Financial, logistical and technological barriers to recording, releasing and distributing music have crumbled. So, in 2018, why start a record label and release the music in exclusively physical formats?
I feel therefore I am.
According to neuroscientist Antonio Damasio, emotions are complex reac- tions the body has to certain stimuli and feelings that occur after the brain becomes aware of physical changes. Feelings and emotion can not exist without the physical being—they arise from and with it. Healing—physical, spiritual, emotional—requires the existence of a physical body.
“ the more he [the spectator] accepts recognizing himself in the dominant images of need, the less he understands his own existence and desires. ”—Guy Debord
“This is my life. Maybe, you know, it was too difficult for me.”
The exponential propagation of images and desires separates us from each other and our self. Relationships with things have replaced relationships with people. Planet Lonely, population: Us. As Facebook and the likes monetize everything we consider ours—family, friendships, opinions, emotions, history—the spectacle grows. We continue to happily map more of ourselves onto digital interfaces and avatars without regard for the consequences. Keep scrolling. Build your identity through in-app purchases. Become a star just stay out of the real world. It’s too risky— you can lose everything there.
“The admirable people in whom the system personifies itself are well known for not being what they are; they become great men by stooping below the reality of the smallest individual, and everyone knows it”—Guy Debord
“Crack is whack.”—Whitney Houston
“If you had to name the devil?”