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11:31 AM on 08/14/12 
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mrnegativezero
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I can't come up with a better word for them than "Alternative." What else? There are people out there who try to classify them as "Punk," but I disagree..

I have Sink or Swim as Punk Rock, because, well, yeah.

What's the purpose of classifying them?

Mainly because I'm weird and want things organized in certain manners and fashions. I get that it makes no difference to a lot of people but I like to keep bands labeled under the correct genres. It bothers the heck out of me that iTunes labels half of the bands I rip as "Alternative." That's not even a real genre. Alternative to what?
pop-punk of course.

but really, i just label 'em as "rock" nowadays.

Aha of course. American Slang and Handwritten are definitely "Rock" albums though. Been debating if I want to go as far as call it "heartland rock" though.
11:46 AM on 08/14/12 
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Sink or Swim is one hell of a punk record, in the vein of American Steel. People should give 'em a listen more.
02:29 PM on 08/14/12 
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Sink or Swim is one hell of a punk record, in the vein of American Steel. People should give 'em a listen more.

Just listened to American Steel for the first time last night. It was awesome!
04:31 PM on 08/14/12 
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I have Sink or Swim as Punk Rock, because, well, yeah.



Mainly because I'm weird and want things organized in certain manners and fashions. I get that it makes no difference to a lot of people but I like to keep bands labeled under the correct genres. It bothers the heck out of me that iTunes labels half of the bands I rip as "Alternative." That's not even a real genre. Alternative to what?


Aha of course. American Slang and Handwritten are definitely "Rock" albums though. Been debating if I want to go as far as call it "heartland rock" though.

Genres are stupid.
04:42 PM on 08/14/12 
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Only one genre matters: stuff you like.
11:40 PM on 08/14/12 
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mrnegativezero
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Driving home today made me realize how "Mae" is quickly climbing to one of my favorite Gaslight songs.


I agree for the most part. But it's also people's ignorance that make genres stupid. The definition of "rock" loses its meaning when it incorporate everyone from Led Zeppelin to Jimmy Eat World to Creed.
07:03 AM on 08/15/12 
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Why shouldn't they be ignorant of them? It's like movie people complaining about how a movie gets marketed. Like what you like.
11:43 PM on 08/15/12 
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mrnegativezero
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Because I'm obsessed with music and like having conversations about how it's evolving and changing? Yeah, honestly, there's no serious impact from informing people more about genres. Just something I find interesting.
03:40 PM on 08/19/12 
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Got 28:57? I hope so.

Edit: Video skips a few times for me during Mae.
04:01 PM on 08/19/12 
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Mae?!?!?! National Anthem??!??!?!! Sowing Season cover?!?!??!@?!?!??!?!?!?!??!?!?!?! ??!?!?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
06:22 PM on 08/19/12 
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Someone please rip the Sowing Season cover!
07:27 PM on 08/19/12 
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CellarGhosts
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oh my god the sowing season cover

fucking righteous
03:13 AM on 08/20/12 
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mrnegativezero
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Still watching but holy crap. That "Sowing Season" cover. So good. So, so good.

Should've expected it coming following that comment in the recent interview. But wow, that's amazing. Gonna need a rip of that.
04:01 AM on 08/20/12 
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Just gonna join in the collective wank session and say holy shit Sowing Season!
08:09 AM on 08/20/12 
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