What Music are you listening to? Discussions Welcome!

Discussion in 'Media Discussion' started by NormanicGrav, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. NormanicGrav

    NormanicGrav The Eagle-Eyed Member Moderator

    I'll start off this thread since I've been listening to one heck of an album.

    Many of you regulars will know I'm a huge fan of Gojira's works (genre: Progressive Metal, Groove Metal). Their latest album Magma just got released and I'm loving it. It has a special sound to it that Mastodon also pulled off with their The Hunter album, but it works really well with this. This album is like the calm before the storm in terms of metal (they have done heavy stuff before with most of their albums prior).

    Favourite tracks I like - The Shooting Star, Silvera, Magma, Pray

    You can check out the album on Spotify in its entirety for free.

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  2. Buzz201

    Buzz201 Cardcaptor

    I shall continue with perhaps the polar opposite, I realised earlier that Kanye West's The Life of Pablo has finally be made available for purchase via his website. (This was some time ago, but I'm out of the loop.)

    Like most of Kanye's recent stuff, it's interesting, if not good. It ranges from the audaciousness of Famous to the more reflective later half of the album, with songs like Real Friends. Parts of it even make you believe Kanye West is an actual human being. And even if you aren't a fan of the lyrical content (and many won't be), Kanye's albums are always interesting from a production standpoint.

    My personal favourite song is FML, featuring The Weeknd, but I'm not sure there's a song on the album you couldn't relisten to 100 times and not gain anything new from it.

    (N.B. I've linked to Spotify, because Kanye's still being silly about making the album available in places people can share easily.)
  3. Jinjer

    Jinjer Completely Average High School Student

    gotten into pizzicato five's discography

    they're a japanese "shibuya-kei" act from the 80s and 90s and their songs emulate that 60s and 70s (western) sound, so expect lots of references from those decades

    a pretty good "album band" for me (what i'd call bands that make albums that sound better when listened to from start to finish as opposed to just picking a song or two then throwing the rest aside), something i can listen to while on the way to work and stuff
  4. st_owly

    st_owly Guild Member

    Gojira are great. Not listened to them in ages though.
  5. Vashdaman

    Vashdaman Za Warudo

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  6. Professor Irony

    Professor Irony Cardcaptor

    Youtube suddenly recommended me a YMO album. This pleases me.

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  7. qaiz

    qaiz Stand User

    Five albums I'm currently listening to:
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  8. Professor Irony

    Professor Irony Cardcaptor

    Enjoyed this one in particular. Maybe it's the production, but the vocals are very Bowie-esque.
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  9. Vashdaman

    Vashdaman Za Warudo

    Man these myspace era Wiley instrumentals were some of his best ever.

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  10. Professor Irony

    Professor Irony Cardcaptor

    Thanks ReLife, this is going to be stuck in my head for days.

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  11. Professor Irony

    Professor Irony Cardcaptor

    Really digging the Illustrated Musical Encyclopedia album lately.

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  12. -Danielle-

    -Danielle- Stand User

    Oddly enough I've been loving some Selena Gomez stuff.

    The new Korn song is AMAZING. I'm also now in love with the Tokyo Ghoul Season 2 OST and need to find out how to get my hands on it!!
  13. Vashdaman

    Vashdaman Za Warudo

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  14. NormanicGrav

    NormanicGrav The Eagle-Eyed Member Moderator


  15. -Danielle-

    -Danielle- Stand User

    I've been listening to a lot of Lady Gaga, Prodigy and Chase & Status through the day at work to get me through it. Keeps me in a remotely good mood.
  16. IncendiaryLemon

    IncendiaryLemon Captain Karen AUKN Staff

    It kind of passed my by on release but I decided to finally check out Slipknot's latest album. I wouldn't go as far to say I'm a massive Slipknot fan, I love Vol 3. The Subliminal Verses, but everything else has been kind of lukewarm for me. However, I am really enjoying what I've heard so far from The Grey Chapter though. It does seem a little heavier than Vol 3, but it's still got it's more melodic moments. The highlight so far has to be Killpop, which reminds me an awful lot of Vermillion from Vol 3, with a slow and gradual build up to a brutal finale. Other highlights include AOV, The Devil in I and Sarcastrophe.
  17. Blaize

    Blaize Adventurer

    Discovered these JAM TRIP albums a few months back and I just LOVE this Macross one. I will definitely be getting this CD eventually as it's just too good.
  18. Vashdaman

    Vashdaman Za Warudo

    Man, like 80% of what I listen to is Grime, the other 20% is mostly Shenmue music. #Livinthatmanchildlife

    Maybe this is why I have problems?
  19. mrclt1994

    mrclt1994 Hunter

    Don't worry, I listen to 90% Grime/UK Rap and 10% J Rock.

    Been banging Dexplicit instrumentals all day long:

    Dexplicit - Big Picture < Double S went in on this in that 2007 set by Logan Sama w/ Chip, Dot Rotten, Griminal, P Money etc.

    Dexplicit - Steamtrain VIP < Skepta and Ghetts tore eachother apart on this
  20. NormanicGrav

    NormanicGrav The Eagle-Eyed Member Moderator

    So I've gone back to listening to The Dear Hunter after discovering their fifth album focused on one long story is about to be released (Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional). Their songs Gloria and The Revival were a great listen.

    For anyone wondering, they're a Progressive Indie Rock band with a cool tone to it. I very much recommend giving the album The Color Spectrum a listen, it's a 5 star album in my books. The Color Spectrum is a 9 EP set with 4 songs per EP, with each EP having their own tone to it; for example Black is Hard Rock/Metal, Red is Rock, Orange is more Alternative Rock, Indigo is like Electronic Rock, Violet is Progressive Rock etc.

    All of their albums are on Spotify if you have that.

    Song examples: