So, the iPad is here – massive Dom Joly iPhone? half a laptop? eReader? The Daily Prophet for Muggles…? I read a couple of people on Twitter making claims that it was going to ‘kill books’. In response I tweeted this quote from Douglas Adams, which I got via Neil Gaiman: “Nothing is as good […]
This is not a post about the things that are wrong with our world. This is a post about how we make them right. Of course it is not exhaustive, and by no means is it intended to be a detailed and flawless solution, in fact it openly admits that fact, because that (you will […]
You may or may not have seen my post this morning about Bandcamp over at stevelawson.net. Since posting it, I’ve had lots of tweets from friends whose music is on it, so let’s start a directory of entries – post a link to your bandcamp page in the comments, with a little bit of info […]
Here, my friends, is Imogen Heap’s amazing new album, Ellipse. Embedded for your streaming pleasure. Why? Because she asked us to. 🙂 (*spoiler-alert* – it’s effing amazing) And now you can pre-order the CD or download here – http://www.imogenheap.com/preorder/
This article by Rory Cellan-Jones on the BBC site says that some new survey has told us that it’s not all bad for music… I’m not sure it’s ever been ‘bad’ at all, to be honest… CD sales are declining, but digital music costs so much less to manufacture and distribute that the crossover point […]
Found via @mattstevensloop on twitter – “New Mos Def album to be embedded in a T-Shirt“ (link to NME news pages). “Each shirt has a hang-tag printed with a URL and a unique code allowing the purchaser to download the music from the album.“ So c’mon, other possible ways of releasing an album? Let’s brainstorm!
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.