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Re:The Musical taste thread
« Reply #80 on: May 11, 2004, 10:06:35 PM »
Anyone like Seether's new song "Broken?" It features Amy Lee from Evanescence (no big deal there, though, the star of the show is still Shaun from Seether) and sounds awesome. Anyone who hasn't heard it should go to www.seether.com and go to the audio section. It is the one up top with all the big features and promotions and stuff.
"And still we all are so hopeful,
So righteous in our blood.
It looks so tarnished in our eyes,
Yet so afraid of...

Fading into nothing,
Fading into nothing.
Just a trace of light
That burns within our thoughts... "

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Re:The Musical taste thread
« Reply #81 on: May 11, 2004, 11:03:52 PM »
Way to blow the dust off of this thread!  Whoa! :D

I've been iffy about seether...not sure if I'd like them or not...
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Re:The Musical taste thread
« Reply #82 on: May 12, 2004, 05:00:59 AM »
Anyone like Seether's new song "Broken?" It features Amy Lee from Evanescence (no big deal there, though, the star of the show is still Shaun from Seether) and sounds awesome. Anyone who hasn't heard it should go to www.seether.com and go to the audio section. It is the one up top with all the big features and promotions and stuff.


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Re:The Musical taste thread
« Reply #83 on: May 12, 2004, 12:06:50 PM »
They sound kinda like a slightly heavier Bush...:-\
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« Reply #84 on: May 12, 2004, 03:08:32 PM »
Bush...hmm, never made that connection, but you are kind of right. I always thought they were the closest thing to Nirvana in a long time. And there are so many similarities to prove. The signs held up in the "Fine Again" video are extremely Nirvana-ish, as are all of Shaun Morgan's lyrics. Their sound is also very close (of course, Seether is heavier, but they also have a 10 year gap between them). However, the most striking similarities are dark and rather scary. Both Shaun (to a slight extent) and Kurt were bipolar...Kurt had Courtney (Rocker from Hole) and Shaun has Amy from Evanescence...
"And still we all are so hopeful,
So righteous in our blood.
It looks so tarnished in our eyes,
Yet so afraid of...

Fading into nothing,
Fading into nothing.
Just a trace of light
That burns within our thoughts... "

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« Reply #85 on: May 13, 2004, 12:34:55 AM »
See, I don't find them that Nirvana-esque, at least musically.  Nirvana seems a little less structured/more eclectic. :)
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« Reply #86 on: May 13, 2004, 06:28:02 PM »
Nirvana was more of a jam band, I can agree with the less-structured part. Anyone like the ataris?
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It looks so tarnished in our eyes,
Yet so afraid of...

Fading into nothing,
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« Reply #87 on: June 04, 2004, 11:30:17 PM »
moby, moby, moby :lovegoggles:  ;-D

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« Reply #88 on: June 05, 2004, 09:05:39 PM »
I haven't heard anything new, that I've liked, in a while. They Might be Giants is the newest thing I've heard, that I've even remotely liked. I don't even know what anyone here is talking about, maybe I'll look into some of them.

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« Reply #89 on: June 06, 2004, 07:41:47 PM »
I've lost all interest in ALL music as of late and it f***ing sucks :( everything just sounds boring and crap and, well boring. Even a few compositions im working on are starting to grate on me but i MUST finish them on penalty of death  :o
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Re:The Musical taste thread
« Reply #90 on: June 08, 2004, 12:11:46 AM »
Seeing as I've been pissy recently, basically anything I can see myself smashing stuff too does me good. :D
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« Reply #91 on: September 06, 2004, 10:46:21 AM »
The only song I've listened to that contains the lyrics "Danny Boy" is "Tubthumping" by Chumawumba. ;-D

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« Reply #92 on: September 06, 2004, 01:24:58 PM »
Hee! Yeah, that's their worse song, IMHO. Fortunately the rest of their album songs are generally excellent.

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« Reply #93 on: September 06, 2004, 01:45:07 PM »
I don't like any of their songs, to be honest.  I prefer bands with talent. XD
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« Reply #94 on: September 06, 2004, 02:15:03 PM »
I don't like any of their songs, to be honest.  I prefer bands with talent. XD

I could say I find this comment extremely ironic coming from someone who likes heavy metal music, but I'll be nice. ;)

Seriously, Chumbawumba sings well, plays well, and writes interesting, subversive lyrics. My favorite from their first album is "One By One". It's very pretty, but in an angry, accusatory way. Interesting contrast.

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« Reply #95 on: September 06, 2004, 02:58:23 PM »
I don't like any of their songs, to be honest.  I prefer bands with talent. XD

I could say I find this comment extremely ironic coming from someone who likes heavy metal music, but I'll be nice. ;)

The only people who would find that statement ironic are people who don't know anything about that type of music.  ;P Often the riffs are complicated and the lyrics cerebral.  The singing, well, yeah, it's not easy to growl for a whole song...so that requires more constitution than talent.  And there are actually some heavy metal singers that have phenominal voices (ie: Maynard James Keenan from Tool/aperfectcircle)

As for the chumbawhatsit comment, based on my own ingorance and sillyness. :P
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« Reply #96 on: September 06, 2004, 03:29:42 PM »
Often the riffs are complicated and the lyrics cerebral.

I dunno... the vast majority of heavy metal instrumental work sounds nothing but cacophonic to me. If I want "stylin'" instrumentals I'll listen to jazz or symphonies. ;)

And I suppose the lyrics in the songs could very well be cerebral... too bad 90% of the time you can't understand them. :P

The singing, well, yeah, it's not easy to growl for a whole song...so that requires more constitution than talent.  And there are actually some heavy metal singers that have phenominal voices (ie: Maynard James Keenan from Tool/aperfectcircle)

Yeah, it's the singing that kills me for most heavy metal music. I've heard truly talented singers from several genres, and the screaming/mumbling of much of the heavy metal I've heard makes me want to crawl under a table and cringe in disgust.

Having said all that, there are a few heavy metal/hard rock singers/bands I find palatable, even likeable, although I suspect the heavy metal crowd would sneer at my choices. :D

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« Reply #97 on: September 06, 2004, 03:48:55 PM »
I dunno... the vast majority of heavy metal instrumental work sounds nothing but cacophonic to me. If I want "stylin'" instrumentals I'll listen to jazz or symphonies. ;)

Well, that's a taste thing, which is completely inargueable. :)  But weird thing is, a lot of people who listen to heavy metal in their youth start listening to jazz or blues when they mellow out, due to the similar complex nature of the music.
But as with almost any genre, there are also a few bands out there they have a very simplistic style or sound.


And I suppose the lyrics in the songs could very well be cerebral... too bad 90% of the time you can't understand them. :P

That again, depends on the band and the singer.  Lots people who actually growl and it's still somewhat coherant.


Having said all that, there are a few heavy metal/hard rock singers/bands I find palatable, even likeable, although I suspect the heavy metal crowd would sneer at my choices. :D

Well, that's a taste thing.  I'd never expect someone to like Metal just because I do.  But to say that they're not talented is a ridiculous suggestion.  The guitars and drumming can sometimes be phenominal, if not mind boggling.
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« Reply #98 on: September 06, 2004, 03:56:19 PM »
But to say that they're not talented is a ridiculous suggestion.  The guitars and drumming can sometimes be phenominal, if not mind boggling.

Eh. For the most part I just don't hear it... most heavy metal sounds like noise to me. I prefer music with clear, well-formed, tonal vocals, and complex patterned instrumentals. I like unusual-sounding bands/singers who still have good musical tonality. If I'm in the mood for fun guitar work I'd rather listen to a band like Spin Doctors. Or old Queen stuff. Or old Pearl Jam. (Their latest stuff sucks, IMHO.)

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