Stereogum just ran a great new feature on Beck and streaming services. Some choice cuts for this audience:
On Spotify: “I think the saddest thing about streaming is the issue of sound quality…” and “But I pose the question of how I can hold on, because what Spotify pays me is not even enough to pay the musicians playing with me or the people working on the disks. The model does not work.”
On Neil Young’s Pono: “there are many opportunities to improve the digital files and I know that Neil Young is working on a system for that. Eventually, it will happen and people will fall in love with the music.”
Read the full story: Beck Joins The Anti-Spotify Club, Shares Spotify Playlist – Stereogum.