I've never used ethnic music as decoration for profit.
What I'm dealing with is sound. I don't pretend to be dealing with music. I'm just dealing with sound elements, textures and sounds.
Records are just moments of achievement. They're like receipts for work done. Time goes on and people keep playing music.
Miles Davis fully embraced possibilities and delved into it. He was criticized heavily from the jazz side. He was supposed to be part of a tradition, but he didn't consider himself part of a tradition.
People who play conventional music are threatened by electronica and don't consider it to be as valuable as what they do.
Computers and electronic music are not the opposite of the warm human music. It's exactly the same.