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buster

Yesterday at 09:29:23 PM
Thanks WS, it's a new looking site since I was last there.  I actually stopped using them a while back, altho they still pay me royalties, they stopped reviewing new work I submitted, so for the few songs they were using it was a waste of time.
 

kevmsmith81

Yesterday at 06:15:44 PM
Wow, talking about Soundclick.  I'd forgotten about that site.  That was where all my earliest uploads went.  I'm kinda amazed it is still going after all this time.  I'll have to check out the site properly as there used to be some interesting stuff on there.
 

whitestrat73

Yesterday at 10:38:25 AM
Oh, and of course, mail them using their online form, just to be safe.....  ;)
 

whitestrat73

Yesterday at 10:37:19 AM
I don't use/visit MooMoo, Buster, but on checking their site, I see no notices regarding changes.
I'd, maybe, email them to ask, letting them know about the mail you have.
 

buster

Yesterday at 10:06:41 AM
Anyone received an email from MooMoo Music claiming to have a new site and to reset your password?..and do you know if it's legit or not?
 

combobob

Yesterday at 01:25:29 AM
because I haven't used it in years
 

combobob

Yesterday at 01:25:05 AM
I found my old Soundclick page so perhaps it gets loaded occasionally?  :o
 

Gazebo

December 16, 2017, 09:49:19 AM
I was looking for the Soundclick pages too - I guess they must get closed down if they are not used for a few years :-[
 

combobob

December 16, 2017, 02:08:00 AM
and the Parent Directory has a few things in it too:
http://www.twotrackmusic.com/kaeftp/KAE_Challenge_Archive/
 

combobob

December 16, 2017, 02:06:48 AM
I have a list of all Challenges and the top 3 places from the first KAE to the Open of Sep 2012.
One link still works. Merry Christmas:
http://www.twotrackmusic.com/kaeftp/KAE_Challenge_Archive/The_KAE_Christmas_Album/
 

combobob

December 15, 2017, 07:23:55 PM
I will go through my bu drives today too Smurf. I think all I have is the info for each Challenge I used to set up the archives originally. Pretty sure I didn't save any songs as I figured they were all in the archives. Weird about the Soundclick pages going missing too...
 

Smurf

December 15, 2017, 07:00:58 PM
Well, spent last night & all of today going thru my BU DVD's....I have nothing....not a dam thing from the past challenges....

This makes me sick, it really does...... :'(
 

Joom

December 15, 2017, 02:24:10 AM
Well then.  Had to go do some work at a school this evening, and got wrapped up in their Christmas Party.  One of the students was performing.  Acoustic, electric, and slide.  Not a bad player or singer.

They offered food, but I had to work on stuff...
 

Joom

December 14, 2017, 02:40:18 PM
When the site got hacked a couple months or so ago, that was wiped out.  Song files, software, everything.  Now I have to rebuild a facility for that, but I don't have copies of all the archived songs...
 

Joom

December 14, 2017, 02:37:53 PM
In the "Additional Menu" above the shoutbox, Red, you'll see an option for "ODC Archives".  That was a place I set up to store archives from all our ODC challenges...

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Midnight Oil
« on: April 01, 2017, 07:48:23 PM »
A bit random but I've really got into Diesel and Dust by Midnight Oil this week. I'd never heard t before but I love it. I had the Beds area burning single when it came out back in 87.

I really love Put Down That Weapon. I must have played it 30 times in about 5 days.

There's not a duff track on the album. Why did it take 3 years for me to hear it?

Anyone else got a take on this underestimated band? I'm expecting an Aussie or two to chip in

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Re: Midnight Oil
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2017, 04:17:09 AM »
Great band OT, but after Peter Garrett's time as an MP and truly dreadful Minister For the Environment, a few of us could be excused for having gone off them.

For me the great feature of the band is Rob Hirst's drumming. He hits them harder than anyone I've seen

Way back in the day, our own Toadman supported The Oils on a couple of tours and I think his band were managed by Rob Hirst for a while.

Good news for you is that Midnight Oil are back playing live and touring.

Can't remember if it's on Diesel and Dust but one of my favorite songs is "Blue Sky Mine".

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Re: Midnight Oil
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2017, 11:45:02 AM »
What? You mean THE Toadman?

That's nothing short of remarkable.

So Peter Garrett was never popular as MP or environmentalist? I guess that can be a turn off. Just need to look at Bono and she how he throws himself at any cause and makes the public put a little more distance between them selves and the band, to see that.

But Mr Garrett definitely has a distinctive voice. It kinda warbles a lot. I didn't realise that he tragetically lost his parents before he finished uni. Or that midnight oil started up in 1973!!!

And has he always been bald?

I'll look out for blue sky mine. Thanks Buster.

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Re: Midnight Oil
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2017, 10:41:12 PM »
What I should have said about Peter Garrett is not that his heart wasn't in the right place as an MP and Minister, he was just extraordinarily incompetent. He was also there in some respects as a celebrity candidate and was therefore easily mislead by the professional political animals.


If you jump the train and head on up to the London Apollo you could probably ask him about it, if you can scam a ticket.

http://www.midnightoil.com/tour-dates/



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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2017, 10:00:54 PM »
Not at £60 a pop. I've downloaded about 7 MO albums to Apple Music and getting well into it. Scream in Blue is such a bizarre but same time fascinating track. This band are very powerful but accomplished musicians.didnt realise they date pre-punk and starting in 1973 must be the oldest group still recording and touring? Or close to that.

But did they ever write a love song or anything other than anti-war, anti-America, anti-white men decimating aboriginal land, or anything non-political or non-environmental?

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Re: Midnight Oil
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2017, 03:39:59 PM »
Midnight Oil tickets just went on sale for a Winnipeg show in August lol
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