“God, I’m going to sound like a grumpy old man. Modern music, to me, is very formulaic."
So says Dave Gilmour of "the Floyd" on the Prog magazine website. I like Pink Floyd especially Wish You Were Here.
I'm sorry but this isn't true, only if you listen to the mainstream charts. And guess what? Most mainstream music from the 70's was rubbish as well. Tie A Yellow Ribbon around any argument if you want. Check out new albums by Knifeworld, Trojan Horse, Hi Fiction Science or loads of other stuff if you want to hear some great new music (or even the last Fierce And The Dead record for £1 *cough*).
We can all make generalisations:
Here is some music from now:
Some music from the 70's:
See. Open your ears and try some new music. John Peel said:
"The best year for music? This year, and before that, last year."
For every Bowie there was a Chirpy Chirpy Cheap Cheap. NOW is a very exciting time.