Over the years with developing technology, the way people listen and explore music has drastically changed.
In the span of 15 years, people listening to music has been revolutionised – from bulky cd players to sleek music players. The iPod is a classic example of converging old music with new music. Music is not limited to just songs anymore, it is now interactive apps such as Spin Play, which is an app that allows you to listen to a bands music while reading about them in reviews. It can also be online music such as live streaming apps such as Spotify and Soundcloud.
Listening to music has changed from cds and cassettes to online streaming. It has converged from record players to touch screen gadgets that allow the user to do more to enhance their music experience.
Most people are familiar with traditional techniques to listen to music, whether this be cd players, stereos or even vinyl players. Now, it is made into a completely new concept such as a mode of communication between people.
In some applications, its easy to show your friends via social networks what you’re listening too. Although its made the entire experience more social,is it taking away from the beauty of listening to a song just because? Debatable.