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The Musikians' 25th album: revamped edition!

Hello everyone! We've made some changes to how The Musikians work. The old thread has been deleted, since no one submitted music before the deadline.

The wiki, along with our rules and about, have been modified. I highly suggest you to revisit the wiki.

Info & rules for The Musikians (MUST READ BEFORE SUBMITTING):

Submit your track in .flac or .wav format here:

Good luck everyone!
>picture unrelated
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>reversed vocals
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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?

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EDM general

beep boop
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Harvard will no longer require music theory for music majors

What does [music] think about this?

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Great retro page

Make sure you visit the page https://saphirjd.me - my preferred - sadly unsorted - best of music collection from the Demoscene - That guy collects since many years ruling retro stuff.

Worth a visit!
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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"

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Feedback thread

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
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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
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Turntable music
Free Improvisation

You like?
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What do you listen to when you want to get your groove on?

Funk, soul, bleeps, latin, whatever…
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experimenting with musikchan edition
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Lyrics thread
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Post old(er) videos of performances
The Electric Flag Michael Bloomfield "Over Lovin' You" Live at Monterey
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/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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Anyone into private press albums? I figure I should start collecting some obscure records and tapes I find at goodwills and wherever, I've been really digging a ton of stuff on this list. What have you heard on the list? What would or wouldn't you recommend?
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Describe music with pictures

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Frank Zappa

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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Currently listening thread

Post what you're listening to
Recommend new music to others
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How do you guys discover new music nowadays? Since LastFM went away it has been tedious for me…
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Hip hop thread

Get them beats blowing and the rhymes flowing
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>when the last chorus plays
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Post songs with new jack swing beats

Vid related: Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
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Tapmusic thread? I noticed there's not really one in the catalog.
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Essential Dad Rock

What dad rock should I be listening to? I am pretty familiar with The Beatles, AC/DC, and Pink Floyd.
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Got a cheap android tablet. What music apps do i need?
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>he listens to albums on shuffle
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Post whatever uses airhorns

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6 more albums till we get a new Best Of The Musikians bois

What are your favorite tracks and albums?
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Guitar General

>How long have you played?
>What do you like to play?
>What is your practice routine like?
>Post pictures of your guitars

Pic related. My guitar
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I found a great eleven year old music review website a few weeks ago and they have published reviews (a "menu") every full moon since 1996.

And ofcourse the when i go on it today (a full moon) they have annonounced a "permanent vacation". Just my luck

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I've had the flu for the last half week, and while you'd think being bedridden would be a prime music listening opportunity, I haven't felt like listening to anything, and the one time I did think about listening to music I was just feeling like maybe a little radio.

Is this relatable? Does being sick drain the desire to focus on music (or maybe anything) out of you?
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What's my name?

...It's baby, ain't it?

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Happy 2017 from The Musikians!

To celebrate the new year, here we present to you: uploaded two tracks! Wrap yourself up in a blanket, get some hot coco and enjoy the 74 minutes and 2 seconds of wonderful music spread over 21 tracks! It will be like the cherry on top of the pie for your holidays.

Download the album:
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Painting With - Animal Collective

What do you guys think about Painting With? My Animal Collective exposure has been only MPP and i'm really getting into this album.

On a specific album I love the technique in which one vocalist sings the lyrics and another 'echoes' it; it's really great in "Summing the Wretch" where the echo is placed just a bit later than expected creating an awesome offbeat funky-ness.
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Albums that made you cry

Just post sad and/or pretty albums and shit that were able to make your cold hearts crack.
One in particular that did that to me was A Boy by Doji Morita. I'm surprised it's so unpopular.
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Vaporwave / Future Funk / Synthwave

hey there, let's have a vapor music related thread and enjoy the vibes!
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I post this every year around Christmas. So in keeping with that tradition, here is Christmas Shoes.

Post some more Christmas songs
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Oh my god has anyone posted on here for a week?
Well anyways, anyone who wants to join in, let's have a discussion about extreme music.

>What made you seek it out?
>How much of it can you listen to before being overwhelmed?
>Have you tried incorporating elements of it into your own music?
>Why is it that so many of the extreme style, despite working together very very well, see so little crossover?

As for myself, the answers would go
>Curiosity w/ a bit of angst
>I can't listen to more than just an album on it's intended volume per day
>I've tried playing some, but when I wanted to do extreme stuff I tried to make up my own ways.
>I seriously don't understand.

Extreme music I would classify as the stuff that has generally loud and abrasive sounds making up it's majority.
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Music Player Thread

Post a screencap of your musicplayer and discuss
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Classic hip-hop/rap thread

Post it, get those jams flowing
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RIP to one of the greatest song writers of the 20th century.
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Hey guys, just wanted to shamelessly advertise my newly released split LP on FALK records.

I make music under the moniker AAIIEENN and my best friend makes music under the moniker Decanter.
C70 cassettes are for sale and a digital version of the album comes with the cassette.

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ITT: I'm just gonna leave this here
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Welcome to Musikchan - please visit our wiki:

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How do you write/compose your music?

Anyone can answer, regardless of skill level. Share your creative process and your process of realizing a track.

I'm experimenting with writing everything down, step for step. Here's a work of mine in progress right now:

After finishing this, I will start creating melodies and interpret chords from them. Once I have a start, I'll go from there. Most likely it'll be a melody similar to what the bands I've listed as influences make. From there, it will start to lead its own life.

Kudos if you just read that all in Spongebob's yelling voice.
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Myles Kennedy says day of the megastar rock frontman is over


What do you think? Have pop and club stars replaced rock stars? Is being a rock star just a wild fantasy now?
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You've probably listened to The Smashing Pumpkins' Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness before, right?

But have you heard it in it's original vinyl track order?
>Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness was intended as a two-record set. The CD and cassette versions of the album are divided into two discs, entitled Dawn to Dusk and Twilight to Starlight. The vinyl version, however, is divided into three records with six sides, entitled Dawn/Tea Time, Dusk/Twilight, and Midnight/Starlight. The vinyl release also features two bonus songs ("Tonite Reprise" and "Infinite Sadness"), and a completely rearranged track order. In 2012 the album was remastered and re-released as a 6 disc edition, with 3 bonus discs of music and a DVD and also on 4 Vinyl LPs which contained the regular CD track order instead of the original LP order.

A common complaint about the double LP is that the songs don't really flow with each other (and that there's a lot of filler)- do you think it sounds better in the original track order?
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Is there an ios music playing app that can replace the stock one? I dont like being forced to integrate apple music which sucks balls
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I'm new to it but all my findings are extremely interesting. Anyways, post some good stuff you've found or made, maybe describe some of the little things you associate with certain tracks.
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patrician music only thread
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Halloween weekend bros, post your favourite albums to listen to
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New music production general

Discuss DAWs, synths and VSTs, ask production questions, help out others, post sample packs and whatever else you think is production related.

Use clyp.it or where ever your audio is uploaded to ask for advice or feedback on a work in progress or finished track.
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To try something new: this is an EDM thread.

Commercial or underground, it's all welcome. This thread is a sort of antithesis of /bleep/. Here, we only care about whatever sounds good to us.

Common genres include:
>Electro house, trap, electro,
>DnB, dub/drum/brostep, glitch hop,
>Prog house, trance, future bass

To start this off: what do you think of the "EDM" term?
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Are you more patrician than /mu/?
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The Musikians 24th album

It's time to create a new The Musikians album!

The project has been going rather slow lately, so I waited with posting a The Musikians thread to give everyone a break. I have also killed the 2nd project mzrt and I attempted to start up, since .

There is no theme nor deadline on this one. If we have at least 7 tracks and 30 minutes of playtime, plus album art and a title, a release takes place. Every Friday, I will check if we have fulfilled the quota and post an update on how far we are.

Even dubs decide album art, odd dubs decide album title.

Our wiki: http://themusikians.wikia.com/wiki/The_Musikians_Wiki

Drop your submissions here in mp3 or lossless format:
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What's your favorite Tonetta song?
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K is for Kompressor

I'm here to spread the word of Mighty Compressor. Kompressor wants to get with you. Together we will synthesize and crush televisions.

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Currently listening thread

Post what you're listening to ITT.

Others rate and recommend stuff.
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How do you people feel about EDM with actual melody?

Title says it all, posting some examples I like.
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How do you feel about the state of commercial 'alternative' music nowadays?

I feel like there has been a severe lack experimentation lately. We used to have acts like (and I don't claim they are experimental) NIN, Korn, Marilyn Manson, Blink-182, Rage Against the Machine, Rise Against and a whole bunch of other heavier or fun stuff. Now it's mostly just played safe by newcomers and a bunch of older bands are just a cheap rehash of their past selves, or currently popular pop/dance styles. Like what the fuck? Bands from that period did this as well, but nowadays it's ridiculous.
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Grab your sneakers, glow sticks and water bottles, because The Musikians are going to make you feel the beat!

Download the album:

What should the theme for the next album be? Drop your suggestions!
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This is making the rounds as being the most crigneful video of 2016.

What do you guys think?
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Literal Lix Tape

I go to a well funded public university, so it should have all the equipment I need, right?
How do I go about creating a physical cassette mix-tape from my digital library?
On a slightly less /music/ related note: I'm creating a box of DIY/cheaply bought things for my girlfriend. Theme is "Our Love is Timeless". Idea is to have many things from various time periods dedicated to her. So far all I got is a mix tape, maybe a vintage outfit I would like her to wear, and I'll attempt to draw SOMETHING(I'm not good, so it'll probably be "caveman" stick figure drawings).
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New site project!

What's up, Musikchan? Big announcement: we are starting a new site project, right now!

The rules:
>no expectations or worrying about copyright related issues, just no mindless noise/drone or music meant to deliberately shit up the release
>you make up your own track names
>even dubs get the album art
>odd dubs get the album title

Submit your stuff in mp3 or any lossless format here:

We have no name for the project yet. We can debate over that ITT and vote for one.

There is no actual deadline. I'll check if we have over 30 minutes and over 8 tracks of material every Saturday. If we do, together with a title and art, we'll see a release the following Sunday and submissions will close shortly before release. I'm going to post updates on our progress and our track listing. Everything will be distributed through file sharing sites and YouTube.

We're doing this because we feel the standards for The Musikians have become high. The early days were mostly just screwing around, and that was fun. We were much more free spirited because we didn't have any legal things to take into consideration. The project quickly grew, started to get distributed to paid services and became much more serious and higher in quality. So let's just fuck around, sample, bullshit and make music in the most free-spirited way possible.

Go forth and create!
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“The Millennial Whoop”: The same whooping sound in every song

>The same exact whooping, melodic sequence has been showing up in a surprisingly high number of recent pop songs. The phenomenon was first noticed by musician and product manager Patrick Metzger. He detailed the trend, dubbing it “The Millennial Whoop,” in a post on his blog, The Patterning. Here’s how Metzger described it:

>It’s a sequence of notes that alternates between the fifth and third notes of a major scale, typically starting on the fifth. The rhythm is usually straight 8th-notes, but it may start on the downbeat or on the upbeat in different songs. A singer usually belts these notes with an “Oh” phoneme, often in a “Wa-oh-wa-oh” pattern. And it is in so many pop songs it’s criminal.

>Here are some more songs with the whoop (and the time in each song when it appears) that Metzger and commenters on his blog identified:

Katy Perry — “California Gurls” (1:05)
Fall Out Boy — “She’s My Winona” (0:14)
Stonefox — “All I Want” (2:02)
Twenty One Pilots — “Ride” (0:48)
Andy Grammer — “Forever” (3:15)
Fifth Harmony — “Anything is Possible” (0:20)
CHVRCHES — “The Mother We Share” (0:32)
Chris Brown — “Turn Up the Music” (1:30)
Outasight — “Tonight Is the Night” (0:52)
The Head and the Heart — “Down in the Valley” (1:48)
Alejandro Sanz — “Looking for Paradise (featuring Alicia Keys)” (0:14)
Kings of Leon — “Use Somebody” (1:28)
BOY — “Little Numbers” (1:02)

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Some nice chiptune sources

Who likes 8 Bit music and chiptunes should take a look inside here:


Quite nice collections. Enjoy !
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Who likes downtempo/chillout music here? Specially with groove.

Afternoons In Stereo, Bonobo, AUditors DOmination, Lack Of Afro, Daytoner, Mark De Clive-Lowe, Boozoo Bajou, De-Phazz, Belleruche, Mo' horizons, Aydio, Small Night Orchestra, Funky Destination, Mixxbowl, Dr Rubberfunk, Ikon, Greyboy, Lanu, stuff like that?
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I recently listened to this... can anyone recommend me more catchy electronica dick-swinging core?
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Let's take a moment to appreciate these stats
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Post internetcore
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>mfw I play a deceptive cadence
>then lead it into another incomplete phrase which ends the same way
>all in minor
What are some of your favorite tricks in theory?
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Does anyone else here find themselves to stick to music for no clear, apparent reason? I've caught myself listening to music from my teens lately and when I contemplate the reason why, I can't think of anything but nostalgia. All this music should be completely anti and out of line with my current taste and personality, but somehow it isn't after. I still enjoy it for reasons beyond nostalgia and just bopping my head to it. Anyone else here who knows this feeling?
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If people had 4 hand, would it change music somehow?
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Post the most 90s shit you can think of
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Post ur feelios for realio
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Musician/composer interviews & lectures

Have you guys checked out the lectures on Redbullmusicacademy?

They have ALOT of interviews with some very interesting musicians and composers.
Morton Subotnick, Francesco Lopez, Steve Reich, Peter Zivoniveff and alot more!

Then there's residentadvisors podcasts wich has LOADS of interviews/podcasts

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ITT: post genre fusions we would like to hear, other reply with suggestions

>folk house
>blackened metalcore
>industrial soul
>pop punk/sludge metal
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Is it even possible to make a purely acoustic guitar sound as angry and upfront as an electric one?
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banned from 4chan, music for this feel?
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>cleaning out closet
>find this

wat do?
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<img src="http://www.musikchan.com/css/images/cb/nl.png" alt="nl" title="Netherlands" /> The Musikia

Sup all, time to make our new album. This time we will have a keyword which you can work from to submit to the album. Adhering to it is not required and it can be interpreted any way you want. This is to create a theme within future releases.

The keyword for this album is "dance", a nice broad term. If it makes you want to move, it qualifies.

>even dubs get the album art
>odd dubs get the album title
>deadline and release of album is 8th of August, no postponing

For rules and additional Musikians info, check our wiki.

Drop your submissions here in mp3, flac or wav format:

Sorry for the late thread this time, I am current being exhausted by work and getting things ready for moving to another apartment.

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<img src="http://www.musikchan.com/css/images/cb/us.png" alt="us" title="United States" /> Combichri

Hello All,

I know we have some industrial fans on this board. I'd like to submit this album for discussion. Combichrist is currently arguably one of the biggest and most visible acts coming out of the industrial scene. The band is formed around the frontman Andy LaPlegua, who began his career as the frontman of Icon of Coil who had many futurepop hits such as Access and Amplify.


As is the case with many bands, artistic disagreements caused tension and Andy formed his own project, Combichrist, which took a turn towards noise (in the club industrial sense of the word). Combichrist also had a keener eye towards branding and live performance leading them to pretty much dominate the industrial scene for a few years. Combichrist had countless hits, notably This Shit Will Fuck You Up.


This pattern continued for many years, but in more recent times Combichrist has begun incorporating more and more live instruments such as guitars and drums into their live performances. Live guitars and drums have also found their way into some studio tracks. Now with the recent album, This Is Where Death Begins, Combichrist has all but left the club industrial behind and made an full on industrial metal album.

This Is Where Death Begins is rated incredibly poorly on RYM, which gives it a 1.82. However, I find that it is incredibly refreshing when compared to Combichrist's previous work. Where club era Combichrist panders towards dance floor audiences at the cost of the music itself, This Is Where Death Begins is full of melodies, catchy hooks, and larger diversity of musical ideas, all within the industrial metal aesthetic.

The album sounds genuine. One can hear that Andy must genuinely like industrial metal and be familiar with its idioms.

Well with all of that said, I hope we can all listen and discuss the album.

Full album Spotify link:
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ITT post retarded music-related screenshots from youtube comments
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<img src="http://www.musikchan.com/css/images/cb/us.png" alt="us" title="United States" /> Nostalgia

Post songs you used to hear all the time when you were much younger but never hear anymore.

Huey Lewis And The News - The Heart of Rock & Roll
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<img src="http://www.musikchan.com/css/images/cb/us.png" alt="us" title="United States" /> Reminder

If you can't compose, arrange. If you can't arrange, practice. If you can't practice, perform. If you can't perform, study. If you can't study, listen. Music is a broad field, if you are feeling a block, remember there is always something to do.
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<img src="http://www.musikchan.com/css/images/cb/nl.png" alt="nl" title="Netherlands" /> Da Moosikun

Nexx is slow as shit edition

Actually, before we start off, I have something I want to propose: semi-themed albums. This will mean tracks needs to prominently include any (from literal to abstract) element you can choose from, or a combination thereof. I believe such a thing would create more unity on releases and provide a fun challenge for contributors, without imposing a stylistic limitation and making it harder to finish a contribution.

For this album, the theme would be dance, for starters.

The list of elements you can choose from are:

>Kick - kicksnare pattern
Use a beat which switches from kick, to kick + snare/clap/whatever in the following beat.

>Obvious dance beat from any given genre
This one is a less specific version of the kick - kicksnare pattern. Use any beat suitable for dancing, such as a trap, grime, moombahton, techno or whatever beat. It can be any style of choice which doesn't use four on the floor patterns (or does so in unusual ways.

>A clearly defined, yet danceable rhythm
Make sure you can nod your head to it, tap your foot or perform a non-obscure style of dancing to it. This doesn't mean your beat has to be electronic, just like the first requirement. This could mean any genre: swing, garage rock, a classical waltz, punk or whatever. As long as you can dance to it in some way.

Other ideas are welcome. I'll make the actual Musikians thread when you guys give green light for this idea.
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ITT post songs about going around in circles
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>tfw suddenly can't log in to what.cd
Fucking kill me
Anyone else discovering music at a much slower rate than they used to?
Mumu's long gone, last.fm is fucking worthless
I don't really talk about music with people at all these days
Don't really know what new music sounds like
Seems like it's all trap music
Any cucks left from the old days?
What have you all been listening to?
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It's finally here! Give it up for... drum roll... True Concert of the Southeast Composer's Incinerating Electrical Xylophone by The Musikians!

As always, let everyone know what you think of the album in this thread, and I'm looking forward to seeing the creation of the next release! A new thread will be created tomorrow.

Grab it here:

Previous thread: >>30413
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>tomorrow in NL, the longest downpour of rain in 20 years is very likely to occur

Music for this feel?
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>this was my favourite album of 2015
what do you think guys?
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<img src="http://www.musikchan.com/css/images/cb/nl.png" alt="nl" title="Netherlands" /> Unusual ins

Seasick Steve plays a funny custom single-stringed guitar, made from a washing board. It sounds pretty good, despite the obvious limitations coming with having only one string to play on.
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To those of you heavily into classical music:

What drew you to classical? Was it something that you came around to or something that you always loved? Recently I've found I prefer listening to 'heavier' music, and often turn off my CD to listen to the classical radio station, but in terms of how to pursue it as an actual interest... I'm lost. Are there any books/online resources you'd recommend for tracing classical music.

I assume that (moreso than for more modern, poppier genres) for classical understanding and context are a lot of the time key to enjoyment, and so music history is important. But, maybe you have a different approach?
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What media player do you all use? I downloaded a very big file that ups really awkwardly into iTunes and need some app where I can reorganise the individual files as I need to, can anyone rec something?
pic vaguely related since it's probably going to take hours to organise properly ;-;7
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so little activity on musikchan lately, is EVERYONE depressed right now? Feels music thread
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Opinions on Monstercat?

They're a pretty generic EDM label, but some of the artists are surprisingly enjoyable. Varien, Far Too Loud and Pegboard Nerds are my kinda jams, no shame here.
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<img src="http://www.musikchan.com/css/images/cb/ie.png" alt="ie" title="Ireland" /> Old Favourites

ITT post albums you loved years ago that you haven't listened to in a long time, why you liked it then and if you still enjoy it

>Silver Jews: Starlite Walker
>Liked it because I liked Pavement and thought the songs were great for driving around with (they are). Thought the twangy, almost country sound was really weird and interesting, and they owned it.
>Still really fucking like it. Haven't listened in three+ years and the thing occurred to me earlier when I revisited Slanted and Enchanted. The whole album is banger, and frankly the songs have much more going for them than the (imo now) cheaper quirky poppers of Pavement. Still think that guitar sounds great and really weird. Lyrics are stronger than I remember.