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Everytime I go to the pub with the guys from work, we seem to get on to the topic of 90's music vs 00's music. Who wins?
was going to be about The 1900's album 'Plume Delivery' being better than the sub-Cast bollocks that is the 1990's.
i'll be more clear next time
i need an argument. i was a bit drunk but i got put out when he mentioned Massive attack and Portishead for example
I think everyone agrees that the whole 'grunge' thing wasn't all it cracked up to be, an embarrasing mistake, the underground revolution didn't really happen it kinda fizzled and died, I think the 00's are what people thought the 90's were at the time. Im rubbish at arguing just tell them that massive attack and portishead is the most tedious music ever then give them a dead arm.
and bluelines. also i'm a double weak bstrd. i just need to be able to conclusively prove how ignorant he is to modern music.
get my vote. I definitely enjoy more varied kinds of music than I ever did in the 90's. Must be getting old.
For all the great hip hop alone.
Nas - Illmatic
Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory & Midnight
Main Source - Breaking Atoms
All the Gangstarr stuff.
There is literally FAR too much to name.
Also albums like...
Sonic Youth - Goo
Codine - Frigid Stars
Godflesh - Pure
Jesus Lizard - Goat
Melvins - Bullhead & Houdini
Slint - Spiderland
All of Sleep's stuff
Rodan - Rusty
MBV - Loveless
All the great early Aphex stuff
And thats just up to 93-94ish
I don't really see how its a contest personally.
comparison between 2 decades as we are only 7 years through the 00s and not had a chance to really scrutinise alot of the output that has been made.
The 90s undoubtedly gave us an influx of mediocre guitar bands. But it also saw the release of a number of works of briliance (Vivadxie - Sparklehorse, Mogwai - CODY, Super Furries - Fuzzy Logic to name a few)
On the counter I have to say that during the 00s I have dicovered a lot more different styles of music than I did in the 90s. (I never thought doom, folk or metal would be playing on my stereo)
But I think the true answer is - it depends on how old you are, the amount of exposure you have to new music and most importantly the memories you attach to music in a specific period.
For me - I'm enjoying the 00s quite a bit more.
Yep - i think it depends on how old you are too.