Re: She was a very hip ambassador's wife

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Sorry, but "Willow Weep and Moan For Me" is not well-named. At the very least, the moaning is overkill.


Posted by: marcus | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 9:55 PM
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CDs are made of plastic and aluminum.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 9:58 PM
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If you took out "and Moan" you'd have "Willow Weep for Me", which already exists. I don't deny that both titles are over the top, but they're over the top in a pleasing fashion.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 9:58 PM
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Your mom's over the top in a pleasing fashion.


Posted by: Cryptic Ned | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:01 PM
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I should have known you'd one-up me on willow-titled songs. This is why I never comment on your music threads.


Posted by: marcus | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:06 PM
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Nina Simone's "Willow Weep for Me" is great. I just saw The Player the other day, Lyle Lovett is awesome in that.


Posted by: washerdreyer | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:09 PM
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Ogg vorbis?


Posted by: Gonerill | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:30 PM
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Damn straight.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:31 PM
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Do you play it on your NinuFuju HappyListen?


Posted by: Gonerill | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:34 PM
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I played them on my iAudio, back before it broke, and on audacious.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:37 PM
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Ogg has integrity. Unlike Ogged.


Posted by: Gonerill | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:40 PM
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It turns out that even conformity-enforcing macheads can be funny. I used to rip CDs to ogg, until I thought, "what the hell am I doing?" I still feel warmly and fuzzily about the format, for obvious reasons.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:41 PM
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Ogg has integrity. Unlike Ogged.

All my posts are plagiarized from the notebooks of Amitai Etzioni.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:43 PM
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Ogg Vorbis is the Betamax of lossy audio compression. Curiously, Unf is the betamax of unfogged.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:43 PM
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All my posts are plagiarized from the notebooks of Amitai Etzioni.

You're not cranky enough. Although I'll grant that this place is what liberal communitarianism would look like.


Posted by: Gonerill | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:45 PM
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It turns out that even conformity-enforcing macheads can be funny.

You say "conformity," I say "quality." Come join me in my sleek, functional, industrially-designed fascist paradise.


Posted by: Gonerill | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:47 PM
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Leni! LENI! The icons, they are high-resolution!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:48 PM
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High Resolution is the goal of the previous cycle of the dialectic. Soon, Resolution Independence will be ours.


Posted by: Gonerill | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:51 PM
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You are one weird-ass fascist, sir.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:52 PM
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Seriously. An irresolute fascist?!


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 09- 3-07 10:53 PM
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The Resolution will not be televised.


Posted by: My Alter Ego | Link to this comment | 09- 4-07 5:25 AM
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How weird, a w-lfs-n music post referencing people whose work I know and like. I really do love "This Heat". And equally weirdly, I think you're precisely right about Joe Henry. I always think that in some alternate continuum the post-revolutionary fair-trade marxist clothing-depot version of Banana Republic plays Joe Henry albums.

"Richard Pryor addresses a tearful nation" is fantastic. And I like "Light Up the Room" even though I know I shouldn't.


Posted by: Frowner | Link to this comment | 09- 4-07 7:43 AM
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Where is the tabla?


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 09- 4-07 7:52 AM
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In my pants.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 09- 4-07 8:54 AM
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Well, is it going to go unplayed forever?


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 09- 4-07 9:06 AM
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Red Sparrowes! Woo!


Posted by: snarkout | Link to this comment | 09- 4-07 9:06 AM
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That's up to you, JM.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 09- 4-07 9:08 AM
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I have already asked nicely.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 09- 4-07 9:22 AM
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I did recently get an album that includes tabla, Ned Rothenberg's Inner Diaspora. But I don't think it's very good. Jan Garbarek & Usted Fateh Ali Khan's Ragas and Sagas has tabla, but I haven't been moved to play anything from it. It's a little too ECM even for me.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 09- 4-07 9:26 AM
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re: 29

Zakir Hussein's Making Music is a good tabla based album. Also has Hariprasad Chaurasia, McLaughlin and Garbarek. Maybe a bit ECM, too. Although I like it, and I'm not a huge fan of the ECM sound.


Posted by: nattarGcM ttaM | Link to this comment | 09- 4-07 9:34 AM
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Garbarek's early stuff (Afric Pepperbird, Dis, Places, Eventyr) is great, but he seems to have blandified.,


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 09- 4-07 9:39 AM
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One of these days I'll just put on "What Need Have I for This—What Need Have I for That—I Am Dancing at the Feet of My Lord—All is Bliss—All is Bliss" from some Shakti record or other and call it a day. (As you can perhaps tell from the fact that everything to which I've referred involves the white man, I don't actually have a wide base of tabla experience.)


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 09- 4-07 9:39 AM
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