Streaming music is not how most cassette, vinyl, and CD people listen to their favorite songs. However, the article below about how we are influenced by technology as to what music we do listen to is very compelling. It’s a good day for music lovers. Listening to music in different formats gives us a new found freedom for enjoying music where we want to when we want and how we want. But according to this article, it has merely numbed us into accepting pre-created playlists from streaming platforms. Some of the sillier ones being a playlist for “Train Station Stopover”, “Knitting Party”, and “Metal for Yoga”. Who knew?
“Writing music for swipes
In the same way that the seven-inch record gave birth to the single, and the LP defined the album format, streaming culture is now having a profound effect on today’s music-makers and facilitators. Musicians write with swipes rather than airplay in mind, and record labels pull
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