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The Anti-Tidal Press Continues

That’s Business, Man: Why Jay Z’s Tidal Is a Complete Disaster – Bloomberg Some of the Tidal artist-owners can’t pull their work from rival services—because their record deals don’t allow it—but this raises a delicate question: If they could, do Jay Z and his partners really believe that their fans would flock to Tidal? “When […]

More Artists Comment on the Disaster That Is Tidal Music

Tidal relaunched 2 weeks ago, and I was a critic of the service right off the bat. I think the messaging is horrendous (millionaires in million-dollar outfits complaining about not getting enough money) and the service itself is worse and more expensive than it’s competitors. Mumford & Sons are most concerned with making their fans […]

2015 Music to Kill Your Winter Blues

These are some of my most-listened to songs from the year so far[1]. This midwesterner is over winter, so most of what I’ve been listening to is pretty upbeat. I hope you like happy music! i by Kendrick Lamar is technically a 2014 song, but it’s on his new album so I’m couting it.  ↩

New Album from Passion Pit Coming in April

Passion Pit holds a special place in my heart. Their debut album, Manners, took me by surprise. I had never heard a song like “Sleepyhead”, and “Little Secrets” was simply a joy-explosion. Their sophomore album initially left me disappointed, but it grew on me over time. They make joyous music with depressing lyrics, and I […]