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Northernhibee
21-06-2018, 04:40 PM
We're nearly halfway through the year so keen to find out:

Your favourite album of 2018 so far
Your favourite song of 2018 so far
Your favourite live gig of 2018 so far

:hyper

Northernhibee
21-06-2018, 04:44 PM
Favourite album: Tranquility Base Casino and Hotel - Arctic Monkeys. Took a few listens and seeing them live in Barcelona :hyper but for me it's not only the best album of the year so far but also by some distance the best body of work they've ever released. Absolutely love it to bits.

Favourite song: Fake ID by Riton. Just a great fun pop song with a super catchy hook.

Best live act - Either Bjork at Primavera Sound in Barcelona or Idles at the same festival. Bjork for her weirdness, stage set up and totally uncompromising setlist that people seemed to love or walk away from after fifteen minutes, Idles for their off the scale energy, venom and the wildest crowd I've ever been in.

Hibbyradge
21-06-2018, 05:09 PM
Album: American Utopia by David Byrne. It's had mixed reviews, but after a few listens it has really grown on me. Best played loud.

Single: The best of it by Whyte Horses ft. La Roux (Casino mix). I absolutely love it. The drums, the chorus and OMG, her voice. :drool:

Best live act: I didn't expect to be saying this, but undoubtedly it was The Stones. I've seen a good few gigs already this year and they out performed every one of them, and by a country mile.

Sylar
22-06-2018, 01:10 PM
Favourite Album: Ember, by Breaking Benjamin. They can do no wrong in my eyes, and just keep evolving.

Favourite song: On My Teeth by Underoath (shame the rest of their new album didn't quite work out to be as good IMO).

Best live act: I haven't actually been to many gigs this year so far - seen a few bands at Slam Dunk festival back in May, so probably Crown The Empire.

Tyler Durden
23-06-2018, 08:29 AM
Album - Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino. Gets better all the time for me, hear more and more of Pet Sounds and the White Album in there.

Song - Loner Boogie or Face behind her cigarette by Boy Azooga. Really getting into their album ď1,2 Kung FuĒ.

Gig - think Iíve only been to one this year. Noel Gallagher in Amsterdam. Was just ok really, crowd really werenít buying into his new material!

yonder1875
23-06-2018, 01:11 PM
Album - Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, Arctic Monkeys. Very bold album compared to their last which for me was very commercial (but still decent).

Song - Leave It In My Dreams, The Voidz. Julian Casablancas 'other' band. Better than anything The Strokes have released since Angles.

Gig - Rolling Stones at Murrayfield, not much to be said really that hasn't been said but I was in awe.

Hibbyradge
23-06-2018, 01:42 PM
Album - Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino. Gets better all the time for me, hear more and more of Pet Sounds and the White Album in there.

Song - Loner Boogie or Face behind her cigarette by Boy Azooga. Really getting into their album ď1,2 Kung FuĒ.

Gig - think Iíve only been to one this year. Noel Gallagher in Amsterdam. Was just ok really, crowd really werenít buying into his new material!

:grr:

I'm making a point of listening to everyone's favourite single, but you've listed 2 and now I can't choose. :paranoid:

Northernhibee
23-06-2018, 04:07 PM
Arctic Monkeys
Fake ID - Riton
Bjork

Godsahibby
23-06-2018, 06:54 PM
Album- Blossoms, Cool like you. Special mention also to Snow Patrol snd their comeback.

Song- Hi Hello, Johnny Marr. Welcome back!!

Gig- Gerry Cinamon, canít remember ever being in a place with an atmosphere like that. Believe the hype.

frazeHFC
24-06-2018, 09:45 AM
Album - DMAS For Now
Song - There's a reason why (Blossoms)
Gig - DMAS Alahambra

patch1875
24-06-2018, 10:46 AM
Album - Ruins - First Aid Kit
Song(s) The Club- Hinds, Let It Burn - Goat
Gig - The Stones

calumhibee1
24-06-2018, 06:22 PM
I have literally heard of none of these songs. :confused::greengrin

Dalianwanda
25-06-2018, 10:53 AM
Album - Luminosity Device by Surgeon
Gig - Lakker

overdrive
25-06-2018, 10:55 AM
Album - DMAS For Now
Song - There's a reason why (Blossoms)
Gig - DMAS Alahambra

Was just about to post these exact picks.

Hibbyradge
25-06-2018, 11:45 AM
I have literally heard of none of these songs. :confused::greengrin

Spotify is your friend :wink:

Sylar
30-06-2018, 07:36 PM
:grr:

I'm making a point of listening to everyone's favourite single, but you've listed 2 and now I can't choose. :paranoid:

My apologies if you're listening to them all :greengrin

I definitely don't see Underoath being your bag.

Tyler Durden
30-06-2018, 08:23 PM
:grr:

I'm making a point of listening to everyone's favourite single, but you've listed 2 and now I can't choose. :paranoid:

What was the verdict Radge? Did you enjoy any of the recommendations in particular?

Hibbyradge
30-06-2018, 11:28 PM
What was the verdict Radge? Did you enjoy any of the recommendations in particular?

I meant to post earlier. I listened to both of those tracks and then the entire album.

I liked it and I'll listen again. Good shout. 👍

Hibbyradge
30-06-2018, 11:30 PM
My apologies if you're listening to them all :greengrin

I definitely don't see Underoath being your bag.

Indeed.

Underoath was not my bag.

Sylar
01-07-2018, 08:34 PM
Indeed.

Underoath was not my bag.

Quite alright. I doubt many on this forum would be a fan.

It's a shame it's such a classic "rock"/indie-centric forum really.

Off the bar
23-07-2018, 07:52 AM
new single from the twighlight sad is stunning, I've had it on repeat for about a week.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_2Rdw9BrQE&index=1&list=RDt_2Rdw9BrQE

Higgo
23-07-2018, 12:11 PM
Album - Microshift by Hookworms
Song - The Rover by Interpol, one of my all time fave bands who seemed to get gradually poorer each album until Elpintor and now this just reaffirms my love for them.
Gig - Only one this year so has to be Hookworms again, really was brilliant though.

HUTCHYHIBBY
23-07-2018, 06:24 PM
I'm starting to feel old! :-)

Northernhibee
23-07-2018, 06:51 PM
new single from the twighlight sad is stunning, I've had it on repeat for about a week.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_2Rdw9BrQE&index=1&list=RDt_2Rdw9BrQE

They were at Primavera in Barcelona and were great.

makaveli1875
25-07-2018, 01:13 PM
Album . Gorillaz - The Now Now

Song . Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Question of faith

Gig . Sugarhill Gang

Dalianwanda
26-07-2018, 01:53 PM
Sort of stumbled on this album which I've been enjoying last couple of days 'A Laughing Deep Meatspace' by Tropical **** Storm :greengrin Couldn't really describe its style but certainly worth a listen

heretoday
28-07-2018, 07:47 PM
The Now Now - Gorillaz album