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Old Jan 21st 2013, 1:48 am   #61
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anyway, i would post a video of what i'm currently listening to, but i've noticed you lot seem to be into the sort of music my grandad listens to, so i'll refrain from posting any of that "doof doof doof crap the younguns listen to"
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Old Jan 21st 2013, 2:08 am   #62
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do you have a Smartphone/Superphone?

if so, grab an app called "Shazam"
Or for those of us without even a basic cellphone, just listen and jot down (or remember) a line in the song (perhaps with a couple of other words too) and google them. It usually works.

Obviously it won't work if there are no words
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Or for those of us without even a basic cellphone, just listen and jot down (or remember) a line in the song (perhaps with a couple of other words too) and google them. It usually works.

Obviously it won't work if there are no words
Or if you have the memory of a goldfish...
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[QUOTE=Greenhill;10495670]Was it this?

Lady Gaga and her ilk are certainly looking passé after that....!
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Please do post some doof doof doof "crap"; this is a good music thread, unrestricted!
fair enough

this is a couple years old now, but i find myself listening to it quite a lot just now



hard enough?
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Or for those of us without even a basic cellphone, just listen and jot down (or remember) a line in the song (perhaps with a couple of other words too) and google them. It usually works.

Obviously it won't work if there are no words
Shazam isn't perfect but I have had success, even without lyrics being heard at the time.
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fair enough

this is a couple years old now, but i find myself listening to it quite a lot just now

hard enough?
Certainly! Reminds me of an old band called Scooter....
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fair enough

this is a couple years old now, but i find myself listening to it quite a lot just now

http://youtube.com/watch?v=OHR3jxMQ9aQ

hard enough?
Way too hard.

Scooter had a bit more of a housey overlay if I recollect.
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Scooters gone soft these days!

still love a bit of the old Scooter too, though

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Scooters gone soft these days!

still love a bit of the old Scooter too, though

http://youtube.com/watch?v=TWDhvIb7BQs
Good video. Yes that's the Scooter guy. But what was their really big commercial hit...can't remember which year...but it was really popular..?
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maybe the Logical Song? cover of the Supertramp song

it reached number 2 in the UK around 2001

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maybe the Logical Song? cover of the Supertramp song

it reached number 2 in the UK around 2001

http://youtube.com/watch?v=qLKIiefNLgM
Yes, that was it! Was it that long ago...! I guess a Supertramp cover doesn't do much for my techno street cred (especially as I'm also a Supertramp fan) but the Scooter remix was great. And I like the Fast & Furious video too. Good choice, Haggis.
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I'm coding this afternoon so I'm needing something a bit more hypnotic to listen to (I'll try and listen to Scooter again later, though).

I had this playing just now and the reason I'm posting it is that they can play it just as well live as they can in the recording studio. And a great drumbeat to try to tap along with.

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I'm coding this afternoon so I'm needing something a bit more hypnotic to listen to (I'll try and listen to Scooter again later, though).

I had this playing just now and the reason I'm posting it is that they can play it just as well live as they can in the recording studio. And a great drumbeat to try to tap along with.
I'd never really got in to Radiohead.... but that track was wonderful!

If you're looking for something hypnotic, and don't mind jazz, you may like this lot (the studio recording is better, but the live version is good too).

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Mmmmm, nice!

Not a huge Jazz fan but this one has always resonated with my frequencies




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I'd never really got in to Radiohead.... but that track was wonderful!

If you're looking for something hypnotic, and don't mind jazz, you may like this lot (the studio recording is better, but the live version is good too).

http://youtube.com/watch?v=7prKXfvWD3w
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