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Charlie2300
Charlie2300
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Re: Regular Non obscure music
Oct 08, 2013, 00:48
zphage wrote:
Charlie2300 wrote:
Sin Agog wrote:
Was just being specious, man. :D (I still refer to people as "man". How can I not be down with the hippies).

I should use this opportunity to think up some more long-haired '60s psychedelic synth music. Silver Apples should count. White Noise's Electric Storm. There was Mort Garson's stint with psychedelic rock on The Zodiac's Cosmic Sound, which definitely qualifies. There must be more!


Relax...I appreciated the context from the outset. No worries.

....and you've got to be pyschic as I've just launched Silver Apples, Fifty Foot Hose and The United States Of America onto the soundtracks thread. Literally...two minutes ago. The first White Noise album is a phenemenon in it's own right - in my younger days, I used to freak out unsuspecting friends with a 'timely' rendition of the Black Mass tune or The Visitation...and Here Comes The Fleas is deadly on acid.
I'd be real interested in other psychedelic rock outfits that have passed me by. Recommendations will be followed up.



Spoils of War: (early electronics and tape effects):
http://youtu.be/AVXEMo5XimI

Tonto's Expanding Headband:
http://youtu.be/ec8BGEb7_iA

Mother Mallard:
http://youtu.be/y2tdlz2A8C0

Enjoy!


Cheers. Keep 'em coming.
billding68
billding68
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Re: Regular Non obscure music
Oct 08, 2013, 02:03
I know this thread sort of morphed into other topics but its my first post tongo over 100; replies!! Thanks for taking the time to chime in.
IanB
IanB
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Edited Oct 08, 2013, 08:51
Re: Regular Non obscure music
Oct 08, 2013, 08:25
Popel Vooje wrote:
IanB wrote:


The discography police were then reduced to waiting for some poor innocent to come along and declare their love of Eric Clapton or Bob Seger or some other 70s or 80s rocker still to be rehabilitated by the critics. Then the knives could safely come out. Even easier if their politics didn't quite fit either.



Hmmm - if you're referring to what I think you're referring to, that's not quite how I remember it. I think the knives came out for one particular poster because of that person's rudeness, aggression, self-righteousness and fondness for playing off other posters against each other than for their taste in music or for their politics. I've seen people on here who've admitted to liking music that's just as popular-but-unhip as Clapton or Seger who haven't been flamed about it because their posts were more civil. A poor innocent? That's what he'd have you believe.



My point was less about the bullying and more about the ossification of taste into something with frontiers to be defended and what that does to us as consumers.

I hear you on the rest. There is going to be happy mix of personalities and within that there are going to be people you wouldn't want to share a pint with.

For what it is worth my recollection of that particular chap's HH comings and goings is that, however much his political and social outlook might have been anathema, he was as much sinned against as sinning when it came to issues of musical taste. I couldn't say what came first. You may well be right, I remember it differently.

That said there has been a minority of people using these pages in the past who have shored up their sense of security in their own hipness by questioning the taste of others who perhaps strayed over here by accident mistaking it for a place where the cool-o-meter would not be relevant. Ironic given that the Post Punk era was a time when everything was supposedly allowable and a time when indie had yet to turn into a set of styles and was still primarily an opportunity to deal with the economics of music in different way from the past.

All that said this is a much nicer place to read and write about music than most others I have visited.

Anyway it is I think time to take a cue from the Big O ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8L0s8VH0Cw
thesweetcheat
thesweetcheat
6034 posts

Re: Regular Non obscure music
Oct 08, 2013, 19:35
IanB wrote:
That said there has been a minority of people using these pages in the past who have shored up their sense of security in their own hipness by questioning the taste of others who perhaps strayed over here by accident mistaking it for a place where the cool-o-meter would not be relevant. Ironic given that the Post Punk era was a time when everything was supposedly allowable and a time when indie had yet to turn into a set of styles and was still primarily an opportunity to deal with the economics of music in different way from the past.

All that said this is a much nicer place to read and write about music than most others I have visited.


HH is far and way the least judgmental music forum I've ever used. Others have either been entirely centred on one band (e.g. Durutti) and everyone was very friendly but the talk never strayed far from that band alone, or absolutely partisan to the point of triggering lynch mobs if any band deemed verboten was mentioned (e.g. don't dare admit to liking anyone else - except maybe Kraftwerk - on a New Order forum).
HI DEN
HI DEN
762 posts

Edited Oct 08, 2013, 21:02
(Here's a'cool' song for ya)
Oct 08, 2013, 19:58
Just admit it...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aJdo2PMt1o
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