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there needs to be a chocolate cat bar. chocolate bunnies on easter, so it shall be chocolate cats on... national cat day or something.

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there needs to be a chocolate cat bar. chocolate bunnies on easter, so it shall be chocolate cats on... national cat day or something.
every caturday?

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MacFoley']
lets face it lady gaga might not be to everyones taste, but it screams 80's electro to me, and lets face it, these modern artists must be doing something right!

Electro pop- overrated 

Lady GaGa- ultra-sellout 

These modern artists are doing nothing except overshadowing good old rock music with their stupid commercial pop. These are the modern artists who are dong things right: 
U2 (of course) 
Arctic Monkeys 
Biffy Clyro 
Editors 
Linkin Park 
Muse 
Pendulum 
Radiohead 
Sub Focus 
30 Seconds To Mars
electro-pop is not overated. i really think you need to do some research on stuff before you go slamming it pete. learn your history on electro.

 

so the gorillaz are overated are they? aphex twin is? prodigy? you mention pendulum, excuse me last time i checked they were electro-drum and bass, with more of a pop edge, ie electro pop.

 

is kid a by radiohead, the band you mentioned, main influence electro? (but you really wouldnt know that would you, but you say its overated, and dont listen to it properly)

 

and explain how the hell lady gaga is a sell out? why because she sold more albums than u2, you had a pissy fit, and claim, SHE'S BLOODY A RIGHT SELL OUT!?!?!?! because the music doesn't sound of sell out.

 

and ill finish with muse on this one. i love muse bigtime, but have they changed their sound since the 3rd album? not really. do they more or less write songs with the same melodies? more or less. isnt this a sell out thing to do, knowing all they have to do is beef up the last album, with the samey ideas etc etc? more or less. so is sticking to the same sound lazy? sell out? i love muse, but come on, they really havent done anything groundbreaking and new.

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there needs to be a chocolate cat bar. chocolate bunnies on easter, so it shall be chocolate cats on... national cat day or something.

Everyday is National Cat Day in my house!  Francis Q. Kittcat says so!!!

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sonicfungus98']there needs to be a chocolate cat bar. chocolate bunnies on easter, so it shall be chocolate cats on... national cat day or something.

Everyday is National Cat Day in my house!  Francis Q. Kittcat says so!!!

laugh.gif Anyone of us who are owned by a cat can relate to that! And love your cat's name!

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chocolate and cats..............sounds good to me!!!!

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chocolate and cats..............sounds good to me!!!!

don't get them mixed up though caz!

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umm interseting thought!!!!! lol

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sonicfungus98']there needs to be a chocolate cat bar. chocolate bunnies on easter, so it shall be chocolate cats on... national cat day or something.

every caturday?

 

LOL!

Everyday's Caturday here, though. Well, 'Kat'urday. hahahah

Obama should step up and do something and make a national Caturday. Every Monday. And everyone gets a Monday off work, too. Mandatory extended weekend. Praise felines!

Well, Meerkat and I get Mondays off together. so... already, thats Katurday.  So why not make it national as well. 

 

 

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Kristaps wrote:

sonicfungus98']there needs to be a chocolate cat bar. chocolate bunnies on easter, so it shall be chocolate cats on... national cat day or something.

every caturday?

 

LOL!

Everyday's Caturday here, though. Well, 'Kat'urday. hahahah

Obama should step up and do something and make a national Caturday. Every Monday. And everyone gets a Monday off work, too. Mandatory extended weekend. Praise felines!

Well, Meerkat and I get Mondays off together. so... already, thats Katurday.  So why not make it national as well. 

 

 

 

What about a bring your cat to work day? Would love to have my kitty curled up snoring in the corner of my class - and shedding hair over the kids i don't like!

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peterferris8 wrote:

MacFoley']
lets face it lady gaga might not be to everyones taste, but it screams 80's electro to me, and lets face it, these modern artists must be doing something right!

Electro pop- overrated 
Lady GaGa- ultra-sellout 

These modern artists are doing nothing except overshadowing good old rock music with their stupid commercial pop. These are the modern artists who are dong things right: 
U2 (of course) 
Arctic Monkeys 
Biffy Clyro 
Editors 
Linkin Park 
Muse 
Pendulum 
Radiohead 
Sub Focus 
30 Seconds To Mars
electro-pop is not overated. i really think you need to do some research on stuff before you go slamming it pete. learn your history on electro.

 

so the gorillaz are overated are they? aphex twin is? prodigy? you mention pendulum, excuse me last time i checked they were electro-drum and bass, with more of a pop edge, ie electro pop.

 

is kid a by radiohead, the band you mentioned, main influence electro? (but you really wouldnt know that would you, but you say its overated, and dont listen to it properly)

 

and explain how the hell lady gaga is a sell out? why because she sold more albums than u2, you had a pissy fit, and claim, SHE'S BLOODY A RIGHT SELL OUT!?!?!?! because the music doesn't sound of sell out.

 

and ill finish with muse on this one. i love muse bigtime, but have they changed their sound since the 3rd album? not really. do they more or less write songs with the same melodies? more or less. isnt this a sell out thing to do, knowing all they have to do is beef up the last album, with the samey ideas etc etc? more or less. so is sticking to the same sound lazy? sell out? i love muse, but come on, they really havent done anything groundbreaking and new.

lady gaga isnt exactly a sellout......

i could give a few examples as to why she isnt. and who would be considered a sellout and why. and besides, her shit's way better than 95% of the shit thats out there right now. wtf is up with that? at least she has actual talent and knows how to get herself out there and in a very cool way and theres some originality there and she knows what shes doing without being a literal record label labrat drugged up puppet slut like Britney Spears, for major example.. (yes, watch some online videos of her music before she was known as Lady Gaga.. you'd think you were watching Norah Jones or Alicia Keys on piano. Gaga's got talent.)

i say more power to electro 80' coming back into popularity and influence.  if done right.
but of course i'm very biased as im an extreme fan of electronic music and 80's. as we all know. 

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sonicfungus98 wrote:

Kristaps wrote:

sonicfungus98']there needs to be a chocolate cat bar. chocolate bunnies on easter, so it shall be chocolate cats on... national cat day or something.

every caturday?

 

LOL!

Everyday's Caturday here, though. Well, 'Kat'urday. hahahah

Obama should step up and do something and make a national Caturday. Every Monday. And everyone gets a Monday off work, too. Mandatory extended weekend. Praise felines!

Well, Meerkat and I get Mondays off together. so... already, thats Katurday.  So why not make it national as well. 

 

 

 

What about a bring your cat to work day? Would love to have my kitty curled up snoring in the corner of my class - and shedding hair over the kids i don't like!

hahaha that'd be awesome and would be an awesome way for people to reduce workplace stress. 

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Zhivvy wrote:

sonicfungus98 wrote:

Kristaps wrote:

sonicfungus98']there needs to be a chocolate cat bar. chocolate bunnies on easter, so it shall be chocolate cats on... national cat day or something.

every caturday?

 

LOL!

Everyday's Caturday here, though. Well, 'Kat'urday. hahahah

Obama should step up and do something and make a national Caturday. Every Monday. And everyone gets a Monday off work, too. Mandatory extended weekend. Praise felines!

Well, Meerkat and I get Mondays off together. so... already, thats Katurday.  So why not make it national as well. 
What about a bring your cat to work day? Would love to have my kitty curled up snoring in the corner of my class - and shedding hair over the kids i don't like!
hahaha that'd be awesome and would be an awesome way for people to reduce workplace stress. 

I may just suggest it at work - and any kids who are allergic to pets can just have day off!!

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[quote name='sonicfungus98 wrote:


Zhivvy wrote:

sonicfungus98 wrote:

Kristaps wrote:

sonicfungus98']there needs to be a chocolate cat bar. chocolate bunnies on easter, so it shall be chocolate cats on... national cat day or something.

every caturday?

 

LOL!

Everyday's Caturday here, though. Well, 'Kat'urday. hahahah

Obama should step up and do something and make a national Caturday. Every Monday. And everyone gets a Monday off work, too. Mandatory extended weekend. Praise felines!

Well, Meerkat and I get Mondays off together. so... already, thats Katurday.  So why not make it national as well. 
What about a bring your cat to work day? Would love to have my kitty curled up snoring in the corner of my class - and shedding hair over the kids i don't like!
hahaha that'd be awesome and would be an awesome way for people to reduce workplace stress. 

I may just suggest it at work - and any kids who are allergic to pets can just have day off!!

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http://listverse.com/2010...d-fascinating-cat-tales/

 

top 10 weird ands fascinating cat tales, and a cat who can poop by itself on the toilet and then in the end, slipped into the toilet. lmfao

Off to bed in a mo - but will have a good read tomorrow! And as much as i love cats one down the toilet is funny!

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the cat actually looked like it was thinking "ahh fuck, wtf" yeah, shows the cat actually pooping and all. audio as well. lmfao. then he turns a round and, BAM! looked embarassed.

 

smart kitteh though.

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MacFoley wrote:

peterferris8 wrote:

MacFoley']
lets face it lady gaga might not be to everyones taste, but it screams 80's electro to me, and lets face it, these modern artists must be doing something right!

Electro pop- overrated 
Lady GaGa- ultra-sellout 

These modern artists are doing nothing except overshadowing good old rock music with their stupid commercial pop. These are the modern artists who are dong things right: 
U2 (of course) 
Arctic Monkeys 
Biffy Clyro 
Editors 
Linkin Park 
Muse 
Pendulum 
Radiohead 
Sub Focus 
30 Seconds To Mars
electro-pop is not overated. i really think you need to do some research on stuff before you go slamming it pete. learn your history on electro.

 

so the gorillaz are overated are they? aphex twin is? prodigy? you mention pendulum, excuse me last time i checked they were electro-drum and bass, with more of a pop edge, ie electro pop.

 

is kid a by radiohead, the band you mentioned, main influence electro? (but you really wouldnt know that would you, but you say its overated, and dont listen to it properly)

 

and explain how the hell lady gaga is a sell out? why because she sold more albums than u2, you had a pissy fit, and claim, SHE'S BLOODY A RIGHT SELL OUT!?!?!?! because the music doesn't sound of sell out.

 

and ill finish with muse on this one. i love muse bigtime, but have they changed their sound since the 3rd album? not really. do they more or less write songs with the same melodies? more or less. isnt this a sell out thing to do, knowing all they have to do is beef up the last album, with the samey ideas etc etc? more or less. so is sticking to the same sound lazy? sell out? i love muse, but come on, they really havent done anything groundbreaking and new.

lady gaga isnt exactly a sellout......

i could give a few examples as to why she isnt. and who would be considered a sellout and why. and besides, her shit's way better than 95% of the shit thats out there right now. wtf is up with that? at least she has actual talent and knows how to get herself out there and in a very cool way and theres some originality there and she knows what shes doing without being a literal record label labrat drugged up puppet slut like Britney Spears, for major example.. (yes, watch some online videos of her music before she was known as Lady Gaga.. you'd think you were watching Norah Jones or Alicia Keys on piano. Gaga's got talent.)

i say more power to electro 80' coming back into popularity and influence.  if done right.
but of course i'm very biased as im an extreme fan of electronic music and 80's. as we all know. 

Lady Ga Ga can't be a sell out as it's quite obvious she's doing exactly what she intends to do.

She's a very unique artist.

 

Now Pete mentions 30 Seconds To Mars.

A band made up by Jared Leto, a quasi famous actor who figured that if he started an emo band that he'd gain notoriety based on the fact the people knew him from Requiem For a Dream and other films.

 

When on tour, Jared flies first class while the other members of the band ride in economy.

 

Now that's a sell out.

 

Pendulum.  Great example to prove yourself wrong Pete.

I love Pendulum, great Aussie band. But if you've heard their first album, it's full on drum and bass.

For the second album they added a lot more pop and rock elements including vocals so they could get played on the radio and booked on the rock stages at festivals. They band have happily said this in interviews.

 

That sounds like a bit of calculated selling out to me.

 

Linkin Park? Sound to me like the Backstreet Boys doing Faith No More and Nine Inch Nails covers.

And they are totally designed by a record label and a marketing department to be as popular with teenagers with terrible taste as possible

Here's an exerpt from their booking agents page

 

- Linkin Park is now available for corporate event appearances, personal appearances, casino appearances, tradeshow appearances, corporate golf tournaments, sports camps, autograph signings, endorsement deals, television commercials, radio commercials, store grand openings, new product launch campaigns, spokesperson campaigns and speaking appearances. Book Linkin Park to meet and mingle with your best corporate clients, friends and business associates. Contact us to find out about Linkin Park booking fees and cost, availability and upcoming appearance schedule.

 

Corporate golf days??????? Jaysus!

Now that's selling out.

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MacFoley wrote:

peterferris8 wrote:

MacFoley']
lets face it lady gaga might not be to everyones taste, but it screams 80's electro to me, and lets face it, these modern artists must be doing something right!

Electro pop- overrated 
Lady GaGa- ultra-sellout 

These modern artists are doing nothing except overshadowing good old rock music with their stupid commercial pop. These are the modern artists who are dong things right: 
U2 (of course) 
Arctic Monkeys 
Biffy Clyro 
Editors 
Linkin Park 
Muse 
Pendulum 
Radiohead 
Sub Focus 
30 Seconds To Mars
electro-pop is not overated. i really think you need to do some research on stuff before you go slamming it pete. learn your history on electro.

 

so the gorillaz are overated are they? aphex twin is? prodigy? you mention pendulum, excuse me last time i checked they were electro-drum and bass, with more of a pop edge, ie electro pop.

 

is kid a by radiohead, the band you mentioned, main influence electro? (but you really wouldnt know that would you, but you say its overated, and dont listen to it properly)

 

and explain how the hell lady gaga is a sell out? why because she sold more albums than u2, you had a pissy fit, and claim, SHE'S BLOODY A RIGHT SELL OUT!?!?!?! because the music doesn't sound of sell out.

 

and ill finish with muse on this one. i love muse bigtime, but have they changed their sound since the 3rd album? not really. do they more or less write songs with the same melodies? more or less. isnt this a sell out thing to do, knowing all they have to do is beef up the last album, with the samey ideas etc etc? more or less. so is sticking to the same sound lazy? sell out? i love muse, but come on, they really havent done anything groundbreaking and new.

lady gaga isnt exactly a sellout......

i could give a few examples as to why she isnt. and who would be considered a sellout and why. and besides, her shit's way better than 95% of the shit thats out there right now. wtf is up with that? at least she has actual talent and knows how to get herself out there and in a very cool way and theres some originality there and she knows what shes doing without being a literal record label labrat drugged up puppet slut like Britney Spears, for major example.. (yes, watch some online videos of her music before she was known as Lady Gaga.. you'd think you were watching Norah Jones or Alicia Keys on piano. Gaga's got talent.)

i say more power to electro 80' coming back into popularity and influence.  if done right.
but of course i'm very biased as im an extreme fan of electronic music and 80's. as we all know. 

Lady Ga Ga can't be a sell out as it's quite obvious she's doing exactly what she intends to do.

She's a very unique artist.

 

Now Pete mentions 30 Seconds To Mars.

A band made up by Jared Leto, a quasi famous actor who figured that if he started an emo band that he'd gain notoriety based on the fact the people knew him from Requiem For a Dream and other films.

 

When on tour, Jared flies first class while the other members of the band ride in economy.

 

Now that's a sell out.

 

Pendulum.  Great example to prove yourself wrong Pete.

I love Pendulum, great Aussie band. But if you've heard their first album, it's full on drum and bass.

For the second album they added a lot more pop and rock elements including vocals so they could get played on the radio and booked on the rock stages at festivals. They band have happily said this in interviews.

 

That sounds like a bit of calculated selling out to me.

 

Linkin Park? Sound to me like the Backstreet Boys doing Faith No More and Nine Inch Nails covers.

And they are totally designed by a record label and a marketing department to be as popular with teenagers with terrible taste as possible

Here's an exerpt from their booking agents page

 

- Linkin Park is now available for corporate event appearances, personal appearances, casino appearances, tradeshow appearances, corporate golf tournaments, sports camps, autograph signings, endorsement deals, television commercials, radio commercials, store grand openings, new product launch campaigns, spokesperson campaigns and speaking appearances. Book Linkin Park to meet and mingle with your best corporate clients, friends and business associates. Contact us to find out about Linkin Park booking fees and cost, availability and upcoming appearance schedule.

 

Corporate golf days??????? Jaysus!

Now that's selling out.

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sonicfungus98 wrote:

MacFoley wrote:

peterferris8 wrote:

MacFoley']
lets face it lady gaga might not be to everyones taste, but it screams 80's electro to me, and lets face it, these modern artists must be doing something right!

Electro pop- overrated 
Lady GaGa- ultra-sellout 

These modern artists are doing nothing except overshadowing good old rock music with their stupid commercial pop. These are the modern artists who are dong things right: 
U2 (of course) 
Arctic Monkeys 
Biffy Clyro 
Editors 
Linkin Park 
Muse 
Pendulum 
Radiohead 
Sub Focus 
30 Seconds To Mars
electro-pop is not overated. i really think you need to do some research on stuff before you go slamming it pete. learn your history on electro.

 

so the gorillaz are overated are they? aphex twin is? prodigy? you mention pendulum, excuse me last time i checked they were electro-drum and bass, with more of a pop edge, ie electro pop.

 

is kid a by radiohead, the band you mentioned, main influence electro? (but you really wouldnt know that would you, but you say its overated, and dont listen to it properly)

 

and explain how the hell lady gaga is a sell out? why because she sold more albums than u2, you had a pissy fit, and claim, SHE'S BLOODY A RIGHT SELL OUT!?!?!?! because the music doesn't sound of sell out.

 

and ill finish with muse on this one. i love muse bigtime, but have they changed their sound since the 3rd album? not really. do they more or less write songs with the same melodies? more or less. isnt this a sell out thing to do, knowing all they have to do is beef up the last album, with the samey ideas etc etc? more or less. so is sticking to the same sound lazy? sell out? i love muse, but come on, they really havent done anything groundbreaking and new.

lady gaga isnt exactly a sellout......

i could give a few examples as to why she isnt. and who would be considered a sellout and why. and besides, her shit's way better than 95% of the shit thats out there right now. wtf is up with that? at least she has actual talent and knows how to get herself out there and in a very cool way and theres some originality there and she knows what shes doing without being a literal record label labrat drugged up puppet slut like Britney Spears, for major example.. (yes, watch some online videos of her music before she was known as Lady Gaga.. you'd think you were watching Norah Jones or Alicia Keys on piano. Gaga's got talent.)

i say more power to electro 80' coming back into popularity and influence.  if done right.
but of course i'm very biased as im an extreme fan of electronic music and 80's. as we all know. 

Lady Ga Ga can't be a sell out as it's quite obvious she's doing exactly what see intends to do.

She's a very unique artist.

 

Now Pete mentions 30 Seconds To Mars.

A band made up by Jared Leto, a quasi famous actor who figured that if he started an emo band that he'd gain notoriety based on the fact the people knew him from Requiem For a Dream and other films.

 

When on tour, Jared flies first class while the other members of the band ride in economy.

 

Now that's a sell out.

 

Pendulum.  Great example to prove yourself wrong Pete.

I love Pendulum, great Aussie band. But if you've heard their first album, it's full on drum and bass.

For the second album they added a lot more pop and rock elements including vocals so they could get played on the radio and booked on the rock stages at festivals. They band have happily said this in interviews.

 

That sounds like a bit of calculated selling out to me.

 

Linkin Park? Sound to me like the Backstreet Boys doing Faith No More and Nine Inch Nails covers.

And they are totally designed by a record label and a marketing department to be as popular with teenagers with terrible taste as possible

Here's an exerpt from their booking agents page

 

- Linkin Park is now available for corporate event appearances, personal appearances, casino appearances, tradeshow appearances, corporate golf tournaments, sports camps, autograph signings, endorsement deals, television commercials, radio commercials, store grand openings, new product launch campaigns, spokesperson campaigns and speaking appearances. Book Linkin Park to meet and mingle with your best corporate clients, friends and business associates. Contact us to find out about Linkin Park booking fees and cost, availability and upcoming appearance schedule.

 

Corporate golf days??????? Jaysus!

Not that's selling out.

 

 

 

 

 

Have worked with Lady Gaga....if only the general public saw her sound checks...too bad Mozart/Beethoven pieces won't go too well with the young listening audience these days. Yeah, she's like a Norah Jones or a Alicia Keys (without the attitude). She also has an amazing voice.

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sonicfungus98 wrote:

MacFoley wrote:

peterferris8 wrote:

MacFoley']
lets face it lady gaga might not be to everyones taste, but it screams 80's electro to me, and lets face it, these modern artists must be doing something right!

Electro pop- overrated 
Lady GaGa- ultra-sellout 

These modern artists are doing nothing except overshadowing good old rock music with their stupid commercial pop. These are the modern artists who are dong things right: 
U2 (of course) 
Arctic Monkeys 
Biffy Clyro 
Editors 
Linkin Park 
Muse 
Pendulum 
Radiohead 
Sub Focus 
30 Seconds To Mars
electro-pop is not overated. i really think you need to do some research on stuff before you go slamming it pete. learn your history on electro.

 

so the gorillaz are overated are they? aphex twin is? prodigy? you mention pendulum, excuse me last time i checked they were electro-drum and bass, with more of a pop edge, ie electro pop.

 

is kid a by radiohead, the band you mentioned, main influence electro? (but you really wouldnt know that would you, but you say its overated, and dont listen to it properly)

 

and explain how the hell lady gaga is a sell out? why because she sold more albums than u2, you had a pissy fit, and claim, SHE'S BLOODY A RIGHT SELL OUT!?!?!?! because the music doesn't sound of sell out.

 

and ill finish with muse on this one. i love muse bigtime, but have they changed their sound since the 3rd album? not really. do they more or less write songs with the same melodies? more or less. isnt this a sell out thing to do, knowing all they have to do is beef up the last album, with the samey ideas etc etc? more or less. so is sticking to the same sound lazy? sell out? i love muse, but come on, they really havent done anything groundbreaking and new.

lady gaga isnt exactly a sellout......

i could give a few examples as to why she isnt. and who would be considered a sellout and why. and besides, her shit's way better than 95% of the shit thats out there right now. wtf is up with that? at least she has actual talent and knows how to get herself out there and in a very cool way and theres some originality there and she knows what shes doing without being a literal record label labrat drugged up puppet slut like Britney Spears, for major example.. (yes, watch some online videos of her music before she was known as Lady Gaga.. you'd think you were watching Norah Jones or Alicia Keys on piano. Gaga's got talent.)

i say more power to electro 80' coming back into popularity and influence.  if done right.
but of course i'm very biased as im an extreme fan of electronic music and 80's. as we all know. 

Lady Ga Ga can't be a sell out as it's quite obvious she's doing exactly what see intends to do.

She's a very unique artist.

 

Now Pete mentions 30 Seconds To Mars.

A band made up by Jared Leto, a quasi famous actor who figured that if he started an emo band that he'd gain notoriety based on the fact the people knew him from Requiem For a Dream and other films.

 

When on tour, Jared flies first class while the other members of the band ride in economy.

 

Now that's a sell out.

 

Pendulum.  Great example to prove yourself wrong Pete.

I love Pendulum, great Aussie band. But if you've heard their first album, it's full on drum and bass.

For the second album they added a lot more pop and rock elements including vocals so they could get played on the radio and booked on the rock stages at festivals. They band have happily said this in interviews.

 

That sounds like a bit of calculated selling out to me.

 

Linkin Park? Sound to me like the Backstreet Boys doing Faith No More and Nine Inch Nails covers.

And they are totally designed by a record label and a marketing department to be as popular with teenagers with terrible taste as possible

Here's an exerpt from their booking agents page

 

- Linkin Park is now available for corporate event appearances, personal appearances, casino appearances, tradeshow appearances, corporate golf tournaments, sports camps, autograph signings, endorsement deals, television commercials, radio commercials, store grand openings, new product launch campaigns, spokesperson campaigns and speaking appearances. Book Linkin Park to meet and mingle with your best corporate clients, friends and business associates. Contact us to find out about Linkin Park booking fees and cost, availability and upcoming appearance schedule.

 

Corporate golf days??????? Jaysus!

Not that's selling out.

 

 

 

 

 

man i would rather listen to coldplay than 30 seconds to mars, they are awful! sorry i dont like emo (look at our good looking faces videos with our guy liner on does my head in) they might have the odd good tune somewhere, but its just emo-shouting nonsence which i just dont like. i would rather listen to the deftones for the non-emo effect, the dark tones of heavyness, and the lyrics are so much better. but if you enjoy them pete, good for you. but to have them on the same list as u2? meh!

 

linkin biscuit? thats all they are really. maynard from TOOL called them linkin biscuit once, very funny! but thats all they are. again made up to look good, yet their music of claiming they are nu-metal is beyond me. but they seem to do the same song writing formula as muse. but unlike muse, linkin biscuit were ok for the first album. (i admit there is a couple of ok tracks on the album)

 

and as mick said, i didnt know that about linkin biscuit making themselves available to play golf tournements! too funny that.

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mick james wrote:

sonicfungus98 wrote:

MacFoley wrote:

peterferris8 wrote:

MacFoley']
lets face it lady gaga might not be to everyones taste, but it screams 80's electro to me, and lets face it, these modern artists must be doing something right!

Electro pop- overrated 
Lady GaGa- ultra-sellout 

These modern artists are doing nothing except overshadowing good old rock music with their stupid commercial pop. These are the modern artists who are dong things right: 
U2 (of course) 
Arctic Monkeys 
Biffy Clyro 
Editors 
Linkin Park 
Muse 
Pendulum 
Radiohead 
Sub Focus 
30 Seconds To Mars
electro-pop is not overated. i really think you need to do some research on stuff before you go slamming it pete. learn your history on electro.

 

so the gorillaz are overated are they? aphex twin is? prodigy? you mention pendulum, excuse me last time i checked they were electro-drum and bass, with more of a pop edge, ie electro pop.

 

is kid a by radiohead, the band you mentioned, main influence electro? (but you really wouldnt know that would you, but you say its overated, and dont listen to it properly)

 

and explain how the hell lady gaga is a sell out? why because she sold more albums than u2, you had a pissy fit, and claim, SHE'S BLOODY A RIGHT SELL OUT!?!?!?! because the music doesn't sound of sell out.

 

and ill finish with muse on this one. i love muse bigtime, but have they changed their sound since the 3rd album? not really. do they more or less write songs with the same melodies? more or less. isnt this a sell out thing to do, knowing all they have to do is beef up the last album, with the samey ideas etc etc? more or less. so is sticking to the same sound lazy? sell out? i love muse, but come on, they really havent done anything groundbreaking and new.

lady gaga isnt exactly a sellout......

i could give a few examples as to why she isnt. and who would be considered a sellout and why. and besides, her shit's way better than 95% of the shit thats out there right now. wtf is up with that? at least she has actual talent and knows how to get herself out there and in a very cool way and theres some originality there and she knows what shes doing without being a literal record label labrat drugged up puppet slut like Britney Spears, for major example.. (yes, watch some online videos of her music before she was known as Lady Gaga.. you'd think you were watching Norah Jones or Alicia Keys on piano. Gaga's got talent.)

i say more power to electro 80' coming back into popularity and influence.  if done right.
but of course i'm very biased as im an extreme fan of electronic music and 80's. as we all know. 

Lady Ga Ga can't be a sell out as it's quite obvious she's doing exactly what see intends to do.

She's a very unique artist.

 

Now Pete mentions 30 Seconds To Mars.

A band made up by Jared Leto, a quasi famous actor who figured that if he started an emo band that he'd gain notoriety based on the fact the people knew him from Requiem For a Dream and other films.

 

When on tour, Jared flies first class while the other members of the band ride in economy.

 

Now that's a sell out.

 

Pendulum.  Great example to prove yourself wrong Pete.

I love Pendulum, great Aussie band. But if you've heard their first album, it's full on drum and bass.

For the second album they added a lot more pop and rock elements including vocals so they could get played on the radio and booked on the rock stages at festivals. They band have happily said this in interviews.

 

That sounds like a bit of calculated selling out to me.

 

Linkin Park? Sound to me like the Backstreet Boys doing Faith No More and Nine Inch Nails covers.

And they are totally designed by a record label and a marketing department to be as popular with teenagers with terrible taste as possible

Here's an exerpt from their booking agents page

 

- Linkin Park is now available for corporate event appearances, personal appearances, casino appearances, tradeshow appearances,
corporate golf tournaments
, sports camps, autograph signings,
endorsement deals
, television commercials, radio commercials, store grand openings, new product launch campaigns, spokesperson campaigns and speaking appearances.
Book Linkin Park to meet and mingle with your best corporate clients
, friends and business associates. Contact us to find out about Linkin Park booking fees and cost, availability and upcoming appearance schedule.

 

Corporate golf days??????? Jaysus!

Not that's selling out.

 

 

 

 

 

man i would rather listen to coldplay than 30 seconds to mars, they are awful! sorry i dont like emo (look at our good looking faces videos with our guy liner on does my head in) they might have the odd good tune somewhere, but its just emo-shouting nonsence which i just dont like. i would rather listen to the deftones for the non-emo effect, the dark tones of heavyness, and the lyrics are so much better. but if you enjoy them pete, good for you. but to have them on the same list as u2? meh!

 

linkin biscuit? thats all they are really. maynard from TOOL called them linkin biscuit once, very funny! but thats all they are. again made up to look good, yet their music of claiming they are nu-metal is beyond me. but they seem to do the same song writing formula as muse. but unlike muse, linkin biscuit were ok for the first album. (i admit there is a couple of ok tracks on the album)

 

and as mick said, i didnt know that about linkin biscuit making themselves available to play golf tournements! too funny that.

 

Mac, maybe I'm an old bastard now, but it actually makes me sad that the legacy of  the two great incredible rap rock bands Faith No More and Rage Against The Machine is being carried on by pussies with Walmart piercings and tats like Linkin Park, and that when the majority of people think of this style of music, they think of Fred fucking Durst. 

 

When did hard rock get taken over by pansies????

 

Trent Reznor may have come on stage in fishnets and make up but that guy destroyed any building he ever played in. Same with Al Jourgenson.

 

Mike Patton could fart better music than the majority of new school "hard rock" bands.

 

And as for emo, Jaysus shoot me.

Sure we had Goth, but The Cure, Bauhaus, Depeche Mode, Nick freakin Cave and the Bad Seeds, Nails, Ministry, The Virgin Prunes etc but as much hairspary and lipstick as they may have been wearing, they were all musically brilliant.

 

Ian Curtis is rolling in his grave.

 

 

 

And golf days???

 

"Hey Gerald, I totally nailed that Chester Bennington guy on the third hole!

 

"Julian, you really showed that ruffian!  Let's head to the yaught club shall we?"

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