Ed Driscoll

All Media All Malleable: The Video

Back in November of 2004, I described how malleable technology makes music, building on concepts that Brian Eno discussed in the late 1970s. This somewhat droll twenty minute video does a nifty job of explaining how one six second 1969 drum loop on the b-side of a hit 45 ended up everywhere starting in the mid-1980s, from rap songs to Jeep Cherokee ads: