Quick Hits: Amazon Prime Music, obituary for East Village Radio

Brief news items and worthwhile reads from around the web:

Amazon’s music service the future of digital music?: Glenn Peoples speculates that new subscription models, possibly resembling Amazon Prime (which now includes Prime Music) is a possible future of the streaming industry, enabling it to scale greater revenue heights. (Billboard)

The death of East Village Radio: We reported on the sad demise of the iconic pureplay station which operated from a street-level storefront on 1st Avenue in downtown New York. The New Yorker publishes a final obituary — a first-hand account of the final hours, the street crowd, and the last song. (The New Yorker)

Brad Hill