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bgood79  ·  887 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime

Well, how did I get here?

bgood79  ·  1852 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Grateful Dead reunion with Trey Anastasio of Phish set for Chicago, July 2015.

Yeah I'll definitely be going to one of the shows for sure. Kinda bummed Steve Kimock didn't get an invite but it will be good. Not sure which show I'm gonna shoot for. I think the old school snail mail order is going on right now.

bgood79  ·  2046 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Thom Yorke has a threesome with his voice and a guitar.

I'll post them if I find them

bgood79  ·  2046 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Thom Yorke has a threesome with his voice and a guitar.

Oh yeah I remember Derek. Interesting fella. I think I still have clips from the show we did at that yoga shelter. Derek fucking killed it on bass. The rest of us sucked ass.

bgood79  ·  2058 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Beck - Heart Is a Drum

Yeah the opener was Ghost of a Saber tooth Tiger (Sean Lennon's band) who are actually really good from what Ive heard of them. Apparently they got held up at the Canadian border. I didn't know what to expect from Beck live, but wow. It was absolutely amazing. Best show i've seen in a long time. The sound at the Fox is also stellar.

Wow! Kleinbl00, I'm not sure what your day job is but you should probably quit it. Unless, of course, it has to do with sound engineering. I particularly like the double guitar at the end. I'm reminded of a Gossard/McCready guitar outtro. I think we actually tinkered around with that idea but scrapped it. Thanks for resurrecting it!

bgood79  ·  2122 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Two questions from my dinner with mk, b_b and ecib

Hip Hop DEFINITELY influenced a ton outside of music. I watch a channel on youtube that shows thousands of hours of commercials from different years. If you watch say, commercials from 1986, and then watch commercials from 1991, the advertising message is totally Hip-hoppified. It's hilarious. Every company from every industry wanted to rap to you with cool, carefree 'tude.

bgood79  ·  2122 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Two questions from my dinner with mk, b_b and ecib

That would have been great if you guys polled the restaurant to see what the most influential American music band was. I can't seem to get these 3 bands out of my head when I think of that question: Velvet Underground - The Pixies - Nirvana. And Talking Heads. And The Band. I guess if it's agreed that The Beatles are the most influential band ever, you'd have to go with a Motown band seeing how Motown was a massive influence on them. Paul even said so. As far as American Psycho goes, I'd have to watch it again and read the book, but I always subscribed to the theory that everything actually happened. Think about when and where it takes place: Wall Street, late 80's, booming economy, electronics boom, rise of the superficial yuppie etc. All of Patrick's friends are all the same. Calling each other by the wrong name because it doesn't matter. Human connection is lost. The Real Estate agent just wants to sell the apartment, so she disposes of the bodies. The lawyer probably didn't have dinner with the same 'Paul Allen.' His killings go unnoticed because everybody is wrapped up in themselves. The movie's open for interpretation so obviously anything is possible. I just don't want to think that he's just crazy and it's all in his mind. It cheapens the movie in a way.

bgood79  ·  2141 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Laith Al-Saadi: Gone -Ann Arbor in the house

Dude's great. Seems like he plays out in Ann Arbor every night. A couple weeks ago I had dinner at the Black Pearl and sure enough there's Laith set up playing Garcia songs.

bgood79  ·  2149 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Kleinbl00 Rough mixed "Loose Ends" -Have a listen:

This sounds great! I never really liked the abrasiveness of the synth...but now I do! I also never really liked my guitar at the end...now I do! Knowing a dude with mixing chops is priceless. Kleinbl00, you're my hero. (Like how Cameron Frye says it in the pool scene).

bgood79  ·  2175 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ask Hubski: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed and Something Blue

OLD

NEW
BORROWED
BLUE

Yep. Gonna catch them for New Years at MSG. Should be crazy. Also seeing Antibalas the night before at a club in the West Village. Should make for a decent way to bid farewell to 2013.

bgood79  ·  2280 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight, Tonight

I really miss the 90's a lot. I definitely under appreciated it when it was in real time.

bgood79  ·  2290 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Collaboration Part 3

Yeah mine was one of those 'the spinning wheel seems to be spinning a long time. I think I'll restart it.' Then when it restarted, it was the OS Lion install screen. It couldn't locate the hard drive. Good thing I backed my shit up.....on April 17th 2012. The lesson here is use Time Machine for constant back ups. Now I have to go RE-download terabytes upon terabytes of porn. I'm in a bad way right now.

bgood79  ·  2295 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: TV Eats Itself: Welcome to the end of the Golden Era--Grantland

And still going strong. This is exactly like the time you asked me if I'd picked up the new 98 Degrees CD. Much to your chagrin, I told you 'nah, I'm trying to ride out this whole boy band thing without listening to any of it.'

bgood79  ·  2316 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: ▶ Fela Kuti and The Africa 70 with Ginger Baker - Live (1971) - YouTube

Infectious grooves from Fela. I just bought the Fela Kuti box set curated by Ginger Baker and after listening to it, Ginger may have slipped into my Top 3 drummers of all time spot. I'm sure he's elated by that acknowledgment.

bgood79  ·  2342 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Name my son

Whatever you do, do not name him Seven or Soda. I reserved those for my future kids. Off limits

bgood79  ·  2357 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A Playboy Interview With Miles Davis

Youtube wormholes are easy and dangerous to fall into. Someone has a channel of hours and hours of commercials from the 80's and 90's. Click the playlist and boom, you suddenly want a Nerf Turbo, pogo ball, and bubble tape.

bgood79  ·  2357 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A Playboy Interview With Miles Davis

found it It's from 1988 in Germany.

bgood79  ·  2357 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A Playboy Interview With Miles Davis

Oh man. He didn't do a ton of interviews but they were all great. I recently saw one where he was drawing a sketch in the middle of being interviewed. The guy just did whatever he wanted. Maybe that's the definition of 'cool.'

bgood79  ·  2362 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Sports Fandom and why we bask in others’ achievements

Yep. That was actually at the World Series game 4 last year at Comerica where we were about to get swept. VERY bold move to taunt hometown fans in the men's bathroom line. Drunk San Francisco fans turned to me and said 'We're kicking your ass!' then I said 'WE have nothing to do with anything that is happening on the field.' And their response was a snarky 'Hell of a city you got here.' Apparently they didn't get what I was driving at. So then they were fed to the drunker, madder, tougher Tiger fans and they probably didn't make it back to San Francisco.

bgood79  ·  2364 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Meetup -- Detroit, Saturday Sept 14

I'll be there. I propose that we all explore the abandoned train station late night, scooby doo style. insomniasexx you're obviously Daphne...or Thelma.

bgood79  ·  2366 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How to make perfect coffee

This article further justifies my insatiable hunger for vinyl...

bgood79  ·  2385 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: New York Public Library puts vinyl archive up for sale – The Vinyl Factory

Oh man that looks insane. But I get the feeling that if we left right now, we may get there in time to score the last of the Chuck Magione records.

bgood79  ·  2391 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dramatic Reading of Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines by thenewgreen

Robin Thicke has been with the same woman since he was 16. He's just trying to sell sex and people are buying it. Heck Salt N' Pepa did it. The easiest thing to do is ignore it and just listen to Alan Thicke instead.

bgood79  ·  2392 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What songs define an era, a moment or a place? How about the 1980's?

Yeah I actually mentioned that to our friends from Iowa across the table. I don't think they knew what I was talking about. Or I had a booger hanging. Or both.