Remix Culture

John Philip Sousa could have possibly be the reason why remix culture never thrived. Sousa campaigned for stricter copyright laws arguing that there was a cultural emptiness from the mechanical forms of art (Lessig 2008, p. 24). He was totally convinced that our culture would become less democratic, fewer people would be able to access … Continue reading Remix Culture

The ‘Postmodern’ takes matters into their own hands

Legacy media was once a stream of information fed to society which was consumed and often unquestioned, it was a centralised and controlled source of information. The birth of the internet, a distributed network, gave people access to multiple information sources taking silent consumers to listeners, who analysed, compared and challenegd information to form an … Continue reading The ‘Postmodern’ takes matters into their own hands

The exploration of liberation in the Rodriguez movement

Apartheid originates from the Africaans language, meaning "separateness". It refers to how the white minority in South Africa held majority of power over the population, leading to racial segregation. This caused resistance across the country; many protest groups came together to fight the apartheid laws and the people behind it. Music played a special role … Continue reading The exploration of liberation in the Rodriguez movement