Glass Jukebox - Trends of fairness and transparency and the Finnish music industries
Juho Kaitajärvi-Tiekso discusses power relations, fairness and the role of copyright in the world of music streaming services.
Scenes, neo-tribes and imagined communities
"As a worldwide sub-culture, heavy metal is an excellent example of the specialised communities that emerge in modern society, governed by individual preferences rather than a...
Special Feature 3/2018 Editorial: Unisons and adventurous harmonies
In this Special Feature FMQ takes a look at the fascinating network of relationships between music, community and identity. We discuss the role of music in...
Special Feature 2/2018 Editorial: Essential elements of an ideal degree in music
The second Special Feature in FMQ in 2018 focuses on Finland’s only university-level music institution, the Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki, through...
Meditations of a librettist
Author and musician Maritza Núñez has written the librettos for 42 operas to date. In 2018, operas based on her libretti will be performed in Finland,...
Slicing and dicing the streaming revenue cake
As streaming revenues and their significance have increased, the fairness of the distribution system has become a topic for global debate within the music industry. Consumers...
Talking of stalking
What is the societal function of music – and art in general – in addressing violence? Should art depict violence, and if so, how?
"The standard of Baroque music performances in Finland continues to rise, and great ambition goes into both planning and performance."
Happy birthday to Finnish music education!
The year 2017 not only marks the centenary of Finland’s independence but is also an anniversary year for Finnish music education.