Tag Archives: Popularity

The Relevance Trap

Does the size of your audience indicate that the art you make is relevant, or is it merely confirmation of its irrelevance?  Consider that the acclaim of the masses is so easily manipulated by concerted marketing campaigns.  Does that make … Continue reading

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A Gem of Songwriting Wisdom

The Bee Gees, whether you love or hate them, know a thing or two about writing songs with enduring appeal.  That can’t be denied.  They have the awards and the platinum records to prove it.  In fact, they have a … Continue reading

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On Being The Best

What does it even mean?  When I see art competitions or song competitions, I truly wonder what it is we are measuring here as “best”.  Is it popularity?  Is it conformance to a required style?  Is it alignment to popular … Continue reading

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