The best band for capturing the 70’s sound

No one genre of popular music dominated a decade, but the ’70s were arguably more dynamic than most. What is the sound of the seventies? Is it … folk rock? (Neil Young crop He turned 50 last year.) Progressive rock? (A peer prog, yes Tales from Topographic Oceans, was released in 1973 and instantly shattered … Read more

What layoffs in technology and the media say about the economy

This is a newsletter by Derek Thompson about business, technology, and how to solve some of America’s biggest problems. Register here to receive it every week. Alphabet, the parent company of Google, announced today that it plans to cut 12,000 jobs, joining a slate of technology and media layoffs that already includes Microsoft, Meta, Amazon, … Read more