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    or even the horror of it. i remember my first experience on acid hearing vengaboys and it sounded like marching music for nazi youth

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    Quote Originally Posted by luka View Post
    or even the horror of it. i remember my first experience on acid hearing vengaboys and it sounded like marching music for nazi youth
    Some people though, it's so amazing, the experience, that they associate any music they hear with it, they associate that with what they're feeling. Could be anything. I know nuff people who are reasonable intelligent people but associate good music with their adolescence and jacking up speed and hearing The Fall.

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    yeah thats pavlov stuff tho

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    Quote Originally Posted by luka View Post
    ime absolutely not. they magnify the banality of bad music.
    that's what i've always found

    nothing like as much of a psychonaut as luka, but i do remember one time on acid listening to Slowdive followed by Hendrix

    now I like Slowdive... pleasant as far as it goes

    but Slowdive was all shades of pale pastel colours - a palette of pinky-greys... their limitations, timbrally, were synaesthetically exposed


    and then Hendrix (i can't remember which - probably 'Third Stone from the Sun' or '1983 A Merman) was the veritable explosion of colours - like Peter Cook as the Devil describing God in Bedazzled, "many-hued". his vast superiority (not a revelation or surprise, of course) was brutally underlined


    another instance of the same gulf was the acid-enhanced contrast of Ozric Tentacles and Can's Soon Over Babaluma (Ozrics not my idea i hasten to add, my friend had that tape!)

    drugs just expose the shortcomings of musical things ... you just are truly profoundly bored
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    I think weed makes anything more interesting, even if it's an interest in how shit it is. I don't think any music that you enjoy is bad per se, but the degree to which you enjoy it marks out the better/best stuff and, as Pilhead says, leaves the less good/worst stuff sounding comparatively dull.

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    I'm uncomfortable with my own relativist position, ofc. Can it be said that the vengaboys aren't shit? Perhaps if the vengaboys was the only music on earth - then it would be good, miraculous even. But you could be listening to Sam Cooke or something.

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    That took me back. I presume everyone feels the same way about the music from their childhood, but I'm convinced that 1999-2001 was the best era in terms of pop-for-pop's-sake; spice girls, s club, all those guy chamber's robbie songs, britney spears, etc.

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