A little SF vignette

Canada has these laws that require a certain fraction of the music that is broadcast to be Canadian. This caused a certain amount of screaming from radio stations, but I have this feeling that it actually works, that Canada as a result produces disproportionally more music, and more original music. I don't know about that (how would you quantify it?), but this band — You Say Party — is Canadian.

1 comment:

Popup said...

I have heard it seriously claimed the the reason for Sweden's disproportionate music exports is that there are no such laws.

I have been trying to dig up some raw numbers, but it's difficult to find comparable statistics. (Neither IndexMundi nor WolframAlpha have any statistics about cultural exports.)

(Neat video though.)