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This Week In The Voice: The Cloud, The Prism, And The App

The Prism.
The Prism.

In this week's Voice, a mini-theme of how music gets to you emerges: I talk about how new distribution strategies employed by artists from Miguel to Lil B to that band that played along Kent Avenue the other night results in Spotify's cloud of even new music being less than complete; and Alex Macpherson talks to Nicolas Jaar and Gwilym Gold about the proprietary formats—a cube called the Prism and an algorithm-shuffling app called Bronze, respectively—they used to package their recent releases.


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