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Why Bands are Boring and Rock is Over
This is a response I gave to a newsgroup discussion on rock:
Musicians that choose bands, are choosing safe music – music that doesn’t make waves, music bleached of all originality, traditional music, fill in the blanks. They are cowards, conservatives, and are striving to fit in, not stand out. Time to either drop rock and roll or go back to its roots and play it right. When we say no to bands we force musicians to be creative again, and force them to oppose corporate manufactured music. While every musician now is a super star, no one can get a hit. Why are you defending trendy, corporate, sound alike, bland, way over produced, badly played, advertising fodder that’s called rock?
[Want to know what the future of music will sound like when rock is over? Here post-bands* music now.]
* Post Bands Music – its 3 things, a revolution against what rock/rap/country/pop have become, its back to early rock and roll’s simple honesty, directness, and passion with an emphasis on great SONGS, and it’s a music that includes all types of music from every place in the world.
(and It’s part of the overall art and media revolution).