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Are Donald Trump's chances of actually winning the GOP nomination RAD or BAD? What about "Deez Nuts" and Twitter stock? Find out the answers to these questions -- and more -- in the 12th episode of This Week In Jackassery, ...
Bald Eagles And Shit

This Week In Jackassery, Ep. 12

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Are Donald Trump’s chances of actually winning the GOP nomination RAD or BAD? What about “Deez Nuts” and Twitter stock? Find out the answers to these questions — and more — in the 12th episode of This Week In Jackassery, where co-hosts Adrienne Boettinger and Shane Barnhill discuss Spotify’s new privacy
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So you're interested in learning more about Tidal, the new HiFi music streaming service owned by Jay-Z and other celebrity music artists? Well, I already wrote about Tidal--what it is, and why Tidal's goals worth ...
Half Baked

Streaming with Jay-Z’s Tidal: A Stream of Consciousness Review

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So you’re interested in learning more about Tidal, the new HiFi music streaming service owned by Jay-Z and other celebrity music artists? Well, I already wrote about Tidal–what it is, and why Tidal’s goals worth supporting–and you should go read that post. It’s much better than this one, which already kind of
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The world gained a new streaming music service yesterday, as hip-hop and entertainment mogul Jay-Z relaunched Tidal, the music streaming service that he acquired in January as part of a $56 million purchase of Aspiro, a ...
A Worthwhile Goal

Why the Idea of Tidal, Jay-Z’s Spotify (and Beats) Competitor, is Worth Supporting

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The world gained a new streaming music service yesterday, as hip-hop and entertainment mogul Jay-Z relaunched Tidal, the music streaming service that he acquired in January as part of a $56 million purchase of Aspiro, a Swedish tech company. At a launch event in New York, Jay-Z was joined by a star-studded group of artists: [&hellip
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The Snap: The last decade saw the rise of the digital download and the beginning of the end of the CD. Now, in the middle of the second decade of the 21st century, we are in another technological transition. For the first ...
THE INTERNET HAS DIVERSIFIED MUSIC BEYOND A SINGLE FORMAT

RIP, STREAM OR DOWNLOAD

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The Snap: The last decade saw the rise of the digital download and the beginning of the end of the CD. Now, in the middle of the second decade of the 21st century, we are in another technological transition. For the first time, the newest technology, streaming services, arrived before digital download stores had a [&hellip
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The Snap: Legendary Recording Engineer Steve Albini -- who produced records for artists such as Nirvana, Pixies, Cheap Trick, and Cloud Nothings -- thinks that streaming services have ‘solved the problem with music’ ...
Do You Agree With Steve Albini?

Have Services Like Spotify and Beats Really Solved the Problem with Music?

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The Snap: Legendary Recording Engineer Steve Albini — who produced records for artists such as Nirvana, Pixies, Cheap Trick, and Cloud Nothings — thinks that streaming services have ‘solved the problem with music’ by cutting out the corporations, and creating a worldwide platform for artists to share their music. But is it
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The Snap: Beats Audio -- you know, the company that pumps out those obnoxious, overpriced celebrity-endorsed headphones -- has officially launched their new online streaming service, Beats Music. The company is taking a ...
Do we really need another music streaming service? No, we don't.

Beats Audio Launches New Music Streaming App

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The Snap: Beats Audio — you know, the company that pumps out those obnoxious, overpriced celebrity-endorsed headphones — has officially launched their new online streaming service, Beats Music. The company is taking a huge risk by joining an already developed — and saturated — market without a free subscription ava
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The Snap: Vampire Weekend’s new album, Modern Vampires of the City, was released on May 13th. Thus, fans who have purchased the album from iTunes, Amazon or other music stores have been able to enjoy the entire release ...
Soon, Fortunately

WHEN WILL MODERN VAMPIRES OF THE CITY BE AVAILABLE ON SPOTIFY?

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The Snap: Vampire Weekend’s new album, Modern Vampires of the City, was released on May 13th. Thus, fans who have purchased the album from iTunes, Amazon or other music stores have been able to enjoy the entire release for about a week now. To the dismay of many, however, the album has not been made [&hellip

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