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Forum: Music 13-10-2014, 17:18
Replies: 38
Views: 1,606
Posted By scrilla
Good. :D

Good. :D
Forum: Music 13-10-2014, 17:15
Replies: 21
Views: 696
Posted By scrilla
So Nickelback are the new Phil Collins or James...

So Nickelback are the new Phil Collins or James Blunt? Can't say I've even taken much notice of them. I wonder what cool music all the anti-Nickleback crowd listen to? Bet I wouldn't like it any...
Forum: Music 10-10-2014, 13:23
Replies: 24
Views: 859
Posted By scrilla
Genius is exceedingly overused. This twaddle...

Genius is exceedingly overused.

This twaddle peddled by music journalists:
[insert artist] is the new [insert artist here that this new artist is being compared to]. No one is the new anybody. ...
Forum: Music 07-10-2014, 00:50
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By scrilla
Valid point observed this time... :blush: I...

Valid point observed this time... :blush:


I made a case for those two by the way because I listen to them and recognise their significance. I'm sure there are others in the 500 who are of greater...
Forum: Music 06-10-2014, 14:13
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By scrilla
Being tied into a decade and apparently a means...

Being tied into a decade and apparently a means of introducing people to musicians they may not be aware of, it also gives a skewed view of the relevance of certain artists.

Take for instance Bob...
Forum: Music 06-10-2014, 01:52
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By scrilla
It seems to be an aggregator of as many other of...

It seems to be an aggregator of as many other of these best of lists as could be found, I suppose. Some of the lists appear to come from Scandinavian countries so not really US or UK but it's mostly...
Forum: Music 02-10-2014, 00:49
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By scrilla
That's fine. We have different views on that....

That's fine. We have different views on that.


Absolutely nothing. That's my point. I'm a keen fan of Ashford and Simpson and don't feel the song deserves that sort of treatment at all.


I...
Forum: Music 01-10-2014, 19:56
Replies: 30
Views: 1,293
Posted By scrilla
What I remember; it's been a while. Aged from...

What I remember; it's been a while.

Aged from 10-11:
Blondie
Donna Summer
Ian Dury
The Stranglers
Bob Marley & the Wailers
The Damned
Sex Pistols
Forum: Music 01-10-2014, 18:20
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By scrilla
I'll probably try to get a listen to this at some...

I'll probably try to get a listen to this at some point. I think she's quite guilty of oversinging at times and 'Rolling in the Deep' is an example of it. Could do without the token incorporation...
Forum: Music 29-09-2014, 17:25
Replies: 127
Views: 5,979
Posted By scrilla
That didn't click with me because I'm not aware...

That didn't click with me because I'm not aware of The Swinging Blue Jeans.


Yes, the Betty Everett version is great and Dionne's late sister Dee Dee Warwick also had a wonderful cut of it which is...
Forum: Music 29-09-2014, 16:00
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By scrilla
Literally thousands. Sticking with Hip Hop...

Literally thousands. Sticking with Hip Hop because some was mentioned in the original post here are a few I have:

Boog Brown / Apollo Brown

Georgia Ann Muldrow / Dudley Perkins

Dan the Automator...
Forum: Music 29-09-2014, 15:40
Replies: 50
Views: 2,108
Posted By scrilla
Allstar's mix of SWV's "I'm So Into...

Allstar's mix of SWV's "I'm So Into You"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iC1bgcM0goQ

DJ Muggs' bass mix of Janet Jackson's "Because of Love"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pywFzQnVo0I
Forum: Music 29-09-2014, 15:37
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By scrilla
I think Billboard means Chaka Khan's "I'm Every...

I think Billboard means Chaka Khan's "I'm Every Woman."
Forum: Music 25-09-2014, 15:04
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By scrilla
I do find these responses to what I've written on...

I do find these responses to what I've written on this thread to be getting lamer and lamer.

Post #85: just really a reply to have the last word but adding little to nothing at all. This forum at...
Forum: Music 25-09-2014, 14:22
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By scrilla
Where you write "especially" rappers, that...

Where you write "especially" rappers, that probably is the case now. Rap videos can be the more cringe-worthy and clichéd of all but going back a couple of decades, it was possibly the mainstay of...
Forum: Music 25-09-2014, 14:05
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By scrilla
That is one of the stupidest things I've read. ...

That is one of the stupidest things I've read. If I had any interest in Beyoncé I'd have watched those videos dozens of times before now. I didn't watch them in their entirety (as I said) and as...
Forum: Music 25-09-2014, 00:47
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By scrilla
What kids have to do with all this is that these...

What kids have to do with all this is that these videos are put out there to attract attention for the pop star in question. Kids like pop stars. Very few of them listen to more mature artists. ...
Forum: Music 25-09-2014, 00:39
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By scrilla
Since a few names were mentioned I decided to run...

Since a few names were mentioned I decided to run with Beyoncé Knowles. I took a list of her singles off wiki (there were others) in other categories but this is chronological, unedited and my...
Forum: Music 25-09-2014, 00:26
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By scrilla
That is one interpretation of what they are...

That is one interpretation of what they are doing. Another is that they are perpetuating it in a cynical attempt to get rich quick and it works.


Yes, they are using sexual imagery to sell music;...
Forum: Music 24-09-2014, 00:27
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By scrilla
Some of these female pop stars are fair game for...

Some of these female pop stars are fair game for criticism. While It could be said that they are reflecting society, it can easily be claimed that they are simply cashing in by selling sex. I don't...
Forum: Music 23-09-2014, 00:44
Replies: 34
Views: 1,113
Posted By scrilla
Yes, that does seem to be a massive discrepancy. ...

Yes, that does seem to be a massive discrepancy. What I'd say in response is that because taste is subjective, different people or groups of people will have different music which they will acclaim...
Forum: Music 22-09-2014, 22:43
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By scrilla
There's not much inspiration in the videos....

There's not much inspiration in the videos.


Pornography polarises opinion and is expected to be explicit. Music is music though and should be sold on its own merits. There is something...
Forum: Music 22-09-2014, 22:31
Replies: 127
Views: 5,979
Posted By scrilla
Yeah. I felt that post had unintended comedic...

Yeah. I felt that post had unintended comedic value too.
Forum: Music 22-09-2014, 22:01
Replies: 34
Views: 1,113
Posted By scrilla
No I wasn't suggesting you would only consider...

No I wasn't suggesting you would only consider the charts (I just felt that your post contained a good selection of points I wanted to respond to) but attempting to assess 'pop's greatest year'...
Forum: Music 22-09-2014, 22:00
Replies: 34
Views: 1,113
Posted By scrilla
Agreed. Although the search for something better...

Agreed. Although the search for something better needs to be mindful that not everything chart or mainstream is mediocre. My own experience of paying attention to the top forty when I was younger,...
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