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Classical Music, Film Score 3 8.82%
Dance 0 0%
Electronic 4 11.76%
Experimental 3 8.82%
Folk, Country 1 2.94%
Hip Hop, R&B 2 5.88%
Jazz, Blues 5 14.71%
Pop 9 26.47%
Regional Music 1 2.94%
Rock, Metal, Punk 6 17.65%
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I love parts of Jazz, Rock and Classical music. That said, within those I don't enjoy modern classical and punk rock. I also appreciate lots of different musical types from Brazil.

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- 90s alternative rock chicks
- Folk rock
- 60s folk pop rock
- Country-Noir and anything melancholic sounding

I mostly like to hear real instruments, not the overproduced garbage of most of today's music or electronica.
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Rush is a Canadian band numb nuts and has a massive global following. Neil Peart is generally regarded as one of the best drummers in the world, if not the best.
Canada is in America. Rush is not that famous in Europe, I would have heard of them otherwise, as much as any other famous prog band. Maybe a case of popular band not praised by the critics.

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NY punk music is very special yes. I grew in NYC in the late 70s and CBGBs was like heaven to me. Yeah, it was really a grimy, dirty hole in the wall, but I loved it then and I still love the memory of it.

I had Richard Hell in mind too when I thought of punk that was unique and original.
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I listen to all kind of music, except hippie, folkish crap, and any kind of "nerdy" music. Also I believe 90% of music made in 90s was shit, regardles of genre, it just doesn't sounds good to me.

Also love reading musicians biographies. Well, Im a hobbyst music historician <img src="https://www.tennisforum.com/images/smilies/laugh.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Laugh Out Loud" class="inlineimg" />

Although I believe in pretty every genre you might find a gems (there are some exceptions), the most "relatable" genre for me would be punk.

I have special affection for New York punk music from 70s (ignorant people think punk was born in UK- well, never heard New York Dolls, or Dead Boys, I guess.).
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NY punk music is very special yes. I grew in NYC in the late 70s and CBGBs was like heaven to me. Yeah, it was really a grimy, dirty hole in the wall, but I loved it then and I still love the memory of it. <img src="https://i.imgur.com/MdveASt.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smilie" class="inlineimg" />





(must admit I do like some hippyish folkish music too and there's loads of quite nerdish stuff I'm attracted to as well. <img src="https://www.tennisforum.com/images/smilies/haha.gif" border="0" alt="" title="ROFL" class="inlineimg" /> )
It's either punk or its music. Choose one.

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It's either punk or its music. Choose one.
It's music.

Brazilian Music is incredibly rich.

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Canada is in America. Rush is not that famous in Europe, I would have heard of them otherwise, as much as any other famous prog band. Maybe a case of popular band not praised by the critics.
I was sympathetic at first, thinking that you meant essentially that Rush was an American phenomenon, which is not wrong, they are very popular in the US. But then you committed the cardinal sin of saying "Canada is in America",. America is the US, there is no "America" except for that, and Canada is not part of it. Here we go again with this absurd notion that anything in the "Americas", i.e. North and South is "American".




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Neil Peart is generally regarded as one of the best drummers in the world, if not the best.

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To me, he is the best.
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I was sympathetic at first, thinking that you meant essentially that Rush was an American phenomenon, which is not wrong, they are very popular in the US. But then you committed the cardinal sin of saying "Canada is in America",. America is the US, there is no "America" except for that, and Canada is not part of it. Here we go again with this absurd notion that anything in the "Americas", i.e. North and South is "American".
My answer "Canada is in America" is logical to any point of view, geographically and culturally, and was directed at the post of that guy who suggested that an "American thing" (that you understood well) couldn't be Canadian. Hell, it could have even come from any country in the world.

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Canada is in America. Rush is not that famous in Europe, I would have heard of them otherwise, as much as any other famous prog band. Maybe a case of popular band not praised by the critics.
Really? Well, when I toured through Europe in the 80's, I heard them everywhere, especially in France (along with Bryan Adams). They toured Europe in 1977 (returning in 1981, 1983, 1988, 1992, 2004 and 2007 to sold-out dates, including France) So, I don't know what rock you've been hiding under there, but you really should get out more.

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Anything except for jazz, blues, punk and rave. Also include gospel, traditional, reggae, house and others. Depends on my moods, and what I am doing. I like classical music when I am writing boring reports a number of composers especially Mozart and Handel.
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Really? Well, when I toured through Europe in the 80's, I heard them everywhere, especially in France (along with Bryan Adams). They toured Europe in 1977 (returning in 1981, 1983, 1988, 1992, 2004 and 2007 to sold-out dates, including France) So, I don't know what rock you've been hiding under there, but you really should get out more.
As I said, probably a case of popular band with their followers (and prog rock bands have their special followers), but not much praised by the critics. I never went to see Pink Floyd, Yes, King Crimson, Genesis in concert, but I heard about them, and I've read about them, and I've heard their records. In France, not much about Rush. I wasn't hanging around with Bryan Adams fans, though.

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I like a lot of different forms of music. So hard to exactly pick one.

I don't listen to country or metal as much but I don't dislike them generally speaking. Only real peeve is some unoriginal contemporary indie pop music which everyone seems to enjoy these days.

For me, I gravitate most towards songs with good storytelling quality, and defined textural elements. Dynamic variety is important to give a song life. Harmony, rhythm, beat and bassline are pretty big parts. Thus mood, method, magic, and occasionally madness characterise my listening preferences.

I will mention I am an INFP by Myers Briggs personality inventory (aka the idealist, dreamer) so I do dissect out the intersection of musical textures with story naturally.

As to genre, hiphop and rnb are my no.1 go to. Followed by pop/electronica/dance. Then jazz/blues, folk. World music is good, if only I had more exposure.

Decade wise I like the 70s, 80s, 00s most for different reasons. 70s matches more with my idealist proclivities. What I feel about 70s is an air of freedom, expression and idealism matched well with some good artistic genius. It was a very romantic musical period with very clean crisp recording. I could say 70s had such a Hollywood grab about it. Some of this romance would lay off into the next decade, but the popular 80s period was by contrast was a lot more commercial and industrial, solemn, though I also had an affinity to the 80s as well for the textures. And 00s just makes me feel young again
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As to genre, hiphop and rnb are my no.1 go to.
What's your kind of hip hop?

So far what I enjoy the most is jazz rap - Tribe Called Quest for instance. Otherwise it's hard to get all the lyrical flow - especially ponctuated with millions "fuck", depending on what you listen to.

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Really? Well, when I toured through Europe in the 80's, I heard them everywhere, especially in France (along with Bryan Adams). They toured Europe in 1977 (returning in 1981, 1983, 1988, 1992, 2004 and 2007 to sold-out dates, including France) So, I don't know what rock you've been hiding under there, but you really should get out more.
It seems that you're trolling and fooling readers with blatant lies... https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia....ticle/rush-emc

quote of the canadian encyclopedia that you copied

"Rush made its first European tour in 1977 (returning in 1981, 1983, 1988, 1992, 2004 and 2007)" but there's no mention of sold out date in France...

and more below:

"CRIA identified Rush in 1990 with Bryan Adams and k.d. lang as the "artists of the decade" for the 1980s." (that's for the Bryan Adams mention)

According to a much more genuine source from French fans of the band (Rush en concert, du rêve à la réalité... - Sounds Mag'), only one concert in France in 30 years of career... in 1992, and ONE date in Paris during the 80's... that was cancelled. The fans made a trip of 200km just to find out at the entry that it was cancelled.

Their general complaints here and there: "Why is Rush not more famous in France?"

Another source here: https://www.cygnus-x1.net/links/rush...ht-on-rush.php

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Canadian Icons Find Fans Everywhere
Loyal International Followers Wait Years Between Rush Tours

By Steve Adams

The allegiance of Rush fans worldwide explains why the group has sold some 10 million albums outside North America, according to its management, about one-quarter of its career total of 35 million units.

The act's biggest market beyond the United States and Canada is the United Kingdom, followed by Germany, Brazil and Japan. The band also has a healthy following in northern Europe, particularly Scandinavia (led by Sweden) and Holland, and in South America.

CONSISTENT SALES

Universal Music, which distributes the band's pre-1989 catalog, reports sales of close to 1 million units in Europe during the past 12 months. Yet despite consistently solid sales, the European media barely acknowledges Rush's existence.

The situation is especially apparent in the United Kingdom, where the trio was initially criticized by a punk-friendly music press and has been largely ignored ever since. This is despite top-five album chart placings for the best-selling "Moving Pictures" (1981), as well as the likes of "Signals" (1982) and "Grace Under Pressure" (1984).

"The British press prefers gimmick acts," says Peter Noble, managing director of Noble PR in London. Noble PR is currently publicizing Rush's U.K. DVD collection "Chronicles" from Universal Music DVD Video, "Rush in Rio" from Sanctuary Vision Entertainment and the group's upcoming U.K. tour.

"When it's a respected rock group that's been around for 30 years," Noble observes, "[the British press is] not interested."

Noble says Rush has the most dedicated fans he has come across, so campaigns for the DVDs and the tour have been "fan-centric," with the Internet playing a major role.

Shows at London's Wembley Arena and Birmingham's NEC sold out immediately, with the remainder likely to post sold-out signs long before the band opens its European tour in London Sept. 8.

"The success of the U.K. tour is not down to media support at all," he says. "The dates are selling out through word-of-mouth and the loyalty of the fans, many of whom will attend more than one show."

Neil Warnock, chairman of the Agency Group in London, echoes Noble's views. The Agency Group has booked all of Rush's tours outside of North America, from its first tentative steps into Europe in 1977 to its largest shows to date in Brazil in 2002.
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"Rush has an amazingly dedicated fan base who are very sharp at getting hold of information, so the marketing almost takes care of itself," Warnock says. "Tickets sell fast because of a loyalty factor that goes back for years."

Jacob Harregaard, international marketing director of Warner Music International, also praises the dedication of Rush's fan base. WMI has released Rush's albums since it switched U.S. labels from Mercury (PolyGram) to Atlantic in 1989. European sales have been solid, if not outstanding, ever since.

"Rush is a difficult band to market but has a very loyal fan base," Harregaard says. He notes that European sales during the past 15 years have averaged 250,000 units per album, with "Presto" (1989) leading the way at close to 300,000 units.

"The band's European status is atypical for this type of act-sales find a level and stay there because the fans stay loyal," Harregaard adds.

That support, he says, "creates great opportunities to work the catalog and do something special for the fans, though it must be high quality to reflect the nature of the act."

WMI is considering a new best-of package featuring post-1990 material and is also looking at repackaging the Rush catalog, including upgraded vinyl replicas. That strategy worked well in a recent campaign for Led Zeppelin.

"The focus is very much on celebrating the band's career, but most of the activity is U.S.-led," Harregaard states. "The U.S. has been very much the key market in later years."

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That last comment is of little surprise, given the lack of media support the band receives across the Atlantic. However, another factor is that Rush has only played European dates twice since 1983.

Warnock, a self-confessed fan of the band, is as frustrated as any other follower by its lack of live appearances.

"It's been a long time between drinks," he says with a laugh. "I'd love them to have played every couple of years, but they tour in a way that feels right for them and I respect that.

"Having said that, I do all I can to encourage them to tour and let them know where they can go. For instance, if they wanted to go back to Japan, I'm sure they could do very well." (The only time the band played shows there was in 1984.)

Warnock, who encouraged Rush's management to book the band's first dates outside of North America in 1977, says the success of its first South American shows in 2002 "proved to them that they had fans down there" and could encourage the trio to play other new venues in future. This year's European tour includes debut appearances in the Czech Republic and Italy.

"The band has always been very particular about production," Warnock notes. "On the early tours they brought everything with them, including the PA and lights. One of the reasons they haven't toured more is the sheer cost of bringing their shows to Europe, because they want to ensure the fans see the same show as in the U.S. and Canada.

"That remains true today, but production elements in Europe have caught up with the U.S., so they don't bring as much gear with them. Even so, it's a very unique production with several hundred tons of equipment."

Judging from the brisk ticket sales for the 30th Anniversary tour-the band's first European dates in 12 years look certain to sell out-fans abroad have been waiting eagerly for Rush's return to the international stage.
I think that says enough.

I opened a thread about music, and was positive about the Moving Picture album, and the fact Rush didn't get much airplay and media coverage in Europe says nothing about the quality of their music, that is enjoyed by many prog rock fans in the world. And that's the point of this thread: sharing music tastes.

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