For all updates, view the main page.

General Entertainment The PokeCommunity's red carpet: discuss topics, hot or otherwise, centered around music, films, TV, books, and sports!

Thread Tools
Old December 13th, 2013 (7:12 PM).
Patchisou Yutohru's Avatar
Patchisou Yutohru Patchisou Yutohru is offline
Crystal Tier
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: New Jersey
Gender: Male
Nature: Quirky
Posts: 17,143
Only two (technically four) things necessary for this thread:
1. Post the name of the album, the artist, and album artwork of the last album you listened to.
2. Post commentary (can be as short as a simple sentence of your thoughts or as complex as a complete review of the album) on each song on the album.
Reply With Quote

Relevant Advertising!

Old December 14th, 2013 (7:09 AM).
Controversial?'s Avatar
Controversial? Controversial? is offline
DEFINITELY needs to stop now
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: leeds/london. sometimes i travel.
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Nature: Naughty
Posts: 624
I'll start, I guess. Everyone else cba.

Band: FUSS
Album: Behind Closed Doors

Honestly, the reason I'm listening to this is because I saw them live in London yesterday. The school I go to and the one the singer goes to are friendly rival types, so we ended up meeting and he's a top guy. Met quite a few other people last night as well :D
It's a top punk album. If you're into old-school Green Day (think Kerplunk/Dookie days), you'll be a fan of this. My favourite tracks are Break, Rise Again! and 92. (:

Can we make this into a small, unknown bands type thing to discover new music/support your scene? Everyone else with my taste posts the same 50 bands. xD
Reply With Quote
Old December 14th, 2013 (7:26 AM).
Crunch Punch's Avatar
Crunch Punch Crunch Punch is offline
fire > ice
Gold Tier
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: England
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,356
Well, I'll go next then.

The Strokes - Is This It

By far my favourite album from any other album out there, and I just can't stop listening to it even after all this time. Just simple pure garage rock from the first track to the last, and I just can't pick out any favourites from it because I love every eleven songs in it. If I had to choose lessay five tracks though I guess they would be Someday, Last Nite, Hard To Explain, Alone, Together and Barely Legal. But in truth I like every song equally. It's just that good.
>> paired to gimmepie ·
Reply With Quote
Old December 14th, 2013 (11:50 AM).
Schwann's Avatar
Schwann Schwann is offline
how unfortunate
Super ModeratorCS
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Alabama
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Nature: Timid
Posts: 31,492
I can't find a decently sized picture of the album art, sorry. But the past few days, I've only been listening to the Catching Fire soundtrack. I'm probably gonna stop soon, cause I need other music now, or I'll get tired of it haha.

Anyway, I really like this soundtrack. The songs go really well with the story and the characters, especially Mirror, Capitol Letter, and We Remain. My favorites on the album are Atlas, Elastic Heart, Mirror, Who We Are, Devil May Cry, and We Remain. I don't really like Capitol Letter or Lean. Just not really hitting home for me. The others are just kind of stuck in the middle, lol. Still worth a listen though, whether your like The Hunger Games or not. Elastic Heart tho. <333
and my heart will never let you go
bunny | challenges | log
Reply With Quote
Old December 14th, 2013 (12:07 PM).
Esper's Avatar
Esper Esper is offline
bravest warrior
Silver Tier
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: California
Posts: 9,685
Artist: Agnes Obel
Album: Aventine

It's a pretty somber album as you might have been able to guess from the album artwork. Cellos and pianos and that kind of thing. It makes me feel I should be sitting at a frosted window looking out into a cold, windy landscape or walking through a dark forest. The singer has a voice that reminds me of a lot of different singers, but none in particular. She's got a nice voice though, and it suits the kind of music she makes. I found this when I heard the song The Curse and it was enough to make me seek out more.
Reply With Quote
Old December 14th, 2013 (6:21 PM). Edited December 14th, 2013 by Fairy.
Fairy's Avatar
Fairy Fairy is offline
ModeratorCSPokéCommunity Daily Staff
Join Date: May 2011
Location: in the flowers
Gender: Female
Nature: Jolly
Posts: 5,687
Dan Deacon, Bromst

I adore this album. The specific song I have in mind is Wet Wings. It's absolutely thrilling, if not harsh on the ears. I love the fact that Deacon takes an existing folk song, and transforms is into something completely greater than the sum of its parts; without enhancing it or injecting any of the conventional ideas of a "remix". In the end, the song itself just becomes something so.. chilling and deep. I mean, I'm not a musician by any stretch of the imagination, but the harmonics combine so much so that they become their own harmonics, which in turn have subharmonics.
The song "Wet Wings" is based entirely around a sample of an acappella rendition of the traditional folk song "The Day is Past and Gone" sung by Jean Ritchie. Deacon stacks multiple layers of Ritchie's haunting vocal loop on top of one another until there is a full choir of voices interlocking and blending with one another in an overwhelming wash of sound. It is something like a modern day version of a tape loop piece by Steve Reich but infinitely more approachable.
It's like listening to this album is an experience in itself, and that's part of why I like Dan Deacon so much. He's not trying to identify with his audience by writing lyrics about teenage angst at all. Most of his music is just intense exercises in the physics of sound and, being a music genius, professional classical composer, and Boston(??) Philharmonic drop-out, he's got the skill to pull off some incredible things.

I could go on, but that's enough. Dan Deacon's Bromst album is incredible.
"Cherry Blossom Fire Wyvern"
Threat Level (危険度):
Hunter: Doux | MHGen HR 7★ Hub

Reply With Quote
Old December 14th, 2013 (6:25 PM).
antemortem's Avatar
antemortem antemortem is offline
rushing, ad infinitum
Crystal Tier
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Texas
Gender: Male
Nature: Naughty
Posts: 7,539
Artist: Beyoncé
Album: Beyoncé

Her new album just dropped and I locked myself away and listened to the whole thing yesterday. Absolutely amaaaaaazing. My favorites are "Pretty Hurts," "Drunk in Love," "Mine," and "Superpower." I've listened to those repeatedly so I don't have high opinion of the others. XD; I just know all of the album is flawless regardless.
Reply With Quote
Old December 14th, 2013 (6:47 PM).
Firox's Avatar
Firox Firox is offline
can I have Pokepuff? I'll be nice!
Gold Tier
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Seattle, WA
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Nature: Gentle
Posts: 2,301
Send a message via Skype™ to Firox
Artist: Metasatöll
Album: Hiiekoda
additional Language: Estonian

album cover:

My favorite band from Estonia, I loved their music since 2006 [album came out Dec 11th 2004] when I bought the album. It has good mixture of Metal instruments and the traditional Estonian music as well. Makes it great to listen too [even the bands official website has translation for the lyrics in both English and Finnish]. It's one album I never get tired of listening to over and over again.
I ♥ Fire Foxes and Cats!! I loves Litten, my choice in Sun/Moon - art drawn by Bonez1925 (claims no credit)
Challenges: Random Pokemon Challenge team: 3/8 badges - Duo Challenge: Flareon & Zoroark: 4/8 badges
Reply With Quote
Old December 14th, 2013 (6:57 PM).
Powerstars's Avatar
Powerstars Powerstars is offline
Join Date: Jun 2012
Gender: Male
Posts: 95
I'm currently listening to The National's High Violet. I don't get the praise, but it's okay, it might grow on me.
Currently Playing:

Pokémon Pearl (Ultimate Leader Challenge - Jasmine)
2/8 Badges
Reply With Quote
Old December 15th, 2013 (6:44 PM).
Nick Nick is offline
Join Date: Nov 2009
Age: 18
Posts: 5,220
EverlastWhitey Ford Sings the Blues

It's an old album, granted, but the lyrics in some of the songs are stunning. Specifically, the vibe I got from What It's Like and Ends really spoke to me; things got real when I first heard them.
Reply With Quote
Old January 3rd, 2014 (12:15 AM).
acatfrommars's Avatar
acatfrommars acatfrommars is offline
bing bong
Crystal Tier
Join Date: Oct 2013
Gender: Male
Nature: Hardy
Posts: 3,792
Artist: Eminem
Album: The Matshall Mathers LP

I had to do dishes the other night at work, and my friend had this album on CD, so I listened to it while I worked. Really liked a lot of the tracks, but Eminem's new stuff is nowhere near as good as his last imo.
Sisters | Brother | Pairs
Reply With Quote
Quick Reply

Sponsored Links
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:38 PM.