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Finding Free Music Without Getting Sued

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on January 28, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Brian Vander Veen It recently made me feel old to realize that more than fifteen years had passed since the first major peer-to-peer file sharing service, Napster, was launched. Napster lasted only two years before it was shut down by court injunction, but it helped ignite almost a decade of contention between the recording […]

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Mixtape: Your Summer Soundtrack

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time, Teens on July 30, 2014 at 6:00 am

By Sheri Boggs I’ve made, and received, a lot of mixtapes over the years. The early ones were literally tapes; hand-labeled cassettes painstakingly recorded in front of the radio and full of an 11-year old’s dubious taste (Electric Light Orchestra, Donna Summer). As technology evolved, so did my mixes and I blew through stacks of […]

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