Episode 9. Discussion – Music Discovery

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On this episode of lo-fidelity, we discuss the methods in which people discover music, and how that has changed since the advent of the music streaming service with millions of songs at your fingertips. Are we at the point where algorithms suggest albums to us more effectively than ourselves? Give us a listen and see what we think, and share your own opinions with us, too!


American Public Media article on music radio’s origins: http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/radio/a1.html

“Millennial Music Discovery” whitepaper by Libby Koerbel: https://medium.com/@contentjungle/10-major-keys-for-understanding-how-millennials-discover-new-music-788c36066861

Discovery: Apple Music vs. Spotify: http://www.jhgfd.com/discovery-apple-music-v-spotify/

Muse prank Italian TV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7LT3FtPtbc

Chemical Brothers – “Star Guitar” music video (directed by Michel Gondry): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0S43IwBF0uM

The White Stripes – “Fell in Love With a Girl” (directed by Michel Gondry): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTH71AAxXmM


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