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    Music has no box. If you believe you have one, you imagined it and imposed it on yourself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DirtyMoonsRJT View Post
    so Les which pots and pans banger or yodeler does it for you?
    Yodeler?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13L6sjk080c

    Listen about 9 minutes in. It's a great track.

    I have too many influences, and they all mishmash together. A couple of years back I did a TV ad project for GM China incorporating traditional Chinese instruments (gu zheng, erhu), electronica, strings and traps. I mean, how does one begin to know what influenced that work?

    I think the answer to your question has to be, "every single darn one I've ever heard."

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    Quote Originally Posted by LSchefman View Post
    Music has no box. If you believe you have one, you imagined it and imposed it on yourself.
    What? How did "not having a box" become so popular? Am I supposed to get rid of my box (stil have it in the second room)?

    Now, who's your most favourite dubstep artist?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Albrecht Smuten View Post

    Now, who's your most favourite dupstep artist?
    Easy: Zeds Dead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sergiodeblanc View Post
    Easy: Zeds Dead.
    Sure, but can you imagine Les googling what the hell is "dubstep"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Albrecht Smuten View Post
    Sure, but can you imagine Les googling what the hell is "dubstep"?
    Nah, he's probably already recorded a Prius ad with wobble.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sergiodeblanc View Post
    Nah, he's probably already recorded a Prius ad with wobble.
    Makes sense - Led Zeppelin sells Cadillacs while dubstep sells Priuses....
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    Quote Originally Posted by sergiodeblanc View Post
    Nah, he's probably already recorded a Prius ad with wobble.
    Actually, I've done a VW video with wobble. but when I do electronic music, I generally don't stick to a style, I've always blended them, and have done so for many years going back to the 80s.

    My favorite dance/electronic music/synth artist (who also plays some guitar) is Junkie XL, whose stuff brings in a lot of stylistic elements. Skrillex is huge, but I don't really care about the distinctions between sub-genres like House, Dubstep, D&B, etc. It's music.

    Incidentally, Zep hasn't done Cadillac in quite a few years, ever since Cadillac switched agencies.
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