In episode #2 of The Next Track, Doug Adams and Kirk McElhearn take a brief look at the iTunes 12.4 update, and then discuss streaming music versus owning it. Do you want to have access to most of the recorded music available or do you want to own your music, listen to it when you want, even if labels or artists decide they don’t want to play with streaming services?
News and Updates:
Main topic, streaming versus owning music:
- A New Survey of British Consumers Suggests That People Older Than 35 May Be Being “Left Out in the Cold” by Music-Streaming Services
- Music Taste Matures by Age 35 (And It’s Different for Parents)
- ECM Records
- ECM Selected Recordings IX-XX, ECM’s only album available to stream on Apple Music
- Hyperion Records
- Other People Records
- Pandora Music
Our next tracks:
Doug: I Still Do, Eric Clapton
Kirk: Fallen Angels, Bob Dylan
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