Promises to the Promising

I am standing and applauding.

I wanted art and I got an algorithm. Regression to the mean.

Another link in the value chain, forcibly extracted from artists.

Labels suck, but at least they paid up front. Invested. This is not a defense of the old system, we hated them.

But now it’s common knowledge among us, the unpaid and underpaid artists. Promises to the promising.

You can’t eat exposure, you can only eat the Platform Lie as it perverts what you create. Diminish us into 60-second clips with a dopamine drop.

I click a heart to say thank you and continue mining for meaning.

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