13 responses to “Regenerative Culture”

  1. […] This is the second chapter of a five part essay. You can read the first part here. […]

  2. […] is the third chapter of a five part essay. You can read the first part here and the second part […]

  3. […] is the fourth chapter of a five part essay. You can read the first part here, the second part here. and the third part […]

  4. […] I go over the implications of the ever-increasing speed of production in “Regenerative Culture,” […]

  5. […] is the fifth chapter of a five part essay. You can read the first part here, the second part here, the third part here and the fourth part […]

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  7. […] To research these settings systematically — and not only partial aspects of it (i.e. history of remix, copyright, practice in rap) — would offer a fascinating field of research. Probably it was Peter J. Burkholder (1994) who undertook the most extensive research attempt in that matter so far, when he analyzed «types of musical borrowing» in euro-american art music. Overwhelmed by the complexity of the task and sheer number of examples, he concluded that «the history of borrowing in Western music has yet to written» (2001: 5). Today this seems possible, with software able to keep track of great numbers, and with new possibilities to connect and publish large amounts of data in readable ways. Such an analysis would be fruitful on various levels: it would offer a path towards an analysis of music that is close to contemporary practice; it would highlight the complexities at play in each track; and it would open options to compare remix strategies over time, for example finding similarities and differences with musique concrète, soundscape composition, Plunderphonics or what Eduardo Navas calls «regenerative remixes». […]

  8. […] «Sounds from the MIDI east» > Daughtry, Martin: «Posthuman Grooves» > Navas, Eduardo: «Regenerative Culture» > Spahr, Michael: «Schweizer […]

  9. […] 2 of 5 – Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part […]

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  12. […] one of the main scholars theorizing the phenomenon of remix. A few years ago he published the five-part essay «Regenerative Culture» in Norient – it was a critical reflection on network culture. In this […]

  13. […] Eduardo Navas: «Regenerative Culture» > Hannes Liechti: «Perspectives on Sampling» > Thomas Burkhalter: «The Sample Shapes the […]