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27 Sep 2006 01:40 PM
    something very fleetwood mac about this album check it out. www.midlake.net
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    29 Sep 2006 11:57 PM
    This is an excellent record in my view, one of the year's best. Worryingly, the Fleetwood Mac comparisons aren't just a Rumour, (see what I did there?) yet the quality of the songs is such that a tendency to put two wheels of their wagon on either side of the middle of the road doesn't incur them the usual penalty points. See you up the front on 3/11, Unkle M?
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    30 Sep 2006 11:01 AM
    Yeah great album, one that didn't seem to get alot of attention when it came out. Is the gig on in TBMC or The Village?
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    18 Oct 2006 09:07 PM
    yes im there gonna be a busy week with sufjan and tv on the radio aswell
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    18 Oct 2006 09:15 PM
    and final fantasy
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    04 Dec 2006 03:58 AM
    interesting - I only got to listen to this album for the first time this weekend and though I didn't immediately think of the 'mac I got the same 70's AM rock feel (BTW 'rumours' is a fine record). it reminds me a lot of sufjan too.

    I like this midlake album a lot.
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    29 Jan 2007 03:03 PM
    This was my album of the year for 2006. It hasn't left my cd changer since I got it.
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    30 Jan 2007 02:32 PM
    hey been a while nice to know my midlake thread is still going strong!
    anyway i neglected this place only 'coz i seem to get logged out all the time

    ok you should be listening to .....

    * Arcade Fire - Neon Bible (if you look you'l find it) a tad bit depressing but some dame fine songs from the difficult up album.

    * !!! - Myth Takes
    * Heartless Bastards - All This Time
    * The View - Hats of to The Buskers

    clap your hands say yeah thurs night woohoo..... anyway enough of the cold war kids/ maroon 5 stuff i think it's a good album, i'll be front row asking them to sing she will be loved!

    sadsongsfordirtylovers.blogspot.com
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    13 Jun 2007 12:46 PM
    There's one abdsolutely deadly track on that album. Can't remember what its called though....
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    22 Jun 2007 11:51 AM
    Posted By muzak on 13 Jun 2007 1:46 PM
    There's one abdsolutely deadly track on that album. Can't remember what its called though....




    one?...only one? you goota be kidding! It really annoyed me to miss them last November, I was hoping they'd play Electric Picnic or something but its not to be
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    02 Jul 2007 03:03 AM
    It took me a while to get into this album but I really like it now. I think the Electric Picnic line-up is good but you are right about some of their choices. Some bands that should be playing at Electriic Picnic:

    Midlake
    Band of Horses (just finished their second album and are touring with Modest Mouse anyway)
    Battles
    Grizzly Bear
    Built to Spill
    Wolf Parade
    Handsome Furs
    Sunset Rubdown
    Menomena
    Annuals

    The list could go on.
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    02 Jul 2007 06:16 AM
    Posted By crucifixio on 02 Jul 2007 4:03 AM
    It took me a while to get into this album but I really like it now. I think the Electric Picnic line-up is good but you are right about some of their choices. Some bands that should be playing at Electriic Picnic:

    Midlake
    Band of Horses (just finished their second album and are touring with Modest Mouse anyway)
    Battles
    Grizzly Bear
    Built to Spill
    Wolf Parade
    Handsome Furs
    Sunset Rubdown
    Menomena
    Annuals

    The list could go on.




    Battles and Hasndsome Furs are doing their own gigs here. Wolf Parade are, I think, on tour in the States in Spetember.

    Built to Spill have never played a gig here which is a shame.
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    02 Jul 2007 10:19 AM
    I think Built to Spill supported Foo Fighters somewhere in Dublin in the mid-90's.

    That information is in my head... I'm not sure how, but I don't think I made it up!
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    Ian Wright

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    03 Jul 2007 05:38 AM
    Posted By crucifixio on 02 Jul 2007 4:03 AM

    Band of Horses (just finished their second album and are touring with Modest Mouse anyway)




    I'm listening to Everything All The Time for the first time right now
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    03 Jul 2007 06:01 AM
    When are Battles playing here? I only got to see 1/2 their gig in Barcelona because the people I was with wanted to go home.

    Band of Horses are amazing live (a lot heavier than the album) and the album is a grower!

    I was just commenting that I think that these are the type of bands that should be invited to EP. Along with My Morning Jacket!
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    Ian Wright

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    03 Jul 2007 07:08 AM
    Posted By crucifixio on 03 Jul 2007 7:01 AM
    When are Battles playing here? I only got to see 1/2 their gig in Barcelona because the people I was with wanted to go home.

    Band of Horses are amazing live (a lot heavier than the album) and the album is a grower!

    I was just commenting that I think that these are the type of bands that should be invited to EP. Along with My Morning Jacket!




    Battles are August 24th in Tripod. I'm enjoying that Band Of Horses album, a nice mix of My Morning Jacket and The Flaming Lips to my ears.
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    03 Jul 2007 08:09 AM
    Brilliant! I don't see any info on ticketmaster or Aiken. When do the tickets go on sale? Bollox, I mightn't be in the country. (sorry about the stream of consciousness)
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    Ian Wright

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    03 Jul 2007 08:54 AM
    Posted By crucifixio on 03 Jul 2007 9:09 AM
    Brilliant! I don't see any info on ticketmaster or Aiken. When do the tickets go on sale? Bollox, I mightn't be in the country. (sorry about the stream of consciousness)




    It's being promoted by U:Mack, tickets are on sale now from tickets.ie
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    07 Jan 2010 03:28 AM
    Anyone going to see Midalke's Vicar St gig on Valentines Day? Cannot Wait!!!
    I got my hands on The Courage of Others last night. Sounds pretty promising on 1st listen!
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    25 Oct 2010 01:30 AM
    Brilliant! very good.

















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