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Music CD/Album Of The Month

Discussion in 'General' started by atanum141, 5 Feb 2006.

  1. Amon

    Amon inch-perfect

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    Album: Bass, Sweat & Tears
    Artist: Gaudi

    Label: Interchill Records Canada, 2004
    Genres: Deep-Dub Electronica, Ambient-Dub
    Themes: Tribal, Rythmic, Saharan Night Life, Hypnotic, Warm, Arabic Sunset, Hindu
    Price: $15.00 direct order from label
    Homepage: http://www.interchill.com/output/releases/lp/gaudi/index.html

    Personal Remarks: The first (and probably only) ever electronica album I am giving, or will ever give, a perfect score of 5 out of 5. Stunning, if you've got tastebuds on this side of electronica. An unrivaled textbook example of Dub electronica.

    Please do consider giving this album a review. And FYI, Gaudi is from London, England.
     
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  2. Hwulex

    Hwulex What's a Dremel?

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    I'd just like to throw these two in to the mix.

    Common - Finding Forever
    Jay-Z - American Gangster.

    Yet another excellent album from Common, but that's hardly unexpected. Whilst Be was also an excellent album - though more of a grower than his others, but with the world's best album intro - it was nice to see Common get some other producers involved with Finding Forever. Kanye did all but two tracks on Be and whilst Kanye is still producer majora on FF, there other influences which helps break the album up and stop it getting too samie. Also nice to see Dilla making a [posthumous] guest reappearance.
    Highlights: People, Game, Misunderstood, Finding Forever

    And what a great return to form for Jay-Z, especially after the particularly disappointing 'come back' album Kingdom Come. It's not quite Black Album, but it's not far off imho. Especially considering this is meant to be a 'concept album', and Jay-Z's first foray in that area.
    What also surprised me is how much I enjoyed all the production when I discovered Sean Combs (P Diddy) is credited with no less than six tracks. Not to say he's not a decent producer, just that I've never liked his stuff that much before.
    Highlights: American Dreamin', Roc Boys, Success, Fallin', American Gangster

    Highlights might lean towards the production side of the things. I've got a thing for big beats with catchy hooks. :D
     
  3. charlesbeams

    charlesbeams TRANCEFORMer

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    Boys Noize - Oi Oi Oi

    fantastic. electro.
     
  4. specofdust

    specofdust Banned

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    Magneta Lane - Dancing With Daggers

    Just the sort of vaguely punk poprock I needed.
     
  5. padrejones2001

    padrejones2001 Puppy Love

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    Gonna have to go with The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of NiggyTardust by Saul Williams
    It's quite the album and it's free to boot if you stroll on by this website.
     
  6. Hwulex

    Hwulex What's a Dremel?

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    I tried to get in to that after a mate recommended (read would shut up about) it daily but it just didn't take me. Too heavy for my liking which I feel is probably largely due to the NIN production influence.
     
  7. padrejones2001

    padrejones2001 Puppy Love

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    It was certainly was because Trent produced it, yes. It made for an interesting combination and I'll admit that if you're not a fan of industrial, particularly Nine Inch Nails' earlier work (i.e. Broken, March of the Pigs, Closer to God, etc.), then you probably won't like it. And even if you do like it, it can still be an acquired taste.
     
  8. keir

    keir S p i t F i r e

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    The need for speed pro street official sound track is pretty wicked.
     
  9. Brett89

    Brett89 Minimodder

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    Metallica's Reload on LP for 20 bucks at a local record shop
     
  10. Hwulex

    Hwulex What's a Dremel?

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    Nine Inch what? Who? ;) I'm pretty much a straight up hip-hop/funk/soul fan, with some chilled stuff thrown in, so I think it was always doomed to failure.
     
  11. ozstrike

    ozstrike yip yip yip yip

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    Good choice. It's a good album, nice and varied. But I think City of Evil was better.

    I've been listening quite a lot to Enter by Russian Circles. CD is in the post, it's definately my album of the month.
     
  12. charlesbeams

    charlesbeams TRANCEFORMer

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    Vnv Nation - Judgement

    its been a while since i listened to these, and i saw they had a new album so i checked it out :) and it was good!
     
  13. Shadowed_fury

    Shadowed_fury Minimodder

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    Agreed very much so ;)
     
  14. atanum141

    atanum141 I fapped to your post!

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    Huge Update!

    Lo chaps!

    So im brining this rather fun thread back as ive been a lazy sod and real life has kicked me in the arse.

    So basically im updating all the way from my November CD of the Month.

    November : Burial - Untrue
    December : Pendulum - Hold Your Colour

    2008
    January : Simian Mobile Disco - Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
     
  15. Brooxy

    Brooxy Like a boss (but not a boss)

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    To be fair, if nothing else, EA do some good sountracks

    Anywho, time for me to raise a dead thread. Bought this last week, and it's been the staple of my listening so far.

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    I've always been one for getting a live album to compliment the studio albums, and this one is the best I've bought for a while. Well worth the money

    And also...Everlong ++
     
  16. charlesbeams

    charlesbeams TRANCEFORMer

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    10-FEET - VANDALIZE

    a jrock/punk band, awesome.

    a song from it, as not many people will know them.
     
  17. Shadowed_fury

    Shadowed_fury Minimodder

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    Soilwork - Sworn to a great divide.

    Fantastic!
     
  18. Zytek_Fan

    Zytek_Fan The tortoise

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    My 2007 album of the year: Armin Van Buuren's A State of Trance 300.

    2008 is going to be difficult. Many of my favourite bands are coming out with new albums, Placebo being the main one.

    2008:
    January: Kiss by L'Arc-en-Ciel
    February: Combinations by Eisley
     
  19. Shadowed_fury

    Shadowed_fury Minimodder

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    Children of Bodom - Blooddrunk.

    Oh my, so good. If you like Bodom, this album is a sure hit imo. :D
     
  20. Ninja_182

    Ninja_182 Enginerd!

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    Since release Meshuggah's ObZen has been on nearly solid. I still cant entirely get into it (Which is to be expected from them really) but I know its going to grow on me the same as Catch 33 did, consequently I shall nominate that as my album of the month for March 08.
     
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