Re: RE: [BIRDING-AUS] Music to twitch by

Subject: Re: RE: [BIRDING-AUS] Music to twitch by
From: Mick Pope <>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 10:20:09 +1100
Hi all,

Life of Birds soundtrack is good.  I can recall more than one pleasant 
afternoon in a unit at Soldier's Point, playing it and watching parrots, etc 
outside my window.



> Peter Ewin <> wrote:
> I hope the book title was a spell checker mistake otherwise people could
> get
> offended!
> Wow are you driving to see a bird or start a fight? You, along with
> myself,
> must one of the very few members of the birdos that are fans of punk.
> (Even
> scarier the choice of Sigur Ros as a relaxant which is a definite
> favourite
> at the moment).
> Anyway I don't specifically listen to any music when going birdwatching
> - it
> usually depends on the company. One friend had one tape in his vehicle
> on
> long trips and there is only so many listens to Enya that anyone can
> stand,
> so usually the radio is the safe option. Formerly Triple J, but now I am
> closer to 40 than 30, local ABC usually does the trick.
> Cheers,
> Peter
> >From: Geoff Price <>
> >Reply-To: Geoff Price <>
> >To: 
> >Subject: [BIRDING-AUS] Music to twitch by Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006
> 14:28:52
> >-0800
> >
> >Reading through Sean's book, The Big Twit, and his reference to music
> he
> >listens to on birding trips, got me thinking: just what do other people
> >listen to on the way to, and back from, a twitch?  I personally like to
> >listen to the Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Saints, The Gun Club, Husker
> du
> >and of course the Dead Kennedys.  Very early late '70s-early '80s, but
> it
> >keeps one sharp.  If I score the twitch, I'll drive back euphorically
> to
> >Sigur Ros, anything else from Iceland, Not Drowning Waving, or even
> Mozart.
> >  If I dip, well, it's Joy Division, The Cure or Beethoven.  Anyone
> else
> >got any favourites?  What do you reckon Andrew Stafford?
> >
> >Cheers,
> >Geoff.
> >
> >Geoff Price
> >0400 248 149
> >Ex-HANZAB Assistant Editor
> >
> >
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