Record Club Club November 23rd - Blackstar

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  1. lee newman

    lee newman Well-Known Member

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    It’s about a friend who died of AIDS. So definitely not his intent.
     
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    Humm I didn't even get that. I thought is was just looking back at past heydays. I'll have to listen again. I do like Face The Truth though.
     
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    Apparently Verve was the only label that would have them.
     
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    Record Club will be on a break till Friday. Will have a new title picked.
     
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    Now that i am off school, I can dedicate more time to this thread. Will be back to regular updates (Hopefully).

    This weeks pick is



    My Bloody Valentine- Loveless
     
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    I've never heard this, its shoegaze right? I've been getting into some minimal ambient stuff recently and been meaning to listen to this one for ages, so good timing here.
     
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    This is THE shoegaze album!
     
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    This album is really two albums in one. Play it quiet and it almost works as a soothing ambient balm. Play it loud and it tears your face off. It is phenomenal
     
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    I'm looking forward to this one. I know some of their stuff (like the title track) but have never taken the time to listen to the complete album.
     
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    New album to me. Looking forward to it.
     
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    I would describe this as more maximal ambient, lol.

    This is a really great read on this album if anyone's interested in some of the lore behind it.
     
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    Just finished it, its much more lively than I thought it would be haha. Really good though, looking forward to a second listen perhaps when I'm more focused on it.
     
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    I just realised it looks like there was meant to be a link or something here, the bottom of the post is blank for me?
     
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    It's an Amazon link to the 33 1/3 book on Loveless. Having trouble getting my phone to access Amazon AU at the moment, so not sure if it's available over there.
     
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    New pick this week is..










    David Bowie- Blackstar
     
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    One of the best final albums ever made!
     
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    Just to get this out there before I listen to this album. I am not a Bowie fan. Just never got that interested in his music enough. Listened to the first few seconds on my work computer and stopped it because after that I realized this in not a casual listen type of record.
     
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    Nope. It's one of his more avant-garde releases. It also focuses heavily on the theme of mortality. Especially Bowie's.
     
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    I love Blackstar.
     
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    Given my appreciation for free jazz I’m into this album.

    Anybody know what Ormen is?

    And what do you think he means by Blackstar?
     

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