DJ Spooky essay - Robert England HON 180 Performance 1 I seem to have a strange taste of music for my age and generation I mostly listen to the

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Robert England HON 180 – Performance 1 I seem to have a strange taste of music for my age and generation. I mostly listen to the lighter side of rock, with the occasional bits of pop and country thrown in. Most of my music is before my time, with my favorites including Elvis Presley and Huey Lewis. In fact, my taste in music seems to be a direct cross between those of my parents; of the 25 hours of music I have saved on my hard drive, at least 18 were ripped from my parents’ CDs. However, I do not particularly care for hip hop or rap music. Before this event, I had never even heard of DJ Spooky. As such, I was skeptical about his upcoming presentation. I rather enjoyed Paul Miller’s lecture on Tuesday night. He had a number of interesting points about how our media is quickly becoming personalized and how it is hard to tell what is live and what is a recording. The clips he showed were interesting, especially the George Bush video that he used to prove his point about creating something entirely different from existing sources. However, I have not yet listened to
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This essay was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course HON 180 taught by Professor Hatlen during the Fall '05 term at University of Maine Orono .

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DJ Spooky essay - Robert England HON 180 Performance 1 I seem to have a strange taste of music for my age and generation I mostly listen to the

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