In a message dated 10/1/1999 12:58:38 AM Pacific Daylight Time, Delvieron@aol.com writes:
Strangely enough, I'd go retro. I'd like something that had sort of a noir feel to it, cool and deadly, but that could break out into a driving beat at any minute. I like the idea of dressing to the nines, tuxes and dinner jackets, flowing dresses daringly cut. >>
Actually this brings up a good point!
The reason why lounge culture didn't REALLy catch on? it takes too much fr*ggn work! First of all, Jazz music and swing, as opposed to grunge or puck, requires extensive practice - and big bands take teamwork and a lot of money to tour.
Second, all that grooming and dressing takes an effort way beyond the genXers who promoted swing.
Maybe nan will make it possibel to just program your hair and makeup, and
with nodes we can plug in a play sax overnight and retro will become a
( like in The Mask, you put on the thing and your cool)