Introduction
In dependence on movements like Slow Food or Slow Living, Slow Listening is about finding new forms of awareness regarding to music consumption that do justice to music as a form of art.

This website is the documentation of three design concepts, developed as part of my BA thesis about music-listening behavior at the Interface Design program at University of Applied Sciences, Potsdam. The objects and concepts shown here are not to be seen as marked-ready products, but rather as critical design objects aiming to spark debate about today's forms of consumption.
Listen Carefully
Listen Carefully
Abstract
The times we are living in are fast moving and hectic. Modern technology is altering the way we live, work and consume, supporting a fast and superficial lifestyle. A way to cope with these new challenges is hard to find. Nowadays it seems more and more important to critically reflect on one's behavior in order to define a viewpoint and find a healthy way to live.

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Play At
Plat At
Abstract
Nowadays it seems almost forgotten that, not too long ago, music was a limited resource and tied to a physical place. Through mobile playback devices and wireless media-streaming services it is now possible to access almost every piece of music that was ever recorded from almost everywhere on earth. This development has shifted the perception and reduced the value of music from an artistic piece to be enjoyed on one's living room to a barely noticeable standard.

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Adopt-A-Song
Slide 7
Abstract
Popular music playback software is designed for accessing music libraries by search queries or playlists. Nowadays, quick growing digital music collections are often exceeding the size the user can cope with. About two-thirds of an average digital music collection is almost unheard. Those rarely played tracks are overlooked and hard to recognize with state-of-the-art software players.

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