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B16 said in Ottobre 23rd, 2008 at 16:56

si dice off topic giusto?
sto guardando il concerto degli elbow su fabchannel registrato al paradiso ad amsterdam. dagli un’occhiata anche tu se ti va… suonano davvero bene anche se il leader a volte se non lo guardo bene pare thom yorke ingrassato dietro il microfono…non per la voce! cmq dopo 3 o 4 pezzi hanno un problema tecnico… vorrei vedessi quant’è bello assistere a concerti del genere in posti come il paradiso anche in situazioni “difficili” soprattutto se la band è umana e non fatta di plastica… beh buona visione, come detto se ti va…


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buzzandmusic said in Ottobre 23rd, 2008 at 17:03

e io sto ascoltando questi Snow Patrol dal loro sito.
Un album fatto con molta cura e veramente piacevole.
Ora vado su fabchannel subito ,grazie e ciao,
ps gli Elbow hanno sorpreso piacevolmente anche i Radiohead ,ti ho detto tutto:-)


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buzzandmusic said in Ottobre 23rd, 2008 at 17:13

Guarda a destra b16!Aggiunto un link apposito per!
Grazie mille,il blog si arricchisce per merito solo vostro amici blogger!


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Alien on Acid said in Ottobre 24th, 2008 at 00:03

Una volta un disco di Fripp, avrebbe mandato in fregola un sacco di gente, oggi parrebbe di no, visto che di questo cd, uscito in luglio, pochi ne parlano.

Theo Travis & Robert Fripp: Thread

1. Land Beyond The Forest – 4:23
2. The Apparent Chaos Of Blue – 8:50
3. As Snow Falls – 14:00
4. Before Then – 6:22
5. One Whirl – 2:39
6. The Silence Beneath – 8:36
7. Curious Liquids – 3:14
8. The Unspoken – 5:22
9. Pastorale – 10:40

by Chris Jones
08 July 2008

Robert Fripp’s excursions into the land of what is reductively called ‘ambient’ have now been worming their way through the ether for over 30 years ever since he sat down with Brian Eno accompanied only by two tape recorders in 1972. I say ‘reductively’ because, over and over again, the results of his serial extemporising with and without fellow travellers have always had an edge that renders them far more than floating tones for coffee table living. His ‘Frippertronics’ – all achieved with guitar – can often tumble into vast disturbing places where the soul is most definitely not at rest. His recent reunion with Eno (on The Equatorial Stars and last year’s Beyond Even) could seamlessly veer from beatific to beastly. The results obviously tend to vary depending on the co-conspirator. Here, with Theo Travis, it’s a gentler ride.

Thread was created in one improvised sitting, one day in 2007. Fripp, having already guested on one track on Travis’ album, Double Talk, joined forces with the saxophonist and flautist best known for his work on the boundaries of Canterbury axis in bands like Gong and Soft Machine Legacy. Travis’ mainly sticks to flute here, adding the requisite eastern scales to perforate Fripp’s more amorphous washes of sound. If anything it most closely resembles Nik Turner’s undervalued experiment in ambient work, Xitintoday (a comparison which, one suspects, Fripp would hate and Travis would love). On The Silence Beneath Travis’ alto saxophone interjects like a gull’s cries over the sea swell of RF’s orchestral loops. Only on the looped jazz of The Unspoken or the finale, Pastorale, do we get to hear anything that sounds like strings being plucked.

As stated, the whole is far from mere Elysian dreaming. Before Then, for instance, toys with dissonance and swirling chaos before settling again into calm contemplation at its coda. Always at the edge of Fripp’s contributions is a questioning, needling unresolvedness that never lets the whole become too self-satisfied or stray near what the uneducated would call ‘whale music’. And unlike his recent work with Eno, the midi tones of Fripp’s guitar rarely deploy anything straining too hard to be another instrument. Instead he sticks to tones that are pure and perfectly match Travis’ lovely wind playing. Now, if only they’d do this stuff live…


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Alien on Acid said in Ottobre 24th, 2008 at 00:09

Il disco d’esordio degli Elbow, mi impressionò, per quanto era bello.


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B16 said in Ottobre 24th, 2008 at 11:11

ieri sera dopo aver visto il live mi è venuto da applaudirli e abbracciarli… oltre che per la musica per il rapporto con il pubblico, un concerto assurdo e divertente e pieno di ottima musica…davvero!!!


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buzzandmusic said in Ottobre 24th, 2008 at 12:16

Grazie ragazzi siete eccezionali!
Rock on e buon tutto di tutto.


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