Monthly Archives: April 2016

Does wearing headphones create a solitary musical experience?

This article explores the social and solitary facets of listening practices in today’s world. According to Istvan Molnar-Szakacs, neuroscientist, “The properties of the human mirror-neuron system are based on research […]

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The “nubémorphose” of musical consumption practices: the case of music streaming services

In the era of digitamorphosis, a term created to describe changes in consumption as a result of music’s digitization, Louis Melançon has analyzed the transformation of music consumption in the […]

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Laser shaming

An interesting phenomena is occurring in Bejing’s concert halls. When people use their cellphones during a concert, they are pointed at by employees with a laser pointer. Another solution is […]

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Today’s music critics: qu’ossa donne?

Journalist Alain Brunet considers the role music critics play in society in the digital era. Are music critics useless? Stressing the quality of their expertise, he adds: “When expressed humbly […]

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Is the development of audiences an important issue for the Minister of Culture and Communication?

Connaissez-vous Luc Fortin, ministre de la Culture et des Communications du gouvernement Couillard ? Dans une entrevue avec la journaliste Nathalie Petrowski, il explique que l’une des préoccupations est celle […]

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