the high speed nurdling rock revival starts here!

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by dellzeqq, 24 Jul 2012.

  1. dellzeqq

    dellzeqq pre-talced and mighty

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    SW2
    those of you who missed the all-too-brief pomp-rock revival will not want to miss out on the rebirth of high speed nurdling. I'll explain........

    high speed nurdling predates pomp-rock by about three weeks. It's predicated on the notion that more notes= virtuoisity. It's not enough to play a guitar tunefully - it must be played extremely quickly. Some people blame Eric Clapton, but, as it goes, Slowcoach was, well, just that. Truly high speed nurdling involves notes played at such a speed that your eardrums demand a week off in Paignton. High notes are at a premium, and ever higher notes are at an ever higher premium. Go high and fast enough and spiritual transcendence is achieved - but, hopefully, in the privacy of your own room.

    Here's the daddy of high speed nurdling rock. The vastly popular (check those views) Mahavishnu Orchestra.
    View: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7c9g7Gzg9Ew


    Love the white suits, boys!
     
  2. DP

    DP Chasse patate

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    Netherlands
    ^_^ Blimmin' eck - I've got that album. The piccy on the back is even better.

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    It's not really an echt Mahavishnu Orchestra gig though. This is a bit more representative I'd say..



    Worth the entry fee for Billy Cobham alone.
     
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  3. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

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    lost somewhere
  4. StuAff

    StuAff Silencing his legs regularly

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    Portsmouth
    Nurdling? Is that like a boring version of thrash? :smile:
     
  5. OP
    OP
    dellzeqq

    dellzeqq pre-talced and mighty

    Location:
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    not really.......thrash has a bit of form about it. Nurdling on and on, ramping upward and upward and upward and.....

    nice link, DP. Nurdling of a violinic nature.....
     
  6. Nihal

    Nihal Veteran

    Thanks for giving another Carlos Santana song:thumbsup:
    Must find more,know a few..............
     
  7. OP
    OP
    dellzeqq

    dellzeqq pre-talced and mighty

    Location:
    SW2
    Uncle Mort - that is truly ghastly - thankyou!
     
  8. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    Whenever I need putting in a happy mood, this is the song that does it. Sunshine for the soul.
     
  9. GM

    GM Legendary Member

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    North of the river
    Bit of a slow starter but bear with it, 10 minutes of brilliance.


     
  10. Red Light

    Red Light Guest

  11. srw

    srw It's a bit more complicated than that...

    As usual the Elizabethans did it better. Top quality nurdling here from John Dowland.

    And it reveals Dellzeqq's secret second life - he's a hot-fingered plucker when he's not a hot-legged pedaller.
     
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