The TRUTH Why Modern Music Is Awful

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The TRUTH Why Modern Music Is Awful

Unread post by Fretless » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:56 am

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The TRUTH Why Modern Music Is Awful

Interesting mini-docu about why Pop-music has been declining in quality since the 1960's.
Maybe the early 70's Prog fans are right after all .... :o
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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:03 am

Doesn't matter if they can sing as long as they have big tits, or are tranvestites with beards or anything different or *exciting* to spark the dull mind. It is our fault we have been brainwashed by marketing in all its forms, be it hi-fi or music. OR the natural yooof rebellion, but recent ones have been unmusical and sort of mind warp led instead of music led. Drug induced stupor music is still there but largely bypasses the unstoned.

So we go to to the back catalogue.

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Unread post by savvypaul » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:08 am

Modern music has always been awful...

...and that is exactly how it should be.
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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:12 am

But this time it mostly really is, before was a generation thing.

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Unread post by savvypaul » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:16 am

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:12 am
But this time it mostly really is, before was a generation thing.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

They always said that, too...
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Re: The TRUTH Why Modern Music Is Awful

Unread post by Lindsayt » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:23 am

That video sums up the state of modern mainstream music.

Although I'm not sure about the clickbait image used for this video.

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Unread post by joe » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:25 am

'They can't sing in tune/play their instruments; the music's just three chords; it's not as good as Sinatra/Elvis/The Beatles/Pink Floyd/Sex Pistols/Smiths/Radiohead; it's just mass-produced pap'.

It's pop music, FFS; it's aimed at teenagers. Once over 30, just leave it alone and let the target audience decide whether it's any good or not.

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Unread post by joe » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:26 am

Lindsayt wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:23 am

Although I'm not sure about the clickbait image used for this video.
Me neither. I think I need to look a bit closer before deciding.

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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:27 am

Well my yoof started with Trad Jazz believe it or not then soul, Chess records, Tamla leading into Beatles and Stones etc leading into prog. Anything after that was outside my generation, yet I enjoyed punk in a wincing way, I hated new romantic, I liked club, I hate rap (it is poetry not music), so it depended. Everything now seems artificial.

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Re: The TRUTH Why Modern Music Is Awful

Unread post by Lindsayt » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:30 am

savvypaul wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:08 am
Modern music has always been awful...

...and that is exactly how it should be.
Looking at the best selling albums of all time:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_b ... ing_albums
6 out of the top 10 albums are ones that I enjoy listening to a lot.
They are great albums. Certainly not awful by any means.

It would be 7 if the Eagles Greatest Hits wasn't a greatest hit album and I listened to the tracks on the original albums instead.

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