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galen  ·  283 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Relentless noise and stimulus are ruining the languorous pleasures of baseball

I went to a German Bundesliga game and they played the exact same 10-second organ recording anytime the ball wasn't in motion. People clapped along the entire time. I wanted to die.

ghostoffuffle  ·  283 days ago  ·  link  ·  

That's my nightmare

    the preponderance of American pop music is based on the beat of two and four," he says. "You'll have a lot of cultural influences that cause people to do one and three. I remember being in the Vienna Stadthalle — the town hall in Vienna, with about 12,000 people in it — and it was, like, Teutonic.
flagamuffin  ·  283 days ago  ·  link  ·  

yeah - which team? at least in the bundesliga you know the ultras will be singing nonstop the whole time and (i think) you don't have really the dramatic change that's happened at baseball games in the last ten or fifteen years.

galen  ·  283 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Buchbinder Legionäre Regensburg.