Shortcuts for archiving Apple Music playlists

I’m sort of a nut about metadata and archiving my digital stuff. I also like lists and enjoy listening to music. It’s all of those things that led me to my ongoing bi-monthly playlist project, where I collect

My Favorite Things 2018: Everything

My lists are all short this year and I have a long holiday break to enjoy, so I’m going to combine this year’s My Favorite Things posts into one. I hope that’s cool. MusicI gave fewer releases

New Music: Old Best Friend - "Anna"

Old Best Friend has a new record coming out in February of this new year. The lead single from that record is called “Anna” and it premiered yesterday on Chorus.fm. Old Best Friend · AnnaMike put together a nice little

Reading List: 'A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships'

Perhaps the only event bigger than Christmas worth celebrating this year is the release of The 1975's latest album A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, which dropped on Friday. I've been enjoying the album a lot. So much so that

The MV Podcast: Revisiting The Beatles (Help!)

via Modern Vinyl: Part 5 of our Revisiting The Beatles series dives into Help!, their August 1965 release. We discuss how the band’s rising fame seeps into their songwriting, Chris gets a crash course on “Paul is Dead,” and

Podcast Recommendation: The Undersiders

A new podcasting publisher has popped up called Engle and their first show is a hit. The Undersiders is a series about the intersections between the burgeoning hip-hop movement and the sale of drugs at mass. The show is produced

The MV Podcast 205: My Dear Podcast,

via Modern Vinyl: Episode 205 of The Modern Vinyl Podcast takes on The Weeknd’s new release (NOT EP), “My Dear Melancholy,.” Chris and Mike, along with special guest Jacob Tender (Bantha Fodder), discuss where the EP belongs in the

Wedding Hits With A Same-Sex Twist

In a new EP titled Universal Love, six classic love songs have been reimagined to be more inclusive. As marriage has become more inclusive, it seems like it’s time the music we use to celebrate it caught up. That’

Purevolume to Shut Down

Jason at Chorus.fm noticed today that PureVolume will be shutting down at the end of the month. According to a pop-up on the site's homepage, folks with songs hosted there "will have until April 30th, 2018 to download" them.