Make America great again: The nostalgia of the collective unconscious in market societies, this is what I call retrocapitalism.
In a 2011 interview, Claire Boucher described her then-new project Grimes as “post-internet,” an attempt to put a name on the unique experience of discovering and making music in the digital age. “The music of my childhood was really diverse because I had access to everything,” she said, putting into words something an entire generation raised […]
Irony poisoning aesthetic as a music genre. 14 If you clicked this title you either have no idea what Vaporwave is or are so strung out on irony poisoning that you click anything that’s written with spaces and Japanese Katakana in it. If you have no idea what Vaporwave is, you are probably also unaware […]
BoJack Horseman and Rick and Morty’s impact on an entire aesthetic Many of the modern cartoons that have connected with audiences are melancholic and beautifully tragic, focusing on characters’ deepest issues and turning away from traditional narrative storytelling to explore their personal beings. Now, a rising movement on YouTube is collecting these doleful, animated moments, […]