Franz G Co (darkholy@saintly.com)
Thu, 1 Mar 2001 08:46:23 -0500 (EST)


------Original Message------
From: garrick lee <goner4sure@yahoo.com>
To: gundam@aeug.org
Sent: March 1, 2001 12:00:45 PM GMT
Subject: Re: Music transposition, formerly Re: [gundam] Hungry?

>errrrrrr...

>i don't know and don't care about limp bizkit, but i
>don't think any pro-names should be brought into
>animation music scores just because they are
>professional artists.

>i'm a firm believer that the music should be there to
>express the theme of the show. and unless the popular
>act/music/lyrics is relevant to the show (e.g. fire
>bomber), they shouldn't be considered in the first
>place. music videos maybe, but not as official
>package.

>that said...i say orchestra and instrumental music is
>the way to go in providing the tunes for any show.

>-garr

Maybe we can get the best of both and have Metallica with the San Francisco
Symphony Orchestra do the soundtrack!

--- "Juan Alberto B. Mercado"
<juanalberto.m@lycos.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Thu, 1 Mar 2001 12:19:23
> Richie Ramos -- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Gundam!
> wrote:
> >> > Oh yeah! I remember when i got, like, 100
> e-mails from people saying
> >they
> >> > didn't care if I don't like Limp Biskit (very
> bad American Music group),
> >
> >That got me to thinking: would they change the
> music of MSG? As in change
> >it with more modern stuff? It could help the way
> it will be accepted -- or
> >be a hindrance.
>
> WHAT?! (Sorry I didn't see the start of this topic)
> but Limp Bizkit doing music for Gundam? <AHEM>
> I am a big heavy metal fan and what I can say is
> THIS IS AN OUTRAGE!!! IMHO, Limp Bizkit sucks and as
> far as many think that they represent heavy metal
> music in this day and age I have to disagree. Limp
> Bizkit's music will destroy MS Gundam. Gundam is a
> show full of emotion, different types of emotion.
> Limp Bizkit music is IMHO the worst form of rock
> I've heard. It's shallow, uninteresting and
> monotonic and can never express or represent the
> show's themes. Personally, I shrug at the thought of
> changing Gundam's music at all, but if they were
> changing it, they should stay away from IMHO
> uncreative artists like Limp Bizkit. If they're
> going to do this to sell the product, then I feel
> that they are selling it to the wrong people. You
> don't do that to institutions like Gundam. Gundam
> doesn't need the support of ALL Americans, I mean it
> can profit well with the existing Anime Fandom. Eva
> did it, Ranma did it, and they didn't sink to the
> level of totally altering the show just to fit the
> market, a market which really isn't it's own! I mean
> look at American Dragon Ball. If any of you guys
> seen the original (or even the Filipino dubbed)
> you'd see how much they bastardized" the whole
> thing. Marketing is fine, but altering the product
> beyond recognition to fit the masses is not good
> marketing, and they should zero in on the people who
> are really interested, not every other American kid.
> I'm not in America so I won't be immediately
> affected, but what if they release the DVD's and
> tapes in that form too?
>
> Final Rant: I can accept Gundam Wing as part of the
> Gundam family no problem, but I can never bring
> myself to accept Limp Bizkit (and Kid Rock) for that
> matter as part of the Heavy Metal genre. Its an
> insult to true musicians like Slayer and Iron
> Maiden...
>
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