Category archives: Information

iLike

What happens when myspace and iTunes “hook up” after a long night of patron shots? iLike is born nine months later. iLike is not just another social network (at least I don’t think, I haven’t signed up yet). It seems to be a cool concept where users can share music and also get free downloads from new artists/bands. This would probably be a great tool for artists as well when […]

College Dropouts....

and those who graduated will appreciate this video. This is called “A Vision of Students Today” by Michael Wesch. This short video summarizes some of the most important characteristics of students today – how they learn, what they need to learn, their goals, hopes, dreams, what their lives will be like, and what kinds of changes they will experience in their lifetime.   

The Miscommunication of Dap

“DAP = Dignity and Pride The term dap may have originated as an acronym for Dignity and Pride, or may have been backronymed, and was popularly used by African-American soldiers during the Vietnam War even though as a tradition it has existed in the African-American community for centuries.” – Wikipedia I am orignially from the East Coast, well South East (South Florida to be exact), and have been living in […]

Top 10 Music Dont's and Dont's

As I was on the way to work this morning, I was listening to the 10 songs that get played in radio rotation twice an hour and realized why my comfort (not love) for “radio friendly” music is decreasing exponentially. Here are 10 things that I think will help get us as a society back on track to a pleasurable listening experience: 10. Autotune – for those of you reading […]

The New Yorker's Cover - Muslim Obama

Where do I start…….this is a fuct up cover. A very interesting strategy I must say. Let’s scare the voters with an image that will stick in their heads come election time but we’ll just say its satire. Or better yet, we’ll tell America to get a grip, it’s just a joke. Momma always told me that there is truth behind every joke and this is probably how the staff […]

All Artists (Old & New) Need To Pay Attention To This

I read this article and thought I would help get it out there. This explains the importance of a web presence and how to actually navigate in www dot land. Pay up nerds….. Courtesy of PMPWorldwide For any music business entrepreneur the dilemma of monetizing a company’s entertainment content online becomes more intense on an almost daily basis. The ever expanding sea of content on the internet is constantly being […]

Vinyl Lives

By Ed Christman NEW YORK (Billboard) – It may have seemed like a fad at first, but the resurgence of vinyl is now turning into a nice niche business for the major labels. With EMI’s announcement that it would reissue eight classic albums in the format, all four majors are now onboard the vinyl bandwagon. EMI will release two Coldplay albums, four Radiohead titles and Steve Miller’s “Greatest Hits” on […]