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Forum: Other Talk
08-05-09, 12:05 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 13,607
Posted By John Wielgosz

Re: Defunct Retail Stores you miss

Tower Records
Virgin Megastore

I was passing by the remains of the Times Square Virgin Megastore, and watched as a tourist family walked up and looked around, trying to figure out why it was...
Forum: Music Talk
05-11-09, 12:28 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,213
Posted By John Wielgosz

Re: What's The Deal With Best Buy's New Love of Vinyl?

I made the leap into vinyl this past Holiday season, and while it's not my primary listening format, I've been picking up new vinyl releases ("Hard Candy", "Sounds of the Universe", "Viva La Vida",...
Forum: Tech Talk
04-15-09, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,588
Posted By John Wielgosz

Re: My laptop died and my entire iTunes library is gone!

Do you have access to a system that you could possibly plug the laptop's HD into as a temporary second drive?

Or is there a way you could plug the iPhone into another system without iTunes...
Forum: Music Talk
03-19-09, 03:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,295
Posted By John Wielgosz

Re: Tori Amos' new CD ("Abnormally Attracted to Sin") coming Spring '09

Listened to both links. Very good on both counts. The most layered she's been since 'Choirgirl Hotel' (my favorite of hers). 'Welcome to England' sounds like it could come from 'To Venus and Back'.
Forum: Music Talk
02-18-09, 11:00 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 26,943
Posted By John Wielgosz

Re: U2: No Line on the Horizon - March 3rd, 2009

On my first listen through, and it's stunning. Any of my worries have been swiftly dealt with.

Initial Standout tracks:
No Line On The Horizon
Magnificent
Moment of Surrender
I'll Go Crazy......
Forum: Music Talk
01-26-09, 11:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,628
Posted By John Wielgosz

Re: Songs you associate with the loss of a loved one

The Wallflower's "One Headlight" was big around the time my father's cancer was entering terminal stage. To this day, every time I listen to it, I still think "Ah f**k!" in the back of my head. ...
Forum: Music Talk
01-20-09, 01:38 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 26,943
Posted By John Wielgosz

Re: U2: No Line on the Horizon - March 3rd, 2009

Or as good as the vast majority of tracks from 'Zooropa' or 'Pop'. I really tried to get into the single, but I just realized it wasn't meant to be.

It's quite sad when the lead single from the...
Forum: Movie Talk
12-05-08, 01:40 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 58,058
Posted By John Wielgosz

From what I understand, the attack on the U.S.S....

From what I understand, the attack on the U.S.S. Kelvin is an attempt to do just that.
Forum: Music Talk
10-15-08, 10:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 30,782
Posted By John Wielgosz

I was at the New Jersey October 4th show, and was...

I was at the New Jersey October 4th show, and was five seats away from the right side of the center stage. When I got to my seat, I was suddenly fearful that I wouldn't last the night with my brain...
Forum: HD Talk
09-08-08, 11:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,883
Posted By John Wielgosz

'Die Hard With a Vengeance' had a sad history on...

'Die Hard With a Vengeance' had a sad history on home video, from the LD to both DVD releases. Massive edge-enhancement and DNR filtering. The Blu Ray release FINALLY gave us a great looking home...
Forum: Music Talk
06-27-08, 08:13 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,609
Posted By John Wielgosz

For large scale shows I have to go with U2 and...

For large scale shows I have to go with U2 and Madonna. For more "stripped down" shows, Pearl Jam and Rush have never disappointed me.

FINALLY seeing Springsteen this August, so hopefully there...
Forum: Music Talk
05-08-08, 09:13 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,009
Posted By John Wielgosz

Hell Yeah! I remember waiting and waiting...

Hell Yeah!

I remember waiting and waiting for the 'Confessions Tour' announcement. This was VERY swift. I'll be hitting East Rutherford, MSG, and back-to-back Philly shows, assuming that...
Forum: Music Talk
04-23-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,009
Posted By John Wielgosz

Finally heard the new 'Beat Goes On'. ...

Finally heard the new 'Beat Goes On'. It's...certainly different. Almost none of the original demo version is present. I prefer the new version even though Madge seems to get shunted to the...
Forum: Music Talk
04-23-08, 02:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,009
Posted By John Wielgosz

I was planning on getting the single CD release...

I was planning on getting the single CD release for my mother, and pick up the vinyl deluxe edition for myself on release day in NYC. I'm now hearing that the deluxe version is being delayed for two...
Forum: Music Talk
04-22-08, 02:16 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,009
Posted By John Wielgosz

I'm in partial agreement about the 'Give it to...

I'm in partial agreement about the 'Give it to Me' breakdown, but I'm finding it to be less of an issue on repeated listens. The 'Heartbeat' breakdown is so quick that I never considered it an...
Forum: Music Talk
04-04-08, 01:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,904
Posted By John Wielgosz

There's a 30-second clip of "Miles Away" on the...

There's a 30-second clip of "Miles Away" on the newly refurbished Madonna.com site. It's another Timbaland produced track that sounds like...acoustic driven Madonna. Either he adapted his style as...
Forum: Music Talk
04-03-08, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By John Wielgosz

DaveWadding. I honestly don't care if I get...

DaveWadding. I honestly don't care if I get banned for this, but would you appreciate it much if I hunted down any of your music threads and let loose threadfarts as much as you do?

It CLEARLY...
Forum: Music Talk
04-02-08, 10:34 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,009
Posted By John Wielgosz

The U.S. release date is April 29.

The U.S. release date is April 29.
Forum: Music Talk
03-26-08, 02:09 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,009
Posted By John Wielgosz

I've had such a weird journey with this...

I've had such a weird journey with this forthcoming release. When I first heard that Timbaland & Timberlake were involved, my first reaction was along the lines of "Oh hell no, she might be going...
Forum: Music Talk
03-11-08, 11:14 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 9,079
Posted By John Wielgosz

Personally speaking, I'm quite happy to make you...

Personally speaking, I'm quite happy to make you bewildered.

-rolleyes- -ohbfrank-
Forum: Music Talk
03-01-08, 03:34 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,009
Posted By John Wielgosz

I've heard it and annoying DJs aside, I'm...

I've heard it and annoying DJs aside, I'm surprised by how quickly I came on board with it. And Timberlake at that?

Supposedly, this is as "urban" as the new album will get. I heard a...
Forum: Music Talk
01-17-08, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By John Wielgosz

They've kinda gone off the rails. "Hard Candy"...

They've kinda gone off the rails. "Hard Candy" didn't do much for myself overall, and the two new tracks seem overly generic. I loved their debut and "This Desert Life", and liked "Counting the...
Forum: Music Talk
12-13-07, 09:34 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 9,079
Posted By John Wielgosz

Oy, After reading this thread, I'm doubly...

Oy,

After reading this thread, I'm doubly glad she's in. If you don't agree with the Hall of Fame guidelines, why should you care if she's in or not?

That being said, Rush really should be on...
Forum: Music Talk
12-07-07, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,595
Posted By John Wielgosz

Ah yes, 'Drowned World 2001'. I saw the first...

Ah yes, 'Drowned World 2001'. I saw the first U.S. Date (Philadelphia - 7/21/01) and came out thinking 'Yep, I'm in all the way now.'
Forum: Music Talk
12-07-07, 09:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,009
Posted By John Wielgosz

The other current title rumor is 'Give It To Me'....

The other current title rumor is 'Give It To Me'. Oddly, the 'Licorice' title showed up on some fan-made covers back in late summer/early fall or so. Not sure of the release time frame.

The...
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