Re: [rumori] curve of sound innovation
Date: Tue Mar 13 2001 - 15:19:49 PST

On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, Every Man wrote:

> I think the only one you mentioned above that qualifies as Top 40 is
> Outkast, and
> you're right....they don't resemble 1990 artists either....but the CURVE
> has slowed
> down....there are many less examples today of artists differing from a
> decade ago
> than there were in 1991.
> I was referring to mainstream music, not pop music.

Well sure, but does that have anything to do with innovation, or is it
about major labels swallowing up smaller ones and consolidating and taking
less financial risks?

I don't think the top 40 tells us anything about the state of music at

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