Acclaimed recs that you're "just not that into"

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Acclaimed recs that you're "just not that into"

Post by ;ivlunsdystf » Fri Feb 10, 2006 8:27 pm

Let's have 'em. My personal picks: Pet Sounds, Village Green Preservation Society, the entire Pixies catalog, and (thinking about this one is what got me to make this post) John Coltrane's Giant Steps album.

I see what the fuss is all about objectively on each of these recordings, and I've put in the time at least enough to become familiar with what makes each such a classic, but I just really don't dig any of them for (I guess) my own reasons of personal taste.

Anybody else have trouble getting into some of the great masterworks of recorded music? Vent away.

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Post by mjau » Fri Feb 10, 2006 8:31 pm

I tried - really tried - to get into Ornette Coleman. Never stuck.

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Post by John Jeffers » Fri Feb 10, 2006 8:53 pm

Radiohead. I like some stuff on OK Computer, but that's it.

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Post by hauser gabone » Fri Feb 10, 2006 9:36 pm

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Post by red cross » Fri Feb 10, 2006 9:42 pm

"Exile on Main Street"

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Post by MD » Sat Feb 11, 2006 5:28 am

MBV -- loveless
Bruce -- Nebraska

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Post by rafspielman » Sat Feb 11, 2006 7:00 am

slint - spiderland

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Post by antonlamont45 » Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:12 am

bob dylan
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Post by cgarges » Sat Feb 11, 2006 11:57 am

I'll second anything by Radiohead.

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Post by AstroDan » Sat Feb 11, 2006 12:26 pm

Television's 'Marquee Moon'.

I never got into Modest Mouse.

Radiohead: I thought 'The Bends' was a great, straight forward album. Then they had to get all musique concr?te on everybody's ass. Just stop it.
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Post by honkyjonk » Sun Feb 12, 2006 12:01 am

Nebraska. You bastard. You DIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mmmmmmmmm. . . . . . I'm gonna have to say Thriller. Never really could get into that one.

Also, most Wilco minus YHF and parts of Being There.

Also Repo Man.














Wait, what am I saying? I love Repo Man.

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Post by objective » Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:36 am

i have yet to get the led out with enthusiasm, i don't mind its on but i never search it out.

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Post by John Jeffers » Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:39 am

objective wrote:i have yet to get the led out with enthusiasm, i don't mind its on but i never search it out.
Same here. Not into Pink Floyd either. Blasphemy, I know.

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Post by objective » Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:45 am

phew.

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Post by vvv » Sun Feb 12, 2006 11:45 am

Coldplay

Radiohead after The Bends

At The Drive In and Mars Volta, tho' I like Sparta

John Mayer/Dave Matthews/Jack Johnson, if they are acclaimed

Pink Floyd (jumps into flame-proof bomb shelter)
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