• Whisht replied to the topic General Music thread 3

    oooohhh lots of synth love!

    @Thane16 – for a bit of context (if you’re interested), here’s a bbc documentary that tries to show where the electronic sound of Heaven 17 and Human League (and many others!) came from.

    I can actually remember the Tomorrow’s World that featured Kraftwerk which is featured here, though I’d only be around 4.
    As its one…[Read more]

  • Whisht replied to the topic General Music thread 3

    oh and btw @blenkinsopthebrave – I like how you manage to use glitches rather than tut about them!

    ;¬)

    When i now hear the CD versions of songs I grew up knowing only though the ‘jumps’ in scratched vinyl it still makes me rush a beat!

    Which also is a reason to thank you as it’s reminded me to listen to this as an album rather than randomly…[Read more]

  • Whisht replied to the topic General Music thread 3

    ah, oblique @pedant

    I’m not sure I’m able to offer much in terms of oblique for The Witchfinders, as I tend not to go with lyrics as much as the music, so its harder for me to ‘find’ in my collection.

    But this popped up the other day as I was walking along and I smiled thinking “maybe…?”

    Rest of…[Read more]

  • Whisht replied to the topic General Music thread 3

    Hi @thane16

    Happy Birthday !!
    Hope you have a fantastic (and cool) time!

    This as brilliantly suggested by @winston

    Warning – there are spoilers in this song for subsequent years

    :¬)

  • Whisht replied to the topic General Music thread 3

    In terms of The Witchfinders I seem to have stumbled across a few songs to link to.

    Which is good news for everyone, as it means not having to wade through the album Live at the Witch Trials by the Fall.
    And even avoiding Captain Beefheart unless you’re a fan.

    So one obvious one (and knowingly playing to the gallery) Saint Kate Bush…[Read more]

  • Whisht replied to the topic General Music thread 3

    @blenkinsopthebrave – thanks for the Ennio update (@Mudlark ‘s entropy update was also good to hear but in an entirely different way).

    The clip you linked to has a slight glitch (for me) in the audio – it just cuts out after one of the solos (around two and a half minutes in).
    So I hunted around and found this version of the same concert.

    It…[Read more]

  • Whisht replied to the topic Demons of the Punjab

    @pedant – I agree.

    If we can’t attract the right level of troll, are we going to have to do it for ourselves?

    “We’ve alredy had the War Doctor – we don’t need the Social Justice Warrior Doctor!”

    Well, at least I’m trying

    tsk

  • Whisht replied to the topic On The Sofa (9)

    and obviously @Mudlark – I’m really glad you’re taking positive action about what you noticed about your condition and that you’re able to make informed choices.

    Even if it means something possibly ‘unsightly’ for your nose, I’m so so glad this didn’t lead you to deferring doing anything and possibly meaning worse happens.

    Hm, I’m writing this…[Read more]

  • Whisht replied to the topic On The Sofa (9)

    @idiotsavon – as I live in a pit, Whishtminster Palace makes me smile no end.

    Hm…. “Whisht End” might be even more apposite (remembering that “whisht” means “shut up!”)

    ;¬)

  • Whisht replied to the topic General Music thread 3

    he he – @pedant thanks for that, you’ve also made me think of this song about man-power* versus machine

     

     

    *its a man called John so… anyway…

  • Whisht replied to the topic On The Sofa (9)

    Can I just add to @blenkinsopthebrave ‘s delight in “Savon Manor”

    If I’d had your name I’d have probably been my usual self-deprecating self by going with “Idiot Heights” but I’d have castigated you @idiotsavon for doing so!

    As its my antonym I can’t really take this, but will anyone on this Forum go with “xxx Barracks” ?

    ;¬)

    I’d love to…[Read more]

  • Whisht replied to the topic General Music thread 3

    In terms of Kerblam! and a song….

    Well, this time I’ll be Capt Obvious and go with this:

    Yeah I know – must try harder (but it is a good track!)

  • Whisht replied to the topic General Music thread 3

    @Geoffers – just going back to Snarky Puppy again!
    Thanks for this – really like listening to stuff I’ve not heard before.
    With Lingus especially I’ll be honest and admit that my ears still have a bit of a hard time with jazz fusion-y music.
    I guess I’m not a huge fan of “noodling” as you say(!) but also something about that particular sound and…[Read more]

  • Whisht commented on the post, Out of the comfort zone

    @Miapatrick – that’s an interesting take and one I don’t disagree with.

    What you’ve also helped me be more aware of, is that this series might be thematically “Its about time (we did something)”.

    I alluded […]

  • Whisht replied to the topic Kerblam!

    So I enjoyed this one as quite fun.
    Others here have already mentioned themes and bits that resonated or irked me (and yet again better than I could and with added insight!).
    Though will agree on the Doctor being such a fan of Kerblam as a service was… jarring.

    I did enjoy the HR (ie Human Resources) Manager having to remind herself it was…[Read more]

  • Whisht replied to the topic On The Sofa (9)

    @bluesqueakpip – I really like your analysis of where we are right now on your blog.
    And I’m sure there are ‘fixed moments’ in the future that can’t be changed (not just Earth’s past).
    So I can see how Ryan and Yas (and us the audience) would and should feel “but this is wrong – I should be able to make a difference!!!”

    On a separate point about…[Read more]

  • Whisht replied to the topic General Music thread 3

    @geoffers
    Snarky puppy – interesting – not heard them before though did see the reference on the BBC Who site.
    I’ll defer to @thane16 ‘s knowledge in terms of jazz (as I certainly didn’t get any Charlie Parker vibe).

    But I am hearing stuff/references/influences but can’t place my finger (earlobe??) on them (maybe this is a good thing that they’ve…[Read more]

  • Whisht replied to the topic General Music thread 3

    I should probably be a bit more methodical, or organised or… whatever.

    But here’s a tune for Rosa.

    Not something I naturally expected to pop up in my ‘shuffle’ but had that wave of finger-imaginary-piano-tapping nostalgia and realised it was relevant.
    Somethings will never change… “but don’t you believe…[Read more]

  • Whisht replied to the topic General Music thread 3

    Hi @thane16Puro so glad you’re feeling (at least a bit) better!
    Thank you so much for the insight into why the live orchestration works (for me at least) so well.

    I’m used to the album version of that Elbow song and like it a lot. It has a particular tone I think works and I don’t think too hard about what the song’s about or even why I like…[Read more]

  • Whisht commented on the post, Out of the comfort zone

    @Bluesqueakpip – thanks so much for going to the effort of getting this all down!
    I agree with much (perhaps everything!) that you say, but hadn’t quite seen it in as focused a way.

    I’m not sure I need the […]

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