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61. Posted: Fri 9th Apr 2010 16:41 BST
@MERG Cheers, the more detail the better! I doubt that I will ever see him, it is unlikely that he will come to the UK. I could always fly to the States, I suppose! You are right, Bob Mould knew how to craft great songs, plus I love his voice. Legend!
Below is Bob singing Sugar's Gee Angel
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62. Posted: Fri 9th Apr 2010 16:49 BST
You should try to be more informed. He tours in England, Scotland, Ireland etc. See the link.
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63. Posted: Fri 9th Apr 2010 16:56 BST
@MERG Do'h, he's sold out London, O2 Academy Islington for May 6th! Serves me right for being presumptuous! Like I said, I have so little spare time, I haven't even had chance to scout for gigs. I just had a feeling that he was not going to tour here, I will check your link more now. In truth, even getting the money together to travel to London would be hard at the moment. Never say never, though. Especially if I'm joking about flying to America to see him! lol.
I did not even know that he had this 'Granary Music' site dedicated to his tunes and tour dates: http://www.granarymusic.com/ Thanks for your link, the site has a blog link, too!
Edited on Fri 9th April, 2010 @ 17:03 by JamieO
64. Posted: Fri 9th Apr 2010 17:15 BST
65. Posted: Thu 15th Apr 2010 20:32 BST
Maybe not the best Husker Du song out there, but still pretty good:
O.K...so Pavement is really more alternative than punk, I think it still fits the thread:
@Merg: a sad day indeed.
Edited on Thu 15th April, 2010 @ 20:33 by The_Fox
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66. Posted: Wed 23rd Jun 2010 09:08 BST
@The Fox I'm with you, Pavement are great, both quirky and original. I saw them in '97 in the States.
I was playing PS3 Red Dead Redemption last night and exploring its North East mountains inspired me to post this Dinosaur Jr. track. I was supposed to see them in Liverpool mid-May, but I was stuck in printing out my dissertation when they were playing. A few days later I spoke to my dissertation tutor and he says, "I saw Dinosaur Jr. and Built to Spill the other day, you would have loved them!" Ha, ha.
This is 1985 Dinosaur, before the Jr. I love that mid-'80s alternative rock sound, as bands like 'Hate Your Friends/Creator' era Lemonheads took inspiration from punk and Hüsker Dü, but created their own sound. This one mixes a metal verse intro, with later skate-punk riffage and has both Lou Barlow and J Mascis on vocals.
Red Dead Redemption is awesome, I was expecting dusty deserts and endless plains, but the diversity of its mountain landscape surprised me. I was tasked with hunting for boar tusks, when I first heard the deep growl of a grizzly bear. I don't hunt foxes though, they post too many class tunes!
Anyhow, John Marston is a Mountain Man: [youtube:pJFQHLG4AwI]
67. Posted: Wed 23rd Jun 2010 09:13 BST
Wow Nintendo life punk rockers!!!! I like bands like satanic surfers, pulley, the hives, Nofx, Bracket, and most of all Osker, and Scared of Chaka
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68. Posted: Wed 23rd Jun 2010 09:27 BST
@odd69 Cool, I do not recognise all of the bands you have mentioned, but I have listened to lots of Pulley, NOFX and Bracket. Below is my favourite Pulley song, 'Hold On'. Nice one. [youtube:-avO8AFy6TI]
69. Posted: Wed 23rd Jun 2010 16:35 BST
@JamieOCool! This thread might keep dropping, but it's always a treat when it pops back up. Dinosaur Jr. is one of those bands I know little about (I never even knew about there earlier days!). I remember hearing one of there songs getting extensive play some time ago on the radio, but that's about it. I think I'm going to check out their other stuff after work today . Oh, and great call on RDR! One of my favorite games this year.
Lets get started with some Buzzcocks.
Another oldie but goodie in Stiff Little Fingers. A punk band from Ireland? Works for me!
Keeping with an early punk theme, how about some New York Dolls?
70. Posted: Thu 24th Jun 2010 17:27 BST
this thread's back! woop woop. some of my favourite punk/alt rock bands are:the modern lovers, the buzzcocks, the ramones, sonic youth(!!!!), iggy and the stooges, the pixies, the breeders, lemonheads, echo and the bunnymen (post-punk really), joy division, the white stripes, the clash, nirvana, dinosaur jr., modest mouse, supergrass, siouxsie and the banshees, the velvet underground, super furry animals (alt rock), xray spex, the jesus lizard, radiohead, lcd soundsystem (dance-punk) and probably a few more i forgot.and some good songs:[youtube:hEQkeL-G47g]sonic youth! and one of their best songs, just plain intense throughout.[youtube:Hvi4iA3PnKE]catchy riff, great song[youtube:4H4p3lmTLyE]one of the bands that inspired punk.EDIT: made the youtube vids work D:
Edited on Thu 24th June, 2010 @ 17:31 by tambourine_man
71. Posted: Thu 24th Jun 2010 17:29 BST
@tambourine manSome good bands there, sir. Love Radiohead (obviously) and I'm obsessed with LCD Soundsystem right now.
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72. Posted: Thu 24th Jun 2010 17:37 BST
LCD Soundsystem's awesome. They've got some great riffs, really clever lyrics and they're just a great band in general. Radiohead are also one of my favourite bands, but I've listened to OK Computer and Kid A so much now that I mostly listen to Hail to the Thief and Amnesiac
Edited on Thu 24th June, 2010 @ 17:37 by tambourine_man
73. Posted: Tue 29th Jun 2010 22:33 BST
I can't seem to get enough of this song...
74. Posted: Wed 30th Jun 2010 15:16 BST
This sounds awesome![youtube:0V95A7UIQ3I]
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75. Posted: Fri 2nd Jul 2010 18:04 BST
Music to get you pumped for the weekend...
76. Posted: Thu 22nd Jul 2010 01:15 BST
Me likey this thread!
Some of my favorite alternative/punk bands are Radiohead, Social Distortion, Green Day (don't laugh), Rancid, the Offspring, Joy Division, Modest Mouse, LCD Soundsystem, Hot Hot Heat, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, the Killers (once again, don't laugh), and the Clash.
One band I've really been getting into lately is the National. I've been listening to "Anyone's Ghost", "Terrible Love", "Lemonworld", "Bloodbuzz Ohio", and "Afraid of Everyone" almost endlessly. They're probably the closest thing to Joy Division we'll probably get in this day and age.
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77. Posted: Thu 22nd Jul 2010 01:29 BST
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Edited on Thu 22nd July, 2010 @ 01:30 by Adam
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78. Posted: Thu 22nd Jul 2010 18:15 BST
[youtube:umKEj_fFNBw]the fall![youtube:YthLQSqXjLo]the specials![youtube:irskrVvKR1E]the stooges!
Edited on Thu 22nd July, 2010 @ 18:16 by tambourine_man
79. Posted: Fri 23rd Jul 2010 13:34 BST
@tambourine man...nice selection...in my opinion you really can't go wrong with the Fall. They are a permanent fixture on my iPod. It's nice to see other fans out there.