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Who have you spread your music to?:

My best friend and her cousin now listen to The Megas. Who have you spread your favorite bands too?

edited 26th Nov '10 5:11:43 AM by LandOfGold

 
 2 Neccy 60, Fri, 26th Nov '10 8:58:43 AM from Chicago, IL
Resident Oreo
I got several friends into Dream Theater, Porcupine Tree and Boards of Canada.

Since then, my attempts have spreading (including playing black metal in my school newsroom) have failed abysmally.
 3 Spa´n Sun, Fri, 26th Nov '10 9:02:28 AM from Somewhere Beyond Here
Laugh it off, everybody
I got most of the dwellers in the Hip Hop Thread into Aesop Rock, if memory serves.
I spread my wings and I learn how to fly....
 4 Neccy 60, Fri, 26th Nov '10 9:17:57 AM from Chicago, IL
Resident Oreo
And I will hate you forever for it. :(
dOOOOM
[up][up] And I will love you forever for it. :)

[up] tongue

I unintentionally got my little brother into a shitload of bands/artists that I'm a fan of (though, for some reason, he got into Godflesh before I did); he's now got a very similar taste in music to me, though I'm not particularly fond of Woods of Ypres like he is.

edited 26th Nov '10 9:36:27 AM by Lordnecronus

 6 Wicked 223, Fri, 26th Nov '10 10:54:33 AM from Death Star in the forest
I tried to get this kid at my school to listen to The Mars Volta and Explosions In The Sky, but he's yet to listen to the songs I recommended.

I also successfully made Saeglopur and Zudak into Aesop Rock fans, and they went on to listen to Madvillain due to this.
You can't even write racist abuse in excrement on somebody's car without the politically correct brigade jumping down your throat!
 7 Spa´n Sun, Fri, 26th Nov '10 10:57:12 AM from Somewhere Beyond Here
Laugh it off, everybody
And I made you one, Wicked. SO I WIN, HAH.

Neccy: LIVE WITH IT, BITCH.
I spread my wings and I learn how to fly....
Resident Oreo
Spain: NO U

I did get another friend into Deathspell Omega, so there's that. :o
 9 Spa´n Sun, Fri, 26th Nov '10 11:00:51 AM from Somewhere Beyond Here
Laugh it off, everybody
I can entirely live with half the forum being Aesop Rock fans.
I spread my wings and I learn how to fly....
HIP HOP HIPSTER
Dammit, now I need to go listen to him

Asphidel sort of listens to System of a Down because of me.
Underneath the bridge
The tarp has sprung a leak
And the animals I've trapped have all become my pets
 11 Spa´n Sun, Fri, 26th Nov '10 11:25:13 AM from Somewhere Beyond Here
Laugh it off, everybody
I hope you like pirates, boi

I spread my wings and I learn how to fly....
One of my best friends now thinks Best Boast and the Vaselines are awesome. She's right.
The mayo-lution will not be televised.
The Prodigal Returns
My ex and I did a band trade - she got me into Type O Negative, I got her onto Killing Joke.
Aww, did I hurt your widdle fee-fees?
 14 Bound By The Moon, Sat, 27th Nov '10 11:22:20 AM from The Spanish Sahara
Kvltvre Vvltvre
On an overnight stay when I was looking at a college (I ended up going there), I hooked my host's roommate onto Cain's Offering.
There are snakes in the grass, so we'd better go hunting!
Lordnecronus, the exact same thing happened with me and my little sister. I got her into bands like Within Temptation, Sirenia, Theatre of Tragedy, etc. Now when I go back to visit, my C Ds mysteriously go missing a lot.

She still thinks some of my favourites (like Benedictum) are "tuneless screaming" though.
What's the point in giving up when you know you'll never stop anyway?
Collars gonna Coll
I've managed to spread the good news of Queen, Rush, Megadeth, and Jonathan Coulton to the musically illiterate people of my school.

 17 Noaqiyeum, Sat, 27th Nov '10 6:41:09 PM from out of the night from pole to pole Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
the it-thingy
I take pleasure in having proliferated The Arrogant Worms throughout an entire school that I never once set foot in.

I've also hooked assorted kith and kin on Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Abney Park, Tom Lehrer, and Diablo Swing Orchestra.
We dance around in a ring and suppose,
But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.
- Robert Frost
 18 Mike K, Sun, 28th Nov '10 12:12:03 PM from planet earth Relationship Status: YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA
3 microphones forever
Oddly, the only time I can think of this happening on a mass level is back when I got all my high school friends listening to Wesley Willis.

In general, I got into "Alternative Rock" in 1994, my sister kinda followed on her own a little bit later, and for a while we had a fairly big effect on each other's tastes just by borrowing cd's. I guess this still happens to a lesser extent now that we're friends on last.fm.

The girl I'm kinda going out with now has pretty mainstream music tastes, including country, so when I ended up making her a mix CD I opted to mainly use songs by folk or country-tinged (or just plain poppy) indie rock bands. She said she really liked it, and I guess that wasn't just talk, because later she'd put up "Home" by Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros and "I'll Bring The Sun" by Jason Collett on her facebook.
 19 Hopeless Romance, Sun, 28th Nov '10 2:58:10 PM from Minnesota, USA.
I'm not dead yet!
I got one of my closest friends into the nerdcore sub-genre by showing her Generic Crunk Rap and Internet Relationships both by MC Lars.
We're going to spread this shit like Nutella.
 20 NEO, Sun, 28th Nov '10 4:26:41 PM from Dark matter dimensions Relationship Status: GAR for Archer
I've managed to get a Lady Gaga fan to like Scar Symmetry.
No regret shall pass over the threshold!
 21 Bound By The Moon, Sun, 28th Nov '10 6:26:29 PM from The Spanish Sahara
Kvltvre Vvltvre
I've managed to get a Lady Gaga fan to like Scar Symmetry.

End of thread. Bonus points for your signature.

edited 4th Dec '10 12:28:20 PM by BoundByTheMoon

There are snakes in the grass, so we'd better go hunting!
 22 Saeglopur, Sun, 28th Nov '10 7:29:36 PM from Various places in the UK
Resident Hipster
Erm... I guess I've spread some of my taste in music to Zudak and Lucky, and possibly some other people round here? But that's been reciprocated in at least equal quantity.

I did manage to introduce my housemate to both The Mountain Goats and Sufjan Stevens though, and I managed to make a whole room full of people at a house party interested in School Of Seven Bells.

edited 28th Nov '10 7:33:35 PM by Saeglopur

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 23 Solstace, Sun, 28th Nov '10 11:40:28 PM from the Second Viennese School
Hexachordal Combinatorial
I got Furiko and Lucky into Miyavi, and my best friend has a Lolita23Q song play every time he gets a texttongue
My hetero life mate Xilli X borrows his taste almost exclusively from me. I introduced him to pretty much all of his favorite bands.

As for my girlfriend: nothing. Diddly dick. It's difficult even finding music we can both tolerate (mainly Muse, VNV Nation, and Susumu Hirasawa).

 25 Yeaster, Mon, 29th Nov '10 10:14:43 AM from Baltimore, Maryland
Soul Hacker
No one. Most of my friends think my taste in music is horrible. And they're probably right. tongue
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