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Demystifying Streaming Playlists: How do you get on them & does it matter?

This article originally appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of Canadian Musician magazine.

By Michael Raine

It’s commonly accepted that on-demand streaming has changed how people – especially young people – consume music. Apple Music, Amazon Music Unlimited, YouTube Music … They all feature a ton of playlists, but there is

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Music Is Facing a Mental Health Crisis

This article originally appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of Canadian Musician magazine.

By Michael Raine

The life of a professional touring musician is a recipe for mental illness.

Money is tight while they work long and weird hours, travel incessantly, are isolated from their friends and family at

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