How do you explain Drum n Bass...

Discussion in 'Drum & Bass' started by Catsel, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. Catsel

    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    to people who think its all 'boom tish boom tish'

    i can't do it... they just don't get it!
     
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    rysk Part-time waster

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    take them raving, then they'll get it.
     
  3. Dagz

    Dagz Well-Known Member

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    " Drums and Bass "
     
  4. Catsel

    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    theres no fabric or cable here mate.. its not the same..

    they say "but its not real drums n bass its fake"
     
  5. Shatner's Bosom

    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    I just say 'fast dubstep'
     
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    DjTiesticles Well-Known Member

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    I play them tracks from across the spectrum and show them that it isn't just party music enjoyed by teenage hoodlums and that there a wide range of styles within dnb

    Once I do that they tend to change their opinion. Some of them have even said that they like the liquid stuff.

    Most people need music with lyrics to enjoy it. Like most people don't get classical music they also don't understand why any of us would listen to what to them amounts to noise
     
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    Some people get it some people don't
     
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    fast beats and synthetic bass, thats how explained it to people at work, they got it but didn't like it.
     
  9. cele

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    what i seem to have noticed is that people who like metal,hardcore, punk rock and that kinda stuff usually will also appreciate drum & bass

    when i want to show it to somebody i ask what they usually listen to and then go by that
     
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  10. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    Wom wom wom wom wom wom wooooooo
     
  11. rysk

    rysk Part-time waster

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    I got my mum listening to calibre on the regs

    lifetime achievement right there.
     
  12. L111

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    This. I despised DnB until I went to Fabric
     
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    G-Dub - Tink Ya Bad
     
  14. balistics

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    Tell them to stop focusing on listening to the drums & listen to the other elements of the track. I find most people that don't get it are so put off by the drum sounds that they miss everything else. Hence the "it all sounds the same" call...
     
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    OneSeventy Mohican Sun

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    Yeah and to add to that, make them listen to tracks that don't have hi-hats ticking away quickly. It seems that many people get put off by the fast tempo because hi-hats make it sound quicker than it is.
     
  16. Large Marge

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    lulz...
     
  17. sonicjunglist

    sonicjunglist :Sounds of Intelligence:

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    I tried this. They got bored
     
  18. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    Hmmm not thanking that until I see proof.
     
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    Looking back at raves I must admit I hardly ever notice the drums and have never realised
     
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    Playing Ivy Lab tunes is my new trump card.