long, the story of how i discovered indie music and got Good Taste because of homestuck
when i was young the only two ways i had access to music were
- my mum's ipod classic
- the "best of the 70's til now" radio in the car
i couldn't buy my own music and i wasn't aware of music piracy (but even if i was i wouldn't know what to look for), and i would pretty much never go out of my way to find music because i didn't get the point
and then, one day,, i started reading homestuck, and homestuck has music in it as part of the story, so without explicitly looking for music i ended up finding some that i really liked
i found out that it was for sale online, and when i clicked the link it was for a website called bandcamp. at the time i literally did not know that you could buy music on the internet anywhere other than itunes. the apple walled garden is real and it is terrifying
i bought the music with a prepaid visa card i bought with birthday money, and i loved having my own music that i wanted to listen to for once
i looked around on bandcamp and found more music i liked, made by people i hadn't even heard of and didn't play on the radio (i was genuinely unaware that indie music existed), and now i'm rly into different varieties of music and i listen to a lot!!
so thank you homestuck for getting me into music. and also for aradia
Une instance se voulant accueillante pour les personnes queers, féministes et anarchistes ainsi que pour leurs sympathisant·e·s. Nous sommes principalement francophones, mais vous êtes les bienvenu·e·s quelle que soit votre langue.
A welcoming instance for queer, feminist and anarchist people as well as their sympathizers. We are mainly French-speaking people, but you are welcome whatever your language might be.