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Ingwe Ingweron April 23, 2017 01:17

While playing an iron-man, forced descent, priest it was Dio, "Holy Diver". Not recent, I know. but Hugo would appreciate it. :)

Edit: Here is the music video: https://www.last.fm/music/Dio/_/Holy+Diver

Pete Mack May 3, 2017 20:41

Just listened to it in the first time forever, on a streaming service. I remembered the drum and guitar solos, but I totally forgot the pipe organ solo. For those who don't know what we're talking about:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
Highly influential in heavy metal, all 17+ minutes. (1968)

Quote:

Originally Posted by Estie (Post 119842)
If you ever wondered why the elves left middle-earth....:D

(j/k, I love that classic)


Pete Mack May 26, 2017 22:26

Currently listening to an old favorite: Devotchka, Mad and Faithful Telling. They really do a great job with horn and accordion. Who'd a thunk it? (Never mind all the other awesome instruments--14, among 4 people.)

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

HugoTheGreat2011 May 27, 2017 01:02

This one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_qd_hHWElg

Finntroll - Trollhammaren

Estie May 27, 2017 01:48

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJbLa0Hed14

Pete Mack May 27, 2017 16:43

how about Jill Tracy? evil cabaret music, suitable as angband accompaniment.
the Vargas is fun.

Estie May 27, 2017 20:24

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pete Mack (Post 121207)
how about Jill Tracy? evil cabaret music, suitable as angband accompaniment.
the Vargas is fun.

Googled her, listened to "The Fine Art of Poisoning" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3uJEiDETKE and it is good...but mostly it made me want to listen to Tom Waits - Little Drop of Poison - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkj_ov_0LA4

AnonymousHero May 27, 2017 20:41

Quote:

Originally Posted by HugoTheGreat2011 (Post 120255)
Recently, I am picking up on Trance, which used to be my primary favorite music genre (before late 2012, when I switched my primary favorite genre to heavy metal)

... been a while since that post, but since you mentioned AvB, I think you might want to try to find the Above & Beyond Essential Mixes from 2005 and 2011. They were just an amazing demonstration of what musicality can be and what Trance can be. Above & Beyond are basically AvB in "capsule" form. These two 2h mixes are -- in a word -- amazing. (If anyone wants to hear it, feel free to PM me for details, etc.)

(Of course, Armin van Buuren is kind of a hero of mine -- he's done absolutely amazing things. Nevermind the whole "A State of Trance" programmes. Btw, for me, that's right up there with the absurdly good Astral Projection Remix of God Is A DJ.)

bio_hazard May 30, 2017 18:45

My music m.o. has been "ah crap, who died this week." and rediscovering really good stuff from days gone by.

HugoTheGreat2011 May 31, 2017 00:15

Check out:
Manegarm - Skymningsresa

Skymningsresa = "Twilight Voyage" in Swedish

Tune your speakers!! This one is awesome!!


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