We’re chugging along with Why’d You Push That Button. We’ve got a few more episodes left in the season, and today’s is about music social networks. Kaitlyn loves stalking her friends’ Spotify feeds, whereas I keep my account hidden from everyone. I just want to listen to Britney Spears in peace. I can’t have Kaitlyn texting me every time I … [Read more...] about Why did the Instagram of music fail?
How do music artists make money
Early in 2018, YouTube made changes to how we commoners can earn money through its Partner Program (or “YPP”). You probably heard about it here and, oh yeah, here. Now seems like a good time to describe my own (less tumultuous) history with YPP. I play tuba Before becoming one of the resident grammar-hammers at Ars Technica, I taught one-on-one tuba, euphonium, and … [Read more...] about YouTube demonetized my tuba videos (also, I make tuba videos)
Chris Snyder, provided by Published 1:36 pm, Thursday, April 12, 2018 Movies and TV shows tend to use real food when they can, but there are a number of times when they need something fake. We spoke with two fake food artists who specialize in making custom, inedible treats for restaurants, trade shows, and Hollywood. Here's how fake food props are made to … [Read more...] about How realistic fake foods are made for TV and movies
Being able to stream millions of songs from the cloud to your phone is a fantastic aspect of the modern era, but when you really get down to it, the music-listening experience is essentially the same as it’s always been: You press play on a song or album, toggle between different tunes, adjust the volume, etc. Beyond those options, there’s limited interaction with … [Read more...] about Why just listen when you can play? How Moodelizer makes music malleable
Apple doesn't often offer its services on Android, but for Apple Music, they make an exception. After all, it's hard to be a music service without being available on the most widely-used mobile platform in the world. Whether you're an Apple fan who stepped away from the iPhone or an Android enthusiast who wants to see if Apple Music can compete, Apple Music for Android is here … [Read more...] about How to get started with Apple Music on Android