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The Filesharing Song

Posted on September 27th by .
This clever little tune is a great response to Lily Allen's recent siding with The Establishment and coming over all Legal - which considering all her early tunes were composed ...

Why Radio & Music Industry Sucks Nowadays

Posted on April 25th by . 2
Worth watching every second of this video's 9:23 beginning with the great Frank Zappa, this is an analysis of how marketing breeds out innovation in music. Update: here's an interesting ...
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Raiding the Writer

Posted on April 16th by .
A few times in my career it's been made clear to me that should X star/band choose to record my song, he/she/they will of course be credited as co-writers despite ...
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The Way of the Independent Artist

Posted on March 8th by .
The internet is a blessing for the independent creative. It gives us distribution, reach, control over how our work is presented. It also gives us freedom to do the work ...
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Success, or Celebrity?

Posted on March 6th by .
There is a problem with our modern definition of popular success, which positions it somewhere between the Grammies and rehab. Celebrity culture has totally erased the idea that being an ...