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PostPosted: Sun May 18, 2008 1:10 pm 
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Noisy, extraordinary and confusing at the same time, needs definitely more listening.

Anyway, I love the album cover.

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BillyDaMt wrote:
The first time I heard it, I didn't know whether to laugh or cry.


The more I think about it, I reckon I get a similar reaction every time I listen to it at a sufficient volume. Takes you for a real spin... leaves me feeling violently energetic and completely open... it really does have a way of wiping the slate clean, so to speak, no matter what mindset/mood I was in before I stick it in my CD player.

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 Post subject: Trout Mask Replica
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Been listening to it for years
YEARS
on and off
Saw Captain Beefheart in NYC .....Trout Mask Replica time.
1969

cost just a few bucks....
sat on floor...

I'd definitely appreciate it more now.
except the sitting on the floor part


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And it's perfect for emptying the house of any hangers on when you want to go to bed....

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It's remarkably lifelike.

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 Post subject: Re: Trout Mask Replica
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antmanbee wrote:
Been listening to it for years
YEARS
on and off
Saw Captain Beefheart in NYC .....Trout Mask Replica time.
1969

cost just a few bucks....
sat on floor...

I'd definitely appreciate it more now.
except the sitting on the floor part


Must have been a couple years after trout mask as they first played nyc in January, 1971


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not my cup of tea

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Wonderful !


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interview with drumbo on the making of: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Od0_LRNlE5A

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interview with bill harkleroad (zoot horn rollo), part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfeKBp6OJdQ

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:43 am 
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Wow, you actually do post stuff about music on occasion. Good for you.


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lapsed maps wrote:
interview with bill harkleroad (zoot horn rollo): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWgfVVbK4bA

Great interview, maps! Thanks for posting. I'll be sure and check out the Drumbo one also.


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SPACEBROTHER wrote:
Wow, you actually do post stuff about music on occasion. Good for you.

not only do i pop into the plentiful political threads for the easy and ample belly laughs,
i do actually post stuff about music. and i have been doing so since my activation... however long ago that was
(coevad probably knows). so yeah, it's true.

i recommend you putting aside some free time, may be a day or two, and diving head first into my back catalog.
no really, sit down with a nice mechanical pencil, some college ruled, and a hunger to learn.
you just may find yourself dining upon a "newfound" glory suitable for kings, queens, and the clueless alike.

deal?


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KUIII wrote:
Great interview, maps! Thanks for posting. I'll be sure and check out the Drumbo one also.

you are welcome.
i am glad you are interested.

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lapsed maps wrote:
KUIII wrote:
Great interview, maps! Thanks for posting. I'll be sure and check out the Drumbo one also.

you are welcome.
i am glad you are interested.

Mr. Harkleroad was very interesting and shared some cool guitar and other stuff. The interviewer asked intelligent questions which was nice too.


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Of course the questions are intelligent, he's a top composer.
He has also done an in depth analysis of Frownland, which has been up for several weeks;

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-FhhB9teHqU

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damn, well hell, still half asleep, but... part 2 of that rollo interview is up there^.

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thenoisydrum wrote:
Of course the questions are intelligent, he's a top composer.
He has also done an in depth analysis of Frownland, which has been up for several weeks;

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-FhhB9teHqU

Pardon my ignorance. I'll do a little research on him now and thanks for the link.


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It's one of the most amazing albums I've ever heard. So original, so inventive and so musically interesting.

It's the perfect album to kill any annoying modern day boring jingles that repeat on terrible loops on commercial radio. After listening to Trout Mask Replica all is replaced with the fabulous zany guitar and howling voice of the Captain.


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The ZFT needs to re-release it. :idea:


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My first Beefheart album I bought. I just heard "Hot Rats" and loved "Willie the Pimp."....

Boy, was I in for a surprise. :shock: I liked "China Pig" "Hair Pie (Bake 1)" and
"Moonlight on Vermont" and a couple of other tunes. The rest of the album totally
baffled me. What the heck is this??? Don's spoken poetry reminded me of a perverted
W.C. Fields. It took me quite a few listens to finally appreciate it for what it is.

It was my starting off point in the land of Captain Beefheart. I was eventually hooked
by the Captain and have been and continue to be a huge fan of his work.


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I was already a fan of The Residents, Negativland and Throbbing Gristle when I first heard Trout Mask Replica, so I never found the album much of a challenge (I guess I'm like that with most music.... :( )

When I hear people saying "oh, this is incomprehensive" or "this is really difficult music", I have a hard time taking them seriously (same thing with modern/contemporary classical), I suspect that puts me in the minority? :|


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Although a Beefheart fan since the late 70's, I had great difficulty getting my head around Trout Mask and struggled with it for many years.
At some point it finally clicked and I've loved it since. A masterpiece.

These days, I actually find it to be relaxing.

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Trout Mask .....wow, I bought it when I was about 13 and was mostly confused about it......like Duck Stab (Residents) too. I listened to it a few times .....liked just a few pieces (Pachuko Cadaver....for some strange reason!),....and sold it for a Zappa album at a used record store. Then after I started to "get" the Residents and after listening to Clear Spot and Lick My Decals Off on 8-Track,....I bought the same copy back from my local used record store (like "pawning it" I guess ?) . Then I slowly got into it....and have been a fan ever since. Funny enough a lot of younger listeners do seem to "get it" quicker than listeners of older times. I'd bet bands like XTC and other ,freakier bands have softened and adopted some of the sounds and ideas from Trout Mask and now what was totally weird ,is now just more severely strange. That or maybe the genes of our human race have changed ,and obtuse rhythms are part of our "make up" as humans!!!? :roll:


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lapsed maps wrote:
interview with bill harkleroad (zoot horn rollo), part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfeKBp6OJdQ


Thank you!

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