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Did you know? - Spotify runs on Google servers.

How do I know? I get the same 403 error when I try to open Spotify and Google websites.

Dessalines
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I used to just torrent music directly to my phone so I could use a good local app, but I’ve gone down the subsonic route, bc it is pretty slick.

  • Torrent / however you get music, put it in a folder on a server.
  • Install Navidrome, point it at your music folder.
  • Get DSub for android, a great player that can even work with chromecast, can cache music locally, create playlists, etc.
@applesauce
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if it wasn’t google, it would be amazon or Facebook.

all bad but never surprising

@FCKDRM1111
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Ive really been getting into Bandcamp lately, I like how they pay their artists more and allow DRM free downloads when you buy an album

Kinda like GOG.com but for music I think

Would reccomend others to check it out

@nromdotcom
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Yeah, Bandcamp is great. Except they don’t have an API for downloading your purchases and no plan to add one. Which means I can’t fully automate adding my new purchases to my Funkwhale instance, but it’s not the end of the world.

@gmate8
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They transfer your data to third parties. There is no point joining Bandcamp. Spotify 2.0 and Soundcloud 2.0

@pinknoise
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Sadly they only take CC and Paypal.

@j0ta
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Nice catch more one surveillance corp

@Qgpkje4rY5s
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@gmate8
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Since I just listen to songs there, I don’t see the potential danger. When Funkwhale will get more attention, I’ll create there an account too. (And maybe will switch). I have a FOSS app for listening podcasts. (AntennaPod) But I really start to think Spotify AI is shit because it recommends me songs I hate. I select songs for myself better like letting them do for me.

@gmate8
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And I use a VPN, and a Spoti app for mobile, that has trackers nulled and ad-free, made by a friend. I run Spotify as a Chromium web-app on desktop.

@freely
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A VPN probably costs less, and will be useful for longer. No need to rip when you can sail (unless it’s not on the seas yet).

@weeeeeeeeeeeee
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@Qgpkje4rY5s
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Helix
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You don’t own anything. You merely stream it

you can download music with Freezer.

@Qgpkje4rY5s
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@DrBenjamin1@lemmy.ca
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