• My life, as predicted by iTunes shuffle

    26 Jun 2008, 0:49 de Zeppledelin

    Well, I finally succumbed and did one of these playlist-shuffle-quiz-things. Shame on me. At least I won't try to blame it on boredom or throw in some other bad excuses that everyone here seems to do when answering these things. I'm actually not that bored, and not even drunk. I take the full responsibility.


    1. How does the world see me?
    Gary Moore - Nothing to Lose – Nothing to lose by having me here. I agree.


    2. Will I have a happy life?
    Lynyrd Skynyrd - I Ain't the One – Damn.


    3. What does my friends really think of me?
    The Animals - How You've Changed - Have I?


    4. Do people secretly lust after me?
    The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Miss June '75 - Had no idea she even liked me. Great.


    5. How can I make myself happy?
    Tom Waits - In The Colosseum - No thanks.


    6. What should I do with my life?
    Turbonegro - I Got Erection - Not exactly what I want to spend the rest of my life doing.


    7. Will I ever have children?
  • Underlistened Bands Vol 2

    19 Jul 2006, 15:35 de SpinyNorman777

    First off - got both the hidden track, and bside from Muse's new releases: Glorious and Crying Shame. FANTASTIC! I'm amazed they weren't on the album to be perfectly honest. Ah well.

    To work!

    are a ska punk band from Gloucestershire...and great! They came to my Uni a while back, and performed a terrific set (including the guitarist peforming one of their songs whilst going up and down in the disabled lift - heh heh). Annoyingly at the time I wasn't able to skank because my ankle was knackered from rugby, but still a great gig (Duff Muffin were supporting - SUPERB stuff there too). Anyway, it's just happy, tongue-in-cheek music, that's easy to listen to and easy to get into. And some superb cover songs.

    Recommendations:
    Skanking Song - a song all about hair, and a great song. Some killer lines in it...
    Centre Fold - a cover of the classic J. Geils Band song. Laavely.
    Kicking Pigeons - a live favourite and a happy song!
    Friend Called Fred - briliantly giggleable lyrics, and some very nice guitar.
  • Bloody people!

    12 Jul 2006, 21:58 de SpinyNorman777

    Stealing my job opportunities...16 year olds and eastern european immigrants alike (both with about the same vocab level in english). Anyway. Uni results = pass 1st year (save one organic chemistry resit boo hiss).

    Music time!

    Muse are superb. Great new album - a grower, not a shower though.

    Hmm....my top 20 artists, and a song or two of theirs of note.

    1. Muse - no surprise here. A legendary trio (ok, Morgan makes it 3 and a 1/2) from Teignmouth, still rocking my world. Citizen Erased is my favourite track, and favourite song of all time. A good new song is Invincible - killer bassline, killer guitar solo, happy(!) lyrics, great drumming....fantastic new song. And an underrated song would be Shine, a VERY powerful love song.

    2. System of a Down - I'm surprised to see this here actually. Not that they don't deserve to be - they're a great band...a metal band with a singer who can sing! And a guitarist on 'backing' vocals who harmonises really weirdly... …