Re: future of music essays


Subject: Re: future of music essays
From: John Nowak (john@johnnowak.com)
Date: Tue Apr 19 2005 - 14:57:01 EDT


On Apr 19, 2005, at 12:11 PM, Richard Wentk wrote:

> At 15:46 19/04/2005, you wrote:
>
>> It would be easy to spend 7 1/2 hours examining "the social
>> structures and relationships that surround" [these sections],
>> possibly starting from the fundamental concepts of identity and
>> boundaries, kinds of meta-principles of structure and relationship,
>> as they start from the bases of neurological organization of stimulus
>> and how perception works, but the examination of these fragments of
>> Kontakte was doing exactly that.
>
> Actually all I meant was that people don't much seem to like music
> unlike it comes with some sense of the (cult of) personality behind
> the sound.
>
> AI generated music will always lack that, so I suspect that outside of
> elevator muzak and phone hold music, its market will be limited.

I'm not convinced. Some AI programmers are dead sexy.

- John



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