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  1. "Far" Regina's Next Album :D

    quote: Originally posted by nickynacker: if it leaks, i'm definitely listening. i have no self control with those things. i'll still buy it though I wouldn't because I've been waiting so long (three years!) and listening to a grainy, low-quality leak would be super-duper anti-climactic. June 23rd it is!!
  2. Beacon Theatre - June 17, 2009

    Mine came yesterday
  3. Beacon Theatre - June 17, 2009

    quote: Originally posted by almostspotless: OH MY GOD, NOT THE SUPER DE-LUXE X-TREME VERSION!! alas, it is true quote: ... but I will still check under my seat just to make sure there's nothing stashed under there. I'll check multiple times, just to be sure. I hope she has boys t-shirts this time!!
  4. Beacon Theatre - June 17, 2009

    quote: Originally posted by almostspotless: Or maybe a string quartet like on Jools Holland? Man, that would be amazing. That would be utterly fantastic. I'm thinking that since this is so close to the album's release that maybe they'll be selling advance copies at the show? Or maybe (in a moment of Oprah-inspired madness) every member of the audience gets a free copy. I can see it now... REGINA. [looking into audience] Look under your chairs, gentlepeople! It's the Super De-Luxe X-Treme Edition of my new album! Audience: [general chaos]
  5. "Far" Regina's Next Album :D

    quote: Originally posted by mattrscity: Polly Scattergood-great name i thought the same thing!
  6. "Far" Regina's Next Album :D

    quote: Originally posted by fidelity377: fantastic picture. look at that dress!
  7. Why has this site been neglected?

    quote: Originally posted by Crispy Crispy Benjamin Franklin: quote: Originally posted by Klaymen: I just think it's a shame becausee I feel this site could get a really good community going, but no one really updates or modifies the site except for the occasional concert announcement in the news section, which is added by god knows who. Umm... excuse me but this site does have a good community going. Did you not notice how much fun everyone has on here? These message boards have one of the best communities of any that I've seen... I agree that the main site has kind of been neglected, but these forums are active as ever... I'm thinking he was talking about the main page, which has a link to Brümstix as if it is a direct part of it, therefore leading one (including myself at first) to think they were part of the same site (which it is not). He does make a good point that the main webpage is severely neglected.

    no, that link is actually really helpful... just not applicable here. It seems that "fair use" is a valid excuse, even when it's really not. Oh well. Such is copyright law.

    Regina's videos have been removed entirely, not just muted.
  10. Dance Anthem of the 80s video!

    quote: Originally posted by Lost in the Sounds: Was McCarren filmed professionally? Were there cameras there? Not that I saw.
  11. Regina on BBC 6music 22/05/09

    Excellent. Thank you!
  12. Regina on BBC 6music 22/05/09

    Has anyone grabbed a recording of it?
  13. Dance Anthem of the 80s video!

    quote: Originally posted by silver bullet trailer: quote: Originally posted by savabug: quote: Originally posted by silver bullet trailer: i thought he was supposed to be beat boxing? he's in there alright. he's the beat. ahh alright. hes just so darn talented. i had to turn the volume up to hear it was him. wow the song + video is PERFECT!!! i believe it requires another 100 listens. haha i think another round is in order. and yes, his beats almost begin to sound like an actual machine after a while. Which I suppose is the goal? Either way, this is too much cuteness for one video. Also, is it bad that I immediately started searching ebay for that radio? I think it is.
  14. Dance Anthem of the 80s video!

    quote: Originally posted by silver bullet trailer: i thought he was supposed to be beat boxing? he's in there alright. he's the beat.
  15. Dance Anthem of the 80s video!

    quote: Originally posted by ain't no cover: Ok, the my solo part is the cutest thing I've ever seen. I don't know what is going on with Regs hair but i think it looks great =) I think it's supposed to be "80s" and... the video only has 30 views, uploaded May 20. ^___^ also, direct link:
  16. Dance Anthem of the 80s video!

    I had just checked her myspace about an hour ago, and this was not there. Not that I remember. I LOVE THIS VIDEO. Way way adorable, and the track sounds great!! <333 I'd love to see THIS on Vh1. haha
  17. Regina on Jools next Tuesday

    This version was superb. Nicely done.
  18. BLUE LIPS!!

    quote: Originally posted by cheap&juicy: bahahaa the first comment on that stereogum article is beast. please read it and agree. that made me LOL.
  19. BLUE LIPS!!

    I love this song. A gorgeous song, it has always made me marvel at how Regina can take such a simple piano line and infuse it with the profuse emotion she does. When she is playing the piano and singing, everything flows out of her and her performance is best. As such, I find myself disappointed in the vocal track on this new recording. There is much less emotion in this studio recording than there is live. Yes, I understand that there are differences. But no, I don't think a studio version should sound like it was recorded inside of a pillow-fort. There's no echo or reverb on the vocal track, and her voice loses its "haunting" quality for which I appreciated it. Fully granted, tracks, ideas, and directions will change as time rolls on, and a concert hall is not the same as a recording booth. But... it just doesn't sit right with me. I imagine the recording process for this album involved recording the piano part separately from the vocal part (Regina mentioned there being separate places.. a "live" booth and a "dry" booth, or something similar). Because of this, I think the urgency of singing above the level of the piano is lost, and we find Regina almost whispering the lyrics. I just... don't feel the connection. Her voice and the piano sound, along the same vein, disconnected. Surely, studios offer much more opportunity to experiment with new instruments and sounds, but I don't "get" how these all fit together. Also, those drums. Those damned drums. Why must they sound so artificial?
  20. Beacon Theatre - June 17, 2009

    I got row BB, slightly right of center. I hope she's set back a bit from the edge so I can see her.
  21. The 24 Hrs. Playlist

    This might be relevant for your 4am song... also, a fascinating video.
  22. Regina Song Showdown!

    Making Records vs. Ave Maria
  23. What are you Eeting right now?

    I had pistachio yesterday. (I'm fairly certain). So good! Although green tea anything really gets me. Hershey's makes this chocolate bar in Japan with a green tea center. SO GOOD.
  24. What are you Eeting right now?

    All I've eaten since yesterday afternoon is ice cream. My throat is incredibly sore and the cold helps... Yesterday I had incredible gelato from a rather unassuming cart in front of Alice Tully Hall... yum!
  25. Beacon Theatre - June 17, 2009

    quote: Originally posted by andreseng: Regina Spektor playing Beacon Theater & other (possibly Stroke-less) Little Joy tour dates Do you think Regina will also play on the 23rd at the Bowery Ballroom? (With Little Joy playing there that day as well). That'd be some show, with her album coming out that morning. I hope she plays another NYC date in the summer. Either way, I hope they're excellent shows!!!