XXXTentacion: Should we mourn the death of a bad person? | Erica Schumener

The musician Jidenna’s tweets about Onfroy’s death contain the skeleton of an interesting philosophical argument. I have not seen this argument arise in the philosophy classroom. Responding to others, Jidenna claimed, “…remember this…if Malcolm X was killed at the age of 20, he would have died an abuser, a thief, an addict, and a narrow-minded depressed & violent criminal.” Continue reading XXXTentacion: Should we mourn the death of a bad person? | Erica Schumener

The Re-envisioning of Electronic Music | Shantanu Singh

This responsibility to deliver, yet again, the promise of Electronic music as the ‘future music’ is incumbent upon the innovators, producers, listeners and musicians who want to be etched into the ever developing archaeology of Electronic music. And the question here goes beyond mere technicalities of ‘who is doing what’ – it’s a question of when that ‘what’ is different from the rest.

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