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by Hi-fi
Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:35 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: New Beatles book by Mark Lewisohn
Replies: 6
Views: 5267

So what do you think the current best book is on The Beatles? I've only ever read a couple biographies on John Lennon, but the Anthology DVDs were really interesting.
by Hi-fi
Tue Mar 24, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: John Mellencamp: The state of music today
Replies: 17
Views: 2237

Interesting theory. In the beginning playing covers always drove me to try harder, because I'd always think how much my own stuff sucked in comparison. You ask yourself things like 'why is this song so much better than mine? How do you write a good song?' Then when I got the form of writing a song d...
by Hi-fi
Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:57 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: The end of physical media...
Replies: 26
Views: 3506

I actually ripped all my CDs and tried to sell every last one, unless it was a rarity or something. The only reason I still have a bunch is because they don't like to buy ones with scratches. Wanted to get money for them while they are still worth something, as they are depreciating very quickly, li...
by Hi-fi
Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:13 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Ten Years On: Best albums of 1997?
Replies: 19
Views: 3138

Modest Mouse - Lonesome Crowded West
Guided by Voices - Mag Earwhig
Ween - The Mollusk
by Hi-fi
Wed Jul 27, 2005 12:56 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: New Albums Part Due!
Replies: 41
Views: 4335

The new self-titled Cuff the Duke CD is a gem. Strongly recommended.
by Hi-fi
Mon Apr 11, 2005 11:49 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Arcade Fire = Modest Mouse of '05?
Replies: 70
Views: 3777

http://www.gloriousnoise.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=2926&start=0 Okay, I thought you were thinking of the actual music video for Neighborhood #2 (Laika) that was made at a film school recently. It kind of looks Rushmore inspired and features children playing the instruments, like in school of rock....
by Hi-fi
Sun Apr 10, 2005 11:46 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Arcade Fire = Modest Mouse of '05?
Replies: 70
Views: 3777

Maarten wrote:the only arcade fire i heard yet was the little video posted on here with all the kids. as i like the talking heads a lot and there's lots of comparisons between the 2, i'm very curious


Anyone able to give me the link me to where this video was posted?
by Hi-fi
Thu Feb 03, 2005 11:57 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Best before/after
Replies: 18
Views: 1092

I can relate to the whole coffee creativity thing, but I find that it's an anxious creativity that's as temporary as the caffeine buzz. In my case, the better and longer lasting creative force occurs after I have been reading a good piece of literature for a couple of hours It seems to loosen up the...
by Hi-fi
Thu Jan 27, 2005 11:30 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Ryan Adams to release 3+ albums in 2005
Replies: 27
Views: 2181

Ryan Adams to release 3+ albums in 2005

Ryan Adams will be releasing 3 new albums during this calendar year, one of which is a double. They are as follows: Ryan Adams and the Cardinals - Cold Roses (double LP) -produced by Thomas Schick (April 19th, 2005) Ryan Adams - Jacksonville -produced by Thomas Schick Ryan Adams - 29 -produced by Et...
by Hi-fi
Mon Dec 13, 2004 1:53 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Carrot Top vs Gallagher
Replies: 26
Views: 2317

I don't really know anything much about Carrot Top, but I'd HIGHLY recommend his commentary track from the Rules of Attraction DVD. He sits in on the movie without having previously seen it. Hilarity ensues.

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