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S***TIEST MOST REPELLENT AND DEPRESSING MUSIC VIDEO OF THE WEEK : SOME C*** CALLED YOUNGR PLAYING TO OTHER C***S AT SOME F***ING HELLISH MORNING RAVE TYPE S***FEST


Of course, goes without saying that I would dearly love everyone and everything in this video to be consumed by a ball of fire and that this is not a 'true definition of an artist' (as stated on the horrific FB EDM rave page I stumbled across this on) but a true definition of a wanker. However, it does identify something I've noticed among younger musicians, and some dipshitted older ones - this idea that your 'quality' as a musician resides in 'how much' you can do. How many notes you can play quickly, how many notes you can force into the singing of one syllable, how many instruments you can play like you're Roy fucking Castle. This is why bands are lauded for 'playing the hell out of their instruments'. This is the way music ends up getting 'judged' when there is no critique, only cheerleading. And we end up with music with no space, no suggestiveness, only a endless shrill desire to 'impress'. A far way to come perhaps from a video of thousands of tasteless wankers in a tent but here we are.

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  1. Agreed, what a total shower of wankers.

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  2. ArtistKiller

    This is the middle class approach to music. Self important career types who listen to Foals and Bastille. The radio 6 crowd who sanitise music by being "musicians". Vacuous music for vapid uni students.

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