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    Coronavirus: Better Call Sol - CORONAMANIA

    That's awful. Sending good wishes to Mrs. egg_ . Reckon I had it in March and still get the occasional shortness of breath, although that could always just be the old.
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    2019 End of year lists

    Still jiggered, but now that's the least of my minor complaints.
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    2019 End of year lists

    Pulled a George Constanza after starting the Minor Complaints thread. All downhill after that.
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    2019 End of year lists

    Some 2019 favourites are: Cate Le Bon (my Spotify of the decade; on-topic) Aldous Harding Gruff Rhys (to my surprise) Mount Eerie Trash Kit Julia Jacklin Kiwanuka Richard Dawson Lankum Barry McCormack Some of the Sampa the Great LP
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    Soundgarden - Louder Than Love (1989)

    The story put about was that Hiro, the old bass player, wrote lyrics for that song on a scrap of paper and Cornell decided to sing the note from his girlfriend scrawled on the back of it instead.
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    Soundgarden - Louder Than Love (1989)

    Ha! Thanks @nooly $99.99. Tempting.
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    Soundgarden - Louder Than Love (1989)

    Jaysus. 1989. I became obsessed with this record after seeing Chris Cornell and Kim Thayil interviewed by Vanessa Warwick on Headbanger's Ball. They were eating apples and being cheeky, then they played the Hands All Over video and I was sold. Listened to the LP again last night. Still great. A...
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    Don't know where else to put this

    Great stuff Dudley. Gary, big love out to you, Avril, and the kids. x
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    New Radiohead

    Thanks @Cornu Ammonis Drop me a PM if Unicron's pal doesn't take it.
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    New Radiohead

    I'd totally love to nab this otherwise.
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    What gig did you go to last night?

    I think they were shattered cos Dudley took Sparhawk out for a long run around Phoenix Park and broke him.
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    Minor complaints thread

    MOTD2 on a Monday means that I can't waste time reading football articles online and have to avoid all sports bulletins.
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    Comprehensive list of acceptable Christmas music

    This Icelandic song based on Popcorn is about Grylla, mother of the infamous Yule Lads, who eats bold children.
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    Best Gig/Album/Song of 2016

    The 2016 albumen that I liked (with Youtube links) were: Radiohead ting Kvelertak ting King Gizzard ting Katie Kim ting Freschard ting Wolf People ting Field Music ting
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    Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)

    Come on Trout Mask Replica...
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    David Bowie - Low (1977)

    I tried a fourth go of Side 1 but I couldn't hack it when not obliged to listen to it for TAC porpoises.
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    Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)

    Thanks. But I wouldn't have bought that saw without hearing Julian Koster playing on this and the Music Tapes record.
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    Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)

    Also: The Jesus thing was probably the most discomfiting thing I could have heard on a record in 1998 as someone with a binary, reactionary attitude to religion who grew up listening to songs about Satan.
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    Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)

    Maybe it's because I first heard this years ago before being quite so jaded but I still love this yoke too. Yes, he has a voice like a foghorn and there are no dynamics to his strumming, but I love the tunes, the instrumentation, the visceral production, Julian Koster's saw-and-what-have-you...
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    New Music Ladyfest Cork, April 25th -27th

    Oho. That's very nice now.