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Beatport Top 100 - Everything sounds the same.

Some swedish guys put together a one minute mix of all the "drops" in the current Beatport Top 100.

https://soundcloud.com/daleri/epic-mashleg

Fukk, everything sounds the same.

1. Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike - Wakanda (Original Mix) [Intro]
2. Alvaro & Moti - NaNaNa (Original Mix)
3. Pyero - Genesis (Original Mix)
4. Chuckie, Dzeko & Torres - Down To This (Original Mix)
5. Makj - Springen (Original Mix)
6. Sini - Razz (Original Mix)
7. Pelari - Cango (Original Mix)
8. Krewella - Alive (Hardwell Remix)
9. Shermanology - The Only Way (Original Mix)
10. W&W - Thunder (Original Mix)
11. Gta, Henrix & Digital Lab - Hit It! (Original Mix)
12. Sultan, Ned Shepard, Fedde Le Grand - No Good (Extended Mix)
13. Henrix, Wayne & Woods - Jumangee (Original Mix) [Tiesto Club Life Rip]
14. Alvaro & Mercer feat. Lil Jon - Welcome To The Jungle (Original Mix)
15. Klauss Goulart & Mark Sixma - Rio (Original Mix)
16. Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike - Wakanda (Original Mix) [Outro]
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thought i'd just post this as an antidote to that godawful noise.



theres lots of great music out there that the edm beatport zombies are unaware of.

the beatport top 100 is only a reflection of how kids with brain injuries spend their pocket money.
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This is why now is a great time to do something original and stand out from the crowd.
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I'm gonna sample that whole minute clip and get mega-sued.
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That's why I prefer Traxsource.com
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hahahaha! BEHOLD! the worst edm era is coming!
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this is what happens when kids get a hold of...



that's why it sounds all the same!
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Hehe, interesting! But... yes.. IMO most of this stuff is typical "copy & paste VST music". I had sometimes the same feeling if listening to TATW (Trance around the world, the Above & Beyond audio podcast) that every song sounds the same, all using the same presets, the same basic ideas etc.
But besides Beatport I don't think that some of this guys will make a big career in the music business because they don't sound different.
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hahahaha! BEHOLD! the worst era is coming! edm
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edm is dead.

the american just melk out the last cents of edm.
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hahahahaha, i got what you mean.
as far as i found many music "producers" out there, they dont even know what ADSR is. pleaseeee...
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How embarrassing but it just shows that all these artists are using the same sample packs (or sample eachother).

Their attitude is like "copy, release and forget".
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**** thats horrible. Congrats to the guy who made that mash up. I had no idea how stupid that site is.
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Frightening

But you have to wonder, is it the "producers" lack of creativity, or is it simply the public that keeps liking the same crap ( and therefore those "producah's" are simply giving them what they're asking for, like drug dealers) ?

It might not be politically correct to say it, but most people like shit.
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Well going or using a record stores has always been about digging.

Working as intended IMO. If you dig you find good stuff.
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Frightening

But you have to wonder, is it the "producers" lack of creativity, or is it simply the public that keeps liking the same crap ( and therefore those "producah's" are simply giving them what they're asking for, like drug dealers) ?

It might not be politically correct to say it, but most people like shit.
Agree, it's the public.
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Frightening

But you have to wonder, is it the "producers" lack of creativity, or is it simply the public that keeps liking the same crap ( and therefore those "producah's" are simply giving them what they're asking for, like drug dealers) ?

It might not be politically correct to say it, but most people like shit.
i don't think the public is the source of the problem. they just like whatever they frequently heard. it creates safe and comfortable sensation to anything they found similar so often.

so who is to blame? I think Mass Media or public media is the one to blame. it's like chain reaction.
Media got the music> DJ heard the music and plays it> People listening to it> People demanded for more to...> Back to Media, for money purpose.

that's what I think.
correct me if i'm wrong.
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I kind of felt like this sh*t was here to stay, but it does now feel like the backlash is going to come from more than just grumpy old farts on Gearslutz.
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...as far as i found many music "producers" out there, they dont even know what ASDR is.
ADSR ?
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ADSR ?
Automated Drop Super Respect
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ADSR ?
my bad, it's ADSR, thanks for the correction
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That's why you stay away from the Top 100 and dig. I can't stand 99% of what makes the Top 10. Just follow labels or artists that you like, and look up other artists that remix their tracks or collaborate with them. Each artist leads to the next and so on. There's plenty of good tracks on there if you look.
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Automated Drop Super Respect
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Funny clip.

But it's not like crappy pop music is a new thing. I remember the 90's when everything with a 4/4 beat was called Techno and some "Techno" aka Eurodance topped the charts. It's just called EDM now.
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When listening to this music you should be in a club drinking surrounded by hot ladies. Also you should be under 30.

You should not be an old man alone in your home studio.
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When listening to this music you should be in a club drinking surrounded by hot ladies. Also you should be under 30.

You should not be an old man alone in your home studio.
Lol!!! Yes!!!! Unless of course..... You are doing "research" for a session with a prospective pop star
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The problem: online store X sucks.

The solution: Avoid it, find another one.

The reaction: Produce different tracks... and ban 'drop' term.
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Yep. EDM is boring today. Someone please do something revolutionary.
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When listening to this music you should be in a club drinking surrounded by hot ladies. Also you should be under 30.

You should not be an old man alone in your home studio.
The drops all sound different in a club? Must be some heavy drinking then.

But you're right, it's music for the dancefloor and any steady beat with a lot of bass will do. I just think a lot of people are a bit bitter because they associate electronic music with counter culture and innovation and the beatport stuff represents quite the opposite.
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