This week on FORA.tv Music Friday, we take a look at some of the ways artists are fostering evolution in music whether it’s through technology, in the classroom, in a music video, or with industry practices.
Classical pianist Lang Lang engages an audience along with 100 young pianists in a social music event, allowing the group to share, learn and enhance their musical abilities collectively, all while creating a joyful performance.
From R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe joined TimesTalks to discuss a series of films that were created for the band’s 2011 release, Collapse Into Now. Each film was specifically made to accompany a song on the album and were directed by notable filmmakers and artists.
Todd Rundgren has been involved in almost every aspect of music and music production, from songwriting and music videos to production and conceptual design. In the following clip, Rundgren tackles the music industry and points out ways it can evolve, saying “music is a service, not a product.”