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Mon, Dec. 10th, 2007 03:53 pm
From Stockhausen to stock repertoire

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(Anonymous)
Mon, Dec. 10th, 2007 04:00 pm (UTC)

and I don't think a lot of bands ""still look like Elvis" or ever did - I mean, watching old clips of Morrissey or Depeche Mode hamming it up in James Dean wear looks ... weird. It's only in the past 6 or so years that people 1) started listening to rock music again and 2) started wearing jeans again.

Remember when nobody listened to rock or wore denim? The world was entirely electronic music and hip-hop, and I still think that's mostly true, and maybe there are still a few new good ideas out there. Rock is retro-necro or whatever you call it because ... most people gave up on rock except the dreary NPR indie crowd (who are by nature conservative), and all the best stuff -is- in the past. The new ideas went into electronic, "experimental", and hip-hop. When's the last time you heard somebody sample Funky Drummer?


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McGazz
Tue, Dec. 11th, 2007 11:48 am (UTC)

> It's only in the past 6 or so years that people 1) started listening to rock music again and 2) started wearing jeans again.

By "people" do you mean "people in some tiny hipster enclave where you live"?


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