Jackson 5 are so good.
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Posted 15 June 2018 - 11:31 AM
Yup. My heart still fills with excitement everytime I see this thread bumped. Man if they could reform... Getting paid was so promising for their future !
Thanks for the videos !
Posted 21 June 2018 - 09:38 PM
I'm almost ashamed to say it but apart for some specific songs, mostly Guajira and Everlasting Beacon, Getting Paid doesn't do that much for me. Groovewise and productionwise it sounds a little too middle of the road for me. The grooves could have been heavier and the melodies are mostly too weak, if you know what I mean. It's neither a chill to-groove record or an avant melodic one. I think it's mostly the production though, more dirt and fat and it would've probably worked better for me.
Posted 21 June 2018 - 09:40 PM
i get that, it is pretty by the numbers as far as RL prog goes. but i do like those numbers
Posted 21 June 2018 - 10:31 PM
Posted 23 June 2018 - 05:29 PM
I always thought it sort of fell victim to the same thing Noctourniquet did: we were used to hearing the live versions and then when the album dropped the recorded versions were slightly slower and tamer. Still a solid album though, just a common side effect of hearing music live before it’s released.
I agree, some of the ZM bootlegs from a ORL (might have been secret TMV gigs??) tour were great. The songs definitely had a swagger to them live
Posted 24 June 2018 - 06:17 AM
Yeah these guys were so good live; really tight, but it felt like they were constantly on the edge of loosing it. It was very exciting haha
Hard to replicate that in studio
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