Music eats its young and gives birth to a new hybrid creature.
Why not invest in the future of music, instead of building fortresses to preserve its past?
There's a certain amount of freedom involved in cycling: you're self-propelled and decide exactly where to go. If you see something that catches your eye to the left, you can veer off there, which isn't so easy in a car, and you can't cover as much ground walking.
On a bike, being just slightly above pedestrian and car eye level, one gets a perfect view of the goings-on in one's own town.
According to the science writer Philip Ball, when it was pointed out to musicologist Deryck Cookethat Slavic and much Spanish music use minor keys for happy music, he claimed that their liveswere so hard that they didn’t really know what happiness was anyway.
I don't listen to the radio very much, but that could be because I don't have a car.
I never listen to the radio unless I rent a car.
I don't care how impossible it seems.
I'm not suggesting people abandon musical instruments and start playing their cars and apartments, but I do think the reign of music as a commodity made only by professionals might be winding down.
You can know or not know how a car runs and still enjoy riding in a car.