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Forum: Music 02-06-2013, 08:33
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By marcusgv
I was thinking that too...

I was thinking that too...
Forum: Music 28-05-2013, 21:40
Replies: 80
Views: 5,468
Posted By marcusgv
Well SweetHeartHolly I've listened to all those...

Well SweetHeartHolly I've listened to all those tracks you listed.
I get your point about C/W and Soul. Country and Western songs with a soulful voice. If you like Country and Soul like this, you...
Forum: The X Factor 28-05-2013, 20:58
Replies: 5,401
Views: 294,385
Posted By marcusgv
They like 'Going Nowhere' which is a great song....

They like 'Going Nowhere' which is a great song.
I played it to my son and told him it was aimed at him.



Yeah, more Earth, Wind and Fire or The Bros Johnson...maybe that's too far back?
Forum: Music 28-05-2013, 20:39
Replies: 176
Views: 11,497
Posted By marcusgv
I became a fan as my mate Ivor is completely nuts...

I became a fan as my mate Ivor is completely nuts about him..he stopped Richman on the way to the stage one night when he was playing the Limelight in Belfast!
Forum: Music 21-04-2013, 23:01
Replies: 28
Views: 1,454
Posted By marcusgv
'Ceremony' - New Order - first love.

'Ceremony' - New Order - first love.
Forum: Music 21-04-2013, 22:39
Replies: 64
Views: 4,584
Posted By marcusgv
I hope you are not suggesting that 'Rumours',...

I hope you are not suggesting that 'Rumours', 'Tusk' and 'Tango in the Night' have a bland American sound. They don't.

And I'm not sure exactly when Roger Waters was in charge of Pink Floyd but I...
Forum: Movies 14-04-2013, 23:46
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By marcusgv
Try this one (http://youtu.be/ym31mIwFfxE) by the...

Try this one (http://youtu.be/ym31mIwFfxE) by the Afiara Quartet. Beware it is not the lightest Beethoven. TS Eliot's 4 Quartets are also worth a read.
Forum: Music 14-04-2013, 22:49
Replies: 153
Views: 8,215
Posted By marcusgv
I had a listen to 'Outside', not a patch on any...

I had a listen to 'Outside', not a patch on any of the Berlin Trilogy records but there are a couple of songs 'No Control' and 'Strangers when we meet' which are pretty good. I knew 'The Hearts...
Forum: Music 12-04-2013, 01:16
Replies: 32
Views: 2,504
Posted By marcusgv
I think you can take any 2 from three but U2...

I think you can take any 2 from three but U2 released them in this order:-

(1) 'With or Without You'
(2) 'I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For'
(3) 'Where The Streets Have No Name'

They...
Forum: Music 11-04-2013, 22:23
Replies: 23
Views: 2,650
Posted By marcusgv
There are a few of these Country and Southern...

There are a few of these Country and Southern threads and I always bring up my favourites...the greatest dissident redneck - Steve Earle, one of the best living songwriters - Mary Chapin Carpenter,...
Forum: Movies 10-04-2013, 00:51
Replies: 92
Views: 9,413
Posted By marcusgv
I'm surprised so few mentioned James Dean! Or...

I'm surprised so few mentioned James Dean! Or Dirk Bogarde or Stephen Boyd or Sidney Poitier....

And no-one mentioned Oliver Tobias, perhaps he's not famous enough?

I would give it to Denzel...
Forum: Music 10-04-2013, 00:32
Replies: 61
Views: 4,388
Posted By marcusgv
'The last true story of pop' as Pete Saville put...

'The last true story of pop' as Pete Saville put it...until Amy?
Forum: Music 10-04-2013, 00:28
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By marcusgv
'Senses Working Overtime' would be my favourite....

'Senses Working Overtime' would be my favourite. And I remember the album 'English Settlement' getting rave reviews at the time.

I do remember a little controversy about 'Sgt Rock' when it was out...
Forum: Music 09-04-2013, 23:34
Replies: 61
Views: 4,388
Posted By marcusgv
Ian Curtis's suicide is part of a tragic set of...

Ian Curtis's suicide is part of a tragic set of events and happened just before Joy Division were to tour the US.
You get a some sense of the bleakness from Anton Corbijn's film 'Control'. And, of...
Forum: Music 02-04-2013, 00:31
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By marcusgv
I don't listen to all that much metal music these...

I don't listen to all that much metal music these days but Slayer's 'Reign in Blood' is a brilliant record and along with Metallica's 'Master of Puppets' reinvigorated metal music.
Forum: Movies 01-04-2013, 18:39
Replies: 19
Views: 1,300
Posted By marcusgv
The wrap up after 'Independence Day' would be a...

The wrap up after 'Independence Day' would be a bit daunting!
Forum: Music 01-04-2013, 18:26
Replies: 94
Views: 5,936
Posted By marcusgv
Einaudi does seem to divide opinion. This is...

Einaudi does seem to divide opinion.

This is not the first time I have heard this kind of criticism. For the record, although you don't have to be an advanced pianist to play much of his work, you...
Forum: Music 31-03-2013, 16:34
Replies: 153
Views: 8,215
Posted By marcusgv
You might add Isao Tomita's 'Snowflakes are...

You might add Isao Tomita's 'Snowflakes are Dancing', 'Cluster and Eno', Eno's 'Music for Airports' and Erik Satie's 'Trois Gynopedies' to that as influences. Japan brought an attractive naivety to...
Forum: Music 31-03-2013, 13:54
Replies: 137
Views: 7,806
Posted By marcusgv
OK, but just for the record who would you choose?

OK, but just for the record who would you choose?
Forum: Music 29-03-2013, 00:02
Replies: 137
Views: 7,806
Posted By marcusgv
This seems a random set of points based on one...

This seems a random set of points based on one line...
The contributors here are a little inconsistent on the 40 year cutoff, me included. Some included Joni and Carole but strictly they would be...
Forum: Music 26-03-2013, 21:05
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By marcusgv
I think 'Retromania' by Simon Reynolds is...

I think 'Retromania' by Simon Reynolds is excellent, if a little negative, about modern pop music but he covers a lot of past genres.

I would also recommend Paul Morley's 'Words and Music' which...
Forum: Big Brother 25-03-2013, 20:39
Replies: 4,668
Views: 487,975
Posted By marcusgv
Is this the court of law thread from 2 years ago...

Is this the court of law thread from 2 years ago still going?
I just bounced in by accident and it seems you guys were right all along.

I hadn't really followed Josie all that much until I saw a...
Forum: Music 17-03-2013, 23:29
Replies: 27
Views: 1,830
Posted By marcusgv
It's true that with iTunes there are files...

It's true that with iTunes there are files downloaded on to your device, so it would just be that you couldn't buy any more music, vids etc. Bruce Willis highlighted this problem about passing on...
Forum: Music 17-03-2013, 23:20
Replies: 24
Views: 1,031
Posted By marcusgv
It's hard to beat The Verve's Bitter Sweet...

It's hard to beat The Verve's Bitter Sweet Symphony (http://youtu.be/1lyu1KKwC74)..the video only enhances the basic message of the song.

Also love Blur's The Universa (http://youtu.be/BrbxWOMpwfs)l...
Forum: Music 17-03-2013, 23:10
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By marcusgv
From modern classical music it has to be Steve...

From modern classical music it has to be Steve Reich

'Music for 18 Musicians' (http://youtu.be/ZXJWO2FQ16c)

From pop classical, it has to be Rachmaninoff

Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini...
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