A Packet of Threes (New, New Challenge Thread)

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revbob wrote:
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revbob wrote:
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I got a pack brewing...
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You do? You should post it the people here are hungry for more
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Oct 2022, 7:08pm
revbob wrote:
25 Oct 2022, 6:32pm
revbob wrote:
12 Oct 2022, 10:56pm
I got a pack brewing...
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You do? You should post it the people here are hungry for more
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Not on my watch damnit. I expect a review from you on my desk by tomorrow morning young man!!!!!


The Lee Harveys - 18 Again. A band Ive been meaning to check out for a while. The singer reminds me of Steve Drewett from the Neurotics. Straight aheahd melodic punk out of Dublin.


The Jackets - Sweedish garage punk what's not to like.


Glitoris - Warriors, Australian female punk band not taking any shit.

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Hello,

Lee Harveys - I agree with the others, these guys are really good; straight ahead banging sound with just enough frantic-ness

The Jackets - good buzzy, reverb guitar sound

Glitoris - good beat, good start; I thought a big crunchy guitar would kick in but ended u not missing that at all; this was really good; I don't know what Doc was thinking

Lee Harveys and Glitoris stand out as really strong - I'll check out more from each. The Jackets are in a long line of really good Swedish punk-ish bands.

All three good - all three new! Thanks!

I'll wait for everyone to finish up their reviews and then I'll post a packet.

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31 Oct 2022, 12:45pm
Hello,

Lee Harveys - I agree with the others, these guys are really good; straight ahead banging sound with just enough frantic-ness

The Jackets - good buzzy, reverb guitar sound

Glitoris - good beat, good start; I thought a big crunchy guitar would kick in but ended u not missing that at all; this was really good; I don't know what Doc was thinking

Lee Harveys and Glitoris stand out as really strong - I'll check out more from each. The Jackets are in a long line of really good Swedish punk-ish bands.

All three good - all three new! Thanks!

I'll wait for everyone to finish up their reviews and then I'll post a packet.
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Lee Harveys - I don't know if I can put my finger on it but there's something really exciting when a singer has urgency or you feel they're pushing themselves to the limit. You don't get it in all genres so I guess it's why I'm drawn to this type of music. If this song had a different singer, or even just a different vocal delivery I could probably take or leave it but it's definitely elevated the way it is.

The Jackets - I immediately like the Clockwork Orange make-up and like gkbill said, the fuzzy, reverby guitar is great. All the elements are there but it screams 'album track' to me - not necessarily a bad thing

Glitoris. What a name and what a song! And a "Warriors" film chorus too. I love the spiky guitars. My only complaint is that it fades out too soon. When I really like a song, I tend to write short sentences.

Nice one!
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Hello,

This is probably one of the strongest sets I've posted.

Martha - Please Don't Take me Back: really good guitar rock/pop quirky video aside; kind of jangley, kind of buzzy guitar



Pile - Loops: kind of experimental rock-ish but very driving



Single Mothers - Enough for You: kind of hard/heavy guitar rock with some effects


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Martha - Please Don't Take me Back - I liked this one a lot. Has a good feel to it.

Pile - Loop - This wasn't a bad song but it sounds kinda like a dark dirge to me and the music never "brightened" up. Not bad, just not my thing sonically.

Single Mothers - Enough for You - I liked this one too.

All new to me, a nice set. Thank you!
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Martha - I really like the droney guitar work but it'll definitely take a few listens for the voice to really become less annoying. The song is all business: verse / chorus / verse /chorus / chorus

Pile - there's something unsettling about this and it makes me want to put it on repeat. I think it's the drums that make it sound almost tiring to listen to. Really interesting song though. I was trying to decipher the words and it wasn't easy but strangely rewarding.

Single Mothers - I keep going back and forth between this and Pile being my top pick - I think it's just about even though. Just when I think it's Pile, this bassline keeps coming back into my head

Great choices
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Martha - Please Don't Take me Back -
Almost lost me on the intro. I can be an impatient bastard. When the music finally kicked in I was on board. The vox on this take some getting used to though.

Pile - Loop : That's how you start a song. Solid stuff, me like.

Single Mothers - Enough for You : Another new one for me, all three are. I like the guitar riff, good song.

Well done gkbill.

Weller, Oliver, random slacker care to take a turn?

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revbob wrote:
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Weller, Oliver, random slacker care to take a turn?
How about a diet packet? I've played the first one a lot... second one works better as part of the album IMO but as a standalone, the vitriol is impressive.

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"Meryl Streek / False Apologies"
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oliver wrote:
24 Nov 2022, 8:47pm
revbob wrote:
21 Nov 2022, 12:10am
Weller, Oliver, random slacker care to take a turn?
How about a diet packet? I've played the first one a lot... second one works better as part of the album IMO but as a standalone, the vitriol is impressive.
"Armani Caesar / Survival of the Littest" -
Im not usualy too into laid back music. This isnt bad but definitely not up my alley.

"Meryl Streek / False Apologies"

I was digging this and will definitely seek out more.

Thanks Oliver. Two new ones and 2 is better than none in this thread.

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oliver wrote:
24 Nov 2022, 8:47pm
revbob wrote:
21 Nov 2022, 12:10am
Weller, Oliver, random slacker care to take a turn?
How about a diet packet? I've played the first one a lot... second one works better as part of the album IMO but as a standalone, the vitriol is impressive.

"Armani Caesar / Survival of the Littest" -


"Meryl Streek / False Apologies"
Hello,

Armani Caesar - musically interesting; I like that bass kind of cool rhythm; the vocals aren't for me; rapping with this attitude too often strikes me as posing

Meryl Streek - again, the music is good; I understand his anger but shouting in angry bouts doesn't fit into my musical taste; he needs to express his emotions but, again, not for me

2 new to me - I wish Meryl Streek had a bit more nuance to the vocals. Thanks, Oliver!

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oliver wrote:
24 Nov 2022, 8:47pm
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"Meryl Streek / False Apologies"
This song/band sent me down a serious rabbit hole and now I have like 10 other artists to checkout. Thanks Oliver.

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Nice!
I heard of them via Bob Vylan who was previously posted here (or the previous incarnation of it) - they're on the same label.
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revbob wrote:
26 Nov 2022, 5:30pm
oliver wrote:
24 Nov 2022, 8:47pm
...
"Meryl Streek / False Apologies"
This song/band sent me down a serious rabbit hole and now I have like 10 other artists to checkout. Thanks Oliver.
Hello,

That's a benefit of this thread!

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