Chip's Music Musings

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I was listening to Steven Wilson's podcast The Album Years today and they mentioned an artist I had never listened to by the name of Scott Walker. I've heard them mention his name before but this was the first time they singled out a particular track. In this case, the song is called "The Electrician" and for whatever reason this really spoke to me. Holy hell is it lyrically dark too. I don't think I've ever heard something so dissonant and yet so beautiful at the same time, and the instrumental section in the middle is... well I can't really put it into words.

The Walker Brothers - The Electrician

https://youtu.be/yELbkzAIfmA

I've been listening to this all day. I've been really going through some stuff lately and this brought me to tears at work. I need to make more hours in the day, I've never felt so inspired.

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I enjoy the unique music you post here
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Nice Tool songs there GRH&C. I'm particularly fond of Tool's Stinkfist.

Here's another song to enjoy the vocal stylings of, Mike Patton of Faith No More, doing Middle Crisis on Leno: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqvxfKbbX3c

Can make sounds while breathing in during his rhythmic start to the song, bust out some melodic vocals, and throw in some heavy distortion, mixing back and forth between the styles with ease. They go on to sing I'm Easy after Middle Crisis, which is quite the departure from the previous song. Such a range on this dude.
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Haven't posted in this thread in forever, because I haven't found any good songs in the primary genre I listen to, country.

I was listening to one of Detroit's country music stations (99.5) when a brand new song caught my attention, it was something that I'd been looking for forever. A song that's just downright country. No artificial drums, No rapper-turned-country, etc.

There's a line in the song however that hit me like nothing I've ever felt while listening to a song:

"When trucks don't sound like thunder, and no one prays for rain"


The first part of it hit me like a brick wall. Over the summer, I drove my dad's Ford F450 around a lot, it's got a 6.4L powerstroke engine that just sounds like thunder when you hit the gas. I learned how to drive this thing out in the middle of absolutely nowhere in Northern Michigan back in 6th grade, Driving up it and down the dirt road that our property is on with my dad. When the day the 6.4 goes extinct, I hope I'm in heaven by then.

(Disclaimer: Yes, I know, It'll be gone soon because of EV's, but you know what I mean :lol:)

The song also is just so well written, and the voices of Brantley Gilbert and Blake Shelton just make it sound like something from the 80's or 90's.


So allow me to present, Heaven By Then, by Brantley Gilbert and Blake Shelton, Featuring Vince Gill.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTy1E0KVX_M

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Happy thanksgiving

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Chip wrote:
Thu Nov 24, 2022 5:13 am
Happy thanksgiving

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J T wrote:
Fri Nov 25, 2022 6:53 am
Chip wrote:
Thu Nov 24, 2022 5:13 am
Happy thanksgiving

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You can get anything you want at Alice’s restaurant except’in Alice.
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GR H & C wrote:
Fri Nov 25, 2022 11:29 am
J T wrote:
Fri Nov 25, 2022 6:53 am
Chip wrote:
Thu Nov 24, 2022 5:13 am
Happy thanksgiving

https://youtu.be/m57gzA2JCcM
What's the only thing you can't get at Alice's restaurant?
You can get anything you want at Alice’s restaurant except’in Alice.
My English Lit teacher in high school was a local music critic, so he played Alice's Restaurant in class the day before Thanksgiving...and then had a one question pop quiz. "What's the only thing you can't get at Alice's Restaurant?" No one was paying attention enough to the song to know the answer. :lol:

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