The Daily Chord Weekly Recap – Friday, September 7

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The Daily Chord keeps you current on the business and art of making and playing music, sharing six relevant stories from around the internet each weekday. This week's highlights included musings on the autonomy of the pop star, Apple Music's upcoming top music charts, the trend to cover oldies, and more. Join our email list and we will contribute to your daily briefing.

Tuesday, September 4

Wednesday, September 5



  • The best albums of the summer were exercises in reinvention
    Post from Wired
  • South Korea debates whether successful bands like BTS should be exempt from military service
    Post from Independent
  • Not another women in rock article
    Post from The Ringer
  • Kanye apologizes to Drake
    Item from Pitchfork
  • 'My ambition? To build an empire...'
    Interview from Music Business Worldwide
  • Dolly Parton to be honored as 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year
    Post from Variety

  • Thursday, September 6

    Friday, September 7



  • Apple Music to publish its own top music charts
    Post from Rolling Stone
  • Austin's KGSR becomes Austin City Limits Radio through rebranding deal
    Post from Billboard
  • From Adele to Halsey, this hitmaker sees no 'Closing Time'
    Interview from Forbes
  • How much does it cost to tour in 2018?
    Guest post from Hypebot
  • The complicated legacy of Warren Zevon
    Post from The Ringer
  • Pop's biggest stars can control their own narratives like never before. Is that a good thing?
    Essay from Pitchfork
  • By Hayden Bagot




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