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    (Original post by Norfolkadam)
    It's such a good album my record has actually been worn out because I listen to it so much. I think 'The Only Living Boy In New York' is my favourite track, I feel like that sometimes, I like to pretend I'm The Only Living Boy in Norwich sometimes. :awesome:
    Yes that's another of my favourites. Fun fact: it's written about Garfunkel going to film Catch 22, back when he wanted to be a 'movie star'. Frank Lloyd Wright is also written about Garfunkel, basically Paul saying 'so long' to him (so I've heard :cool:)

    I've recently come around to 'Why Don't You Write Me'- never particularly like it before. The live version on the 1969 album is good
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    You won't have heard of these, so give them a go:

    Dikta: Andartak/Hunting for Happiness/ Get it Together

    In my opinion they get better from right to left. Apparently they're really popular in Iceland I just heard some of their stuff on the plane and thought I'd look into it. They're not too shabby.

    Other than that:
    Biffy Clyro: Puzzle/Only Revolutions
    Sigur Ros: anything. Takk or Agaetis Byrjun are good places to start
    Alex Lifeson: Victor
    Rush: Snakes and Arrows

    Just some that I've listened to recently that I haven't heard other people talk about much (with the exception of only revolutions. Puzzle always gets overlooked though )
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    (Original post by CrazyBeautiful)
    Yes that's another of my favourites. Fun fact: it's written about Garfunkel going to film Catch 22, back when he wanted to be a 'movie star'. Frank Lloyd Wright is also written about Garfunkel, basically Paul saying 'so long' to him (so I've heard :cool:)

    I've recently come around to 'Why Don't You Write Me'- never particularly like it before. The live version on the 1969 album is good
    Homeward Bound was written on a station platform in Widnes when Paul Simon missed the last train back to see his girlfriend in Essex.
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    Gallows - Grey Britain
    Linkin park - Hybrid theory
    Muse - Origin of symmetry
    System of a down - toxicity
    The Darkness - permission to land
    Metallica - Master of puppets
    Skindred - babylon
    Nirvana - Nevermind
    Nirvana - in utero
    Rise against - The sufferer and the witness
    A day to remember - Homesick
    Alexisonfire - Crisis
    Billy Talent - Billy talent 2
    Biffy Clyro - only revolutions
    Cancer bats - Bears, Mayors, scraps and bones
    that should be enough to get you started
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    Thanks for all the recommendations so far. :woo:
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    (Original post by Devel)
    I am looking for some new albums to listen to, any genres welcome.

    :woo:
    I think I'll speak for the humble, very non-mainstream, genre of stoner/desert rock;

    Truckfighters - Gravity X
    Truckfighters - Phi
    Dozer - Call It A Conspiracy
    Dozer - Through The Eyes of Heathens
    Astroqueen - Into Submission
    Brant Bjork and the Bros. - Saved By Magic
    Fu Manchu - The Action is Go
    Karma to Burn - Almost Heathen
    Kyuss - Blues for the Red Sun
    Sasquatch - 2
    Halfway to Gone - Second Season
    The Atomic *****wax - The Atomic *****wax
    Orquesta Del Desierto - Dos
    Nebula - Charged
    Any QOTSA album

    'Course it all depends on how heavy and rocky you like yer music.

    Artists from other genres;

    Gush - any
    Blood Red Shoes - Box of Secrets
    Cage the Elephant :cool:
    The Cat Empire - Cinema
    Flight Of The Conchords
    The Asteroids Galaxy Tour - Fruit
    Less Than Jake - Hello Rockview
    Polysics - any
    Sonic Boom Six - The Riff Guide to Genre Terrorism
    Them Crooked Vultures
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    Goodbye Lullaby-Avril Lavigne.
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    just a couple:
    blakroc - blakroc
    lupe fiasco - food and liquor
    kanye west - my beautiful dark twisted fantasy
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    The Strokes - Angles

    The Cribs - Men's Needs, Women's Needs, Whatever
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    (Original post by Pensivedore)
    The Killers- Sawdust
    Akaline Trio- Agony and Irony
    - This Addiction
    Snow Patrol- A hundred Million Suns


    I love SP but disagree with the AHMS recommedation- it's not too bad, but Eyes Open is incredible !
    Bruce Springsteen- The Rising
    Lissie-Catching a Tiger
    Adele -19/ 21. Both brilliant!
    Ellie Goulding-Lights
    Killers-Sams Town
    Katy Perry- Teenage Dream

    They're some of my favourite albums about atm, but your tastes will almost certainly differ. :-)
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    (Original post by Arianto)
    I think I'll speak for the humble, very non-mainstream, genre of stoner/desert rock;

    Truckfighters - Gravity X
    Truckfighters - Phi
    Dozer - Call It A Conspiracy
    Dozer - Through The Eyes of Heathens
    Astroqueen - Into Submission
    Brant Bjork and the Bros. - Saved By Magic
    Fu Manchu - The Action is Go
    Karma to Burn - Almost Heathen
    Kyuss - Blues for the Red Sun
    Sasquatch - 2
    Halfway to Gone - Second Season
    The Atomic *****wax - The Atomic *****wax
    Orquesta Del Desierto - Dos
    Nebula - Charged
    Any QOTSA album
    Where is Sleep's Holy Mountain??? :eek:
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    3 of my favourite albums from the past year or so.

    Nas and Damien Marley - Distant Relatives



    Rival Schools - Pedals


    Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

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    Julian Casablancas' solo album 'Phrazes For The Young' is a top summer album.
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    (Original post by snowpatrolchlo)
    I love SP but disagree with the AHMS recommedation- it's not too bad, but Eyes Open is incredible !
    No way! I think AHMS is their best album, Eyes Open is third after Final Straw. Each to their own, I guess.
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    (Original post by hogso)
    Where is Sleep's Holy Mountain??? :eek:
    Dunno really

    Sounded a bit thrash/death to me but I'll be sure to get into them when I've finished with other stuff

    What other things you into?
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    Local Natives - Gorilla Manor
    Amplifier - Amplifier
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    Monoliths and Dimensions : Sunn O)))
    Unquestionable Presence: Atheist
    Kid A/OK Computer/In Rainbows - Radiohead (these albums are all of equal quality and vary massively in sound)
    Sailing the Seas of Cheese - Primus
    Twilight of the Thunder God - Amon Amarth
    Moving Pictures - Rush
    Agaetis Byrjun - Sigur Ros
    A Night at the Opera - Blind Guardian
    Lateralus - Tool
    Origin of Symmetry - Muse
    Welcome to Sky Valley - Kyuss
    No more stories - Mew
    Overworld - Machinae Supremacy
    David Bowie (the self-titled and Hunky Dory)

    Obvious stuff like Sgt Pepper/Revolver by the Beatles if you haven't heard it already (surely everyone's listened to those two albums though right)/Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd as well. Also yes to mentions of Amplifier and Porcupine Tree, definitely listen to Deadwing by the latter and Fear of a Blank Planet too.
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    (Original post by Arianto)
    Dunno really

    Sounded a bit thrash/death to me but I'll be sure to get into them when I've finished with other stuff

    What other things you into?
    Aww no man, Holy Mountain is just the finest stoner imaginable. It's a great doom album aswell, but that just makes it better as far as I'm concerned.

    I will recommend; Sh*tmat - Killababylonkutz. The finest critique of Ragga and Junglism evarrr :h:
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    (Original post by hogso)
    Aww no man, Holy Mountain is just the finest stoner imaginable. It's a great doom album aswell, but that just makes it better as far as I'm concerned.

    I will recommend; Sh*tmat - Killababylonkutz. The finest critique of Ragga and Junglism evarrr :h:
    Ah I was meaning what other stoner/doom tunes, :rolleyes:

    sorry not into that kinda stuff
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    Sorry if some have already been mentioned! But these are my latest downloads -
    XX - The XX
    Absolution (or any albums by..) - Muse
    Sigh No More - Mumford & Sons
    My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - Kanye West
    The King of Limbs - Radiohead (also earlier albums)
    Angles - The Strokes
    What Did You Expect From The Vaccines - The Vaccines
    No One's First And You're Next - Modest Mouse
    Pink Friday - Nicki Minaj (maybe not to everyone's taste )
    Puzzle - Biffy Clyro (or any other album!)
    Last Night On Earth - Noah & The Whale
    Lungs - Florence & The Machine
    August And Everything After - Counting Crows
 
 
 
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