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Been listening to too much Cocteau twins and it's depressing the heck out of me. Anybody got any good suggestions for new (or old, doesn't matter) music?
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im listening to god speed you black emperor. if you want something upbeat and catchy i wouldnt suggest them. alot of their songs are over 12 minutes long...i think their songs are quite cathartic. if you like sigur ros, you will probably like god speed you black emperor.

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Just recently heard The Music.
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Puffy - The girls'll cheer you up and put a smile on your face for sure
Uncle Tupelo - Redneck music from Texis. Violins, banjos, fuzzy guitar solos, you know the deal. Maybe
Zero 7 - Nice toons
World Party - Good pop songs

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just got back from 2 days boarding.

had led zeppelin, jeff buckley, alanis morrisette, and deltron 0 (spl? - the rapper from gorrilaz) in my MD.

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Enderzero very kindly made me a CD of great music. Hes getting me back up to speed. See, I used to be cool but being in Japan with no radio no no info on new tunes has made me loose my hipness. \:\(
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I downloaded a bunch of music recommended by enderzero, and um, promptly deleted it after a quick listen. Some smart lyrics in there, but I likes toons with my rap. J Rawls is good, and Cee-Lo.

But it's great to get some suggestions about what to listen to, and spread your net a little wider. NoFakie's pointers are always worth checking out.

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i agree with zwelgen-- enderzero's got good musical tastes. I've been listening to my new J5 cd constantly.

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I am listening to most of the music from my ski porn films. Managed to download almost 200mb of them and am really stoked.

Gotta say that Swollen Member have some pretty good songs.
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Originally posted by scouser:
Just recently heard The Music.
i dont mind The Music. mind you, ive only heard two songs, "The people" and "take the long road and walk it" the guys voice is a tad bit whiney though.

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Well I am honored to be thought of as having good musical taste.

Ocean - I listen to everything so try out some of these groups I am into now and see if anything tickles your fancy.

edge rock:
Chevelle
Audioslave
Queens of the Stone Age
Incubus
Alien Ant Farm
System of a Down

mello guitar rock:
Jack Johnson
Ben Harper
John Mayer
Dave Matthews Band

indy rock:
Built To Spill
Dashboard Confessional
One Line Drawing /
New End Original
Long Since Forgotten
Sunny Day Real Estate

hip hop:(not previously mentioned)
Rakim
Mos Def / Talib Kweli / Black Star
Common
Ozomatli
Gang Starr
De La Soul
anything by Dan the Automator

This is just what's springing to my head right now.

BTW bobby12 - the emmcee's name is Del the Funkee Homosapien. He is one of my favorite MCs and does all the rappin on the CD you are referring to called Deltron 3030 (produced by Automator with scratches by Kid Koala). This is one of the best hip hop LPs of all time IMHO. You might dig it Ocean as it is definitely not the average hip hop affair. Del also raps with the Hieroglyphics.
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i like all those indie bands you mentioned bar dashboard confessional. i love indie. indie is great.
here are some more bands that arent strictly "indie" per se, but still very good:

modest mouse
hot hot heat
sloan
neutral milk hotel
the constantines
the weakerthans
sahara hotnights
black rebel motorcycle club
the datsuns
thursday
wilco
biffy clyro
idlewild

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On a hip hop note:
if you like Automator, then I assume you LOVE the following:
Doctor Octagon (album he did with Kool Keith, which I think is even better than Deltron3030 'cause Q-Bert's doing the scratching)
Bombay The Hard Way ("brownsploitation" album he did)
I just picked up "Bear Witness III" this weekend by Automator and Q-Bert

And if you like J5:
Blackalicious
People under the Stairs
Dilated Peoples
World Famous Beat Junkies
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currently listening to muse - origin of symmetry.
trying a bit too hard to sound like radiohead i reckon.

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hey guys,

thanx for all the leads, keep em coming!
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