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WiseNinja
10th March 2012, 07:19 AM
So as a kid I would remember my parents and other adults ranting about how modern music sucks and how they rather listen to the classics that they grew up with. I thought it was pretty absurd that they felt like that and figured that it was just that they didn't adapt to the changes.

However...now that I'm deeper in adulthood am feeling like the older times I grew up around. Yeah I like some modern music but for the most part, find myself listening to stuff from the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s.

It's kind of funny actually as I never thought I'd reach that stage but I guess when you start growing old, nostalgia becomes a dear friend.

Any other "old timers" here?

BaronOfStuff
10th March 2012, 08:47 AM
Yes.

Because dubstep is shit (it's not even music), and it's everywhere.

Mantis
10th March 2012, 11:48 AM
Due to the obscurity of a lot of music I listen to, it's often not affected by modernness. And then there are soundtracks. Video game soundtracks in particular have actually changed a lot, and some are monotonous and generally quite boring, often adapting to the style of generic film soundtracks. But some modern game soundtracks are excellent. And I am as huge of a nerd to listen to retro game music too.

So, no, I'm not an "old timer" for my own reasons. But I could understand why others are who have different interests. A lot of modern music is crap. Like Baron, I can't stand dubstep, despite others trying to convince me that dubstep isn't supposed to be what it is today, and that it was originally a good genre until some asshole came along and created a new trend. But that doesn't really matter to me, does it? It won't change the fact I hear this wob-wob-wob bullshit on a good amount of YouTube videos I stumble upon.

darkbetter
10th March 2012, 03:25 PM
Dupstep is not shit O_o Is just Coca Loca Music ..... :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xc0eNvl53LQ&feature=related

BaronOfStuff
10th March 2012, 05:08 PM
It's deplorable.

WUBWUBWUBWUBWUBWUBWUB.

That's not music. You can argue your point until you turn blue in the face and die from lack of oxygen, but it simply fails to meet any reqiurements that would class it as music. If dubstep is music, so is a ****ing pneumatic drill. Dig that drumbeat.

darkbetter
10th March 2012, 05:30 PM
HaHaHaHaHa Baron you so funny ..........Roses are red, tomatos are to, I don't know why but my waffle are blue ! Dupsdep is club music from what I say you can't dance on dupstep rhythm O_O Is like dance on bed of nails ......

mpo48
10th March 2012, 07:09 PM
autotune... that's the reason to listen old to old music goddamn autotune and dubstep and other things but if id have to make a list of the bad things in modern music it would be too long

WiseNinja
11th March 2012, 05:38 AM
Ah autotune...another nemesis although at times I will admit that it is funny in certain cases. But definitely annoying if overused and it's BS that some people get rich off it while others are actually releasing REAL music and don't manage to get very far despite their efforts simply because the mainstream idiots eat it up.

lloydSSJ4
11th March 2012, 05:10 PM
Yep. It's definitely setting in with me. I hate all these modern crazes with a buuuurning passion. Although I love the Original Dubstep sound, I feel ashamed to even utter the word, in fear of being lumped in with Skrillex and the like. I needn't make the "Old Dubstep was better" argument, because as pointed out, it doesn't matter. It doesn't change the fact that if you type Dubstep into youtube, you will get the ugly version. Hip Hop is another genre that I can only stand to listen the traditional version of. It's so shit these days. I feel very strongly about that issue, with Hip Hop being my favourite genre and all. As with Dubstep, sometimes I'm afraid to say I like it, just in case people think I listen to Lil Wayne or Soulja Boy. I still cop the occasional new album, but that is only underground stuff that comes from scenes and circles that I work with. I listen to a fair bit of 90's and early 2000's electronic music, such as Trance, UK Garage, Drum & Bass, House, and Trip-Hop. All of which are nowhere near as popular today. It's not like I'm just mad because those scenes don't exist anymore. Even chart music was better back then.


http://youtu.be/FxkRuJz0yrw

... Okay, so the lyrics in mainstream music have pretty much always been shallow, but at least the beat wasn't some repetitive synth bullsh*t. This is just nice to listen to. Theres a fine line between catchy and annoying. I believe that line was crossed sometime in the mid-late 2000's.

AsherTheWilliams
11th March 2012, 11:38 PM
Kids today with the hippity hop...

I know what you mean my friend.
The wub-wub scares me. o_O

Kokirininja
12th March 2012, 12:06 PM
Prime example of how scary dubstep can be :S


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cXDgFwE13g

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cXDgFwE13g&t=1m23s

Mantis
12th March 2012, 02:21 PM
Scary in the sense it's a digital ear rapist.

BaronOfStuff
12th March 2012, 02:39 PM
Prime example of how scary shit dubstep can be :S


Fix'd.

Absolutely ****ing terrible, and this is popular?

Mantis
12th March 2012, 02:44 PM
Tragic, isn't it? (I guess the "old timer effect" is kicking in, although a true old timer would tell me I know nothing about music.)

AsherTheWilliams
13th March 2012, 04:31 AM
Oh my...

darkbetter
31st March 2012, 08:25 PM
Baron for you I' got this :sick::@
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TY_jl-PiiHM

Heresiarch Grimm
31st March 2012, 09:58 PM
I am convinced modern Dubstep was made with an autotune and a building site or busy road. Maybe the two put together.

"Hey Mike, stick that car engine next to the microphone and rev it a few times would 'ya?"

BaronOfStuff
31st March 2012, 10:23 PM
Baron for you I' got this :sick::@
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TY_jl-PiiHM


That makes me want to rip my own eardrums out and stamp on them.

blue_penguin123
5th April 2012, 08:04 AM
I'm with Baron on dubstep. I prefer listening to songs with good lyrics, a good beat and most likely from another country (Japanese being the main one, but I enjoy watching pretty Koreans dancing)

OSRed1
6th April 2012, 03:55 AM
I've heard it before, and it's pretty unbearable. It's just a bunch of loud noises creating extreme dissonance. I can't take it!

Somasol
6th April 2012, 06:31 PM
Baron for you I' got this :sick::@
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TY_jl-PiiHM


That makes me want to rip my own eardrums out and stamp on them.


Oi vey. Music on UKF just doesn't do Dubstep justice. :(

Mantis
6th April 2012, 06:38 PM
Here we go again... ;)

Somasol
6th April 2012, 06:48 PM
Haha! I won't go into that, fortunately. I think my stance on Dubstep has been firmly placed. XD

WiseNinja
6th April 2012, 10:11 PM
You youngins and your dubstep, jk.

Kind of reminds me when death metal starting to pick up along with that screamo crap although admittedly, I find dubstep to be a lot better than those two and do like a few songs.

I can only imagine what the next 50 years of music will bring...

OSRed1
7th April 2012, 03:56 AM
You youngins and your dubstep, jk.

Kind of reminds me when death metal starting to pick up along with that screamo crap although admittedly, I find dubstep to be a lot better than those two and do like a few songs.

I can only imagine what the next 50 years of music will bring...


It's hard to imagine what music will be like. Will their be meaningful lyrics, or just a barrage of sounds? Who knows?

darkbetter
7th April 2012, 06:59 AM
VeVo on youtube freaking annoying' me :sick: That program is racist, you F***ing racist, YouTube's communism realy YouTube's communism. When he tell me ''Not available in your country'' but from were I'am Uganda God dammit im from EU :@

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlUvlad0UHk

Stewpot
7th April 2012, 09:23 AM
You youngins and your dubstep, jk.

Kind of reminds me when death metal starting to pick up along with that screamo crap although admittedly, I find dubstep to be a lot better than those two and do like a few songs.

I can only imagine what the next 50 years of music will bring...


It's hard to imagine what music will be like. Will their be meaningful lyrics, or just a barrage of sounds? Who knows?


lol, it would be all gibberish and music artists will be more naked than before.

lloydSSJ4
7th April 2012, 09:52 AM
I didn't think I'd be posting in this thread again, but I see you are still talking about dubstep. I know we've been over the "real dubstep" thing already, but for those who haven't actually listened to non-commercialised dubstep, here is a traditional style tune.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBSkuxjBGfo
If you don't like it, that's fine, but I'd be surprised if someone couldn't tell the difference.

darkbetter
7th April 2012, 03:57 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaScyfSHc-Y True pioneers . Think this is real music :thinking: :love:

Agamemnon
4th June 2015, 02:04 PM
It's hard to imagine what music will be like. Will their be meaningful lyrics, or just a barrage of sounds? Who knows?

Like always before, there will be both. It's easy to compare things like Bohemian Rhapsody and some generic rap song from the billboards and say "See how much thought Queen put into their lyrics? SEE?!" but at the same time completely forgetting how much crap <insert any music genre here> there has been over the years.

But I do also find myself a bit more sheltered from the newer music, even when it comes down to genres that I like - and then I find a new back that I just fall in love with, despite them having started only couple years ago. So there will always be good music and bad music, as there has always been. Don't let that build up an illusion that music before was inherently better than music today.

Kyoko Mogami
9th June 2015, 04:38 PM
You have sussed me out. :) Yes I am an old timer. I think it happens because when we come into our own as individuals, we idealize what we like and our preferences and they become the ideal for us. Just watch how young kids act with their own peer group. It is self absorbed but only because we all need to form our own personality. I am pretty sure it is this stage of our life that our idea of good music stems from.

AlexKid
11th June 2015, 11:16 AM
Yeah, feeling the old timer effect as well. Most of the stuff I listen to is from the 80's & 90's and modern-day indie stuff that mimics the sound of those decades. Nowadays I'm listening to a lot of synthwave and vaporwave which most folks have never heard of. However, this type of music seems to have found a dedicated cult following in the dark underbelly of the internet. What's interesting is that a lot of this music is produced by people that were way too young to experience the 80's and barely the 90's.

Working Buck
17th April 2017, 06:22 PM
You're not alone pal. Most of the music I play are from the 80s up to early 2000s. Today's music can't even be called music in my opinion. Metal bands aren't the same as before, rappers are whack but they still sell some albums. I just wonder who the f**k still buys this trash? No offense meant for people here who listen to new stuff. I can still listen to some pieces made by some DJs but I really can't stand pieces made by new artists aside from Bruno Mars.