Drums not Dead divided fans. I found it stunning from the first few plays and don't know another Liars fan who feels differently.
Mike - just out of interest, what's your take on Mars Volta? To me they are a band I'm desperate to love rather than one I actually do - hopefully they have another great album in them.
is astonishing...the most excited I've been about electronic music since I started to 'get' Flying lotus.
is really shit.
review I think. It criticises the album rather than the artist. I actually think the album is pretty dreary but that the lad has the ability to be brilliant. That's much more than I could say aged 22 (or now)
is hugely disappointing. Two good tracks but very weak overall. Hyped beyond his talent I'm afraid.
where the hell is Flying Lotus??
why does anyone care what he thinks? He's a poorly-read, opinionated arse. Always has been, always will be.
although no surgeon in the world could make that Welsh pillock into her I guess. She does talk a lot of shite though.
gobshite. I despise that man / woman.
trannie is in the band, hence 4/10 max.
that thing by now.
on a program like spotify, the advertising is separated from the artist. It is a service, so no direct connection occurs. It is user directed, so if some cunt wants to listen to Girls Aloud they can, but equally they could try niche artists. Of course the carrot of money might make someone write more commercial songs, but that occurs now anyway. I mean U2 write utter excecrable shite like 'beautiful day' knowing the kickback on advertsing from all kinds of sources will be huge.
Also - "noone has ever defended the hefty cut that record companies take from record sales" --- eh? Isn't that exactly what the record companies do? They like the rip-off culture they enforced, they don't want it challenged.
I think you have a hugely careerist impression of why people make music. Also, for a true artist, the longevity of career can be many decades.
Basically, what you're saying is shite.
It's based on a premise that is actually falacious. Only in a stupid 'indier than thou' mileueu does anyone truly slate music in advertising these days. The fundamental point that is always ignored by people promoting the anti-sharing argument is that it denies the artists money; this is nonsense - the reason record companies are spitting their dummy is because the whole business was intrinsically based on conning the public, and they liked it that way, thanks very much. The public were ushered towards hyped artists or stooge pop puppets by corporate-backed playlists and TV shows. It's ludicrous that the artists would commonly be paid 5p of every £15 spend on an album. What is mucic's worth, when itunes sells a digital copy for the same price as a cd or albums can cost £14 in HMV one week and then £5 the next? Remuneration paid to the artists based on number of plays (funded by advertising) is the only tenable way of developing the market again.
In my opinion, the rich exposure everyone has to music at a young age now will inevitably lead to invention and enthusiasm in future musicians.
listening to it, it's brilliant but not as 'good' as Leviathan or Blood Mountain. Not that this is too important - it's still a compelling record. Someone who knows much more than me suggested it's because the production is off a little, burying the drums and flattening the vocals. Either way, I think they'll make better albums, which is a fantastic prospect.
surprise....like a young Icarus Line.
trannie in the middle is such a rancid human being.
this isn't out for ages. Mastodon's new album has been out for days yet no review. What the hell is going on with DiS? Since Diver left it gets worse and worse...
is sensational. Like most people of that era I was obsessed with Nirvana, who were a completely different prospect. Pearl Jam were and remain an band to treasure. Yes they have always had a cheesy side, but this does not diminish how brilliant the songs are.
with many of the earlier posts. On first listen it seems a little dull, not heavy enough, not melodic enough etc. A few listens in however and it reveals itself. Certainly the equal of World's apart, another excellent album. Clearly ratings on a site like this are always by their nature too subjective, but 6/10 is ridiculous. Most average albums by indie no-hopers heard by a small crowd garner 8/10 reviews. This will be remembered as one of the best albums of the year.
to hear other peoples' opinions?! It's shocking, better write to The Dail Mail.
but it is the one album (for me) this year, that seeps into your brain each time. Brilliant album.
but my dad likes Queen and I think they're shite. 'Supporting where you're from', the new strange movement in football. Attendances everywhere are falling, the Sky junket will fail sooner than we all think.
all mackems have some contrived and convoluted connection to Man Ure as a backup plan after the Red and white shite. This lad is a canny bloke though, I've always thought so after he was overheard in a Toon coffee shop slagging off 'Lahndan'music fans as pretentious twits. Something about how they turned up to gigs wearing Stetsons, and how they were all a bunch of poseurs.
what else is happening?
but then that could get me in trouble.
song and video thing is a joke surely? Absolutely shite.
to get back together. Yes.
need a decent band in each genre to spark a revival? What is good in grunge these days?
a fully-realised Glassjaw album appear. I have my doubts that Daryl will ever realise how much GJ shits all over the 'side-projects' with which he is involved.
for me is that Mastodon continue to release incredible albums, and that Trail of the Dead make an unlikely return to form.
is Fearne Cotton?
the only woman from Sunderland who actually looks like a female, a bonny one at that.
shows the necessary contempt for that odious little twerp, as well as appropriate hatred of his amatuerish music. However, it's not a diateribe, just a considered criticism of total garbage.
who really gives a shit?
I can only presume that after this debate CDs will be a uniform £5 and digital downloads <£3. Thank God we cleared that up.
What's that you say? Industry bigwigs with no musical talent have big mortgages? Oh well, back to p2p then.
Basically - there is no reasonable middle ground. Itunes is shite, CDs are too expensive for what you get.
most people like to acquire physical things - it's what we're used to, we like having objects to possess and hold. The issue that the BPI and RIAA always avoid dealing with is that for decades CDs have been hugely overpriced. Now itunes is....hugely overpriced. CDs should not cost more than a recent DVD as they frequently do. The discounting argument holds for chart CDs etc but then that just perpetuates the whole problem of being herded towards directed music tastes rather than deciding what you want to listen to.
If CDs were £3-£5 I would certainly buy most of the ones I wanted. I still buy more more CDs per year than anyone I know and download a lot of dross on top of that. People buy for lots of reasons, loyalty to the band and supporting young bands being among them. However, to dismiss free p2p suggests that we should just suck it up, that CDs or rubbish quality mp3s on itunes are worth the money. They're not. Simple solution.
would almost out-wank Razorlight in a competition of who's the biggest bunch of wankers. That is assuming such a contest is feasible.
The best music around is all American:
TV on the Radio
Where the hell are the UK bands? I cannot think of a single innovative and creative Uk band.
I had this unusual, meandering and peripatetic dream the other day. To cut a long story short the denouement was that you, DylerTurd are a cunt. Guess we're both pretty good at predictions.
I was just concurring with peer pressure.
is indescribably crap. Terrible review.
As for liking Pendulum - a sackable offence?
you inbred tart.
God that typo made it seem like I was from Middlesbrough. I meant to say 'my dad liked THEM'
Listening to the pet shops boys recently made me appreciate them more. Problem is, my dad liked me.
Another reason to like them is they are openly gay, unlike the repressed singer from Bloc Party.
,immolate it, destroy the hard copy, claim it was by the petshop boys, dissociate themselves from it completely, forever....i reckon the album's a 7 1/2.
With it, barely a 3.
of confidence it'll be a polished turd. And you know what happens when someone tries that. I think the problem is that the lead singer thinks he's insightful: he's not, he's just someone who takes an interest in the world. He has no great intelligence or musical insight but he has a ridiculous ego. The hubris will probably cost the excellent other members of the band on this record.
Mercury was abysmal.