RAIN Hotspots: Week of Nov. 4-8

Here are the top five, most-read article this week, published at any time.

The push-pull relationship of streaming and albums (11/6): Album sales have plummeted. Is streaming music to blame? RAIN examines history for a deeper truth, and uncovers present-day indications that in some cases streaming can drive sales. [READ]

Pureplay of the Day: Vinyl Ears (11/4): Our daily feature spotlighted an Internet station that plays only vinyl, mostly classic rock. It hit a note with readers. [READ

Internet listening flat in September; year-over-year growth (11/5): Triton Digital’s much-scrutinized monthly Webcast Metrics report underwent the rigorous RAIN analysis — historical trendlines and year-over-year graphics. [READ

Pureplay Buffet: Week of Oct. 28 – Nov. 1 (11/1): A round-up of the five Pureplay of the Day selections of last week. A feast of listening! [READ

Survey and interview: iTunes Radio little threat to Pandora (10/29): This interview with Michael Graham continues to be popular. [READ

Brad Hill