Re: Music question: Should the sins of the children be visited upon the parents?
Originally Posted by M2
Good point, I picked out Circle Jerks because they're the ur-snot punk outfit, but Green Day and Blink 182 clearly threw open the doors for what we've been subjected to over the past decade.
I don't think it's a matter of everything older being better, but I'd say a fairly common characteristic of good music is that it puts a new slant on things instead of trying to recycle something that's already been done, even if you don't bust a genre. Green Day and Blink 182 certainly aren't revolutionaries, but they're not complete redunancies either.
To me, it's not the artistic style that's important. I stopped worrying about that long ago.
It's about personal taste. Do I like the song itself? Do I like listening to it?
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