Are we ever going to see genius within the music industry again? Or are we forever going to be immersed with music that is marketed to clones that buy the same product over, and over again? I’m not too sure. I love a lot of commericial music, and I think its great. But I would really like to see some artists doing new things?
Am I the only one that thinks this?
Welcome to Aranes
There aren’t as many people listening to our music compared to the likes of Lady Gaga, or Kanye West. Sometimes it can become disheartening when you want to share your talent with the whole world within minutes; but can’t because you don’t have a £3,000,000 marketing budget.
But such negativity will not stop us.
As music 2.0 dawns, its clear to see that we are in the second (or third) phase of the music industry as we’ve known it. And as the independent artist becomes more powerful; it has become even harder to distinguish yourself from amongst other artists.
But we will not stop making the music that we desire to make.
To whoever is reading this. We invite you to come with us on a journey..For this isn’t just our journey, its yours too.
Aranes are the music architects of the Space Age; and we are here to deliver a product that is from another planet. We are creating a sound/style of music that hasn’t been heard before. Our music isn’t for everyone, it has been refined in the pot of creativity and made to function as a soundtrack to the lives of people like YOU.
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Pornography. A tool used to degrade women? Or a pleasant form of escape? Or both?
Regardless of what one may think, the pornography industry has become a lucrative market over the past few years. Pornography sales indicate that the porn industry is worth inbetween $7 – $10 billion dollars. A big number.
Many pornography viewers use pornography as a means of relieving stress, and escaping their everyday lives. Some justify the viewing of pornography because they believe that its a safe way for them to release their sexual frustration in a way thats accepted as normal. Then again, this point of view can be countered against by the fact that many pornographic viewers often find themselves locked by the chains of sexual addiction; thus leading to extreme manifestations of this such as rape.
On the other hand, there are many cultures which choose to suppress any desires for sexual activity – unless its within marriage. A friend of mine who came back recently from India told me a story regarding Indian men chasing some of his female companions into the mountains for sex…Such a story causes one to wonder what our society would be like if the authorities sort to attempt to repress sexual activity and viewings.
Of course, its clear to see that some people delve deep into pornography, and end up turning into rapists and murderers; but in comparison to the majority of the male population these are just anomalies on a graph. What would our society be like if men in the western world forced themselves to feel guilty about their own sexual instincts? Is it better to have sexual freedom for most men, in exchange for a few rapists (which is a utilitarian view). Or should we totally ban pornography in order to change how the majority of men view women?
What do you think?
Are you a victor or a loser?
I CANNOT WAIT TO BUY A PAIR OF AIR YEEZY’s!!!!!!!!!!!!!
KANYE WEST HAS DEFINETLY DONE WELL WITH THE DESIGN FOR THIS SHOE.
HOWEVER, I THINK THAT IM EVEN MORE EXCITED ABOUT THE LOUIS VUITTON DON’S. THOSE WILL PROBABLY COST ME ABOUT £500….BUT ITS DEFINETLY WORTH IT!!!!!
I THINK THAT I’M GOING TO GET THE RED PAIR OF LOUIS VUITTON DONS BECAUSE THEY REALLY STAND OUT!!!
ITS LIKE YOU CAN MAKE A STATEMENT WITH THEM!
After the whole Chris Brown and Rihanna affair; it almost feels as if Lady Gaga has taken Rihanna's market. Both are very talented at what they do; and make great commercial success music for the wide public.
In your opinion; who's better?
Lady Gaga? Or Rihanna?
How does this image affect your perception of failure?
All geniuses are crazy..all of them. Not some of them, all of them.
The very thing that drives them to be geniuses; is also the same thing that makes them crazy.
Take John Nash for example; the man who founded “Game Theory” . He was a brilliant mathematician, but was later diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Or how about Michael Jackson. The world’s most successful male popstar ends up sleeping in bed with 12 year olds at the age of 45.
These are negative examples, but not all craziness is negative. Its the craziness that drives the genius. Geniuses are geniuses because they create things that we’ve neither seen before because their mind follows a different pattern of logic to that of the average person.
Miles Davis was one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century; and he actually developed his own genre of music – cool jazz. Miles Davis once said that there were “no wrong notes in music”. This type of thinking went against the thinking of musicians in the classical era because; the Music that they played was written down – therefore it could be wrong. Miles Davis’ thought patterns regarding music enabled him to be hailed as a genius within 20th century music. However the same man suffered with a heroine addiction for almost half his life; whist simultaneousy being the best trumpeter of his day. It’s interesting isn’t it?
Are there any normal geniuses?
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