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Postby Milquetoaster Strudels » Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:24 pm

brentmoney wrote:yeah i own none of his stuff on vinyl and the prices on discogs are hilarious.

Damnit you had me rushing to Discogs cuz I thought I was sitting on a goldmine. These prices aren't that bad. Like yeah, a bit expensive but seems pretty typical for a cult favorite with limited run pressings

That said I can't wait for this new album and the return of the greatest touring karaoke show in the world
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Postby carlagain » Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:43 pm

yeah his show changed me, i was young
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Postby carlagain » Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:52 pm

i really shouldnt have done that
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Postby feaxfang » Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:01 pm

bluemovers wrote:holy shit @ that boxset
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Postby Dead_Wizard » Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:02 pm

aw shucks i guess i might have to buy this dang thing

The Combine is a great track. Love that wild lil martial horn burst like 2/3 in
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Postby Eugenics » Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:26 pm

definitely getting that box set. incredible.
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Postby walt whitman » Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:28 pm

Poptone wrote::awful: :awful: :awful: :awful: :awful: :awful: :awful: :awful: :awful: :awful: :awful: :awful: :awful:

if/when you buy this, you're inviting me over for a listening party :)

I want these so bad on vinyl--
· Songs (2006) [out of print]
· Love is Real (2007) [out of print]
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Postby aububs » Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:18 am

i want that boxset to sell out now so that I don't have to consider it anymore
no buddy not really
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Postby brentwurst » Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:25 pm

leak thread :D
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Postby Robert » Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:28 pm

:ryan: :ryan: :ryan: :ryan: :ryan:
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Postby madness and chaos » Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:04 pm

Holy shit yes, can't fucking wait to get home
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Postby opi » Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:12 pm

"decide decide" & "sensitive recollections" have to be some of his most unabashedly gorgeous compositions

really really enjoying this
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Postby Robert » Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:56 pm

Just ordered the box set 8-)
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Postby brentwurst » Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:01 pm

don't mean to channel the "I CAN'T WAIT FOR IT TO GROW ON ME" mindset but this takes a few listens to click

not as good as pitiless censors, but i'm really happy to finally have another maus record.
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Postby madness and chaos » Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:29 am

yeah, i'm not sure of much yet

it's good but maybe underwhelming and def not censors. ariel grew on me a bit though
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Postby madness and chaos » Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:34 am

thought it was 'your parents are going to die' live, not 'pets'
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Postby mego » Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:59 am

loving this
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Postby LloydChristmas » Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:38 am

From a production standpoint, I don't like this as much as his last few. It's much more slick.
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Postby opi » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:46 am

it just has more guitars
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Postby mego » Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:47 am

if the world was perfect, "Touchdown" would be the Sunday Night Football theme
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Postby Ici Aussi! » Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:34 pm

This album seems to be missing energy in the vocals and the layered-synth warmth of the other albums...

Still psyched to see him live this weekend though.
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Postby mego » Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:09 pm

I'm enjoying the stripped back approach.
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Postby Dead_Wizard » Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:15 pm

not loving it; lacks the weird left-field turns of the prior records and just feels a bit too slick without being particulary impactful. Still. I ride...For maus
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Postby mego » Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:21 pm

I need to revisit his earlier albums but I feel like you can hear how the synths play off each other better on this one.... particularly on tracks like Decide Decide.
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Postby mego » Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:23 pm

Like the last album was viewing a wall of synths from afar while this one you're inside a less tightly packed wall of synths.

Album is much better on headphones for this reason
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Postby Ici Aussi! » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:40 pm

Best part of the album is when he goes "la da da da da da da da da" in Touchdown
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Postby tricksforchips » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:01 pm

Yeah this album was kind of a letdown. Anyways I'll check him out live on Friday.
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Postby ripersnifle » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:19 pm

goddamn that boxset
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Totally wrote:also to the really creepily obsessed kid frothing NON-US SPORTS GEAR IS A COMPLEXITY-SIGNALING DEVICE FOR AGEING HIPSTER ACOLYTES WHO DOWNLOAD MOANA: I have a lot of friends (and an apartment) in Geelong. Get a fuckin life man.
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Postby brody » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:07 am

screen memories is good but not wait-six-years-for-it good
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Postby Eugenics » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:25 am

brody wrote:screen memories is good but not wait-six-years-for-it good


dudes got his phd and taught college courses in like, hawaii, and i think now, minnesota. he rules and this album is great, but i don't think he obsessed for like 6 years making this thing.
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