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|>>|| No. 11744
This has been in my YouTube favourites for about 5 years now; I feel like it was probably posted in a predecessor of this thread. Not sure, though, but it's really good.
|>>|| No. 11749
There was one posted a few months back of a Japanese woman singing / rapping fast with a minimal beat or accompaniment and various shots of urban Japanese cities. I think she was wearing bright colours or a raincoat throughout. Had a quick look through the last page of /beat/ but my browser shits itself with the amount of youtube embeds on a page. Any ideas, lads?
I've somehow got it stuck in my head even though I only heard it once and it will be wrong.
Had a similar thing with this one a few years ago:
|>>|| No. 11756
Took me this long to realise big AVH sampled Dexter's Lab at the start of this track.
|>>|| No. 11778
Forgot just how tight this album is. Absolutely solid indie, up there with Silent Alarm.
|>>|| No. 11780
Please don't ever compare The Fratellis to Bloc Party ever again. Thank you for your consideration.
|>>|| No. 11792
Cramming for exams and needed a little something to take off the edge. I've got rain noise playing in the background too, it seems fitting.
|>>|| No. 11815
Ah, I thought it sounded like LCD Soundsystem, turns out James is their singer.
|>>|| No. 11825
I can't really tell the difference between this dancing (from 2:32) and someone doing deliberately crap dancing for a laugh.
|>>|| No. 11829
I should really get in the habit of putting the title in text since it doesn't automatically put it on the videos until you press play.
Drumsound & Bassline Smith - Fu Manchu - (Dubstep Mix)
|>>|| No. 11893
Cazals - Poor Innocent Boys
Rotary Connection - Life Could
|>>|| No. 11895
East Flatbush Project - Tried By 12 (Squarepusher Mix)
|>>|| No. 11899
The Rapture - Out Of The Races And Onto The Tracks
|>>|| No. 11902
Elliott Smith - Needle In The Hay
Bad Vibes & Potential Bad Boy - Bad Boy DJ (Remix)
|>>|| No. 11908
I have to admit, I'm slightly annoyed at that appropriation of arguably the finest dance scene in cinema history.
|>>|| No. 11932
Beck - Cellphone's Dead
Mighty Ryeders - Evil Vibrations
|>>|| No. 11934
I believed he shouts out Cornwall, Middlesex and Surrey because he went to university in England. Turns out, that definitely ain't it.
|>>|| No. 11937
This is is really good pop song. The first time I heard it I thought it was going to be parody/novelty, but as far as I can tell In Glendale was a serious album.
|>>|| No. 11962
Two Door Cinema Club - Something Good Can Work (The Twelves remix)
|>>|| No. 11967
Waze & Odyssey vs R. Kelly - Bump & Grind 2014
|>>|| No. 11970
Youtube recommended this to me yesterday, coincidentally when I was drinking heavily. Never really gave Tool a shot in the past but goddamn this performance gives me chills.
|>>|| No. 11971
I don't like R Kelly's ballads but this performance was astonishing.
R Kelly I Look To You Whitney Houston's Funeral
|>>|| No. 11975
West coast rap is perfect for hot and sticky weather.
|>>|| No. 11978
Convaire - Talk In Technicolour (Dino Soccio Remix)
Roosevelt - Montreal (Official Video)
Nightriders - Without You
Franz Ferdinand - Evil Eye (Alan Braxe Remix)
Miami Horror - Real Slow (Plastic Plates Remix)
Roosevelt - Sea (Official Video)
|>>|| No. 12010
Miike Snow - Black Tin Box (Feat. Lykke Li)
Miike Snow - Paddling Out
|>>|| No. 12017
Le Tigre -- Nanny Nanny Boo Boo (Junior Senior Remix)
|>>|| No. 12021
The Chantays - Pipeline
The Ventures - Walk Don't Run
The Eliminators - Dawn Patrol
The Trashmen - Malaguena
The Shadows - FBI
BONUS TRACK: Junior Brown - Surf Medley
|>>|| No. 12024
Last week I opened a Tantan profile to see what Asian dating apps are like. In this time I've discovered that Asian women are secretly metal as fuck.
I don't want this to sound like an ad but I'm batting way above average for all shades of furriner.
This must be the second or third time I've had a flashback to my awkward 2000s life from this thread. Are you going through a catalogue?
|>>|| No. 12025
"What I'm feeling right now" is simply whatever is playing in my head right now. I was just posting my internal soundtrack. There are very few from after 2008 because I only listen to mixes now, a maximum of 15 times. Things don't stick in my head the same when I don't listen to them beyond the point of boredom, and listening beyond the point of boredom only made sense when I only had a set number of CDs.
|>>|| No. 12031
Ultra Nate - Rejoicing (Deee-liteful Stomp Mix)
LNR - Work It To The Bone
|>>|| No. 12036
The Faint - the geeks were right (boys noize vs d.i.m. remix)
|>>|| No. 12041
Have the Macc Lads ever featured here? They're like a more punky Half Man Half Biscuit.
|>>|| No. 12042
Little Boots - Stuck on Repeat (Fake Blood Remix)
|>>|| No. 12049
the slits - love und romance - john peel sessions
|>>|| No. 12062
I’ve got a plan
I’ve got a plan
I’ve got a plan based on Maddie McCann
|>>|| No. 12063
She’s got a plan
She’s got a plan
She’s got a plan based on Maddie McCann
|>>|| No. 12064
Is it obvious to everyone it's based on this?
That song had kind of passed me by compared with their next dozen hits and I only know it because I had a Pet Shop Boys VHS tape, for some reason, in the 90s.
|>>|| No. 12075
I know it's HAIM but trust me. It reminds me of a city version of Life's a Beach.
|>>|| No. 12076
Ariel Pink – Plastic Raincoats In The Pig Parade
|>>|| No. 12101
You are an almightily sad cunt. I hope this is at least your channel and you aren't so pathetic as to be doing someone else's spamming for them. Consider suicide the answer to that which bedevils you.
|>>|| No. 12102
Oh dear. Click on the red "Anonymous" to the right of your post and try again.
|>>|| No. 12104
They linked to the wrong post the post they are referring to was deleted/removed. And was a weird shittly recorded punk song about how all sjw leg beards are just copy Ramona Flowers from Scott Pilgrim's look and they hated them but also wanted to bang them complete with chronic masturbator memes.
|>>|| No. 12105
Trance mostly passed me by in the 90s, seemed a bit wanky at the time, but youtube came up with a few recommendations that might turn my mind.
|>>|| No. 12108
The Dogs - The Most Forgotten French Boy - 1982
|>>|| No. 12132
Bounty Killer - Dem Fi Get Fuck (chinkuzi riddim)
|>>|| No. 12145
I recently found out that Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin has been demolished to make way for flats. I don't know why, but it completely broke me. I started sobbing, properly sobbing, out of grief for a recording studio I've never even set foot in.
I suppose it's the death of my youth and my slide into irrelevance. When I was a young musician, a studio was something indescribably special, a place where dreams could be made, a place that you scrimped and saved just to get an overnight session in when everyone else had gone home. It was a symbol of popular music and the centrality of popular music in popular culture. Obsessives like me could map out every studio their minds, an interconnected web of demos and albums and stories and legends. Now the few studios that remain are just pantomime, an "experience day" for middle-aged businessmen, a photo backdrop for pop starlets looking to reinvent themselves as credible artists.
Windmill Lane have ostensibly moved to a new building across town, but it's a bit of a sick joke - the new studios are owned by a for-profit music production college, training wide-eyed teenagers to do a job that no longer exists. They kept the name, but the heritage is gone. The settee that Christie Moore slopped Guinness over, the fag burns on the console left by an absent-minded Phil Lynott, the carpet that soaked up Sinead O'Connor's tears, all chucked in a skip by some Polish builders. Hundreds of studios, thousands of stories, all just chucked in a fucking skip.
Still, at least the developers will make a few quid and some young professional will get to spend €300k on a two-bed flat with a Smeg fridge.
|>>|| No. 12146
I feel you ladmate.
I ran my own studio in the early '10s. It never really took off, I didn't know back then, of course, that the time of anybody needing to pay for professional recording services were practically over for all but the most niche types of music. We thought we'd still be able to get plenty of trade from musicians hoping to get a cheap demo out and our niche would be as that budget studio all the up and coming local acts had passed through when they were brand new and skint.
Even aiming at the metal crowd where people won't settle for anything less than an authentic live drum track and a guitar cab with an SM57 in front of it, we largely found ourselves doing business as a glorified rehearsal space. Towards the end it was just a big garage we smoked weed in. I can remember the feeling of melancholy when we signed over the lease and took all our wall carpet to the tip.
Just imagine how many people have heard sounds produced in that Welsh farm, or that Canadian place that burnt down. That Swedish studio that did all the early death metal albums and now it's a community centre or some shit. It's tragic.
The music industry is dead. What's left is a husk.
|>>|| No. 12147
I guess it's testament to what professional-sounding music people can make on their laptops too which is democratising.
I did an audio tech degree from 2001-2004 and they told us there were only 1000 professional [producers? studio engineers? I've forgotten] in the whole of the UK so it wasn't great odds even back then.
|>>|| No. 12150
We were well into the home studio boom by 2000. We'd had reasonably affordable studio gear for about a decade prior (ADAT decks, Mackie desks, the new wave of Chinese condensers) but Cubase VST came out in 1996, which really marked the beginning of the end. At about the same time, we got the first wave of digital portastudios, which killed the demo studio pretty much overnight - for the price of a week in a cheap studio, you could buy a little box with 8 tracks of digital recording and some basic effects.
I suppose it's essentially a good thing that recording was democratised, but it coincided with a lot of shitty and undemocratic changes in music. John Peel died in 2004, which was a great loss to music and marked the end of an era. Myspace and Napster were supposed to democratise the distribution of music, but the opposite really happened - unless you've got a trust fund, it's very hard to break through the noise and find an audience. A&R men started trusting follower counts more than their own judgement. Development deals died and the majors started expecting new acts to bring their own fan base. Small venues started going pay-to-play, pricing a lot of artists out of the opportunity to build an audience by playing live. The old system was unfair and arbitrary, but at least you had a chance.
|>>|| No. 12153
>I ran my own studio in the early '10s.
You post pictures of it here back in the day? Tidy looking place, that was.
|>>|| No. 12154
Close your eyes and imagine you're floating over a lush, green, friendly grassland on a sunny day, the occasional copse of trees offering inviting shade to rest a while.
|>>|| No. 12163
I posted ISAN in the other thread just to see what the recommendation would be but it's got me back to what an absolute gem Lucky Cat was. I guess I've gone back to synth now that the weather is turning.
|>>|| No. 12178
Can the government give me prescription moonshine and send me to Appalachiavillesse if I identify as a trans-redneck?
|>>|| No. 12181
How did you post these lad? With the YT tags or just pasting the links in?
|>>|| No. 12188
I wonder if camcorder users had any inclination that one day their recordings would be turned into music videos. What's weird is we all have video recording devices in our pockets these days but I can't imagine we're leaving behind anything like the content of people just going about life.
Maybe in 10-20 years people will start plundering footage from early youtube.
|>>|| No. 12211
Highlights: Wave, Down for the cause, Vood(oo), Bye Bye Macadam. With the accompanying videos.
|>>|| No. 12221
I can't tell if this is shit and I just really want to get high. It's a travesty - I asked around for numbers but just ended up with coke dealers. Don't get old lads.
|>>|| No. 12227
Never thought I'd come across a song that encapsulates the way I feel about most people so well.
|>>|| No. 12230
I've always thought this a much better tune than Come On Eileen.
|>>|| No. 12232
Any song that starts off by calling me a pissbaby is doing something right.
Also Rick James.
This bloody site.
|>>|| No. 12236
This Bristolian band played a gig at my pub last month and I was well impressed. Best live show I've seen in a while.
|>>|| No. 12245
Maybe it's shallow but I find Louis Cole relatable.
|>>|| No. 12253
Vulfpeck has me smiling like an idiot this morning
|>>|| No. 12259
I heard somewhere that someone asked Herbie Hancock for proof that he was enlightened (in the buddhist sense of reaching nirvana or summat) and he came out with this above song shortly afterwards. I'm pretty convinced lads.
|>>|| No. 12263
Been listening to this on repeat for the past week or so.
|>>|| No. 12270
This, for the grandeur and memories of last summer
|>>|| No. 12274
I've probably posted Aurora in this thread before, but sod it - I'd crawl through broken glass to sniff her bicycle seat.
|>>|| No. 12276
Unfortunately when you put this much effort into the image of the performer, its audience can't reasonably be expected to judge by the musical merit alone.
I want to believe that the homecut fringe and tassels are genuine character calling back to my childhood, but instead i'm left with the niggling feeling of being played.
Just seems a bit contrived.
it's got a nice Enja vibe and i'd probably like it if i head it on the radio, first.
I'm really enjoying this, 23 minutes went by without even noticing.
|>>|| No. 12283
I've dated a lot of manic pixie dream girls in my time, I've pursued them my entire life and that is the most textbook example I have ever seen.
|>>|| No. 12284
>I've dated a lot of manic pixie dream girls in my time
So they don't work then?
|>>|| No. 12285
I'm not sure what you are expecting or asking. We have fun but they are by and largely completely mental with no ability to commit.
|>>|| No. 12304
This track will be immediately familiar to anyone whose youth was misspent watching Manga Entertainment releases on VHS, since it was picked to be the trailer roll theme for all of their stuff.
|>>|| No. 12306
NO ONE else liked this song when it came out but I love it. I bet you crackers don't like it, but you lot only like compost and CBT anyway.
|>>|| No. 12309
Why does the bloke on the right in the preview have a face like a Vectrex overlay?
|>>|| No. 12311
Sometimes musicians like to wear make-up and costumes as part of their act. A strange and unusual concept you may have not come across before.
|>>|| No. 12312
Alright lad, don't have a teary just because I made fun of your boyfriend.
|>>|| No. 12314
Wow. I used that as a retort once when I was about 15 and it's one of those things that haunts me as a moment of cringe ever since. We'll done. How old are you?
|>>|| No. 12315
How the fuck is that a haunting moment of cringe? Have you never done anything actually embarrassing in your life? Your cringe slots should be full way before what is actually quite a funny and devastating (for your boyfriend) joke.
|>>|| No. 12335
I'm really digging Negativeland right now. Kind of like a musical sound collage (thanks wikipedia!). This one inparticular seems to be about climate change, but the general tone of most which i've heard lend themselves well to our current situation. Maybe it's just me.
|>>|| No. 12338
Either of you two ever written to a celebrity crush you have? Asking for a friend.
|>>|| No. 12347
The first three Danzig albums are underrated as fuck.
I've been on a bit of a binge since Red Letter Media did a video about his incredibly shit horror movie.
|>>|| No. 12354
It triggers my blah blah blah funny post.txt I still don't know how the new embed system works and it's not even new it's like four years old now.
|>>|| No. 12363
I almost feel like a gay man enjoying too much Cheer (or is it Madona?)
|>>|| No. 12365
Everything Everything were recommended to me by YouTube whilst listening to Richard Dawson and it's the first time I've decided to follow what they suggest. I was pleasantly surprised.
|>>|| No. 12372
Whole album's interesting, there's some incredble music and artistic videos coming out of Russia.
|>>|| No. 12375
Turns out Will Smith did his own lo-fi hip-hop playlist. I'm just surprised that the Conservative Party got there first and did a better job.
I much prefer a more lively instrumental though. Something you can nod to.
I remember when this song came out. The dance-floor would become outright dangerous as every big insufferable lass went crazy. I think after a week DJs stopped playing it.
|>>|| No. 12377
All I want for Christmas this year is a racially ambiguous scene girl.
Social distance induced loneliness aside, I also got around to listening to Saba. I normally avoid conscious hip hop as it's not conductive to passive listening but I'm really enjoying this:
|>>|| No. 12379
Both of these miss the forrest for the trees. It's a really good example of latching onto a theme without understanding why it exists.
It's a radio station. You tune in to get a familiar groove and rely on whoever DJs it to keep the groove going... well, forever. The magic exists because you can tune in whenever for hours.
Posting 1h long videos is missing the point entirely.
|>>|| No. 12380
I've been listening to a lot of house music while I work this week. I think it's been giving me a nice balance. Or at least it was until I put on Park Hye-jin's DJ set and started watching Dooly the Little Dinosaur with no sound or context in the background. From what I can tell it's a cartoon about one man being tormented by creatures and his baby that do nothing but fuck about and make his life miserable in the process.
She also put a new track out this week and I discovered that the pop-out player can accommodate VVS. Nice if you fancy a lass dancing in the corner of your screen. I don't think people really dance anymore and it's disappointing.
|>>|| No. 12381
Came across Russ Ballard while watching Miami Vice. Turns out his entire discography is full of great tunes, and he's written a bunch of hits made famous by other bands like New York Groove, You Can Do Magic, Since You Been Gone, and God Gave Rock and Roll to You. Pretty talented dude.
|>>|| No. 12382
Mimo does some good mixes if you fancy a different flavour of foreign waif dancing in the corner of your screen.
|>>|| No. 12384
Sorry but I'm not boring or inauthentic enough to enjoy progressive house. Have a go on a middle aged man playing 90s breakbeat who forgot to move his wank-roll.
|>>|| No. 12386
Okay, I'll be over here boringly and inauthentically not basing my identity on what youtube videos I watch.
|>>|| No. 12387
DJ DAD ON THE ONES AND TWOS, LIVE AND DIRECT FROM THE SPARE ROOM, KEEPING IT LOCKED UNTIL THE KIDS NEED PICKING UP. HOLD TIGHT COLIN FROM ACCOUNTS, HOLD TIGHT THE DOG AND DUCK MANDEM, SHOUT OUT TO SANDRA FOR MAKING ME A LOVELY SHEPHERDS PIE LAST NIGHT.
It melts my brain a bit that the Ragga Twins are old men with grey hair and reading glasses. They've been going for thirty-odd years, but it feels like yesterday.
|>>|| No. 12391
> DJ DAD ON THE ONES AND TWOS, LIVE AND DIRECT FROM THE SPARE ROOM, KEEPING IT LOCKED UNTIL THE KIDS NEED PICKING UP. HOLD TIGHT COLIN FROM ACCOUNTS, HOLD TIGHT THE DOG AND DUCK MANDEM, SHOUT OUT TO SANDRA FOR MAKING ME A LOVELY SHEPHERDS PIE LAST NIGHT.
Thanks for the chuckle, lad. God knows I needed one today.
|>>|| No. 12393
Gran Turismo got me into Feeder. I think Comfort in Sound bums me out more than any other album I've listened to, which is unsurprising given the context. I've also got a bit of soft spot for Aisha.
|>>|| No. 12395
Did you know that Terry Wogan had a secret sideline as a pirate radio DJ?
|>>|| No. 12396
I actually thought it was stolen from somewhere. Good stuff.
Makes me want to dye the tips of my hair blond and wear two t-shirts.
|>>|| No. 12397
When I was about 16 I did have a phase of regularly wearing a long sleeve white t-shirt under my short sleeve ones. At least it wasn't as bad as when I, briefly, had sideburns and a ponytail.
|>>|| No. 12415
Turns out Feeder did another video for Just A Day. It put a smile on my face anyway.
|>>|| No. 12417
I've felt this conundrum many times. You finish one cup of tea and want more.
|>>|| No. 12421
Okay I admit it; George Clanton made a good song. 30 years ago this would've blown peoples minds.
|>>|| No. 12423
Billie Eilish is already slow and reverberated.
Why would anyone in their right mind think it's a good idea to slow and reverberate her even more?
|>>|| No. 12430
Buzzed on LSD and weed, play this on a beautiful day
|>>|| No. 12431
A couple of British classics I've had going round my head recently:
|>>|| No. 12432
Imagine sitting in a New York diner on November 16 1981, drinking a coffee and reading the newspaper. Might be hard to get comfortable without the weight of your phone in your pocket and all the people around being awkward.
|>>|| No. 12433
Seize the means of production boys! Another British classic. The music of the '70s was superb.
|>>|| No. 12435
Suzanne Vega reminds me of a holiday in a Mint Green self-catering hotel in Devon that is sadly no longer standing. It was bigger than my house; reminiscent of a suite in a Las Vegas Casino, even accounting for how small I was back in 1987. Anyway, this suite was on the second floor, and that song on the radio was the first time I grasped the concept of a voice like sex. Surprised it wasn't banned.
|>>|| No. 12448
Aside from working in sales his life doesn't seem bad at all. Is it wrong to look forward to this kind of life? I'm 31 now and feel increasingly like fucking off any further career progression or adventure.
|>>|| No. 12449
the last 2 tracks ('I'm a fluffy little cloud' and
'Time for bed') are absolutely my Jam right now.
|>>|| No. 12451
Probably posted this before, but it just feels oddly appropriate now:
|>>|| No. 12453
I've been listening to this from the start of lockdown. It always reminds me that despite everything going on it will always get better.
|>>|| No. 12454
I think about this song a lot, for two reasons:
1. The main hook - "yo, pick up your mobile, it's the blackout crew who you've dialled" - surely if YOU are calling them, you won't need to pick up your mobile?
2. The verse about bluetooth-ing it around.
- It really does date the song to the time when that was a thing people did;
- The song actively encourages you to pirate it, which is interesting;
- It just seems a bit meta, a song about you sending the song around;
- "By the time this is is over you'll have it half downloaded to your mobile" - a reminder of the time when four minutes wasn't enough time to download a single song.
|>>|| No. 12455
Oh, and I quote the "I'VE GOT FEELINGS OF ANG-ZIGH-EH-EH ME" in a Blackburn accent on the regular.
|>>|| No. 12458
Just discovered this gem. Check it out, shits incredible.
|>>|| No. 12459
I only now discovered Tricky but I've been rinsing his work the past few days.
|>>|| No. 12461
This is from his musical picks on youtube
The vocals are okay but that beat is so satisfying
|>>|| No. 12468
Thought I'd give something for you lads ahead of Friday:
Something electro-pop you can't help but nod along to
And for those of you in need of something pretentious
|>>|| No. 12473
Anything by The Caretaker it's worth browsing the comments as you listen to it.
|>>|| No. 12476
A couple of songs about city life to start the weekend: