Streaming Platforms Are Great — If You Have Really Basic Taste in Music

Every major streaming service has its own unique set of flaws, […] [I]t’s important to note that the underlying cause might be the same. Ultimately, these are all the creations of tech people hoping to create fortunes based on cutting out the rights holders of the music as much as possible. A combination of bad business practices, poor application of technology, and unrealistic expectations so far has delivered nothing but inferior products. They may serve the most casual of listeners, but for both the artists themselves and their most ardent fans, so far, no service has delivered everything it’s promised. – Jonny Coleman, LA Weekly