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OLDCODEX single collection "Fixed Engine" - Details unveiled

OLDCODEX single collection “Fixed Engine” – Details unveiled

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As reported this week, OLDCODEX are back with more music, this time with a single collection. Looking back into OCD‘s music history that is filled with hits, this will be an interesting piece to add to your collection, as well as it might be a good introductory album for those that are trying to get to know this punk-rock band.

We dive into more details under the cuff.

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What drives us to create? Is there necessarily always a motivation, or can it be an involuntary process? For instance, what was the goal of the artists who painted the very first cave paintings tens of thousands of years ago? There was no audience, no critic, no flow of gallery visitors, and certainly no “like” button for anyone to click. 

The act of creating art is inherently human and it’s something that has been with us since the dawn of time. But around a hundred years ago or more — roughly the same time as the emergence of Hollywood — society moved away from a culture of character to a culture of personality.

Suddenly our world became obsessed with the personality of others and how our own personalities are interpreted in return. Fast forward to 2016 and our world is drunk on fame. Artists still manage to create tremendous works of art, yet the goal has become muddled for many who find themselves more concerned with being liked and followed than anything else. In an era of fame obsession, it’s worth watching this terrific video essay by Adam Westbrook