Witch House becoming a joke?

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Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by Technoctopus » Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:21 pm

Im not really talking about the music but the name we decided to stick with which is witch house , at first I didnt mind the title people had given the music but it seems like that very name is the reason people dont take "witch house" seriously. Every time I try showing some of the music to my friends they ask what its called and every time Ive said witch house they just kind of laugh and blow it off as a joke, so now Ive just started always calling it drag because people seem to take that better and less of a joke... Well anyways what do yall think should we keep calling it witch house or abandon the name and completly adopt the name drag in hopes people will take a second look at the music before they blow it off as something stupid.
Keep in mind most of the people we label as "witch house" dont even like the name much less labeling them selfs as witch house.
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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by Pe† Ceme†ery » Fri Mar 02, 2012 5:26 pm

Witch House has been, and always will be a joke.

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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by DEAD†CROSS » Fri Mar 02, 2012 6:10 pm

meh, fuck it.

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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by PaleN » Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:38 pm

Goth Hop.

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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by Mcll » Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:29 pm

Genre's are for the music industry. The music industry is collapsing. Don't put much stock in a name. Call it whatever you want.

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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by Anton Maiof » Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:28 am

ask those who laugh how they feel about "shoegaze"
comparatively 'witch house' seems positively normal.

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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by DEAD†CROSS » Sat Mar 03, 2012 3:01 am

i agree on the whole shoegaze. most genre names are nonsensical marketing terms anyway. salsa? why would you name music "sauce"

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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by Phantasma Disques » Sat Mar 03, 2012 4:08 am

in 2010 music industry and press wanted to push it as "drag" - calling it drag would be completely wrong as it would only describe the slooooooow tracks that drag. Lot of people still havn't understood what original witch house in 2010 was before kids, industry and press came and raped it.

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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by situationaloccupancy » Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:26 am

i still just call it what it's always been. hip-hop derived goth. fuck it. who cares anyways. the genre name came is such a joke, come up with you own term. i started calling my stuff smear just to see if it caught on.

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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by I†† » Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:39 pm

Could it be any more of a joke than what has become of Dubstep?
I see at least 2 to 3 Dubstep jokes/memes a day on my FB feed alone. That shit is viral.
It seems exposure and becoming a joke are hand in hand these days.
Maybe that is the whole philosophy behind Witch House...

Anyway, GRAVE WAVE 4ever! :twisted:

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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by DEAD†CROSS » Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:42 pm

I†† wrote:Anyway, GRAVE WAVE 4ever! :twisted:
i like grave wave lets start calling it that

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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by dirtypharms » Sat Mar 03, 2012 10:21 pm

"It seems exposure and becoming a joke are hand in hand these days" THIS

the concept of a genre is a joke, whenever i try to describe my music i just end up trolling
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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by powwowW » Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:38 pm

Make music you like and who cares about the rest.
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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by BackAlleyLurker » Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:08 am

Love Witch-House, Love Grave Wave

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Re: Witch House becoming a joke?

Post by zin » Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:50 am

Witch House being recognized by NY Times:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/04/fashi ... .html?_r=1

"Seapunk has also given rise to a tiny music sub-genre, although the “punk” element would not be recognized by Joey Ramone. The spacey electronic dance music borrows from Witch House, Chiptune, Drum & Bass and southern rap. Some tracks remix songs from R&B acts like Beyoncé and Aaliyah."

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