Onano-blog is EMI’s in-house music blog of their own releases. I like the pocket in this Goldfrapp I found there: Stop Motion Goldfrapp Oh La La from Jonathan on Vimeo.
Playdar – About: Playdar is designed to solve one problem: given the name of a track, find me a way to listen to it right now. It will search your local disk (iTunes library, MP3 folder etc.), it will search your home or office network (kinda like searchable iTunes shared libraries) and it will search […]
Courtesy of J, there’s now A MOVIE ABOUT SPIFFDAR. ALL CAPS is the new mullet. As J says, your head may spin at the power of what the Playdarers are doing. It’s a great piece of work.
Ari Shohat, in a comment on the TechCrunch article on the sorry state of streaming music: I call the state of things now “Subprime Royalty Rates”. By that I mean that we have a few ventures/startups that are willing to pay the outrageous fees NOW, for the sake of living on another few months or […]
Bruce Warilla posted this narsty masterpiece: I question his premise that filesharing is going down, but I agree that amassing big collections of files isn’t a permanent thing. It’s a pain in the ass to have all these files, you’re better off leaving them out in the cloud and snarfing them as the need arises. […]
The Sorry State Of Music Startups: streaming music startups don’t want more people using their service, because they lose money from every one of them, and the perceived success from having more users makes it harder for them to plead with the labels to give them better deals. The big music labels don’t like streaming […]
RT @roberto_fisher New player strategy… A portable floating player over myspace pages and internet. Name? Moose
The Lawsuit Threshold is the maximum success of an internet music project before it attracts a lawsuit.
My old auto insurance company, Esurance, messed up and forgot to file a notice with my state to say that my policy was paid up, so the state came down on me like a ton of bricks. Naturally I canceled the policy. Now it turns out that Esurance treated the cancellation request as a request […]
Streaming Radio: Last.fm Silences Third-Party Mobile Apps: Hot off an announcement that they’d be charging for radio access outside the US, UK and Germany, Last.fm has said that all non-official mobile clients will be banned. This isn’t going over well. The spoiled-child POV is that this sux because they’re dix! But really this is nothing […]