This post is a short, jittery, very loose, and slightly overdriven acoustic guitar version of a tune called “Anna Waltz” which was composed by a guy named D.E. Jannon and published in 1854. I learned it from sheet music at the Library of Congress web site. MP3: Lucas Gonze — Amy Waltz (1:36) This recording […]
I’m at work listening to some music I loaded into an MP3tunes locker from home. This does not suck completely. On the whole it’s a comfortable and natural extension of the offline experience, even if there are aspects of the experience – like the painfully slow process of uploading your music files – which are […]
This post is one of my acoustic guitar recordings. It is a tune called “Carrie Waltz” which was composed by a guy named D.E. Jannon and published in 1854. I learned it from sheet music at the Library of Congress web site. Lucas Gonze — Carrie Waltz I’m only publishing an MP3, not an Ogg […]
(Photo by Aram Sinnreich) So long record stores, it’s been good to know you. People born after 2000 or so will have no memory of how record stores once anchored pop culture.
“Los Angeles’ oldest record store – established 1952” The little used CD store on Pico by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences building just closed its doors. Irony is futile.
I’ll tell you how I know that the magnificently insane yet ballsy new download store at Lala.com is not going to make it. I fell in love with an album (“album”? “compilation”? what do we call these things in their online iteration?) via their wonderful free sample site, and I would gladly fork over the […]
Ning, the social networking web app for making social networking web apps, has released a module for adding music sharing to your social networking app. It’s very nicely done, and the care they took with it is instructive. Here’s the feature list from their announcement: Music Player Features Your social network now comes standard with: […]