Technologies and media

Digital Music Apps Can Help Those With Autism Interact With the World

A 2017 study in the journal Frontiers in Psychology mentioned that those on the autism spectrum are taken more towards digital composition—and less traditional sounding music—because digital not only offers a wide range of instrumentation and sound effects but also has options to combine looping outside of traditional composition.

Observer

This Curated Music App Is Designed to Help You Focus

You’ve probably popped in your earbuds at the office to drown out distractions on busy days. However, the songs you’ve chosen for your 9-to-5 playlist might not maximize your time at work.

Entrepreneur

"C'est déjà demain": les technologies qui réinventent les concerts

L'été est la saison des festivals de musique. L'occasion pour la technologie de s'y mettre.

BFM

The Internet is a Strange Place for Music

Just as there is music that is designed to erase the scrubber bar, there are internet-born aesthetics that acknowledge, even exploit, this tool’s function.

New Music Box

From Beyoncé to Bob Dylan, why music docs are all over our screens

According to May’s edition of Billboard magazine, 11 new films about mainstream musicians, either documentaries or biopics, were all due out in cinemas over the next year, with many more niche productions lined up for music festivals or going out on streaming services.

The Guardian

Could wristbands turn festivals into games?

Wristbands have long been synonymous with music festivals, but what was once a simple, colourful loop of material now increasingly contains contactless technology.

BBC

In Streaming Age, Classical Music Gets Lost in the Metadata

The algorithms of Spotify, Apple and Amazon are carefully engineered to steer listeners to pop hits, and Schubert and Puccini can get lost in the metadata.

The New York Times

Spotify ne permettra plus aux artistes de poster directement de la musique

Le programme de la plateforme de streaming Spotify, qui permettait aux artistes – indés, notamment – de poster eux-mêmes leurs morceaux, n’est plus.

Rolling Stones

Chartmetric explores the ‘trigger cities’ of south-east Asia

There’s some good data on how Spotify is functioning as a platform in the region, with K-Pop act Blackpink, US artist Lauv and a host of western artists performing well by the metric of monthly listeners.

Musically


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