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The Decline and Fall of the Independent Podcast

Tino Mori, Columnist

December 3, 2015

Last fall, the podcast "Serial" hooked millions of listeners on a tale of true crime. Hosted by Sarah Koenig and, more specifically, "This American Life," "Serial" is a high production value podcast. Even now, almost a year since the last episode aired, "Serial" is ranked number five in the iTunes Store....

Spotify Versus iTunes

Spotify Versus iTunes

Adam Heymann

September 16, 2013

The evolution of digital music has come a long way. In the early millennium, names like Kazaa, Limewire and Napster dominated the arena. But they soon lost momentum as government and entertainment groups began to prosecute them for their free, illegal sharing. Then came the rumors that implication in the use of these applications could mean legal action against regular civilians. This...

Lil Wayne floods market with mediocre mix tapes


November 27, 2009

What's the name of that one song, again? I think to myself while stumbling through the world of legally downloaded music. All I know is that it's a Lil Wayne song and that it has a sick beat, but these are two things I can't type into a search engine with any degree of success. My solution: Download...

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