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12.11.2003

Playlistism

Wired auf der Suche nach neuen sozialen Phänomenen:

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"Playlistism, Aubrey explained, is discrimination based not on race, sex or religion, but on someone's terrible taste in music, as revealed by their iTunes music library.
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Like his neighbors, Geens shares his music uncensored. "I am quite happy to advertise my music tastes," he said. "Music isn't porn, after all."

Music may not be porn, but it sometimes comes close. University of Maryland studentAlexander Payne said on campus there's not much in his collection to shock, but at home, it's a different matter.
"My PowerBook G4-toting mother was marveling at the Rendezvous feature when she saw 'Eat Shit You Fucking Redneck' by Pigface, 'Fuck the Pain Away' by Peaches, and so forth, and arched a questioning eyebrow at me before moving on to my Django Reinhardt collection," Payne said. "All I could do was grin sheepishly."

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