Quite a good read that explores the notion that, although we're all aware of the 'devaluation' of music in the monetary sense, it's also devalued in the intellectual and integral sense in...
I guess this shouldn't surprise me, but at some of the...
I think all opinions expressed in this article have been expressed here in a number of posts... it's interesting to see a media outlet like Vice/Noisey get on board with what a number of members here think, me included.
It's Time for Djent to Djie | NOISEY
For the lazy:
Disregard the expected audience of this article and focus on the awesome ideas. http://blog.dubspot.com/ikea-studio-hacks-build-creative-space-budget/ I needed to get a new desk and such for my new place and am now on my way to Ikea to get some of it and Professional Audio Equipment...
Does "Mastered for iTunes" matter to music? Ars puts it to the test
I think in general, from what I've found in my searching is that while iTMS stuff is obviously still compressed, but that it's likely one of the better-sounding formats when compared with other stores selling plain mp3's.