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are you looking forward to the new DMB album?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by MAJOR METAL, Aug 6, 2012.


  1. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    It looks like Dave Matthews Band has a new album coming out on 9/12/12, produced with the bands former producer, Steve Lillywhite. Anyone here looking forward to this release? I have recently developed an appreciation for a lot of their music, I quite enjoy it.
     
  2. T. Alan Smith

    T. Alan Smith Guest

    Sep 9, 2001
    Count me in. While I've enjoyed the territory they've explored with other producers, to me, their sound has been more shallow than their work w/Lillywhite.
     
  3. Roscoe East

    Roscoe East

    Aug 22, 2011
    no
     
  4. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Here is a song from the new album, I like it. Good groove.

     
  5. testing1two

    testing1two Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2009
    Southern California
    I'm a fan of the old Lillywhite produced albums but when I hear this song I am genuinely disappointed because everything is sloppy (except Carter Beauford of course). It's not particularly well arranged, many of the parts are busy & not well thought out and the mix has so much panning going on that listening through headphones makes my head hurt. I will always be a fan but that track leaves this reviewer cold.

    There's a fine line between going back to your roots and trying to relive your past. This feels more like that latter.
     
  6. jnevi9nr

    jnevi9nr

    Aug 17, 2009
    Washington, DC
    They aren't what they used to be. Dave could do better. He is the leader of the band and his creativity is at an all time low. I ordered the cd and looking forward to the last track prog song called drunken solider. Well see what happens. You can skip the first half of the album unless you want radio friendly songs. There is a song called belly belly nice that might be the next too much.
     
  7. lancimouspitt

    lancimouspitt

    Dec 10, 2008
    dayton Ohio
    I love all the older stuff but the past few years I haven't been that impressed.
    I think when Lillywhite was producing they where at their best,but at times I think the bass got kind of drowned out,especially on the crash album. Maybe it's time i gave the new stuff an honest listen though.
     
  8. Itzayana

    Itzayana

    Aug 15, 2012
    Oakland Ca
    No. Not at all.
     
  9. sammyp

    sammyp

    Aug 20, 2010
    NB, Canada
    i find DM a meandering songwriter in search of a good melody which he never finds ....
     
  10. StrangerDanger

    StrangerDanger Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    I like their covers better than their originals for the last 15 years or so.
     

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