wake up, music industry!

a couple of weeks ago i posted my reactions to some stuff that sam rosenthal was talking about on his projekt newsletter and facebook page.  sam graciously took the opportunity to comment on my post, and one of his main points was this: Just because *you* buy music after nabbing it illegally, you are mistaken… Continue reading wake up, music industry!

fix the music biz by taking cues from the porn industry

some ideas occurred to me after my recent post about the music industry, and then erin said something that i thought was not only genius, but perfectly summed up the kind of thinking that needs to happen to save the music business: if you want to figure out what people will pay for online, look… Continue reading fix the music biz by taking cues from the porn industry

the music industry’s last caress

[audio:LastCaress.mp3] sam rosenthal is a very driven man.  he’s built projekt records from the ground up, by himself, starting out as a way to release his own music as black tape for a blue girl.  he did this back in the early 80s when starting your own record label was something you didn’t do, and his record… Continue reading the music industry’s last caress

rise above

[audio:RiseAbove.mp3] so i had this long post all ready to run based on some stuff i discovered through clicking around a certain blogger’s twitter feed.  it became the fictionalized story of two like-minded neophyte bloggers who came to the blogging world from an altogether different online world — the online porn industry.  they both had similar… Continue reading rise above

teh (metal) s3quence, version 5

i was listening to a mix cd i made of stuff i listened to in high school and junior high and the beginnings of it is all this old 90’s era metal that i was just discovering through friends and mtv, and it made me nostalgic.  nostalgic and singing along to “hangar 18” at top… Continue reading teh (metal) s3quence, version 5