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by Batchy
Wed May 10, 2006 5:05 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Please Remove My Nonsensical Asian Tattoo
Replies: 10
Views: 1739

Girl i know from Australia got a Chinese phrase tatooed on her foot that she thought meant "spirit" but actually meant "foot."
by Batchy
Wed Apr 19, 2006 9:06 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: New CDs = Love or maybe just like? 2006 Edition
Replies: 302
Views: 58714

Being blown away by Tapes 'n' Tapes excellent "The Loon" album and loving The Black Keys "Rubber Factory" (thanks MF!).
by Batchy
Wed Apr 12, 2006 8:53 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: new BEATLES music?
Replies: 8
Views: 1629

Why does "glitzy Las Vegas stage show" give me the shivers in this context?
by Batchy
Tue Apr 11, 2006 5:26 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Headphone Help
Replies: 28
Views: 4929

Thanks guys. Kinda thinkin' buds now.
by Batchy
Mon Apr 10, 2006 6:56 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Headphone Help
Replies: 28
Views: 4929

Headphone Help

Am looking to get a new set of headphones for iPod, Hi-Fi set up and was told that the Grado SR80's or SR60's are an outstanding buy. Have a budget of around $100. Gonna splash out and treat myself. Any of you Glon'ers out there got an suggestions/recommendations. I'd love a really good set of cans.
by Batchy
Tue Mar 21, 2006 9:55 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: The Raconteurs Liverpool gig review
Replies: 2
Views: 543

The Raconteurs Liverpool gig review

Must admit curiosity is very much aroused about The Raconteurs although i have yet to hear any of their tunes. I like Benson (particularly nice guy, met him before an intimate gig upstairs in a pub in Dublin and he put me on the guestlist for his gig the next night supporting Mercury Rev even though...
by Batchy
Mon Mar 20, 2006 12:04 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Page Turning
Replies: 30
Views: 2635

Getting stuck into Simon Winchester's "The Meaning of Everything." Am an etymology nerd so particularly enjoying this history of the Oxford English Dictionary and how it came into existence. Aside from that i have a book called "Rubicon" lined up, written by Tom Holland and a his...
by Batchy
Wed Mar 15, 2006 12:38 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: New CDs = Love or maybe just like? 2006 Edition
Replies: 302
Views: 58714

I never hear the story about the lead singer getting nailed inside a coffin, but that sound exactly like something a 39 year old needs to have in their collection. Extract from allmusic.com. "For the megalithic closer, "Báthory Erzsébet" the lead singer was supposedly locked inside a...
by Batchy
Wed Mar 15, 2006 10:40 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Sopranos is back. Bang Bang!
Replies: 39
Views: 3807

New series hasn't started over on this side of the pond. I could watch The Sopranos ad infinitum.

Must ........ resist .........



urge ......to


.......read .....Sopranos' .....



.....related.....



...threads
by Batchy
Wed Mar 15, 2006 10:37 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: New CDs = Love or maybe just like? 2006 Edition
Replies: 302
Views: 58714

Sunn 0))) -"Black One" Just kidding about the Sting album. Been picking this on up in the store, looking at it, puzzling over whether i'd be into it or not, putting it back, thinking about it, reading the crazy stories about it (particularly the one about the lead singer being nailed into...

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