Who are you currently obsessed with?

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by JohnnyQuest, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. JohnnyQuest

    JohnnyQuest Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Every few weeks there's a artist/group that I fall in love with and listen to constantly.
    I read and watch anything that I can find based on that artists music career.
    At this very moment it's the Supremes. Such a great body of work that is overlooked due to the monstrous hits that overshadowed everything else they've done. I can't complain the hits are what introduced me to the group but the hits are also the least listened to on my Supremes playlist. :tiphat:
    So who's work at this time are you exclusively hooked/focused on? How long has it been?
  2. notesofachord

    notesofachord Cousin Caterpillar

    Finished your Beach Boys "phase", eh Johnny? ;)
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  3. JohnnyQuest

    JohnnyQuest Forum Resident Thread Starter

    That was some time ago. :p lol I was going through a Stevie Wonder phase just a few weeks ago too. What about you?
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  4. Driver 8

    Driver 8 Forum Resident

    Jenny Lewis
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  5. Daz

    Daz Forum Resident

    Patti Smith
  6. Smartin62

    Smartin62 Forum Resident

    Cleburne, Tx USA
    Early (Huang Chung) and recent Wang Chung (Tazer Up!).
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  7. SpinningInfinity

    SpinningInfinity Forum Resident

    I just saw NIN and Soundgarden. I've seen both bands a few times...Soundgarden I think 12 times since back in 1989...and NIN I am guessing 4 times going back about to the same time period.

    For some reason and at the show I thought it was kind of funky and didn't work....Trent has his band running around and playing a lot of different instruments...it's interesting but seemed a little weird live...BUT it did work and for whatever reason it just kind of stuck with me and I kept thinking about this bushy haired kid in his band.

    after the show the next day I started really checking out a ton of live Youtube clips and became obsessed with Ilan Rubin his drummer/keyboardist/ guitarist/ bassist...the kid is INCREDIBLE./ he first got into the band when he was about 19 or 20...and has been in and out for about 6 years.

    he's also in Angels and Airwaves, Paramore, and probably more bands...pretty sure he was also in Trent's side band How To Destroy Angels.

    if you are a fan of John Bonham...check this kid out he is freaking SICK on drums and I am a singer/ bassist/ and guitarist...so it's not like a drummer telling you this....this guy is the real deal and also has his own band where he plays everything and sings.

    Ilan Rubin remember his name...he is LEGIT and I am sooooooooooooooo impressed with him.

  8. alexpop

    alexpop Power pop + other bad habits....

    The NEW Beatles Mono Vinyl box.
    Not pleased with the packaging.
  9. Synthfreek

    Synthfreek Please label the photos you post

    Austin, TX
    I've blazed through about 25 Tangerine Dream albums in the last few weeks.
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  10. wavethatflag

    wavethatflag Your Ad Here

    Pacifica, CA
    Leonard Cohen for the last two days. I was listening to Recent Songs today. Wow. Also the first six Sabbath albums, also wow.
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  11. SpinningInfinity

    SpinningInfinity Forum Resident

    one more for Ilan Rubin.

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  12. micksmuse

    micksmuse Forum Resident

    san diego
    the brilliant ST.VINCENT annie clark
  13. ElizabethH

    ElizabethH Forum Resident

    SE Wisconsin,USA
    Muy last band was Led Zeppelin. The month before the rerelease, I played their albums all day for a week straight.

    Usually I will be playing 50's 60's Jazz though.
    Currently I have no particular artist i am hung up on.
    (I am obsessed with buying a new car, and am waiting on the one I ordered, so that is filling up my obsessions at the moment)
  14. Rickchick

    Rickchick Forum Resident

    The last ten days or so it's been some Jackson Browne, but mostly Emmy's Wrecking Ball. I want that on vinyl so much. And Spyboy.
  15. Aghast of Ithaca

    Aghast of Ithaca Forum Resident

    ZZ Top. I'm playing the absolute buggery out of Rancho Texicano.
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  16. Partyslammer

    Partyslammer Forum Resident

    Long term.... Killing Joke. Liked them in the mid 80's, they lost me with a few mediocre albums and didn't get back into them until the 2003 self titled album, lost me again until the 2008 reunion and thankfully, between excellent studio and live albums, they've kept me happy with at least one release per year and several tours ever since.

    Short term for the past month, I've been getting back into T-Rex. Had one of the numerous singles/best of collections and Electric Warrior for literally decades but never went beyond that album until I picked up the 2 disc deluxe edition of Slider last month. Wow. Cadilac is a perfect tune and so fun to play on guitar. Recently picked up the remastered Born To Boogie 2 dvd set off eBay and have watched it half a dozen times since.
  17. ronm

    ronm audiofreak

    southern colo.
    Pre Dark Side of the Moon Pink Floyd.
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  18. Baba Oh Really

    Baba Oh Really Certified "Forum Favorite"

    mid west, USA
    Well now, that's the best Pink Floyd, isn't it!!!
  19. ronm

    ronm audiofreak

    southern colo.
    It is now.For years the DSOTM and beyond had me captive.
  20. Clanceman

    Clanceman Forum Resident

    Portland, Or
    The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World.......The Rolling Stones!
  21. winojunko76

    winojunko76 Forum Resident

  22. I've been going through the Satriani box set while reading his book the making of the albums. It's been fun. Listening to the albums in chronological order and reading the book has helped me get an understanding of how the music progressed.

    I'm listening to Crystal Planet right now.
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  23. OldSoul

    OldSoul Well, I'm a lonesome schoolboy...

    Oberlin, OH
    Hmm... I already made a thread like this, but whatever. :D
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  24. Erik B.

    Erik B. Tighter than Mike Gordon’s jeans

    The Phish
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  25. Sick Sick Phil

    Sick Sick Phil Forum Resident

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