Climbing Through The Popstar Simulacra to Find New Peaks of the Uncanny Valley   ‘Oh I like this new song… I wonder who sings this?’ A thought we have all possessed while discovering a new artist. The next thought might be, ‘they remind me of that song… yah it’s like so-and-so’s style.’ We tend to categorize and generalize our musicians, for instance, an iTunes library organized with neat and simple genres and sub genres to divide and segregate our favourite artists.
Music, along with many elements of our society, has changed rapidly and boldly in the past few decades. As the Internet and globalization have made the world smaller, our knowledge and understanding of humanity and culture has broadened and modified in ways unimaginable to generations of the past. Understanding the culture of a Third World nation, or of any faraway place, is a challenge that requires years of studying books and documents by those people who were privileged enough to see such places.Even those materials would be a look through a specific individual’s eyes typically versus the native people.