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Having been going through Marc Martel songs again these last few days. This stunningly gifted bastard needs far, far more recognition.

I think I found my favorite original song from him: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFw8Kq59AEE

 

When I close my eyes I imagine that this is how it would sound if Freddie Mercury were still alive and making new songs. Though I must say, in terms of vocal range, Martel seems to be even superior.

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4 hours ago, Toth said:

Having been going through Marc Martel songs again these last few days. This stunningly gifted bastard needs far, far more recognition.

I think I found my favorite original song from him: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFw8Kq59AEE

 

When I close my eyes I imagine that this is how it would sound if Freddie Mercury were still alive and making new songs. Though I must say, in terms of vocal range, Martel seems to be even superior.

wow this is really really good! Had to bold it.

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what was about to post here? half forgot with this song....

Okay, now I remember. For some reason Youtube recommended me this one. The non-chorus part seems very cool. Or at least it's kind of happy and makes one feel alive!

 

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I just found out that one of the kids I grew up with is the keyboard player in Brand X....lol... he was always the best player in the neighborhood...

Lately I've been going back to my roots... Return to Forever, Jean Luc Ponty, Bruford, the Brecker Bros., Mahavishnu, Steps Ahead, Gong, PFM, Larry Carlton, Weather Report, Stanley Jordan, Jeff Lorber, etc....

Some prog Rock stuff... Gentle Giant, (older) Genesis, ELP, King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Yes, UK, Renaissance, etc....

... There's always time for Frank Zappa

... and the Dregs will always remain my favorites....lol

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Listening to the recently-released recording of David Bowie at the Glastonbury Festival in 2000. It is a great live recording.

 

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Doing an immersive exposure to Wilco and Grizzly Bear. The latter is especially good for bathing. 

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On 12/1/2018 at 2:20 AM, Isis said:

Doing an immersive exposure to Wilco and Grizzly Bear. The latter is especially good for bathing. 

I had a very nice experience last weekend listening to Wilco's A Ghost Is Born all the way through for the first time in years.  I've been quite disappointed by a few of their more recent efforts, but this was from their best era.

A few favorites:

At Least That's What You Said

Hell is Chrome (bizarre how hard it is to find good live versions of this one)

Theologians

The Late Greats

 

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On 11/30/2018 at 5:16 PM, williamjm said:

Listening to the recently-released recording of David Bowie at the Glastonbury Festival in 2000. It is a great live recording.

 

Seconded.

And before that was released I was listening to Queen Rock Montreal quite a bit. 

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On 12/5/2018 at 3:42 AM, Triskele said:

I had a very nice experience last weekend listening to Wilco's A Ghost Is Born all the way through for the first time in years.  I've been quite disappointed by a few of their more recent efforts, but this was from their best era.

A few favorites:

At Least That's What You Said

Hell is Chrome (bizarre how hard it is to find good live versions of this one)

Theologians

The Late Greats

 

Yeah, I'm finding the older stuff is 'better' to my ears.

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I accompanied my work today with different soundtracks of games I'm playing at the moment. Which... come to think of it, is not at all helpful.

I'm still utterly stunned by Alina's boss battle theme in Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Magia Record:

What a kickass villain theme! I can imagine it right in the Madoka Magica Anime in a penultimate battle scene at the end of a movie.

And this is from a freaking Mobile Game! XD

This is going to be a tense Christmas Event... :o

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8 hours ago, Toth said:

I accompanied my work today with different soundtracks of games I'm playing at the moment. Which... come to think of it, is not at all helpful.

I'm still utterly stunned by Alina's boss battle theme in Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Magia Record:

What a kickass villain theme! I can imagine it right in the Madoka Magica Anime in a penultimate battle scene at the end of a movie.

And this is from a freaking Mobile Game! XD

This is going to be a tense Christmas Event... :o

Indeed for a movie, but for a game or to help working, this is so tense! (though good) :P

 

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I've been relistening to the last tracks of Kesha's last album from last year, to be precise this one:

Spoiler

 

"Learn To Let Go"
 

Been a prisoner of the past
Had a bitterness when I looked back
Was telling everyone it's not that bad
'Til all my shit hit the fan

I know I'm always like
Telling everybody you don't gotta be a victim
Life ain't always fair, but hell is living in resentment
Choose redemption, your happy ending's up to you

I think it's time to practice what I preach
Exorcise the demons inside me
Whoa, gotta learn to let it go
The past can't haunt me if I don't let it
Live and learn and never forget it
Whoa, gotta learn to let it go

Had a boogieman under my bed
Putting crazy thoughts inside my head
Always whispering, "It's all your fault"
He was telling me "No, you're not that strong"

I know I'm always like
Telling everybody you don't have to be a victim
Life ain't always fair, but hell is living in resentment
Choose redemption, your happy ending's up to you

So I think it's time to practice what I preach
Exorcise the demons inside me
Whoa, gotta learn to let it go
The past can't haunt me if I don't let it
Live and learn and never forget it
Whoa, gotta learn to let it go

Hey-eh-eh-eh, yeah
Hey-eh-eh-eh, yeah
Learn to let go, learn to let go
Hey-eh-eh-eh, yeah
Hey-eh-eh-eh, yeah
Learn to let go, learn to let go

I'm done reliving my bad decisions
I see now maybe there's a reason
Why, I, I, I, I, I, I been through hell and back
Yeah, honestly, it's what made me who I am
Holding on to wasted time
Gotta learn to let go in life

So I think it's time to practice what I preach
Exorcise the demons inside me
Whoa, gotta learn to let it go
The past can't haunt me if I don't let it
Live and learn and never forget it
Whoa, gotta learn to let it go

Hey-eh-eh-eh, yeah
Hey-eh-eh-eh, yeah
Learn to let go, learn to let go
Hey-eh-eh-eh, yeah
Hey-eh-eh-eh, yeah
Learn to let go, learn to let go

I love the message and the vitality. Of course, since she is my age, it's actually nostalgic to see the video recordings. Love the colors of the clothes as well and the way the videoclip is made with just a few elements.

She kind of surprised me last year because I had never been into her songs, too much commercial and absurd for my taste, but the last album was more adult, showing that she can actually sing very well and it be meaningful despite the majority of it still being pop (like this one).

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