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Old 12-05-2012, 08:59 PM   #21
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Djent is quite enjoyable and plenty of fun.

Same with club music.

Yeah, i really dig it.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:59 PM   #22
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I don't know what djent is or how to pronounce it. But more importantly, I don't care.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:01 PM   #23
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I can see Gojira being djent, they share some similarities.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:01 PM   #24
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I don't know what djent is or how to pronounce it.

Djent as in 'Gentleman'
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:03 PM   #25
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I can see Gojira being djent, they share some similarities.

not really
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:03 PM   #26
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I don't really like the term djent anyway, it just comes from a term Misha from Periphery used to describe his guitar tone, and then Periphery and other prog-metal bands that were gaining popularity at the time got labeled as it.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:03 PM   #27
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Called it.



Really, genres are just boundaries. Like, music shouldn't have boundaries, man.....
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:05 PM   #28
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not really

Chugs out the anus and polyrhythms.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:06 PM   #29
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:08 PM   #30
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Yeah, i really dig it.
Well I'll admit it's alright... after the first 3 songs or so. Then that constant over-pounding of that gated B-string through an over-processed and over distorted 6505 sim really starts to wear on ya (or me, at least). And it's like that with every band.

Create a Pandora station based on Periphery or Tessarract and you'll see what I mean. It just seems like a really lacking and uninspiring genre.

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I can see Gojira being djent, they share some similarities.
You're right. They have guitars, and a drummer, and a bass player, and...



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...yeah, exactly like Djent.

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Old 12-05-2012, 09:09 PM   #31
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Chugs out the anus and polyrhythms.

this is in a lot of death metal





similarities are very minimal
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True. I'm not saying Gojira is djent, just that I can see how someone could call them that.
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Well I'll admit it's alright... after the first 3 songs or so. Then that constant over-pounding of that gated B-string through an over-processed and over distorted 6505 sim really starts to wear on ya (or me, at least). And it's like that with every band.

Create a Pandora station based on Periphery or Tessarract and you'll see what I mean. It just seems like a really lacking and uninspiring genre.


I'd even go so far as to say when you review an album you make use of phrases such as "lacking in soul" and "immature".
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:17 PM   #36
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:19 PM   #37
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Well I'll admit it's alright... after the first 3 songs or so. Then that constant over-pounding of that gated B-string through an over-processed and over distorted 6505 sim really starts to wear on ya (or me, at least). And it's like that with every band.

It's one of those genres of music that's made for a specific mood.

I personally think Djent is a great style to add to another style of metal, that's where i really think it works well.

Take this for example.


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Old 12-05-2012, 09:21 PM   #38
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no djent is the sound effect that a palm mute in a low tuning makes

I make no such noises.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:21 PM   #39
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I'd even go so far as to say when you review an album you make use of phrases such as "lacking in soul" and "immature".
Trust me, if I were to review albums, I'd be much worse. I'm already too over-critical of the songs that I write (which is why I never get shit done).

I have a friend who writes generic metalcore who always gets pissy whenever I give him my honest opinion on his music. It all sounds so bland and stamped out it's not funny, and it all follows what I call the modern-metal/metalcore "grid".
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:23 PM   #40
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That's how the term originated but it's become a classification for a genre. Essentially the genre is progressive metal minus the progressive, played on 7 or 8 string guitars strung with only 2 strings.


...So then it's just two-string metal?
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