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Forum: Other 08-04-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 641
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Public Enemy, De La Soul... And I know it's not...

Public Enemy, De La Soul...

And I know it's not Golden Age, but "Mos Def & Taleb Kweli are Black Star" is a quality, quality album.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-31-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,803
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Rotosounds. They sound BIG.

Rotosounds. They sound BIG.
Forum: Alternative & Indie 05-31-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 808
Posted By Strat_Monkey
I think the TS's problem is largely to do with...

I think the TS's problem is largely to do with him looking for alternative music on an internationally known corporate television station rather than, say, anywhere else. I'm listening to some modern...
Forum: Classic Rock 05-26-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4,660
Views: 140,586
Posted By Strat_Monkey
I reckon Revolver's the best for first timers....

I reckon Revolver's the best for first timers. Good balance between their pop and experimental stages. Then, if you like the pop bits best, you can go back to their earlier stuff and if you like the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-21-2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Strat_Monkey
^This.

^This.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-10-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 605
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Okay, you upset me even more than the TS.

Okay, you upset me even more than the TS.
Forum: Alternative & Indie 05-10-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,843
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Well, I don't think the 12-17 year old fanboys...

Well, I don't think the 12-17 year old fanboys think he's god just 'coz he was p*ssed his whole life, for one thing.

...

Well you did dare me...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-10-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 605
Posted By Strat_Monkey
This has got to be the ultimate example of this...

This has got to be the ultimate example of this insane, pill-driven culture. What the hell is your problem, TS? People like you genuinely upset me.
Forum: Alternative & Indie 05-10-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,843
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Most bands/artists signed EVER have been one- or...

Most bands/artists signed EVER have been one- or two-hit only acts.

So, anyway. I think a solid argument would be to say that there can't be another 'great' band like Nirvana because a band 'like...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-01-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 631
Posted By Strat_Monkey
See, this is my point. Non-guitarists won't...

See, this is my point. Non-guitarists won't 'concentrate on the tone itself'.

If your average person off the street gave a damn about tone and sound quality and stuff, no-one would listen to mp3s or...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-01-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 631
Posted By Strat_Monkey
^ +1 Also, I hate to point this out on a guitar...

^ +1

Also, I hate to point this out on a guitar site, 'coz people will regard it as heresy, but to be honest, nobody who isn't a guitarist gives a damn about tone. Seriously.
Forum: Alternative & Indie 05-01-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 26,088
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Just saw SY on Later... With Jools...

Just saw SY on Later... With Jools Holland.

Anyone noticed how Thurston can't sing any more... Like, at all.
Forum: Bands & Artists 04-28-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Listen to 'We Dance' by Pavement from the album...

Listen to 'We Dance' by Pavement from the album Wowee Zowee. Not much like their other stuff, but definitely acoustic-y and indie. Certainly more indie than the Foo Fighters...
Forum: Blues & Jazz 04-28-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Get Sketches of Spain, by Miles Davis and Gil...

Get Sketches of Spain, by Miles Davis and Gil Evans. It neatly combines jazz and classical, so you'll be sorted.

Get to it.
Forum: Bands & Artists 04-28-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 735
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo and Kim Gordon of...

Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo and Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth.

Not what you'd call pentatonic, since that seems to be an issue in this thread :P
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-27-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Heavy picks and big strings. Then hit hard.

Heavy picks and big strings. Then hit hard.
Forum: Alternative & Indie 04-27-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By Strat_Monkey
It's pretty redundant now, really. Like 'rock 'n'...

It's pretty redundant now, really. Like 'rock 'n' roll' and 'punk' before it, it's been appropriated by the mainstream and throughly robbed of it's original meanings/intentions, etc.

Probably...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-24-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 388,601
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Well, if he'd been reading about guitars for 11...

Well, if he'd been reading about guitars for 11 years and not absorbed that info, that'd be a bit pathetic... But playing your guitar does not actually involve knowing about different types of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-24-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Well, I suppose you could get to a point where...

Well, I suppose you could get to a point where your technique was absolutely 'perfect'...

But what for?
Forum: Alternative & Indie 04-24-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 26,088
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Isn't that 'coz The Beatles are British? I...

Isn't that 'coz The Beatles are British? I thought the whole National Library thing was a yank-only gig...
Forum: Bands & Artists 11-09-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,725
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Ha, love threads like these. Everybody loves to...

Ha, love threads like these. Everybody loves to make a list...

1. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
2. Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
3. Bitches Brew by Miles Davis
4. Grace by Jeff Buckley
5. Niandra...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-02-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By Strat_Monkey
What about a pretty short-scale guitar? Like just...

What about a pretty short-scale guitar? Like just 22 inches?

Other than that, I'm with the guys saying downtune a little. I currently have a .9 (I think) tuned to the G just below the A you're going...
Forum: Modern Rock 09-30-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 21,939
Posted By Strat_Monkey
I always thought that! I bought Blues for the...

I always thought that!

I bought Blues for the Red Sun a looooooooooong time ago, but never got round to their others... I think I'll get Welcome to Sky Valley next... Anyway, just wanted to say I...
Forum: Modern Rock 09-30-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 23,743
Posted By Strat_Monkey
I have it! It's pretty cool, picked it up in...

I have it! It's pretty cool, picked it up in Greenwich (London, not NY). Predictably enough, nothing on the extra disc is on a par with the actual album, and the DVD's decent, but nothing you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-18-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,533
Posted By Strat_Monkey
I always liked the look of the Fender Cyclone II,...

I always liked the look of the Fender Cyclone II, but I never got my hands on one. It was like a Mustang with three pickups, really.
Forum: Modern Rock 09-18-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 14,049
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Yeah, I was pretty pleased when I noticed that...

Yeah, I was pretty pleased when I noticed that :D

Sucks about not finding the CDs, I recommend Amazon, which has served me pretty well for CDs.
Forum: Bands & Artists 09-18-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,242
Posted By Strat_Monkey
You've heard Take the Power Back? Not the fastest...

You've heard Take the Power Back? Not the fastest solo ever played, but pretty sharp nonetheless, and very low gain, so you can hear every pick stroke hitting exactly where it's meant to.

I was...
Forum: Bands & Artists 09-17-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,242
Posted By Strat_Monkey
Anybody could? That's your argument? Anybody...

Anybody could? That's your argument? Anybody could?

Anybody could stick a pencil through their amp cone to get distortion, doesn't mean the guy(s) who first did it weren't innovators. Anybody could...
Forum: Modern Rock 09-16-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13,458
Views: 262,268
Posted By Strat_Monkey
It'd just be good if he sounded more individual,...

It'd just be good if he sounded more individual, which I don't feel he does nowadays.
Forum: Bands & Artists 09-16-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,242
Posted By Strat_Monkey
^^Alan keys against the strings, use of a...

^^Alan keys against the strings, use of a killswitch, creating proper rhythms and melodies using feedback, or by rubbing his hand against the strings... Face it, not a lot of guitarists sound...
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