Articles tagged spotify

Pop Unmuted 6: Listening to the Internet and Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk”

On Episode Six of Pop Unmuted, we discuss the effects of online music streaming and the postmodernism of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars's "Uptown Funk".

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Stream of (Music) Consciousness

The 'Marshall McLuhan' message borne by the MP3 revolution is clear: music is endlessly plentiful and entirely disposable. So what's the message of streaming?

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All That Turns to Gold: The Post-Punk Alchemy of My Gold Mask!

Chicago's artfully embellished trio My Gold Mask deliver style, panache, and otherworldy grooves with eerie ease.

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The Future of Music Looks Like a Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland

I can just imagine some kind of electromagnetic pulse taking out all of the world's computers, leaving us with little more than the Ferrante and Teicher albums that litter every thrift store in the country.

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4 Aug 2011 // 5:30 AM

Spotify delivers the future of music now

LOS ANGELES — On a recent afternoon while driving down Beverly Boulevard, I had 15 million songs sitting in the little tray between the driver and passenger

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15 Apr 2011 // 3:58 AM

Spotify alters its streaming rules to limit free music

LOS ANGELES — For the lucky few in the U.S. who have access to Spotify’s digital music service, unlimited free play will soon be

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O Great Spotify, Where Are You?

Spotify continues to make U.S. users hold out for a future that hasn’t arrived... yet.

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24 Mar 2010 // 2:48 AM

Spotify music stream works to woo skeptical labels

LOS ANGELES — The last time a young entrepreneur executed his promise to revolutionize music with computer software, the industry sued him for billions of dollars.

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18 Mar 2010 // 6:00 AM

AUSTIN, Texas — Some trend-spotters point to Daniel Ek, a 26-year-old Swedish technology entrepreneur, as the music industry’s next Steve Jobs or Shawn Fanning. Little

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