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The Onion does it again

So that’s what’s wrong! (nudge-nudge, wink-wink…):

Pitchfork Gives Music 6.8 

Music, a mode of creative expression consisting of sound and silence expressed through time, was given a 6.8 out of 10 rating in an review published Monday on Pitchfork Media, a well-known music-criticism website.

According to the review, authored by Pitchfork editor in chief Ryan Schreiber, the popular medium that predates the written word shows promise but nonetheless “leaves the listener wanting more.” 

“Music’s first offering, an eclectic, disparate, but mostly functional compendium of influences from 5000 B.C. to present day, hints that this trend’s time may not only have fully arrived, but is already on the wane,” Schreiber wrote. “If music has any chance of keeping our interest, it’s going to have to move beyond the same palatable but predictable notes, meters, melodies, tonalities, atonalities, timbres, and harmonies.”

Comments

Comment from Tom Myron
Time: September 10, 2007, 12:04 pm

Brilliant. Many thanks for the link J.B.

Comment from phil giampietro
Time: September 10, 2007, 9:58 pm

So funny. Only The Onion…

Comment from jeff harrington
Time: September 10, 2007, 10:44 pm

Tom, it’s a Steve Layton thing… ;)