The End of Music?

The End of Music?
Alex Morrison
  • 28 june 2007

Read this interesting paragraph from music critic Marc “K-Punk” Foster in Fact Magazine:

Some musicologists are announcing the end of music. Not because music has disappeared but, on the contrary, because it has become so ubiquitous that it cannot lay claim to a specific place any more. If music is no longer central to either the culture or to listeners’ attention, if it is increasingly being consumed as ring tones, as part of advertising, or as background noise (using music as a bulwark against silence), must this be treated as only a melancholy prospect?

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