Crowd-sourced popular music

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Kim OHara
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Crowd-sourced popular music

Postby Kim OHara » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:09 am

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-06-19/no-talent-needed-for-pop-music/4078486

I don't know whether to call it a technological triumph or say, "I told you pop music was dumb."

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Kim

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Re: Crowd-sourced popular music

Postby Paul Davy » Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:48 pm

Greetings,

There's pop music and there's pop music.

This is unashamedly talking about what one might call "manufactured pop music"... and as with any genre of music, there's those "industry" types who are simply in it for the money, and there's those who do it for the art.

Pop-art. 8-)

It's an interesting experiment... it's a logical integration of the established phenomenon of "loops" and "electronic voting".

Metta,
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"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Re: Crowd-sourced popular music

Postby alan » Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:33 pm

What is it the people get from this?
My theory is that they just want something comfortable. If it conforms to what they already know, they like it.

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Re: Crowd-sourced popular music

Postby Kim OHara » Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:43 pm

alan wrote:What is it the people get from this?
My theory is that they just want something comfortable. If it conforms to what they already know, they like it.

Yep.
People who say they 'know what they like' really (usually) mean they like what they know.
And this looks like a brilliant way of giving them more of it. Whether it is good for them is another matter.

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