What music are you listening to right now?

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby Azure » Sat Jul 28, 2012 9:46 pm

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby manas » Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:25 am

For best results, close your eyes, and listen to these harmonies:



simply beautiful!!! :heart:
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Aug 04, 2012 1:27 am

A pop song about renunciation...

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 retrofuturist » Sun Aug 12, 2012 12:23 pm

And it kind of goes without saying, I'm still listening to Devin Townsend. But now my son too has been listening to Devin Townsend in the evenings too. His album Ghost is wonderful to fall asleep to...

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: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby Annapurna » Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:05 pm

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby m0rl0ck » Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:49 pm



Two scottish guys doing a ramones song on ukeleles.
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby mikenz66 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:46 am

I had to go to work so missed most of the Olympic close. I'm sure Retro enjoyed the Pet Shop boys...
It was good to hear some of John Lennon's classics, and Ray Davies singing Waterloo Sunset...



Coincidentally, the first 45 I ever owned was "Lola"...

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby Ben » Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:48 am

mikenz66 wrote:I had to go to work so missed most of the Olympic close. I'm sure Retro enjoyed the Pet Shop boys...
It was good to hear some of John Lennon's classics, and Ray Davies singing Waterloo Sunset...



Coincidentally, the first 45 I ever owned was "Lola"...

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I missed it too.
Waterloo Sunset is a great song!
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby mikenz66 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:59 am

Thanks, Ben, The Kinks unfortunately, faded into obscurity despite their ground-breaking music, perhaps the first proto-metal from 1964.



That song is partly notable in musician circles for the session musicians variously rumoured to have played on the session, or not, including the late Jon Lord (later of Deep Purple) on piano and Jimmy Page on guitar (who has denied it):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You_Really_Got_Me
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby mikenz66 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:02 am

And spare a thought for Jimmy, snubbed for the 2012 ceremonies...

http://www.nme.com/news/led-zeppelin/64101

At least he had Beijing...

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6jher ... live_music

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby tiltbillings » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:14 am

Kinks brilliant.

A bit different and ahead of their time with 1965 bit of soft rock (crank up the volume to 11):

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby tiltbillings » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:21 am

One more from 1966:

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby mikenz66 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:28 am

Thanks Tilt. Another great "forgotten" 60's group. Beck and Clapton on guitars according to what I can glean from the internet. Sounds like a Beck solo...

How about the Yardbirds in Blow Up. Now Beck/Page...



Very funny performance by Beck, doing the Townsend thing with his amps and guitar while Page rocks on...

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:30 am

Greetings Mike,

mikenz66 wrote:I'm sure Retro enjoyed the Pet Shop boys...

I didn't get to see them, but I did enjoy seeing this picture, complete with trademark pointy hats that made them look suspiciously like the Olympic stadium itself.

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Retro. :)
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: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby mikenz66 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:31 am

Beck was a bit more jazzy ten year or so later when I saw him with Jan Hammer, etc.



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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby Ytrog » Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:25 pm

At this moment nothing, but I do sometimes listen to an ambient internet radio station I can recommend: Goove Salad
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby Dan74 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:20 pm

Remembering Simon, my brother-in-law, who passed away while staying with us in March, I recalled this song.

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby SDC » Sun Aug 26, 2012 2:41 pm

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby yawares » Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:12 pm

Dear Members,

Whenever I feel sleepy...I'll listen to these songs :

Mony Mony : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RULayj_kW-Y

Larger Than Life : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPF951Zxvl8

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Postby perkele » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:34 pm

A particularly unbuddhist song, appealing to hatred and violence:



Of my favorite band from old times: Virgin Steele. Here is a cool photo of them:

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