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Cock Van Der Palm

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Re: Musicological banter
« Reply #3615 on: June 16, 2024, 11:47:43 pm »
1st 5 albums flawless.  After that a steady spiral downward.

If you loved ‘college rock’ R.E.M., Shiny Happy People (and Stand before it) and the goofy showman persona big label Stipe took on (and the new fanbase) were impossible to process . . .but Shiny Happy People really is a great song . . .and with a few tweeks really wouldn’t be out of place on Life’s Rich Pageant.

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« Reply #3616 on: June 17, 2024, 12:03:08 am »
I swear to god that shiny happy people and stand are two songs that make me want to blow my head off.

What’s the frequency Kenneth is not far behind…


Also Radio Song …Losing my religion…even Everybody Hurts (I will concede this one is a good song but…)

Oh man now Man on the moon is in my head


Man they drove me crazy in the 90s….they were everywhere the first half or so of the decade

Didn’t they combine with U2 for a nightmare supergroup?? Shudder…nah can’t be..must have been a nightmare I had…automatic baby

Oh and that horrible to sir with love with natalie


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« Reply #3617 on: June 17, 2024, 12:32:16 am »
God . . . I love a REM rant. In high school,  when hormones were controlling my every move, REM was such a structural box of isolation and independence to fall into. Then, the band changed direction and became old men who force positive emotions to cover up the sadness; like, we all do.

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« Reply #3618 on: June 17, 2024, 06:36:41 am »
I swear to god that shiny happy people and stand are two songs that make me want to blow my head off.
can confirm
Love some of the early stuff,  but these songs make me cringe every time I hear them
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« Reply #3619 on: June 17, 2024, 08:45:47 am »
Once again... The victims of late 80s/early 90s shove it down your throat MTV songs, probably made more haters than fans. Had I not heard those 5 songs hutch mentioned every single fuckin' day for 4 years, people would be siginin' a different tune(no pun intended).

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« Reply #3620 on: June 17, 2024, 10:42:01 am »
It wasn’t just that…I went to college in early 90s and owning and playing the shit out of U2 and REM CDs was like a uniform at my university. You went to frat row and they blasted Superman and End of the world every damn time. It wears and burns you out.

Not saying they didn’t have great songs but no I was never a huge fan. I just never loved them…not even the IRS stuff. My roommate for three years played them all the time.

Julian, White Poet WARLORD

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« Reply #3621 on: June 17, 2024, 10:46:14 am »
1st 5 albums flawless.  After that a steady spiral downward.
There’s definitely some amazing songs after the first five records but this is essentially how I think of REM.
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Re: Musicological banter
« Reply #3622 on: June 17, 2024, 11:09:35 am »
Here is the Belle & Sebastian and Coldplay crossover event no one had on their cards

From Stuart yesterday


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We were mastering our 4th lp, and being picky about it. Frank, the engineer apologised and said he needed 15 minutes at lunchtime to master someone else’s single. He put it on, and immediately the guy from our label said
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I thought it was pretty good.
I don’t think anyone in the room would have picked it for a hit though. The people spoke, it was Yellow by Coldplay.
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« Reply #3623 on: June 24, 2024, 06:45:15 pm »
Whole bunch of AI tech bros are about to find out one doesn’t mess around with major label record company lawyers…


The majors have sued Suno and Udio for  infringement "on an almost unimaginable scale."

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« Reply #3624 on: June 24, 2024, 07:04:47 pm »
Be forewarned that this post includes examples of “stellar” AI created songs

https://www.404media.co/listen-to-the-ai-generated-ripoff-songs-that-got-udio-and-suno-sued/

Fairly certain even Green Day wouldn’t use “ The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.”  as the chorus of a song..
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« Reply #3625 on: June 25, 2024, 09:06:12 am »
I feel like they could also be prosecuted for Hate Crimes and crimes against humanity

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« Reply #3626 on: June 25, 2024, 09:25:57 am »
Fairly certain even Green Day wouldn’t use “ The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.”  as the chorus of a song..
Correct -- this is smarter than all of their lyrics from American Idiot onward.
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« Reply #3627 on: June 26, 2024, 06:57:55 pm »
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« Reply #3628 on: June 27, 2024, 06:39:59 am »
I knew that there was something fishy about deadheads
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Re: Musicological banter
« Reply #3629 on: June 27, 2024, 08:31:44 pm »
who the hell is that - tucker carlson??
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