Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
New Member
#1
Hey Everyone!

My Names Skip, New to this site. Red hot chili peppers and Rage against the machine all the way.

How we all doing?

Peace
Reply
#2
Welcome to the site. SteveO and yourself will get along nicely.
'The purpose of life is a life of purpose' - Athena Orchard.
Reply
#3
welcome to MD...
im a fan of RHCP as a singles band, never thought much of their albums, too much filler IMO, especially the earlier albums.
Reply
#4
Yeah I see where your coming from there, but then again that's the same with most bands don't you think?
Reply
#5
Thank you very much Smile
Reply
#6
Terminal Fear - UK Wrote:Yeah I see where your coming from there, but then again that's the same with most bands don't you think?
It probably is, and it probably reflects the fact that many people these days only listen to downloaded singles and don't buy albums; their attention span probably can't handle the length of an album.

I have a few downloaded singles that I bought because they were only available as singles. Mostly though I only buy albums, normally a physical CD copy, and only if I enjoy all or most of the album. I find it incredibly frustrating when an album has one or two killer tracks, and the rest is ordinary, or is rubbish.
Reply
#7
I think you hit the nail on the head there bob_32 in that people tend to download tracks.

the album, as a whole, is a dying art in the industry IMO (well, apart from the 'seasoned' artists who still try to make them worthwhile for the fans)
Reply
#8
Very interesting Theory's there from both of you! I see what you mean. Personally I am fan of collecting albums - I like the art work and the look of a CD - but even some of my favorite artists let them self down with some killer albums, then all of sudden you have a album with a few good tracks and the rest become filler tracks, As in they pushed and rushed these extra tracks so they can release a feature length album instead of quality singles. Very interesting.
Reply
#9
I do not buy singles or downloads of single tracks no matter what. It has to be an album or at least an EP. You want to see different sides of the artist not just one popular or good track. Sitting through a whole album is an experience, a journey to be savoured. A single is like quickie sex - it's over before you know it and ultimately unsatisfying even though the end goal is achieved. (Now THERE'S a contradiction in terms - LOL!)
'The purpose of life is a life of purpose' - Athena Orchard.
Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  new member looking for in-depth discussions on metal and/or rap. QMobs 9 193 26-05-2018, 03:27
Last Post: QMobs
  New member from Japan KIITA 6 122 29-04-2018, 22:34
Last Post: CRAZY-HORSE
  Another new member stumbling in here... music in a bottle 14 2,559 11-04-2016, 09:12
Last Post: Dieu Nga
  New member presenting Nomad 4 939 30-01-2016, 22:51
Last Post: CRAZY-HORSE
  Hey New Member and Music Blogger Here lady layne 8 1,174 09-11-2015, 15:44
Last Post: lady layne
  New Member RMGUITARIST 1 478 21-08-2015, 09:55
Last Post: CRAZY-HORSE
  An Introduction to new member manhattanpianist 1 536 03-05-2015, 17:18
Last Post: Jerome
  New member / producer Signal Hill Productions 4 752 09-12-2014, 02:26
Last Post: Signal Hill Productions
  New member looking to share weird music styles! Levisaxos 7 1,396 20-10-2014, 14:07
Last Post: SteveO
  New member with some questions KLR 3 546 17-08-2014, 18:23
Last Post: SteveO

Forum Jump: