From: andy butler <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 11:02 AM
Subject: Re: How come pop music never comes up here?
Matt Davignon wrote:
> I wouldn't even say it's to cover bad musicianship. I think the amount
> of polish that goes into modern rock and roll is so ubiquitous that
> listeners expect bands to play songs with inhuman precision, and no
> variation. Anything less than that is considered a "bad take"!
> Personally I enjoy hearing the occasional subtle screwups.
Right, so in the 1980's someone decided that metronomic was
accurate and correct, and anything else, even if it added
a certain charm, was essentially a mistake, or at least inaccurate.
Anyone know why that caught on?
(thinks he's playing off the beat with precision )