KISS vs. Swans: The Poll

General music discussion.

Simple question: Which is the better band?

KISS
7
54%
Swans
6
46%
 
Total votes: 13

Dr. Medulla
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KISS vs. Swans: The Poll

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It had to happen! The senses-shattering conclusion of the Heston/Medulla battle for the cosmos! Nothing will ever be the same after this vote!

We've each chosen three songs to make our case, but use whatever criteria you want.

KISS
"Strutter"


"Let Me Know"


"Flaming Youth"


********

Swans
"Time Is Money (Bastard)." A brief foray into industrial in the mid-80s. One of the best, most visceral rages against the dehumanizing nature of work within neoliberalism I've heard.


"Celebrity Lifestyle." Arguably the most commercial or conventional thing they've done, fitting into the alt-rock wave of the mid-90s.


"It’s Coming It’s Real." Released a couple years ago. A dirge/dark gospel about … apocalypse? aging? You can't avoid inevitability, so accept the fate that awaits us all.
"And I said, 'I ate hot-buttered corn all night.' Anyway, about the Soviet Union." - Winston Churchill, "Iron Curtain" speech, 5 March 1946

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Re: KISS vs. Swans: The Poll

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All this modern music just sounds the same to me!
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The end of liberty


We're the flowers in the dustbin...
No fuchsias for you.

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Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 5:57pm
All this modern music just sounds the same to me!
Give me that old time rock n roll.

My vote is in.

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revbob wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 5:59pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 5:57pm
All this modern music just sounds the same to me!
Give me that old time rock n roll.
:mrgreen:
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We're the flowers in the dustbin...
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Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 5:57pm
All this modern music just sounds the same to me!
Hi, mom!
"And I said, 'I ate hot-buttered corn all night.' Anyway, about the Soviet Union." - Winston Churchill, "Iron Curtain" speech, 5 March 1946

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Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:00pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 5:57pm
All this modern music just sounds the same to me!
Hi, mom!
You're no son of mine! Now wash your dirty face and go to bed!
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Forces have been looting
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The end of liberty


We're the flowers in the dustbin...
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Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:04pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:00pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 5:57pm
All this modern music just sounds the same to me!
Hi, mom!
You're no son of mine! Now wash your dirty face and go to bed!
Hi, dad!
"And I said, 'I ate hot-buttered corn all night.' Anyway, about the Soviet Union." - Winston Churchill, "Iron Curtain" speech, 5 March 1946

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Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:06pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:04pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:00pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 5:57pm
All this modern music just sounds the same to me!
Hi, mom!
You're no son of mine! Now wash your dirty face and go to bed!
Hi, dad!
Talk to your mother boy can't you see I'm busy!
Image

Forces have been looting
My humanity
Curfews have been curbing
The end of liberty


We're the flowers in the dustbin...
No fuchsias for you.

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Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:08pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:06pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:04pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:00pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 5:57pm
All this modern music just sounds the same to me!
Hi, mom!
You're no son of mine! Now wash your dirty face and go to bed!
Hi, dad!
Talk to your mother boy can't you see I'm busy!
Hi, siblings!
"And I said, 'I ate hot-buttered corn all night.' Anyway, about the Soviet Union." - Winston Churchill, "Iron Curtain" speech, 5 March 1946

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Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:12pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:08pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:06pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:04pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:00pm


Hi, mom!
You're no son of mine! Now wash your dirty face and go to bed!
Hi, dad!
Talk to your mother boy can't you see I'm busy!
Hi, siblings!
No you can't borrow my bike!
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Forces have been looting
My humanity
Curfews have been curbing
The end of liberty


We're the flowers in the dustbin...
No fuchsias for you.

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Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:16pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:12pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:08pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:06pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:04pm


You're no son of mine! Now wash your dirty face and go to bed!
Hi, dad!
Talk to your mother boy can't you see I'm busy!
Hi, siblings!
No you can't borrow my bike!
I … don't know who you are.
"And I said, 'I ate hot-buttered corn all night.' Anyway, about the Soviet Union." - Winston Churchill, "Iron Curtain" speech, 5 March 1946

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Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:21pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:16pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:12pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:08pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:06pm


Hi, dad!
Talk to your mother boy can't you see I'm busy!
Hi, siblings!
No you can't borrow my bike!
I … don't know who you are.
I am he as you are he as you are me...
Image

Forces have been looting
My humanity
Curfews have been curbing
The end of liberty


We're the flowers in the dustbin...
No fuchsias for you.

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Re: KISS vs. Swans: The Poll

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Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:30pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:21pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:16pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:12pm
Marky Dread wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:08pm


Talk to your mother boy can't you see I'm busy!
Hi, siblings!
No you can't borrow my bike!
I … don't know who you are.
I am he as you are he as you are me...
Gah! Walrus!
"And I said, 'I ate hot-buttered corn all night.' Anyway, about the Soviet Union." - Winston Churchill, "Iron Curtain" speech, 5 March 1946

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Re: KISS vs. Swans: The Poll

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It comes down to this...

Do you like music or noise terror?
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: KISS vs. Swans: The Poll

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Heston wrote:
04 Aug 2022, 6:58pm
It comes down to this...

Do you like music or noise terror?
I endorse this choice.
"And I said, 'I ate hot-buttered corn all night.' Anyway, about the Soviet Union." - Winston Churchill, "Iron Curtain" speech, 5 March 1946

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