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Genres of music. I can't keep up.

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Fred Rogers, Feb 22, 2018.

  1. Fred Rogers

    Fred Rogers Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 8, 2013
    Long Island
    I read someones Twitter bio that said that they are into "Dystopian Indie Dance music." Ha? I must be old.
     
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  2. mnutz

    mnutz Tele-Afflicted

    That's so last year.:D

    Seriously though, I always thought I'd be the cool dad who was all ultra hip and down with it all. Yeah that didn't really work out. I'm just about as out of touch as my kids think I am, probably more.
     

  3. davidchagrin

    davidchagrin Tele-Holic

    Age:
    36
    956
    Feb 8, 2009
    Hazel Park, MI
    Like at the Zion party in the Matrix?
     
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  4. Old Tele man

    Old Tele man Friend of Leo's

    May 10, 2017
    Tucson, AZ
    Just TWO (2) types of music:

    1) GOOD

    and

    2) BAD
     
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  5. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Telefied Ad Free Member

    Age:
    61
    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
    I don’t try to keep up.
    For me, music is the stuff I play, not listen to.
    I love making/playing music, original or otherwise.
     

  6. BigDaddyLH

    BigDaddyLH Telefied Ad Free Member

    As I get older I realize I like orthopedic shoe gaze.
     
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  7. soulgeezer

    soulgeezer Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 5, 2006
    Sinatra's World
    That must have been a small party -- They don't even make Toyota Matrixes (Matrices?) anymore!
     
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  8. william tele

    william tele Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 7, 2009
    Kansas City, MO
    Yeah, well somebody once stated correctly: "There's only two kinds of music: Dystopian Indie Dance music and Zippity Do-Da".
     

  9. 4 Cat Slim

    4 Cat Slim Friend of Leo's

    Oct 17, 2012
    Nelson City TX
    I'm reminded of the comment that Louis Armstrong is said to have made about all music being folk music,
    because we're all folks.
     
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  10. Fred Rogers

    Fred Rogers Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 8, 2013
    Long Island
    I truly laughed out loud at this. I am totally down with orthopedic shoe gaze as long as someone is going to roadie for me. Amps are heavy.
     
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  11. radiocaster

    radiocaster Friend of Leo's

    Aug 18, 2015
    europe
    Too old to make up a stupid music genre which probably doesn't have more than one or two artists, even if most people don't consider it as having that many? Then you're probably also too old to be a music journalist.
     

  12. fendrguitplayr

    fendrguitplayr Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    66
    Oct 11, 2006
    Greater Boston
    Just in "Country" alone I have seen the following:

    • Alternative Country
    • Americana
    • Bluegrass
    • Contemporary Bluegrass
    • Contemporary Country
    • Country Gospel
    • Country Pop (thanks Sarah Johnson)
    • Honky Tonk
    • Outlaw Country
    • Traditional Bluegrass
    • Traditional Country
    • Urban Cowboy
     
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  13. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Apr 2, 2014
    Phoenix, AZ
    Did somebody say dystopian indie dance music???? Somewhere between Tubeway Army and The Faint? I.D.K. kbaithx.

     
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  14. Wrong-Note Rod

    Wrong-Note Rod Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Mar 4, 2009
    atlanta
    I know I'm out of touch with current hot styles etc

    I often ask my college age daughter to send me youtube clips of stuff she likes, stuff she knows her friends like, etc

    but she's into K-Pop and Lady Gaga and other modern bands, Panic in the Disco, Pentatonix...... so I dont think she strays too far from "modern pop" genre

    I've heard a lot of all that,,, its OK, Lady Gaga has some pretty good stuff. The K-Pop scene is heavily about boy bands. Pentatonix are pretty amazing at times.
     

  15. 3fngrs

    3fngrs Friend of Leo's

    Oct 30, 2017
    Ohio
    You left out Ameripolitan. Dale Watson would be upset!
     

  16. soulgeezer

    soulgeezer Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 5, 2006
    Sinatra's World

  17. radiocaster

    radiocaster Friend of Leo's

    Aug 18, 2015
    europe
    I'm sure you could attribute bands and musicians to it, but it's after the fact. "Indie" and "dance" are umbrella terms anyway.

    It's kind of like saying "fat pervert rock" is a music style. Sure, you can attribute artists to it, so what?
     
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  18. Obsessed

    Obsessed Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Nov 21, 2012
    Montana
    If that is dystopian indie rock, I think they named it correctly. It seems very appropriate and it will be interesting how the young generations responds to it.
     

  19. Fred Rogers

    Fred Rogers Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 8, 2013
    Long Island

    "Fat pervert rock" I predict will be big with the kids in 2029. ;)
     

  20. radiocaster

    radiocaster Friend of Leo's

    Aug 18, 2015
    europe
    I can name a bunch of 1980s bands that fit, more or less.
     
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