posted on Sep, 1 2011 @ 10:32 PM
reply to post by sir_slide
I did get it thanks. I think this is a healthy discussion because in one sense, both sides are right in the general frame of the dialog. There IS a
lot of great stuff out there, as you have continuously acknowledged
, but the tone has changed so dramatically it is really sad. I think the
"absolute" in your title is what is kicking up the dust so to speak, as again, you would acknowledge...
Also, as a musician and a fan, you can understand the lenghts one must go to to make an album - a good album - not just walking in and slinging lines
and leaving...it is arduous, if indeed you are an artist, to make good listenable music in any genre - it is just easier to make certain electronic
tracks. Or just reuse other tracks, as has been pointed out.
I know I can make a track as you described in above posts and I can record my funny voice rappin my white bread (moniker - Roman Meal) raps...but no
way in hell could I play guitar and compose songs like Trey Anastasio or Neil Young...they MAKE the music. It is ALL theirs from inception of an idea
to the last note. To me that means something.
Finally, Jon Lajoie - awesome you know this guy - from EveryDay Normal Guy..."And I'm not very good with the women"...he is spot on - I think what
hits home is that Rap has so many "tough" guys that are sooooo gangsta', in the end it was maybe the easiest thing to capitalize on...too funny - was
his live stuff a comedy set or him singing? I'll have to keep my eye out for him coming to CO. Good thread
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