Forum Home Forum Home > Progressive Music Lounges > Prog Recommendations/Featured albums
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - The Residents
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Topic ClosedThe Residents

 Post Reply Post Reply
Author
Message
kingofbizzare View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: March 09 2005
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 520
Direct Link To This Post Topic: The Residents
    Posted: January 23 2006 at 19:56
I'm looking to get into The Residents, but I don't know where to start. I loved all of the tracks available here. I can usually get into really inaccessable stuff in just one or two listens, so I can usually just dive right in to the good stuff. Any suggestions?
Back to Top
Zac M View Drop Down
Special Collaborator
Special Collaborator

Honorary Collaborator

Joined: July 03 2005
Status: Offline
Points: 3577
Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 23 2006 at 21:41
I have been listening to a lot of stuff by The Resident's lately. My picks:

Commercial Album
Eskimo
Heaven and/or Hell (both compilations, but very good)
Duck Stab/Buster and Glen

Really, they're all great, but I think the Commercial Album may be the best place to start.

By the way, if you like The Residents, you should also check out Snakefinger and other Ralph Records label artists. Good stuff.
"Art is not imitation, nor is it something manufactured according to the wishes of instinct or good taste. It is a process of expression."

-Merleau-Ponty
Back to Top
Syzygy View Drop Down
Special Collaborator
Special Collaborator
Avatar
Honorary Collaborator

Joined: December 16 2004
Location: United Kingdom
Status: Offline
Points: 6386
Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 24 2006 at 05:31

Originally posted by meurglysIII meurglysIII wrote:

I have been listening to a lot of stuff by The Resident's lately. My picks:

Commercial Album
Eskimo
Heaven and/or Hell (both compilations, but very good)
Duck Stab/Buster and Glen

Really, they're all great, but I think the Commercial Album may be the best place to start.

By the way, if you like The Residents, you should also check out Snakefinger and other Ralph Records label artists. Good stuff.

All good recommendations - personally I'd go for Duck Stab/Buster & Glen first, if only for the dazzling Sinister Exaggerator.

'Like so many of you
I've got my doubts about how much to contribute
to the already rich among us...'

Robert Wyatt, Gloria Gloom


Back to Top
krusty View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member


Joined: September 27 2005
Location: United Kingdom
Status: Offline
Points: 1777
Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 24 2006 at 05:35
My favorite album is Duck Stab/Buster Glen which I thinks is also a good place to start.
One of their more accessable ablums as well.

BTW, Have you done a search on "the residents" on the forums?
There are plenty of threads already asking this question, you may also get some ideas from them.


jeez, sysygy can be fast sometimes can't he?? just beat me..








Edited by krusty
Back to Top
antonio View Drop Down
Forum Newbie
Forum Newbie


Joined: January 14 2006
Status: Offline
Points: 8
Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 24 2006 at 05:41
KAW-LIGA!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Back to Top
Spanky View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: April 07 2004
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 389
Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 24 2006 at 23:23
I also recommend Animal Lover.  It's pretty easy to get and it's an excellent album by the Residents.  Of course, anything you can get of their's is worth checking out.
Coalinga knows how to party.
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Forum Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 11.01
Copyright ©2001-2014 Web Wiz Ltd.

This page was generated in 0.094 seconds.