Reblogging PaidContent: Facebook resisted a few days longer than MySpace but finally has given in to the RIAA’s demands that the Project Playlist app be removed for copyright violation. … The only surprise here is that it took Facebook this long to face up to reality: There was next to no upside for Mark Zuckerberg […]
Little Boots — Xmas Fun Times Video Her singing is too straight for me. She does it just like you would on a union gig at a Holiday Inn. But that’s ok because she has her own aesthetic and she’s authentic on her own terms. It’s not *supposed to be* rough and raw in the […]
I don’t buy the idea that the alternative to the sue em all strategy is a three strikes policy at your ISP. I think the three strikes idea is mainly for saving face. The sue em all campaign is not making a profit on settlements. The contrary — its very expensive. The overhead needs to […]
What’s the deal with Apple and copy/paste? It’s like they just don’t dig it. How come you can’t copy text to the clipboard in the iTunes client software? The fact that you can’t copy/paste out of the iTunes client software on normal OS X, even though there’s support for it in the OS, makes me […]
YouTube, like every content licensee, lives or dies on its ability to let negotiations fail. If it can’t pull out of a negotiation without obtaining rights, it can’t get sensible royalty rates. So in letting negotations with Warner get to the point where Warner pulled out, it did the right thing. But there’s a bit […]
TechCrunch reports that Myspace is giving Playlist.com the heave: We first got word from MySpace users that their Playlist widgets are simply vanishing from their MySpace profiles earlier today. When we contacted MySpace they confirmed the ban, noting that they have received infringement notices from “major music companies” The single most important part of the […]
Greg Sandoval says “Universal Music seeing ‘tens of millions’ from YouTube”: a music industry source close to the label said Universal will likely book nearly $100 million in revenue from video streaming this year. That figure includes video-streaming money from all of the company’s partners, such as iMeem, MTV, and MySpace. The source said, however, […]
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Blip Festival 2008 – Fitts for Fight (From Norway) This can go so much further in terms of visuals. So so so much further. Fitts for Fight are the Milli Vanilli of this scene.
I love this gratuitous goofy stem from my Billy Goat Stomp sample pack.