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The World Needs Female Rock Critics - The New Yorker

The World Needs Female Rock Critics - The New Yorker | American musical life | Scoop.it
Anwen Crawford considers Jessica Hopper’s “The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic” and the role of women in rock and roll.
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Apple Music first look: It's all about curation, curation, curation

Apple Music first look: It's all about curation, curation, curation | American musical life | Scoop.it
Apple Music may not win over die-hard Spotify subscribers, but it has a lot to offer anyone who's never tried streaming before.
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Inside Spotify’s Hunt for the Perfect Playlist

Inside Spotify’s Hunt for the Perfect Playlist | American musical life | Scoop.it
Spotify is launching a new playlist service called Discover Weekly that uses your data to serve you songs you might like.
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Copyright And The Public Interest: Not Necessarily Competing Forces

Copyright And The Public Interest: Not Necessarily Competing Forces | American musical life | Scoop.it
Copyright protection advances the public interest, and good public policy must properly consider “the role of intellectual property as a tool for economic emancipation, a catalyst for cultural dive...
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The Value of a Single Music Stream: Infographic

The Value of a Single Music Stream: Infographic | American musical life | Scoop.it
What happens when you press play on a music streaming service? It depends on the service, but in any scenario many different parties end up splitting fractions of a penny. Here we look at Spotify and Pandora, two of the most popular music streaming services in the United States. Spotify had 4.7 million subscribers in the U.S. at the end of 2014. Pandora has about 80 million monthly listeners, nearly all in the U.S. And we look at typical streams on both services. Spotify has both a free and paid
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An Interview With One Of Music's Most Influential Interviewers: Journalist Larry LeBlanc - hypebot

An Interview With One Of Music's Most Influential Interviewers: Journalist Larry LeBlanc - hypebot | American musical life | Scoop.it
[UPDATED] I've been interviewed by Larry LeBlanc. It's both a treat and a touch terrifying. Somehow, he remembers your history and the story behind the music that happened around you, better than you do. Finally, we get to hear from the man himself. ______________________________ By Julijana Capone via the National...
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The internet took the album away, and now it's giving it back

For decades, the album was the primary form in which music was delivered to the masses. But ever since Apple introduced iTunes back in 2001, the album has been on the decline. When online piracy...
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A Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Q+A with Oliver Wang

A Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Q+A with Oliver Wang | American musical life | Scoop.it
Oliver Wang asks the questions in this exclusive 2004 interview...

Q: Can't Stop Won't Stop is subtitled "A History of the Hip-Hop Generation", which seems to be distinct from calling it "A History of Hip-Hop".

A: I'm not interested in writing about hip-hop just in terms of rap music...Hip-hop is all that and—to kind of flip dead prez's epigram—it's also bigger than all that...
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How much do musicians really make from Spotify, iTunes and YouTube?

How much do musicians really make from Spotify, iTunes and YouTube? | American musical life | Scoop.it
Plus Tidal, Deezer, Rhapsody, Beats Music, Google Play and other digital services, as Information Is Beautiful updates its 2010 infographic
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Sasha Frere-Jones on Ditching a Top Music Criticism Gig for Genius - Newsweek

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By now you may have heard: Music critic Sasha Frere-Jones is leaving The New Yorker for Genius, the lyric annotation site that was formerly known as Rap Genius.
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Rock Criticism: When the Music's Over | The Doors

Rock Criticism:  When the Music's Over | The Doors | American musical life | Scoop.it
Rock Criticism: When the Music's Overby John Montana<
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Concert Room and Orchestra Anecdotes of Music and Musicians, Ancient and Modern | Music criticism

Concert Room and Orchestra Anecdotes of Music and Musicians, Ancient and Modern | Music criticism | American musical life | Scoop.it
Published in 1825, this highly entertaining three-volume collection yields all manner of insights into musical life through history.
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The Music Critic in the Age of the Insta-Release - The New Yorker

The Music Critic in the Age of the Insta-Release - The New Yorker | American musical life | Scoop.it
Amanda Petrusich on what the rise of the surprise album release means for music criticism. 
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How to Listen to Music - The New Yorker

How to Listen to Music - The New Yorker | American musical life | Scoop.it
Hua Hsu on the New York Times critic Ben Ratliff’s new book “Every Song Ever,” which examines how we listen to music today.
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The Search for the Perfect Playlist

The Search for the Perfect Playlist | American musical life | Scoop.it
On sites from Spotify to Beats, Songza to Slacker, man and machine are teaming—and competing—to make the best mixes.
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The King's Hawaiian Blog: The All-Time Best Hawaiian Music Playlist

The King's Hawaiian Blog: The All-Time Best Hawaiian Music Playlist | American musical life | Scoop.it
We asked our fans to share with us which songs remind them of Hawaii and the response was amazing. So, here it is the all-time best Hawaiian music playlist curated by you - our fans! We've made it easy for you to listen whenever you'd like!| King's Hawaiian Blog.
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On Cameron Crowe's Aloha and Indigenous Pacific Films We Actually Recommend

On Cameron Crowe's Aloha and Indigenous Pacific Films We Actually Recommend | American musical life | Scoop.it
  By Hinemoana of Turtle Island: Lani Teves, Liza Keanuenueokalani Williams, Maile Arvin,  Fuifuilupe Niumetolu, Natalee Kēhaulani Bauer, and Kēhaulani Vaughn (Note: In this piece we use Nativ...
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Do you want poptimism? Or do you want the truth?

Do you want poptimism? Or do you want the truth? | American musical life | Scoop.it
Here's why tomorrow's musical conversation needs more disagreement.
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How much do musicians really make from Spotify, iTunes and YouTube?

How much do musicians really make from Spotify, iTunes and YouTube? | American musical life | Scoop.it
Plus Tidal, Deezer, Rhapsody, Beats Music, Google Play and other digital services, as Information Is Beautiful updates its 2010 infographic
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Jeff Chang Interviews Oliver Wang

Jeff Chang Interviews Oliver Wang | American musical life | Scoop.it
Oliver Wang's new book Legions of Boom: Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews in the San Francisco Bay Area chronicles the history of the San Francisco Bay Area Filipino American mobile DJ scene of the...
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'Native North America': How We Ignored Incredible Folk and Country Made at ... - RollingStone.com

'Native North America': How We Ignored Incredible Folk and Country Made at ... - RollingStone.com | American musical life | Scoop.it
'Native 'North America: Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966-1985' sheds light on the music from indigenous people of Canada and the northern US
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Notes and Music - The Weekly Standard

Notes and Music - The Weekly Standard | American musical life | Scoop.it
There are four 20th-century writers who are widely considered to be the gold standard in American journalistic criticism of the arts and intellectual life: H. L. Mencken, Edmund Wilson, James Agee, and Virgil Thomson.
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How Rap Genius and explainer sites are killing music journalism

How Rap Genius and explainer sites are killing music journalism | American musical life | Scoop.it
"RapGenius.com is white devil sophistry / Urban Dictionary is for demons with college degrees" - Kool AD, "Middle of the Cake" Last year, jazz critic and music historian Ted Gioia wrote a widely-re...
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