[eu-gene] There must be no generative, procedural or computational art
alex at slab.org
Fri Jan 6 12:18:10 GMT 2012
On 3 January 2012 17:44, john saylor <js0000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> well, i don't see it quite the same way. pop music is about money, not
> music. the music is only there to make money.
> sometimes it happens that pop music can produce an 'aesthetic
> experience' but that's often more the result serendipity than intention
> [you could probably also say this about artistic expression in general].
> unfortunately, the aesthetic expericence in a pop song is usually only a
> springboard to make you buy another disc or t shirt or whatever.
I was going to argue strongly against this, but since your twitter
feed betrays you as awash with nostalgia while listening to Kiss's
Alive! album, I think you're using a far narrower definition of pop
music than I was :)
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