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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby Bunny Dojo » Jun Wed 14, 2017 1:59 pm

alienmem wrote:I present to you Ravel- Bolero perfomed by the London Symphony Orchestra:

I don't usually watch classical music performances and don't have much knowledge of conductors, but instantly recognized Valery Gergiev.  His expressiveness is very entertaining.

The music is outstanding, too.  Have you seen Femme Fatale?  The extended opening heist sequence is really well done, set to a variation of Bolero.
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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby alienmem » Jun Thu 15, 2017 6:29 pm

Bunny Dojo wrote:
alienmem wrote:I present to you Ravel- Bolero perfomed by the London Symphony Orchestra:

I don't usually watch classical music performances and don't have much knowledge of conductors, but instantly recognized Valery Gergiev.  His expressiveness is very entertaining.

The music is outstanding, too.  Have you seen Femme Fatale?  The extended opening heist sequence is really well done, set to a variation of Bolero.



Have I seen it? Brian de palma is the man!!! I listen to classic music a lot, especially when I'm doing stuff where I have to think and can't listen do stuff that has lyrics.

Yeah. The conductor looks like a madman. he even uses a toothpick. I was like, wow, this guy just ate a bear and even brought toothpick. very well thought. lol
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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby alienmem » Jun Sun 18, 2017 1:37 pm

She has an amazing voice. I actually kind of can guess what she's saying because the song is very familiar to me. Just as a curiosity....Here's the "Then". What you posted was the "Now". Just the difference...what an amazing song.

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby Fogdude » Jun Sun 18, 2017 2:54 pm

She really does that 'torch song' style well. When I first heard it, hers was the only version I'd heard. Seeing that it was a Radiohead cover, I looked it up. Just proves good is good. When a song has a good melody, phrasing, pacing & a hook, it's just hard to do it badly. I like both versions, for different reasons, but I like hers best... probably because it was the first version I'd heard.

Here's another of my all time favorites. I had this on a CD for drive time when I was working. It made the commutes bearable. I was devastated when the singer (& bassist), Benjamin Orr, passed away from cancer on October 3, 2000. You may recognize the oh, so hot, Paulina Porizkova, in the video.

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby topmeasure » Jun Sun 18, 2017 3:03 pm

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby stampe » Jun Tue 20, 2017 6:32 pm

im listening to a mosquito buzzing me...  :-<
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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby Fogdude » Jun Tue 20, 2017 7:20 pm

stampe wrote:im listening to a mosquito buzzing me... :-<

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby Bunny Dojo » Jun Tue 20, 2017 9:56 pm

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby alienmem » Jun Wed 21, 2017 9:44 am

I'm going for a cheesy one now...Very very cheesy...That being said I was born in the 80's so this song and the film this song is the music video fo was a huge deal to me....i think it was to every kid in the 80's, but I fdunno.


when I hear it i still sing along..and the gestures the guys makes are so cheessy but awesome.


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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby Fogdude » Jun Thu 22, 2017 11:59 am

OK, so how about a little live Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce & Eric Clapton (AKA Cream)?
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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby topmeasure » Jun Thu 22, 2017 3:22 pm

Talking about summertime.

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby alienmem » Jun Fri 23, 2017 7:13 am

Holy canoly!!! major news today!!! major!!


Haim's new music video from their up and coming album in July.....Awesome song. These chicks are aamzing..i love them. they're the new Fleetwood Mac but better!!! Much better!!

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby topmeasure » Jul Thu 27, 2017 5:17 am

I think she's still one of most beautiful woman in the world and she can still put out good music.

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby alienmem » Oct Tue 03, 2017 8:36 am

Heres to Tom Petty. Your memory will never go away.


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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby topmeasure » Oct Tue 03, 2017 9:22 am

R.I.P. Tom Petty

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby ctaulbee » Jan Tue 16, 2018 11:14 pm

In memory of Dolores O’Riordan (1971-2018)

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby topmeasure » Jan Wed 17, 2018 2:59 am

One of my favorite songs from the Cranberries. :tears:
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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby alienmem » Jan Wed 17, 2018 8:32 am

It's so sad. I was extremely fond of the Cranberries. Linger was my favorite. Is my favorite. Zombie as well.
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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby topmeasure » Jan Wed 17, 2018 11:30 am

jamshedt wrote:
ctaulbee wrote:In memory of Dolores O’Riordan (1971-2018)


Never gonna hear another voice like hers. :-({

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby ctaulbee » Mar Wed 14, 2018 1:13 pm

Been quiet here guess I have to shake it up some  :-%

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby alienmem » Mar Wed 14, 2018 1:26 pm

The best new band out there is this

Wolf Alice. Amazing songs. This song is my favorite. Already have tickets.

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby topmeasure » Mar Wed 14, 2018 2:24 pm

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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby alienmem » Mar Wed 14, 2018 3:45 pm

Portugal, the man is awesome. There are a lot of cool bands now. The National, Fleet Foxes, LCD Soundsystem, Slowdive
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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby topmeasure » Mar Thu 15, 2018 4:35 pm

Thanks bud, I haven't heard of them, but will give them a shot. ;)
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Re: What are you listening to?

Postby alienmem » Mar Fri 16, 2018 1:56 pm

topmeasure wrote:Thanks bud, I haven't heard of them, but will give them a shot. ;)


No problem. I'll post some music videos of some new bands I've ben listening to. Hope you enjoy.
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