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Posted 04 June 2014 - 10:51 PM

I can't believe how wrong candiru is on this one. I don't understand the arrogance people feel entitled to when it comes to negatively attacking the artistic works of others. show some godamn respect mate, you couldn't produce shit half as good as this so I'd advise you to can it immediately.

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 12:00 AM

 

Wasn't one of my favorite releases, probably 3rd place for BoC albums, but I think he went a bit far in that paragraph tirade. Fun to read though, and great imagery. 



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Posted 05 June 2014 - 12:16 AM

I'm still deeply in love with this album. I listen to it quite often while doing dishes, yard work, etc. I think my favorite part on the whole album is the little synth melody at the end of Transmisiones Ferox. It's just beautiful.

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 02:05 AM

I can't believe how wrong candiru is on this one. I don't understand the arrogance people feel entitled to when it comes to negatively attacking the artistic works of others. show some godamn respect mate, you couldn't produce shit half as good as this so I'd advise you to can it immediately.


I exaggerated my opinion for effect to contradict a lot of what I and some others see as blind hero worship. I don't think it's this offensively bad album, but I do think it's surprisingly tame and is "just enough". I don't have automatic respect for musicians or artists and nobody should. You won't find inspiration that way.

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 02:57 AM

Absolutely love this record, fits in nicely with everything else they have written. They probably had one of the finest pre-release campaigns that i have ever had the pleasure of being (kinda) a part of, my fav had to be sat on YouTube with another 20,000+ fans listening to it for the first time and chatting in the comments, sublime!!!



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Posted 05 June 2014 - 04:54 AM

I can't believe how wrong candiru is on this one. I don't understand the arrogance people feel entitled to when it comes to negatively attacking the artistic works of others. show some godamn respect mate, you couldn't produce shit half as good as this so I'd advise you to can it immediately.

I exaggerated my opinion for effect to contradict a lot of what I and some others see as blind hero worship. I don't think it's this offensively bad album, but I do think it's surprisingly tame and is "just enough". I don't have automatic respect for musicians or artists and nobody should. You won't find inspiration that way.

it's not automatic respect and I don't know who made you the sage of inspiration. it's more courteous to take the stance of 'I don't like this and here's why' than 'this is why this thing sucks and boc should feel bad'. I don't care if it's a message board, it just makes you look like you're determined to make others as negative about something as you are. there are times for calling out more obvious bullshit but I think it is clear this is was a pretty satisfying release for most people. the notion that you are 'countering the praise' seems bitter and childish to me.

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 05:14 AM

 

 

I can't believe how wrong candiru is on this one. I don't understand the arrogance people feel entitled to when it comes to negatively attacking the artistic works of others. show some godamn respect mate, you couldn't produce shit half as good as this so I'd advise you to can it immediately.

I exaggerated my opinion for effect to contradict a lot of what I and some others see as blind hero worship. I don't think it's this offensively bad album, but I do think it's surprisingly tame and is "just enough". I don't have automatic respect for musicians or artists and nobody should. You won't find inspiration that way.

it's not automatic respect and I don't know who made you the sage of inspiration. it's more courteous to take the stance of 'I don't like this and here's why' than 'this is why this thing sucks and boc should feel bad'. I don't care if it's a message board, it just makes you look like you're determined to make others as negative about something as you are. there are times for calling out more obvious bullshit but I think it is clear this is was a pretty satisfying release for most people. the notion that you are 'countering the praise' seems bitter and childish to me.

 

 

I don't think Candiru is necessarily aiming his comments directly at you here, but making comment towards a general sense of blind worship that certainly was happening around the time of the release. I mean, for fuck sake, there was a thread on twoism about sending "The Brothers" a present to thank them for an album no-one had even heard yet.

 

If that's not blind worship, I don't know what is!



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Posted 05 June 2014 - 05:38 AM

 

 

 

I can't believe how wrong candiru is on this one. I don't understand the arrogance people feel entitled to when it comes to negatively attacking the artistic works of others. show some godamn respect mate, you couldn't produce shit half as good as this so I'd advise you to can it immediately.

I exaggerated my opinion for effect to contradict a lot of what I and some others see as blind hero worship. I don't think it's this offensively bad album, but I do think it's surprisingly tame and is "just enough". I don't have automatic respect for musicians or artists and nobody should. You won't find inspiration that way.

it's not automatic respect and I don't know who made you the sage of inspiration. it's more courteous to take the stance of 'I don't like this and here's why' than 'this is why this thing sucks and boc should feel bad'. I don't care if it's a message board, it just makes you look like you're determined to make others as negative about something as you are. there are times for calling out more obvious bullshit but I think it is clear this is was a pretty satisfying release for most people. the notion that you are 'countering the praise' seems bitter and childish to me.

 

 

I don't think Candiru is necessarily aiming his comments directly at you here, but making comment towards a general sense of blind worship that certainly was happening around the time of the release. I mean, for fuck sake, there was a thread on twoism about sending "The Brothers" a present to thank them for an album no-one had even heard yet.

 

If that's not blind worship, I don't know what is!

 

from that point of view it does sound silly.

 

then again, it is just the outcome of us boc fanboys getting to finally hear something new after 8 years of silence. It might have been "blind worship" but hey, people are like that.



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Posted 05 June 2014 - 05:45 AM

 

 

 

 

I can't believe how wrong candiru is on this one. I don't understand the arrogance people feel entitled to when it comes to negatively attacking the artistic works of others. show some godamn respect mate, you couldn't produce shit half as good as this so I'd advise you to can it immediately.

I exaggerated my opinion for effect to contradict a lot of what I and some others see as blind hero worship. I don't think it's this offensively bad album, but I do think it's surprisingly tame and is "just enough". I don't have automatic respect for musicians or artists and nobody should. You won't find inspiration that way.

it's not automatic respect and I don't know who made you the sage of inspiration. it's more courteous to take the stance of 'I don't like this and here's why' than 'this is why this thing sucks and boc should feel bad'. I don't care if it's a message board, it just makes you look like you're determined to make others as negative about something as you are. there are times for calling out more obvious bullshit but I think it is clear this is was a pretty satisfying release for most people. the notion that you are 'countering the praise' seems bitter and childish to me.

 

 

I don't think Candiru is necessarily aiming his comments directly at you here, but making comment towards a general sense of blind worship that certainly was happening around the time of the release. I mean, for fuck sake, there was a thread on twoism about sending "The Brothers" a present to thank them for an album no-one had even heard yet.

 

If that's not blind worship, I don't know what is!

 

from that point of view it does sound silly.

 

then again, it is just the outcome of us boc fanboys getting to finally hear something new after 8 years of silence. It might have been "blind worship" but hey, people are like that.

 

so, with that very same reasoning you're saying there, is it not even remotely plausible that the praise this album seems to get almost universally, is actually tinged with this "omg it's been 8 years, this is awesome" mentality?



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Posted 05 June 2014 - 05:52 AM

 

 

 

 

 

I can't believe how wrong candiru is on this one. I don't understand the arrogance people feel entitled to when it comes to negatively attacking the artistic works of others. show some godamn respect mate, you couldn't produce shit half as good as this so I'd advise you to can it immediately.

I exaggerated my opinion for effect to contradict a lot of what I and some others see as blind hero worship. I don't think it's this offensively bad album, but I do think it's surprisingly tame and is "just enough". I don't have automatic respect for musicians or artists and nobody should. You won't find inspiration that way.

it's not automatic respect and I don't know who made you the sage of inspiration. it's more courteous to take the stance of 'I don't like this and here's why' than 'this is why this thing sucks and boc should feel bad'. I don't care if it's a message board, it just makes you look like you're determined to make others as negative about something as you are. there are times for calling out more obvious bullshit but I think it is clear this is was a pretty satisfying release for most people. the notion that you are 'countering the praise' seems bitter and childish to me.

 

 

I don't think Candiru is necessarily aiming his comments directly at you here, but making comment towards a general sense of blind worship that certainly was happening around the time of the release. I mean, for fuck sake, there was a thread on twoism about sending "The Brothers" a present to thank them for an album no-one had even heard yet.

 

If that's not blind worship, I don't know what is!

 

from that point of view it does sound silly.

 

then again, it is just the outcome of us boc fanboys getting to finally hear something new after 8 years of silence. It might have been "blind worship" but hey, people are like that.

 

so, with that very same reasoning you're saying there, is it not even remotely plausible that the praise this album seems to get almost universally, is actually tinged with this "omg it's been 8 years, this is awesome" mentality?

 

yeah, it obviously is affected by that. same would happen if aphex released something again, people (or I least I would) feel they must like it. 

 

but there is also genuine enjoyment involved I guess, is a bit like that saying "we like the music we hear, not the music we like".



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Posted 05 June 2014 - 06:06 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

I can't believe how wrong candiru is on this one. I don't understand the arrogance people feel entitled to when it comes to negatively attacking the artistic works of others. show some godamn respect mate, you couldn't produce shit half as good as this so I'd advise you to can it immediately.

I exaggerated my opinion for effect to contradict a lot of what I and some others see as blind hero worship. I don't think it's this offensively bad album, but I do think it's surprisingly tame and is "just enough". I don't have automatic respect for musicians or artists and nobody should. You won't find inspiration that way.

it's not automatic respect and I don't know who made you the sage of inspiration. it's more courteous to take the stance of 'I don't like this and here's why' than 'this is why this thing sucks and boc should feel bad'. I don't care if it's a message board, it just makes you look like you're determined to make others as negative about something as you are. there are times for calling out more obvious bullshit but I think it is clear this is was a pretty satisfying release for most people. the notion that you are 'countering the praise' seems bitter and childish to me.

 

 

I don't think Candiru is necessarily aiming his comments directly at you here, but making comment towards a general sense of blind worship that certainly was happening around the time of the release. I mean, for fuck sake, there was a thread on twoism about sending "The Brothers" a present to thank them for an album no-one had even heard yet.

 

If that's not blind worship, I don't know what is!

 

from that point of view it does sound silly.

 

then again, it is just the outcome of us boc fanboys getting to finally hear something new after 8 years of silence. It might have been "blind worship" but hey, people are like that.

 

so, with that very same reasoning you're saying there, is it not even remotely plausible that the praise this album seems to get almost universally, is actually tinged with this "omg it's been 8 years, this is awesome" mentality?

 

yeah, it obviously is affected by that. same would happen if aphex released something again, people (or I least I would) feel they must like it. 

 

but there is also genuine enjoyment involved I guess, is a bit like that saying "we like the music we hear, not the music we like".

 

 

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 06:08 AM

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 06:48 AM


 


 


 


 


 

 

I can't believe how wrong candiru is on this one. I don't understand the arrogance people feel entitled to when it comes to negatively attacking the artistic works of others. show some godamn respect mate, you couldn't produce shit half as good as this so I'd advise you to can it immediately.

I exaggerated my opinion for effect to contradict a lot of what I and some others see as blind hero worship. I don't think it's this offensively bad album, but I do think it's surprisingly tame and is "just enough". I don't have automatic respect for musicians or artists and nobody should. You won't find inspiration that way.
it's not automatic respect and I don't know who made you the sage of inspiration. it's more courteous to take the stance of 'I don't like this and here's why' than 'this is why this thing sucks and boc should feel bad'. I don't care if it's a message board, it just makes you look like you're determined to make others as negative about something as you are. there are times for calling out more obvious bullshit but I think it is clear this is was a pretty satisfying release for most people. the notion that you are 'countering the praise' seems bitter and childish to me.
 
 
I don't think Candiru is necessarily aiming his comments directly at you here, but making comment towards a general sense of blind worship that certainly was happening around the time of the release. I mean, for fuck sake, there was a thread on twoism about sending "The Brothers" a present to thank them for an album no-one had even heard yet.
 
If that's not blind worship, I don't know what is!
 
from that point of view it does sound silly.
 
then again, it is just the outcome of us boc fanboys getting to finally hear something new after 8 years of silence. It might have been "blind worship" but hey, people are like that.
 
so, with that very same reasoning you're saying there, is it not even remotely plausible that the praise this album seems to get almost universally, is actually tinged with this "omg it's been 8 years, this is awesome" mentality?
 
yeah, it obviously is affected by that. same would happen if aphex released something again, people (or I least I would) feel they must like it. 
 
but there is also genuine enjoyment involved I guess, is a bit like that saying "we like the music we hear, not the music we like".
 
 
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Edited by Gocab, 05 June 2014 - 06:49 AM.


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Posted 05 June 2014 - 07:49 AM

yeah I think it's a testament to the magic of boc that people were that excited. I agree it's a bit over the top, but they certainly are a rabid minority.

I guess complaining as if boc owe you anything is a bit entitled and it makes me mad whenever someone takes that attitude towards anything. they could stop making music tomorrow for no reason and we would have no right to be mad at them for it, it's a bit like biting the hand that feeds

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 10:25 AM

I was never a huge fanboy to begin with and I didn't have high or even low expectations, but it was definitely my "blind taste test" first listen that really exposed how much people can overreact to music based on social factors surrounding it. Not saying it like its a fact but... damn I thought it was worth mentioning in some way. I can entertain myself at least.

Nobody thinks a band owes them anything, I was just surprised to hear something so watered down after such a long gestation period, and even more surprised that more people weren't noticing the same thing. So I made a post basically saying we shouldn't hold artists in such high regard on some exalted pedestal if we truly feel our own imaginations are more potent and interesting than this album.

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 10:34 AM

I'm just saying we shouldn't look at this like it's some creative pinnacle just because it was made by a respected band. What's wrong with thinking we can all aim a little bit higher ourselves? Whether it's music or any pursuit. People put so many limitations on themselves and it keeps truly interesting things from happening.

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 10:40 AM

This album is good, but I don't think it's quite great or transformative.  It has a nice enough flow and I get the aesthetic and intent.  Seems to me that it doesn't always do enough to transcend the soundtrack work that clearly influenced it.  Nothing wrong with cribbing off this stuff, but I've lived in that headspace since the 80s, you know:

 


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I can't believe how wrong candiru is on this one. I don't understand the arrogance people feel entitled to when it comes to negatively attacking the artistic works of others. show some godamn respect mate, you couldn't produce shit half as good as this so I'd advise you to can it immediately.

I exaggerated my opinion for effect to contradict a lot of what I and some others see as blind hero worship. I don't think it's this offensively bad album, but I do think it's surprisingly tame and is "just enough". I don't have automatic respect for musicians or artists and nobody should. You won't find inspiration that way.
it's not automatic respect and I don't know who made you the sage of inspiration. it's more courteous to take the stance of 'I don't like this and here's why' than 'this is why this thing sucks and boc should feel bad'. I don't care if it's a message board, it just makes you look like you're determined to make others as negative about something as you are. there are times for calling out more obvious bullshit but I think it is clear this is was a pretty satisfying release for most people. the notion that you are 'countering the praise' seems bitter and childish to me.
 
 
I don't think Candiru is necessarily aiming his comments directly at you here, but making comment towards a general sense of blind worship that certainly was happening around the time of the release. I mean, for fuck sake, there was a thread on twoism about sending "The Brothers" a present to thank them for an album no-one had even heard yet.
 
If that's not blind worship, I don't know what is!
 
from that point of view it does sound silly.
 
then again, it is just the outcome of us boc fanboys getting to finally hear something new after 8 years of silence. It might have been "blind worship" but hey, people are like that.
 
so, with that very same reasoning you're saying there, is it not even remotely plausible that the praise this album seems to get almost universally, is actually tinged with this "omg it's been 8 years, this is awesome" mentality?
 
yeah, it obviously is affected by that. same would happen if aphex released something again, people (or I least I would) feel they must like it. 
 
but there is also genuine enjoyment involved I guess, is a bit like that saying "we like the music we hear, not the music we like".
 
 
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Posted 05 June 2014 - 12:55 PM

Some of the best albums are ones that divide opinion, especially where it's either a 'love' or 'hate', and where there is no middle ground. It seems TH has that effect. So imo that's a good thing, fan or not.



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Posted 05 June 2014 - 02:56 PM

I think it's good and important that big albums like TH get a retrospective thread after a year.
 
One thing that has become apparent to me over the last ten years on the subject of Boards is how they are masters of their carefully managed image. 
 
The gushing praise by the media, (most of the twoism board) and a few posters on here is, I think, as someone else as suggested, a symptom of the years of waiting.
 
As much as I deeply admire their asthetics and sound, there is nothing to suggest that an album of lo-fi electonica should take eight years. These guys are both extremely talented artists (but more importantly in this day and age) they are savvy marketeers. They understand the necessity of limiting their output as a way of generating interest.
 
Does anyone really believe they would now have the kind of following and admiration they currently have if they released an album roughly every two years?
 
I know that we could all argue that their particular sound cannot just be called up whenever Warp require something new and artists can't just produce things to any kind of schedule.
 
As an artist, it must be a risky propostion - release more regularly and lose the cult and mystique or keep them waiting nearly a decade and hope that the music justifies it.
 
Last June, I spent a good portion of my time literally willing myself to like TH simply because Campfire felt like it had happened a lifetime ago.
 
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Posted 05 June 2014 - 03:04 PM

 

I think it's good and important that big albums like TH get a retrospective thread after a year.
 
One thing that has become apparent to me over the last ten years on the subject of Boards is how they are masters of their carefully managed image. 
 
The gushing praise by the media, (most of the twoism board) and a few posters on here is, I think, as someone else as suggested, a symptom of the years of waiting.
 
As much as I deeply admire their asthetics and sound, there is nothing to suggest that an album of lo-fi electonica should take eight years. These guys are both extremely talented artists (but more importantly in this day and age) they are savvy marketeers. They understand the necessity of limiting their output as a way of generating interest.
 
Does anyone really believe they would now have the kind of following and admiration they currently have if they released an album roughly every two years?
 
I know that we could all argue that their particular sound cannot just be called up whenever Warp require something new and artists can't just produce things to any kind of schedule.
 
As an artist, it must be a risky propostion - release more regularly and lose the cult and mystique or keep them waiting nearly a decade and hope that the music justifies it.
 
Last June, I spent a good portion of my time literally willing myself to like TH simply because Campfire felt like it had happened a lifetime ago.
 
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I think you've hit the nail on the head here, man.



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Posted 05 June 2014 - 03:17 PM

If people truly think that this album is their best work, I donno what to say but saying that they're just mindlessly following them isn't the right way to go about it. Maybe you and I don't think so, but who are we to say that they're wrong? A lot of people think AE post 98 is straight up random garbage.

 

Hopefully their next release hits the mark though, hard. The way they limited their tracks on this release hurt it.

 

Also, I'd say fans getting really excited after waiting 8 years is pretty normal.

 

edit: and yeah 8 years is definitely too long, but didn't they say in an interview that they actually started this album like 2 years ago? or am i wrong.


Edited by Gravity, 05 June 2014 - 03:20 PM.


#74 manmower

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 04:17 PM



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Posted 05 June 2014 - 05:09 PM

Corsair.

edit: I will say this again, there was no "Over the Horizon radar" or "Olson" or "Tears from the Coumpound eye" in TH, not for me at least. That feeling those tracks gave me, I missed it on this release. That's my only complaint.

Edited by MIXL2, 05 June 2014 - 05:12 PM.