El género musical en la actualidad: reflexiones ante un contexto digital y globalizado

  • Ugo Fellone
Palabras clave: género musical, globalización, neoliberalismo, digitalización, streaming


En este artículo se aborda el modo en el que los géneros musicales tienden a operar en el contexto actual, dominado por los procesos de globalización y digitalización del capitalismo neoliberal. Estos han provocado que los géneros se articulen por medio de dos fuerzas aparentemente antagónicas, pero que se necesitan entre sí: la generificación y la individualización. Para comprender el modo en el que ambas operan se analizará su impacto en la producción, intermediación, infomediación y consumo de la música. Con este texto se pretende reflexionar sobre el modo en el que todas las músicas (sin importar su origen o estatus) son susceptibles de convertirse en géneros musicales, siguiendo la manera en la que desde las músicas populares urbanas occidentales se ha entendido este concepto. 


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Fellone, U. (2022). El género musical en la actualidad: reflexiones ante un contexto digital y globalizado. El oído Pensante, 10(1), 59-85. https://doi.org/10.34096/oidopensante.v10n1.11338