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Personal peeve with commercial music

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by funkybunker, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. funkybunker

    funkybunker Supreme Member

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    Having come from the day when parents thought N-Sync was the end of all things, not to mention being brought up with a family that introduced me to everything from AC/DC to the BeeGees, I've been around the music block. I happen to be involved in the business aspect as well, which today doesn't mean shit since any kid with a laptop can be President of ISuckaTitty Music Group.

    My point; not even related to the above.
    I've begun to see RIDICULOUS focus on already developed artists (that phrase is really pushing it though) by companies that are meant to cater to the newer, undiscovered artist arena. Youtube is a fucking joke with their awards as an example, yeah, give awards to people already being awarded at EVERY OTHER AWARD CEREMONY. Subscriptions to indie networks often sending me a "new track" by Miley Cyrus? Because I haven't already heard her on the radio (thankfully not since I don't use one anymore). Yes this post is only my personal view, but I'm sensing we've given up on new artists altogether and record companies are run by 11 year old girls who just experienced their first cycle. Face it, logic doesn't agree with independent agencies promoting Major label products.

    I've come to realize long ago that we don't listen to music anymore. We only cope with it. Many of the places young artists could get their feet wet with no longer exist.

    News to all musically inclined BH'ers: Unless you strive to be temporary shock value rather than a talented artist, don't expect people to take notice easily. You wanted a zombie whateverthefuck? Well you got it, it's called retarded ass listeners waiting to hear the word club repeated 20 times. Or you can try singing about a dead dog/ex/truck/beer, I mean country music.
     
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  2. LakeForest

    LakeForest Supreme Member

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    What era of art do you think wasn't commercial, political, or religious?

    When was the era of art for art's sake?

    The art you seek does exist, it's just not where the money and distribution is.
     
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  3. Nigel Farage

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    Maybe. But most "new music" sucks ass. I made a brand-new turd this morning. Can I have an award?

    Most people don't want to sort the wheat from the chaff, find the needle in the haystack. If anyone is the problem, it's the music promoters that go around with a brand-new piece of Nigel Farage's early morning turd and exclaim to all that will listen how wonderful it is.

    Cream naturally rises to the top. If you think there is some unknown "sleeper" talent that is being ignored and truly needs discovery by the masses, then go out an promote them along with the other 500,000 Facebook "DJ" spammers. As far as YouTube promoting already-developed talent well duh no shit. Sort of contradicts all your self-professed qualifications as an authority on "music stuff". YouTube isn't promoting Smiley Twerksalot or that ugly, tattooed lesbian with hairy armpits and a guitar; YouTube is promoting YOUTUBE, and if that means associating itself with bouncing booties and hairy armpits, then that's what it means.

    Not really sure what you point is here.

    Maybe you think Obama should establish a National Directory of Undiscovered Artists, force everyone in the country to pay a tax in order to fund it, so that there can be fairness, equity and culturally diverse equal opportunities for musicians of any race, ethnicity, culture, country of origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, without an bias or prejudice against anyone for any reason, particularly to include the complete absence of any TALENT, just so long as they walk, talk, think, dress and "emote" in the currently proscribed politically correct manner, as determined by a class of incompetent fuck-ups whose only real qualification for having power is that someone hasn't figured out the only talent that they have is the ability to hide the fact that they haven't any talent?

    Personally, I think Miley Cyrus is a two-bit whore with a flabby ass that denigrates my culture by emulating the crude behaviors of other substandard and inferior cultures that have never accomplished anything other than developing the ability to copulate with their own mothers. She reduces us all to the level of red-ass baboons by emulating the behaviors of a red-ass baboon, to the applause and accolades of other red-ass baboons, and anyone that might take issue with that is thought of as a "racist redneck" despite the fact that we're the ones signing the checks for the food stamps and the free cars.

    And for as bad as that may be, the only alternative left to you is to create and enforce a system that will ultimately make it even worse.
     
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  5. mrtwister_65

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    OP, I can hear song - We lost in music
     
  6. funkybunker

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    Music was not always crap lol, people back in the day had music and that was it. In turn making better music.
    The was no BHW for all of us to waste time on, all the had was SEX,BOOZE,POT and MUSIC.