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Can't say that I've ever done this (well, not sober anyway), even in the first days where there was no option to colour the borders! Using the touchscreen (on my Kindle) is an entirely different matter but it's hard to see how you can c**k it up using a mouse!
And not only that! Just the other day, I heard that Leslie Nielsen has died!
Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - I'd just like a chance to prove that money can't make me happy. Me, all the time
Well the thing is that after it became easier to record music, more people got famous for it. And now all those people that were famous in the 60's, 70's are going to start dying. And with a lot of people idealizing that era of music, it's only logical that most people will have to say goodbye to a lot of legendary people. Adding the fact that most legendary musicians have a live fast attitude, most won't get to live until they are 80.
But that's the circle of life. Some legends die, others become legends.
I know this is a late reply, but being in the press and being a legend isn't the same thing. It's a different mentality now anyway - people struggle to be talked about and they don't care if it's bad or good.
But check out Steven Wilson, Dan Swano, Mikael Akerfeldt, Devin Townsend and Tool. They are all involved in so many things that most don't even know about and that's what being a legend is nowadays - at least to me. It's easy to get someone to write about you - hell reporters will take almost anything to write about.
Bieber, Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj are the furthest thing from a legend.
You might have been joking, I can't really tell.
EDIT: Found a better way to phrase the difference in mentality. The really good celebrities used to be legends, now they are more like rumours.
Ha, interesting. I went the other way. As a kid and in the early teens I was listening mostly to electronic music(Eiffel 65, Dj Bobo stuff like that). Nowadays I still do, but mostly some trance. And not the hardcore stuff. And some drum'n'bass like Pendulum for example.
But I do like mixes of electronic music and metal, if they are done right. Something like Neurotech (I recommend Blue Screen Planet and Antagonist) or Celldweller.
Back in my early teens I listened to rap mostly (and I sometimes still do)
Trance is really nice, especially the more psychedelic sort.
Drum n bass is really very nice and Pendulum's Still Grey is among my favorite tracks of all time (Slam and Fasten Your Seatbelt are pretty awesome too)!
Neurotech is pretty industrial. I like that from time to time.
By the way, Crossfaith and Beyond All Recognition play metal + dubstep. Really very nice!
What about chill out and trip hop? Got to love the more relaxed electronic music too
Not all of Neurotech. That's why I mentioned Blue Screen Planet - it really encompasses the two opposites of his music. There are two songs on it - part one is as you said industrial. But part 2 is the relaxed electronic music you mentioned. That song calms me down. And his recent album is also more ambiental. But besides that, movie/videogame music is usually the relaxed type of music I go to. That or classical like Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, Tchaikovsky is often on the playlist too and of course Wagner - but I'm getting out of the relaxed territory here.
Not sure what chill out and trip hop are - can you recommend any artists?
I've heard a bit of crossfaith and they are rather interesting, but the clean vocals sometimes put me off. The reason I don't like metalcore(and some newer genres of metal) that much - besides a few bands that can pull off clean vocals. Will check out beyond all recognition.
But part 2 is the relaxed electronic music you mentioned.
Really very nice!
I can really enjoy some good ambient music.
I'm pretty sure you'd like Vibrasphere[^] and Solar Fields[^] too (I could give them all kinds of labels such as progressive trance, psytrance, chill out, ambient, psychill).
The grandmasters of trip hop are without a doubt Massive Attack. You probably know them as they've had some hits like Karmacoma, Protection, Unfinished Symphony, and their biggest hit Teardrop.
Other cool groups worth checking out are Tricky, Portishead, Morcheeba, and Lamb
Chill out was "invented" by The KLF on their album "Chill Out". Although I never listen to that
One awesome group is Air, who had some hits too. Especially their album Moon Safari (song Ce Matin La!) is awesome!
Others include Boards Of Canada, The Orb, Röyksopp (Only This Moment!), Moby...
The genres have lots of overlap too
Trip hop obviously has its roots in hip hop though, you'll hear a beat and an occasional rap.
I'm also a big fan of movie and game soundtracks. And I also like Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Bach... The classics