James (elven_wolf) wrote,
James
elven_wolf

Writer's Block: Too mainstream

If you've been following a relatively obscure band and they start to become popular, do you tend to lose interest at some point? Is mainstream appeal a turn off when it comes to music?


If a band is good, it's good, so if I've followed them from their indie days there'd be no reason to stop. However, I would probably stop going to concerts if they were playing huge venues like the Giant Center or whatever, because I hate huge crowds like that. So it would be sad.

I'm sure there'd be no shortage of small, local bands to replace it, and I would still consider myself a fan, unless they turned into douchebags like those assholes in Metallica.

Conversely, mainstream appeal is often a turn-off when getting into new bands. Music is usually not very creative at that level, with some exceptions.
Tags: bands, music, writer's block
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments