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Area Mirage or Can Aumgn

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    Posted: February 28 2011 at 13:08







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Can for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote zravkapt Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 28 2011 at 13:22
Both are tracks I have to be in the mood for. I'll vote for Area as Can will most likely win this.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Logan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 28 2011 at 14:01
Originally posted by zravkapt zravkapt wrote:

Both are tracks I have to be in the mood for. I'll vote for Area as Can will most likely win this.


Somehow I suspect that most people would never be in the mood for either. ;)

I really like both, but went with "Mirage", which is a track that I used to listen to over-and-over again after getting Caution Radiation Area.  Yesterday I was doing an ipod shuffle (not something I've really tried before) and "─umgn" (a track I hadn't really listened to for a long time) came on and I was enjoying it so much.  It worked so well sandwiched between, if memory serves, a jazz track and a library music track.
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Aumgn (with Peking O) is the best part of TM IMO. That Area track is good of course, but not somthing I'd consider a favorite.
 
I'll vote for Can.


Edited by Man With Hat - February 28 2011 at 14:52
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Hi,
 
In terms of complete experimentation and design, I would say Can's is the much more important album ... honestly, I have never thought Area was that good, or that great.
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Love Area, and hate Tago Mago.
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What a great idea for a poll Clap. Two longish songs with the same dark atmosphere by two amazing bands.
A real close call for me but i'm picking CAN by a whisker here(bark bark).
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Logan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 28 2011 at 19:11
Originally posted by moshkito moshkito wrote:

Hi,
 
In terms of complete experimentation and design, I would say Can's is the much more important album ... honestly, I have never thought Area was that good, or that great.


If I was asking which was the more important album, Caution Radiation Area or Tago Mago, to me it would be very clear to say Tago MagoTago Mago is a cornerstone of Krautrock, I think influenced Area, and is a much better known album. It was one of Johnny Rotten's faves, not to mention Bowie etc.CRA has less then half the ratings of Area's debut here, and a third of those for Tago Mago (I do consider Area to be an important Italian band) -- plus it predates CRA by a few years.  But, I'm not asking which album is more important, it's just me pitting too rather similar tracks together that I really like, and asking which people enjoy more.  I can appreciate that you never found Area good, but I would have thought that both tracks ("Mirage' and "Aumgn") would be appreciated by a similar audience and are both tracks that many at PA wouldn't enjoy.

Originally posted by Padraic Padraic wrote:

Love Area, and hate Tago Mago.


I wouldn't have thought that "Aumgn" off Tago Mago would not be in alignment with your tastes.
Originally posted by Mellotron Storm Mellotron Storm wrote:

What a great idea for a poll Clap. Two longish songs with the same dark atmosphere by two amazing bands.
A real close call for me but i'm picking CAN by a whisker here(bark bark).


Thanks .


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Triceratopsoil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 28 2011 at 22:59
That was actually my first listen to that Area song (no clue why I haven't gotten that album yet).  I liked it a lot, but no vote for me yet as I'm not familiar with it.

As for Aumgn, I've always seen it as the song that wishes it was Soup



Edited by Triceratopsoil - February 28 2011 at 22:59
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote someone_else Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 01 2011 at 03:42
These tracks are fit to match against each other indeed! A rather close call, but I give Area the lead for now.
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