Encore 105

Stuffed With Delicious (Episode 105)

This week’s episode of Encore is almost as delicious as macaroni and cheese stuffed chicken wings. This week we look at if an early leak will hurt Adele, the idea of an “infinite” movie franchise, going to shows by yourself, what can impact the price of vinyl, if an artist contributing music to a political campaign bugs us, and the big topic: How would we “fix” Apple Music, the death of Rdio, and the retirement of the Zune. You’ll find show notes, ways to subscribe, and links to stream and/or downloaded this episode in the replies.

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Show Notes

  • Adele’s album leaked right before we started podcasting. Is it going to affect her album sales? Ahahahahahahhahahaha.
  • Thomas got his Encore shirt, but Jason hasn’t. We’ve seen some pictures from people who have — definitely keep sharing those please! Super cool to see that.
  • Follow-up:
  • Plenty more listener questions today:
    • We’re going to talk about our favorite album closers at some time. We’re mentioning this because it’s a commonly requested topic.
    • Going to shows by yourself and whether that bothers you.
    • Does the length of an album affect the price of its LP?
    • What do we think of artists lending music to political campaigns?
    • How would we fix Apple Music?
  • Ding, dong, the Zune is dead.
  • So is Rdio :/ … an article: ‘Why Rdio Died’ from The Verge.
  • JT Recommends: Nathan for You, Plex (app) – blog on my new setup, making hot soup, new Mute Math album Vitals.
  • TN Recommends: Master of None on Netflix, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated TV series also on Netflix.

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Jason Tate
Jason Tate Jason Tate is the founder and editor-in-chief of chorus.fm. He can also be found at @jason_tate on Twitter and on Facebook.