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 No.31451[Reply]

Any Laibach fans here? Some of there music is among the best in the genre, but some of it is rubbish. Some of their writing for chorus is classical level good.

Aside from JCS, what else is recommended?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-o-cAwMseY

 No.31452

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Listening to Opus Dei now. Quite good for 'old school' industrial.

apparently there are some questionable political undertones, but i dont know what those are.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSomqX2Xj3c

 No.31455

I have listened to them before but nothing had particularly stuck with me.

>the genre

I assume you mean industrial, haha

 No.31456

>>31455
Anything on Jesus Christ Superstars is top tier industrial metal, but that is not their main genre. The album Volk transcends industrial and would be closer to something like art pop if not for the audible industrial roots

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Apparently its pretty widely accepted that Laibach was a strong influence on Rammstein, both bands have commented on it and accepted it. So, today I listened to Rammstein's album Sehnsucht.

I honestly found it pretty weak and dated when compared to Jesus Christ Superstars. The guitar riffs were pretty good and heavy, but the rest of the music was lacking. I dont think I will be revisiting Rammstein any time soon, unless someone on here has a better album to suggest.

 No.31458

>>31457
Mutter is a much stronger album IMO, try that



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 No.31443[Reply]

Did you know Varese once conducted a group of jazz musicians (including Mingus) and was into jazz? This website has the recordings. It was done in 1957 and is in the free jazz style- which this article notes was 4 years before Ornette Coleman's album "Free Jazz"

http://blog.wfmu.org/freeform/2009/06/edgar-var%C3%A8se-and-the-jazzmen-mp3s.html

 No.31444

nice find. i had never heard of this.



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 No.31236[Reply]

Give feedback whenever you ask for feedback. Failing at giving feedback when asking for it will have your post removed. A strict policy, but it is out of concern for the quality of this thread.

Good site for uploading audio: https://clyp.it/
>pic related

 No.31238

https://clyp.it/5hljnskg

Some melodic dubstep I'm working on

 No.31244

>>31238
This sounds pretty good, I think you have a good sense of harmony so there's nice layering of parts, and the chord progression has some cool moments. My main complaint is that the instrumental pallet doesn't seem very interesting. It just sounds kind of like the template for edm, and the track also lacks atmosphere. It could do with more layering or changed drums to achieve that I think. Just my two cents, take it with a grain of salt, etc.

 No.31441

it's so ded here but might as well try

https://clyp.it/5yhetnd0

 No.31442

>>31441
nice atmospheres and well produced



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 No.31438[Reply]

Been away from music for awhile
Do bands exist in 2017?
All I hear is this weird pop/rap fusion thing we have now
Seems the medium is more producer focused

 No.31440

music has been going that way for a long time. i can remember in 2000 and earlier, every rap song had a cameo by some soft ass pop diva and every diva song had a cameo by a rapper. the industry was trying to introduce you to the style.

the pop world favors single artists over groups because a single artist is cheaper and easier to market and control than a group of people. so you will rarely find full bands in the pop world with any kind of longevity. pop/rap fusion is perfect for this.



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 No.31419[Reply]

/mu/ recently made this chart. What do you think of it? What albums would or wouldn't you recommend? What albums would you take off the list or put on?

Some of the choices kind of baffle me, like that Rudimentary Peni album is just a regular punk album- it's not even as raw as the other RP albums I've heard, even if it is pretty repetitive and has a loop of the phrase "papas adrianus" playing in the background throughout the album (probably why it's on there). The Naked City album is normal by their standards as well.

It's too bad they didn't put a recording of Morton Feldman's second string quartet on here. It's a 6 hour long piece that doesn't even just happen to be 6 hours, but was written as an exploration of what a string quartet's structure would become if it was extended to a crazy length, or some shit like that.

Satie's Vexations should also be on the list, well, unless (most likely) there isn't a complete recording of it. It's unclear, but the piece's instructions may suggest it was intended to be played 840 times over. This would make it a very repetitive, ~18 hour long piece. It's been played too


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 No.31290[Reply]

>noise
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 No.31302

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>wizard rock

 No.31303

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>Drone Metal

 No.31304

>>31303
this one made me literally lol

 No.31397

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>>31290
neofolk

 No.31406

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glitch.



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 No.31282[Reply]

My music listening new years resolution this year was to listen to all of the Frank Zappa albums that were released during his lifetime.

As I write this post, I am currently listening to Joe's Garage. It has been amazing to see the transformation of his music from the first releases until now while maintaining a coherency over the whole body of work.

What are your favorite Zappa albums and songs?

Are any of the posthumous albums worth checking out?

What is with Frank's obsession with sexual deviants?
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 No.31343

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Today I finished listening to You Are What You Is. I felt that this was his most 'classical' of all of the albums thus far. It was not because of the genre of the music, or the timbres used, actually it was pretty straight forward pop rock in that regard. What made it 'classical' was the careful details in the arranging and the surprising ways that sections of music may be prolonged.

Lyrically, it still spends much of its time on sexual deviance, which to me does not seem like parody anymore, but an explicit statement of Zappa's preferences. Zappa also spends some time lambasting religion in a way that may have been novel at the time, but is pretty tame by today's standards.

None of the songs on this album are instant favorites for me, but they are all high quality. There are very few sections of improvised material.

I would give this album an 8/10 and recommend it for anyone interested in Zappa.

 No.31363

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Today I listened to Francesco Zappa. Recently I had been getting to the point in his discography where he was beginning to make orchestral albums more frequently. Honestly those have been putting me to sleep. I thought this album was going to be one of those, but it was something quite different.

Apparently Frank heard that there was a baroque composer with a similar name, Francesco Zappa. It turned out that Francesco's work was pretty good, but only existed in the dusty archives of a college library. So, he decided to publish the work and make a recording of it.

This album is the baroque music of Francesco Zappa arranged on a synclavier. I have always enjoyed baroque music, especially some of the less popular stuff as it can be a bit surprising. Francesco Zappa's music is quite nicely written and the synclavier orchestration gives it a bit of a 'Switched on Bach' feel. As of recent this has been one of my more enjoyable Zappa listens. I might even put this on again later while I am relaxing at home.

 No.31366

>>31293
This >>31294 is a good starting point, but if you're on the fence about his humor, Hot Rats is also a great place to dive in.

>>31282
Lather is posthumous, long but has some great shit on it

 No.31370

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Today I got around to Jazz From Hell. This is the third synclavier heavy album in a row and the synclavier is beginning to get on my nerves. I also noticed that there are a lot of live albums towards the end of his discography. I am skipping those.

I would be curious to know if any of the people who are into more experimental music have ever listened to Jazz From Hell or Does Humor Belong In Music. Jazz from hell is especially "experimental" and has a proto-IDM feel about it.

>Jazz From Hell

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1J7nglMsPnY

>>31366
>Lather is posthumous, long but has some great shit on it

I'll give it a shot. By now I am getting pretty tired of his music in general. Most of his late discography seems to be focused on his more classical side, which so far I dont find that interesting. If I check out the posthumous works, I hope they will be more in the vein of rock or showtunes.

 No.31405

I finally made it to Yellow Shark.

I was not terribly impressed by it. There is a famous story about the Argentinian composer, Astor Piazzolla, that illustrates my feelings about Zappa's classical works.

Piazzolla played in a tango band, but also wanted to be a composer. The most influential composer of his youth was Stravinsky and he wrote many pieces influenced by the works of Stravinsky. At some point he went to study with Nadia Boulanger, the most famous music teacher of that time. She looked at his Stravinsky inspired works and found them pretty dull. He eventually told her about his tango band and she asked him to play her some of that music. Upon hearing his original tango music, she told him that this is where his genius lies and that this should be his focus.

I think that Zappa's classical music is similar. Without his interest in classical music, he would not have made all of the awesome rock music that he did. However, his genius did not lie in classical music, it was in rock music and that is where his focus should have remained.

I find the end of his discography to be fairly boring. It contains many live albums, classical albums, and "experimental" albums. I much prefer the more straightforward rock albums.

also, the music of Piazzolla is work checking out

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kev-9fYi5Q



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 No.31296[Reply]

Post what you're listening to
Recommend new music to others
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 No.31332

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A lot of AC/DC noobs listen to Back in Black and Highway to Hell and then decide to venture further into the Brian Johnson lead albums. This is only logical since they are newer and since he lead Back in Black which is by far their most popular album. The Bon Scott lead albums, however, tend to be a more enjoyable listen and more authentic. Instead of stopping at Highway to Hell, keep going backwards and listen to Let There Be Rock, Powerage, TNT, and Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap.

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 No.31365

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Pretty cool stuff

 No.31368

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Enjoying this alot
quite dark though

 No.31404

Grieg - Piano Concerto

Probably my favorite piano concerto along with the Tchaikovsky

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1Yoyz6_Los



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 No.31279[Reply]

How do you guys discover new music nowadays? Since LastFM went away it has been tedious for me…
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 No.31313

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Here is the old school way. Still works pretty well for me

https://www.music-map.com/

 No.31334

>>31313
This looks like fun, going to try this out some day

 No.31335

I follow Youtube most of the time.

 No.31336

Spotify, Youtube, Facebook, and sometimes when I'm on Twitter I discover some cool stuff.

There are enough Facebook and Twitter pages that share all kinds of music, just like a few pages that shares the kind of music you're into, and you've got quite the stuff you can go through, the great thing is going through older posts, since you haven't seen any of their posts so far, every post is a new discovery to find something to your liking :)

The same can also be applied to YouTube channels that do a similiar thing, uploading music onto their channel that all fits in one general direction, be it dubstep, metal, drum 'n' bass, raggae, or whatever.

Spotify has that amazing recommended artists section that gives you (in many cases) about 20 similiar acts to the one you're searching similiar acts to. There's also the Discover Weekly playlist that throws a bunch of recommended artists based on what you have listened to in one playlist that gets changed every week to recommend a new set of artists/songs.

these are my usual methods and they haven't failed me so far.

 No.31398

>>31279
searching the rbt archive for /mu/ sharethreads (so i don't have to actually read the godawful discussions)

also sometimes youtube channels or mega uploading blogspots



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 No.31394[Reply]

Get them beats blowing and the rhymes flowing

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