Worst Things About Music Elitists of Any Kind

Ever since I joined this site there has always been a ridiculous war of which Genre of music is the best. The people that spearhead these wars are reffered to as "Elitists". People that think that their music taste makes them superior or more intelligent than other people, when in all reality, it really doesn't. I myself am often mistaken as a "Pop Elitist", which is hilarious considering I actively listen to like 3 pop stars and I mostly listen to Rock. I mainly just find myself standing up for pop music more often because, admittedly, Metal and Rock Elitists are far more common than Pop Elitists. (Though there definitely are several pop elitists, don't get me wrong) Anyways, recently there have been multiple lists and uproars of controversy sparked by this "Elitist" argument, and I created this list as a response to all of the people caught up in this flame war.

The Top Ten Worst Things About Music Elitists of Any Kind

1 They fail to realize that music quality is subjective

Music "quality" is not subjective. One's perception of "quality" is. You could as well claim that Yugos were "quality" automobiles because "subjectively," you really liked the way they broke down and fell apart. Doesn't make them "quality" cars by any rational measure.

This needed to be said. - ProPanda

Nobody can object to each other - Neonco31

I think any kind of elitist is bad, and this site proves why. - Martinglez

2 They feel the need to devote time and effort into converting people who disagree with them

Metalheads in a nutshell - Neonco31

3 They think that the opposing side cares about their opinions

Wouldn't you say you do the same.

4 They act like people with different music tastes are literally Nazis
5 They don't realize how ridiculous they look
6 They think that people are defined by the type of music they listen to
7 They take and give criticism way too personally
8 They criticize opposing genres without even listening to very much of them

You don't have to "delve deeply" into anything. And "history" is irrelevant to making a judgement on musicality. You merely LISTEN. And if it sucks, it sucks.

9 They hate each other over something as miniscule as music taste

I love music too, but hating someone because of it is stupid. - TwilightKitsune

10 They constantly make half-assed excuses for why a singer is famous

The Contenders

11 They use way too much hyperbole
12 They think that shred guitar has no soul
13 They use stupid cliches to support their opinions
14 They're not aware of the fact that there's no such thing as good music and that all music is subjective

Of course, most part of good or bad, overrated is totally subjective. - zxm

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