Quick Hits: Cassette Store Day, Dr. Dre, an unusual Spotify protest

Brief news items and worthwhile reads from around the web:

Cassette Store Day: We bought into Record Store Day to a certain extent, mostly as a day of reminiscence. We’re having more difficulty with Cassette Store Day, but here it is.

Dr. Dre as arbiter of cool: What does Dr. Dre have in common with Steve Jobs? And can Dr. Dre bring magic back to Apple? (WSJ)

A 400-mile Spotify-protest walk: We’ve heard many protests of Spotify, and streaming generally, from musicians. Here’s a woman who puts her feet where her gripe, or her gripe where her feet are … anyway, she is walking 400 miles to raise awareness. It’s an admirable effort, but we find the usual problems with the argument. (SFWeekly)



Brad Hill