Apple’s platform squeeze holds back music and creativity, too – so will there be consequences?

Apple’s desire to tax and control its app ecosystem is earning outcry from developers, government, and outside observers. It’s a stand-off musicians and creators should watch closely.

UK’s 2021 work visa for European DJs, musicians poses challenge to cultural exchange

Europe’s cultural integration has made it an oasis for electronic music and music exchange. That makes new hard-line British policy a potential setback.

Peter Kirn - February 24, 2020

The Sony cassette recorder that went to space and predicted the Walkman

Sony’s Walkman turned 40 earlier this month. But look to the TC-50 before it for some of the technology and usability innovations that changed the world – and joined the Apollo mission – plus a glimpse of where music might boldly go next.

Peter Kirn - July 24, 2019

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