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01:52 PM on 12/07/09
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Ha, I suppose that does come off as rather silly of me.
haha,
they haven't been even remotely mainstream since the bends.
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Oh sure radiohead sucks. Like really??!?!? You've gotta be kidding me, we have these hurrendous musicians like kesha and lady gaga who are revered for their brilliant songwriting about fucking guys and drinking, meanwhile radiohead is making an actual effort to write meaningful relatable music and this fucking magazine says they "kinda blow?!?!" FUCK YOU SPIN!
Well, this was cute.
01:52 PM on 12/07/09
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They are, but they don't make generic, recycled music, which is what the word sometimes insinuates.
Yea, I guess I don't see it like that. Mainstream is judged by number of albums/tickets sold I think. (that's an ugly sentence but fuck it)
01:52 PM on 12/07/09
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They are, but they don't make generic, recycled music, which is what the word sometimes insinuates.
Mainstream means mainstream. Start using words for what they actually mean instead of applying your own (faulty) insinuations upon them. The Beatles were mainstream. They were not generic or recycled. The Beach Boys. Ibid.
01:52 PM on 12/07/09
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I don't get how people are saying Radiohead isn't mainstream. They're a fucking huge band.
popularity doesn't equal mainstream. fucking nickelback are mainstream. they write safe music for mass consumption by the lowest common denominator. that's mainstream.
01:53 PM on 12/07/09
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I'm not sure if popularity and success makes you mainstream. I guess there really isn't a finite definition for mainstream, but even as a band I don't consider them mainstream.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/mainstream
01:53 PM on 12/07/09
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Oh sure radiohead sucks. Like really??!?!? You've gotta be kidding me, we have these hurrendous musicians like kesha and lady gaga who are revered for their brilliant songwriting about fucking guys and drinking, meanwhile radiohead is making an actual effort to write meaningful relatable music and this fucking magazine says they "kinda blow?!?!" FUCK YOU SPIN!
settle down there, junior
01:53 PM on 12/07/09
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Do a lot of homosexual people drive Hondas? Show me the numbers.


There is a giant cross over. Again, this is pretty basic math.


Again, you need it spelled out how you making >>>> statements about pop-punk music is ironic? Really?


It's ironic. Which is why I used that term. Now I'm just repeating myself.


What pop-punk artists are twice your age? You can have the opinion all you want. It's still IRONIC. I didn't say it was WRONG. I didn't say you couldn't have it. I said it was IRONIC.
Ahhh, that's the point he is making. It's philosophical argument based off of one that you tried, and failed, to construct.
01:54 PM on 12/07/09
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This thread got interesting fast
01:55 PM on 12/07/09
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I'm not a big Radiohead guy myself.
01:55 PM on 12/07/09
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if mainstream to you is any band that is popular then we just have different views on that. they're popular, not mainstream and there's a difference. mainstream fits only into the way you market your product (music) and the music you make. by all accounts from Kid A on the band has made an effort to do things completely different than other artists both in how they marketed themselves and the music they make. just because it was financially successful for them doesn't make them mainstream. hell the way they released In Rainbows alone shows that even regardless of their music, they're not mainstream.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/mainstream
01:55 PM on 12/07/09
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This thread got interesting fast
I don't quite think that's the word I'd use.
01:55 PM on 12/07/09
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popularity doesn't equal mainstream. fucking nickelback are mainstream. they write safe music for mass consumption by the lowest common denominator. that's mainstream.
We just have different definitions then. Radiohead's music isn't easily accessible for the most part but they're still a mainstream band.
01:55 PM on 12/07/09
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Do a lot of homosexual people drive Hondas? Show me the numbers.
Do a lot of Britney Spears fans like Radiohead? Show me the numbers. Both assertions are probably true on some levels (I know a gay guy that drives a Civic Si), but neither have a basis that makes any kind of point, like you think it does.


Again, you need it spelled out how you making >>>> statements about pop-punk music is ironic? Really? It's ironic. Which is why I used that term. Now I'm just repeating myself.
Jason, that is not what irony is. Why does the word irony get misused so much on the internet these days? If you think my music is worse than the music that I am saying is worse than a band I like, that is not irony. Nice try.


What pop-punk artists are twice your age? You can have the opinion all you want. It's still IRONIC. I didn't say it was WRONG. I didn't say you couldn't have it. I said it was IRONIC.
Blink 182, which is probably the most highly regarded pop punk band on this site. I love Blink 182, but their music is inferior to Radiohead's on all counts except maybe the 'fun' factor.

/thread.

Dan, we need to round out the final spot on my pop culture debate team. You in?
I hate pop culture
01:55 PM on 12/07/09
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Did any of you fucking idiots actually read the article? And if you read it, did you actually comprehend it? Clearly not.

He raises a few good points about the band while still making it obvious that he clearly loves them.

It's peoples reactions to things like this that make me hate humanity. Grow a brain.
01:56 PM on 12/07/09
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This thread got interesting fast
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