It feels as though there’s been a gradual loosening of the pernicious pomposity towards straight-up pop music in the last couple of years, even in the more ‘serious’ corners of the music press, which is pretty great. 119 more words
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Recent blockbuster international shows have shone a light on the field of software art and highlighted some of the most cutting edge examples of technology. Welcome though this exposure has been, in the pursuit of ‘the new’ it has often been overlooked that artists have been working in the field since the 1950s – who were all cutting edge in their time. 397 more words
This article proposes that the internet, with all of its influence, is pushing SFFH concept art towards a homogenization of visuals. The three major reasons outlined in the article are the demand for accelerated image creation from the industry, the trends in image dissemination due to the expansion of social media, and the homogenization of influences caused by mass dissemination online. 1,146 more words
The apparently LA-based Pooltheory is another of those mysterious artists who emerge with precious little information attached.
Frankly, I’d say that to retain a degree of anonymity in an age where everyone needs to know everything about everyone is laudable, particularly when you’re packing songs as lush as… 78 more words