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post Aug 18 2008, 10:21 AM
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post Dec 1 2008, 01:45 AM
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Noise Museum - Kick In The Head

1. Musically this indie song is ok,... it's just the really annoying vocals that I dislike. I've not been able to listen through this all the way. Sounds like the Rapture to me. Awful stuff.

2. Rory, I don't know whether anyone else mentioned it to you, but you seem to have accidentally recorded a soundtrack from a spectrum game for track two. ... just a shame you picked this title and didn't go for the titles to Jet-Set-Willy.

3. Ah, this is more like it. Trippy (almost spooky) delayed guitar. Quite simplistic but very effective... stuff like this always reminds me of Queen's Prophet song. (the effect that is, not the whole song). I like this song... right up to the point when the singing starts, and ruins what would otherwise be a really nice instrumental.

4. Continuing the slightly trippy theme. I really like this, on all levels. The beats, the vocals & the thermin sound... oh yes, especially the theremin. With the brass sections on top, it could almost be a dance mix from a Danny Elfman score.

5. This sounds really familiar (maybe because it sunk in after repeat listens). Not the sort of thing I listen to, but not too bad either... I'll be surprised if I've not heard of these guys.

6. I'd describe this using the Jon79 Inaccurate Genre Definer™ as chilled-ambient-indie-pop. ... or something. Pretty good... though possibly too cheesy for my liking.... That's all in the vocals though.

7. I really like the chord progression in this modern 60's sounding tune. It's poppy, it's happy, it's retro, and yes, it's cheesy,... but it's tried & tested cheesy & it works. I likes it.

8. Another one that sounds familiar... Could it be the Neil Hannon style vocals? It's either him, or someone doing him. ... The track is quirky, probably too quirky for me.

9. Interesting one this. Synths and 'ooo'ing. Sounds like this could've been from a film. Again, not the sort of thing I'd listen to, but very pleasant none the less.

10. I know it's not, but this really reminds me a slow Pixies number... but with strings. I like the double vocal with the whispering.

11. This songs sort of annoyed me, because of the stop/start nature of every instrument involved.... oh and that occasional Windows Critical Error sound that pops up here and there. Experimental, but it doesn't really work for me. Sounds like someone doing a bad Four Tet impression.

12. I like this mellow chill-out indie-esque song. It's well produced. Reminds me of Money Mark, with a bit of 60's psychedelia blended in.



Overall.

The good the bad and the awful. The majority of this compile was good though... and thought has obviously gone into the order of the tracks too. Just a shame about the 1st two tracks.

6.5/10
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Track list please.

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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
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- - 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
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- - 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
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- - 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
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- - 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
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|- - 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
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