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Greg

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Got anything new I can listen to?
« on: June 22, 2019, 09:37:09 AM »

I just bought Amy Ray's Holler.  I think it should be nominated for a Grammy for Best Folk Album.
Im totally over-the-top biased, but still...great album.
Total folk album.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4oUxXshOdQ


I also bought Angel Olsen's Burn Your Fire For No Reason.  I like it but don't love it.


You got anything you bought or came across lately?
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Re: Got anything new I can listen to?
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2019, 04:18:19 PM »

Boy, that Amy Ray sure is good....

A while back, I stumbled over this band....Hiss Golden Messenger. Seems to have a Dylan/Petty influence. Weird name, but delivered honestly.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hkdsr-NpyDI
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Re: Got anything new I can listen to?
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2019, 04:22:15 PM »

Father John Misty.....a bit heavier subject matter, impeccably delivered.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIsT3dJ60Uk
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Re: Got anything new I can listen to?
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2019, 04:43:44 PM »

A bit further out there, The Mountain Goats:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q5autRy7RU

A concept album of sorts. A bit of an album for DnD nerds, but I found it captivating anyway... :-)
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« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2019, 06:13:14 AM »

Well I dont know what to say.  I wasnt expecting to hear three groups I had never heard/heard of before that I absolutely loved hearing.


Those are great.  Quickly...Hiss Messenger has a great great drum sound btw, Father John tune is great. My favorite group of those three has to be that Mountain Goats group.
Just listened to about 5 songs by them. 


I guess that John Darnielle is like Anton from the Jonestown Massacre.  He basically is the group.  I might order a Mountain Goats album this week.
The problem Im going to have is I'll bet there will a half dozen of their releases that I want.  Well, I guess part of only playing records is that you can't have everything.  Im going to have to choose.


Man that guy is good.



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« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2019, 07:07:55 PM »

I did actually buy that particular Mountain Goats release.....it's good all the way through. I haven't explored further, though.

So glad I hit you with three you hadn't heard! :-)
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Re: Got anything new I can listen to?
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2019, 10:04:55 PM »

I might get In League With Dragons.
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« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2019, 07:17:58 PM »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkITsv3Nk6M

I am something of a latecomer to this group....
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Re: Got anything new I can listen to?
« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2019, 08:48:38 AM »

Yes.  Great group. 


btw I think that James Mercer and Danger Mouse made one of the best albums of the last 19 years.  Broken Bells/Broken Bells.


Secondly...this is the status of the Mountain Goats album I ordered a week ago.  Thx for the tip on that group.



Your package will arrive later than expected, but is still on its way. It is currently in transit to the next facility.
Status In-Transit July 3, 2019. In Transit, Arriving Late.
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Re: Got anything new I can listen to?
« Reply #9 on: July 04, 2019, 01:51:50 PM »

So glad you enjoyed that....I ended up getting a second album by them, "Goths". If I were to compare this one to "Dragons", I'd say it is not as 'gentle'....
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Re: Got anything new I can listen to?
« Reply #10 on: July 05, 2019, 05:43:08 PM »

Green vinyl.


https://imgur.com/a/ZD7UsSx




Oh...Jenny O.  Just got this today too.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JzSFkVp5Z0
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Re: Got anything new I can listen to?
« Reply #11 on: July 05, 2019, 06:02:32 PM »

Update.


The album came with a 45.


Every Wednesday I am at a local brewery handing out record cases of 45s for people to pick out a record for us to play.


A pic of what this looks like.  We bring a couple turntables and use the house speakers.


https://imgur.com/a/LInoEkI


The Mtn Goat 45 will be going into one of these boxes.  It would be cool if someone knows the band and says, "I can't believe you have a 45 of theirs!  Play it!"




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Re: Got anything new I can listen to?
« Reply #12 on: July 06, 2019, 06:12:39 PM »

LOVE the record cases! That's an awesome idea....
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