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by ChocloManx
Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music to drown yourself in
Replies: 50
Views: 5542

Re: Music to drown yourself in

Tangerine Dream, Fripp & Eno, N'Sync...
by ChocloManx
Mon Jun 22, 2009 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: So, Any Of You Play The Guitar?
Replies: 157
Views: 20581

Re: So, Any Of You Play The Guitar?

I am partial to Les Paul Customs (In black, of course), hollowbody Epi's, Teles (although I can't stand those baseball bat necks) and White Falcons.
by ChocloManx
Tue Jun 16, 2009 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Modern "Prog-Rock"?
Replies: 129
Views: 10790

Re: Modern "Prog-Rock"?

I will shamelessly recommend my own band so you all can say you knew of us from when we were a struggling new band! We fit in around the prog/post rock area. http://www.myspace.com/weare2cool4school I listened to "Cobra" and "Beneath a Steel Sky". I like your sound, it shows tha...
by ChocloManx
Tue Jun 16, 2009 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: House Shows
Replies: 3
Views: 717

Re: House Shows

The first opening "band" was some sort of performance art thing. The violin player continually cut pieces of his shirt out, and the drummer put a showercap filled with jello over his head and screamed at a picture of Jesus. The drummer ran around three floor toms and a cymbal which was ho...
by ChocloManx
Tue Jun 16, 2009 2:06 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: So, Any Of You Play The Guitar?
Replies: 157
Views: 20581

Re: So, Any Of You Play The Guitar?

Quick Poll request: Hardest guitar technique? Choices include: Sweep Picking Speed Picking Tapping Whammy tricks Pinch Harmonics Fast solos (That aren't played with tapping or sweep picking, simple notes played very quickly) I think fast, ahem, solos and sweeping are tied, the other ones are rather...
by ChocloManx
Fri Jun 12, 2009 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: So, Any Of You Play The Guitar?
Replies: 157
Views: 20581

Re: So, Any Of You Play The Guitar?

Yep, I own an Epi SG and an alhambra nylon string. I've been playing for about 3 years now, mostly funk, jazz and prog rock with the electric and classical with the acoustic. Lately I haven't had much time to practice, which I regret since I can't get a decent sound out of the acoustic now. here are...
by ChocloManx
Fri Jun 05, 2009 1:52 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: POST YOUR MUSIC HERE and actually Listen too! (Rules in OP)
Replies: 396
Views: 167781

Re: Post YOUR music here (Merged : The Rainbow Correction)

The other day me and some friends played hilariously rancid metal at our school. I don't know if this counts as "MY music" but meh, here's the video (I'm the one with the hat and the SG)
by ChocloManx
Tue Jun 02, 2009 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last and next concert?
Replies: 438
Views: 201770

Re: Your last and next concert?

Light Intensity wrote:'Saw this guy last night:
It was a blast.


Don't know what I'll see next. It'll be hard to top that show...


whoa, that dude is pretty great is what I'm sayin'
by ChocloManx
Sun May 24, 2009 6:18 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: POST YOUR MUSIC HERE and actually Listen too! (Rules in OP)
Replies: 396
Views: 167781

Re: Post YOUR music here (Merged : The Rainbow Correction)



whoa, that looks pretty damn okay.
by ChocloManx
Thu May 21, 2009 2:47 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Brasero CD burning problem
Replies: 2
Views: 882

Brasero CD burning problem

Hello there, I'm trying to burn an audio disc with .flac files (running ubuntu 8.something I think) and before the process starts, I get an "internal data flow error" with the following log: Checking session consistency (brasero_burn_check_session_consistency burn.c:1843) BraseroTranscode ...
by ChocloManx
Tue May 19, 2009 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: maudlin of the Well
Replies: 10
Views: 2107

Re: maudlin of the Well

Despite this thread being almost a year old, I would like to point out that their new albums rocks my socks off and then tickles my feet in oh, such a tender way, quietly smiling with my playful movements.

And also thank Rando for insisting so much with this band.
by ChocloManx
Fri May 15, 2009 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Modern "Prog-Rock"?
Replies: 129
Views: 10790

Re: Modern "Prog-Rock"?

I'm listening to this Maudlin of the Well, and quite liking it. It's modern prog with a heart.
by ChocloManx
Wed May 13, 2009 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Classical Music Dying?
Replies: 106
Views: 10200

Re: Classical Music Dying?

Jackpot wrote:
Neo-classical shred is on the rise.


Hahaha, ha.

You can't be serious.
by ChocloManx
Tue May 05, 2009 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: POST YOUR MUSIC HERE and actually Listen too! (Rules in OP)
Replies: 396
Views: 167781

Re: Post YOUR music here (Merged : The Rainbow Correction)

Lleu wrote:Well, I have a recording of May the Force be with You by John Williams.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnWwgMgDE7o
I should probably put on some ragtime sometime too.


Hey that's pretty damn good.
by ChocloManx
Sun May 03, 2009 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Full band Stairway to Heaven Cover
Replies: 2
Views: 1399

Re: Full band Stairway to Heaven Cover

It's pretty okay I think. I'm assuming you're the drummer from your alias, nice job. The singer is also very good, I mean, he could use some lessons, but he has good expression and a nice voice. The guitarist couldn't keep time on some occasions, but it went sort of unnoticed cause there were no dru...
by ChocloManx
Sun May 03, 2009 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How did you start liking music?
Replies: 31
Views: 3822

Re: How did you start liking music?

Well, when I was a little kid, my mom used to play Queen's greatest Hits in our car on the way to kindergarten. I forgot about it for a while and started listening to backstreet boys and n'sync (once I won a free CD in a coke can and got the album Millenium by the former instead of the Phantom Menac...
by ChocloManx
Sat May 02, 2009 3:51 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Drummers in bands (suck)
Replies: 79
Views: 8389

Re: Drummers in bands (suck)

Not only Tool has a good drummer, you know. check out the progressive rock/jazz threads on the forum.
by ChocloManx
Tue Apr 28, 2009 2:59 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Modern "Prog-Rock"?
Replies: 129
Views: 10790

Re: Modern "Prog-Rock"?

I wish I knew more modern prog, some of it is quite interesting, but lately I have been exploring italian prog. The Decemberist's The Hazard's of Love was good, and I like TMV. Anglagard is fairly modern too. If you consider post rock a part of progressive rock then I like many of those bands too, ...
by ChocloManx
Sat Apr 25, 2009 3:43 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Classical music and covers
Replies: 5
Views: 826

Re: Classical music and covers

In the past, some groups like the collegium musicum in liepzig, had composers who would write for them, but it wasn't quite what you mean. As far as I know, popular music groups only recently -20th century- began writing their own music, which, as you say, is far more simple than "classical&quo...
by ChocloManx
Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:51 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Looking for a keyboard; suggestions?
Replies: 14
Views: 2551

Re: Looking for a keyboard; suggestions?

No Moog? :P
by ChocloManx
Fri Apr 17, 2009 3:17 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music with crescendos?
Replies: 41
Views: 16837

Re: Music with crescendos?

High fives are to be had all around.
by ChocloManx
Thu Apr 16, 2009 3:18 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music with crescendos?
Replies: 41
Views: 16837

Re: Music with crescendos?

Close to the Edge and Starship Trooper by Yes Starless by King Crimson Supper's Ready by Genesis Larks' Tongues in Aspic part one also by King Crimson If you are into slightly crazier stuff, the first movement of music for strings, percussion and celesta by Bela Bartok is one of the most beautiful c...
by ChocloManx
Sat Apr 11, 2009 1:21 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music you put off listening to and now love
Replies: 29
Views: 2944

Re: Music you put off listening to and now love

Stravinsky. I had a CD of his Psalms Symphony which I wrote off after listening to it once, but recently got to love. Same thing happened with Prokofiev's 1st and 5th symphonies. Also Paul Hindemith and Shostakovich.
by ChocloManx
Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What to do on stage
Replies: 18
Views: 1996

Re: What to do on stage

Or you could do the Peter Gabriel thing and leave the stage.
by ChocloManx
Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Modern jazz.
Replies: 3
Views: 701

Re: Modern jazz.

Hm, in my opinion, the Dave Holland quintet is pretty alright, but some people I know don't like them at all. There's also Allan Holdsworth, a pretty incredible guitarist. Oh, and Medeski Martin & Wood, those guys are cooler than dinosaurs with sunglasses riding motorbikes. Well, maybe not THAT ...
by ChocloManx
Mon Mar 23, 2009 2:39 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How do you buy your music?
Replies: 35
Views: 2386

Re: How do you buy your music?

Uhm, where have you been looking? I'd never download anything below 192kbps, and it's not hard to find at all. I can find most of what I'm looking for on Soulseek, and if it isn't there it's probably on The Pirate Bay or Demonoid. Hell, I probably even download half of my albums in lossless encodin...
by ChocloManx
Sat Mar 21, 2009 6:37 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: THEME: If all music were autobiographical...
Replies: 27
Views: 2240

Re: THEME: If all music were autobiographical...

OmegaLordX wrote:Colin Meloy would be a child prostitute whose hobby is killing babies.


whaaat D:
by ChocloManx
Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Modern "Prog-Rock"?
Replies: 129
Views: 10790

Re: Modern "Prog-Rock"?

Gordian Knot is pretty okay, I think.
by ChocloManx
Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: THEME: If all music were autobiographical...
Replies: 27
Views: 2240

Re: THEME: If all music were autobiographical...

um, chuck berry would be play the guitar just like a ringing a bell?

oh wait.
by ChocloManx
Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Singers Who Change Sex When You Vary the Pitch
Replies: 14
Views: 2210

Re: Singers Who Change Sex When You Vary the Pitch

keith hic wrote:I'll upload if anyone is at all interested...


yes, for the lulz.
by ChocloManx
Sun Feb 22, 2009 3:07 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The Xkcd Superelite Marching Band/Drum Corps
Replies: 67
Views: 13240

Re: The Xkcd Superelite Marching Band/Drum Corps

JZP wrote:
I'm open to answering any woodwind -> brass questions..


When you are writing for alto sax, a written C sounds like the A above it or below it?
by ChocloManx
Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How many tone rows are there?
Replies: 14
Views: 2211

Re: How many tone rows are there?

I was just kidding by the way, I quite like some dodecaphonic musics.
by ChocloManx
Fri Feb 20, 2009 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How many tone rows are there?
Replies: 14
Views: 2211

Re: How many tone rows are there?

how funny that it all sounds the same, then.

burnnnn
by ChocloManx
Thu Feb 19, 2009 11:02 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music based on xkcd
Replies: 4
Views: 725

Re: Music based on xkcd

Hey that is pretty nice, I like the fact that it's not KAPSSHUUU PEEEW PEEW SSS TRAKKTRAKATAK, like most modern compositions :P
(not that I don't like that kind of music, but a little change is nice)

Very american, kind of like Barber at times.
by ChocloManx
Sat Feb 14, 2009 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Are you hep to the jive? (swing recommendations)
Replies: 0
Views: 377

Are you hep to the jive? (swing recommendations)

After years of denial and suffering, I realised I love swing: Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, Glenn MIller, etc etc. So tell me which albums I should get.

Pwease.
by ChocloManx
Fri Feb 13, 2009 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Epic CDs for my daily commute
Replies: 24
Views: 2042

Re: Epic CDs for my daily commute

The ConstruKction of Light by King Crimson is pretty good, it lasts about an hour I think.
by ChocloManx
Thu Feb 12, 2009 3:00 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Your favourite sounds in music?
Replies: 53
Views: 3664

Re: Your favourite sounds in music?

Seconded on echo and also muted trumpets, slap (or otherwise funky) bass, completely unprocessed vocals, female bossa vocals, and that about it top of my head.
by ChocloManx
Wed Feb 11, 2009 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Perfect Moments In Music
Replies: 396
Views: 199105

Re: Perfect Moments In Music

Also, in Larks' Tongues in Aspic part II, the whole part after the first long ascending part, when the grungiest riff comes up and then the violin solo :D
by ChocloManx
Wed Feb 11, 2009 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Vinyl
Replies: 48
Views: 10343

Re: Vinyl

Just went to the thrift shop, got some: albums: Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On Genesis: Selling England By The Pound Pentatonik - Anthology (I have no idea what it is, but it looked interesting) Original motion picture soundtrack to the Mario movie (because it was funny) Nicee. $15 for the lot of th...
by ChocloManx
Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Most excessive drum kit
Replies: 18
Views: 2802

Re: Most excessive drum kit

Carl Palmer's

Stainless steel with hunting scenes carved. 2 1/2 tons.
It also rotated and was the first electronic drumkit.

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