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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:00 am

smilingcrow wrote:He Loved Him Madly by Miles Davis (Bill Laswell Remix from Panthalassa; original version from Get Up With It.)
I think it makes good music for a requiem so this one is for you Nelson:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgM8907oEbA

The original version is 32 minutes and personally I skip the first 11 minutes so keep that in mind if you listen to the original which is also on YT but in multiple parts.

Thank you. I think I will be getting this.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:15 am

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smilingcrow wrote:He Loved Him Madly by Miles Davis (Bill Laswell Remix from Panthalassa; original version from Get Up With It.)
I think it makes good music for a requiem so this one is for you Nelson:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgM8907oEbA

The original version is 32 minutes and personally I skip the first 11 minutes so keep that in mind if you listen to the original which is also on YT but in multiple parts.

Thank you. I think I will be getting this.

S' very nice. I fired up my rip. Got a big stack of Laswell CDs.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:37 am

I'm doing noise reduction work right now on an album. My first 2-3 passes I do by only looking at the waveform, so I'm listening to Miles Davis - The Man with the Horn while editing a track. :D
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:46 am

keltor wrote:I'm doing noise reduction work right now on an album. My first 2-3 passes I do by only looking at the waveform, so I'm listening to Miles Davis - The Man with the Horn while editing a track. :D

Other than really blatant clicks/pops I've generally found it quite difficult to spot noise visually. Need to actually listen with at least half a brain to get an idea of where the problems are, then zoom in.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Sat Dec 07, 2013 1:30 am

There's an art form to it. I'm fairly zoomed in to the waveform and I can usually just see the noise since at this point I've trained myself to know what it looks like. I'm also just marking it, not actually fixing it. I make 2-3 passes w/o listening, then I listen to the marked point, then the entire track I listen to 1 second samples until I've made it through. I will generally make 3-4 different versions editing it till I feel like I've found the best compromise (sometimes it's a choice between maybe "cutting" into a small split second of music or noise. I do this then I pass the tracks back to the person who paid for the service. Generally that's an internal customer.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:20 pm

Buckethead, big surprise. Pike 39 Twisterland free today:

http://www.bucketheadpikes.com/pike_39.html
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:29 pm

PenGun wrote:Buckethead, big surprise. Pike 39 Twisterland free today:

http://www.bucketheadpikes.com/pike_39.html

Holy crap, thanks for the heads-up. Downloading it now.

Edit: Even available as lossless FLAC. Color me impressed.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Wed Dec 18, 2013 12:49 am

Colt Ford. Buddy of mine is in the band.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCuaYuJ4QAM
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:07 am

I've been digging the OST for Rogue Legacy lately, especially Gordon McGladdery's pieces, e.g. this acoustic guitar + chiptune track:

A Shell in the Pit - Manta (Bonus)

Another from the OST, again with his acoustic folk-inspired instrumentation and chiptunes, but this time with effects-laden electric guitar and percussion elements from medieval weaponry and armor (there's a driving leather-on-stone stomp which is fun, and a chain mail drop functions as a kind of brushed snare or rattle and it really stands out; I freakin' love it):

A Shell in the Pit - The Fish and the Whale (End Credits)

You can listen to his commentary on each of the tracks which was done for the recent loudr.fm game music bundle:

https://soundcloud.com/rogue-legacy-ost

If you don't like the chiptune aspect he has many albums without it; apparently this was first foray into chiptunes.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:31 am

Bernie Worrell

Elevation The Upper Air

Solo Piano

Just amazing, the wu warrior puts away the synths and a master piano player emerges.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:04 pm

Johnny Heartsman & The Blues Company - Flute Juice — Infectiously fun, that.

And hell if isn't just a raw little jam, but this has been stuck rattling around in my brain for weeks now:

Moon Hooch - Number 9 — 2 sax, 1 kit, catchy riff, bit of improv... ear thoroughly wormed.

And this, because I love her voice: Blossom Dearie - Comment Allez Vous

Finally, I've been noticing this in my ambient playlist a lot lately: Kaki King - Cargo Cult — She's one of the most interesting living musicians iyam, not necessarily in terms of virtuosity but certainly in terms of making absorbing soundscapes.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:49 pm

Bread - Family Doctor.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:47 pm

Decolonize the Mind, by Neaera.

Death metal certainly isn't for everyone. I dig the guitar riffs Neaera writes, even if there's room for a bit more maturity in its compositions.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:57 am

More free Buckethead The Mark of Davis:

http://bandcamp.com/download?from=recei ... bac1782e26
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Tue Jan 28, 2014 3:41 am

FireGryphon wrote:Decolonize the Mind, by Neaera.

Death metal certainly isn't for everyone. I dig the guitar riffs Neaera writes, even if there's room for a bit more maturity in its compositions.


Good stuff.

But death metal should use cowbells more
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Tue Jan 28, 2014 5:28 am

PenGun wrote:More free Buckethead The Mark of Davis:

http://bandcamp.com/download?from=recei ... bac1782e26

Thanks (again) for the heads up!

NeelyCam wrote:But death metal should use cowbells more

Heh.

Though they're not death metal by any stretch of the imagination, BOC (the original inspiration for the cowbell meme) are grossly under-rated. They've done some fantastic stuff (and some pretty cheesy stuff too, unfortunately... *sigh*). But there's a lot more to them than just "Don't Fear The Reaper", "Godzilla", and "Burning For You".

NP: The Buckethead download PenGun linked.

Edit: Holy f'n sh*t. How many albums can one guy release, anyway? There's 6 this month alone! Buckethead is a lunatic. But I guess we already knew that.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Tue Jan 28, 2014 2:26 pm

just brew it! wrote:
PenGun wrote:More free Buckethead The Mark of Davis:

http://bandcamp.com/download?from=recei ... bac1782e26

Thanks (again) for the heads up!

NeelyCam wrote:But death metal should use cowbells more

Heh.

Though they're not death metal by any stretch of the imagination, BOC (the original inspiration for the cowbell meme) are grossly under-rated. They've done some fantastic stuff (and some pretty cheesy stuff too, unfortunately... *sigh*). But there's a lot more to them than just "Don't Fear The Reaper", "Godzilla", and "Burning For You".

NP: The Buckethead download PenGun linked.

Edit: Holy f'n sh*t. How many albums can one guy release, anyway? There's 6 this month alone! Buckethead is a lunatic. But I guess we already knew that.


Yeah, he is making albums faster than he can sell em', so he just gives them away. ;)
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Tue Jan 28, 2014 4:31 pm

I'm listening to the sleet pelting against the window.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Tue Jan 28, 2014 5:18 pm

I'm listening to "let it go" from the Disney movie "Frozen". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moSFlvxnbgk

Not quite in the same vain as the previous comments regarding death metal though, but it's a super catchy song and very well done.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:57 pm

Wrong thread.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Wed Jan 29, 2014 3:33 pm


Ah, another fan of Guthrie Govan. All is well in the world :)
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Wed Jan 29, 2014 3:47 pm

Iced Earth - Plagues of Babylon \m/ :evil: \m/
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Fri Jan 31, 2014 6:45 pm

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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Fri Jan 31, 2014 6:48 pm

morphine wrote:

Ah, another fan of Guthrie Govan. All is well in the world :)

Recent fan. Guess I need to check out some of his other stuff.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:21 am

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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:13 pm

Peter Green era Fleetwood Mac: Oh Well Part II, from Then Play On.

I loves me a Clint spaghetti western. The classical guitar/cello/recorder here on Oh Well Pt II vies equally with the finale of Pink Floyd's Atom Heart Mother as music that should have been played at the 3-way Mexican standoff near the denouement of TG,TB,&TU
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:48 pm

Erra - Augment

Fell in love with this album from the HUGE intro to the very last note. Of all the "djentcore" coming out that all sounds like ABR trying to sound like Periphery, this band is the most unique and talented.
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Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Postposted on Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:56 pm

Djam Karet - The Trip

Didn't even realize they had released this, it apparently came out about a year ago. I would describe it as a 47-minute long ambient/psychedelic/prog jam. Highly recommended.

I grabbed it as a digital download from Bandcamp. Lossless FLAC FTW!
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