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Austin Powell

Austin Powell is the managing editor of the Daily Dot and the oldest known millennial. He’s the co-author of ‘The Austin Chronicle Music Anthology.’
Vinyl records Behind VNYL, the subscription service that wants to curate your record collection
VNYL sends subscribers hand-picked LPs based on their listening habits. We put it to the test.
Prince icons Is Tidal worth the money?
If you downloaded Tidal to get your fix of Prince or Beyoncé, it's time to reevaluate your options.
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The plight of the modern YouTube music star
The true stories behind your favorite viral music videos.
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rough illustration of kayne west singing Listen to Kanye West's fiery new song 'Facts'
Are we getting closer to 'Swish'? Let's hope not.
Father John Misty just trolled Taylor Swift with a 'Ryan Adams cover'
This sounds oddly familiar.