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Re: The Music Thread

Post by bonehead » October 23, 2017, 6:17 am

took forever to get going, looked at my watch at 9.30 thinking they better get warmed up soon. Finished it off well though.
Just felt a bit "through the motions"

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Post by -PJ- » October 23, 2017, 6:26 am

Maybe they're wearing out a little.
They're gigging every 2nd or 3rd day with travel in between.

It can't be easy...especially on Garrett.

Even after they finished up back in 2002 they did a few benefit concerts and I thought back then Garrett was...well not Garrett..if you know what I mean. The other band members have kept playing with side projects.
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Post by Brewdle » October 23, 2017, 12:00 pm

I thought the one two punch of Red Neck n Read About It was a great start, sure In The Valley was a slow choice for third tune but they probably needed a breather after the first two, particularly when they smashed out Stand In Line 4th.

Rob is having a little trouble with his voice, bit of laryngitis maybe, his drumming hasn’t suffered though.

The only things that let down Hope Estate for me was the abysmal toilet setup and the $9 beer flavoured mid strength cordial they were selling!

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Post by Brewdle » October 23, 2017, 12:02 pm

Sorry Reptar, what was that? Didn’t quite catch it

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Post by Brewdle » October 23, 2017, 12:05 pm

And Ash Grunwald was the best support band of the tour so far, had the rhythm section of The Living End with him, cracking heavy blues! If you haven’t heard him, as I hadn’t before Saturday, do yourself a favour!

Other support bands I’m looking forward to are Spiderbait, The Living End and John Butler Trio

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Post by bonehead » October 23, 2017, 5:22 pm

Brewdle wrote:And Ash Grunwald was the best support band of the tour so far, had the rhythm section of The Living End with him, cracking heavy blues! If you haven’t heard him, as I hadn’t before Saturday, do yourself a favour!

Other support bands I’m looking forward to are Spiderbait, The Living End and John Butler Trio
they are all awesome supports!

my mate owns a studio, had ash grunwold in practising all week leading up.

In hindsight maybe i just had too much anticipation and i hate hope estate, Bimbadgen is streets ahead but hope get the big acts due to 25k capacity.
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Re: The Music Thread

Post by Brewdle » October 23, 2017, 6:41 pm

Yeah Hope sucked balls! Good seats for Alice, 4 rows from the front \m/

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Post by -PJ- » October 26, 2017, 7:16 am

Fats Domino has passed away...89.
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Post by BJ » October 26, 2017, 10:38 am

-PJ- wrote:Fats Domino has passed away...89.
Whoever said “it’s funny how the Domino falls” doesn’t have to deliver the news to his family.

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Re: The Music Thread

Post by -PJ- » November 9, 2017, 6:25 am

The Oils had to cut short their gig last night when guitarist Jim Moginie fell from the stage.

Apparently waiting to see if Jim can finish the 4 remaining shows or the Oils will be chasing a replacement.
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Post by Brewdle » November 9, 2017, 11:46 am

Can’t replace the magic of Jim, nervously waiting for news, I’ve still got The Domain gig on Saturday and the Tuesday Gong show to attend

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Post by -PJ- » November 10, 2017, 8:35 am

Jim has torn his hamstring clean off the bone and may need surgery.

The Oils play in Syd tomorrow and Jim could possibly miss unless he plays sitting.
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Post by Brewdle » November 10, 2017, 8:58 am

They said he’s playing sitting but no news on the shows after tomorrow yet

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Re: The Music Thread

Post by -PJ- » November 19, 2017, 8:59 am

Malcolm Young has passed away...

Aged 64.

RIP legend.
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Re: The Music Thread

Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 19, 2017, 4:44 pm

Saw Live, Lifehouse, The Calling and Thirsty Merc (AKA Triple M’s entire playlist) at the Roche Estate in the Hunter Valley last night. God it was a good night. I don’t think I’ve seen a band that has been such an influence on my teenage years like Live. It was almost spiritual.

Highlight was hearing them cover You’re the Voice. It was so good


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Post by Manbush » November 30, 2017, 7:08 pm

Awesome, Metallica’s “One” played by 3 people on the 1 guitar.

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Post by Manbush » December 1, 2017, 8:28 pm

Powerful song

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Re: The Music Thread

Post by greeneyed » December 5, 2017, 7:05 pm



McDonalds is smashing this summer ad over and over... but can't say the song had really entered my consciousness before.

What a great song.
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Post by greeneyed » December 5, 2017, 8:54 pm

Love the lyrics too...

When I wake up in the morning, love
And the sunlight hurts my eyes
And something without warning, love
Bears heavy on my mind
Then I look at you
And the world's alright with me
Just one look at you
And I know it's gonna be
A lovely day
A lovely day
When the day that lies ahead of me
Seems impossible to face
When someone else instead of me
Always seems to know the way
Then I look at you
And the world's alright with me
Just one look at you
And I know it's gonna be
A lovely day
A lovely day
When the day that lies ahead of me
Seems impossible to face
When someone else instead of me
Always seems to know the way
Then I look at you
And the world's alright with me
Just one look at you
And I know it's gonna be
A lovely day
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Re: The Music Thread

Post by bonehead » December 6, 2017, 9:58 am

our local top rating radio breakfast show used that as their opener for many years, i woke up to that song like groundhog day

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Post by -PJ- » December 22, 2017, 6:15 am

Flashback..

I just watched "Wild Horses" by Gino Vannelli.

Who remembers this song ? I think it was 86? 87?.

And there is this very sexy/sultry woman in the music video playing harmonica..wow.
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Post by Sid » January 3, 2018, 1:42 pm

What were other people’s favourite songs of 2017? A weaker year of music than the previous IMO.

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Post by -PJ- » January 16, 2018, 2:02 pm

Cranberries lead singer Dolores ORiordan has passed away aged 46.
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Post by dubby » January 16, 2018, 8:05 pm

RIP Dolores.

I'll never forget the time I first heard linger.

And every time I hear ode to my family I actually shed a tear because I've lost 3 generations of them and I miss them terribly.

My mother, she hold me
When i was out there
My father
He like me
Does anyone care?

Understand what I've become
It wasn't my design

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Post by bonehead » February 24, 2018, 10:15 pm

dusted off Oasis live "then and there" dvd. Brilliant stuff

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Post by greeneyed » March 15, 2018, 8:33 pm

Have set up my new Sonos system... got rid of the amp and cd player and big speakers... and it is pretty darn close, without the bulk of equipment.

Just listening to Harry Connick Jnr, "We are in love". I played this to death when I lived in Paris. He is one of my favourite artists. I love the whole album, not listened to it for an age, but it is every bit as good as it was in 1990. He is Chet Baker, early Frank Sinatra league.

Watching the footy with the sound turned down, and it is probably better this way.
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Post by greeneyed » March 20, 2018, 8:31 pm

I am just being haunted by "Spring Awakening" at the moment. I wish I had discovered it a decade ago when it was being staged on Broadway. You can no doubt find the whole soundtrack and on YouTube and elsewhere... The bitch of living and Totally **** are amazing songs... all of them are. Can't stop listening to it, and all the songs just kill me. Not a good time to be depressed... given how the Raiders are going!

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Post by greeneyed » March 20, 2018, 8:39 pm

Decided overtones of The Cure? I so love the riff in that.
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Post by greeneyed » March 22, 2018, 6:28 pm

What a song...



Awful sweet to be a little butterfly
Just winging over things
And nothing deep inside
Nothing going, going wild in you
You know
You're slowing by the riverside
Or floating high and blue
Or maybe cool to be a little summer wind
Like once through everything
And then away again
With the taste of dust
In your mouth all day
But no need to know
Like sadness
You just sail away

'Cause you know
I don't do sadness
Not even a little bit
Just don't need it in my life
Don't want any part of it
I don't do sadness
Hey I've done my time
Looking back on it all
Man, it blows my mind
I don't do sadness
So been there
Don't do sadness
Just don't care
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Post by -PJ- » March 22, 2018, 6:57 pm

Heading out tomorrow night to see a Midnight Oil tribute band..Oils ain't Oils.

I've seen them a few times in the past. They're pretty good..

Club Macquarie Argenton 23/3/18 8pm.

I've even coaxed my brother to come down..
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Post by -PJ- » April 10, 2018, 3:55 pm

Neil Finn has joined Fleetwood Mac, replacing Lindsay Buckingham.

Don't know if Buckingham quit or was fired...
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Post by reptar » April 10, 2018, 6:52 pm

-PJ- wrote:Neil Finn has joined Fleetwood Mac, replacing Lindsay Buckingham.

Don't know if Buckingham quit or was fired...
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Post by bonehead » April 10, 2018, 7:09 pm

heard some acoustic stuff of finn and Fleetwood mac on triple m today, rather good

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Post by reptar » April 10, 2018, 7:23 pm

bonehead wrote:heard some acoustic stuff of finn and Fleetwood mac on triple m today, rather good

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Post by Sossman » April 16, 2018, 1:34 pm

Loving "Stonefield" at the moment. Saw them open for BRMC in Brisbane.

New album "Far from Earth" is mint.
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