Source: What Björk’s Cryptocurrency-Paired Album Means For The Music Industry Given the above, there’s no question that blockchain will revolutionize the music industry in a powerful way, and it’s very possible that in a few years we’ll look back on this moment as the pivotal intersection point. Only time will tell.
Source: Universal are tearing down all cover song videos on Facebook – RouteNote Blog It was inevitable. It is a money grab and also a power grab, cause they don’t have as much of either as they used to.
We’re celebrating the vocal mic’s 50th anniversary with true tales from its storied past, courtesy of Shure Historian Michael Pettersen. Source: 10 Things You Might Not Know About the SM58 | Shure Blog The Shure SM58 has become the touchstone for a professional vocal microphone, perfect in form, function, and feel. For many musicians, itContinue Reading
Amid rumors of bankruptcy, SoundCloud finds itself where many of its forebears have: slouching unsuccessfully towards scale and profitability. Source: The SoundCloud You Loved Is Doomed | Pitchfork “After being shopped last year for $1 billion, SoundCloud could end up being sold so cheaply that its founders may have trouble turning a profit. Deezer, whichContinue Reading
“this is spooky, wonderful, amazing, > empowering! so many of us are asleep, all it takes to WAKE UP is to remember the truth of who we are. Energetic pieces of the same mysterious infinite ocean of love. Reminding others who we are, helps us remind ourselves! Thank you for such a powerful reminder.”
source: http://www.laweekly.com/music/henry-rollins-americas-real-safety-net-is-drugs-alcohol-cheap-food-and-free-porn-8392156 Since the inception of America, as much concept as actual thing, the poor have been despised by the rich. It is an adversarial relationship that has not relented from then to this moment. This antagonism and the agony it engenders is not only our collective story but informs much of our behavior now. NoContinue Reading
Source: What To Be Aware Of When Using Headphones For Mixing : Ask.Audio This has been my problem from time to time: “And once again, while the perception of bass in the mix may vary from room to room, the perception of bass may also vary from phones to speakers. Without the feeling of theContinue Reading
Iggy and the Stooges made money mostly from tours and gigs. Iggy Pop says: “We make an album, everybody complains for the first five years. And after about 10 years, people say, hey, you know, that’s pretty good. The money kicks in about 20 years later.” Source: Why Iggy Pop declined joining the Doors asContinue Reading
“The death of the MP3 was announced in a conference room in Erlangen, Germany, in the spring of 1995.” So opens Stephen Witt’s How Music Got Free, an investigation into the forced digitization and subsequent decimation of the music business, from which it has only very recently started to recover. That ironic conference room eulogyContinue Reading
A blockchain movement is growing at the United Nations, where transparency is key to keeping the funding coming in. Source: How Blockchain Could Finally Unite the United Nations – CoinDesk