photo: InspiredImages (CC 0) Vinyl records aren’t the only media format on the rise. Over the past few years, the classic cassette tape has been growing in popularity.  Oh so quietly. The numbers aren’t huge, but they’re increasing.  According to media metrics firm BuzzAngle, cassette tape sales are up 136.1% from 2016 to 2017.  That’s part […]

Chris Brown’s got a ploy that’s going to seriously embarrass Billboard. Just how reliable are Billboard’s charts?  That question surfaced earlier this year when Tyler The Creator blasted Billboard on Twitter. Here’s the quick background.  In July, Meek Mill and Tyler The Creator competed for the top spot on the Billboard 200.  A day after […]

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