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I prefer Macaron 5.
Originally Posted by Austruck
Originally Posted by Mr Minio
OK now tell us what band it was.
Last time I remember Yoda discovering a band it was Maroon 5.
Ah, the olden days!
Originally Posted by Mr Minio
OK now tell us what band it was.
Last time I remember Yoda discovering a band it was Maroon 5.
OK now tell us what band it was.
Originally Posted by Yoda
Nothing like finding a new band or bands and immediately getting half a dozen great new songs in rotation. Almost makes you excited to drive somewhere.
Very much relate to that.
Nothing like finding a new band or bands and immediately getting half a dozen great new songs in rotation. Almost makes you excited to drive somewhere.
I don't mind it if the sound system doesn't sound like a Honda fart can.
Originally Posted by AgrippinaX
I concur ‚ÄĒ the above are just outstanding and in a league of their own. I guess I donít mind a bit of Gerrard either, thatís all. My mother, a former violinist and an utter purist, wasnít too sold on Zimmer/Gerrard and made me feel like a rube for a moment there. What can I say ‚ÄĒ I enjoy it all.
Nothing wrong with liking it. I'd rather be in your shoes. The person without the gene for cilantro aversion (for whom it tastes like soap) is not in a position to like as wide a variety of food as those without it. For me, the music is kind of like heavy cilantro which impacts the experience of the entire dish. It makes the whole film seem bathetic/heavy-handed to me.
Originally Posted by Corax
Originally Posted by AgrippinaX
I heard it live (Hanz Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard) and enjoyed it, personally. Itís an artificial language Gerrard created and the style is called glossolalia. I do appreciate it can come off as annoying in the wrong circumstances, but I think it fits Dune.
I don't it is simply the fact that it is a glossolalia. I love Brian Tyler's compositions for Children of Dune which also feature glossiola

In the present series, however, it's so over the top (the featured singer digging into vocal fry for soulful affectations). I can almost hear a vocal coach shouting "Really reach into your inner noble savage! Belt it out!" It's all dialed up to 11. To me it sounds like a bunch of Wilhelm screams.

It has all the verisimilitude of a drunken Bostonian vocalizing to the Riverdance OST at a Karaoke bar.

If we want something ethereal and other-worldly, Brian Eno exists.

I'm glad you like it--to me it's like listening to the synth soundtrack from Ladyhawke.
I concur ó the above are just outstanding and in a league of their own. I guess I donít mind a bit of Gerrard either, thatís all. My mother, a former violinist and an utter purist, wasnít too sold on Zimmer/Gerrard and made me feel like a rube for a moment there. What can I say ó I enjoy it all.
Originally Posted by Yoda
That said the technical distinction has more detail than I'd known, so thanks.
I saw an internet comment stating that "tea bagging" can help one develop the skill needed for throat singing. I'm not sure what that means, but I suspect it might be a "pop" reference to Demosthenes who was reputed to have cured inarticulate stammering and pronunciation by speaking with pebbles in his mouth. The more you know, right?