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#21 Guest_mycos_*

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Posted 22 May 2004 - 12:03 AM

Man...one of my favorites died earlier this week.

Elvin Jones, the great drummer with the classic Coltrane Quartet.

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P.S. "Sundia"=Rest in Peace in Kobaian, the language invented by another of the drummers on my list, Christian Vander of Magma...got the pic from their site, Elvin was Vander's first drum teacher when he was a wee lad.

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Posted 22 May 2004 - 12:10 AM

"Me too, I love electronica!"

Ever hear of Goa Gill?

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Posted 27 May 2004 - 12:47 PM

If you like James Brown check out
Dead On The Heavy Funk (74-76)

Funky President (People it's bad) kicks ass.

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Posted 27 May 2004 - 12:50 PM

Autechre,Plastikman,Hardfloor..
these are my all time favorites..



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Posted 27 May 2004 - 08:34 PM

Hmm, I guess I misread. I thought we were naming our favorite/influential musicians for the instrument we play. So my choices must have looked very limited! Tori Amos, Annie Lennox (Eurythmics), Bette Midler, NIN, Pink Floyd, Stabbing Westward, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Radiohead, Counting Crows, Smashing P, and I could go on for hours...

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Posted 27 May 2004 - 10:10 PM

Actually, you're right Piano...but it's OK...faves in General are coolPosted Image

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Posted 28 May 2004 - 01:23 PM

some of my faves,great thread mycos!!Posted Image
guitar:jimmy page,jimi hendix,duane allman,eric clapton,carlos santana,george harrison,eddie van halen,warren haynes,allen collins,gary rossington,steven gaines.many others

bass:john paul jones,les claypool,stanley clarke,geddy lee,micheal anthony.

drums:john bohnam,keith moon,neil pert,alex van halen.

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Posted 15 June 2004 - 09:48 PM

hmmm.....so many inspirations,

bob dylan
clapton
robert johnson
leadbelly
scrapper blackwell
my pop
hendrix
bill broonsky
charlie patton
pete seeger
chuck berry
muddy waters
little walter
jimmy reed
blind lemon jefferson
ccr, the beatles......
man why the hell I am I even listing?
this list goes on forever!


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Posted 17 June 2004 - 12:23 PM

<font face="symbol">Baggelhz Papaqanasiou</font>!

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Posted 18 June 2004 - 03:08 AM

Peoples Peoples Peoples,

Som many of my fav's here are redundant that I will only mention those who I think have been left out:

Joe Tex (a poor man's James Brown, but no less a genius)

Fugazi (The Godfathers of Modern Punk)

Ray Charles (God got tired of listening to the records and recently demanded a live show)

Rollins Band (auditory amphetimines)

Clifton Chenier (the Jimi Hendrix of the zydeco accordian....no, it IS possible!)

Smokin' Joe Kubek Band w/ Bnois King (the Lone-Star-State heir apparent to the late great Stevie Ray Vaughn)

Little Charlie & the Nightcats (Blistering westcoast jump blues....Little Charlie Baty slays 'em with the theme from "Batman" for an encore!)

Alejandro Escovedo (A thinking man's Bob Dylan)

Nils Lofgren (I'm not capable of further comment)

Derek Trucks Band (see comment above)

Lightenin' Hopkins (The inspiration for all of the ZZ Top songs you ever dug)

Freddie King (Texas Blues Giant)

Jim Carroll Band (NYC 80's punk visionary poet)

George Thorogood and the Delaware Destroyers (Modern slide guitar at its finest)

I could go on and on....

Peace/Love/Out

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Posted 18 July 2004 - 07:12 AM

I like vinyl. Here's some of the good musicians I've been listening to lately:

Merle Saunders
Vassar Clements
David Grisman
Bob Marley
Stewart Copeland
King Tubby
Taj Mahal
Burning Spear
Steven Stills

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Posted 20 July 2004 - 10:07 AM

Ian Thornley - Former lead singer/guitarist for Big Wreck, now frontman for "Thornley"

Richard "Humpty" Vission - electronic

Adam Jones - Guitarist for TOOL

Louie Devito - electronic

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Posted 20 July 2004 - 11:54 AM

Slim Whitman rocks! Just kidding

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Posted 20 July 2004 - 12:01 PM

Seriously one of my favorite guitarist is Tony Iommi. Some people say that his playing is simplistic and it's what I first started learning to play on the guitar. Black Sabbath is still one of my favorite bands. Ozzy is at his best with that band.

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Posted 20 July 2004 - 03:16 PM

Buddy Guy can play now... but then I like those blues.



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Posted 21 July 2004 - 12:23 AM

Joe Satriani,Eric Johnson,Adrian Belew,Steve Vai,Neil Young,Edge,of course Jimi,Chet Atkins, Ry Cooder...can ya tell? I'm a guitar player!
Slash, Page,Eddie,...I could go on and on...Posted Image

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Posted 21 July 2004 - 02:15 AM

For all you guitar players out there, there's this relatively new guy on the scene, Mick Barre, from ORTHRELM.

I've posted it here a few times, but I don't know if anyone ever checked it out. The link sends you to a page with some video footage that I've never been able to open up, and a full concert in MP3, divided in 3 parts, and all 3 in one big file.

This stuff is just Drums and Guitar, and it's nucking futs! It may be a bit too much to take...super-fast Heavy Metal fragments going at light-speed. But if you can wrap your head around it, this guy's doing shit on the level of a kind of Thrash-Metal Coltrane....so many ideas going by that you gotta pay attention to catch it all.

In fact, if you like Coltrane's "Interstellar Space" album, I think you'll like this tooPosted Image

I don't think you can right-click and save the file, so if you like it, get your tape-decks connected to the PC. And if you know a way I can grab the MP3 without needing a tape deck, please let me know.

My friend described it as "The sound of a million spaceships colliding at once", so be warnedPosted Image For adventurous listeners only!

(Message edited by exshroomer on July 21, 2004)

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Posted 02 August 2004 - 01:55 AM

Jimi hendrix, The Vines, Radiohead, David Bowie, NIN, Tool, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Miles Davis, Rage Against the Machine, Niel Young(especially with Crosby, Stills and Nash), Cream, YoYo Ma, Edgar Meyer(classical bassist), Tori Amos(thats what Im talkin' 'bout Piano Lover), Orgy is ok, Foo Fighters, Queens Of the Stone Age, Coldplay, Radiohead, Flaming Lips, George Gershwin

-crap, I should stop. I'm leaving out so many great ones though.

As far as instruments, I jam on the:
Trumpet-classical, jazz
Bass- Rock, funk, classical
Guitar(acoustic preferably)- Rock, classical

What would the world be without music? I love it all, excluding countryPosted Image.

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Posted 22 May 2004 - 04:32 PM

definately electronic. detroit techno is divine. perfect for tripping. my favs are underground resistance, drexciya. and goa is good 2. juno reactor, astral projection.




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