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  1. 23 Jan '10 20:12
    In your opinion, is faster and louder rock considered "better"?
  2. 23 Jan '10 20:43
    By whom?
  3. 23 Jan '10 21:17
    Originally posted by generalissimo
    In your opinion, is faster and louder rock considered "better"?
    it's not something you can generalize.
  4. Subscriber sonhouseonline
    Fast and Curious
    23 Jan '10 23:03
    Originally posted by trev33
    it's not something you can generalize.
    I think it's like eating super hot (spicy) foods, after a while, you don't notice you don't have any taste buds left and have to eat super hot to taste anything. Same with people who listen to super loud and fast, too much aural input ruins the ears. I once saw the Paul Butterfield blues band in Florida at a bar, sat in front right next to one of the large speakers and after the show my ears rang for 3 days, literally. Imagine people doing that for years on end. What's that? Can you speak up, you're mumbling.......
  5. 24 Jan '10 03:13
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I think it's like eating super hot (spicy) foods, after a while, you don't notice you don't have any taste buds left and have to eat super hot to taste anything. Same with people who listen to super loud and fast, too much aural input ruins the ears. I once saw the Paul Butterfield blues band in Florida at a bar, sat in front right next to one of the large ...[text shortened]... people doing that for years on end. What's that? Can you speak up, you're mumbling.......
    i don't think that's what the op is talking about (literal noise levels) but i stand to be corrected.
  6. 24 Jan '10 12:45
    Originally posted by generalissimo
    In your opinion, is faster and louder rock considered "better"?
    In a word - yes.
  7. 24 Jan '10 18:29
    Originally posted by KazetNagorra
    By whom?
    by you.

    thats why it says "in your opinion..."
  8. Standard member Marcusr
    Bat Chain Puller
    24 Jan '10 19:16 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by generalissimo
    In your opinion, is fast and bulbous rock considered "better"?
    Certainly. Anything that bears more than a passing resemblance to a squid eating dough in a polyethylene bag has to be good.
  9. 24 Jan '10 19:39
    Originally posted by Marcusr
    Certainly. Anything that bears more than a passing resemblance to a squid eating dough in a polyethylene bag has to be good.
    ok, so is this :YouTube

    better than lets say this: YouTube
  10. 24 Jan '10 19:58
    Originally posted by generalissimo
    ok, so is this :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMfkVGCU_BA

    better than lets say this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugxFcmZXDyc
    actually generalissimo, in Pages own words he wished to portray the full spectrum of 'light and shade'.
  11. 24 Jan '10 21:05
    Originally posted by generalissimo
    by you.

    thats why it says "in your opinion..."
    Then you should have asked: do you think fast and loud music is better?

    The answer is: some fast and loud music is better than some mellow music, and some mellow music is better than some fast and loud music.
  12. 24 Jan '10 21:05 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by generalissimo
    ok, so is this :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMfkVGCU_BA

    better than lets say this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugxFcmZXDyc
    Both mediocre. Here is some fast and loud music which is better than both:

    YouTube

    And some mellow stuff: YouTube
  13. 24 Jan '10 21:39
    In jazz many songs were slowed down leading to more intensity and improvisation. i'm sure it can work taht way with rock as well.
  14. Subscriber FMF
    Main Poster
    25 Jan '10 01:56
    Originally posted by generalissimo
    by you.

    thats why it says "in your opinion..."
    Your grammatical slip let you down. The passive "considered" after the expression "In your opinion" specifically means the question is about what other people consider and not "you" (i.e. us)
  15. Standard member Marcusr
    Bat Chain Puller
    25 Jan '10 21:27
    Originally posted by generalissimo
    ok, so is this :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMfkVGCU_BA

    better than lets say this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugxFcmZXDyc
    Almost anything is better than Stairway to Heaven.