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Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1485 on: May 09, 2018, 10:27:37 AM »
I recently discovered Father John Misty.

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“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.”

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Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1486 on: May 09, 2018, 02:15:14 PM »
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Unbeliever, that wins just for opening with Sing Sing Sing.

LOVE me some big band and swing!
Yeah, swing and boogie just makes me want to dance!
I just came across this one, never had heard it before:

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Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1487 on: May 09, 2018, 03:53:40 PM »
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This music video is brilliant. I'm not even a fan of hiphop

Here is an article I found interesting on why this video is effective and disturbing. It hijacks our brains.

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... The scientist Vittorio Gallese, who was part of the team of researchers who discovered mirror neurons, describes kinesthetic empathy as “involuntary and automatic.” Therein lies the dilemma for viewers of “This Is America,” who might recoil at the chaos and yet feel a strong impulse to dance anyway. One man, recording his reaction, summed up this tension when he remarked: “I’m lowkey scared of him right now. But I have to bop my head.”

This kind of empathy means viewers cannot, really, just be passive observers. The video’s juxtaposition of carefree dancing with carnage and disorder, the vacillation between the gospel-Afrobeat hybrid and the harsher, sparse rap reflects the discord in the audience’s bodies, our faces perhaps displaying discomfort while our bodies betray us. In doing so, “This Is America” perverts the positive potential of dance’s collective nature, taking it from something celebratory to something far more disturbing that implicates us all.
“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.”

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Offline Shiranu

Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1488 on: May 09, 2018, 06:50:32 PM »
I was just about to post that video, just because of how much conversation it is starting (and the fact that it is an amazing song).

Offline Shiranu

Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1489 on: May 13, 2018, 11:01:58 PM »
Zhu's new album got me shook with how good it is.

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Offline Cavebear

Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1490 on: May 19, 2018, 10:56:39 AM »
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Zhu's new album got me shook with how good it is.

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I'm going back to "electronica" lately.  Tangerine Dreams is great.  No words to get in the way of the music...  Real headset stuff.  If I want lyrics, I go back to Simon&Garfunkle or Bob Dylan.
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Offline Baruch

Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1491 on: May 24, 2018, 07:07:33 PM »
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Podcast on creativity
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Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1492 on: May 25, 2018, 05:33:08 AM »
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Offline Cavebear

Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1493 on: May 25, 2018, 09:09:48 AM »
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The instrumentation and power is good.  I would like someone speaking real words though, LOL!
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Offline Shiranu

Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1494 on: May 26, 2018, 05:25:18 PM »
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Offline Shiranu

Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1495 on: May 27, 2018, 03:56:41 PM »
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Offline Sal1981

Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1496 on: May 28, 2018, 05:09:09 AM »
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"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool" --- Richard P. Feynman

Offline Shiranu

Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1497 on: May 28, 2018, 02:10:59 PM »

Latest attempt at becoming a producer. I think there is a little progress...

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Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1498 on: May 30, 2018, 01:18:31 PM »
I'd forgotten all about this song, and stumbled on it just randomly at youtube! It's a really goody oldie:


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Offline Cavebear

Re: What are you listening to? Part II (The Revengening)
« Reply #1499 on: June 01, 2018, 02:44:37 AM »
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I'd forgotten all about this song, and stumbled on it just randomly at youtube! It's a really goody oldie:


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I haven't heard that for a llooooonggggg time, but that is a good one.  Smooth rhythm, soft voice, good lyrics...
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