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You people have no clue how it works. Music industry is like Deep State. If it says X is what we want to market, X and only X gets marketed.
Maybe that's because so much of it is driven by the producers; the Beatles would still be a garage band playing in crappy bars if George Martin hadn't polished them up and marketed them well. Same for bands like the Byrds, Grass Roots, etc. Producers like Terry Melcher and Graham Parsons and the lunatic Phil Spector built the business as it was then and producers still matter today; rap and hip hop is entirely producer driven, though still crap it's crap that sells, which is all rock, country, and pop are about. Some performers may be genuinely talented and trained musicians, but those aren't a requirement for success.
 

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You people have no clue how it works. Music industry is like Deep State. If it says X is what we want to market, X and only X gets marketed.
Maybe that's because so much of it is driven by the producers; the Beatles would still be a garage band playing in crappy bars if George Martin hadn't polished them up and marketed them well. Same for bands like the Byrds, Grass Roots, etc. Producers like Terry Melcher and Graham Parsons and the lunatic Phil Spector built the business as it was then and producers still matter today; rap and hip hop is entirely producer driven, though still crap it's crap that sells, which is all rock, country, and pop are about. Some performers may be genuinely talented and trained musicians, but those aren't a requirement for success.
I'll add that George Martin only produced them to make the money to produce classical music albums and comedy albums that don't do well financially. the only other rock/pop band he tried to produce was America, iirc, and they did okay but not well.
 

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You people have no clue how it works. Music industry is like Deep State. If it says X is what we want to market, X and only X gets marketed.
Maybe that's because so much of it is driven by the producers; the Beatles would still be a garage band playing in crappy bars if George Martin hadn't polished them up and marketed them well. Same for bands like the Byrds, Grass Roots, etc. Producers like Terry Melcher and Graham Parsons and the lunatic Phil Spector built the business as it was then and producers still matter today; rap and hip hop is entirely producer driven, though still crap it's crap that sells, which is all rock, country, and pop are about. Some performers may be genuinely talented and trained musicians, but those aren't a requirement for success.
It is. Music is controlled by its own Deep State. Those powers determine who and what gets produced, talent be damned.
 
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Like art, they killed it with their brainwashing that taking a crap on a canvas is art worth 6 figures, they killed it with insane rap crap that anyone can do.

Think I’m wrong? Who’s the Elvis, Beatles, Chuck Berry, Elton John, Pink Floyd etc of the last 20 years?

No one.

Related:
The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' Returns to Top 3 on Billboard 200 Chart After Nearly 50 Years
Rolling Stones, motley Crew, Metallica, to name a few.
That supports the OP.
 

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Like art, they killed it with their brainwashing that taking a crap on a canvas is art worth 6 figures, they killed it with insane rap crap that anyone can do.

Think I’m wrong? Who’s the Elvis, Beatles, Chuck Berry, Elton John, Pink Floyd etc of the last 20 years?

No one.

Related:
The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' Returns to Top 3 on Billboard 200 Chart After Nearly 50 Years
Rolling Stones, motley Crew, Metallica, to name a few.
That supports the OP.
You may not like the style, but those are the Beatles of the 80s and 90s. They are the influencers, they are the ones who will still be getting air time in 30 more years.

Things change, get used to it.
 
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Like art, they killed it with their brainwashing that taking a crap on a canvas is art worth 6 figures, they killed it with insane rap crap that anyone can do.

Think I’m wrong? Who’s the Elvis, Beatles, Chuck Berry, Elton John, Pink Floyd etc of the last 20 years?

No one.

Related:
The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' Returns to Top 3 on Billboard 200 Chart After Nearly 50 Years
Rolling Stones, motley Crew, Metallica, to name a few.
That supports the OP.
You may not like the style, but those are the Beatles of the 80s and 90s. They are the influencers, they are the ones who will still be getting air time in 30 more years.

Things change, get used to it.
It’s 2019. There are no bands of that caliber in this century.
 

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Like art, they killed it with their brainwashing that taking a crap on a canvas is art worth 6 figures, they killed it with insane rap crap that anyone can do.

Think I’m wrong? Who’s the Elvis, Beatles, Chuck Berry, Elton John, Pink Floyd etc of the last 20 years?

No one.

Related:
The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' Returns to Top 3 on Billboard 200 Chart After Nearly 50 Years
Rolling Stones, motley Crew, Metallica, to name a few.
That supports the OP.
You may not like the style, but those are the Beatles of the 80s and 90s. They are the influencers, they are the ones who will still be getting air time in 30 more years.

Things change, get used to it.
It’s 2019. There are no bands of that caliber in this century.
Sure there are.

Disturbed, avenged sevenfold, greenday, tool, lots of bands whose influence will be felt for decades to come.

Again, just because you don't like it doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
 

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You people have no clue how it works. Music industry is like Deep State. If it says X is what we want to market, X and only X gets marketed.
Maybe that's because so much of it is driven by the producers; the Beatles would still be a garage band playing in crappy bars if George Martin hadn't polished them up and marketed them well. Same for bands like the Byrds, Grass Roots, etc. Producers like Terry Melcher and Graham Parsons and the lunatic Phil Spector built the business as it was then and producers still matter today; rap and hip hop is entirely producer driven, though still crap it's crap that sells, which is all rock, country, and pop are about. Some performers may be genuinely talented and trained musicians, but those aren't a requirement for success.
I'll add that George Martin only produced them to make the money to produce classical music albums and comedy albums that don't do well financially. the only other rock/pop band he tried to produce was America, iirc, and they did okay but not well.
Martin produced them because that was his job.
 

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You people have no clue how it works. Music industry is like Deep State. If it says X is what we want to market, X and only X gets marketed.
Maybe that's because so much of it is driven by the producers; the Beatles would still be a garage band playing in crappy bars if George Martin hadn't polished them up and marketed them well. Same for bands like the Byrds, Grass Roots, etc. Producers like Terry Melcher and Graham Parsons and the lunatic Phil Spector built the business as it was then and producers still matter today; rap and hip hop is entirely producer driven, though still crap it's crap that sells, which is all rock, country, and pop are about. Some performers may be genuinely talented and trained musicians, but those aren't a requirement for success.
It is. Music is controlled by its own Deep State. Those powers determine who and what gets produced, talent be damned.
Commercial Music is controlled by the System.

The key word is "commercial". And that applies to a FUCK of a lot more than music.

Contrary to what that Shitstem would have us believe, there ARE things that exist beyond the purview of being ordered "you will now buy this".
 
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Like art, they killed it with their brainwashing that taking a crap on a canvas is art worth 6 figures, they killed it with insane rap crap that anyone can do.

Think I’m wrong? Who’s the Elvis, Beatles, Chuck Berry, Elton John, Pink Floyd etc of the last 20 years?

No one.

Related:
The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' Returns to Top 3 on Billboard 200 Chart After Nearly 50 Years
Rolling Stones, motley Crew, Metallica, to name a few.
That supports the OP.
You may not like the style, but those are the Beatles of the 80s and 90s. They are the influencers, they are the ones who will still be getting air time in 30 more years.

Things change, get used to it.
It’s 2019. There are no bands of that caliber in this century.
Sure there are.

Disturbed, avenged sevenfold, greenday, tool, lots of bands whose influence will be felt for decades to come.

Again, just because you don't like it doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
Disturbed, avenged sevenfold, greenday, tool, lots of bands whose influence will be felt for decades to come.
Find one of their albums on any top 100 list.

They’re flash in the pan one hit wonders.
 
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You people have no clue how it works. Music industry is like Deep State. If it says X is what we want to market, X and only X gets marketed.
Maybe that's because so much of it is driven by the producers; the Beatles would still be a garage band playing in crappy bars if George Martin hadn't polished them up and marketed them well. Same for bands like the Byrds, Grass Roots, etc. Producers like Terry Melcher and Graham Parsons and the lunatic Phil Spector built the business as it was then and producers still matter today; rap and hip hop is entirely producer driven, though still crap it's crap that sells, which is all rock, country, and pop are about. Some performers may be genuinely talented and trained musicians, but those aren't a requirement for success.
It is. Music is controlled by its own Deep State. Those powers determine who and what gets produced, talent be damned.
Commercial Music is controlled by the System.

The key word is "commercial". And that applies to a FUCK of a lot more than music.

Contrary to what that Shitstem would have us believe, there ARE things that exist beyond the purview of being ordered "you will now buy this".
Give us 3 YouTube links then and let’s hear them.
 

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Rolling Stones, motley Crew, Metallica, to name a few.
That supports the OP.
You may not like the style, but those are the Beatles of the 80s and 90s. They are the influencers, they are the ones who will still be getting air time in 30 more years.

Things change, get used to it.
It’s 2019. There are no bands of that caliber in this century.
Sure there are.

Disturbed, avenged sevenfold, greenday, tool, lots of bands whose influence will be felt for decades to come.

Again, just because you don't like it doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
Disturbed, avenged sevenfold, greenday, tool, lots of bands whose influence will be felt for decades to come.
Find one of their albums on any top 100 list.

They’re flash in the pan one hit wonders.
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That supports the OP.
You may not like the style, but those are the Beatles of the 80s and 90s. They are the influencers, they are the ones who will still be getting air time in 30 more years.

Things change, get used to it.
It’s 2019. There are no bands of that caliber in this century.
Sure there are.

Disturbed, avenged sevenfold, greenday, tool, lots of bands whose influence will be felt for decades to come.

Again, just because you don't like it doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
Disturbed, avenged sevenfold, greenday, tool, lots of bands whose influence will be felt for decades to come.
Find one of their albums on any top 100 list.

They’re flash in the pan one hit wonders.
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93-06. Thanks for making my point.
 

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You may not like the style, but those are the Beatles of the 80s and 90s. They are the influencers, they are the ones who will still be getting air time in 30 more years.

Things change, get used to it.
It’s 2019. There are no bands of that caliber in this century.
Sure there are.

Disturbed, avenged sevenfold, greenday, tool, lots of bands whose influence will be felt for decades to come.

Again, just because you don't like it doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
Disturbed, avenged sevenfold, greenday, tool, lots of bands whose influence will be felt for decades to come.
Find one of their albums on any top 100 list.

They’re flash in the pan one hit wonders.
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93-06. Thanks for making my point.
Dude most of those are in the last 20 years.

I know math is hard for you conservative types but seriously.
 
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It’s 2019. There are no bands of that caliber in this century.
Sure there are.

Disturbed, avenged sevenfold, greenday, tool, lots of bands whose influence will be felt for decades to come.

Again, just because you don't like it doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
Disturbed, avenged sevenfold, greenday, tool, lots of bands whose influence will be felt for decades to come.
Find one of their albums on any top 100 list.

They’re flash in the pan one hit wonders.
View attachment 285150
93-06. Thanks for making my point.
Dude most of those are in the last 20 years.

I know math is hard for you conservative types but seriously.
You’re obviously not bright enough to understand basic things.
 

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Thread closed. Music is NOT politics. It is NOT supposed to be political. It is NOT for partisan flaming. It's for members to share their love of music.
 
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