Mudcat Café message #3268899 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #141927   Message #3268899
Posted By: Lonesome EJ
05-Dec-11 - 03:22 PM
Thread Name: My recording project (52 folk songs)
Subject: RE: My recording project
Are we Devo? I mean that in the sense of this: Are roots and traditional musicians of the same stamp as Madonna, Cher, Justin Timberlake and Lady gaga? Have we as listeners come to expect technical flawlessness? Where the value of our music has always been is in the authenticity of the sound, the song, and the songwriting. Would Dylan have been more effective if he'd had Autotune at his disposal? Slippery slope. I'm not condoning flawed performance as an indicator of integrity, but ...