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Old 2010-09-18, 10:18   Link #13
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Originally Posted by bloppyblue View Post
Would that technically mean that Japanese song-writers are more knowledgeable about more aspects and styles of music than American song-writers?
No, or it really depends on the writer and his background and what stuff he/she is into.
For example if you take the fun lovin' criminals you'll notice that they are influenced by several different sounds. If you want to write music just do your own thing, unless you want to make it commercially successful. In that case you probably want a producer to butt in and mix your sound to make it sellable, for the current market.
But back to your question, most people i know listen to variety of stuff, from good old blues to foreign music, just to find their own sound.
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