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A New Book Tracks The Genre’s Rise Off the Internet & Onto Sweaty Dancefloors
Fortnite concerts, TikTok routines, virtual merch—videogames are influencing the world of music more than ever.
— Entertainment Weekly
The famed audio engineer owned the ugly parts of his past and said his generation needs to talk about how…
— MEL Magazine
The Reader’s current music writer surveys all 50 years of the paper’s coverage and reports back.
— Chicago Reader
The DMCA has ruled for 20 years, cementing a system that artists and music fans loathe, but tech companies love.
— Rolling Stone
A couple of dads with a 1-800 number and a hunch somehow became a dominant force in children’s entertainment.
— BuzzFeed News
It’s a vocal style that some of the most heralded rock bands of the year have adopted.
— The Ringer
We’ve all thought about it: Here are 19 album review scores that we’d change if we could.
The problems facing rap reissue labels even in this moment of growth
Our brains can’t be trusted to notice when we steal an idea—and the problem is likely getting worse.
— The Ringer
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