Mag 29 2007, 19:21
Feb 21 2007, 15:33It's easy to forget just how good Original Pirate Material is.
Set 17 2006, 22:25For a friend.
- off the joint
- Aerial Bright Dark Round
- Eating Weather
- Spillin Visions
- The Solar Sailor
- Sonata XII
- Hand Me Ups
- TRAS 3
- Your Eyes the Sea
- Evolution (Versao Portuense)
- Magazine Rwrk
- Take a Plane
Ago 13 2006, 15:03I think the thing that prevents me from getting really into Amon Tobin is the fact that he seems to have just taken all of The Future Sound of London's ideas. At least that's what Out From Out Where sounds like.
Don't get me wrong -- it's a pretty good album. But it sounds like an FSOL tribute album as much as anything else.
Lug 15 2006, 23:53Just started listening to Geogaddi on a whim. I've ended up listening on headphones at full volume.
It's just such an intense album. One of the very best I have ever heard, and I'm talking top 5 here.
Not only is the music amazing, but there is the whole mythology surrounding it aswell. Even if some of it is a load of far-fetched balls, there is obviously something to a lot of it. It kind of gives Geogaddi that extra bit of depth that most albums lack. And whatever you think of it, it's certainly interesting to read about it.
I feel sorry for Boards of Canada in a sense. I've slagged them off a lot recently for the fact that their recent material has been a disappointment. But how could you possibly top Geogaddi?
Giu 22 2006, 17:53I think Trans Canada Highway is really good. The Campfire Headphase was a real disappointment, but I'm really digging Trans Canada Highway.
It makes me optimistic about Boards of Canada's future, although they will probably not reach the greatness of Geogaddi again.
Under the Coke Sign is still total rubbish though.
Mag 24 2006, 14:21Honestly, what has happened to Prefuse 73? It's been downhill since One Word Extinguisher, but beforehand I was willing to give him the benefit of the doubt.
But Security Screenings is so damn mediocre. I've even left it a few months before laying into it, to see if it would grow on me. But it hasn't. Most of it is just recycling the same old sounds.
Even the collaboration with Four Tet is pretty average. There is only one great track on it: No Origin. The rest is hugely disappointing.
I hope Scott Herren's decision to concentrate on his other monickers breathes new life into his music.
Apr 29 2006, 17:29I've seen this in a few places now, so I thought I would do it. It seems to have been refined a little bit since the first time I saw it (http://www.last.fm/user/bellamysprotege/journal/2006/04/18/118450/)...
Autechre -- 47,108
Boards of Canada -- 90,011
Jaga Jazzist -- 17,344
Team Doyobi -- 1,288
Radiohead -- 284,162
Squarepusher -- 55,328
Sigur Rós -- 114,327
Aphex Twin -- 108,343
The Fiery Furnaces -- 49,596
Broadcast -- 24,336
Total / 10: 79,184.3
Last.fm's top 10 average: 231,930 (apparently (http://www.last.fm/user/psychobadger/journal/2006/04/28/125205/)... how do you get this)
79,184.3 / 231,930 = 0.34
So apparently I'm 34% mainstream.
Team Doyobi are clearly the least mainstream band in my top ten. And judging by the top tracks on their profile, most of those listeners are from compilations. I actually come up as Team Doyobi's top fan. It's not fair! They're really good!
Apr 27 2006, 13:24
Apr 21 2006, 23:29