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The Crate Gatsby Instagram profile is a crash course on Baltimore’s musical legacy

August 12, 2022

Streaming services reached over 80 million U.S. listeners in the first half of 2021, but the most popular services, such as Apple Music, Spotify and Tidal, are mostly only useful for listening to contemporary music and older material that was released by — at the very least — moderately successful labels. What these platforms don’t provide is a healthy selection of music that didn’t circulate much outside of its home region, and the majority of valuable music that local artists have released throughout history stands a chance of falling into the abyss.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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