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Old 08-10-2015, 01:04 AM   #1
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Random Music Talk CXI: W Sellin' VW To Me?

Continue, you bunch of sellouts.
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Odd that Cobbler was counting down, and didn't pull the trigger.

That was like 30 minutes ago.

I hope he's ok.
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I was going to guess he's probably at work? Maybe someone made him get off the Internet and do work.

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I am at work, but I also don't really care that much.

This title is Pedestrian At Best.


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Don't be such a Debbie Downer, cobbler.
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This title is Pedestrian At Best.

How could a pedestrian be in a VW?

 
and I'm assuming you missed the Travis Bickle reference as well, Courtney Barnett wouldn't have
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So I'm pretty sure a rodent got into our vents and died because we have a fly infestation in my house now.
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A jumper on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge this morning slowed my commute to a crawl. Kind of freaky to drive by and see, though. The woman had climbed over the railing and was just hanging onto the cables on the outside of the bridge. Apparently took another three hours to talk her down.
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I remember that happening on the ship canal bridge in Seattle shortly after I moved here. I was so depressed hearing about how angry commuters started telling her to jump.



(She jumped but lived, if I recall correctly.)
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You guys, I met Mikal on Sunday and lived to tell the tale.








... there's not much of a tale. We had a very Wisconsin lunch (burgers, cheese curds, shakes at a burger joint across the street from Lambeau), his daughter is adorable and goofy.
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I can't say I'm a huge Joanna Newson fan, but I like both the song and the Paul Thomas Anderson-directed video.
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I haven't listened to her older stuff. Does she usually sound like she's trying to ape Fiona Apple?
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A few years ago a father threw his four-year-old daughter off a bridge here in Melbourne in full view of traffic. It was horrific.

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and I'm assuming you missed the Travis Bickle reference as well, Courtney Barnett wouldn't have
I have no idea who Travis Bickle is.
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WAIT, THERE'S A NEW JOANNA NEWSOM ALBUM?

You may have just made my fucking year.
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The video is great. The song is okay - the first two thirds of it remind me of the bad parts of "Have One On Me", but it builds to a really nice climax, and I'm sure the beginning will grow on me with time.

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I haven't listened to her older stuff. Does she usually sound like she's trying to ape Fiona Apple?
I think Apple's music is a lot simpler, less complex, more in the realm of "singer songwriter" than Newsom's, which I think fits more in the realm of "complex longform composer". I hear much more of Roy Harper or even Peter Hammill in Newsom's music than I hear of Fiona Apple.

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