Music can be a leading indicator of many trends. Maybe that's because almost everyone has made music at some point in their lives. You could say that it is the first form of communication when you listen to a parent and an infant communicating with each other.
First, digital technology added a new dimension to modern music production by making it possible to add visuals. Second, digital technoligy made it possible for everyone to publish music they make with visuals. Third, digital technology makes it possible for everyone to stream the music they make with visuals in real time.
Advances in technology can make things better by removing the potential for human error.
But human error can be the catalyst of creative magic in music.
There's no guarantee that human error will lead to great things, as evidenced by 99.9% of the amateur music videos on YouTube.
But when humans master the instrument and that human being is compelled to express their own, unique message - the chance human error will lead to something compelling is much greater.
Until now, mastering new electronic instruments has been about preventing or correcting human error to publish music for the archives.
When mastering the use of electronic music and visuals for live performances, the human errors which lead to discovering new music magic are much more likely to happen.
A renaissance of human creativity is upon us.