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Old 04-06-2011, 11:03 PM
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Default Re: My rant on today's pop music

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Originally Posted by bonzolead View Post
Is today's pop music even played with real(acoustic) drums anymore? most of it is drum machine no soul crap.

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Agreed. Here is a typical recent pop standard. The only part that has a groove is the human part - the vocals. The synthesizer is ridiculously simple, and the drums must have been programmed by a friggin clown, because they are a comedy of lifeless automation:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_RqWocthcc

I wonder if the whole composition wasn't written a capella, and the producer just slapped the musical crap together in a few hours by himself.

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