Research Paper

In 1995, global music sales reached $41.5 billion dollars. In 2018, that number was a mere $19.1 billion. This vast decrease in sales can be attributed to the digitalization of the music industry. I question if the industry can ever return to level of output it once attained, but first we must understand how it…

Final Website Self-Assessment

Not much has changed for my website throughout the course of the semester. I really enjoyed the theme I originally picked, one that displays a large header image with smaller images and articles neatly organized underneath. I did, however, add a ‘Me’ page. I wanted to say a little more about myself, but since I…

Creative Project

https://my.visme.co/projects/jwv7vd4k-creative-project My creative project is a data visualization, emphasizing how the digitalization of the music industry has led to a decrease in album sales, and therefore a decrease in total global music sales. Now, artists have to pivot and find new ways to make money. I understood that the industry took a major hit during…

News Response #5

Lil Nas X is an Atlanta rapper who has risen to fame with the success of his number one song: Old Town Road. The song, labeled country-trap, is a genre hybrid that fuses country and rap. Its uniqueness has led to its popularity among social networks, particularly Tik-Tok and Twitter, streaming platforms, and professional locker…

Rough Draft

In 1995, global music sales equated $41.5 billion dollars. In 2018, that number was a mere $19.1 billion[1]. Before the beginning of the new millennium, music was primarily distributed through physical albums, predominantly in the form of compact discs (CDs), cassette tapes, and vinyl records. During this era, music distribution was handled by major record…

Visages Villages

Visages Villages (Faces Places) is a documentary film by Agnès Varda and JR. Varda, most notably known for her work during the French New Wave, teams up with street artist JR, known for flyposting large photographic images in public locations. Together they travel around rural France, meeting various people and telling their stories through public…