<b>david bowie:</b> aliens, lots of art, fashion and history<p/><b>iggy pop:</b> zines and endless gifs of stagediving and other extremely risky behaviour<p/><b>lou reed:</b> punk art and guitar tech. endless guitar reviews and vague bitching<p/><b>t rex:</b> glitter aesthetics, fashion, hippy stuff, fashion recs<p/><b>roxy music:</b> artsy pretentious erotica bordering on porn. lots of nude ladies everywhere and it's all bryan ferry's fault<p/><b>brian eno:</b> like roxy music, but less porn and sometimes weird, surreal art and weird, surreal erotica. may have ero guro<p/><b>jobriath:</b> gay erotica, cabaret, and lots of clowns. shitposts about being gay a lot<p/></p><b>sparks:</b>obscure cinema, snarky bullshit and premium shitposts and intra-band, brotherly shitpost battles<p/></p>
“Chris Cooper once told me to never have any regrets. After Chris said that to me, I walk into every scene thinking, ‘exhaust every possibility.’ Once you get to a certain place, it’s like you just deliver everything you’ve got. Don’t have any regrets. It pops up in my mind over and over and over again.”
His Metal Machine Music was released the same week - twenty years ago - as Discreet Music. Discreet Music soft, calm, melodic and reassuringly repetitive, without a single sound other than tape hiss above about 1,500 Hz, whereas MMM is as abrasive and unmelodic as possible, with almost nothing below - and yet they occupy two ends of what was at the time a pretty new axis - music as immersion, as a sonic experience in which you float. The roots of Ambient.