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Random posts about music

Post by Machina » Sun Sep 19, 2010 5:38 pm

I figured since we have a thread about food, why not one about music?

Just post whatever you're listening to right now, QB-canon or not.

Albums I've Recently Purchased:
Prepare the Preparations- Ludo (beastly, got it with a signed lyric booklet and everything)
The Suburbs- Arcade Fire (total awesome, I need to listen to more of them)
U218 Singles- U2 (I wanted to quickly add a lot of U2 to my collection haha)

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Post by octo » Sun Sep 19, 2010 7:56 pm

A Call To Arms - Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution
From Rotting Fantasylands - Nero's Day at Disneyland
As the Roots Undo - Circle Takes the Square
40 oz to Freedom - Sublime
Stepping On The Crowtche Owf Your American President - Group X

i listen to everything

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Post by PenforPrez » Sun Sep 19, 2010 9:30 pm

I was very sad earlier today about the situation with this girl I'm sort of/sort of not seeing here. :cry: I was listening to some Everly Brothers earlier; that helped me channel some emotions. :)

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Post by WilliamofOrange » Sun Sep 19, 2010 10:36 pm

Baww, how'd you get Prepare the Preparations with a signed lyric booklet? Ludo was here just a little while ago at vintage vinyl, by the way. Unfortunately, the gas to get there for me is roughly the cost of the album. Nonetheless, the album is great. Though I think it may be hard to beat "Love Me Dead".

In other news, one of my new favorite bands is "Los Campesinos!", whose lyrics can be interpreted to practically any emotional state that you happen to occupy. Plus they're just great fun! You can tell by the exclamation mark in their name.

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:22 am

Just added this song to my iTunes:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eBT6OSr1TI
(Note: minor use of adult language - don't click if you still live in a bubble thicker than my hair right before a trim.)

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Post by PenforPrez » Mon Sep 20, 2010 2:38 pm

L-Town Expatriate wrote:Just added this song to my iTunes:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eBT6OSr1TI
(Note: minor use of adult language - don't click if you still live in a bubble thicker than my hair right before a trim.)
Like that's going to stop anybody on this board! :P

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Mon Sep 20, 2010 2:59 pm

PenforPrez wrote:
L-Town Expatriate wrote:Just added this song to my iTunes:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eBT6OSr1TI
(Note: minor use of adult language - don't click if you still live in a bubble thicker than my hair right before a trim.)
Like that's going to stop anybody on this board! :P
True, but it might still cause issues for people who still live in a bubble thicker than my hair right before a trim.

But not as big an issue as why they still live in a bubble thicker than my hair right before a trim.

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Post by Machina » Mon Sep 20, 2010 4:15 pm

@Will: They were selling them at Slacker's out here in the country!!! :D I love St. Louis...

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Post by ChippytheSavage » Mon Sep 20, 2010 4:58 pm

I really want to learn to play the oboe :P

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Post by Charlie Dees » Mon Sep 20, 2010 5:03 pm

Have you ever played one before? It's shockingly difficult to actually properly make a noise on a double reeded instrument, and I'm convinced that the strain on your head can take off years of your life if you're an oboist.

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Post by ChippytheSavage » Mon Sep 20, 2010 5:15 pm

ashkenaziCD wrote:Have you ever played one before? It's shockingly difficult to actually properly make a noise on a double reeded instrument, and I'm convinced that the strain on your head can take off years of your life if you're an oboist.
No, but it sounds really cool. And it didnt take me too long to learn the flute, so... maybe it will become the next project of mine.

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Post by DeckardCain » Wed Sep 22, 2010 8:31 am

See avatar.

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Post by PenforPrez » Thu Sep 23, 2010 11:40 am

Tonight, I'm going to get my guitar back out and try to relearn some chords. I want to get more proficient with my guitar so I can try writing songs again. That would be fun. :)

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:27 pm

Most recent addition:
Florence & The Machine.

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Post by ZhangC1459 » Wed Sep 29, 2010 4:04 pm

Threw in some random Zelda: Ocarina of Time music (Gerudo Valley is excellent), Nightmare from Avenged Sevenfold (shut up Dees), and some british band.

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:14 pm

Music is much better when it's not on a microSD card I somehow fried this morning.

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Mon Oct 11, 2010 8:09 pm

U. Lou Sthagaim wrote:Music is much better when it's not on a microSD card I somehow fried this morning.
*ADMIN SHOULD COPY THIS POST TO "THINGS THAT SUCK" THREAD*

Ouch. :(

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Post by PenforPrez » Sun Oct 17, 2010 5:50 pm

Song I'm listening to right now:

Blues Stay Away From Me by the Delmore Brothers from 1949, I think. It's considered one of the direct roots of rock and roll. :)

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Mon Jun 27, 2011 9:02 pm

I love it when Amazon has random codes for a couple bucks of free MP3 downloads (the one that I found about today is CLOUDMP3 for a $2 credit... thanks deals.woot)

Unfortunately a couple of the songs I wanted to buy weren't available (one is album only because it's almost 11 minutes on a 43 minute album on which I already own 4 of the 7 songs on a compilation album; the other is just plain not available in any form...) so I decided to check iTunes for the first time in years to see if they had either. The pleasant surprise was that I apparently still have $12 in iTunes credit from a gift card I got several years ago. But for whatever stupid Apple reason, the iTunes store apparently doesn't work with iTunes 8, and the latest version of iTunes won't install on my Mac (running 10.4 Tiger)... how convenient. Guess I'll have to boot into Windows (XP) sometime and install it... incredibly sad that iTunes still works on a 10 year old Windows operating system but not a 6 year old Mac OS version. I'm so glad I ditched Apple's crap.

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Post by Mickey0R0urke » Mon Jun 27, 2011 10:52 pm

Best of Darryl Hall and John Oates. BAM.

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Post by DeckardCain » Tue Jun 28, 2011 1:17 am

Mickey0R0urke wrote:Best of Darryl Hall and John Oates. BAM.
I endorse this product or service.

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:29 pm

Chilling rendition of our state song, as featured in the introduction of Winter's Bone:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70igGUGIxec

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Post by Papa's in the House » Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:28 pm

Start a Pandora channel for Explosions in the Sky and let the calming music carry you away.

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Post by WilliamofOrange » Fri Jul 01, 2011 11:38 pm

Papa's in the House wrote:Start a Pandora channel for Explosions in the Sky and let the calming music carry you away.
I fully endorse this activity. Sigur Ros, The Union Trade, and This Will Destroy You have similar effects.

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Post by Mickey0R0urke » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:11 am

For those who have yet to discover, Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Easily the frontrunner for Album of the Year.

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Post by octo » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:41 am

except it came out last year

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Post by Mickey0R0urke » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:31 am

It came out too late to be considered for it last year.

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Post by octo » Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:04 am

ugh grammies

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:15 pm

The Gingerbread update on my HTC Inspire was a mistake, since it now causes my music to start randomly cutting out after the phone has been on for a few straight days (among other annoying problems). Today the cutting out started again, so I restarted my phone and once it had been on the home screen for about 30 seconds I went to the music app, but 30 seconds was still apparently too quick, because I got the annoying "please insert an SD card" message. I went back shortly after and my music was there but it reset to the first song alphabetically. I went to the song it was playing when it started being choppy and started playing it, and went on with my day.

Later I decided I wanted to hear a particular song since I've had it on my phone for almost 3 months now and hadn't heard it a single time at work, so out of curiosity I skipped ahead a few songs just to see if there was a great song I was about to miss as a result of choosing something else. It was at that time I noticed that the whole "please insert an SD card" thing reset the settings so that shuffle was off... so I had been listening to about 40 songs all in alphabetical order without realizing it! (And that included at least two instances of studio and live versions of the same song playing back to back that I didn't notice!)

I should have known something was up because I did notice that the song I picked after restarting didn't show up as the first song in the "playlist", which it does when you pick a song when shuffle is on. Oh well, it created yet another miscellaneous board post by me that just wasted a couple of minutes of your time...

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