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Old May 20 2013, 06:40 PM   #55
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Re: Have cultural standards gotten lower?

RoJoHen wrote: View Post
This actually reminds me of a friend I have. He and I are the same age, and he is the biggest music snob I've ever met. He refuses to listen to anything mainstream because he "studied music" and has a better understanding of it than normal people. He'd rather sit down and analyze the rhyme and meter of a song and appreciate the mathematics of the notes. I just want something with a catchy beat than I can sing along to.

I played some songs on the jukebox the other night, and he immediately judged me. He couldn't believe I actually liked the songs I was playing. I said, "I like them because they're fun." He replied, "Sure, they're fun, but they're not good."
Introduce him to a band called Battles. They are Math Rock, and completely awesome. That should keep him occupied for a while.
So it goes.
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