Tag: streaming

  • Belle & Sebastian And The Horror Of Spotify Playlists. 

    Belle & Sebastian And The Horror Of Spotify Playlists. 

    In a world where people consume music through pre-determined streaming service playlists with grim titles such as “Cinematic Chillout”, “Music for Concentration” and “Songs for Sleeping”, how does a band that is already nine albums into a career spanning over twenty years grab the attention of the zombified masses?  Masses moreover, who willingly listen to […]

  • Why Listening To Music Now Is So Much Better Than It Was 30 Years Ago

    I was chatting recently with friends about listening habits… “It’s so much better and easier listening to music nowadays” I opined, expecting unanimous consent. None came. A piece of tumbleweed may have rolled across the bar. “I’m not so sure” offered one. “I think it all comes too easily nowadays. Years ago records were pretty […]