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I haven't really discovered many new bands I like in the last decade or so, we seem to be in a bit of a musical slump (unless the Bieber & Britney clones are your thing). Here's hoping things improve again this decade!
Great new music out there , just gotta look/listen for it.
Lots of new music I like, it's just that most of it was written by bands who are more than a decade old ...I do keep an ear out, but I've been slightly disappointed as of late - I'm open to suggestions though!
Rarely listen to new music, I'm afraid. I'm sure there's loads I'd like but I still have masses of music from the 30s, 40s, and 50s that I still want and need to listen to many times before I get more up to date. That said, I have bought recent albums by Evan Christopher, Gonzalo Bergara, Martin Taylor's latest with Alan Barnes, and Pat Donahue, all of which are superb!
Personally I like the fact that music is constantly changing. I rarely listen to anything more than a year old. Thats not to say that I dont like older stuff coz I do but my back catalogue is simply that & I dip into the odd album now & again. There is something about the energy of new bands that attracts me, like when I saw 'The Vaccines' last year. Awesome.
Someday a real rain will come & wash all the scum off the streets
I've been going through yet another Pat Metheny binge recently. I've been listening to his music since 1979, and he always feels like visiting an old (very talented) friend! In addition to that, I've always got some of Zorn's Dreamers at the ready. Marc Ribot is one of my favorite guitarists, and he plays a Country Gent with the Dreamers. I really dig this band. Also, I've been listening to a good deal of Wilco. Nels and Tweedy make for a very good guitar combination. Throw in some Pat Sansone, and you've got a delicious recipe.
--"Res ipsa loquitur, sed quid in infernos dicit" (The thing speaks for itself, but what the hell is it saying?)
I like mix of old and new and many, mant genres. The only thing I really don't like is modern RnB or general chart pop music...
Currently listening to latest Black Keys album (going to see them 10 Feb) as they cannot put a foot wrong! I am also into a guy called Hanni El Khatib who plays a fairly basic blues based music (think Black Keys/White Stripes but with his own style) and has been known to pack a mean Gretsch. Other stuff I have been listening recently are Turbowolf; Black Tusk; Steve Smyth; Vintage Trouble and the rereleased Alan Lomax recording of Fred McDowell.
There is still plenty of good new music out there but I am also finding plenty of vintage music (recently discovered Papa Charlie Jackson). As long as it is real music I will give it a go...
Going to see The Horrors on Sunday and try and get to as many gigs as I can but find my gig-mates have dwindled over the years...
Gretsch G5125; Epiphone ES175; Epiphone PR5 CE; Westone Concord I (1982); Harley Benton GA15 Full Tube Amp