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View Poll Results: Who do you like more Pixies or Dinosaur Jr
Pixies 34 75.56%
Dinosaur Jr 11 24.44%
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Old 07-29-2009, 02:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Pixies Vs. Dinosaur Jr.

They were both around at the same time, both heavily influential on modern alternative and both kind of nerdy . Who do you like more. i like pixies more because i am still struggling to find a song i dont enjoy and several other reason.
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Old 07-29-2009, 02:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Dinosaur JR. for the musicianship
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Old 07-29-2009, 02:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Pixies for sure.
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Old 07-29-2009, 03:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Pixies for their simple sound, great voice, and just better music.
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Pixies beat most bands by miles to be fair.
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Old 07-29-2009, 04:20 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Love both bands but I pick Pixies.
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VERY tough choice. But i went for Pixies, i love their songs and albums just that little bit more.
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Old 07-29-2009, 04:48 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I find that I prefer the depth of Dinosaur Jr's writing to the simplicity of The Pixies. The songs are busy sounding yet very mellow which makes it kind of trippy sometimes.
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Old 07-29-2009, 04:56 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Taking the Pixies track by track, they can seem kinda average at times as their songs work on a simple, workable sound but then you put them all together into one album and realise that they can do many genres easily, effectively and still do themselves justice.

Here comes Your Man is the best track the 60's didn't write. Cecilian Ann is the best Surf Rock song you may not have heard. Tame is vitriol personified. Dinosaur Jr's dense but pop like structures could be argued as more influential within their own genre and Living All Over Me is a ridiculously great album and perfect for when you want melodious noise upon your ears.

Pixies influenced a wider range of bands for sure but Dinosaur Jr are sometimes a much more rewarding and cohesive listen. After all that I am undecided!
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