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The Power of Music Thinking
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Today, we are in Nashville, and we speak with Shain Shapiro – a globally recognised thought leader at the convergence of music, culture and urban policy. Shain is the CEO of Sound Diplomacy – a global research and strategy consultancy, and he also leads the non-profit Center for Music Ecosystems, which commissions research to help […]
The shorthand of Music Thinking is: Listen, Tune, Play and Perform. I call it the Music Thinking Mantra. You can do this over and over again – well, like a mantra. Wear the Music Thinking Mantra on a T-shirt Show that you are music thinking and wear the Mantra on your T-shirt as a statement, […]
Special edition on DDW with Louis Moeckel and his Toy Dolphin project In October, I visited the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. It is an event and showcase of Dutch design with exhibitions, studio visits, workshops, seminars, and parties across the city. One of the highlights of this packed week is the Design Academy Eindhoven’s […]
What is the use of standing still for 10 minutes? I was asking myself when I saw a post on social media. It was a double picture of a man with a mobile phone around his neck displaying some data, and another picture showed the view he saw at that moment. I learned that he […]
Nowadays, composers no longer work only for the concert hall or the opera stage. Today, a composer who creates the next symphonic work has become an innovator who can be active in a wide range of fields, from video to film, from sonic branding to sound identity of products and services. Today, we speak with […]
Today we are in Mumbai. We talk with Jeena Earthiva. Jeena is a Transformational Coach, a Producer with a master’s in Computer Science, an ex-Bollywood singer, the Founder of Conscious Music Code, and a ‘Mind DJ’. Jeena conveys her story of a successful Bollywood singer who lost her voice at the top of her singing […]
How to find a way out of chaos “Halt im Haltlosen” was the theme of the 10th SWF Forum in Berlin. More info here. There were many stimulating impulses from Sociologist to Climate Investigator, from Chess Grandmaster to Design Researcher, from Journalist to Head of the Collaborative Governance Lab – enriched with practical interventions from […]