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Forum: Music 13-07-2014, 17:46
Replies: 265
Views: 8,151
Posted By scrilla
This is what I disagree with completely. I feel...

This is what I disagree with completely. I feel that whether someone likes 80% of the music in the top forty or only 5%, it still stand true: the charts are a very limited portrayal of a year's...
Forum: Music 11-07-2014, 01:11
Replies: 265
Views: 8,151
Posted By scrilla
Lowest year for sales would confirm erm... less...

Lowest year for sales would confirm erm... less sales. That's all. The majority of sales tend to be of mainstream pop music and stuff that mostly appeals to the rather young and this demographic...
Forum: Music 09-07-2014, 17:52
Replies: 265
Views: 8,151
Posted By scrilla
Oh absolutely - but where we differ is that I...

Oh absolutely - but where we differ is that I don't feel that any of the current 'good music' gets played on mainstream daytime radio etc.


You're probably right about the three. I remember it...
Forum: Music 08-07-2014, 20:28
Replies: 265
Views: 8,151
Posted By scrilla
You could apply that thinking to the 60's in the...

You could apply that thinking to the 60's in the context of the 50's too. (Taking the 50's as the catalyst for what evolved in the subsequent decade).
Forum: Music 08-07-2014, 20:08
Replies: 265
Views: 8,151
Posted By scrilla
I know but you put in the context of "If the...

I know but you put in the context of "If the seventies were so good ..."... so I'm saying that it doesn't change anything regarding how good or bad an entire decade was.


I wouldn't rush to call...
Forum: Music 08-07-2014, 14:13
Replies: 265
Views: 8,151
Posted By scrilla
It'll suit many in the industry that the...

It'll suit many in the industry that the mainstream is in the state it is today. It's easier for them and they are in control. Major labels always are in it purely for the money whereas some...
Forum: Music 08-07-2014, 05:25
Replies: 265
Views: 8,151
Posted By scrilla
mushymanrob: for every act you cite as good,...

mushymanrob: for every act you cite as good, there were three that were rubbish.
Maybe, maybe not. There are also artists who release a good record and a bad one. There are cheesy artists that...
Forum: Music 07-07-2014, 23:34
Replies: 265
Views: 8,151
Posted By scrilla
I can appreciate both of those. I may well...

I can appreciate both of those. I may well investigate further. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Music 06-07-2014, 01:02
Replies: 265
Views: 8,151
Posted By scrilla
Yes, been through all those artists; love Burning...

Yes, been through all those artists; love Burning Spear's work up the early 80's and sporadically since, Misty in Roots - that was because of John Peel for me, Red by Black Uhuru was my first reggae...
Forum: Music 05-07-2014, 22:28
Replies: 265
Views: 8,151
Posted By scrilla
I'm going to support it but I'm not sure if it's...

I'm going to support it but I'm not sure if it's totally because it is my era (I left school mid-eighties and started buying singles in 1976/77) but more of that later...


My bold. Yes. It was...
Forum: Music 04-07-2014, 23:21
Replies: 85
Views: 2,817
Posted By scrilla
Too many great singles and albums on the Motown...

Too many great singles and albums on the Motown (and associated) labels to be mentioned. A lot of people tend to tread it like a musical genre in its own right. Often their 70s and later output is...
Forum: Music 04-07-2014, 22:48
Replies: 85
Views: 2,817
Posted By scrilla
I know that's typo (Velvelettes) but it reminded...

I know that's typo (Velvelettes) but it reminded me of this group (The Vel-Vets) whose only (?) 45 is a big tune on the Northern Soul scene:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzrgMowX0B4
Forum: Music 28-06-2014, 02:27
Replies: 38
Views: 1,515
Posted By scrilla
Probably plenty have more than one. Chaka Khan. ...

Probably plenty have more than one.

Chaka Khan. Could be "I'm Every Woman", could be "I Feel For U", could be "Ain't Nobody" (which was with the now defunct Rufus).
Forum: Music 28-06-2014, 02:21
Replies: 48
Views: 1,530
Posted By scrilla
I like too many artists to worry about who I like...

I like too many artists to worry about who I like best but these would all be up there in the 'as good as it gets' department:

Solo Male: Curtis Mayfield
Solo Female: Sarah Vaughan
Girl Group: The...
Forum: Music 27-06-2014, 15:36
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By scrilla
As I've said: "The collection I mentioned is ONE...

As I've said:
"The collection I mentioned is ONE SPECIFIC COLLECTION. The largest collection of coloured vinyl. I think it's fairly safe to conclude why THEY bought THOSE items."

"A collection...
Forum: Music 27-06-2014, 01:07
Replies: 34
Views: 1,054
Posted By scrilla
A common trait in people is this desire to have...

A common trait in people is this desire to have one simple and singular answer to more complex scenarios: a person or group as being responsible for originating something (or being the singular best...
Forum: Music 27-06-2014, 00:41
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By scrilla
@unique This is a collection of coloured vinyl....

@unique

This is a collection of coloured vinyl. The largest in the world.

You disagree about it being safe to conclude that the largest collection of coloured vinyl in the world came about...
Forum: Music 25-06-2014, 17:54
Replies: 34
Views: 1,054
Posted By scrilla
Ah, so they take time to discuss Big Brother on...

Ah, so they take time to discuss Big Brother on the internet. That would explain everything! :D
Forum: Music 25-06-2014, 17:51
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By scrilla
NO. It's not 'generalising again'. The...

NO. It's not 'generalising again'. The collection I mentioned is ONE SPECIFIC COLLECTION. The largest collection of coloured vinyl. I think it's fairly safe to conclude why THEY bought THOSE...
Forum: Music 25-06-2014, 16:59
Replies: 34
Views: 1,054
Posted By scrilla
PS: lol >>>

PS: lol >>>
Forum: Music 25-06-2014, 16:58
Replies: 34
Views: 1,054
Posted By scrilla
Epic trolling. My new friend needs to consult a...

Epic trolling. My new friend needs to consult a dictionary and search for 'invent'.
Forum: Music 25-06-2014, 16:09
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By scrilla
Pointless > not pointless > pointless > and so...

Pointless > not pointless > pointless > and so on

Of course they can be played by default and I'm sure people with vast collections of vinyl do tend to spin some of it but it has been acquired not...
Forum: Music 25-06-2014, 16:01
Replies: 34
Views: 1,054
Posted By scrilla
Yes, you're both very wrong. Why not read a book...

Yes, you're both very wrong. Why not read a book or two on the history of the music instead?
Forum: Music 24-06-2014, 14:42
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By scrilla
The best suggestion so far. Super-groups often...

The best suggestion so far.

Super-groups often tend to end up being less that the sum of their parts. The ultimate girl group would be one where the members can sing well and who recorded strong...
Forum: Music 24-06-2014, 13:54
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By scrilla
Pointless in so far as they are being bought only...

Pointless in so far as they are being bought only because of their colouration and not for listening to. A collection that isn't even assembled for the musical pleasure of the buyer is rather vapid....
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