Friday, March 13, 2009

Former Beatle John Lennon is Dead (he remains alive in my conciousness)

There is undoubtedly a strong connection between human speech and music. This podcast considers the implications of how new sound and recording technology has changed the way we hear voices, and connect with their singer, as listeners. In particular it focuses on John Lennon whose split from the Beatles in 1969 and murder in 1980 both stand as symbolic events which occurred at the crossroads of broader cultural change.