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  • OmairSh Yoo chocc, this might be hit or miss, but I think you'll enjoy some of the stuff on here. It's an EP so it's not too long. Sample track in the review https://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/81510/Keeray-Makoray-Island-In-The-City/
    September 30 06:10 AM
  • Ryus haven't heard of it probably on account of my being a filthy yank. ill check it out though thanks man
    July 31 11:01 PM
  • Ryus sweeeet thanks man. there are so many good mix series out there its intimidating haha
    July 31 10:15 PM
  • Ryus nah i havent, any particularly good ones you wanna rec me?
    July 31 10:05 PM
  • zakalwe Good God LOL it could have been written by me own mother
    July 28 08:38 PM
  • TundraL5Z reviews I post get neg bombed as there is a vendetta towards me, as such, I am no longer making reviews, simple, just look at my Polyphia review, pathetic
    July 28 01:21 AM
  • SowingSeason Haha that was a good find, thanks. It's tempting.
    July 27 11:38 PM
  • SowingSeason I'm remiss for not recommending Orville Peck to you as a country artist. Debut came out 2019, very unique voice, definitely a leader in the new wave of experimental country music.
    June 27 06:14 PM
  • SowingSeason Oh, good! Yeah, that's in my AOTY running so far. Beautiful stuff, amazingly consistent, and it only grows in time.
    June 15 08:57 PM
  • TalonsOfFire That sounds interesting. I'd recommend Our Oceans, and Language by The Contortionist. Both are lush, jazzy prog metal albums from 2013 and 2014.
    June 11 08:14 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Did you see my decade list? /list.php?memberid=734942
    June 11 01:05 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Good to hear from you Choccy, I'm still around just mainly in Porcupine Tree / Steven Wilson and Radiohead threads haha
    June 10 03:00 PM
  • Relinquished what kinda drugs are we talkin
    May 25 12:22 AM
  • parksungjoon https://www.sputnikmusic.com/list.php?listid=190800
    February 23 12:19 AM
  • unclereich https://www.sputnikmusic.com/images/members/1038988.jpg
    November 5 11:26 AM
  • TalonsOfFire Hey dude you ever listen to Amon Tobin? He's one of the best electronic artists of the past 25 years imo
    April 10 10:47 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Cool I'll check that out
    January 17 02:52 AM
  • TalonsOfFire How you been? Long time no see. Any good jams lately?
    January 13 01:32 AM
  • Tunaboy45 As an avid reader of Private Eye I'm genuinely considering Lemon Press, looks really interesting. Appreciate the advice man, just can't wait to get in there and see everything.
    September 8 10:37 PM
  • Tunaboy45 Right now I'm looking to join the film society and the Nouse society since I do English and would love to go into journalism. I'll have more of an idea once I get there I think.
    September 8 08:57 PM
  • Tunaboy45 I think we're at Kuda and Salvation for freshers, one of the nights is a bar crawl too. Can't wait.
    September 8 08:08 PM
  • Tunaboy45 It was actually my sixth choice (Vanbrugh was my first) but I'm really happy with it and my friend is in Derwent so if I want a Derwent experience I'm sure she can show me haha. I've heard hes east is a ghost town so thank god I'm not there. Thanks man I might have to hit him up! Enjoy your year abroad too!
    September 8 07:18 PM
  • Tunaboy45 I got in! Halifax college, start on 23rd!
    September 8 06:02 PM
  • Tunaboy45 Hey man I was at the uni today for a course visit day, loved it
    March 11 07:56 PM
  • Tunaboy45 Added
    February 3 01:33 PM
  • Tunaboy45 I know man it's some exciting s***, I should probs add you on fb and we can talk about it, it looks f*cking amazing. That is a really cool coincidence.
    February 1 01:27 PM
  • Tunaboy45 Hi Philly, how's it going? I've firmed York after receiving a conditional offer of ABB for Eng Lang and Linguistics and was basically just wondering what you thought of the uni, from what I've experienced on the open day it seems brilliant. Also thinking of applying for Vanbrugh accommodation.
    January 29 04:32 PM
  • Sabrutin Hey man what's up? Long time we haven't crossed way. Have you checked The Ninth Hour? Not a fan of the singles but thankfully they are basically the worst! Check "Rise a Night" for old school Sonata
    October 19 01:28 PM
  • Tunaboy45 It fascinates me how it was like listening to a completely different album 3 days after it was released, that in itself is amazing. The album itself is just beyond words, Bowie really was one of a kind and this was the perfect way for him to go.
    April 9 02:44 PM
  • Tunaboy45 nice to see you enjoyed Blackstar
    April 9 02:38 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Hey Choccy, just saw your posts in Mythodea's thread and I hope you're holding up better than you were 3 months ago. Best wishes :]
    March 15 06:28 PM
  • Mort. ahhh fair enough, norwich scene mentioned it thats all but i wasnt aware you were/had been norfolk based at all
    March 5 08:54 PM
  • Mort. are you norfolk based bro?
    March 5 06:31 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Thanks Choccy! And I'll give that GoGo Penguin album a listen soon too, that review you wrote for it was probably your best yet.
    February 12 09:28 PM
  • TalonsOfFire I've been getting music from friends, internet, CDS etc. since I was around 12 so it has definitely built up. I've remembered a lot since then and rate here as they come back to me, but yeah I have listened to tons of music from the past 2 years haha
    February 11 11:12 PM
  • TalonsOfFire If you mean albums just released in the past 2 years, then yes I have, at least in terms of positive ratings.
    February 11 10:52 PM
  • TalonsOfFire My ratings were screwed with a lot, like half of them were gone a few days ago. So many hundreds are actually old, if you are looking at the dates rated. Many of the 1-2.5 rated albums I haven't heard all of also.
    February 11 10:33 PM
  • TalonsOfFire I really liked the first four songs, fit right in with HCE's sound imo. I did find the Don't Hate Me remake to be kind of unnecessary, but it wasn't bad or anything.
    February 10 08:59 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Those Ulver and Steven ratings :/
    February 10 04:42 PM
  • RivalSkoomaDealer So you would say the original FMA is better than Brotherhood? Brotherhood is the only one that i've watch all the way through.
    January 18 07:00 PM
  • RivalSkoomaDealer Yeah dude I have a huge list of anime I need to catch up on and Steins;Gate is one of em.
    January 18 06:59 PM
  • RivalSkoomaDealer Hey dude, what's wrong with Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood? I watched it a couple years ago and thought it was great.
    January 18 04:06 PM
  • Tunaboy45 Happy new year mate, hope 2016 is a good one for you :]
    January 1 02:57 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Cool never heard of it and will check, but this year's been great for metal. Check out Intronaut - The Direction of Last Things, Panopticon - Autumn Eternal (my metal AOTY), Horrendous - Anareta, Paradise Lost - The Plague Within, Izah - Sistere, Swallow the Sun - Songs from the North, Arcturus - Arcturian, Cradle of Filth - Hammer of the Witches
    December 15 06:18 PM
  • TalonsOfFire It might be better than the s/t but I doubt any of their others. The Rush worship is getting to be a bit much, especially with these song titles. I think they're really running out of ideas, probably just driven to keep making music out of obligation and ego, and probably honest enjoyment
    December 15 05:12 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Stoked for the new DT??? haha
    December 15 04:41 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity It's first year so don't let it bother you much. Do your s*** early for accommdation trust me. I'm doing pretty great, planning on getting plenty of stuff at Christmas and having time with the family and the missus. Can't complain :]
    December 6 10:17 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity "I had no idea they were writing for Disney all of a sudden" Haha nice, the track is a crock of s***. How you been btw?
    December 6 08:43 PM
  • Onirium Thanks, I had never heard of these guys, but they're great, I love the very percussive focus. Sometimes I feel jazz trios lack a bit of texture, but in this case it works very well! Also I think Tigran's Mockroot will probably end up as one of my favorite records of the year, it's just such fresh air for the jazz scene
    December 1 01:06 PM
  • TalonsOfFire The Ocean as in the prog metal/post-metal band? I've only heard parts of some songs, seemed like cool stuff but I've been meaning to listen to a full-length for a while now.
    November 6 11:30 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Octavarium is still their greatest song but overall the 90's stuff is their best for sure.
    November 6 07:44 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Honestly I'm at the point where their 90's material is their strongest for me, and maybe the Octavarium song.
    November 6 03:57 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Oh yeah it's definitely not my best work b/c I tried to keep a lot of what I said originally, I didn't mean to re-write it or anything, but just inject my current opinion instead to make it more accurate of how I feel. I probably like the album more than you do, but every other LP they've done is still better. You heard that the new one will be called The Astonishing? I'll possibly have to save my 2 or 2.5 for that one haha
    November 4 04:23 PM
  • TalonsOfFire sputnikmusic.com/review/59011/Dream-Theater-Dream-Theater/
    November 3 06:32 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Hey dude I rewrote my DT review to ah more accurately reflect its quality haha give a read if you get the chance and lemme know what ya think
    November 3 06:31 PM
  • TalonsOfFire on writing and chatting w/ Mongi123 and Artuma and a couple others. That's cool you met mad, he still posts a decent amount. u should check out Part the Second at some point, it's super experimental, not really rock. Go on my FB profile, I posted a free DL from their Website and sputters commented and loved it
    October 24 05:17 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Social life's been good (glad you seem to be having fun from what I?ve seen on FB) but I've been swamped with schoolwork all year, I'm usually jamming during hw and try to post reviews 3 times a month, shooting for contrib again. I haven't been commenting nearly as much as last year though, a little more than you but still I've been at 13,--- comments for what seems like forever. A lot of guys we chatted with aren't around as much, mostly randos and metalheads posting now so I just try to focus
    October 24 05:16 PM
  • TalonsOfFire just saw that you posted in a maudlin of the well thread a while back, you ever jam them? I'm listening to part the second now and can't get enough. They're definitely one of the most eclectic and interesting bands I've come across recently. anyways how's life treatin ya? Not too much time for sput these days I'm guessing based on your lack of posts, I'm the same way. I feel like i've been at 13,000-something comments for a while now
    October 21 01:36 AM
  • MattTD yh man, it's a nice little place, similar to cambridge (hometown) but still a good change of scenery. have not met mort yet but i know a few of his flatmates and i'm pretty sure he's heard me shouting nearby whilst drunk. which uni are you at? pretty sure you've said but i've forgotten
    October 20 06:51 PM
  • MattTD ah nice, freshers was fun until i realised that a week long bender isn't all that healthy for you. mort lives like 200m away from me which is a laugh, we're hoping to go down and see rolo tomassi together next month
    October 19 01:56 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Yep the drones and Piss Crowns live will destroy me. I just hope they don't play Mladic because they've been playing it alot on tour and I really don't like that song. I agree but socialising does get easier, just take your time and enjoy first year. My partner posted me a package for my birthday, my family is coming up to see me and gig will fill up for my birthday :D
    October 17 02:14 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Sweet, always cool when Sput members meet. I hated Freshers so eh, it gets better after it. I'm loving second year personally :D Great personal life, easy assignments so far, seeing Godspeed one day before my birthday and my birthday on the 28th. Life couldn't be better.
    October 12 08:17 AM
  • CalculatingInfinity Hey man, just wondered how's Uni going for ya. Don't see you post much since you went.
    October 11 10:50 PM
  • MattTD you're at uni right? how's that going for you
    September 30 05:23 PM
  • Tunaboy45 Actually just remembered my grandad went to see Ian Anderson in York about a week or so ago.
    September 23 10:01 PM
  • Tunaboy45 I'm in Middlesbrough, we have a couple of decent venues like the empire (Brand New played there on Sunday, BFMV are there next month) but if you want to go to bigger shows it's Newcastle or Manchester.
    September 23 10:00 PM
  • Tunaboy45 I know that type, the ones who think The Jackson 5's ABC will be better with a sick drop. I'm technically classed as north yorkshire and yep we're lucky to get any shows up here. Altar Of Plagues look great live.
    September 23 09:51 PM
  • Tunaboy45 That's not so bad then, I have Ghost and Steven Wilson lined up so that's something to look forward to. Are you implying EDM isn't the best thing ever to have existed?
    September 23 09:39 PM
  • Tunaboy45 Well good luck with it mate, and since this is only the third week or so I'm sure something can go wrong for me. Just imagine if you got a indie flat mate or something, reminding you every 5 minutes that AM is god's gift to music.
    September 23 09:28 PM
  • Tunaboy45 You pretty much have to do 4 at this sixth form but after y12 you're given the option to drop one (virtually everyone does). The only downside is that the frees drag like hell. So how's uni?
    September 23 09:11 PM
  • Tunaboy45 Been finding it good, just need to keep on top of work and everything because once you slip behind I know it can be hard to catch up again. I have 5 free periods a week right now, just using them to get extra work done and stuff (easy to be distracted though when there's other people around haha).
    September 23 09:04 PM
  • Tunaboy45 Same here, not bad. Just getting settled down with sixth form and thinking about the future, been a really busy few weeks.
    September 23 08:56 PM
  • Tunaboy45 How's things man? Been a while.
    September 21 05:59 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Indeed. can't wait for the new Deafheaven in a couple weeks, both new songs they've released have been killer
    September 18 01:58 AM
  • TalonsOfFire geez still an exam hangover? I hope you've been enjoying your summer though haha, mine was pretty good and have been diving into college these past two weeks. Philosophy major is tough at times but im still loving it
    September 18 01:12 AM
  • TalonsOfFire hey man feel like we havent talked in a while, how you been?
    September 18 12:45 AM
  • ExplosiveOranges smae man
    September 6 09:27 PM
  • ExplosiveOranges hell and back. how about you?
    September 6 03:46 PM
  • ExplosiveOranges philippe my brother
    September 6 01:51 AM
  • Artuma i'm starting too feel that felt is even better than spaces. only heard that darkness album by olafur but i really liked it (though i haven't listened to it in a long time), will check out eulogy
    September 3 12:20 PM
  • Artuma dude i just wanted to say that i really dig your review for nils frahm's spaces. been getting into his music lately, never really cared for piano music before but spaces is a stunning listen
    September 2 06:19 AM
  • Mad. Yeah I'll manage anyhow. You buying tickets for any of the freshers events or anything?
    August 18 05:04 PM
  • Mad. Guess I'll see you at Freshers then! Yeah East was my first priority for accomodation lol, that's where my department is
    August 17 10:27 AM
  • Mad. I'm in Block G, dunno where it is or much about it yet. Do you have ensuite? I got pretty much the opposite of my preferences
    August 16 10:43 PM
  • Mad. Dude, I'm in the same college, what block you in?
    August 16 05:14 PM
  • Mad. Yeah man I did, how'd it all go for you?
    August 16 11:55 AM
  • CalculatingInfinity I most likely will, summer blows. Good luck for your results too.
    August 11 04:34 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Hey, I was out all day. Sorry about that, I'm up for any other time.
    August 9 08:51 AM
  • CalculatingInfinity It's the summer, I have too much free time. Message me whenever you want.
    July 23 05:56 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Bezzzzzzzzzzzz, up for Plug?
    July 23 05:51 PM
  • TalonsOfFire I get that, his vocals do take some getting used to. Their early albums are amazing, but yeah not for everybody. Also wanted to drop this by you, some cool instrumental prog that no one's really heard of: http://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/67887/Mendel-Oblivion/
    July 21 08:40 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Well they certainly aren't for everybody haha. thanks for the rec, I'll check it out
    July 14 02:04 AM
  • TalonsOfFire Their first four albums are amazing and the new one is their best since then
    July 12 06:17 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Dude you ever jam any Cradle of Filth?
    July 12 05:01 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Sure, just shoutbox me or message me on FB when you're up for it tomorrow.
    July 10 06:30 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Hey man, just wondering do you ever go on plug.dj?
    July 10 06:26 PM
  • Feather sorry for the "country" album you have to review ;)
    July 9 01:48 PM
  • Brostep thanks! thank goodness it's the summer, otherwise I'd have no chance of getting this done in a timely manner haha
    July 9 01:34 AM
  • Brostep also which version would you like me to review? the full 28-track album?
    July 9 01:18 AM
  • Brostep hey dude! is there any legal outlet for the utopia soundtrack besides the greedbag website? not super excited about paying what'll come out to around 13 bucks for a download and want to check in before buying the CD off Amazon
    July 9 01:17 AM
  • Mall hopefully leicester but maybe staying in sheffield
    June 21 09:22 AM
  • Tunaboy45 Yeah I've been meaning to listen to them for ages, these past few months I just haven't been listening to much BM. It'll probably be one of the next albums I check out so thanks for the rec.
    June 20 09:51 PM
  • Mall eng lit eng lang and history, doing an eng lit course next year
    June 20 09:44 AM
  • Mall well done man! mines tomorrow and it'll be exactly the same haha
    June 18 10:15 PM
  • Lech taken your A Levels yet bud? (Mall here btw)
    June 10 04:15 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Thanks, I worked so desperately to get those grades and it paid off. Your efforts will too, I guarantee you the first year of Uni is mostly nothing compared to the work you put in this year. Minus the first 2 weeks here which ****ing sucked, I definately enjoyed my time. Always nice to have something to do at a great Uni plus Anime Society.
    June 4 05:40 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Hey man, just saw you post and just wanted to say hope your exams are going well. Best of luck.
    June 3 07:37 PM
  • Tunaboy45 Thanks a lot, so far it's 7 down and 9 to go. I originally wanted to do biology but decided against it.
    May 23 08:48 AM
  • Mort. I only have 2 to do and their both retakes so i should be fine. Good luck with yours man. Excited to be (hopefully) going to uni.
    May 20 11:38 PM
  • Tunaboy45 I've applied for Sociology, English language, English literature and History. The option to drop one after the first year is always there if needs be. What did you do?
    May 20 11:14 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Part 2 is my favorite song right now, and the closer is heartwrenching
    May 11 04:04 AM
  • TalonsOfFire I could actually understand someone feeling that way about any of their albums except for Écailles which is amazing
    May 8 04:44 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Your Alcest ratings :(
    May 8 02:16 AM
  • porcupinetheater Dude, before I forget, just wanted to drop a thanks over here for the introduction to Csejthe, so ****ing good
    May 4 04:11 PM
  • Flugmorph you have 4 votes on that mdm poll
    April 22 08:17 PM
  • TalonsOfFire I love genrebending bm about as much as the classics, I'll check those soon. Most of the sputcore classics have great stuff, like Aeroplane, Jane Doe, Devil and God, Still Life etc. but they aren't the greatest albums ever made like some on here say. I'd give Tool another chance, especially since you love prog and dig 10,000 Days. Their music just requires some attention. You like Godspeed after all, they seem way harder to get into.
    April 22 01:28 AM
  • TalonsOfFire Yeah I know, I've tried to catch up on sput essentials. Your rating for Lateralus makes me sad, also is Sacred White Noise and In Times the only bm you've heard??
    April 21 07:54 PM
  • NorwichScene You get Big Weekend tix?
    April 21 07:42 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Don't Bend is actually next for me so I'm jamming that song now, you're right that song is definitely among their best compositions
    April 19 09:08 PM
  • TalonsOfFire They're on my to listen list and do seem like my type of thing. Never knew you were into Godspeed, I've just started getting into them. I know you're no stranger to controversial ratings, but you might be going a little too far having F#A# and Antennas at 3-3.5 while having their new ones at 4 haha
    April 19 08:47 PM
  • Onirium I found this pretty cool interview in which he talks about how metal influences his composition: http://www.lagrosseradio.com/metal/webzine-metal/interview-metal/p10801-entretien-metallique-tigran-hamasyan-pianiste-de-jazz.html (there's an English translation at the bottom)
    April 13 04:11 PM
  • Onirium I was surprised as well by the complex proggy arrangements and the quite heavy sound of some of the songs. There has always been a sense of that merging of jazz and rock in his music, but this time it feels more fleshed-out. It's actually very reminiscent of his earlier period, especially the Aratta Rebirth album, although that one was more jazzy.
    April 13 04:10 PM
  • Onirium Tell me what you think of it when you have the time!
    April 12 03:52 AM
  • YakNips maybe a little bit............
    April 10 05:41 PM
  • YakNips u have successfully ruined my legacy good going
    April 10 05:33 PM
  • Onirium Have you heard the new Tigran Hamasyan album? He adopted a similar approach to that of Shadow Theater, but in a more focused and cohesive way. I remember that being your main problem with the previous one, so I think you'll be satisfied by the new album if you haven't heard the it yet.
    April 10 02:11 PM
  • TalonsOfFire I don't really care for much of anything they did after Scenes anymore, with a few exceptions of course, so not not really looking forward to it lol. I'll listen of course, that should spark more conversation between you, me, Mongi, Oni etc. again like the good 'ol days haha
    March 30 06:24 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Oops haha my shoutbox got caught off, the I was supposed to start to Images and Words by Dream Theater, I kept it at a 5 because I stopped being stupid
    March 30 06:11 PM
  • TalonsOfFire I recently purged a bunch of my 5s and you'll be happy to know I
    March 30 05:53 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Good to see you around these parts more regularly again, I'll check that band out they sound interesting
    March 30 03:21 PM
  • Toondude10 I'll probably get to it later. I have class today
    March 30 01:39 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Your dad?? That's pretty awesome, I think I read about them on wikipedia or something. Their really slow tempos can get a little tedious, especially because they seem to repeat some of their older stuff on newer albums. Plague of Butterflies is probably their best song, reminds me of Opeth
    March 30 01:17 AM
  • TalonsOfFire Didn't know you dug Swallow the Sun, they're one of my favorite bands since early middle school. had no idea that any of my friends on sput would have even heard of them
    March 30 12:15 AM
  • ExplosiveOranges "EO is pretty awesome so I'm not too fussed" http://i.imgur.com/SDqoXl5.jpg
    March 28 12:14 AM
  • HolidayKirk I had pondered edits, a few rewrites, compiling, and maybe publishing an e-book. But I don't have the promotional power to make that a profitable venture. So I'm not certain yet.
    March 25 04:57 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Bands like Modest Mouse and Foals I usually just throw on just to listen to a lot, most of my recent reviews have been for metal. My tastes have been changing a lot though, I'm loving a lot of experimental music, both in metal and just in general like Ulver, Radiohead, Gazpacho, Dir En Grey, Swans, GY!BE, Gorguts etc.
    March 25 12:26 AM
  • Tunaboy45 I knew I'd get crushed but not too bothered really, at least we both made it on there in the first place.
    March 24 09:17 PM
  • Tunaboy45 Dafuq does no one know who you are or something? You're one of the best users here, we need choccy awareness day.
    March 24 07:15 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Dream Theater, Opeth, and Porcupine Tree were indeed responsible for bringing most of us together. I'm glad we've all moving on to other music, while still counting those bands among our favs. Life's been taking precedence over sput for me as well, I've still tried to keep focusing on reviewing though. Geryon's sick so far, reminds me of Gorguts
    March 24 05:28 PM
  • TalonsOfFire That's tough cause I think of you, oranges, gameofmetal, onirium, mongi, and a few others my main friends on sput so it'd be difficult for us to have to vote against one for another haha
    March 24 04:53 PM
  • TalonsOfFire That's what I figured, so it's just who the voter likes more, based on like anything? I'm against Hyperion, who staff reviews amazing death metal albums, so that one's not exactly fair! Haha didn't exactly expect to win there, though I'm happy our scores ended up being that close
    March 24 04:42 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Maybe I'm just an idiot, but is it good or bad if people vote for me, and what exactly does that list even mean??
    March 24 02:06 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Dark Noctus did an album called They Became the Falling Ash under the band name Ethereal Shroud, everyone on sputnik's been creaming their pants over it, and it is pretty great. Other than that not much yet :/ check out other Enslaved, they're an incredible band. They sort of sound like a blackened Opeth, if that makes sense
    March 23 11:17 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Give In Times more time to grow on you! Are you an enslaved fan?
    March 23 07:29 PM
  • Mort. fair enough. i overplayed it already tbh, only listen to Anaesthetist when it comes up
    March 21 07:13 PM
  • Mort. Mindsweep not grown on you then?
    March 21 04:57 PM
  • Onirium Have you ever seen the documentary My Music Brain? Because I know you were doing research on the subject of music's effect on the brain at some point, and even though it's probably too late to actually help, that documentary is extremely interesting.
    March 11 12:22 PM
  • TalonsOfFire You listen to the new Enslaved yet? It's streaming on YT, I think you'd like it, sort of like a blackened Opeth
    March 6 06:17 PM
  • Jots oh and check this album I just reviewed. It's gorgeous
    February 28 11:53 AM
  • Jots thx choccy mah man
    February 21 02:43 AM
  • TalonsOfFire I don't love Images or Scenes any less, I just don't know if they're absolutely perfect in every way. I don't know. This is exactly why part of me wants them all wiped, so I don't have to think about this s*** haha
    February 13 01:12 AM
  • TalonsOfFire It's good as a library of whats been listened to for sure. I just don't know how to rate some stuff, like I don't love I
    February 13 01:10 AM
  • TalonsOfFire I actually listened to Awake again recently and loved it. If anything I changed how I view my ratings, like a 4/5 means I love the album and there's pretty much nothing wrong with it, but anything higher is considered one of my all time favorites. Though I might just wipe my ratings altogether as people, like myself, spend too much time scrutinizing and questioning it
    February 12 05:29 PM
  • treeqt. i don't hate music
    January 24 12:53 AM
  • Mort. oooh sweet. im looking forward to delving in next monday
    January 11 05:23 PM
  • Mort. so its their most diverse album?
    January 11 04:38 PM
  • Mort. never listened to system of a down so that will be an interesting listen. are the songs already released indicative of the whole album?
    January 11 04:25 PM
  • Mort. no no. i wait for the release day. i ignore leaks tbh. i have already preordered the vinyl tho haha
    January 11 04:19 PM
  • Mort. how hyped are you for enter shikari now? im loving anaesthetist
    January 11 04:06 PM
  • #hippo90 returns
    January 9 07:03 PM
  • TalonsOfFire It's almost as good as tool, the musicians are amazing, it's basically a supergroup Maynard isn't the only draw
    January 7 05:37 PM
  • TalonsOfFire You've never heard APC? Get on it dude, there's only two albums and they're amazing almost as good as tool, Maynard is the singer
    January 7 02:07 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Don't give up hope Choccy! Radiohead at least seems like they'll come through but who knows with Tool. Mongi was saying he would slightly prefer a new APC. After Thirteenth Step it'd be very interesting to see where they'd go from there. Thought maybe Emotive was a sign they were kinda out of ideas and had said all they needed to say...
    January 5 08:14 PM
  • TalonsOfFire There aren't that many games out yet but when there are and you get into any of them we should try to play at some point, there's some cool sci-fi ones coming out this year. Manson's alright, it's more for nostalgia than anything else I'm just reviewing his new album which is his best in a while, but it's only around a 3 I'm obviously more excited for stuff like Tool and Radiohead haha
    January 5 07:29 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Modest Mouse, Queens of the Stone Age, Periphery, maybe Tool, Steven Wilson, Marilyn Manson, Metallica, hopefully Radiohead... it should be a good time. I think I'm gonna make a list of favorite albums that came out since I joined for the 10X comments. I can't remember every user I talk to to make it into a list, it's mainly you, Art, and Mongi, then a bunch of others at random times. I actually just bought a PS4, so if you have one too we could be friends on PSN or whatever it's called.
    January 4 08:26 PM
  • TalonsOfFire This year should have some cool releases though plenty to talk about, do you own a 360? If so we should be friends on live
    January 4 01:41 AM
  • TalonsOfFire Aww, we'll still spam opeth threads just a little less. I'll actually have more free time this semester than the fall which is nice. I'll apply, but I don't really expect to get it I just wanna be on the mods radar for the future
    January 4 01:07 AM
  • TalonsOfFire That must've been fun to imagine what everyone looked like. My school has the longest breaks with no assignments which is nice. New year was fun, played GTA V with friends from high school while my parents had their own gathering in our living room. You do anything fun?
    January 1 10:22 PM
  • TalonsOfFire That's probably exactly what'd happen if they did haha, yeah once college starts up again I'll probably be more scarce. I have a 6 week long break from school now and there's nothing to do at home :/ how were your holidays?
    January 1 08:57 PM
  • TalonsOfFire Dude I had a dream last night that you wrote this essay on how evil the sputnik mods were in this giant leatherbound velvet decorated tome that ended with the V for Vendetta sign and a curse on them, no idea where it came from but I think I spend too much time on this site lol
    January 1 07:43 PM
  • Tunaboy45 http://vibeclouds.net/tracks/hand_cannot_erase_steven_wilson.html Stream for new SW track. I think it's pretty good.
    December 30 01:59 AM
  • Jots ehh nvm lol
    December 27 05:33 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Sure, I'll be in here. @ mention me when you're in: https://plug.dj/hard-jammers
    December 27 05:05 PM
  • Jots i think you'd like this kate carr album dude. kinda similar-ish to vanessa rossetto... well, maybe not. it's field recordings, but she doctors it a bit more and has more drone elements in the mix.
    December 26 05:30 PM
  • ricardohrr Of course, I understand what you are saying now, I put the word important for Post-Hardcore because I understand that they are making a great job to increase the genre and make more popular than others genres of Hardcore, but they are not the most important band anyway, i agree with your comment!
    December 24 08:07 PM
  • ricardohrr Hey man, thanks for you comment, Hammer is a great song but not one of my favorites from Common Courtesy but I respect your opinion and man I have a question, why do you think ADTR is not that important for the genre?
    December 24 06:09 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Sweet, I won't be on today but evening tomorrow, 26 and 27th will do me just fine.
    December 24 02:24 PM
  • JamieTwort Heard bits and pieces from Shpongle but never really got into them. Will check that album though, thanks.
    December 23 08:05 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Good man, that monsterous run of Tales to Ineffable Mysteries is mindblowing. Also you have hoildays yet to Plug again?
    December 23 11:01 AM
  • RivalSkoomaDealer Hey Choccy, here's my 2014 list you should check it and see if you missed anything cool this year: http://www.sputnikmusic.com/list.php?memberid=856950
    December 22 08:19 PM
  • HalfManHalfAmazing this stuff is awesome dude thanks for the rec :)
    December 18 02:40 AM
  • RivalSkoomaDealer For the industrial stuff, maybe try some Dalek, Techno Animal, or Meatbeat Manifesto. If you're looking for psychadelic stuff like Shabazz Palaces: cLOUDEAD, The Underachievers, Ratking, and Flatbush Zombies are good to branch out to. =D
    December 12 02:33 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Aww, okay man education obviously comes first.
    December 10 09:27 PM
  • CalculatingInfinity Hey man, up for Plug?
    December 10 09:19 PM
  • TalonsOfFire The sacred white noise trio of sput...
    December 10 07:21 PM
  • RivalSkoomaDealer Choccy, it appears we have the same AOTY. =) You're the only dude here with as much appreciation for Sacred White Noise as me.
    December 8 07:42 PM
  • Tunaboy45 Fair enough, I can understand where you're coming from. The Moor is a fantastic track.
    December 7 08:48 PM
  • Tunaboy45 So what's your opinion on Still Life?
    December 7 12:59 AM
  • Jots smh. but yeah, try it
    December 6 07:18 PM
  • Jots Sup Choccy. You know I like to throw random recs at you, and I've got another. I think you'd enjoy this Jon Brooks album
    December 5 04:53 PM
  • HalfManHalfAmazing you like very avant-garde hip hop stuff haha. that's great. I heard the whole CLPPNG album on youtube and it was terrific!
    December 5 11:57 AM
  • HalfManHalfAmazing it looks dope man, i will listen! and holy s*** dude how did you get so many review comments ive been here for like 4 years and still haven't cracked a thousand haha
    December 3 09:33 AM
  • HalfManHalfAmazing you get around to listening to any hip hop?
    December 3 03:20 AM
  • TalonsOfFire Musk Ox was a definite top tenner, and I never lost interest in Thantifaxath I just listened to it way too much haha, and yeah check the others in my list some of them I just discovered and were some amazing hidden gems
    December 3 02:41 AM
  • Mongi123 Tbh I didn't mean for this many people to find out haha I just contacted Jom to ask him questions and told Rowan too and that's it :D but I gotta see how the semester starts affecting me first. And yea good luck to you too!
    December 3 01:43 AM
  • TalonsOfFire Yeah our top 3 were similar, I never really though gazpacho would take #1 for me, I knew yours would be thantifaxath haha
    December 3 12:05 AM
  • Mongi123 Not yet haha I'm thinking I may have to halt my reviewing for a while during the next semester because I'll be super ****ing busy. If the work load gets to be a lot I'll have to only pop up occasionally
    December 2 11:41 PM
  • SharkTooth What use is rushing it when there's no due date?(;
    December 1 05:08 PM
  • SharkTooth http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/teamt/tis/one-hit-wonderland/37425-one-hit-wonderland-tubthumping-by-chumbawamba
    December 1 03:49 PM
  • SharkTooth Hey Choccy, this video might be very helpful with your review
    December 1 03:45 PM

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