0193: "The Perfect Sound"

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0193: "The Perfect Sound"

Postby no-genius » Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:07 am UTC

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If only you could understand.....


But I'm like that sometimes, just with better music :P
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Re: "The Perfect Sound" discussion

Postby opus » Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:40 am UTC

no-genius wrote:Image

If only you could understand.....


But I'm like that sometimes, just with better music :P


I think you're just missing the socially and politically critical subtext and symbolism. :D
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Postby Purple » Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:54 am UTC

Before you make fun of this song (which I love by the way), I'd like to see any of you do better.

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Postby Ronfar » Wed Dec 06, 2006 6:48 am UTC

I like that song...
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Postby programmerbrad » Wed Dec 06, 2006 7:18 am UTC

Ronfar wrote:I like that song...


It is a good song.

On a somewhat related note, your name makes me think "And I ron, I ron so far away"

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Postby Erasmus » Wed Dec 06, 2006 9:02 am UTC

Mickey's song is awesome, as is "I Ran" by Flock of Seagulls.

So, it's not clear to me who, if anybody, is supposed to be "right" in this comic strip. I have to agree with Kylie Minogue, when she said, "People who don't dance around their apartment in their knickers can't be considered serious appreciators of music."

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Postby no-genius » Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:22 am UTC

Sorry, but if you're going to argue its OK to like that song, you have to accept that its OK for me to not like it.
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Postby fjafjan » Wed Dec 06, 2006 11:31 am UTC

But the argument is that it is not okey for you to dislike someone else liking it.
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Postby william » Wed Dec 06, 2006 11:36 am UTC

The perfect sound is the bass/guitar line(There is no bass in The White Stripes but I think the Audioslave cover uses the bass) in "Seven Nation Army". Dooo, do do-do dooo dooo dooooooo dooooooo

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Postby fjafjan » Wed Dec 06, 2006 11:44 am UTC

william wrote:The perfect sound is the bass/guitar line(There is no bass in The White Stripes but I think the Audioslave cover uses the bass) in "Seven Nation Army". Dooo, do do-do dooo dooo dooooooo dooooooo


The perfect sound is the guitarr riff in Joy by silverbullit...

Deuw, Deuw deuw, deuw deuoow, deuw deuw, and then whatever noices you could make to describe the rest :P
Or "The winner takes it all" :D
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Postby hermaj » Wed Dec 06, 2006 12:12 pm UTC

Oh, man, my Dutch family is so into ABBA it is just beyond me.

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Postby ohki » Wed Dec 06, 2006 12:48 pm UTC

For some reason... I've always admired the Metal Gear Solid 3 theme. I mean... somehow, it covers every mood at some point in it.
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Thanks for that!

Postby xzqx » Wed Dec 06, 2006 2:30 pm UTC

Guess what song will be stuck in my head! all. fricking. day.

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Postby rockintom99 » Wed Dec 06, 2006 2:35 pm UTC

I agree with no-genius. That song kinda sucks.
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Postby Dashiva » Wed Dec 06, 2006 4:13 pm UTC

This is the true power of foreign-language music. You can enjoy songs with the most (insert negative adjective) lyrics possible only for their musical qualities, because nobody* has any clue what's being said.

* Nobody in your vicinity, assuming you pick the right language.
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Postby skeptical scientist » Wed Dec 06, 2006 4:47 pm UTC

Dashiva wrote:This is the true power of foreign-language music. You can enjoy songs with the most (insert negative adjective) lyrics possible only for their musical qualities, because nobody* has any clue what's being said.

* Nobody in your vicinity, assuming you pick the right language.

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Postby Dustbin » Wed Dec 06, 2006 4:55 pm UTC

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Postby skeptical scientist » Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:37 pm UTC

Dustbin wrote:skeptical you made my day

I did?
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Postby TheTankengine » Wed Dec 06, 2006 6:33 pm UTC

skeptical scientist wrote:
Dashiva wrote:This is the true power of foreign-language music. You can enjoy songs with the most (insert negative adjective) lyrics possible only for their musical qualities, because nobody* has any clue what's being said.

* Nobody in your vicinity, assuming you pick the right language.

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Hhahah! Oh that's classic!

I have no idea what that means.

EDIT:Since I have no idea what language that is, I machine tranlsated it from spanish to english to spanish to english and I got this:
"Lite to Equips to spelar with och of här i Ventrilo of sitter that I SAW"
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Postby skeptical scientist » Wed Dec 06, 2006 7:48 pm UTC

TheTankengine wrote:EDIT:Since I have no idea what language that is, I machine tranlsated it from spanish to english to spanish to english and I got this:
"Lite to Equips to spelar with och of här i Ventrilo of sitter that I SAW"

I think that's some pretty good evidence that the language in question isn't Spanish...

If you care, I'm sure you could figure out what it means very easily.
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Postby programmerbrad » Wed Dec 06, 2006 7:55 pm UTC

skeptical scientist wrote:
TheTankengine wrote:EDIT:Since I have no idea what language that is, I machine tranlsated it from spanish to english to spanish to english and I got this:
"Lite to Equips to spelar with och of här i Ventrilo of sitter that I SAW"

I think that's some pretty good evidence that the language in question isn't Spanish...

If you care, I'm sure you could figure out what it means very easily.


My level of caring brought me so far as to realise it is a BASSHUNTER (it was written like that on Internet, so I'm assuming that's how it's written) song.

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Postby TheTankengine » Wed Dec 06, 2006 8:40 pm UTC

skeptical scientist wrote:
TheTankengine wrote:EDIT:Since I have no idea what language that is, I machine tranlsated it from spanish to english to spanish to english and I got this:
"Lite to Equips to spelar with och of här i Ventrilo of sitter that I SAW"

I think that's some pretty good evidence that the language in question isn't Spanish...

If you care, I'm sure you could figure out what it means very easily.


Ya, thats really all I was trying to prove.
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Postby TheTankengine » Wed Dec 06, 2006 8:43 pm UTC

I looked up the lyrics...

Any song that repeats the chorus 10 times has got to be a great song.
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Postby ohki » Wed Dec 06, 2006 9:58 pm UTC

Good, bad... they're about the internet... I mean... I guess thats why they became as popular as they did BotenAnna was topping a few charts over there for a while, wasn't it?
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Postby tylerni7 » Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:51 pm UTC

Oh man, did you guys here that Bass hunter song a while back? It was called Boten Anna or something. It was about some robot on IRC or something but it turns out it was actually a real girl. Good stuff.... (and I don't actually speak Norwegian or whatever...)
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Postby fjafjan » Wed Dec 06, 2006 11:20 pm UTC

SWEDISH!!

It's a swedish song :D

Jag ska banna, banna dig så hårt ^_^

The lyric is a guy who knows a Bot, but then it turns out she isn't really a bot, but the ending is like "but she will always be a bot to me"

Any song about IRC is epic ^_^
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skeptical scientist wrote:
Dashiva wrote:This is the true power of foreign-language music. You can enjoy songs with the most (insert negative adjective) lyrics possible only for their musical qualities, because nobody* has any clue what's being said.

* Nobody in your vicinity, assuming you pick the right language.

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The problem with that is that people like me get all suspicious.


LETS SEE ANY OF YOU TRANSLATE THIS!

‘ο ομερος παιδευει!

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Postby william » Thu Dec 07, 2006 12:30 am UTC

RAPTORATTACK!!! wrote:
skeptical scientist wrote:
Dashiva wrote:This is the true power of foreign-language music. You can enjoy songs with the most (insert negative adjective) lyrics possible only for their musical qualities, because nobody* has any clue what's being said.

* Nobody in your vicinity, assuming you pick the right language.

Vi sitter här i Ventrilo och spelar lite Dota!


The problem with that is that people like me get all suspicious.


LETS SEE ANY OF YOU TRANSLATE THIS!

‘ο ομερος παιδευει!

ANCIENT GREEK! HAH!

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Postby programmerbrad » Thu Dec 07, 2006 1:45 am UTC

fjafjan wrote:Jag ska banna, banna dig så hårt ^_^


I'm gonna assume this is talking about a ska banana, and that banana digs "så hårt" which is transliterated from "the heart", which is referring to the Planeteer with the power of heart.

I need to learn a European language (other than English, which I guess counts).

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Postby kakos » Thu Dec 07, 2006 7:13 am UTC

RAPTORATTACK!!! wrote:‘ο ομερος παιδευει!


Homer educates.

If you were going to try to stump us with Ancient Greek, you should have come up with a more complex sentence.

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Postby fjafjan » Thu Dec 07, 2006 3:41 pm UTC

programmerbrad wrote:
fjafjan wrote:Jag ska banna, banna dig så hårt ^_^


I'm gonna assume this is talking about a ska banana, and that banana digs "så hårt" which is transliterated from "the heart", which is referring to the Planeteer with the power of heart.

I need to learn a European language (other than English, which I guess counts).


"Im gonna ban you, ban you so hard" it would somewhat directly translate to.
The song goes "She can ban you, ban you so hard"
Also he says "she cleans up our channel" when he is paddling in a channel :P
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Postby Ronfar » Thu Dec 07, 2006 7:22 pm UTC

Did you know that "Mickey" is a recreation of a song named "Kitty" by the group "Racey"? (Lyrics here.) The song really feels different when you switch the genders around...
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Postby no-genius » Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:05 am UTC

william wrote:The perfect sound is the bass/guitar line(There is no bass in The White Stripes but I think the Audioslave cover uses the bass) in "Seven Nation Army". Dooo, do do-do dooo dooo dooooooo dooooooo


No, in teh White Stripes version he uses a pitchshifter to make it sound like a bass. also the last 'dooooo' shouldn't be there :P

edit: and the Flaming Lips version has to be way better than the Audioslave one (Though I haven't heard it).
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Postby TheTankengine » Fri Dec 08, 2006 3:07 pm UTC

The Flaming Lips covered Seven Nation Army? What CD is it on?

I've got to find that tonight.
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Postby no-genius » Fri Dec 08, 2006 3:10 pm UTC

I don't know, think it might've been a single? I remember it being reviewed in the NME.
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Postby Purple » Fri Dec 08, 2006 5:09 pm UTC

Best song EVAR!

Flaming Lips and Cat Power on Austin City Limits doing "War Pigs"

Second only to "Mickey"

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Postby aldimond » Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:59 pm UTC

The F'Lips also did covers of Radiohead's Knives Out and that song by Kylie Minogue that was popular around that same time (I have them on a CD my cousin got while working at a radio station).

EDIT: I just remembered, the Kylie Minogue song was Can't Get You Out of My Head
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Postby Akira » Sat Apr 21, 2007 2:10 pm UTC

Dashiva wrote:This is the true power of foreign-language music. You can enjoy songs with the most (insert negative adjective) lyrics possible only for their musical qualities, because nobody* has any clue what's being said.

* Nobody in your vicinity, assuming you pick the right language.


That's why I listen to JRock.

Except... Kyo's cursing in english is getting clearer. I may have to stop listening in public. *nod*
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Postby OmenPigeon » Sat Apr 21, 2007 4:26 pm UTC

Akira wrote:That's why I listen to JRock.


It's also the reason I've developed an inordinate fondness for German rap. I can't stand the stuff (well, most of it) in English, but in German... oooh it's sublime.
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