The Philosophy of Music (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Documentaries, videos and podcasts
August 18, 2021
Last fall, Spotify introduced a new format that combined spoken word commentary with music, allowing creators to reproduce the radio-like experience of listening to a DJ or music journalist who shared their perspective on the tracks they would then play. Today, the company is making the format, which it calls "Music + Talk," available to [...]
June 21, 2021
Music licensing marketplace Songtradr this morning announced a $50 million Series D. The oversubscribed round - which features Regal, Aware Super, Perennial, Argo and Greencape - follows a $30 million raise last August, bringing the Los Angeles company's total funding to north of $100 million. The platform licenses music to high profile names for advertising, [...]
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
June 10, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) has named bassoonist and educator Saxton Rose as its new dean of the School of...
December 6, 2019
The Royal Academy of Music has taken action over "casting couch" sexual harassment claims at the conservatoire.
December 5, 2019
On a warm day in April 2013, I was sitting in a friend's kitchen in Paris, trying to engineer serendipity. I was trying to get my...By John Supko
October 30, 2019
Apple has deleted the Internet Radio list, but still plays streams.
October 7, 2019
If there's a headline feature for Catalina, it's surely that iTunes has been broken up into several different apps: Music, Apple TV, and Podcasts. Each is better at its individual task than it was as a section within iTunes, which was teetering on collapse like the Jenga tower of various functions it supported.
September 26, 2019
Beneath a serene, star-filled evening sky, Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) hosted "The Art of Change: A Night of Film, Music and Art Celebrating Catalytic Artists that Change the World." The evening was a cross disciplinary art experience that featured a mixed media exhibit, an exclusive screening of a new Prince documentary film by Director Kirk Fera, and an intimate performance by Belling The Cat: Brian Hardgroove's newly minted rock ensemble which also scored music for the film. During t...
Science X staff
September 26, 2019
Music has been a long-standing focus of scientific inquiry. For instance, since the 1850s, the evolutionary function of music was a subject of keen debate. More recently, ground-breaking work from multiple scientific disciplines has been unveiling the universal power of music. It is central in supporting expressions of emotion that transcend cultural divides, and it has the ability to foster communication with non-human life forms.
August 6, 2019
Bringing music discovery to Sziget Festival Ibis engaged over 90 up-and-coming artists, across 17 countries globally, during the first phase of ibis MUSIC, hosting 44 gigs in ibis hotels. Working with Spotify, the world's most popular music streaming service, in order to identify trends in local emerging music, ibis' discovery of these artists provides guests and travelers an opportunity to connect with new music. At Sziget Festival, the Europe Stage, presented by ibis, will be a focal p...
May 16, 2019
The last set of Sónar by Day is in safe hands this year, as London legend Erol Alkan brings the curtain down on the daytime events. Over the last 20 years, Alkan has shaped the direction of club music, starting with his club night Trash, that erased the lines between genres, all the way through to his current label Phantasy, which champions British underground techno from the likes of Daniel Avery, while also serving as a home for his own, dancefloor centered productions. In between Alkan...
J. D. BIERSDORFER
March 13, 2019
Playing an instrument can be a rewarding hobby, but if finding the time and a teacher is a challenge, many apps can help get you started.
Music teaching 'needs to keep pace with young people's grasp of technology or risk being outdated'.
Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706)
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) announced winners of its 6th Annual MUAHS ...
October 25, 2018
I was 27, new to New York and suffering from terrible anxiety. Then, on doctor's orders, I slapped on some headphones.