Discussion in 'General Chat' started by tiecollector, Jul 3, 2009.
Sorry, having lived a block off Gilman, I had to correct your typo.
I actually saw Mudvayne when they opened for Ozzy years ago.
Blink 182 for life!!!!!!
I don't get why I love, love, loooove to read the Vanity Fair Music Issue's Rock Snob Dictionary entries. I end up not understanding/relating to the definitions but reading about Brian Wilson's brother, or the special vintage german microphone used in recording studios just tickles me.
I love reading them so much that I have tattered old vanity fair music edition issues that I'll re-read the rock snob dictionary from time to time.
Vanity Fair eventually made a Movie snob dictionary version but it wasn't the same.
Edit: I did some googlefu and just saw that they compiled all the Rock Snob dictionaries from Vanity Fair into a book. I just bought it.
Are you talking about Dennis Wilson? Pacific Ocean Blue is a really underrated album.
no, no, that's Wolfmother you're thinking about.
Whose fans I simply do not understand. Do you really like this lame stadium rock crap where people just play a riff with some heavy drums and some dude howling over the top or do you like the idea of it?
I cannot go that far. Some early Creed was passable, some Days of the New, some Oasis (yes, even BritPop had a few listenable things), Korn, I still once in a while listen to some Bush, Silverchair, and Live from the time.
Nah, nothing is worth than the Biebes.
yes... originated here but the Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Buzzcocks etc had just as much to do with popularizing the movement particularly because English punk bands were more directly political and anti-establishment which is what punk was all about.
Piob... that's a list of classics there!
Woman is an awesome song. I will take these guys over the Top 40 bullshit out there anyday.
Ok, but what does that have to do with the Ramones being a boyband with shittier songs than Blink 182?
I can listen to a song or two by them. Like Joker and the Thief and Woman. They're channeled early 70s rock fairly well. They did not get much airplay in the States and maybe you were just over saturated in Oz?
I disagree on everything except Oasis, although I like a lot of britpop, and a great deal of it (Pulp, Blur, the Auteurs, Elastica) better than Oasis. I can't take any of the rest of that stuff, though. That singing style that Creed, Nickelback, Days of the New, etc. all adopted is horrible, even when Eddie Vedder did it. So is the high, whiny singing style that Blink popularized and is everywhere in late 90s pop punk
there was actually something behind it... there was an idea or ideal that was original in time and context. Blink is just a facsimile without substance... plus they suck.
I hate to say it but it's like Ziggy Marley.. he is just a lame copy of what his father did. Or NWA and any lame "gangsta" rap groups that came after them.. they are just gloming on to the style and accoutrements but don't have anything original or interesting to say in their art. Plus the MC5, Stooges and Television came before all of them so.... on it goes.
I think it's called "yarling." It certainly dates a song and was overdone but not all the bands I mentioned did it. Neither Ed, Rossdale or Johns did it.
Edit: Never mind. It only took about 30 seconds of thinking after I hit submit for me to realize how wrong I was.
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