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Re: The Story of our Age & New reading please
Coupla months ago Harper's had an article called 'Planet of Weeds'. Check
it out. Lots of parallels with what's quoted here, gives me the idea that
today's music is an expression of the idea of a 'Planet of Weeds'.
Mike (who thinks Harper's is the best rag on the planet of weeds)
>Other things about our age:
>- world population doubles every 40 years, and it's pretty damn crowded
>- receiving way more information than is possible to understand,
>mediastreams are constant.
>- fundamentalism vs everyone else, world wide
>- mass migration
>- previously isolated cultures getting mixed together, trying to maintain
>identity and figure out how to relate to each other
>I have no idea what the musical results will be, but I expect it will be
>pretty damn screwy. :-)