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Music downloading news and analysis from The Nation
December 30, 2019
10 of 2019’s Best Albums
The hybrid work of Julia Wolfe’s oratorio
Fire in My Mouth,
and Kris Davis’s
all showcase the experimental spirit of this year’s most exciting music.
August 24, 2015
Next to Nothing: The Economics and Aesthetics of Streaming Music
Apps like Spotify and Apple Music haven’t just changed the way we purchase music—they've changed the way we listen.
March 23, 2015
Have We Reached the End of Jazz Itself?
John Coltrane and other “lost” musicians of the ’60s are teaching a new generation of artists to bend time and space.
July 16, 2013
Leakonomics: Edward Snowden and the Pirates
Bounties on the mutineers demonstrate the limits of transparency.
January 24, 2012
Kill the Internet—and Other Anti-SOPA Myths
Hollywood didn’t do itself proud with the anti-piracy bills. But in their fervor to defeat them, the self-proclaimed defenders of Internet freedom got a lot of things wrong.
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