I suppose it comes down to one question: is “monetize” a bad word when it comes to music?
Sometimes, most times these days, it seem like constant motion, perpetual stimulus fills every waking hour with nary a moment to reflect. Always moving forward.
Tidal teased this news back in April and company CEO Jesse Dorogusker has taken to Reddit once again to announce that Tidal has rolled out hi-res FLAC for Tidal’s Early Access Program (EAP) users on iOS.
Grammy nominated Composer & Pianist David Chesky is a busy man. I would suggest he’s a restless soul, minus any negative connotations some may feel travels with that notion.
The Slow Ribbon from electronic wonder Andy Stott features previously unreleased music in a limited edition release with all proceeds donated to Medical Aid Ukraine and the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.
I’ve been thinking about this post for some time, going back and forth between limiting the selections to new music or old classics, but what makes the most sense, to me, is to share videos I’m particularly excited about right now, regardless of vintage. Enjoy!
I want to believe this is a good thing. I really, really do. Want to believe.
I make no bones about the fact that I’m not a fan of Spotify. Never have been, never will be. They are, pardon the NJ, dead to me.
Artists promoting good sound is a good thing.
France-based Hi-Res streaming service Qobuz is making access to its forever expanding lossless library more accessible with its new Duo Plan.
I think we know this already, but our super cheap or free access to the World’s music catalog comes at a price. And that price is making working musicians an endangered species.
Oh, boy! Oh, boy, oh, boy, oh, boy, oh, boy, oh, boy, oh, boy!
Justin Vernon as Bon Iver made waves with the band’s self-titled second album. It turned out, one constant in Bon Iver’s music was beauty. Incredible beauty.
If I had to pick a favorite between the two, this one would win.
At long last.
Dry Cleaning’s languid and lovely New Long Leg, released on 4AD in April, is shaping up to be one my favorite albums of the year, teetering very near the top.
It feels like an eternity has passed between Aldous Harding’s last full length, Designer, from 2019. In some ways, an eternity has passed if we consider confinement a form of it.
Just when you thought things were getting better, Apple comes clean with their hopes for the future of music. And it’s all about sound effects. Ugh.
My daily iPhone Apple Music hi-res check finally turned up gold this very morning. Apple Music Hi-Res streaming has (finally) arrived!
Apple, who recently announced the immanent release of lossless hi-res streaming through Apple Music, doesn’t think very much of it.
I feel like I’ve written about Lowell Davidson and his sole record, Lowell Davidson Trio released on ESP-Disk’ in 1965, way too often. Turns out, I’m wrong.
Want to know how do get all of that high-resolution goodness from Apple Music into your hifi of choice with no fuss, no muss? Read on.
Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe is the name of an Albert Ayler album from 1969. “Racist, Sexist Boy” is the name of a single from The Linda Lindas from 2021.
You heard that right — Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen have just released a single, together, today.
Don’t count TIDAL out just yet.