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  • I've considered it for a while...

    Jun 30 2006, 9h14

    And I've decided: a new account was in order.

    Not because I'm dissatisfied with my stats or anything, but truth said... I cringe at my username. The songs alluded to; it's disturbing.

    So.

    Yeah.

    http://www.last.fm/user/Deafening
  • Mononucleosis.

    Jun 24 2006, 5h32

    So I was Borders a few days ago.

    I decided to check if any Mogwai-wares of interest were in stock.

    I approached the 'M' rack with nonchalant indifference.

    As I questioned how redundant any adjectives used to describe said activity were, I suddenly stopped.

    For there, staring right at me, was a copy of You Are There.

    I was shocked. I then bought it.

    Now, I've never been the biggest Mono fan.

    But the point of this journal was to say, "The album is a lot better than I remember it being."

    Yeah.
  • Boris

    Mai 21 2006, 21h39

    Boris

    Flood

    Specifically, Flood II.

    It is superior.

    Can I get an amen!1?
  • I need something technical.

    Abr 10 2006, 23h15

    Someone recommend me the most wildly technical band they know.

    I'll give you money.

    Except not.


    Sleeping People
    By The End of Tonight
    Ruins
    PANICSMILE
    Meshuggah
    Don Caballero
  • Shuffled Songs that Reveal Life's Mysteries, as titles should accurately describe…

    Mar 21 2006, 1h22

    So I’ve seen this survey done a couple of times.

    And I was like, “Gee, doesn’t this look fulfilling.”

    Such deep questions, answered through the titles of music.

    My life is becoming clearer already!


    Go to the music player of your choice and put it on shuffle. Say the following questions aloud and press play. Use the song titles as your answers. NO CHEATING!

    1 - How does the world see me?
    Song: Doors Lead to Questions
    Artist: The Appleseed Cast
    Comments: Oh my.

    2 - Will I have a happy life?
    Song: Global Tumor
    Artist: Gore Beyond Necropsy
    Comments: A resounding “no”…?

    3 - What do my friends really think of me?
    Song: Evil Car
    Artist: Yura Yura Teikoku
    Comments: Good lord.

    4 - Do people secretly lust after me?
    Song: A Conviction that Speeds
    Artist: Envy
    Comments: liek liek liek lollool

    5 - How can I make myself happy?
    Song: Snow And Lights
    Artist: Explosions in the Sky
    Comments: Makes sense.

    6 - What should I do with my life?
    Song: Rat Soup
    Artist: Boredoms
    Comments: Henceforth, I shall dedicate my life towards spreading the sweet taste of Bubonic plague. Really, it’s quite tasty.

    7 - Why should life be full of so much pain?
    Song: Neverending Holiday & Facist Pig
    Artist: Coquettish
    Comments: It all makes sense now.

    8 - How can I maximize my pleasure during sex?
    Song: Or
    Artist: group
    Comments: Gee.

    9 - Will I ever have children?
    Song: Refuse/Resist
    Artist: Apocalyptica
    Comments: I beat children.

    10 - Will I die happy?
    Song: Issetsuna
    Artist: tsubakiya shijuusou
    Comments: It’s great how I can understand Japanese.

    11 - What is some good advice for me?
    Song: Saeglopur
    Artist: Sigur Rós
    Comments: It’s great how I can understand Icelandic.

    12 - What is happiness?
    Song: Be In For Killing Myself
    Artist: Blood Stain Child
    Comments: Suicide and dead babies. I knew it.

    13 - What is my favorite fetish?
    Song: A String Of Dead Words
    Artist: Heston Rifle
    Comments: Done found out!

    14 - How will I be remembered?
    Song: Taifu
    Artist: Fujifabric
    Comments: Thank you.


    I now know the meaning of life.

    Now proceeds much joy and celebration.
  • Awesome / Terrible

    Mar 9 2006, 22h23

    AWESOME BANDS:
    Insane Clown Posse
    My Chemical Romance
    Fall Out Boy
    Linkin Park
    KoЯn
    ORANGE RANGE
    MALICE MIZER
    GACKT
    Hawthorn Heights

    TERRIBLE BANDS:
    NUMBER GIRL
    toe
    Godspeed You! Black Emperor
    Envy
    world's end girlfriend
    Mogwai
    Set Fire to Flames


    Oh, joking am I?

    I assure you, not so.

    so liek letts name sum evn awes0merr bands!!11!11

    I'm serious.

    Oh, and if someone could recommend some random Japanese band with a really unique sound, that'd be great.
  • You know what's great?

    Fev 11 2006, 8h32

    Fragile

    Yeah.

    I mean, there's nothing too spectacular about the song, from a musical standpoint.

    But. Well, I could easily have it on repeat for hours, me just sitting here.

    Seriously, crank it up, and go sit/lay down somwhere and stare at nothing in particular.

    It somehow brings a sort of surreal calm. Indescribable.

    Well, yeah.

    God Is An Astronaut is cool.


    EDIT: You know, I sort of wrote this journal, expecting some sort of comments of agreement, or something.

    Yeah, ridiculous, I know.

    So disregard this journal's existence.
  • Don't know why I'm doing this.

    Fev 9 2006, 4h53

    1. What are you listening to right now?
    "Wait" ~ Wrong Scale, Triangle to Square

    2. What song makes you sad?
    Don't know.

    3. What is the most annoying song in the world?
    All of them.

    4. Your all time favorite band?
    Good question.

    5. Your newly discovered band is?
    Hmm. Most post-rock in general.

    6. Best female voice?
    Not sure. Kana Otsubo from Spangle call Lilli line sounds nice.

    7. Best male voice?
    Hmm. Another tough one.

    8. Music type you find yourself listening to most?
    Japanese indie and post-rock.

    9. What do you listen to hype you up?
    "Eight Beater" ~ Number Girl, preferably a live version.

    10. What do you listen to when you want to calm down?
    I'm finding that "Fragile" ~ God is an Astronaut seems to have quite the effect.

    11. Last gig/concert you went to?
    Don't know. I suck.

    12. Band you find yourself listening to the most right now?
    Vola & The Oriental Machine

    13. Most hated band?
    Don't know. Insane Clown Posse, maybe.

    14. Song that makes you think?
    Any song by Godspeed You! Black Emperor.

    15. Band that you think the world should love as much as you do?
    None. Gotta stay different and cool, you know.

    16. Coolest music video?
    Haven't seen all too many. But "Be" ~ SUPERCAR is pretty awesome.

    18. What do you play/would you play in the bedroom to spice things up?
    Don't know.

    19. Can you play a musical instrument?
    Trombone, some piano, finger tapping.

    20. Ever been in a mosh pit?
    No.

    21. Are you in a band?
    No.

    23. Ever dated a musician?
    No.

    28. Do you wish yourself that you were a musician?
    Perhaps.

    29. Best chick band you know of?
    Uhh. Seagull Screaming Kiss Her Kiss Her?

    31. Last song that you heard on the radio/cd...etc...?
    Last song off my mp3 player was... "First Breath After Coma" ~ Explosions in the Sky

    32. What do you think of Classical music?
    I'll listen to it.

    33. What do you think of Country music?
    No.

    34. What do you think of Death metal?
    Haven't listened to much. Hellchild is cool, but other than that... I don't know.

    35. Last BIG band that you saw live?
    N/A

    36. Are you a groupie?
    Groupie?

    37. Do you listen to music in foreign languages?
    Of course.

    38. What famous musician would you like to fuck?
    Don't know.

    39. Worst concert moment?
    Don't know.

    40. Funny concert moment?
    Don't know.

    41. Sad concert moment?
    Don't know.

    42. Best local act you can think of?
    Don't know.

    43. If you were a musical instrument what would you be?
    Don't know.

    44. Do you listen to the radio?
    Don't know.

    Actually, no.

    45. Do you watch music TV?
    No.

    46. Do you follow the music charts, like the top 40?
    No.

    47. Have you meet any famous musicians?
    I forget.

    48. Are any of your friends/family/etc. musicians?
    Don't think so.

    49. Song that best describes your feelings right now?
    "With tired eyes, tired minds, tired souls, we slept" ~ Explosions in the Sky

    Basically because I feel like going to sleep.

    50. Song that describes your life?
    "An Adventure of Silence and Purpose" ~ Envy

    Solely by the title.

    51. Do you know the names of all the band members that you listen to?
    Rarely.

    52. Does a musician’s physical attractiveness play a role in the music that you listen to?
    No.

    53. What famous musician do you want to marry?
    Don't know.

    53. Favourite movie sound track?
    Don't know.

    56. What do your parents listen to?
    Don't know. Oldies... Some more modern composers... Other things, I guess.

    57. What are you listening to right NOW?
    "Konchuu Rock" ~ Yura Yura Teikoku

    58. Do you wear band etc T-shirts?
    No. Probably would if I had any.

    59. What do you think of people who do?
    Ehh. Their apparent taste in music makes me laugh. Most of the time.

    Yeah.

    I intentionally didn't use artist tags.