Bringing context and critique to the cultural moment. Deep dives, reviews, and debate encouraged.
40681 Members
We'll be adding more communities soon!
© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
Bringing context and critique to the cultural moment. Deep dives, reviews, and debate encouraged.
40681 Members
We'll be adding more communities soon!
© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
Relevant
Hot
New
Spam
Relevant
Hot
New
Spam
0
10.8K
0
10.8K
Former streaming service subscribers on why they have ditched mod cons for MP3s, CDs and other DIY music formats
Former streaming service subscribers on why they have ditched mod cons for MP3s, CDs and other DIY music formats
0
245
0
245
>"If you can think of it, there’s probably a reality show about it. The surplus has taken the genre into the surreal."
>"If you can think of it, there’s probably a reality show about it. The surplus has taken the genre into the surreal."
0
211
0
211
>"People get distracted, hit pause, never finish. It seems hopeless—but it’s not as dire as it sounds."
>"People get distracted, hit pause, never finish. It seems hopeless—but it’s not as dire as it sounds."
0
681
0
681
>"Viewers are overloaded with content. And as Netflix and other major services are now learning, blind excess comes at a cost."
>"Viewers are overloaded with content. And as Netflix and other major services are now learning, blind excess comes at a cost."
0
125
0
125
>"They are a radio-ready band thriving in the streaming era."
>"They are a radio-ready band thriving in the streaming era."
0
1.1K
0
1.1K
"LimeWire has been bought up by an entrepreneurial duo in Austria — brothers Paul and Julian Zehetmayr — with the intention of transforming it into an NFT marketplace.The _...Read More_
"LimeWire has been bought up by an entrepreneurial duo in Austria — brothers Paul and Julian Zehetmayr — with the intention of transforming it into an NFT marketplace.The _...Read More_
0
40.6
0
40.6
"In 2020, a twenty-two-year-old rapper from Baton Rouge brought in nearly as much streaming revenue as Taylor Swift did. Why haven’t most people heard of him?"
"In 2020, a twenty-two-year-old rapper from Baton Rouge brought in nearly as much streaming revenue as Taylor Swift did. Why haven’t most people heard of him?"
0
2.1K
0
2.1K
n the age of streaming, public libraries offer small-scale alternatives for local archiving. “digital public space,” a phrase that says as much about contemporary digital norms as it does about potential futures they’re helping to build.
n the age of streaming, public libraries offer small-scale alternatives for local archiving. “digital public space,” a phrase that says as much about contemporary digital norms as it does about potential futures they’re helping to build.
0
13.7
0
13.7
In the second part of his essay about the current age of music streaming and the implications of this regime, Tobi Müller wonders how the music itself might have changed. How did it all become so personal? What did we lose along the way? _...Read More_
In the second part of his essay about the current age of music streaming and the implications of this regime, Tobi Müller wonders how the music itself might have changed. How did it all become so personal? What did we lose along the way? _...Read More_
0
38.9
0
38.9
>"Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge has decided to leave Amazon’s upcoming Mr. and Mrs. Smith series. She was originally set _...Read More_
>"Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge has decided to leave Amazon’s upcoming Mr. and Mrs. Smith series. She was originally set _...Read More_
0
68.1
0
68.1
"The Funimation-Crunchyroll deal represents a big shift for the industry and the latest twist in the streaming wars."
"The Funimation-Crunchyroll deal represents a big shift for the industry and the latest twist in the streaming wars."
0
49.8
0
49.8
1
194
1
194
>"Netflix has reportedly hired Mike Verdu, a former Facebook and Electronic Arts executive, to lead its new game development project, according to a report from Bloomberg. The streaming platform plans to extend into games ‘within the _...Read More_
>"Netflix has reportedly hired Mike Verdu, a former Facebook and Electronic Arts executive, to lead its new game development project, according to a report from Bloomberg. The streaming platform plans to extend into games ‘within the _...Read More_
0
538
0
538
"The inherent optimism of Spotify lies in its founding belief that “music is universal and that streaming is a _...Read More_
"The inherent optimism of Spotify lies in its founding belief that “music is universal and that streaming is a _...Read More_
0
630
0
630
AS WE PLOW FORWARD through the interminable 2020s, let us not forget the long 2010s, bookended by the bankruptcy of Blockbuster and the beginnings of global Netflix _...Read More_
AS WE PLOW FORWARD through the interminable 2020s, let us not forget the long 2010s, bookended by the bankruptcy of Blockbuster and the beginnings of global Netflix _...Read More_