The secret to sounding like Nickelback, in case you want everyone to hate you

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YouTuber John Fassold, the mastermind that broke the formula for how every Chainsmokers song is written, is back after receiving thousands of requests to give Nickelback (save us) the same treatment.

So the poor man did, listening to four Nickelback albums straight through as research. After this self-imposed torture, Fassold gives us his formula to sound like Nickelback, in case you ever want to annoy everyone in a room all at once.

Unsurprisingly, the keys to pulling off Nickelback are to choose the most boring drumbeat you can find, a generic riff, and then use a voice that sounds like “you have really bad indigestion.” Sounds about right. Read more…

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