“We love Bandcamp. We love what it represents to folks, we love the opportunities it gives folks. We're doing everything to keep that alive.”
After Songtradr bought Bandcamp, more than half of the staff has been booted out the door. In this episode Otto Kent talks to Ed Blair, one of the union’s bargaining committee members. Plus: Listening to your favourite music actually acts as a painkiller, The Beatles released their final ever song with help from AI, and subcultures like “sad girl music” might replace genres afterall.
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