuff as well; Primus, TheBLOODHOUNDGANG, Scatterbrain, Trans Siberian Orchestra are all a few examples.
    I am also a big fan of classical music performed by heavy metal bands.
  • robbyrobby Olympia, WA
    edited Feb 2004
    Shorty said:
    The audioslave album is great :)

    In a way it's quite Rage style.. but Chris Cornell takes it to a different place. Well worth grabbing for the car :cool: top driving music!
    You should check out the song Zach did with DJ Shadow, March of death http://www.killradio.org/proginfo.php?id=61
  • ShortyShorty Manchester, UK Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    robby said:
    You should check out the song Zach did with DJ Shadow, March of death http://www.killradio.org/proginfo.php?id=61
    Cool, Il look that up :D

    madmat, robby

    Crap :(

    Been good rapid-fire posting with ya this morning but I requested away from my desk

    /me sticks Zen NX in pocket.. happy listening!
  • BlackHawkBlackHawk Bible music connoisseur There's no place like 127.0.0.1 Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    I'm currently listening to The Eagles - Hotel California (Acoustic).Simply pwnji. :vimp:
  • robbyrobby Olympia, WA
    edited Feb 2004
    Shorty said:
    Never heard of them :o but will look them up when Im back @ home later on :)

    What kind of style and genre (for lack of a better word) ?
    Kinda the hardcore with melodic vocals that ffaf has. If you like funeral for a friend, I think you will dig thrice.
  • robbyrobby Olympia, WA
    edited Feb 2004
    Virtues of Evil said:
    I'm currently listening to The Eagles - Hotel California (Acoustic).Simply pwnji. :vimp:
    No offense, man, but I can't stand that song. Most of the eagle's other stuff is good, but THAT one.............
    ugh

    P.S. I noticed your "There's no place like 127.0.0.1" during my Novell class last monday and laughed loudly. My Instructor came over to see what I was laughing at and chuckled a bit himself.
  • ShortyShorty Manchester, UK Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    madmat said:
    I've never heard Galactic Cowboys, I tend to listen to pretty hardcore types of music.
    I'm a big fan of speed metal but I do like some odd stuff as well; Primus, TheBLOODHOUNDGANG, Scatterbrain, Trans Siberian Orchestra are all a few examples.
    I am also a big fan of classical music performed by heavy metal bands.
    Primus :vimp: "My name is mud", "Tommy the Cat".. Les is the bass daddy :respect:

    VOE: :respect: gotta love it. Sorry Robby but it's a classic :Rocker:
  • edited Feb 2004
    robby, not bad at all, nice link.
  • robbyrobby Olympia, WA
    edited Feb 2004
    madmat said:
    robby, not bad at all, nice link.
    If you log in on Monday nights you can send requests through AIM, or Trillian or whatevah you use. Best net radio I've ever heard.
  • edited Feb 2004
    I saw Primus in concert back when Oakland was burning and they rocked the house.
    I had an opportunity to go party with them after the show (the guy I went to the concert with worked with Les back in his humble beginings days) but when we got back to our ride we found it had been broken into and my friends $250 leather jacket had been stolen as was the leather jacket of his g/f at that time so they got pissed and decided to just go home. I really would have enjoyed partying with them...they (Primus) went to the concert in a old station wagon, crazy guys
  • robbyrobby Olympia, WA
    edited Feb 2004
    madmat said:
    I saw Primus in concert back when Oakland was burning and they rocked the house.
    I had an opportunity to go party with them after the show (the guy I went to the concert with worked with Les back in his humble beginings days) but when we got back to our ride we found it had been broken into and my friends $250 leather jacket had been stolen as was the leather jacket of his g/f at that time so they got pissed and decided to just go home. I really would have enjoyed partying with them...they (Primus) went to the concert in a old station wagon, crazy guys
    I was cool with Les until I heard that bs he did on a LimpBiz**** record. Fred Durst, along with anyone who is willing to work with him is off the artistic roll call.
  • edited Feb 2004
    Les is god as far as a bass is concerned, he can't be blamed because someone realizes what a virtuoso he is and takes advantage of it, heck, for the right amount of money I'd fart on a snare drum for Limp Bizkitt.
  • ketoketo Occupied. Or is it preoccupied? Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    Strangely for me, who favours fairly heavy guitars, I've been listening to Joni Mitchell a lot lately. Heard a track on CBC radio that I couldn't get out of my head so went and picked up her greatest hits. The track is on there, called Carey - amazing vocals and a truly incredible bass track from Stephen Stills (of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young fame). Other highlights are pretty much the big sellers - Big Yellow Taxi, Raised on Robbery, Help Me, Free Man In Paris, Come in From The Cold. My personal fave tho is You Turn Me On I'm A Radio - a scathing metaphorical look at relationships.

    Also picked up the Joni CD Hejira, based on my bro's recommendation. It's partially jazz fusion and the whole album is covered with chorus (not the musical ensemble, the guitar effect), a little too slick for me. But it has the late great Jaco Pastorius on bass on most tracks, which alone is worth the price of the CD.

    Audioslave - to anyone who likes them, you HAVE to get Soundgarden's SuperUnknown. Incredible CD, Cornell is in top form, rocks out more than Audioslave, every song is very listenable (though there are a couple of "experimental" tracks, I still really like them). Cornell is still a great singer but has lost some range since Superunknown fo sure, check it out.
  • TheBaronTheBaron Austin, TX
    edited Feb 2004
    Damien Rice - The Blower's Daughter
    the stuff from this guy is soooooo mellow, it calms me down. i think i remember reading he's from ireland or somewhere, i swear you brits are closer to all the good music (like muse... omg omg omg)
  • JustinJustin Atlanta
    edited Feb 2004
    Mudvayne, Slipknot, Paul Oakenfold, MTV Unplugged Vol 1, OUtkast (Old Stuff), Staind, are all in constant rotation through WMP, they just won't stop. I would have to say that there isn't much that I won;t atleast give a listen to. SuperUnknown, BTW, is easily in the top ten of essential albums of the 90's. Seattle would of been such a cool place to experience from like '87-'94...
  • croc_croc_ Westchester, California
    edited Feb 2004
    Radiohead, Flaming Lips, Gomez, Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service, At the Drive in, Mars Volta, They Might be Giants, Millencolin, Bad Religion, Stone Temple Pilots, Led Zeppelin, Beatles, The Strokes ..... ok I'm not going to list every band in my music library ... but that should give you an idea. :D

    Yes Superunkown rocks. That and STP - Purple are 2 of my favorite albums from that time, and still today.
  • JustinJustin Atlanta
    edited Feb 2004
    Any opinions on Velvet revolver?
  • robbyrobby Olympia, WA
    edited Feb 2004
    TheBaron said:
    Damien Rice - The Blower's Daughter
    the stuff from this guy is soooooo mellow, it calms me down. i think i remember reading he's from ireland or somewhere, i swear you brits are closer to all the good music (like muse... omg omg omg)
    If you like Damien rice, check out Elliot Smith.
  • croc_croc_ Westchester, California
    edited Feb 2004
    robby said:
    If you like Damien rice, check out Elliot Smith.
    RIP Elliot Smith. I have all of his albums, good stuff.
  • robbyrobby Olympia, WA
    edited Feb 2004
    croc_ said:
    RIP Elliot Smith. I have all of his albums, good stuff.
    Kinda off topic, but I had lost my Elliot Smith shirt, found it like a week later, went to work and was told that he had died the night before. Kinda weird.
  • hitokirihitokiri NYC
    edited Feb 2004
    hmm, my current playlist is composed of mainly:

    Thrice (ID, TIS, TAITA | they kick ass. period.), coheed and cambria, brand new (deja entendu), AFI, a static lullaby, my chemical romance, bad religion, thursday, avenged sevenfold, finch, green day, story of the year, nirvana... etc.

    I highly recommend Thrice, bad religion, a static lullaby, and afi to everyone. :)
  • croc_croc_ Westchester, California
    edited Feb 2004
    hitokiri said:
    hmm, my current playlist is composed of mainly:

    Thrice (ID, TIS, TAITA | they kick ass. period.), coheed and cambria, brand new (deja entendu), AFI, a static lullaby, my chemical romance, bad religion, thursday, avenged sevenfold, finch, green day, story of the year, nirvana... etc.

    I highly recommend Thrice, bad religion, a static lullaby, and afi to everyone. :)
    I second that Thrice and Bad Religion!!! Brand New has a few good songs on that album too. I have too much music, and I need more!!!
  • ThraxThrax Professional Shill, Pokémaster, Watch Slut Austin, TX Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    Duran Duran, Styx, and Dokken atm.
  • robbyrobby Olympia, WA
    edited Feb 2004
    CURSIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Shorty and PrimeSuspect, you will both LOVE this band!!!!!!!!1
  • KwitkoKwitko Sheriff of Banning (Retired) By the thing near the stuff Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    Currently in rotation:
    A Perfect Circle, Aesop Rock, The Suicide Machines, Primus (including a great live show of Les and Buckethead), Morphine, Soul Coughing, Handsome Boy Modeling School, Deltron 3030, Dr. Octagon, Fun Lovin' Criminals, Chevelle, Beatles, Cake, DJ Shadow, Zappa, Zeppelin, Kid Rock, Grateful Dead, Widespread Panic, MMW, White Stripes, tons of 80s music, and last but not least, Type O Negative.

    Oh yeah, and I just added Mushroomhead and Slipknot.
  • ShortyShorty Manchester, UK Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    robby said:
    CURSIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Shorty and PrimeSuspect, you will both LOVE this band!!!!!!!!1
    Cool, Im gonna check em out later :D
  • dragonV8dragonV8 not here much
    edited Feb 2004
    Pink Floyd, Yes, Jethro Tull, Moody Blues, Metallica, Ramstein, Disturbed, RATM, the list can go on. My 6 stacker is filled with Metallica.
  • croc_croc_ Westchester, California
    edited Feb 2004
    my current play list (out of ~18,000 songs).

    modest mouse - gravity rides everything
    flaming lips - waitin' for a superman
    electric light orchestra - mr. blue sky
    beatles - while my guitar gently weeps
    gomez - machismo
    good riddance - west end memorial
    husker du - ice cold ice
    face to face - a.o.k.
    ignite - veteran
    interpol - lief erickson
    janes addiction - three days
    metallica - one
    millencolin - a-ten
    no use for a name - on the outside
    nofx - we threw gasoline on the fire and now we have stumps for arms and no eyebrows
    operation ivy - bad town
    pixies - where is my mind (fight club ost)
    primus - southbound pachyderm
    queens of the stone age - in the fade
    REM - nightswimming
    radiohead - suck young blood
    rx bandits - nothings sacred
    sleater kinney - one beat
    smashing pumpkins - rocket
    son of sam - michael
    sparta - glasshouse tarot
    stone temple pilots - kitchenware and candybars
    strung out - somnombulance
    bad religion - slumber
    at the drive in - fahrenheit
    mars volta - cicatriz esp
    ten foot pole - i got your letter
    tenacious d - f. her gently
    aquabats - hey luno
    living end - don't shut the gate
    white stripes - truth doesnt make a noise
    they might be giants - subliminal
    thrice - to awake and avenge the dead
    weezer - the world has turned
    wrong scale - S.S. (japanese band)
    cowboy bebop - autumn in ganymede
  • mmonninmmonnin Centreville, VA
    edited Feb 2004
    Disturbed - Down with the Sickness!!!!
  • ShortyShorty Manchester, UK Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    mmonnin said:
    Disturbed - Down with the Sickness!!!!
    :rockon:
    Drowning deep in my sea of loathing
    Broken your servant I kneel
    (Will you give it to me?)
    It seems what's left of my human side
    Is slowly changing ... in me
    (Will you give it to me?)
    Looking at my own reflection
    When suddenly it changes
    Violently it changes
    Oh no, There is no turning back now
    You've woken up the demon ... in me
    Get up, come on get down with the sickness
    Get up, come on get down with the sickness
    Get up, come on get down with the sickness
    :rockon:
  • mmonninmmonnin Centreville, VA
    edited Feb 2004
    It pounds with my Z-560s. I really like the ending part.
  • BuddyJBuddyJ Dept. of Propaganda OKC Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    I'm listening to Against Me!, Dizzee Rascal, The Postal Service, Yo La Tengo, Dub Narcotic Sound System, Pavement, Coheed and Cambria, and The Jonh Wilked Kissing Booth (check them out at www.jwkb.com).
  • TheBaronTheBaron Austin, TX
    edited Feb 2004
    Elliot Smith - Southern Belle

    too bad that guy died, he was a talented musician
  • LawnMMLawnMM Colorado
    edited Feb 2004
    Eric Johnson - Cliffs of Dover
  • ScuffScuff Southwestern, Pennsylvania
    edited Feb 2004
    Nirvana(Nevermind & Unplugged) = Excellent energy & connection
    Hendrix:R U Experienced
    Radiohead: Karma Police, Creep
    Neil Diamond (Not that cool to like him but he HAS A VOICE and some pretty darn good songs too)
    The Strokes: Last Night
    The Beatles: Hide your love away, In my life
  • khankhan Washington, DC
    edited Feb 2004
    Buddy Jesus said:
    I'm listening to Against Me!, Dizzee Rascal, The Postal Service, Yo La Tengo, Dub Narcotic Sound System, Pavement, Coheed and Cambria, and The Jonh Wilked Kissing Booth (check them out at www.jwkb.com).
    fark ya! Dizzee Rascal = awesome. He's playlisted at the radion station i work at (www.ktru.org, listen to my show online mondays 3-5 pm . In addition, i <3 postal service and yo la tengo. good taste in music. =P

    right now i'm listening to royksopp, a norwegian downtempo-electronic group (check out 'poor leno', by them) and the beatles- I Me Mine

    rock on
  • McBainMcBain San Clemente, CA Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    Its back and forth between Blindside and AFI.

    Oh, with a little bit of Cold. and deftones....and disturbed....and 'tallica....oh sh!t I love everything with a guitar.
  • primesuspectprimesuspect HumanGarbageDisposal Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Feb 2004
    On Virtues of Evil's recommendation, and a good one at that, I am currently listening to Entre Dos Aguas by Paco De Lucía.

    But on a totally different note, the more I listen to Coheed & Cambria the more in love with it I am. After Paco, it's The Velourium Camper II: Backend Of Forever.
  • ginipigginipig OH, NOES
    edited Feb 2004
    Ian Van Dahl - Will I
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