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Spotify Radio

It’s far better than Pandora, and most people don’t even know it exists! And the point of this article is machines are better than humans, for all of Apple’s human curation I far prefer Spotify’s algorithms, as for Pandora, the tuneouts are excruciating, why in hell do they think I like x if I like […]

More Mighty

Mighty It works! Now I grew up in the dark ages. When music ruled the world, our idea of tech was a component stereo and nobody I knew applied to business school. So today I drove today to Culver City to the Mighty offices. Well, “office,” in a loft above another startup, in the Helms […]

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 […]