Blogging at the intersection of urban studies and popular music

Monthly archive January, 2014
some thoughts on the decline of urban music retail

some thoughts on the decline of urban music retail

I had a brief but interesting Twitter conversation yesterday triggered by Maura Johnston’s link to a New York Times article about how J&R Music World, a venerable downtown NYC retailer of music, hardware and technology, is abandoning its CD sales. already happened to fans of all music across US… MT @nytimes NY classical fans running...
why I have two Twitter accounts

why I have two Twitter accounts

I set up a personal Twitter account, @LeonardNevarez, to accompany my original @MusicalUrbanism account.  In explaining why, this is a good moment to review the evolution of my Musical Urbanism project. In the fall of 2007, I introduced a new co-taught course, Musical Urbanism, as a senior seminar at Vassar College’s Urban Studies Program. The...