Posts By: Maurice Dharampal
Will Gaming Become Tomorrow’s Music Stage?
The pandemic is causing labels to hold out with album rollouts for the time concerts are allowed again. This streamlining of revenue models is quite common but doesn’t sit well with fans. But if there’s one thing this pandemic has shown, is the culture industry’s ability to innovate. Other ways of streamlining business models are [...]
Political Art As Critical Theory In Armand Hammer’s Haram
‘It’s difficult to write about somebody who is a better writer than you,’ billy woods elucidates. Together with fellow rapper ELUCID, they make up the New York duo Armand Hammer, whose recently released album Haram dotted with lyrical references to literature, Critical Theory, shrewd social and political commentary. As a digital humanities grad student and [...]
A Theory of Digital Hygiene
…Cleanliness is godliness And God is empty just like me. – Zero by The Smashing Pumpkins (1996) Cleanliness is next to Godliness Since the COVID-19 pandemic, our interaction with the digital has increased to never-before-seen heights. Along with it identity theft, hacks, the ‘misinfodemic’, data breaches, phishing, and other cyber risks all skyrocketed as result. [...]