I’ve never focused much on Daft Punk, but if this single is indicative of the overall direction of their forthcoming album, then it’s going to be amazing. I’m a sucker for anything with that funky disco guitar strumming in it. Been listening to this over and over — can’t wait for the rest of the tracks.
Apple launched iCloud yesterday, which includes the “iTunes in the Cloud” service. Apple is comparing this to Amazon and Google’s cloud music offerings (see above chart pulled from Apple.com). PCMag has a more detailed comparison chart.
When you duck outside the warmth of the reality-distortion field, you realize that Apple is offering a substantially different type of service than Amazon and Google. It’s a little misleading to compare them on only the factors Apple has detailed above.
Josh Ritter is one of my favorite musicians. This is the video of his performance for NPR’s excellent “Tiny Desk Concert” series (other great installments include Raphael Saadiq and the Avett Brothers).
We’re in exam season now, and so I’ll be signing off until mid-to-late May. See you on the other side.