Is your music better or worse than this?

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ghettosynth
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Post Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:13 pm

Considered the worst rock and roll album of all time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQqK1CjE9bA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philosophy_of_the_World
Like a lobotomized Trapp Family Singers, the Shaggs warble earnest greeting-card lyrics (...) in happy, hapless quasi-unison along ostensible lines of melody while strumming their tinny guitars like someone worrying a zipper. The drummer pounds gamely to the call of a different muse, as if she had to guess which song they were playing - and missed every time
http://dangerousminds.net/comments/unbe ... 1972_found
Their father took them out of school, harassed and abused them to force them to “make music,” hoping to hit it rich off that new rock and roll fad. Since they didn’t have one iota of knowledge about music, the girls invented their own music. An amazing otherworldly music like nothing anyone’s ears have ever experienced! And being that they were young girls, this music had a great innocence to it, coming through guitar bass and drums. Now I don’t just mean they wrote songs, but that they reinvented music almost in an autistic way. Not knowing their back story early on, it’s amazing that this was created under duress. Everyone that heard it thought it was just the bizarre childish ramblings of the weirdest teens on earth! And they were, but still…
More detail here.

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1999/ ... the-shaggs

(Frank Zappa was a fan, apparently)

ghettosynth
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13134 posts since 13 Oct, 2009

Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 5:26 am

Not a full album, but, there's so much effort in this one track that listening to it feels like listening to an entire album.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aktLRiWXfqg

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Googly Smythe
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3256 posts since 12 May, 2011 from Everywhere and nowhere, baby

Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 6:38 am

Too scared to listen to this stuff in case it IS better than my stuff!
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sprnva
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2112 posts since 16 Jan, 2013

Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 6:41 am

Someday I'll be that good.

ghettosynth
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Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:24 pm

Ayorinde wrote:Too scared to listen to this stuff in case it IS better than my stuff!
It might be. I don't think that I could play that. I think that I'd have to work really hard to achieve timing that consistently inconsistent. I'm talking about the shaggs here, not the rapper, although, her timing is also off.
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Numanoid
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25857 posts since 20 Jan, 2008 from a star near where you are

Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:27 pm

For some reason or other Lord Sutch and Friends gets listed as one of the worst album of all time

I got no clue why, sounds like regular rock'n'roll racket to my ears

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1x6fkK4lKE

AnX
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10351 posts since 17 Nov, 2015

Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:34 pm

Best and worst are just opinions.

Daags
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2239 posts since 19 Dec, 2014

Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:43 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OI9VYXQXMq0

ur boy bangz.

btw, Ray Ray rip!

Daags
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Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:47 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kppx4bzfAaE


sick flow coming from the pastor's wife on this one.

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Numanoid
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25857 posts since 20 Jan, 2008 from a star near where you are

Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:49 pm

Peter Hammill to my ears one of the worst voices of all time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lM4arODgUHM

Daags
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Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:51 pm

Numanoid, you don't appear to know how this game works.

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Sendy
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5231 posts since 20 Jul, 2010

Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:53 pm

ghettosynth wrote:Not a full album, but, there's so much effort in this one track that listening to it feels like listening to an entire album.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aktLRiWXfqg
I lost my shit at 2:21, when they went into the chorus trainwreck-style, they missed their mark on so many levels, it's fractally bad.

I always feel a bit mean for finding humour in these kinds of videos, because often the people in them seem nice and just a bit mislead.

This is an old one, but some might have missed it the first time round:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OE2l6CPna4M
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Numanoid
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Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:54 pm

OP says:
Considered the worst rock and roll album of all time
If Hammill is considered prog rock, than you can list any Rolling Stones album on my part, pure crap if you ask me

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Numanoid
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Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:56 pm

ghettosynth wrote:Not a full album, but, there's so much effort in this one track that listening to it feels like listening to an entire album.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aktLRiWXfqg
But that is rap/rnb, not rock'n'roll

Seems you got no clue about music

ghettosynth
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Post Sat Mar 05, 2016 3:05 pm

AnX wrote:Best and worst are just opinions.
Absolutely, that's kind of the point of the thread. Let's explore people's opinions about what is good and what is bad and ask people to think about their music judgements with respect to their own music.

It's pretty easy to choose stuff that's really good and say "this is way better than me." But if we ramp down until we get to those things that we think are at the bottom then perhaps we have to be a bit careful before we claim our own music is better? At the very least, we might have to point to specific things. We also have to address why something that is bad might be viewed as good by others and vice versa.

Post videos of bad music, intentional or not, say something about them. Some people will just try to post the funniest stuff, some people will post some insightful commentary, it's all ok.

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