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How Streaming Services Have Devalued Songwriting

How Streaming Services Have Devalued Songwriting

Jose Segue July 7, 2021 0

Listening to pop, electronica, rap, new country — any popular format, really — on a streaming service is an exercise in repetition. Once the algorithms kick in, the groove becomes a rut. As the

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DVD Review: “Soundbreaking” — Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music

DVD Review: “Soundbreaking” — Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music

Jose Segue July 23, 2018 0

Soundbreaking makes a glorious binge-watching experience for anyone with an interest in music.  It was broadcast on PBS in 2016 but is easier to watch on DVD during a week or two instead over the

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Podcast: SFBA Americana on KALW, June 16, 2018

Podcast: SFBA Americana on KALW, June 16, 2018

Jose Segue June 23, 2018 0

This podcast features (mainly) new releases from SF Bay Area honky-tonk, insurgent country, bluegrass and Americana bands including Laura Benitez and the Heartache, Joe Goldmark, Nashville Honeymoon, Mitch Polzak and the Royal Deuces, The Carolyn

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Podcast: SFBA New Releases, Bands Touring Here & Americana Classics

Podcast: SFBA New Releases, Bands Touring Here & Americana Classics

Jose Segue December 2, 2017 0

This podcast taken from a November 25th KALW show by Hicks with Sticks features new releases from SFBA Americana bands Nashville Honeymoon, The Muddy Roses, Tim and the Anglers, Court ‘n Disaster, The Dangaleros,

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