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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.
Lauren O'Neill
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
Drew Schwartz

The THUMP Guide to Sliding Into a DJs DMs

Do you feel lucky, Instagram/Twitter user?
Kish Lal

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'.
Moya Lothian-McLean

Revolutionary Recording Techniques Are Bringing Bach Back

One contemporary classical musician's electronic counterfeit of Bach's fugues.
Abby Ronner

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.
Michael Segalov
Longreads Or Whatever

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.
Reed Jackson
deep dives

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...
Josh Baines

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.
Joshua Glazer
You Need to Hear This

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.
Dan Wilkinson

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.
Emerson Rosenthal

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.
Kyle Kramer