Reading the current flurry of comments on the blog has got me thinking about how music is shared but then I saw in the news yet another band that has been sued for sampling another’s work. Although this is a form of copying rather than redistribution I wonder whether this tight control by the original […]
There’s been much discussion about the death of CD & the freedom this will bring musicians & this has got me thinking what does this freedom entail & what possibilities will be created. For the last 50 years the vast majority of LP driven music (e.g. pop) has been constrained to 40-70 minutes of music […]
The BBC news reported that “Virgin and Universal have signed a deal that will give the ISP’s customers access to “unlimited” music. For a monthly fee, Virgin’s broadband customers will be able to download or stream as many MP3 files as they want.
I found the following on Digital Spy & thought it reflected a lot of what Steve is saying about the changing shape of the music industry David Lynch has suggested that the digital revolution will bring more freedom to the film and music industries.
Steve In one of your recent posts you wrote Hopefully it’ll finally kick me into action to make some decisions about the kind of record (or whatever passes for a ‘record’ these days 🙂 ) I want to make. which kind of kicked off an idea I’ve been playing with recently.