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NPR: On The Media - The Developing Music Industry

This podcast addresses the subject of the ways the Internet, with its file-sharing capability and ease of selling downloads, has completely altered the future of the music industry. 325 more words

What I Think About What I Learn

Media Observations - New Music

There’s this great new dubstep group out. Seven Lions? Yeah, you’ve probably never heard of them. They’re pretty underground.

Not so much, actually. The hipster dream of being the only one to know about a band is quickly developing into an art form, as the Internet revolutionizes the music industry, letting more artists get their work out to an exponentially bigger audience for a potential fraction of the costs that producing music once required. 138 more words

What I Think About What I See

Amazon FireTV

UPDATE (4/4/2014): The FireTV came in today as expected.  The office squirrels are going nuts for it: see for yourself.

In case you haven’t seen the news, Amazon dropped the bombshell that is the… 182 more words

Pop Culture

How Apple's AirPlay streams audio

“AirPlay streams at 16-bit, 44,100 kHz.,” Kirk McElhearn explains for Kirkville.

“However… AirPlay streams music in Apple Lossless format. What this means is that no matter what format your music is in, it gets converted by OS X – not by iTunes – to Apple Lossless, to ensure the highest quality,” McElhearn reports. 69 more words


Broadcast 10: Jason Molina

Jason Molina passed away on March 16th, 2013, one year ago yesterday. Last year, when Brainwashed.com gave him the Lifetime Achievement Award for his body of work, I wrote a summary of his career. 856 more words


Media Observations - Streaming Audio

Does anyone remember buying records? Man, you people are old. My parents listened to music on cassette tapes in the car when I was growing up. 324 more words

What I Think About What I See

Semi random local radio.

I haven’t gone trawling around local community radio on the net in ages. All this “free” flash video I’ve been slurping up is entirely to blame. 79 more words