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How can anyone listen to this shit?

Postby Vedius Pollio on Sun Aug 16, 2009 6:19 am

I discovered this band, Owl City, on Something Awful's Garbage Day...

They're horrible. horrible. horrible.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EsMHFXdLxI

Could someone explain how anyone could like this shit?

It sounds like the theme song for the Teletubbies.

And there's this...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aI4JLa0hbUw

God, I bet the 2010s is going to be a nasty, synthpop-ridden, decade...
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Re: How can anyone listen to this shit?

Postby Aeridus on Sun Aug 16, 2009 4:39 pm

I dunno, I kinda like it. It's very... happy.
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Re: How can anyone listen to this shit?

Postby Illithid Tentacles on Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:29 am

I like it. It's kinda... mellow. Then again, I don't care much for most popular music and like some music that lots of people hate, so my opinon on music is best taken with a grain of salt.

If anyone cares, my youtube account is http://www.youtube.com/user/xenu4life and maybe 70% of the stuff I have favorited is just music I like.
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Re: How can anyone listen to this shit?

Postby Lowky on Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:35 am

who said synthpop had to be happy
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VNV Nation. Synthpop but certainly not happy.
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or sounds happy but isn't...
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Re: How can anyone listen to this shit?

Postby SpiffyKlingon on Tue Aug 18, 2009 3:17 pm

Oh, that's just sugary pop music. Now, why in the Holy Unspoken name of the Flying Spaghetti Monster has Wing Han Tsang ever been allowed near a microphone is really a question for the ages.
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Re: How can anyone listen to this shit?

Postby Ghastly on Tue Aug 18, 2009 5:46 pm

Too much of that breathy asthma singing cranked through maximum auto-tune for my liking.

Here's a little song I heard on the radio that I rather liked.
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Re: How can anyone listen to this shit?

Postby Vedius Pollio on Tue Aug 18, 2009 9:47 pm

Aeridus wrote:I dunno, I kinda like it. It's very... happy.


But happy music sucks.

When I'm depressed, I would feel happier listening to something brooding. Like Shostakovich.
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