I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry: What is The Loneliest Music Genre of All?

I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry:
What is The Loneliest Music Genre of All?

Show Notes

If you could pick the loneliest music genre of all, what would be some of options: would it be blues or jazz? How about shoegaze. What makes a song lonely and can music bring us closer together even if we are listening on our own.
 
In this episode, we hear from experts:
  • Robbie Kowal, a DJ, who held the first silent disco in America.
  • Lisa Christiansen, a music journalist and reporter at the CBC.
  • Steve Wide, a radio announcer, in Melbourne, Australia and a fan of shoegaze.
  • Geoff Luck, CEO at Hyperlive, senior researcher of music perception, cognition and computational analysis at University of Jyväskylä.
Major Sources Include:

1. Rod Faulkner Interview January 14, 2021
2.
Steve Wide Interview Jan 17, 2021
3. Geoff Luck Interview Jan 18, 2021
4. Lisa Christiansen Interview Jan 28, 2021
5.
Music Listening Soared During Pandemic: BBC
6. Music Streaming: Forbes

Host and Writer: Peg Fong
Director: Callie O’Reilly
Theme music: Ian Lefeuvre and Ari Posner
Engineer: Geoff Devine
Producers: Debbie O’Reilly and Guillermo Serrano
Executive Producer: Terry O’Reilly

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Network and powered by Acast.

Show Notes

If you could pick the loneliest music genre of all, what would be some of options: would it be blues or jazz? How about shoegaze. What makes a song lonely and can music bring us closer together even if we are listening on our own.
 
In this episode, we hear from experts:
  • Robbie Kowal, a DJ, who held the first silent disco in America.
  • Lisa Christiansen, a music journalist and reporter at the CBC.
  • Steve Wide, a radio announcer, in Melbourne, Australia and a fan of shoegaze.
  • Geoff Luck, CEO at Hyperlive, senior researcher of music perception, cognition and computational analysis at University of Jyväskylä.
Major Sources Include:

1. Rod Faulkner Interview January 14, 2021
2.
Steve Wide Interview Jan 17, 2021
3. Geoff Luck Interview Jan 18, 2021
4. Lisa Christiansen Interview Jan 28, 2021
5.
Music Listening Soared During Pandemic: BBC
6. Music Streaming: Forbes

Host and Writer: Peg Fong
Director: Callie O’Reilly
Theme music: Ian Lefeuvre and Ari Posner
Engineer: Geoff Devine
Producers: Debbie O’Reilly and Guillermo Serrano
Executive Producer: Terry O’Reilly

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Network and powered by Acast.

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