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How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Poll ended at Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:08 am

ALBUM
24
18%
CD
36
26%
STREAMING
47
34%
CASSETTE
2
1%
8 TRACK TAPE
3
2%
OTHER
25
18%
 
Total votes: 137

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Dr Borgo » Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:20 pm

YouTube

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by jestor92 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:28 pm

I listen to it in my head in my head...A little COS attempted humor.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by richardsimmons » Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:11 pm

jestor92 wrote:
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I listen to it in my head in my head...A little COS attempted humor.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Tymaster » Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:52 pm

Streaming and it's not even close. And no guilt. I pay for Spotify and I've bought the entire KISS catalog 4-5 times over so don't even try that trip.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Nately120 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:55 pm

Tymaster wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:52 pm
Streaming and it's not even close. And no guilt. I pay for Spotify and I've bought the entire KISS catalog 4-5 times over so don't even try that trip.
How do you sleep at night?

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by jestor92 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:26 pm

richardsimmons wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:11 pm
jestor92 wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:28 pm
I listen to it in my head in my head...A little COS attempted humor.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Tommyr » Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:37 pm

With my ears.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Easy Catman » Sun Dec 01, 2019 4:06 pm

Mainly CD and You Tube, this year however I have bought a lot of Kiss vinyl and will be getting a turntable etc soon.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by BeachJediSC » Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:48 pm

I have Amazon Music Unlimited, and I put the entire KISS catalog on "shuffle."
Not perfect, because when a particular song is on many compilation albums, it interprets each one as a separate song, hence I end up skipping past 1 out of every 5 or 6 songs, but I'm okay with that. (just personal preference; everybody has their own tastes of course)

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Post by El_Diablo_Loco » Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:59 pm

My radio station played 3 straight KISS songs yesterday. God of Thunder, Detroit Rock City and Dr Love. They play KISS a lot so that is how I have been listening to them.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by ManifestBlasphemy » Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:26 pm

Combinaion of CD + Youtube

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by BeachJediSC » Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:38 pm

jestor92 wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:26 pm
richardsimmons wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:11 pm
jestor92 wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:28 pm
I listen to it in my head in my head...A little COS attempted humor.

Ipod
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I confess that I am in that same category.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Mr. Speedo » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:14 pm

Bruce wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:36 am
Streaming. Some CD. I'm not, at all, infatuated with physical media (though I like the cover art, etc). It's awkward and inconvenient to take on the go, for one. And most records have shit songs that need to be skipped, which physical media, like cassettes, don't make easy. And just having to store all of it, all the time, like a hoarder ... no. No way. I can't be dealing with that.
Same here.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Starkiller1980 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:17 pm

Vinyl at home,
Spotify when Im out and about.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by elleneff » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:55 am

Sparingly.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by The doctor » Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:12 am

DOUBLE DYNASTY wrote:
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I get EVP's from this sometimes and it makes me scared. :(

sad.jpg
What dose it say?
I believe it's Joseph Kiss Senior contacting me on the cassette. I don't think he likes Paul's cooking very much.

Sounds like he is saying "Sprouts & Chicken Marinade?". He's like WTF Paul! Put out some new KISS Music, gee!

EVP.mp3

Anyway, I do have some KISS on vinyl and yes, I love play them.
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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by NYRockCity » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:56 am

The doctor wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:12 am
DOUBLE DYNASTY wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:25 am
The doctor wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:30 am
I get EVP's from this sometimes and it makes me scared. :(

sad.jpg
What dose it say?
I believe it's Joseph Kiss Senior contacting me on the cassette. I don't think he likes Paul's cooking very much.

Sounds like he is saying "Sprouts & Chicken Marinade?". He's like WTF Paul! Put out some new KISS Music, gee!


EVP.mp3


Anyway, I do have some KISS on vinyl and yes, I love play them.
Lol very ghostly

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Hotter Than Heck » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:09 am

Vinyl at home mostly. If I'm driving & want to hear Kiss specifically I have an old iPad which has tons of classic rock on it (including most non-ballad & non-disco Kiss tunes) that I can hook up to USB in the car - but that's pretty rare except for longer trips. Generally I'm listening to Sirius & flipping around when driving. If I'm not listening to sports or that kind of thing it seems like Kiss pops up quite often on the 70s & 80s stations. Also on the hair metal station & that Ozzy station

I gotta say, hearing Kiss in general does not seem to be a problem these days. I live in Michigan, USA. I hear Kiss over the PA at the supermarket. I hear them at bars via DJ or karaoke or whatever else plenty of times when I'm out like that

Even if I don't queue up Kiss myself it seems like I'm going to hear a song or two or snippets of a Kiss song every so often

But if I'm going to specifically listen to Kiss it's usually at home via vinyl

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by FlamingRuth » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:11 am

I mostly listen to CDs and Spotify.
If I'm visiting my Pops, I can listen to the few 8 tracks I still own (DP, RARO & Destroyer)...just for fun...because it's perpetually 1978 at my parents' house.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Coventry1973 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:12 am

CD and records

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Post by OHKISSFAN » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:16 am

Mainly Cd's & Vinyl - some streaming...

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Going Blind » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:34 am

I still buy vinyl, its what I grew up with, and I love album artwork. Although its for collection purposes and not to listen too. I find it so convenient to call up a song or album on a speaker from anywhere in the house, plus that same speaker will play podcasts for me. Any must have album I will get on Vinyl. I know these smart speakers are not even close to audiophile quality, but there is nothing like calling up any song I want while I am in the shower. Too bad Amazon Rip seems to be dying, the selection seems to be shrinking and a lot of new albums don't offer it. I guess the record companies hate it and want you to buy the same album physically and digitally.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Crown Royal » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:37 am

Stream

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by mamado » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:46 am

Cassete (+ a couple of 8-tracks). :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :flower:

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Post by Crown Royal » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:55 am

mamado wrote:
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Cassete (+ a couple of 8-tracks). :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :flower:
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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by FIX » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:49 pm

YouTube Music or vinyl at home.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Heartofchrome » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:10 pm

I selected "Other" because there was no option that covered them all i do

Streaming
Digital
CD
Record

Now that i think on it ive NEVER had a kiss album in Cassette format

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Kissologist » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:55 pm

iPod, shuffle mode

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by AllCanadianMan » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:04 pm

At home, my original vinyl. In car I have SiriusXM and usually listen to Ozzys Boneyard and they do play their share of classic KISS.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by The Space Ace » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:53 pm

CDs, downloads, and streaming.

If I have something specific I want to listen to before I head out, I may take a CD with me. If not, I either play it off of my iPod or stream from my phone.

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Post by Yiggity » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:07 am

Amazon Unlimited

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Mackemkiss » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:56 am

I'm not going out of my way to listen to them at the moment.
After mimegate, bobgate and the continual Vinniemessgate I'm taking a break

Always pleasant when a KISS track appears though

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by L1 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:11 am

All options minus 8-track.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by aceeg » Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:16 am

It’s sad I don’t even have a CD player in my new car it doesn’t come with one.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Tommyr » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:39 am

L1 wrote:
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All options minus 8-track.
Yeah, 8 tracks sucked major ass. They were just a horrible format. Horrible sound quality, the highs were lost after a short amount of time.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by Tito » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:16 am

ypke wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:36 am
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One option only? Vinyl at home, Spotify on the move.
This. But on Spotify I listen to a lot of stuff that I don't own.
There's a lot of KISS stuff you don't own?

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Post by Tito » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:17 am

Tommyr wrote:
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All options minus 8-track.
Yeah, 8 tracks sucked major ass. They were just a horrible format. Horrible sound quality, the highs were lost after a short amount of time.
Not that long ago I heard Electric Warrior by T. Rex at a friend's house from an 8-track and thought it sounded amazing! Lo-fi, sure, but somehow it fit that album anyway.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by DeucyLucy » Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:42 am

NYRockCity wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:53 pm
DeucyLucy wrote:
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DOUBLE DYNASTY wrote:
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I can’t believe this will be the first time since the CD came out that they will sell less this year than vinyls
Vinyl is getting it's revenge for what happened in 1985, when CD crushed vinyl under it's mighty heel.

How the tables have turned...

Vinyl forever.
They haven’t turned. CDs still move far more units than vinyl. Even in terms of sales, CDs are still ahead of vinyl (vinyl records earned $224.1 million over the first six months of 2019, while CDs earned $247.9 million). Given the current trends, It’s likely (though not a given) that vinyl will earn more $$ than CDs next year but that is due to the price mark-up of vinyl records allowed by the nostalgia factor. Even though CD sales are declining, CDs are not disappearing any more than vinyl has.

At any rate, both formats are getting clobbered by streaming.
I’m talking about in the USA. Are you talking globally?
I’m talking about the what has been reported by the RIAA, which was picked up by Rolling Stone and other news outlets. The RIAA reports on the U.S. music industry.

https://www.riaa.com/wp-content/uploads ... Report.pdf

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Post by DeucyLucy » Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:47 am

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Same here, mostly. The drawback (I guess) is there’s no Sonic Boom. Can’t say I miss it though.

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Re: How do you listen to KISS music currently?

Post by The doctor » Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:15 am

aceeg wrote:
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It’s sad I don’t even have a CD player in my new car it doesn’t come with one.
Just, rip rip rip to USB and then it's a no to the destroy of any CD's.

Also you will have no CD's in the car for a thief in the night to steal. Plus any weather that's hot, hot, hotter than hell can not ruin them either.

Rip to USB! :lol:

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