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Musician

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Amanda Palmer confronts the 'current nightmare of the modern musician' (Q&A)

The controversial musician and performance artist talks to CNET about Spotify, Kickstarter, and whether the music industry is killing the musicians it needs.

By April 3, 2014

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Futuristic orchestra: Conduct 'screen musicians' through gesture

Is this what the symphony of the future will look like? The crowdsourced Computer Orchestra gathers "musicians" that can be collectively conducted through body movement.

By September 20, 2013

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Shocker: The most-deaf musicians aren't rockers

But who is? You might be surprised.

By April 12, 2014

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Twitter grammar police say musicians can't write

A writing enhancement startup called Grammarly decides to analyze celebrities' tweets. Musicians are, it seems, even worse writers than politicians.

By June 5, 2013

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Facebook inserts 'listen' button on musicians' pages

The social-networking giant makes it easier for users to listen to songs by their favorite artists directly from the musicians' fan pages.

By April 17, 2012

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Robotspeak: An electronic musician's toy store

Before coming to CNET, Donald Bell worked in a small San Francisco shop called Robotspeak. He returns to the scene for some geektastic fun.

By March 31, 2012

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Robotspeak: An electronic musician's toy store

An interview with Steve Taormina of San Francisco's Robotspeak, a store specializing in unique instruments for electronic musicians.

By March 30, 2012

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Is Spotify unfair to musicians?

Spotify may offer a spectacular selection of tunes, but producer/engineer Allen Farmelo thinks Spotify's music for almost nothing model devalues music.

By October 28, 2012

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Money and musicians: Rdio's new artist-payment model

The platform pays artists to share both music and recommendations on social-networking sites including Facebook and Twitter -- promoting the company as well as themselves.

By October 2, 2012

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Why do musicians have lousy hi-fis?

It's one of life's little mysteries, but most musicians have the crappiest stereo systems.

By August 11, 2012