>shucks chux, thanks for livening things up a bit...**gee...
>who the fuck are they?**funny, that's what I said. But, and this is only hearsay, they were quite
an influential band in the 60s.
>If this is right, then in a sense this is the trick that 'pop music' >plays**I suppose that I don't mind being tricked, although I like to know when
>i'm not sure if that's how i would refer to it [as a trick]...
it's happening! I find myself liking some admittedly banal pop songs
without quite knowing why.
>i listen to a lot of pop**sure, I wonder what the process is that creates the 'readiness' in a mass
>music and dig it immensely. actually i'm quite sure that the entire new/old
>aesthetic configuring process goes on when you hear any kind of music, as
>well the stuff that gets written about in the wire. and god damn it a lot of
>the stuff that gets written about in the wire is or was pop at some time or
>some place (e.g. Peter Gabriel, Brian Eno, Fela Kuti) and for all we know,
>might become pop sometime?
audience (of which I too am unashamedly part) to accept what was once avant
gard as 'pop'... maybe I need to study marketing?
>imagine that? how would you react if you saw a 12*** yeah freak out! I would ask him, "how do *you* sty that?", and then
>year old with a Merzbow baseball cap?
maybe we would start talking about Weimar installation art... or some such
peace, have a rockin' weekend all!