Here's the final installment of my survey of African music—which covers the period from 1999 to the present day.
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'The Long Tail' was supposed to boost alternative voices in music, movies, and books—but the exact opposite happened. What went wrong?
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Please step inside my emporium. I have some rare curios for your inspection—a few items might be edifying or at least amusing.
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Strange New Music Hasn’t Disappeared—It’s Just Hiding Out on My Genre-Busting Playlist
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And a guide to the magic word you must NEVER ignore
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These companies are ambitious and moving fast. At least some of them will change the landscape of music in the next decade. If you earn your livelihood…
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They don't teach existentialist philosophy at music school, but if they did. . .
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In 1949, Down Beat magazine invited fans to pick a new name for jazz. The results were ridiculous—but also revealing.
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The Honest Broker rushes in where others fear to tread. But our notions about music in heaven also impact how we hear songs in the here-and-now.
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It's not just the music biz—legacy media outlets everywhere are playing the same dangerous game. Here's how it will play out.
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A special feature for paid subscribers to The Honest Broker
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A sad story told entirely in tweets
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