The Weekly Stripe – 04.10.19

We’ve been thinking a lot about the value of music recently and here are some of the books, articles and frameworks we’ve found helpful.

The Weekly Stripe – 04.10.19

Lucien Karpik teaches us why music is a ‘Singularity’ – a complex good that can’t be reduced to its features. 

 

The Weekly Stripe – 04.10.19

Tia Denora argues that music is a ‘technology of the self’ that enables us to transform our environment and ourselves.

 

The Weekly Stripe – 04.10.19

Lee Marshal believes that music isn’t as valuable as many artists believe because attentive listening only accounts for 2% of consumption. 

 

The Weekly Stripe – 04.10.19

Sara Ahmed’s work on ‘Affective Economies’ sheds light on how music can be a carrier and mediator of emotion. 

 

The Weekly Stripe – 04.10.19

Ben Green’s PhD thesis explores ‘peak music experiences’ through the lens of identity and belonging.