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View Poll Results: What era of music is the best?

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  • Modern

    1 33.33%
  • Old

    0 0%
  • Both just as good

    2 66.67%
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    What music is better- modern or older?

    What sort of music is better? Modern music like Avicci and Rizzle Kicks, or older music, eg. 70's. I realise that there is no correct answer for this question, and that it falls down to a matter of opinion, but I'm just interested to see what the majority of people think.

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    Re: What music is better- modern or older?

    I like any music that isn't boring.

    I will say that as time goes on the range of inspiration to draw on for music grows, so modern music is going to have a wider diversity of ideas than the past (that is if you look beyond what is popular at any given moment.)

    Personally I have a strong fondness for blues rock and I do think the late 70s were a high point for that genre. But there was nothing quite like daft punk in the 70s so I don't have a favorite era.
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    Re: What music is better- modern or older?



    I'm saying Modern, only because of my current mood. Catch me another day, and I may argue for Old.
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    Re: What music is better- modern or older?

    I didn't realize the 70s was old
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    Re: What music is better- modern or older?

    There are lots of modern and old music I like. Then again, there are lots of it I don't like either way.
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    Re: What music is better- modern or older?

    Quote Originally Posted by jbk1203 View Post
    What sort of music is better? Modern music like Avicci and Rizzle Kicks, or older music, eg. 70's. I realise that there is no correct answer for this question, and that it falls down to a matter of opinion, but I'm just interested to see what the majority of people think.
    Avicci, and I had to look up who he is, has a song called "Seek Bromance" so, without ever actually hearing him, if that is the basis of our comparison, then the 70's wins by default.
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    Re: What music is better- modern or older?

    Define "better." There are good and bad points to both old school and new school music, though some bleed back and forth. For example, new music tends to have better timing since most music is now recorded to a click track. In my opinion, older music in general has more "soul," at least in the pop/rock genres, because they aren't as far removed from their blues and jazz influences. I'm a drummer and old and new affects me differently. For example, given the choice John Bonham is the drummer that I would rather listen to above anyone else. However, Danny Carey motivates me to play more. Buddy Rich just makes me feel insignificant - though for that matter, so do most decent drummers.

    The one thing I can say is that calling one genre or style of music "better" than another is counterproductive to the whole music listening experience. I did that when I was a child/teenager and as a result missed out on a lot of really great music that could have influenced my current tastes and desire to play music.

 

 

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