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Todd Rundgren (and Utopia)
XTC
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David Bowie
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mike patton (anything he does :P )
daft punk
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I like Daft Punk, there is definitly some thing there... :smoke:


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i just noticed we all like weird music :mrgreen:

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manichispanic wrote:
i just noticed we all like weird music :mrgreen:



Hey I am feeling a lot better about XTC they made several lists, for some reason that band is a hard sell to the general public... :smoke:


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Very hard to just select 5, but at this time, in no specific order:

Jimi Hendrix
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Lots of good ones here, but I always keep coming back to...
Tuxedomoon
The Stranglers
Material
Jah Wobble's Invaders of the Heart
Wall of Voodoo

Which I suppose defines my taste as well as my youth as being 80s.... :|

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You're so Eeeeenglish, Caputh :mrgreen:

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Caputh wrote:
Lots of good ones here, but I always keep coming back to...
Tuxedomoon
The Stranglers
Material
Jah Wobble's Invaders of the Heart
Wall of Voodoo

Which I suppose defines my taste as well as my youth as being 80s.... :|



Wall of Voodoo, saw them a couple times in La back in the 80's, they were favorites with K-Rock... :smoke:


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Stuff I've been listening to lately


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Wall of Voodoo, saw them a couple times in La back in the 80's, they were favorites with K-Rock




Did ya see 'em with Prieboy or Ridgway (I love both, tho' Prieboy almost gets the edge)? I read that Keneally was the opening act on their last tour; he used to play a solo version of "Live and Let Die" which confused a number of 'Voodoo fans . BTW, If there were six favorite bands, I would include XTC, too. Left them off as a punishment for Partridge for refusing to play live after '82. Even with stage fright, he was brilliant. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WE5olpWJCPs

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Here is a GREAT band Mark Egans latest cd, the drummer is Vinny C. Check it out.

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Caputh wrote:
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Wall of Voodoo, saw them a couple times in La back in the 80's, they were favorites with K-Rock




Did ya see 'em with Prieboy or Ridgway (I love both, tho' Prieboy almost gets the edge)? I read that Keneally was the opening act on their last tour; he used to play a solo version of "Live and Let Die" which confused a number of 'Voodoo fans . BTW, If there were six favorite bands, I would include XTC, too. Left them off as a punishment for Partridge for refusing to play live after '82. Even with stage fright, he was brilliant. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WE5olpWJCPs



Ridgeway…I saw XTC open for The Police in '80 and they headlined the Palladium another time on the Black Sea Tour which included material from English Settlement either that year or the next.

I was at the show that never happened, at the time it was reported in LA press release’s Andy's bladder exploded or was damaged since he had been accustom to drinking a fifth of whiskey before a show to over come his stage fright, he was said to be in a local Los Angeles Hospital for some time and they never played live again.

Here is what I found on this event in wiki:

On 2 April 1982, a Friday night, XTC were scheduled to play at the Palladium in Hollywood, California, but did not appear. The audience milled about the open festival floor for a long 45 minutes/hour after opening act Oingo Boingo departed the stage, and then finally it was announced that XTC would not take the stage due to the "illness" of one of the band members (later revealed as Andy Partridge's ongoing fight with stage fright in Chris Twomey's book XTC: Chalkhills and Children). XTC never played another tour date.[4] (XTC would perform several acoustic sets for radio only in 1989.[5])

We had waited all day and secured the coveted table seats in the upstairs bar overlooking the stage, had just the right mix of legal and illegal substances for a ‘80’s show, what a disappointment. I still love them, one of my top 5…

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My wife said something sweet the other evening; "Why didn't I listen to XTC before I met you? I would have been singing along with them as a teenager!"

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Caputh wrote:
My wife said something sweet the other evening; "Why didn't I listen to XTC before I met you? I would have been singing along with them as a teenager!"



I took my wife (then girlfriend) to this show any my friend brought his wife, this is why we got the good table seats since the Hollywood Palladium was the home of the original Mosh Pit, at the time it morphed out of slam dancing on the open floor in front of the stage.

When XTC played their in I think '81 (as a headliner) the rhythm & beat of the music had the entire floor crowd moving in ebbing and flowing constantly circulating entity. Once minute you would be at the front of the stage, the next minute you would be 20 rows worth back, stage left, stage right an ever moving mob and I passed my friends more than once. I never saw anything like that before or since.

I then saw the Talking Heads there either later that year or '82 and if you were in the "pit" your shirt would get torn off and the days of watching a show from the floor in front of a stage were gone.

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I think I may have posted this already but I'm too lazy to look.

1. The Who
2. Queen
3. Led Zeppelin
4. Aerosmith
5. The Beatles

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Caputh wrote:
I read that Keneally was the opening act on their last tour; he used to play a solo version of "Live and Let Die" which confused a number of 'Voodoo fans.

Don't know why they'd be confused. The song was written for the James Bond movie of the same name, which had a heavy voodoo element in the story line. Keneally just bein' cute.

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just plain doug wrote:
Caputh wrote:
I read that Keneally was the opening act on their last tour; he used to play a solo version of "Live and Let Die" which confused a number of 'Voodoo fans.

Don't know why they'd be confused. The song was written for the James Bond movie of the same name, which had a heavy voodoo element in the story line. Keneally just bein' cute.


I got that from Keneally's website - talking about Andy Prieboy's "Where I'm calling you from" (which is an excellent song BTW)

"MK involvement:
Acoustic guitar on the track "Where I'm Calling You From."

Comments:
Andy was the singer/composer/musician who replaced Stan Ridgeway [sic. should be Ridgway] as lead vocalist of Wall of Voodoo. Toward the end of that band's existence, Scott Thunes began playing bass for them at gigs, and at the last Wall of Voodoo gig ever in 1989, I was used as a surreal show-opener: standing by myself at a DX- 7, playing Paul McCartney's "Live And Let Die" completely straight and unemotionally as dry ice smoke enveloped the stage. The audience response was, at first, enthusiastic, growing steadily more confused and silent as I refused to stop and they realized that they had no idea who I was (Marc, the guitar player, watched from the audience and said it was one of the eeriest things he'd ever witnessed). Finally the band took the stage and verbally abused me until I retreated.

After this fabulous event, I started working sporadically in the studio with Andy, who had a publishing deal at MCA and spent a lot of time making demos in the studio there. Me and Thunes recorded a lot of stuff, some of which I remember as being really good, but the only released piece featuring me is one song on this five-song EP. My main memory of it is completing the track and Thunes telling me that he'd never been more impressed by anything I'd done. Andy is a truly unique songwriter and I'm sad that he hasn't released more stuff (his one full length album, from which the song "Montezuma" is excerpted, has Thunes on the whole thing). This EP also has a genius country version of "Whole Lotta Love", which has an uncredited vocal performance by Johnette Napolitano of Concrete Blonde. My name in the liner notes is spelled "Keneely", for which I gave Andy a lot of shit.

(It might be out of print, but it was available from Dr. Dream, 60 Plaza Square, Orange, CA 92666)"

But I bet the audience didn't get Keneally's reference. As indeed I did not 'till Doug pointed it out - thanks, Doug :D

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