Amazon.com to launch music service in September: report – Yahoo! News Amazon.com Inc has tentatively set a mid-September target for the launch of its music service, the New York Post reported in its online edition on Friday, citing sources familiar with the situation. The store will offer songs in the MP3 format and give consumers […]
Guitar practice Originally uploaded by lucas Not much blogging lately — I’ve been putting the time I normally put into blogging into practicing guitar instead.
Tom Larson – “Klänge der Nacht Vol.3” (DJ set) This is a dj set which is low, glitchy, and minimal. The individual tunes all seem to be net-based stuff, e.g. from the Wazzotic netlabel. I found it via Starfrosche. I love this style for driving on the highway at night with the top down. Set […]
Hey LA people — I’ll probably go over to this bizarro show at the Machine Project HQ tomorrow night: Etiology of Innocence lecture 8pm, Thursday August 16, 2007 Artist Bernie Lubell makes giant mechanical installations out of wood which are both crazy neat and neatly crazy. He’ll be passing through Los Angeles in August and […]
Shelly Palmer: Lawsuit: Music Publishers v. YouTube Doesn’t Solve the Problem – Media on The Huffington Post Lawsuits will not solve the problem, which is: there is no easy way to identify who owns which rights in and to most pieces of music and there is no easy way to get a quote and pay […]
Old tunes, new opportunities « Jon Udell As I watched and listened to all those different versions of The Tennessee Waltz, I couldn’t help but wonder what might happen if that dynamic were applied to out-of-copyright tunes. Can more of the old tunes be reborn? If so, will our new ability to share, teach, and […]
David Kilpatrick says: There are ways in which the overall output of YouTube could be fairly assessed to provide a royalty payment and give permission for all covers. A snapshot of the music content on a given date could be analysed (a hell of a task) and YouTube pay an agreed overall royalty, divided in […]
In this comment on Brett’s post, Joe Pribek sent a chill down my spine: Personally, I would not release a cover song for free over the internet. The nature of the digital world is that data doesn’t disappear. Over a period of time, even at a couple hundred a year, the downloads would add up […]