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someone pick two albums on here i haven't already done.
Reposting. Also gonna work with scores out of 5 from now on, using pluses and minuses to indicate an album might move up or down sometime in the future.
>Sun City Girls - s/t
How about that, more hit-and-miss stuff from SCG, this time with more hits than Horse Cock Phepner. SCG's absurd style of humor works here at points thanks to the Uncle Jim character (dude sounds like the average Trump voter), but this absurdism falls flat at other points, such as on "The Burning Nerve Ending Magic Trick", which is 5.5 minutes of the SCG dudes repeating the song titles in various ways. It's just a bore. As for the tunes on here, they're mostly decent rock jams with a few standouts that would later appear in different form on "Valentines". It's not exactly an essential album, but it being more focused on music and more successful at humor than HCP gives it a niche at least. 2.5+
>The G.M.G.N. feat. MC Rowe - Erstlive 005
Four hours of EAI is a lot!!! This thing consists of three discs, the first and third of which are very solid electroacoustic onkyo, comparable to Good Morning Good Night but less sparse and with more accessible tones. The disc sandwiched inbetween is a lot less minimalist, however. A lot more happens instrumentally and the samples of pop songs Yoshihide plays add a bit of extra fun to it. It's such a massive record that even attempting to dig into individual moments seems like a waste of effort, but I guarantee you that it's all good stuff. My only point of critique other than the fact that it's very long for a record that provides very little musical variation is the fact that some parts of discs 1 and 3 get a little too minimal for my taste. High-pitched drones only get you so far. 3.5-
>Richard Youngs - Beyond the Valley of Ultrahits
On one hand, it's completely unimaginable that Richard Youngs, with his love for uber-repetitive, sprawling songs would make a pop album. On the other hand, considering people like Jim O'Rourke pulled it off and it's not like Youngs is the most unaccessible artist ever, it kinda makes sense. And sure enough, there is some really appealing songwriting going on here. "The Valley in Flight" uses drony electronica and piano samples that harken back to Youngs' usual stuff, but the song itself is pure verse-chorus pop. "Radio Innocents" has a fantastic chorus underlined by a techno beat, bitpop elements and a sole guitar chord played all throughout the song. Indeed, the instrumentation on this album combines many musical elements Youngs has played with in the past and is formed into something that passes for pop. The buzzkill on this album, however, is Youngs' vox: while his vocals are nicely done on some tracks, on the closer and especially on tracks 4 through 6, three songs that already suffer from some of the more uninteresting songwriting on the album, Youngs just sounds out of tune. As a result, a big chunk of the album is just not good, which really hurts considering how great some of the tracks are. 3.0
>Sun City Girls - Bright Surroundings, Dark Beginnings
For me, SCG come into their own more when they play long jams, and that's exactly what's going on here. "The Venerable Song" is over 20 minutes of a guitar riff repeated ad infinitum, sometimes sped up, while the Girls play on percussion and sing gibberish. It's entertaining, but the vocals sometimes get a little too silly and the track is too long for what it's worth. The following two jams, both about 12 minutes long, are more successful. They pretty much sound like extended versions of noisy rock jams of Valentines, lo-fi and with clear Arabic influences. The first track feels like it needs more listens, but the rest of the album is very good. 3.0+
>Captain Beefheart - Lick My Decals Off, Baby
Closer to TMR (which preceded this) than Safe As Milk, yet definitely more accessible than the former due to more actual songs and a much more digestible running time. It's enjoyable, especially when Beefheart lets his inner bluesman run wild or when the free jazz influences from TMR peek around the corner, but there aren't a lot of true standouts. On the other hand, everything's consistently fine. Also, it's funny how much some of the instrumental passages here remind me of Sun City Girls' material. Cool album. 3.0+
>Frank Zappa - Lumpy Gravy
Well this is a little all over the place, innit? Despite being only half an hour, Lumpy Gravy manages to include rock improvisations(?), beautiful pieces of romanticism, chaotic free jazz, shit that sounds like circus music, cheesy surf rock, and lots and lots of samples of absurd conversations. I can't say I really knew what was going on while listening to this, and I can't say it's an entirely successful experiment, but I had a good time at least. 3.0
>Henry Flynt - You Are My Everlovin' / Celestial Power
Drone with strings, how can I not love this? I felt a little dizzy after listening to it so that's a plus. I actually listened to the tracks in the "wrong" order and I couldn't understand why people seemed to prefer the first track. So yeah, You Are My Everlovin' is definitely the best one.
>Ground Zero - Revolutionary Pekinese Opera ver. 1.28
Not as fun as Memory & Money but as much crazy, dense and coherent. What makes it so great is that you can never predict what's going to happen. Could do without the last two tracks.
10-point scale has become more useless to me these days, might as well transition it to RYM rating scale immediately. And yeah, I did use .5 ratings, now I use pluses and minuses for that but they are a little different in meaning so yeah. I just think it's more tidy this way.
Damn right, now it's Tea Time imo
>The Hydra - Soft Minerals
This cassette twists and turns through a whole family tree of electronic music. Starting with suggestions of power electronics at half-voltage, it moves fluidly if sedately with faint nods towards Muslimgauze, gabber, and even nu-jazz. What's kept constant is a solemn and at times claustrophobic atmosphere, hemmed in by echoes and feedback. At a solid hour long, the sheer lack of focus here is both the strength and the fall, making it worth an intrepid listen but offering no replay value. Interested to see what the Hydra does next.
ah okay, I thought you didn't give .5's and then the change would've been kind of useless as you would've gone from a 10-point to a 10-point, but you started with a 20-point scale, so that makes a lot more sense!
>Coil - ...and the Ambulance [...]
Would like to be here. Probably needs a few relistens because Ape of Naples was also one of the records that grew the most one me.
Will do karma after Ivan's Childhood is finished, what should I do after that? <1 hour pls
Rovo - Pico! (1998)
With four tracks spanning forty minutes, this is an engaging electronic album where the ideas are given space to develop and find their own direction - and to build, and build, and build, which they do effectively.
The rhythms are straight, driving relentlessly onward, with clouds of synth providing variety, and overlaid drum loops drifting in and out of synch. My highlight is the ten-minute CISCO! which is where the drum loops are really messed with.
Sufficiently intrigued with this debut album to seek out more Rovo.
Shortu reviu taimu
>Byungki Hwang - Chimhyang-moo: Kayagum Masterpieces Vol. 1
At first I thought it is just going to be boring kayagum performances composed of bending a single note time after time. I was wrong. There were some fantastic melodies on this with interesting percussion component to it as well. Great listen, will check out the second volume as well.
>Nine Horses - Snow Borne Sorrow
Emotionless, stone-cold male vocals over jazz/trip-hoppish/wonky instrumentals with occasional female support vocals and some poppy vocal harmonies. After 2 listens, I still cannot understand why I didn’t like it. I caught myself thinking it’s the extremely boring song structure on some of the songs, but some of them weren’t bad at all. Same exact thing can be said about the lyrics. Then the vocals do have a certain off-put, but I did dig them as a separate entity.
I think I’ll give it another listen sometime later. Just meh for now but I feel like something’s there.
Good Night /meme/!
this op picture is trash
should have done the snibbedy snab crab
update on the tourney
>Intersystems - Peachy
>recc by talking cat bob
I'm not really a big fan of musique concrete, I do appreciate it but I don't enjoy it as much. This however, was pretty entertaining to say the least. I love the primitive sound it has, but easily the best part is our vocalist, who delivers hilariously bad stories in a spoken word fashion over some of the songs. The way he delivers these stories is just so funny and charming to me and definitely worth listening to the whole album just for that. Some of the instrumentation isn't very good though.
>VA - Call of the Valley
>rec by terminus
This was also hella cool, great hindustani classic shit. All the string instruments feel very good to listen to, and the percussion fits perfectly with it. I'd say it's better than Intersystems, but I don't like how in this album, all of the songs kinda feel the same, as in: opens with plucking the stringy strangs, then the percussion kicks in, oh look a flute or some other wind instrument pops up every once in a while
my reviews are so fucking awful theyre funny
so it's a tie, okay um lets roll for the winner
>Talking Cat Bob 00-49
I can't find the bad books debut album in non-shit quality, so I need a new rec. something consistent with pic related please
even when I roll at random, bottom album always wins huh
heyanon stop being a pussy and rec something already or I'll let nyarlathotep take your place
I uninstalled that a while ago, I got tired of ads and am cheap. thanks anyway anon I appreciate you
>heyanon stop being a pussy and rec something already or I'll let nyarlathotep take your place
honestly I rarely even get to the end of it. i'm so caught up on the first few tracks, I cant be bothered t hear the rest most of the time haha
but I love it. those lyrics are on the same level as Destroyer or Joanna Newsom to me
thanks, I might have heard tindersticks, must check
I don't know why, but I really like Taylor Swift's music than I should. It's pretty standard pop music for almost all of her songs, and with exception to 1989 every album has a sort of guitary country-ish feel to it. But not too much, I mean this stuff is made to appeal to the masses and it certainly does.
So why the heck do I like this then? It's something I wonder about for a bit as well. Is it those small pieces of wit and humour Taylor knows to fit in here and there, to really seperate her from all the uninteresting people in pop music? Is it the fact that while she hasn't the best singing voice in the circuit, she knows her limits very well and uses her voice almost always in the right way, never overcommitting or sounding lazy? I don't know, but this is certainly her best work (haven't heard her first two and I'm not going to listen to those). 1989 has maybe the most highlights with Blank Space and Shake it Off which are just modern day pop masterpieces, but the rest of the album is uninspiring and mediocre. Speak Now doesn't really have any highlights but is very consistent. But with Red, Taylor sounds very comfortable and actually has a direction where she wants to go with the album. Except for the Ed Sheeran song and the song with the guy from Snow Patrol, which are both terrible musicians, I liked every song and found it a very nice and comfy listen. And I Knew You Were Trouble is just a god damn banger.
And well it certainly helps a little that Taylor is very good at portraying herself as an atrractive girl, both with looks and with charisma.
So definitely recommended when you're looking for some comfy pop music.
I can't help but not care anymore for Kanye nor for the abrasive preacher that Kendrick Lamar has become, actually listened to a minute of the track but had to put it off as Kendrick was doing some irritating voice stuff again, hyperextending his syllables and all that.
I am just in love with this so much guys, why isn't there more music this punchy-happy?
What the fuck happened to Baroness? I always knew them as a more simple version of Mastodon, but nevertheless very enjoyable. But this record, this is terrible. At least, the vocals and sound quality is terrible. The mixing is very noisy and the vocals are too shouty and remind me of Post Grunge stuff. Their song structures aren't interesting on this album as well. I don't know what is up with the band but this wasn't a very enjoyable record at all, while I had quite some expectations, since I hold Baroness in high regard.
I will definitely not recommend this record to anyone.
Their album art is GOAT. The same dude also does the album art for Kvelertak, which s/t is maybe the best album art ever.
I was listening to some mexican glitch stuff before I accidentally stumbled into the weird world of tuba quartets and once I recovered I went right back to Helen Love :\
>that quiet Abba homage on Shifty Disco Girl
Mick Turner / Tren Brothers – Blue Trees, as recommended by Good Friend Rodriguez
it's basically dirty three, so it's good.
i'm listening to last years the prodigy
i was actually more into invaders than most of of their 90s output so i figured itd be worth a try, also because ive seen it in store for a fiver and could use some new whip muzak
idg the low rating, at all
definitely gonna pick this one up
new half-sized tournament for half-sized albums
releases under 20 minutes only (wiggle room up to 25 but do try to keep it under 20)
contemplate your recommendations before posting
and you should know
it's gonna be rigged
I don't know why the fuck i'm doing this, I start school tomorrow
>if youve heard that, do Descendents - Milo Goes to College
i'll do this because I tried that other album once and I hated it. I can't (won't) into math rock. toe is ok, rest is no.
thanks all! looks good.
somedumb is gonna be pissed
noted, appreciate it
updated. still gotta hear newsom, but it's a little late for that giant album
coin locker kid was fucking weird
>when I'd just added public service broadcasting to my backlog before seeing this
oh well~~ <3
it's basically an extremely lazy avalanches with poor songwriting that uses boring samples as a crutch to give it identity
I would recommend it if you were a kid who I was trying to eventually get in to good plunderphonics
田中宏和 & 鈴木慶一 - Mother 2: ギーグの逆襲 (1994)
>video game music, 16-bit
I really don't care for vidya much at all, so the only thing I really know about Mother is from Smash Bros. I've never played this game, but I'm still absolutely blown away my this soundtrack. Not only are the actual songs and melodies fantastic, but the fact that all of these tracks were produced using such limited hardware is astounding. The style ranges from jazz to bluegrass to psych to dub, and its all done using 16-bit hardware, and they all sound fantastic. Great stuff.
lateralus was a 5.5/10
pretty boring desu
been forgetting to post this a lot.
tons of good stuff this month so far.
Material Object was really good minimal techno with an amazing dark atmosphere
john wayne death scene was a series of mysterious field recordings taped on to super lo-fi tapes. it's fidelity builds a cold and comforting aura around the record. it's like if the caretaker made original tape music and field recordings.
gargoyle was more fantastic post-internet sound collages from djwwww. i really appreciated the more atmospheric moments.
maxo was lo-fi cassette based hip-hop stuff. it was just generally well produced.
tigres liones was fun spanish garage rock/punk. it did a great job at what it set out to do with no artsy bullshit in between. it was extremely refreshing.
great month so far.
i actually have that same obscure vaporwave christmas album in my backlog. weird.
Various Artists - Time to Go: The Southern Psychedelic Moment - 1981-1986 (2012)
>post-punk, dunedin sound, neo-psychedelia, indie rock
Eh, there are some real good tracks here ("Russian Rug", "Wrecked Wee Hymn", "Flamethrower", "Clover") but as a whole I don't care for this comp all too much. Dunedin sound / neo-psychedelia have always been iffy genres for me, and this comp isn't exactly making them seem any more appealing to me. Those good tracks are really good though, I finally have the push to look more into Tall Dwarfs' catalogue.
How "historic" do you need? Pre-modern I'm assuming?
wow, all good stuff.
I mean, no chance in hell I'm gonna pass off "vaporwave christmas", though it was a tough call between that and the Bubblegum Bass christmas album.
Lucio Battisti - Anima latina (1974)
>progressive pop, psychedelic pop, art pop
Hey, I'm the 1000th rating for this thing on RYM! Neat. This record is really damn lush and dense. I'm fairly certain every single track has about 10 layers going at every moment, and most of the time it sounds great. Sometimes it sounds cluttered, and sometimes the melodies are a bit too overblown and cheesy, or just plain unmemorable, but overall this is a nice record. Certain moments are beautiful enough to get me kinda teary-eyed, which I guess isn't much of a commendation considering I'm stressed and anxious as fuck right now, but I mean it counts! Gorgeous cover as well.
Art Ensemble of Chicago - Les stances à Sophie
DJ Jeffee - Jungle Spliff
Flower Travellin' Band - Satori
The Grifters - One Sock Missing
Keith Hudson - Playing It Cool & Playing It Right
Perry Leopold - Experiment in Metaphysics
Sirconical - Waving at Planes
Today Is the Day - Sadness Will Prevail
silver jews - american water
dubosc; cambreling: klangforum wien - grisey: quatre chants pour franchir le seuil
ornette coleman - change of the century
lhasa - la llorona
dub judah - babylon is a trap
quatuor ebene - mendelssohn: felix & fanny
olga bell - incitation
>sometimes the melodies are a bit too overblown and cheesy,
tfw the cheese is one of the things you love most about the album.
I'dunno that album has this sort of magical, miraculous campiness to it. There is just so much joy and care-free bliss about it.
thanks guys this is a lot of stuff
Motion Graphics - Screentones
Bell Witch - Longing
Janek Schaefer / Pan•American - Split #3
David Thomas Broughton - The Complete Guide to Insufficiency
Amanda - Worship Me
J D Emmanuel - Rain Forest Music
Clive Tanaka y Su Orquesta - Jet Set Siempre No. 1
Steffen Basho-Junghans - In the Morning Twilight
The Golding Institute - Final Relaxation
Farrah Abraham - My Teenage Dream Ended
Harumi - s/t
Li Jianhong - San Sheng Shi
Van Dyke Parks - Song Cycle
Gangway - Sitting in the Park
Yrsel - Requiem for the Three Khanates
Abecedarians - Eureka
Silver Apples - Contact
i have a really hard time sticking to just picking albums out beforehand and going through them. i always will hear about something else and listen to it before or just listen to other things that are new to me. i dont know how to stay on track or if there even is a reason to. its easier just to listen to sometihng and give it a right up.
You should definitly listen to the Mother 3 OST if you like that a lot.
Also maybe the Undertale OST if you want a sort of modern interpretation of that.
Also, the Mother 2 OST is getting repressed super soon iirc.
ehh Undertale's OST might be weird out of context. It's a great OST, but some stuff..
but yeah make sure you check out Mother 3's ost.
i need to play that game again some time. and more games in general.
ayyy here's my rec for the next round of tourney
Vert - The Koln Konzery
Make sure you've listened to the orginal Keith Jarrett - The Koln Concert beforehand, because the album plays with expectations ands deliveries with loops to change the feel of the melodies in a more tense direction.
Good Morning /daily/!
New idea for a chart: the 27 club. Not gonna use it but you can if you like the idea.
good morning /daily/!
classes were cancelled today despite the fact that there's minimal snow and the roads are okay!
music for this absolute elation i'm feeling?
you might want to replace that Pram ep with a LP
one of these perhaps
Ahmad Jamal Trio - But Not for Me
Missing Foundation - 1933 Your House Is Mine
Pierrot Lunaire - Gudrun
SAT Stoicizmo - Mah 2
Armand Schaubroeck Steals - Ratfucker
yknow what, I think i actually will give that a listen later today. that was a record my dad played all the time when i was real little.
pic related good?
>changes the rashad album on footwork day from the breakout to the superhit that's easier to find
>learn halfway through it's known for going against the footwork sound in favor of accessibility
damn it... hopefully dj paypal will deliver, since rashad can't anymore :(
Sandy Bull - Sandy Bull & The Rhythm Ace Live 1976 (2012)
>psychedelic folk, american primitivism
American primitivism with a...drum machine? Contrary to what I believed, the Rhythm Ace is in fact not Bull's backing band, its a drum machine. Only a full tracks really take full advantage of it though, which is a shame because the mixture of the repetitive drum loops and Bull's meditative guitar/banjo/lute/magical string instrument is a really nice mix-up to the conventions I've come to expect from primitivism. The non-drum machine pieces are nice, if forgettable, psyched-out primitivism pieces reminiscent of the non-"Blend" pieces on Fantastias for Guitar and Banjo. I can't say I'm sold on Bull 100% yet, but when he gets it right he gets it /right/.
ill give that ish a listen sometime
really nice sounding techno that pushes the boundaries with pretty unusual things like using a rainstick, or free form beats. Just well crafted in general
Ghost Tropic if ur in the mood for sad man music, otherwise Mingus Ah Um. Also do Uneven Comrpomise already. Alsooo you might wanna replace AMMMusic with something better by AMM, like Before Driving to the Chapel...
Ha pєкaхъ Baвл҃нcкыхъ by Aпopєa, recommended by Relgob
Is this neofolk before neofolk? There's no information about it that I can find, but the record seems to date from the early 80s at the latest, and reaches in a few directions at once without committing to any of them. Alas, it's mercifully short and doesn't allow itself to get dull. It's odd because some of the neofolky tropes come out in force here: distant bells, simplistic male voice arrangements, deep bass drones, and so on. None of them sound very fresh or enthused, either. Nowhere is the record more interesting than its first few minutes of what might be Orthodox chant and distant bells tolling, after which it's difficult to even imagine sustaining a stake.
Difficult to judge this one for its brevity and lack of context, and perhaps that mysterious element forms part of the appeal. But then why settle for this and not some other mystery, one more compelling and enjoyable?
reverse image search was more helpful than the russian title t b h
it's from 1988 btw
the last track prevented that from being a 7, there were some questionable elements in there
But other than that it had a nice atmosphere, and featured some catchy structures
especially the title track stood out
Rec me some of your personal 10/10s; only restriction is under 70 minutes long. I'll probably make a lil' free form chart out of them.
On another note, I'm ditching my current chart soon, maybe I'll finish the Cure and Eno columns; I don't have the patience to listen to two more hour-long 6/10 Stereolab albums.
Stocking up on Eno's ambient series rn, planning on marathoning them tomorrow while doing uni stuff.
jard van nes; electric phoenix; ricardo chailly: royal concertgebouw orchestra - berio: formazioni; folk songs; sinfonia
dillinger escape plan - calculating infinity
fka twigs - ep2
lambchop - is a woman
david lewiston - music from the morning of the world
>U.S. Maple - Long Hair In Three Stages
This was difficult at first, but the deeper I went into this album the more I found myself enjoying it. To me, this comes across as a slightly noisier and more contemporary Captain Beefheart's Trout Mask Replica. This here is Chaos, has no melody, no rhythm, order is completely thrown out the window. Idk, there isn't much here that I don't like about it. It's one of those albums that I wish I found sooner.
I figured as much. Try some of these:
Sta-Kaidan - 京大西部講堂 1983.9.17 LIVE (this one can be found on the last disc of The Noise by Hijokaidan)
Portishead - Third
Sun Kil Moon - Ghosts of the Great Highway
Wipers - Youth of America
Godflesh - Streetcleaner
Massive Attack - Mezzanine
Owen Pallett - Heartland
Bela Bartok - Solo Violin Sonata (I. Faust)
Joanna Newsom - Ys
Gas - Königsforst
Neutral Milk Hotel - Ferris Wheel on Fire
Les Troubadours du Roi Baudouin - Missa Luba
since i'm certain you have heard most of my 10s, try these
The Royal Family and the Poor - The Temple of the 13th Tribe
Brume - Accident de Chasse
Human Being - Live at the Zodiac - Berlin 1968
contains some much needed relistens too
I'm limiting it to 4 pics per person so you can enter sum more
Anything on here that you haven't heard yet then!
Three Imaginary Boys just makes me appreciate the progression to Seventeen Seconds more.
>Catherine Christer Hennix - The Electric Harpsichord
Harpsichord playing in a La Monte Young fashion, full of drones and everything dreams are made of. This is my fetish.
>Burton Greene - Burton Greene Quartet
Ranges from incredibly powerful free jazz attacks to Ives-esque piano labyrinths. A disorienting experience. Some of the solos are especially powerful. I am genuinely impressed by how listenable this is too. Brilliant.
Thanks, I've heared APTBS and Metz before but I'll check out the other two
Already heard them before but thanks anyway
Probably should of put bands I already liked in my first post but never mind
what is your opinion on this?
well since heyanon seems to have decided not to rec anything, nyarlathotep can get back into the tourney if he recs an album in time that follows the restrictions.
anything you haven't heard here?
room for two more albums
Don't know if you've heard a lot of free/avant garde jazz. But maybe listen to Saint and the Sinner Lady and Space is the Place first. Then do Out to Lunch before machine gun and atlantis
>Townes Van Zandt - Our Mother The Mountain [hahaha]
I've never really liked country and i think its trademark sounds and general aspect is ugly, but this record was surprisingly pleasing and after some more listen I grew up to really liking it. Townes' voice is what does it for me - also, i thought it sounded familiar, and that was because it was used as an outro for True Detective. Good record but there's still some ugliness here and there. 3.0
>Lightnin' Hopkins - Smokes Like Lightning [tripfriend on the spot]
Simple blues by a black man that sounds like he has a cold and everytime he sings his throat cleans up. Relatively easy listen but it felt like forever and I -not kidding- felt sick right after. 1.0
>Sasha & John Digweed - Northern Exposure [Anon Resident]
A 2 hour and something long mix, based around the concept of the two poles, north and south. The synths and tunes have a certain fashion to them sounding oddly dated, but in a pleasing way; and Sasha's and Dickweed's mixing is smoooth. 3.0
>Brock Van Wey - Home [AreYouInsanity]
Another 2 hour and a half record of ambient. I like that it tried to be monolithic and a very expanded experience, but other than having some personally irritating EDM style vocals, its first side was useless. And that's a big deal when it lasts 70 minutes. But the second side was exactly what it wanted to be, feelsy and with moving piano pieces. 2.0+
>Sandwell District - Feed-Forward [FlyingIceWizard]
I think usually techno albums aren't the best of ideas, but this had the right to be how long it wanted. Gritty techno that takes a lot from a metallic/grey color palette and was surprisingly dynamic. Another thing that I love with this and techno in general is how tight everything is and how good it sounds with the volume way up. 2.5+
>Takaga Masakatsu - Journal for People [ricebeansandegg]
Warm and kind of nostalgic IDM that takes advantage of stereo mixing. It can hit some sweet spots when it wants (there was a track with a sampled accordion that just clicked and made me feel nostalgic about professor layton <:( ) But there's too many dead moments. Still a meaningful listen. 2.5
>Revelation Rockers - Jah Praises [Mortimer]
A raggae ep. Every band member plays really well and there's two songs (on six) that are really good and that would make a good soundtrack for enjoying herb, but the rest is pretty corny or useless. 2.5- (or 2.0+, still haven't decided)
>Hamza El Din - Escalay: The Water Wheel [natkingcole]
There's some type of records where there seems very little substance at first sight, but slowly you realize that you love how everything fits well and every little change is iconic. Arabic oud playing that gets to the soul also thanks to Hamza's powerful voice. 3.5
oh, sorry, I'm blind
how about this one?
Hive Mind and Luasa Raelon - Night Maintenance (2005)
>dark ambient, drone
Drone overdose. I'm fine with artists like Stars of the Lid and Natural Snow Buildings making long drone records, because their sounds are simply more interesting than what Hive Mind and Raelon are doing here. A few nice moments where the tone switches up from BWOOOM or BWAAAM, but overall I just didn't enjoy this all too much. Going by the fact that I enjoyed Death Tone more than this, I guess that Hive Mind works better by himself.
only one more!
woo! do you want a rec now or nah
>the RYM page titles that as it's name
I get what you're saying but that doesn't mean this is a well constructed sentence.
Note how every release on that label other than that and maybe a couple other ones are untitled even on RYM. Also note how RYM doesn't enforce correct labeling on their site as well as discogs does.
>the RYM page says that it's the title
I'm fucking tired okkk?
yeah I know that's correct cause I've seen a couple circles named after the release ID on RYM. never remember to check discogs
>Keiji Haino, Oren Ambarchi & Jim O'Rourke - Tea Time...
I'm not going to lie, a lot of this is just mindless wanking, especially on Haino's part. Ambarchi and O'Rourke seem to try their best to contain the beast and to try to construct something from what he plays. I didn't like the first track because you could only really hear Haino playing and it was nonsensical. O'Rourke's bass line on the 2nd track really brings the whole stuff to another level. Track 3 was cool since you could really see a build-up and those last 5 minutes goddamn... So yeah, I'm not entirely convinced.
It's just refreshing because too many doodz here be like
"It was a masterpiece. I laughed. I cried. It was the most mind-bending album I have heard in a while. Truly perfect in every way.
Hey, /daily/, I gotta go to work now! Love you, see ya ina bit
Mwwwaaah xoxoxoxo <333
I kinda feel the same but in the end as long as you're coherent with your rating system it's ok. I think I tend to overrate stuff a lot.
idk, I never got the hype for Flowers From Exile but we'll see.
So I finally listened to a Current 93 album [pic related] and overall it was pretty mediocre. If I didn't enjoy this one, will I not like their other stuff?
backlog feels empty
some rules first, might make it interesting
Everyone who wants to participate thinks of a restriction (don't make it too hard please)
then everyone gets one of these at random (could be the own one as well)
good idea? bad idea? let's find out
>Guy Blakeslee - The Middle Sister
Two suites in complementary but comparable styles. The two guitar-focussed movements of 'Halcyon' evoke American primitivism in their recurring moto perpetuo riffs and constant pedal point, though there's something quite honest about the eschewing of any real virtuosity or extravagance in Blakeslee's playing. The four movements of 'Maja' do away with riffs and guitar almost completely, instead focussing on dense electronic soundscapes. Unfortunately it takes a fatal misstep when the appearance of a drummer announces what could be noise rock sans noise, from which it doesn't recover its initial grace.
I will probably go watch The Holy Mountain now. Did you guys see it? Is it good?
While we are at the main themes, I watched Suspiria last night and it was amazing.
I managed to break my G once because I thought I was tuning the low E and didn't notice I was turning the wrong peg until it was too late. Not really my brightest moment.
Btw, regarding my listenalong, I was thinking of culturally enriching you by giving you music from around these places. How many of you memesters have heard this?
I hope you mean the participant's and not Kanzler's cause that second one would be dumb
Also Satanique Samba thing was pretty weird not gonna lie. Couple tracks especially were interesting while some others were the standard RiO antimelody thing.
>best track is longest track is title track is best track
Albums that are Musical Abortions.
>I will probably go watch The Holy Mountain now. Did you guys see it? Is it good?
Do you like shallow hipster posturing, entry level eastern philosophy, Biblical references and late hippy culture? If you do, you're in for a treat!
If you don't like any of those things you'll get trash with nice visuals. Have fun. #hotonion
They are. Everything else being repugnant fucks the whole thing sideways though.
do you think me (if u dont kno my ridiculously limited film taste go check RYM) would like that movie? I've seen a lot of praise from people who see quite a lot of moving pictures
or is it 2deep
Soul & its subgenres, funk & its subgenres, nearly all blues & subgenres pre-60's, literally every genre of African music, and probably more I'm forgetting. Can't be very hard now can it?
So I'm new to /daily/, but this is always something I wanted to do, so I whipped up a chart real quick of stuff I plan on listening to soon.
Which album on here should I listen to next and what are some albums I should put on my next quota chart thingy
btw listening to Untrue by Burial next because I've been putting it off for a while
You should check out The Man Machine next.
And what are some albums you have already heard? I rec this for your next thing anyway.
I've listened to a ton of albums actually, around 1.5k but there is still so much more for me to listen to. I follow a lot of newer releases and whatnot and my main genres are black metal, emo, and indie stuff with a bit of everything sprinkled in
Welcome to /11/, here's your Musical Abortions. Use it wisely.
Ty Segall - Emotional Mugger (2016)
>garage rock, garage punk
What does Ty Segall do as a follow-up to his most innovative and complex record? Put out a boring garage rock album that tries to reach the heights of his earlier work but comes nowhere close! 11 tracks of the blandest, safest, noisy garage rock there is. The only saving grace here is "Diversion", which is actually one of Ty's best. But this is just a lousy album as a whole, not gonna lie.
Mothermania was pretty great as far as comp albums go, but I can't help but feel it's just a watered down Absolutely Free.
Joe's Menage was a fun, jazzy live album, but the recording quality kinda sucked. Sounds like someone just recorded it from the back of the room.
Jesus Christ why did I pick like five 2 hour-long albums for my calendar?
>330,003 Crossdressers from Beyond the Rig Veda
This is my first Sun City Girls album, and I feel like I have a good sense of what their music is in general, correct me if I'm wrong. This album is all about India, and the instrumentation and lyrics reflect that, although sometimes they're incoherent. There's a 30 minute track that I half-enjoyed, and everything else was solid for the most part, but not amazing. i want to listen to this again sometime though, it definitely interested me, but for now, it's a 7/10.
>Stephan Micus - Implosions
This was another solid one, although kind of boring in comparison to the past couple albums I've listened to on my calendar. I guess it was pretty good for new age standards? One thing I know for sure is that the opener was pretty good, and I definitely enjoyed the chill atmosphere and tribal vocals. It felt a bit redundant to me though, so I'm not that crazy about it. Maybe i'll give it another listen sometime, but for now it's a 6.5/10
Got another two hour album tomorrow jesus christ. Hopefully it's worth it. Checking album durations next time i do this. Still listening to The Incredible String Band like mad though.
ooh you got me excited now
>albums where the last song is the longest
>albums where the first song is the longest
>albums where a single has more rym ratings than the album itself
>albums with album covers that parody other albums
Ok, because 1) Jimbon has vanished from the face of the earth and 2) both of these albums revealed themselves at the same rate, I will give the winner to
Tuco if post ends in 4XX
Termi if post ends in 5XX
David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (1972)
>glam rock, pop rock
Probably the most outwardly rocky I've ever heard Bowie. Of course, a lot of this praise has to be directed to The Spiders From Mars, as Mick Ronson's guitar work carries a significant portion of the album. But of course, Bowie's vocal acrobatics are still on full display here. I can't say I care all too much for the more strictly glam rock tracks here ("It Ain't Easy", "Hang On to Yourself"), but the artier, poppier tracks are still great. A mixed bag, which isn't all that great for a concept album, but the highs are high.