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What do you look for in your music?


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Posted on Jul 5, 2012 1:12:29 PM PDT
MetalMike says:
ENERGY . It doesn't matter what kind of music.

Posted on Jul 5, 2012 2:38:48 PM PDT
My opinion says:
I think it's best not to dissect the magic.

Posted on Jul 6, 2012 4:21:34 AM PDT
I don't know what to look for - but I know when it's there.

Posted on Jul 6, 2012 5:46:21 AM PDT
Really it just has to be interesting to me in a way that I want to listen to it again. Whenever I think I found some sort of common ground in the music I listen to something comes flying out of left field that begs to be listened to and changes all of that.

Posted on Jul 6, 2012 9:06:22 AM PDT
The mystery of the universe, if we had the answer to that we could answer so many other questions regarding why ... ?

Posted on Jul 6, 2012 11:25:28 AM PDT
Empty spaces. Whether it's pop, rock, classical, or jazz...there ought to be moments where the listener can clearly discern the attack and decay of different sounds. There's nothing worse than drummers and bass players who fill up every possible nook and cranny unless they know how to keep it very random where no 4 bars are ever identical.

Good lyrics are next. Even if it's about cars, girls, drinking, or generally being ticked off with parents or teachers, there should be some unique details. This is why most country music after the 1980's is impossible for me to listen to. I call them "seven eleven songs" because the same 7 words are repeated at least 11 times.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 6, 2012 2:56:25 PM PDT
E. Dill says:
stevign:

I don't mind music evolving. I just don't want it stifling my lo fi and garage rock....I wouldn't want to wake up to a day when everything sounded like progressive rock OR ? Mark & the Mysterians. But, if I HAD to make a choice, let me hear about those 96 tears again....

ed.

Posted on Jul 10, 2012 3:12:32 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 10, 2012 7:16:33 PM PDT
Steelers fan says:
Different things make a song work.

Lyrics--Neil Young, "Tell Me Why"

Production--Jay Ferguson, "Thunder Island"; Beach Boys, "Good Vibrations"

Delivery--Jackie Wilson, "Reet Petite"; Otis Redding, "I've Been Loving You Too Long" (live)

"It's what's in the grooves that counts"--Motown Records

Posted on Jul 10, 2012 3:15:11 PM PDT
A customer says:
Atmosphere so thick I can practically taste it. The more rotten the taste, the better the music.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 10, 2012 4:55:45 PM PDT
stevign says:
S I guess if you chewed on a rotten piece of fish at a Justin Beaver concert, you'd love his music? Interesting. ;~}

Posted on Oct 15, 2012 10:35:58 AM PDT
"Leave It To Justin Beaver" - Fridays 7:30 PM on ABC!
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Discussion in:  Music forum
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Initial post:  Jul 1, 2012
Latest post:  Oct 15, 2012

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