Enter Tila Tequila. She was selected as a celebrity simply because she’s hot and her MySpace page was scandalous. Not so different from the sex tape celebrities, Tila Tequila has relatively no talent and no

Tila

Does not deserve your money.

reason to be celebrated as a “talent.” None the less she has been propelled to stardom. The question is: by whom? The answer is simple. Anytime there is an opportunity for someone to make money, they will lie cheat and steal to get it done. MySpace (therefore NewsCorp) makes money off Tila Tequila, and now Playboy, Penthouse, Maxim, etc have hopped on the Benjamin-lined band-wagon. They saw a terrific opportunity to make money and they did. It’s possible to get everything from Tila Tequila songs and videos to Tila Tequila clothing and underwear. This is someone who was plucked out of nowhere and made an international phenomenon. The celebrity system today operates like a cooperate fairground grabber. The industry has gotten so good at artificially creating talent through technology and marketing, they don’t even need talent anymore.

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They need water and food.

They need water and food.

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Digital media is re-introduced into the equation with the presence of MIDI files. Think of MIDI files as digital sheet music. When a musician plays any instrument or sings any song, they sing on a timeline. Each note they hit is placed at a particular point in time and with varying levels of volume. MIDI files memorize digital signatures of when and how loud notes were struck. In other words, if a pianist was playing a keyboard that was recording MIDI information, the computer would log exactly when a note was played, and exactly how hard the key was struck. Later, the musician can take this file and open the timeline. When he or she does this, a timeline will open with dots and lines indicating the keystrokes. The pianist can then click on the dots and lines and move them around, manipulating the performance. This means that if the pianist accidently hits a note a few seconds too soon, they can simply go into the MIDI file and move the note back into place. If the pianist decides he or she should have played that note an octave higher or a bit louder – no problem; then note can simply be edited. MIDI files allow even terrible musicians to record tracks in perfection.

and there you have it

and there you have it

Utilizing MIDI files, the artist can go far beyond just correcting performance mistakes. Notes can be completely added. Perhaps the pianist can’t play a blues riff. No problem – the musician can click in the MIDI timeline and indicate where a note would need to be, and how loud the computer should play it. Remember also that MIDI files are only recording when in time the note was struck, and how hard the note was struck – not the actual instrument that was used to strike these notes. In other words, a pianist can record a banjo solo on his or her keyboard, take it into the MIDI file, and simply apply a sampled banjo sound to the MIDI track. It is possible for a musician to record an entire album complete with everything from a full string section to a didgeridoo and not know how to play a single instrument.