What did you listen to today!

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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby simbo » Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:13 pm

On the drive into work this morning listened to Yorkston/Thorne/Kahn: Everything Sacred after hearing a couple tracks Mark Radcliffe played on the folk show the night before. Ordered on vinyl (might be selling up, but still keeping a Project Debut III and DIY phono stage into the Naim Mu-so when we move).

Any King Creosote fans? It might be right up your street.

Also Neuk Wight Delhi All-Stars by the same trio is fabulous (if you like that sort of thing)

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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby callen24 » Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:21 pm

i listened to a Nils Frahm album on tidal, called Spaces.
Not at all what i was expecting, minimalist piano, recorded live - classical music for the 21st?
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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby argustimewas » Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:02 pm

Inspired by recent comments on this thread about Beck I'm having a first listen to the Essential Beck playlist on Apple Music. Never heard any of him before and thoroughly enjoying. Thanks for the heads up.
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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby callen24 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:46 pm

argustimewas wrote:Inspired by recent comments on this thread about Beck I'm having a first listen to the Essential Beck playlist on Apple Music. Never heard any of him before and thoroughly enjoying. Thanks for the heads up.

inspired by your post today i listened to 5 beck albums

morning phase - my favourite
sea change - only skipped one track
both of these felt like hippy albums, will probably buy them
And i felt the second one inspired John Grant

colours - latest, more poppy, upbeat - enjoyable

mellow gold - reminded me of a band that i can't remember. loft hip hop for headroom smokers

odelay - a friend tried to get me to like it when it came out, still not my cup of tea.
Last track is really great though.
I laughed when i noticed that another song samples a "Them" version of a dylan song
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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby alancyrus8 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:09 pm

New Simple Minds album and the new Joe Satriani album, for me the Joe Satriani album wins hands down IMO.
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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby Galasphere347 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:35 am

Wy - Okay

I'd been dithering about whether to buy this album by Wy (from Malmo, Sweden), but finally took the plunge in December and downloaded it from Bandcamp. I should have trusted my instincts, because Michel Gustafsson and Ebba Ågren's infectious brand of misery grows on me each time I play it. If you haven't already, give it a try, but like me you may need more than one listen.

https://wearewy.bandcamp.com/

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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby alancyrus8 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:37 pm

Steve Hackett - The Night Siren, great album considering some of the negative reviews it has received. If you get the special edition Blu-ray the 5.1 surround mix is very interesting and worth the extra as it has behind the scenes documentary included. If you like Steves past work you'll love this new addition, highly recommended.
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Postby wyjsar » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:59 pm

Courtney Marie Andrews - the three albums that I can find that are available - wonderful. If you're interested go to Bandcamp as No one's slate is clean downloads as 24 bit.
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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby ACE_VENTURA » Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:14 pm

The kids are now in bed, so time to give my new x300s a blast.

Acoustic guitar tracks are sounding especially sweet at the moment.

So far this evening:

Newton Faulkner - Hand Built by Robots. I’m seeing War of the Worlds later this year and he has been cast so I dug out his first album. it is still a stunner. Looking at Amazon he has been quite busy, methinks I shall getting a few more.

Nils Lofgren - Acoustic Live. I got that one from a tip from this thread a few years back.

Dire Straits - Dire Straits. the remastered version. I struggle to think of a better debut album. reading about this release apparently the DJs in the UK wasn’t giving it any airplay until it made it to number one in Holland . Crazy Dutch got it right.

Danny Bryant - Hurricane. I am seeing him live in a few months.Google painkiller and Danny Bryant on YouTube and turn it up :)

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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby argustimewas » Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:51 pm

Have started to work my way through Wishbone Ash - The Vintage Years 1970-1991. A completists labour of love!
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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby callen24 » Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:00 pm

the first shara nelson album
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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby argustimewas » Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:45 am

I recently added the Auralic LPS to my Aries Mini which I use with a coaxial cable into my Cyrus Sig system and I'm enjoying what I perceive to be a smoother "analogue" sound from different artists.

So far this Saturday morning I've been entertained by Audience, Black Sabbath, Bread, Fleetwood Mac & Isaac Hayes.

Now settling down to Jericho / Jericho - a one off album from 1972 by an originally Israeli band who had several formulations and band names. This album is a psychedelic / rock style of music.
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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby argustimewas » Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:54 pm

While cooking a Sunday roast I've been playing two Jethro Tull epics: A Passion Play (have never really got into this) and Thick As A Brick (likely to be in my JT top 5).

I love listening to my Cyrus system, but while buzzing about in the kitchen I'm very happy with Apple Music from my iPhone to a bluetooth speaker.
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Re: What did you listen to today!

Postby hifinutt » Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:21 pm

max richter ... never look away , superb piece of music

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