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Industry stakeholders have been pushing to change the name since at least 2018.
One of the best-known samples reveals that music is a flat circle
A History of Rhythm and Blues
All my concerts were postponed by the coronavirus, so why can’t I get a refund? It’s complicated.
The landmark anime series about interplanetary guardians and talking cats is a wild ride, and its music is even wilder
Twenty years ago, Britney Spears released the final classic of the teen-pop era and a goodbye to the gilded years…
— The Ringer
Turntable.fm predicted the future of the internet, but didn't survive to see it.
Hip-hop producers are increasingly outsourcing their melodies to a global network of loopmakers.
Why The Virgin Suicides Is My Quarantine Soundtrack
Our brains reward us for seeking out what we already know.
How one instrument went from being the backbone of American popular music to being a punchline in a joke about…
— The Outline
Myspace changed the way we discovered music and fell apart after conquering the world.
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