orange whip: Many people think that while they're young. And while the internet has opened up new avenues for greater exposure for more acts, hardly anybody's interested in hearing any of it. The major labels, despite what you tell yourself, still control well over 90% of what people hear. And the major labels, along with the radio conglomerates, are more conservative than ever. They're not going to take a chance on a band like Primus, Morphine, Cake or even something as tame and conventional as Radiohead. They want stuff that's easy to sell, and that's all they care about. As far as Pandora and similar sites go, most people use it to listen to stuff that's already popular.THIS
brap: It's usually more fun to make up band names than to have to sit through them anyway. I only want to be a musician so I can rename the band at every gig. I was actually in a band that did this so we could get the same people to show up at our gigs on consecutive nights.
Rapmaster2000: Also, Red Hot Chili Peppers? Does anyone want to see fiftysomethings play pop radio tunes?
LewDux: hip·ster [hip-ster] noun Slang. 1. person who likes free drugs, chicks with tits and being in public places
FuryOfFirestorm: Just goes to show that some hipsters aren't there for the bands...they're just there for the free drugs, the drunk chicks flashing their tits and to be seen.
FeedTheCollapse: ITT: "lolhipstersamiright?"
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