Depending on how old you are, you might have heard people say “that was the best era for music” or you have said it yourself. A lot of people think that music is progressively getting worse from *whatever era they favour the most”. After all, you just have to listen to the radio to see how bad music has gotten, right?
There are many reasons why people would think this. After all, people would respond to the kind of music they listened to when they are younger, for their thoughts and preferences are still being formed. This creates an artificial bias for music people were listening to when they were growing up.
But, hey, there is no denying that the songs from the 60s and 70s were much better, right? Well, that is the point. Only the best songs from all these eras have survived the test of time. There are songs that are considered to be the “best” today, and a lot of them were not popular back in the day.
There is no reason for you to feel bad about the kind of music we are getting nowadays, after all. You just have access to the incredibly bad music along with the good, but in a few year, the automatic filter will kick in and only the best music will remain.