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post Aug 18 2008, 10:21 AM
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post Oct 13 2008, 04:42 PM
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Hello Darling - Wife Of Rolex

1. Sounds of the sub-continent with nice effects but once the bass kicks in it sounds like something John Lennon would do on an average day. Okay but a bit monotonous.

2. Drove me mad trying to think what this was, I'm so bad with remembering songs, I may even have a copy of this somewhere. I'm not the biggest fan of these guys/guy but I do like this. Modern art school/dance outfit doing an impression of the Human League and thus pretty cool.

3. Finger plucking good. Sounds a bit like The Beta Band or the Aliens although I suspect it's quite a bit older than that. Nice piano fade out.

4. Opens with hammond organ and funky drumming then the guitar kicks and the woodwind licks and the whole thing becomes so groovalicious.

5. Infectious late 80's house. Nothing too revolutionary but good enough to chew your face off to.

6. This weirdly sounds like every song ever recorded. Like pretty much everything about this except where the chorus goes. Otherwise it's cool indie pop.

7. Really great minimalist interpretation of a fucking awesome, stone classic. It'd be hard to go wrong with this though.

8. This artist can sometimes leave me a bit cold but cinematic electroclash, lovely vocals and sweeping strings make this down tempo track a beautiful heartbreaker.

9. Melancholy acoustica that could have been too overwrought but is saved by charming melodies and great vocals. And yet another track on the cd with backwards instruments.

10. As I like a bit of Cilla I like this. Whoever it is singing has a great voice and the brass and strings really add to the brooding feel of the track but I just wish a little more had been done with it.

11. Didn't like this. Pretty bland.

12. A bit better than the previous track but similarly the ingredients don't seem to blend too well again feeling a bit bland.

13. Back to good stuff. Opens like the Flamingos but turns out to be a computer singing a breezy bit of electropop niceness before humans start to harmanize with it.

14. Gothic intro blends into what sounds like Carter playing the Fun House theme tune which is something I'm really not sure what I think of. An interesting peculiarity maybe.

15. Reminds me of Pretty in Pink but from the sixties. Apart from the sax there's little else to interest me although it does have a closing track feel.


As I've said in another thread I really liked this selection but it tails off quite dramatically for me towards the end with a few tracks that I just didn't find interesting at all. I still think KITH's is my favourite so far but this could have maybe gone one better.

I'd also like to say that I doubt there will be better artwork for any of the cds in this loop, it looks very professional and it is about time there were some naked women popping up.

May I have a tracklist, please. smile.gif
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- Sostie   TAPE LOOP - Reviews   Aug 18 2008, 10:21 AM
- - Wife Of Rolex   Every Now And Then (A Poignant Tale Of Perpetual T...   Aug 25 2008, 03:35 AM
- - logger   Baz - Side A: Rockin' Tracks 1. Put a big smi...   Aug 25 2008, 04:23 PM
- - Rua   Logger Logger Rhythms 1. A Fuzz Townshend /B.R....   Aug 28 2008, 01:58 PM
- - Ade   I like the disc title. Anyway, here's my rev...   Aug 30 2008, 01:56 PM
- - Kick in the Head   HELLO DARLING - WIFE OF ROLEX Once more Wife of R...   Aug 31 2008, 09:59 AM
- - maian   Why So Cheerious? by Rua. Track 1: We kick off wi...   Aug 31 2008, 07:06 PM
- - Jon 79   THE SELDOM KEEN SID - Maian 1. It's simplisti...   Aug 31 2008, 10:18 PM
- - Kick in the Head   EVERY NOW AND THEN - JON 79 I couldn't really...   Sep 13 2008, 02:46 PM
- - Baz   So Fresh Its Still Green - Ade Track 1 Good ro...   Sep 15 2008, 07:56 AM
- - Rua   Baz - Side A: Rockin' Tracks 1. Choral singin...   Sep 15 2008, 12:28 PM
- - logger   Ade - "So Fresh Off The Press It's Still ...   Sep 16 2008, 12:11 AM
- - Jon 79   Why So Cheerious? - Rua. 1. A great start. Fantas...   Sep 23 2008, 08:48 PM
- - Kick in the Head   THE SELDOM KEEN SID - MAIAN An incongruousness (i...   Sep 28 2008, 11:55 AM
- - logger   Noise Museum - Kick in the Head 1. Modern art sch...   Sep 29 2008, 08:58 PM
- - Rua   Ade - "So Fresh Off The Press It's Still ...   Sep 30 2008, 03:57 PM
- - maian   Logger - Logger Rhythms 1. Slightly overlong open...   Oct 1 2008, 06:19 PM
- - Jon 79   Logger Rhythms 1.Love this opening track. Funky b...   Oct 6 2008, 09:45 PM
- - Rua   Noise Museum by Kick In The Head. Like the cover ...   Oct 9 2008, 02:33 PM
- - Kick in the Head   WHY SO CHEERIOUS? - RUA Rua doesn't disappoin...   Oct 11 2008, 04:24 PM
- - logger   Hello Darling - Wife Of Rolex 1. Sounds of the su...   Oct 13 2008, 04:42 PM
- - maian   Baz Side A - Rockin' Tracks Track 1 - Epic i...   Oct 15 2008, 04:00 PM
- - maian   So Fresh Off The Press It's Still Green - Ade ...   Oct 15 2008, 05:08 PM
- - Rua   Hello Darling Wife Of Rolex Exquisite little co...   Oct 23 2008, 01:46 PM
|- - Wife Of Rolex   QUOTE (Rua @ Oct 23 2008, 02:46 PM) Oh Wi...   Oct 23 2008, 03:07 PM
- - Rua   It's a beautiful thing.   Oct 23 2008, 03:08 PM
- - logger   Jon 79 - Every Now And Then 1. Pleasantish but ra...   Oct 23 2008, 09:19 PM
- - Kick in the Head   LOGGER RHYTHMS - LOGGER With so many tracks, it s...   Oct 27 2008, 11:28 AM
- - Jon 79   Baz Side A Rockin' 1. A 10 minute cheese epi...   Oct 27 2008, 10:25 PM
- - Rua   Every Now And Then (A Poignant Tale Of Perpetual T...   Nov 7 2008, 04:56 PM
- - Jon 79   So Fresh Off The Press It's Still Green - Ade ...   Nov 23 2008, 04:03 PM
- - Wife Of Rolex   Baz Side A - Rockin' 1. An epic choral open...   Nov 23 2008, 07:56 PM
- - Wife Of Rolex   So Fresh Off The Press It's Still Green - Ade ...   Nov 23 2008, 10:00 PM
|- - Wife Of Rolex   QUOTE (Wife Of Rolex @ Nov 23 2008, 10:00...   Dec 3 2008, 05:13 PM
- - Kick in the Head   SIDE A/SIDE B - BAZ Nice design, and a good conce...   Nov 24 2008, 01:28 PM
- - Kick in the Head   SO FRESH OFF THE PRESS, IT'S STILL GREEN - ADE...   Nov 26 2008, 07:51 PM
|- - Wife Of Rolex   QUOTE (Kick in the Head @ Nov 26 2008, 07...   Nov 27 2008, 05:01 AM
- - Jon 79   Noise Museum - Kick In The Head 1. Musically this...   Dec 1 2008, 01:45 AM
- - maian   Wife of Rolex - Hello Darling 1. Starts out inter...   Dec 3 2008, 06:30 PM
- - Wife Of Rolex   Ooof!   Dec 3 2008, 07:17 PM
- - Jon 79   Hello Darling - Wife of Rolex 1. Nice Indian tune...   Dec 22 2008, 06:07 PM
- - logger   The Seldom Keen Sid - maian 1. Moroderesque beats...   Feb 2 2009, 03:13 PM
- - logger   I was just about to post my review of Rua's cd...   Feb 2 2009, 04:17 PM
|- - Rua   QUOTE (logger @ Feb 2 2009, 04:17 PM) I w...   Feb 2 2009, 04:26 PM
- - logger   It's just that I was about to post it, I would...   Feb 2 2009, 04:28 PM
- - Rua   That is really annoying. My out of work email does...   Feb 2 2009, 04:31 PM


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