Posts Tagged: Spotify
At Largehearted Boy, essayist, literary experimentalist, and scholar Mary Capello shares an annotated playlist for her new essay collection, Life Breaks In (University of Chicago Press). She describes mood as the “companion and muse” for her writing:
If there is one subject under the sun that defies our ordering systems even as it tempts us to apply lists to it again and again and again, it is mood.
Tomorrow a whole slew of releases, promos, and events are hitting locations across the country in celebration of all the great things about a local record store that the Internet can never replace. Check out a full list of exclusive releases, along with information about participating stores and what’s happening where....more
The frontman of Camper Van Beethoven filed his second suit in favor of musician’s rights on December 28th, Pitchfork reports. The suit claims that Spotify published tracks without sufficient efforts to obtain copyright permission, and thus illegally distributed.
This case adds itself to a number of legal issues facing the musical subscription service—since last year’s Taylor Swift open letter, it’s also apparently been negotiating with the National Music Publishers Association regarding similar claims of music sharing without proper copyright licenses....more
I’ll admit I’m obsessive about dates in general, and music-related dates most of all. So when I started using the music-streaming service Spotify, I was pleased to see a year listed next to the name of every album in their expansive library—presumably the year when the recording was released, which I consider crucial information....more