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Music and Culture Now (Oh, and voices, too)

Please come have a look at my latest post at the Harvard Business Review Blog, The Conversation.  Click here.  

I am trying to think through the argument made by Simon Reynolds in his new book Retromania.  

Here’s the graphic I used.  

Also please come have a look at the post I put up yesterday on Psychology Today.  It’s about an anthropological oddity, that we should buff and polish every aspect of the social self except the voice.  

Considering how much time and money we spend on hair, skin, teeth, clothing, scent, fitness, we ought to be working our voices like topiary.  

Please click here.