Brian Eno future quotes

Something I've realized lately, to my shock, is that I am an optimist, in that I think humans are almost infinitely capable of self-change and self-modification, and that we really can build the future that we want if we're smart about it. ---->>>

I would like to see a future where artists think that they have a right to contemplate things like global warming. ---->>>

A way to make new music is to imagine looking back at the past from a future and imagine music that could have existed but didn't. Like East African free jazz, which as far as I know does not exist. ---->>>

In the future, you won't buy artists' works; you'll buy software that makes original pieces of 'their' works, or that recreates their way of looking at things. You could buy a Shostakovich box, or you could buy a Brahms box. You might want some Shostakovich slow-movement-like music to be generated. So then you use that box. ---->>>

I've noticed a terrible thing, which is I will agree to anything if it's far enough in the future. ---->>>

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Name: Brian Eno
Nationality: British
Born: 05-15, 1948
Occupation: Musician