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mwalz

Dubstep/techno Light Shows

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Now let me saw first off that i don't want to offend anyone with this post. I am simply voicing my opinion and maybe some people will agree with. You may comment on this ost if you do so choose to.

 

Now I'm sure most of us have seen dubstep, or techno Christmas light shows. I just watched one on YouTube where there was a sound clip from a movie saying this is what Christmas is all about. Now is it just me or when has dubstep been about Christmas? Yeah they are cool shows, people put a lot of work in to them, the sequence is great, but do people just use Christmas as an excuse to put on a light show to their favorite songs? Absolutely.

 

At least when you synchronize TSO's wizards in winter people associate that with Christmas to an extent. I just don't really get why some people do dubstep, or techno. Chart topping songs i can understand a little more, but i still don't think it's very Christmas like to synchronize Gangnam Style or What Does A Fox Say to A CHRISTMAS light show. Yes they are cool. But it just takes me out of the Christmas mood for a light show when i see people who do those types of songs. After all, it's Christmas. I know there might be a reason to do it for younger kids, and teenagers, and just young people in general. But it is still Christmas when you get down to it.

 

I do respect all the work that goes in to any light show. I'm not saying i hate dubstep or techno shows, but i just don't think it represents the Christmas spirit very well. Whether it's big, small, techno or classic. People all like to celebrate it in their own way.

 

Just my $.02 on Light Shows.

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I think our synchronized Christmas shows are put out to remind people of the joy and meaning of Christmas, but also to entertain those who watch.  That's why I and I think many use a mix of songs, both with a Christmas meaning and those without.  Most of the dubstep displays I have seen do have some sort of Christmas connection, even if it is more to the secular side, it's still a reflection of the holidays.  It would be great if we could all play Away in a Manger and Silent Night the whole time, but then our displays would have little entertainment value to compliment the Christmas message.  Use the big flashy songs to get them there, then give them the Christmas message before they leave.

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