Re: What the heck is happening to "ALTERNATIVE" music???

I Find Karma (
Fri, 18 Apr 97 12:42:59 PDT

> Did you really write that? Do you really use the word "arse"?

I did. I was mocking them with their own jargon.

> Well Adam or whomever, there is no such thing as good music.

There is. Good music is Metallica circa the "Ride the Lightning"
period. Good music is U2 circa the "War" period.

Good music is Tiffany circa the "I Think We're Alone Now" period. :)

> Good music was Master of Puppets by Metallica when the world was
> listening to "Crocetts Theme" from Miami Vice.

Oh man, you are so right.

> Real bands do exist. There is nothing wrong with techno.

There's something wrong with techno outside a context of a rave.
Techno requires ambience to be good.

> Explain in great detail why techno is worse than Adam Ant. Or
> Poison, or Winger.

Because, at least Poison and Winger kept a bunch of carbon-based life
forms off the government dole for a while. All techno does is allow
some geek with a PowerMac to make untold fortunes.

*blink blink*

I take it back. Techno is EXCELLENT.

> Record companies don't have a desire to support bands for the long
> term, or on the road.

No shit. Look at what they did to Motley Crue.

> They want one hit mega selling albums and find another. This was
> created by Viacom and MTV. Again everything wrong with everything in
> the world can be blamed on Viacom.

I believe it!! I believe it!!! So, who can we shoot?
Red Sumner? If we shoot him, will the world be right again?


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