An Auditory Crisis!?
This documentary on the nature of mp3 files ends with a call to arms. Music “experts” from the American music scene such as Slash, Quincy Jones, Hans Zimmer, and Snoop Dog describe how they listened to music since records; including Sony Walkman’s, 8-Tracks, etc.
These musicians and music technicians treat the mp3 as the end of music culture, but the mp3 serves a function that is never addressed in the documentary.
The verisimilitude of the audio art…