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bobbyray21
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re: The Band/Artist Game

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26 versions of Mozart's Requiem.


Seriously?


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bobbyray21
Tennessee Fan
Member since Sep 2009
9490 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
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Little Dragon [12]
Lykke Li [4]
La Roux [4]
Robyn [14]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [8]
Ellie Goulding [26]
Stars [16]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [14]


bobbyray21
Tennessee Fan
Member since Sep 2009
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re: The Band/Artist Game
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I will never ever like a song the first time I hear it.


I'm the exact opposite. The first time I hear a song played loud I know whether I like it.

And, to me, there is little better in this world than hearing a great song for the first time. Sticking with electropop, the first time I heard the song "Sleepyhead" was on a Palm Pixi commercial, and I immediately went to my computer to figure out the name of the song I just heard, and then I listened to it for about a week. Same with pumped up kicks. Same with Hang with Me, actually. And "hold on when you get love". And "The Riot's Gone" by Santigold. The Riot's Gone And crystalfilm by Little Dragon. And Brandy Alexander by Feist. Feist - Brandy Alexander

You get the idea.

Basically the way I know whether I truly love a song is whether I simply can't help myself from putting it on repeat for days or weeks after I hear it. It's a strange quirk I have. An ancillary benefit -- or detriment? -- of said quirk is that I can confidently speak of my musical likes and dislikes in rather emphatic tones.


3xlsugrad
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re: The Band/Artist Game
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Seriously?
Of course. When I was just getting more into classical and opera, Mozart's Requiem was my favorite. I decided to develop a finer ear for this kind of music, I should to different versions/interpretations of the same piece allowing me to listen for subtle differences/nuances between performances.

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putting it on repeat for days or weeks after I hear it.


I do the same thing. It drives other people nuts. For me I each time I listen to it consecutively I hear something slightly different allowing me to move closer to the soul/essence of the song's core.


3xlsugrad
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Member since Feb 2012
11037 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
Little Dragon [12]
Lykke Li [4]
La Roux [2]
Robyn [14]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [8]
Ellie Goulding [28]
Stars [16]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [14]


Chatagnier
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Thibodaux
Member since Sep 2008
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re: The Band/Artist Game
Little Dragon [12]
Lykke Li [4]
Robyn [14]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [8]
Ellie Goulding [28]
Stars [16]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [16]


3xlsugrad
North Carolina Fan
Member since Feb 2012
11037 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
Little Dragon [12]
Lykke Li [2]
Robyn [16]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [8]
Ellie Goulding [28]
Stars [16]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [16]


TyOconner
Troy Fan
NOLA
Member since Nov 2009
10270 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
Little Dragon [12]
Robyn [16]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [8]
Ellie Goulding [30]
Stars [16]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [16]


bobbyray21
Tennessee Fan
Member since Sep 2009
9490 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
quote:

Of course. When I was just getting more into classical and opera, Mozart's Requiem was my favorite. I decided to develop a finer ear for this kind of music, I should to different versions/interpretations of the same piece allowing me to listen for subtle differences/nuances between performances.


No doubt it's an amazing piece of music. What is your favorite variation?


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I do the same thing. It drives other people nuts. For me I each time I listen to it consecutively I hear something slightly different allowing me to move closer to the soul/essence of the song's core.


I have to force myself to stop, or 'll literally go - for truly great songs -- a month with one song playing over and over. I try to limit myself to three or four days.


bobbyray21
Tennessee Fan
Member since Sep 2009
9490 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
quote:

Little Dragon [12]
Robyn [16]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [8]
Ellie Goulding [28]
Stars [18]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [16]



I'm spreading my votes around, and y'all are all gangbanging Ellie.


TyOconner
Troy Fan
NOLA
Member since Nov 2009
10270 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
Little Dragon [12]
Robyn [16]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [6]
Ellie Goulding [30]
Stars [18]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [16]

Well, she is a hottie afterall.


3xlsugrad
North Carolina Fan
Member since Feb 2012
11037 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
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What is your favorite variation?
I prefer the Beyer Edition, in particular the 1986 performance conducted by Sigiswald Kuijken and performed by Le Petite Bande.

Image: http://www.lapetitebande.be/uploads/disco/Requiem%20Mozart.jpg width=400


3xlsugrad
North Carolina Fan
Member since Feb 2012
11037 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
Little Dragon [12]
Robyn [18]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [4]
Ellie Goulding [30]
Stars [18]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [16]

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Well, she is a hottie afterall.
agreed


bobbyray21
Tennessee Fan
Member since Sep 2009
9490 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
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I prefer the Beyer Edition, in particular the 1986 performance conducted by Sigiswald Kuijken and performed by Le Petite Bande.


Do you get your classical music for free? I feel like I shouldn't be paying for something when the copyright expired like 200 years ago. I know, I know the performances themselves are copyrighted. I get it. But I still don't wanna pay for it.


bobbyray21
Tennessee Fan
Member since Sep 2009
9490 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
quote:

Little Dragon [12]
Robyn [18]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [4]
Ellie Goulding [28]
Stars [20]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [16]


JohnZeroQ
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Pelicans of Lafourche
Member since Jan 2012
5672 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
quote:

Little Dragon [12]
Robyn [18]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [4]
Ellie Goulding [26]
Stars [22]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [16]


quote:

I have to force myself to stop, or 'll literally go - for truly great songs -- a month with one song playing over and over. I try to limit myself to three or four days.

Glad this isn't only me. I have already listen to the new QOTSA 40+ times.


3xlsugrad
North Carolina Fan
Member since Feb 2012
11037 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
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Do you get your classical music for free? I feel like I shouldn't be paying for something when the copyright expired like 200 years ago. I know, I know the performances themselves are copyrighted. I get it. But I still don't wanna pay for it.
lol, I live in the free world, i.e. I do not pay for anything. Really I do pay for the majority of what I have, with some small exceptions. The truth is that Mozart left me in his will, perfect copies of every recording of his music both preceding and subsequent to his death. It has been difficult to get some of the record industry numb skulls to cooperate, but eventually they concede. You see, Mozart and I met on a few occasions. He was quite an intriguing fellow, though quite moody at times and second only to Rasputin in terms of pure genius. He was rather taken by my journeys and my immortal plight. Perhaps it is time to reveal my true identity, I am Cartaphilus.


3xlsugrad
North Carolina Fan
Member since Feb 2012
11037 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
Little Dragon [12]
Robyn [18]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [4]
Ellie Goulding [28]
Stars [20]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [16]


Declaring war on Ellie? This will not end well for yous guys.


LSU 318 LSU
Notre Dame Fan
El Cerrito Place
Member since Jan 2011
4275 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
quote:

Little Dragon [12]
Robyn [18]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [4]
Ellie Goulding [28]
Stars [20]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [16]

Ellie Goulding 30
Metric 14


3xlsugrad
North Carolina Fan
Member since Feb 2012
11037 posts

re: The Band/Artist Game
Little Dragon [12]
Robyn [18]
Santigold [12]
Leslie Feist [2]
Ellie Goulding [32]
Stars [20]
Little Boots [10]
Metric [14]


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