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Re: Strummservations

Post by gkbill » 25 Jun 2019, 8:37pm

Heston wrote:
25 Jun 2019, 5:41pm
BitterTom wrote:
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Tony Adams is such a good fucking song, loving this album. Had it on a bit too loud, baby started crying, I got a bollocking but I can honestly say it was so worth it.
I don't want to be too negative here but I found all of Joe's post-Clash albums a little lacking. Some great songs here and there but a real lack of good melody in places and not many rocking out songs. He was only in his Forties, you are allowed to kick up some shit at that age still. We needed more Coma Girls and Rockin' Worlds and less Nitcombs and Gamma Rays.
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Agreed. Joe could still rock and that was my favorite of his inclinations (does that make sense?).

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Re: Strummservations

Post by BitterTom » 27 Jun 2019, 7:44am

Heston wrote:
25 Jun 2019, 5:41pm
BitterTom wrote:
25 Jun 2019, 5:26pm
Tony Adams is such a good fucking song, loving this album. Had it on a bit too loud, baby started crying, I got a bollocking but I can honestly say it was so worth it.
I don't want to be too negative here but I found all of Joe's post-Clash albums a little lacking. Some great songs here and there but a real lack of good melody in places and not many rocking out songs. He was only in his Forties, you are allowed to kick up some shit at that age still. We needed more Coma Girls and Rockin' Worlds and less Nitcombs and Gamma Rays.
I agree that the rock-ier songs work really well, but I really like the world sound of Rock Art, it was different and creative. Goes back to what Flex was saying at the end of the day about having different ears.

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Inder » 14 Jul 2019, 1:28am

Was watching Single White Female and spotted this --
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Re: Strummservations

Post by Marky Dread » 14 Jul 2019, 4:49am

Inder wrote:
14 Jul 2019, 1:28am
Was watching Single White Female and spotted this --

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Silent Majority » 14 Jul 2019, 5:22am

Nice. I listened to that live album last night when I got home from the pub.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by Silent Majority » 14 Oct 2019, 4:37pm

A line from Global a Go Go in a world where Strummer had mediocre taste in music.

Glad all over with the Dave Clarke Five!
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Re: Strummservations

Post by Inder » 14 Oct 2019, 4:52pm

Silent Majority wrote:
14 Oct 2019, 4:37pm
A line from Global a Go Go in a world where Strummer had mediocre taste in music.

Glad all over with the Dave Clarke Five!
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Glad All Over is fab!

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Marky Dread » 14 Oct 2019, 4:57pm

Inder wrote:
14 Oct 2019, 4:52pm
Silent Majority wrote:
14 Oct 2019, 4:37pm
A line from Global a Go Go in a world where Strummer had mediocre taste in music.

Glad all over with the Dave Clarke Five!
👺

Glad All Over is fab!
Brilliant track. Love the Rezillos cover also.

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Heston » 14 Oct 2019, 5:03pm

I love Glad All Over. Love that slapback reverb on the vocals.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by 101Walterton » 14 Oct 2019, 5:04pm

Been eyeing up a vinyl copy of the Acton Firefighters gig in my local music shop. Very expensive plus I already the CD but still tempted, anyone got it or heard it?
Does it include all the acts or just Meskies?

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Flex » 15 Oct 2019, 11:28am

i too support glad all over and the high quality rockin and rollin it represents
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Re: Strummservations

Post by Marky Dread » 15 Oct 2019, 12:44pm

101Walterton wrote:
14 Oct 2019, 5:04pm
Been eyeing up a vinyl copy of the Acton Firefighters gig in my local music shop. Very expensive plus I already the CD but still tempted, anyone got it or heard it?
Does it include all the acts or just Meskies?
I'll say this only. Vinyl bootlegs rarely sound better than their CD counterparts.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by Dr. Medulla » 15 Oct 2019, 1:40pm

Marky Dread wrote:
15 Oct 2019, 12:44pm
101Walterton wrote:
14 Oct 2019, 5:04pm
Been eyeing up a vinyl copy of the Acton Firefighters gig in my local music shop. Very expensive plus I already the CD but still tempted, anyone got it or heard it?
Does it include all the acts or just Meskies?
I'll say this only. Vinyl bootlegs rarely sound better than their CD counterparts.
Even Neil Young boots?

More seriously, why is that?
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Re: Strummservations

Post by Marky Dread » 15 Oct 2019, 2:26pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
15 Oct 2019, 1:40pm
Marky Dread wrote:
15 Oct 2019, 12:44pm
101Walterton wrote:
14 Oct 2019, 5:04pm
Been eyeing up a vinyl copy of the Acton Firefighters gig in my local music shop. Very expensive plus I already the CD but still tempted, anyone got it or heard it?
Does it include all the acts or just Meskies?
I'll say this only. Vinyl bootlegs rarely sound better than their CD counterparts.
Even Neil Young boots?

More seriously, why is that?
The Simple answer is that the majority of bootlegs end up being rushed pressings with poor quality vinyl.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by Dr. Medulla » 15 Oct 2019, 2:32pm

Marky Dread wrote:
15 Oct 2019, 2:26pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
15 Oct 2019, 1:40pm
Marky Dread wrote:
15 Oct 2019, 12:44pm
101Walterton wrote:
14 Oct 2019, 5:04pm
Been eyeing up a vinyl copy of the Acton Firefighters gig in my local music shop. Very expensive plus I already the CD but still tempted, anyone got it or heard it?
Does it include all the acts or just Meskies?
I'll say this only. Vinyl bootlegs rarely sound better than their CD counterparts.
Even Neil Young boots?

More seriously, why is that?
The Simple answer is that the majority of bootlegs end up being rushed pressings with poor quality vinyl.
Ah, so it's basically a physical issue. Gotcha.
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