Moving off Spotify

This past week, Spotify has made it very clear that they are a podcast service first and a music service second. Regardless of how you feel about Neil Young, his music, or him asking Spotify to remove his music if they’re going to keep Joe Rogan’s podcast going, Spotify put a flag in the sand. This isn’t my first rodeo moving off Spotify either. This added something extra: unification of years split between many music streaming services....

January 29, 2022 · 4 min · Chris Short
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Notorious Remixes

Note: If you know of other remixes that showcase the lyrics of Notorious B.I.G., please let me know. The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie, Biggie Smalls, Big Poppa, The Black Frank White, The King of New York, however you refer to him, Christopher Wallace was one of the best rappers to ever walk planet earth. Since Biggie’s death in 1997 his timeless lyrics have served as a foundation for many remixes and mashups....

September 14, 2016 · 3 min · Chris Short

Why I Dumped Spotify Premium

Yesterday I was reading an article by Steve Kovach about Spotify and its six month free (ad supported) listening period coming to an end. There seemed to be quite a bit of buzz about this ploy to lure US users in my Flipboard too. I have to admit, I was a huge proponent of Spotify but more importantly I was a huge supporter of streaming music. Pandora was great until it became ad laden and required me to manage a series of playlists/channels just so I could get the perfect experience for whatever it was I was doing....

January 7, 2012 · 4 min · Chris Short