Music Gear News
Bobby Gillespie hits out at bland rock music
Bobby Gillespie told the Irish Times that today's crop of stars were more interested in being famous than in producing songs that would be timeless classics.
He discussed this with music pal Paul Weller over a nice cup of coffee. Both stars agreed that some rock stars seemed to lack the kind of ambition that Primal Scream and Weller had when they first started out.
"There doesn't seem to be a lot of artists out there anymore," he told the newspaper.
"It seems to me that if you were a serious young person and you had something to say that you'd be looking at other disciplines. In music, everything seems lightweight and conformist and not very artistic. Everybody seems to be settling for the status quo."
Gillespie went on to say that post-White Stripes and The Strokes, rock bands had lost their experimental edge – all creativity has gone out of the window.
Primal Scream formed back in 1982. It wasn't until 1991 that they finally crossed over to the mainstream with their seminal album Screamadelica.
Posted by SRPosted on 23 Dec 2011 18:42 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
Founding guitarist of legendary LA band Y and T Joey Alves passes away due to complications relating to Ulcerative Colitis. Documentary on soon to follow.
Destroyer Cola is to be the latest release in rock veterans Kiss' long line of merchandise currently available to the general public for purchase
In a recent unconfirmed report, frontman of famous rock and roll outfit Guns N' Roses is said to be heading into the studio with Australian rock veterans AC/DC
Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.
Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach Spills the Beans On His Less Than Complimentary Thoughts Towards Today's Rock Musicians and Their Work Ethic In the Studio
The prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction will be honouring several artists this year, including prog legends Yes. Rick Wakeman has stated that he will not be attending.
Recent Music News
Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.
An icon who helped propel the rock 'n' roll movement to new and unprecedented heights. Chucky Berry is praised by many as a founding father of modern music.
Until the 31st of May the CS18AI is available at an incredibly reduced price. Additionally, claim a free upgrade to PreSonus Studio One upon purchase.
Through a collaboration with watch manufacturer Raymond Weil, Gibson's 'Freelancer' watch pairs extravagance and musically inspired design with stunning results
Building on the fundamental success and design of the NS6 controller, Numark bring forth the next generation of DJ controllers to eagerly awaiting DJs the world over
After years of continual evolution, Dave Smith's revered Analog Drum Machine is to finish product development as creators fulfill the devices capacity.