Trying really fucking hard to not be part of the problem.
Hipster Runoff: The Memefication of Your Band.
You could probs sum up this article by saying "bands need a news peg. Over and over and over again".
posted by Steve Bryant at 7:00 PM on March 23, 2009
I like memes.
posted by Jay at 7:58 PM on March 23, 2009
I think this is why I had my initial reaction to the revamped Muxtape - the lack of bios, pics, discographies helps to escape the 'meme economy' and bands-as-brands. I can see why people aren't impressed, but I like almost naive aspect of it - "it's just about the music, man".
posted by Nav at 12:03 PM on March 24, 2009
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