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Having diffrent tastes =/= better/lesser person. by Little-rolling-bean Having diffrent tastes =/= better/lesser person. by Little-rolling-bean
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This is why I hate hipsters more than Justin Beiber lovers. They think that if someone likes music that is "mainstream" they are automatically stupid, a whore, attention seeker, a brat, a crazy fan, uneducated, etc. :|
No just.... No...
I like Lady Gaga, but I also like Queen. I accept others opinions, still a virgin, understand the hate she gets, and is top of the class (allthough I am in special ed class due to my learning difficulty). I am defiantly not a stupid whore. But I must be, if I like mainstream music! 

You are allowed to hate whoever, it is fine. But to attack the fans is worng. Not all fans are crazy, and just beacuse somone has diffrent tastes in music does not mean they are what is said above. Since when did diffrent tastes of music determine somones personality? 
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Psychokid999 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
Some people just really need to get off their high horses and realize that their tastes are not superior to others. I'm not going to say that someone should be ashamed because they hate what I like or like what I hate. They're called opinions for a reason, and I have better things to do than get on my horses because I have different ones.
Little-rolling-bean Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Exactly. Also counts for special snowflakes who think so high up for themselves over not being the stereotypical teen. AKA "Different" people.
PokeSmosher365 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Hello. This is a pair of docs with you. We're just gonna say that hipsters are also from the main stream. The reason for this is because if they hate something for being popular, then since many people are hipsters, they are from the main stream and their shelves.
Little-rolling-bean Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
DarkDijinArtie89 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Student General Artist
I've listened to Justin Bieber: My ears did not bleed from the "horrible noises" or anything... But as a musician myself, his singing isn't super spectacular... But hey, he's a pretty cool drummer and a literate musician; he's got something to do once he gets tired of pop and the music industry using him as a tool.

I've listened to 1 Direction: No, nobody around me died and there aren't any dead kittens anywhere, but 1D isn't intended for me... Although those guys did manage to cook up some good songs, and they are well liked in the UK, as is the Spice Girls...

I've listened to Lady Gaga: Weird, yes, but horrible and a sin against nature? No. She is also a literate musician who actually creates all of her music... Although her eccentric nature is what makes me not take her very seriously, not her music.

But what about genres that popular? Some of the dubstep I've heard is actually pretty cool work, and the fact that you can even get a parrot to do it (as this cockatiel does here:) is actually something I'd for both me and my bird to see if we can create our own. Besides, it's like House in a way, in which I wouldn't mind making up some of my own samples and chord loops to see if I can be a badass DJ type of person... Then there's Rap and Hip-Hop, which really, if you get away from what's on the radio, you find a lot of very complicated stuff out there that isn't just pure profanity. Or how about anything to do with synths? There's some pretty damn wonderful stuff out there...

Of course, I listen to what could be "the right music"... I listen to the B-52s, Depeche Mode, Queen, Bad Religion, WAR, The Beatles, The Offspring, Mumford and Sons, Fleetwood Mac... Oh wait, I'm mentioning a lot of "weird bands" now... Maybe I should talk about instrumentals, which is my main area of music? Because I am a composer, I listen to a lot of the music from the Romantic period forward into the variety of soundtracks of film and video games... I say that most of my favorite film and game composers are Danny Elfman, John Williams, Daniel Ingram, Chris Tilton, Jerry Martin, the various composers at Blizzard... UH OH... I'm mentioning video game composers who don't create 8-bit music or work with companies who create main stream video games... OH NO...

Really, what can I do to actually be cool? I really don't like most modern metal of today (the stuff from the 70s and 80s is usually what I listen to, probably because a lot of the "old farts" of ZZ Top, Van Halen, Deep Purple, Metallica, AC/DC, and Aerosmith [along with some others] made up the rules or something like that, I don't know), I really don't think the guitar is the greatest instrument ever, 8-bit video game music can get annoying after a while, lyrics don't always matter to me, and I focus more harmonics and the backgrounds than I do a melody... It's just that I see and listen to music in a completely different way than most people, because I was in band since 6th grade, I play piano, compose my own music, and I'm a music major.

But, because I said JB isn't the end of the world, any of my thoughts on music mean NOTHING.
Little-rolling-bean Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You are a good and reasonable critique, it is awful how stupid hipsters don't count it as a good reason if it is not "ETS SO HERRIBLE BAWW IM GONNA DIE MY EARRSSSSSSSS ITS THE MOST HORRIBLE THING IN THE WORLD1!1!1!1111111"

DarkDijinArtie89 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Student General Artist
Probably because I assume that most hipsters try as hard as they possibly can to be "unique", only to fall into the same kind of traps as everyone else does.

Again, nobody's "forcing" you to like or listen to certain kinds of music (and again, metal is not my most favorite of genres for a couple of understandable reasons), but you can't mindlessly run around and say that something sucks because you don't like it. Also, not everyone who listens to something "mainstream" is instantly a mindless zombie at music, especially since there are a lot of people out there (such as myself) who listen to a large number of genres.

I just know that I typed up a lot of text up on that stamp, but I feel like that whenever I try to explain things to people (especially anyone younger than I am) I am instantly the biggest dumbass around.
Little-rolling-bean Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
They are hardly unique, all hipsters are the same! (not inculding true hipsters that are nice)

Exactly, like my old stamp said, "don't like? Turn off the radio". I hate a lot of music but I simply pop in my own headphones instead of moan and bitch as if I HAVE to. I like a lot of mainstream things, it does not mean it is bad, just new. And my mother said the Beatles fangirls were just as bad as the Justin Beiber fangirls. 

I read all of that, I just had a shorter reply. I always read my messages even if they were as long as the great wall of china. 
DarkDijinArtie89 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Student General Artist
And I have a tendency to be late with my replies...

I actually talked some with my aunt about the Beatles (being she was a essentially the ideal "fangirl age" when they were around) and she told me of how people would actually get trampled by other fans who were trying to get close to the stage... I also read somewhere that the band had to travel in an armored car just be safe. Of course, as for the "manufactured pop"? The Monkeys were just that, and this was back way before things like MTV and auto-tune were even thought up of (actually, if I'm correct, this might be at the time that auto-tune was actually being used as a tool to find oil deposits).

I think it's kind of pointless to whine constantly about things, but we are allowed to not like things that we don't like.
Little-rolling-bean Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! it must of been horrible! People who wish to be back there just to get away from the fangirls are so worng haha!
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