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Giu 24 2009, 6:06 di rockrobster23I don't listen to a lot of classic rock radio, or to much commercial radio of any kind, but when I have tuned in to the local classic rock station, it feels a little like traveling back in time. With a few isolated exceptions (U2, a little Pretenders, Nirvana and Pearl Jam), the classic rock format today is pretty much the same as the classic rock format 20 years ago. It's not a genre, because it has no formal attributes; rather, it is a grouping for commercial purposes, one that has remained curiously stable for a long time.
And what is it, exactly? It's not just old hits, but a specific grouping of some hits and popular album tracks, primarily those that retain a certain masculine swagger--although that's far from the sole criterion. It's insufficient to say merely that classic rock is comprised of songs that make its target audience feel good about their relationship to their adolescence, as that's probably true of any "oldies" format. …
Apr 24 2009, 3:59 di mutedlullaby1. Put your iPod (itunes) on shuffle.
2. For each question, press the next button to get your answer.
3. YOU MUST WRITE THAT SONG NAME DOWN NO MATTER HOW RIDICULOUS IT IS!
4. Tag 10 friends who might enjoy doing this, plus me.
IF SOMEONE SAYS "IS THIS OKAY" YOU SAY?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Mysteries
WHAT WOULD BEST DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONALITY?
Bob Dylan – Going, Going Gone
WHAT DO YOU LIKE IN A GUY/GIRL?
Kevin Hearn & Thin Buckle - The Good Times Virus
WHAT IS YOUR LIFE'S PURPOSE?
Sons & Daughters – Dance Me In
WHAT IS YOUR MOTTO?
Regina Spektor – Edit
WHAT DO YOUR FRIENDS THINK OF YOU?
The Cooper Temple Clause – Once More With Feeling
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT VERY OFTEN?
Lou Reed – Coney Island Baby
WHAT IS 2+2?
Camera Obscura – The Sun On His Back
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR BEST FRIEND?
The Birthday Party – Guilt Parade
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE PERSON YOU LIKE?
Joy Division – 24 Hours
WHAT IS YOUR LIFE STORY?
Mar 3 2008, 17:54 di mini-modette1st: The Sonics - Only She Would Do
10th: XX Teens - My Favourite Hat (master)
50th: The Monks - I Hate You
100th: Patrick Wolf - A Boy Like Me
500th:The Sonics - Jenny Jenny
1000th: The Jesus and Mary Chain - The Living End
2000th: Test Icicles - Circle Square Triangle
3000th: The Crystals - Then He Kissed Me
4000th: The Jesus and Mary Chain - April Skies
5000th: The Sonics - Night Time Is the Right Time
6,000th track played - Shadowplay by Joy Division
7,000th track played - Shot Down by The Sonics
8,000th track played - I Hate Models by Neils Children
9,000th track played - What Is Love by The Shangri-Las
10,000th track played - White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground
11,000th track played - Francis Francis by Factory Floor
12,000th track played - You've Got Your Head On Backwards by The Sonics
12,500th track played - Miss Lucifer by Primal Scream
13,000th track played - The Jesus and Mary Chain – Cut Dead
Feb 23 2007, 10:59 di sonorificI'm sure you know how these work.
Out Of Line
What's It Feel Like to Be a Ghost?
It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
The Bewlay Brothers
Falling in love:
A Boy's Best Friend
Getting back together:
The Wars End
Learning a lesson:
Get It Together
I think this wins for most appropriate so far.
Confessions of a Broken Heart (Daughter to Father)
I seriously just laughed out loud for like a minute straight.
When I Look at the World
(Dance) Into The Heart Of Your Enemy
I forgot I owned this record.
Okay, is the movie of my life a mediocre teen comedy from 2001?