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Do you read music trade magazines for inspiration?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Kurisu, Jul 23, 2004.

  1. Kurisu


    Nov 19, 2003
    Saskatoon SK
    Sometimes I pick up a magazine, like Magnet, to see if I can get any inspiration. I usually put it down thinking, "God, won't anything please these guys?"

    It's like they take pride in the fact that no band will ever be as good as The (insert obscure underground band) and all the new stuff coming out basically sucks.

    Why do I do this to myself? It's not inspirational. It just makes me want to curl up into a ball and never play bass again. I don't want to end up making music to please these magazines, and yet I can't help wanting to please them.

    Does any of this make sense?
  2. Don't you know it's really cool to be bored and unimpressed by anyone that's not in some imaginary cool clique? A whole magazine full of those people... Boy, never seen that before :D I think Ben Folds did a really nice job with this: