And one for my B-man!
I've got to tell say that it also had bugged me how "Alternative" music can be so mainstream. However, I think that the "avant garde" section will always offer alternative music. At least the section at my music store seems to keep up with the times (a judgment made up my very little understanding of the matter).Flint said:RANT ON:
I remember alternative music being The Residents, Laurie Anderson, and such. Alternative meant different and definitely not mainstream. Today there are Alternative radio stations playing music off the Billboard top 100 list! How can that be? Even my step-son's lousy post-emo pop/punk band (think Blink 182 or Fall Out Boy) honestly believe they are "alternative" and argue with anyone who challenges that notion.
Today's alternative should be Half-Handed Cloud, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, and Koenji Hyakkei
That was great! Could be my nom de plume on the interwebs.CMonster said:Hmmm, no comments on my AWOLNation post (they just started getting regular playing time on the Alt station here in KC) so let's try something that has no chance of getting on the radio. This song has come up a couple of times on Pandora and I decided to check out the video on YouTube. It's, uh, a little different...