Getting the spins

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Giff » Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:28 pm

I should've listed to more Meat Puppets in my life.
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by rass » Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:46 pm

Giff wrote:
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Not the lead singers first band?

Meat Puppets had such an underrated one-hit in the 90s.
Almost 6 years ago!


(And I don't keep fucking notes. I did a search because I could have sworn I posted at some point about how Backwater rocks, because it does, and because I could have sworn MP have come up before, and they have, but apparently I didn't. All of Too High To Die is great. Yay 1994.)

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by DaveInSeattle » Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:28 pm

So you know on Spotify you can see what your connections are listening to?

The other night, a guy I used to work with was listening to this playlist:

Every Live Dark Star On Spotify: Grateful Dead 1967-1978

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Giff » Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:32 pm

You work with Rush?
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by mister d » Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:34 pm

“It’s only a half dozen songs long but I had 5 hours to kill.”
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by sancarlos » Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:36 pm

Giff wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:32 pm
You work with Rush?
My first thought as well,
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by DaveInSeattle » Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:19 am

New Japandroids live album ... 'Massey Fucking Hall'...came out last Friday.


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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Rush2112 » Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:24 am

sancarlos wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:36 pm
Giff wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:32 pm
You work with Rush?
My first thought as well,
Love me some Dark Star. I only listen to the classic country, funk, and morning jazz playlists on Spotify though.
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Rush2112 » Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:26 am

Giff wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:28 pm
I should've listed to more Meat Puppets in my life.
I was deep into the Meat Puppets around like 95-96, Up On The Sun is in the knapsack of desert island discs.
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by P.D.X. » Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:39 pm

Rush2112 wrote:
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I was deep into the... knapsack of... di.cs

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by DaveInSeattle » Fri Jul 10, 2020 2:38 pm

The new Margo Price is really good. More rocki-ish this time...produced by Sturgill Simpson.

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Giff » Fri Jul 10, 2020 2:50 pm

Wasn't a big fan of the first couple singles from it, but the one I heard today kicked a lot of ass.

Surprise MMJ today too!

Also, a release by a band who has maybe done more to influence my musical taste than any other band - The Jayhawks. I got Tomorrow the Green Grass through Columbia House on my birthday 1995 and I was hooked upon first listen. It was my first real intro to that genre. It led that winter to discovering Wilco, Son Volt, Uncle Tupelo and the greatness that is "alt-country".
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by sancarlos » Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:42 pm

I pre-ordered the Margo Price, but have only heard the couple that were already out. Just received the whole download. I like that woman - she's got attitude.
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by sancarlos » Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:35 pm

Giff wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 2:50 pm
Also, a release by a band who has maybe done more to influence my musical taste than any other band - The Jayhawks. I got Tomorrow the Green Grass through Columbia House on my birthday 1995 and I was hooked upon first listen. It was my first real intro to that genre. It led that winter to discovering Wilco, Son Volt, Uncle Tupelo and the greatness that is "alt-country".
Hook that post to my veins, Giff. I love all those bands. I came real close to putting a Jayhawks song on my 1995 playlist. I chatted with Gary Louris at a gig once.
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Giff » Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:38 am

The new one is really good!
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Post by rass » Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:46 am

I like the new single I’ve heard, I also almost included one of their songs on my 1992 list, and if the rematch actually happens I will be including a song on my version of a 1995 list.
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Rush2112 » Tue Jul 14, 2020 11:04 am



(National related as he played the piano on The Boxer.)
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by govmentchedda » Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:22 pm

Rush2112 wrote:
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(National related as he played the piano on The Boxer.)
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by DaveInSeattle » Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:24 am

In honor of her birthday, the GF and I listened to a bunch of Linda Ronstadt last night. Wow...what a voice. So damn good.

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Giff » Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:29 am

I recently discovered "Hand Sown...Home Grown". It really sucks she can't sing any more.
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by govmentchedda » Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:11 pm

Playing "Blackbird" on Spotify and then just letting it ride is fantastic.
I took a two hour nap and cried during parks and Rec. it was awesome and terrifying.

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by govmentchedda » Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:15 pm

Jesus, Etc.
Going to California
Do You Realize??
Don't think twice, it's alright
Ripple
Norwegian Wood
Nightswimming
Fake Plastic Trees
Oh! Sweet Nuthin'
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Giff » Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:16 pm

Damn.
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by bfj » Fri Jul 17, 2020 2:57 pm

Enjoy every sandwich.

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by A_B » Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:16 am

TIL that Everlast was in House of Pain.
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Jerloma » Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:12 pm

Had never heard this song until I heard it in Billions last night. Now, I'm addicted.

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by HaulCitgo » Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:38 pm

Makes me want a car with a hood ornament

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by DaveInSeattle » Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:29 am

Talk about not getting it...

Can ‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down’ Be Redeemed?
James had volunteered to perform “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” the troubling requiem for the Confederate cause from 1969’s The Band. For more than 50 years, it’s been the contradiction at the heart of the Band’s catalog — a poignant song, sung with passion and grit by the late Levon Helm, yet ultimately a vehicle for a harmful, racist American myth. The words that Robbie Robertson wrote from the perspective of a poor Tennessee farmer in 1865 have always been hard to square with the Band’s place in the generally progressive world of 1960s and ’70s folk and rock music. This year, as hateful monuments fall and Black Lives Matter protesters demand justice, that paradox has finally given out, and James — who released an excellent solo debut, Singing for My Supper, earlier this year — decided to do something about it.

“I hope we piss off the right people by changing these words,” he said before King and his band got rolling alongside him. James went on to deliver a version of the Band’s song with enough key lyrics altered to transform it from an elegy for the Lost Cause to a forceful argument for leaving those lies in the dirt. In the first verse, where Helm sang that the fall of the Confederacy was “a time I remember oh so well,” James declared it “a time to bid farewell.” In the chorus, instead of mourning that downfall, he sang, “Tonight, we drive old Dixie down.” His most thorough and powerful revision came in the song’s final verse:

Unlike my father before me, who I will never understand
Unlike the others below me, who took a rebel stand
Depraved and powered to enslave
I think it’s time we laid hate in its grave
I swear by the mud below my feet
That monument won’t stand, no matter how much concrete

James had stayed up until 5 a.m. the morning of the show, rewriting Robertson’s lyrics with help from his girlfriend, costume designer Cammie Windley. “The lines that made me cringe, I had to change those,” he says. “I’m from the South. I grew up with racist family members. The song just kind of wrote itself.”
Jesus...'The song just kind of wrote itself'? No, it didn't....Levon Helm, Robbie Robertson, and the rest of The Band wrote the fucking song (which definitely doesn't glorify the South or The Confederacy).

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Pruitt » Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:06 am

Fucking sickening.

Maybe he should rewrite Faulkner or Flannery O'Connor so that the characters mention that they are sorry for using the n-word.
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Post by sancarlos » Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:04 pm

Tangentally, and off the subject here, but I read Levon Helm's autobiography, and front and center among his many complaints about Robbie Robertson is that he *claims* Robertson got (took) songwriting credit for a lot of stuff that he says was actually written either by the whole group or by other specific members of the group (especially Helm).
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by mister d » Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:31 pm

rass wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:20 am
I'm definitely known as "the boy who cried penis" in town.

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by duff » Mon Aug 10, 2020 3:11 pm

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He is right. They fought for the right to be just as crude and vulgar as the boys in the locker room. Just not sure he sees that as a good thing.
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Post by L-Jam3 » Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:16 am

The fact that he doesn't realize the song is about female arousal is just...
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Re: Getting the spins

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rass wrote:
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I'm definitely known as "the boy who cried penis" in town.

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Post by brian » Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:11 am

L-Jam3 wrote:
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The fact that he doesn't realize the song is about female arousal is just...
The self-own of the century, yes.

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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Pruitt » Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:51 am

That should have been our wedding song.
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Shirley » Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:40 am

I decided to give The National - Boxer another try on Spotify because it's been a few years and some of you folks here seem to love it so much. And I have to say, listening to it again ... it's profoundly boring. It's clearly well-crafted and thoughtful, so I have to assume that Profoundly Boring is what they were going for. So, I guess they nailed it.
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by Giff » Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:42 am

No lie, that was exactly how my wife described folklore.
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Re: Getting the spins

Post by DaveInSeattle » Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:58 am

Just hear this...new Midnight Oil (first new stuff in 17 years).


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Re: Getting the spins

Post by mister d » Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:32 am

Shirley wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:40 am
I decided to give The National - Boxer another try on Spotify because it's been a few years and some of you folks here seem to love it so much. And I have to say, listening to it again ... it's profoundly boring. It's clearly well-crafted and thoughtful, so I have to assume that Profoundly Boring is what they were going for. So, I guess they nailed it.
I would (honestly) love it if you listened again this week and then a couple times next week and see if anything changes. Almost every superfan of the band I know had an album that grew on them until they were fully hooked versus being instantly in love with a song then running through the entire catalog with the same enthusiasm.
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I'm definitely known as "the boy who cried penis" in town.

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