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Re: RIP david bowie

Postby Elessar » Mon Jan 30, 2017 5:08 pm

Can we have some capital letters in the man's name please? It's been annoying me for over a year now.
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Re: RIP david bowie

Postby YAFF » Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:34 pm

Elessar wrote:Can we have some capital letters in the man's name please? It's been annoying me for over a year now.


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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby icy » Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:38 am

David Bowie wins four posthumous Grammy Awards...
Best Recording Package for Blackstar
Engineered Album
Alternative Music Album
Best Rock Performance
Best Rock Song

What a night!
~Godspeed little one~
~Don't talk about angels
Or how I'll be saved
I'm no coward
But I'm not that brave
Rags are blowing
Rain's getting near
I'm done with running
And it's getting dark in here~

~Sleep in peace old friend for me you'll never die~
 
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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby Kes » Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:54 pm

I'll answer my own question here.

The 2016 mix of Life On Mars is effectively de-Ronson-ised. All the guitars have effectively been wiped from this version.
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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby icy » Tue Feb 14, 2017 6:58 pm

Kes wrote:I'll answer my own question here.

The 2016 mix of Life On Mars is effectively de-Ronson-ised. All the guitars have effectively been wiped from this version.

Why? :shock:
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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby Kes » Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:24 pm

icy wrote:
Kes wrote:I'll answer my own question here.

The 2016 mix of Life On Mars is effectively de-Ronson-ised. All the guitars have effectively been wiped from this version.

Why? :shock:


I guess because the person remixing it liked Rick Wakeman's piano part a lot more than Mick Ronson's guitar work. Still a bloody good track, whatever.
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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby icy » Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:15 pm

Kes wrote:
icy wrote:
Kes wrote:I'll answer my own question here.

The 2016 mix of Life On Mars is effectively de-Ronson-ised. All the guitars have effectively been wiped from this version.

Why? :shock:


I guess because the person remixing it liked Rick Wakeman's piano part a lot more than Mick Ronson's guitar work. Still a bloody good track, whatever.

I can't imagine that song without Ronson's work on it. I don't know if I would even want to listen to it without it.
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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby Kes » Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:39 pm

Nah, it's passable. So good is the piano work, it carries it. If you'd never heard it before, you'd never know.
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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby JLP » Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:16 am

Couple of my mates managed to blag free tickets to the big in Hull commemorating the Ziggy Stardust album . By all accounts, it was a cracking gig.
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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby action » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:22 am

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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby Capt. Den Ronson » Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:45 am

action wrote:never understood the appeal of bowie. it's just depressing anti-music, aimed at musical snobs who want to give the appearance of being intelligent

there is no intelligent music or otherwise. there are only snobs (or nerds) and cool guys, like me

all the cool dudes listen to guns n roses. people like capt dan corsen (or whatever name he goes by at this moment) are so far up their ass his ignorant opinions coming out of it are asking for space


Fanboys like you need music snobs like me. There are enough of us to influence the weak-minded sheep like you, who fail miserably in these online situations when questioned on your musical tastes. You should be grateful.
Yeah, you like Guns 'n Roses, but you're secretly embarrassed about it. Admit it. They are a joke. You know they are insignificant, irrelevant and incredibly cheesy. A nostalgia act that made one average album.
You wouldn't dare speak of Bowie in such disparaging terms if you were faced with a group of intelligent music lovers. You'd know straight away you'd be on to a loser as they collectively stifled a laugh and rejected you.
 
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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby action » Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:03 pm

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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby action » Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:50 pm

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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby Capt. Den Ronson » Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:20 pm

Is the video for my benefit? Either way, I wouldn't watch that fucking monkey unless he was being lowered into the ground [again].
 
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Re: RIP David Bowie

Postby action » Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:27 pm

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