Criticism of Spotify has traditionally focused on its poor economics for artists and its flattening of music taste (read Liz Pelly’s excellent Baffler series for the best of both categories). In the past month, however, the company has opened up two new fronts against its haters,
“computer-generated commentary on what makes those songs great,”
That sounds like a glimpse into a dystopian hellscape.
Loved the recommended reads in this one.