Who will protect the music?
The author of the article “The Age of Electronic Music” believes that the music for acoustic instruments, the highest achievement of which he considers symphonic music, is in the past. The future belongs to electronic music, which he asks not to be confused with “pop music”, in which electronic instruments are used “primitively”. He calls such music applied music and considers it unworthy – this is simply “low-grade pseudo-electronic opuses.” A lot of words were told to them about the “poverty of colors” even of a symphony orchestra, whose “color arsenal” “does not exceed two dozen timbres” (the counting accuracy is amazing!). A. Enfi considers timbre “the most important formative function” and believes that “timbre deficit limits the compositional possibilities of academic symphony. Continue reading
Digital Labels – Quantity vs. Quality
Digital music labels today – almost a pattern, with the universal access to the Internet, as a means of quickly obtaining music. Around the world, in the course of several years of the development of digital distribution of music files, the number of digital labels has gained an incredible scale – hundreds of thousands of them, from releasing one release throughout their existence to releasing releases weekly. Russia boom of digital labels also did not pass. Having your own music label in the careers of DJs and musicians was just as necessary a continuation as, for example, writing and producing music.
The reasons for the mass use of the opportunity to open your label are quite understandable and justified: many have gone through refusals to release their music on major labels, many lack the musical material that would meet the requirements and match the musical taste to play, many just want to control their profits from sales of their creativity. Continue reading