anti-capitalist loteks developed a genre of music that sounds like a broken radio in a rotting deadmall and honestly it's pretty cool
@garbados what *are* "loteks"?
@hirojin term bitten from the gibson movie "johnny mnemonic" referring to technologists that primarily use scrap and junk to facilitate technical infrastructure. in this case i suppose i mean the muzak itself as being scrap.
@hirojin vaporwave also uses a lot of jazz that definitely isn't soulless so it's not an entirely fair characterization of the genre
and then it became a generic term for elevator music, bc that was one of the places background music stuck around
(muzak sold lots of products to factories etc, interleaving up/downbeat music to Improve Productiveness of workers listening, ppl found that out, got angry about being subconsciously controlled, got it kicked out of lots of places, now listen to their own music)
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