This and audiocast covers what it means when shared mass entertainment gives way to solitary listening. In addition, the importance of where you live on your life and career is discussed.
The hits of yesterday: what iPods, file-sharing and musical options beyond the record label mean for the music industry … and for music’s social function.
Jason Anderson is a music critic with Toronto Life and Eye Weekly.
Kim Cook is the owner of Pheromone Records, and chair of the Juno Awards nominating committee.
Dan Hill is a Juno Award-winning singer songwriter.
Carl Wilson is a writer/editor with The Globe and Mail, and author of Celine Dion’s Let’s Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste.
Why where you live is as important as who you live with: superstar academic Richard Florida on urban centres, the creative economy, and what he likes about his newly adopted city.
Richard Florida is director of the Martin Prosperity Institute, professor of business and creativity at the Rotman School, and founder of the Creative Class Group.