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Liner Notes Vol. VI

Written by Elizabeth Bloom on .

OK, I know I always say this, but this entry really does have a lot of fascinating stuff in music journalism, including some long-reads that are worth savoring. Enjoy!

From the L.A. Times, a Robert Ashley appreciation http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/culture/la-et-cm-robert-ashley-appreciation,0,2675910.story#axzz2va6X11do

From Wired, Amazon Prime pricing and music streaming http://www.wired.com/business/2014/02/one-way-amazon-ease-pain-prime-price-hike/

From Aeon, why we love repetition http://aeon.co/magazine/altered-states/why-we-love-repetition-in-music/

From Wired, turning colors into sound http://www.wired.com/2014/03/cyborg-neil-harbisson-teaches-musicians-play-color-sheet-music/

From the New York Times, the Detroit Symphony’s cutting-edge streaming service http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/22/arts/music/detroit-symphony-dives-headlong-into-streaming.html

From the Washington Post, the opera singer on “The Bachelor” http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/sharleen-joynt-between-the-bachelor-and-the-challenges-of-an-opera-career/2014/03/20/ed346a6a-ada8-11e3-a49e-76adc9210f19_story.html

From the New York Times, musicals spilling into opera companies http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/26/arts/international/opera-companies-turn-to-musicals.html

From Al Jazeera America, young black classical musicians http://projects.aljazeera.com/2014/detroit-music/

From the Wall Street Journal, the best composer-conductor you’ve never heard of http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304418404579463194137990718

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