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Forum: Entertainment 07:55 PM - 01/29/16
Replies: 33
Views: 2,311
Posted By the_mango
I hope so. It would be more difficult to craft a compelling narrative to carry a chronological sequel.
Forum: News 06:08 PM - 01/27/16
Replies: 16
Views: 3,146
Posted By the_mango
Forum: News 05:00 PM - 01/20/16
Replies: 90
Views: 6,335
Posted By the_mango
Whether the change is for commercial or writing reasons, I'm content provided the final product is solid. The spacing will also reduce market saturation, which stands to hit a fever pitch if the...
Forum: News 03:53 PM - 01/19/16
Replies: 141
Views: 9,778
Posted By the_mango
Don't forget this tour featured O'Brother as well, though I've been kicking myself for missing Brand New / Thrice / MWY for years.
Forum: News 08:04 PM - 01/16/16
Replies: 29
Views: 4,477
Posted By the_mango
Man, this would have fit perfectly in that movie. Stephen seems to really be tapping into his 80's sensibilities on this album.
Forum: News 09:11 PM - 01/14/16
Replies: 34
Views: 3,893
Posted By the_mango
Ready for this. Between FANSD vinyl and a new record, I'm ready to have Relient K back.
Forum: Entertainment 03:20 PM - 01/13/16
Replies: 7,330
Views: 331,159
Posted By the_mango
I can respect that. Doesn't seem to be the direction they're taking it, sadly.
Forum: Entertainment 03:14 PM - 01/13/16
Replies: 7,330
Views: 331,159
Posted By the_mango
I agree with this sentiment. It's silly that the whole galaxy would be interrelated, even among the swath of characters that make up the movies.

However, I think it's fine for Rey's heritage to be...
Forum: News 02:56 PM - 01/12/16
Replies: 36
Views: 4,371
Posted By the_mango
Do you have a source on that quote? That's the best evidence for that title I've heard.
Forum: News 01:16 PM - 01/08/16
Replies: 12
Views: 2,703
Posted By the_mango
The phrasing of this news post makes it sound as though Dunkirk and Nolan's new film are separate projects.

Very excited to see Nolan work with Tom Hardy again, and the premise is enticing.
Forum: General 03:55 PM - 12/26/15
Replies: 1,473
Views: 78,314
Posted By the_mango
I've been meaning to get into Radiohead and have a Google Play card to cash in. If I already own OK Computer, where should I turn next? I can't decide between The Bends or Kid A.
Forum: News 04:12 PM - 12/08/15
Replies: 37
Views: 3,845
Posted By the_mango
Prepared to enjoy this, but the album title and artwork don't exactly feel inspired. Still, I absolutely loved The Quiet Life, so there's no reason to doubt this will also be great.
Forum: News 12:55 PM - 10/19/15
Replies: 88
Views: 7,310
Posted By the_mango
Great insight on the connection between "Beggars" and "Disarmed". Both are fantastic songs, but I had never recognized the narrative link.

As an album, I do prefer Beggars, but its connection to...
Forum: News 11:39 AM - 10/18/15
Replies: 88
Views: 7,310
Posted By the_mango
I have always wished this album would have been recorded after the production style change from Alchemy. While a fantastic record conceptually, the raw sound they adopted thereafter would have suited...
Forum: News 08:51 PM - 10/14/15
Replies: 12
Views: 2,338
Posted By the_mango
That transition into Dorothy was fantastic. Credit to Daniel Davison for his skill in directing this!
Forum: Entertainment 08:00 PM - 10/05/15
Replies: 7,330
Views: 331,159
Posted By the_mango
I'm in the midst of giving a new viewing order a shot (IV, V, I, II, III, VI). It's been fantastic to anticipate a Star Wars movie again.

There is some talk around the internet about Disney giving...
Forum: News 02:51 PM - 09/23/15
Replies: 41
Views: 5,949
Posted By the_mango
Source on that Mark Lee quote? Would love to read anything more information from him.

Elated at the possibility of RK jams on the level of F&NSD again.
Forum: Music 07:58 PM - 08/27/15
Replies: 1,931
Views: 137,126
Posted By the_mango
I would argue that the interludes are the strength of the album. Every song feels fully-realized, like it has room to breathe. That aspect of F&NSD links it to MMHMM as well, particularly through the...
Forum: News 08:14 PM - 08/20/15
Replies: 34
Views: 4,612
Posted By the_mango
Hard to put a finger on what changed - perhaps production - but Mike's vocals sound markedly improved over Dead Throne and 8:18.

Unfortunately, this isn't the most musically interesting track, as...
Forum: News 07:57 AM - 07/08/15
Replies: 15
Views: 2,832
Posted By the_mango
I appreciate the overall theme, but the lyrical analogy of this song is a little drawn-out. Some degree of eloquence seems to be sacrificed for the sake of incorporating the idea - social media...
Forum: News 11:06 AM - 06/18/15
Replies: 50
Views: 6,206
Posted By the_mango
Their live show is still pretty compelling, but my interest in the band has started to wane. They've yet to recapture that perfect balance of polish and grit from the Zombie EP.
Forum: General 09:29 AM - 06/13/15
Replies: 1,697
Views: 54,736
Posted By the_mango
Kings Kaleidoscope - Becoming Who We Are - 2014
Thrice - Beggars - 2009
The National - Boxer - 2007
MewithoutYou - Brother, Sister - 2006
Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell - 2015
Anberlin - Cities -...
Forum: News 04:23 PM - 06/08/15
Replies: 26
Views: 5,100
Posted By the_mango
Would love to see a covers EP at some point, preferably after new Thrice. Absolutely love how he interprets these songs.
Forum: News 08:05 PM - 04/21/15
Replies: 11
Views: 2,578
Posted By the_mango
Agreed. Wish that more bands would do this. Insight into the songwriting process is fascinating to me.

Their last two albums have been almost oppressively dark. Strangely, 8:18 felt darker than...
Forum: News 07:41 PM - 04/14/15
Replies: 48
Views: 5,846
Posted By the_mango
Please let this happen. I've kicked myself so many times for not listening to those bands when that tour first made its rounds.

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