Pink Floyd The Wall Complete Album Lyrics and Analysis

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Pink Floyd’s The Wall is a rock opera album that delves into the concepts of abandonment and isolation, symbolized by a wall. The lyrics tell the story of a fictional musician named “Pink” (modelled after lead singer, Roger Waters). At the time, Pink Floyd was near bankrupt, Waters was severely depressed, and the band close…

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Music artists’ (e.g. Taylor Swift) aggressive power-moves over streaming services leaves consumers in uncomfortable three-way relationship.

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I can’t think of a more uncomfortable three-way than the contradictory relationship between music artists, streaming services, and the music listeners who pay everyone’s bills. Between streaming services trying in vain to keep costs down, listeners trembling at the thought of increasing prices, and the music industry’s million-dollar music artists dreaming that the value their…

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AOL’s kiss of death touches another – Winamp to shut down after 15 years

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Started in 1997 by two college students, Winamp gained popularity as the MP3 player of choice for many geeks. Today, thanks to online competition and AOL’s inherent ability to ruin anything it touches, Winamp will be closing down on December 20, 2013. At that time, Winamp web services and website (including Winamp downloads) will cease…

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Is the new Pono Music service the future of digital music?

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Neil Young introduced his new high-fidelity Pono music service on The Late Show with David Letterman on September 28, 2012. Little details on the technology utilized are available but Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea got a first-hand demonstration of the service and said “it’s a draastic difference”.

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Car covered in speakers makes music out of noise

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The Sound Taxi toured London last week collecting music samples from random street noise in a project named Make the City Sound Better. The samples are then mixed into a groove – real time. Production software on board the taxi gathers street noise via microphones mounted on top of the car, mixes it real time,…

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