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    Almost forgot
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    Depeche Mode - Violator
    Martin L. Gore - Counterfeit e.p

    Curve - Doppelganger / Cuckoo / Gift

    just about every PJ Harvey record

    Boards of Canada - Music has the Right to Children

    Scorn - Logghi Barogghi

    Jay-Z - 99 Problems

    NIN - Closer to God remix/Memorabilia/Burn

    Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works II / I care because you do / Come to Daddy / Windowlicker

    Squarepusher - Go Plastic

    Radiohead - OK Computer / Kid A / Amnesiac / Hail to the Thief

    Einsturzende Neubauten - The Garden / 12305te nacht / Installation nr.1

    Wu-Tang - 7th Chamber (part2) / Good Thing We Bought the Glock / Liquid Swords

    Nitzer Ebb - Shame / Showtime

    U2 - Achtung Baby / Zooropa / Pop

    Tricky - Maxinquaye

    Portishead - Dummy

    Massive Attack - Angel

    Front 242 - Felines / Soul Manager / Don't Crash / Serial Killers Don't Kill their Girlfriends

    Frontline Assembly - Bio-Mechanic / Outcast / Gun

    Autechre - Chiastic Slide / LP5

    Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

    Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

    Crazy World of Arthur Brown

    Jimi Hendrix - Axis (Bold As Love)

    My Bloody Valentine - Loveless

    Jesus & Mary Chain - Teenage Lust / Reverence

    Kraftwerk - Radioactivity / Hall of Mirrors

    Joe Meek / Blue Men - I Hear a New World
    Ministry - So What / Thieves / Burning Inside / Stigmata / Just One Fix

    Bob Dylan & Daniel Lanois - Man in the Long Black Coat

    Iggy Pop - The Passenger / Lust for Life / Nightclubbing
    / Raw Power
    Bowie & Eno - Low

    Coil - Love's Secret Domain

    Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang

    Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine / Use Me

    Rolling Stones - Paint it Black / Sympathy for the Devil

    Robert Johnson - Love in Vain / 32-20 Blues

    Sade - Cherish the Day / Sweetest Taboo

    Soft Cell - Tainted Love / Sex Dwarf

    Norman Greenbaum - Spirit in the Sky

    Trashmen - Bird is the Word

    Tom Waits - Alice / Bone Machine / The Black Rider

    The Shaggs - Philosophy of the World
    Barrington Levy - Murderer / Here I Come (Broader than Broadway)

    Peter Tosh / Wailers - Downpressor Man

    Cutty Ranks - Limb by Limb

    Dawn Penn / Bounty Killer - No No No
    You Don't Love Me
    Top Cat - Burn the Sensi

    Animals - House of the Rising Sun

    Joe Meek / Honeycombs - I Can't Stop
    Siouxsie & the Banshees - Peek-a-boo / Cities in Dust
    The Cure - Mixed Up

    i wrote too many so i shrunk the font...
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    See, that Sheila chick was doing horrible bubblegum pop in France for a decade already, nobody would take her seriously beyond housewives & their pre-teen progeny, then suddenly BOOM, she was cool... those guys could have turned anything into gold.
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    See, that Sheila chick was doing horrible bubblegum pop in France for a decade already, nobody would take her seriously beyond housewives & their pre-teen progeny, then suddenly BOOM, she was cool... those guys could have turned anything into gold.
    But not everything that Edwards and Rodgers worked on was successful. Debbie Harry's 1981 album with the song "Backfired" was a commercial flop in the states in spite of getting decent radio exposure.
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    My favorite sounding songs are the ones that are well written and executed/performed/arranged/produced.

    I can narrow my favorite sounding records down to a couple of thousand starting with the first mono hi fi records.

    No need to thank me for not posting them since I don't have the time anyway.

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    My favorite sounding songs are the ones that are well written and executed/performed/arranged/produced.

    I can narrow my favorite sounding records down to a couple of thousand starting with the first mono hi fi records.

    No need to thank me for not posting them since I don't have the time anyway.
    OK.... Since you are too much of a wuss to post your list, I will put myself into a psychic trance, channel your record collection and post it for you....

    Nobby's top 10 favorite albums of all time according to Peter the Psychic's best guesses (counted down "David Letterman style")

    Number Ten: "Screaming for Vengence" - Judas Priest - Columbia - 1982

    Number Nine: "Kaleidoscope" - Siouxsie and the Banshees - Polydor (UK) - 1980 - Geffen (USA) 1985

    Number Eight: "Agents of Fortune" - Blue Oyster Cult - Columbia 1976

    Number Seven: "You Are What You Iz" - Frank Zappa - Barking Pumpkin 1981

    Number Six: "Diamond Life" - Sade - Portrait/Epic/CBS 1985

    Number Five: "The Wall" - Pink Floyd - Columbia 1979

    Number Four: "Instincts" - Romeo Void - Columbia 1984

    Number Three: "What's Going On" - Marvin Gaye - Motown 1971

    Number Two: "Three Of A Pretty Pair" - King Crimson - EG (UK) Warner Bros (USA) - 1985

    Number One: "Ship Arriving Too Late To Save A Drowning Witch" - Frank Zappa - Barking Pumpkin 1982

    Wow! Nice list Nobby! Lots of Columbia/CBS on it. Weedy must have been a good influence on you....
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    Number Four: "Instincts" - Romeo Void - Columbia 1984
    I almost put this in my list but it was getting ridiculously long. "Just Too Easy" is a great sounding record
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    Number One: "Ship Arriving Too Late To Save A Drowning Witch" - Frank Zappa - Barking Pumpkin 1982
    Drowning Witch?! Number one!? Come on Nobby... dontcha know "Joe's Garage" is way better!?
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    Drowning Witch?! Number one!? Come on Nobby... dontcha know "Joe's Garage" is way better!?
    George Duke's "Dookie Stick" is also on Nobby's list but missed the top 10. If my psychic readings are correct, it is bubbling under at number 17.
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    "The tech sector is like a guy in a crowded prison cell, who finds a hand grenade, and sets it off, so that he'll have the entire cell to himself." - Dwoz
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    Lots of folks confuse great arrangements with great sound.
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    Lots of folks confuse great arrangements with great sound.


    Huzzah

    Some records mentioned here I think actually sound bad. As in BAD.
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    Huzzah

    Some records mentioned here I think actually sound bad. As in BAD.
    Neato

    Which ones?
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    Far be it for me to gore someone's sacred cow

    But I agree that a successful record (artistically as well as commercially) doesn't EQUAL good recording.
    A lot of times it just doesn't matter.
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    It certainly isn't necessary however it can help and it can especially help the performance as part of an interactive process.
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    a lot of my favorites are favorites because of WHEN i heard them.. they opened my mind to knew kinds of sound which changed me in some way... there are records i hated when i first heard which sounded great a few years later.. timing is everything with music.
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    At the end of the day, it's about the music.

    I sometimes listen to music that has lousy sound. I was just listening to some Billie Holiday. Some of the recordings sound pretty good considering but a few of them are awful b/c the only surviving ones were recorded from a scratchy record on a phonograph.

    They aren't bootlegs either, they're put out by Verve.
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    Horse With No Name - America[/B]
    Hmm... I'm doing some stage-hand work on an America show this Saturday. I've never heard of them before. I guess I'm in for a good time then. Maybe I'll buy some songs tonight...starting with "Horse With No Name" I suppose!
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    Hmm... I'm doing some stage-hand work on an America show this Saturday. I've never heard of them before. I guess I'm in for a good time then. Maybe I'll buy some songs tonight...starting with "Horse With No Name" I suppose!
    He said great sounding, not great music.
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    Hmm... I'm doing some stage-hand work on an America show this Saturday. I've never heard of them before. I guess I'm in for a good time then. Maybe I'll buy some songs tonight...starting with "Horse With No Name" I suppose!
    America has some pretty good songs. They are no CSN&Y, but they can hold their own when compared to the current crop of pop stars.
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    The America I liked the sound of was (the Emerick recorded) Sister Golden Hair


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