Spotify Is Getting a Little Better at Crediting Artists and Songwriters
This week has seen royalty amounts rise, and production and songwriting credits added to the streaming service's desktop iteration.
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Here's What Hollywood Is Finally Saying About Harvey Weinstein
Meryl Streep, Judd Apatow and Lena Dunham have condemned the tycoon's alleged abuses, but much of the industry is still silent.
The THUMP Guide to Sliding Into a DJs DMs
Do you feel lucky, Instagram/Twitter user?
Sexism, Deceit, and Power: The Corrupt Mechanics Behind Modern Pop Music
A conversation about the murky values of the music industry with John Seabrook, author of 'The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory'.
Revolutionary Recording Techniques Are Bringing Bach Back
One contemporary classical musician's electronic counterfeit of Bach's fugues.
British Farmers Are Ditching the Supermarkets
UK farmers are ditching the supermarkets and selling directly to shoppers through new online organisations like The Food Assembly. Aesthetic specifications are non-existent and you’re free to sell whatever you want for whatever you can get.
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The Story of FruityLoops: How a Belgian Porno Game Company Employee Changed Modern Music
Soulja Boy, Sonny Digital, 9th Wonder, and other producers discuss the influence of the program that went from a porn game company coder's side project to a building block of the sound of modern music.
I Tried To Kickstart A New Musical Career in Just 30 Minutes
I had half an hour to make a masterpiece and start a new life. Did I succeed? Find out inside...
Beatport and Hard Wax Vets Are Launching a Site for 'Artisanal' Sample Packs
Irrupt will offer "sound products" for producers and DJs without the usual gimmicks.
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One of the New York Times Classical Albums Of The Year Was Produced By A Robot
Listen to the record created by two human minds, and one very artifical one.
Artist Unmasks Daft Punk for New Sculpture Series
We spoke to artist Xavier Veilhan about meeting the robots, sculpting Rick Rubin's beard, and his new double exhibition, 'Music,' which opens this week at Galerie Perrotin.
What the Hell Has Mike WiLL Been Making?
The Atlanta producer is ready to release a mixtape called 'Ransom' and says the new tracks he's recorded with Miley Cyrus are like a country Lana Del Rey backed by a choir, with Miley pouring her heart out.