Don’t underestimate ritual and tactility.
Source: Why vinyl records survive in the digital age
Does listening to music help or hurt your productivity? Check out this infographic to learn what kinds of music you should listen to at work.
Source: Whistle While You Work: Impact of Music on Productivity [Infographic]
Feeling a little too comfortable after playing together for 30 years, Widespread Panic threw away digital tools on their latest album, Street Dog, to record it live in a room.
Source: Interview: Widespread Panic talks Street Dog, Spotify, Pro Tools | Digital Trends
Attorneys for suing filmmakers uncover a blurry version of an 88-year-old book in the files of Warner/Chappell. That leads to another serendipitous discovery.
Source: “Happy Birthday” Lawsuit: “Smoking Gun” Emerges in Bid to Free World’s Most Popular Song – Hollywood Reporter
The untold story of the Grateful Dead’s short-lived mega PA, arguably the largest, most technologically innovative sound system ever built.
Source: The Wall of Sound | Motherboard
Long stereotyped as hippies stuck in the Summer of Love, the Dead stood at the vanguard of the digital revolution for 50 years.
Source: Call Them Hippies, But the Grateful Dead Were Tech Pioneers | WIRED