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A Gift Guide For The Music Freak Who Has Everything

Posted December 6

‘Tis the season to spend mad amounts of cash on people. And since you are here, I’m going to assume that you’re a pretty intense fan of music, and that your friends are the same. If that’s the case (and it is, and you know it), buying a Green Day t-shirt at Hot Topic isn’t going to cut it at gift-giving time. So here’s an assortment of weird, wonderful gifts for the absolute music freak in your life — or yourself, since your friends suck and won’t buy you anything nearly this cool.

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Drip.fm & DISTRO: Two Music Subscription Services That Curate Rather Than Clutter

Posted October 9

When it comes to the battle between music subscription services, the name of the game these past few years has been, undoubtedly, access: Specifically, making the most songs available on the most platforms to the most people. And while we enjoy being able to listen to everything from that super vintage ’90s jam to the newest indie track whenever we want, we can’t help but feel a little overwhelmed — despite all the algorithmic apps and tools on the market that are supposed to help us sort through it all. That’s why we’ve been particular intrigued, of late, by a pair of new/upcoming services that purposely limit what content they release, acting as those cranky old record store owners of yore — educating rather than inundating.

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