I have never been a big fan of House Music but you can’t doubt its influence of popular music. Below is the track that seemingly started it all.
Interesting story and documentary about what it was like working for Columbia House in the 1990s. One of the most interesting points is how the music industry helped create the digital ‘sharing’ of music through their marked-up CD sales.
Great Chronicle of Higher Education piece about how technology can not address inequalities in education, because it does not have the power to inspire the motivation that students require to succeed. Moreover, technology without a trained and dedicated instructor also fails to achieve highest of outcomes.
Here is another story about how streaming music is changing the basic economics of the music business. Kelsey McKinney’s “If you want to use music, you’ve got to pay for it: Music’s crisis, and how to fix it,” provides some new insight in the music and technology.by