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FINALLY! A Purpose for All Those Cell Phone Photos Taken at Concerts

I like this.  From the Toronto Star:

Smartphones have become a near-constant presence at live music shows, transforming concert halls into seas of tiny blue screens.But what if the documenting masses captured their digital mementos in the name of a communal goal?

That is the idea behind “One Million Music Moments,” which envisions channeling our propensity to record and share these experiences into a city-building campaign.

The vision: To get Toronto residents to use their phones to document 1 million music moments in a year, and share their music-related snaps — anything from concerts and street buskers to a commuter whistling on the subway platform — with the social media hashtag #1MMM.

Read on.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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