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Mediabase vs. Spotify

MEDIABASE TOP 40 #1 “Attention,” by Charlie Puth “Attention” is #33 on Spotify, with 569,897 daily plays and a cume of 401,425,057. The reason “Attention” is not higher on the Spotify chart is because it’s already peaked. The track was released on April 21, 2017. Not only have the tastemakers moved on, but the fans […]

Om On Apple

Steve Jobs’ legacy & The iPhone X Read this. If you want the most insightful writing on yesterday’s Apple presentation. And maybe you don’t want to, don’t care, and that’s fine, although kind of funny since everybody owns a smartphone, but the truth is I used to read “Rolling Stone” cover to cover when musicians […]

Apple’s Fail

David Pogue – “What really happened with Apple’s Face ID ‘fail’ onstage” Irving told me the monitor mix was off. As a result, the vocal wasn’t perfect. I thought the act was nitpicking, I didn’t think the audience could tell, although I’d noticed it. And Irving said it was the little things that made all […]

Hand In Hand

I tuned in to find out Apple had donated $5 million. Then I tuned out. Not literally, but who’s watching this show anyway? I applaud the effort. Give Scooter Braun credit. But this is no 9/11 benefit, it’s not even Manchester United (I know, I know, it’s “One Love Manchester.”) What it is is a […]