Music is obviously my life.

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Dear All Discogs Users,

Stop overusing the Disco and Synth-pop style tags.

This is Disco.
This is not Disco.
This is Synth-pop.
This is not Synth-pop (nor is it Disco).

Just because it's pop music with synthesizers doesn't mean it's Synth-pop. Just because it got played in a dance club (or "disco," depending where you're from) doesn't make it Disco.

That is all.

Love,
-ShampooCell-

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My All-Time Favorite Artists (A Partial List):
Yazoo
Scritti Politti
SSQ / Stacey Q / Q (16)
Lady Gaga
Pretty Poison
Kate Bush
Kraftwerk
The Cars
2nu
Janet Jackson
The Jets
Book Of Love
The B-52's
Prince
The Epoxies

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R.I.P. ShampooCell's Moderator Status
8 February 2007 - 10 March 2008
"A colorful ride it was."

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My Discogs History

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Artists I've Interviewed:
Stacey Q
The Birthday Massacre
Bernadette Cooper of Klymaxx
Jade Starling of Pretty Poison
Gioia of Exposé
Valerie Day of Nu Shooz
Julie Brown
Linda Chase of 3 Speed
Tiffany
Kim Esty

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Here's a guide to my rating system, so it doesn't confuse you:
5: An all-time favorite; perfect or near-perfect music. A must for any collection.
4: A very good song or album that's definitely worth owning if you're a fan of the genre.
3: Good, but not one of the best in the genre. Still worth a listen, for sure.
2: Only worth a listen if you're truly a fan of the artist.
1: Give it to someone you hate.

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Artists I've Seen Live:
1990s
3OH!3
Adam Lambert
Alice Russell
Allison Iraheta
Aqualung
Aretha Franklin
Augustana
The B-52's
Bear In Heaven
Bella (3)
The Birthday Massacre
Blackalicious
Booker T. Jones
The Bouncing Souls
Boyz Noize
Boyz II Men
Chvrches (x2)
Crystal Castles
Combichrist
Devo
Ed Harcourt
Electric Six
The Fiery Furnaces
Flogging Molly
Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Freezepop
Gin Blossoms
Goldfrapp
Grimes
Halifax
Heloise & The Savoir Faire
Huey Lewis And The News
Imperative Reaction
Jack's Mannequin
The Killers
The Knack (3)
Lady Gaga (x3)
Ladyhawke
Landon Pigg
Laromlab
The Long Winters
Loney, Dear
Madonna
Marching Band
Midnight Star
Miniature Tigers
Morningwood
My Dear Disco
Mystery Roar
Natalie Portman's Shaved Head
New Collisions, The
New Kids On The Block
Noisettes
Orianthi
Paula Abdul
The Police
Ra Ra Riot
The Revolution
Rocky Votolato
Rosanne Cash
Seedy Seeds, The
Shiny Toy Guns
Simian Mobile Disco
Starship (2)
Tegan and Sara
The Thermals
Tiffany
Tommy Tutone
Tori Amos
Totally Michael
Tricky
VHS Or Beta
Violent Femmes
Wavves
We Versus The Shark
Wet (8) (x5)
Yazoo
Yelle
Your Black Star

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Please do NOT contact me regarding my wantlist. If you list an item for sale that is in my wantlist, I'll get notified via e-mail, and I'll contact you if I'm interested.
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