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Funkodrom
21-05-2002, 10:30:06
Read the article here:

http:// www.counterglow.net/article.php?id=LWP_Part1

Funkodrom
21-05-2002, 10:35:31
OK, slight technical difficulties be up soon.

Funkodrom
21-05-2002, 10:44:54
OK it's really up now. Enjoy.

Snapcase
21-05-2002, 11:32:25
Problems with italics...

Snapcase
21-05-2002, 11:35:00
When did I say I didn't like cock-rock? Shit eighties hair metal is probably the least offensive form of the music. :)

I mean, Motley Cre had Johnny Thunders as one of their biggest heroes, how can you not dig that? :p

Funkodrom
21-05-2002, 11:48:32
Where is the problem with the italics?

You said you hated metal and Judas Priest are about as metal as you can get. None more metal in fact.

Any surprises?

Snapcase
21-05-2002, 11:57:50
From #9 onwards everything is italicised.

I thought Silver Ginger 5 was a metal band of some sort. Shows what I get for not reading your reviews. :D

Talvin Singh's album I might well buy. The Vampire thing isn't sleazy at all... I thought the woman in the Tru Playaz Anthem was saying "Two Players".

I suspected both Kool Keith and Cypress Hill. I've never heard of The Icarus Line.

I disagree about Judas Priest being the most Metal band ever. As far as I know they were derided by purists for being to poppy, glammy and soft. :)

Funkodrom
21-05-2002, 12:02:59
It looks fine to me. :confused:


Icarus Line thread (http://www.counterglow.net/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=812&highlight=Icarus)

Nav
21-05-2002, 12:16:19
Mike, you're missing a closing </i> tag somewhere..

Snapcase
21-05-2002, 12:17:29
That wasn't a comment directed at The Icarus Line. It was a comment directed at you. :D

Switch to IE and check if the italics aren't there.

Funkodrom
21-05-2002, 12:40:05
Stupid IE users. Get a decent browser!

Snapcase
21-05-2002, 12:51:06
Oh well, now it looks correct...

Anyway, generally I'd say I liked a few songs I would have expected beforehand not to like (Talvin Singh and Silver Ginger 5 and Amen), so yes it was a reasonable success. You haven't turned me onto Sepultura or anything, and the Judas Priest thing wasn't nearly as surprising as you made it out to be (I knew it was something like that), but generally you've compiled a decent CD that will definately make me buy some music I wouldn't otherwise have bought.

So, what Amen/Talvin Singh/SG5/S$666 albums should I buy then? Are these songs typical of their respective styles?

And where is your review?

Funkodrom
21-05-2002, 12:54:58
There is only one Super$hit 666 EP, same with SG5 and the Talvin Singh album that track's from is OK which is a great album.

It's probably worth you checking out anything by The Wildhearts as well because you really liked both the tracks that Ginger was on.

Funkodrom
21-05-2002, 12:55:36
I spent too long doing that review already today. I'll finish up mine of your CD tomorrow or I'll get shot at work. That takes a lot longer than posting.

Snapcase
21-05-2002, 14:52:54
Hah! What's more important, my CD or your life?

Vincent Fandango
21-05-2002, 14:55:44
You better edit that post ...

Snapcase
21-05-2002, 15:25:17
What post?

Funkodrom
21-05-2002, 15:34:09
Anyway, I'd like to address the question of "anyone who doesn't like The Strokes is obviously a metalhead."

Snapcase
21-05-2002, 15:57:08
It was a joke.

Funkodrom
21-05-2002, 16:00:50
That's OK then. :D

Provost Harrison
21-05-2002, 16:04:49
Hehe, good, now I just want to know MikeH's opinion on Snapcase's CD...

Funkodrom
21-05-2002, 16:07:51
It'll be coming later this week. Probably tomorrow.

Noisy
21-05-2002, 18:38:47
Originally posted by MikeH
Anyway, I'd like to address the question of "anyone who doesn't like The Strokes is obviously a metalhead." That'll be me, then.

Funkodrom
21-05-2002, 23:08:46
:beer:

Fistandantilus
21-05-2002, 23:22:34
I have never heard most of those songs but I must say it's an enjoyable read anyway.
Thumbs up to whoever had the idea of that article.

Funkodrom
22-05-2002, 08:33:14
Thanks. I think we came up with it together really. The original ideas was to jointly review albums to get two perspectives but it evolved.

Part 2 will be out next week.

Vincent Fandango
22-05-2002, 08:40:21
It's quite funny. I remember the german Rolling stone magazine did the same ("Blind Date"), but this is far more funny, because of the two sides.

Good job, you completly moronic ignorants!

Funkodrom
22-05-2002, 08:43:27
I can't believe German Rolling Stone pre-stole our idea. Bastards. :D

PosterBoy
22-05-2002, 09:27:16
I still think Unskinny Bop by Poison should have been on there Mike. Just because it's so bad.

Funkodrom
22-05-2002, 09:29:31
Unfortunately I don't own a copy of it and couldn't find it. Otherwise it would have been.

The really odd thing about this article is that if Snappy and I described what we like in music it's pretty much the same list of things but the way it's manifested is very different.

Snapcase
22-05-2002, 12:25:53
Not that different. Many of these songs contain elements that wouldn't be wrong on my CD... And like you I like everything on my CD even the more metally stuff.

Funkodrom
22-05-2002, 12:28:33
You haven't read what I said about your CD yet. :D Nearly done I'll send it soon.

Snapcase
22-05-2002, 13:11:11
I have now! :D

Funkodrom
22-05-2002, 13:28:00
We can't talk about it yet though. :p

Snapcase
22-05-2002, 13:49:15
Nooo.... I'll send this back to you once I've commentated it, could you PM me your e-mail addy?

Snapcase
22-05-2002, 15:24:34
I used the Submit Script instead. I'm sure you can get to it.

Funkodrom
22-05-2002, 15:49:37
Yep. No paragraph formatting? :(

Snapcase
22-05-2002, 16:37:02
There should be!

Snapcase
22-05-2002, 16:37:48
Or do I need to put <br> tags in there?

Funkodrom
22-05-2002, 17:31:01
I normally put <p> </p> around each paragraph.

Snapcase
22-05-2002, 17:49:09
Oh. Sorry.

Sean
22-05-2002, 17:52:53
Originally posted by MikeH
I normally put <p> </p> around each paragraph.
Excellent! You used <b> instead of <strong>, and <i> instead of <em>, but it’s a start.

Snapcase
22-05-2002, 18:25:29
You're a fucking CSS nerd, Sean. Shut up.

Sean
22-05-2002, 18:53:01
Own Goal.

Spartak
26-05-2002, 20:39:13
When is Part 2 going up?

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 08:51:31
Sometime early this week.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 09:57:31
Like, right now?

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 10:06:32
Yeah, what happened to that image you wanted to use?

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 10:15:26
I uploaded it to my "Upload images" section on counterglow.

I don't remember the URL, I'm saure you have full FTP access.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 10:16:03
Nope.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 10:16:34
It'll be http://www.counterglow.net/images/snapcase/filename I think.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 10:22:42
Filename being LWP2.jpg

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 10:23:35
I'll try it.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 10:29:23
http://www.counterglow.net/article.php?id=LWP_Part2

Part 2 has arrived.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 10:35:53
#16 needs one more paragraph break.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 10:51:35
Done. About the article. The Mudhoney thing was funny. I didn't want to say something else sounded like Mudhoney. :D

I quite liked the Moldy Peaches stuff I heard before but that track is crap, especially out of context. Debaser said he thought it was one of the poorer album tracks.

Track 10 is possibly the least angry thing I've ever heard.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 11:08:59
And this PHONE. CALL. TODAY. CONCERNS. "Hippie ERNIE"...

The original is better. Subtler, less ragey. I should have put that on instead. Or Hospital, which was my original thought. This managed to wind you up though- Stoner. :D

I like Jorge Regula- I suppose that's a matter of taste though. It's certainly not the raviest song on that album.

So, any surprises?

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:12:42
Ragey? Where is the rage in that? I totally tuned out of the words 'cause it was so dull so maybe there was something I missed.

Surprises? I hadn't heard of most of the bands so I didn't know what to expect. Moldy Peaches I expected to be better. Dirtbombs I'd heard a lot about. I didn't expect any metal and Dillinger Escape Plan were as good as I'd heard which was gratifying.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 11:14:53
It's a slow-paced, angry song honey. Get over it.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:15:57
I can't see a single angry thing in it. It's quite jolly and unemotional.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 11:18:38
Eeh, it's just denial. Metal pussy.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:20:01
That was my honest impression not knowing who it was or what it was about. *shrug* If they wanted to convey anger to me they've failed.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:20:56
And I haven't heard the original so I am not basing my opinion on what that one sounds like.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 11:22:42
You just had it on in the background didn't you? :rolleyes:

It's not a shouty song, it's not a ravey song, it's not got powerchords. Apparently you take your musical cues from how metally something is or not.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:26:05
No, I listened to it several times properly as I was reviewing it although that was one of the tougher ones to focus on because it has so little structure.

I wasn't looking for anger in the song and I didn't notice any in there. I didn't really understand or care about the lyrics either, I was just listening to the music.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:27:02
And I don't actually own all that much metal.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 11:29:05
The original is hesitant growing into desperate growing into defiant growing into triumphant. With a Otis Redding - "Try A Little Tenderness"-style buildup of instrumentation. A triumph of self-concious nerd humour, yet with a message.

This starts of slightly hesitant but then launches into pure anger. The name of the hippie has gone from the anonymous "Johnnie" to "Ernie", the band's bassist. He spits out every word in a slightly subdued sneering, snarling way. Then he hesitates again before going into triumphant mode. I thought you might appreciate the rawer emotions on display here, but apparently you only live for metal histronics.

Vincent Fandango
27-05-2002, 11:29:26
Litsen?

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 11:31:30
I could never figure out how to spell that word.

Vincent Fandango
27-05-2002, 11:32:12
A swedish word, eh?

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:33:33
And I'm supposed to know Ernie is the bassist? Like I said, it's full of in jokes. You hear it as sneering and snarling, I hear it as cocky, smug and self important.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 11:33:54
Look, it's very selective dyslexia. It's that word and "receive" I constantly misspell.

Vincent Fandango
27-05-2002, 11:35:27
I usually misspell ' as #.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 11:35:51
You're strange, Mike. How can a song about making the most ridiculous possible phone call in the world possibly be smug?

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:36:26
Is that what it's about?

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:36:55
I'm talking about the sound of the guy#s voice.

Vincent Fandango
27-05-2002, 11:37:01
Originally posted by Snapcase
You're strange, Mike. How can a song about making the most ridiculous possible phone call in the world possibly be smug? I always liked "Sabine, Sabine"

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:40:23
Here are some of the lyrics:

Jorge Regula...
My name is Jorge Regula
I'm walkin down the street
I love you
Let's go to the beach
Let's go sailing
Let's get a bite to eat
Let's talk about movies
Let's go to sleep
I wake up in the morning
Put on my yellow shirt
I get a bite to eat
I go to work

I'm the a/v guy
I'm the afny* guy
I'm the piano guy
Let's go to sleep
I wrote a new song
It has a good beat
Let's talk about movies
Let's get a bite to eat
My name is Jorge Regula
I'm walkin down the street
I love you
Let's go to sleep
Let's go to sleep

FEEL THE RAGE! er...

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:41:47
(I haven't got the song here and those are the only lyrics I could find on the web)

Vincent Fandango
27-05-2002, 11:42:08
Originally posted by MikeH
I'm talking about the sound of the guy#s voice. LOL@#!

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:42:47
:D

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 11:45:13
Snapcase: Did it say in NME that it was an angry song? Maybe that's where you got it from.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 11:59:54
Originally posted by MikeH
I'm talking about the sound of the guy#s voice.

Nice bringing together of the two separate conversation threads!

Look, lemme post the lyrics (transcribed, in one listen, mind) and tell me if the guy is being smug.

I...
Called this number...
Three times today...
But then I...
Put the phone back in place.
I still don't know if I should have called
Well, tell me dear am I out of place?
Yes, here's your chance to make me awkward
And wish that I
Had never called this place
But you walked by your coolege dorm with Hippie Ernie
I'm calling to say I Could take his Place!
This phone call today concerns Hippie Ernie!
His Woodstock Brain and his Acid Face!
Yeah, you walked by the computer centre with Spineless Ernie
I telephone to say
I could easily take his place
He's a Hippie
Hippie Ernie

I'm Straight, and I want to take his place

Hey where's his backbone
Hippie Ernie, huh?
I'm trying to make mine straight
I could really take his place

Cause I'm Straight...
I'm Straight...
I'm Straight...
I'm Straight, and I want to take his place

Well, I've watched you
Walk around and meet
Boyfriends that you think are so deep
But I maintain if all your new boyfrieds were really that great
Well, couldn't they take this place, and take it Straight?

Cause I'm Straight...
I mean I'm Straight...
And it's a hard fight,
But I'm Straight, and I want to take his place

Semi-Spoken Interlude: Er, Well I knew you for a while...
and I thought I could bring out...
The nicer and the smarter things that you have inside.
But you walked by the computer centre with this guy that's not up to your level at all
You should have me walking by your side

Now He's a Hippie, old Hippie Ernie
Meanwhile I'm Straight, and I want to take his place
He's not so deep, Hippie Ernie
I'm Straight, and I want to take his place

Dear, I'm Straight...
I'm Straight...
I'm...
I'm straight and I could easilty take his place.

All right everybody:

"I'm Straight!"

"I'm Straight!"

Everybody say, "I'm Straight!"

That's right!

I'm Straight and I want to take his place.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 12:00:33
Originally posted by MikeH
Snapcase: Did it say in NME that it was an angry song? Maybe that's where you got it from.

Fuck you.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:06:05
Revenge for all the metal comments.

OK the lyrics are angry, the song, and the way it's sung aren't.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:07:12
ps. Where in the lyrics is the bit I posted? That's the bit I remember best from the song.

King_Ghidra
27-05-2002, 12:09:26
i just can't believe snappy 's opinions of mike's cd...

to make such contemptuous, pompous and arrogant responses to such a diverse range of music can only imply that the reviewer has his thumb up his ass.

does snappy sit and listen to music with a ruler, a calculator and a stopwatch, or is he actually a human being with balls and a heart?

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 12:15:31
What have I done now?

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:18:41
You dissed Dr Octagon.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 12:19:45
But he was shit! That kind of speed-rap nonsense is antithetical to the soul of Hip-Hop!

Vincent Fandango
27-05-2002, 12:22:22
The soil of hiphop made me:lol:

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:22:57
Who gives a fuck what the soul of Hip-Hop is? That's a great tune and great rapping.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 12:25:05
It's a shit tune, boring-as-hell breaks, and some idiot saying nonsense really quickly. Oh lah-di-dah, good hip-hop.

Gimme something with a good set of breaks any day. I could care less about the rapping, except as additional texture to the real music.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:25:06
BTW we included (by your definition) 1 metal song on each of our CDs. You liked yours and didn't like mine. (I'm not counting Unholy as that's just on there for a laugh)

How do you justify the metal is for pussies conclusion based on that? 95% of the reviews were not about metal at all.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:26:26
Originally posted by Snapcase
It's a shit tune, boring-as-hell breaks, and some idiot saying nonsense really quickly. Oh lah-di-dah, good hip-hop.

Gimme something with a good set of breaks any day. I could care less about the rapping, except as additional texture to the real music.

Well that explains it then. You don't actually like the hip-hop you like the original 70s funk they sample. Which is fair enough 'cause it's normally great.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:33:25
I'm putting words in K_G's mouth though, he probably had other issues as well.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 12:39:51
No, I prefer modern, sample-less hip-hop.

And nor do I think that the quality of a song has anything to do with the songs the samples were from, look at how much better that shit Puff Daddy song was than the original Kashmir.

Metal: What, you think I've never heard any other metal? Metal is very flat movement-less easy-litsening, pleasant as a background diversion in a supermarket I suppose, but there's nothing in the music to make you move, to make you nod your head and tap your feet, to make you dance. You have to concentrate to discern any beat at all, unlike real rock it doesn't appeal to any animal instincts. You're not swept along. Music for dry intellectuals, nerd in beards and pussies.

Vincent Fandango
27-05-2002, 12:43:06
Originally posted by Snapcase
look at how much better that shit Puff Daddy song was than the original Kashmir.That cover is one of the worst songs I ever heard. If Jeff Lynne would be the producer it would be even mor uninspired. The deadly song

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 12:44:11
Yes, but it keeps the best bits of Kashmir and throws out the stupid oriental-sounding five-minute section in the middle and the shit vocals on the Led Zep version.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:47:06
That Puff Daddy song was horrendous. I don't think I've ever heard a Puff Daddy song that I didn't hate. Sampling beats is one thing. Sampling entire songs and fucking them up is another. Plus his rapping is really, really shit and he's a complete arsehole. Kashmir on the other hand is a great overblown rock classic.

Whatever your thoughts on metal it had very, very little to do with this pair of articles in which you liked 50% of the metal songs on show 66% if you count Amen as Metal.

King_Ghidra
27-05-2002, 12:49:49
Originally posted by MikeH
I'm putting words in K_G's mouth though, he probably had other issues as well.

damn right

the Spearhead, At The Drive-In and Mad Capsule Markets ones spring to mind

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 12:51:40
Why would I base my knowledge of your musical tastes entirely on this CD? What does that comment have to do with your CD at all? It's a comment relating your dislike of Richman to the fact that you litsen to the most dry, unrocklike genre in the world.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:51:44
Yeah, Mad Capsule Markets...

One of my housemates had his girlfriend and another guy round on Friday night. We put on Mad Capsule Markets and the guy loved it so much he ordered all their old albums that you can't get here from Japan whilst claiming it was the future of music and then he made them all go and see them in London last week. All three of them said it was one of the best gigs they've ever seen.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:52:33
Originally posted by Snapcase
Why would I base my knowledge of your musical tastes entirely on this CD? What does that comment have to do with your CD at all? It's a comment relating your dislike of Richman to the fact that you litsen to the most dry, unrocklike genre in the world.

Isn't this article to do with leaving your predjudices about what I do or don't listen to behind and concentrating on the actual tunes?

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 12:52:41
Originally posted by King_Ghidra


damn right

the Spearhead, At The Drive-In and Mad Capsule Markets ones spring to mind

And what are your issues with those?

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:53:29
That CD is a pretty good summary of most of my favourite bands at the moment and Sepultura only made it in there because I hadn't got any metal on the CD.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 12:53:39
Originally posted by MikeH


Isn't this article to do with leaving your predjudices about what I do or don't listen to behind and concentrating on the actual tunes?

But this wasn't about your CD. This was about my CD.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:54:53
And I mentioned metal only once, whilst talking about the one song in the 22 that was metal.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:56:39
I just realised something. I was arguing that entire previous argument about the Moldy Peaches song and you were arguing about track 10. That explains some of the disagreement!!

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 12:56:53
I still don't understand your complaint. The excercise wasn't "Write comments about how the other person liked your songs without prejudice"!

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 12:57:34
Originally posted by MikeH
I just realised something. I was arguing that entire previous argument about the Moldy Peaches song and you were arguing about track 10. That explains some of the disagreement!!

Really? That would indeed explain it... :D

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 12:59:08
One of the things I wanted you to see from my CD was that I DON'T spend all my time listening to metal. I listen to some but most of the bands I listen to aren't metal and I like a wide variety of stuff. After all that you just went back to the old metal insults and it was a little irritating.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 12:59:40
I maintain that both the ATDI and the MCM songs would have been better with pop choruses instead of Punk/Metal ones.

Vincent Fandango
27-05-2002, 13:00:32
Originally posted by MikeH
Sampling entire songs and fucking them up is another. Plus his rapping is really, really shit and he's a complete arsehole. Sounds like Ralph Siegel. In fact it's the same ... Having no ideas of your own, using existing songs as material without any idea of creating something genuine.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 13:00:44
Originally posted by Snapcase


Really? That would indeed explain it... :D

That's why the lyrics I posted weren't in the lyrics you posted. I got confused between the two and I don't have the CD here to listen to ATM.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 13:02:19
Originally posted by Snapcase
I maintain that both the ATDI and the MCM songs would have been better with pop choruses instead of Punk/Metal ones.

I love the way MCM destroy any genre preconceptions you have about a song. If you listen to any of their songs for the first time you have no idea what's going to happen next. You are always surprised, that's quite a talent plus they just sound so harsh sometimes. I love it.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 13:03:43
Originally posted by Vincent Fandango
Sounds like Ralph Siegel. In fact it's the same ... Having no ideas of your own, using existing songs as material without any idea of creating something genuine.

And being incredibly successful and popular because people really like the original tune.

Whereas the Sugarbabes thing is great because it combines two very different but recognisable songs into one great whole.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 13:04:17
Originally posted by MikeH
One of the things I wanted you to see from my CD was that I DON'T spend all my time listening to metal. I listen to some but most of the bands I listen to aren't metal and I like a wide variety of stuff. After all that you just went back to the old metal insults and it was a little irritating.

And you went back to the NME insult. Should have been The Face for full impact, but hey. :D

Vincent: Sampling is a much greater art than just pure theft. A good sampler can take mediocre songs and make masterpieces out of them, take them to a whole new level. Look at Jay-Zs latest album- based on dreary 70s philly soul, yet made absolutely gobsmackingly brilliant.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 13:05:31
Only after you said the metal thing in three consecutive posts even though I didn't respond to it.

Sampling can be good but Pee Diddly's stuff isn't well done.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 13:07:54
He's doing okay. I hear his new Remix album is pretty damn good. But that was just the first example that popped into my head anyway.

Like I said, I suspect you put on less metal than you proportionally litsen to. Or less metally metal.

Vincent Fandango
27-05-2002, 13:10:06
Originally posted by Snapcase
Vincent: Sampling is a much greater art than just pure theft. A good sampler can take mediocre songs and make masterpieces out of them. No question, Beck did a great job using the "It's all over now, baby Blue" ample because it's so well known. But you have to have an idea, and that's not making money.
I wonder If I could buy some of van Goghs lesser known Artworks and convert them into masterpieces. The fried potato eaters ... adding an ear to the pictures ....

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 13:10:17
Originally posted by Snapcase
Like I said, I suspect you put on less metal than you proportionally litsen to. Or less metally metal.

Nope, that's about right if you remove Sepultura and add the odd foray into the mp3.com extreme metal charts.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 13:11:52
Originally posted by Vincent Fandango
No question, Beck did a great job using the "It's all over now, baby Blue" ample because it's so well known. But you have to have an idea, and that's not making money.
I wonder If I could buy some of van Goghs lesser known Artworks and convert them into masterpieces. The fried potato eaters ... adding an ear to the pictures ....

You could do other artists as well, take The Scream and make it a bit more cheerful. Even out the two sides of the background of the Mona Lisa.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 13:12:47
It's a good insult though. It gets you wound up.

Vincent Fandango
27-05-2002, 13:13:12
Adding bikinis to all the nudes. Reminds me of that Bean movie

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 13:14:28
Not as wound up as you got about the NME thing though? :D

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 13:14:50
Originally posted by Vincent Fandango
Adding bikinis to all the nudes. Reminds me of that Bean movie

:lol:

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 13:16:23
Originally posted by MikeH
Not as wound up as you got about the NME thing though? :D

Not quite. :D

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 13:31:38
So, back to the important bit: The songs you liked on my CD. Are you going to purchase any albums based on it? Are you going to research any artists futher?

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 13:36:28
Dillinger Escape Plan I'll almost definitely buy. I'll probably get T.O.K as well. The Plan I'll look at more closely as well and Silverbullit too. I want to hear the other Moldy Peaches songs too 'cause I really like the faster song they play at the AD and King_Ghidra and Debaser absolutely love the album.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 13:41:30
Whereas I will buy Talvin Singh and probably SilverGinger5, look closer at Amen.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 13:43:07
That's not too bad!

Vincent Fandango
27-05-2002, 14:03:22
Will you litsen to it?

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 14:04:01
The two I think I'll get I would listen to.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 14:29:45
Well, I've ordered them. The price differences were astounding- Black Leather Mojo was 27.99 at HMV, 11.99 at Amazon.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 14:32:48
That's the difference between the Japanese import version and the UK release I think.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 14:38:07
I just went for the cheap option.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 14:40:03
The UK option is better, comes with a bonus CD of live tracks and demos including some old Wildhearts stuff.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 14:46:17
Cool.

The TOK album is cool, but if you want a more diverse selection of Dancehall Rap I suggest buying either the latest Greensleeves Sampler (#23) or the latest Simply The Best Collection (#26, I think, either the even-numbered or the odd-numbered ones are Lovers/Roots, so watch out). The TOK album is the groundbreaking one, though- most of the stuff you'd hear on the samplers would be somewhat derivative.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 14:48:37
Might as well get the TOK one then.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 14:54:37
Yup. Although I have to say I enjoy Greensleeves 23 more than I did the TOK album. More consistent.

Debaser
27-05-2002, 15:05:03
Originally posted by MikeH
One of the things I wanted you to see from my CD was that I DON'T spend all my time listening to metal. I listen to some but most of the bands I listen to aren't metal and I like a wide variety of stuff. .

Errr, actually you do pretty much only listen to metal Mike (at least when I'm around your house)

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 15:06:44
:hmm:

MTV2 doesn't count, I can't control what's on that.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 15:07:45
Last time you were here we listened to Snapcase's CD and Hundred Reasons. I only made you listen to Black Label Society once.

Debaser
27-05-2002, 15:10:10
Originally posted by MikeH
Last time you were here we listened to Snapcase's CD and Hundred Reasons. I only made you listen to Black Label Society once.

I think Hundred Reasons would be gutted if they saw you claimimg that they aren't metal. Is their gig tonight by the way?

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 15:12:10
OK that's cool. Your metal definition is different. :D

I think they'd be gutted to be described as metal from what I've read. Not as gutted as when people call them Emo though, they are just Rock.

Yeah, see other thread here.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 15:32:10
Why was there no Black Label society on your CD? I nearly went crazy trying to figure out which track was theirs.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 15:34:02
Couple of reasons, Adam Bomb's got the live CD which has all the best stuff on it and I already made you listen to most of that album when you were here the first time so I thought I'd try and give you something new.

Debaser
27-05-2002, 15:34:34
About what you said regarding the Moldy Peaches, about trying to place where they've lifted the little riff bit from; do you think it sounds a little like the begining of Daydream Believer by the Monkees?

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 15:35:56
YES!!! Thanks, that was driving me crazy.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 15:36:28
Oh and did you like my CD? (I gave Debaser a copy of the CD I did for Snapcase)

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 15:37:07
Oooh. Maybe. Lemme download Daydream Believer and compare.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 15:38:08
I'll have another listen when I get home to make sure. Whatever it is it's not just similar to something else it's exactly the same as it.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 15:48:36
It's not Daydream believer. I do recognice the riff, but not as a guitar riff... I can picture it in my head as though coming through a child's music box, at the start of some well-known song.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 15:51:41
I thought it was something like a TV theme song.. something like that that you subconciously know even if you can't think what it is. Very famous though.

Debaser
27-05-2002, 16:56:10
Yeah, you're both right, forget what I said, I was thinking of something totally different.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 17:56:16
Got it!

It's the intro to "Sunday Morning" by Velevet Underground.

Funkodrom
27-05-2002, 17:56:39
Shakey says it's on the Marmite advert.

Snapcase
27-05-2002, 18:24:37
Actually, come to think of it it's also slightly like "Heroin" by Velvet Underground. Those three aren't far from each other at all.

I doubt "Heroin" would be featured in an ad though.