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  • JuanKerr 14 May 2013 13:50:37 36,860 posts
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    I didn't like Discovery much when I first heard it, but I'd never write an album off after one play through. That would just be idiotic.
  • roz123 14 May 2013 13:56:04 7,112 posts
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    @JuanKerr Have you listened to the new album yet?
    I didn't even get halfway through before writing it off
  • Tom_Servo 14 May 2013 13:57:41 18,082 posts
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    You're right. There's some albums I thought were middling when I first heard them but have since become favourites. I didn't really find much to like about RAM though apart from the occasional glimmer of hope (and I do mean glimmer: I'm talking about something like a nice drum sound). In hindsight I was being quite kind yesterday if anything.

    I gave up on Get Lucky this time round (a bit over halfway through). My opinion hasn't changed much. It's a turkey, apart from Contact.
  • roz123 14 May 2013 14:00:36 7,112 posts
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    Get Lucky is the perfect representation of the rest of the album. Its light, its funky, its sparkly, its clean, its well groomed, its got a bit with robot voices and it doesn't go anywhere.
  • JuanKerr 14 May 2013 14:01:32 36,860 posts
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    roz123 wrote:
    I didn't even get halfway through before writing it off
    Well done you.
  • Tom_Servo 14 May 2013 14:06:02 18,082 posts
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    Haven't Daft Punk been a huge deal since their second album? (Genuine question)
  • JuanKerr 14 May 2013 14:11:34 36,860 posts
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    The only remixes I've heard that I really like are the ones on Alive 2007. Human After All really made sense on that album (I liked it before that, but I know I was in the minority).

    Edited by JuanKerr at 14:12:00 14-05-2013
  • HarryPalmer 14 May 2013 14:15:19 3,992 posts
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    @LeoliansBro - I take it you've heard the LIFELIKE remix of Get Lucky, I can't decide if it's terrible or good.

    Alive 2007 is something else.

    Edited by HarryPalmer at 14:16:35 14-05-2013
  • Tom_Servo 14 May 2013 14:16:16 18,082 posts
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    I've actually wondered if Human After All was made with that tour in mind. Some of the mixes work freakishly well.

    I'll be really interested to see what you both make of RAM once you hear it, actually. The one other super-fan in here (ecu, IIRC) didn't seem to rate it much.
  • Deleted user 14 May 2013 14:16:46
    Just tried to listen to Discovery again, but had to turn it off. Not because it's bad, but because every song has been played to its bloody death across TV shows, movies and sports events over the last ten years, or sampled on other people's stuff.

    Which is no reflection on the album I hasten to add.
  • JuanKerr 14 May 2013 14:16:52 36,860 posts
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    Steve_Perry wrote:
    Television Rules the Nation/Crescendolls from alive 2007 is fucking mint on a good system.
    It's fucking mint full stop, love that track. Best mix is Prime Time of Your Life/Brainwasher/Rollin' and Scratchin'/Alive mix though.
  • JuanKerr 14 May 2013 14:18:57 36,860 posts
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    Tom_Servo wrote:
    I've actually wondered if Human After All was made with that tour in mind. Some of the mixes work freakishly well.
    Yeah, I had the same thought actually - can't be a coincidence that all the best tracks on that album contain something from Human After All.
  • Deleted user 14 May 2013 14:22:50
    Listening to some Hybrid now.

    Now that's more like it.
  • JuanKerr 14 May 2013 14:23:49 36,860 posts
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    I'm listening to Daft Punk, so FUCK YOU!
  • Deleted user 14 May 2013 14:25:44
    JuanKerr wrote:
    I'm listening to Daft Punk, so FUCK YOU!
    I will listen to RAM some more tonight.
  • beastmaster 14 May 2013 14:25:56 13,124 posts
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    Any Daft Punk Fans Here?

    No :-)
  • Deleted user 14 May 2013 14:27:12
    Speaking of Soulwax, this is ridiculous.
  • Tom_Servo 14 May 2013 14:28:31 18,082 posts
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    beastmaster wrote:
    Any Daft Punk Fans Here?

    No :-)
    Album of the year?

    Sorry, had to
  • kinky_mong 14 May 2013 14:30:32 11,624 posts
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    Pepsipop wrote:
    Just flicked through it, love the production but every track with the stupid computer voice ruins it.
    Truly the highlight of this thread.
  • JuanKerr 14 May 2013 14:31:38 36,860 posts
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    LeoliansBro wrote:
    loved what Soulwax did with Daft Punk a few years back.
    What was that then?
  • Deleted user 14 May 2013 14:33:19
    LeoliansBro wrote:
    If that's the David Bowie stuff, I remind you again that I am deeply in love with you for linking that before.
    No it's not but that is also breathtaking and I listen to it all the time.
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