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Who's making noise in and around Madison? What's new in the business of making music around town? Review shows and CDs here. Please keep all hype in Hype Exchange.

Postby statz » Wed Dec 15, 2004 5:13 pm

Aqua - "Aquarium"
It is an odd feeling type day today
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Postby christopher_robin » Wed Dec 15, 2004 5:19 pm

I'm biased because Dave is a friend, but I think it holds up pretty well. It's all totally bizarre, which I really like. I could do without some of the synth and drum-computer stuff, but later on they wisely added real percussion (plus that tech was brand-new at the time).

Any band that can put "Malaria" and "This big hush" on the same side of a record is doing something right.
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Postby bobhemauer » Thu Dec 16, 2004 3:21 pm

ko-Kayne wrote:you can get it on soulseek from what i understand, i'd get you a copy but i seem to have misplaced mine.

have you heard the live set on wmfu? www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/5274

(the reigning sound's live session starts at 2:17:00 on the real player if you want to skip ahead to the live session)

if your diggin the reigning sound and if you havn't allready got into 'em i'd suggest locating a copy of any of the Compulsive gamblers albums they are all really great and a little closer in style to the reigning sound than the oblivians. greg cartwright also has a really awesome solo lp too.

sorry if you allready know all of this, but i just get excited when other people dig good music. if you can't get the show on soulseek i can try to locate my copy somewhere in this black hole.


A friend's supposed to get me a copy of some Compulsive Gamblers ASAP. And thanks for hipping me to SoulSeek- I'm waiting to get that wmfu show right now. Suh-weet.

I seriously cannot believe how great this band is- if there's a better version of "Stormy Weather" I haven't heard it. And the cool thing is, every time I play Reigning Sound at the bar, someone invariably says "This is good. Who is this?" God bless Meffis.
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Postby christopher_robin » Fri Jan 07, 2005 5:37 pm

Flaming Lips, "The Spiderbite Song"
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Postby christopher_robin » Wed Jan 12, 2005 1:03 pm

Velvet Underground, "White Light/White Heat"
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Postby christopher_robin » Wed Jan 19, 2005 5:14 pm

DJ Rectangle, "Tonearm Terrorwrist"
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Postby shaneface » Fri Jan 21, 2005 3:14 am

statz wrote:Aqua - "Aquarium"
It is an odd feeling type day today


I know you made this post like a month ago, but I really had to give a "hell yeah."
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Postby John Masino » Fri Jan 21, 2005 4:38 pm

Todd Rundgren- Liars
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Postby Michael Patrick » Fri Jan 21, 2005 4:46 pm

Husker Du, The Living End
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Postby jammybastard » Fri Jan 21, 2005 4:55 pm

Michael Patrick wrote:Husker Du, The Living End


While I'm listening to your copy of "New York Dolls".
How about you bring the Husker DU with you on Monday and I'll trade you for you NYD and Motorhead cds?
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Postby christopher_robin » Mon Feb 21, 2005 1:31 pm

D & D Allstars, "Pass It" w/KRS-ONE
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Postby localkat » Mon Feb 21, 2005 2:52 pm

John Legend- "Get Lifted"

Umphry's McGee-(it's a burned cd someone gave me but I went to their show at the Barrymore Friday and I dig their style)

Evan Christian- "Evan Christian"

Toto- "Africa"

Talib Kweli- "The Beautiful Struggle"

Van Hunt- "Van Hunt"

Miles Davis "Be Bop"

Van Halen- "1984" (David Lee Roth is so much better than Sammy Hagar)

8) :shock: :lol: 8) :) :P :oops: :wink: :roll: :idea: :!: :arrow: :shock: 8)
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Postby christopher_robin » Tue Mar 01, 2005 1:45 pm

The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free
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Postby jammybastard » Tue Mar 01, 2005 2:27 pm

...last night's rehersal.
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Postby DrAwkward » Tue Mar 01, 2005 2:47 pm

Dalek: Absence
Drive Like Jehu: Yank Crime
Enon: Lost Marbles and Exploded Evidence
Johnny Cash: American IV: When the Man Comes Around
50,000 Fall Fans Can't be Wrong: Anthology 1978-2003
Sonic Youth: Dirty
Thermals: Fuckin' A

I can listen to music at work now.
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