Most Amazing/Astonishing Pinback Song

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porkstock
Joined: 22 Jan 2011, 23:13

04 Nov 2012, 02:50 #81

I'm glad that at least a couple people mentioned TRES. such a relaxing song. it can always calm me down. great song for putting on during a trip if things get a little too intense.

THIS RED BOOK is great too

PROG
BOUQUET
BARNES!
NON PHOTO BLUE

thanks for mentioning The Hatenaughts of Melancholy Wall, I have only heard this a couple times, but I'm really enjoying it :)
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FMPIII
Joined: 25 Dec 2012, 23:50

26 Dec 2012, 00:47 #82

I'd have to go with Rousseau>How We Breathe > Diminished(lyrics are just astonishingly relevant to my life right now) > Loro>Crutch>3x0
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jcambre
Joined: 31 Jan 2013, 03:33

02 Jun 2013, 19:34 #83

Actually, just. ALL of "Some Voices". What a perfect set of songs.
You need a fuckin' MEDALLION!
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Yshf
Joined: 06 Jun 2013, 01:23

06 Jun 2013, 01:34 #84

These are the closest I could come to most amazing... There will never be a single favorite song for me.

Todo
Lyon
My Star
Loro
Anti-Hu
Boo
Grey Machine
Tres
Bbtone
Tripoli

Also - for my mandatory introductory first post statement:
Hi


(actually this is my second account... thought it was about time to really join up here - with a username i can remember)
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Byzantine330
Joined: 31 Oct 2009, 16:07

06 Jun 2013, 02:06 #85

Welcome aboard, yshf!
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pinbackfreak
Joined: 06 May 2005, 21:49

06 Jun 2013, 13:39 #86

Yshf @ Jun 6 2013, 02:34 AM wrote: Also - for my mandatory introductory first post statement:
Hi

(actually this is my second account... thought it was about time to really join up here - with a username i can remember)
Hi & welcome indeed! Enjoy.

The presence of some on this board goes up and down but always or nonetheless fanatic and with much love, deep feelings and appreciation for the music of Pinback!
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Alembic
Joined: 27 Nov 2013, 16:44

06 Dec 2013, 21:08 #87

By album

Shag
Manchuria
Boo
Grey machine
Sender
Devil you know
True north

Other important songs as b sides or on tour releases
Clemenceau
Serg
Sleep bath
Photograph taken

Every song of theirs is important to me and a milestone of music production in my opinion
Same goes for three mile pilot and systems officer
Anything Zach does becomes something I emulate and twist for my own music projects
It's how a bass is meant to be played

My favorite song is inner bishop by three mile pilot
On the side of the house.
Its burned in the ground.
That secret code.
That signal go.
There's a stain on the grass
That's calling us home
You lie inside for the
Transistor send.
My heart skips a beat.
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x9x9x9x9x9
Joined: 02 Aug 2006, 03:27

10 Dec 2013, 06:03 #88

I am glad to see someone actually browsing deep into the forum and bringing up old posts AND a zach fan! Wooo! I honestly can't choose just a few songs but I can tell you Boo would have to be one of them.
<<<<......He said it was amazing!...>>>>>>
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Messenger
Joined: 05 Oct 2008, 17:07

10 Dec 2013, 06:21 #89

Alembic @ Dec 6 2013, 10:08 PM wrote:

My favorite song is inner bishop by three mile pilot
My favourite 3MP album is Chief Assassin. That album completely changed me as a person. Inner Bishop was one of those songs that forced me to re-evaluate my entire life. And Chenjesu is still THE song that defines me beyond any other collection of words. Im glad to see another true fan.
"I watch the city burn tonight."
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Alembic
Joined: 27 Nov 2013, 16:44

11 Dec 2013, 04:18 #90

Chief assassin is amazing in terms of its experimental nature nothing sounds quite like it
Inner bishop is the cream of the crop though
Na vuccu do lupu has one step ladder and unicycle silencer both made me proud to be a bassist but I knew I'd have to study much harder
Starcontrol out had a noise track called inside the wash house that wasn't anything special but it was where chenjesu and inner bishop first appeared and the vinyl is out of print and tricky to find and will cost a few hundred dollars if you do
The gravity ep I actually tattooed the man holding the knife image on my fore arm and showed to pall jenkins one night at a black heart procession show
He was speechless and humbled that a fan would tattoo his art on their body
The best song on that album was either Tokyo static (son #8 inc.) or on a ship to Bangladesh which was fully composed by Zach the first systems officer song if you will with pall lending his vocal support
Another desert another sea city of bones is my favorite track here but I also like Bolivia and longest day a lot
I think their songs from an old town we once knew is highly underrated comprised of b-sides and 7inch releases I picked it up for 9 dollars in 1999 at a San Diego off the record one of the perks of being from San Diego having these guys as a local talent it's just too bad I never got to see them live before they broke up and now that they had a few quick tours with the release of the inevitable past is the future forgotten I had moved to Minnesota before their regrouping and missed these shows
Oh sorrow
Songs from an old town best tracks are nussun the silver monkey syndicate this house is loss the trail in this town I awaken
The night I bought the album I took psychedelic mushrooms and pressed play
I was hooked faster than hook addicted fish
The newest album I really enjoy planets and battle and still alive

The day after I purchased songs from a new town I researched the band online and discovered then about the new formation of a band called pinback
I went back to off the record dropped another fifty dollars and picked up na vuccu do lupu chief assassin the gravity ep and this is a pinback cd

I had and have ear candy from that day forward

I saw pinback three times on their second tour that year and in 2001 I opened for them with my now defunct band treluna

Pinback is the air I breathe
On the side of the house.
Its burned in the ground.
That secret code.
That signal go.
There's a stain on the grass
That's calling us home
You lie inside for the
Transistor send.
My heart skips a beat.
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pinbarton
Joined: 26 Jul 2015, 23:57

27 Jul 2015, 00:13 #91

I'm quite partial to Prog because it's the song that got me into Pinback. However; after reading all the responses, there are two tracks, which would certainly be included on my personal GREATEST HITS album, that surprisingly were not mentioned. They are: Sediment -&- 3X0
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Chaos~obsolved💫
Joined: 20 Oct 2015, 23:38

20 Oct 2015, 23:49 #92

Mine would have to be Glide, it is just amazingly beautiful to me. Every time I hear it it just crushes my heart. Its gorgeous..
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justfetus
Joined: 23 Mar 2017, 05:43

23 Mar 2017, 07:58 #93

reviving an ancient thread but it just goes to show that even though they had a very recognizable sound throughout their entire discography and never did anything too crazy or epic or experimental (Grey Machine is an exception - but not even in my top 10), that they did create a wonderful variety of music. If your fans can't come up with a solid majority-rule list of their best songs, that's an incredible thing.

Personally, my favorite songs are:
Soaked
Sender
Syracuse
Torch
and my absolute favorite is Microtonic Wave.

A bit different from the lists I've seen so far in this thread.
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