Summer Reportin’: Surviving the Music Journalism Industry

By CHERIE HU As I type, technology is transforming the way humans consume, create and distribute music. While we previously had to pay $12 for a single album, we can now stream millions of songs for free. With cloud services, we can collaborate on a song remotely and seamlessly with a co-writer who lives halfway around the world. Instead of shelling out several hundred dollars to attend a music festival, we can now watch live-streams of this festival from our couches for a much lower price by strapping devices to our eyes (hello, virtual reality). Yet, this innovation also instigates …






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