I don’t know how objective my subjective pessimism is, but the ghost of a certain decline has been stubbornly seeing me for the last few years. Atrophy of musical perception? Decadence? Satiety? Perhaps the last. I remember one of the laws of Murphy: “The amount of intelligence on the planet is a constant value, and the population is growing.” Paradoxical as it may seem, but perhaps from the general “internetization” of the music space, coupled with the growing availability of musical creation tools to the average man in the street, we have no less lost than won.
It is bad when the Artist has no canvas and paints, they will tell me. Continue reading