What music are you listening to right now?

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby sattva » Sat Feb 11, 2012 6:25 am

not music, but i keep seeing this commercial and thought i would share it. If you are cynical about love you might want to skip it.


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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby Ben » Sat Feb 11, 2012 6:28 am

sattva wrote:not music, but i keep seeing this commercial and thought i would share it. If you are cynical about love you might want to skip it.



My wife and I celebrated our anniversary yesterday.
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Feb 11, 2012 6:31 am

Greetings,

Still listening to Devin Townsend, looking forward to seeing him live on Feb 29...



P.S. Congratulations Ben! :)

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby sattva » Sat Feb 11, 2012 6:40 am

Ben:
"My wife and I celebrated our anniversary yesterday."

Wishing you both many more anniversaries to celebrate!

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Postby Ben » Sat Feb 11, 2012 6:42 am

Thank you, Louise!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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Postby Hickersonia » Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:24 pm

Discovered Margot Reisinger over the weekend.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTZdR04n ... re=related

Even my son seems to enjoy. :)
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Postby fig tree » Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:03 am

The Orb, "Metal Spheres" ("featuring David Gilmour"). This isn't a combination I would have expected. The Orb makes what gets called "ambient" music. David Gilmour is known for playing guitar for Pink Floyd. I find the album pleasantly amusing somehow. The album has two tracks ("Metal" and "Spheres") but not even a clear break between them.

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Postby SamBodhi » Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:12 am

This was my favourite song last year. Even though it did not come out last year, I gave it that title because it was so good. I really like all of her music.

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Postby Ben » Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:00 am

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

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Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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Postby retrofuturist » Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:16 am

If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby mikenz66 » Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:38 am

Thanks for the Leondard Cohen tracks, Ben. My partner sometimes says "put on the old guy", referring to the DVD of a couple of years ago... :tongue:

She does appreciate "My Wife's Home Town", though...
http://lyrics.url.com/show/3718/bob-dyl ... own-lyrics
http://www.mojvideo.com/video-bob-dylan ... 971b63810e

But, back to Leonard. Unfortunately this video (from Toronto) leaves out the intro: "This is for Lenny, ... if he's still here" and the first verse...



Cool to see Scarlet Rivera on violin, T-Bone Burnett making faces, post-Bowie Mick Ronson, and a ninteen-year old David Mansfield hanging out behind Sarlet... Now if I only still had a VHS player I could dig out the whole of Renaldo and Clara...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Thunder_Revue

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby Ben » Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:02 am

Thanks Mike.
The new Cohen album "Old Ideas" is good. Very worthwhile! I purchased it for $12 on CDWow and it was here within a week.
The DVD must be of the London Concert?? I've got the CD of that and its near-identical duplicate of his concert in Melbourne which I attended.
My Wife's Home Town: what a brilliant song! I love it!
Great video of Bob doing Isis. It looks like the same hat he is wearing on the cover of Desire. That face paint - what on earth was he thinking?
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sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby mikenz66 » Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:15 am

Hi Ben,

Yes, I think it's the London DVD.

In the context of the whole Rolling Thunder Revue thing it does make some sense... Kind of. Sam Shepard, who Bob invited to hang out on the tour, along with Allen Ginsberg, writes in his book about the tour: Rolling Thunder Logbook
http://www.amazon.com/Rolling-Thunder-L ... 0306813718
that the cocaine came in duffel bags... (Not that I'd recommend that sort of behaviour...).

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby mikenz66 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 4:28 am



I picked up the DVD Miles Davis, Live at Montreaux Highlights 1973-1991 a few weeks ago, and Jo Jo is one of the real highlights from 1989 (The video above is actually from a different festival).

Davis is 63, with a band of hot-shot musicians mostly less than half his age. The thing I love here is his face-to-face hand-on-shoulder interaction with Foley McCreary (playing a bass strung with guitar strings). Davis' bands weren't just a case of "take your turn to solo", this is direct transmission from master and student...

I saw this band at around that time in Hong Kong. Which was great, but unfortunately at the time I had little appreciation that I was seeing one of the geniuses of the 20th Century...

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