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Connecting the dots: Learning to read music is worth the effort

Matt Stevens, the excellent loopist and guitarist, posed a question on Twitter recently, “Is it important for musicians to be able to read music?” This is a perennial discussion point amongst musicians and often seems to divide down the lines … Continue reading

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Hemmed in by signposts: Metaphors limit the scope of social media innovation

Metaphors are a crucial part of how we relate to the digital world. They are crucial in one sense as the low-level languages that computers use are incom­pre­hensible to humans. All our spangly, shiny Powerpoint present­a­tions and music libraries are … Continue reading

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Using Social Media: Don’t Forget to Listen

A new study by San Diego State University reveals that US college students believe that their gener­ation use social media for, “self-promotion, narcissism and attention seeking.” This may well be true but I believe that this is due to the … Continue reading

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