Music is Hard 51: Play

This week:
This week, we were inspired by electronic dance music artist Deadmau5. Often, performances of electronic music (popular and “classical”) involve little or no input from live performers. What then, is the purpose of such a performance?

Correction: Morton Subotnick is a happy and productive 73-year-old American composer and innovator. He is not, as Dave incorrectly asserts in this episode, dead. We apologize for the error.

Links:
Deadmau5: we all hit play.
Emily White: I Never Owned Any Music to Begin With”
Proper Discord: outliers

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