Music makes the world go round. Most of you, our readers, make music - but I’m curious about where music listening fits into your life. And has making music changed the way you listen to it? Each week we open our mic to readers and lurkers alike to come out of the woodwork and tell us your thoughts and opinion, your experiences and mistakes, what you love and what you hate.
Do you mainly use portable devices like an iPod, or do you listen through huge high-quality speakers? Do your neighbors know when you’re listening to music, and do they tell you about it?
Do you listen to MP3s, CDs, tapes or vinyl? Do you love the small file size of MP3s, or hate the reduced quality? What software do you use to listen to your MP3s?
Do you have music playing all the time, or do you sit down and listen to it on purpose? Do you listen to music on your own, or socially with others?
What styles of music do you listen to? Do you listen to the same styles as you make? Do you listen to music for pure enjoyment, to improve your music making, or because you can’t live without it?
And if you have a crazy or interesting story about listening to music, make sure you tell us about it.