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Here we go again: I like to start threads so much that I have to do this one as well....I am curious as to what is your least favorite genre in music or do you like all music?? Obviously, my favorite genre is metal..My least favorites are: reggae, jazz + gospel...I just can't relate to these 3 genres at all....Any thoughts??? 8-]]

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I can find something I like in most genres if I look hard enough.

My favorite is metal, I also like (hard or classic) rock, blues and classical (the latter of which I really need to expand my knowledge and collection of).

Not a huge fan of hip-hop or pop as I get bored of them pretty quickly and often find the music and lyrics typically insipid and mediocre. To judge whole genres is a pretty huge generalization though, and I'm sure that there's plenty of stuff out there that I would like, especially as the main experience I've had with these genres is stuff that's been on the radio or TV.

Not often a fan of most electronic music forms (especially simple, repetitive stuff meant for dancing) but have occasionally heard stuff I like, not to mention I'm lumping a whole lot of genres together when I say "electronic music" so really I'm mostly ignorant.

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Modern country. I have an abnormal hatred of it partially because some people where I worked a few years ago used to play it over a radio all day at top volume. So loud in fact that, it'd cause the speakers to distort the sound. There was no escaping it. Eventually a bunch of people (including myself) complained about it, so it stopped. Aside from that, everything that's ever been bad in popular music is the formula for modern country. There's types of music that I don't want to hear, but that stuff definitely outranks them all in being my least favorite.

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Modern country is the pits. I believe Tom Petty (an excellent musician) summed it up best as, "bad pop bands with fiddles." Rap/hip hop is odious bullshit. Anything aiming at being just dance music with little for the brain sucks. All poppy "boy bands" and their female equivalent should be slowly and painfully murdered with much use of salt in their wounds. Hair/glam and nu metal are just as bad and NOT real metal. Gospel is pretty abysmal too.

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Favorites: metal, punk, goth, neo folk and some classical.

We do not really have country music in Scandinavia and gospel, well that is practically unknown over here! But aside from that: I just hate hip-hop/rap and techno!!! The former is just so mind dumbing stupid and techno makes me feel physically ill...I do not know if it is the frequencies in the vibrations from the music...but they make me want to throw up...literally speaking!!!

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On 2017-5-21 at 11:54 AM, Torturga said:

Favorites: metal, punk, goth, neo folk and some classical.

We do not really have country music in Scandinavia and gospel, well that is practically unknown over here! But aside from that: I just hate hip-hop/rap and techno!!! The former is just so mind dumbing stupid and techno makes me feel physically ill...I do not know if it is the frequencies in the vibrations from the music...but they make me want to throw up...literally speaking!!!

I sort of feel this way about techno music too. There's just something so goddamn uncomfortable about it. 

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On 21.5.2017 at 3:54 AM, Tortuga said:

We do not really have country music in Scandinavia and gospel, well that is practically unknown over here!

That's some rosy-red wishful thinking right there, I'm afraid. 

Let's begin with "Swedish Dance Bands" ... Vikingarna, Sven-Ingvars ... (this genre being parodied by Black Ingvars) ... which I can't fucking stand ... and move through a number of weird evangelicals and Pentecost cults that flourish all over the place ... before finally confronting the folksy "Americana" thing which makes actual Mason-Dixon "Bible-Belt" rednecks look innocent by comparison. The biggest festivals in Scandinavia are by far the country music (and accordion-polka-bullshit) ones. Gospel choirs exist pretty much everywhere ... and they are big sellers of albums too.

As for me and myself, I don't think in terms of genres, for better or worse. (Or, rather, I use the genre denotation as a general guideline for what to expect from an artist, in a rather broad sense, but when listening to the actual music, the genre is discarded as "value system".) What I dislike is "cheapness" ... which has got nothing to do with the production budget but is rather an attitude towards the art in and of itself ... like the feeling you some times get ... that this shit is made just for the money, it's got fuck all to say, or express, in any more meaningful way. Music that's got no soul, so to speak. 

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On 4/29/2018 at 9:27 AM, MaxFaust said:

That's some rosy-red wishful thinking right there, I'm afraid. 

Let's begin with "Swedish Dance Bands" ... Vikingarna, Sven-Ingvars ... (this genre being parodied by Black Ingvars) ... which I can't fucking stand ... and move through a number of weird evangelicals and Pentecost cults that flourish all over the place ... before finally confronting the folksy "Americana" thing which makes actual Mason-Dixon "Bible-Belt" rednecks look innocent by comparison. The biggest festivals in Scandinavia are by far the country music (and accordion-polka-bullshit) ones. Gospel choirs exist pretty much everywhere ... and they are big sellers of albums too.

 

Well, I must be sleeping comfy under a rock somewhere, because I have never heard of the above.

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I just listen to whatever I feel like listening to, which has included all of the below:

 Alternative Music

 Blues

 Classical Music

 Country Music

 Dance Music

 Easy Listening

 Electronic Music

 European Music (Folk / Pop)

 Hip Hop / Rap

 Indie Pop

 Inspirational (incl. Gospel)

 Asian Pop (J-Pop, K-pop)

 Jazz

 Latin Music

 New Age

 Opera

 Pop (Popular music)

 R&B / Soul

 Reggae

 Rock

 Singer / Songwriter (inc. Folk)

 World Music / Beats

 

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