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Old 04-11-2015, 07:30 PM   #4
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You know what? I happen to be listening to Talking Heads doing "Psycho Killer" this very minute!

"Say it once, why say it again?"

To some degree, the whole idea of punk is based on minimalism. Short, compact songs, no indulgent solos, simple song construction, etc.

I'm good with it - especially the idea of using simple, minimalist parts that when combined form a complex whole. Hell, that definitely goes back as far as Phillip Glass and Terry Riley, but more recently Radiohead's built their entire career around it.

It can definitely make for some great music!
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