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Amph Radiohead thread (was: new radiohead album "king of limbs")

Discussion in 'Community' started by duende, Feb 14, 2011.

  1. duende

    duende Jedi Master star 5

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    [image=http://cdn.sandbag.uk.com/RV/c/TKOLPackshot.jpg]

    you can preorder digital/"newspaper" editions [link=http://www.kingoflimbs.com/]here[/link]. the digital version will be available for download feb. 19. no "pay what you want" model this time. special "newspaper" edition will be shipped may 9. standard retail version (CD/vinyl) will be out in march.

    no tracklist yet.

    thoughts? i'm pretty jazzed, myself.

     
  2. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    Stoked... will be downloading it on the 19th, for sure.

    The newspaper version is tempting, but I'll probably just go with the download.
     
  3. Healer_Leona

    Healer_Leona Squirrely Community Mod star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    Nice, thanks duende. :)
     
  4. YodaKenobi

    YodaKenobi VIP star 6 VIP

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    Can't wait for Saturday now :D
     
  5. tom

    tom Chosen One star 7

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    ooh yeah, newspaper album for me.
     
  6. Raggedy_Android

    Raggedy_Android Jedi Youngling star 3

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  7. duende

    duende Jedi Master star 5

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    actual cover art:

    [image=http://i.imgur.com/pwuQT.jpg]

    has me hoping for a "melty" sound.
     
  8. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    Melty would make me happy...
     
  9. duende

    duende Jedi Master star 5

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    [image=http://www.nastylittleman.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/sebedgeRadiohead1-520x627.jpg]

    hmm...
     
  10. epic

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    *giddy*
     
  11. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfOa1a8hYP8]Lotus Flower[/link]
     
  12. Mustafar_66

    Mustafar_66 Jedi Master star 5

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    It has one good track and that's the last one.
     
  13. Aroa

    Aroa Jedi Master star 1

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    I wish I was smart enough to pass judgment instantly.

    I quite liked the album. It reminded me somewhat of Neil Young in his doom trilogy phase, with a little bit of dubstep thrown in.
    duende got his wish though, it is very melty sounding.
     
  14. Lord Mauly Mall

    Lord Mauly Mall TFN/JC Banner Artist Team star 7 VIP

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    Nice! Looking forward to hearing it.

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  15. YodaKenobi

    YodaKenobi VIP star 6 VIP

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    w00t! Downloading it now [face_dancing]
     
  16. JoinTheSchwarz

    JoinTheSchwarz JC Head Admin & Community Manager star 8 Staff Member Administrator

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    I want it yesterday.
     
  17. Ramza

    Ramza Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP

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    Just got it, listening now. I'm digging the first track, so if they can keep this feel up I should be in for a good listen.
     
  18. DarthLowBudget

    DarthLowBudget Jedi Master star 5

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    Downloaded it, but can't get it to load into iTunes for some reason.
     
  19. duende

    duende Jedi Master star 5

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  20. duende

    duende Jedi Master star 5

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    nah, not really. i'm a little underwhelmed by it is all. sounds like eraser pt. II in many spots. not to say that it won't grow on me some.
     
  21. Healer_Leona

    Healer_Leona Squirrely Community Mod star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    It's an ok album, though none of the tracks really stood out to me. Perhaps I was just had too high of expectations...
     
  22. tom

    tom Chosen One star 7

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    yeah, i agree with you two. don't hate it and will definitely give it a few more listens but kinda disappointed. oh well.
     
  23. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    Yeah... disappointed - I mean, I don't think it's awful... I think I need to listen a few more times, it may grow on me.

    Been kind of a depressing past year for music, for me - three of my favorites, Arcade Fire, The Decemberists, and now Radiohead have disappointed me with their latest releases. :(
     
  24. tom

    tom Chosen One star 7

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    yeah, the decemberists album was definitely their least inspired so far. that was a huge letdown.
     
  25. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    Yeah, I've given it a fair amount of listens (talking about The Decemberists), I just can't bring myself to like it, which sucks, because I love the band... a lot.

    It's very vh1 / John Mayor / Jack Johnson-ish, to me... if that makes any sense.