I’ve been playing on turntable.fm for the last couple weeks. I’ve been on the site so much that if my wife sees a window with a funky red curtain that looks like a cartoon version of the White Lodge in Twin Peaks (enough that I expect a dancing midget to start talking backwards at me at… (read more)
There hasn’t been much on this blog of late. That’s primarily because, in the topsy-turvy world of Upstart Blogger/Ashley Morgan, there hasn’t been much going on. Sure I could comment on the 4 different name changes his “rec…
A little bit about me: I went to a University with an adjunct program that allowed students to create their own individualized majors (it’s called the Johnston Center). You see, my interests and passions were too diverse for me to settle with one single field of study. We didn’t have letter grades — that doesn’t… Continue reading Netlabel
Once upon a time there was a website called Lala. I think I first heard about them in an issue of Wired as an alternative to filesharing. Because, when Lala got started, it was all about cd trading — put the cd’s you don’t really care for anymore up in the pool, create a wishlist… Continue reading lala.com closes their doors: a case study in how to alienate your core userbase
sam rosenthal, of projekt records, is back on his piracy soapbox again. he is asking each and every one of you to do your part to help stop piracy. he breaks the world down into two camps: camp a says: “Music should be free, fuck you for thinking I should pay for your music.” camp a is… Continue reading fighting music piracy one rapidshare file at a time
this post on the uk’s Telegraph shares the results of a recent analysis on where revenue is going. the short answer: it’s what i, and a lot of other people, have been saying for a long time — the big wigs are losing money but, on the whole, individual artists actually benefit from filesharing, even… Continue reading more on the music industry filesharing debate
Upstart Blogger restates some ideas I’ve been blogging about for a while. The question is, will anyone listen? Now is the time to force the music industry to change.
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!