Cornuck wrote:Speaking of Vancouver talent, anyone else enjoy The Pack AD?
Arachnid wrote:Hey B'Dude
Thanks for the recommendations...
I gave a listen to some and AA Bondy stands out the most. BoH, not so much but I always give them a few listen before judgement is passed (or the audio hard on kicks in or not ). Bon Iver ain't bad either.
I knew I heard Fleet Foxes somewhere. Good stuff!
I'm a big fan of an internet radio station called Radio Paradise, out of California. It's always been available to iTunes listeners (and Mac Gurus!) Listener supported it plays an amazing eclectic playlist http://www.radioparadise.com/index.php
Give it a go, some good shyte for sure.
Has fatherhood mellowed the old man or is it working organically with the wood?
I have started to appreciate Mark Oliver Everett E! and The Eels a lot more and have picked up a few of their albums. They'll soon be in town and I got tix. One thing about this town is the music scene, whether independent, local or big it attracts all kinds. North X NorthEast was amazing. Saw Fucked Up perform their new punk opera.
Introducing The Procrastinators (kids band name) to as much small venue as I can to counteract his affair with everything The Edge...ahhhh was I that narrow minded as a youth? No, I was of the lucky ones in the seventies with a bro 6 years older that, while my friends had all the Kiss albums, he got me into Zeppelin, Stones, Aerosmith, The Who, Floyd, Bowie...
Can't say my tastes mellowed much, love everything except the sweetest of pop and new cuntry...
Per wrote:This 17-yo kid from Umeå was recently named one of the artists you should keep an eye on by TIME magazine:
(just stop when they go to interview, it's all in Swedish, and then she leads the audience in a traditional song...)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kuft7oCm ... ata_player
Her name is Tove Styrke and she was on Swedish Idol when she was 16. Oddly she came in third, but I doubt anyone remembers who the first and second place people were....
Here's a clip from when she was on that show:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt2GPXkf ... ata_player
Song from the '70s by Ted Gärdestad. The lyrics begin "the sky is an innocent blue, like eyes when the children are small, that rain drops keep falling like tears from above, is not the stars' fault, darling, I know how it feels, when the bridge to what's safe has been burnt, and even though time has us cornered right now, the sky is an innocent blue."
Hoss wrote:Neko's got a killer voice, but I still think alt country is where old rockers go to get lame.
Per wrote:It's not all good though... Lady Gaga, Britney Spears and the Back Street Boys have all relied on Sweish song writers and producers for their hits...
Our music exports bring in more dough than our car exports though, which I guess is pretty good.
But there's an awful lot of Canadian music going around too.
Topper wrote:John Doe, Dave Alvin, Mojo Nixon, Alejandro Escavedo, HankIII
Hoss wrote:Topper wrote:John Doe, Dave Alvin, Mojo Nixon, Alejandro Escavedo, HankIII
I love John Doe. I could forgive him anything. X is an all time fave. Never cared too much about the Williams fam, Alejandro's brother had a pretty killer band, and the Blasters always seemed really boring and borderline rockabilly to me.
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