Tag Archive: Music
“Having a record in your collection meant that you could spend time poring over its liner notes: familiarizing yourself with the names of musicians, producers, engineers, and managers; memorizing lyrics; and studying photos of musicians’ faces, stances and attire. These were the intangible qualities that made music more than just a service, but something to be collected.”
Dec. 18, ‘13: — Love this Khoi Vinh essay on what’s missing from streaming music. I totally agree.
Oct. 24, ‘13: It’s been a slow gadget year for me. For the first time in ages, I’ll end up spending less than $1,000 on Apple gear in 2013. Probably a retina iPad mini, and that’s it. Everything else still works great. But … Continue reading →
Feb. 13, ‘13: In the era of the fast-fail startup, it’s kind of impressive that Slacker Radio even still exists. Especially considering the always-lousy business of streaming music. Especially considering that its name is “Slacker”. But sure enough, Slacker is still alive, launching yet … Continue reading →
Feb. 8, ‘12: TuneCore CEO Jeff Price: The first royalty payments from iMatch are in, and they got me excited – the total amount is over $10,000 for the first two months.
Nov. 23, ‘11: Franz Nicolay is a Brooklyn-based singer, musician, and composer, and former keyboardist for The Hold Steady. (He — and they — are among my all-time favorites.) His latest album, “Luck and Courage”, is available on iTunes and at Amazon. Follow … Continue reading →