Is music modular enough to make music production social, Linux style? Minimum Noise, premised on the idea that music creation can be crowdsourced, thinks so, but I doubt it.
Robin Wauters at TechCrunch gives Minimum Noise the benefit of the doubt, then suggests it is unlikely to work. It's not hard to guess why: creativity is rarely a social activity, at least, not in this way. Creativity is an individual's response to the world.
This is not to say, however, that individual responses couldn't be aggregated into a complete work, as Minimum Noise seeks to do, and … Read more