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u/ohs_scuzzy · 1 pointr/reactiongifs

Haha - I knew someone would ask. It's a difficult question.

The first thing to keep in mind is that it seems humans naturally have a tendency to want to put things into order. Even things that really can't be ordered in any easy fashion, which I think includes music for sure.

The second thing to keep in mind is that we can't determine if a band is "rock" or "country" or "blues" or "pop" until we can define those terms, and that's really hard to do in a lot of cases. What makes this so difficult is that musicians tend not to follow any sort of strict rules when it comes to their. If you try to define blues by using they typical 12 bar shuffle, I IV V chord progression, you will leave out a lot of blues artists, both past and present. Not to mention, that same 12 bar shuffle, I IV V chord progression is used in a lot of rock music.

On top of that, there is a ton of crossover between musical genres, and really the genres were kind of arbitrary. Rock and Roll was basically faster blues music. Jazz was basically ragtime. Country has always been a blend of blues and folk. Blues was even called Race Music at one point, and Country was Hillbilly Music.

The Beatles certainly had a lot of crossover. When I think of their famous Shea Stadium show, nearly half of their songs were covers of Rock and Roll songs, and of the other half only two of their originals sounded anything like those Rock and Roll songs. (Lennon's Help! for example.) The rest were songs like, "Love Me Do," and "Baby's in Black." Basically, I wouldn't consider the vast majority of their music library "rock" even though they do have a few rockin songs and they did cover some "rock standards" like Twist and Shout. (I mean, the Rolling Stones have a country song on Exile on Main St., but I wouldn't call them country.)

But that's just the music. There is also the attitude. Rock and Roll was first observed in the US. It's not easy to determine who the "first" rocker was, partly because of the way music slowly evolves and partly because most of what we know about the music from the 50's is from what was actually recorded. The first R&R recording was probably Bill Hailey and the Comets' Rock Around the Clock.

The song is a straight 12 bar blues, sped up. And they aren't singing the blues, they are talking about rocking. They are moving around on stage and the people listening are moving, too. They are rockin.

Then, there is the King.

Another 12 bar blues, sped up. (I promise, not all R&R songs follow that structure, I just like to point out how rock evolved from the blues.) But, look at them rock. They're moving. They're rockin!

Here is Mr. Carl Perkins. and Gene Vincent and Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard and last but not least Chuck Berry

Those were the guys who John Lennon, in particular, wanted to be. Before they were The Beatles, they were The Quarrymen. Check out the photos. Dressed like Bill Hailey, hair like Elvis. These dudes want to rock!

Eventually, though, they became The Beatles. And, even though they rocked their sets up with some covers or a couple speedy originals, for the most part they were this:

  • Love Me Do
  • Yesterday
  • Baby's in Black
  • Ticket to Ride

    Some of the songs they played back in the early part of the sixties, you can almost feel that they wanted to really rock out on them, and they almost always finish a set with a really rockin song, but the bulk of their music is that kind of bubbly, love me do kind of thing.

    Eventually, they stopped touring and focused on doing only recordings. That is kind of a split of their music library in my mind. They transformed when they focused on recording. They were still doing a ton of pop songs, but I think that was the point where The Beatles really came up with some interesting stuff - and it certainly changed and influence rock music heavily.

    And while they were doing their thing, rock was doing this:

  • Stones
  • Cream
  • Doors
  • Who
  • Hendrix
  • Kinks

    You'll notice that most of those bands are English, and a couple weren't famous until after The Beatles quit touring. It's imortant to note, Rock and Roll basically died in the US by 1960. Jerry Lee Lewis married his 13 year old cousin, which is not only very weird but it also caused enough controversy to end his career. Elvis ended up in the Army in '58. The Big Bopper, Richie Valens, and Buddy Holly all died in the same plane crash in '59. Little Richard quit music in '57, became a preacher. Eventually ballads and surf music took over the charts in the US... Until The Beatles. It turns out, while the US was giving up on R&R, the English were starting to perfect it. (This reminds me of a book I read, by the way, about the early origins of popular music and rock in the US and how The Beatles changed and influenced music called How the Beatles Destroyed Rock and Roll. It's a slow read, but it's a good book.)

    The greatest thing The Beatles did, in my mind, is open the way for the "British Invasion." They opened the way for a ton of great music: rock, pop, and other. They were also a major influence on a lot of people. I know a lot of musicians who were children when The Beatles made their American debut, and every one of them cites The Beatles as the reason they picked up a musical instrument. There wasn't many a pop act who didn't sound like The Beatles at the time, or even after they broke up. (The Zombies were around during the same time as The Beatles and sound like them, Elton John has songs that sound eerily similar to John Lennon's solo work of the same period. How many rock guitarists have covered George's While My Guitar Gently Weeps?)

    So, were The Beatles rock or pop? It depends on your definition of the genre. But, I can't really define for you what Rock really is. All I can tell you is that I know it when I hear it (And when I feel it.) And so do you, even if your idea of Rock is different than mine. Which is why I don't object to people calling The Beatles rock even if I really don't agree.

    Sorry for rambling. I just love Rock and Blues, and love talking about them.

    Edit:Formatting error.
u/RioTheDragonMan · 1 pointr/reactiongifs

I have one of these too and could not agree more with you. My Orthodontist gave me the floss threaders but they were the worst. I tried flossing with them and it took nearly an hour - and after doing it once, in this case, I would agree with the OP's submission. After trying a bunch of different products, I've come across two awesome ones that I would highly recommend.

The first is Oral-B Glide Threader Floss. It comes individually packaged like a (flexable plastic/wax) needle and thread (don't be intimidated by the word needle, it's not sharp of needle-like, just a little firmer than the floss it's attached to). If you've got braces I'd really recommend giving this one a try.

And the other is GUM Soft-picks which is like a soft, slim proxybrush. I actually just started using these and absolutely love them.

u/TintedMonocle · 2 pointsr/reactiongifs

For a first drone I'd recommend something below $100. The drone you picked is not one I've flown, but it has nice reviews, and a reasonable price. One thing about camera drones though is that the camera will generally make it more expensive, heavier, and more battery intensive. That means it might not fly for as long as you want it too, but that depends on what you want to use it for. The Syma X5C has a 3.7V 500mAh battery, giving it a 7 minute flight time.

The FAA requires all drones above 0.55 lbs to be registered. This costs about $10 and five minutes. As I mentioned earlier, camera drones in general are heavier, meaning that they will need to be registered. The X5C will need to be registered.

All in all, this is a nice drone. I think you'll enjoy it. I suggest getting something like this. A greater quantity of larger batteries will help with the low flight time and long charge time. So if you're out and about you can just bring a few of these along to fly for longer. With RC batteries the voltage needs to remain the same, that's the power of the battery. The mAh of a battery is the 'capacity', and can be changed, but be careful not choose one too large or you risk hurting the drone. These are a bit larger and won't hurt your drone.

I think you'll like this drone. I hope you have fun!

u/DerberAuner · 1 pointr/reactiongifs

the "x-wing" series is pretty good (LOTS of books), and doesnt require any reading to understand, just the movies, and maybe you should know what a tie fighter/interceptor/bomber is, but for that theres wookiepedia. it goes on through most of the starwars post endor timeline, so you might wanna look up which book plays when, but the first 4 in the series should form a complete set.

the "thrawn trilogy" is good imo, and i think it plays at least after the first three/four "x-wing" books.

my favorite (if youve read the others) is the "hand of thrawn" dualogy.

but its a matter of taste.

if youre interested, ill look through my old collection, and see if i find anything worth reading besides those.


amazon links.

u/timpster1 · 1 pointr/reactiongifs

Do you use 3400k in the daytime, if so, then turn on a damn decent LED or Incandescent light in your room.

I assume you don't have windows (the glass kind, not the system) in your room, because you'd see how yellow your screen is.

If you need a decent light, either get a 100 (or if your socket can handle the heat - 200) watt light bulb, or a really bright 5000K (the K is for Kelvin not thousand) color temperature LED bulb of comparable or higher brightness.

For 100 watt brightness equivalent, that's 1,750 lumens.
For 200 watt brightness equivalent, that's (you'll need two bulbs to match this) it's a staggering 3,405 lumens!

250-300w equivalent LED bulb
It says in the title that it puts out 4321 Lumens, but in the description in the middle of the page, it says 3,700 which I think is more accurate.

DO NOT buy this light. It's not reliable. I'm just posting this here to show that bright light from LED bulbs just might be happening!

Get a few of these bulbs they are a warm 2700k white, and 1,700 or so lumens.

If you'd like the "daylight" 5000K version, Cree made that, but I really thought Philips would have one too, but here's the Cree 100w
Enjoy! Also have you tried darkroom mode?
Also, you can go WAY below 3400k, drag your slider to the far left for night time, and choose "expand color range". You'll have to restart but it's so worth it.

u/TheEldestScroll · 2 pointsr/reactiongifs

well this is how I learned katakana super fast. Go one row at a time. For example the あいうえお row. Then once you master that, go to the next one like かきくけこ. once you master that, review both rows. with each row you master, just go back and review it along with every row you just learned. then after a couple hours you'll know wayy more than what you thought you could learn in that amount of time.

I wish I knew of that site when I was learning hiragana. But one thing to note is that it doesn't really help with writing. You just kinda have to drill those. For that, I used the boogie board which I couldn't imagine doing without at this point. Espicially helpful when learning kanji. Very worth it.

Good luck! your journey is not an easy one.

u/sylphofspace · 2 pointsr/reactiongifs

Just want to put this out there because I've studied young adult lit and I'll never grow too old to love it: YA is an incredibly fascinating genre. It's an absolute goldmine if you're looking for character development. Even the books with horrible photoshop-vomit covers often have merit if you give them a chance, and the fact that something appeals to teenage girls does not invalidate its quality.

If anyone is interested in reading good young adult fiction, I'd recommend the following:

u/nope_nic_tesla · 35 pointsr/reactiongifs

Well generally speaking most people don't actually need a butcher's block full of knives. You want a few knives that work very well for multiple purposes.

You need:

  • a chef's knife
  • a bread knife
  • a paring knife
  • a cleaver if you chop up anything with bones in it
  • a filet knife if you clean fish
  • some people also recommend a santoku but in my experience a chef's knife does most of the same stuff

    Personally I use Victorinox knives like this one after being recommended by many people. Amazon reviews speak for themselves. IMO if you are on a budget they are the best balance between low cost and high quality. And yeah $30 for a single knife might still seem like a lot compared to paying $60 for a whole butcher block, but in most cases that one $30 quality knife is going to outwork that entire $60 butcher block. I guarantee if you spend a little extra and get a quality chef, bread and paring knife, you will get far more value out of it than having a whole block of lower quality knives.

    I have bought that exact knife as a gift for 3 different people and they all love it. Not like "oh wow what a thoughtful gift", but rather weeks later "dude that knife you got me is awesome". A friend of mine I bought one for just a month or so ago, who had a whole bunch of old shitty dull knives he's had for years, actually said "I feel like I've never used a knife before".

    If you want to spend more, check out Wuthof, J.A. Henckels and Mac knives for a step up. I have a full knife set but personally the chef's knife, bread knife and paring knife serve well over 90% of my uses.

    Get a honing steel and learn how to use it, also. Get your knives sharpened every year or two and they should last you a very, very long time. Or buy a whetstone if you wanna do it yourself.
u/NeptunesCar · 1 pointr/reactiongifs

Have you tried taking Psyllium Husk before you go to bed? I use 3 heaping tablespoons mixed with orange juice (recently switched to lemon juice and water to cut down on the sugar.) I used to have perpetual constipation and mud-shit despite my substantial fiber intake. Now, my shits have satisfying bulk and there's very little wiping involved. The mud-shit is encased in the mucilage formed by the Psyllium Husk; the Husk is not digested and has a purely mechanical action in the body. It is perfectly safe and can also help reduce cholesterol levels.

Such. Satisfying. Shits.

Edit: Use plenty of water/juice when mixing your Husk. Mix with a little liquid initially to form a sludge at the bottom of your glass, then mix with the rest of the liquid. This prevents caking/dust. Good technique with hot chocolate as well. Staying well hydrated throughout the day helps immensely.

u/Matthew2470 · 2 pointsr/reactiongifs

I felt the same way but I ended up buying this and it's actually pretty great:
FM Transmitter, Otium Bluetooth Wireless Radio Adapter Audio Receiver Stereo Music Tuner Modulator Car Kit with USB Charger, Hands Free Calling

u/NieceyBabe · 4 pointsr/reactiongifs

Get one. It will absolutely change your life. Best $40 I've ever spent.
Luxe Bidet Neo 120 (Elite Series) - Self Cleaning Nozzle - Fresh Water Non-Electric Mechanical Bidet Toilet Attachment w/ Strong Faucet Valves and Metal Hoses

u/GermanPanda · 12 pointsr/reactiongifs

This $27 investment has saved me at least that in TP costs. 1 wipe every time, cleaner butthole, and only took 15 minutes to install. Why doesn't everyone have one?

Astor Bidet Fresh Water Spray Non-Electric Mechanical Bidet Toilet Seat Attachment CB-1000

u/[deleted] · 2 pointsr/reactiongifs

That hoody is offered by 2 merchants through the Amazon Marketplace: Be Wild and Penny Lane. BeWild is not Prime shipping, but Penny Lane is. So make sure you order it from the Penny Lane merchant and you'll be fine.

u/No_big_whoop · 34 pointsr/reactiongifs

Astor Bidet Fresh Water Spray Non-Electric Mechanical Bidet Toilet Seat Attachment CB-1000


u/lets_trade_pikmin · 0 pointsr/reactiongifs

Lately I've been finding prime items that don't come with free 2-day shipping. I was going to get my roommate this hoody because I don't really know anything about him other than he wears those. Turns out it will cost $30 to ship it before xmas even though it's amazon prime.

My roommate is going to get tea and he's going to like it.

u/TheChosenOne013 · 17 pointsr/reactiongifs

I bought this one about two month ago and it’s a game changer. Took about 15 minutes to install and I’m not even a very handy guy.