Music 3.0 Call for Ideas

Music 3.0 Call for Ideas

Music 3.0 Call for Ideas

A week-long pilot programme of talks and discussions revolving around innovation in the music industry is looking for participants.

Tears and Chills

Tears and Chills

Tears and Chills

Why does music provoke such strong reactions in us? How can it make us cry? What is it about music that moves us so profoundly?

To the Country

To the Country

To the Country

Being cut off is a state of mind, writes composer John McLachlan

Cash from Chaos

Cash from Chaos

Cash from Chaos

What have music impresarios Sergey Diaghilev, Malcolm McLaren and Simon Cowell got in common? – and what sets them apart? asks Peter Rosser.

Setting Radio Free

Setting Radio Free

Setting Radio Free

The digital medium will set radio free, but will it change the essence of radio, asks Benedict Schlepper-Connolly

Sensuality Matters

Sensuality Matters

Sensuality Matters

There is a long line of theories claiming that we have reached the end of art, but they are forgetting something, writes Joanna Demers

Editorial: Futures entwined

Editorial: Futures entwined

The direct impact the new digital culture is having on music, in terms of access, dissemination and copyright, is well documented, but the indirect impact less so.

Editorial: Tell us another

Editorial: Tell us another

‘I mbliana ní raibh aon urraíocht ar fáil faraor, leis an tseachtain ealaíne is oidhreachta a reachtáil mar a bhíonns againn go hiondúil.’ Or, in English: ‘Unfortunately, no sponsorship was...

Wagner, Inc.

Wagner, Inc.

Wagner, Inc.

In a masterful self-promotional effort that began in his twenties and lasted for the remainder of his career, Richard Wagner managed to develop himself into a ‘brand’ – a name, look, ideology and product that continues today.

This is Serious

This is Serious

"The story of how Cowell came to love ‘Jedward’ is the story of how capital, given enough time, consumes even that which appears to be inconsumable." Despite its cheapness, music is the winner in The X Factor, argues Stephen Graha

Why the Arts are Funded

Why the Arts are Funded

Why the Arts are Funded

The challenges facing the funding of the arts go beyond the current economic situation.

A Whole New Thing

A Whole New Thing

A Whole New Thing

Alice Echols tells the forgotten story of the daring, cross-racial experimentation that happened across rock, funk and disco during the 1970s.

Editorial: A Model Business

Editorial: A Model Business

The search for a sustainable business model for the producing and selling of music in the digital age persists, but it is crippled by a narrow view of the internet.

Radar: Midem 2010

Radar: Midem 2010

Radar: Midem 2010

Cannes – The teenagers employed to demonstrate the joys of Rockband – complete with full stage, bass and lead guitars, mics and kit – must have been wondering why the game was suddenly becoming such hard work. Situated by the café...

Don’t Upset the Rhythm

Don’t Upset the Rhythm

Don’t Upset the Rhythm

When innovative music is seen as a moral threat to society

Editorial: Our Technological Land of Oz

Editorial: Our Technological Land of Oz

For nine years, I have been poised as a magazine publisher, ready to leap into the virtual world entirely. From about 2006, I was expecting it every month. It has yet to happen.

The Most Mod Con

The Most Mod Con

The Most Mod Con

Has the affection for the piano in the home sustained – or is it now a piece of technology to be superseded?

Composing by Numbers

Composing by Numbers

Composing by Numbers

People plus music: it’s a simple formula for compelling television programmes, but why does screening creativity in music defeat even the most imaginative producers and directors, asks Christopher Fox.

Obama Music

Obama Music

Obama Music

Obama and the music of Chicago become the vehicle for a writer's guilt

Online Radio Guide

Online Radio Guide

Classical/Early   CD Review Andrew McGregor Sat, 9:00am www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview/Classical Collection Sarah Walker Mon–Fri, 10:00am www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/classicalcollection Composer of the Week Donal...