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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby appicchato » Sat Jul 24, 2010 11:25 pm

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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Jul 24, 2010 11:34 pm

Are you a bit of a blues aficionado, bhante?

I remember your liking of Funky Kingston too. :D There'll be a little bit of Kingston representation later on but not much compared to what I tend to listen to at the moment, but that's mainly because dub is a mixing method moreso than an actual band per se: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dub_music , and back in the 70's, when dub and reggae was at its peak, there weren't actually many who could do it. That changed later in the 80's with the introduction of digital technology but as the technology improved, the quality and skill of the backing tracks (i.e. the actual pre-dub musicianship) deteriorated.
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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby Euclid » Sun Jul 25, 2010 3:17 am

I love dub. I'm a huge fan of King Tubby et al; and some of the later stuff, like Scientist and Mad Professor.

While dub isn't exactly producing new music (as you noted, by definition it's remixing master tapes), artists still managed to create tracks which differed significantly from the original. A great example (and arguably the best dub track of all time) is King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown.

The original and dub are put side-by-side here, with King Tubby taking the controls at 2:26 or so

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujZBY9-IN4A

Anyway, sorry to go off on a tangent in this thread. As you were :tongue:
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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby Northernbuck » Sun Jul 25, 2010 3:50 am

I couldn't decide on a list like that to save my life. Here is just a sample of the range that I listen to:

Ayria, Prodigy, Chemical Brothers, Massive Attack
Husker Du, Green Day, Black Flag, The Ramones, The Clash
Sam and Dave, Otis Redding, Otis Rush, Downchild Blues Band
Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Faith No More, NIN
Beethoven, Vivaldi, Bach
New Order/ Joy Division, Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, Modern English

Way, way to many to list.
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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:44 am

Ah, well you'll recognise a few from my list then Northern Buck. :jumping:

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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Jul 25, 2010 10:50 pm

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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby Mawkish1983 » Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:01 am

Not sure why, but I never liked Daft Punk.

Fingers crossed Punabbhava will be number one! I've got over 90 days still to make my mark :D
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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Jul 27, 2010 1:45 am

Greetings,

#97 Echobelly


Insomniac - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-BY1YU8Z1I


Great Things - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aplgV-0tlbQ

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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Jul 27, 2010 10:39 pm

Greetings

#96 Infadels


Universe In Reverse - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCs68uaBWfQ


Free Things For Poor People - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR3GdmJ5EMw

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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby Kenshou » Wed Jul 28, 2010 8:07 am

Have you got a premade list of 100 bands or just popping them out as they come to mind?
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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Jul 28, 2010 9:05 am

Greetings Kenshou,

Kenshou wrote:Have you got a premade list of 100 bands or just popping them out as they come to mind?


Pre-made list... if I did it the other way around I'd be bound to miss things out.

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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby zavk » Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:52 am

Whoa... This is going to be a long thread! :)

Oh btw I've been meaning to ask you Paul, are you watching Peter Hook performing the whole of Unknown Pleasures + other hits? He'll be here on 24 September. I've got tickets, can't wait. It's about time someone celebrate Ian rather than just mourn him.
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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:54 am

Greetings zavk,

How much are the tickets? I thought about it, but am probably too much of a cheapskate.

I did see New Order at Metro a few years back though... in 2002 or so. There were a few Joy Division numbers in that set.

That reminds me, I've still got a live New Order DVD I haven't bothered to watch yet. :embarassed:

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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:25 pm

Greetings,

Speaking of being a cheapskate...

#95 Supergrass


Cheapskate - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3sfoM84G78


Alright - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9nY9axjaWo

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


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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby christopher::: » Thu Jul 29, 2010 12:59 am

retrofuturist wrote:

Free Things For Poor People - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR3GdmJ5EMw

Metta,
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Great video. A bit of a dangerous siren quality to those women, eh? I expected them to turn into vampires at any moment, lol.

Beware the waters of temptation!!

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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:29 am

Greetings Chris:::,

Sounds like I'll have to watch the video then. :tongue:

I'm only familiar with the song itself.

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


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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Jul 29, 2010 11:34 pm

Greetings,

#94 Space


Avenging Angels - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaxipnPS96M


Diary Of A Wimp - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFREbsxa ... re=related

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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: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Jul 31, 2010 5:29 am

Greetings,

#93 The Postal Service


Such Great Heights: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMOkfI7wCrI


The District Sleeps Alone Tonight: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUIBnmdJJ50

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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)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Jul 31, 2010 10:56 pm

Greetings,

#92 The Cardigans


You're The Storm: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxZ9_XlL19E


My Favourite Game: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=styYbRWQ ... re=related

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Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Retro's Rockers

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Aug 02, 2010 4:54 am

Greetings

#91 Cicero


That Loving Feeling - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNTKhF6f6C8


Love Is Everywhere - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mBS-9KP7_A

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Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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