Category Archives: Opinion

Sound American 15 is Out


Source: Nate Wooley’s Sound American has a new issue covering: Introduction Mazen Kerbaj and Raed Yassin Marshall Trammell Trevor Dunn Roundtable Discussion Questionnaire James Hoff

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February Point of Departure


Bob Ostertag via last.fm From Point of Departure: Issue 27 – February 2010 Page One: a column by Bill Shoemaker Jemeel Moondoc + Muntu: a history by Ed Hazell A Fickle Sonance: a column by Art Lange The Book Cooks: … Continue reading

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Opinion: The Decline of the Music Review


At one point I wrote music reviews. However, about fifteen years ago, I became dissatisfied with doing so and stopped. However, for a while, I still read them. Today, I rarely do. Today I think that the value of the … Continue reading

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The Music Industry isn’t Dead – It Just Changed Its Address


Image via Wikipedia If you haven’t played Guitar Hero or Rock Band yet, you should stop reading this, and head out to invest in one of these game systems. Why? They allow a relatively talentless guy (like me) make, or … Continue reading

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AMN Picks of the Week


Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week … Continue reading

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AMN Picks of the Week


Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week … Continue reading

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Free Music and Property


Over on my personal blog I’ve written a short piece on how free streaming of music is changing our listening from a possession model to a use model. And that this is not necessarily a bad thing.

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