ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

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Vote for the song you like LEAST

Poll ended at 10 Jul 2019, 10:45am

Coma Girl
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58%
Get Down Moses
8
42%
 
Total votes: 19

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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by Kory » 09 Jul 2019, 2:27pm

Wolter wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:21pm
Kory wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:09pm
I shall be losing all faith in humanity if GDM loses.
Your mistake was having any.
.03% ain't that much, but it was just enough to hinge on GDM.
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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by Silent Majority » 09 Jul 2019, 2:34pm

I'm backing Coma Girl. I think it's perfect.
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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by Kory » 09 Jul 2019, 2:36pm

Silent Majority wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:34pm
I'm backing Coma Girl. I think it's perfect.
But...now hear me out...what if GDM is perfect?
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Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by Silent Majority » 09 Jul 2019, 2:36pm

Kory wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:36pm
Silent Majority wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:34pm
I'm backing Coma Girl. I think it's perfect.
But...now hear me out...what if GDM is perfect?
The band need to be as into it as Joe.
There's a lot of wreckage in the ravine

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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by Dr. Medulla » 09 Jul 2019, 2:50pm

Kory wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:09pm
I shall be losing all faith in humanity if GDM loses.
C'mon, no shame in losing to "Coma Girl." It's only a shame that they likely won't both proceed.
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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by Heston » 09 Jul 2019, 2:51pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:21pm
Heston wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:18pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 1:28pm
Heston wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 1:14pm
Never really got the love for GDM. Coma Girl is that rare thing, a Meskies songs with a super catchy melody. And I'm a sucker for those.
GDM has a great smooth groove with Joe playing the role of prophet, delivering the news. It's hectoring Joe but delivered with Beat cool. I can't imagine Joe singing that without wearing the blackest of sunglasses on his face.
"Smooth groove' is the problem, I like songs.
Don't you smoke pot anymore? How could you dislike a smooth groove?
Yes but the groove isn't that good for me.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by Kory » 09 Jul 2019, 2:53pm

Heston wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:18pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 1:28pm
Heston wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 1:14pm
Never really got the love for GDM. Coma Girl is that rare thing, a Meskies songs with a super catchy melody. And I'm a sucker for those.
GDM has a great smooth groove with Joe playing the role of prophet, delivering the news. It's hectoring Joe but delivered with Beat cool. I can't imagine Joe singing that without wearing the blackest of sunglasses on his face.
"Smooth groove' is the problem, I like songs.
How is it not a song? It has an intro, verses, prechoruses, a catchy chorus. I could go on.
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Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by Dr. Medulla » 09 Jul 2019, 3:04pm

Heston wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:51pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:21pm
Heston wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:18pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 1:28pm
Heston wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 1:14pm
Never really got the love for GDM. Coma Girl is that rare thing, a Meskies songs with a super catchy melody. And I'm a sucker for those.
GDM has a great smooth groove with Joe playing the role of prophet, delivering the news. It's hectoring Joe but delivered with Beat cool. I can't imagine Joe singing that without wearing the blackest of sunglasses on his face.
"Smooth groove' is the problem, I like songs.
Don't you smoke pot anymore? How could you dislike a smooth groove?
Yes but the groove isn't that good for me.
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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by 101Walterton » 09 Jul 2019, 4:11pm

I’m backing GDM because although it isn’t perfect I still prefer it to Gang Gang plus if it was perfect it would have been an absolute masterpiece.

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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by Dr. Medulla » 09 Jul 2019, 4:31pm

We currently have a tie. I move that voting be ended immediately in the name of all that is good in the world.
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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by ohsoso » 09 Jul 2019, 4:54pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 4:31pm
We currently have a tie. I move that voting be ended immediately in the name of all that is good in the world.
sorry, voted off coma girl.
GDM is a weird monster masterpiece.

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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by Dr. Medulla » 09 Jul 2019, 5:41pm

ohsoso wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 4:54pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 4:31pm
We currently have a tie. I move that voting be ended immediately in the name of all that is good in the world.
sorry, voted off coma girl.
GDM is a weird monster masterpiece.
Full respect to you for outing yourself as the tie-breaker. You don't want Heston as an arch-enemy, tho. :shifty:
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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by matedog » 09 Jul 2019, 6:04pm

The songwriting on these two tunes is so much tighter than anything on Global.
Look, you have to establish context for these things. And I maintain that unless you appreciate the Fall of Constantinople, the Great Fire of London, and Mickey Mantle's fatalist alcoholism, live Freddy makes no sense. If you want to half-ass it, fine, go call Simon Schama to do the appendix.

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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by Wolter » 09 Jul 2019, 6:06pm

Kory wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:53pm
Heston wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 2:18pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 1:28pm
Heston wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 1:14pm
Never really got the love for GDM. Coma Girl is that rare thing, a Meskies songs with a super catchy melody. And I'm a sucker for those.
GDM has a great smooth groove with Joe playing the role of prophet, delivering the news. It's hectoring Joe but delivered with Beat cool. I can't imagine Joe singing that without wearing the blackest of sunglasses on his face.
"Smooth groove' is the problem, I like songs.
How is it not a song? It has an intro, verses, prechoruses, a catchy chorus. I could go on.
It blows my mind that anyone would think GDM lacks hooks. And apocalyptic Joe is best Joe.
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Re: ROUND 13 - Streetcore - SEMIFINAL

Post by Flex » 09 Jul 2019, 6:08pm

matedog wrote:
09 Jul 2019, 6:04pm
The songwriting on these two tunes is so much tighter than anything on Global.
different modes of creating music between the two records, both excellent, imho.
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