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musicians

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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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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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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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Are you ready to explore the outer limits of audio?

Oswald's Mill Audio's cast-iron speaker breaks the high-end audio mold, the Audiophiliac reports.

By September 6, 2014

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Do you listen to the speakers built into your TV, tablet, or phone?

Most people aren't audiophiles and couldn't care less about sound quality. Are you one of them?

By August 23, 2014

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When Bluetooth speakers bank on features

With so many premium portable Bluetooth speakers offering good design, good audio and loud playback, companies have turned to unique functionality to stand out in the crowd.

By August 31, 2014