The Music Industry Analysis

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For many centuries, music was considered to be a universal language. A language that joined people from all over the world in a unique and lasting way. Man found entertainment while listening to music. Celebration of any kind cannot happen without music. Weather on birthdays, football games, in Churches, wedding or funeral music has always been present. . People found joy in playing, singing and listening to music. Since the first note that was played until today music has significantly evolved and man founds ways to adapts to its new melodies. As technology and business became two major factors in our lives, music industry has never been the same. Many new type of music are thus introduced to the industry. The introduction of new instruments …show more content…

The introduction of technology into the music industry created new electronics and recording tools, thus relying on computerized software to produce new genre of music. This change replaced the classical instrumental way of producing music. Today with an advanced computer software, artist can produce music with a couple of clicks on buttons. Singer now run their voice through a box called auto tune, which destroy their real voice and correct the vocals. Thus reaching a level of perfection in terms of hitting the pitches. However what these industries to do not realized is that fans don’t want perfection. Take for example the well-known artist Bob Dylan who was praised because his vocals where not great. What people liked about him was the lack of a beautiful melodic voice. Some industries also record artist’s voices, adjust them and plays them in concerts. Artist are then lip sing in front of their audience. Back in the days this was considered to be an insult to music, however today it is heavily used. Neil Mccormick who is a music writer reported that: “I once saw Madonna drop her microphone without it affecting her vocal performance one whit. Then she and her band left the stage altogether for an entire track, without any change in sound or style.” What is more surprising and ironic is that she got the award for the best vocal performance- Female (1986-87-2000-01). (Aceshowbiz, p …show more content…

Some people might argue that this would not be considered as a substitute for money. But when artist are getting more and more attention, new companies are looking to sponsor these artist with their own money along several other ways of funding. Today’s weather on blogs, concerts or music festivals hundreds of sponsors are adverting their brands. Thus musicians are being used as a tool for the music industry and the big brands for money manufacturing and advertisement purposes. Modern music is transforming into a sexually driven music that distract the audience from the lack of talent by showing half naked women and sexual moves to their audience. Artist no longer need a band or vocalist to perform, all what is required is a hot body, a cute face and the ability to generate

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