Quote from: Oneiroman on May 10, 2021, 21:00:42is worth fifty of that old Blueshirt fascist Yeats... mystical Celtic nonsense
... I think that comes across as rather elitist.
Quote from: Oneiroman on May 10, 2021, 21:00:42quotes Hugo Race as saying his more recent stuff has a "kind of personal truth in there about reality and being alive". Well, I don't like personal truths about reality - isn't that what Trump believes in?
Quote from: Oneiroman on May 10, 2021, 21:00:42Race's old bandmate Nick Cave, for me, now personifies everything I despise about the increasing middle-aged spread in pop music - bland, boring, sentimental, "mature", unthreatening, safe, incurious, self-centred bilge.
Quote from: Oneiroman on May 10, 2021, 21:00:42In post-punk and other types of modern music being a "non-musician" was considered a good thing because it meant you didn't bring any preconceptions about what was right and what was wrong, what was good and what was bad.
Quote from: Oneiroman on May 10, 2021, 23:36:31... I don't like them too cold - we're used to warm beer after all.
Quote from: Oneiroman on May 10, 2021, 00:44:54In general I much prefer the early works of pop musicians.
I do personally like the more tentative, exploratory, raw and maybe immature material that people in their late teens to early thirties can produce. Pop music in my opinion isn't like some other art forms, where for example writers can get better as they get older.
QuoteTaken By The Dream - Spring 2019: "Fatalists is a space where I can explore my own songwriting with a group of musicians who are truly excellent and very tuned in to my work. I know it sounds strange, but I really don't get to choose what music I'm going to make next. I am fatalistic in this sense, that when inspiration arrives I interpret it as a signal of the next path to follow. Music is a way of reflecting the chaos of our reality in a way that words alone fail to do. Taken By The Dream is definitely not a collection of songs that I could've written earlier in my life, there is a kind of personal truth in there about reality and being alive and what in the hell all of this really means." #hugoracefatalists Now available from our Bandcamp: https://helixed1.bandcamp.com/artists
Quote from: Oneiroman on May 08, 2021, 21:17:32@Ulrich So long as we don't get into a debate as to which is better - British beer or German beer?