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Unique and Interesting Instruments

Started by James Yount. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jun 29. 17 Replies

Music is always evolving and so are the instruments that people use. Have you seen any unique performances that you'd like to share?Continue

Like Like Gospel Music--Do You?

Started by Donald R Barbera. Last reply by Donald R Barbera Mar 25. 2 Replies

I like music. I like all kinds…Continue

Tags: Musical, Apprceation, Musicians, Music, Founders

Atheist Themed Music and Reasoned Rythms

Started by James Yount. Last reply by Grinning Cat Feb 9. 31 Replies


Nothing Fails Like Prayer (Dan Barker)

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by James Yount Nov 4, 2014. 2 Replies

Dan Barker's lyrics just had to be shared:Nothing Fails Like Prayer (Dan Barker)The farmers pray for precipitation, and they say "In God we trust." Then along comes a drought and drives their crops…Continue

Tags: music, placebo, songs, prayer, efficacy of prayer

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Comment by Randall Smith on May 14, 2015 at 7:13am

Most of Bach's works were religious in content, but his musical genius overrode underlying themes. He's my favorite composer. Thanks for thinking of me, Joan.

Comment by Joan Denoo on May 13, 2015 at 10:10pm

Randy, very nice! 

J.S. Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor BWV 1067

Comment by James Yount on May 13, 2015 at 9:10pm

I haven't been on Atheist Nexus in a long time.  So glad to see that people are still sharing music with each other.  

Comment by Randall Smith on May 11, 2015 at 7:18am

Is there anything better than J.S. Bach's Orchestral Suite #2 (in B minor)? Heard it all the way through yesterday and it made my day! The finale, by the way, is my cell phone "ring tone". Sometimes, I just let the phone ring.

Comment by Lemual Poot on April 7, 2015 at 1:30am

Video no longer available?  C'mom Patricia, let's get with it kid.

Comment by Lemual Poot on April 3, 2015 at 10:48pm

Grateful Dead, Denmark 1972. Near-complete show with video.

Comment by Lemual Poot on April 3, 2015 at 1:13am

Oops!  I meant to write, descending/ascending eighth notes, not quarter notes.

Comment by Lemual Poot on April 3, 2015 at 1:11am

Comment by Lemual Poot on April 3, 2015 at 1:05am

John Mayer, wow!  He's really good and thanks for turning me on to him.  I’m already pasting some of his other performances from you tube.  Thanx ag’n!

His name makes me think of John Mayall.  I finally got to see Mayall at the Chance in Poughkeepsie back in '85 or thereabouts.  Skinny, silver haired, senior citizen, he did "Rocket in My Pocket," variation of a theme and brought the house down.  There’s been so many great guitarists, from Montgomery, to Hendrix, to Mayer.  When you get to that level, there’s no such thing as, “better,” just different styles. 

I was a devout Deadhead for thirty years but I've seen a lot of other shows as well.  I saw Hendrix in the Hollywood Bowl and the Doors at the Sea Witch, (a small club on Sunset Strip) to name just a few...  

The most memorable guitarist I ever saw was Joe Satriani.  I've seen guitarists with a more conventional style, but when it comes to raw talent, he's simply unbelievable!  I saw him in a small club in Denver a few years back.  He had about six guitars on the stage and was constantly changing them.  I would have thought it impossible to play ascending/descending quarter notes that fast. 

This clip is a live performance with his whole band.  When I saw him he was on stage with just a snare drummer.  Each set was like experiencing an amazing forty minute guitar solo.

Check it out:

Comment by Dyslexic's DOG on March 26, 2015 at 4:32am

Though one of my fave guitarists at the moment is John Mayer, who plays a lot like Hendrix in some of his songs.  


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