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Gorgeous piece by Korean band Adult Child. It starts off super-soft and grows into this orgasmic wall o' sound

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tafd0_wqRCs
^Like that, as well as some others you posted.

I've been listening to alot of Asian artists lately, including a fair amount of K-pop (and also some Thai-pop). And there's no doubt they're sophisticated music-makers. Even the pop groups throw alot of interesting/jazzy touches into their tracks, which I enjoy.

Most are decent or at least passable live performers as well, though they'll often sing over their own recordings like American artists, usually while performing a dance routine (which takes some skill).

Continuing your rain theme...


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Luv Ms. Jones. Was just recently listenin to LLCJ's "Doin It", which samples the above track.

A couple other tracks included on her Private Life: Compass Point Sessions compilation that I like...


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Luv Ms. Jones. Was just recently listenin to LLCJ's "Doin It", which samples the above track.

A couple other tracks included on her Private Life: Compass Point Sessions compilation that I like...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z24TBbtz9mU
ADU, I am a huge fan of Miss Grace Jones ... I got all her good albums. /// A dozen.
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Great song.
I also like this one for some reason. Maybe it's the snake.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-YmasoZ22k
I have to admit that I met the band because of that movie scene

Somebody told me that there is a famous band in this video

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I like that one. Very chilled.

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Shoe Gazey goodness:

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I had no idea there were so many famous back-up players in the band...

Spoiler!
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The band El Ten Eleven, doing their song My Only Swerving live, which is quite an accomplishment for a two piece group to pull off without computer help. The guitarist/bassist uses a looper live to layer parts, which is a pretty dangerous way to live (make a mistake and it just keeps repeating for that whole section). And he's playing a double neck which he sometimes plays with both hands (one per neck.)


They provide the music for the excellent documentary Helvetica, about the ubiquitous font face. That's where I ran across them. They have some quite atmospheric stuff.
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And Imogen Heap using the same live looper technique with a pure vocal performance of Just for Now, which I think it beautiful.


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A ridiculously infectious tune from Leona Naess.


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I love this tune from Bright Eyes. It's obviously very primitively made, but it has atmosphere to spare, and the song writing is quite clever and well done.


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Blues on the r.a.d.i.o. (various). ... KPLU Seattle/Victoria/Port Angeles. ...Analog FM Stereo.
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I'd never really heard of Alt-J, but it's some pretty interesting stuff. It would be difficult to count up all of the influences crammed into single songs, but it works. I like this one a lot:


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I had a tough time falling asleep last night, so I went through Pink Floyd's "Wish you were here" and "Dark Side of the Moon"...I hadn't listened to those full-through in a long time.
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SKAG - What happens on your Perfect day (Do you smile everyday)

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I don't even want to play that video and see what's there...

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I don't even want to play that video and see what's there...
It's pretty epic and mostly SFW.
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Gigantic butts are just not my thing, baby.

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Gigantic butts are just not my thing, baby.
to each his own but the joke is real good. It's a spoof and a fantastic song.
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Since it's been started,
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to each his own but the joke is real good. It's a spoof and a fantastic song.
I'm liking it.
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