Alexander Frost

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Funny that Apple pioneered the hardware that would make streaming viable (the iPhone/Smartphone) but are trailing far behind on a software level.
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June 17, 2015 on Beggars Group Shares Apple Music Concerns In Open Letter
It sounds like Ben Folds by way of Sufjan. Flutes!
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June 5, 2015 on Ben Folds And yMusic – “Capable Of Anything”
On a side note, I'd like to applaud Snapes for her tact--she didn't hide from the truth but didn't stoop to his level. I have a favorite phrase and I think it applies here: "Ain't No Mud on the High Road."
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June 4, 2015 on Targeted Journalist Responds To Mark Kozelek
4chan/Redditors, "'Gum as You Are" is our motto! We are a bunch of dads who love puns, welcome!
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June 4, 2015 on Targeted Journalist Responds To Mark Kozelek
Hey! This Pitchfork Op-Ed seems relevant to the discussion. http://pitchfork.com/thepitch/783-op-ed-why-is-violence-against-women-excusable-if-its-art/
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June 3, 2015 on Mark Kozelek Targets “Bitch” Journalist Who “Wants To Fuck” Him
What we've got here is a classic case of Spurious Correlation. http://www.tylervigen.com/spurious-correlations
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May 13, 2015 on Bill O’Reilly Blames “Rap Industry” For Decline Of Christianity In America
Since they couldn't just outright buy Spotify ( a la Beats, LaLa) they tried to sweep its legs out from under it. Sidenote: Remember LaLa guys? FWIW, I feel like their model created the fairest environment for both artists and fans. But Apple bought them so they could shut them down and launch Ping, which is a thing we all forgot about before it even started. Lala Wiki article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lala_%28website%29
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May 5, 2015 on Department Of Justice, FTC Investigating Apple For Pressuring Labels To End Free Streaming
This makes my blood boil. Tennis should be getting paid for the use of their song. Sidenote: Nothing shameful about licensing your music! It's a revenue stream that works for a lot of great artists and often a necessary one considering the current difficulties of other revenue streams.
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April 30, 2015 on Tennis Claim Marmara Hotels Licensed Their Song And Now Refuse To Pay
The Greatest.
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April 28, 2015 on Cat Power Had A Baby
What Kind of Fuckery Is This?
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April 27, 2015 on Amy Winehouse’s Family Blasts New Documentary
That newscaster from New Zealand probably got a little choked up when he read this.
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April 8, 2015 on Sharon Van Etten Announces I Don’t Want To Let You Down EP
Holy shit, what a thread. And I've only read half of it. What a way to make us think about the purpose and meaning behind band names.
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March 4, 2015 on Viet Cong Show Cancelled Because Of Offensive Band Name
Hey, but to their credit, now I know who Future Brown is!
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February 27, 2015 on Controversy Over Future Brown Criticism More Interesting Than Future Brown’s Album
Every aspiring band should be so lucky to have press like this. Was there a thank you note included in that cease and desist letter?
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February 25, 2015 on L.A. Band The Singles Take Legal Action Against Scarlett Johansson’s New Supergroup
Lost track on the new Death Cab Album: "Mark's My Friend Who's A Really Good Guy Once You Get To Know Him."
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February 24, 2015 on Watch Mark Kozelek Fill In On Guitar For His Broken-Handed Friend Ben Gibbard
Man I live right around the corner from Supreme in LA, and I see folks line up around the block all the time for whatever the new thing is. This is the first time I'll actually know what everyone's waiting for.
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February 17, 2015 on Neil Young Is Your New Hypebeast
If you had put subtitles under that video, I would assumed she was speaking Swedish and believed whatever they said.
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February 2, 2015 on Watch Megan James Sing Purity Ring’s New Single “Push Pull” Backwards
This band that became famous because they acted like teenagers (and captured the fun and frustration of being a teenager) has never really stopped acting like teenagers. Only now they're pushing 40 and it's not funny, nor do they really have a sense of what it's like being a teenager anymore. It's sad to see a band go down like this because I think if they'd managed their legacy a little bit, we might be talking about their importance and impact as one of the last torch bearers of rock's dominance over pop culture. Hell, the small corner of pop radio that makes room for rock is playing Fall Out Boy, who can thank bands like Blink-182 for paving the way for them.
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January 27, 2015 on Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus & Travis Barker Detail Tom DeLonge’s “Disrespectful And Ungrateful” Behavior
Also, they just borrowed some of the exact sounds from the original--horns, "doh doh" vocal sample and the "ooh"--which is like, 3/4 of the song.
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January 13, 2015 on Watch Fall Out Boy Try To Cover Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk”
Oh god I hope Jamie Lidell becomes the de riguer goth-hop producer. let's get RATKING, Kendrick, and DOOM on this track.
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November 14, 2014 on Jamie Lidell – “Run Away”