#0 Name: Anonymous
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#16611 Name: Anonymous   2h
It's mainly because this board is sorta an alternative to social media. Most imageboards are. I think I ended up finding this place through Yesterweb too before that died so people here are the type to actively look for alternatives and complain about the current state of things.
#16612 Name: Anonymous   4h

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lurking in places i tend to find lots of people complaining about the current state of the internet.. and im not really sure theres an alternative to "look" for. i think all of this dissatisfaction has to eventually fuel the creation of something entirely new

anyways, to keep this on topic
#16613 Name: Anonymous   5h

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every other post

It's all me. I wanted to rant, yeah.

If I had a choice to avoid mainstream social media, I definitely will, but I can't do anything about the fact that people still use it. I still have to go to youtube to watch popular videos, and I still have to go to reddit to find something that resembles a forum in current year, and I still have to go to twitter to find a community that talks about this niche thing that's going on in my city, and I hate it.

Nothing new comes out of all this dissatisfaction. Users just adapt to it. More ads on youtube? Just add a few commands on ad blockers. New reddit layout? No choice but to accept.
#16614 Name: Anonymous   6h
Cool song
#16615 Name: Anonymous   8h
id recommend checking out bright little stars and ispentsixhourswatchingshockvideosyesterday too if youre looking for anything more like this
#16616 Name: Anonymous   8h
How do you discover these niche underground music?
#16617 Name: Anonymous   12h

It used to be more focused on random disconnected discourse.
The passangers changed as new buses arrived.

#16618 Name: Anonymous   12h

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Another one rides the bus...
#16619 Name: Anonymous   14h

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quite good

the muffled effect is a nice touch in this one

i mean i definitely understand the dissatisfaction behind it. the internet has definitely declined in quality over time when it (mainly) comes to things relating to entertainment and hobbies, but it's not really healthy to put much energy into this topic in specific. like the other guy said, best thing to do is to just move on and redirect your focus towards things that actually make your life better

and posting more music
#16620 Name: Anonymous   17h

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this is all just from the bedroom skramz scene but otherwise i find most of my music thru scouring bandcamp and talking to people on soulseek. i dont use spotify much anymore but its surprisingly good at recommending niche artists + im also really into my local scene as well
#16621 Name: Anonymous   20h
another poster but i would like to add that soundcloud autoplays the most obscure shit sometimes and most underground artists post their stuff for free there.
#16622 Name: Anonymous   1d
Do people actually talk much on Soulseek? How do you start up in that community?

I've tried to get into it but didn't fully understand how it worked. Like whether it was actually truly community-oriented or just an old P2P service that had a dying social network attached to it.
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#16624 Name: Anonymous   1d

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thanks, that was a good listen.

Some more additions to music recs: