The Hourchive

A conversation about everything, one hour at a time

The Hourchive is a conversation about everything, one hour at a time.

Digital Music | Ep #60

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This week we dig into digital music access and discover a thorny Pandora's box (not to be confused with Pandora.com, which, incidentally, we also discuss). What is to become of the jewel case moguls? Join us as we find out.      
 
Show Notes: 
00:52 Napster
04:58 Metallica: "Napters bad!"
06:20 The argument for analog
15:10 Portlandia: "We can pickle that!"
16:40 Interlude: NOFX: "One Million Coasters"
17:40 "Upgrading"
19:30 The MP3 quality trade-off
22:17 Cloud storage and the limits of digital-only
26:20 Drew's self-imposed CD challenge
30:15 What's wrong with the new iTunes
31:20 Interlude: "Weird Al" Yankovich: "Don't Download This Song"
33:35 The entitlement era
44:25 Interlude: Reel Big Fish: "Sell Out"
47:05 Tim Armstrong's song of the day
48:37 Streaming (Rdio / Pandora / Spotify)
51:20 Where's the money going?

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Digital Music | Ep #60