digital culture

When Two Bricks Are Placed Carefully Together

When Two Bricks Are Placed Carefully Together

When Two Bricks Are Placed Carefully Together

Counterpoint in music – as much a concept as a technique – has been with us for centuries, from the twelfth-century vocal music of Léonin to the playlists on our iPods. But what is really at the heart of the idea?

Published on 23 May 2011

Garrett Sholdice is a composer and a director of the record label and music production company Ergodos.

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.

Published on 1 June 2010

Toner Quinn is founder and Editor of The Journal of Music, a musician, writer on music, and lecturer in contemporary publishing at NUI Galway. His personal website is www.tonerquinn.com.

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.

Published on 1 February 2010

Toner Quinn is founder and Editor of The Journal of Music, a musician, writer on music, and lecturer in contemporary publishing at NUI Galway. His personal website is www.tonerquinn.com.

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...

Published on 1 February 2010