Daniel Finfer

Post Human Era: Music For The Singularity

by Daniel Finfer

For the past five years, I have been researching primarily two subjects:  The increasing rate at which technology advances; and the changing music industry.  Ideas slowly started to form during this research, and it hasn’t been until now that I have felt like I fully understood how they might work together in unison.  I am a multi-instrumentalist producer first and foremost, and my projects Post Human Era and Ancient Lasers (with Daniel Anderson of Idiot Pilot) strive to close the gaps between these two areas of research. I was thinking about this: Why do people pay money to download music? Music is almost free whether you like it or not.  It no longer costs thousands of dollars to make a good record, just knowledge and good software.  Trying to fight music piracy and stomp out torrent sites will only make [...]

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