'Modulation By Richard Powers' The New Era Of Music

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The New Era Of Music Modulation by Richard Powers is a short story about a musical virus that plays on all devices in the world at the same time. In the short story Richard Powers talks about the evolving world of music and the music industry. Music means different things to everyone. Some people use music for pleasure, others use it as a way to make money or share their opinions to the world. And as the same way music affects everyone differently so does the virus. This virus or code named “counterpoint” is a symbol. It symbolizes the end of music. The virus is set to detonate on december 21. December 21 is the last day of the mayan calendar which symbolizes the end of the world. The virus is programmed to delete songs off people 's music

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