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How to Start a Music Blog

How to Start a Music Blog

Music blogging requires a long game strategy. This post explains how to start a music blog, tools you’ll need, how to write with Google in mind, and other aspects of a music blog to consider.

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Radiohead: 01 and 10 (The Binary Theory)

Radiohead: 01 and 10 (The Binary Theory)

Ten days after Radiohead released In Rainbows, Puddlegum proposed the Binary Theory, a playlist that combines OK Computer and In Rainbows. Here are the original articles, published in October, 2007.

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Journal: Music Curation in 2020

Journal: Music Curation in 2020

Algorithms play a huge role in music discovery (and these algorithms are akin to have a thousand friends working together to select your music), but the personal touch is still king in music discovery.

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Listen

Listen

Puddlegum will join the music industry blackout on June 2, 2020 in response to the murder of George Floyd and the assaults on Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. It is time that the United States confronts systemic racism. Change must take place in police...

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Journal: First Month Back

Journal: First Month Back

A recap of Puddlegum’s first month of being back. 35 articles and 5 Mixtapes in 27 days. Puddlegum is now on Hype Machine and SubmitHub!

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Every Noise At Once Genre Study

Every Noise At Once Genre Study

Puddlegum looks at Every Noise At Once, a genre study that maps over 4,300 genres that Spotify recognizes. We discuss genres that Puddlegum tends to cover.

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Journal: Great Life Is Yours

Journal: Great Life Is Yours

As we all go through this crisis, we have the opportunity to be generous, to listen, to love. “Great life to live. It’s all you have to give.”

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Journal: A waterfall of music

Journal: A waterfall of music

I can’t express how good it feels to write about music again. I hope to establish Puddlegum (again) as a place to find curated music. 40,000 songs are added to Spotify every day, so this is a daunting task. It’s like a waterfall of new music, and all we have is a bucket.

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