After the fall, what was left of the web became noise. Static. Connected clusters of data nodes, relay points, virtual machines, and artificial intelligences. Bright points of light dotting an empty black void.
You can still find the old pathways if you know where to look. But the routes are difficult to trace without the right wetware rig. And to get one of those you need the right currency.
released March 29, 2020
Written and recorded in Wellington, NZ and Burnaby, BC, CA.