“We’ve exchanged an illegal system that paid us nothing for a legal system that pays us nothing.” - Nicolas Boulerice (Le Vent du Nord)
"In a data-driven listening environment, the commodity is no longer music. The commodity is listening. The commodity is users and their moods. The commodity is listening habits as behavioral data." - Liz Pelly
"When we asked one of our informants if he could roughly assess how personal taste, editorial choices, and algorithmic suggestions affected his curatorial work, he answered that his choices were '10% personal taste-driven, 40% editorially-driven, 50% algorithmically-driven'."
~ Tiziano Bonini & Alessandro Gandini