Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really?
Posted by: Terry K. ()
Date: March 11, 2013 05:30AM

Well..

I'll be the first one to agree about some of these bands being overrated/overhyped. For example-- I can't get the huge enthusiasm for bands like Work Of Art, W.E.T.,Brother Firetribe,and a few others highly regarded by some here. Their material is good--in the perspective that it's within the boundaries of music that I DO enjoy alot. But- it seems like prime examples of 'close but no cigar' songwriting and most DEF lands in that 'heard it all too close to this before' category. In other words-grade B / C material. EVen tho I get folks liking it / what they see in it,it just doesn't thrill me to pieces. This all said--it's always down to personal taste. And things I go ga-ga over might be 'meh' to the next guy. So how do you put a description on what's good/better than the next band? Where's the barometer? All I know is that I try to recommend what seems to be the very cream of the crop of the stuff I hear. But I'm sure that's all any of us do most times. Just the element of everyone sharing their finds with the rest continues to be the best (only?) tool we have. As Doug Pinnick says in one tune...If you like what you hear--pass it along! :-) T



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Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 113 Terry K. 03/12/2013 07:04AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 102 Laurent 03/12/2013 04:58PM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 103 Daredevil 03/12/2013 06:05PM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 407 rocknut 03/11/2013 12:04AM
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Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 381 Tommy-Denander 03/11/2013 03:18AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 254 Terry K. 03/11/2013 03:57AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 130 Chazz 03/12/2013 12:35AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 221 Terry K. 03/11/2013 03:48AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 303 Snake65 03/11/2013 12:12AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 453 Tommy-Denander 03/11/2013 12:33AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 329 rocknut 03/11/2013 12:48AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 245 SEAN1 03/11/2013 02:42AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 282 DCPete 03/11/2013 02:01AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 289 Tommy-Denander 03/11/2013 03:29AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really?237 Terry K. 03/11/2013 05:30AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 248 Tommy-Denander 03/11/2013 05:38AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 178 Terry K. 03/11/2013 05:42AM
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Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 206 Tommy-Denander 03/11/2013 05:32PM
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Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 147 Tommy-Denander 03/12/2013 01:59AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 174 Laurent 03/11/2013 10:53PM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 207 Terry K. 03/11/2013 03:44AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 271 MetroGnome 03/11/2013 05:42AM
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Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 172 Terry K. 03/11/2013 08:11AM
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Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 116 Terry K. 03/12/2013 07:09AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 250 Tommy-Denander 03/11/2013 06:47AM
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