Steve Reich in an interview with The Guardian makes, what I think is an accurate summing up of the music scene:

“Look, most music throughout history is garbage. It could be Beethoven’s contemporaries, it could be the current top 40; you play in a garden, you get weeds. A lot of people who use computers are gonna come up with junk; most of the people who use notation came up with junk, too. But there are the Brian Enos – people who have imagination for a new way of working that fits with their intuitive gifts – that come up with great stuff. A few things will turn out to be enduring. Well made, and in a new way.”

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