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Re: What are you listening to?

PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:58 pm
by dell1972
I stumbled across the re-emergence of Ozrics ambient offshoot Nodens Ictus before Christmas, which now seems to be just Ed Wynne and his son Silus Neptune. They did a short UK tour, which sadly came nowhere near to me, but now they've put a new album out The Cozmic Key.

It's actually quite a pleasant listen, and contains a new version of live favourite Chickens in the Mist. I was kind of expecting it to be a vaguely awful sub-shpongle generic atrocity for some reason, but it's actually quite an enjoyable listen. I'm unfamiliar with any of the Ozrics output since about 1998 but this leaves me tempted to give their latest a go, or perhaps Silas Neptune's solo effort which appeared at a similar time.

Not sure whether the band are relocating back to the UK or not, there seems to be more activity over this way of late. Perhaps they're just trying to weigh where it's best to be to avoid apocalyptic weather conditions that destroy their equipment/studio.

Re: What are you listening to?

PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:16 am
by epitome
I follow Ozrics on FB and I didn't see them post about this, which seems a bit weird. The first Nodens Ictus album is pretty good, but not as good as most OT stuff, in my opinion, but I'll check this new one out anyway. CDs available on Bandcamp, so I might just plunge for one of those. Thanks for bringing this to my attention! :)

Oh and I love a lot of the new OT stuff - their last album (Technicians of the Sacred) is one of their best!

Re: What are you listening to?

PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:34 am
by epitome
Nodens Ictus - The Cozmic Key

Long Distance Calling - Boundless

Re: What are you listening to?

PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:40 am
by tryptych
Gnod / White Hills: Gnod Drop Out With White Hills II
(2010)

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Spacey stoner madness. 8/10.

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Bush: The Best Of '94 - '99

(1999)

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Anybody remember this band? Love the guitar sound.. and sometimes the hit songs really are the best songs (especially when the albums are really inconsistent). 8/10.

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Burt Bacharach: Casino Royale
(1967)
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Hella dope / 10.

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Gonna dive into:

The Zombies - Odessey & Oracle (1968)
Morgan Delt - Phase Zero (2016)

Re: What are you listening to?

PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:01 am
by epitome
Love me some Bush. They're still going strong, albeit a bit more polished and less raw than they once sounded.