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Forum: Reviews 10/10/12, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,148
Posted By TheFactor
Totally agree! Those songs sound expansive.

Totally agree! Those songs sound expansive.
Forum: Reviews 10/09/12, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,148
Posted By TheFactor
Wow can't believe I goofed on that. Long day....

Wow can't believe I goofed on that. Long day. Rebel, Sweetheart.

It is funny, O'Brien is one of my all-time favorite producers but for whatever reason, those albums I mentioned seem to have the...
Forum: Reviews 10/09/12, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,148
Posted By TheFactor
Really enjoyed the review, Craig. I think the...

Really enjoyed the review, Craig.

I think the switch from Brendan O'Brien to Jay Joyce was a huge plus for them. As you covered it, this album sonically, is a lot looser/more adventurous. The Mick...
Forum: News 05/11/12, 09:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,031
Posted By TheFactor
I wonder if the Foo Fighters are going to...

I wonder if the Foo Fighters are going to pre-tape their performance or take a chopper from their Bamboozle performance to 30 Rock.
Forum: News 05/04/12, 12:15 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 50,737
Posted By TheFactor
2 thoughts: Rock Kills Kid. Listen to the...

2 thoughts:

Rock Kills Kid.

Listen to the title track from their debut and only album "Are You Nervous?". I know Jason has mentioned them in the past as a band he wished had another album, and I...
Forum: News 04/19/12, 10:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,831
Posted By TheFactor
Jason- I agree with you here about Lefsetz. He...

Jason- I agree with you here about Lefsetz. He paints with a very broad stroke brush. I think his heart is in the right place, but it is not fair accusing everyone for the same crime.

In terms of...
Forum: News 04/19/12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,831
Posted By TheFactor
Scalping is a lot more complicated than good (the...

Scalping is a lot more complicated than good (the fans, the band) vs. evil (scalpers ). It has everything to do with money and economics, bands, promoters and their handlers.

Please read the posts...
Forum: Reviews 05/03/10, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,778
Posted By TheFactor
I do not think there is a correlation. I get the...

I do not think there is a correlation. I get the logic as they are both Springsteen influenced, but their sound and aesthetic could not be any more different. Drew's last paragraph pretty much sums...
Forum: News 09/10/09, 05:37 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 16,509
Posted By TheFactor
Like any list it is subjective, but one thing is...

Like any list it is subjective, but one thing is undeniable from Mr. Jacob's column and that is he knows his bands. Each entry proves that he is not just a casual observer of the bands on the list...
Forum: News 09/05/09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 37,473
Posted By TheFactor
once something is free its perceived value to the...

once something is free its perceived value to the consumer changes to fit this scenario. Music is expensive to certain consumers because they know that there is people out there getting it for free...
Forum: News 08/13/09, 06:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,473
Posted By TheFactor
You are absolutely correct. By the time I am...

You are absolutely correct. By the time I am posting this, there were 85 people who replied to this and a like 5 people have actually read the article. MTV is not leaving time square, far from it...
Forum: News 07/21/09, 06:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,406
Posted By TheFactor
They are an alternative-rock band, who yes,...

They are an alternative-rock band, who yes, dabbles in pop-rock. I would say 75% of the new bands that have crossed this site in the last 5 years would consider them an influence. Besides all this,...
Forum: Music 03/30/09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 75,725
Posted By TheFactor
Have not listened to Easy tiger enough. I could...

Have not listened to Easy tiger enough. I could totally see why people feel the way you feel about Cardinology.

I do not, however, as i am completely enthralled with the first 7 tracks-- Born into...
Forum: Music 03/30/09, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 75,725
Posted By TheFactor
who gives it hate? i think its perfectly rated....

who gives it hate? i think its perfectly rated. its very good, most consider it the best of his cardinals albums. I feel this album is generally understood and well received.

RnR/JCN/29/ET/Cardin...
Forum: News 03/27/09, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,527
Posted By TheFactor
I am sorry, the over saturation argument is nuts....

I am sorry, the over saturation argument is nuts. Too many bands is not a fair argument. Granted the internet and technology makes basic level of entry into being a musician much easier/cheaper, but...
Forum: News 03/27/09, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,527
Posted By TheFactor
i think 360 are a viable option, but just an...

i think 360 are a viable option, but just an option and not the future "way" in the record industry. Labels are good for their know how, marketing/promo dollars, and distribution/reach. If you can...
Forum: News 03/26/09, 08:48 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 19,729
Posted By TheFactor
u2 black eyed peas

u2
black eyed peas
Forum: News 03/25/09, 11:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,280
Posted By TheFactor
makes perfect sense. Wil I AM plays keys on...

makes perfect sense. Wil I AM plays keys on several tracks on u2's new album. He also produced some tracks that were scrapped. all over the trades.

At the basic level, they are on the same label,...
Forum: Reviews 03/23/09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,445
Posted By TheFactor
Thanks, dark blue. Miami is a great song....

Thanks, dark blue.

Miami is a great song. Probably the best live track from this album. But the best he has ever written?? I don't know dude. Anna Begins? Perfect Blue Buildings? Mrs. potters...
Forum: Music 03/16/09, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 75,725
Posted By TheFactor
Case in Point Heartbreaker vs. Gold. Just...

Case in Point Heartbreaker vs. Gold.

Just because Gold was a little bit more accessible than the former, that's when the boo-birds come out. It is every bit as strong.
Forum: Music 03/16/09, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 75,725
Posted By TheFactor
this album has been topic of many bar-music...

this album has been topic of many bar-music convos i have had over the last 5 years. No one ever agrees with me. As much as people like to say critics do not matter, they are clearly influenced by...
Forum: Music 03/16/09, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 75,725
Posted By TheFactor
well said. It's funny... Although, artistically...

well said.

It's funny... Although, artistically it's considered a terd compared the rest of his catalog, I find myself always going back to Rock N Roll the most. The logical explanation is that it...
Forum: General 03/13/09, 11:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,324
Posted By TheFactor
thanks. Let's keep the bands rolling... I did...

thanks.

Let's keep the bands rolling... I did kinda like the Thermals and the Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Forum: General 03/13/09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,324
Posted By TheFactor
hahahha. you forgot peyote...i own the album....

hahahha. you forgot peyote...i own the album. just a normal weekend for me.
Forum: General 03/13/09, 10:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,324
Posted By TheFactor
NYU dorms? Oh totally, used to do that all the...

NYU dorms?

Oh totally, used to do that all the time.

As a kid growing up, I could not wait to be able to go into the city with friends without my parents and spend hours in the store. It's weird...


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