Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY
Posted by: Brian ()
Date: June 25, 2001 01:39PM

I totally agree, Tavas.

I remember thinking when I saw the video for Def Leppard's "Goodbye"....if this was played on MTV 10 times a day (hell, even 5) it would definitely be on TRL and the album sales would explode.

True, we are freaks. We love our music, we know the names of the members, what they play, what bands they were in previously. We are connected to the scene, we know when new stuff comes out, what to expect from it. We read tons of reviews. We sometimes listen to CDs at least 15 times before we open ourselves to their brilliance. We get excited about rarities, bootlegs, unreleased albums, alternate versions. We are fans.

A lot of MTV's audience aren't. They listen to what MTV "sells" them. That's the problem. I bet your average kid has no idea what all the members of Limp Bizkit's names are besides Fred. They probably don't know of any other bands they started out in. And a lot of them probably don't care. If an album or a song doesn't grab them on the first listen...they toss it. If the new Nsync CD was to sound like Radiohead, I bet 98% of Nsync fans would pronounce their utter hatred of Nsync. But I thought you were fans? We were, but they suck now. Some of us however, would just have to put the time in with it. It's a good CD. So few people are willing to dedicate that time. It's all about the quick hit.

Kinda sad. A lot of people today are just passive listeners.


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A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 129Mark Ashton06/24/2001 02:18AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 98Tony M06/24/2001 03:25AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 110Tony Harnell06/24/2001 03:50AM
To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 75Kieran06/24/2001 04:09AM
Re: To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 89TC06/24/2001 04:22AM
Re: To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 96 Danny Danzi 06/24/2001 04:21PM
Re:Stick around to what you know you do best !! 81 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/25/2001 09:05AM
AN IDEA.... 109 Tavas 06/25/2001 02:28AM
good point... 96 sfk kurt 06/25/2001 06:51AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 78Tony Harnell06/24/2001 03:40AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 73John Q06/24/2001 05:16AM
Good post! 75 Misterpomp 06/24/2001 04:41AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 105Surfpunk06/24/2001 04:56AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 93 Misterpomp 06/24/2001 05:40AM
Return 96Surfpunk06/24/2001 09:24AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 76Mark Ashton06/24/2001 07:26PM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 98Tony Harnell06/24/2001 11:56PM
the bottom line 92 sfk kurt 06/24/2001 05:48AM
Re: the bottom line 68 Mike Matney 06/24/2001 06:59AM
Re: the bottom line 82Mark Ashton06/24/2001 07:59PM
Hey Mark 87 sfk kurt 06/24/2001 10:51PM
Re: the bottom line 91Tony Harnell06/24/2001 11:59PM
Rebuttle 92 Captain Can Man 06/24/2001 06:43AM
Are you the only 'rocker' left in Atlanta... 79 koogles 06/24/2001 11:06AM
Re: Rebuttle 78Tony Harnell06/24/2001 12:57PM
Re: Rebuttle 86Mark Ashton06/24/2001 08:09PM
Re: Rebuttle 69 Carl1 06/24/2001 08:26PM
Ditto.. (np) 79 Andrew 06/24/2001 08:34PM
Re: Rebuttle 93Tony Harnell06/25/2001 12:06AM
Re: Rebuttle 87Peter M. Bietenholz06/24/2001 11:57PM
Re: Rebuttle 75 Captain Can Man 06/25/2001 04:31AM
Thank You Tony! 88 Ten_K_Lovers_N1 06/26/2001 05:31AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 80Gav06/24/2001 10:29PM
young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY 91 Tavas 06/25/2001 03:03AM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY YES!! 96 Danny Danzi 06/25/2001 07:28AM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY YES!! 92 Brian 06/25/2001 01:41PM
indeed THIS IS THE TIME !!!! 72 Tavas 06/25/2001 05:14PM
Re: indeed THIS IS THE TIME !!!! 66 Mike Matney 06/25/2001 09:08PM
Hey Danny! 92Surfpunk06/26/2001 03:54AM
Re: Hey Danny! 95 Danny Danzi 06/26/2001 08:21AM
Re: Hey Danny 70Tony Harnell06/26/2001 02:29PM
2 cents worth.... 84 Captain Can Man 06/26/2001 03:33PM
Re: Hey Danny 97 Danny Danzi 06/26/2001 05:16PM
Hey now! 81John Q06/26/2001 08:07PM
Re: Hey now! 74Tony Harnell06/27/2001 02:20AM
Re: Hey now! 105 Fran 06/27/2001 02:49AM
For the record... 98Surfpunk06/27/2001 06:12AM
Question for Tony & Danni........... 79 Mrpool 06/27/2001 08:13AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 87 SegaNinja 06/27/2001 09:31AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 95Tony Harnell06/27/2001 10:21AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 72 ted poley 07/01/2001 01:43PM
Re: Question for Tony & Danni........... 89 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:28PM
Re: Hey now! 88John Q06/27/2001 12:44PM
Re: Hey now! 105 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:52PM
Don't Dream It's Over..... 102 Captain Can Man 06/27/2001 01:23PM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 126Tony Harnell06/28/2001 12:47AM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 113 Captain Can Man 06/28/2001 04:51AM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 90Tony Harnell06/28/2001 10:42AM
Re: Hey now! 116 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 07:08AM
Dear MLover... 97John Q06/27/2001 11:15AM
Re: Dear John... 118 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 10:48PM
Re: Hey now! 100 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 11:57AM
Danny! 99 Captain Can Man 06/27/2001 12:49PM
Re: Danny! 87 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 01:00PM
Re: Hey Danny 100 Peter M. Bietenholz 06/27/2001 07:35AM
Peter, 89Surfpunk06/27/2001 08:19AM
Re: Peter, I agree !! . 112 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 10:23AM
Re: Hey Danny 90 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:13PM
Re: Hey Danny/Well said (np) 105Darkman06/27/2001 07:03PM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY96 Brian 06/25/2001 01:39PM

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