Watch This Fascinating Documentary: “The Art of Listening”

How do you listen to music? This seemingly superficial question is actually the entrance to a very deep rat hole. Are we talking about the devices which we use? Our perception of rhythm and melody? Where we choose to listen? How we allow music to affect us?

Filmmakers Michael Coleman and Emmanuel Moran decided to explore this concept in a documentary called The Art of Listening.  Read more at CNET and then stretch out for the next 75 minutes to explore the idea of listening to music.

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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