How Streaming is Killing the Art of Songwriting

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I’ve been listening to a BBC podcast recently, in which several songwriters describe what’s going on currently in the popular music industry. They say that the streaming revolution has changed not just the way that music is listened to, but has actually transformed the way that music is created — the art and craft of songwriting.

In the old days songwriting was usually undertaken by a single person, or a duo, or perhaps by all the members of one band. They relied upon their inspiration, their creativity; they had a personal connection…

Graham Pemberton

I am a singer/songwriter interested in spirituality, politics, psychology, science, and their interrelationships.

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