Animals As Leaders MEGATHREAD

Discussion in 'General Music Discussion' started by bulb, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. ASoC

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    Totally dug it. Just pre-ordered a CD and vinyl copy. :yesway:

    I have to continue my collection of every AAL, CHON, and Periphery pre-order poster and limited vinyl release since Periphery's Clear :lol:
     
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    Tabs please?
     
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    Is that the soundtrack to a secret Super Mario level or something?
     
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    Didn't dig the sound of those pickups/amp/axe fx patch at all.
     
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    Meh, I thought they sounded great for the kind of stuff he plays. Not sure how they would translate to other styles of playing.

    Not a fan of Pura Vida, either. Like it's already been said:

    And I completely understand what you mean. It doesn't catch my attention, tbh. It's really nice background music, but I don't think I'd ever crave that specific song.
     
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    First thing that came to mind after listening to Pura Vida was "progressive elevator music". Pretty sounds that never go anywhere or do anything interesting. There's no story, no development, no real sense of direction to it.
     
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    Does anyone know what synths they used on 2009 album? I could not find any info :(

     
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    Don't know if this has been posted, pretty nice!


    @MrSleepwalker Virus Polar I think
     
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    asher So Did We

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    Whoa, that's awesome! It fits in really well!
     
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    Loved that flute! :eek:
     
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    2:20 onwards (and specially 3:10) are just so beautiful. Javier or Tosin posted that video a few months ago, hopefully they will consider doing something with a more diverse instrumentation in the next album
     
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    Will XS01 Tera Culpa

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    Hey guys, so Tosin Abasi recently made a scholarship contest to attend the Atlanta Institute of Music. We could either choose to play over a BT or do a solo composition, I went with #2. I wanted to share my video and see what you guys think. We did this all last minute and I'm glad how things turned out.

     
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    So, I may just be late to the party on this, but did everyone else know that CAFO stands for something? I was just reading an article about CAFOs (disturbing, naturally), and it was the first time I've seen the acronym, and I was like, "Hey, I know that song!"
    Anyway, here's the wiki on it...
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concentrated_Animal_Feeding_Operation
     
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    It has crossed my mind a couple of times if Tosin is vegan, or at least vegetarian. I mean: Animals as Leaders, CAFO, Modern Meat etc. It's almost like he's trying to bring awareness in a subtle way...
     
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    Those song titles led me to think the same, so I asked Tosin if he was vegetarian or vegan on their first U.S. tour(the one with VoM and Periphery) and he said no but he had just read about factory farming and such and needed song titles haha

    I still think it's great that he chose those names, because like you said, it brings a subtle awareness to those that wish to discover/learn more.
     
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    I've also wondered if animals as leaders has been kind of this political statement, like, we have animals (savages) as leaders in a negative way, or if it has been more like the thought of humans being messed up so animals should be the leaders, animals as leaders in a positive way, if you know what I mean.

    Or maybe I'm just putting too much thought into it and it's kinda random like the song names :p
     
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    I've heard Tosin say in an interview that he views man as animals. This probably has everything to do with the name
     
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishmael_(novel)
     

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