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Genuine messages from Drowned In Sound

Posted: November 28th, 2007, by Chris Summerlin

Some message threads from the Drowned In Sound site.

Bands that seemingly everyone loves and you don’t
Seriously, the best electronica album of this millenium
What do you value more in songwriting? Intellect, musical complexity or emotion?
Artists that changed/developed your music taste?
wheres the hip hop thurston?
write an essay about why you like a certain band
Songs which start steady or quietly and flip or spaz out
mainstream+indie success=harmony?
Bollocks to The Enemy: this is what Coventry really sounds like
british city to produce the last great bands?
myfirstmine accidentally invents a genre
bands that started off bad and then got really good
the girl version of the horrors have supposedly been found
single of teh year?
Signficant albums of 2007 so far
Promoting bands you really like but hardly anyone’s heard of
Building a following
I wrote a song. It’s 6 minutes long, about a boy who rapes girls and you can listen to it…
Singles which arn’t named after any track on it
Which 65daysofstatic album is the best and for what reasons?
OMG
How do our youth group themselves? (in relation to music/fashion)?
If your band had a support slot with a band that you despised musically,
Do you ever buy a CD you that would not usually be to your taste to attempt to diversify, musically
Great Melodic Punk Band I Stumbled Upon
Joanna Newsom’s voice is horrific
bands who you loved but now you fucking hate
Name me the most cutting edge indie you can think of right now
bands that sound like other bands but do it really well
What proportion of Art Brut’s success in the US is down to their Pitchfork reviews?
Bands you briefly thought were good, but then realised weren’t
Do you ever stop liking music?
is there such a thing as unsigned anymore ?
Ever feel like your finger’s fallen off the musical pulse slightly?



Chris Summerlin

Chris lives for the rock and can often be seen stumbling drunkenly on (and off) stages far and wide. Other hobbies include wearing jumpers, arsing about with Photoshop and trying to beat the world record for the number of offensive comments made in any 24 hour period. He has been married twice but his heart really belongs to his guitars. All 436 of them.

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6 Responses to Genuine messages from Drowned In Sound

  1. Anonymous

    Mick Hucknall’s gotta spend his money somehow

  2. Brainlove

    What about them?

  3. Anonymous

    I think the suggestion is that they are fucking moronic

  4. Anonymous

    but then, which is more moronic?
    posting threads to engage others in debate (or, sometimes, just for the hell of it), or posting anonymously on a barely-visited blog to insult a group of music fans?
    out of context these thread titles are meaningless and any attempt to mock DiSers is therefore invalid.

    side note: are you the same jokers who made DownInSound.com? that was lol.

  5. Anonymous

    i don’t see what’s moronic about them, they’re just threads. How is ‘Artists that changed/developed your music taste?’ moronic? What are you expecting? There are a lot of moronic threads on DiS, but these seem strange choices. If you want moronic, check the ‘social board’. Or NME.com.

  6. Anonymous

    I wouldn’t pay a passing comment much mind