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by davef
Wed Aug 05, 2009 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: "Consolation" Music
Replies: 42
Views: 6151

Re: "Consolation" Music

For sheer 'lose yourself in the music'-ness (and cry your eyes out, too, for me at least) throw on Henryck Gorecki's 3rd Symphony, The Symphony of Sorrowful Songs. It's an hour long, and you'll need some big speakers to get the full impact of it, but it's incredibly haunting, and beautiful, and deva...
by davef
Sat Jul 25, 2009 12:27 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Simon & Garfunkel vs. Paul Simon
Replies: 11
Views: 2331

Re: Simon & Garfunkel vs. Paul Simon

Graceland. Still Crazy... Late In The Evening.

Now don't get me wrong, I love S&G, (I even have a signed copy of Bridge Over Troubled Water) but for me the solo stuff wins every time. Live, he has given me two of the best gigs I've ever seen.
by davef
Sun Jul 05, 2009 10:56 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How many different types of music do you listen to?
Replies: 85
Views: 9181

Re: How many different types of music do you listen to?

I think this is a stupid question. I listen to 25,000 different types of music.
by davef
Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SNOOOOOOW!!!!!!
Replies: 100
Views: 6107

Re: SNOOOOOOW!!!!!!

ugh, snow You're no fun. (hi dave!!) Hello :) EDIT TO ADD: Davef that is quite possibly the greatest snow car/face I have seen. Ever. Thanks, Splodge! I love the ears. Complete accident; the mirrors just happened to line up perfectly :) I tried to make a snow angel! You did not fail - your angel lo...
by davef
Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SNOOOOOOW!!!!!!
Replies: 100
Views: 6107

Re: SNOOOOOOW!!!!!!

'Allo, 'Allo!

I give you...

...my car, earlier tonight.
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Happy Car loves Snow Days.
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by davef
Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Getting Worse With Practice/Practice Habits
Replies: 9
Views: 2199

Re: Getting Worse With Practice/Practice Habits

*explodes from the murky depths of Lurker Hell*

Read 'Effortless Mastery' by Kenny Werner. It will change the way you think about practicing. In a very good way.
by davef
Thu Sep 18, 2008 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: I Am Sitting In a Room
Replies: 20
Views: 3656

Re: I Am Sitting In a Room

Anybody else listen to this holding their breath while waiting for a RickRoll?
by davef
Mon Sep 08, 2008 10:45 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Jazz
Replies: 90
Views: 9303

Re: Jazz

NoDirectionHome wrote:...there's plenty of Jazz which dates back to the late 1800's even.

[citation needed]
by davef
Mon Sep 08, 2008 10:41 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Song Identification!
Replies: 458
Views: 180482

Re: Song Identification!

That's Annie's Song by John Denver. So, not originally a flute song, or an Irish song, although Irish flautist James Galway ruined it did a version of it, which might be the one you're thinking of.
by davef
Sun Aug 31, 2008 2:17 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Fusion? In MY solar system?
Replies: 32
Views: 3028

Re: Fusion? In MY solar system?

Ok, it's not exactly inconceivable, since it's been done before, but Beethoven+Disco=A Fifth Of Beethoven.
by davef
Fri Aug 29, 2008 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Best sentence ever
Replies: 58
Views: 12113

Re: Best sentence ever

MisterSteve wrote:I did, I really did. I feel ashamed.

'S Ok. Happens to us all sometimes!
It's still funny.

Yup.
by davef
Fri Aug 29, 2008 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Female/Male Duets
Replies: 43
Views: 6147

Re: Female/Male Duets

You, sir, are a top-class tool.
by davef
Fri Aug 29, 2008 1:35 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Female/Male Duets
Replies: 43
Views: 6147

Re: Female/Male Duets

Everyone in this thread who has not said Fairytale of New York should be ashamed. I've heard it many times about the same time of year for the last decade. I'm bored of it. That's because it's a... wait for it... Christmas Song. Quelle-fuckin'-suprise :shock: Zombie has some nice harmonies to it, b...
by davef
Thu Aug 28, 2008 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Best sentence ever
Replies: 58
Views: 12113

Re: Best sentence ever

MisterSteve wrote:The best headline I ever read followed Inverness Caledonian Thistle's drubbing of Celtic in the Scottish Cup:


Read the rest of the thread, much?

[/pedant]
by davef
Thu Aug 28, 2008 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Punnilingus
Replies: 127
Views: 51882

Re: Punnilingus

Felstaff wrote:Unspoilered for pure, unadulterated groanage.


Ninja'd, by almost a year!
by davef
Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Gaeilge le do thoil! (Irish practise)
Replies: 27
Views: 9048

Re: Gaeilge le do thoil! (Irish practise)

"Gorra-MAI-agut" or "gorra-MY-agut" sound pretty accurate as far as Northern pronunciation goes. The '-bh' in 'raibh' can be pronounced as a 'v', a 'w' or a 'b', depending on where you hear it, so it can sound like REV, ROW or RAB/REB. And, literally translated, (as far as I can ...
by davef
Wed Aug 27, 2008 1:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10916
Views: 2165318

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hello everyone. There is virtually nobody here that I even recognise anymore...

*cue lots of raised eyebrows and under-the-breath mumblings of 'Who the fuck is that guy?'*

Also:
Grim wrote:I love to learn.

You can stay.
by davef
Thu Jun 19, 2008 11:51 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Your music system.
Replies: 10
Views: 1944

Re: Your music system.

Yeah, MartinLogan Sequels. WANT I've got a lovely set of Mordaunt Short MS3 series speakers (L/R front and rear, centre and a woofer), powered by a Cambridge Audio Azur540 amp, which has never been turned up even close to full volume (the nearest we got was a party a few months ago when the stereo ...
by davef
Thu Jun 19, 2008 10:30 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 87523

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

Eastwinn wrote: This is music thread, and I really shouldn't of added that last line to my previous post anyway.

Shouldn't have added. And yes, you shouldn't have added that.
by davef
Wed Jun 18, 2008 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: New Emoticons
Replies: 37
Views: 9543

Re: New Emoticons

The Mighty Thesaurus wrote:I hate emoticons.

:(

Alternate reply: Shame, they speak highly of you...
by davef
Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Pianist Esbjorn Svensson dead.
Replies: 4
Views: 1213

Re: Pianist Esbjorn Svensson dead.

seladore wrote:No more albums. No more live shows.

Yeah, EST were on my "I'll catch them the next time they come to town" list, too.
by davef
Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:18 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Pianist Esbjorn Svensson dead.
Replies: 4
Views: 1213

Pianist Esbjorn Svensson dead.

Obituary.

He died on Saturday in a scuba diving accident.
by davef
Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 33121

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

Hold on, what, it's just Tom Waits and it's €137? I realise it's Tom Waits, but man, that's a lot. Well, he'll have his band... I know, that's not what you meant. Yes, it's just Tom on the bill. I don't think there'll be a support act. We get royally shafted on concert ticket prices here. I have ab...
by davef
Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618117

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

gmalivuk wrote:
davef wrote:Pat Metheny album.
Not really, no.

Say what?

Alright, the word order is slightly different. So sue me. It's not a bad album, all the same.
by davef
Sun Jun 15, 2008 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: My very mysterious software CD
Replies: 7
Views: 1585

Re: My very mysterious software CD

Good God, man, there's a Spoiler function for a reason!!!
by davef
Sun Jun 15, 2008 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 33121

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

D***** R*** did indeed open for him. I cannot stand his out-of-tune snivelling, so I stayed at the bar. Also, what were you thinking? I know the price put many people off, and I also know that if we hadn't lucked out and gotten some of the best seats in the house I'd be really pissed off about the g...
by davef
Sun Jun 15, 2008 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618117

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Pat Metheny album.
by davef
Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:10 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 33121

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

If they have decent seats it'll be worth every penny and more.
by davef
Sun Jun 15, 2008 10:55 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 33121

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

I saw Leonard Cohen in Dublin last night.

Oh my.
by davef
Wed Jun 11, 2008 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0435: "Purity"
Replies: 649
Views: 184741

Re: "Purity" Discussion

Eight pages and nobody's mentioned this yet.
by davef
Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Donnie Darko 2: Dark Harder
Replies: 88
Views: 9881

Re: Donnie Darko 2: Dark Harder

Donnie Does Darko.

Donnie Darko 2: Throw Donnie From A Plane.
by davef
Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:22 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Progression. Music relation.
Replies: 9
Views: 1934

Re: Progression. Music relation.

Puck wrote:
Spoiler:
The aeolian structure is: TSTTSTT. Let me add some spaces:

TST TST T

So S certainly would seem to make sense from a "find the pattern" perspective, ignoring the musical implications.

Spoiler:
Hadn't noticed that. Pwnt.
by davef
Tue Jun 03, 2008 10:31 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Progression. Music relation.
Replies: 9
Views: 1934

Re: Progression. Music relation.

@Jackpot: aeolian + natural minor for A scale are the same (according to wikipedia). Whenever I play this, I feel the pattern is: root, tone, semitone, tone, tone, semitone, tone , tone. This is correct. If we disregard octaves, and attemtp to guess the next, with basis on the pattern above,...
by davef
Mon Jun 02, 2008 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Office Space
Replies: 22
Views: 2775

Re: Office Space

Fair enough. You may carry on, so long as you have the required amount of flair.
by davef
Mon Jun 02, 2008 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Progression. Music relation.
Replies: 9
Views: 1934

Re: Progression. Music relation.

You've just spoiled it yourself, no? Anyway - The first one is 14. The pattern is an aeolian scale in one octave on a guitar. The 14th fret is the next note in the scale. The next one is 15. Same intervals, this time starting on the first fret. Last one is 997.766 (or .767 if you're being pa...
by davef
Mon Jun 02, 2008 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Office Space
Replies: 22
Views: 2775

Re: Office Space

Is there an actual discussion going on here, or have we all gone a bit Monty Python on this?
by davef
Mon Jun 02, 2008 1:43 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Office Space
Replies: 22
Views: 2775

Re: Office Space

[unnecessary pedant voice]
It's not a movie score unless the music was composed specifically for the movie. It's simply a soundtrack.
[/unnecessary pedant voice]

Great movie, and a great S/T!
by davef
Sat May 31, 2008 11:44 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Guitar Tab Legality
Replies: 22
Views: 2431

Re: Guitar Tab Legality

swagar wrote:Allow me to rephrase that. I fail to see why it SHOULD be illegal.

Then you need to read up on copyright law.
by davef
Fri May 30, 2008 6:54 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Glitter and Doom
Replies: 8
Views: 1443

Re: Glitter and Doom

I sometimes have to play American Pie and Sweet Caroline...

:oops:
by davef
Thu May 29, 2008 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Glitter and Doom
Replies: 8
Views: 1443

Re: Glitter and Doom

Um, I'm also a bassist. How does this affect my HatredRank?

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