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#61 Tig'ol Bitties

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 08:04 AM

Who are you guys to say its not music? Obviously you wouldn't think its music because you cant even understand the lyrics. I'm sure to the Koreans who actually UNDERSTAND the lyrics think its music


It's not music.

This is music:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QELD5jo1xYA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNerE4k4htM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lh9SmCYMuhU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWaB4PXCwFU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ei8hPkyJ0bU

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 12:33 PM

Not a fan of the song... but it does make me wish I had an asian girlfriend.. They damn cute
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Posted 25 September 2012 - 04:39 PM

It's not music.

This is music:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QELD5jo1xYA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNerE4k4htM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lh9SmCYMuhU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWaB4PXCwFU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ei8hPkyJ0bU


But I'm saying its probably music to Koreans. to Koreans that music you posted is probably undecipherable words to them. Same with Gangnam Style
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Posted 25 September 2012 - 04:54 PM

Thank you, is this video funny? Yes.
Is it music? F*** no.


Actually it is music:

Music is an art form whose medium is sound and silence. Its common elements are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture.

Is it good music? Well that's all a matter of musical preference and taste and everyone will have a different answer.
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Posted 25 September 2012 - 09:49 PM

Uh,,, in fact, the song's at #11 at Billboards Chart. I wonder why.

Surely, only music can be posted on Billboards Chart.
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Posted 25 September 2012 - 10:10 PM

It's not music.

This is music:


Metal, pop rock, dnb and dubstep? Do you honestly think that is the world's music?

Your tastes aren't versatile enough for you to judge k-pop music.
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Posted 25 September 2012 - 10:14 PM

Metal, pop rock, dnb and dubstep? Do you honestly think that is the world's music?

Your tastes aren't versatile enough for you to judge k-pop music.


Way to judge a personal taste. Makes you look real classy.
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Posted 25 September 2012 - 10:17 PM

I don't know what yall talking about, but obviously Gangnam Style is music.
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Posted 25 September 2012 - 10:21 PM

Uh,,, in fact, the song's at #11 at Billboards Chart. I wonder why.

Surely, only music can be posted on Billboards Chart.


That just shows how stupid people are.
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Posted 25 September 2012 - 10:25 PM

Someone explain the hype.


simple songs entertain simple minds... :lol:
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Posted 25 September 2012 - 10:40 PM

Way to judge a personal taste. Makes you look real classy.


You two seem to be on the same level, so..... yeah. :P
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Posted 25 September 2012 - 11:00 PM

Way to judge a personal taste. Makes you look real classy.


I've had phases for each genre you've posted, and I've also had many k-pop phases. I'm not judging the music you like, because I only trash the bad music WITHIN a genre (example: Led Zeppelin > AC/DC). I'm just assuming (cautiously) that you haven't listened to enough k-pop to determine what's good and what's not.

I would never say that dubstep or dnb or any music genre sucks. I think that's exactly what you're doing with k-pop right now.
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Posted 26 September 2012 - 03:31 AM

I think a LOT of the appeal in this song is visual. I don't believe that this could stand alone as a musical hit. Until that changes, all I see this as is a summer fling fad, not a musical accomplishment.

If someone were to be introduced to the song freshly, without bias, having only heard it and not seen the music video, it would seem like pretty generic house/kpop.
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Posted 26 September 2012 - 03:38 AM

Only the first minute or so is any good, to be honest.
By the first Oppan Gangnam Style, I am tuning out
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Posted 26 September 2012 - 12:49 PM

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Posted 26 September 2012 - 08:24 PM

In some other site, I praised this song, and I received a PM, if I was a North Korean.


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Posted 26 September 2012 - 08:53 PM

In some other site, I praised this song, and I received a PM, if I was a North Korean.


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Posted 26 September 2012 - 10:46 PM

Are you Korean AK? Seems like it...

Gangnam Style is the best fad thus far in 2012.
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Posted 26 September 2012 - 10:54 PM

I'm alright about the original song, it's being overplayed nowadays and it's "Oppa (This) Style", "Oppa (That) Style" now

This one's pretty good though :lol:


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Posted 27 September 2012 - 12:10 AM

I'm alright about the original song, it's being overplayed nowadays and it's "Oppa (This) Style", "Oppa (That) Style" now

This one's pretty good though :lol:



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Posted 27 September 2012 - 12:29 AM

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 08:37 AM

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 10:30 AM

*sigh*

Guys, it's a parody. It's actually poking fun at the superficiality of the people who live in Gangnam. All of you guys taking this song so seriously really need to get a grip.

Is it overhyped and overplayed? Sure, but that's no fault of the artist. Blame the hordes of mindless drones who latch onto the newest fads every summer. (see Soulja Boy)

It isn't meant to be taken seriously as a great work of music. Is it music? Sure, it is. You just have to take it for what it is, and not try to judge it by some high musical standard.
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Posted 27 September 2012 - 10:39 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpZhZAr1cQU&feature=related

This is the only version you need to watch.

I like the asian girl :wub:
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Posted 27 September 2012 - 12:48 PM

Was driving by a school an hour ago and all the kids outside were dancing with Gangnam style blasted. I gunned it out of there.
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Posted 27 September 2012 - 12:56 PM

*sigh*

Guys, it's a parody. It's actually poking fun at the superficiality of the people who live in Gangnam.


So I can't poke fun at it because it pokes fun at something else?
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Posted 27 September 2012 - 01:28 PM

So I can't poke fun at it because it pokes fun at something else?

NO!! Then you are making fun of him in a derivatory manner and that just ain't cool!
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Posted 27 September 2012 - 02:33 PM

Who are you guys to say its not music? Obviously you wouldn't think its music because you cant even understand the lyrics. I'm sure to the Koreans who actually UNDERSTAND the lyrics think its music


I never said it wasn't music. Actually, I said quite the opposite
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Posted 27 September 2012 - 03:53 PM

NO!! Then you are making fun of him in a derivatory manner and that just ain't cool!


Ok, geez, I'll stop being humorous and start being stuck up...
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Posted 27 September 2012 - 10:04 PM

Are you Korean AK? Seems like it...

Gangnam Style is the best fad thus far in 2012.


Nope. Haha. I'm a proud American.
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