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  1. Ugh don’t even I haven’t really consistently engaged anywhere about Muse for ages and I’ve slowly felt my info retrieving muscles atrophy. “They played x song 11 times between June and September of that year” has turned to “…did they play that on that tour?” I’m also constantly paranoid that something could be happening and I’ve no idea because idk how to stay in the loop these days 😭
  2. *deeper breath* Unintended (+ pretty sure Falling Down was still in A for its revival, just shorter) Darkshines, Futurism Eternally Missed, Fury TAB, Exo-P (u ain’t wrong) MKU Revolt
  3. Picked up my record today and only just realised Matt’s the shirtless bloke on the front cover lol We’ve finally reached CG shirtless Matt as album art, folks.
  4. Don’t get me wrong, ‘less is more’ is never completely irrelevant, but has excess not always kinda been a big part of Muse’s pull? Don’t really understand the idea that a synth should only be used to back the instruments they’re more known for either, making it the primary instrument for a change seems like it’d be way more likely to result in something new. By the sounds of Matt’s current solo stuff and how he’s described the stuff he makes alone, I think there’s a decent chance he could make something quite different - more heady and less bombastic. With Muse, I do think ST was probably their ‘synth’ album tbh and it was a decent step up from what they’d dabbled with before but I’d like something that really went all in. You never know though, if they wanna avoid repeating themselves I can’t think of many other places they have left to go.
  5. ^ add Algorithm to this conversation also please I’ll be honest, in terms of compelling piano usage, I don’t think the balance has been that different between the 2 halves of their career. I’d like a deeper dive into synth stuff personally, feels like that has the most untapped potential.
  6. Jobby

    Origin XX

    They also say “the reissue is definitive” though, soooo I find it amazing that they point out New Born’s drums specifically as something that improved, when to me they stand out for exactly the opposite. Nah in all seriousness, I relistened to it all last night in super quality with headphones and honestly some of it is incredible, enough to make me a bit emotional even. Futurism is one of the best mixes I think I’ve ever heard, full stop. Hyper Music is comically blown out to fuck, there’s a weird hiss at the start of Bliss and a few songs have weak drums in spots but, other than that, the mixes themselves are great. Just wish they’d been able to hold back in terms of tampering with the original, it keeps songs like Space Dementia/CE/Micro Cuts from being my new go-to versions. Black Holes next with Futurism treatment and personally consult me with what to re-add or take away and I’ll cry. Edit: also, got a response to my support email, says they’re unaware of the Micro Cuts issue 🤨 doubt, but they say they’ve forwarded it higher for now
  7. Literally spent the entire second half just repeating “go on Matt lad” at increasing volumes Shouldn’t really be a surprise that he can still achieve that in-studio tbf but I guess you get used to hearing it in a live environment so much that you think that’s all his voice can do. The last harmony was gorgeous as well, was wondering how he’d pull that off as the song went on.
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    Origin XX

    I mentioned in my email from the off that I didn’t think sending new copies would solve anything since, by all accounts, it’s a universal problem with this pressing. Followed that up by asking if things would be fixed with a future pressing and if there was any idea when that might be, so we could get a copy then instead (either sent as a replacement or with refund money). Fingers crossed they’re working something out 🤞
  9. Can’t tell how I feel about GL 😅 in theory, it’s gorgeous….but that’s just because I love Jeff Buckley and this *is* a Jeff Buckley impersonation in every way. Which I can’t tell if is a sweet ‘full circle’ type thing for Matt, or just kinda creepy. Needs some ponderin’. Fucking humongous respect for the vocals on TAB though.
  10. Shame about the delay, was really looking forward to going in and picking it up on release day 💔 in other news, our Bellz has inevitably dipped into NFTs but I’m just glad it was at least for this and not Muse (though would absolutely not be shocked to see similar tomfoolery for LP9 either) if it was intentionally silly, I’d love it but, alas, I am doubtful and so my enjoyment must remain ironic also only like 30% of Drones isn’t quality, I’ll have less of that slander
  11. Jobby

    Origin XX

    Haven’t tested my pressing yet, but yeah the Micro Cuts thing seems to be standard. Personally really doubt that sending another copy now would be any different, imagine it’ll be the whole batch. How long it’ll be before another one, god knows. Guess people with the coloured variants are just stuck with that as well. I’ll test mine and also try emailing though. On the scale of Muse fuck ups, this is pretty up there. How does something that glaring make the final product?
  12. It says #recordingsession sooooo? Thunderbirds are go?
  13. Jobby

    Origin XX

    Nah, Black Holes in particular is practically begging for this treatment imo. Such a messy and uber compressed record that would really benefit from a more modern, open clarity. It’s always a risk to start adding in extra stems that were originally cut though, I agree. But I’d absolutely foam at the mouth for a faithful remix. (…though I wouldn’t mind dancing with the devil and bringing back the piano for Hoodoo’s intro and outro) Is this available on CD? I’ve only seen vinyl.
  14. Jobby

    Origin XX

    Though, speaking of Abso and Black Holes re-releases, what would people want? I’m assuming off the bat that AP’s strings would be restored, which I wouldn’t be against. Maybe combine the album and guitar mix of B&H too. If there are recordings of the early Soldier’s Poem and Endessly versions, they’d be nice. With Black Holes, all I can think off is including some of the Miraval material.
  15. You think we’ll get the first single nearly a year before the album releases? :S
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