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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #850 on: November 05, 2014, 09:05:51 PM »
Electric bass. Though I'd seen them all. Fretted and fretless...4-string...then 5-string...then 6-string...then 8...then 12...

Then along came Mark Sandman of the band Morphine with his unique 2-string slide bass technique. At which point I thought I had heard it all too.

But now there's a pedal steel bass dubbed the "Slideking Bass" made by Jackson Steel Guitar Co. and played by none other than Zane King.

Learn something new every day.



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I know John Paul Jones adapted  a pedal steel guitar into a bass many years back. More recently he had  Hugh Manson build him a lap steel bass. 

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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #851 on: November 05, 2014, 10:03:56 PM »
But, every now and then there are some seriously cool ones. This music video falls into the AWESOME category!  :Thmbsup:


Reminds me of this one, which was written when scientists said there were only 3 forms of matter:



Then after scientists decided there was a 4th form of matter, they wrote this one:



The funkiness never ends. A current theory on why Jupiter has an electro-magnetic field is that at its core it has super-heated hydrogen that has collapsed into a metallic form with an ordered, crystalline structure, and that metal contributes to the EM field.

Metallic hydrogen. Is that light metal as opposed to heavy metal? Could Yngwie play that?
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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #852 on: November 06, 2014, 09:33:55 PM »
The definitive answer to "Does down-tuning REALLY make a metal song 'Heavier'?":


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« Reply #853 on: November 06, 2014, 09:38:59 PM »



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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #854 on: November 06, 2014, 11:28:30 PM »
The definitive answer to "Does down-tuning REALLY make a metal song 'Heavier'?":



Um... Yes?

;D  :Thmbsup:
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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #855 on: November 08, 2014, 07:50:55 PM »
Blast from the past (1978). Genya Ravan, a lady who set the tone and look - and raised the bar - for a lot of what came after.

Not a video proper. But still a great song. Here's Genya and Lou Reed doing Aye Co'lorado from her Urban Desire album:



 8) :Thmbsup:

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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #856 on: November 10, 2014, 10:08:41 PM »
WTF? I mean seriously...WTF???




I guess it's true what they say.
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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #857 on: November 16, 2014, 11:29:33 AM »
Just started playing the game Omikron - The Nomad Soul again after some years and got reminded just how exceptional the music (by David Bowie) was.

Here's one of the concert segments found within the game. The 'band' is The Dreamers doing the song Survive.



And here's the opening number, a version of New Angels of Promise. Still one of my all time favorite game (and hard rock) songs. (I like this one even better than the non-game studio version.)



This game is worth it just for the soundtrack. :Thmbsup:


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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #858 on: November 16, 2014, 04:30:16 PM »
A technical tour de force. The band Brunettes Shoot Blonds video for their song Knock Knock done on 14 Apple devices in real time.



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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #859 on: November 17, 2014, 09:17:39 AM »
Not exactly a technical tour de force :)  But for Firefly fans, it's pretty awesome.


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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #860 on: November 17, 2014, 10:36:41 AM »
Blast from the past (1978). Genya Ravan, a lady who set the tone and look - and raised the bar - for a lot of what came after.

Not a video proper. But still a great song. Here's Genya and Lou Reed doing Aye Co'lorado from her Urban Desire album:
...

thanks for that tip - there's not much of her stuff on YT - and I didnt actually get to hear that one (I've been seeing "This video is not available" a lot lately :-/)
But I did get to hear some of her other stuff - e.g. a great version of Coney Island Baby (I get the impression it's recent)
https://www.youtube..../watch?v=GWr0fvkRNls
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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #861 on: November 19, 2014, 12:44:35 AM »
WTF? I mean seriously...WTF???

Dude, that ain't even half, and you know what I'm talking about...  :o

Just started playing the game Omikron - The Nomad Soul again after some years and got reminded just how exceptional the music (by David Bowie) was.
...
And here's the opening number, a version of New Angels of Promise. Still one of my all time favorite game (and hard rock) songs. (I like this one even better than the non-game studio version.)

Hmmm... the reverbed guitar skronk in that song reminds me a bit of Brian Eno's "Skysaw".  I can't find a decent video for the song, but it's a damn tight performance, with Percy Jones and Phil Collins nailing down the rhythm section for Eno and John Cale to squawk and noodle over.  Check it out if you've a liking...
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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #862 on: November 19, 2014, 01:40:08 AM »
OK, I have an earworm to share...  >:D

We'll start with the original: Loituma's performance of "Ievan Polkka" (instant happiness, I tell you...)


Wack it out, I mean WAAY out, to Japan, that is (this one only included for completeness):


Dip it in the surf:


Forge it in metal (sorry, couldn't find a decent video, but this folk-metal thing is rather fetching...):


And finally... UNTERGANG style!!

(this one had me crying...)

Ok, that's enough...
 ;D

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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #863 on: November 19, 2014, 03:06:23 AM »
And finally... UNTERGANG style!!
[...]
(this one had me crying...)

Ok, that's enough...
 ;D

damn, I had just taken a mouthful of tea when that one got going -
just about managed to not spray the keyboard ;D
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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #864 on: November 19, 2014, 04:44:06 AM »
"A refrigerator without beer is like a body without soul"

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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #865 on: November 19, 2014, 07:08:42 AM »
Hmmm... the reverbed guitar skronk in that song...

Gotta love that skronk!  ;D :Thmbsup: First time I heard it in was when Buck Dharma in Blue Oyster Cult did it for E.T.I.



That was another good song. I just wish there was a really good recorded version of it. BOC had a tendency to rush the beat in live performances, and the original suffers from the recording technology of the era. This was the best I could find for live:



More cowbell!!! :D

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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #866 on: November 19, 2014, 08:19:33 AM »
Ievan Polkka? Love it! :Thmbsup: :Thmbsup:

Reminds me a bit of an old Jacobian diss on King George called Cam Ye O'er Frae France.

Some background the song
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Cam ye o'er frae France is a Scots mocking[1] folk song from the time of the Jacobite Revolution in the 18th century.

Background

After the death of Queen Anne the British crown passed on to George, the Elector of Hanover. In his entourage George I brought with him a number of German courtiers, including his mistress Melusine von der Schulenburg, whom he later created the Duchess of Kendal, - commonly referred to as the Sow and the Goose - and his half-sister Sophia von Kielmansegg. George I's wife Sophia Dorothea of Celle remained in Hanover, imprisoned at Ahlden House after her affair with Philip Christoph von Königsmarck - the blade in the song. Another historic personality in the song is John Erskine, 22nd Earl of Mar, Bobbing John, who recruited in the Scottish Highlands for the Hanoverian cause. The nickname Geordie Whelps is a reference to the House of Welf, the original line of the House of Hanover.[2]
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Cam ye o'er frae France? Cam ye down by Lunnon?
Saw ye Geordie Whelps and his bonny woman?
Were ye at the place ca'd the Kittle Housie?
Saw ye Geordie's grace riding on a goosie?
Geordie, he's a man there is little doubt o't;
He's done a' he can, wha can do without it?
Down there came a blade linkin' like my lordie;
He wad drive a trade at the loom o' Geordie.
Though the claith were bad, blythly may we niffer;
Gin we get a wab, it makes little differ.
We hae tint our plaid, bannet, belt and swordie,
Ha's and mailins braid—but we hae a Geordie!
Jocky's gane to France and Montgomery's lady;
There they'll learn to dance: Madam, are ye ready?
They'll be back belyve belted, brisk and lordly;
Brawly may they thrive to dance a jig wi' Geordie!
Hey for Sandy Don! Hey for Cockolorum!
Hey for Bobbing John and his Highland Quorum!
Mony a sword and lance swings at Highland hurdie;
How they'll skip and dance o'er the bum o' Geordie!
(Repeat first verse)

Glossary

belyve=quickly;
blade=a person of weak, soft constitution from rapid overgrowth;
bonny woman=a woman of loose character;
braid=broad;
brawly=well;
claith=cloth;
gane=gone;
gin=if, whether;
goosie=diminutive of goose, derisive nickname for the King's mistress;
ha's and mailins=houses and farmlands;
hurdie=buttock;
kittle housie=brothel;
linkin=tripping along;
Lunnon=London;
niffer=haggle or exchange;
tint=lost;
wab=web (or length) of cloth)

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Jim Clark


There's probably a thousand different takes on it, although my favorites are by the incomparable Maddy Prior with the band Steeleye Span. This live video doesn't have the best sound quality. But you really get to see the level of dramatic performance Maddy could bring to a song. She was also into the 'trad' dancing thing long before River Dance hyper-refined it and made it mainstream. In a club setting she'd sing and dance around the entire room all night, alone and with audience members, and never miss a single note or step. Sweet and talented woman! Would there were more performers like her.



BTW, Maddy and the band can still do it! :Thmbsup:



As someone else pointed out, nobody will ever deliver a cutting put-down better than a Scots bard. ;D
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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #867 on: November 19, 2014, 08:24:19 AM »
Not really music videos, but interviews with the lead singer of my absolute favourite band, bar none, with some really good insightful comments on music if you have the patience to listen.



Great comment here about supporting local live music:



And just for the heck of it, a 1988 news piece:



My absolute #1 favourite song to play on the guitar (when I'm completely plastered drunk) is "Proud to be Canadian".  :Thmbsup: (Also the only tune I can play hammered. :P )



That tune is just 1,000% insanely fun!

And now, for a seriously just badass tune that is just stupid fun:



Also a really fun tune to play. :)

They put on a great concert with truckload of energy.
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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #868 on: November 20, 2014, 02:11:55 AM »
Sometimes, and only sometimes, I forget the 80s.  Thanks Renegade.  DA reminds me of AMQA:



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« Reply #869 on: November 20, 2014, 06:00:08 AM »
Sometimes, and only sometimes, I forget the 80s.  Thanks Renegade.  DA reminds me of AMQA:



 ;D

Hahaha! Good stuff!  :Thmbsup:

But times have changed since the 80s...

The album this song is from may just well put the rapper in prison for life:





Now, some of you may be thinking that the music is so bad, that a life sentence is gentle, but c'mon... let's not be haters. :P

No, instead he's facing life simply for publishing the album. Really.

 :o

Anyone missing the 80s yet?
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Re: Recommend some music videos to me!
« Reply #870 on: November 25, 2014, 09:39:39 PM »
I think that I'd get a fair number of people agreeing with me if I said this is about the coolest music video ever produced:



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« Reply #871 on: November 27, 2014, 05:17:17 PM »
I think that I'd get a fair number of people agreeing with me if I said this is about the coolest music video ever produced:

 :Thmbsup:
I listened to it a few times before I actually watched it
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« Reply #872 on: December 03, 2014, 07:35:59 AM »
Craig's List got hacked and people were redirected to a music video.

http://gizmodo.com/t...raigslist-1662742826

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If you tried to visit Craigslist late Sunday night, you probably had a very weird experience. Instead of arriving at that sultry sea of classifieds, you were probably sent to DigitalGangster.com. Then, you were likely redirected to YouTube, where a very strange animated rap video filled your ears with lyrics about freedom, privacy, and net neutrality.

Here's the video:



Seems like quite a few people didn't mind the diversion at all. Check the comments.
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« Reply #873 on: December 04, 2014, 06:10:40 AM »
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« Reply #874 on: December 05, 2014, 09:14:39 AM »
^I'm really not sure what I think of Orianthi as a guitarist overall. Probably because she's a dead-ringer for my little sister (back when she was in her teens) in this one. ;D  But in the above (early?) video, Ms. Orianthi does it well. :Thmbsup: