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On 12/21/2017 at 9:08 AM, BlutAusNerd said:

No Bowels of Rejected Cannibal Corpse riffs for me, thanks. emoji41.png

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Too bad. It's their best IMO. I don't hear much CC there either, but I guess you don't go in for hamfisted riffing as much as I do.

4 hours ago, Requiem said:

The Clancy Brothers. Brings a tear and drunkenness to Irish everywhere. 

Was just listening to their version of the "Wren Boys' Song" a couple days ago, good fun and dark history.

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Was just listening to their version of the "Wren Boys' Song" a couple days ago, good fun and dark history.
I just listened to a couple of tracks from it, and the mid-tempo and faster riffs do remind me of CC, but the slower parts are more like Pantera-styled groove metal. Have you heard Loathing? I would think you would dig their weirder and more technical riffs on it, and the slightly off-kilter feel of it.

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18 hours ago, FatherAlabaster said:

 

Was just listening to their version of the "Wren Boys' Song" a couple days ago, good fun and dark history.

The Clancy Brothers are amazing. I first came across them via the 'Irish Drinking Songs' compilation from 1993 which, for some reason, also contains five songs from The Dubliners. The Clancy Brothers' tracks on it are live and I can't figure out what show it was from, which I find frustrating because I prefer the band live as they have a little more punch and a little more piss and vinegar. I think it's a US show but it's not the Carnegie Hall 60s show because the tracks aren't matching. 

Because they're one of those bands with a near 40 year history of releases/re-releases/compilations/live stuff it's nigh on impossible to track down the show. 

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"Christmas Day In The Morning: A Revels Celebration Of The Winter Solstice"  ...one of two recordings by the Revels Chorus that I grew up listening to pretty much every winter, which are performances of mostly 16th-18th century carols, with some older and newer stuff thrown in here and there. This is where I got my taste for melody and my love of early music; this particular recording was on a pair of tapes that I lost years ago. I found it all on youtube. Funny to realize how much of my own music was made in the process of fumbling after fragments of childhood memories of these tunes. Here are some favorites:
 

 

 

 

 

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