How much time do you spend actively listening to music?
The hi-fi journalist doesn't do much else than listen to his favourite music all day – to quote a common belief about our job. That's not quite true, of course, but one can confidently assume that we listen to more music than most hi-fi and music fans thanks to our profession. We wanted to find out how much time the subscribers of our bi-weekly STEREO Magazine Newsletter actual spend listening to music per week. Here, we have published the results of this survey.
- listening to music helps to relax and confort the soul
- I used to be a weekend listener. Since I retired and have more time and I turn on my system to enjoy the music more often.
- I'd like to listen to music more but my time is limited.
- I spend a lot more time than thus listening to TV and cinema as this is also a 5.1 surround system.
- KiiThree & BXT addict
- Mostly in the weekends, sometimes more and sometimes less, so as an average about 7 hours a week
- As an active musician I used to hear every single day the music of other people from various genres.
- If I listen to music more than 2 to 3 hours listening fatigue becomes an issue.
- 90 minutes a night, roughly.
- Listening to records.
- All day, ...every day!
- If I put together how much I listen to music both from my laptop whith B&W MM 1 speakers and from my full size Hi-Fi system it will be more then 15 hours.
- Retired 67 year old
- Listen: 1. Mozart , Beethoven . Bach, Tschaikowsky ,
2. Pop , Rock ,Blues
on CD, SACD, FLAC, APE, AAC ...
- Define: actively listening.
- I mostly listen in the evening after work.
- Mostly in the evenings when everyone else is in bed
- The system is shared and used to listen to recorded music, online radios and streaming from Qobuz (me) and Spotify (the kids).
- Never enough time to truly just listen. It may be "on" but many times I'm not really "listening" as I'd like to be.
- Every day 1-2 hours internet radio (trough my tubes amp) and on weekend 2-6 hours vinyl or tape.