very very soon it would seem that preleaking an album will be like a band leaving the stage before their encore
just totally expected, even though everyone can see it for what it is
All part of the way the Net is disintermediating time.
Ok, so that phrase means absolutely nothing. But it sounds damn good. In fact, the Net is making time more complex, smudging it, interlineating it, hyperlinking it, depriving it of its gatekeeping function.
Ok, that didn’t mean much. Here’s what’s actually happening, IMO: We have social conventions that let us act as if there are moments that strictly divide one state from another, especially when it comes to making things public: products, artworks, selves. But now the public revelation of a work happens as the work grows. And after it’s made public, many objects are fluid enough that they remain in process. Time is not as neatly divided as it used to be.
But “disintermediating time” sounds so much better!
Also from BradSucks:
Uncyclopedia on Air Guitar – the Uncyclopedia (it’s like Wikipedia, but all lies) article on air guitar is worth a read.
Also from BradSucks: New songs, including
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