Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Personally, I have moved from:
cassette tapes to
What do all of these formats have in common? Concretely, I have my music. My iTunes songs are downloaded onto my mac and my phone.
For some time now my kids have been trying me to move to a fifth format: Spotify.
I have resisted.
It's incredibly annoying to learn a new interface.
Nothing pisses me off more reliably than getting an email that trumpets "announcing our new app design."
But then I started getting multiple notices that my "iPhone storage is full."
So grumbling all the way, I caved. I downloaded Spotify onto my desktop and my iPhone.
I was nervous. You see Spotify is a streaming service. That only works in wifi.
I don't have my music - it's in the ether.
It's unamerican. (Spotify is a Swedish company.)
The songs don't take up space on my iPhone.
Did I mention that I caved?