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Music Streaming for Dummies: A Consumer’s Guide

on July 17, 2015, 12:00am
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All original artwork by Steven Fiche.

It seems just moments ago we were fumbling with CD players and adding iTunes gift cards to holiday wishlists, but now we’re in the brave new world of music streaming. The possibilities are supposedly endless, which means the possibilities are also vastly confusing. With two major services introduced this year alone, everyone from Taylor Swift to Prince having an opinion, and even rumors (now quashed) of Facebook jumping into the market, we understand if you’re boggled by these rapid developments in digital music. To offer some solace, here’s Consequence of Sound’s handy guide to nine of the major players in music’s latest digital landscape — we even created an easy and digestible shareable infographic!

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Click on ahead for the complete breakdown…

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