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Genre Chatter

What's in a name?

“That’s not ambient.”

“No, it’s not. It’s ambient music.”

“But it’s not ambient.”

“Yeah, ambient is an adjective here, not a category, more a tag. It’s not ambient. It’s ambient music. Music with an ambient quality.”

“So, it’s not ambient music. It’s ambient music.”

“Yeah.”

By Marc Weidenbaum

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  1. Tim Walters
    [ Posted October 12, 2021, at 8:34 pm ]

    Similarly, “fine art photography” sometimes means “photography that is also fine art” and sometimes means a very specific genre that if I ran the zoo would be called “neo-pictorialism”, and that you’re not likely to see at MOMA:

    https://flickr.com/groups/[email protected]/

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