Tag Archives: music

Pitchfork’s Overlooked Albums of 2015 So Far

Pitchfork released a list of some of the best, least noticed albums of the first half of the year. With Apple Music out there, there should be no excuse not to check out some of these weird little gems.

Apple Changes Course on Paying Artists During Free Trial

Apple has decided to change course and pay labels for the rights to stream their music during a 90-day free trial. The moves come after Taylor Swift penned an open letter to the hardware giant, writing that she found the company’s insistence “disappointing” and “shocking.” – via The Hollywood Reporter Well that was a quick […]

Taylor Swift Rightfully Takes Apple to Task on Free Music

  Three months is a long time to go unpaid, and it is unfair to ask anyone to work for nothing. I say this with love, reverence, and admiration for everything else Apple has done. I hope that soon I can join them in the progression towards a streaming model that seems fair to those […]

It’s Simple: Buy Your Music If You Want to Own It

I’m going to make a wild prediction: the iTunes Music Store, with its gobs and gobs of DRM-free M4A files isn’t going to go away on Monday, or any time for the foreseeable future. – Richard Anderson for Sanspoint. Rich makes a good argument why we needn’t be worried about “the return of DRM in […]