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What kind of music would you prefer to hear out on the playa

Post by cunfuzelled » Tue May 13, 2008 8:42 pm

i am just wondering what kind of music would be prefered by a stage out there. i have heard a lot here on the boards that there is a little to much electronica out there. i am trying to enlarge my library of non electronic and music from areas outside of the modern world.

i have a lot of arabic music seeing as that is my favorite music. i have some oldies beatles and other sorts from those era's, some ska and stuff in the electronica genre but almost not like the beastie boys daft punk and others.

any recomendations would be very helpfull.

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Tue May 13, 2008 9:24 pm

Louis Prima and ONLY Louis Prima....


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Post by oneeyeddick » Tue May 13, 2008 9:32 pm

Got any Slayer ???

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Post by ibdave » Tue May 13, 2008 9:49 pm

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Post by phil » Tue May 13, 2008 10:08 pm

> i am just wondering what kind of music would be prefered by a stage
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> i have a lot of arabic music seeing as that is my favorite music.

Jef Stott's not bad, but you hear that kind of music all the time on the playa and off. If you want to be different, Louis Prima is the way to go. Plus Glenn Miller, Louis Armstrong, Woody Herman, Artie Shaw, Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington.

Seriously. Do something different. Do swing and big band.

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Post by ragabashpup » Wed May 14, 2008 12:11 am

I saw Ska...I would love to hear some Ska personally.

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Post by munney » Wed May 14, 2008 12:27 am

Music is a touchy subject, Some people like thinks that go Thump in the night, the Day, and whenever the artcar decides to park near you whilst sleeping.

On the other hand, I prefer music made by musicians that play an instrument. Maybe a Guitar, Sing, either way, not just loudening up thumpity Thump, but hearing something that has some meaning behind it.

I prefer Hippie Music alot of the time whilst enjoying myself out there on the playa, Quicksilver Messenger service, Mudcrutch (Tom Petty's old band that I just Saw re-united after 40 years), or Pink Floyd's early stuff, or Alman Bros. or Hot Tuna, or hey, I love the creativity of great DJ's work in the Mash-up category.

Also, nothing like some obscure Dylan to waken the old soul.
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Post by thirt33n » Wed May 14, 2008 4:15 am

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Post by Captain Goddammit » Wed May 14, 2008 5:08 am

Scottish murder ballads.
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Post by AntiM » Wed May 14, 2008 5:59 am

Steely Dan.

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Wed May 14, 2008 6:52 am

this.....and anything you can find by toto the band, not the dog.


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Post by CapSmashy » Wed May 14, 2008 12:20 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:this.....and anything you can find by toto the band, not the dog.


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Post by Ugly Dougly » Wed May 14, 2008 12:55 pm

Live, acoustic, ethnic.

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Live, acoustic, ethnic.

Post by gyre » Wed May 14, 2008 2:14 pm

If it isn't live, I don't want to hear anything I've heard before.
I've been listening to indian techno, with sitar and phase altered vocals.
Best thing I heard on the playa was Joshua Bell playing violin.

With high quality, simple musical pieces take on extraordinary beauty.

Irish folk, good vocals from anywhere, a jazz trio, Artie Shaw, just a little imagination please.
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Post by mdmf007 » Wed May 14, 2008 4:03 pm

Its all going to be represented - I believe the OONTZ never ending and audible from every corner of BRC makes the biggest impact to my ears.

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Post by Teo del Fuego » Wed May 14, 2008 4:30 pm

AntiM wrote:Steely Dan.
HAH! Give me a guitar and I'll play an acceptably crappy version of Josie for you, complete with the four infamous hand-wrenching chords in the intro and Walter's minimalistic funky solo!

(I was a Steely Dan fanatic in college)

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Post by AntiM » Wed May 14, 2008 5:29 pm

..preys like a Roman with her eyes on fire ...

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Post by theCryptofishist » Wed May 14, 2008 5:49 pm

Teo del Fuego wrote: (I was a Steely Dan fanatic in college)
What kind of hippie college lets you major in that?
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Post by cunfuzelled » Wed May 14, 2008 7:18 pm

welp i have a lot of the things mentioned. but i will look up some of the things mentioned. i was raised listening to techno and 20's music swing n stuff like that. so i never learned much of this music which i now am learning to enjoy so much.

one that i just recently discovered was gogol bordelo. he is sortof like a mix of sca pulka and rock you guys should check him out

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Post by emotion_sickness » Wed May 14, 2008 7:29 pm

I was thinking of playing a meditation mix middays with some tuvan throat singing, arabic, indian, and asian chanting, strings & flute, maybe a bit of a trance beat just to give you that little extra push into the outer realms...I also wanted to try an experiment with the Hemi-sync series of recordings and putting the speakers at opposite sides of the space so that a number of people could sit in the middle (normally you have to use headphones for the stereo seperation), & cranking em up really loud to try and drown out any surrounding noise... but im not sure if it would work...prob just give people headaches and nosebleeds lol

as the day gets later i would gradually change from more vocal dance music, disco, house, hip hop etc, to trip-hop & trance...i dont know tho, you just kind of have to play the crowd and keep em dancing no matter what kind of music you play

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Post by Teo del Fuego » Thu May 15, 2008 8:47 am

I grew to love psytrance, goa and all that stuff from the Playa. In 2006 I met a DJ from...was it Santa Barbara? who called himself DJ Cool Hand Luke. He gave me a mix CD. Played it loads on the drive back home, excellent stuff. Downloaded a couple other of his mixes and usually play it around the house on the weekends, at parties, and even while at work.

Otherwise, I would love to hear St. Etienne on the playa, particularly their 2003 CD Finisterre. Great stuff

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Thu May 15, 2008 9:18 am

mdmf007 wrote:Its all going to be represented - I believe the OONTZ never ending and audible from every corner of BRC makes the biggest impact to my ears.

try this on for size....i know it'll fit....

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Thu May 15, 2008 9:29 am

emotion_sickness wrote:...I also wanted to try an experiment with the Hemi-sync series of recordings and putting the speakers at opposite sides of the space so that a number of people could sit in the middle (normally you have to use headphones for the stereo seperation), & cranking em up really loud to try and drown out any surrounding noise... but im not sure if it would work...prob just give people headaches and nosebleeds lol
That would be too weird for the playa....


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Post by Simon of the Playa » Thu May 15, 2008 9:30 am

and one-eyed dick, this ones for you, baby...


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Post by Simon of the Playa » Thu May 15, 2008 9:59 am

and this ones for the rest of you fuck monkeys.


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Post by LilBuddha » Thu May 15, 2008 9:14 pm

Widespread Panic. They should come; they would have fun.

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Post by oneeyeddick » Thu May 15, 2008 11:13 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:and one-eyed dick, this ones for you, baby...


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Post by Simon of the Playa » Fri May 16, 2008 5:19 am

hey one eye, we should form a rap band....we can do better than this....


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Post by Ugly Dougly » Fri May 16, 2008 9:46 am

Bagpipiing shirtcockers, or shirtcocking bagpipers, either way it's just wrong. And thoroughly appropriate.

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