This last week, Twitter shocked its users with the announcement that they would be shutting down Vine, a loop-based video platform that was a source for some of modern internet’s most iconic memes to date.
WSUM will host the ninth edition of Snake On The Lake music festival at The Frequency Friday, Sept. 9.
Fresh off of their annual music festival in Chicago, Pitchfork will be in Madison from July 18-22 to broadcast the latest iteration of Pitchfork Radio, an Internet station broadcasted in week-long sessions from various cities around the world.
Students can look forward to a much-needed break this summer and there is no better way to spend that time than to kick back in a cinema to enjoy the blockbusting lineup of summer movies.
Both of the headlining acts of Revelry made the most out of a rough situation. The afternoon rain had given Madison a cold, damp grey hangover from the early-morning Mifflin festivities, and the Orpheum was the least habit- able place for those seeking refuge.
It’s been roughly a year since I put out a column filled with skepticism for a then-infantile Tidal. It was a tumultuous time for both of us: Its launch party becoming the running gag on Twitter and beyond, while my writing was laden with enough snark to suffocate even the most reactionary of bloggers. The last year has fostered growth for all parties, and I think it’s time to take a more level-headed look at the increasingly competitive streaming service.
One of my favorite mixes of the last few years is WHY BE’s "Juice Infinite (YB Myspace Mix)." Every song in the 45-minute set was ripped from Myspace pages dating as far back as 2007, when the website was considered one of the leaders in both online music and social media.
When a longstanding publication such as The New York Times goes out of its way to make a sweeping claim about the state of the music industry, it often reads like a crotchety music man wagging his finger at millennials from the comfort of a velvet recliner chair.