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Forum: Music 07-03-2014, 05:33
Replies: 35
Views: 1,952
Posted By Scratchy7929
Wrong link try this...

Wrong link try this one

http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevenbertoni/2013/11/26/how-spotify-made-lorde-a-pop-superstar/
Forum: Music 07-03-2014, 05:01
Replies: 35
Views: 1,952
Posted By Scratchy7929
Heres another interesting article.Check out his...

Heres another interesting article.Check out his playlist on Spotify

http://www.forbes.com/fdc/welcome_mjx.shtml
https://open.spotify.com/user/napstersean/playlist/3vxotOnOGDlZXyzJPLFnm2#
Forum: Music 07-03-2014, 04:28
Replies: 35
Views: 1,952
Posted By Scratchy7929
If you check the lower half you'll find alot...

If you check the lower half you'll find alot more.Many in the top half are often associated with indie, especially by the mainstream media.Perhaps people who have followed Indie with more knowledge...
Forum: Music 06-03-2014, 02:12
Replies: 35
Views: 1,952
Posted By Scratchy7929
Just look at this chart below.Can't remember when...

Just look at this chart below.Can't remember when so many 'so called' indie artists in there for a long time.

I am trying hard to make sense of this indie / hipster thing that is going on myself...
Forum: Music 05-03-2014, 22:11
Replies: 35
Views: 1,952
Posted By Scratchy7929
But hipsters don't recognise the term hipster as...

But hipsters don't recognise the term hipster as cultural classification :p.If they themselves don't recognise themselves having a cultural existance, how can you say they 'all' change their tastes...
Forum: Music 05-03-2014, 21:45
Replies: 35
Views: 1,952
Posted By Scratchy7929
Sorry about being so facetious :D But there...

Sorry about being so facetious :D

But there definately seems to be a recognision by the music media in general, that there has been a big shift in the 'so called' indie area of music.It is at least...
Forum: Music 05-03-2014, 01:49
Replies: 35
Views: 1,952
Posted By Scratchy7929
Hipster pop cont. Foster the People, Fun, Owl...

Hipster pop cont.
Foster the People, Fun, Owl City, Friendly Fires, Vampire Weekend, Mystery Jets, Passion Pit, Foals(post Holy Fire album), Disclosure, Gotye, Lana Del Rey, Lady Gaga (early on),...
Forum: Music 05-03-2014, 01:31
Replies: 35
Views: 1,952
Posted By Scratchy7929
Hipster pop ?? dominating the singles chart

Hipster pop - possibly a new name emerging from 'part of' the dubiuosly named / often confussing Indie Pop tag / genre? / grouping of artists
http://www.cnbc.com/id/101431254...
Forum: Music 03-03-2014, 05:02
Replies: 49
Views: 2,750
Posted By Scratchy7929
Arctic Monkeys are supposed to be the leading...

Arctic Monkeys are supposed to be the leading lights in rock at the moment.Trouble is they are not an out & out rock group.They are a pop/rock group - a half way house between both areas of...
Forum: Music 02-03-2014, 04:51
Replies: 41
Views: 2,446
Posted By Scratchy7929
Being married to a Billionare, owning a franchise...

Being married to a Billionare, owning a franchise sub-label of one of the Major labels does kind of help your longevity.Especially in the highly corporate music landscape we have at the moment.

It's...
Forum: Music 02-03-2014, 04:09
Replies: 54
Views: 3,865
Posted By Scratchy7929
Lonnie Donegan was very influencial in an...

Lonnie Donegan was very influencial in an inspirational sense for young musicians to buy a guitar & play music.There were said to be 30-50 k skiffle acts shortly after Lonnie Donegan got major media...
Forum: Music 28-02-2014, 00:45
Replies: 54
Views: 3,865
Posted By Scratchy7929
Then again Jake Bugg could always become the new...

Then again Jake Bugg could always become the new Jimmy Page --------》》》》》》

:http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=j0tAOIQiz-8
:D:D:D
Forum: Music 28-02-2014, 00:32
Replies: 54
Views: 3,865
Posted By Scratchy7929
Are they having a skiffle week then :D Dig out...

Are they having a skiffle week then :D

Dig out grandpa's old Lonnie Donegans records everybody - the skiffle revival is here :D

Was surprised how much the Vaccines took off - who were also sort of...
Forum: Music 27-02-2014, 23:44
Replies: 49
Views: 2,750
Posted By Scratchy7929
.........in the meantime.........we all wait for...

.........in the meantime.........we all wait for Arctic Monkeys to actually play some rock music that has some conviction behind it :D

Arctic Monkeys your ultimate 'guitar music' band :D

At least...
Forum: Music 27-02-2014, 23:31
Replies: 49
Views: 2,750
Posted By Scratchy7929
Thought that was NME, although they don't seem...

Thought that was NME, although they don't seem to call it rock any more.They seem to go with the 'guitar music' line these days - which is a broader categorisation that rock is even :blush:...
Forum: Politics 20-02-2014, 19:18
Replies: 117
Views: 3,776
Posted By Scratchy7929
I did :p .It's hard to judge the true level of...

I did :p .It's hard to judge the true level of 'economically inactive' in this country really.
Forum: Politics 20-02-2014, 19:09
Replies: 117
Views: 3,776
Posted By Scratchy7929
oooops

oooops
Forum: Politics 20-02-2014, 19:03
Replies: 117
Views: 3,776
Posted By Scratchy7929
That wasn't a true reflection of people who were...

That wasn't a true reflection of people who were 'non income earners' / pre retirement age either though.The Blair administration massaged the figures as well.The ConDem administration seem to have...
Forum: Politics 20-02-2014, 18:50
Replies: 117
Views: 3,776
Posted By Scratchy7929
Before you lot argue any further please read this...

Before you lot argue any further please read this article

https://www.scriptonitedaily.com/2013/08/06/1-million-jobless-left-out-of-uk-govt-unemployment-figures/
Forum: Music 20-02-2014, 17:27
Replies: 48
Views: 3,167
Posted By Scratchy7929
Where you expecting any difference.It is a...

Where you expecting any difference.It is a Corporate avent after all.Even Faux-indie band Arctic Monkeys signed a publishing deal with EMI as far back as 2005 (1M? deal).
Forum: Politics 05-02-2014, 23:26
Replies: 208
Views: 4,864
Posted By Scratchy7929
The average wage of union members is 13 / hr (or...

The average wage of union members is 13 / hr (or around that level) - definately in the middle class demographic, in top half of wage earners anyway...
Forum: Music 30-01-2014, 02:26
Replies: 179
Views: 7,131
Posted By Scratchy7929
I understand the rheteric of what Indie was / is...

I understand the rheteric of what Indie was / is supposed to be all about.It's generally bullshit as far as the more successful 'so called' Indie artists that are around these days though.

My...
Forum: Music 29-01-2014, 01:15
Replies: 179
Views: 7,131
Posted By Scratchy7929
Aren't Indie & Iconic incompatable.Think this is...

Aren't Indie & Iconic incompatable.Think this is part of the reason why Rock music has lost it's mainstream impetus.The mainstream only look for potential iconic rock artists within increasingly...
Forum: Music 24-01-2014, 00:42
Replies: 179
Views: 7,131
Posted By Scratchy7929
Indie has seemed to have homogenised with urban,...

Indie has seemed to have homogenised with urban, dance & adult contemporary in recent years though in many respects.Most indie as morphed into something totally unrelated to music that it was...
Forum: Music 24-01-2014, 00:00
Replies: 179
Views: 7,131
Posted By Scratchy7929
Just looked up the meaning of iconic in the free...

Just looked up the meaning of iconic in the free dictionary - 'Having a conventional formulaic style' http://www.thefreedictionary.com/iconic.Looking through the groups mentioned above perhaps most...
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