Inspiring + Entertaining Music Shows Online

Performances, discussions, jam sessions, DJ sets and all manner of melodic endeavors

While performances, parties, clubs and bars are suspended, musicians have been finding ways to continue to communicate with each other and share their music. Video shoots are scrapped and reformed in new, innovative ways. Instagram Live is filled with DJs playing party sets, musicians jamming in their living rooms and singers performing in front of their laptops. Music—through live shows, recordings and conversations—has taken on …

Live-Streaming Disasters

Launched within just a month of each other, new social media platforms Meerkat and Periscope both favor live-streaming videos over text or photos, giving users an in-the-moment experience and urgency to participate. The release of Twitter-owned Periscope coincided with a devastating and tragic building fire in NYC’s East Village and saw many people flocking to the app to stream the ongoing disaster—which poses the question: …