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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8175 on: October 06, 2019, 08:04:29 pm »
RIP Ginger Baker.  :(

I'll go and find some cream to listen too.

Think I once heard him playing for Hawkwind.  :bowler:

Played Blind Faith's album.

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8176 on: October 07, 2019, 12:29:44 pm »
Ginger Baker's Air Force, Air Force 2 (1971)

British Afro-funk with some west African influences.  Ends up sounding more dated than Baker's earlier and more conventional work with Cream and Blind Faith.  Good musicianship though.
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8177 on: October 08, 2019, 09:53:01 am »
Ginger Baker Trio, Going Back Home (1994)

This is more a Bill Frisell album marketed under Ginger Baker's name, although Baker does contribute 3 originals. An English blues-rock drummer is not an obvious match for Frisell's eclectic mix of musical Americana, but in the context of the album it works pretty well, with Baker providing some propulsive energy to Frisell's laid-back style.  Charlie Haden is outstanding on bass and also supplies 4 songs.
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8178 on: October 18, 2019, 06:10:34 am »
Blondie - Dreaming
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8179 on: October 18, 2019, 08:37:47 am »
Ginger Baker Trio, Going Back Home (1994)

This is more a Bill Frisell album marketed under Ginger Baker's name, although Baker does contribute 3 originals. An English blues-rock drummer is not an obvious match for Frisell's eclectic mix of musical Americana, but in the context of the album it works pretty well, with Baker providing some propulsive energy to Frisell's laid-back style. Charlie Haden is outstanding on bass and also supplies 4 songs.

That's a good take on Baker's playing, if you're adventurous and want to hear an unusual example, try listening to his contribution to the Hawkwind album 'Levitation' .The drive and tightness he instilled probably makes it their best album.  :bowler:
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8180 on: October 28, 2019, 03:45:17 pm »
Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

With visualization similar to Guitar Hero (watch it, you'll see what I mean).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALqOKq0M6ho

Gave me additional appreciation for the dexterity/coordination and practice required to play pieces like this. :o
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8181 on: October 28, 2019, 04:56:18 pm »
That's pretty cool.  I thought he was going to miss some of those left pinky shots.
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8182 on: October 30, 2019, 09:18:52 pm »
Blue Öyster Cult - Astronomy

One of my go to songs.  So melodic, so weird, so nerdy.
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8183 on: October 30, 2019, 10:28:34 pm »
Blue Öyster Cult - Astronomy

One of my go to songs.  So melodic, so weird, so nerdy.


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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8184 on: October 30, 2019, 10:56:46 pm »
Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

With visualization similar to Guitar Hero (watch it, you'll see what I mean).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALqOKq0M6ho

Gave me additional appreciation for the dexterity/coordination and practice required to play pieces like this. :o

That was really cool.

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8185 on: October 30, 2019, 11:42:15 pm »
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8186 on: October 31, 2019, 07:34:57 am »
Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

With visualization similar to Guitar Hero (watch it, you'll see what I mean).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALqOKq0M6ho

Gave me additional appreciation for the dexterity/coordination and practice required to play pieces like this. :o

Man it makes me happy over 2 million people are subbed to a channel like that.
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8187 on: October 31, 2019, 01:10:55 pm »
Myrath - Tales of the Sands: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_q4g4ZbQ6QQ
Metal band from Tunisia  :osama:
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8188 on: October 31, 2019, 01:56:04 pm »
Myrath - Tales of the Sands: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_q4g4ZbQ6QQ
Metal band from Tunisia  :osama:
Heh with the spread of themed metal bands, they should invite (for example) Turkish and Germanic bands to a venue and hold a concert as a kind of crusade.  :D
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #8189 on: October 31, 2019, 02:09:20 pm »
In 2013, an Israeli and a Palestinian band were touring together through Europe, so ...
“There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.

There is another theory which states that this has already happened.”


― Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe