>be me >browsing spotify's "discover" >see artist literally titled "Mom" >lol why not >listen to the 1st release, a s/t EP >pretty good stuff, loving the carefree vocals and noisy aesthetic >want to check out more stuff like her >click on "fans also like" >a bunch of artists pop up >instantly notice something weird >the pfp's are all album covers from the most recent album from the artist >all of 'em are some stock image looking shit with the artists name and album title written in weird fonts on them >look like they were taken from a "create your own album cover" thread, you know the ones >almost all of the names of artists are a combination of 2 or 3 random words >click on some of them >it gets even weirder >all have ~100 or less monthly listeners >all artists have 1 (sometimes 2) albums >all albums have around 15-16 tracks >almost all tracks have <1000 listens >all the tracks are basically a couple second melody and drum beat repeated over and over again till the track hits ~4 mins >the melodies in each track (from all that I heard) are different >all of the albums are from 2017, 2018 >almost all are from different record labels, which are hard to find anything about on Google >all have most listeners in Berlin, Germany >every one's "fans also like" has MORE OF THEM what the fuck is this rabbithole, /mu/? why does this exist? is this well known or did I stumble over some underground german house electronica music community noone has heard of? i'll post some examples of artists in a reply
>*shitty circus music starts playing* >I EAT MORE CHICKEN THAN ANY MAN EVER SEEN >*shitty guitar solo* >SHE GET HIIIIGH >SHE GET HIIIIIIIIIIGH >SHE GET HIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIGH >*shitty ten minute keyboard solo* >FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK >*song ends* wow, truly an amazing band. Thank you Jim Morrison for your truly groundbreaking """music"""
>used to scroll on /mu/ >shout out based records >actually kept up with the underground >thatistheplan was based
>TIKTOK >MAJOR TWITCH STREAM where he apes out about mainstream releases >normie memes 24/7 >progressive politics on his feed 24/7 >pretty much a fuckhole for normies to trash his subreddit and comment sections and spread normie memes and basic taste
I was gone for a few years and this is what I return to? Look how they massacred my boy... /ourboy/....