Discord in the Music Business


But the release of the album last weekend, through an exclusive deal with Apple, has also roiled the industry, bringing to the surface long-simmering tensions that record companies have with streaming music services, and sometimes even with their own artists.

Streaming music is darn handy, but I prefer owning physical copies of albums that are important to me. I’d rather not rely upon the whims of a “service” in order to listen to my music.