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Re: [ARSCLIST] Libraries disposing of records
Actually, I was referring to rock in particular. There is indeed a
wealth of such adventure in other musical areas. I should have been
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
[mailto:ARSCLIST@xxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Don Cox
Sent: Sunday, January 07, 2007 11:41 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Libraries disposing of records
On 07/01/07, Scott Phillips wrote:
> Quite right ! In its own way an effect, neither wrong or right, as
> long as you like how it sounds. Then again, clearly you have hear both
> sides of that coin..!
> I was listening the night before last to 60's / 70's / 80's rock and
> it suddenly struck me how many of them were adventurous with
> instruments and playing styles, say a sitar (insert your favorite
> instrument) played in a non-traditional way. Where is anything like
> that now? Was there a sudden black plague that killed all the non
> classical musicians ? I missed it some how, but I miss them.....
There are plenty of people playing good music on a variety of
instruments. Many are grouped under the vague heading of "World Music".
For example, the Symmetric Orchestra.
Or Kimmo Pohjonen
Or Sigur Ros
There are also many people working with purely computer-based music.