Re: Fascinating article on the current state of ou
Posted by: Dan ()
Date: July 16, 2001 12:27PM

Damn skippy. The '80s will never die (at least if I have anything to say about it). We may not be many, but there are a few of us "30-somethings" that still consider the '80s to be the heyday of "real music", deplore the advent of the Seattle Scene, and the depressing musical mood of the '90s...

The 90s: "Oh woe is me. I hate my miserable life. I think I'll blow my brains out."

The 80s: "Sex! Booze! Party all Niiiiiiiiiiiiiight!!!"

You can even hear it in the music itself:

The 90s: songs based on minor chords, guitars tuned down, stripped-back production, lead vocals sung primarily in lower range.

The 80s: wailing guitar solos, choruses based on major keys, layers upon layers of keyboards and backing vocals, lead vocalists screaming for all their worth.

As a mainstream musical decade, the '90s sucked moose balls (at least after about 1992 or so).

'Nuff said.

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Fascinating article on the current state of our mu 148 Don 07/16/2001 10:33AM
Re: Fascinating article on the current state of ou 99 Mike Matney 07/16/2001 11:42AM
Re: Fascinating article on the current state of ou92 Dan 07/16/2001 12:27PM
Re: Well, Dan... 103 Don 07/16/2001 05:28PM
Re: Fascinating article 88John Q07/16/2001 01:11PM
Re: Fascinating article 128Peter M. Bietenholz07/16/2001 04:43PM
Re: Fascinating article/Here's more... 76 Don 07/16/2001 05:17PM
I must say Blender is better than OK for a mag 91 sfk kurt 07/17/2001 07:47AM

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