Tag: Apple Music

  • Shuffle Interrupt

    Most days I come down the the Underground Lair® and hit shuffle on the Apple Music library and roll with that for awhile. Invariably a track bubbles up that simply demands you stop – do not pass go – and return immediately to the beginning of that album and play it all the way through. […]

  • Joe Rogan Sells to Spotify

    Podcaster Joe Rogan has sold his immensely popular podcast to Spotify: https://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/may/24/spotify-podcast-deal-the-joe-rogan-experience From the article: “By requiring Rogan’s listeners to use the Spotify app to tune in, the company gains far deeper data about who, when and where their audiences are; that, in turn, can be fed through to advertisers, who are more likely to […]

  • Fargo Rock City

    I recently re-read Chuck Klosterman’s ‘Fargo Rock City’. If you ever owned even one metal record in the 80’s and haven’t read it, it’s a must-read. Period. It’s a bit dated now, but still fantastic. As such, I’m rolling through my old cassette collection from back in the day thanks to the modern magic of […]

  • Catching Up With Old Musical Friends

    Our Lady Peace’s first record hit me like a bag of bricks. Unreal. Still a go to. Came out in1994?! Damn. I had a ‘relationship’ with this band before I was married. I’ve had a ‘relationship’ with this band longer than I’ve been married. Maybe this band influenced my decision to marry a Canadian. Them […]

  • The Long, Lingering Death of the CD

    Best Buy to Pull CDs from Retail Stores It’s been at least a year, maybe two since I bought a physical CD. As someone who’s library was at one point pushing the 1,000 unit mark, I find that fascinating. I held on to my CDs for a long time, even after subscribing to Apple Music. […]