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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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Can a musician be a hardcore audiophile?

The Audiophiliac's close encounter with jazz musician Billy Drummond, he has a houseful of great hi-fi gear.

By September 8, 2014

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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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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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Meet Ello, the social network that wants to be the anti-Facebook

The website has only been available to the public for a little over a month, but it's already gaining attention among tech elite.

By September 28, 2014

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Radiohead frontman takes stage with BitTorrent to test paywall

BitTorrent's paywall system launches via a bundle from Radiohead's Thom Yorke to see whether fans will pay for content. The move could end up upending the crowd-funding world in the process.

By September 26, 2014

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Is it possible to record the world's best-sounding music without a mountain of gear?

Todd Garfinkle's company, MA Recordings, makes astonishing-sounding albums of brilliant music with not much more than a pair of microphones and a recorder.

By September 13, 2014

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Spotify can never replace my iPod, but it can ease the pain

Commentary: The quiet demise of Apple's iPod Classic prompts CNET's Nick Statt to reflect on the time before streaming services -- when music was first set free.

By September 13, 2014

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'99 Luftballons' performed on actual red balloons

In one of the best song covers we have ever heard, period, a YouTube superstar performs Nena's 1983 single "99 Luftballons" using nothing but red balloons.

By September 10, 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