Overheard / Random thoughts

Overheard in the bar

“Death metal is the Pindar of modern music.”

(A Caucus and/or death metal fans: discuss.)

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9 thoughts on “Overheard in the bar

  1. In spite of the obvious artistic merits inherent in the obscurantist flairs of death metal, I would have to respectfully disagree. The Pindar of modern music is obviously hip-hop.

    • At the risk of offending fans of Pindar and/or death metal, I have to say that on the contrary I’ve always classed both in the same category of “things I do my best to avoid”; the only difference being that, unlike with Pindar, there was never much of a risk of anyone trying to make me write a dissertation on death metal.

  2. While I think that Matt is right on so very many levels (especially that there is a distinct epinician flavour to some genres of rap), I would like to point out that it is a northern indie band, the Cribs, whose forthcoming release is titled ‘In the Belly of the Brazen Bull’ and thereby score the PIndar points.

  3. ‘Thesis and annual review avoidance at highest levels since records began’. Discuss.

      • Well I have noticed a definite inverse correlation between the strength of the rain and the number of people in the library…

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