That’s the title of an interesting post on David Hepworth’s blog (link below):
One of the points that he makes is that when living in an era where everything is available, then it doesn’t make sense to give priority to music that is new. I think this makes sense, after all, we don’t do that with books do we? If you read, say, 20 books a year, and only 3 or 4 were from that year, would you be bothered?
So what do you think? Does showing a lack of interest in new releases indicate a lack of curiosity? Or should we accept that, with everything available we should just go where our nose takes us, whether it be LCS Soundsystem, Charles Mingus, Paco De Lucia or Maurice Ravel?