Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Are you going with me?

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011This is one of my most treasured songs and I found it whilst having a skype chat explaining "Dawn Music". So Pat Metheny thank you!

Bill Drummond and the 17

Thursday, March 17th, 2011I really enjoyed this video - question is this a story about performance art, or is it a story that requires us to suspend disbelief and see the world and our relationship to each other in different ways? A great ...

Seeking cultural connections in a non-linear world

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010[caption id="attachment_5875" align="aligncenter" width="512" caption="http://www.flickr.com/photos/39534445@N00/385954000"][/caption]In a recent NY Times piece, I chanced upon an article that described the increase in the purchase of second hand vinyl records.It describes how for some that hunt in record stores and town hall second-hand ...

The Do Lectures 2010

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010[caption id="attachment_5452" align="aligncenter" width="238" caption="Do Tent in the background aka Ted in a tent"][/caption]Last year I had the privilege to speak at The Do Lectures (my review here) (more Do stuff), and though I will not be able to make ...

Rocky and Balls at MLove

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010In the car that drove me down to MLove two young women were sat in the back of the car with me, feverishly chatting to each other and writing in a notebook. I struck up and conversation, enquiring what they ...

Its not online or offline, it’s blended reality

Thursday, January 14th, 2010We acknowledge that digital communication tools, fixed broadband, mobile, convergence, open source, cheap production tools have changed our world. And we have shown that we are reluctantly accepting that by using the word digital ever more frequently.Digital natives vs. digital ...

Mobile futures

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010I was asked whether I would like to make a few predictions around mobile, networks, commerce and culture by Rudy de Waele. I joined a very interesting collective to share my views and I was fascinated by what everyone of ...

Music + emotion + context + discovery = networked economics

Friday, October 30th, 2009The interest in both the prospect of Beatles downloads and the big sales of their re-released CDs highlights an increasingly important back-catalogue business within the embattled music industry. Struggling to earn money on new artists, record labels are mining their ...

Networked music economics and the cloud

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009From Wired Magazine 5 music services that place their economic models in the cloud5 Sites That Tap the Music in the CloudFizy This Turkish site compiles audio from around the Net into a database from which you can curate your ...

Transmedia storytelling = engagement

Friday, September 11th, 2009Reading Henry Jenkins latest post I was drawn towards a number of points he raises,I would argue that the contemporary moment of transmedia has heightened our awareness of these earlier moments of authors unfolding stories across media, much as the ...

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