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    Default No "Chillwave" bands?

    Say what you will about the genre label ( I don't like it either) but the artists that are affiliated with "chillwave" are all amazing, (ie: Memory tapes, Neon Indian, Toro y moi, Washed out, etc.) Where are they?

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    Thank god they are not here

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    I'd love to see Memory Tapes and Washed Out.

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    I was surprised Neon Indian wasn't on the lineup. Washed Out would have been great too.

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    Default Re: No "Chillwave" bands?

    Chillwave died pretty quickly. That's not to say there aren't several artists I wouldn't have liked to see. Totally missed the witchhouse bandwagon too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    Chillwave died pretty quickly. That's not to say there aren't several artists I wouldn't have liked to see. Totally missed the witchhouse bandwagon too.
    i would have liked to see Small Black, especially as i've missed their last two San Diego shows. as for witchhouse/drag/whatever White Ring is pretty goddamn great and i'd see Salem just for the trainwreck factor. fucking crackheads.

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    All great bands and yeah I was a little disappointed too.
    But what about The Radio Dept.???
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    no neon indian
    This ain't no middle of the mall shit.

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    This ain't no middle of the mall shit.

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    You know what I'd like to see? A moratorium on the word "amazing".

    Prince is "amazing".

    Elton John is "amazing".

    David Byrne is "amazing".


    No chillwave band with an album or two under their belt (if that!) can be "amazing". It takes year and years of experience and proven proficiency to be "amazing". Mmkay?
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    Default Re: No "Chillwave" bands?

    can we turn this into the "prince is amazing" thread
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    Does Delorean count?

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    No.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ficklecycle View Post
    Does Delorean count?
    Delorean is Balearic.

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    I feel like Phantogram is border-line, or at least semi-similar to the bands mentioned.

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    Delorean is an Animal Collective cover band.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CiderMouseRules View Post
    You know what I'd like to see? A moratorium on the word "amazing".

    Prince is "amazing".

    Elton John is "amazing".

    David Byrne is "amazing".


    No chillwave band with an album or two under their belt (if that!) can be "amazing". It takes year and years of experience and proven proficiency to be "amazing". Mmkay?
    How about you just upgrade Prince and the rest to "mind blowing" or (dare I say) "epic", "legendary"...leave "amazing" to the rest of em

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    Love Washed Out
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    Quote Originally Posted by CiderMouseRules View Post
    You know what I'd like to see? A moratorium on the word "amazing".

    Prince is "amazing".

    Elton John is "amazing".

    David Byrne is "amazing".


    No chillwave band with an album or two under their belt (if that!) can be "amazing". It takes year and years of experience and proven proficiency to be "amazing". Mmkay?
    Same goes for "epic".
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    I am sad that especially Toro y Moi aren't on there.. but at least he's doing an SF show soon so
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    Quote Originally Posted by hendrixfan143 View Post
    Thank god they are not here
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    Quote Originally Posted by CiderMouseRules View Post
    You know what I'd like to see? A moratorium on the word "amazing".

    Prince is "amazing".

    Elton John is "amazing".

    David Byrne is "amazing".


    No chillwave band with an album or two under their belt (if that!) can be "amazing". It takes year and years of experience and proven proficiency to be "amazing". Mmkay?
    I could do without "fantastic"
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    Default Re: No "Chillwave" bands?

    I'm glad. Neon Indian was terrible at The Echo in LA a couple years back. Washed Out doesn't have enough material to do a full half hour set.

    However, Memory Tapes was amazing live.

    In any case, Chillwave is a dying genre.

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    I wasn't aware it was a dying scene, but that makes me happy. It was an awful, awful trend.
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    that duo Cults sound chillwavey
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    are Baths and How To Dress Well considered "chillwave"? (Last time I saw Baths he said he'll probably be playing in 2012)
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    Quote Originally Posted by pachucasunrise View Post
    are Baths and How To Dress Well considered "chillwave"? (Last time I saw Baths he said he'll probably be playing in 2012)
    I think these two artists have pushed the "chillwave" sound to the next level. I mean, a part of the whole chillwave thing is the DIY bedroom sound, right? Because that is definitely represented this year on the lineup: Twin Shadow, Delorean, Phantogram, even Here We Go Magic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TickleMeElmo View Post
    Same goes for "epic".
    THIS; Louis CK had a great bit about using language like this on his Hilarious special:



    Also, there are some publications out there (cough, cough, P4K) trying to make the case that Ariel Pink is the godfather of chillwave, which I find a bit silly.
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