Is Spotify a record store or a radio station, or an awesome combination of both?
The testament to how powerful a force in our lives music is comes crashing down on us every once in a while when some stranger who wrote good songs that became a part of our own lives suddenly passes.
So much of our music today has its origins in the innovation and originality of the Andrews Sisters that no true music lover's collection is complete without them.
Live Aid is a tremendous window on the limits of the technology and the way music was presented and consumed. It’s also an interesting look at just how important – on a massive scale – popular music was in 1985.
The difference between musicians who genuinely care about their craft and those who phone in it became evident – the world of hi-fi audio is one of awareness, not forgiveness.