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Archive for September, 2006

The Scent of Burnt Electronics

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006 Posted in General Media / Stuff, Music, djing | No Comments »

The last 7 days have been... interesting.  Lots of good and lots of bad.  Wednesday I went to the False Profit Equity happy hour to play a nice downtempo set.  I had been working on the set for a while, ...

Blinded by the Hype

Friday, September 8th, 2006 Posted in Distribution, Film, Music | No Comments »

According to most of the bands and artists I know, the Internet is going to break them into the spotlight.  They saw how big the Arctic Monkeys got by using the Internet to establish a massive fan base that shot ...

MySpace + Snocap = profit?

Thursday, September 7th, 2006 Posted in Digital Rights Management, Distribution, Music | No Comments »

Recently MySpace (like you really need a link) announced that they are seriously looking into providing a for-sale digital music service: "The goal is to be one of the biggest digital music stores out there," MySpace co-founder ...

The future of Wi-Fi

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006 Posted in Distribution, General Media / Stuff, Music, Satellite Radio | No Comments »

Last night, before the weekly FS evening meeting Maer, Chris and I started discussing a recent article in the NY Times that Christopher had sent out to all the Fake Scientists.  The article focuses on the new "tastemakers" and services ...

Anti-DRM day

Friday, September 1st, 2006 Posted in Digital Rights Management, Distribution, General Media / Stuff | No Comments »

Defective By Design (DBD), an anti-DRM (Digital Rights Management) organization, is proposing a "Day Against DRM" in which they want to organize a massive online and meetspace awareness day. Some of you may have already heard or even seen some ...