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    Posted: May 19 2006 at 23:52
http://www.progarchives.com/Progressive_rock_discography_BAND.asp?band_id=2490

Here at last. Excellent avant garde/math rock band.

Thanks Zac for help with additionThumbs Up
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 20 2006 at 00:11
Havent heard them yet, but i will since you are happy with it`s addition Ansen

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 20 2006 at 00:13
Well, I added themWink

Very good band. Check out hellaband.com for some songs.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 20 2006 at 00:14
Ok...



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 20 2006 at 01:37
Yes, they're excellent!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 20 2006 at 01:59
Good band, but I can't get into them. At least I haven't yet.

Edited by Moatilliatta - May 20 2006 at 01:59
www.last.fm/user/ThisCenotaph
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 20 2006 at 03:01
Someone actually named their band Hella? That sucks.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 20 2006 at 04:52
Do you think it would be apropos to start a new label/genre (since you moderators/powers that be are so fond of doing so) of 'Math Rock'?  I.e. bands like Don Caballero, Piglet, Hella, Dysrhythmia, Slint, etc?

Because after all post-rock/experimental just wont cut it for these types of bands, no sirree.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 20 2006 at 05:28
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 21 2006 at 19:21
Right on! Hella is amazing
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 22 2006 at 12:43
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 22 2006 at 13:59
Avant Garde...
Never understood that genre
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 22 2006 at 14:40
I've been meaning to check them out for some time, though I really haven't heard good things about them...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 22 2006 at 14:59
Originally posted by Moatilliatta

Good band, but I can't get into them. At least I haven't yet.
 
What's so good about them then???
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 24 2006 at 21:10
hmmm....

I'm listening to "The Devil Isn't Red" for the first time...
I have to say I'm having trouble getting into it.  I like it OK, and I usually like math rock.  but this really sounds to me like the musicians are just noodling and dont really have any sense of playing a song or making different sections flow. 

I dont know, maybe it'll grow on me...Ermm
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 24 2006 at 21:22
hold your horse is, chirpin hard, church gone wild all genius

theyre a wacky group! i love em

listen to Hella
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 24 2006 at 21:27
Originally posted by eugene

Originally posted by Moatilliatta

Good band, but I can't get into them. At least I haven't yet.
 
What's so good about them then???
 
Well, I always viewed music like this: quality is not deniable, liking it is. Same goes for the converse of that. I can always appreciate a band for their creativity or talent, but I might not always like them, and there may be some bands that aren't exactly crean of the crop or anything of the sort, but they may strike me in such a way that I would find favor in their music. I would admit their lack of skill, originality, etc. no matter how much I like them (generally speaking). In this case, I recognize qualities in Hella's music, but I don't take a liking to their sound.


Edited by Moatilliatta - May 24 2006 at 21:32
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 25 2006 at 04:34
Originally posted by Moatilliatta

Originally posted by eugene

Originally posted by Moatilliatta

Good band, but I can't get into them. At least I haven't yet.
 
What's so good about them then???
 
Well, I always viewed music like this: quality is not deniable, liking it is. Same goes for the converse of that. I can always appreciate a band for their creativity or talent, but I might not always like them, and there may be some bands that aren't exactly crean of the crop or anything of the sort, but they may strike me in such a way that I would find favor in their music. I would admit their lack of skill, originality, etc. no matter how much I like them (generally speaking). In this case, I recognize qualities in Hella's music, but I don't take a liking to their sound.
 
I got your point. Probably I have more simplistic approach to the matter, but I would never call a band "good" unless I like at least part of what they are doing. As for me, I don't give a damn about all qualities in the world in music of, say, OSI, when I extremely dislike the music itself. It takes time to fully apprecaite music of certain bands - such were Zeuhl bands for me - but I would not call Magma "good" about an year ago. When I say "good", I mean "good for me", which consequently means "I like it and would recommend". For example, band like Can, Faust etc are highly spoken about in prog community, but how could one say: "Can is good band, although I don't understand sh*t in what they are playing, and their music is getting on my nerves." That would mean "bad" IMO.
 
Ah, never mind - only words.....
   


Edited by eugene - May 25 2006 at 04:41
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 25 2006 at 11:43
Hella is really part of the prog revival movement which incorporates a more modern aesthetic to prog music. Bands like Hella, Medications, Faraquet, and Crime in Choir would definitely fit into this category. So I approve of Hella being in ProgArchives, at any rate.
Go and listen to my music.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 25 2006 at 19:48
does anyone else feel that hella are influenced by faust?

listen to Hella
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