12 Dec 2011, 16:31 by oldmoonlight
22 Dec 2008, 13:08 by cappie2000This last year was a emotionally turbulent year for me for several personal reasons.. with all this emotional turmoil comes music to accompany it.. here are some of my favorite artists and/or tracks.. if I could talk to them (or about them), I'd say this:
Jon Hopkins: Jon, your music has always been there for me to pick me up and lift me above the shit and confusion that is life in order to let me bask in the radiant glory of all that is heavenly and good.. I salute you and congratulate you with your latest release (please upload it to Last.fm, so others can experience it).. Insides has more than earned its place next to Opalescent and Contact Note... (but also Ep1.. I just love The End and Song One) these albums should be in every music-lover's collection.. (paid, that is.. true artistry deserves recognition.. the least you can do is pay the man for his works of art). Coldplay didn't pick this guy to work with without a reason.. the #1 band of 2008 here on LastFM has Jon Hopkins with them on stage for their new album release. …
17 Jun 2007, 06:13 by jet-setterRULES:
1. Put your music player on shuffle.
2. For each question, press the "next" button to get your answer.
3. YOU MUST WRITE THAT SONG NAME DOWN NO MATTER HOW SILLY IT SOUNDS!
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-IF SOMEONE SAYS "IS THIS OKAY?" YOU SAY?
Stay free, Ponyboy. Stay free.
-WHAT WOULD DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONALITY?
Because I am an alcoholic, naturally.
-WHAT DO YOU LIKE IN A GUY/GIRL?
ALL I NEEEEED IS A LITTLE BIT OF MOMENTUM
-HOW DO YOU FEEL TODAY?
Let There Be Morning
Actually, that's quite the opposite. Curse you, mornings.
-WHAT IS YOUR LIFE'S PURPOSE?
Paris Holds The Key To Your Heart
To go to Paris, I guess.
-WHAT IS YOUR MOTTO?
Your Love Is Like Las Vegas
It is. It really is.
-WHAT DO YOUR FRIENDS THINK OF YOU?
Different Names for the Same Thing
Because I have about 984938493 nicknames.
-WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR PARENTS?
19 Apr 2007, 12:21 by tippex79So, I went to Thu 12 Apr – Aqualung and I've just got round to writing a gig review for it. I blame illness followed by a trip home.
I think this is the closest I've ever stood to the stage at a gig. It's a bit surprising as we didn't turn up very early at all but there was still loads of space right by the stage. I was close enough to be deafened by the bass speaker and almost close enough to reach up and touch Ben Hales. A couple of the songs were being filmed (Cinderella and Outside), so hopefully I'll be appearing on those videos.
Support was from a young lady by the name of Kate Walsh. She was a very good acoustic singer-songwriter type. There was also some nice chat between songs (I always find that a good story about where the song comes from makes me listen more closely to support artists, and helps me remember the song). She reminded me quite a lot of Gemma Hayes, which is a good thing. My friend Ged_uk bought her album and I'll be interested to know what he makes of it.
13 Apr 2007, 14:00 by Ged_UKLast night I went to ULU to see Aqualung.
In a fantastic return to form with the support acts, we had the wonderful Kate Walsh, a singer-songwriter who reminded me strongly of both Jenny Lewis and Martha Wainwright, which is No.Bad.Thing. I was so impressed, i bought the album (and got a free aqualung one too!). Hopefully i'll see her again at some time in the future.
Now, I wasn't actually a fan of Aqualung. That's not to say i don't like them, but i've just never heard their stuff before (or at least that i'm aware of). They were simply awesome! ULU is a tighly packed little venue, and it was rocking like nobody's business!
Matt Hales, who to all intents and purposes is Aqualung, is a really nice, cheery and, well, just normal, guy. I've seen his brother Ben Hales playing guitar for Duke Special. I've sadly forgotten the bass player's name, but the drummer David was utterly unique in that he actually played the violin during one song. …