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Doing It Ninja Style(1)

Take three notorious singer-songwriters and one famous author. Give them eight hours to write and record an eight-song album. Broadcast the session on the internet. Release the album online the next morning, and perform it live in front of an audience t
The music industry is slow to change. Here's how four stars are speeding it up.
By CARLY CARIOLI  |  April 22, 2011
The Echno Nest in Davis Square Somerville

The Most Important Music Company on Earth(1)

Music is data. A shitload of it packed in every single song. To people, music equals entertainment. To a computer, it's a precise stream of ones and zeros.  
The Echo Nest is ready to fly
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 22, 2011