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Re: [ARSCLIST] Is The Record Shop Dead?
On 30/06/07, phillip holmes wrote:
> This reminds me that 100 years ago, people made music in the home.
> Now, kids are programmed by advertisers while the parents are away
> making money. Phillip
Millions of people make music in the home. Guitars are on sale in every
town, and there are programs for making electronic music on almost every
> Steven C. Barr(x) wrote:
>> Now...IF said youngster was ever exposed to one or more other forms
>> music while growing up...tastes in that/those area(s) will
>> reassert themselves. However, all too many of the current generation
>> youngsters/pop music fans have spent their entire growing-up period
>> sitting in front of a colour TV (and have thus learned their
>> therefrom...a task which was once the responsibility of elders...!)
>> and, at best, will either wind up listening to "New Country" (if
>> have a "working-class" job and friends/associates) or, more likely,
>> nostalgia-based reissues of whatever garb...er, music...they recall
>> from their youth...!