Independent bands sing the voices of contemporary young people, but do you know what independent music is? If you can't say it for a while, look at how Li Shuangze, a left-wing youth in 1972, defined rock music, and you may get a little inspiration. For young people with relatively scarce resources, how to define what they like and get rid of the mainstream control has always been a very important thing. One of the things that has grown in the process is rock and roll. The flames of the student movement in the early 1970s ignited the social consciousness of the youth, and made them begin to take their beloved Western rock music seriously.
Li Shuangze, who later became remove background from image the catalyst of the folk song movement, published several articles on rock music in Tamkang Weekly, representing that rock music is no longer a superficial entertainment that is not worth mentioning, but has serious social significance and is worthy of in-depth discussion of a thing. In the age when the flame of the student movement was burning, when we saw a young man holding a banner high and arguing for something he valued, we could almost see more young people responding to him at the same time.
It was an era when young people reconstructed the world with their ideals and made rock and roll no longer just music... 1021-00 (collection/Donated by Li Shuangze Memorial Association, photo/National Taiwan Literature Museum) Photo Credit: Collection/Donated by Li Shuangze Memorial Association, Photo/National Taiwan Literature Museum We saw a young man holding a flag high, and almost at the same time more young people responded to him. It was an era when young people reconstructed the world with their ideals and made rock and roll no longer just music... When we talk about rock, it may be talking about a variety of loud music styles, it may be a fashion style, an attitude to life, or even a spiritual symbol of the youth generation. Rock is a culture, it may seem like a given, but things didn't start out that way.