YouTube Preview Image. Many readers already know that Thom Yorke didn't like Spotify after his new band, Atoms For Peace, withheld its music from the Spotify freemium streaming service, as well as all other on-demand subscriptions. But his most recent quote about Spotify, as harvested by The ...
hmv stores digital music. “If you don't cannibalize yourself, someone else will,” said the late Steve Jobs. He meant that rather than wait for a disruptor to change the game and grab marketshare, it's better for a company to steal that marketshare from itself, even if that means releasing ...
ios sleep music. People are noticing a “new” feature in Apple iOS 7 that lets you listen to music as you doze off to sleep, safe in the knowledge that the music will turn off after a certain amount of time. Televisions have long had a similar feature called the Sleep Timer — set that, ...
“The new Spotify Follow Button makes it easier than ever to connect with your favourite artists, magazines and friends – all with a simple click of a button,” reads Spotify's announcement. “You'll start seeing Spotify Follow Buttons all over the web. By clicking Follow, you'll get seamless and ...
has covered and occasionally anticipated music and technology intersections for less than 15 years at a number of outlets including Wired, CNET, and McGraw-Hill, and regularly appears on NPR. He plays the bass and rides a bicycle.
An observer, explainer and occasional actor in various matters.
Predicted that the descendants of the iPod would replace the personal computer two weeks after I saw Steve Jobs unveil it in 2001.
The Echo Nest
Editor, Evolver.fm, 2010 - present
CNET, Wired, Freelance, O'Sullivan Graev and Karabell, Waterloo Music Festival, Ensemble for Early Music, New York City Opera
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