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Forum: Music 08/09/14, 11:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,849
Posted By El_Jeffe
Despite not being a popular choice amongst long...

Despite not being a popular choice amongst long time fans, Maximilian's last album Mirage Of Bliss seems to have grown into my favourite of his catalogue.
Forum: Music 08/09/14, 11:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 38,746
Posted By El_Jeffe
Some off the top of my head (in no real order...

Some off the top of my head (in no real order besides Vic).

Vic Ruggiero (The Slackers)
Justin Townes Earle
Ted Leo
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Pickering Pick
Meshell Ndegeocello
Colin Meloy (The...
Forum: Music 08/07/14, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,435
Posted By El_Jeffe
Not bad fella. I have a great love for...

Not bad fella. I have a great love for traditional ska/soul music. I wrote a piece yonks ago. Might interest you?

http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=265931
Forum: Music 08/07/14, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2,144
Views: 68,230
Posted By El_Jeffe
Heavy winters snow day, so no work. Been...

Heavy winters snow day, so no work. Been listening to Dylan & began making a Dylan playlist as opposed to listening to his various albums (very unlike me, much more of an album listener). But anyway,...
Forum: Music 07/23/14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,064
Posted By El_Jeffe
New album just keeps growing on me. Really really...

New album just keeps growing on me. Really really loving it. "Young & Wild" is climbing up the ladder of favourite tunes they've ever created. Whole album is great, but the back half just floors you...
Forum: Music 07/21/14, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By El_Jeffe
What I find exciting is despite how often...

What I find exciting is despite how often Hannah's voice is described as "powerful" etc (& it does have those qualities) I think her vocals are still fragile, unexplored, very ...sort of fractured &...
Forum: Music 07/19/14, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By El_Jeffe
Really enjoy these guys. Goes without saying that...

Really enjoy these guys. Goes without saying that Hannah has a great voice. First introduced to these guys listening to the tune "Stronger" & it was almost one of those stop me in my tracks kind of...
Forum: General 07/19/14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,231
Posted By El_Jeffe
Enjoying this. I'm forever going to listen to...

Enjoying this. I'm forever going to listen to some of their new songs & think how awesome certain songs would have sounded with an influx of horn sections here & there haha. But consistent &...
Forum: Music 07/16/14, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 716
Posted By El_Jeffe
New album being recorded, even a song or two with...

New album being recorded, even a song or two with pedal steel player Chris Buchanan.

Adore this man's music so can't wait for something new.
Forum: General 07/05/14, 12:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,531
Posted By El_Jeffe
Haha I've never listened to these guys, but...

Haha I've never listened to these guys, but definitely was aware of that. Maybe it is just a non-American term, because it's pretty well used & understood elsewhere.
Forum: General 07/05/14, 12:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By El_Jeffe
Only last night did I have my first listen...

Only last night did I have my first listen through so far. But I enjoyed it, he definitely is able to create a great "fresh" sound without losing any of the essence that makes Willie the man/artist...
Forum: General 07/03/14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By El_Jeffe
Awesome, glad to hear it mate! Have you listened...

Awesome, glad to hear it mate! Have you listened to anything from Meshell before?

Haha he's a kind lad - I'm just a rambling fool on these boards haha, Chris' taste in tunes stands on it's own feet.
Forum: General 07/03/14, 04:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,892
Posted By El_Jeffe
Like most, came for the tunes & stayed...

Like most, came for the tunes & stayed because of the people. There's a great community of eclectic tastes & personalities here & makes it for great yarns & plenty of laughs. I like browsing the...
Forum: General 07/03/14, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By El_Jeffe
Lads, gotta say - sometimes it's easy to get a...

Lads, gotta say - sometimes it's easy to get a little frustrated because you feel like you've heard an album from an artist/band you adore or a new band you just want to share with everyone because...
Forum: General 07/02/14, 02:17 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,231
Posted By El_Jeffe
Tune sounding great. Although hoping that's not...

Tune sounding great. Although hoping that's not the final track title for it...

Side note: haven't been on pure volume in years haha. Good on ya's.
Forum: General 07/02/14, 02:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By El_Jeffe
This might be my favourite album so far this...

This might be my favourite album so far this year, despite this being a year Neil Finn released something. So many people missing out on a a great album (well two albums, but no one listens to the...
Forum: Music 06/27/14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 960
Posted By El_Jeffe
Yea all in all I'm really enjoying a lot of this...

Yea all in all I'm really enjoying a lot of this album. Did you ever check out the group Ellwood? Same vocalist, more reggae-ish orientated tunes. He sounded really good on that record too. Huge gap...
Forum: General 06/25/14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By El_Jeffe
Seriously guys... great album.

Seriously guys... great album.
Forum: Music 06/25/14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 960
Posted By El_Jeffe
Not a huge fan of these guys, but enjoy the odd...

Not a huge fan of these guys, but enjoy the odd tune. New album Dirty Rice is perhaps my favourite of anything they've done though, I enjoy their more swingin' tunes as opposed to a manic side that...
Forum: Music 06/20/14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 8,495
Posted By El_Jeffe
If anyone cares, there's a great Split Enz page...

If anyone cares, there's a great Split Enz page on facebook that's run by the lads responsible for the Split Enz fan club, & soo much awesomeness goes up every day, so many tidbits & gems from the...
Forum: General 06/20/14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By El_Jeffe
Meshell Ndegeocello - Comet, Come To Me

Because not enough people are talking about this. Meshell has put out some the best albums of the last 20 years & the new one pulls in everything that makes her great; a blend of her usual layer upon...
Forum: Music 06/18/14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,648
Posted By El_Jeffe
I agree with you guys that he's just making music...

I agree with you guys that he's just making music that means a great deal to him. But I'm not so sure this album should be written off as quickly. For all it's simplicity, I think it's a wonderful...
Forum: Music 06/18/14, 03:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,655
Posted By El_Jeffe
Great to hear a few new jams on the new EP My Bed...

Great to hear a few new jams on the new EP My Bed is a Boat. Perhaps a new album is on the way..
Forum: Music 06/17/14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,648
Posted By El_Jeffe
Anyone checked out the new album Ben recorded...

Anyone checked out the new album Ben recorded with his mum, Childhood Home? I'm just about to listen for the first time now.
Forum: Music 06/16/14, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,428
Posted By El_Jeffe
Yes! & we're off! Glad you're feeling this...

Yes! & we're off! Glad you're feeling this album mate, although I had no doubt you would.

Meshell has obviously always been drawn to a style of patterned & layered music, what I've picked up right...


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