Hardwired to Self Destruct

Damn, new Metallica is smoking. Time has been kind to these dudes. With all the crap rock fakers out there these guys just blow the competition away, even as they grey out. Good for them. I have become much more … Read the rest

Ripping Dusty Grooves

Check out this great radio show featuring all rare Ohio funk, all rare grooves, live from Cinci it’s Deeper Than Atlantis!

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Team Eye vs. Team Ear Part 1 – TV Sets Through History

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Recording allows us to store and replay something. It is the first time-shifting. It’s been around for ~ 200 years but it wasn’t until the last 100 that they really started making tangible progress for commercial applications.

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Streaming’s Shortcomings

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If everyone got their music from streaming?  That’s a big problem.

Streaming…

  1. has no cross promotion with local events or the local economy.
  2. has no cross promotion with local unsigned bands.
  3. has no direct connection back to the artist.

  4. completely
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Stereo Porn

A trip down my mobile music memories:

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Picture shows a Sony Walkman, owned and held by  Alan Taylor of the Potteries Museum, Hanley

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Panasonic RX C60 Boom Box

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Taylor Swift verses Streaming

Recently Taylor Swift made news by pulling her latest album from Spotify and other streaming music services. Her statement calls these new services “a grand experiment” and said she doesn’t feel comfortable putting her music into that system as it’s … Read the rest

My Quick iTunes Radio Review

I gave iTunes Radio a spin for the last couple of days and it’s been pretty decent, as far as mp3 shuffle services go. Since it’s Apple we really don’t know the specifics on it, but to me it works … Read the rest

Got Hot Wax and It’s Cookin’ On The Griddle – Live Spearhead

In the radio studio with Michael Franti & Spearhead 1994-ish:

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O-H-I-O: The Land of Sugar

Great radio show on OP featuring an interview with Sugar:

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Numerica! Finally

Yeah yeah yeah I know my projects take forever to come out sometimes. I’ve heard that before. I try to make it worth the wait.


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So there’s a new 2MERICA LP entitled “Mass Entertainment”, featuring 5 songs of fresh funky … Read the rest

Clean Sweepin The Jango

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OK so none of our bands have hit the Jango Global Top 10 yet, but we are definitely on a run over at Jango.

Last week, the 4 Flux-adel bands that are on Jango – Roaming Crazy, 2MERICA, … Read the rest

New radio?

http://www.jango.com/music/2MERICA 

Make your own station like pandora, but indie bands get in the mix. Very nice. —

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