Tag Archives: music

3 Great Early 2016 Albums

Blue Wave by Operators Dan Boeckner is one of my favorite individual musicians working today. Wolf Parade, Handsome Furs, and Divine Fits is a pretty damn impressive resume, and his latest project Operators, is every bit as amazing as I hoped it would be. Holy Ghost by Modern Baseball I had no idea who these […]

Spotify is Worthless If You Own Music

Paul Thurrott1 wrote a piece yesterday about how woefully inadequate Spotify is for people like him who want to bring their personal music collection with them. Spotify, alas, does not provide this feature. I’m actually quite surprised by this, given how popular it is, and initially assumed I was missing something. But no: Spotify will […]

A Simple Way to Make Following on Apple Music Way More Useful

The Rural Alberta Advantage is one of my favorite bands, and I just realized yesterday that I was not following them on Apple Music. I tapped the Follow button because that’s what you do for bands you like, but I realized that this was a completely empty gesture. See, following someone on Apple Music means […]

Modern Classic: Thunder, Lightning, Strike by The Go! Team

The Go! Team made a bit of a splash in the indie music scene in the mid 2000s. They were a part of the mini British invasion of that decade, along with bands like Arctic Monkeys, Bloc Party, The Kooks, The Fratellis, and Franz Ferdinand, and their debut album, Thunder, Lighting, Strike is one of […]