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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #120 on: January 17, 2011, 08:12:28 AM »
Mathias Grassow - The Lanzarote Concert 2CD



Where did you get that one ? I bought mine second-hand on Discogs... Maybe the place where you found it has more Grassow stuff.
I also recommend you Lanzarote Spirits

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #121 on: January 17, 2011, 09:53:38 AM »
I got my copy from Discogs too. In fact all my Grassow CDs comes from Discogs, but not all of them are second hand. I've purchased Grassow CDs from Silentes on Discogs who uses his account as an official retailer.

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #122 on: January 17, 2011, 10:24:16 AM »
I got my copy from Discogs too. In fact all my Grassow CDs comes from Discogs, but not all of them are second hand. I've purchased Grassow CDs from Silentes on Discogs who uses his account as an official retailer.

Yes you're right, not all CDs on Discogs are second hand. But I think those that are out of print are usually second-hand. Anyway mine was absolutely mint, so it doesn't matter...


To go back to the subject. Received today :

MaŽror Tri - Hypnotikum I
MaŽror Tri - Hypnotikum II
MaŽror Tri - Multiple Personality Disorder

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #123 on: January 17, 2011, 10:34:46 AM »
You are lucky to have Lanzarote-Spirits, the only copy I can find on Discogs is (probably) a bootleg. The seller states CD-R.

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #124 on: January 17, 2011, 10:51:46 AM »
You are lucky to have Lanzarote-Spirits, the only copy I can find on Discogs is (probably) a bootleg. The seller states CD-R.

P.S. However, I found a copy on eBay, which I obviously ordered :)

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #125 on: January 17, 2011, 11:19:35 AM »
Mathias Grassow & Klaus Wiese - Mercurius CD


Mathias Grassow - Lanzarote-Spirits CD

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #126 on: January 17, 2011, 02:34:46 PM »
Mathias Grassow & Klaus Wiese - Mercurius CD


Mathias Grassow - Lanzarote-Spirits CD



Hehe your Grassow collection is growing exponentially

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #127 on: January 17, 2011, 06:17:00 PM »
Harold Budd - The Room CD

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #128 on: January 19, 2011, 01:31:04 PM »
Amir Baghiri & Mathias Grassow - True North CD

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #129 on: January 19, 2011, 01:39:24 PM »
Harold Budd - The Room CD



I used to have this one.  Didn't quite do it for me.  I think I became accustomed to hearing Budd through extensive processing.  The timbres on The Room seemed a bit more brittle than, say, White Arcades, Lovely Thunder, or his collabs with Eno or Robin Guthrie.

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #130 on: January 19, 2011, 03:32:01 PM »
Harold Budd - The Room CD



I used to have this one.  Didn't quite do it for me.  I think I became accustomed to hearing Budd through extensive processing.  The timbres on The Room seemed a bit more brittle than, say, White Arcades, Lovely Thunder, or his collabs with Eno or Robin Guthrie.

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I'm completely the opposite, Forrest. "The Room" is the only solo Budd that I love, although I do like the Budd/Eno collabs. 

Recent purchase:  Hessien- Home is where the ghost is". Nice! Foggy and wispy guitar textures, kind of suspended-in-space sounding.
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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #131 on: January 19, 2011, 03:42:43 PM »
Hey Joe,
good to see you posting.

I'm a complete neutral on Budd (except with Eno) and don't understand the reverence some people have.
But I will now have to give TheRoom a listen.

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« Reply #132 on: January 19, 2011, 03:56:57 PM »
Hi Anthony, nice to talk with you again :)  I like The Room for it's crisp dry sound, and every 'room" has a different feel. The Room was the first Budd disc I bought, and must have gotten too accustomed to that particular sound to appreciate his other music. The other ones just don't have the same magic for me.

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« Reply #133 on: January 19, 2011, 06:09:25 PM »
Joe, Intereesting to hear your different take on The Room.  The high frequencies of that CD actually hurt my ears; I really didn't like the mastering on that one.  I've found recent Budd (especially his collabs) to be hit or miss.  I prefer his 80s output.

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #134 on: January 19, 2011, 06:38:39 PM »
Hey Forrest, I think I have just enough hearing loss that my ears automatically take the edge off the higher frequencies ;-)

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #135 on: January 19, 2011, 07:54:44 PM »
Joe, Intereesting to hear your different take on The Room.  The high frequencies of that CD actually hurt my ears; I really didn't like the mastering on that one.  I've found recent Budd (especially his collabs) to be hit or miss.  I prefer his 80s output.

Forrest

Wow this is exactly why I sold this CD years ago...
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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #136 on: January 20, 2011, 01:51:11 AM »
I've been looking at some of the more recent Roach releases lately. Haven't picked up any of his since 2009. Any recommendations if I had to choose only one?

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« Reply #137 on: January 20, 2011, 04:03:23 AM »
Hi 9dragons, if I can recommend to you something then I would go for Steve Roach & Mark Seelig "Nightbloom" CD. It's absolutely exciting tribal ambient with vocal overtoning magics. For me, a real masterwork and one of the best 2010 releases in this genre.

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Re: Recent music purchases
« Reply #138 on: January 21, 2011, 12:22:37 AM »
Thanks, I'll go for a listen.

On a side note, that Circadian Rhythms double cd started to look interesting, but the second disc sounds too rehashed, judging from the samples. I have a lot of patience for Roach, but there are certain albums that could be called annoyingly superfluous...

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« Reply #139 on: January 22, 2011, 08:08:17 AM »
My recent purchases aren't ambient.  They are The Prodigy's The Fat of the Land and The Heavy's The House That Dirt Built.

I have a couple of The Prodigy's CDs, and I find their beats and use of synths inspiring. At school (I am a middle school teacher) I will blast a tune or two during class changes. Kids enter my class dancing.

The Heavy have a retro soul sound. Their front man is exceptional, and it's the only band I have seen Letterman request an encore. Check them out.