I've been meaning to get this off my chest for a while now. I am beyond sick of bands, any band, using an iPod during their live set. So, from now on, I want bands to follow the new golden rule:
If you can't play it live, don't bother recording it.
If bands followed that rule, so many problems in the Scene today would be resolved. Consider this: how would "Risecore" bands survive if they were required, and we all expected them, to play live without iPods? No, I do not want your slow-building electro-garbage intro or your cliche sample of some famous speech you probably never listen to in full. I just want to see if you can play your instruments and recorded creations live. This is not to say that iPod playing...[read more]