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Offline Conner42

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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #620 on: April 13, 2017, 03:11:15 PM »
The Images and Words album by Dream Theater.

Honestly, so much of this album is just pretentious bullshit. The lyrics are strung together by one cliche after another (There's a picture of a thousand words? I can see clearly now I'm blind? C'mon! You guys aren't even trying!) Almost everything is made to sound as epic as possible and it does come off of cheesy....

But, God damn...I seriously can't help getting swept off my feet listening to it. Yeah, these guys are pretty good at their instruments but it takes true craftsmanship to come up with music this good...hearing a mixture between an orchestral type of music along with funk, jazz, and metal...it honestly shouldn't work as well as it does.

Just the kind of music I need to listen to to feel inspired, haha
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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #621 on: April 13, 2017, 03:21:24 PM »


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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #622 on: April 13, 2017, 03:53:32 PM »
Also got "Stand by Me" on my playlist.  Such a lovely, lovely song. 

And "I Will Follow You Into the Dark."  Trying to learn that on guitar.  I basically just need the stamina to play all the way through.  Ugh, stamina.  I love the fingerpickin' songs though. 

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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #623 on: April 13, 2017, 04:33:35 PM »
Ben King or Florence and the Machine?

I've been digging the F+tM cover ever since I first heard it.

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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #624 on: April 13, 2017, 04:55:43 PM »
Ben King or Florence and the Machine?

I've been digging the F+tM cover ever since I first heard it.


The former but now I've added that cover to my playlist.  It sounds honestly magical

I could probably listen to various versions of Stand by Me on repeat for hours

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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #625 on: April 14, 2017, 01:18:38 PM »
  I gotta say NPR tiny desk concert has some good stuff.

https://youtu.be/QKzobTCIRDw
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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #626 on: May 22, 2017, 07:54:23 PM »
Dunno why but I've been getting way deep into rap lately. I usually like to spread across genres but I think spending my time teaching english in an elementary school and the generally atonal/arrhythmic way my co-teachers speak English has just got my craving that balance of wordplay and beats found in rap.

Anyway, it's J. Cole, Kendrick and Logic for me at the moment. Though Migos got good beats but, imo, generally trashy/meaningless lyrics (so a guilty pleasure for me).

Post Malone's "Congratulation" and Macklemore's "Ten Thousand Hours" & "Can't Hold Us" are my daily grind songs for this month.

Logic's album "Everybody" is pretty dope and I think it's a good diving in point if you're looking to give it a spin.
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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #627 on: May 23, 2017, 01:48:20 PM »
Went on a Chris Cornell binge in the weekend and found a video of him doing an acoustic mash up of U2 and Metallica, One. It shouldn't work but it does.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBjyl1LvBF4
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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #628 on: May 23, 2017, 02:18:57 PM »
Playing Persona 5 for the PS4 so listening to the soundtrack. Anyone who plays this game cannot hate the music in Persona 5.
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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #629 on: May 23, 2017, 02:25:53 PM »
Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) by the Kinks.

And I'm still rocking Glass Animals latest offering from last year.



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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #630 on: May 23, 2017, 02:40:43 PM »
Casker - Listening with my noise reduction headphones, which is completely redundant as my two coteachers are sound asleep. I don't get the sleeping on the job......

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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #631 on: May 23, 2017, 02:52:17 PM »
Ultra is in 2.5 weeks, so I'm listening to the Miami sets from Alesso, Hardwell, and Dash Berlin partly to familiarize myself more with their music, and partly to drown out my loud coworkers who haven't shut up since lunch.

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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #632 on: May 23, 2017, 03:56:27 PM »
I downloaded "Best of Bowie" this week.

Other artists on my phone include Kwaftwerk, Mumford and Sons, The Tragically Hip, Great Big Sea...


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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #633 on: May 23, 2017, 04:02:00 PM »
All this talk of music makes me increasingly interested in investing in a decent pair of earbuds or headphones.  For some reason I always equated headphones with higher quality than earbuds, but surely that's simply a silly preconceived bias, as I'm sure good quality earbuds exist?  I used to prefer headphones but I think I actually like the earbud style better these days. 

I've never spent more than 30 on a listening apparatus but I'm thinking I'd be willing to drop around 100~130 if it meant sweet, sweet music in my ears. 

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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #634 on: May 23, 2017, 04:19:08 PM »
All this talk of music makes me increasingly interested in investing in a decent pair of earbuds or headphones.  For some reason I always equated headphones with higher quality than earbuds, but surely that's simply a silly preconceived bias, as I'm sure good quality earbuds exist?  I used to prefer headphones but I think I actually like the earbud style better these days. 

I've never spent more than 30 on a listening apparatus but I'm thinking I'd be willing to drop around 100~130 if it meant sweet, sweet music in my ears.

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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #635 on: May 24, 2017, 07:43:57 AM »
I'd be willing to drop around 100~130 if it meant sweet, sweet music in my ears.

BeatsX have changed my life. Wireless neckbuds, pure convenience 

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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #636 on: May 24, 2017, 07:47:38 AM »
I'd be willing to drop around 100~130 if it meant sweet, sweet music in my ears.

BeatsX have changed my life. Wireless neckbuds, pure convenience

OP, keep in mind that half of your money will be branding for apple.

Seems like they forgot about Dre.

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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #637 on: May 24, 2017, 07:52:58 AM »
I'd be willing to drop around 100~130 if it meant sweet, sweet music in my ears.

BeatsX have changed my life. Wireless neckbuds, pure convenience

OP, keep in mind that half of your money will be branding for apple.

Seems like they forgot about Dre.

My favorite thing about Beats is how that make my 90Kbps pirated music sound so much better, almost like it's 180Kbps!

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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #638 on: May 24, 2017, 09:08:04 AM »
I'd be willing to drop around 100~130 if it meant sweet, sweet music in my ears.

BeatsX have changed my life. Wireless neckbuds, pure convenience

OP, keep in mind that half of your money will be branding for apple.

Seems like they forgot about Dre.

My favorite thing about Beats is how that make my 90Kbps pirated music sound so much better, almost like it's 180Kbps!

My beatsX came with a three month Apple Music voucher. Media streaming is another thing that revolutionized my life after coming to Korea. No more jack sparrow for me, at least until I return to the dark continent with it's shitty, hopelessly overpriced internet.

Any guesses where I'm from? :/

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Re: What're you listening to right now?
« Reply #639 on: May 24, 2017, 09:27:09 AM »
the dark continent with it's shitty, hopelessly overpriced internet.

Any guesses where I'm from? :/

If only they could sort out that NBN shite.  am I close? That should make sense if I am close.
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