So I'm taking a cutie to a see Swans play in two weeks. We made a deal; I go to a show she likes (Death Cab for Cutie) and she goes to one of mine.
At what point during the show should I try and make a move? She's never heard Swans before
>she likes artsy things, so yes
I don't think noise drone would be considered "artsy" by literally anyone. Also if she actually wants to go a DCFC show you will pretty much break her if you take to swans.
>Im [hoping] the second show we go to she'll warm up to me
Yeah, I'm sure she'll warm up to the guy who dragged her to see a 60 year old man screaming "Fuck fuck fuck! Your name is fuck! I'm going home! I'm going home! Halleluiah! Halleluiah!"
She likes Death Cab for Cutie, bro.
Okay, you need to make sure your qt can handle it since it's her first Swans show. Has she done anal? Does she like it rough? If she doesn't, you might want to just forget cause if she doesn't like it rough, Michael is just gonna force her to take it rough. Also, how do you feel about Michael fucking the qt you want in front of you? Are you a cuckold?
>he's unknowingly bringing his girl to get the gira goofballs
>asked a qt once if she wanted to see cloud nothings with me (was drunk as a faggot when i sent the message)
>got a reply a couple of days after with a polite no and a conversation killer-ending
felt bad, man. luckily i barely see her at my uni
this, I would just try to enjoy the show and maybe try and get her into Swans a little bit before going, it might help with her enjoying the show as well as you possibly making a move (although I would wait til after personally)
>At what point during the show should I try and make a move?
>Wanting to delude her
Send her some shit they're likely going to play. Sending songs that likely won't define the show is like sending songs by a different band entirely and saying they're Swans.
I just want her to find a song she will like so she still wants to go.
I'll name some of her fav bands if it helps find a good song/album:
*Mumford and Sons
*Lady Gaga (proving she does have a weird side)
i once took a qt to a 110 minute noisy peter brötzmann concert.
She said its interesting, but didnt like it too much.
We still see each other, but she rejected me. We still go to a lot of concerts.
Good luck, mate!
You are so doomed. You have to send her something Swans will actually play.
See, if she has a bad experience, you're fucked. It's better for you to find something else to do with her than to force your music on her in a way that might make her think less of you.
Make sure she's willing to go after hearing stuff Swans is likely to play. Otherwise, you're setting yourself up for colossal failure.
Hmm. Judging from those bands, you're gonna want to start her off with Public Castration is a Good Idea. She'll probably like that. Then you can branch off into their less accessible albums.
This. Seriously, who would do this? For example, I like Merzbow a lot. I want other people to like what I like as much as I like it. But I wouldn't take my own girlfriend, or especially a not-yet girlfriend, to a Merzbow show.
...Do you even like Swans? Someone who's a fan of their music would know instantaneously that there is a very poor correlation between Cop and The Mother We Share.
Like, for instance, every girlfriend I've had has been pleb as shite; they understood the type of music I enjoyed to an extent, but they would never listen to it with me. It's on the basis of a cost and benefit of the relationship, where for companionship and sex, I had to find other shit to talk about.
I have a friend who does this
>talking to ppl with normal taste
>"HEY DO YOU GUYS LISTEN TO DEATH GRIPS YOU SHOULD LISTEN TO DEATH GRIPS"
>nobody knows what the fuck he's on about
>I feel embarrassed for showing him good music and creating this monster
Well, I used to be like that, and I still like introducing people into music I like, but I don't assault my pleb friends with this shit unless they ask for it/I genuinely think they'll like it.
DON'T. FUCKING. GO. Just skip it! Or show her Swans and make sure she likes it/find a different show on the same night.
Dude, you are really creating a horrible, disastrous experience for yourself if you aren't careful. Get her to listen to the Seer, To Be Kind, STFB, Filth, Cop, and all of their most inaccessible stuff. Also tell her that Swans is a band that's sort of hard to get into, and that not everyone might enjoy. You have to be honest.
You can't just send her the most accessible Swans songs because Gira's definitely gonna take it to experimental, hard-to-listen-to levels. If she isn't down for that, you're not only cockblocking yourself; you're going to make her have a horrible time.
>it's good music try to have fun at the concert make a move before dropping her home or whatever
"their original sound was slow and extremely heavy, with live performances that were often so brutal and physical that in a number of instances certain audience members were made ill, police were called and venues were shut down."
So a dirty overweight mexican, a fat kike and a nigger walk into a bar. Inside the bar they see a fat cum smelling neckbeard typing away on his GNU/Linux laptop, they all surround him and the mexican says "I am going to make you lick my dirty asshole" the nigger then speaks "I am going to rape you with my 9 inch cock faggot" and the kike put his hands together and said as he was jerking off "what's wrong goyim? embrace this ra-eerr I mean multicultiralism" the fat neck beard then took a deep breath and said "gee guys that sounds great! but first let me post this thread on 4chan"
Dude do you even listen to swans yourself? It seems that you dont know what their music sounds like wgen you are asking us to suggest swans songs that sound like mumford & sons or lady gaga
Honestly your best hope is to play A Little God in My Hands to her. It's the most ''normal'' of the modern Swans songs that's also representative of the band's sound.
I think you're fucked.
>Will listen to anything with me and get enjoyment out of it
>She won't hate any certain track, but she will say aspects she didn't like so much after.
>Building my gf into a patrician from the ground up
Life is good.
>Have musician gf
>She will listen to anything with me and get at least some enjoyment out of it
>She won't outright hate anything, but she will sometimes point out parts of tracks she doesn't particularly like
>Showing her heaps of cool stuff she really likes
>Building my gf into a patrician from the ground up
Life is good, man.
When Gira screams I NEEED LOOOOVE, you make your move OP. She will fall for your edgyness and you take her home and fuck her to Filth. Then she will have a nice story to tell, and well never date a Patrician ever again. She will get married to a guy at her local gym who listens to Drake, and you will have learned to allways listen to your girlfriends music and keep your shit music for yourself. U welcome
Making someone go to a Swans show unwillingly is probably some kind of torture. OP, if you are for real (which I still doubt? please let it be a joke?), you're a terrible person and only marginally less beyond salvation than a murderer.
I saw Swans the other night and my ears hurt so god damned bad when they started playing that I wanted to go home. It was an amazing show but the wrong one to take someone to who doesn't even know their music. Make sure you wear the fattest fucking earplugs you can, I wore the Etymotic Research ER20 plugs and I'm having some major tinnitus right now so definitely don't wear those. The people I was with just had some cheap fat cushion-ey plugs and they didn't have any ringing or hearing problems afterwards. Make sure you both have plugs in and maybe stay away from the PA. I honestly would not take someone who didn't like Swans to that show as they might bitch out and leave or throw a fit. Good luck OP
>She just seemed really distant and uninterested though.
What could be the cause of that, anon? Was it you?
Sorry for being an asshole, but... don't expect much. On the other hand maybe she just had a bad day. Just don't force it.
Damn. Yeah, I don't know what the problem was. I honestly have weird ears so maybe that was the problem. I'm still not sure if I would risk it again and just go buy some big fat ones that will muffle all the feedback, but that's just me.
This is the most autistic thread I have ever seen. Ever.
Swans is music for people who like to go to really dark places in art. The mentality you need whilst listening to swans is one where you're detaching yourself from reality and entering a completely different world - a fucked world.
Swans LIVE IS EVEN WORSE. You are absolutely PUNISHED.
OP, you're genuinely a complete retard if you go through with this, and if you do she will forever speak about you as the guy who took her to some cult fucking noise show where she got tinnitus because the sound was at illegal levels.
Maybe play her some of the songs that they have been playing on the tour so she gets an idea what she is getting into. She likely is going to hate it, but it's worth a shot I guess.
i mean dont give up but for christs sake dont expect this to be a good opportunity to make a move..i've only seen them once but it was the loudest show ive ever been to and obviously abrasive
just have a good time with her
You better fucking deliver.
I'm tracking your trip on the archives for the next couple of weeks. When is the show btw?
You better fucking deliver and tell us the result of taking her to this show.
You fucking better. I need to hear how this goes, this is too good. Too fucking good.
You fucking better take her and make a thread on the topic after the event with this tripcode, you fucking faggot.
I took your advice and sent her a youtube link to the song lunacy cause its pretty easy to listen to and short, still waiting for her reply. I told her to tell me what her thoughts were
Swans is one of the loudest bands of ALL TIME live. Like they actually measured the decibels, and only MBV during the "holocaust section" came close.
You want to get in her pants not assault her senses. When I've taken qt's to concerts, I've taken them to Foals, Wavves, Beach House, AnCo, and Cloud Nothings. It went well. Play it safe and go to some pleb p4kcore show like those bands.
MR. SWANS YOU'RE A VERY BAD MAN
I told my friend once that Swans is my favorite band and that SFTB is my favorite album ever. Showed her the CD and had to bounce, leaving her alone in my room. She listened through CD 1 and CD 2 up till The Sound, which was when I came back. She said it was interesting and borrowed the CD. If she was interested in you she would probably check out the band by now.
I suggest you introduce her to the band first OP, because the concert experience is way way too much for the intro into Swans. Terribly loud and exhausting with Gira singing The Apostate in front of you. Cannot go too well.
OP, know that taste in music is ultimately rather trivial in the matters of relationship compatibility. I mean, it's nice to talk about, but it's hardly a deal breaker if you two have different tastes in music.
That being said, this cutie is probably going to hate Swans, and this thread is hilarious.
You shouldn't have even tried to get her to like them before going. Instead you should've straight up told her she was going to hate them but you made a deal so she was gonna have to go with you anyway. Then it would at least be hilarious to you if nothing else.
post yfw gira literally only plays songs off of public castration and SFTB
the OP of a listenalong thread (30 day /mu/core challenge) literally got raped by swans and possibly died, we don't know where he went. so that girl will not survive.
> asked someone about a concert ~3 months in advance
> they said yes
I didn't want to risk not getting a reply back because they're in bumfuck nowhere all summer, so they have to drive to get cell/internet service.
>Fuck, I really don't want to go on another date with this autistic sperglord
>Fuckfuckfuck he picked something weird what the fuck is this shit
>Uhm uhm need an out holy shit
>Anon, my uh, my dad died. Yeah that's it.
Run away anon. Run away and never look back.
OP, I really wish the best for you, she seems like a nice girl and you seem like an okay-ish person, but every post you make makes your situation seem more doomed, and makes you seem more fucking goofy
Dude, show her some Swans. Ease her into it, and if she enjoys it, take her to the show, and if she doesn't, go by yourself. Enjoy the show, and don't let a Swans concert be ruined for you by fretting over that off chance you'll get laid.
Damn, that was one of the first things this girl I'm seeing and I did. I mentioned it was a movie I wanted to see and she decided she wanted to watch it too. We were both sort of disturbed, but then she started kissing me a lot right after it was over. It was pretty awkward, considering what we just watched.
no he still hates moshing.
back in the day he would even get pissed about headbanging, now not so much. if you must, sway to the music. if he calls you out on it call him a hypocrite because its what he does the entire fucking show
god, fuck this bitch. she has the audacity to make you go to her shitty DCFC show and then refuses to try out your shit?
She's a closed-minded turbo-plen anon. You're better off without her
What the hell are you guys all talking about, there's plenty of chicks who like swans.. They did a gig here the other day and the crowd was losing their shit. Good luck OP, maybe it won't be 2 bad
Shoulda made the move earlier tho imho
>Going to a show
>Planning on not watching the show in favor of anything else besides what you paid to see
i guarantee 90% of these people have done even more cringy stuff with women if they've ever even talked to one. don't worry about it OP. i'm sure you'll actually be helping most of these nerds by telling us
>Opening up for Swans was Xiu Xiu frontman Jamie Stewart, who played a solo drone set. Stewart is no stranger to experimental music, but his 30-minute performance was quite unlike any of the songs he’s recorded or played live with Xiu Xiu. Most of his time was incredibly challenging and somewhat painful, an onslaught of frequencies clashed together somewhat abrasively.
Oh man OP. This woulda been PERFECT.
>he doesn't know that Gira is also a goofball
Nigga you've only listened to To Be Kind, one of their most accessible albums? And your taking a girl with you, you done fucked up son.
Make her watch this video, then see if she wants to go the swans show with you. I highly doubt she will. But if you do end up going post another thread about I would really love to hear the end of this story.
So I'm taking a cutie to a see Death Grips play in two weeks. We made a deal; I go to a show she likes (2 Chainz) and she goes to one of mine.
At what point during the show should I try and make a move? She's never heard Death Grips before
OP plz come back we need resolution!