Money 4 Nothing

Tik Tok and Music’s Mimetic Future with Cat Zhang

December 14, 2020

Repetition. Shouting. Culture Vulture Remixes. A 50 billion dollar company based on a vast strata of underplayed musicians. Viral dances. Tik Tok has it all! For this episode, Sam and Saxon asked Pitchfork’s Cat Zhang to bring us down the rabbit hole and into an app that is transforming how music functions, maybe forever. or…maybe it’s just another step towards the commodification of all social life? PLUS—the meme economy of bearded yellow dragons.

Read Cat Zhang's writing on TikTok and more via Pitchfork 

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