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You just can't be shown good music.
« on: November 17, 2004, 05:26:44 PM »
Have you ever noticed that when someone says, "Hey dude, you've got to check out this band, they roxx0r my s0xx0rz!!!1" and they put whomever their current favorite is in, and you think to yourself..."Meh, they're alright."

I can only think of one time that someone said, "Listen to these guys. You WILL like them." and I did. Okay, two times, but it was the same person. Modest Mouse and Cake.

It seems like it's more difficult to appreciate a band when someone has told me about them, as compared to if I have done some searching and perhaps stumbled across a band name in an article and decided to give them a listen for myself.

Granted, I once spent over $4000 in a summer on a cd collection that got ripped off a month later...I still have some urge to just pick up a cd of some band I've heard of once or twice somewhere, perhaps,  and just buy it. I'd say about 2 out of every 5 cds I buy is a good cd (and yes I say buy cds...I do not support the downloading of songs).

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Re: You just can't be shown good music.
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2004, 06:51:41 PM »
nah, i can accept suggestions, as long as the come from someone who has a reason other than "they're cool"

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Re: You just can't be shown good music.
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2004, 10:27:21 PM »
You're taking suggestions off the wrong people.

I know a guy who can pick peoples musical tastes. He has so far systematically introduced me to Krafwterk ( My favourite group), Hawkwind, King Crimson, and a bunch of other stuff.
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Re: You just can't be shown good music.
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2004, 10:28:32 PM »
You know who I'd take musical suggestions from any day of the week? The guy who makes the iPod commercials. You know who I'd never take a musical suggestion from, ever? House of Mustard.
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Re: You just can't be shown good music.
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2004, 11:10:12 PM »
I must admit, the AD exec handling the Ipod account likes some good music.
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Re: You just can't be shown good music.
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2004, 09:56:07 AM »
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You're taking suggestions off the wrong people.

I know a guy who can pick peoples musical tastes. He has so far systematically introduced me to Krafwterk ( My favourite group), Hawkwind, King Crimson, and a bunch of other stuff.


I thought *I* sent you your first King Crimson mp3. And I certainly didn't introduce you to Kraftwerk or Hawkwind.

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Re: You just can't be shown good music.
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2004, 10:02:20 AM »
Ok, you sent me one track. This guy gave me their album, and that's when I really got interested.
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Re: You just can't be shown good music.
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2004, 10:07:07 AM »
so I introduced you. And he set you up on a date.

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« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2004, 10:13:57 AM »
Umm...I'd prefer not to be set up on a date with a man, especially when the man is four guys doing progressive rock.
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Re: You just can't be shown good music.
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2004, 10:19:15 AM »
even when they play like King Crimson?

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Re: You just can't be shown good music.
« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2004, 10:22:59 AM »
Well, ok, if I have to go out with four men, then King Crimson would be better than, say, four fat guys from down the street.
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Re: You just can't be shown good music.
« Reply #11 on: November 18, 2004, 10:24:25 AM »
Woot, I am changing name to King Crimson and asking JP out on a date.
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« Reply #12 on: November 18, 2004, 10:25:16 AM »
Sure, so long as you don't mind me asking your Goth girlfriend out on a date.
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« Reply #13 on: November 18, 2004, 10:31:51 AM »
Ohhh, totally ram-fizzled!
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Re: You just can't be shown good music.
« Reply #14 on: November 18, 2004, 01:25:09 PM »
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You know who I'd never take a musical suggestion from, ever? House of Mustard.


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