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Does Music Matter? →
To further explore the dialectics at work here, fetishism of the “rituals of scarcity” was a product of the nature of the market and of commodification — and perhaps a not unuseful one, in political or cultural terms. Cultural commodities, being scarce, garnered a sense of value that spilled over from price into shared principle: now we (“we”: not everyone is on-line)...