what music is actually worth listening to these days?

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what music is actually worth listening to these days?

Post by safe » Tue May 31, 2011 11:56 pm

i'm so painfully out of touch.

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Re: what music is actually worth listening to these days?

Post by pineappletribe » Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:05 am

For me i still love to buy new indie music.. very little else tbh.

My current bands i like are:

Crystal Stilts
Moon Duo
Serena Maneesh
A Place To Bury Strangers

I'd recommend any of those -> but only if ya like indie music :D

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Re: what music is actually worth listening to these days?

Post by Beagle » Wed Jun 01, 2011 11:28 am

tricky question, as it's entirely subjective; what sort of thing do you like?

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Re: what music is actually worth listening to these days?

Post by CMcDougall » Wed Jun 01, 2011 2:55 pm

Beastie Boys -Hot sauce :wink:

Clubland 19 :lol:

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Post by jonny » Wed Jun 01, 2011 2:55 pm

It depends on what genre your looking for, as regards dance music im into Soulful /Funky House, some Deep House is ok too but most of the new Deeep House is gash!!

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Post by pineappletribe » Wed Jun 01, 2011 3:01 pm

CMcDougall wrote:Beastie Boys -Hot sauce :wink:
yeah top album that! :D

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Re: what music is actually worth listening to these days?

Post by renegadegenius » Wed Jun 01, 2011 7:33 pm

I usually go to this site, download some bits I've never heard of & see what goodies I can uncover :

http://avaxhome.ws/music

Although you'll undoubtedly also find some crap in there as well, but there is gold to be found.
Can't say there's much 'new' music I listen to.

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Post by squatski » Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:27 pm

have you tried the black eyed peas?


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Post by safe » Thu Jun 02, 2011 1:01 am

Beagle wrote:tricky question, as it's entirely subjective; what sort of thing do you like?
old hip hop, electro, drum 'n' bass, jungle, old skool hardcore, old house, garage, 2 step, indie, heavy metal, breaks, reggae, ragga, funk, soul, dubstep, rock, synth, punk. i'm open to most things, just as long as it's not shit.

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Post by Thumpson » Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:00 am

Don't really follow much new music but for what i know there's at least some good electro coming out every now and then, for instance these guys make great analogue stuff http://www.discogs.com/artist/Morphology

There's been some really good acid releases after 2000 although can't think of many from the past couple years.. this is getting released this or next week, nice sounds on B4..
http://www.phasedistortionrecords.com/Audio.html

You'll find good stuff around with a wide taste like yours, but it's probly gonna be buried deep.. That just means dig harder :)

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Re: what music is actually worth listening to these days?

Post by Beagle » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:43 am

safe wrote:
Beagle wrote:tricky question, as it's entirely subjective; what sort of thing do you like?
old hip hop, electro, drum 'n' bass, jungle, old skool hardcore, old house, garage, 2 step, indie, heavy metal, breaks, reggae, ragga, funk, soul, dubstep, rock, synth, punk. i'm open to most things, just as long as it's not shit.
Well, there's a rather FRESH electro double EP that's just been released:



Also, check out Soundcloud. It's perfect for keeping up with new dance music. For example, Doc Scott uploads a great series of new drum n bass mixes called 'Future Beats'. It's also a great way to hear unreleased new stuff, Future Jungle, J-Tek etc.

Rock wise, not much has floated my boat lately, other than the last Radiohead LP 'King of Limbs'.
Not particularly new, but there was also Thom Yorke's solo LP 'The Erasor'. I liked the last Doves LP 'Kingdom of Rust' too; there's a pretty cool instrumental LP by Holy Fuck too that came out a year or two ago. Also Kasabian, Klaxons; Portishead had a cool album out a coupkle of years back; 'Highly Evolved' by The Vines wasn't bad either.
And if there's any old hip hop / electro you're after, hit me up - I've got shed loads.

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Re: what music is actually worth listening to these days?

Post by tdo » Thu Jun 02, 2011 5:07 pm

Give BBC 6 Music a listen - I've discovered loads of music (old and new) of all types listening to it.

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Re: what music is actually worth listening to these days?

Post by dj rizzla » Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:13 pm

Everyones probably looking for music to listen to away from the charts rite and the funny thing is, 70% of the stuff in the charts reppin dance music at the mo IS Breakbeat ! lol

Stick on Kiss. U mite enjoy......

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Post by Beagle » Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:14 am

dj rizzla wrote:
Stick on Kiss. U mite enjoy......

I find that highly unlikely! :-D

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Re: what music is actually worth listening to these days?

Post by Traffic Cone » Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:54 pm

for drum & bass, i'd recommend DJ Hidden. he makes stuff that's pretty techy, but with an emphasis on the atmospherics...some of his tracks have a sort of cinematic feel, almost. nice counterpoint to the beats.
recent promo set of him and Eye-D: http://soundcloud.com/barcoderecordings ... ring-eye-d
My favourite of his tracks at the moment:


It is on the harder side of the d&b spectrum though so it's not for everyone. But a lot more interesting than most of that stuff!

he's also done an album of downtempo / idm as Semiomime that's pretty cool too, from the sounds of it.

i'd echo the point about Soundcloud...also the discogs "Mixes" forum. I've found some great stuff i had no clue about just from there. the beauty of this online age is how much easier it is to take a chance on something new, and how much variety there is. just the other day my mate was playing me some Glaswegian reggae :-D (sadly Glaswegian production, not vocals :()

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