[LAU] re Subconscious Affecting Music

Brent Busby brent at keycorner.org
Tue Aug 31 17:38:05 UTC 2010

On Mon, 30 Aug 2010, James Morris wrote:

> Then let's blame the Dadaists and Surrealists. They're the two art 
> movements which advertisers have mined to the greatest extent for 
> inspiration. They brought the art of the insane out of the shadows, 
> and 'primitive' art also (an art also of spirits and devils and aliens 
> etc).

Advertisers seem to have a love/hate relationship with that sort of 
stuff.  They love it, because it's always full of new ideas, but they 
don't want to freak people out "too much".  By the time they get done 
with it, it's often more like Kitsch than Surrealism.

+ Brent A. Busby	 + "We've all heard that a million monkeys
+ UNIX Systems Admin	 +  banging on a million typewriters will
+ University of Chicago	 +  eventually reproduce the entire works of
+ Physical Sciences Div. +  Shakespeare.  Now, thanks to the Internet,
+ James Franck Institute +  we know this is not true." -Robert Wilensky

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