Thursday, February 18, 2016

drowning in the sea of sound

At The New York Times, a review by me of a book by Ben Ratliff - Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen in An Age of Musical Plenty - that I found very interesting but also disagreed with quite a bit. It proposes ways to navigate the music overload / excess of access that's been with us for a while (since broadband, but escalating with YouTube and the streaming services), modes of listening that cut across history, genre, geography and biography.

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