Category Political Economy of Music

Final Political Economy of Music Essay

Analyses past, present and future trends within the production and consumption of music in relation to the strengths and / or weaknesses of Attali’s arguments. In his book ‘Noise: The Political Economy of Music’, Jacques Attali writes about the commercial use of music, with this he argues that it is possible to produce a prophetic […]

Originally posted on Unreal Nature:
… With noise is born disorder and its opposite: the world. With music is born power and its opposite: subversion. This is from Noise: The Political Economy of Music by Jacques Attali (2011; 1977): … Looking only at the numbers, in certain countries more money is spent on music than…