What music are you listening to right now?

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby SDC » Sat May 26, 2012 9:38 pm

I imagine where he would have ended up had he not died so young.

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby mikenz66 » Sat May 26, 2012 10:03 pm

Not quite so old, only 42 years, but also someone who died at about the same age...



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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby SDC » Sat May 26, 2012 10:17 pm

Nice!

I heard a good story about how Frank Zappa gave Jimi his first wah-wah pedal during a stretch of shows they played at the Fillmore East.
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby dhamma_newb » Sun May 27, 2012 1:39 am

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby retrofuturist » Sun May 27, 2012 2:10 am



:twothumbsup: (though it doesn't quite sound the same streamed through Youtube as it does from CD)
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby mikenz66 » Sun May 27, 2012 6:02 am

SDC wrote:I heard a good story about how Frank Zappa gave Jimi his first wah-wah pedal during a stretch of shows they played at the Fillmore East.

It's actually interesting how Hendrix's first album (66) is pre-wah, and Axis - Bold As Love (67) is full of it. At the same time, Eric started using it on Disraeli Gears (Tales of Brave Ulysses).

Here's Miles Davis, with John McLaughlin, Herbie Hancock, and others a few months after that Hendrix concert, with the track "Right Off" from "A Tribute to Jack Johnson".



The really cool thing about this is how the bass player misses the key change at about 2:10, keeps on obliviously "thunk", "thunk", "thunk" (or, to be fair, perhaps McLaughlin plays the wrong chord). Davis, rather than aborting the take, turns it into a triumph by coming in with just the right notes to resolve the chord...
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Tribute_to_Jack_Johnson
This was recorded in April 1970, presumably after Davis had become infatuated with Hendrix's Band of Gypsies performances ("That Machine Gun, Man..." sorry, can't do Miles' voice justice in print...) and wanted that funk feel. Only McLaughlin has a wah wah on this, but later, almost everyone in his band had one... This is paralleled in Zappa's band, with Zappa's horn players making nice use of it in the early 70s...

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby mikenz66 » Sun May 27, 2012 6:13 am

At 18:45 on the above McLaughlin heads into the riff from Sly and the Family Stone's "Sing a Simple Song::



Sly and the Family Stone were a much underrated part of the funk/soul/psychedelic thing...

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby Viscid » Mon May 28, 2012 4:55 am

"What holds attention determines action." - William James
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Jun 02, 2012 10:58 pm

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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: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby SamBodhi » Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:37 am



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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby SDC » Wed Jun 06, 2012 2:12 am

Cheesey, feel good song. I know it from a ski flick from the early 2000's...anything in the background of good skiing is usually a win for me.

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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 SDC » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:19 pm

Another band my wife turned me on to.

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby dhamma_newb » Sun Jun 10, 2012 6:59 pm

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby Viscid » Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:07 am

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby Ben » Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:19 am

This is my son's band "Initiatrix" page on Soundcloud and their latest piece is "Requiem for a Dream".
If you like it, please leave them a comment on their Soundcloud page.

http://soundcloud.com/initiatrix/#play
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby SDC » Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:01 pm

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby Viscid » Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:31 am

Some great new music has come out recently:



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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby SDC » Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:03 am

I didn't get into punk until I was 30. Weird.



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