Originally Posted by SunDeck
It's the inevitable decline of art into commodity.
Music stopped being an artform when it became too infused with money-marketing scams. Lately it seems like now matter how good the type of music you like is, if they can't sell out a main stage somewhere, no one cares. If only six seventeen year olds know the name of the band, it's not selling enough and if the twenty somethings (That'd be me) really dig the music (Shoegaze type bands, Melodic Hardcore/Emo, Emo) then we're in between the two "culture sets". You're forced to like older music and popish music cause it's all you hear, it is the commodity as you say.
Diveristy in music is now labelled different and wrong, and normally if your band has decent lyrical quality, they don't get the radio play as a band who is cliche would...
Take this for example.
From Autumn to Ashes - No Trivia.
M 4 V T C N H, might need to provide that number at the gate.
Steady Pilot, casue Im half afraid..
I can't believed you'd ask me that, of course I don't believe in faith.
And would you be depressed if I attend that wedding but only as a guest?
Such an unfaithful bride, draped in dress, spun from threads of my regret.
Hawthorne Heights - Ohio is for Lovers
So cut my wrist and black my eyes..So I can fall asleep tonight and Die!
Because you kill me..
You know you do, you kill me well, you like to do it I can tell..You never stop until my final breath is gone.
HH is radio played.
Fata is not.