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by WildMercurySound
Thu Jun 23, 2005 8:36 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: LIST: Album Closers
Replies: 48
Views: 4822

some of these have been mentioned, but: EELS - P.S. You Rock My World Electro-Shock Blues - the lyrics almost set up the cheerier Daisies of the Galaxy, and it's actually uplifting. Elliott Smith - Say Yes Either/Or The Flaming Lips - Approaching Pavonis Mons Yoshimi... Bob Dylan - Buckets of Rain B...
by WildMercurySound
Tue Jun 21, 2005 6:53 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: SPIN: OK Computer = #1
Replies: 54
Views: 5440

And, as a sleeper, maybe a little Mos Def and Talib Kweli Are....Black Star , even at 100? Just for me? Can I get ANYONE else to testify with me? I love that album; definately one of my favourite hip-hop albums of all time. Although to be honest my hip-hop collection needs work. I understand why Ki...
by WildMercurySound
Mon Jun 13, 2005 2:55 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: I hate to start yet another Arcade Fire thread but...
Replies: 38
Views: 3030

Rough Trade have issued it in the UK for about £8 if you fancy an import. I saw it in HMV today.
by WildMercurySound
Tue Jun 07, 2005 4:56 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: The perpetual moving bookmark
Replies: 44
Views: 4603

31 Songs is really good...whenever I'm writing about music, I find myself wanting to quote it. Now that I've finished my English degree, I'm enjoying being able to read what I like: Just finished: Jonathan Lethem - The Fortress of Solitude Alex Garland - The Beach Now reading: Douglas Coupland - Sha...
by WildMercurySound
Tue Jun 07, 2005 12:46 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Audioscrobbler
Replies: 68
Views: 8562

unfortunately, it counts the number of people, not the amount played for groups. So you would need some co-conspirators for that to work.
by WildMercurySound
Mon Jun 06, 2005 7:03 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: What would happen to Michael Jackson if convicted
Replies: 25
Views: 1903

Slightly off-topic, but has anyone heard this?

Michael Jackson - Scream VS Beck - E-Pro by Team 9.
by WildMercurySound
Mon Jun 06, 2005 6:54 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Audioscrobbler
Replies: 68
Views: 8562

it's probably because they have a new record out. My personal Top 5 was all over the place:

1 The Roots 45
2 At the Drive-In 38
3 M. Ward 28
4 DJ Shadow 24
5 Beck 20
by WildMercurySound
Sat Jun 04, 2005 7:33 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Out-takes and Alternate recordings
Replies: 29
Views: 2191

Is anyone here going to pick up the new deluxe edition of DJ Shadow's Endtroducing , with a bonus disc of remixes and alt. takes? I only heard the normal version about a year ago, but since then it's become one of my most played records. In case anyone cares, the extra disc includes: 1. Best Foot Fo...
by WildMercurySound
Fri Jun 03, 2005 5:17 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Audioscrobbler
Replies: 68
Views: 8562

I hated statistics at school, but AS really stirs my inner geek. Current top 5: 1 Calexico 631 2 Josh Rouse 451 3 Radiohead 414 4 Modest Mouse 398 5 Beck 356 If my shoddy maths is correct, I've listened to an average of 63 songs a day in the last six months, on my computer alone. A total of 11, 764 ...
by WildMercurySound
Thu Jun 02, 2005 7:05 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Out-takes and Alternate recordings
Replies: 29
Views: 2191

there is a 3 cdr set of Calexico and related bands (Giant Sand /Friends Of Dean Martinez when they were innit) compiled by the sound archivist of the band ,"released" through a Calexico mailing list with "rarities" that includes a radio session with an awesome version of Black Heart (accordian in p...

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