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The Turntable: Foxygen's music influenced by past singers

The Newtonite February 14, 2013
Music evolves in a linear manner; all musicians derive musical ideas, quirks and melodies from the past and incorporate them into to their music. Since the golden era for rock music, which arguably reached its peak in the ’60s, there seems to be a strong divide between how listeners cope with the evolution of music. The disappointing underappreciation for older music is almost as common as the masturbatory praise of “real classic music” that plagues YouTube videos. In a seemingly reactionary manner, Foxygen recently released their first Long Play (LP), We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, a full-length album that transcends musical niches, sounding simultaneously modern and vintage.
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