Why I think "Eurobeat Wouldn't be Popular in America" is silly.

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Re: Why I think "Eurobeat Wouldn't be Popular in America" is silly.

Post by xiao » Sep 9th, '17, 23:04

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Re: Why I think "Eurobeat Wouldn't be Popular in America" is silly.

Post by magiblot » Sep 10th, '17, 00:49

I'm impressed to see you thinking of the 'meme' in question as an actual menace to the enjoyment of Eurobeat.
I think you are overthinking it. I don't like to see you being affected so deeply.

To begin with, this 'meme' doesn't seem like it has anything to do with the actual Nazism to me, but with heartless black humor. There will always be people who can laugh at things without any attack of conscience. I don't see most of the followers of these videos being actual extremists, that is, people who have intolerant beliefs and think they have to act accordingly.

The sensible response to the videos is to realize they are a big stupidity and reject them. Manuel Caramori complained publicy (on FB and YT) about them and I'm sure he has put effort in removing them. But I see it a misunderstanding to consider there is any evil in the songs involved.

Secondly, it's useless to experience pain because of the fear to something that hasn't happened yet: Eurobeat being considered by the majority as a symbol of Nazism, and the cult to this genre being a unsafe task for this reason. In fact, this plot seems an exaggeration to me, but my interpretation of Infinity's words is that it has become a real problem for her.

I am certain that this won't happen because most people will never care about Eurobeat. They won't care if it has been used as a Nazi trend (which I wouldn't say has been the case) or if it's a fantastic music genre :)

Yet if someone ever asks you about what you are listening, you will always have the chance to explain them great things about it and how much it's unrelated to bigotry in its soul.

I second what Crockett said: this incident has no major relevance for most fans of the original Super Eurobeat Series, so we shouldn't be afraid of the production or the image of Eurobeat being affected by it. However, I think the artists (in addition to Manuel) may be concerned about it, though this should have very small influence on the music.

I don't think it has a noticeable impact on the acknowledgement of Eurobeat in the western world, either, and this used to be the matter of discussion of the thread.

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Re: Why I think "Eurobeat Wouldn't be Popular in America" is silly.

Post by xiao » Sep 10th, '17, 05:44

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Re: Why I think "Eurobeat Wouldn't be Popular in America" is silly.

Post by Akira » Sep 10th, '17, 10:14

magiblot wrote:
Sep 10th, '17, 00:49
To begin with, this 'meme' doesn't seem like it has anything to do with the actual Nazism to me, but with heartless black humor.
Banalization of nazism / alt-right actually has a lot to do with Nazism and the rise of the alt right in western countries. Even if the uploader of the video / meme is not an actuall nazi and just an insensitive ignorant. When we're talking about opression, black humor's not humor at all.

About the rest of the post, I agree that we're being overworried. Just a few alt right trolls are nothing compared to such healthy community (imho). There are more "innocent" eurobeat / Initial D memes here in the forums or in Facebook than the couple Nazi memes. Eurobeat has been, and still is more associated with gyaru, racing, Toho and ponies than anything else. And it will still be, because banalization of Nazism won't have a space in the community.
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Re: Why I think "Eurobeat Wouldn't be Popular in America" is silly.

Post by JeffreySoftbark » Nov 14th, '17, 19:58

Eurobeat is a great genre but the chances of it coming here are slim to none :( the communities are strong enough for it and It’s a fun genre to both dance and listen to but it’s the reception that’ll be mainly unknown until they actually experiment with it over the radio or some other form of media besides memes and internet culture, so I guess we won’t really know until it is actually played here, heck I’d even be happy with it just being sold here without having to deal with shipping and stuff

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Re: Why I think "Eurobeat Wouldn't be Popular in America" is silly.

Post by alpines » Nov 14th, '17, 20:27

JeffreySoftbark wrote:
Nov 14th, '17, 19:58
heck I’d even be happy with it just being sold here without having to deal with shipping and stuff
Amen brother...

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Re: Why I think "Eurobeat Wouldn't be Popular in America" is silly.

Post by Bonkers » Nov 16th, '17, 03:53

JeffreySoftbark wrote:
Nov 14th, '17, 19:58
Eurobeat is a great genre but the chances of it coming here are slim to none :( the communities are strong enough for it and It’s a fun genre to both dance and listen to but it’s the reception that’ll be mainly unknown until they actually experiment with it over the radio or some other form of media besides memes and internet culture, so I guess we won’t really know until it is actually played here, heck I’d even be happy with it just being sold here without having to deal with shipping and stuff
I like to believe Eurobeat would thrive in any rave scene in the US where genres such as UK Hard House, UK Scouse House/Bounce, and Happy Hardcore thrive, so mainly the coastal areas and a few mid-land areas. So that leads to the question, IF Eurobeat was big in the rave scene, how many people would actually go out to the rave and dance to it

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Re: Why I think "Eurobeat Wouldn't be Popular in America" is silly.

Post by Tiger » Nov 21st, '17, 10:30

Bonkers wrote:
Nov 16th, '17, 03:53
JeffreySoftbark wrote:
Nov 14th, '17, 19:58
Eurobeat is a great genre but the chances of it coming here are slim to none :( the communities are strong enough for it and It’s a fun genre to both dance and listen to but it’s the reception that’ll be mainly unknown until they actually experiment with it over the radio or some other form of media besides memes and internet culture, so I guess we won’t really know until it is actually played here, heck I’d even be happy with it just being sold here without having to deal with shipping and stuff
I like to believe Eurobeat would thrive in any rave scene in the US where genres such as UK Hard House, UK Scouse House/Bounce, and Happy Hardcore thrive, so mainly the coastal areas and a few mid-land areas. So that leads to the question, IF Eurobeat was big in the rave scene, how many people would actually go out to the rave and dance to it
Eurobeat is not music you rave to. I've seen Eurobeat played at raves in anime cons and usually they don't know what to do when it comes on. It's more natural to dance ParaPara to it really.

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Re: Why I think "Eurobeat Wouldn't be Popular in America" is silly.

Post by Bonkers » Nov 22nd, '17, 01:15

Tiger wrote:
Nov 21st, '17, 10:30


Eurobeat is not music you rave to. I've seen Eurobeat played at raves in anime cons and usually they don't know what to do when it comes on. It's more natural to dance ParaPara to it really.
Well ya....because it's an anime con dance party...not a rave.

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