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[Jan. 5th, 2011|02:29 pm]
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Don Caballero, where have you been all my life? Or like why did I not get around to listening to them earlier. I know I had heard of them forever ago, due to techstep.

Currently listening to the album "World Class Listening Problem". \m/

Other bands to try listening to more, thx grooveshark for suggesting them: Tortoise, I'm Not A Gun, Mercury ProjectProgram, Mice Parade
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[User Picture]From: techstep
2011-01-07 03:57 am (UTC)
My favorite Don Cab albums are Singles Breaking Up, Vol. 1 and What Burns Never Returns. If you like them, you'll probably like other math rock bands. Pittsburgh has a bunch of great ones: Hurl, Shale, Blunderbuss, Creta Bourzia, and (The) Control Group come to mind. Other bands you might like: Cheer-Accident, Chavez, Slint, Battles, Shellac, June of 44, The Dismemberment Plan, and Taking Pictures (most of the members of Hurl, but in Chicago).
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[User Picture]From: combinator
2011-01-07 08:29 am (UTC)
You sure you don't mean The Mercury Program?

Try listening to this one: http://carriedouttosea.blogspot.com/2010/07/duck-little-brother-duck-survival-is.html
I would call it "possibly the best album of 2010" though I am not qualified to make such assertions. Try out L. Ron Hubbard (probably the first and last time I will ever write that sentence).

( Side note, also liked this one, more just straight rock but interesting: http://www.spanishforeggs.com/2010/08/amaranth-california-demon-2010.html )
( Side note, best drums ever: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sX_Iij8Eyts )
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[User Picture]From: jcreed
2011-01-07 03:13 pm (UTC)
Oh yes "Program", oops. And for another first-and-last sort of sentence, L. Ron Hubbard fuckin' rocks. Thanks for pointing me to it.
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[User Picture]From: jcreed
2011-01-07 03:36 pm (UTC)
Also oh yeah Flim is great. Were you already familiar with the original Aphex Twin version?
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[User Picture]From: combinator
2011-01-08 03:27 am (UTC)
I heard it a few times, so I guess so. The Bad Plus version is slower. The piano almost sounds like something RDJ himself could have written for Drukqs. Wikipedia says that the piano was computer-controlled.
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